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Wyden So the previous question on the resolution was ordered.

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House agree to said resolution?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. BUNNING, announced that the yeas had it.

So the resolution was agreed to.

A motion to reconsider the vote whereby said resolution was agreed to was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 1643) to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation) to the products of Bulgaria, with the following Senate amendment:

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert: SECTION 1. TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF THE

CONTINUING RESOLUTION. (a) IN GENERAL.-Section 106(c) of Public Law 104–56 is amended by striking “December 15, 1995" and inserting "January 12, 1996".

(b) EFFECTIVE PERIOD.-The amendment made by subsection (a) shall be considered to have taken effect on December 16, 1995. SEC. 2. ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COM

PENSATION. Beginning on January 2, 1996, any Federal employee who is excepted from furlough and is not being paid due to a lapse in appropriations shall be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits with no waiting period for such eligibility to accrue. With respect to any person who is eligible for such benefits by reason of the preceding sentence, any such benefits received shall be subject to repayment in the same manner and to the same extent when eligibility by reason of the preceding sentence ceases as if such cessation were an end to the period of unemployment.

Mr. LIVINGSTON, pursuant to House Resolution 334, moved that the House concur in the amendment of the Senate with the following amendment:

(1) In lieu of the matter proposed by said amendment, insert:

TITLE I That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, namely:

SEC. 101. (a) Such amounts as may be necessary under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995 for continuing the following projects or activities including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees (not otherwise specifically provided for in this Act) which were conducted in the fiscal year 1995:

All nutrition services for the elderly under the account heading “Aging services programs” under the Administration on Aging in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All grants to States for child welfare services, authorized by title IV, part B, subpart 1, of the Social Security Act, under the account heading “Children and families services programs” under the Administration for Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All Federal Parent Locator Service activities, as authorized by section 453 of the Social Security Act, under the account heading “Children and families services programs” under the Administration for Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All State unemployment insurance administration activities under the account heading “State unemployment insurance and employment service operations” under the Employment and Training Administration in the Department of Labor;

All general welfare assistance payments and foster care payments, as authorized by law, funded under the account heading “Operation of Indian programs” under the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the Department of the Interior;

All projects and activities funded under the account heading "Family support payments to States” under the Administration For Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All projects and activities funded under the account heading "Payments to States for foster care and adoption assistance" under the Administration For Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All administrative activities necessary to carry out the projects and activities in the preceding two paragraphs;

All projects and activities funded under the account headings "Dual benefits payments account”, “Limitation on administration” and “Limitation on railroad unemployment insurance administration fund” under the Railroad Retirement Board;

All projects and activities necessary to accommodate visitors and to provide for visitor services in the National Park System, the National Wildlife Refuges, the National Forests, the facilities operated by the Smithsonian Institution, the National Gallery of Art, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the United States Holocaust Memorial; and

All projects and activities necessary to process VISAS and passports and to provide for American citizen services, notwithstanding section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956: Provided, That whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted under an Act which included funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section is greater than that which would be available or granted under current operations, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate.

(b) Whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted under the Act which included funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section as passed by the House as of the date of enactment of this Act, is different from that which would be available or granted under such Act as passed by the Senate as of the date of enactment of this Act, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate or the rate permitted by the action of the House or the Senate, whichever is lower, under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995.

(c) Whenever an Act which included funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section has been passed by only the House or only the Senate as of the date of enactment of this Act, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued under the appropriation, fund, or authority granted by the one House at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rat the rate permitted by the action of the one House, whichever is lower, and under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 102. Appropriations made by section 101 shall be available to the extent and in the manner which would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.

SEC. 103. No appropriation or funds made available or authority granted pursuant to section 101 shall be used to initiate or resume any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 104. No provision which is included in the appropriations Act enumerated in section 101 but which was not included in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year

or

13.9 TARGETED CONTINUING

APPROPRIATIONS Mr. LIVINGSTON, pursuant to House Resolution 334, called up from the

1995 and which by its terms is applicable to more than one appropriation, fund, or authority shall be applicable to any appropriation, fund, or authority provided in this Act.

SEC. 105. Appropriations made and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for any program, project, or activity during the period for which funds or authority for such project or activity are available under this Act.

