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H.Res. 1203 (94th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 13589. A bill to authorize appropriations for the U.S. Information Agency.

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5/18/1976--Introduced. Provides that upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to move that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 13589) to authorize appropriations for the United States Information Agency, and for other purposes. States that after general debate, which shall be confined to the bill and shall continue not to exceed one hour, to be equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on International Relations, the bill shall be read for amendment under the five-minute rule. Requires the committee, at the conclusion of the consideration of the bill for amendment, to rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted, and 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. Provides that after the passage of H.R. 13589, the Committee on International Relations shall be discharged from the further consideration of the bill S. 3168, and it shall then be in order in the House to move to strike out all after the enacting clause of said Senate bill and insert in lieu thereof as one amendment in the nature of a substitute the texts of the bills H.R. 12262, H.R. 13179, and H.R. 13589 as passed by the House.