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.
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.
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.
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:
Smith (of N.H.) Amendment No. 4175, in the nature of a substitute.
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.
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:
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
Smith (of N.H.)/Baucus Amendment No. 4164, in the nature of a substitute.
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
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.
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.
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.
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
3 Army nominations in the rank of general.
Routine lists in the Air Force, Navy.
Messages From the House:
Measures Placed on Calendar:
Measures Read First Time:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Notices of Hearings:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--254)
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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- Thomas, Craig U.S. Senator [R] Wyoming
- Voinovich, George V U.S. Senator [R] Ohio
- Warner, John W. U.S. Senator [R] Virginia
- Wellstone, Paul U.S. Senator [D] Minnesota
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