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The House is scheduled to take up H.R. 4205, the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Report,… read more

The House is scheduled to take up H.R. 4205, the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Report, H.R. 4733, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2001 Conference Report, and H.R. 4461, the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001 Conference Report.

Bills Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 5438-5450; 2 private bills, H.R. 5451-5454; and; 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 111-112; H. Con. Res. 423-424, and H. Res. 622-623 were introduced. 

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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows. 

S. 11, for the relief of Wei Jingsheng (H. Rept. 106-955);

S. 150, to the relief of Marina Khalina and her son, Albert Mifakhov (H. Rept. 106-956);

S. 199, for the relief of Alexandre Malofienko, Olga Matsko, and their son, Vladimir Malofienko (H. Rept. 106-957);

S. 276, for the relief of Sergio Lozano, Faurico Lozano and Ana Lozano (H. Rept. 106-958);

S. 785, for the relief of Frances Schochenmaier (H. Rept. 106-959);

S. 869, for the relief of Mina Vahedi Notash (H. Rept. 106-960);

S. 1078, for the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth Eka Bassey and her children, Emmanuel O. Paul Bassey, Jacob Paul Bassey, and Mary Idongesit Paul Bassey (H. Rept. 106-961);

S. 1513, for the relief of Jacqueline Salinas and her children Gabriela Salinas, Alejandro Salinas, and Omar Salinas (H. Rept. 106-962);

S. 2000, for the relief of Guy Taylor (H. Rept. 106-963);

S. 2002, for the relief of Tony Lara (H. Rept. 106-964);

S. 2019, for the relief of Malia Miller (H. Rept. 106-965);

S. 2289, for the relief of Jose Guadalupe Tellez Pinales (H. Rept. 106-966);

H.R. 1441, to amend section 8(a) of the National Labor Relations Act (H. Rept. 106-967);

H.R. 2434, to require labor organizations to secure prior, voluntary, written authorization as a condition of using any portion of dues or fees for activities not necessary to performing duties relating to the representation of employees in dealing with the employer on labor-management issues (H. Rept. 106-968);

Conference report on 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 (H. Rept. 106-969);

Conference report on H.R. 2415, to enhance security of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000 (H. Rept. 106-970);

H. Res. 624, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany H.R. 2415, to enhance security of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000 (H. Rept. 106-971);

H. Res. 625, providing for consideration of H. Res. 596. calling upon the President to ensure that D1065the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide (H. Rept. 106-972);

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H. Res. 626, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany 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 (H. Rept. 106-973);

H. Res. 627, providing for consideration of H.J. Res. 111, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 (H. Rept. 106-974); and

H. Res. 628, providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 4386, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide medical assistance for certain women screened and found to have breast or cervical cancer under a federally funded screening program, to amend the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to surveillance and information concerning the relationship between cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV) (H. Rept. 106-975).

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Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Cooksey to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

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Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Conference Report: The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4205, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 382 yeas to 31 nays, Roll No. 522.

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Agreed to H. Res. 616, the rule waiving points of order against the conference report by voice vote. 

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Veto Override Energy and Water Appropriations: The House voted to override the President’s veto on H.R. 4733, making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, by a two-thirds yea and nay vote of 315 yeas to 98 nays, Roll No. 523.

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Agriculture, FDA, and Related Agencies Appropriations: The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4461, making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 340 yeas to 175 nays, Roll No. 525.

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Agreed to H. Res. 617, the rule that waived points of order against the conference report by voice vote, and agreed to order the previous question by a yea and nay vote of 214 yeas to 201 nays, Roll No. 524.

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Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights: The House passed S. 1809, to improve service systems for individuals with developmental disabilities--clearing the measure for the President. Subsequently, the House agreed to S. Con. Res. 133, to correct the enrollment of S. 1809.

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American Embassy Security and Bankruptcy Reform Conference: The House disagreed with the Senate amendment to H.R. 2415, to enhance security of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000 and agreed to a conference. Appointed as conferees: Chairman Hyde and Representatives, Gekas, Armey, Conyers, and Nadler. 

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Agreed to the Nadler motion to instruct conferees to insist that (1) a meeting of the committee of conference be held and that all such meetings (a) be open to the public and to the print and electronic media and (b) be held in venues selected to maximize the capacity for attendance by the public and the media and (2) the committee of conference allow sufficient opportunity for members of the committee on conference to offer and to debate amendments to the matters in conference at all meetings of the committee of conference by a yea and nay vote of 398 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 526.

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Certified Development Company Program Improvements: The House insisted on its amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2614, to amend the Small Business Investment Act to make improvements to the certified development company program and agreed to a conference. Appointed as conferees Chairman Talent and Representatives Armey and Velazquez. 

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McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act: The House passed H.R. 5417, to rename the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act as the ``McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.''

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Reduced Rate Mail: The House passed S. 2686, to amend chapter 36 of title 39, United States Code, to modify rates relating to reduced rate mail matter--clearing the measure for the President. 

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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appears on page H9637.

Referrals: S. 2417 was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and S. 2528 was referred to the Committee on Commerce. 

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Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H9795-96. There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 9:11 p.m. close

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

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