H.CON.RES.58: Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the need for the continued availability of religious services to members of the Armed Forces and their families during a lapse in appropriations.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Doug Collins, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Oct. 5, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of Congress that the provision and availability of religious services and clergy is important to the morale and wellbeing of many members of the Armed Forces and their families.

Expresses hope that the Secretary of Defense (DOD) is able to determine that contractor clergy provide necessary support to military personnel, and would therefore be covered under the appropriations made available under the Pay Our Military Act (P.L. 113-39).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 16, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Oct. 16, 2013 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection. (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H6642)
Oct. 16, 2013 Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H6642)
Oct. 11, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Oct. 10, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7388)
Oct. 10, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7387-7388)
Oct. 5, 2013 Received in the Senate.
Oct. 5, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 1 (Roll no. 526). (text: CR H6293)

Oct. 5, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6305)
Oct. 5, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Oct. 5, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 58.
Oct. 5, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6293-6296)
Oct. 5, 2013 Mr. Wilson (SC) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Oct. 5, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Oct. 5, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services