PUBLIC LAW 100-463—OCT. 1, 1988
102 STAT. 2270-57
(4) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the Senate to the procedure relating to a joint resolution shall be limited to one-half hour of debate, equally divided between, and controlled by, the Senator making the appeal and the manager of the joint resolution, except that in the event the manager is in favor of any such appeal, the time in opposition thereto shall be controlled by the Minority Leader or his designee. (e) RESOLUTION OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE HOUSE AND THE
SENATE.—(I)(A) The time for debate in a House of Congress on all motions required for the disposition of amendments between the Houses shall not exceed 2 hours, equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover of the motion and the manager of the joint resolution at each stage of the proceedings between the two Houses, except that in the event the manager is in favor of any such motion, the time in opposition thereto shall be controlled by the Minority Leader or his designee. In the case of any disagreement between the two Houses of Congress with respect to a joint resolution which is not resolved, any Member of Congress may make any motion or motions referred to in this subparagraph within 2 session days after action by the second House or before the appointment of conferees, whichever comes first. In the event the conferees are unable to Reports, agree within 72 hours after the second House is notified that the first House has agreed to conference, they shall report back to their respective House in disagreement. (B) Notwithstanding any rule in either House of Congress concerning the printing of conference reports in the Congressional Record or concerning any delay in the consideration of such reports, such report, including a report filed or returned in disagreement, shall be acted on in the House of Representatives and the Senate not later than 2 session days after the first House files the report or, in the case of the Senate acting first, the report is first made available on the desks of the Senators. Debate in a House of Congress on a conference report or a report filed or returned in disagreement on any such joint resolution shall be limited to 3 hours, equally divided between, and controlled by, the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader, and their designees. (2) If a joint resolution is vetoed by the President, the time for debate in consideration of the veto message on such measure shall be limited to 6 hours in each House of Congress, equally divided between, and controlled by, the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader, or their designees. (f) CONGRESSIONAL RULEMAKING POWERS.—This section is enacted
by the Congress— (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, (insofar as it applies to that House), but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of legislation described in this section, and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that it is inconsistent with such rules; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House.