H.Res.565 - Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for division of the question on the legislative proposals involved to allow separate votes on disparate matters.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Sali, Bill [R-ID-1] (Introduced 07/24/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/24/2007 Referred to the House Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.565 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/24/2007)
Amends Rule XVI (Motions and Amendments) of the Rules of the House of Representatives with respect to the division of a question under debate. Provides that any division of a question into distinct propositions shall depend on the propositions involved and not upon grammatical structure.
Amends Rule XIII (Calendar and Committee Reports) to prohibit the Committee on Rules from reporting a rule or order that would waive clause 5 (on the divisibility of questions under debate) of Rule XVI.