Senate Session

Measures Introduced: One bill and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3022 and S. Res. 350.
Pages S8290-91
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Measures Introduced: One bill and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3022 and S. Res. 350.

Pages S8290-91

Report to accompany H.R. 4690, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001. (S. Rept. No. 106-404)

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PNTR (Permanent Normal Trade Relations) for China: Senate continued consideration of H.R. 4444, to authorize extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the People’s Republic of China, and to establish a framework for relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:

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Pending:

Wellstone Amendment No. 4118, to require that the President certify to Congress that the People’s Republic of China has taken certain actions with respect to ensuring human rights protection. 

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Wellstone Amendment No. 4119, to require that the President certify to Congress that the People’s Republic of China is in compliance with certain Memoranda of Understanding regarding prohibition on import and export of prison labor products. 

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Wellstone Amendment No. 4120, to require that the President certify to Congress that the People’s Republic of China has responded to inquiries regarding certain people who have been detained or imprisoned and has made substantial progress in releasing from prison people incarcerated for organizing independent trade unions. 

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Wellstone Amendment No. 4121, to strengthen the rights of workers to associate, organize and strike. 

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Smith (of N.H.) Amendment No. 4129, to require that the Congressional-Executive Commission monitor the cooperation of the People’s Republic of China with respect to POW/MIA issues, improvement in the areas of forced abortions, slave labor, and organ harvesting. 

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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill and certain amendments to be proposed thereto, on Monday, September 11, 2000.

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Energy and Water Development Appropriations Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for the adoption of the following additional amendments to H.R. 4733, making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 (which passed the Senate on Thursday, September 7, 2000):

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Roth (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4053, to provide for a Laboratory Funding Plan to carry out certain programs, projects, and activities of the National Nuclear Security Administration. 

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Roth (for Stevens/Murkowski) Amendment No. 4054, to make available funds to replace and upgrade the dam in Kake, Alaska which collapsed July, 2000 to provide drinking water and hydroelectricity. 

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Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

Delmond J.H. Won, of Hawaii, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 2002. (Reappointment)

Larry L. Levitan, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of five years. (New Position)

Steve H. Nickles, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of four years. (New Position)

Robert M. Tobias, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of five years. (New Position)

Karen Hastie Williams, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of three years. (New Position)

George L. Farr, of Connecticut, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of four years. (New Position)

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Frank Henry Cruz, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2006. (Reappointment)

Charles L. Kolbe, of Iowa, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of three years. (New Position)

Robert M. Walker, of West Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs. (New Position)

Ernest J. Wilson III, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2004.

Francis J. Duggan, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Mediation Board for a term expiring July 1, 2003. (Reappointment)

Nancy Killefer, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board for a term of five years. (New Position)

Ross L. Wilson, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan. 

Karl William Hofmann, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Togolese Republic. 

Janet A. Sanderson, of Arizona, to be Ambassador to the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria. 

Donald Y. Yamamoto, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti. 

John W. Limbert, of Vermont, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. 

Roger A. Meece, of Washington, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi. 

Mary Ann Peters, of California, to be Ambassador to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. 

John Edward Herbst, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan. 

E. Ashley Wills, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Maldives. 

Nina V. Fedoroff, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2006.

Diana S. Natalicio, of Texas, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2006. (Reappointment)

Carlos Pascual, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to Ukraine. 

John A. White, Jr., of Arkansas, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2006. (Reappointment)

Debbie D. Branson, of Texas, to be a Member of the Federal Aviation Management Advisory Council for a term of three years. (New Position)

Robert B. Rogers, of Missouri, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2001.

Carol W. Kinsley, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term of one year. (New Position)

Jane Lubchenco, of Oregon, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation for a term expiring May 10, 2006. (Reappointment)

Warren M. Washington, of Colorado, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2006. (Reappointment)

Michael G. Kozak, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Belarus. 

Sharon P. Wilkinson, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Mozambique. 

James Edgar Baker, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for the term of fifteen years to expire on the date prescribed by law. 

Katherine Milner Anderson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2006. (Reappointment)

Owen James Sheaks, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Verification and Compliance). (New Position)

Pamela E. Bridgewater, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Benin. 

Thomas L. Garthwaite, of Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs for a term of four years. 

Roger W. Kallock, of Ohio, to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Material Readiness. (New Position)

Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico for the term of four years. 

Richard A. Boucher, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Public Affairs), vice James P. Rubin. 

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.

Joseph R. Biden, Jr., of Delaware, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Fifty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. 

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Rod Grams, of Minnesota, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Fifty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. 

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Messages From the House:

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Measures Referred:

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Measures Placed on Calendar:

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Communications:

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Petitions:

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Statements on Introduced Bills:

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Additional Cosponsors:

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Notices of Hearings:

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Additional Statements:

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Privileges of the Floor:

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Adjournment: Senate convened at 10:00 a.m., and adjourned at 3:43 p.m., until 12 noon, on Monday, September 11, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S8295.) close

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

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