Senate Session

The Senate will resume debate on the motion to proceed to S. 2557, the National Energy Security Act of 2000.
Measures Introduced: Eight… read more

The Senate will resume debate on the motion to proceed to S. 2557, the National Energy Security Act of 2000.

Measures Introduced: Eight bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3141-3148.

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Reported on Friday, September 29, during the adjournment:

H.R. 4447, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 919 West 34th Street in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Samuel H. Lacy, Sr. Post Office Building''.

S. 1848, to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the design, planing, and construction of the Denver Water Reuse project, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-437)

S. 2195, to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the design, planning, and construction of the Truckee watershed reclamation project for the reclamation and reuse of water, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-438)

S. 2301, to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the design, planning, and construction of the Lakehaven water reclamation project for the reclamation and reuse of water, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-439)

S. 2345, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study concerning the preservation and public use of sites associated with Harriet Tubman located in Auburn, New York, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-440)

S. 2749, to establish the California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, to facilitate the interpretation of the history of development and use of trails in the setting of the western portion of the United States. (S. Rept. No. 106-441)

S. 2865, to designate certain land of the National Forest System located in the State of Virginia as wilderness. (S. Rept. No. 106-442)

S. 2959, to amend the Dayton Aviation Heritage Preservation Act of 1992, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 106-443)

H.R. 1680, to provide for the conveyance of Forest Service property in Kern County, California, in exchange for county lands suitable for inclusion in Sequoia National Forest, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-444)

H.R. 2919, to promote preservation and public awareness of the history of the Underground Railroad by providing financial assistance, to the Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. (S. Rept. No. 106-445)

H.R. 4063, to establish the Rosie the Riveter-World War II Home Front National Historical Park in the State of California, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-446)

H.R. 4285, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain administrative sites for National Forest System lands in the State of Texas, to convey certain National Forest System land to the New Waverly Gulf Coast Trades Center. (S. Rept. No. 106-447)

H.R. 2302, to designate the building of the United States Postal Service located at 307 Main Street in Johnson City, New York, as the ``James W. McCabe, Sr. Post Office Building''.

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H.R. 3030, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 757 Warren Road in Ithaca, New York, as the ``Matthew F. McHugh Post Office''.

H.R. 3454, to designate the United States post office located at 451 College Street in Macon, Georgia, as the ``Henry McNeal Turner Post Office''.

H.R. 3909, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4601 South Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, as the ``Henry W. McGee Post Office Building''.

H.R. 3985, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14900 Southwest 30th Street in Miramar City, Florida, as the ``Vicki Coceano Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4157, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 Lincoln Avenue in Pasadena, California, as the ``Matthew `Mack' Robinson Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4169, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2000 Vassar Street in Reno, Nevada, as the ``Barbara F. Vucanovich Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4448, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3500 Dolfield Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Judge Robert Bernard Watts, Sr. Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4449, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1908 North Ellamont Street in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Dr. Flossie McClain Dedmond Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4484, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 North Washington Street in Rockville, Maryland, as the ``Everett Alvarez, Jr. Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4517, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 24 Tsienneto Road in Derry, New Hampshire, as the ``Alan B. Shepard, Jr. Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4534, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Ridge Street in Lenoir, North Carolina, as the ``James T. Broyhill Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4554, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1602 Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the ``Joseph F. Smith Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4615, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3030 Meredith Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska, as the ``Reverend J.C. Wade Post Office''.

H.R. 4658, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 301 Green Street in Fayetteville, North Carolina, as the ``J.L. Dawkins Post Office Building''.

H.R. 4884, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 West 2nd Street in Royal Oak, Michigan, as the ``William S. Broomfield Post Office Building''.

S. 2804, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 424 South Michigan Street in South Bend, Indiana, as the ``John Brademas Post Office''.

Reported today:

Special Report entitled ``Further Revised Allocation to Subcommittees of Budget Totals''. (S. Rept. No. 106-465)

S. 2829, to provide for an investigation and audit at the Department of Education, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-448)

S. 1840, to provide for the transfer of public lands to certain California Indian Tribes. (S. Rept. No. 106-449)

S. 2400, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain water distribution facilities to the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 106-450)

S. 2757, to provide for the transfer or other disposition of certain lands at Melrose Air Force Range, New Mexico, and Yakima Training Center, Washington, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-451)

S. 2872, to improve the cause of action for misrepresentation of Indian arts and crafts. (S. Rept. No. 106-452)

S. 2873, to provide for all right, title, and interest in and to certain property in Washington County, Utah, to be vested in the United States. (S. Rept. No. 106-453)

S. 2877, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a feasibility study on water optimization in the Burnt River basin, Malheur River basin, Owyhee River basin, and Powder River basin, Oregon, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 106-454)

S. 2977, to assist in the establishment of an interpretive center and museum in the vicinity of the Diamond Valley Lake in southern California to ensure the protection and interpretation of the paleontology discoveries made at the lake and to develop a trail system for the lake for use by pedestrians and nonmotorized vehicles. (S. Rept. No. 106-455)

