Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills were introduced, as follows: S. 2573-2585. Page S4103 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: Special… read more

Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills were introduced, as follows: S. 2573-2585.

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Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:

Special Report entitled ``Allocation to Subcommittees of Budget Totals from the Concurrent Resolution for Fiscal year 2001. (S. Rept. No. 106-296)

S. 345, to amend the Animal Welfare Act to remove the limitation that permits interstate movement of live birds, for the purpose of fighting, to States in which animal fighting is lawful. (S. Rept. No. 106-297)

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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 amendments proposed thereto:

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Adopted:

By 69 yeas to 30 nays (Vote No. 103), 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.

Pages S4032, S4037-66

By 50 yeas to 49 nays (Vote No. 104), Daschle Amendment No. 3148, to express the sense of the Senate with regard to the Million Mom March and gun safety legislation.

Pages S4032, S4037-67

Pending:

Levin Amendment No. 3154, to strike certain provisions which require ground troops be withdrawn from Kosovo by a fixed date.

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During consideration of this measure today, the Senate also took the following action:

By 45 yeas to 54 nays (Vote No. 102), Senate failed to uphold a ruling of the Chair with respect to a point of order against Lott Amendment No. 3150 (listed above).

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By prior unanimous consent, the point of order was withdrawn.

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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill and certain amendments to be proposed thereto, on Thursday, May 18, 2000, with a vote on the pending Levin Amendment No. 3154 (listed above), to occur at 2:30 p.m. Further, that the bill be advanced to third reading, the Senate then proceed to H.R. 4425 (House companion measure), that all after the enacting clause be stricken, the text of S. 2521 as amended be inserted in lieu thereof, with a vote to occur on final passage of the House bill. The Senate then insist on its amendment, request a conference with the House thereon, the Chair be authorized to appoint conferees on the part of the Senate, and S. 2521 be indefinitely postponed.

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A unanimous-consent time agreement was reached providing for further consideration of Levin Amendment No. 3154 (listed above) on Thursday, May 18, 2000.

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Messages From the President: Senate received the following message from the President of the United States:

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Transmitting, pursuant to the National Emergencies Act, a 6-month periodic report on the national emergency with respect to Sudan that was declared in Executive Order 13067 of November 3, 1997; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-105)

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Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

7 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.

1 Army nomination in the rank of general.

25 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine Corps.

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Roger W. Kallock, of Ohio, to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Material Readiness.

Robert Mays Lyford, of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

2 Army nominations in the rank of general.

1 Marine Corps nomination in the rank of general.

2 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Navy.

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Messages From the President:

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Messages From the House:

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Measures Referred:

Page S4099

Measures Placed on Calendar:

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Measures Read First Time:

Page S4099

Communications:

Pages S4099-S4101

Petitions:

Pages S4101-02

Executive Reports of Committees:

Pages S4102-03

Statements on Introduced Bills:

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Additional Cosponsors:

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Amendments Submitted:

Pages S4116-17

Notices of Hearings:

Page S4117

Authority for Committees:

Pages S4117-18

Additional Statements:

Pages S4097-99

Privileges of the Floor:

Page S4118

Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--104)

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Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 9:06 p.m., until 9 a.m., on Thursday, May 18, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S4119.) close

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