[House Report 111-25] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 111th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session 111-25 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION (H.J. RES. 38) MAKING FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES _______ March 6, 2009.--Referred to the House and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. McGovern, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 219] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 219, 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.J. Res. 38, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2009, and for other purposes, under a closed rule. The resolution provides one hour of general debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution (except for clause 10 of rule XXI). The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution. The resolution also provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS Although the joint resolution contains no earmarks, the waiver of all points of order (except for clause 10 of rule XXI) against consideration of the joint resolution includes a waiver of clause 9 of rule XXI. Although the rule waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution, the Committee is not aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic.