PUBLIC LAW 100-202—DEC. 22, 1987
101 STAT. 1329-440
(2) Debate on the joint resolution shall not exceed ten hours, which shall be divided equally between a Member favoring and a Member opposing the joint resolution. A motion to limit debate is in order at any time in the House or in the Committee of the Whole and is not debatable. (3) An amendment to the joint resolution is not in order. (4) At the conclusion of the debate on the joint resolution, the Committee of the Whole shall rise and report the joint resolution back to the House, and the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the joint resolution to final passage without intervening motion. (IXD A joint resolution described in subsection (j)(6) introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the appropriate committee of the Senate. (2) If the committee to which is referred a joint resolution described in subsection (j)(6) has not reported such a resolution at the end of February 2, 1988, in the case of a resolution approving a request made pursuant to subsection (jKX), hereinafter referred to as the first resolution, and at the end of 15 days of session after the introduction of a resolution approving a request made pursuant to subsection (j)(2), hereinafter referred to as the second resolution, such committee shall be discharged from further consideration of any such joint resolution. The second such resolution may not be reported before the eighth day of session after its introduction. (3)(A) When the committee to which a Resolution is referred has reported, or has been discharged (under paragraph (2)) from further consideration of, a resolution described in subsection (j)(6)i notwithstanding any rule or precedent of the Senate, including Rule 22, it is in order only on February 4, 1988 in the case of the first, and any time in July, August or September 1988 in the case of the second (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) for any Member of the Senate to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution, and all points of order against the resolution (and against consideration of the resolution) are waived. The motion is not debatable. The motion is not subject to a motion to postpone. A yea and nay vote shall occur on the motion. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion to proceed to the consideration of the resolution is agreed to, the resolution shall remain the unfinished business of the Senate until disposed of. (B) Debate on the resolution, and on all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than ten hours, which shall be divided equally between the Majority and the Minority Leaders or their designees. A motion further to limit debate is in order and not debatable. An amendment to, or a motion to postpone, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business, or a motion to recommit the resolution is not in order. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to is not in order. (C) Immediately following the conclusion of debate on a resolution described in subsection (j)(6), and a single quorum call at the conclusion of the debate if requested in accordance with the rules of the Senate, the vote on passage of the resolution shall occur. (D) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate to the procedure relating to a resolution described in subsection (j)(6) shall be decided without debate.
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