Summary: S.Res.726 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (12/13/2018)

This resolution 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).

Such limitation also applies to consideration of any related debatable motions or appeals.