H.R.4194: Making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, and for other pur (2024)

Ordered to be Reported.

The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 105-610, by Mr. Lewis (CA).

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.

Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 501 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4194 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The amendment printed in 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. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments.

Rule H. Res. 501 passed House.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 501.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4194 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The amendment printed in 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. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments.

House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 501 and Rule XXIII.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Larry Combest to act as Chairman of the Committee.

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.

POSTPONED VOTE - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Stokes en bloc amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Kennedy of Massachusetts demanded a recorded vote. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 501, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 501, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the Lazio amendment.

POSTPONED VOTE - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Lazio amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lazio demanded a recorded vote. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 501, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business of the Committee was the postponed proceedings on the amendments debated earlier and that votes on the amendments would occur in the following order: Stokes of Ohio and Lazio of New York.

Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4194 as unfinished business.

The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.

Considered as unfinished business.

Considered as unfinished business.

The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.

POSTPONED VOTE ON ROEMER AMENDMENT - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Roemer amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Roemer demanded a recorded vote. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 501, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment.

Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4194 as unfinished business.

Considered as unfinished business.

The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.

Mr. Bonilla raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Bonilla stated that Section 423 constituted legislation in an appropriations act. The Chair sustained the point of order.

The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Hinchey amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hinchey demanded a recorded vote. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 501, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment.

The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Hilleary amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hilleary demanded a recorded vote. Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 501, the Chair postponed proceedings on the amendment.

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business of the Committee was the postponed proceedings on the amendments debated earlier and that votes on the amendments would occur in the following order: Roemer of Indiana (debated on July 23), Hinchey of New York, and Hilleary of Tennessee.

The Chair put the question on agreeing to the Riggs amendment by voice vote and announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Riggs demanded a recorded vote and pending that made a point of no quorum.

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4194.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Obey moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations.

Obey Motion to Recommit - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion.

The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 261 (Roll No. 351).

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 259 - 164 (Roll No. 352).

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

The following Senate actions occurred pursuant to the order of July 16, 1998.

Received in the Senate, read twice.

Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the language of S. 2168 amended.

Passed Senate in lieu of S. 2168 with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Senate insists on its amendment asks for a conference, appoints conferees Bond; Burns; Stevens; Shelby; Campbell; Craig; Mikulski; Leahy; Lautenberg; Harkin; Byrd.

Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Mr. Lewis (CA) asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.

On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Obey moved that the House instruct conferees.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Obey motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion require the managers on the part of the House to insist on the House position providing a total of $17,361,395,998 for the Department of Veterans' Affairs medical account.

The previous question was ordered without objection.

POSTPONED ROLL CALL VOTE - At the conclusion of debate the Speaker put the question on the motion to instruct conferees and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Obey objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the motion until later in the day.

On motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by recorded vote: 405 - 1 (Roll No. 434).

The Speaker appointed conferees: Lewis (CA), DeLay, Walsh, Hobson, Knollenberg, Frelinghuysen, Neumann, Wicker, Livingston, Stokes, Mollohan, Kaptur, Meek (FL), Price (NC), and Obey.

Conferees agreed to file conference report.

Conference report H. Rept. 105-769 filed.

Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 574 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 4194 with 1 hour of general debate. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read.

Rule H. Res. 574 passed House.

Mr. Lewis (CA) brought up conference report H. Rept. 105-769 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 574.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report.

The previous question was ordered without objection.

Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 409 - 14 (Roll No. 483).

Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.

Conference report considered in Senate.

Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 96-1. Record Vote No: 307.

Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Cleared for White House.

Presented to President.

Signed by President.

Became Public Law No: 105-276.

Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

Referred to the Subcommittee on VA, HUD and Independent Agencies.

First Day of Subcommittee Hearings.

Final Day of Subcommittee Hearings.

First Day of Subcommittee Mark-up.

Final Day of Subcommittee Mark-up.

Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee.

Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.

July 8, 1998

Introduced in the House by Jerry Lewis (R-Calif.)

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