Bills Introduced: 40 public bills, H.R. 973-1012; 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 36-37; H. Con. Res. 61, and H. Res. 87, were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 741, to amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, in order to carry out provisions of certain international conventions (H. Rept. 107-19); H.R. 496, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote deployment of advanced services and foster the development of competition for the benefit of consumers in all regions of the Nation by relieving unnecessary burdens on the Nation’s two D205percent local exchange telecommunications carriers, with an amendment (H. Rept. 107-20); and H.R. 725, to establish a toll free number under the Federal Trade Commission to assist consumers in determining if products are American-made (H. Rept. 107-21).
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Cass Ballenger to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
MORNING HOUR BUSINESS - The House proceeded with Morning Hour business.
The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.