H.Con.Res.90 - To amend the Rules of the House of Representatives and the Standing Rules of the Senate to abolish the requirement that appropriations be authorized by laws, and to eliminate unnecessary duplication in the functions of the standing committees of the House and Senate, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-45] (Introduced 04/29/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/29/1993 Referred to the House Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.90 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/1993)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Jurisdictions of Standing Committees of the House of
Title II: Jurisdictions of Standing Committees of the Senate
Title III: Effective Date
Title I: Jurisdictions of Standing Committees of the House of Representatives - Amends rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives to revise the standing committees of the House and their jurisdictions. Lists the standing committees as: (1) Agriculture; (2) Armed Services; (3) Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs; (4) Budget; (5) Commerce, Science, and Transportation; (6) Education and Labor; (7) Energy and Natural Resources; (8) Environment and Public Works; (9) Foreign Affairs; (10) Governmental Affairs; (11) House Administration; (12) Intelligence (currently, a permanent select committee); (13) Judiciary; (14) Rules; (15) Small Business; (16) Standards of Official Conduct; (17) Veterans' Affairs; and (18) Ways and Means. Abolishes the following standing committees of the House: (1) Appropriations; (2) District of Columbia; (3) Government Operations; (4) Interior and Insular Affairs; (5) Merchant Marine and Fisheries; (6) Post Office and Civil Service; (7) Public Works and Transportation; and (8) Science, Space, and Technology.
Amends rule XXI to repeal the prohibitions against: (1) reporting or considering appropriations for expenditures not previously authorized; and (2) receiving or considering an appropriation bill or amendment containing a provision reappropriating unexpended balances.
Title II: Jurisdictions of Standing Committees of the Senate - Amends rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate to repeal provisions establishing the Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Makes conforming amendments to the Standing Rules of the Senate (language to be supplied at a later date).
Title III: Effective Date - Makes this Act effective at noon on January 3, 1995.