S. 2885, to establish the Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-456)

H.R. 2496, to reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994. (S. Rept. No. 106-457)

H.R. 3069, to authorize the Administrator of General Services to provide for redevelopment of the Southeast Federal Center in the District of Columbia, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-458)

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H.R. 3292, to provide for the establishment of the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-459)

H.R. 4275, to establish the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness. (S. Rept. No. 106-460)

H.R. 4286, to provide for the establishment of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge in Bibb County, Alabama. S. Rept. No. 106-461)

H.R. 4318, to establish the Red River National Wildlife Refuge. (S. Rept. No. 106-462)

H.R. 4579, to provide for the exchange of certain lands within the State of Utah. S. Rept. No. 106-463)

H.R. 1460, to amend the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to decrease the requisite blood quantum required for membership in the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo tribe. S. Rept. No. 106-464)

H.R. 4002, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to revise and improve provisions relating to famine prevention and freedom from hunger, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

S. 3076, to establish an undergraduate grant program of the Department of State to assist students of limited financial means from the United States to pursue studies abroad. 

S. 3144, to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to establish police powers for certain Inspector General agents engaged in official duties and provide an oversight mechanism for the exercise of those powers. 

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Intelligence Authorization: Senate passed H.R. 4392, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, after striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the text of S. 2507 (Senate companion measure), and after agreeing to the committee amendments, and the following amendments purposed thereto:

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Lott (for Warner) Amendment No. 4280, to modify the provisions relating to Department of Defense Intelligence activities. 

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Lott (for Specter) Amendment No. 4281, to modify procedures under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 relating to orders for surveillance and searches for foreign intelligence purposes. 

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Bryan (for Feinstein) Amendment No. 4282, to require disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act regarding certain persons and records of the Japanese Imperial Army in a manner that does not impair any investigation of prosecution conducted by the Department of Justice or certain intelligence matters. 

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Bryan (for Moynihan) Amendment No. 4283, to improve the identification, collection, and review for declassification of records and materials that are of archival value or extraordinary public interest to the people of the United States. 

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Bryan (for Kerrey) Amendment No. 4284, to honor the outstanding contributions of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan toward the redevelopment of Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

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Lott (for Shelby/Bryan) Amendment No. 4285, to make certain modifications. 

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Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference with the House thereon, and the Chair appointed the following conferees on the part of the Senate: Senators Shelby, Lugar, Kyl, Inhofe, Hatch, Roberts, Allard, Mack, Warner, Bryan, Graham, Kerry, Baucus, Robb, Lautenberg, and Levin. 

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Subsequently, S. 2507 was placed back on the Senate calendar. 

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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Energy and Water Development Appropriation--Conference Report: By 57 yeas to 37 nays, (Vote No. 261), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4733, making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.

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Small Business Authorization: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2392, to amend the Small Business Act to extend the authorization for the Small Business Innovation Research Program, with a further amendment proposed thereto:

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Kyl (for Bond/Kerry) Amendment No. 4286, in the nature of a substitute. 

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Nominations--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for consideration of Michael J. Reagan, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois, and D1011Susan Ritchie Bolton, Mary H. Murguia, and James A. Teilborg, each to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona, on Tuesday, October 3, 2000, with votes to occur thereon. 

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California Indian Tribes--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that when the Committee on Indian Affairs reports S. 1840, to provide for the transfer of public lands to certain California Indian Tribes, it then be referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for a period not to exceed 7 calendar days. 

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Executive Reports of Committees: Senate received the following executive reports of a committee:

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Received on Friday, September 29 during the adjournment:

Report to accompany Treaty with Mexico on Delimitation of the Continental Shelf (Treaty Doc. 106-39) (Exec. Rept. No. 106-19)

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Report to accompany Protocol Amending the 1950 Consular Convention with Ireland (Treaty Doc. 106-43) (Exec. Rept. No. 106-20)

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Report to accompany Inter-American Convention on Serving Criminal Sentences Abroad (Treaty Doc. 104-35) (Exec. Rept. No. 106-21)

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Report to accompany Treaty with Belize for the Return of Stolen Vehicles, Treaty with Costa Rica on Return of Vehicles and Aircraft, Treaty with Dominican Republic for the Return of Stolen or Embezzled Vehicles, Treaty with Guatemala for the Return of Stolen, Robbed, Embezzled or Appropriated Vehicles and Aircraft, and Treaty with Panama on Return of Vehicles and Aircraft (Treaty Docs. 105-54, 106-40, 106-7, 105-58, and 106-44) (Exec. Rept. No. 106-22)

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Randolph J. Agley, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term of one year. (New Position)

Reginald Earl Jones, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2005. (Reappointment)

Hsin-Ming Fung, of California, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2006.

Edward F. Reilly, Jr., of Kansas, to be a Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission for a term of six years. 

Mark A. Weinberger, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2006.

A routine list in the Air Force. 

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Executive Reports of Committees:

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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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Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--261)

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Recess: Senate convened at 12 noon, and recessed at 6:32 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, October 3, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S9642.) close

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

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