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Suspension (2 Bills): (1) H.Con.Res. 14 - Permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance… read more

Suspension (2 Bills):

(1) H.Con.Res. 14 - Permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a

ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims

of the Holocaust.

(2) H.Con.Res. _ - Expressing sympathy for the victims of the devastating

earthquake that struck India on January 26, 2001, and support for ongoing

aid efforts.

Bills Introduced: 77 public bills, H.R. 303, 316-391; 2 private bills, H.R. 392-393; and 9 resolutions, H.J. Res. 7-8; H. Con. Res. 18-20, and H. Res. 24-27 were introduced.

Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

Today’s prayer was offered by Chaplain Steven Colwell.

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Lampson demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Speaker announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Lampson objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the Journal until later in the legislative day.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Lampson to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Inspector General, U.S. House of Representatives, 107th Congress - Pursuant to clause 6, Rule II, the Speaker, jointly with the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader, appointed Mr. Steven A. McNamara.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until the conclusion of general debate on all suspensions.

Considered as privileged matter.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H. Con. Res. 18:

providing for an adjournment of the House of Representatives

Mr. Ney asked unanimous consent that today it may be in order to consider H. Con. Res. 14. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Ney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 14.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

H. Con. Res. 14:

permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust

Mr. Hyde moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 15.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

H. Con. Res. 15:

expressing sympathy for the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck India on January 26, 2001, and support for ongoing aid efforts

Considered as unfinished business.

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 0 (Roll no. 6).

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H. Con. Res. 14:

permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust

Considered as unfinished business.

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 1 (Roll no. 7).

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H. Con. Res. 15:

expressing sympathy for the victims of the devastating earthquake that struck India on January 26, 2001, and support for ongoing aid efforts

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal, which had been considered earlier in the day.

On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 382 - 19 (Roll no. 8).

Considered as privileged matter.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H. Res. 24:

designating majority membership on certain standing committees of the House of Representatives

Considered as privileged matter.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

H. Res. 25:

designating minority membership on certain standing committees of the House of Representatives

The House received a communication from Representative Shuster wherein he resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective at 12:00 a.m. on February 2, 2001.

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 18.

The House received a communication from the Honorable Ray LaHood.

The House received a communication from Gary J. Derrick, Office of the CAO.

Mr. Weldon (PA) moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.

The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 6, 2001. close

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