|00:00:00||BIPARTISAN AGREEMENT WITH MUCH OF THIS AMENDMENT AND MR.|
|00:00:04||CHAIRMAN, THANK YOU FOR THE HONORABLE WAY YOU'VE CONDUCTED YOURSELF IN THE CHAIR AT THIS LATE HOUR AND LONG DAY AND I PUT THE QUESTION ON THE SMITH AMENDMENT.|
|00:00:13||THE CHAIRMAN: THE AMENDMENT IS ON THE AMENDMENT OFFERED BY THE GENTLEMAN FROM NEW JERSEY, MR.|
|00:00:16||SMITH, TO THE AMENDMENT OFFERED BY THE GENTLEMAN FROM INDIANA.|
|00:00:23||THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE.|
|00:00:25||THOSE OPPOSED, NO.|
|00:00:26||IN THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE AYES HAVE IT AND THE AMENDMENT IS AGREED|
Mr. ROEMER. Mr. Chairman, I thank the gentleman for yielding to me.
As the gentleman from Washington started to say, it is time to vote. We have had a good lively debate for 1:30 in the morning. We started out on a bipartisan bill in a bipartisan way with comity and respect toward one another. We have had bipartisan agreement with much of this amendment. And, Mr. Chairman, thank you for the honorable way you have conducted yourself in the chair at this late hour and this long day.
Mr. Chairman, I put the question on the Smith amendment.
The CHAIRMAN pro tempore (Mr. Whitfield). The question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from New Jersey (Mr. Smith) to the amendment offered by the gentleman from Indiana (Mr. Roemer).
The amendment to the amendment was agreed to.
The CHAIRMAN pro tempore. The question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Indiana (Mr. Roemer), as amended.
The question was taken; and the Chairman pro tempore announced that the noes appeared to have it.