Notice of Action: H.Con.Res. 248

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

5:20 P.M.

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 H.Con.Res. 248

Foreign Affairs

Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the Armed Forces from Afghanistan

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of H. Con. Res. 248, directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from . The rule provides three hours of debate in the House with 90 minutes to be controlled by Rep. Kucinich or his designee and 90 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution.  The rule also provides that the concurrent resolution shall be considered as read.