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110th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     110-879

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   WAIVING A REQUIREMENT OF CLAUSE 6(A) OF RULE XIII WITH RESPECT TO 
  CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON 
                                 RULES

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 September 24, 2008.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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    Mr. Arcuri, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                      [To accompany H. Res. 1490]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 1490, 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 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a 
two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is 
reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions 
reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver 
to any resolution reported on any legislative day through 
September 27, 2008, providing for consideration or disposition 
of a measure to provide incentives for energy production and 
conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide 
individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.