House Session

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 


Today’s prayer was offered by Rabbi Ely Rosensveig. 


On approving… read more

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 

Today’s prayer was offered by Rabbi Ely Rosensveig. 

On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 335 - 70, 1 Present (Roll no. 102).

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

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The Chair announced that one minute speeches would be postponed until the end of the legislative day. 

Considered as privileged matter. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 136.

The previous question was ordered without objection. 

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 - 208 (Roll no. 103).

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

H. Res. 136:

waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the concurrent resolution ( H. Con. Res. 83) establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2002, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2011

Mr. Nussle brought up conference report H. Rept. 107-60 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 136.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report. 

The previous question was ordered without objection. 

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

On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 221 - 207 (Roll no. 104).

H. Con. Res. 83:

establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2002, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2011

Considered as privileged matter. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 135.

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. 135:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 581) to authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to use funds appropriated for wildland fire management in the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, to reimburse the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service to facilitate the interagency cooperation required under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 in connection with wildland fire management

Mr. Hefley asked unanimous consent to discharge the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union and consider. 

Considered by unanimous consent. 

RESERVATION OF OBJECTION - The House proceeded with debate under a reservation of objection. 

On passage Passed without objection. 

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

H.R. 146:

to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Great Falls Historic District in Paterson, New Jersey, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes

Considered by unanimous consent. 

Mr. Everett asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider. 

On passage Passed without objection. 

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

S. 700:

to establish a Federal interagency task force for the purpose of coordinating actions to prevent the outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (commonly known as "mad cow disease") and foot-and-mouth disease in the United States

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 135.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 581 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 provisions in the bill are waived. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. 

House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 135 and Rule XXIII. 

The Speaker designated the Honorable Constance A. Morella to act as Chairwoman of the Committee. 

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 581.

Amendment offered by Mr. Traficant. 

An amendment to add a new section inserting Buy American provisions into the bill. 

On agreeing to the Traficant amendment Agreed to by voice vote. 

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 581.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 

The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. 

On passage Passed by voice vote. 

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

H.R. 581:

to authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to use funds appropriated for wildland fire management in the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, to reimburse the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service to facilitate the interagency cooperation required under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 in connection with wildland fire management

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

Mr. Pence requested that Ms. Ros-Lehtinen be allowed to address the House for 5 minutes on May 16.

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

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting - referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered to be printed. 

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches. 

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair. close

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