Notice of Action: H.Res. 1487

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

5:00 P.M.

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H. Res. 1487 

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 for other purposes.`

The Committee granted, by a non-record vote, a rule to waive 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 resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of July 3, 2010, providing for consideration or disposition of any of the following: (1) A conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 4173) to provide for financial regulatory reform, to protect consumers and investors, to enhance Federal understanding of insurance issues, to regulate the over-the-counter derivatives markets, and for other purposes.  (2) A measure that includes a subject matter addressed by H.R. 4213 or any amendment pertaining thereto. 

The rule authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules at any time through the legislative day of July 3, 2010.  The Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this rule.  Finally, the rule provides that it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July.