House Session

Bills Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 4512-4514; and 3 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 331-332 and H. Res. 508, were introduced. Pages H3522-23 Reports… read more

Bills Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 4512-4514; and 3 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 331-332 and H. Res. 508, were introduced.

Pages H3522-23

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 3916, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communication services, amended (H. Rept. 106-631); and

H.R. 4444, to authorize extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the People’s Republic of China, amended (H. Rept. 106-632).

Page H3522

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Kuykendall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

Page H3477

Recess: The House recessed at 12:37 p.m. and reconvened at 2:00 p.m.

Page H3478

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

National Historic Preservation Act Amendments of 2000: Agreed to the Senate amendments to H.R. 834, to extend the authorization for the National Historic Preservation Fund; and agreed to amend the title--clearing the measure for the President;

Pages H3478-79

Fees for Making Movies and Television Productions in the National Parks: Agreed to the Senate amendments to H.R. 154, to provide for the collection of fees for the making of motion pictures, television productions, and sound tracks in National Park System and National Wildlife Refuge System units; and agreed to amend the title--clearing the measure for the President;

Pages H3479-81

Kake Tribal Corporation Land Transfer: S. 430, amended, to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, to provide for a land exchange between the Secretary of Agriculture and the Kake Tribal Corporation;

Pages H3481-82

Federal Courts Improvement Act: H.R. 1752, to make improvements in the operation and administration of the Federal courts;

Pages H3482-87

Alabama Hydroelectric Project: H.R. 3852, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Alabama (passed by a yea and nay vote of 354 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 211). Subsequently, the House passed S. 1836, a similar Senate passed bill--D506clearing the measure for the President. H.R. 3852 was then laid on the table.

Pages H3488, H3493-94

Arrowrock Dam, Idaho Hydroelectric Project: S. 1236, amended, to extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for commencement of the construction of the Arrowrock Dam Hydroelectric Project in the State of Idaho (passed by a yea and nay vote of 356 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 212);

Pages H3488-89, H3494-95

Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act: Agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1832, to reform unfair and anticompetitive practices in the professional boxing industry clearing the measure for the President; and

Pages H3489-91

National Moment of Remembrance For Those Who Died in Pursuit of Freedom: H. Con. Res. 302, calling on the people of the United States to observe a National Moment of Remembrance to honor the men and women of the United States who died in the pursuit of freedom and peace (agreed to by a yea and nay vote of 362 yeas, Roll No. 213).

Pages H3491-93, H3495

Recess: The House recessed at 3:06 p.m. and reconvened at 6:00 p.m.

Page H3493

Presidential Messages: Read the following messages from the President:

Agreement with Korea Re Social Security: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted the agreement between the United States and Korea on Social Security--referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-243); and

Page H3496

Agreement with Chile Re Social Security: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted the agreement between the United States and Chile on Social Security--referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-244).

Page H3496

Intelligence Authorization Act for FY 2001: The House began considering amendments to H.R. 4392, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement Disability System. Consideration will resume at a later date.

Pages H3496-H3509

Page: D506

The following amendments were offered and debated. Further proceedings were postponed.

Roemer amendment No. 1 printed in the Congressional Record that seeks to require an annual statement of the total amount of intelligence expenditures for the preceding fiscal year;

Pages H3498-H3507

Traficant amendment No. 3 printed in the Congressional Record that seeks to require a report on the effects of foreign espionage on United States trade secrets; and

Page H3507

Traficant amendment No. 4 printed in the Congressional Record that seeks to require a report within 60 days by the Director of Central Intelligence on whether the policies and goals of the People’s Republic of China constitute a threat to our national security

Pages H3507-08

The House agreed to H. Res. 506, the rule that is provided for consideration of the bill on May 19.

Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on pages H3523-26.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea and nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H3493-94, H3494-95, and H3495. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 9:44 p.m. close

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