Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 79

Emergency Meeting

Thursday, September 15, 2011

10:38 A.M.

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H.J.Res. 79

Appropriations

Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

            The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.  The rule provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted.  The rule provides that the joint resolution, as amended, shall be considered as read.  The rule provides that all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution, as amended, are waived.  Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.