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The House is expected to take up a number of different bills to redesignate U.S. Post Offices. Bills Introduced: 14 public bills, H.R.… read more

The House is expected to take up a number of different bills to redesignate U.S. Post Offices.

Bills Introduced: 14 public bills, H.R. 5106-5119; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 390 and H. Res. 571, were introduced.

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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows.

H.R. 4541, to reauthorize and amend the Commodity Exchange Act to promote legal certainty, enhance competition, and reduce systemic risk in markets for futures and over-the-counter derivatives, amended (H. Rept. 106-711, Pt. 2);

H.R. 4541, to reauthorize and amend the Commodity Exchange Act to promote legal certainty, enhance competition, and reduce systemic risk in markets for futures and over-the-counter derivatives, amended (H. Rept. 106-711, Pt. 3);

H.R. 4840, to reauthorize the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act, amended (H. Rept. 106-804);

S. 1027, to reauthorize the participation of the Bureau of Reclamation in the Deschutes Resources Conservancy (H. Rept. 106-805);

H.R. 2798, to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to provide financial assistance to the States of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California for salmon habitat restoration projects in coastal waters and upland drainages, amended (H. Rept. 106-806);

H.R. 2296, to amend the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands to provide that the number of members on the legislature of the Virgin Islands and the number of such members constituting a quorum shall be determined by the laws of the Virgin Islands (H. Rept. 106-807);

S. 1275, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to produce and sell products and to sell publications relating to the Hoover Dam, and to deposit revenues generated from the sales into the Colorado River Dam fund (H. Rept. 106-808);

H.R. 4318, to establish the Red River National Wildlife Refuge, amended (H. Rept. 106-809);

H.R. 2090, to direct the Secretary of Commerce to contract with the National Academy of Sciences to establish the Coordinated Oceanographic Program D863Advisory Panel to report to the Congress on the feasibility and social value of a coordinated oceanography program, amended (H. Rept. 106-810);

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H.R. 1113, to assist in the development and implementation of projects to provide for the control of drainage, storm, flood and other waters as part of water-related integrated resource management, environmental infrastructure, and resource protection and development projects in the Colusa Basin Watershed, California, amended (H. Rept. 106-811);

H.R. 4389, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain water distribution facilities to the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, amended (H. Rept. 106-812);

H.R. 3520, to designate segments and tributaries of White Clay Creek, Delaware and Pennsylvania, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, amended (H. Rept. 106-813);

S. 1211, to amend the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to authorize additional measures to carry out the control of salinity upstream of Imperial Dam in a cost-effective manner (H. Rept. 106-814);

H.R. 755, to amend the Organic Act of Guam to provide restitution to the people of Guam who suffered atrocities such as personal injury, forced labor, forced marches, internment, and death during the occupation of Guam in World War II, amended (H. Rept. 106-815);

H.R. 4226, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of certain administrative sites and other land in the Black Hills National Forest and to use funds derived from the sale or exchange to acquire replacement sites and to acquire or construct administrative improvements in connection with the Black Hills National Forest, amended (H. Rept. 106-816);

H.R. 4583, to extend the authorization for the Air Force Memorial Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs (H. Rept. 106-817);

S. 406, to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to make permanent the demonstration program that allows for direct billing of Medicare, Medicaid, and other third party payors, and to expand the eligibility under such program to other tribes and tribal organizations (H. Rept. 106-818, Pt. 1);

S. 1508, to provide technical and legal assistance for tribal justice systems and members of Indian tribes (H. Rept. 106-819, Pt. 1);

S. 1937, to amend the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act to provide for sales of electricity by the Bonneville Power Administration to joint operating entities (H. Rept. 106-820, Pt. 1);

H.R. 4271, to establish and expand programs relating to science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education, amended (H. Rept. 106-821, Pt. 1); and

H. Res. 570, providing for consideration of H.R. 4115, to authorize appropriations for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (H. Rept. 106-822).

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

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Parents Advisory Council on Youth Drug Abuse: On August 15, the Speaker appointed Ms. Judith Kreamer of Naperville, Illinois, Ms. Modesta Martinez of Bensenville, Illinois, and Mr. Richard F. James of Columbus, Ohio to the Parents Advisory Council on Youth Drug Abuse.

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Communications from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Read two letters from Chairman Shuster wherein he transmitted copies of resolutions agreed to by the Committee on July 26--referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

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Consideration of Suspensions: Agreed that it be in order at any time today for the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules and pass various bills.

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Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:

William S. Broomfield Post Office Building, Royal Oak, Michigan: H.R. 4884, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 West 2nd Street in Royal Oak, Michigan, as the ``William S. Broomfield Post Office Building'' (passed by a yea and nay vote of 404 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 451);

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James T. Broyhill Post Office Building, Lenoir, North Carolina: H.R. 4534, amended, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Ridge Street in Lenoir, North Carolina, as the ``James T. Broyhill Post Office Building.'' Agreed to amend the title;

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Reverend J.C. Wade Post Office, Omaha, Nebraska: H.R. 4615, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3030 Meredith Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska, as the ``Reverend J.C. Wade Post Office;''

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Henry McNeal Turner Post Office, Macon, Georgia: H.R. 3454, to designate the United States D864post office located at 451 College Street in Macon, Georgia, as the ``Henry McNeal Turner Post Office;''

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Everett Alvarez Post Office Building, Rockville, Maryland: H.R. 4484, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 North Washington Street in Rockville, Maryland, as the ``Everett Alvarez, Jr. Post Office Building'' (passed by a yea and nay vote of 403 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 452);

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James W. McCabe, Sr. Post Office Building: H.R. 2302, to designate the building of the United States Postal Service located at 307 Main Street in Johnson City, New York, as the ``James W. McCabe, Sr. Post Office Building;''

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Judge Robert Bernard Watts, Sr. Post Office Building, Baltimore, Maryland: H.R. 4448, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3500 Dolfield Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Judge Robert Bernard Watts, Sr. Post Office Building'' (passed by a yea and nay vote of 404 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 453);

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Dr. Flossie McClain Dedmond Post Office Building, Baltimore, Maryland: H.R. 4449, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1908 North Ellamont Street in Baltimore, Maryland, as the ``Dr. Flossie McClain Dedmond Post Office Building''.

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Recess: The House recessed at 4:22 p.m. and reconvened at 6 p.m.

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Veto Message from the President--Marriage Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2000: Read a veto message from the President wherein he returned H.R. 4810, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 103(a)(1) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2001 and explained his reasons therefor--ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-291). Subsequently, the veto message and the bill were referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

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Veto Message from the President--Death Tax Elimination Act of 2000: Read a veto message from the President wherein he returned H.R. 8, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to phaseout the estate and gift taxes over a 10-year period and explained his reasons therefor--ordered printed (H. Doc. 106-292). Subsequently, further consideration of the veto message and the bill were postponed until Sept. 7, 2000.

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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today and on July 28 appear on pages H7215-16.

Referrals: S. 610, S. 1894, S. 1936, S. 2020, S. 2279, and S. 2421 were referred to the Committee on Resources, S. 2998 and S.J. Res. 48 were referred to the Committee on International Relations; and S. Con. Res. 53 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea and nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H7237-38, H7238, and H7239. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 2:00 p.m. and adjourned at 10:39 p.m. close

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