House Session

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

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 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 Mrs. Capps to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

The House received a communication from the Honorable Richard A. Gephardt. Pursuant to sec. 5(a) of the James Madison Commemoration Commission Act, Mr. Gephardt notified the House that he had appointed the following Members to the James Madison Commemoration Commission: Messrs. Boucher and Moran of Virginia.

The House received a communication from the Honorable Richard A. Gephardt. Pursuant to sec. 5(a) of the James Madison Commemoration Commission Act, Mr. Gephardt notified the House that he had appointed the following individuals to the James Madison Commemoration Advisory Committee: Dr. James Billington, VA; and the Honorable Theodore A. McKee, PA.

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. Castle 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. Con. Res. 57.

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H. Con. Res. 57:

condemning the heinous atrocities that occurred on March 5, 2001, at Santana High School in Santee, California

Mr. Hansen 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. 834.

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. 834:

to amend the National Trails System Act to clarify Federal authority relating to land acquisition from willing sellers for the majority of the trails in the System, and for other purposes

Mr. Hansen 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. 880.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 880:

to provide for the acquisition of property in Washington County, Utah, for implementation of a desert tortoise habitat conservation plan

Mr. Hansen 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. 308.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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

H.R. 308:

to establish the Guam War Claims Review Commission

Mr. Hansen 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. 223.

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. 223:

to amend the Clear Creek County, Colorado, Public Lands Transfer Act of 1993 to provide additional time for Clear Creek County to dispose of certain lands transferred to the county under the Act

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a report on the national emergency with respect to Iran - referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered to be printed.

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notice stating that the emergency declared with respect to Iran is to continue in effect beyond March 15, 2001 - referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered to be printed.

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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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 2001 | 2:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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