Bills Introduced: 69 public bills, H.R. 244-312; 3 private bills, H.R. 313-315; and 8 resolutions, H.J. Res. 5-6; H. Con. Res. 13-17, and H. Res. 23, were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed as follows:
Report on the Activities of the Committee on the Budget during the 106th Congress (H. Rept. 106-1055) and
Report on the Activities of the Committee on House Administration during the 106th Congress (H. Rept. 106-1056).
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: The Speaker announced the appointment of Representatives Bereuter, Castle, Boehlert, Bass, Gibbons, LaHood, Cunningham, Hoekstra, Burr, and Hutchinson to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
North Atlantic Assembly: The Speaker announced the appointment of Representative Bereuter, Chairman, and Representatives Regula, Roukema, Hefley, Gillmor, Goss, Ehlers, and McInnis to the United States Group of the North Atlantic Assembly.
Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Hutchinson wherein he submitted his resignation from the Committee on Government Reform.
Recess: The House recessed at 2:17 p.m. and reconvened at 5:30 p.m.
Suspension--Federal Firefighters Retirement Age Fairness Act: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 93, amended, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that the mandatory separation age for Federal firefighters be made the same as the age that applies with respect to Federal law enforcement officers by a yea and nay vote of 401 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 5.
Member Sworn: Representative Lipinski presented himself in the well and was administered the oath of office by the Speaker.
Presidential Message--Armies of Compassion: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted the blueprint for his program to ``Rally the Armies of Compassion'' and support the heroic works of faith-based and community groups across America--referred to the Committees on Ways and Means, Judiciary, Education and the Workforce, Government Reform, and Financial Services and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-36).
Motion to Suspend the Rules on Wednesday, Jan. 31: Agreed that the Speaker be authorized on Wednesday, January 31 to entertain a motion to suspend the rules and agree to H. Con. Res. 14, permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate appear on page H77.
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea and nay vote developed during the proceedings of the House today and appears on page H86. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 8:20 p.m.