SEC. 106. Unless otherwise provided for in this title of this Act or in the applicable appropriations Act, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act shall be available until (a) enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this title of this Act, or (b) the enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act by both Houses without any provision for such project or activity, or (c) September 30, 1996, except for the projects and activities under the headings “Family support payments to States” and “Payments to States for foster care and adoption assistance”, for which date shall be March 15, 1996, whichever first occurs.

SEC. 107. Expenditures made pursuant to this title of this Act shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is tained is enacted into law.

SEC. 108. No provision in the appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1996 referred to in section 101 of this Act that makes the availability of any appropriation provided therein dependent upon the enactment of additional authorizing or other legislation shall be effective before the date set forth in section 106(c) of this Act.

SEC. 109. Appropriations and funds made available by or authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act may be used without regard to the time limitations for submission and approval of apportionments set forth in section 1513 of title 31, United States Code, but nothing herein shall be construed to waive any other provision of law governing the apportionment of funds.

SEC. 110. For the purposes of this title of this Act, the time covered by this title of this Act shall be considered to have begun on December 16, 1995.

SEC. 111. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, except section 106, funds appropriated under section 101 for the payment of vested dual benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act shall be made available so as to fully fund the payments made on January 1, 1996, and the payments to be made within the period covered by this Act including those payments to be made on the first day of each month within the period covered by this Act. In addition to the funds appropriated under section 101 of this

of this Act, $12,800,000 is appropriated to restore full funding for payments made for the period prior to January 1, 1996.

SEC. 112. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, except section 106, the authorities provided under subsection (a) of section 140 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236) shall remain in effect during the period of this Act, notwithstanding paragraph (3) of said subsection.

TITLE II

VETERANS AFFAIRS That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, namely:

SEC. 201. ENSURED PAYMENT DURING FISCAL YEAR 1996 OF VETERANS' BENEFITS IN EVENT OF LACK OF APPROPRIATIONS.

(a) PAYMENTS REQUIRED.-In any case during fiscal year 1996 in which appropriations are not otherwise available for programs, projects, and activities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall nevertheless ensure that,

(1) payments of existing veterans benefits are made in accordance with regular procedures and schedules and in accordance with eligibility requirements for such benefits; and

(2) payments to contractors of the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs are made when due in the case of services provided that directly relate to patient health and safety.

(b) FUNDING.–There is hereby appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the payments pursuant to subsection (a), including such amounts as may be necessary for the costs of administration of such payments.

(c) CHARGING OF ACCOUNTS WHEN APPROPRIATIONS MADE.-In any case in which the Secretary uses the authority of subsection (a) to make payments, applicable accounts shall be charged for amounts so paid, and for the costs of administration of such payments, when regular appropriations become available for those purposes.

(d) EXISTING BENEFITS SPECIFIED.-For purposes of this section, existing veterans benefits are benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that have been adjudicated and authorized for payments as of

(1) December 15, 1995; or

(2) if appropriations for such benefits are available (other than pursuant to subsection (b)) after December 15, 1995, the last day on which appropriations for payment of such benefits are available (other than pursuant to subsection (b)).

SEC. 202. Section 201 shall cease to be effective on September 30, 1996.

SEC. 203. For the purposes of this title of this Act, the time covered by this title of this Act shall be considered to have begun on January 4, 1996.

TITLE III That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, namely:

SEC. 301. Such amounts as may be necessary under the authority and conditions provided in applicable appropriations Acts for the fiscal year 1995 for paying salaries of Federal employees excepted from the provisions of the Antideficiency Act (31 U.S.C. 1341 et seq) who are continuing projects and activities conducted in fiscal year 1995 who work during periods when there is otherwise no funding authority for their salaries.

SEC. 302. Appropriations made by section 301 shall be available to the extent and in the manner which would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.

SEC. 303. No appropriation or funds made available or authority granted pursuant to section 301 shall be used to initiate or resume any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 304. No provision which is included in the appropriations Act enumerated in section 301 but which was not included in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 1995 and which by its terms is applicable to more than one appropriation, fund, or authority shall be applicable to any appropriation, fund, or authority provided in this Act.

SEC. 305. Appropriations made and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for any program, project, or activity during the period for which funds or authority for such project or activity are available under this Act.

SEC. 306. Unless otherwise provided for in this title of this Act or in the applicable appropriations Act, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this title of the Act shall be available until (a) enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this title of this Act, or (b) the enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act by both Houses without any provision for such project or activity, or (c) January 26, 1996, whichever first occurs.

