Notice of Action: H.R. 5618; H. Res. 1496

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

4:05 P.M.

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H.R. 5618  

Ways and Means

Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010

The Committee granted, by a nonrecord vote, a closed rule providing for consideration of H.R. 5618, the "Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010." The rule provides 1 hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment printed in the report shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides that the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Finally, the rule waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 3, 2010.

H. Res. 1496

Rules 

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.

The Committee granted, by a nonrecord vote, a rule waiving clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to any resolution reported through the legislative day of July 3, 2010.