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

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday May 3, 2000.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY THE YEAS AND NAYS 301-114  on Thursday May 4, 2000.
MANAGERS: REYNOLDS/MOAKLEY
106th Congress
2nd Session
H. RES. 488
[Report No. 106-605]

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

 

 

 

1. 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 certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee.

2. Applies the waiver to a special rule reported on or before May 4, 2000, providing for consideration or disposition of a conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 434) to authorize a new trade and investment policy for sub-Sahara Africa, or any amendment reported in disagreement from a conference thereon.

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RESOLUTION

 

 

 

Resolved, That the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported on the legislative day of May 4, 2000, providing for consideration or disposition of a conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 434) to authorize a new trade and investment policy for sub-Sahara Africa, or any amendment reported in disagreement from a conference thereon.