Summary: H.Res.967 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (05/15/2020)

This resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of H.Res. 965 (authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus [e.g., the virus that causes COVID-19]) and H.R. 6800 (making emergency supplemental appropriations for FY2020).

Certain proceedings may take place on any legislative day from May 19, 2020, through July 21, 2020.

It shall be in order (1) to consider concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment during the month of July, 2020; and (2) at any time through the calendar day of July 19, 2020, for the Speaker of the House to suspend the rules.

Finally, the resolution waives a specified requirement of Rule XIII (Calendar and Committee Reports) to allow consideration of resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules through the legislative day of July 21, 2020, on the same day they are presented to the House.