Notice of Action: H.Res.___ - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

5:52 PM

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H. Res. ___

Rules

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

            The Committee granted, by record vote of 9-2, a rule that waives clause 6(a) ofrule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported from theRules Committee through the legislative day of September 5, 2014 relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.  

            In section 2, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 5, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules for measures relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.