H.CON.RES.218: Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal years 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 8, 1994
  • Latest Major Action May 16, 1994

Bill Summary

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Title I: Levels and Amounts Title II: Budgetary Procedures Title III: Sense of Congress Provisions Title I: Levels and Amounts - Establishes the budget for FY 1995 and sets forth appropriate budgetary outlays, deficits, public debt, and credit activity. (Sec. 2) Sets forth recommended budgetary levels of Federal revenues, new budget authority, budget outlays, deficits, public debt, and credit activity. (Sec. 3) Sets forth...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on The Budget reported an original measure, H. Rept. 103-428, by Mr. Sabo.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
Rule H. Res. 384 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 384.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 384 and Rule XXIII.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 384 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 218 with 2 hours of general debate. Providing for the consideration of the concurrent resolution in the Committee of the Whole. General debate shall proceed for 2 hours, with an additional hour of debate on each of the substitute amendments to be offered by Mr. Kasich and Mr. Mfume, and ten additional minutes after the conclusion of consideration of the concurrent resolution for amendment. Measure will be read by section. Specified amendments are in order. No amendment shall be in order except the substitute amendments specified in the report accompanying this resolution, to be offered and debated in the order and manner specified. All points of order against the amendents shall be waived. If more than oneamendment in the nature of a substitute is adopted, only the last to be adopted shall be considered as finally adopted and reported to the House. The previous quest...
The Speaker designated the Honorable Jose E. Serrano to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 218, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with an initial period of one hour of general debate, to be followed by an additional hour of general debate on Humphrey/Hawkins, and an additional hour each devoted to the substitute amendments to be offered by Mr. Kasich and Mr. Mfume.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 384, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Frank amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 384, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Solomon amendment in the nature of a substitute as modified.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H. Con. Res. 218 as unfinished business.
Considered as unfinished business.
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 384, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Mfume amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H. Con. Res. 218 as unfinished business.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 384, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Kasich amendment.
GENERAL DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 384, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H. Con. Res. 218.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 - 175 (Roll no. 56).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Budget by unanimous consent.
Senate Committee on Budget discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S.CON.RES. 63 amended.
Resolution agreed to in Senate in lieu of S.CON.RES. 63 with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 57-40. Record Vote No: 82.
Senate insists on its amendment asks for a conference, appoints conferees Sasser; Hollings; Johnston; Domenici; Grassley.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Mr. Sabo asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
Mr. Kasich moved that the House instruct conferees.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Kasich motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion require the managers on the part of the House to agree to the Senate amendment reflecting a $26 billion reduction over five years by agreeing to reduce the total spending levels specified in sec. 2(2) and 2(3) of the House passed resolution to levels which are laid out in the motion. In addition, the managers on the part of the House would also be required to insist that spending levels for defense be set as high as possible within the scope of the conference.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 202 - 216 (Roll No. 112).
The Speaker appointed conferees: Sabo, Gephardt, Kildee, Beilenson, Berman, Wise, Bryant, Stenholm, Frank (MA), Slaughter, Kasich, McMillan, Kolbe, Shays, Snowe, and Herger.
Conference held.
Mr. Sabo asked unanimous consent that managers on the part of the House have until midnight on May 3 to file a conference report on H. Con. Res. 218. Agreed to without objection.
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
Conference report H. Rept. 103-490 filed.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 418 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H. Con. Res. 218 with 1 hour of general debate. Upon Adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report and all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration shall be waived. Rule XLIX shall not apply with respect to the adoption by the Congress of the conference report to accompany the concurrent resolution.
Rule H. Res. 418 passed House.
Mr. Sabo brought up conference report H. Rept. 103-490 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 418.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 418, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 183 (Roll no. 161).
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
Conference papers: Senate report and managers' statement held at the desk in Senate.
Conference report considered in Senate. By Unanimous Consent.
Considered by Senate.
Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-46. Record Vote No: 113.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 8, 1994

Introduced in the House by Martin Olav Sabo (D-Minn.)

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