H.Res. 197 (103rd): Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 2333) to authorize appropriations for the Department of State, ...

...the United States Information Agency, and related agencies, to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance program

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Jun 16, 1993 (Passed the House (Engrossed)).

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HRES 197 EH

H. Res. 197

In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

June 16, 1993.

    Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 1(b) of rule XXIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 2333) to authorize appropriations for the Department of State, the United States Information Agency, and related agencies, to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance programs, and for other purposes. No further general debate shall be in order. The bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Foreign Affairs now printed in the bill, modified by the amendments printed in part 1 of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution. The committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified, shall be considered as read. All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified, are waived. No amendment to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified, shall be in order except those printed in part 2 of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution and amendments en bloc described in this resolution. Amendments printed in part 2 of the report may be offered only in the order printed, may be offered only by the named proponent or a designee, 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 except as specified in the report, 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 amendments printed in part 2 of the report are waived. It shall be in order at any time for the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part 2 of the report or germane modifications thereof. Such amendments en bloc shall be considered as read except that modifications shall be reported; shall be debatable for ten minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs or their respective designees; 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 such amendments en bloc are waived. The original proponent of an amendment included in amendments en bloc may insert a statement in the Congressional Record immediately before the disposition of the amendments en bloc. 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. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified. 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.

    SEC. 2. At any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 1(b) of rule XXIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 2404) to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance programs, and for other purposes. No further general debate shall be in order. The bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read. No amendment shall be in order except those printed in part 3 of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution and amendments en bloc described in this resolution. Amendments printed in part 3 of the report may be offered only in the order printed, may be offered only by the named proponent or a designee, 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 except as specified in the report, 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 amendments printed in part 3 of the report are waived. It shall be in order at any time for the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part 3 of the report or germane modifications thereof. Such amendments en bloc shall be considered as read except that modifications shall be reported; shall be debatable for ten minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs or their respective designees; 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 such amendments en bloc are waived. The original proponent of an amendment included in amendments en bloc may insert a statement in the Congressional Record immediately before the disposition of the amendments en bloc. 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.

    SEC. 3. The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may postpone until a time during further consideration in the Committee of the Whole a request for a recorded vote on any amendment made in order by this resolution. The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may reduce to not less than five minutes the time for voting by electronic device on any postponed question that immediately follows another vote by electronic device without intervening business: Provided, That the time for voting by electronic device on the first in any series of questions shall be not less than fifteen minutes.

Attest:

Clerk.