H.R.4101: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 19, 1998
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 8, 1998

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Bill Summary

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Title I: Agricultural Programs Title II: Conservation Programs Title III: Rural Economic and Community Development Programs Title IV: Domestic Food Programs Title V: Foreign Assistance and Related Programs Title VI: Related Agencies and Food and Drug Administration Title VII: General Provisions Title VIII: Agricultural Credit Title IX: India-Pakistan Relief Act Title X: Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Senate insists on its amendment asks for a conference, appoints conferees Cochran; Specter; Bond; Gorton; McConnell; Burns; Stevens; Bumpers; Harkin; Kohl; Leahy; Boxer; Byrd.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Mr. Skeen 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.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Ms. Kaptur moved that the House instruct conferees.
The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Kaptur motion to instruct the managers on the part of the House to agree with the provisions of the Senate amendment which provide funding for agricultural disaster assistance and reserve inventories, including the designation of such funds as an emergency requirement under section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, and with no offsetting reductions as provided in the Senate amendment.
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 331 - 66 (Roll No. 430).
On motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by voice vote.
The Speaker appointed conferees: Skeen, Walsh, Dickey, Kingston, Nethercutt, Bonilla, Latham, Livingston, Kaptur, Fazio, Serrano, DeLauro, and Obey.
Conference held.
Conference report H. Rept. 105-763 filed.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 567 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 4101 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. H.Res. 551, the rule on H.R. 4618, is tabled.
Rule H. Res. 567 passed House.
Mr. Skeen brought up conference report H. Rept. 105-763 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 567.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report.
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
Mr. Pomeroy moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee.
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee was ordered without objection.
On motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 156 - 236 (Roll No. 478).
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 333 - 53 (Roll No. 479).
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
Conference report considered in Senate.
Conference report considered in Senate.
Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 55-43. Record Vote No: 298.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Vetoed by President.
The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
Mr. Skeen moved to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committee on Appropriations.
On motion to refer the bill and the accompanying veto message to the Committee on Appropriations. Agreed to without objection.
Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies.
First Day of Subcommittee Hearings.
Final Day of Subcommittee Hearings.
First Day of Subcommittee Mark-up.
Final Day of Subcommittee Mark-up.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 105-588, by Mr. Skeen.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 330.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 482 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4101 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Points of order for failure to comply with clause 2(10(6) of rule XI or clause 7 of rule XXI are waived. After debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The amendments printed in the Rules Committee Report (H.Rept. 105-593) shall be considered as adopted. Points of order against provisions for failure to comply with clause 2 or 6 or rule XXI are waived. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments.
Rule H. Res. 482 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 482.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4101 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Points of order for failure to comply with clause 2(10(6) of rule XI or clause 7 of rule XXI are waived. After debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The amendments printed in the Rules Committee Report (H.Rept. 105-593) shall be considered as adopted. Points of order against provisions for failure to comply with clause 2 or 6 or rule XXI are waived. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 482 and Rule XXIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ray LaHood to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - During the reading of the bill for amendment under the five-minute rule, Mr. Hall of Ohio asked unanimous consent to offer his amendment out of order. Mr. Skeen objected and the reading of the bill resumed.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Agreed by unanimous consent that debate on the Dooley amendment and all amendments thereto be limited to 20 minutes equally divided between a proponent and an opponent.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Agreed by unanimous consent that debate on the Neumann amendment and all amendments thereto be limited to 30 minutes equally divided between a proponent and an opponent.
POSTPONED VOTE - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Neumann objected to the voice vote and pending that made a point of no quorum. Pursuant to H.Res. 482, the Chair postponed further proceddings on the amendment. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Agreed by unanimous consent that debate on the Bass amendment and all amendments thereto be limited to 20 minutes equally divided between a proponent and an opponent.
POSTPONED VOTE - The Chair annnounced put the question on agreeing to the Bass amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Bass demanded a recorded vote and pending that made a point of no quorum. Pursuant to H. Res. 482, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Agreed by unanimous consent that debate on the Miller of Florida amendment related to sugar, if offered, and all amendments thereto be limited to 60 minutes allocated as follows: 30 minutes to Mr. Miller of Florida, 15 minutes to Mr. Skeen of New Mexico, and 15 minutes to Ms. Kaptur of Ohio, or her designee.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4101 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 unanimous consent agreement made the previous day, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of debate on the Miller of Florida amendment.
PROCEEDINGS POSTPONED - At the conclusion of debate on the Miller of Florida amendment, the Chair put the question and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Miller of Florida demanded a recorded vote and pending that, noted the absence of a quorum. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 482, the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the day and the point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
LIMITATION ON DEBATE - By unanimous consent, debate on the Royce amendment and all amendments thereto, will continue for not to exceed 20 minutes, equally divided and controlled.
POSTPONED VOTE - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment by voice vote, and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Royce objected to the voice vote and pending that made a point of no quorum. Pursuant to H. Res. 482, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment, and the point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
BASS AMENDMENT - Objection was heard to the unanimous consent request to modify the Bass Amendment agreed to on June 23 in the Committee of the Whole.
POSTPONED VOTE - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Coburn amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Coburn objected to the voice vote and pending that made a point of no quorum. Pursuant to H.Res. 482, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4101 as unfinished business.
ORDER OF PROCEDURE - The Chair announced that requests for recorded votes on amendments that were postponed earlier today, pursuant to H. Res. 482, will be taken in the following order: amendment offered by Mr. Coburn, amendment offered by Mr. Miller of Florida, and amendment offered by Mr. Royce.
UNANIMOUS CONSENT AGREEMENT - Agreed by unanimous consent to modify the Bass amendment, agreed to on June 23, by specifying that the $18.8 million limitation of funding refers to Wildlife Services Program operations.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4101.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
The House adopted the remaining amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 373 - 48 (Roll No. 264).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 430.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S. 2159 amended.
Passed Senate in lieu of S. 2159 with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 97-2. Record Vote No: 209.
June 19, 1998

Introduced in the House by Joe Skeen (R-N.M.)

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