Measures Introduced: Three bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3277-3279.
International Fishery Agreement: Senate passed H.R. 1653, to complete the orderly withdrawal of the NOAA from the civil administration of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, and to assist in the conservation of coral reefs, clearing the measure for the President.
Private Relief: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1023, for the relief of Richard W. Schaffert, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Grams (for Durbin) Amendment No. 4362, to provide for the relief of Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania.
Pages S11791, S11796
George Atlee Goodling Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 5210, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 South George Street in York, Pennsylvania, as the ``George Atlee Goodling Post Office Building'', clearing the measure for the President.
J.T. Weeker Service Center: Senate passed H.R. 5016, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 514 Express Center Drive in Chicago, Illinois, as the ``J. T. Weeker Service Center'', clearing the measure for the President.
Inspector General Act Amendments: Senate passed S. 870, to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to increase the efficiency and accountability of Offices of Inspector General within Federal departments, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S11791, S11796-99
Grams (for Collins) Amendment No. 4363, to provide for Inspectors General to propose and submit annual budget estimates, and make certain technical corrections.
International Malaria Control Act: Senate concurred in the amendments of the House to S. 2943, to authorize additional assistance for international malaria control, with a further amendment proposed thereto:
Byrd (for Helms) Amendment No. 4364, in the nature of a substitute.
Pages S11791-92, S11805
Messages From the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills:
Recess: Senate convened at 10 a.m., and recessed at 1 p.m., until 12 noon, on Friday, December 15, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S11805.)