Bills Introduced: 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 438, and H. Res. 661, were introduced.
Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.
Journal: Agreed to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal of Friday, Oct. 27 by a yea and nay vote of 256 yeas to 60 nays with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 570.
Motions to Instruct Conferees: Representatives Doggett and Pallone notified the House of their intention to offer motions to instruct conferees on H.R. 4577, Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations on Sunday, Oct. 29.
Further Continuing Appropriations Resolutions: The House passed H.J. Res. 118, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 339 yeas to 7 nays, Roll No. 571.
H. Res. 646, the rule that provided for consideration of the joint resolution was agreed to on Oct. 25, 2000.
Motions to Instruct Conferees--Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations: Agreed to the DeLauro motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4577, Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations to insist on the highest funding level possible for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program by a yea and nay vote of 305 yeas to 18 nays, Roll No. 572. Subsequently, then rejected the Lowey motion to instruct conferees, on the same bill, to disagree with provisions which deny the President’s request for dedicated resources to reduce class sizes in the early grades and for local school construction and instead broadly expands the title VI Education Block Grant with limited accountability in the use of funds by D1147a yea and nay vote of 150 yeas to 159 nays, Roll No. 573.
Pages H11457-65, H11465-74
Meeting Hour--Sunday, Oct. 29: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29.
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate appear on pages H11448-49 and H11462.
Referrals: S. 2638, S. 2751, S. 1761 was referred to the Committee on Resources, S. Con. Res. 138 was referred to the committee on International Relations.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H11448, H11456-57, H11465, and H11474. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 4:13 p.m.
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