Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Twenty bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2922-2941, and S. Res. 343-344. Pages S7655-56 Measures Reported: Reports… read more

Measures Introduced: Twenty bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2922-2941, and S. Res. 343-344.

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Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:

S. 1586, to reduce the fractionated ownership of Indian Lands, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-361)

H.R. 1729, to designate the Federal facility located at 1301 Emmet Street in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the ``Pamela B. Gwin Hall''.

H.R. 1901, to designate the United States border station located in Pharr, Texas, as the ``Kika de la Garza United States Border Station''.

H.R. 1959, to designate the Federal building located at 743 East Durango Boulevard in San Antonio, Texas, as the ``Adrian A. Spears Judicial Training Center''.

H.R. 4608, to designate the United States courthouse located at 220 West Depot Street in Greeneville, Tennessee, as the ``James H. Quillen United States Courthouse''.

S. 2253, to authorize the establishment of a joint United States-Canada commission to study the feasibility of connecting the rail system in Alaska to the North American continental rail system; and for other purposes, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

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World Bank AIDS Prevention Trust Fund Act: Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3519, to provide for negotiations for the creation of a trust fund to be administered by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development of the International Development Association to combat the AIDS epidemic, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S7619-24

Bennett (for Helms) Amendment No. 4018, in the nature of a substitute.

Page S7619

Indian Land Consolidation Act Amendments: Senate passed S. 1586, to reduce the fractionated ownership of Indian Lands, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S7704-14

DeWine (for Campbell) Amendment No. 4019, in the nature of a substitute.

Pages S7708-14

Honoring Medal of Honor Recipients: Committee on Armed Services was discharged from further consideration of H. Con. Res. 351, recognizing Heroes Plaza in the City of Pueblo, Colorado, as honoring recipients of the Medal of Honor, and the resolution was then agreed to.

Page S7714

Semipostal Authorization Act: Senate passed H.R. 4437, to grant to the United States Postal Service the authority to issue semipostals, clearing the measure for the President.

Pages S7714-15

Fugitive Apprehension Act: Senate passed S. 2516, to fund task forces to locate and apprehend fugitives in Federal, State, and local felony criminal cases and give administrative subpoena authority to the United States Marshals Service, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

Pages S7715-20

DeWine (for Thurmond) Amendment No. 4020, to impose nondisclosure requirements.

Pages S7716-20

Treasury/Postal Service Appropriations: Senate began consideration of H.R. 4871, making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.

Pages S7590-S7619, S7624-29

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

By a unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. 227), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to the bill, listed above.

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PNTR for China: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to the consideration of H.R. 4444, to authorize extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the People’s Republic of China, and to establish a framework for relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

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A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to the consideration of the bill and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on the cloture motion will occur on Friday, July 28, 2000, or by unanimous consent, may occur on Thursday, July 27, 2000.

Page S7590

Subsequently, the motion to proceed was withdrawn.

Page S7590

Intelligence Authorization: Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to the consideration of S. 2507, 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 and Disability System.

Page S7629

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

By 96 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 228), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to the bill, listed above.

Page S7629

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for the adoption of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, to occur on Thursday, July 27, 2000.

Energy/Water Development Appropriations--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for a vote on the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to the consideration of H.R. 4733, making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, to occur at approximately 11:30 a.m., on Thursday, July 27, 2000.

Page S7627

Defense Appropriations Conference Report--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for the consideration of the conference report to H.R. 4576, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, on Thursday, July 27, 2000, with a vote on adoption of the conference report to occur at 3:15 p.m.

Page S7630

Tribal Self-Governance Amendments: Senate agreed to the amendments of the House to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1167, to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to provide for further self-governance by Indian tribes, clearing the measure for the President.

Page S7715

Commission on the National Military Museum: The Chair, on behalf of the Democratic Leader, and in consultation with the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, pursuant to Public Law 106-65, announced the appointment of Alan L. Hansen, AIA, of Virginia, to serve as a member of the Commission on the National Military Museum.

Page S7573 (Record of 7-25-00)

Authority for Committees: All committees were authorized to file legislative reports during the adjournment of the Senate on Friday, August 25, 2000, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Page S7720

Messages from the President: Senate received the following message from the President of the United States:

Transmitting, pursuant to law, the Twenty-first Annual Report of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for fiscal year 1999; to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. (PM-122)

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Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:

Mildred Spiewak Dresselhaus, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Science, Department of Energy. (New Position)

Pages S7704, S7721

Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Geoff Bacino, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board for the term of six years expiring August 2, 2005.

David Z. Plavin, of New York, to be a Member of the Federal Aviation Management Advisory Council for a term of one year. (New Position)

Edward E. Kaufman, of Delaware, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2003. (Reappointment)

Alberto J. Mora, of Florida, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2003. (Reappointment)

Sue Bailey, of Maryland, to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

3 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.

16 Army nominations in the rank of general.

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2 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.

1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.

Pages S7720-21

Senate received notification of the withdrawal of the following nomination:

John R. Simpson, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission for a term of six years. (Reappointment), which was sent to the Senate on July 19, 1999.

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Messages From the President:

Page S7653

Messages From the House:

Pages S7653-54

Measures Referred:

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Measures Placed on Calendar:

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Communications:

Pages S7654-55

Executive Reports of Committees:

Page S7655

Statements on Introduced Bills:

Pages S7656-89

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages S7689-90

Amendments Submitted:

Pages S7694-S7703

Authority for Committees:

Pages S7703-04

Additional Statements:

Pages S7651-53

Privileges of the Floor:

Page S7704

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--228)

Pages S7590, S7629

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:31 a.m., and adjourned at 8:04 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, July 27, 2000. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S7720.) close

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