H.RES.142: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to allow proxy voting in committee in particular, limited circumstances.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced May 9, 1995
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 5, 1995

Bill Summary

Amends rule XI of the House of Representatives to allow proxy voting in House committee that, by written rule, permits voting by proxy and requires that the proxy authorization be in writing, assert that the Member is absent to participate in debate on any measure or matter in the House or to attend a meeting of a standing committee for the consideration of any measure, is limited to a specific measure or matter and any amendments or motions...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Rules.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House.
May 9, 1995

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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