Notice of Action: H.R. 6166 - Military Commission Act of 2006


Emergency Meeting

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

8:45 P.M.
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H.R. 6166       Armed Services      
                        Judiciary
Military Commissions Act of 2006

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing two hours of debate in the House, with 80 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services, and 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as adopted. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.