The House Will Reconvene At 2:02 PM Today
House Session - June 13, 2000

Bills Introduced: 10 public bills, H.R. 4642-4651, were introduced.
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H. Res. 525, providing for consideration of H.R. 4635, making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 (H. Rept. 106-675).
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Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Isakson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Journal: Agreed to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal of Monday, June 12 by a yea and nay vote of 329 yeas to 66 nays with one voting ``present'', Roll No. 257.
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Recess: The House recessed at 9:18 a.m. and reconvened at 10:00 a.m.
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Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Fraud Audit of the Department of Education: H.R. 4079, amended, to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a comprehensive fraud audit of the Department of Education (debated on Monday, June 12 and agreed to by a yea and nay vote of 380 yeas to 19 nays with one voting ``present'', Roll No. 258);
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Celebrating the 225th Birthday of the U.S. Army: H.J. Res. 101, recognizing the 225th birthday of the United States Army; and
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Benefits of Music Education: H. Con. Res. 266, expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the benefits of music education.
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Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations: The House considered amendments to H.R. 4577, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001. The House previously considered the bill on June 8 and June 12.
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Agreed To:
Stearns amendment No. 198 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits the use of any funding to restrict military recruiting at secondary schools (agreed to by a recorded vote of 381 ayes to 41 noes with 1 voting present, Roll No. 266;
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Paul amendment No. 3 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits the use of any funding to develop a national medical identification system;
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Sanders amendment that prohibits NIH funding to grant an exclusive or partially exclusive license pursuant to chapter 18 of title 35, United States Code, except in accordance with section 209 of such title, relating to the availability to the public of an invention and its benefits on reasonable terms (agreed to by a recorded vote of 313 ayes to 109 noes, Roll No. 268); and
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Rejected:
Vitter amendment No. 192 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funding by $1.4 billion and decrease various education programs as offsets.
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Hoekstra amendment No. 202 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by D586$383 million and decrease other education programs accordingly;
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Bass amendment No. 7 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by $200 million and reduce Gear Up program funding accordingly (rejected by a recorded vote of 98 ayes to 319 noes, Roll No. 259);
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Ryan of Wisconsin amendment No. 186 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by $300 million and decrease 21st Century Community Learning Centers accordingly (rejected by a recorded vote of 124 ayes to 293 noes, Roll No. 260);
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Gary Miller of California amendment No. 2 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by $16 million and reduce Ready to Learn program funding accordingly (rejected by a recorded vote of 150 ayes to 267 noes, Roll No. 261);
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Schaffer amendment No. 203 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by $10.3 million and reduce Education Research, Statistics, and Improvement funding accordingly (rejected by a recorded vote of 132 ayes to 287 noes, Roll No. 262);
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Oxley amendment No. 182 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to reduce corporation for Public Broadcasting funding by $3.65 million (rejected by a recorded vote of 110 ayes to 305 noes, Roll No. 263);
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Schaffer amendment No. 205 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by $43 million and decrease Job Corps funding accordingly (rejected by a recorded vote of 103 ayes to 315 noes, Roll No. 264);
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Boehner amendment No. 196 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit funding for the Native Hawaiian Education Program (rejected by a recorded vote of 202 ayes to 220 noes, Roll No. 265);
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Wilson amendment printed in part B of H. Rept. 106-657 that sought to appropriate $25 million for the 21st Century Teacher Scholarships Act with offsets from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (rejected by a recorded vote of 156 ayes to 267 noes, Roll No. 267); and
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Young of Florida amendment that sought to reduce each amount appropriated or otherwise made available by 0.617 percent (rejected by a recorded vote of 186 ayes to 236 noes, Roll No. 269).
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Withdrawn:
Andrews amendment No. 1 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to prohibit funding to count a blind or visually-impaired person as successfully rehabilitated under certain circumstances;
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Andrews amendment numbered 5 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to prohibit funding to any Medicare+Choice organization that is out of compliance with requirements of part C of title XVIII of the Social Security Act; and
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Tancredo amendment numbered 191 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to increase funding for the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act by $30 million and reduce OSHA and HHS departmental management funding accordingly.
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Points of order sustained against:
Language on page 44, lines 4 through 14, dealing with the bioterrorism emergency designation.
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Pelosi amendment No. 13 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase National Institutes of Health funding by $1.7 billion.
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Andrews amendment No. 4 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to provide $40 million for a block grant to the Inner city Cardiac Satellite Demonstration Project in New Jersey and reduce HHS general department management funding accordingly;
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Stearns amendment No. 189 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to allow funding for a report which identifies the efforts taken to enhance the competitiveness of biomedical or behavioral research grants including a statement listing first-time principal researchers of projects supported by the institutes;
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Obey amendment No. 14 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase teacher education, recruitment, and retention activities funding by $1 billion;
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Roemer amendment No. 185 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase $25 million for teacher transition programs and decrease education research, statistics, and improvement funding accordingly;
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Lowey amendment No. 15 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to start Federal funding of school construction and provides $1.3 billion D587for school renovations to subsidize gross obligations of direct loans of $7 billion;
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DeLauro amendment No. 16 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding by $1.5 billion;
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Lowey amendment No. 17 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase Pell Grant funding by $938 million;
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Kaptur amendment that sought to establish a Normal Trade Relations for China Transitional Adjustment Assistance Program for American workers displaced by the expansion of trade relations;
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Obey amendment numbered 18 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to express the sense of the Congress that tax reductions for taxpayers in the top 1 percent of income levels should not be enacted until the Congress enacts a universal voluntary prescription drug benefit for all Americans under Medicare; and
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DeLauro amendment numbered 10 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for a variety of senior citizen programs by $661 million.
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H. Res. 518, the rule that is providing for consideration of the bill was agreed to on June 8. The amendments were considered pursuant to unanimous consent agreements of June 8 and June 12.
Presidential Message--Wakiva River: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted his report for the Wakiva River and several tributaries in Florida--referred to the Committee on Resources.
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Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations: The House completed general debate on H.R. 4578, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.
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The House agreed to H. Res. 524, the rule providing for consideration of the bill by voice vote.
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Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on pages H4337-39.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea and nay votes and eleven recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H4227-28, H4228, H4276-77, H4277, H4277-78, H4278-79, H4279, H4279-80, H4302, H4302-03, H4303-04, H4304, and H4304-05. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9:00 a.m. and adjourned at 12:00 midnight.

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