Summary: S.Res.119 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.Res.119. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/26/2015)

Amends Rule XXVIII (Conference Committees; Reports; Open Meetings) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to limit to two hours consideration of any motion (not only a related cloture motion) to:

  • disagree to a House amendment or insist upon a Senate amendment,
  • request a committee of conference with the House or to agree to a request by the House for a committee of conference; and
  • authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees (or a motion to appoint conferees).

Applies this limitation as well to consideration of any related debatable motions or appeals.