Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Nine bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2803-2811, S. Res. 329, and S.… read more

Measures Introduced: Nine bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2803-2811, S. Res. 329, and S. Con. Res. 125.

Page S6015

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:

Report to accompany S. 2071, to benefit electricity consumers by promoting the reliability of the bulk-power system. (S. Rept. No. 106-324)

H.R. 4249, An act to foster cross-border cooperation and environmental cleanup in Northern Europe. 

S. Res. 239, expressing the sense of the Senate that Nadia Dabbagh, who was abducted from the United States, should be returned home to her mother, Ms. Maureen Dabbagh. 

S. Res. 309, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding conditions in Laos. 

S. Res. 329, urging the Government of Argentina to pursue and punish those responsible for the 1994 attack on the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

S. Con. Res. 57, concerning the emancipation of the Iranian Baha’i community, and with an amended preamble. 

S. Con. Res. 122, Concurrent resolution recognizing the 60th anniversary of the United States nonrecognition policy of the Soviet takeover of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and calling for positive steps to promote a peaceful and democratic future for the Baltic region. 

Page S6013

Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 125, providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives. 

Pages S5954, S6028

Jicarilla Apache Reservation Feasibility Study: Senate passed H.R. 3051, to direct the Secretary of the Interior, the Bureau of Reclamation, to conduct a feasibility study on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in the State of New Mexico, clearing the measure for the President. 

Pages S6033-34

Native American Trade Promotion: Senate passed S. 2719, to provide for business development and trade promotion for Native Americans. 

Pages S6034-35

Chief Washakie Statue: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 333, providing for the acceptance of a statue of Chief Washakie, presented by the people of Wyoming, for placement in National Statuary Hall. 

Pages S6035-36

Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 344, permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Father Theodore Hesburgh. 

Page S6036

Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations: Senate continued consideration of H.R. 4577, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:

Pages S5941-S6003

Adopted:

By a unanimous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. 151), Hutchison/Collins Amendment No. 3619, to clarify that funds appropriated under this Act to carry out innovative programs under section 6301(b) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 shall be available for same gender schools. 

Pages S5941-42

By 98 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 152), Harkin (for Daschle) Amendment No. 3658, to fund a coordinated national effort to prevent, detect, and educate the public concerning Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect and to identify effective interventions for children, adolescents, and adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect. 

Pages S5942-44

Wellstone Amendment 3644, to provide funds for the loan forgiveness for child care providers program, with an offset. 

Pages S5957-60

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Reid (for Wellstone) Amendment No. 3680, to provide for a certification program to improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of suicide hotlines and crisis centers. 

Pages S5971-77

Voinovich Amendment No. 3641, to permit appropriations to be used for programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. 

Pages S5984-86

Rejected:

Landrieu Amendment No. 3645, to provide funding for targeted grants under section 1125 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (By 75 yeas to 23 nays (Vote No. 158), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S5986-90, S5993

Jeffords Amendment No. 3655, to increase the appropriations for carrying out the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (By 51 yeas to 47 nays (Vote No. 159), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S5990-92, S5993-94

Pending:

Frist Modified Amendment No. 3654, to increase the amount appropriated for the Interagency Education Research Initiative. 

Pages S6000-03

During consideration of this measure today, the Senate also took the following actions:

By 51 yeas to 48 nays (Vote No. 153), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected a motion to waive section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the consideration of Kennedy Amendment No. 3661, to provide an additional $202,000,000 to carry out title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, relating to the training and recruitment of teachers. Subsequently, a point of order that the amendment was in violation of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was sustained, and the amendment thus fell. 

Pages S5944-52

By 48 yeas to 51 nays (Vote No. 154), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected a motion to waive section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the consideration of Dodd Amendment No. 3672, to provide $1,000,000,000 for Twenty-first Century Community Learning Centers. Subsequently, a point of order that the amendment was in violation of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was sustained, and the amendment thus fell. 

Pages S5952-54, S5977

By 48 yeas to 51 nays (Vote No. 155), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected a motion to waive section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the consideration of Kerrey Amendment 3659, to increase funding for the technology literacy challenge fund. Subsequently, a point of order that the amendment was in violation of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was sustained, and the amendment thus fell. 

Pages S5955-57, S5978

By 47 yeas to 52 nays (Vote No. 156), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected a motion to waive section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the consideration of Reed Amendment No. 3638, to provide funds for the GEAR UP Program. Subsequently, a point of order that the amendment was in violation of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was sustained, and the amendment thus fell. 

Pages S5961-63, S5978-79

By 49 yeas to 50 nays (Vote No. 157), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected a motion to waive section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the consideration of Kennedy Amendment No. 3678, to adjust appropriations for workforce investment activities and related activities. Subsequently, a point of order that the amendment was in violation of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was sustained, and the amendment thus fell. 

Pages S5963-71, S5979

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill, pending amendment, and certain amendments to be proposed thereto, on Thursday, June 29, 2000, with a vote to occur on the pending amendment. 

Disclosure of Political Activities: Senate completed consideration of H.R. 4762, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require 527 organizations to disclose their political activities. 

Pages S5994-S6000

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for a vote on final passage to occur on Thursday, June 29, 2000.

Page S5994

Radiation Exposure: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1515, to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. 

Page S6036

Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Donald Mancuso, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Defense. 

Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2006.

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Messages From the House:

Pages S6010-11

Measures Referred:

Page S6011

Measures Placed on Calendar:

Pages S5941, S6011

Measures Read First Time:

Page S6040

Communications:

Pages S6011-13

Executive Reports of Committees:

Pages S6013-15

Statements on Introduced Bills:

Pages S6015-26

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages S6026-28

Amendments Submitted:

Pages S6029-32

Notices of Hearings:

Page S6032

Authority for Committees:

Pages S6032-33

Additional Statements:

Pages S6007-10

Privileges of the Floor:

Page S6033D681

Record Votes: Nine record votes were taken today. (Total--159)

Pages S5942, S5944, S5952, S5977-79, S5993-94

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 9:32 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, June 29, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S6040.) close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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