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House Session - June 20, 2001

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.


The Speaker designated the Honorable Christopher Shays to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.


Today’s prayer was offered by Rabbi Rafael G. Grossman.


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


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


The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 657. Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 35 and S. Con. Res. 42.

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

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until the conclusion of general debate on all suspensions.


Mrs. Roukema 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 S. 1029.


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.


S. 1029:
to clarify the authority of the Department of Housing and Urban Development with respect to the use of fees during fiscal year 2001 for the manufactured housing program


Mr. Castle 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. 124.


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. 124:
recognizing the importance of children in the United States and supporting the goals and ideas of American Youth Day


Mr. Castle 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. 124.


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. 124:
recognizing the importance of children in the United States and supporting the goals and ideas of American Youth Day


Mr. Castle 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. 168.


On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.


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


H. Res. 168:
expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation’s schools should honor Native Americans for their contributions to American history, culture, and education


Mr. Weldon (FL) 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. 1753.


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. 1753:
to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 419 Rutherford Avenue, N.E., in Roanoke, Virginia, as the ``M. Caldwell Butler Post Office Building''


Mr. LaTourette 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. 819.


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. 819:
to designate the Federal building located at 143 West Liberty Street, Medina, Ohio, as the ``Donald J. Pease Federal Building''


Mr. LaTourette 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 S. Con. Res. 41.


On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.


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


S. Con. Res. 41:
authorizing the use of the Capitol grounds for the National Book Festival


The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 548 (After 232 days)
    • Debate158 Hours
    • Special Orders82 Hours
    • Votes144 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches40 Hours
    • Morning Hour40 Hours
    • Opening Procedures4 Hours

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