House Session

Bills Introduced: 114 public bills, H.R. 608-721; 1 private bill, H.R. 722; and 23 resolutions, H.J. Res. 20-21; H. Con. Res. 32-38, and H. Res. 40-53,… read more

Bills Introduced: 114 public bills, H.R. 608-721; 1 private bill, H.R. 722; and 23 resolutions, H.J. Res. 20-21; H. Con. Res. 32-38, and H. Res. 40-53, were introduced.

Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Jo Ann Emerson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

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. Pascrell to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

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

Considered as privileged matter.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 36.

The previous question was ordered without objection.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H. Res. 36:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 554) to establish a program, coordinated by the National Transportation Safety Board, of assistance to families of passengers involved in rail passenger accidents

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 36.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 554 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be read by section. Bill is open to amendments.

House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 36 and Rule XXIII.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Jo Ann Emerson to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 554.

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 554.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

H.R. 554:

to establish a program, coordinated by the National Transportation Safety Board, of assistance to families of passengers involved in rail passenger accidents

Consideration initiated by previous order of the House.

Considered by previous order of the House.

DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 559.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to a previous order of the House.

On passage Passed by voice vote.

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

H.R. 559:

to designate the United States courthouse located at 1 Courthouse Way in Boston, Massachusetts, as the "John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse''

Mr. Boehlert moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 524.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 6 (Roll no. 14).

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

H.R. 524:

to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to assist small and medium-sized manufacturers and other such businesses to successfully integrate and utilize electronic commerce technologies and business practices, and to authorize the National Institute of Standards and Technology to assess critical enterprise integration standards and implementation activities for major manufacturing industries and to develop a plan for enterprise integration for each major manufacturing industry

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that after the roll call on the motion to suspend the rules, the question would be put on the passage of the bill H.R. 554, which had been considered earlier in the legislative day and on which further proceedings had been postponed.

Considered as unfinished business.

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 404 - 4 (Roll no. 15).

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

H.R. 554:

to establish a program, coordinated by the National Transportation Safety Board, of assistance to families of passengers involved in rail passenger accidents

Considered by unanimous consent.

Mr. Saxton asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.

On passage Passed without objection.

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

S. 279:

affecting the representation of the majority and minority membership of the Senate Members of the Joint Economic Committee

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. 32:

providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate

Mr. Saxton, asked unanimous consent that notwithstanding any adjournment of the House until Monday, February 26, 2001, the Speaker, the Majority Leader, and the Minority Leader be authorized to accept resignations and to make appointments authorized by law or by the House.

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

Mr. Smith (MI) moved that the House do now adjourn. close

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