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Bills Introduced: 68 public bills, H.R. 3699-3766; and 9 resolutions, H.J. Res. 88; H. Con. Res. 256-258, and H. Res. 424-428, were… read more

Bills Introduced: 68 public bills, H.R. 3699-3766; and 9 resolutions, H.J. Res. 88; H. Con. Res. 256-258, and H. Res. 424-428, were introduced.

Pages H572-74

Reports Filed: Reports were filed as follows:

H.R. 1749, to designate Wilson Creek in Avery and Caldwell Counties, North Carolina, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, amended (H. Rept. 106-500);

S. 613, to encourage Indian economic development and to provide for the disclosure of Indian tribal sovereign immunity in contracts involving Indian tribes (H. Rept. 106-501);

H.R. 2484, to provide that land which is owned by the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota but which is not held in trust by the United States for the Community may be leased or transferred by the Community without further approval by the United States (H. Rept. 106-502);

H.R. 3222, to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve literacy through family literacy projects, amended (H. Rept. 106-503);

H.R. 3616, to reauthorize the impact aid program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, amended (H. Rept. 106-504);

H. Res. 425, providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules (H. Rept. 106-505); and

H. Res. 426, providing for consideration of H.R. 1827, to improve the economy and efficiency of Government operations by requiring the use of recovery audits by Federal agencies (H. Rept. 106-506).

Pages H571-72

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rev. Joseph S. Edmonds of Arlington, Virginia.

Page H517

Recess: The House recessed at 12:58 and reconvened at 2:00 p.m.

Page H517

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:

Designation of Wilson Creek, North Carolina to Wild and Scenic Rivers System: H.R. 1749, amended, to designate Wilson Creek in Avery and Caldwell Counties, North Carolina, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System;

Pages H519-20

Indian Economic Development and Contract Encouragement Act: S. 613, to encourage Indian economic development and to provide for the disclosure of Indian tribal sovereign immunity in contracts involving Indian tribes (passed by a yea and nay vote of 406 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 26) clearing the measure for the President; and

Pages H520-21, H538

Lease or Transfer of Land Owned by the Lower Sioux Indian Community: H.R. 2484, to provide that land which is owned by the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota but which is not held in trust by the United States for the Community may be leased or transferred by the Community without further approval by the United States.

Pages H521-22

Recess: The House recessed at 4:15 p.m. and reconvened at 6:00 p.m.

Page H538

Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H513.

Referrals: S. 400 was referred to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services and S. Con. Res. 83 was referred to the Committee on International Relations.

Page H553

Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea and nay vote developed during the proceedings of the House today and appears on page H538. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 8:50 p.m. close

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Feb 29, 2000 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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