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House Session - October 27, 2000

Bills Introduced: 12 public bills, H.R. 5586-5597; 2 private bills, H.R. 5598-5599; and; 4 resolutions, H. Res. 657-660, were introduced.
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 4144, to provide for the allocation of interest accruing to the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, amended (H. Rept. 106-1014 Pt. 1).
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Private Calendar: Pursuant to the order of Friday, October 27, the House called up the bills on the Private Calendar:
Relief of Wei Jingsheng: The House passed S. 11, for the relief of Wei Jingsheng--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Marina Khalina and Her Son, Albert Mifakhov: S. 150, for the relief of Marina Khalina and her son, Albert Mifakhov--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Alexandre Malofienko, Olga Matsko, and their son, Vladimir Malofienko: The House passed over without prejudice, S. 199, for the relief of Alexandre Malofienko, Olga Matsko, and their son, Vladimir.
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Relief of Sergio Lozano, Faurico Lozano and Ana Lozano: The House passed S. 276, for the relief of Sergio Lozano, Faurico Lozano and Ana Lozano--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Frances Schochenmaier: The House passed S. 785, for the relief of Frances Schochenmaier--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Mina Vahedi Notash: The House passed S. 869, for the relief of Mina Vahedi Notash--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Mrs. Elizabeth Eka Bassey and Her Children, Emmanuel, Jacob, and Mary: The House passed S. 1078, for the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth Eka Bassey and her children, Emmanuel O. Paul Bassey, Jacob Paul Bassey, and Mary Idongesit Paul Bassey--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Jacqueline Salinas and Her Children, Gabriela, Alejandro, and Omar: The House passed S. 1513, for the relief of Jacqueline Salinas and her children Gabriela Salinas, Alejandro Salinas, and Omar Salinas--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Guy Taylor: The House passed S. 2000, for the relief of Guy Taylor--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Tony Lara: The House passed S. 2002, for the relief of Tony Lara--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Malia Miller: The House passed S. 2019, for the relief of Malia Miller--clearing the measure for the President.
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Relief of Jose Guadalupe Tellez Pinales: The House passed S. 2289, for the relief of Jose Guadalupe Tellez Pinales--clearing the measure for the President.
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Further Continuing Appropriations Resolutions: The House passed H.J. Res. 117, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 366 yeas to 13 nays, Roll No. 563.
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H. Res. 646, the rule that provided for consideration of the joint resolution was agreed to on Oct. 25, 2000.
Refusals to Comply with Subpoenas Issued by the Committee on Resources: Chairman Young of Alaska rose to a question of the privileges of the House and by direction of the Committee on Resources called up, H. Rept. 106-801, pertaining to the refusals to comply with subpoenas issued by the Committee on Resources. Subsequently, by direction of the Committee, Chairman Young offered a privileged resolution, H. Res. 657, directing the Speaker to certify the report of the Committee on Resources to the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. Subsequently, Chairman Young offered an amendment in the nature of a substitute to the resolution and asked that the question on adoption of the resolution be divided within section 2 so that refusal of each of the 3 named individuals be voted on separately. At the conclusion of debate, the resolution was withdrawn.
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Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures debated on Oct. 26:
International Malaria Control: S. 2943, amended, to authorize additional assistance for international malaria control, and to provide for coordination and consultation in providing assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to malaria, HIV, and tuberculosis (passed by a yea and nay vote of 385 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 564). Agreed to amend the title;
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Cardiac Arrest Survival: Agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2498, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for recommendations of the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding the placement of automatic external defibrillators in Federal buildings in order to improve survival rates of individuals who experience cardiac arrest in such buildings, and to establish protections from civil liability arising from the emergency use of the devices (passed by a recorded vote of 384 ayes to 2 noes, Roll No. 565);
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Release of Findings by FERC Concerning the Electricity Crisis in California: H. Res. 650, expressing the sense of the House with respect to the release of findings and recommendations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding the electricity crisis in California;
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Fire Administration Authorization: H. Res. 655, providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 1550, to authorize appropriations for the United States Fire Administration for fiscal years 2000 and 2001 and the Senate amendment thereto (passed by a recorded vote of 384 ayes to 5 noes, Roll No. 566);
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Reports Consolidation Act: S. 2712, to amend chapter 35 of title 31, United States Code, to authorize the consolidation of certain financial and performance management reports required of Federal agencies (passed by a recorded vote of 385 ayes with none voting ``no'', Roll No. 567) clearing the measure for the President;
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Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building, West Melbourne, Florida: H.R. 5309, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2305 Minton Road in West Melbourne, Florida, as the `Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building' (passed by a recorded vote of 376 ayes to 8 noes, Roll No. 568);
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Robert S. Walker Post Office Millersville, Pennsylvania: S. 3194, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 431 North George Street in Millersville, Pennsylvania, as the `Robert S. Walker Post Office' (passed by a recorded vote of 379 ayes to 7 noes, Roll No. 569);
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Arthur `Pappy' Kennedy Post Office, Orlando, Florida: H.R. 4399, amended, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 440 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida, as the `Arthur ``Pappy'' Kennedy Post Office'. Agreed to amend the title.
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Eddie Mae Steward Post Office, Jacksonville, Florida: H.R. 4400, amended, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1601-1 Main Street in Jacksonville, Florida, as the `Eddie Mae Steward Post Office'. Agreed to amend the title.
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Motions to Instruct Conferees: Representatives DeLauro and Lowey notified the House of their intention to offer motions to instruct conferees on H.R. 4577, Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations on Saturday, Oct. 28.
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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate appear on pages H11359-60 and H11421.
Referrals: S. 3045 was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
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Quorum Calls Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and five recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H11367-68, H11399, H11399-H11400, H11400-01, H11401-02, H11402, and H11402-03. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 6:56 p.m.

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