House Session

Bills Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R. 4245-4264; and 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 98, H. Con. Res. 303-306, and H.… read more

Bills Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R. 4245-4264; and 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 98, H. Con. Res. 303-306, and H. Res. 476, were introduced. 

Pages H2238-39

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H. Res. 472, providing for consideration of H.R. 3439, to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from establishing rules authorizing the operation of new, low power FM radio stations (H. Rept. 106-575);

H. Res. 473, providing for consideration of H.R. 4199, to terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (H. Rept. 106-576);

Conference report on H. Con. Res. 290, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2000, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2005 (H. Rept. 106-577).

H. Res. 474, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany H. Con. Res. 290, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, revising the D362congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2000, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2005 (H. Rept. 106-578); and

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H. Res. 475, providing for consideration of H.R. 3615, to amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to ensure improved access to the signals of local television stations by multichannel video providers to all households which desire such service in unserved and underserved rural areas by December 31, 2006 (H. Rept. 106-579).

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Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative LaTourette to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rev. Chip Lingle of Savannah, Georgia. 

Page H2125

Tax Limitation Constitutional Amendment: The House failed to pass H.J. Res. 94, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to tax limitations. By a yea and nay vote of: 234 yeas to 192 nays, with 2/3 required for passage, Roll No. 119.

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H. Res. 471, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to by voice vote. 

Pages H2128-31

Clean Lakes Program: The House passed H.R. 2328, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Clean Lakes Program by a yea and nay vote of 420 yeas to 5 nays, Roll No. 120.

Pages H2149-56, H2163-64

Agreed to the Committee amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order by the rule. 

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Agreed to the Traficant amendment that encourages the purchase of American-made products and requires a report on expenditures on foreign-made items within 180 days of the purchase. 

Pages H2155-56

Withdrawn:

Stupak amendment was offered, but subsequently withdrawn, that sought to prohibit the sale of fresh water from the Great Lakes. 

Pages H2153-55

H. Res. 468, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to by voice vote. 

Pages H2147-48

Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act: The House passed H.R. 3039, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to assist in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay by a yea and nay vote of 418 yeas to 7 nays, Roll No. 121.

Pages H2156-63, H2164

Agreed to the Traficant amendment that encourages the purchase of American-made products and requires a report on expenditures on foreign-made items within 180 days of the purchase. 

Page H2163

H. Res. 470, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to by voice vote. 

Pages H2148-49

Suspension--Strategic Petroleum Reserve: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 2884, to extend energy conservation programs under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act through fiscal year 2003 by a yea and nay vote of 416 yeas to 8 nays, Roll No. 122. The motion was debated on Tuesday, March 11.

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Spring District Work Period: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 303, providing for the adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate. 

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Recess: The House recessed at 9:05 p.m. and reconvened at 9:48 p.m.

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Recess: The House recessed at 9:49 p.m. and reconvened at 10:55 p.m.

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Amendments: Amendments ordered pursuant to the rule appear on page H2240.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea and nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H2146-47, H2163-64, H2164, and H2165. There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: The House met at 10:00 a.m. and adjourned at 10:56 p.m. close

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