H.CON.RES.189: Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of United States membership in regional South Pacific organizations.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 18, 1996
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 27, 1996

Bill Summary

Recognizes and reaffirms the value of ties between the United States and the South Pacific region. Notes the need to continue to support the efforts of the countries of the region to enhance the sustainable development of the more fragile island economies and their integration into the regional economy, while helping to ensure the protection of the region's unique ecosystems. Recognizes the efforts of the East-West Center and Pacific Islands...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Voice Vote.
Mr. Gilman moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 6 (Roll no. 441).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
June 18, 1996

Introduced in the House by Benjamin A. Gilman (R-N.Y.)

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