House Session

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The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 8.

Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Thomas A. Kuhn. 

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Johnson, Eddie Bernice of TX 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 6:00 p.m. today. 

Mr. Smith (MI) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. 

Considered under suspension of the rules. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 108.

At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Smith (MI) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn. 

H. Con. Res. 108:

honoring the National Science Foundation for 50 years of service to the Nation

Mr. LaTourette moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. 

Considered under suspension of the rules. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 74.

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote. 

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

H. Con. Res. 74:

authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 20th annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:00 P.M. today. close

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

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May 8, 2001

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