Notice of Action: H. Res. 1020: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

9:12 PM

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H. Res. ___

 

 

Committee on Rules

 

 

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

 

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a rule providing for the consideration of H. Res. __. The rule waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 27, 2018 relating to a measure authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense.

In section 2, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of July 26, 2018, or July 27, 2018, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules relating to a measure authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense.

Finally, in section 3, the rule provides that the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.