SEC. 307. Expenditures made pursuant to this title of this Act shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is contained is enacted into law.

SEC. 308. No provision in the appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1996 referred to in section 301 of this Act that makes the availability of any appropriation provided therein dependent upon the enactment of additional authorizing or other legislation shall be effective before the date set forth in section 306(c) of this Act.

SEC. 309. Appropriations and funds made available by or authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act may be used without regard to the time limitations for submission and approval of apportionments set forth in section 1513 of title 31, United States Code, but nothing herein shall be construed to waive any other provision of law governing the apportionment of funds.

SEC. 310. ALL FEDERAL EMPLOYEES DEEMED TO BE EXCEPTED EMPLOYEES.

(a) IN GENERAL.-Section 1342 of title 31, United States Code, is amended for the period December 15, 1995 through January 26, 1996

(1) by inserting after the first sentence “All officers and employees of the United States Government or the District of Columbia government shall be deemed to be performing services relating to emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property.”; and

(2) by striking out the last sentence.

SEC. 311. EXCEPTED EMPLOYEES UNDER NORMAL LEAVE POLICY.-Federal employees considered excepted from furlough during any period in which there is a lapse in appropriations with respect to the agency activity in which the employee is engaged shall not be considered to be furloughed when on leave and shall be subject to the same leave regulations as if no lapse in appropriations had occurred.

SEC. 312. ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.-Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, beginning on January 2, 1996, any federal employee who is excepted from furlough and is not being paid due to a lapse in appropriations shall be deemed to be totally separated from Federal service and eligible for unemployment compensation benefits under subchapter I of chapter 85 of title 5 of the United States Code with no waiting period for such eligibility to accrue.

SEC. 313. For the purposes of this title, Federal employees returning to work under the provisions of section 310 shall be deemed to have returned to work at the first regularly scheduled opportunity after December 15, 1995.

SEC. 314. Appropriations made pursuant to section 301 are made notwithstanding section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, section 701 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, section 313 of the Foreign Relations

Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236), section 53 of the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, and section 10 of Public Law 91-672.

TITLE IV That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of the general fund and enterprise funds of the District of Columbia for the District of Columbia for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, namely:

SEC. 401. (a) Such amounts as may be necessary under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995 for continuing projects or activities including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees (not otherwise specifically provided for in this title of this Act) which were conducted in the fiscal year 1995 and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority would be available in the following appropriations Act:

The District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1996: Provided, That whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted in this Act is greater than that which would be available or granted under current operations, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate.

(b) Whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted under the Act listed in this section as passed by the House as of the date of enactment of this Act, is different from that which would be available or granted under such Act as passed by the Senate as of the date of enactment of this Act, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate or the rate permitted by the action of the House or the Senate, whichever is lower, under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995: Provided, That where an item is not included in either version or where an item is included in only one version of the Act as passed by both Houses as of the date of enactment of this Act, the pertinent project or activity shall not be continued except as provided for in section 411 or 412 under the appropriation, fund, or authority granted by the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995 and under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 402. Appropriations made by section 401 shall be available to the extent and in the manner which would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.

SEC. 403. No appropriation or funds made available or authority granted pursuant to section 401 shall be used to initiate or resume any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 404. No provision which is included in the appropriations Act enumerated in section 401 but which was not included in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 1995 and which by its terms is applicable to more than one appropriation, fund, or authority shall be applicable to any appropriation, fund, or authority provided in this title of this Act.

SEC. 405. Appropriations made and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for any program, project, or activity during the period for which funds or authority for such project or activity are available under this title of this Act.

SEC. 406. Unless otherwise provide for in this title of this Act or in the applicable appropriations Act, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act shall be available

until (a) enactment into law of an appropria- for such programs funded by this title of this
tion for any project or activity provided for Act that would impinge on final funding pre-
in this title of this Act, or (b) the enactment rogatives.
into law of the applicable appropriations Act SEC. 414. This title of this Act shall be im-
by both Houses without any provision for plemented so that only the most limited
such project or activity, or (c) September 30, funding action of that permitted in this title
1996, whichever first occurs.

of this Act shall be taken in order to provide
SEC. 407. Notwithstanding any other provi- for continuation of projects and activities.
sion of this title of this Act, except section SEC. 415. The provisions of section 132 of
406, none of the funds appropriated under the District of Columbia Appropriations Act,
this title of this Act shall be expended for 1988, Public Law 100-202, shall not apply for
any abortion except where the life of the this title of this Act.
mother would be endangered if the fetus SEC. 416. Notwithstanding any other provi-
were carried to term or where the pregnancy sion of this title of this Act, except section
is the result of an act of rape or incest.

