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H.Res. 67 (112th): To amend the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit bills and joint resolutions from containing more than one subject.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 26, 2011 (Introduced).


IV

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 67

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 26, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Polis, Mr. Tipton, and Mr. Gardner) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules

RESOLUTION

To amend the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit bills and joint resolutions from containing more than one subject.

That rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives is amended by adding at the end the following new clause—

12.
(a)

No bill, joint resolution, or amendment to any bill or joint resolution that contains more than a single subject may be received or considered in the House. A question of order on the number of subjects in any such bill, joint resolution, or amendment thereto, may be raised at any time.

(b)

The single subject of any bill or joint resolution shall be expressed in the title.

(c)

Paragraphs (a) and (b) do not apply to a bill, joint resolution, or amendment thereto that complies, consolidates, revises, or rearranges the statutory law.

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