Notice of Action: Senate amendment to H.R. 88 - Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act; H. Res. 1181 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

8:12 PM

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Senate Amendment to H.R. 88

Committee on Ways and Means

Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act [Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018]

The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-2, a rule providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 88. The rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Ways and Means or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 88 with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-87. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the motion. The rule provides that the Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The rule provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.

In section 2, the rule provides that on any legislative day of the second session of the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress after December 23, 2018: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

Finally, in section 3, the rule provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2.

H. Res. ___

Committee on 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 voice vote, a rule providing for the consideration of H. Res. ___. 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 any resolution reported through the legislative day of December 24, 2018.

In section 2, the rule provides that it shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of December 23, 2018, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this section.