H.R. 1664 - Kosovo Emergency Supplemental for FY 1999

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, May 5, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 253 - 171 on Thursday, May 6, 1999.
MANAGERS: MYRICK/HALL
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 159
[Report No. 106-127]

H.R. 1664 - KOSOVO EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999

1. Open rule.

2. Waives points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with clause 4 of rule XIII (requiring a three-day layover of the committee report and requiring three-day availability of printed hearings on a general appropriations bill) and section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (prohibiting consideration of legislation within the Budget Committee's jurisdiction, unless reported by the Budget Committee).

3. Provides one hour of general debate to be equally divided between the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

4. Waives points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized or legislative appropriations in a general appropriations bill).

5. Provides that before consideration of any other amendment it shall be in order to consider the amendments printed in the report of the Rules Committee.

6. Makes in order amendments printed in the report accompanying this resolution, which may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question in the House or the Committee of the Whole.

7. Waives all points of order against amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.

8. Waives points of order during consideration of the bill against amendments for failure to comply with clause 2(e) of rule XXI (prohibiting non-emergency designated amendments to be offered to an appropriations bill containing an emergency designation).

9. Authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record.

10. Allows for the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to postpone votes during consideration of the bill, and to reduce voting time to five minutes on a postponed question if the vote follows a fifteen minute vote.

11. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

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RESOLUTION

 

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1664) making emergency supplemental appropriations for military operations, refugee relief, and humanitarian assistance relating to the conflict in Kosovo, and for military operations in Southwest Asia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. Points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with clause 4 of rule XIII or section 306 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI are waived. Before consideration of any other amendment it shall be in order to consider the amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. Each amendment printed in the report may be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against the amendments printed in the report are waived. During consideration of the bill for further amendment, the chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may: (1) postpone until a time during further consideration in the Committee of the Whole a request for a recorded vote on any amendment; and (2) reduce to five minutes the minimum time for electronic voting on any postponed question that follows another electronic vote without intervening business, provided that the minimum time for electronic voting on the first in any series of questions shall be 15 minutes. During consideration of the bill, points of order against amendments for failure to comply with clause 2(e) of rule XXI are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.


AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

Summary of Amendments Made in Order

Text of Amendments Made in Order (In PDF. Format)

Coburn/Toomey/Sanford Amendment | Latham Amendment | Obey Amendment