Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Three bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3023-3025, and S. Res. 351-352.
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Measures Introduced: Three bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3023-3025, and S. Res. 351-352.

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S. 2439, to authorize the appropriation of funds for the construction of the Southeastern Alaska Intertie system. (S. Rept. No. 106-405)

S. 2283, to amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to make certain amendments with respect to Indian tribes, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-406)

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Death of Representative Bateman: Senate agreed to S. Res. 352, relative to the death of Representative Herbert H. Bateman, of Virginia. 

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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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Byrd Amendment No. 4117, to require disclosure by the People’s Republic of China of certain information relating to future compliance with World Trade Organization subsidy obligations. 

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Byrd Amendment No. 4131, to improve the certainty of the implementation of import relief in cases of affirmative determinations by the International Trade Commission with respect to market disruption to domestic producers of like or directly competitive products. 

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Thompson Amendment No. 4132, to provide for the application of certain measures to covered countries in response to the contribution to the design, production, development, or acquisition of nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons or ballistic or cruise missiles. 

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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill on Tuesday, September 12, 2000, with a vote on the pending Byrd Amendment No. 4117 (listed above) to occur at 10:00 a.m.

Statements on Introduced Bills:

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Additional Cosponsors:

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Amendments Submitted:

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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 12 noon, and as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Representative Herbert H. Bateman, of Virginia, in accordance with S. Res. 352, adjourned at 7:52 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, September 12, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S8351.) close

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