Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Eight bills and seven resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3280-3287, S. Res. 388-393, and S. Con. Res. 162.… read more

Measures Introduced: Eight bills and seven resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3280-3287, S. Res. 388-393, and S. Con. Res. 162.

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Report to accompany S. 2508, A bill to amend the Colorado Ute Indian Water Rights Settlement Act of 1988 to provide for a final settlement of the claims of the Colorado Ute Indian Tribes, and for other purposes. (S. Rept. No. 106-513).

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Lincoln Highway Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 2570, to require the Secretary of the Interior to undertake a study regarding methods to commemorate the national significance of the United States roadways that comprise the Lincoln Highway, clearing the measure for the President.

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Dillonwood Giant Sequoia Park Expansion Act: Senate passed H.R. 4020, to authorize the addition of land to Sequoia National Park, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Domenici (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 4365, in the nature of a substitute.

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Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 446, providing for the sine die adjournment of the second session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress.

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Continuing Resolution: Senate passed H.J. Res. 133, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001.

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National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering: Senate passed H.R. 1795, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, clearing the measure for the President.

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Thanking President Pro Tempore: Senate agreed to S. Res. 388, tendering the thanks of the Senate to the President pro tempore for the courteous, dignified, and impartial manner in which he has presided over the deliberations of the Senate.

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Thanking Vice President: Senate agreed to S. Res. 389, tendering the thanks of the Senate to the Vice President for the courteous, dignified, and impartial manner in which he has presided over the deliberations of the Senate.

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Commending Democratic Leader: Senate agreed to S. Res. 390, to commend the exemplary leadership of the Democratic Leader.

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Commending Majority Leader: Senate agreed to S. Res. 391, to commend the exemplary leadership of the Majority Leader.

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Thanking Senate Staff: Senate agreed to S. Res. 392, tendering the thanks of the Senate to the Senate staff for the courteous, dignified, and impartial manner in which they have assisted the deliberations of the Senate.

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Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 162, to direct the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 4577.

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Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 46, to provide a national D1222medal for public safety officers who act with extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty, to enhance computer crime enforcement and Internet security, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Stevens (for Hatch) Amendment No. 4366, in the nature of a substitute.

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Technical Corrections: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. 3276, to make technical corrections to the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 and certain amendments made by that Act, and the bill was then passed.

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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 271, expressing the support of Congress for activities to increase public awareness of multiple sclerosis.

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Hawaiian National Park Language Correction Act: Senate passed S. 939, to correct spelling errors in the statutory designations of Hawaiian National Parks, after agreeing to committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto:

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Stevens (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 4367, to add provisions authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a theme study on the Peopling of America, and to provide further protections for the watershed of the Little Sandy River in Oregon.

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Lake Tahoe Basin Land Conveyance: Senate passed H.R. 4656, to authorize the Forest Service to convey certain lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin to the Washoe County School District for use as an elementary school site, clearing the measure for the President.

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Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission Act: Senate passed H.R. 4907, to establish the Jamestown 400th Commemoration Commission, clearing the measure for the President.

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Guam/Mariana Islands Time Zone Establishment: Senate passed H.R. 3756, to establish a standard time zone for Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, clearing the measure for the President.

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Federal Physicians Comparability Allowance Amendments: Senate passed H.R. 207, to amend title 5, United States Code, to make permanent the authority under which comparability allowances may be paid to Government physicians, and to provide that such allowances be treated as part of basic pay for retirement purposes, clearing the measure for the President.

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Commemorating Gwendolyn Brooks: Senate agreed to S. Res. 393, commemorating the life of Gwendolyn Brooks of Chicago, Illinois, poet laureate of Illinois since 1968.

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Installment Tax Correction Act: Senate passed H.R. 3594, to repeal the modification of the installment method, clearing the measure for the President.

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Computer Crime Enforcement Act: Senate passed H.R. 2816, to establish a grant program to assist State and local law enforcement in deterring, investigating, and prosecuting computer crimes, clearing the measure for the President.

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Consolidated Appropriations: Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4577, making consolidated appropriations for fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.

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California Trail Interpretive Act: Senate concurred in the amendments of the House to S. 2749, to establish the California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, to facilitate the interpretation of the history of development and use of trails in the setting of the western portion of the United States, clearing the measure for the President.

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Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1761, to direct the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Reclamation, to conserve and enhance the water supplies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, clearing the measure for the President.

