Notice of Action: H. Res. 1752

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

5:15 P.M.

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H. Res. 1752

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 record vote of 6-3, 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 resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to any resolution reported through the legislative day of December 18, 2010. Finally, the rule authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules at any time through the legislative day of December 18, 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 resolution.