H.RES.488: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5120) making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced July 17, 2002
  • Latest Major Action July 18, 2002

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Bill Summary

Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 5120 (FY 2003 Treasury Department, United States Postal Service, Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies appropriations).

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 107-585, by Mr. Linder.
The rule waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized appropriations or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill. Provides that the amendment printed in (H. Rept. 107-585) may be offered only at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill, shall be considered as read, and shall not be subject to amendment. Provides for priority in recognition to Representative Goss of Florida or his designee to offer the amendment printed in the report. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 195.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 488.
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 258 - 156 (Roll no. 322).
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 224 - 188 (Roll no. 323).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 17, 2002

Introduced in the House by John Linder (R-Ga.)

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