Notice of Action: H. Res. 1537

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

5:40 P.M.

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H. Res.___

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 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 through the legislative day of July 23, 2010, relating to consideration or disposition of a measure addressing unemployment compensation.  The rule authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules at any time through the legislative day of July 23, 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 this section.