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Text of Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3171) to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to reorganize the Department of Agriculture, ...

...Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 28, 1994. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 28, 1994 (Passed the House (Engrossed)).

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H. Res. 544

In the House of Representatives, U. S.,

September 28, 1994.

    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. 3171) to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to reorganize the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of 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 chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Agriculture. After general debate 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 Agriculture now printed in the bill. The committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute 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. 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. 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.

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Clerk.