House Session

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 13. Today’s prayer was offered by the House… read more

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 13.

Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.

The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

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

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

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until 6:00 p.m. today.

Mr. Hyde moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 34.

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. Res. 34:

congratulating the Prime Minister-elect of Israel, Ariel Sharon, calling for an end to violence in the Middle East, reaffirming the friendship between the Governments of the United States and Israel, and for other purposes

Mr. Sessions moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2.

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.R. 2:

to establish a procedure to safeguard the combined surpluses of the Social Security and Medicare hospital insurance trust funds

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:00 P.M. today. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
House Proceeding
Format:
House Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 13, 2001 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Feb 13, 2001 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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