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The Senate will convene at 9:30 am to for final remarks on H.J.Res. 110, a resolution making further continuing appropriations for FY… read more

The Senate will convene at 9:30 am to for final remarks on H.J.Res. 110, a resolution making further continuing appropriations for FY 2001. A vote on the resolution will occur at 10:00 am. 

The Senate is expected to resume consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 4578, the Interior Department Appropriations bill. 

Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3161-3175, S. Res. 367, and S. Con. Res. 142-144.

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S. 1950, to amend the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 to ensure the orderly development of coal, coalbed methane, natural gas, and oil in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming and Montana, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 106-490)

S. 1969, to provide for improved management of, and increases accountability for, outfitted activities by which the public gains access to and occupancy and use of Federal land, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-491)

S. 2448, to enhance the protections of the Internet and the critical infrastructure of the United States, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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Continuing Appropriations: By 95 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 264), Senate passed H.J. Res. 110, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001.

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Peopling of America Theme Study Act: Senate passed S. 2478, to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a theme study on the peopling of America, after agreeing to committee amendments. 

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Saint Croix Island Heritage Act: Senate passed S. 2485, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance in planning and constructing a regional heritage center in Calais, Maine, after agreeing to a committee amendment. 

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Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 3201, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Carter G. Woodson Home in the District of Columbia as a National Historic Site, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Fort Matanzas National Monument: Senate passed S. 1670, to revise the boundary of Fort Matanzas National Monument. 

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``I Have A Dream'' Speech Plaque: Senate passed H.R. 2879, to provide for the placement at the Lincoln Memorial a plaque commemorating the speech of Martin Luther King, Jr., known as the ``I Have A Dream'' speech, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Act: Senate passed H.R. 2833, to establish the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Gaylord Nelson Apostle Islands Stewardship Act: Senate passed S. 134, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study whether the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore should be protected as a wilderness area, after agreeing to a committee amendment. 

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Colorado Land Conveyance: Senate passed S. 1972, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to the town of Dolores, Colorado, the current site of the Joe Rowell Park, after agreeing to committee amendments. 

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Coal Market Competition Act: Senate passed S. 2300, to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to increase the maximum acreage of Federal leases for coal that may be held by an entity in any 1 State. 

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Pennsylvania Hydroelectric Project Extension: Senate passed S. 2499, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Pennsylvania. 

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Saint Helena Island National Scenic Area: Senate passed H.R. 468, to establish the Saint Helena Island National Scenic Area, after agreeing to a committee amendment. 

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Ivanpah Valley Airport Public Lands Transfer Act: Senate passed H.R. 1695, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal public lands in the Ivanpah Valley, Nevada, to Clark County, Nevada, for the development of an airport facility, after agreeing to committee amendments. 

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Lake Tahoe Restoration Act: Senate passed S. 1925, to promote environmental restoration around the Lake Tahoe basin, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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Wyoming Land Conveyance: Senate passed S. 2069, to permit the conveyance of certain land in Powell, Wyoming. 

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Act: Senate passed H.R. 3632, to revise the boundaries of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Black Hills National Forest and Rocky Mountain Research Station Improvement Act: Senate passed H.R. 4226, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other land in the Black Hills National Forest and to use funds derived from the sale or exchange to acquire replacement sites and to acquire or construct administrative improvements in connection with the Black Hills National Forest, clearing the measure for the President. 

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National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act: Senate passed H.R. 4613, to amend the National Historic Preservation Act for purposes of establishing a national historic lighthouse preservation program, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Effigy Mounds National Monument Additions Act: Senate passed H.R. 3745, to authorize the addition of certain parcels to the Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa, clearing the measure for the President. 

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West Virginia Hydroelectric Project Extension: Senate passed S. 2942, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects in the State of West Virginia. 

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Virginia Land Exchange: Senate passed S. 3000, to authorize the exchange of land between the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence at the George Washington Memorial Parkway in McLean, Virginia, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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California Trail Interpretive Act: Senate passed 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 settling of the western portion of the United States. 

