House Session

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 
The Speaker designated the Honorable Paul Ryan to act as Speaker pro tempore… read more

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 

The Speaker designated the Honorable Paul Ryan to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 

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

Today’s prayer was offered by Metropolitan Stephan F. Petrovich, Archbishop and Primate of New York, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church in the United States. 

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

The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 350.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 10 per side of the aisle. 

House of Representatives Page Board - the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the House of Representatives Page Board: Mr. Shimkus and Mrs. Wilson. 

First Flight Centennial Federal Advisory Board - the Speaker appointed Mr. Neil Armstrong, Lebanon, Ohio. 

James Madison Commemoration Advisory Committee - the Speaker appointed Dr. Charles R. Kesler, Claremont, California; Mr. Randy Wright, Richmond, Virginia. 

The House received a communication from the Honorable Mr. Peterson (MN). Mr. Peterson (MN) submitted his resignation from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The resignation was accepted without objection. 

Considered as privileged matter. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 119.

The previous question was ordered without objection. 

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote. 

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

H. Res. 119:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 503) to amend title 18, United States Code, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice to protect unborn children from assault and murder, and for other purposes

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 119.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 503 with 2 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying H. Res. 119 shall be considered as adopted. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order. 

Amendment reported by the House Committee on Rules. 

An amendment considered as adopted pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 119.

On agreeing to the Rules amendment Agreed to without objection. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H.R. 503.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Ms. Lofgren. 

An amendment numbered 1 and printed in the Congressional Record to insert a complete new text. 

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 119, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Lofgren amendment in the nature of a substitute. 

The previous question on the amendment and on the bill was ordered, pursuant to H. Res. 119.

On agreeing to the Lofgren amendment Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 196 - 229 (Roll no. 88).

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

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 252 - 172, 1 Present (Roll no. 89).

H.R. 503:

to amend title 18, United States Code, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice to protect unborn children from assault and murder, and for other purposes

Mr. Platts asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns April 27, it adjourn to meet on May 1 at 12:30 p.m. Agreed to without objection. 

Mr. Platts asked unanimous consent that the call of the Private Calendar be dispensed with on May 1. Agreed to without objection. 

Mr. Platts asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on May 1, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on May 2. Agreed to without objection. 

Mr. Platts asked unanimous consent that business in order under the Calendar Wednesday rule be dispensed with on May 2. Agreed to without objection. 

Mr. Fletcher asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider. 

Considered by unanimous consent. 

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. 

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

H. Con. Res. 110:

expressing the sense of the Congress in support of National Children’s Memorial Flag Day

Board of Visitors to the United States Coast Guard Academy - the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Board of Visitors to the United States Coast Guard Academy: Mr. Taylor of MS. 

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe - the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Cardin, Ms. Slaughter and Mr. Hastings of FL. 

Mr. Platts requested the following general leaves to address the House on May 2: Mr. Walden of OR for 5 min and Mr. Horn for 5 min. 

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

Mr. Brown (OH) 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 April 27, 2001. close

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

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Apr 26, 2001
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