Measures Introduced: Eleven bills and ten resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 409-419, S. Res. 31-39, and S.… read more
Measures Introduced: Eleven bills and ten resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 409-419, S. Res. 31-39, and S. Con. Res. 19.
S. Res. 31, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
S. Res. 32, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Foreign Relations.
S. Res. 33, authorizing expenditures by the Special Committee on Aging.
S. Res. 34, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
S. Res. 35, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
S. Res. 36, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
S. Res. 37, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Finance.
S. Res. 38, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Armed Services.
S. Res. 39, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Honoring Dale Earnhardt: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 29, honoring Dale Earnhardt and expressing condolences of the United States Senate to his family on his death, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Recognizing Peace Corps Achievements: Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 18, recognizing the achievements and contributions of the Peace Corps over the past 40 years, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Committee Budgets/Rules of Procedure--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that in accordance with the provisions of S. Res. 189 of the 106th Congress, there be authorized for the period of March 1 through March 10, 2001 funds for the expenses of each of the Standing Committees of the Senate, the Special Committee on Aging, the Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Committee on Indian Affairs, and such sums as may be necessary for agency contributions related to the compensation of the employees of such committees for the above described period, to be paid from the appropriations account for ``Expenses of Inquiries and Investigations'' of the Senate. Further, the such sums be \1/15\ of the amount provided the committee under S. Res. 189 for the period October 1 through February 28, 2001. Further, that notwithstanding the provisions of Rule XXVI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, for purposes of the 107th Congress, the publication date for Committee Rules shall not be later than March 10, 2001.
Joint Committee on Taxation: The Chair, on behalf of the Committee on Finance, pursuant to section 8002 of title 26, U.S. Code, the designation of the following Senators as members of the Joint Committee on Taxation: Senators Grassley, Hatch, Murkowski, Baucus, and Rockefeller.
Messages from the President: Senate received the following message from the President of the United States:
Transmitting, a report entitled ``A Blueprint for New Beginnings: A Responsible Budget for America’s Priorities''; to the Committees on Appropriations; and Budget. (PM-8)
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
By unanimous vote of 94 yeas (Vote No. EX. 14), John M. Duncan, of the District of Columbia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury.
Bill Frist, of Tennessee, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Fifty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Paul D. Wolfowitz, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense. 7 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy.
Pages S1675-76, S1718-19, S1721
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
David Aufhauser, of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury.
John M. Duncan, of the District of Columbia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury.
Messages From the President:
Executive Reports of Committees:
Messages From the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Notices of Hearings:
Authority for Committees:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--14)
Adjournment: Senate met at 10:01 a.m., and adjourned at 6:49 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Thursday, March 1, 2001. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S1721.) close
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