406, none of the funds appropriated under SEC. 408. Expenditures made pursuant to this title of this Act shall be used to implethis title of this Act shall be charged to the

ment or enforce any system or registration applicable appropriation, fund, or authoriza

of unmarried, cohabiting couples whether tion whenever a bill in which such applicable they are homosexual, lesbian, heterosexual, appropriation, fund, or authorization is con

including but not limited to registration for tained is enacted into law.

the purpose of extending employment, SEC. 409. No provision in the appropriations

health, or governmental benefits to such Act for the fiscal year 1996 referred to in sec

couples on the same basis that such benefits tion 401 of this title of this Act that makes

are extended to legally married couples; nor the availability of any appropriation pro

shall any funds made available pursuant to vided therein dependent upon the enactment

any provision of this title of this Act otherof additional authorizing or other legislation

wise be used to implement or enforce D.C. shall be effective before the date set forth in

Act 9-188, signed by the Mayor of the Dissection 406(c) of this Act. SEC. 410. Appropriations and funds made

trict of Columbia on April 15, 1992.

TITLE V
available by or authority granted pursuant
to this title of this Act may be used without

CLARIFICATION OF CERTAIN REIMBURSEMENTS
regard to the time limitations for submis- SEC. 501. CLARIFICATION OF REIMBURSEMENT
sion and approval of apportionments set TO STATES FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED EMPLOY-
forth in section 1513 of title 31, United States EES.-
Code, but nothing herein shall be construed (a) If a State used State funds to continue
to waive any other provision of law gov- carrying out a Federal program or fur-
erning the apportionment of funds.

loughed State employees whose compensaSEC. 411. Notwithstanding any other provi- tion is advanced or reimbursed in whole or in sion of this title of this Act, except section part by the Federal Government406, whenever the Act listed in section 401 as (1) such furloughed employees shall be passed by both the House and Senate as of compensated at their standard rate of comthe date of enactment of this Act does not pensation for such period; include funding for an ongoing project or ac

(2) the State shall be reimbursed for extivity for which there is a budget request, or penses that would have been paid by the Fedwhenever the rate for operations for an ongo- eral Government during such period had aping project or activity provided by section propriations been available, including the 401 for which there is a budget request would cost of compensating such furloughed emresult in the project or activity being signifi- ployees, together with interest thereon due cantly reduced, the pertinent project or ac- under section 6503(d) of title 31, United tivity may be continued under the authority States Code; and and conditions provided in the applicable ap

(3) the State may use funds available to propriations Act for the fiscal year 1995 by

the State under such Federal program to reinereasing the rate for operations provided

imburse such State, together with interest by section 401 to a rate for operations not to thereon due under section 6503(d) of title 31, exceed one that provides the minimal level United States Code. that would enable existing activities to con

(b) For purposes of this subsection, the tinue. No new contracts or grants shall be

term "State" shall have the meaning as such awarded in excess of an amount that bears

term is defined under the applicable Federal the same ratio to the rate for operations pro- program under subsection (a). vided by this section as the number of days

(c) The authority under this section apcovered by this Act bears to 366. For the pur

plies with respect to any period in fiscal year poses of this title of this Act the minimal

1996 (not limited to periods beginning or endlevel means a rate for operations that is re

ing after the date of the enactment of this duced from the current rate by 25 percent.

Act) during which there occurs a lapse in apSEC. 412. Notwithstanding any other provi

propriations with respect to any department sion of this title of this Act, except section

or agency of the Federal Government which, 406, whenever the rate for operations for any

but for such lapse in appropriations, would continuing project or activity provided by

have paid, or made reimbursement relating section 401 or section 411 for which there is a

to, any of the expenses referred to in subbudget request would result in a furlough of

section (a) with respect to the program inGovernment employees, that rate for oper

volved. Payments and reimbursements under ations may be increased to the minimum

this authority shall be made only to the exlevel that would enable the furlough to be tent and in amounts provided in advance in avoided. No new contracts or grants shall be

appropriations Acts. awarded in excess of an amount that bears

(2) Amend the title so as to read: “Making the same ratio to the rate for operations pro

appropriations for certain activities for the vided by this section as the number of days

fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.” covered by this Act bears to 366.