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Virginia Wilderness: Senate passed S. 2865, to designate certain land of the National Forest System located in the State of Virginia as wilderness. 

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Texas Land Conveyance: Senate passed H.R. 4285, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain administrative sites for National Forest System lands in the State of Texas, and to convey certain National Forest System land to the New Waverly Gulf Coast Trades Center, clearing the measure for the President. 

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New Mexico-Washington Land Transfer: Senate passed S. 2757, to provide for the transfer and other disposition of certain lands at Melrose Air Force Range, New Mexico, and Yakima Training Center, Washington, after agreeing to committee amendments. 

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California Paleontology Interpretive Center: Senate passed 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. 

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Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission: Senate passed S. 2885, to establish the Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission, after agreeing to committee amendments. 

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Colorado Conservation and Wilderness: Senate passed H.R. 4275, to establish the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness, clearing the measure for the President. 

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California Land Conveyance: Senate passed S. 2111, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey for fair market value 1.06 acres of land in the D1039San Bernardino National Forest, California, to KATY 101.3 FM, a California corporation, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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Colorado National Park/Preserve Establishment: Senate passed S. 2547, to provide for the establishment of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and the Baca National Wildlife Refuge in the State of Colorado, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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Americans of German Heritage Recognition: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 89, recognizing the Hermann Monument and Hermann Heights Park in New Ulm, Minnesota, as a national symbol of the contributions of Americans of German heritage. 

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DOE National Laboratories: Senate passed S. 1756, to enhance the ability of the National Laboratories to meet Department of Energy missions, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

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Miwaleta Park Expansion Act: Senate passed H.R. 1725, to provide for the coverage by the Bureau of Land Management to Douglas County, Oregon, of a county park and certain adjacent land, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 4290, to add clarifying language related to management of conveyed lands. 

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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site: Senate passed S. 1367, to amend the Act which established the Saint-Gaudens Historic Site, in the State of New Hampshire, by modifying the boundary, after agreeing to a committee amendment, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Thomas) Amendment No. 4291, to make certain technical and clarifying corrections. 

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Southeastern Alaska Intertie Authorization: Senate passed S. 2439, to authorize the appropriation of funds for the construction of the Southeastern Alaska Intertie system, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 4292, to limit the authorization for the Southeastern Alaska Intertie and provide an authorization for Navajo electrification. 

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Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Establishment Act: Senate passed S. 2950, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in the State of Colorado, after agreeing to committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Thomas) Amendment No. 4293, to make certain technical and clarifying corrections. 

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Little Sandy River Watershed Protection: Senate passed S. 2691, to provide further protections for the watershed of the Little Sandy River as part of the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit, Oregon, after agreeing to a committee amendment, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Thomas) Amendment No. 4294, to require the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to complete an administrative reclassification such that Oregon and California Railroad lands within the area described in the Act become public domains lands not subject to distribution provisions, and to authorize ecosystem restoration activities in Clackamas County, Oregon. 

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Harriet Tubman Special Resource Study Act: Senate passed 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, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Thomas) Amendment No. 4295, to make a technical correction. 

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Fort Sumter Tours, Inc., Franchise Fee: Senate passed S. 2331, to require the Secretary of the Interior to submit the dispute over the franchise fee owed by Fort Sumter Tours, Inc., to binding arbitration, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4296, to provide for certain arbitration requirements. 

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Dayton Aviation Heritage Preservation Amendments Act: Senate passed H.R. 5036, to amend the Dayton Aviation Heritage Preservation Act of 1992 to clarify the areas included in the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and to authorize appropriations for that park, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Disabled Veterans' LIFE Memorial Foundation: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1509, to authorize the Disabled Veterans' LIFE Memorial Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor veterans who D1040became disabled while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2778, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Santa Rosa and Santa Jacinto Mountains National Monument Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3676, to establish the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument in the State of California, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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``Jaryd Atadero Legacy Trail'': Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3817, to redesignate the Big South Trail in the Comanche Peak Wilderness Area of Roosevelt National Forest in Colorado as the ``Jaryd Atadero Legacy Trail'', and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. 2273, to establish the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Bryan) Amendment No. 4297, in the nature of a substitute. 

