Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 64 - Disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

8:01 PM

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H.J. Res. 64

Foreign Affairs

Disapproving of the agreement transmitted to Congress by the President on July 19, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.

                       The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule for H.J. Res. 64.  The rule provides ten hours of debate equally divided among and controlled by the respective chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, the Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, and Ways and Means.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.  The rule provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.  The rule provides a final period of debate, which shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.  The rule provides one motion to recommit. 

            In section 2, the rule provides that upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.J. Res. 61 with a Senate amendment to the text thereof consisting only of the text of H.J. Res. 64 as passed by the House, the House shall be considered to have concurred in the Senate amendment or amendments.