Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.Res. 653 (rh) Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the [Reported in House] ...

H.Res. 653 (rh) Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the [Reported in House] ...

Web GovRecords.org

H. Res. 653

                 In the House of Representatives, U.S.,

                                                         June 14, 2004.
Whereas President George Herbert Walker Bush served as the Forty-First President 
        of the United States and brought to the White House a dedication to 
        traditional American values and a commitment to use American strength as 
        a force for good;
Whereas, during his Presidency, the Communist empire dissolved, the Soviet Union 
        ceased to exist, and the Berlin Wall fell;
Whereas, during his Presidency, American troops overthrew the corrupt regime of 
        General Manuel Noriega;
Whereas President George H.W. Bush rallied the United States people, the United 
        Nations, and Congress and sent over 500,000 American military personnel, 
        who were joined by approximately 200,000 military and other personnel 
        from allied nations, as part of Operation Desert Storm, to defeat Iraqi 
        President Saddam Hussein's million-man army which invaded Kuwait and 
        threatened to move into Saudi Arabia;
Whereas President Bush and his very able Secretary of State secured military and 
        financial support from the United Nations, resulting in many nations 
        participating, for the first time ever, in paying their share of the 
        cost of a major war;
Whereas, during World War II, George H.W. Bush answered the call to duty by 
        enlisting in the armed forces on his 18th birthday, becoming the 
        youngest pilot in the Navy when he received his wings, and flying 58 
        combat missions, including being shot down by Japanese antiaircraft fire 
        and rescued by a United States submarine, for which he was awarded, 
        among other decorations, the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in 
Whereas George H.W. Bush continued his commitment to public service by serving 
        two terms as a Representative in the United States Congress from Texas, 
        serving as Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the Republican 
        National Committee, Chief of the United States Liaison Office in the 
        People's Republic of China, and Director of the Central Intelligence 
Whereas George H.W. Bush campaigned for the Republican nomination for President 
        in 1980 and thereafter was chosen by Ronald Reagan to be his running 
        mate, and subsequently served as Vice President of the United States 
        with responsibility for several domestic areas, including Federal 
        deregulation and anti-drug programs; and
Whereas, in 1988, George H.W. Bush won the Republican nomination for President 
        and was elected as the Forty-First President of the United States, 
        probably brought the greatest portfolio to the office of the Presidency 
        since Thomas Jefferson, and served our Nation for four years with 
        distinction and integrity: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives honors former President George 
H.W. Bush on the occasion of his 80th birthday on June 12, 2004, extends its 
congratulations and best wishes to him and to his family, former First Lady 
Barbara Bush, and his children, President George W. Bush, the Honorable Jeb 
Bush, Neil Bush, Marvin Bush, and Dorothy Bush Koch, and pays tribute to his 
lifetime of service on behalf of the Nation.


Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 S. 1535 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under part B of the Medicare Program, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
2 S. 1228 (is) To provide for the development, use, and enforcement of a system for labeling violent content in audio and visual media products, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
3 H.Res. 646 (rh) Providing for consideration of certain joint resolutions making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
4 H.Res. 321 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
5 H.R. 20 (eh) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct and operate a visitor center for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on land owned by the State of New York. [Engrossed in House] ...
6 S. 2020 (is) To adjust the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
7 H.R. 947 (ih) To address resource management issues in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. [Introduced in House] ...
8 H.Con.Res. 82 (ih) Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces from their positions in connection with the present operations against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. [Introduced...
9 S. 2905 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the Medicare+Choice program under part C of the medicare program. [Introduced in Senate] ...
10 H.R. 5225 (eh) To revise the boundaries of the Richmond National Battlefield Park [Engrossed in House] ...
11 H.R. 2780 (ih) To authorize the Attorney General to provide grants for organizations to find missing adults. [Introduced in House] ...
12 S. 1539 (is) To provide for the acquisition, construction, and improvement of child care facilities or equipment, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
13 H.R. 5368 (ih) To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Ohio. [Introduced in House] ...
14 H.R. 1995 (rh) To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to empower teachers, improve student achievement through high-quality professional development for teachers, reauthorize the Reading Excellence Act, and for other purposes. [Report...
15 H.R. 2490 (enr) Making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes. [Enrolled...
16 H.R. 1237 (ih) To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit grants for [Introduced in House] ...
17 H.R. 4317 (ih) To amend the Hate Crime Statistics Act to require the Attorney General to acquire data about crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on gender. [Introduced in House] ...
18 H.Res. 451 (ih) Calling for lasting peace, justice, and stability in Kosova. [Introduced in House] ...
19 H.Res. 14 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
20 S.J.Res. 42 (es) Providing for the reappointment of Manuel L. Ibanez as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
21 S. 3276 (es) To make technical corrections to the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 and certain amendments made by that Act. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
22 H.R. 5101 (ih) To require certain actions with respect to the availability of HIV/AIDS pharmaceuticals and medical technologies in developing countries, including sub-Saharan African countries. [Introduced in House] ...
23 S. 3257 (is) To establish a Chief Labor Negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative. [Introduced in Senate] ...
24 S. 1733 (es) To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to provide for a national standard of interoperability and portability applicable to electronic food stamp benefit transactions. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
25 H.R. 2541 (eh) To adjust the boundaries of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to include Cat Island, Mississippi. [Engrossed in House] ...
26 H.R. 4387 (ih) To provide that the School Governance Charter Amendment Act of 2000 shall take effect upon the date such Act is ratified by the voters of the District of Columbia. [Introduced in House] ...
27 H.R. 1167 (rh) To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to provide for further self-governance by Indian tribes, and for other purposes. [Reported in House] ...
28 H.R. 4033 (ih) To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to clarify the procedures and conditions for the award of matching grants for the purchase of armor vests. [Introduced in House] ...
29 H.R. 2368 (rs) To assist in the resettlement and relocation of the people of Bikini Atoll by amending the terms of the trust fund established during the United States administration of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. [Reported in Senate] %%Fil...
30 H.R. 5315 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate and gift tax rates, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...

Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions


1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy