Measures Introduced: Two bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3265-3266, and S. Con. Res. 157-158. br/ Page… read more
Measures Introduced: Two bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3265-3266, and S. Con. Res. 157-158.
S. 2665, to establish a streamlined process to enable the Navajo Nation to lease trust lands without having to obtain the approval of the Secretary of the Interior of individual leases, except leases for exploration, development, or extraction of any mineral resources, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-511)
Regulating Citizens Band Radio Equipment: Senate passed H.R. 2346, to authorize the enforcement by State and local governments of certain Federal Communications Commission regulations regarding use of citizens band radio equipment, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Grassley (for Feingold) Amendment No. 4354, in the nature of a substitute.
Internet False Identification Prevention Act: Senate passed S. 2924, to strengthen the enforcement of Federal statutes relating to false identification, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
Grassley (for Collins/Feinstein) Amendment No. 4355, in the nature of a substitute.
U.S./Japanese Claims Settlement: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 158, expressing the sense of Congress regarding appropriate actions of the United States Government to facilitate the settlement of claims of former members of the Armed Forces against Japanese companies that profited from the slave labor that those personnel were forced to perform for those companies as prisoners of war of Japan during WWII.
Library of Congress Fiscal Operations Improvement Act: Senate passed H.R. 5410, to establish revolving funds for the operation of certain programs and activities of the Library of Congress, clearing the measure for the President.
Continuing Resolution: By unanimous consent, Senate passed H.J. Res. 121 making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, clearing the measure for the President.
Water Resources Development Act: Senate agreed to the conference report on S. 2796, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States.
Small Business Tax Act Conference Report: Senate began consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2614, to amend the Small Business Investment Act to make improvements to the certified development company program.
Earlier, Senate agreed to a motion to proceed to consideration of the conference report.
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 D1158use 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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Fire Administration Authorization: Senate concurred in the amendments of the House to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1550, to authorize appropriations for the United States Fire Administration for fiscal years 2000 and 2001, clearing the measure for the President.
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
George Munoz, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2004.
C.E. Abramson, of Montana, to be a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science for a term expiring July 19, 2005. (Reappointment)
Messages From the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Privileges of the Floor:
Recess: Senate convened at 2:02 p.m., and recessed at 6:37 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Wednesday, November 1, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S11437.) close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Charles "Chuck" E. Grassley U.S. Senator [R] Iowa
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Measures Introduced: Two bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3267-3268, S.J. Res. 56, and S.…
Measures Introduced: Four bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3261-3264. br/ Page S11374
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Measures Introduced: One resolution was submitted, as follows: S. Con. Res. 160. br/ Page S11508