House Session

Bills Introduced: 26 public bills, H.R. 8, 10, 1013-1036; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 62-63, and H. Res. 88-90, were… read more

Bills Introduced: 26 public bills, H.R. 8, 10, 1013-1036; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 62-63, and H. Res. 88-90, were introduced. 

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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 

The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Dr. Calvin C. Turpin of Hollister, California, National Chaplain of the American Legion.

The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

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

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until the conclusion of general debate on all suspensions.

Mr. Stearns moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 725.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

H.R. 725:

to establish a toll free number under the Federal Trade Commission to assist consumers in determining if products are American-made

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. 88:

designating minority membership on certain standing committees of the House

Mr. Platts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 364.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 364:

to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5927 Southwest 70th Street in Miami, Florida, as the ``Marjory Williams Scrivens Post Office''

Mr. Platts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 821.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 821:

to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1030 South Church Street in Asheboro, North Carolina, as the “W. Joe Trogdon Post Office Building”

Mr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 809.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 809:

to make technical corrections to various antitrust laws and to references to such laws

Mr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 741.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 741:

to amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, in order to carry out provisions of certain international conventions, and for other purposes

Mr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 860.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 860:

to amend title 28, United States Code, to allow a judge to whom a case is transferred to retain jurisdiction over certain multidistrict litigation cases for trial, and to provide for Federal jurisdiction of certain multiparty, multiforum civil actions

Mr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 320.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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

S. 320:

to make technical corrections in patent, copyright, and trademark laws

Mr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 861.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

H.R. 861:

to make technical amendments to section 10 of title 9, United States Code

Considered as unfinished business.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 3 (Roll no. 48).

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

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 725:

to establish a toll free number under the Federal Trade Commission to assist consumers in determining if products are American-made

Considered as unfinished business.

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

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 413 - 0 (Roll no. 49).

H.R. 861:

to make technical amendments to section 10 of title 9, United States Code

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence - the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Mr. Boswell.

Japan-United States Friendship Commission - the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Japan-United States Friendship Commission: Mr. McDermott.

Mr. Foley requested that Mr. Simmons be allowed to address the House for 5 minutes on March 20.

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

Mr. Hastings (WA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 89.

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House continued with Special Order speeches.

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. 90:

designating minority membership on certain standing committees of the House

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House continued with Special Order speeches.

Mr. Turner moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.

The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 15, 2001. close

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