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Legislative History and Digest of H.R. 2491


BUDGET RECONCILIATION BILL

BILL NO: H.R. 2491 (104th CONGRESS, 1st SESSION)

OFFICIAL TITLE: A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1996.

SPONSOR: Rep. John Kasich (R-OH)

DATE INTRODUCED: 10/17/95

COSPONSORS: None

COMPLETE BILL TEXT AND DIGEST:
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LEGISLATIVE ACTION:

 
                                 House Action(s) 

Oct 17, 95: 
     The House Committee on The Budget reported an original 
measure, H. Rept. 104-280, by Mr. Kasich.  
     Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 148.  
Oct 25, 95: 
     Considered by House pursuant to a previous order.  
Oct 26, 95: 
     HA 884 Amendment Offered by Representative Orton.  
     HA 884 On agreeing to the Orton amendment (A001) Failed by 
recorded vote: 72 - 356, 1 Present (Roll no. 741).  
     Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 245 Reported to House.  
     Rule H. Res. 245 passed House.  
     Called up by House under the provisions of rule H. Res. 245.  
     The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee 
of the Whole House on the state of the Union.  
     On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by Yea-Nay Vote: 
180 - 250 (Roll no. 742).  
     Passed House (Amended) by Yea-Nay Vote: 227 - 203 (Roll no. 
743).  
Nov 16, 95: 
     Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 272 Reported to House.  
Nov 17, 95: 
     Rule H. Res. 272 passed House.  
Nov 18, 95: 
     Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 279 Reported to House.  
     Rule H. Res. 279 passed House.  

                                Senate Action(s) 

Oct 27, 95: 
     Received in the Senate, read twice.  
     Measure laid before Senate.  
     Senate struck all after the Enacting Clause and substituted the 
language of S. 1357 amended.  
Oct 28, 95: 
     Passed Senate in lieu of S. 1357 with an amendment by Yea-Nay 
Vote. 52-47. Record Vote No: 556.  
Oct 30, 95: 
     Message on Senate action sent to the House.  
Oct 31, 95: 
     Message on House action received in Senate and at the desk: House 
requests a conference.  
Nov 13, 95: 
     Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.  
     Motion by Senator Kennedy to instruct conferees not tabled by Yea-
Nay Vote. 48-49. Record Vote No: 573.  
Nov 14, 95: 
     Message on Senate action sent to the House.  
Nov 17, 95: 
     Conference papers: Senate report and managers' statement and 
message on House action held at the desk in Senate.  
     Point of order against the conference report raised in Senate.  
     Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the conference 
report rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54-45. Record Vote No: 
583.  
     Message on Senate action sent to the House.  

                            Conference Action(s) 

