Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Seven bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3100-3106.
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S. 1331, to give Lincoln County, Nevada, the right… read more

Measures Introduced: Seven bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3100-3106.

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S. 1331, to give Lincoln County, Nevada, the right to purchase at fair market value certain public land in the county, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-417)

S. 2950, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Sand Creek Massacre Historic Site in the State of Colorado, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-418)

H.R. 3084, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contribute funds for the establishment of an interpretative center on the life and contributions of President Abraham Lincoln, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 106-419)

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Water Resources Development Act: By 85 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 255), Senate passed 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, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Smith (of N.H.) (for Abraham) Amendment No. 4188, to express the sense of the Congress with respect to U.S.-Canadian cooperation on development of conservation standards embodying the principles of water conservation and resource improvement for making decisions concerning the withdrawal and use of water from the Great Lakes Basin. 

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National Veterans Awareness Week: Senate agreed to 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 of November 5, 2000, as ``National Veterans Awareness Week'' for the presentation of such educational programs. 

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Veterans Claims Assistance Act: Committee on Veterans' Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4864, to amend title 38, United States Code, to reaffirm and clarify the duty of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to assist claimants for benefits under laws administered by the Secretary, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Brownback (for Specter/Rockefeller) Amendment No. 4189, in the nature of a substitute. 

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National Energy Security Act: Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 2557, to protect the energy security of the United States and decrease America’s dependency on foreign oil sources to 50 percent by the Year 2010 by enhancing the use of renewable energy resources, conserving energy resources, improving energy efficiencies, and increasing domestic energy supplies, mitigating the effect of increases in energy prices on the American consumer, including the poor and the elderly. 

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

Transmitting, pursuant to law, the periodic report on the national emergency with respect to Iran; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-130)

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Transmitting, pursuant to law, the report on the national emergency with respect to National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA); to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-131)

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

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Donald L. Fixico, of Kansas, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2004.

Paulette H. Holahan, of Louisiana, to be a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science for a term expiring July 19, 2004.

Marilyn Gell Mason, of Florida, to be a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science for a term expiring July 19, 2003.

John J. Wilson, of Maryland, to be Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 

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Messages From the President:

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Messages From the House:

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Communications:

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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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Text of S. 2511, as Previously Passed:

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Enrolled Bills Signed:

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Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--255)

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Recess: Senate convened at 12 noon, and recessed at 6:53 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, September 26, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S9208.) close

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