H.RES.376: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 856) to provide a process leading to full self-government for Puerto Rico.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 3, 1998
  • Latest Major Action March 4, 1998

Bill Summary

Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 856 (political status of Puerto Rico).

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 105-426, by Mr. Solomon.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 856 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. In lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Resources now printed in the bill, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. Specified amendments are also in order.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 149.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 370 - 41 (Roll no. 27).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 3, 1998

Introduced in the House by Gerald B.H. Solomon (R-N.Y.)

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