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house Bill H. Res. 157

Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules, and for other purposes.

simple resolution Progress


  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on Rules
    IntroducedFebruary 11th, 2009

simple resolution Progress


  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Committee on Rules
    IntroducedFebruary 11th, 2009

Bill Activity

  • action
    The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 111-14, by Mr. Perlmutter.
  • action
    The resolutions authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules at any time through the legislative day of February 13, 2009. The resolution also provides that the Speaker or her designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration under suspension of the rules pursuant to the resolution. The resolution also provides that H. Res. 10 is amended to change the hour of daily meeting of the House to 9:00 a.m. for Fridays and Saturdays.
  • calendar
    Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 9.
  • action
    Considered as privileged matter.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 157.
  • action
    The previous question was ordered without objection.
  • action
    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.Res. 157, the Chair put the question on the agreeing to the resolution, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Foxx demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the resolution until later in the legislative day.
  • action
    Considered as unfinished business.
  • vote
    On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 248 - 174 (Roll no. 63).
  • action
    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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