Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Nine bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3252-3260, and S. Res. 383.
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Measures Introduced: Nine bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3252-3260, and S. Res. 383.

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Report to accompany S. 870, to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to increase the efficiency and accountability of Offices of Inspector General within Federal departments. (S. Rept. No. 106-510)

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Continuing Resolution: By 86 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. 290 ), Senate passed H.J. Res 117, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Private Relief: Senate passed H.R. 848, for the relief of Sepandan Farnia and Farbod Farnia, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Private Relief: Senate passed H.R. 3184, for the relief of Zohreh Farhang Ghahfarokhi, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Private Relief: Senate passed H.R. 3414, for the relief of Luis A. Leon-Molina, Ligia Padron, Juan Leon Padron, Rendy Leon Padron, Manuel Leon Padron, and Luis Leon Padron, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Private Relief: Senate passed H.R. 5266, for the relief of Saeed Rezai, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Private Relief: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 660, for the private relief of Ruth Hairston by waiver of a filing deadline for appeal from a ruling relating to her application for a survivor annuity, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. 

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HMT Rohna Service Member Appreciation: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 408, expressing appreciation for the United States service members who were aboard the British transport HMT Rohna when it sank, the families of these service members, and the rescuers of the HMT Rohna 's passengers and crew. 

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National Moment of Remembrance Act: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. 3181, to establish the White House Commission on the National Moment of Remembrance, and the bill was then passed. 

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William Clark Posthumous Promotion: Senate passed H.R. 3621, to provide for the posthumous promotion of William Clark of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, co-leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, to the grade of captain in the Regular Army, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Establishment of Peace and Sharing Day: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 138, expressing the sense of Congress that a day of peace and sharing should be established at the beginning of each year, and the resolution was then agreed to. 

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Senate National Security Working Group: Senate agreed to S. Res. 383, extending the authorities relating to the Senate National Security Working Group. 

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Las Cienegas National Conservation Area Establishment Act: Senate passed H.R. 2941, to establish the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area in the State of Arizona, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Virginia Wilderness Areas: Senate passed H.R. 4646, to designate certain National Forest System lands within the boundaries of the State of Virginia as wilderness areas, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Nevada/California Land Conveyance: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. 2751, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain land in the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Nevada, to the Secretary of the Interior, in trust for the Washoe Indian Tribe of Nevada and California, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Hatch (for Murkowski/Bingaman) Amendment No. 4350, in the nature of a substitute. 

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Upper Housatonic National Heritage Area Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 4312, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing an Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area in the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Gulf Islands National Seashore Boundaries: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. 2638, to adjust the boundaries of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to include Cat Island, Mississippi, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Hatch (for Murkowski/Bingaman) Amendment No.4351, in the nature of a substitute. 

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Lake Tahoe Restoration Act: Senate passed H.R. 3388, to promote environmental restoration around the Lake Tahoe basin, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Heritage Act: Senate passed H.R. 4794, to require the Secretary of the Interior to complete a resource study of the 600 mile route through Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia, used by George Washington and General Rochambeau during the American Revolutionary War, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Hamilton Grange Relocation: Senate passed H.R. 5478, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire by donation suitable land to serve as the new location for the home of Alexander Hamilton, commonly known as the Hamilton Grange, and to authorize the relocation of the Hamilton Grange to the acquired land, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. 1761, to direct the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Reclamation, to conserve and enhance the water supplies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Hatch (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 4352, in the nature of a substitute. 

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California Water Contracts: Senate passed H.R. 1235, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into contracts with the Solano County Water Agency, California, to use Solano Project facilities for impounding, storage, and carriage of nonproject water for domestic, municipal, industrial, and other beneficial purposes, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Congressional Recognition for Excellence in Arts Education Act: Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of S. 2789, to amend the Congressional Award Act to establish a Congressional Recognition for Excellence in Arts Education Board, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Hatch (for Cochran) Amendment No. 4353, in the nature of a substitute. 

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National Energy Security Act: Senate withdrew a 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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Subsequently, Senate began consideration of a motion to proceed to consideration of the bill. 

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American Embassy Security Act/Bankruptcy Reform Act Conference Report: Senate began consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2415, to D1141enhance security of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000. (On October 11, 2000, the H.R. 2415 conference committee struck all of the House bill after the enacting clause and inserted the provisions of S. 3186, the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2000).

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

By 87 yeas to 1 nay, and 1 responding present (Vote No. 288), Senate agreed to a motion to proceed to consideration of the conference report. 

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DC/Commerce/Justice/State Appropriations Act Conference Report: By 49 yeas to 42 nays (Vote No. 289), Senate 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, and making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Continuing Resolutions Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for the consideration of H.J. Res. 118, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 on Saturday, October 28, 2000, and H.J. Res. 119, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 on Sunday, October 29, 2000, with votes to occur thereon. 

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Bend Pine Nursery Land Conveyance Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1936, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other National Forest System land in the State of Oregon and use the proceeds derived from the sale or exchange for National Forest System purposes, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Irrigation Mitigation and Restoration Partnership Act: Senate concurred in the amendments of the House to the Senate amendments to H.R. 1444, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to plan, design, and construct facilities to mitigate impacts associated with irrigation system water diversions by local governmental entities in the Pacific Ocean drainage of the States of Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Idaho, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Federal Courts Improvement Act: Senate concurred in the amendments of the House to S. 2915, to make improvements in the operation and administration of the Federal courts, clearing the measure for the President. 

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Messages From the House:

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Communications:

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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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Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--290)

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Recess: Senate convened at 9:31 a.m., and recessed at 7:54 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Saturday, October 28, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S11242.) close

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

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