ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING DEADLINE FOR H.R. 3616, FISCAL YEAR 1999 DOD AUTHORIZATION BILL
(House of Representatives - May 07, 1998)

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  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.

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