ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING DEADLINE FOR H.R. 2431, FREEDOM FROM RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION ACT
(House of Representatives - May 07, 1998)

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 ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING DEADLINE FOR H.R. 2431, FREEDOM FROM RELIGIOUS 
                            PERSECUTION ACT

  (Mr. GOSS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 
minute.)
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Without objection, the gentleman from 
Florida is recognized for one minute.
  There was no objection.
  Mr. GOSS. Mr. Speaker, I take this time for the purpose of making an 
announcement.
  Mr. Speaker, the Committee on Rules is planning to meet during the 
week of May 11 to grant a rule which may restrict amendments for 
consideration of H.R. 2431, the Freedom from Religious Persecution Act.
  Any Member contemplating an amendment should submit 55 copies of the 
amendment and a brief explanation to the Committee on Rules at H-312 of 
the Capitol no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 12.
  Amendments should be drafted to the text of the H.R. 3806, a new bill 
introduced today, which consists of H.R.

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2431 as reported by the Committee on International Relations, the 
Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on Ways and Means, a copy 
of which is now available for review at the Committee on International 
relations.
  Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that 
their amendments are properly drafted and should check with the Office 
of the Parliamentarian to be certain their amendments comply with the 
Rules of the House.

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