Notice of Action: H. Res. 466

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

4:07 P.M.

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H.Res. 466

Rules

Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules (relating to a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution)

            The Committee granted, by a record vote of 8 to 4, a resolution authorizing the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of Friday, November 18, 2011, relating to H. J. Res. 2, proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.  The rule extends debate on such a motion to five hours.  Finally, the rule provides that the Chair may postpone further consideration of such a motion to a time designated by the Speaker.