Oct 30, 95: 
     On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and 
request a conference Agreed to by  voice vote.  
     On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by recorded 
vote: 198 - 219 (Roll no. 744).  
     The Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of the House bill 
and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Kasich, Walker, Armey, DeLay, Boehner, Sabo, Bonior, 
	and Stenholm.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on the Budget for consideration of 	title XX of the House bill, and 
modifications committed to conference: Kolbe, Shays, Hobson, 
	Slaughter, and Coyne.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Agriculture for consideration of title I of the House bill, and 
subtitles A-C of title I of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Roberts, Emerson, Gunderson, and de la 
Garza.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Banking and Financial Services for consideration of title II of the 
House bill, and title III of the Senate amendment, and 
	modifications committed to conference: Leach, McCollum, 
Roukema, Gonzalez, and LaFalce.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Commerce for consideration of 	title III of the House bill, and 
subtitle A of title IV, subtitles A and G of title V, and sec. 6004 of 
	the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Bliley, Schaefer, and Dingell.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Commerce for consideration of 	title XV of the House bill, and 
subtitle A of title VII of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
	committed to conference: Bliley, Bilirakis, Hastert, 
Greenwood, Dingell, Waxman, and Pallone.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Commerce for consideration of 	title XVI of the House bill, and 
subtitle B of title VII of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
	committed to conference: Bliley, Bilirakis, Tauzin, Barton, 
Paxon, Hall (TX), Dingell, Waxman, Wyden, and Pallone.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Economic and Educational Opportunities for consideration of title 
IV of the House bill, and title X of the Senate amendment, 	and 
modifications committed to conference: Goodling, McKeon, and Clay.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Government Reform and Oversight for consideration of title V of 
the House bill, and title VIII and secs. 13001 and 13003 	of the 
Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: 
Clinger, Schiff, and Collins (IL).  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on International Relations for consideration of title VI of the House 
bill, and sec. 13002 of the Senate amendment, and 	modifications 
committed to conference: Gilman, Burton, and Hamilton.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on the Judiciary for consideration of title VII of the House bill, and 
title IX and sec.12944 of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Hyde, Moorhead, and Conyers.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on National Security for consideration of title VIII of the House bill, 
and title II of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Spence, Hunter, and Dellums.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Resources for consideration of 	title IX of the House bill, and title 
V (except subtitles A and G) of the Senate amendment, and 
modifications committed to conference: Young (AK), Tauzin, and 
Miller (CA).  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of title X of the 
House bill, and subtitles B and C of title IV and 	title VI (except 
sec. 6004) of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Shuster, Clinger, and Oberstar.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Veterans' Affairs for consideration of title XI of the House bill, and 
title XI of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Stump, Hutchinson, and Montgomery.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Ways and Means for 	consideration of titles XII, XIII, XIV, and 
XIX of the House bill, and subtitles H and I of title VII and title XII 
(except sec. 12944) of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Archer, Crane, Thomas, Shaw, Bunning, 
Gibbons, Rangel, and Stark.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Ways and Means for consideration of title XV of the House bill, 
and subtitle A of title VII of the Senate amendment, 	and 
modifications committed to conference: Archer, Thomas, Johnson 
(CT), McCrery, Gibbons, 	Stark, and Cardin.  
Oct 31, 95: 
     The Speaker appointed an additional conferee - from the 
Committee on Agriculture for consideration of title I of the House bill, 
and subtitles A-C of title I of the Senate amendment, and 
modifications committed to conference: Brown (CA).  
Nov 2, 95: 
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Commerce for consideration of 	title XVI of the House bill, and 
subtitle B of title VII of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Hastert and Greenwood.  
Nov 13, 95: 
     Senate insists on its amendment by Unanimous Consent.  
     The Speaker appointed additional conferees - from the Committee 
on Commerce for consideration of 	title XVI of the House bill, and 
subtitle B of title VII of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Bryant (TX) and Towns.  
     Senate Conferees instructed to insist upon maintaining the Federal 
nursing home reform provisions of 	law that were enacted as part of the 
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 by Yea-Nay Vote. 95-1. 
Record Vote No: 570.  
     Motion by Senator Rockefeller to instruct Senate conferees tabled 
in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51-46. Record Vote No: 571.  
     Senate Conferees instructed to honor section 13301 of the Budget 
Enforcement Act of 1990 by Yea-	Nay Vote. 97-0. Record Vote No: 
572.  
     Senate Conferees instructed to insist about removing certain 
provisions relating to certain health care sections by Voice Vote.  
     Senate agreed to request for conference. Appointed conferees. 
Domenici; Grassley; Exon. From the Committee on the Budget.  
     Senate appointed conferees Lugar; Dole; Helms; Cochran; Craig; 
Leahy; Pryor from the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and 
Forestry.  
     Senate appointed conferees Thurmond; McCain; Bingaman from 
the Committee on Armed Services.  
     Senate appointed conferees D'Amato; Gramm; Sarbanes from the 
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  
     Senate appointed conferees Pressler; Stevens; McCain; Hollings; 
Inouye from the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation.  
     Senate appointed conferees Murkowski; Hatfield; Nickles; Craig; 
Johnston; Bumpers; Ford from the Committee on Energy and Natural 
Resources.  
     Senate appointed conferees Chafee; Warner; Smith; Baucus; Reid 
from the Committee on Environment and Public Works.  
     Senate appointed conferees Roth; Dole; Moynihan from the 
Committee on Finance.  
     Senate appointed conferees Stevens; Cohen; Thompson; Glenn; 
Pryor from the Committee on Governmental Affairs (and for 
consideration of the title of the House bill relating solely to 
	abolishing the Department of Commerce).  
     Senate appointed conferees Hatch; Grassley; Biden from the 
Committee on the Judiciary.  
     Senate appointed conferees Kassebaum; Jeffords; Coats; Frist; 
Kennedy; Pell; Simon from the Committee on Labor and Human 
Resources.  
     Senate appointed conferees Simpson; Murkowski; Rockefeller from 
the Committee on Veterans Affairs.  
Nov 14, 95: 
     Conference held.  
Nov 15, 95: 
     Conferees agreed to file conference report.  
     Conference held.  
Nov 16, 95: 
     Conference report H. Rept. 104-347 filed in House.  
Nov 17, 95: 
     Conference report H. Rept. 104-350 filed in House.  
     House Agreed to Conference Report by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 
189 (Roll no. 812).  
     Conference report considered in Senate.  
     Conference report disagreed to when the point of order was 
sustained.  
     Senate receded from its amendment and concurred with further 
amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-47. Record Vote No: 584.  
Nov 20, 95: 
     On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed 
to by the Yeas and Nays: 235 - 192 	(Roll no. 820).  

                                     Executive Action(s) 

Nov 20, 95: 
     Cleared for White House.  
Nov 30, 95: 
     Presented to President.  
Dec 6, 95: 
     Vetoed by President.  

RELATED LEGISLATION:
H. Res. 276, 279, 436, 245
H.R. 3734
H. Con. Res. 122, 66

(Source: Library of Congress)


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