Notice of Action: H. Res. 229

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

 3:05 P.M. 

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H. Res. 229  

Rules

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on 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 resolutions reported from the Rules Committee.  The rule applies the waiver to any resolution reported on the legislative day of March 11, 2009, providing for consideration or disposition of any measure making appropriations for the fiscal year 2009, and for other purposes.  The rule provides that House Resolutions 218 and 219 are laid on the table.