After debate, SEC. 413. Notwithstanding any other provi- Pursuant to House Resolution 334, sion of this title of this Act, except sections

the previous question was considered 406, 411, and 412, for those programs that had

as ordered on the motion to adoption high initial rates of operation or complete

or rejection.
distribution of funding at the beginning of
the fiscal year in fiscal year 1995 because of

The question being put, viva voce, distributions of funding to States, foreign

Will the House agree to said motion? countries, grantees, or others, similar dis

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. tributions of funds for fiscal year 1996 shall

HASTERT, announced that the yeas not be made and no grants shall be awarded had it.

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Myrick
Nadler
Neal
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
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Olver
Ortiz
Orton
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Parker
Pastor
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Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
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13.12 RECESS AUTHORITY FOR SPEAKER

AND WAIVER OF RULES REQUIREMENT Ms. PRYCE, by direction of the Committee on Rules, called up the following resolution (H. Res. 330):

Resolved, That (a) the Speaker may declare recesses subject to the call of the Chair on the calendar days of Friday, January 5, 1996, through Tuesday, January 9, 1996. A recess declared pursuant to this subsection may not extend beyond the calendar day of Tuesday, January 9, 1996.

(b) The Speaker may declare recesses subject to the call of the Chair on the calendar days of Tuesday, January 9, 1996, through Friday, January 12, 1996. A recess declared pursuant to this subsection may not extend beyond the calendar day of Friday, January 12, 1996.

(c) The Speaker may declare recesses subject to the call of the Chair on the calendar days of Friday, January 12, 1996, through Tuesday, January 16, 1996. A recess declared pursuant to this subsection may not extend beyond the calendar day of Tuesday, January 16, 1996.

(d) The Speaker may declare recesses subject to the call of the Chair on the calendar days of Tuesday, January 16, 1996, through Friday, January 19, 1996. A recess declared pursuant to this subsection may n extend beyond the calendar day of Friday, January 19, 1996.

(e) The Speaker may declare recesses subject to the call of the Chair on the calendar days of Friday, January 19, 1996, through Tuesday, January 23, 1996. A recess declared pursuant to this subsection may not extend beyond the calendar day of Tuesday, January 23, 1996.

SEC. 2. The requirement of clause 4(b) of rule XI for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House is waived with respect to any resolution reported from that committee before the calendar day of Wednesday, January 24, 1996, and providing for consideration or disposition of any of the following measures:

(1) A bill making general appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996, any amendment thereto, any conference report thereon, or any amendment reported in disagreement from a conference thereon.

(2) A bill or joint resolution that includes provisions making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, any amendment thereto, any conference report thereon, or any amendment reported in disagreement from a conference thereon.

(3) A bill or joint resolution that includes provisions increasing or waiving (for a temporary period or otherwise) the public debt limit under section 3101(b) of title 31, United States Code, any amendment thereto, any conference report thereon, or any amendment reported in disagreement from a conference thereon.

(4) A bill to provide for a balanced budget by 2002, any amendment thereto, any conference report thereon, or any amendment reported in disagreement from a conference thereon.

When said resolution was considered. After debate,

On motion of Ms. PRYCE, the previous question was ordered on the resolution to its adoption or rejection

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House agree to said resolution?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. KINGSTON, announced that the yeas had it.

Mr. MOAKLEY objected to the vote on the ground that a quorum was not present and not voting.

NOT VOTING-15
Bryant (TX) Hayes

Stark
Chapman
Lightfoot

Stockman
Fazio
Myers

Studds
Fields (TX) Quillen

Wilson
Flake
Rose

Wyden
So the motion was agreed to.

A motion to reconsider the vote, whereby said motion was agreed to, was laid on the table.

Pursuant to House Resolution 334 the title of H.R. 1643 was amended to read as follows: "Making appropriations for certain activities for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.".

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in said amendments.

13.11 PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION

OF THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.J.

RES. 134 Ms. PRYCE, by direction of the Committee on Rules, reported (Rept. No. 104–448) the privileged resolution (H. Res. 336) providing for the disposition of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 134) making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year, 1996, and for other purposes.

When said resolution and report were referred to the House Calendar and ordered printed.

