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Jul 01, 1999

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR H.R. 1211 FOREIGN RELATIONS AUTHORIZATION ACT, FISCAL YEARS 2000 AND 2001

The Rules Committee will be meeting the week of July 12th to grant a rule on H.R. 1211, the "Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001." The bill was reported by the Committee on International Relations on April 29, 1999.

Any Member contemplating an amendment should submit 55 copies of the amendment and a brief explanation to the Rules Committee in H-312 of the Capitol no later than Tuesday, July 13 at 4 p.m.

Amendments should be drafted to H.R. 2415, the "American Embassy Security Act of 1999," as introduced on July 1, 1999. Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are properly drafted and should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian to be certain their amendments comply with the Rules of the House.

Please contact me or Danielle Simonetta of the Rules Committee staff at 5-9191 if you have further questions.