H.Res. 179 (106th): Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4) to declare it to be the policy of the United States to deploy a national missile defense.

May 19, 1999 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Thomas Reynolds
Representative for New York's 27th congressional district
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May 20, 1999
1 pages
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Debate on H.R. 4 is governed by these rules.

Signed by the President
Jul 22, 1999


This simple resolution was agreed to on May 20, 1999. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced May 19, 1999
Reported by Committee May 19, 1999
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) May 20, 1999

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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 4 (national missile defense).

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