House Session

Bills Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 5611-5621, were introduced. 
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
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Bills Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 5611-5621, were introduced. 

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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H. Res. 665, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany S. 2796, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States (H. Rept. 106-1022).

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Journal: Agreed to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal of Tuesday, Oct. 31 by a yea and nay vote of 313 yeas to 58 nays with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 586.

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Further Continuing Appropriations Resolutions: The House passed H.J. Res. 122, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 371 yeas to 13 nays, Roll No. 587.

Pages H11718-26

H. Res. 662, the rule that provided for consideration of the joint resolution was agreed to on Oct. 30, 2000.

Meeting Hour--Thursday, Nov. 2: Agreed by a yea and nay vote of 239 yeas to 130 nays, Roll No. 588, that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2.

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Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with the Calendar Wednesday business of today. 

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Suspension--Violations of Human Rights in Central Asia: The House voted to suspend the rules and agree to H. Con. Res. 397, amended, voicing concern about serious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in most states of Central Asia, including substantial noncompliance with their Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) commitments on democratization and the holding of free and fair elections by a yea and nay vote of 362 yeas to 3 nays, with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 589. The concurrent resolution was debated on Oct. 30.

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Motions to Instruct Conferees: Rejected the Holt motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4577, Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations, that sought to insist on disagreeing with provisions in the Senate amendment which denies the President’s request for dedicated resources for local school construction and, instead, broadly expands the Title VI Education D1163Block Grant with limited accountability in the use of funds by a yea and nay vote of 176 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 590. Subsequently, also rejected the Wu motion to instruct conferees that sought to insist on disagreeing with provisions in the Senate amendment which denies the President’s request for dedicated resources to reduce class size in the early grades and instead, broadly expands the Title VI Education Block Grant with limited accountability in the use of funds by a yea and nay vote of 168 yeas to 170 nays, Roll No. 591.

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Library of Congress Sound Recordings Preservation: The House disagreed to the Senate amendments to H.R. 4846, to establish the National Recording Registry in the Library of Congress to maintain and preserve recordings that are culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. 

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Presidential Message--National Emergency Re Sudan: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted his report on the National Emergency with respect to Sudan--referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-307).

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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on pages H11726 and H11748.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Six yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H11718, H11725-26, H11726-27, H11729, H11738-39, and H11747-48. There were no quorum calls. 

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 8:38 p.m. close

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

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