Measures Introduced: Twelve bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3074-3085. Pages S8822-23 Measures Reported: H.R. 4986, to amend the… read more
Measures Introduced: Twelve bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3074-3085.
H.R. 4986, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the provisions relating to foreign sales corporations (FSCs) and to exclude extraterritorial income from gross income, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-416)
Legislative/Treasury/Postal Service Appropriations Conference Report: By 28 yeas to 69 nays (Vote No. 253), Senate failed to agree to the conference report on H.R. 4516, making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, and making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.
Subsequently, a motion to reconsider the vote by which the conference report was defeated was entered.
H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa: Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to the consideration of S. 2045, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to H-1B nonimmigrant aliens.
Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed on Thursday, September 21, 2000.
Intercountry Adoption Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2909, to provide for implementation by the United States of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, clearing the measure for the President.
Treaties Approved: The following treaties having passed through their various parliamentary stages, up to and including the presentation of the resolution of ratification, upon division, two-thirds of the Senators present and having voted in the affirmative, the resolutions of ratification were agreed to:
Convention On Protection of Children and Co-operation In Respect of Intercountry Adoption, with six declarations (Treaty Doc. 105-51)
Convention (No. 176) Concerning Safety and Health in Mines, with two understandings, two declaration, and two provisos (Treaty Doc. 106-8)
Food Aid Convention 1999, with three declarations and one proviso (Treaty Doc. 106-8)
Inter-American Convention on Sea Turtles, with three understandings, five declarations, and two provisos (Treaty Doc. 105-48)
Messages From the House:
Measures Placed on Calendar:
Measures Read First Time:
Pages S8820, S8866
Executive Reports of Committees:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Notices of Hearings:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total-253)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:32 a.m., and adjourned at 6:24 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, September 21, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S8868.) close
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