YEAS—401
Deal
DeFazio
DeLauro
DeLay
Dellums
Deutsch
Diaz-Balart
Dicks
Dingell
Dixon
Doggett
Dooley
Doolittle
Dornan
Doyle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Durbin
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Engel
English
Ensign
Eshoo
Evans
Everett
Ewing
Farr
Fattah
Fawell
Fields (LA)
Filner
Flanagan
Foglietta
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fowler
Fox
Frank (MA)
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frisa
Frost
Funderburk
Furse
Gallegly
Gejdenson
Gekas
Gephardt
Geren
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Green
Greenwood
Gunderson
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hamilton
Hancock
Hansen
Harman
Hastert
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Hefner
Heineman
Herger
Hilleary
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hobson

Abercrombie
Ackerman
Allard
Andrews
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baesler
Baker (CA)
Baker (LA)
Baldacci
Ballenger
Barcia
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Bass
Bateman
Becerra
Beilenson
Bentsen
Bereuter
Berman
Bevill
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Bishop
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bonior
Bono
Borski
Boucher
Brewster
Browder
Brown (CA)
Brown (FL)
Brown (OH)
Brownback
Bryant (TN)
Bunn
Bunning
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Cardin
Castle
Chambliss
Christensen
Chrysler
Clay
Clayton
Clement
Clinger
Clyburn
Coble
Coburn
Coleman
Collins (GA)
Collins (IL)
Collins (MI)
Combest
Condit
Conyers
Cooley
Costello
Cox
Coyne
Cramer
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cunningham
Danner
Davis
de la Garza

Hoke
Holden
Horn
Houghton
Hoyer
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jacobs
Jefferson
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Johnston
Jones
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kim
King
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaFalce
LaHood
Lantos
Latham
La Tourette
Laughlin
Lazio
Leach
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Lincoln
Linder
Lipinski
Livingston
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Longley
Lowey
Lucas
Luther
Maloney
Manton
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
Matsui
McCarthy
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McDermott
McHale
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
McKinney
McNulty
Meehan
Meek
Menendez
Metcalf
Meyers
Mfume

029-065 D-00--2.

A quorum not being present,

The roll was called under clause 4, rule XV, and the call was taken by electronic device.

Yeas

224 When there appeared

Nays ... 190

13.13

taken from the Speaker's table the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 134) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to have concurred in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution.

SEC. 2. House Concurrent Resolution 131 is hereby adopted.

SEC. 3. The Clerk shall not transmit to the Senate a message regarding H.J. Res. 134 until the House has received a message that the Senate has agreed to House Concurrent Resolution 131 as adopted by the House.

The text of the Senate amendment and the House amendment to the Senate amendment are as follows:

Senate amendment:

Strike out all after the resolving clause and insert:

TITLE I

Allard
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baker (CA)
Baker (LA)
Ballenger
Barr
Barrett (NE)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Bereuter
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bono
Brownback
Bryant (TN)
Bunn
Bunning
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Castle
Chambliss
Chenoweth
Christensen
Clinger
Coble
Collins (GA)
Combest
Cooley
Cox
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cunningham
Davis
Deal
DeLay
Diaz-Balart
Dickey
Doolittle
Dornan
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
English
Ensign
Everett
Ewing
Fawell
Flanagan
Foley
Forbes
Fowler
Fox
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen

[Roll No. 8]

YEAS-224
Frisa
Funderburk
Gallegly
Gekas
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Goodlatte
Goodling
Goss
Graham
Greenwood
Gunderson
Gutknecht
Hancock
Hansen
Hastert
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Heineman
Herger
Hilleary
Hobson
Hoekstra
Hoke
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Istook
Johnson (CT)
Johnson, Sam
Jones
Kasich
Kelly
Kim
King
Kingston
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaHood
Largent
Latham
LaTourette
Laughlin
Lazio
Leach
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (KY)
Linder
LoBiondo
Longley
Lucas
Manzullo
Martini
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (FL)
Molinari
Moorhead
Morella
Myrick

Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oxley
Packard
Parker
Paxon
Petri
Pombo
Porter
Portman
Pryce
Quinn
Radanovich
Ramstad
Regula
Riggs
Roberts
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Roth
Roukema
Royce
Salmon
Sanford
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Shuster
Skeen
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Solomon
Souder
Spence
Stearns
Stump
Talent
Tate
Tauzin
Taylor (NC)
Thomas
Thornberry
Tiahrt
Torkildsen
Upton
Vucanovich
Waldholtz
Walker
Walsh
Wamp
Watts (OK)
Weldon (FL)
Weldon (PA)
Weller
White
Whitfield
Wicker
Wolf
Young (AK)
Young (FL)
Zeliff
Zimmer

