FOREIGN RELATIONS AUTHORIZATION ACT, FISCAL YEARS 1998 AND 1999 (House of Representatives - June 11, 1997)

In totality, this is a bipartisan bill and we hope to have the support of our colleagues on the measure.

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE CHAIRMAN PRO TEMPORE

The CHAIRMAN pro tempore. Pursuant to House Resolution 159, proceedings will now resume on the amendment offered by the gentleman from California [Mr. Rohrabacher], on which further proceedings were postponed on Tuesday, June 10, 1997.

AMENDMENT OFFERED BY MR. ROHRABACHER

The CHAIRMAN pro tempore. The unfinished business is the demand for a recorded vote on the amendment offered by the gentleman from California [Mr. Rohrabacher] on which further proceedings were postponed and on which the noes prevailed by voice vote.

The Clerk will designate the amendment.

The text of the amendment is as follows:

Amendment offered by Mr. Rohrabacher:

At the end of the bill add the following (and conform the table of contents accordingly):

DIVISION C--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 2001. ASSISTANCE FOR THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION.

None of the funds made available to carry out chapter 11 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2295 et seq.) for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 may be made available for the Russian Federation if the Russian Federation, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act, transfers an SS-N-22 missile system to the People's Republic of China.