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Legislative History and Digest of H.R. 3019


OMNIBUS FY96 APPROPRIATIONS BILL

PUBLIC LAW: 104-134 (signed 04/26/96)

OFFICIAL TITLE:
A bill making appropriations for fiscal year 1996 to make a further downpayment toward a balanced budget, and for other purposes.

Note: This legislation provided full-year funding for agencies whose appropriations bills had been vetoed by the President and consequently had been funded by a series of continuing resolutions. The vetoed bills include H.R. 1977, funding the USGS, Bureau of Mines, and DOE Fossil Energy R&D, H.R. 2099, funding NSF, NASA, and EPA, and H.R. 2076, funding NOAA. For further information, see the update on FY1996 appropriations process.

SPONSOR: Rep. Bob Livingston (R-LA)

DATE INTRODUCED: 03-05-95

COSPONSORS: NONE

COMPLETE BILL TEXT AND DIGEST:
The complete bill text and digest are available on Thomas: The Library of Congress Web Site. In Thomas, click on 104th Congress Bills, then Search by Bill Number, type in hr 3019 , hit RUN QUERY, and choose the most recent version.

LEGISLATIVE ACTION:

House Action(s)

Mar 5, 96:
Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Mar 6, 96:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 372 Reported to House.
Mar 7, 96:
HA 946 Amendment Offered by Representative Lowey.
HA 946 On agreeing to the Lowey amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 222 (Roll no. 51).
HA 947 Amendment Offered by Representative Istook.
HA 947 On agreeing to the Istook amendment (A002) Agreed to by recorded vote: 211 - 209 (Roll no. 52).
HA 948 Amendment Offered by Representative Crapo.
HA 948 On agreeing to the Crapo amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 329 - 89 (Roll no. 53).
Rule H. Res. 372 passed House.
Called up by House under the provisions of rule H. Res. 372.
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 228 (Roll no. 54).
Passed House (Amended) by Yea-Nay Vote: 209 - 206 (Roll no. 55).
Apr 25, 96:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 415 Reported to House.
Rule H. Res. 415 passed House.

Senate Action(s)

Mar 11, 96:
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Measure laid before Senate.
Mar 12, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Mar 13, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Mar 14, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Mar 15, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Mar 18, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Mar 19, 96:
Considered by Senate.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 79-21. Record Vote No: 42.
Mar 21, 96:
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Apr 25, 96:
Conference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
Conference papers: Senate report and managers' statement held at the desk in Senate.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Conference Action(s)

Mar 19, 96:
Senate insists on its amendment asks for a conference, appoints conferees Hatfield; Stevens; Cochran; Specter; Domenici; Bond; Gorton;McConnell; Mack; Burns; Shelby; Jeffords; Gregg; Bennett; Campbell; Byrd; Inouye; Hollings; Johnston; Leahy; Bumpers; Lautenberg; Harkin;Mikulski; Reid; Kerrey; Kohl; Murray.
Mar 21, 96:
Conference held.
On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection. On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 194 - 207 (Roll no. 90).
The Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of the House bill (except sec. 101(c)) and the Senate amendment (except sec. 101(d)), and modifications committed to conference: Livingston, Myers, Young (FL), Regula, Lewis (CA), Porter, Rogers, Skeen, Wolf, Vucanovich, Lightfoot, Callahan, Walsh, Obey, Yates, Stokes, Bevill, Murtha, Wilson, Dixon, Hefner, and Mollohan.
The Speaker appointed conferees for consideration of sec. 101(c) of the House bill, and sec. 101(d) of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Porter, Young (FL), Bonilla, Istook, Miller (FL), Dickey, Riggs, Wicker, Livingston, Obey, Stokes, Hoyer, Pelosi, and Lowey.
Mar 27, 96:
Conference held.
Mar 28, 96:
The Speaker appointed conferees House accepted resignation of Mr. Stokes; Mr. Hoyer appointed to fill vacancy on primary panel.
Mar 29, 96:
Conference held.
Apr 23, 96:
The Speaker appointed conferees House accepted the resignation of Mr. Hoyer from the primary panel; Mr. Stokes appointed to fill the vacancy on the primary panel and reappointed as a conferee for consideration of sec. 101(c) of the House bill and sec. 101(d) of the Senate amendment and modifications committed to conference.
Apr 24, 96:
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
Apr 25, 96:
Conference report H. Rept. 104-537 filed in House.
House Agreed to Conference Report by the Yeas and Nays: 399 - 25 (Roll no. 135).
Conference report considered in Senate.
Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 88-11. Record Vote No: 89.

Executive Action(s)

Apr 25, 96:
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Apr 26, 96:
Became Public Law No: 104-134.
Signed by President.

(Source: Library of Congress)


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