Notice of Action: H.J. Res. 88 - Marriage Protection Amendment

Monday, July 17, 2006

7:00 P.M.


H. J. Res. 88 -

the Judiciary

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing one hour and 30 minutes of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution. The rule provides one motion to recommit. Finally, the rule provides that during consideration of the joint resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.