Notice of Action: H.J.Res. 69 - Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

6:05 P.M.

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H.J.Res. 69  

Appropriations     

Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes

The Committee granted, by a voice vote, a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution (except for clause 9 or 10 of Rule XXI).   The rule waives all points of order against provisions of the joint resolution.  The rule also provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.    The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

The rule provides that the Chair may postpone further consideration of the joint resolution to a time designated by the Speaker.  The rule directs the Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations to insert in the Congressional Record at any time during the remainder of the first session of the 110th Congress such material as he may deem explanatory of appropriations measures for the fiscal year.  Finally, the rule tables H.Res. 839 and H.Res. 850.