[House Report 110-661] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 110th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session 110-661 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 5658) TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 FOR MILITARY ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, TO PRESCRIBE MILITARY PERSONNEL STRENGTHS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES _______ May 20, 2008.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Hastings of Florida, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 1213] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 1213, by a non-record 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 consideration of H.R. 5658, the ``Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009.'' The resolution provides for two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The resolution provides that the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion after general debate. Finally, the resolution prohibits further consideration of the bill except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House. EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS The waiver of all points of order against consideration of the bill (except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI) includes waivers of: (1) clause 3(e) of rule XIII (indicating changes to existing law); (2) clause 4(a) of rule XIII (regarding three-day availability of the committee report); and (3) section 303 of the Congressional Budget Act (mistimed changes in direct spending).