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``National Cowboy Poetry Gathering'': Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 326, designating the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada, as the ``National Cowboy Poetry Gathering'', and the resolution was then agreed to. 

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Rosie the Riveter National Park: Senate passed H.R. 4063, to establish the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in the State of California, after committee amendments were withdrawn, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Technical Corrections: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 143, to make technical corrections in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 3676.

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Indian Arts and Crafts Enforcement Act: Senate passed S. 2872, to improve the cause of action for misrepresentation of Indian arts and crafts. 

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Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act Reauthorization: Senate passed H.R. 2496, to reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge Establishment Act: Senate passed H.R. 3292, to provide for the establishment of the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, after agreeing to committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Smith of N.H.) Amendment No. 4298, to make certain technical corrections. 

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Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Establishment Act: Senate passed H.R. 4286, to provide for the establishment of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge in Bibb County, Alabama, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Coastal Barrier Resources System Map: Senate passed H.R. 34, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make technical corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System, after agreeing to committee amendments. 

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Coastal Barrier Resources System Boundaries: Senate passed H.R. 4435, to clarify certain boundaries on the map relating to Unit NC01 of the Coastal Barrier Resources System, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Congress' 200th Anniversary in Washington, D.C.: Senate agreed toS. Con. Res. 144, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the first meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C.

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Technology Transfer Commercialization Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 209, to improve the ability of Federal agencies to license federally owned inventions, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Mack (for Edwards) Amendment No. 4300, to establish a technology partnerships ombudsman. 

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Technical Correction: Senate passed H.R. 2641, to make technical corrections to title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Interior Appropriations--Conference Report: By 83 yeas to 13 nays (Vote No. 266), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4578, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.

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During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:

By 89 yeas to 9 nays (Vote No. 265), three-fifth of those Senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the conference report. 

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Arrowrock Dam Hydro Project: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1236, to extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for commencement of the construction of the Arrowrock Dam Hydroelectric Project in the State of Idaho, clearing the measure for the President. 

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White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic Rivers System: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1849, to designate segments and tributaries of White Clay Creek, Delaware and Pennsylvania, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Disaster Mitigation Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to the Senate amendment to H.R. 707, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize a program for predisaster mitigation, to streamline the administration of disaster relief, to control the Federal costs of disaster assistance, with a further amendment proposed thereto as follows:

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Mack (for Smith of N.H.) Amendment No. 4299, in the nature of a substitute. 

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Estuary Habitat and Chesapeake Bay Restoration Act: Senate disagreed to the amendment of the House to S. 835, to encourage the restoration of estuary habitat through more efficient project financing and enhanced coordination of Federal and non-Federal restoration programs , agreed to the House request for a conference, and the Chair was authorized to appoint the following conferees on the part of the Senate: Senators Smith (of N.H.), Warner, Crapo, Baucus, and Boxer. 

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Ryan White Care Act Amendments: Senate concurred in the amendments of the House to S. 2311, to revise and extend the Ryan White CARE Act programs under title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act, to improve access to health care and the quality of health care under such programs, and to provide for the development of increased capacity to provide health care and related support services to individuals and families with HIV disease, clearing the measure for the President. 

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

Report to accompany the International Plant Protection Convention (Treaty Doc. 106-23) (Exec. Rept. No. 106-27).

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Anita Perez Ferguson, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2006.

John M. Reich, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for a term of six years. 

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Messages From the House:

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Measures Read First Time:

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Communications:

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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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Additional Statements:

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Enrolled Bills Presented:

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Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--266)

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Recess: Senate convened at 9:31a.m., and recessed at 6:51 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Friday, October 6, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S9931.) close

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