Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 68; H.R. 2278

Emergency Meeting

Thursday, June 23, 2011

4:30 P.M.

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 H.J.Res. 68

Foreign Affairs

Authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in Support of the NATO mission in Libya

H.R. 2278

Armed Services

To limit the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for United States Armed Forces in support of North Atlantic Treaty Organization Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya, unless otherwise specifically authorized by law

            The Committee granted, by record vote of 7 to 3, a closed rule for H.J. Res. 68.  The rule provides one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 68 with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of H.J. Res. 68.  The rule provides that H.J. Res. 68 shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in H.J. Res. 68.  The rule provides one motion to recommit H.J. Res. 68.

            The resolution further provides a closed rule for H.R. 2278.  The rule provides one hour of debate on H.R. 2278 equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of H.R. 2278.  The rule provides that H.R. 2278 shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in H.R. 2278.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit H.R. 2278.