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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. RES. 42

 Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for the 
consideration of reported bills or joint resolutions that have not been 
            considered by the House within 60 calendar days.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 10, 2017

  Mr. Peters (for himself, Mr. Marino, and Mr. Kilmer) submitted the 
   following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules

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                               RESOLUTION


 
 Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for the 
consideration of reported bills or joint resolutions that have not been 
            considered by the House within 60 calendar days.

    Resolved,

SECTION 1. CONSIDERATION.

    Rule XIV of the Rules of the House of Representatives is amended by 
adding at the end the following new clause:
    ``7. If a bill or joint resolution reported by a committee has not 
been considered within 60 calendar days, the chair and ranking minority 
member of that committee, or the chair and ranking minority member of 
the applicable subcommittee of that committee may jointly offer a 
motion under clause 4 or 5, as applicable, for the consideration of 
such bill or joint resolution.''.

SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendment made by section 1 shall apply to bills or joint 
resolutions reported by any committee after the date of adoption of 
this resolution.
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