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The House is expected to take up H.R. 4811, the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2001.… read more

The House is expected to take up H.R. 4811, the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2001.

Bills Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R. 4843-4862; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 104; H. Con. Res. 371, and H. Res. 551-552 were introduced.

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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows.

H.R. 4210, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide for improved Federal efforts to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks, amended (H. Rept. 106-731);

H. Res. 550, waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules (H. Rept. 106-732); and

H.R. 3485, to modify the enforcement of certain anti-terrorism judgments, amended (H. Rept. 106-733).

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

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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rev. Peter M. Colapietro of New York City.

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Foreign Operations Appropriations: The House passed H.R. 4811, making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 239 yeas to 185 nays, Roll No. 400.

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Rejected the Obey motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report it back to the House with an amendment to increase the African Development Fund by $ 5 million and decrease the Asian Development Fund accordingly.

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Agreed to:

Waters amendment No. 27 printed in the Congressional Record that increases funding for the Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Trust Fund by $155.6 million with offsets of $82.5 million from D741Export-Import Bank direct loan programs, $7 million from Export-Import Bank administrative expenses, $5.3 million from international military education and training programs, and $200 million from the foreign military financing programs including grants for Israel and Egypt, debated on July 12 (agreed to by a recorded vote of 216 ayes to 211 noes, Roll No. 397);

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Bereuter amendment that limits the assumption by the United States Government of liability for nuclear accidents in North Korea (agreed to by a recorded vote of 298 ayes to 125 noes, Roll No. 399);

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Brown of Ohio amendment No. 32 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits any funds to be used in contravention of section 307 of the Tariff Act; concerning the prohibition against imports made by forced labor; and

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Traficant amendment No. 24 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits the use of any funding in contravention of the ``Buy American Act.''

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Rejected:

Lee amendment that sought to increase funding for child survival and disease programs related to HIV/AIDS by $42 million and decrease foreign military financing program grants accordingly, debated on July 12 (a recorded vote of 267 ayes to 156 noes, Roll No. 398);

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Conyers amendment No. 38 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to strike Sec. 558, Assistance for Haiti from the bill;

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Greenwood amendment No. 11 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to strike Sec. 587, Authorization for Population Planning (rejected by a recorded vote of 206 ayes to 221 noes, Roll No. 396);

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Kucinich amendment No. 13 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit any funding to be made available for the Kosovo Protection Corps; and

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Traficant amendment No. 23 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit any funding to be made available to the Palestine Authority.

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Point of Order Sustained Against:

Filner amendment No. 39 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to make available $3.5 million to the Kurdish Human Rights Watch for the Kurdistan region of Iraq;.

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Jackson of Illinois amendment No. 43 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for the African Development Bank by $3 million and increase the limitation on callable capital subscriptions;

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Payne amendment that sought to prohibit assistance to any country that is not in compliance with U.N. sanctions against Angola;

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Language on page 80, lines 22-24 dealing with earmarks or minimum funding requirements;

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Sec. 585, Working Capital Fund;

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Nadler amendment No. 51 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to include a new section of the bill dealing with ``so-called honor crimes'';

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Jackson-Lee amendment No. 46 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit any funding to governments that conscript children under the age of 18 into the military forces or provide for the participation of children in armed conflict;

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Payne amendment No. 57 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to provide $15 million in assistance for the National Democratic Alliance of Sudan; and

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Paul amendment No. 17 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funding for abortion, family planning, or population control efforts.

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Withdrawn:

Payne amendment No. 56 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to restrict assistance to governments destabilizing Angola;

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Burton amendment No. 6 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to limit assistance to India to $35 million; and

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Kaptur amendment No. 48 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to limit assistance to the Government of Ukraine.

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Agreed to H. Res. 546, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to on July 12.

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader announced the Legislative Program for the week of July 17.

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Meeting Hour--Monday, July 17: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12:30 on Monday, July 17 for morning-hour debates.

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Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with the Calendar Wednesday business of Wednesday, July 19.

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Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea and nay vote and four recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H5994, H5995, H5995-96, H6020-21, and H6024-25. There were no quorum calls.D742

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 7:15 p.m. close

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