Measures Introduced: Three bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3272-3274.
Continuing Resolution: By a unanimous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. 295), Senate passed H.J. Res. 126, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, clearing the measure for the President.
American Embassy Security Act/Bankruptcy Reform Act Conference Report: Senate resumed consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2415, to enhance security of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000. (On October 11, 2000, the H.R. 2415 conference committee struck all of the House bill after the enacting clause and inserted the provisions of S. 3186, the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2000).
During consideration of the conference report today, Senate also took the following action:
By unanimous consent, Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which the cloture vote (November 1, 2000--Vote No. 294) on the conference report was not invoked, and agreed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which the cloture vote (November 1, 2000--Vote No. 294) on the conference report was not invoked.
By 67 yeas to 31 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 296), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, Senate, upon reconsideration, agreed to close further debate on the conference report.
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the conference report on Wednesday, December 6, 2000 and Thursday, December 7, 2000, with a vote on adoption of the conference report to occur at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
Congressional Award Board: The Chair, on behalf of the Majority Leader, pursuant to Public Law 96-114, as amended, announced the appointment of the following individuals to the Congressional Award Board: Galen J. Reser, of Connecticut, and Rex B. Wackerle, of Virginia.
Women’s Progress Commemoration Commission: The Chair, on behalf of the Democratic Leader, pursuant to Public Law 105-341, announced the appointment of the following individual to the Women’s Progress Commemoration Commission: Ann F. Lewis, of Maryland, vice Joan Doran Hedrick, of Connecticut.
Nominations Confirmed: Senate discharged the Committee on Foreign Relations and confirmed the following nominations:
Larry Carp, of Missouri, to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Fifty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Jay T. Snyder, of New York, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Fifty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
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Messages From the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--296)
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Recess: Senate convened at 12:01 p.m. and, recessed at 5:01 p.m., until 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, December 6, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S11614.)