Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 2557-2572, and S. Con. Res. 113.
Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:
S. 1691, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize programs for predisaster mitigation, to streamline the administration of disaster relief, to control the Federal costs of disaster assistance, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-295)
H.R. 707, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize a program for predisaster mitigation, to streamline the administration of disaster relief, to control the Federal costs of disaster assistance.
Military Construction Appropriations: Senate continued consideration of S. 2521, making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, taking action on the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S3974-75, S3981-S4003
Tuesday, May 16, 2000 D471: Pending:
Daschle Amendment No. 3148, to express the sense of the Senate with regard to the Million Mom March and gun safety legislation.
Lott Amendment No. 3150, to express the sense of the Senate with regard to the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the enforcement of Federal firearms laws, and the juvenile crime conference.
During consideration of this measure, the Senate also took the following action:
By 42 yeas to 54 nays (Vote No. 100), Senate failed to table the question of germaneness with respect to Daschle Amendment No. 3148 (listed above) to the bill.
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill and pending amendments on Wednesday, May 17, 2000, with votes to occur on the pending amendments beginning at 1:30 p.m. Further, that the pending Lott point of order with respect to the Daschle Amendment No. 3148 (listed above), be vitiated.
Motion To Request Attendance: During today’s proceedings, by 94 yeas to 2 nays (Vote No. 99), Senate agreed to the motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the attendance of absent Senators.
Nomination--Motion To Proceed: By 41 yeas to 54 nays (Vote No. 101), Senate failed to agree to the motion to proceed to the consideration of E. Douglas Hamilton, of Kentucky, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Kentucky.
Messages From the House:
Measures Placed on Calendar:
Measures Read First Time:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Notices of Hearings:
Authority for Committees:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--101)
Quorum Calls: Four quorum calls were taken today. (Total--5)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:31 a.m., and adjourned at 10:02 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Wednesday, May 17, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S4029.)
9:29AM - 12:38PM ETSenate Session