Notice of Action: S. 686 - For Relief of the Parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo<br> H. Res. 181 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee

EMERGENCY MEETING

Sunday, March 30, 2005

11:10 P.M.

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S. 686 -

The Judiciary

For the relief of the parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo

The Committee granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing ten minutes of debate in the House 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. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit.

 

H.Res. 181 -

Rules

Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions 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 date it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to any special rule on or before the legislative day of April 5, 2005, providing for consideration of a bill relating to the rights of an incapacitated person or persons.