Notice of Action: H.Res. 563 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolution reported by the Rules Committee

Friday, November 18, 2005
(legislative day of Thursday, November 17, 2005)

Emergency Meeting

12:45 A.M.

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H. Res. 563 - Rules
Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolution reported by the Rules Committee

The Committee granted, by voice 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 special rule reported on the legislative day of November 18, 2005, providing for consideration or disposition of any of the following measures:

(1) A bill or joint resolution making general appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, any amendment thereto, or any conference report thereon.

(2) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 3199) to extend and modify authorities needed to combat terrorism, and for other purposes.

(3) A bill or joint resolution relating to flood insurance.

(4) A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 201 of the concurrent
resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2006.