Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Four bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3228-3231, S.J. Res. 55, S. Res. 381-382,… read more

Measures Introduced: Four bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3228-3231, S.J. Res. 55, S. Res. 381-382, and S. Con. Res. 155.

Page S10926

United States Mint Numismatic Coin Clarification Act: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 5273, to clarify the intention of the Congress with regard to the authority of the United States Mint to produce numismatic coins, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Robert S. Walker Post Office: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of S. 3194, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 431 George Street in Millersville, Pennsylvania, as the ``Robert S. Walker Post Office'', and the bill was then passed. 

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Judge Harry Augustus Cole Post Office Building: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4450, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 900 East Fayette Street in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Judge Harry Augustus Cole Post Office Building'', and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Frederick L. Dewberry, Jr. Post Office Building: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4451, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1001 Frederick Road in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Frederick L. Dewberry, Jr. Post Office Building'', and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Gertrude A. Barber Post Office Building: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4625, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2108 East 38th Street in Erie, Pennsylvania, as the ``Gertrude A. Barber Post Office Building'', and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Samuel P. Roberts Post Office Building: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4786, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 110 Postal Way in Carrollton, Georgia, as the ``Samuel P. Roberts Post Office Building'', and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Larry Small Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 4315, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3695 Green Road in Beachwood, Ohio, as the ``Larry Small Post Office Building'', clearing the measure for the President. 

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Roberto Clemente Post Office: Senate passed H.R. 4831, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2339 North California Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the ``Roberto Clemente Post Office'', clearing the measure for the President. 

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Arnold C. D’Amico Station: Senate passed H.R. 4853, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1568 South Glen Road in South Euclid, Ohio, as the ``Arnold C. D’Amico Station'', clearing the measure for the President. 

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Ruth Harris Coleman Post Office: Senate passed H.R. 5229, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 219 South Church Street in Odum, Georgia, as the ``Ruth Harris Coleman Post Office'', clearing the measure for the President. 

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Guam Omnibus Opportunities Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2462, to amend the Organic Act of Guam, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S10935-37

Smith of N.H. (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 4334, in the nature of a substitute. 

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Commendation: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 31, commending Archbishop Desmond Tutu for being a recipient of the Immortal Chaplains Prize for Humanity, and the resolution was then agreed to. 

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National Teach For America Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 381, designating October 16, 2000, to October 20, 2000, as ``National Teach For America Week''.

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National Children’s Memorial Day: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 340, designating December 10, 2000, as ``National Children’s Memorial Day'', and the resolution was then agreed to. 

Page S10937

Federal Claims Court Bill Referral: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 231, referring S. 1456 entitled ``A bill for the relief of Rocco A. Trecosta of Fort Lauderdale, Florida'' to the chief judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a report thereon, and the resolution was then agreed to. 

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Recognizing Bernt Balchen Contributions: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S.J. Res. 36, recognizing the late Bernt Balchen for his many contributions to the United States and a lifetime of remarkable achievements on the centenary of his birth, October 23, 1999, and the resolution was then passed. 

Page S10938

National Survivors of Suicide Day: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 339, designating November 18, 2000, as ``National Survivors of Suicide Day'', and the resolution was then agreed to. 

Page S10939

Democracy Restoration in Peru: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 155, expressing the sense of Congress that the Government of the United States should actively support the aspirations of the democratic political forces in Peru toward an immediate and full restoration of democracy in that country. 

Page S10939

Texas Army National Guard Recognition: Senate agreed to S. Res. 382, recognizing and commending the personnel of the 49th Armored Division of the Texas Army National Guard for their participation and efforts in providing leadership and command and control of the United States sector of the Multinational Stabilization Force in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina. 

Pages S10939-40

Korczak Ziolkowski Commemorative Postage Stamp: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 371, expressing the sense of the Senate that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued to honor sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski and the Crazy Horse Memorial, and the resolution was then agreed to, after agreeing to the following amendments proposed thereto:

Pages S10940-41

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Smith of N.H. (for Daschle) Amendment No. 4335, to make certain modifications. 

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Smith of N.H. (for Daschle) Amendment No. 4336, to make certain modifications. 

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Smith of N.H. (for Daschle) Amendment No. 4337, to amend the title. 

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Protecting Seniors From Fraud Act: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. 3164, to protect seniors from fraud, and the bill was then passed. 

Pages S10941-42

Retired Military Working Dogs Protection: Senate passed H.R. 5314, to require the immediate termination of the Department of Defense practice of euthanizing military working dogs at the end of their useful working life and to facilitate the adoption of retired military working dogs by law enforcement agencies, former handlers of these dogs, and other persons capable of caring for these dogs, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S10942-43

Smith of N.H. (for Robb) Amendment No. 4338, in the nature of a substitute. 

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2001 Electoral Vote Count Date Change: Senate passed S.J. Res. 55, to change the date for counting the electoral votes in 2001.

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Afghanistan Representative Government Reestablishment: Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 150, relating to the reestablishment of representative government in Afghanistan, and the resolution was then agreed to. 

Page S10943

Small Watershed Rehabilitation Act: Senate passed S. 1762, to amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to provide cost share assistance for the rehabilitation of structural measures constructed as part of water resources projects previously funded by the Secretary under such Act or related laws, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Smith of N.H. (for Harkin) Amendment No. 4339, to make certain technical corrections. 

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Health Risk Commodities Removal: Senate passed S. 3230, to reauthorize the authority for the Secretary of Agriculture to pay costs associated with removal of commodities that pose a health or safety D1117risk and to make adjustments to certain child nutrition programs. 

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Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act Amendment: Senate passed 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. 

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Equitable Compensation Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 964, to provide for equitable compensation for the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, clearing the measure for the President. 

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U.S. Grain Standards Authorization: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4788, to amend the United States Grain Standards Act to extend the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to collect fees to cover the cost of services performed under the Act, to extend the authorization of appropriations for the Act, and to improve the administration of the Act, clearing the measure for the President. 

Pages S10944-46

NATO Parliamentary Assembly: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice President, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 1928a-1928d, as amended, appointed Senator Chafee as a member of the Senate Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly during the Second Session of the 106th Congress, to be held in Berlin, Germany, November 17-22, 2000.

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Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

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Gerald M. Shea, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2004. (Reappointment)

Troy Hamilton Cribb, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce. 

Joel Gerber, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years after he takes office. (Reappointment)

Stephen J. Swift, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years after he takes office. (Reappointment)

John L. Palmer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years. 

Thomas R. Saving, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years. 

John L. Palmer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years. 

Thomas R. Saving, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years. 

John L. Palmer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years. 

Thomas R. Saving, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund for a term of four years. 

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

3 Army nominations in the rank of general. 

9 Coast Guard nominations in the rank of admiral. 

Routine lists in the Army, Coast Guard. 

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Messages From the House:

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Communications:

Pages S10925-26

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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Recess: Senate convened at 3:02 p.m., and recessed at 6:06 p.m., until 11 a.m., on Wednesday, October 25, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S10948.) close

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

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