May 7, 1998 - Issue: Vol. 144, No. 56 — Daily Edition105th Congress (1997 - 1998) - 2nd Session
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING DEADLINE FOR H.R. 3616, FISCAL YEAR 1999 DOD AUTHORIZATION BILL
(House of Representatives - May 07, 1998)
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[Page H2979] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING DEADLINE FOR H.R. 3616, FISCAL YEAR 1999 DOD AUTHORIZATION BILL (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 1 minute. There was no objection. Mr. GOSS. Mr. Speaker, I take this time for the purpose of making an additional announcement. Mr. Speaker, the Committee on Rules is planning to meet early in the week of May 18 to grant a rule which may restrict amendments for consideration of H.R. 3616, the Defense Authorization Bill for Fiscal Year 1999. Any Member contemplating an amendment should submit 55 copies of the amendment and a brief explanation to the Committee on Rules in H-312 of the Capitol no later than 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 14. Amendments should be drafted to the text of the reported version of the bill, a copy of which will become available during the day tomorrow at the Committee on National Security. The report will be filed early next week. Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that the amendments are properly drafted and should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian to be certain that amendments comply with the Rules of the House. ____________________