Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Fourteen bills and six resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 488-501, and S. Res. 50-55. Pages S2070-71 S. Res. 51,… read more

Measures Introduced: Fourteen bills and six resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 488-501, and S. Res. 50-55.

Pages S2070-71

S. Res. 51, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.

S. Res. 52, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

S. Res. 53, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on the Judiciary.

Page S2070

Committee Funding: Committee on Rules and Administration was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 54, authorizing expenditures by committees of the Senate for the periods March 1, 2001, through September 30, 2001, October 1, 2001, through September 30, 2002, and October 1, 2002, through February 28, 2003, and the resolution was then agreed to.

Pages S2089-94

Honoring National Guard Victims: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 47, honoring the 21 members of the National Guard who were killed in the crash of a National Guard aircraft on March 3, 2001, in south-central Georgia.

Page S2101

Honoring National Guard Victims: Committee on Armed Services was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 22, honoring the 21 members of the National Guard who were killed in the crash of a National Guard aircraft on March 3, 2001, in south-central Georgia, and the resolution was then agreed to.

Page S2101

Bankruptcy Reform: Senate continued consideration of S. 420, to amend title 11, United States Code, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:

Page S2018

Adopted:

Bingaman Modified Amendment No. 28, to increase the authorization of appropriations for low-income energy assistance, weatherization, and State energy emergency planning programs, to increase Federal energy efficiency by facilitating the use of private-sector partnerships to prevent energy and water waste.

Pages S2038-44

Rejected:

Durbin Amendment No. 17, to discourage certain predatory lending practices. (By 50 yeas to 49 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 18), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S2018-31

Kerry Amendment No. 26, to strike certain provisions relating to small businesses, and to provide for a study of the causes of small business bankruptcy and how Federal law regarding small business bankruptcy can be made more effective and efficient. (By 55 yeas to 41 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 19), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S2032-35, S2050-52

Pending:

Schumer Amendment No. 25, to ensure that the bankruptcy code is not used to exacerbate the effects of certain illegal predatory lending practices.

Pages S2031-32, S2044-45

Feinstein Amendment No. 27, to place a $2,500 cap on any credit card issued to a minor, unless the minor submits an application with the signature of his parents or guardian indicating joint liability for debt or the minor submits financial information indicating an independent means or an ability to repay the debt that the card accrues.

Pages S2035-38

Leahy Amendment No. 20, to resolve an ambiguity relating to the definition of current monthly income.

Pages S2045-46

Conrad Modified Amendment No. 29, to establish an off-budget lockbox to strengthen Social Security and Medicare.

Pages S2047-48, S2049-50

Sessions Amendment No. 32, to establish a procedure to safeguard the surpluses of the Social Security and medicare hospital insurance trust funds.

Pages S2048-49

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of Amendment No. 29 and 32 (listed above) on Monday, March 12, 2001, and Tuesday, March 13, 2001, with votes to occur thereon beginning at 2:45 p.m.

Page S2052

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for any votes ordered today occur beginning at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, March 13, 2001.

Page S2052 D186

Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Page: D186

Michael P. Jackson, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.

Kenneth W. Dam, of Illinois, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

Marc Isaiah Grossman, of Virginia, to be an Under Secretary of State (Political Affairs), vice Thomas R. Pickering.

Richard Lee Armitage, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of State.

John Robert Bolton, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security.

Grant S. Green, Jr., of Virginia, to be an Under Secretary of State (Management).

William Howard Taft, IV, of Virginia, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State.

1 Army nomination in the rank of general.

Routine lists in the Army, Navy.

Page S2103

Executive Communications:

Page S2070

Messages From the House:

Page S2069

Measures Referred:

Pages S2069-70

Statements on Introduced Bills:

Pages S2072-82

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages S2071-72

Amendments Submitted:

Pages S2096-S2100

Additional Statements:

Pages S2068-69

Authority for Committees:

Page S2100

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--19)

Pages S2031, S2052

Adjournment: Senate met at 9:31 a.m., and adjourned at 5:52 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Friday, March 9, 2001. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S2103.) close

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