HRULE 8.6     

Rule 8.6.  Order of Business, vote required to change; Special Order, vote required to establish

The order of business, as established by the rules of the House, shall not be postponed or changed except by a favorable vote of at least two-thirds of the members present; however, a legislative instrument may be placed in Special Order for consideration on a succeeding day by a majority of those present and voting if the standing committee which reported such legislative instrument has recommended such placement.  A motion to suspend this rule shall be a debatable motion.

Mason's Manual:  Sec. 258(3), 265, 266, and 713

HR 3, 1973; HR 45, 1998, eff. May 20, 1998.