Notice of Action: H.R. 1559 - Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2003

Wedensday, April 2, 2003

5:30 P.M.

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H.R. 1559 Appropriations Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2003

The Committee granted, by voice vote, an open rule providing one hour of general debate 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 bill. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in a general appropriations bill). The rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.