Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3086-3095, S. Res. 359, and S.… read more

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3086-3095, S. Res. 359, and S. Con. Res. 138.

Page S8941

S. Res. 304, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the development of educational programs on veterans' contributions to the country and the designation of the week that includes Veterans Day as ``National Veterans Awareness Week'' for the presentation of such educational programs. 

S. 785, for the relief of Frances Schochenmaier, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

S. 1314, to establish a grant program to assist State and local law enforcement in deterring, investigating, and prosecuting computer crimes. 

S. 2778, to amend the Sherman Act to make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. 

S. 2811, to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to make communities with high levels of out-migration or population loss eligible for community facilities grants. 

S. Con. Res. 135, recognizing the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975.

Page S8941

Beaches Environmental Awareness, Cleanup, and Health Act: Senate passed H.R. 999, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the quality of coastal recreation waters, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S8988-92, S8998

Smith (of N.H.) Amendment No. 4174, in the nature of a substitute. 

Page S8998

Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act: Senate passed S. 522, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the quality of beaches and coastal recreation water, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S8998-S9003

Smith (of N.H.) Amendment No. 4175, in the nature of a substitute. 

Page S9000

Veterans Claims and Appeals Procedures Clarification and Improvement Act: Senate passed S. 1810, to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and improve compensation and pension, education, housing loan, insurance, and other benefits for veterans, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

Pages S9003-09

Next Generation Internet Act: Senate passed S. 2046, to reauthorize the Next Generation Internet Act, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S9009-13

Smith (of N.H.) (for Frist/Rockefeller) Amendment No. 4176, to increase the Federal investment in civilian research and development. 

Pages S8992-97, S9013

Water Resources Development Act: Senate began consideration of S. 2796, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and taking action on the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S8885-S8907, S8916-29

Adopted:

Smith (of N.H.)/Baucus Amendment No. 4164, in the nature of a substitute. 

Pages S8901-03

Smith (of N.H.) (for Helms) Amendment No. 4166, to direct the Corps of Engineers to give expedited consideration to the completion of a study on renourishment of certain beaches in North Carolina. 

Pages S8929, S8986

Smith (NH) (for Gorton) Amendment No. 4167, to provide the Corps of Engineers the authority to accept and expend funds provided by public entities to process permit required by federal environmental statutes. 

Pages S8929, S8986

Baucus (for Reed) Amendment No. 4168, to provide that the Secretary shall conduct a survey to determine the project deficiencies and identify the necessary measures to restore the project for Cliff Walk D948in Newport, Rhode Island to meet its authorized purpose. 

Pages S8929, S8986

Baucus (for Reed) Amendment No. 4169, to provide that the Secretary shall conduct a reconnaissance study to determine the Federal interest in dredging the Quonset Point navigation channel in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. 

Pages S8929, S8986

Baucus (for Conrad/Dorgan) Amendment No. 4170, to provide assistance for efforts to protect and improve the Missouri River in the State of North Dakota. 

Pages S8929, S8986

Baucus (for Torricelli) Amendment No. 4171, to direct the Secretary of the Army to establish a program to market dredged material. 

Pages S8929, S8987

Smith (of N.H.) Amendment No. 4172, to make a certain technical correction. 

Pages S8929, S8988

Smith (of N.H.) Amendment No. 4173, to provide for National Academy of Sciences studies. 

Pages S8929-30, S8988

Rejected:

By 24 yeas to 71 nays (Vote No. 254), Warner/Voinovich Amendment No. 4165, to require payment by non-Federal interests of certain operation and maintenance costs. 

Pages S8916-29

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill on Monday, September 25, 2000, with a vote on final passage of the bill to occur at 4:50 p.m.

Pages S9013-14

Nominations Discharged: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Foreign Relations Committee be discharged from further consideration of the following nominations, and that they be placed on the calendar:

Luis J. Lauredo, of Florida, to be Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization of American States, with the rank of Ambassador; and

Mark L. Schneider, of California, to be Director of the Peace Corps. 

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

3 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

Routine lists in the Air Force, Navy. 

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Messages From the House:

Pages S8939-40

Measures Referred:

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Measures Placed on Calendar:

Page S8871

Measures Read First Time:

Page S9013

Communications:

Pages S8840-41

Statements on Introduced Bills:

Page S8942

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages S8958-59

Amendments Submitted:

Page S8960

Notices of Hearings:

Pages S8997-98

Additional Statements:

Pages S8938-39

Privileges of the Floor:

Page S8998

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--254)

Pages S8928-29

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 6:15 p.m., until 10:00 a.m., on Friday, September 22, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on pages S8928-29.) close

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