Coyne

Johnson (SD) Pelosi
Cramer

Johnson, E. B. Peterson (FL)
Danner
Kanjorski

Peterson (MN)
de la Garza
Kaptur

Pickett DeFazio

Kennedy (MA) Pomeroy
DeLauro

Kennedy (RI) Poshard
Dellums
Kennelly

Rahall
Deutsch
Kildee

Rangel
Dicks
Kleczka

Reed
Dingell
Klink

Richardson
Dixon
La Falce

Rivers
Doggett
Lantos

Roemer
Dooley
Levin

Roybal-Allard
Doyle

Lewis (GA) Rush
Durbin
Lincoln

Sabo
Edwards
Lipinski

Sanders
Engel
Lofgren

Sawyer
Eshoo
Lowey

Schroeder
Evans
Luther

Schumer
Farr
Maloney

Scott
Fattah
Manton

Serrano
Fields (LA) Markey

Sisisky
Filner
Martinez

Skaggs
Flake
Mascara

Skelton
Foglietta
Matsui

Slaughter
Ford
McCarthy

Spratt
Frank (MA) McDermott Stenholm
Frost
McHale

Stokes
Furse

McKinney Stupak
Ganske
McNulty

Tanner
Gejdenson
Meehan

Taylor (MS)
Gephardt
Meek

Tejeda
Geren
Menendez

Thompson
Gibbons
Mfume

Thornton
Gonzalez

Miller (CA) Thurman
Gordon
Minge

Torres
Green
Mink

Torricelli
Gutierrez
Moakley

Towns
Hall (OH)
Mollohan

Traficant
Hall (TX)
Moran

Velazquez
Hamilton
Murtha

Vento
Harman
Nadler

Visclosky
Hastings (FL) Neal

Volkmer
Hefner
Oberstar

Ward
Hilliard
Obey

Waters
Hinchey
Olver

Watt (NC)
Holden
Ortiz

Waxman
Hoyer
Orton

Williams
Jackson (IL) Owens

Wise Jackson-Lee Pallone

Woolsey (TX) Pastor

Wynn Jacobs

Payne (NJ) Yates Jefferson

Payne (VA)

NOT VOTING—19
Bryant (TX) Johnston

Stark
Chapman
Lightfoot

Stockman
Chrysler

Livingston Studds
Clayton

Montgomery Wilson
Fazio
Myers

Wyden
Fields (TX) Quillen
Hayes

Rose
So the resolution was agreed to.

A motion to reconsider the vote whereby said resolution was agreed to was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPEND

ENT CHILDREN AND FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION ASSIST

ANCE That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, namely:

SEC. 101. (a) Such amounts as may be necessary under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995 for continuing the following projects or activities including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees (not otherwise specifically provided for in this joint resolution) which were conducted in the fiscal year 1995:

All rojects and activities funded under the account heading "Family support payments to States” under the Administration For Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All projects and activities funded under the account heading “Payments to States for foster care and adoption assistance" under the Administration For Children and Families in the Department of Health and Human Services;

Such amounts as may be necessary for the medicaid program under title XIX of the Social Security Act for the second quarter of fiscal year 1996; and

All administrative activities necessary to carry out the projects and activities in the preceding three

paragraphs: Provided, That whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted under an Act which including funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section is greater than that which would be available or granted under current operations, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the

the current rate.

13.14 PROVIDING FOR DISPOSITION OF

SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.J. RES. 134 Mr. SOLOMON, by direction of the Committee on Rules, called up the following resolution (H. Res. 336):

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution the House shall be considered to have taken from the Speaker's table the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 134) making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to have concurred in the Senate amendment with an amendment consisting of the text printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution.

SEC. 2. House Concurrent Resolution 131 is hereby adopted.

SEC. 3. The Clerk shall not transmit to the Senate a message regarding H.J. Res. 134 until the House has received a message that the Senate has agreed to House Concurrent Resolution 131 as adopted by the House.

The Senate amendment is as follows: Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution the House shall be considered to have

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