H.RES.1500: Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

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Makes it in order at any time through the calendar day of September 28, 2008, for the Speaker of the House of Representatives to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules. Requires the Speaker or her designee to consult with the Minority Leader or his designee on the designation of any matter for consideration pursuant to this resolution.

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The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 110-883, by Mr. Welch (VT).
Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 275.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 1500.
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 192 (Roll no. 651).
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 222 - 196 (Roll no. 652).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25, 2008

Introduced in the House by Peter Welch (D-Vt.)

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