House Session

Bills Introduced: 37 public bills, H.R. 936-972; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 57-59, and H. Res. 85-86 were… read more

Bills Introduced: 37 public bills, H.R. 936-972; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 57-59, and H. Res. 85-86 were introduced. 

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Reports Filed: No reports were filed today. 

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 

Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. McNulty demanded that the Speaker put the question on agreeing to the approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Speaker announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McNulty objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Hill to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Speaker, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.

On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 180, 1 Present (Roll no. 34).

Mr. Hill moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 241 (Roll no. 35).

Considered as privileged matter.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 83.

H. Res. 83:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 3) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce individual income tax rates

Mr. Sandlin moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 171 - 251 (Roll no. 36).

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 - 204 (Roll no. 37).

Mr. John moved to reconsider the vote on ordering the previous question.

Mr. Reynolds moved to table the motion to reconsider.

On motion to table the motion to reconsider Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 - 205 (Roll no. 38).

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 - 204 (Roll no. 39).

Ms. Pryce (OH) moved to reconsider the vote on agreeing to the resolution.

Mr. Reynolds moved to table the motion to reconsider.

On motion to table the motion to reconsider Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 - 197 (Roll no. 40).

H. Res. 83:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 3) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce individual income tax rates

Mr. Hill moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Failed by recorded vote: 160 - 253 (Roll no. 41).

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 83.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendment recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.

Amendment reported by the House Committee on Ways and Means. 

An amendment considered as adopted pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 83.

On agreeing to the Ways and Means amendment Agreed to pursuant to H. Res. 83.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3 as amended, pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 83.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Rangel. 

An amendment to create a new 12 percent tax rate (phased in through 2003); increase the earned income tax credit; create a standard deduction for married couples equal to twice the standard available to single individuals and provide marriage penalty relief in the earned income credit and the rate reductions. 

DEBATE - Pursuant to H. Res 83, the House is proceeding with one hour of debate on the amendment offered by Mr. Rangel.

The previous question was ordered on the amendment without objection.

On agreeing to the Rangel amendment Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 155 - 273 (Roll no. 42).

Mr. Berry moved to reconsider the vote.

Mr. Thomas moved to table the motion to reconsider the vote.

On motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 197 (Roll no. 43).

Mr. Stenholm moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means. 

Mr. STENHOLM moved to recommit the bill H.R. 3 to the Committee on Ways and Means with instructions not to report the same back to the House before April 15, 2001 (the date set forth in section 300 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 as the date that Congress completes action on the concurrent resolution on the budget) unless Congress has completed action on the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2002 before that date. 

DEBATE - The House has proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stenholm motion to recommit.

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 204 - 221 (Roll no. 44).

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 198 (Roll No. 45).

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 3:

to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce individual income tax rates

Considered as privileged matter.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H. Res. 85:

designating majority membership on certain standing committees of the House

Mr. Portman asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet on March 12 at 2 p.m. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Portman asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on March 12, it adjourn to meet at 12:30 p.m. on March 13. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Portman asked unanimous consent that business in order under the Calendar Wednesday rule be dispensed with on Mar. 14. Agreed to without objection.

James Madison Commemoration Commission - the Chair appointed the following members of the House to the James Madison Commemoration Commission: Mr. Goodlatte and Mr. Cantor.

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

Mr. Underwood moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.

The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on March 12, 2001. close

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

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