H.CON.RES.68: Federal Tobacco Recovery and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefits Resolution of 1999

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 23, 1999
  • Latest Major Action April 16, 1999

Bill Summary

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Title I: Levels and Amounts Title II: Budgetary Restraints and Rulemaking Title III: Sense of Congress, House, and Senate Provisions Subtitle A: Sense of Congress Provisions Subtitle B: Sense of the House Provisions Subtitle C: Sense of the Senate Provisions Sets forth the congressional budget for the Government for FY 2000, including the appropriate budgetary levels for FY 2001 through 2009. Title I: Levels and Amounts -...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on The Budget reported an original measure, H. Rept. 106-73, by Mr. Kasich.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 39.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 131 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 68 with 3 hours of general debate. Points of order are waived against consideration of the concurrent resolution for failure to comply with clause 4(a) of rule XIII are waived. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
Rule H. Res. 131 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 131.
Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 68 with 3 hours of general debate. Points of order are waived against consideration of the concurrent resolution for failure to comply with clause 4(a) of rule XIII are waived. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 131 and Rule XXIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Dave Camp to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with three hours of general debate on H. Con. Res. 68. Two hours of debate are confined to the congressional budget equally divided and controlled by the Chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Budget and one hour of general debate on the subject of economic goals and policies equally divided and controlled by Mr. Saxton of New Jersey and Mr. Stark of California or their designees.
DEBATE - The Committee proceed with 40 minutes of debate on the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Coburn.
DEBATE - The Committee proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Minge.
DEBATE - The Committee proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Spratt.
GENERAL DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 131, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with an additional 10 minutes of general debate.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H. Con. Res. 68.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 221 - 208 (Roll no. 77).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Senate struck all after the Resolving Clause and substituted the language of S.CON.RES. 20 amended.
Resolution agreed to in Senate in lieu of S.CON.RES. 20 with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 55-44. Record Vote No: 81.
Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference.
Mr. Kasich 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.
Mr. Spratt moved that the House instruct conferees.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion require the managers on the part of the House to insist, within the scope of the conference, that the tax cuts set forth in the reconciliation directives be reported at the latest possible date, within the scope of the conference, and to require that the reconciliation legislation implementing those tax cuts not be reported any earlier.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
VOTE ON MOTION TO INSTRUCT CONFEREES POSTPONED - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the motion offered by Mr. Spratt to instruct conferees by voice vote and announced that the yeas had prevailed. Mr. Spratt objected to the voice vote pending the absence of a quorum. The Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion and announced that the vote will occur after the votes on motiona to suspend the rules that were postponed earlier today.
On motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 349 - 44 (Roll no. 80).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on the Budget: Kasich, Chambliss, Shays, Spratt, and McDermott.
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk:.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Motion to appoint conferees made in Senate.
Motion by Senator Lautenberg to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate.
Motion by Senator Kennedy to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate.
Amendment SP 252 proposed by Senator Domenici.
Motion by Senator Domenici to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate.
Motion by Senator Dodd to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate.
Motion by Senator Dorgan to instruct Senate conferees made in Senate.
Motion by Senator Dorgan to instruct Senate conferees agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Motion by Senator Lautenberg to instruct Senate conferees agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 98-0. Record Vote No: 82.
Motion by Senator Domenici to instruct Senate conferees agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57-42. Record Vote No: 83.
Motion by Senator Kennedy to instruct Senate conferees tabled in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55-45. Record Vote No: 84.
Motion by Senator Dodd to instruct Senate conferees agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 66-33. Record Vote No: 85.
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Senate appointed conferees Domenici; Grassley; Nickles; Gramm; Gorton; Lautenberg; Conrad; Boxer; Murray by unanimous consent.
Conference report H. Rept. 106-91 filed.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 137 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H. Con. Res. 68 with 1 hour of general debate.
Rule H. Res. 137 passed House.
Mr. Kasich brought up conference report H. Rept. 106-91 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 137.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report on H.Con.Res. 68.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 208 (Roll no. 85).
Conference papers: Senate report and managers' statement and 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. 54-44. Record Vote No: 86.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 23, 1999

Introduced in the House by John R. Kasich (R-Ohio)

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