H.R.513: District of Columbia Council Contract Review Reform Act of 1997

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 4, 1997
  • Latest Major Action March 6, 1997

Bill Summary

District of Columbia Council Contract Review Reform Act of 1997 - Amends the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act to exempt from review and approval by the District of Columbia Council: (1) contracts entered into by the Washington Convention Center Authority for preconstruction activities, project management, design, or construction; (2) contracts entered into by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.
Referred to the Subcommittee on District of Columbia.
Mr. Davis (VA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
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.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 7, 1 Present (Roll no. 34).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Feb. 4, 1997

Introduced in the House by Thomas M. Davis (R-Va.)

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