Measures Introduced: Two bills were introduced, as follows: S. 2747-2748.
Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:
S. 2046, to reauthorize the Next Generation Internet Act, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-310)
Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act--Conference Report: By a unanimous vote of 87 yeas (Vote No. 133), Senate agreed to the conference report on S. 761, to regulate interstate commerce by electronic means by permitting and encouraging the continued expansion of electronic commerce through the operation of free market forces, clearing the measure for the President.
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
Beverly B. Martin, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Jay A. Garcia-Gregory, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.
Laura Taylor Swain, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
Ruth Martha Thomas, of the District of Columbia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury.
Allan I. Mendelowitz, of Connecticut, to be a Director of the Federal Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2007.
2 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
1 Army nomination in the rank of general.
3 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
Nominations Withdrawn: Senate received notification of the withdrawal of the following nomination:
Bruce A. Morrison, of Connecticut, to be a Director of the Federal Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2007 (Reappointment), which was sent to the Senate on October 29, 1999.
Messages From the House:
Measures Placed on Calendar:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Notices of Hearings:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--133)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:31 a.m., and adjourned at 12:34 p.m., until 1 p.m., on Monday, June 19, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S5281.)