H.RES.156: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1561) to consolidate the foreign affairs agencies of the United States; to authorize appropriations for the Department of State and related agencies for fiscal years 1996 and 1997; to responsibly reduce the authorizations of appropriations for United States foreign assistance programs for fiscal years 1996 and 1997, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced May 25, 1995
  • Latest Major Action June 7, 1995

Bill Summary

Sets forth the rule for further consideration of H.R. 1561 (consolidating the foreign affairs agencies, authorizing appropriations for the Department of State, and reducing foreign assistance).

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 104-130, by Mr. Goss.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1561. The resolution provides for the further consideration of amendments to the bill for an additional period of six hours after the expiration of the initial 10 hour amendment process provided for by H. Res. 155. Specified amendments are in order. Only amendments printed in the Congressional Record by May 24, 1995 shall be in order for consideration, with the exception of pro forma amendments for the purpose of debate, and an amendment by the Chairman of the International Relations Committee, after consultation with the ranking minority member, even if not printed in the Record.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 54.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
VOTE POSTPONED - At the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules and announced that, by voice vote, the measure was agreed to. Mr. Hall demanded the yeas and nays on agreeing to the resolution, which was supported by 1/5 of the Members present and the yeas and nays were ordered. Pursuant to clause 5, rule I, the Speaker announced that the vote would be postponed until later in the day.
Considered as unfinished business.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 252 - 168 (Roll no. 357).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 25, 1995

Introduced in the House by Porter J. Goss (R-Fla.)

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