Measures Introduced: Thirty-nine bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2630-2668, S. Res. 314-316, and S.… read more
Measures Introduced: Thirty-nine bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2630-2668, S. Res. 314-316, and S. Con. Res. 118.
Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:
S. 2277, to terminate the application of title IV of the Trade Act of 1974 with respect to the People’s Republic of China. (S. Rept. No. 106-305)
S. 1854, to reform the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 336, providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate.
2000 District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run: Committee on Rules and Administration was discharged from further consideration of H. Con. Res. 280, authorizing the 2000 District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run to be run through the Capitol Grounds, and the resolution was then agreed to.
National Moment of Remembrance: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of H. Con. Res. 302, calling on the people of the United States to observe a National Moment of Remembrance to honor the men and women of the United States who died in the pursuit of freedom and peace, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Sierra Leone Civil War Crimes: Senate agreed to S. Res. 315, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the crimes and abuses committed against the people of Sierra Leone by the Revolutionary United Front.
Honoring Vietnam Veterans: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration H.R. 3293, to amend the law that authorized the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to authorize the placement within the site of the memorial of a plaque to honor those Vietnam veterans who died after their service in the Vietnam war, but as a direct result of that service, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President.
Immigration and Naturalization Service Data Management Improvement Act: Senate passed H.R. 4489, to amend section 110 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, clearing the measure for the President.
Honoring Judge Daniel H. Thomas: Senate agreed to S. Res. 316, honoring Senior Judge Daniel H. Thomas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.
Legislative Branch Appropriations: Senate completed consideration of S. 2603, making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
By a unanimous vote of 100 yeas (Vote No. 113), Mikulski Amendment No. 3166, to express the sense of the Senate commending the United States Capitol Police.
During consideration of this measure today, the Senate also took the following action:
By 98 yeas to 2 nays (Vote No. 114), Senate agreed to the motion to advance the bill to third reading.
Subsequently, S. 2603 was returned to the Senate calendar.
Agricultural Risk Protection Act--Conference Report: By 91 yeas to 4 nays (Vote No. 115), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2559, to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to strengthen the safety net for agricultural producers by providing greater access to more affordable risk management tools and improved protection from production and income loss, and to improve the efficiency and integrity of the Federal crop insurance program, clearing the measure for the President.
Messages From the President: Senate received the following messages from the President of the United States:
Transmitting, pursuant to law, a notice concerning the Continuation of Emergency with Respect to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), the Bosnian Serbs, and Kosovo; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-110)
Transmitting pursuant to law a 6-month periodic report to Congress on the National Emergencies with Respect to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro); referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-111)
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
1 Army nomination in the rank of general.
1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
Robert S. LaRussa, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade.
Robin Chandler Duke, of New York, to be Ambassador to Norway.
Marc E. Leland, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2003.
Harriet M. Zimmerman, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2003. (Reappointment)
Donald J. Sutherland, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring August 11, 2002. (Reappointment)
Stephen M. Orlofsky, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.
Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico for the term of four years.
33 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
Messages From the President:
Messages From the House:
Measures Placed on Calendar:
Measures Read First Time:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Notices of Hearings:
Authority for Committees:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--115)
Pages S4406-07, S4441
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:31 a.m., and pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 336, adjourned at 5:20 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Tuesday, June 6, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S4505.) close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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