House Session

The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 
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The House convened, starting a new legislative day. 

Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Ronald Auch, Pastor, Prayer House Assembly of God. 

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

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

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

Mr. Jones (NC) 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. 1000.

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. 1000:

to adjust the boundary of the William Howard Taft National Historic Site in the State of Ohio, to authorize an exchange of land in connection with the historic site, and for other purposes

Mr. Jones (NC) 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. 37.

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. 37:

to amend the National Trails System Act to update the feasibility and suitability studies of 4 national historic trails and provide for possible additions to such trails

Mr. Jones (NC) 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. 640.

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. 640:

to adjust the boundaries of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and for other purposes

Mr. Gilchrest 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. 1661.

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. 1661:

to extend indefinitely the authority of the States of Washington, Oregon, and California to manage a Dungeness crab fishery until the effective date of a fishery management plan for the fishery under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act

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. 1209.

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. 1209:

to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to determine whether an alien is a child, for purposes of classification as an immediate relative, based on the age of the alien on the date the classification petition with respect to the alien is filed, and for other purposes

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. 1914.

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. 1914:

to extend for 4 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted

Mr. Castle 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. 150.

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. 150:

expressing the sense of Congress that Erik Weihenmayer’s achievement of becoming the first blind person to climb Mount Everest demonstrates the abilities and potential of all blind people and other individuals with disabilities

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): 416 - 0 (Roll no. 152).

H.R. 1209:

to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to determine whether an alien is a child, for purposes of classification as an immediate relative, based on the age of the alien on the date the classification petition with respect to the alien is filed, and for other purposes

Considered as unfinished business. 

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 1 (Roll no. 153).

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

H.R. 1914:

to extend for 4 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted

Considered as privileged matter. 

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 157.

DEBATE - By unanimous consent, the House proceeded with an additional 60 minute period of debate on the resolution. 

The previous question was ordered without objection. 

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. 

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

H. Res. 157:

expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable John Joseph Moakley, a Representative from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Mr. Moran of KS requested the following general leaves to address the House on June 13: himself for 5 min and Mr. Hayes for 5 min. 

Mr. Moran of KS requested that Mr. Horn be allowed to address the House for 5 minutes on June 14.

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

Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved that the House do now adjourn. 

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote. 

The House adjourned pursuant to H. Res. 157. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 7, 2001. close

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

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