Bills Introduced: 1 public bill, H.R. 5630; and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 125, and H. Con. Res. 441, were introduced.
Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.
Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Pease to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Further Continuing Appropriations: The House passed H.J. Res. 125, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001.
Recess: The House recessed at 2:15 p.m. and reconvened at 2:33 p.m.
Recess: The House recessed at 2:44 p.m. and reconvened at 6 p.m.
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Regulations on the Use of Citizens Band Radio Equipment: Agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2346, to authorize the enforcement by State and local governments of certain Federal Communications Commission regulations regarding use of citizens band radio equipment--clearing the measure for the President; and
Lawrence County Airport Boundaries: H.R. 5111, to direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to treat certain property boundaries as the boundaries of the Lawrence County Airport, Courtland, Alabama.
Suspensions Failed: The House failed to suspend the rules and did not pass the following measures:
Contracting with the Mancos Water Conservancy District: The House failed to pass S. 2594, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to contract with the Mancos Water Conservancy District to use the Mancos Project facilities for impounding, storage, diverting, and carriage of nonproject water for the purpose of irrigation, domestic, municipal, industrial, and any other beneficial purposes (failed to pass by a two-thirds yea and nay vote of 201 yeas to 151 nays, Roll No. 595); and
Pages H11847, H11850-51
Conveyance of the Joe Rowell Park Site to the Town of Dolores, Colorado: S. 1972, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to the town of Dolores, Colorado, the current site of the Joe Rowell Park (failed to pass by a two-thirds yea and nay vote of 201 yeas to 146 nays, Roll No. 596).
Pages H11847-48, H11851-52
Veto Message--Intelligence Authorization: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted his veto message on H.R. 4392, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and D1177the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System and explained his reasons therefor. Subsequently, the veto message and the bill were referred to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-309).
Intelligence Authorization for FY 2001: Subsequent to the veto of H.R. 4392, the House then passed H.R. 5630, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System. The Clerk was authorized to make technical and conforming changes in the engrossment of the bill.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H11850-51 and H11851-52. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 8:46 p.m.