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.

Purpose:

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).

House Amendment Code:

(A008)

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