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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 36 -APR . 3 , 1939 Printingofreorgani- SEC. 11 . If the reorganizations specified in a reorganization plan zation plan in Statutes at Large and Federal take effect, the reorganization plan shall be printed in the Statutes Register. at Large in the same volume as the public laws, and shall be printed in the Federal Register. Time limitation for SEC. 12. No reorganization specified in a reorganization plan shall take effect unless the plan is transmitted to the Congress before January 21, 1941. PART 2 Congressional rules SEC. 21. The following sections of this part are enacted by the for consideration of re- organization plans. Congress: Application. (a) As an exercise of the rule-making power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be considered as part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in such House in the case of resolutions (as defined in section 22); and such rules shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and Modification. (b) With full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change such rules (so far as relating to the procedure in such House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of such House. "Resolution" de- SEC. 22 . As used in this part, the term "resolution" means only a fined. concurrent resolution of the two Houses of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: "That the Congress does not favor the reorganization plan numbered - transmitted to Congress by the President on - , 19-. ", the blank spaces therein being appropriately filled; and does not include a con- current resolution which specifies more than one reorganization plan. Reference of resol- SEC. 23. A resolution with respect to a reorganization plan shall t tte be referred to a committee (and all resolutions with respect to the same plan shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. Procedure for dis- SEC. 24 . (a) If the committee to which has been referred a reso- charge of committee. lution with respect to a reorganization plan has not reported it before the expiration of ten calendar days after its introduction (or, in the case of a resolution received from the other House, ten calendar days after its receipt), it shall then (but not before) be in order to move either to discharge the committee from further consideration of such resolution, or to discharge the committee from further consideration of any other resolution with respect to such reorganization plan which has been referred to the committee. tioegedstdatus, de (b) Such motion may be made only by a person favoring the Gate, etc. resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same reorganization plan), and debate thereon shall be limited to not to exceed one hour, to be equally divided between those favoring mNot submeecot t and those opposing the resolution. No amendment to such motion amendment or recon- bei a sideration. shall be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which such motion is agreed to or disagreed to. Restriction on te- (c) If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, such newal after motion t agreed to or disagreed motion may not be renewed, nor may another motion to discharge the to. committees be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same reorganization plan. Procedure for con- sideration of reolu- SEC . 25. (a) When the committee has reported, or has been dis- tion. charged from further consideration of, a resolution with respect to a reorganization plan, it shall at any time thereafter be in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) 564 [53 STAT.