H.Res.819 - 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.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-15] (Introduced 10/08/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||10/08/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Rules.|
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Summary: H.Res.819 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/08/2009)
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.