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H. Res. 700 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.

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    Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules.  

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-2 on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 700: 
Agreed to by record vote of 219-190, after agreeing ot the previous question by record bote of 226-184, on Friday, August 1, 2014.

MANAGERS: Cole/TBD

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 any resolution reported from the Rules Committee through the legislative day of September 5, 2014 relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.

2. Section 2 provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 5, 2014, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules for measures relating to the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. southern border, border security, and related immigration law.