[House Report 110-382] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 110th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session 110-382 ====================================================================== PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE RESOLUTION (H. RES. 734) EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING THE WITHHOLDING OF INFORMATION RELATING TO CORRUPTION IN IRAQ _______ October 15, 2007.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Welch, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H. Res. 741] The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration House Resolution 741, by a nonrecord 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. Res. 734, expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the withholding of information relating to corruption in Iraq, under a closed rule providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution and provides that the resolution shall be considered as read. The rule provides one motion to recommit which may not contain instructions. EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS Although the rule waives all points of order against consideration of the resolution, the Committee is not aware of any points of order against consideration. The waiver of all points of order is prophylactic in nature. COMMITTEE VOTES The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion to report, together with the names of those voting for and against, are printed below: Rules Committee record vote No. 347 Date: October 15, 2007. Measure: H. Res. 734. Motion by: Mr. Dreier. Summary of motion: To make in order and provide the appropriate waivers for an amendment in the nature of a substitute by Representative Tom Davis (VA). The amendment would retain the language of H. Res. 734 as introduced but would add additional whereas and resolved clauses to paint a fuller and more accurate picture of the political, economic and security situation in Iraq. Results: Defeated 3-7. Vote by Members: Hastings (FL)--Nay; Matsui--Nay; Welch-- Nay; Castor--Nay; Arcuri--Nay; Sutton--Nay; Dreier--Yea; Diaz- Balart--Yea; Hastings (WA)--Yea; Slaughter--Nay.