Senate Session

Measures Introduced: Eleven bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 527-537, and S. Res. 60. Pages S2305-06 S. 143, to amend the Securities Act of 1933… read more

Measures Introduced: Eleven bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 527-537, and S. Res. 60.

Pages S2305-06

S. 143, to amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, to reduce securities fees in excess of those required to fund the operations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to adjust compensation provisions for employees of the Commission, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 107-3)

Page S2305

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

Pages S2273-97, S2299-S2300

Adopted:

Carnahan Amendment No. 40, to ensure additional expenses associated with home energy costs are included in the debtor’s monthly expenses.

Pages S2273, S2274

Rejected:

Wyden Amendment No. 78, to provide for the nondischargeability of debts arising from the exchange of electric energy. (By 67 yeas to 30 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 26), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S2273-76

Smith (OR)/Wyden Amendment No. 95 (to Amendment No. 78), of a perfecting nature. (Amendment No. 95 fell when Amendment No. 78 (listed above) was tabled.)

Pages S2273, S2275

Reid (for Durbin) Amendment No. 93, in the nature of a substitute. (By 64 yeas to 35 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 27), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S2273, S2288-91, S2293-95

Wellstone Modified Amendment No. 36, to disallow certain claims and prohibit coercive debt collection practices. (By 58 yeas to 41 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 28), Senate tabled the amendment.)

Pages S2273, S2279-84, S2291-93, S2295-96

Withdrawn:

Wellstone Amendment No. 37, to provide that imports of semifinished steel slabs shall be considered to be articles like or directly competitive with taconite pellets for purposes of determining the eligibility of certain workers for trade adjustment assistance under the Trade Act of 1974.

Pages S2273, S2284-85

Hatch Amendment No. 96 (to Amendment No. 93), of a perfecting nature.

Pages S2288-90

Pending:

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

Pages S2273, S2299

Wellstone Amendment No. 35, to clarify the duties of a debtor who is the plan administrator of an employee benefit plan.

Page S2273

Kennedy Amendment No. 38, to allow for reasonable medical expenses.

Page S2273

Collins Amendment No. 16, to provide family fishermen with the same kind of protections and terms as granted to family farmers under chapter 12 of the bankruptcy laws.

Page S2273

Leahy Modified Amendment No. 41, to protect the identity of minor children in bankruptcy proceedings.

Pages S2273, S2299

Reid (for Breaux) Amendment No. 94, to provide for the reissuance of a rule relating to ergonomics.

Page S2273

Reid (for Leahy) Amendment No. 19, to correct the treatment of certain spousal income for purposes of means testing.

Pages S2279, S2297

During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:

By 80 yeas to 19 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 29), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to close further debate on the bill.

Pages S2296-97

Leahy Amendment No. 20 (listed above) was modified and then later the modification was vitiated.

Page S2299

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for votes to occur on Reid (for Leahy) Amendment No. 19 and Leahy Modified Amendment No. 41 (both listed above), beginning at 12 noon, on Thursday, March 15, 2001.

Page S2299

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill at 9:30 D210a.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2001, with Senator Wellstone being recognized to offer certain amendments to be proposed thereto. Further, at 10:30 a.m., Senator Kohl will be recognized to offer an amendment relating to the Homestead provision, with a vote to occur thereon.

Pages S2299-S2300

Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China: The Chair, on behalf of the President of the Senate, and after consultation with the Democratic Leader, pursuant to Public Law 106-286, appointed Senators Baucus, Levin, Feinstein, and Dorgan to serve on the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China.

Page S2321

Executive Communications:

Page S2305

Messages From the House:

Page S2305

Measures Referred:

Page S2305

Statements on Introduced Bills:

Pages S2307-19

Additional Cosponsors:

Pages S2306-07

Amendments Submitted:

Page S2320

Additional Statements:

Pages S2303-05

Notices of Hearings:

Page S2321

Authority for Committees:

Page S2321

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. (Total--29)

Pages S2276, S2295-97

Adjournment: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 6:07 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, March 15, 2001. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S2321.) close

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