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Bills Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 4704-4716; and 3 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 358-360, were introduced. Pages H4816-17 Reports Filed:… read more

Bills Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 4704-4716; and 3 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 358-360, were introduced.

Pages H4816-17

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows.

Report on the Revised Suballocation of Budget Allocations for Fiscal Year 2001 (H. Rept. 106-686);

Report submitted to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence entitled Report of the Redmond Panel: Improving Counterintelligence Capabilities at the Department of Energy and the Los Alamos, Sandia, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (H. Rept. 106-687).

Page H4816

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Nelson Price of Marietta, Georgia.

Page H4787

Withdrawal from the WTO: The House failed to pass H.J. Res. 90, withdrawing the approval of the United States from the Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization by a yea and nay vote of 56 yeas to 363 nays with 3 voting ``present'', Roll No. 320.

Pages H4793-H4814, H4909

Agreed to H. Res. 528, the rule that provided for consideration of the joint resolution by a yea and nay vote of 343 yeas to 61 nays, Roll No. 298.

Pages H4787-93

VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies Appropriations: The House passed H.R. 4635, making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000 by a yea and nay vote of 256 yeas to 169 nays, Roll No. 319. The bill was also considered on June 19.

Pages H4823-H4909

Agreed To:

Kelly amendment, debated on June 20, that increases funding for the Public Housing Operating Fund by $1 million and decreases HUD Management and Administration, Salaries and Expenses funding accordingly (agreed to by a recorded vote of 250 ayes to 170 noes, Roll No. 299);

Pages H4861-62

Olver amendment that clarifies the prohibitions against the use of funding by the EPA to implement the Kyoto Protocol (agreed to by a recorded vote of 314 ayes to 108 noes, Roll No. 301);

Pages H4824-41, H4863

Cummings amendment no. 33 printed in the Congressional Record that increases NASA university research center funding by $2.8 million and decreases Human Space Flight funding accordingly;

Page H4848

Kaptur amendment that requires a report on the Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Centers at VA Medical Centers no later than March 30, 2001;

Pages H4867-68

Collins amendment that stops the designation of any area as an ozone nonattainment area under the Clear Air Act until the Supreme Court renders a decision on the EPA air quality standards that were earlier stayed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals; (agreed to by a recorded vote of 226 ayes to 199 noes, Roll No. 305); and

Pages H4881-86, H4903

Hostettler amendment No. 24 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits the use of any funding to administer the Communities for Safer Gun Coalition (agreed to by a recorded vote of 218 ayes to 207 noes, Roll No. 306).

Pages H4887-93, H4903-04

Rejected:

Hinchey amendment No. 22 printed in the Congressional Record, debated on June 20 that sought to increase funding for the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight by $4.7 million (rejected by a recorded vote of 207 ayes to 211 noes, Roll No. 300);

Pages H4862-63

Saxton amendment that sought to increase funding for the National Estuary program by $33.9 million and decrease NASA funding accordingly;

Page H4824

Roemer amendment No. 48 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to terminate the international space station program thereby reducing Human Space Flight funding by $1.8 billion and retaining $300 million for termination costs (rejected by a recorded vote of 98 ayes to 325 noes, Roll No. 302);

Pages H4848-53, H4863-64

Hinchey amendment No. 23 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit funding to implement or administer the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation system (rejected by a recorded vote of 145 ayes to 277 noes, Roll No. 303);

Pages H4870-77, H4901-02

Hinchey amendment No. 35 printed in the Congressional Record, as modified, that sought to remove a limitation (in report language) on EPA’s use of funding for dredging or other invasive sediment remediation technologies or enforcing drinking water standards for arsenic (rejected by a recorded vote of 208 ayes to 216 noes, Roll No. 304);

Pages H4877-81, H4902-03

Nadler amendment No. 4 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for the section 8 voucher program for housing assistance by $344 million and decrease funding for the international space station accordingly (rejected by recorded vote of 138 ayes to 286 noes, Roll No. 307); and

Pages H4893-97, H4904-05

Hostettler amendment No. 25 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit any HUD D639funding to implement the provisions of the settlement with Smith & Wesson (rejected by a recorded vote of 206 ayes to 219 noes, Roll No. 308).

Pages H4897-H4901, H4905

Points of order sustained against:

Page: D639

Language on page 63 lines 4 through 9 in the bill that sought to deal with studies on drinking water contaminants;

Page H4843

Boyd amendment that sought to increase FEMA disaster relief funding by $2.6 billion;

Pages H4843-45

Language on page 67 lines 4 through 14 in the bill that sought to deal with emergency requirement designations;

Page H4845

Mollohan amendment No. 39 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase NASA funding by $322.7 million;

Pages H4853-57

Holt amendment that sought to increase funding for the National Science Foundation by $528 million; and

Pages H4857-61

Edwards amendment that sought to increase Veterans Administration medical care and research funding by $535 million.

Pages H4868-70

Withdrawn:

Bilirakis amendment No. 14 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to make $2 million available for the purposes of the National Hazardous Waste and Superfund Ombudsman; and

Pages H4841-43

Pascrell amendment was offered and subsequently withdrawn that sought to make available funding for a program to inform veterans on the benefits and services available to them.

Page H4887

Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on pages H4818-21.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea and nay votes and ten recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H4792-93, H4861-62, H4862-63, H4863, H4863-64, H4901-02, H4902-03, H4903, H4904, H4904-05, H4905, H4908-09, and H4909. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9:00 a.m. and adjourned at midnight. close

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