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Rules Resource for H.J.Res. 48 - 3-Week CR


This short-term CR is expected to keep the government running for an additional three weeks and would expire on April 8th. H.J.Res. 48 also cuts $6 billion in spending by reducing or eliminating money for 25 government programs (-$3.5 billion), as well as additional earmark terminations (-$2.6 billion). A full list of the cuts and terminations can be found here.

Type of Rule

Closed rule (prohibiting amendments) for consideration of the measure. Reported by a vote of 8 yeas and 3 nays


No amendments were made in order.

Other Elements of the Rule


  • Total Debate Time: Provides 1 hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and the ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

  • Floor Managers: Woodall/McGovern

Floor Action Expected

The rule and the bill are expected to be debated on the floor on: March 15, 2011