H.R. 4 - Declaration of Policy of the United States Concerning National Missile Defense Deployment

COMMITTEE ACTION: REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 8 -3 on Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 239 - 185 on Thursday, March 18, 1999.
MANAGERS: REYNOLDS/FROST
106th Congress 
1st Session
H.RES. 120
[Report No. 106-69]

H.R. 4 - DECLARATION OF POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES CONCERNING NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE DEPLOYMENT

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides 2 hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services.

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

4. Provides that it will be in order, upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.R. 4 with Senate amendments, to consider in the House a motion offered by the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee or his designee that the House disagree to the Senate amendments and request or agree to a conference with the Senate.

 

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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4) to declare it to be the policy of the United States to deploy a national missile defense. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Armed Services; and (2) one motion to recommit.

Sec. 2. Upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.R. 4 with Senate amendments thereto, it shall be in order to consider in the House a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services or his designee that the House disagree to the Senate amendments and request or agree to a conference with the Senate thereon.