Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Fourteen bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2766-2779, and S. Res. 326-327. Pages S5662-63 Measures Reported: Reports were… read more

Measures Introduced: Fourteen bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2766-2779, and S. Res. 326-327.

Pages S5662-63

Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:

Special Report entitled ``Further Revised Allocation to Subcommittees of Budget Totals''. (S. Rept. No. 106-311)

H.R. 4578, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-312)

H.R. 3051, to direct the Secretary of the Interior, the Bureau of Reclamation, to conduct a feasibility study on the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in the State of New Mexico.

Page S5662

Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations--Agreement: Senate began consideration of 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, on Thursday, June 22, 2000.

Pages S5588-S5609, S5628-48

Adopted:

Specter/Harkin Amendment No. 3590, in the nature of a substitute.

Pages S5588-90

By 57 yeas to 41 nays (Vote No. 143), Enzi Amendment No. 3593, to limit the use of funds for standards relating to ergonomic protection.

Pages S5590, S5636-46

Rejected:

By 44 yeas to 53 nays (Vote No. 144), Robb Modified Amendment No. 3598, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of outpatient prescription drugs under the Medicare program.

Pages S5609, S5628-29, S5636, S5646

Withdrawn:

Robb Motion to Commit, with instructions.

Page S5636

Hutchinson Modified Amendment No. 3594 (to Amendment No. 3593), to limit the use of funds for standards relating to ergonomic protection.

Pages S5590, S5636

Pending:

McCain Amendment No. 3610, to enhance protection of children using the Internet.

Pages S5647-48

A motion was entered to close further debate on Robb Motion to Commit, with instructions and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on the cloture motion will occur at a time to be determined. Subsequently, the cloture motion fell when the Motion to Commit, with instructions (listed above) was withdrawn.

Page S5632

During consideration of this measure today, the following actions also occurred:

Lott Amendment No. 3600 (to instructions of the motion to commit the bill to the Committee on Appropriations), to limit the use of funds for standards relating to ergonomic protection, fell when the motion to commit was withdrawn

Pages S5628-29

Lott Amendment No. 3601 (to Amendment No. 3600), to limit the use of funds for standards relating to ergonomic protection, fell when the motion to commit was withdrawn.

Pages S5628-29

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill and pending amendment, on Friday, June 23, 2000.

Pages S5628-29

Foreign Operations Appropriations: Senate completed consideration of S. 2522, making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September D64430, 2001, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:

Pages S5609-28

Adopted:

Page: D644

Feingold Modified Amendment No. 3520, to increase amounts appropriated for international disaster assistance for Mozambique and Southern Africa.

Pages S5609-10

McConnell (for Chafee) Modified Amendment No. 3551, to express the sense of the Senate that the United States should authorize and fully fund a bilateral and multilateral program of debt relief for the world’s poorest countries.

Pages S5610-12

McConnell (for Smith-NH) Modified Amendment No. 3555, to express the Sense of the Senate that the Secretary of the Treasury should direct the executive directors to all international financial institutions to use the voice and vote of the United States to oppose loans, credits, or guarantees to the Russian Federation, except for basic human needs, if the Russian Federation delivers any additional SS-N-22 missiles or components to the People’s Republic of China.

Pages S5610-12

Nickles Modified Amendment No. 3569, to make certain funds available to combat methamphetamine production and trafficking.

Pages S5610-12

Leahy (for Byrd) Modified Amendment No. 3531, to provide support for the Defense Classified Activities.

Page S5612

Boxer Modified Amendment No. 3541, to provide additional funding for efforts to combat international HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.

Page S5613

Withdrawn:

Helms Amendment No. 3498, to require the United States to withhold assistance to Russia by an amount equal to the amount which Russia provides Serbia.

Page S5615

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

McConnell Amendment No. 3553, to provide that funds made available as a U.S. contribution to the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Trust Fund shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations (agreed to on Wednesday, June 21, 2000), was modified.

Pages S5610-12

Senate sustained a point of order against Boxer Further Modified Amendment No. 3542, to affirm and support Department of Defense policy that United States Armed Forces personnel in Colombia should make every effort to minimize the possibility of confrontation with civilians in Colombia, and to prohibit the use of Department of Defense funds for certain activities with regard to Colombia, as being in violation of Rule XVI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, and the amendment thus fell.

Pages S5613-15

By 95 yeas to 4 nays (Vote No. 141), Senate agreed to the motion to advance the bill to third reading. Subsequently, the bill was placed back on the Senate calendar.

Page S5628

Removal of Injunction of Secrecy: The injunction of secrecy was removed from the following treaty:

Amendment to the Montreal Protocol (``Beijing Amendment'') (Treaty Doc. No. 106-32).

The treaty was transmitted to the Senate today, considered as having been read for the first time, and referred, with accompanying papers, to the Committee on Foreign Relations and were ordered to be printed.

Page S5710

Motion to Request Attendance: During today’s proceedings, by 94 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. 142), Senate agreed to the motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the attendance of absent Senators.

Pages S5635-36

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

Transmitting, pursuant to law, the report on the national emergency with respect to the 1979 Iranian emergency and assets blocking; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-116)

Pages S5659-60

Transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of the executive order blocking property of the Government of the Russian Federation relating to the disposition of highly enriched uranium extracted from nuclear weapons; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-117)

Page S5660

Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

2 Army nominations in the rank of general.

9 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.

Page S5711

Messages From the President:

Pages S5659-60

Messages From the House:

Pages S5660-61

Measures Referred:

Page S5661

Measures Placed on Calendar:

Page S5661

Communications:

Pages S5661-62

Statements on Introduced Bills:

Pages S5663-84

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages S5684-86

Amendments Submitted:

Pages S5687-S5709

Notices of Hearings:

Page S5709

Authority for Committees:

Pages S5709-10

Additional Statements:

Pages S5658-59

Privileges of the Floor:

Page S5710D645

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. (Total--144)

Pages S5628, S5635-36, S5646

Quorum Calls: One quorum call was taken today. (Total--6)

Page S5635

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 9:49 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Friday, June 23, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S5711.) close

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