< Back to H.Res. 320 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)

Text of Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3400) to provide a more effective, efficient, and responsive government.

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 22, 1993. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 22, 1993 (Passed the House (Engrossed)).

Source: GPO

HRES 320 EH

H. Res. 320

In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

November 22, 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 consideration of the bill (H.R. 3400) to provide a more effective, efficient, and responsive government. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points or order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and the amendments made in order by this resolution and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the committee amendments now printed in the bill, the amendment in the nature of a substitute specified in part 1 of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The bill, as so amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of further amendment. All points of order against the bill, as so amended, are waived. The bill, as so amended, shall be considered as read. No amendment to the bill, as so amended, shall be in order except those printed in part 2 of the report of the Committee on Rules. Each amendment may be offered and shall be disposed of 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 under the terms specified in the report, 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 the amendments printed in the report are waived. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill, as so amended, to the House with such further amendment 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, as so amended, or to any further amendment in the nature of a substitute adopted in the Committee of the Whole. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as so amended, and any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit, which may not include instructions.

Attest:

Clerk.