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109th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session                                                    109-106

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 PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.J. RES. 27--WITHDRAWING THE APPROVAL 
 OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE WORLD TRADE 
                              ORGANIZATION

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June 7, 2005.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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Mr. Hastings of Washington, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the 
                               following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 304]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 304, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to 
the House with the recommendation that the resolution be 
adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for the consideration of H.J. Res. 
27, Withdrawing the Approval of the United States from the 
Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, a closed 
rule. The rule provides two hours of debate equally divided 
among and controlled by the chairman and ranking member of the 
Committee on Ways and Means, Representative Paul of Texas, and 
Representative Sanders of Vermont.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides that during 
consideration of H.J. Res. 27 pursuant to the resolution, 
notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the 
Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time 
designated by the Speaker.