H.Amdt.640 to H.R.5427102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Amends Bill:||H.R.5427 — Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1993|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 06/24/1992)|
|Latest Action:||Mr. Fazio raised a point of order against the Smith (TX) amendment (A008). The amendment changes existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriation bill. The Chair sustained the point of order. (06/24/1992)|
Description: H.Amdt. 640 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)
Amendment sought to reduce the appropriation made for certain legislative branch overhead expenses by 10 percent. \ A point of order was sustained against the amendment on the grounds that it violated clause 2 of rule XXI in that it proposed to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill.
An amendment to cut by 10% the bill's appropriation for legislative branch overhead expenses. The amendment does not apply to the appropriations for official mail, official expenses of Members, and committees (standing, special and select).
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