H. Res. 708 - 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

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Agreed to by record vote of 235-170, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 224-180 on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

MANAGERS: Sessions/Slaughter

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 through the legislative day of January 29, 2018.

2. Section 2 provides that it shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of January 28, 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.