House Session

Bills Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 5562-5585; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 655-656, were introduced. 
Pages H11206-07
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Bills Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 5562-5585; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 655-656, were introduced. 

Pages H11206-07

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows. 

Supplemental Report on Contempt of Congress Report on the Refusals to Comply with Subpoenas Issued by the Committee on Resources (H. Rept. 106-801, Part 2);

Non-binding Legal Effect of Agency Guidance Documents (H. Rept. 106-1009);

H.R. 3033, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make certain adjustments to the boundaries of Biscayne National Park in the State of Florida, amended (H. Rept. 106-1010);

H.R. 1142, to ensure that landowners receive treatment equal to that provided to the Federal Government when property must be used (H. Rept. 106-1011);

H.R. 4340, to simplify Federal oil and gas revenue distributions (H. Rept. 106-1012); and

H.R. 3160, to reauthorize and amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (H. Rept. 106-1013).

Pages H11205-06

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

Page H11197

Journal: Agreed to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal of Wednesday, Oct. 25 by a yea and nay vote of 300 yeas to 67 nays with 1 voting ``present''.

Pages H11197-98, H11203-04

Further Continuing Appropriations Resolutions: The House passed H.J. Res. 116, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 by a recorded vote of 392 ayes to 10 noes, Roll No. 561.

Pages H11264-65

H. Res. 646, the rule that provided for consideration of the joint resolution was agreed to on Oct. 25, 2000.

Small Business Development Conference Report: The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2614, to amend the Small Business Investment Act to make improvements to the certified development company program by a yea and nay vote of 237 yeas to 174 nays with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 560.

Pages H11243-64

H. Res. 652, the rule that waived points of order against the conference report was agreed to by a recorded vote of 207 ayes to 200 noes, Roll No. 556. Agreed to order the previous question by a yea and nay vote of 209 yeas to 195 nays, Roll No. 555.

Pages H11209-30

District of Columbia Appropriations Conference Report: The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4942, making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 206 yeas to 198 nays, Roll No. 562.

Pages H11265-97

H. Res. 653, the rule that waived points of order against the conference report was agreed to by a recorded vote of 212 ayes to 192 noes, Roll No. 558 Agreed to order the previous question by a yea and nay vote of 214 yeas to 194 nays, Roll No. 557.

Pages H11230-41

Presidential Message--Significant Drug Traffickers Centered in Colombia: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted his periodic report on the national emergency with respect to significant narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia--referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-305).

Page H11297

Consideration of Suspensions: The House agreed to H. Res. 651, providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules by a yea and nay vote of 221 yeas to 190 nays, Roll No. 559.

Pages H11241-43

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:

Immediate Termination of DOD Military Working Dog Euthanasia Process: Agreed to the Senate amendment to 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--clearing the measure for the President; and

Pages H11302-03

Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place: H.R. 5528, amended, to authorize the construction of a Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. Agreed to amend the title. 

Pages H11327-49

Suspensions Proceedings Postponed: The House completed debate on the following motions to suspend the rules. Further proceedings were postponed.D1136

International Malaria Control: S. 2943, amended, to authorize additional assistance for international malaria control, and to provide for coordination and consultation in providing assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to malaria, HIV, and tuberculosis;

Pages H11297-H11302

Cardiac Arrest Survival: Agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2498, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for recommendations of the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding the placement of automatic external defibrillators in Federal buildings in order to improve survival rates of individuals who experience cardiac arrest in such buildings, and to establish protections from civil liability arising from the emergency use of the devices;

Pages H11303-17

Release of Findings by FERC Concerning the Electricity Crisis in California: H. Res. 650, expressing the sense of the House with respect to the release of findings and recommendations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding the electricity crisis in California;

Pages H11317-21

Fire Administration Authorization: H. Res. 655, providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 1550, to authorize appropriations for the United States Fire Administration for fiscal years 2000 and 2001 and the Senate amendment thereto;

Pages H11321-27

Reports Consolidation Act: S. 2712, to amend chapter 35 of title 31, United States Code, to authorize the consolidation of certain financial and performance management reports required of Federal agencies;

Pages H11349-51

Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building, West Melbourne, Florida: H.R. 5309, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2305 Minton Road in West Melbourne, Florida, as the ``Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building'';

Pages H11351-52

Robert S. Walker Post Office Millersville, Pennsylvania: S. 3194, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 431 North George Street in Millersville, Pennsylvania, as the ``Robert S. Walker Post Office'';

Pages H11352-54

Arthur ``Pappy'' Kennedy Post Office, Orlando, Florida: H.R. 4399, amended, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 440 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida, as the ``Arthur `Pappy' Kennedy Post Office''; and

Page H11354

Eddie Mae Steward Post Office, Jacksonville, Florida: H.R. 4400, amended, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1601-1 Main Street in Jacksonville, Florida, as the ``Eddie Mae Steward Post Office''.

Pages H11354-55

Call of the Private Calendar: Agreed that it be in order on Friday, October 27 to consider the call of the Private Calendar. 

Page H11321

Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the McNulty motion to adjourn by a yea and nay vote of 8 yeas to 349 nays, Roll No. 553.

Page H11198

Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate appear on pages H11198-99, H11230, and H11297.

Referrals: S. 1898 and S. 3239 were referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, S. 783 was referred to the Committees on Judiciary and Government Reform, S. 3137 was referred to the Committee on Government Reform, and S. Con. Res. 153 was referred to the Committee on International Relations. 

Page H11204

Quorum Calls--Votes: Seven yea and nay votes and three recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H11298, H11203-04, H11229, H11229-30, H11240-41, H11241, H11242-43, H11263-64, H11265, and H11296-97. There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: The House met at 10:00 a.m. and adjourned at 10:33 p.m. close

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

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