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S. 84 - To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces.

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    To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces.

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Thursday, January 12, 2017.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 48: 
Agreed to by record vote of 235-188, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 234-179 on Friday, January 13, 2017.

MANAGERS:Woodall/McGovern

1. Structured rule for S. Con. Res. 3. 

2. Provides two hours of general debate with 90 minutes confined to the congressional budget equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and 30 minutes on the subject of economic goals and policies equally divided and controlled by Rep. Tiberi of Ohio and Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York or their respective designees.  

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the concurrent resolution. 

4. Makes in order only the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report. Such amendment may be offered only by the Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.   

6. Provides that the concurrent resolution shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question of its adoption.

7. Closed rule for S. 84.

8. Provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services. 

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. 

10. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  

11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. 

12. Provides one motion to commit.