Notice of Action: H. Res. 1392

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

9:10 P.M.


H. Res. 1392


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 a non-record vote, a rule waiving 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 certain rules reported from the Rules Committee .  The rule applies the waiver to any rule reported on the legislative day of May 26th, 2010 relating to consideration or disposition of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4213) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.  The rule authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules at any time through the calendar day of May 30, 2010.  The Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to section 2 of the rule.