Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Eleven bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3045-3055.
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S. 1534, to reauthorize the Coastal Zone… read more

Measures Introduced: Eleven bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3045-3055.

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S. 1534, to reauthorize the Coastal Zone Management Act, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-412)

H.R. 701, to provide Outer Continental Shelf Impact Assistance to State and local governments, to amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978, and the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (commonly referred to as the Pittman-Robertson Act) to establish a fund to meet the outdoor conservation and recreation needs of the American people, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-413)

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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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Rejected:

By 6 yeas to 90 nays (Vote No. 247), Hollings Amendment No. 4134, to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to require corporations to disclose foreign investment-related information in 10-K reports. 

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By 30 yeas to 68 nays (Vote No. 248), Division I of 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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By 24 yeas to 74 nays (Vote No. 249), Division IV of 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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Hollings Amendment No. 4136, to authorize and request the President to report to the Congress annually, beginning in January, 2001, on the balance of trade with China for advanced technology products, and direct the President to eliminate any deficit. 

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By 16 yeas to 81 nays (Vote No. 250), Hollings Amendment No. 4135, to authorize and request the President to report to the Congress annually beginning in January, 2001, on the balance of trade with China for cereals (wheat, corn, and rice) and soybeans, and to direct the President to eliminate any deficit. 

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Hollings Amendment No. 4137, to condition eligibility for risk insurance provided by the Export-Import Bank or the Overseas Private Investment Corporation on certain certifications. 

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Withdrawn:

Wellstone Amendment No. 4118, to require that the President certify to Congress that the People’s D910Republic of China has taken certain actions with respect to ensuring human rights protection. 

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

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Division II of 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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Division III of 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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Division V of 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 on Friday and Monday, September 15 and 18, 2000, with a vote on final passage of the bill to occur at 2:15 p.m., on Tuesday, September 19, 2000.

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Messages From the President: Senate received the following message from the President of the United States:

Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee for the period of February 1, 1998, to January 31, 2000; to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. (PM-127)

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Elwood Holstein, Jr., of New Jersey, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. 

Melvin E. Clark, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 2002. (Reappointment)

Sheryl R. Marshall, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2002. (Reappointment)

Nina M. Archabal, of Minnesota, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2006.

Betty G. Bengtson, of Washington, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2006.

Ron Chew, of Washington, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2006.

Henry Glassie, of Indiana, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2006.

Mary D. Hubbard, of Alabama, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2004.

Naomi Shihab Nye, of Texas, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2006.

Vicki L. Ruiz, of Arizona, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2006.

Toni G. Fay, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2001.

Michael Prescott Goldwater, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring October 13, 2005.

Hans Mark, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring April 17, 2002. (Reappointment)

Lynda Hare Scribante, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring October 13, 2005. (Reappointment)

Thomas A. Fink, of Alaska, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2003. (Reappointment)

Stephen B. Lieberman, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vice Edward N. Cahn, retired. 

3 Coast Guard nominations in the rank of admiral. 

4 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral. 

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Messages From the President:

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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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Statements on Introduced Bills:

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Additional Cosponsors:

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Notices of Hearings:

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Authority for Committees:

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Additional Statements:

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Text of S. 1608, as Previously Passed:

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Enrolled Bills Presented:

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Enrolled Bills Signed:

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Privileges of the Floor:

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Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. (Total--250)

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Adjournment: Senate convened at 11:01 a.m., and adjourned at 7:24 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Friday, September 15, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S8608.) close

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

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