House Session

Bills Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 4652-4668; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 102, H. Con. Res. 352-353, and H. Res. 526, were introduced. Page H4484… read more

Bills Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 4652-4668; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 102, H. Con. Res. 352-353, and H. Res. 526, were introduced.

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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 809, to amend the Act of June 1, 1948, to provide for reform of the Federal Protective Service, amended (H. Rept. 106-676).

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

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Journal: Agreed to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal of Monday, June 12 by a yea and nay vote of 352 yeas to 59 nays with one voting ``present'', Roll No. 270.

Page H4341-42

Recess: the House recessed at 12:30 p.m. and reconvened at 3:31 p.m.

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Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce: The House agreed to the conference report on S. 761, to regulate interstate commerce by electronic means by permitting and encouraging the continued expansion of electronic commerce through the operation of free market forces by a yea and nay vote of 426 yeas to 4 nays, Roll No. 271.

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Earlier, agreed to H. Res. 523, the rule that waived points of order against consideration of the conference report by a voice vote.

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Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations: The House passed H.R. 4577, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 217 yeas to 214 nays, Roll No. 273 (the bill was also considered on June 8, 12, 13).

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By a recorded vote of 212 ayes to 219 noes, Roll No. 272, rejected the Obey motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report it back with an amendment that strikes section 518 dealing with a potential rescission from the Child Care and development Block Grant if the total level of discretionary advance appropriations exceeds the budget cap.

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Presidential Messages: Read the following messages from the President:

Executive Order 12938: Message wherein he transmitted his report on Executive Order 12938 as required by the International Emergency Economic Powers Act--referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-255); and

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Lapse of the Export Administration Act: Message wherein he transmitted his report on the national emergency declared to deal with the threat to national security caused by the lapse of the Export Administration Act--referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-256).

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Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations: The House considered amendments to H.R. 4578, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001. The House previously considered the bill on June 13.

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Agreed To:

Sununu amendment No. 30 printed in the Congressional Record that eliminates Department of Energy funding of $126.5 million for the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles program and applies $86 million to debt reduction and $40 million to Payment in Lieu of Taxes, Land and Water Conservation, and Forest Service and National Park Service maintenance programs (agreed to by a recorded vote of 214 ayes to 211 noes, Roll No. 274);

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Hefley amendment No. 37 printed in the Congressional Record that increases Forest Service wildland fire management funding by $4 million and decreases the wild horse and burro program accordingly (agreed to by a recorded vote of 364 ayes to 55 noes, Roll No. 275);

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Regula amendment that eliminates $3 million for Montana land acquisition and applies $2 million to the Idaho Snake river project and $1 million to the West Eugene, Oregon wetlands project;

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Regula amendment that increases National Park Service backlog maintenance funding by $66.5 million;

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Maloney of New York amendment No. 44 printed in the Congressional Record that revises Mineral Management Service royalty-in-kind procedures and allows payment for the transportation to wholesale market centers and processing of royalty production taken in kind;

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Regula amendment that increases National Park Service land acquisition funding by $20 million;

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Regula amendment that decreases construction funding for the Escalante Science Center by $1 million and applies it to the National Trail Center in Casper, Wyoming;

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Ose amendment that strikes section 122 which prohibited funding to establish a National Wildlife Refuge in the Yolo Bypass of California;

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Hinchey amendment that increases funding for land acquisition for the Everglades National Park by $9 million;

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Hill amendment that makes available $500,000 for the acquisition of the Traveler’s Rest campsite in Montana;

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Regula amendment that allows the Bureau of Land Management to reissue grazing permits when it is unable to process expiring permits because of funding shortfalls;

Taylor of Mississippi amendment that makes available $2 million for the acquisition of Cat Island, Mississippi with offsets from the Energy Information Administration activities;

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Rejected:

DeFazio amendment No. 35 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for Forest Service recreation programs by $26 million and decrease Department of Energy petroleum technology programs by $53 million (rejected by a recorded vote of 167 ayes to 254 noes, Roll No. 276); and

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Wu amendment No. 31 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for Fish and Wildlife habitat management programs by $14.7 million and decrease timber sales management funding accordingly (rejected by a recorded vote of 173 ayes to 249 noes, Roll No. 277).

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Withdrawn:

Kucinich amendment No. 41 was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to require a report by the Fish and Wildlife Service on genetically engineered fish;

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Inslee amendment was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to strike section 116, that provides for the processing of expiring grazing permits; and

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Dicks amendment was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to exempt authorized activities related to national monuments and the Columbia Basin Ecosystem from limitations imposed under the Act (Subsequently agreed by unanimous consent to consider an amendment offered by Representative Dicks in the Committee of the Whole with debate times specified and allocated).

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Point of Order Sustained:

Language on page 18 dealing with the allocation of water from central and southern Florida to the Everglades;

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The House agreed to H. Res. 524, the rule that is providing for consideration of the bill on June 13.

Meeting Hour--Thursday, June 15: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 15.

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Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H4342.

Referrals: S. 1507 was referred to the Committees on Resources and Commerce.

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Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on page H4485.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea and nay votes and five recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H4341, H4366, H4435, H4436, H4445, H4446, H4477, and H4478. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 11:10 p.m. close

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