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Internet False Identification Prevention Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 2924, to strengthen the enforcement of Federal statutes relating to false identification, clearing the measure for the President.

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Advisory Committee on Forest Counties Payments: The Chair, on behalf of the President pro tempore, pursuant to Public Law 106-291, announced the appointment of the following individuals to the Advisory Committee on Forest Counties Payments: Tim Creal, of South Dakota, and Doug Robertson, of Oregon.

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Authority To Sign Enrolled Bills: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Majority Leader or Senator Abraham be authorized to sign all duly enrolled bills and resolutions following the sine die adjournment.

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Authority To Make Appointments: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that notwithstanding the sine die adjournment of the Senate, D1223the President of the Senate, the President of the Senate pro tempore, and the Majority and Minority Leaders be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, boards, conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by law, by concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate.

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Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

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David W. Ogden, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General.

Randolph D. Moss, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General.

Eric D. Eberhard, of Washington, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship & Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2002.

Luis J. Lauredo, of Florida, to be Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization of American States, with the rank of Ambassador.

Rust Macpherson Deming, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia.

Ronald D. Godard, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.

Michael J. Senko, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Kiribati.

Howard Franklin Jeter, of South Carolina, to be Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York for the term of four years vice Zachary W. Carter, resigned.

Daniel Marcus, of Maryland, to be Associate Attorney General.

Lawrence George Rossin, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia.

Arthur C. Campbell, of Tennessee, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development. (New Position)

Ella Wong-Rusinko, of Virginia, to be Alternate Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Gordon S. Heddell, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Labor.

Barbara W. Snelling, of Vermont, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2001.

Brian Dean Curran, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti.

Mark D. Gearan, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term of two years. (New Position)

Barry Edward Carter, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.

Mark S. Wrighton, of Missouri, to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 2006.

Glenn A. Fine, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Department of Justice.

Robert S. LaRussa, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade.

Marc E. Leland, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2003.

Harriet M. Zimmerman, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2003. (Reappointment)

Donald J. Sutherland, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring August 11, 2002. (Reappointment)

Lisa Gayle Ross, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.

Lisa Gayle Ross, of the District of Columbia, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of the Treasury.

Holly J. Burkhalter, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2001.

Richard A. Boucher, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Public Affairs), vice James P. Rubin.

Ruth Martha Thomas, of the District of Columbia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury.

Everett L. Mosley, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Agency for International Development.

Marjory E. Searing, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service.

Leslie Beth Kramerich, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor.

Seymour Martin Lipset, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2003. (Reappointment)

Jonathan Talisman, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.

Margrethe Lundsager, of Virginia, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary fund for a term of two years.

Frederick G. Slabach, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman D1224Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2005.

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Michael Prescott Goldwater, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring October 13, 2005.

Betty F. Bumpers, of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2001. (New Position)

Betty F. Bumpers, of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2005. (Reappointment)

Barbara W. Snelling, of Vermont, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2005. (Reappointment)

Holly J. Burkhalter, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2005. (Reappointment)

John M. Reich, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for a term of six years.

Mora L. McLean, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2001.

Mora L. McLean, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2005. (Reappointment)

Claude A. Allen, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term expiring September 22, 2005.

Willie Grace Campbell, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term expiring September 22, 2005. (Reappointment)

Maria Otero, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2003.

Routine lists in the Foreign Service.

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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Islam A. Siddiqui, of California, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs.

Edwin A. Levine, of Florida, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Sarah McCracken Fox, of New York, to be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission for a term expiring April 27, 2005.

Julie E. Samuels, of Virginia, to be Director of the National Institute of Justice.

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Nominations Withdrawn: Senate received notification of the withdrawal of the following nomination:

Stuart E. Weisberg, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, which was sent to the Senate on February 3, 2000.

Stuart E. Weisberg, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, which was sent to the Senate on February 3, 2000, which was sent to the Senate on May 11, 1999.

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Messages From the House:

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Communications:

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Petitions:

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Statements on Introduced Bills:

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Additional Cosponsors:

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Amendments Submitted:

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Additional Statements:

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Adjournment Sine Die: Senate met at 12 noon, and, in accordance with H. Con. Res. 446, adjourned sine die at 8:03 p.m. until 12 noon, on Wednesday, January 3, 2001.

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