[House Report 111-6] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 111th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session 111-6 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 1) MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR JOB PRESERVATION AND CREATION, INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SCIENCE, ASSISTANCE TO THE UNEMPLOYED, AND STATE AND LOCAL FISCAL STABILIZATION, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2009, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES _______ January 26, 2009.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Ms. Slaughter, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 88] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 88, 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. 1, the ``American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.'' The resolution provides 3.5 hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations, who may yield control of blocks of that time. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. Finally, the resolution provides that the Committee of the Whole shall rise without motion after general debate and that no further consideration of the bill shall occur 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 a waiver of section 303 of the Congressional Budget Act (prohibiting consideration of legislation creating new budget authority before the concurrent resolution on the budget has been agreed to).