House Session - October 5, 2000

The House is expected to take up S. 2311, the Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 2000, and H.R. 2941, the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area Establishment Act.

Bills Introduced: 18 public bills, H.R. 5389-5406; 1 private bill, H.R. 5407; and 1 resolution, H. Con. Res. 418 were introduced.
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows.
H.R. 3241, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to recalculate the franchise fee owed by Fort Sumter Tours, Inc., a concessioner providing service to Fort Sumter National Monument in South Carolina, amended (H. Rept. 106-937),
S. 1936, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other National Forest System land in the State of Oregon and use the proceeds derived from the sale or exchange for National Forest System purposes, amended (H. Rept. 106-938);
Conference report on H.R. 3244, to combat trafficking of persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and slavery-like conditions in the United States and countries around the world through prevention, through prosecution and enforcement against traffickers, and through protection and assistance to victims of trafficking (H. Rept. 106-939);
Conference report on H.R. 4475, making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 (H. Rept. 106-940);
H. Res. 612, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany H.R. 4475, making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 (H. Rept. 106-941); and
H. Res. 613, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany H.R. 3244, to combat trafficking of persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and slavery-like conditions in the United States and countries around the world through prevention, through prosecution and enforcement against traffickers, and through protection and assistance to victims of trafficking (H. Rept. 106-942).
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Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, the Rev. Norman B. Steen of the Christian Reformed Church of Washington, D.C.
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Ryan White CARE Act Amendments: The House passed S. 2311, to revise and extend the Ryan White CARE Act programs under title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act, to improve access to health care and the quality of health care under such programs, and to provide for the development of increased capacity to provide health care and related support services to individuals and families with HIV disease by a yea and nay vote of 411 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 512. Agreed to amend the title.
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Pursuant to the rule, the Bliley amendment in the nature of a substitute, printed in the Congressional Record and numbered 1, was considered as adopted.
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H. Res. 611, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to by voice vote.
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Las Cienegas National Conservation Area Establishment: The House passed H.R. 2941, to establish the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area in the State of Arizona.
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Pursuant to the rule, agreed to the Hansen amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record and numbered 1; and
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Earlier, agreed to the Kolbe amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute that strikes the reference to the use of eminent domain to acquire land.
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H. Res. 610, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to by a yea and nay vote of 411 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 513.
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Point of Privilege: Representative Shuster rose to a point of personal privilege and was recognized for one hour.
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Microenterprise for Self-Reliance and International Anti-Corruption Act: The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1143, to establish a program to provide assistance for programs of credit and other financial services for microenterprises in developing countries clearing the measure for the President.
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Recess: The House recessed at 5:32 p.m. and reconvened at 9:38 p.m.
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Recess: The House recessed at 9:39 p.m. and reconvened at 11:06 p.m.
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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on pages H8813-14, H8848, and H8921.
Quorum Calls Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and D1044appear on pages H8846-47 and H8848. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 11:08 p.m.

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    Total Hours: 406 (After 166 days)
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