House Session

Bills Introduced: 51 public bills, H.R. 708, 808-857; 3 private bills, H.R. 855-857; and 5 resolutions, H.J. Res. 24-26; H. Con. Res. 46, and H.… read more

Bills Introduced: 51 public bills, H.R. 708, 808-857; 3 private bills, H.R. 855-857; and 5 resolutions, H.J. Res. 24-26; H. Con. Res. 46, and H. Res. 75, were introduced.

Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

Today’s prayer was offered by Rabbi Lance Sussman of Temple Concord, Binghamton, New York.

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

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

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

Considered as privileged matter.

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

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 71.

The previous question was ordered without objection.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 281 - 132 (Roll no. 22).

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

H. Res. 71:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 333) to amend title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence - the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Mr. Bishop, Ms. Harman, Mr. Sisisky, Mr. Condit, Mr. Roemer, Mr. Hastings of FL and Mr. Reyes.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 71.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 333 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. The amendments recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as the original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule and shall be considered as read. Specified amendments are in order. Upon receipt of a message from the Senate transmitting H.R. 333 with Senate amendments thereto, it shall be in order to consider a motion offered by the chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary or his designee that the House disagree to the Senate amendments and request or agree to a conferenc...

House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 71 and Rule XXIII.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Jack Quinn to act as Chairman of the Committee.

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 333.

Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 71, the amendments recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill (H. Rept. 107-3 part 1) shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole.

Amendment offered by Mr. Sensenbrenner.

Amendment no. 1 printed in H. Rept. 107-4 to make technical and conforming changes.

Pursuant to H. Res. 71, the Committee is debating the amendment for 10 minutes.

PROCEEDINGS POSTPONED - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment by voice vote and announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers objected to the voice vote and pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 71, further proceedings on the amendment were postponed.

Amendment offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee (TX).

Amendment no. 2 printed in H. Rept. 107-4 to allow a debtor to deduct public school expenses as an allowable expense under the means test and treats public and private school expenses equally.

Pursuant to H. Res. 71, the Committee is debating the amendment for 20 minutes.

On agreeing to the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment Agreed to by voice vote.

Amendment offered by Mr. Green (WI).

Amendment no. 3 printed in H. Rept. 107-4 to prevent the names of children from being disclosed in bankruptcy filings.

Pursuant to H. Res. 71, the Committee is debating the amendment for 20 minutes.

On agreeing to the Green (WI) amendment Agreed to by voice vote.

Amendment offered by Mr. Oxley.

Amendment no. 4 printed in H. Rept. 107-4 to reflect changes made by passage of the Commodity Futures Modernization Act and update definitions to reflect current and developing market practices.

Pursuant to H. Res. 71, the Committee is debating the amendment for 10 minutes.

On agreeing to the Oxley amendment Agreed to by voice vote.

Amendment offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee (TX).

Amendment no. 6 printed in H. Rept. 107-4 to make various technical changes and modify the means test to allow additional expenses including health insurance premiums, other medical expenses, and the costs relating to the care of foster children, and extends the deadline for filing and confirmation of reorganization plans by small businesses.

Pursuant to H. Res. 71, the Committee is debating the amendment for 60 minutes.

The Committee is voting on the amendment offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas. At the conclusion of this vote, proceedings will resume on the amendment offered by Mr. Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin that was debated earlier.

On agreeing to the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment Failed by recorded vote: 160 - 258 (Roll no. 23).

AMENDMENT PROCEEDINGS - Mr. Conyers withdrew his request for a recorded vote on the amendment offered by Mr. Sensenbrenner. The earlier voice vote prevails.

On agreeing to the Sensenbrenner amendment Agreed to by voice vote.

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 333.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Conyers moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary.

Mr. Conyers moved to report the bill back to the House forthwith with an amendment to prohibit the issuance of credit cards to anyone under 21 years of age unless a parent acts as a co-signer or the individual demonstrates an independent means of income.

The House is debating the motion for 10 minutes.

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 165 - 253 (Roll no. 24).

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 306 - 108 (Roll no. 25).

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

The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 333.

H.R. 333:

to amend title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting his report on steps taken by the Federal Government to develop critical infrastructure assurance strategies as outlined by Presidential Decision Directive No. 63 (PDD-63). - referred to the Committee on Government Reform.

Mr. Duncan asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet on March 5 at 2 p.m. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Duncan asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on March 5, it adjourn to meet at 12:30 p.m. on March 6. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Duncan asked unanimous consent that business in order under the Calendar Wednesday rule be dispensed with on Mar. 7. Agreed to without objection.

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

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

Mr. Souder moved that the House do now adjourn.

The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on March 5, 2001.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote. close

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