House Session - February 6, 2001

Bills Introduced: 2 public bills, H.R. 303 and H.R. 316, were introduced.

Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.


The Speaker designated the Honorable John Shimkus to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.


Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.

The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Pence to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting the third report to the Congress on the Operation of the Andean Trade Preference Act - referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.


The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until 6:00 p.m. today.

Mr. Platts moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution.


Considered under suspension of the rules.


DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 7.


At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

H.J. Res. 7:
recognizing the 90th birthday of Ronald Reagan


Mr. Platts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 395. \\

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 395:
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 of West Melbourne, Florida”


Mr. Tiberi moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 28.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

H. Res. 28:
honoring the contributions of Catholic schools


The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:00 P.M. today.

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 650 (After 293 days)
    • Debate193 Hours
    • Special Orders97 Hours
    • Votes160 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches50 Hours
    • Morning Hour43 Hours
    • Opening Procedures5 Hours

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