May 7, 1998 - Issue: Vol. 144, No. 56 — Daily Edition105th Congress (1997 - 1998) - 2nd Session
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING DEADLINE FOR H.R. 2431, FREEDOM FROM RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION ACT
(House of Representatives - May 07, 1998)
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[Pages H2978-H2979] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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. [[Page H2979]] 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. ____________________