House Session

Bills Introduced: 47 public bills, H.R. 1, 1160-1205; 1 private bill, H.R. 1206; and 10 resolutions, H.J. Res. 40-41; H. Con. Res. 77-82, and H. Res. 98-99, were… read more

Bills Introduced: 47 public bills, H.R. 1, 1160-1205; 1 private bill, H.R. 1206; and 10 resolutions, H.J. Res. 40-41; H. Con. Res. 77-82, and H. Res. 98-99, were introduced.

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Reports Filed: No Reports were filed today.

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Bass to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by Rev. Rebecca Hartvigsen, Home of Guiding Hands, Santee, California.

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JOURNAL VOTE POSTPONED - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Stearns demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Stearns objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.

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 passed H.R. 132 and H.R. 395.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be designated by the Chair.

Mr. Sensenbrenner 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. 802.

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. 802:

to authorize the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, and for other purposes

Considered as privileged matter.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 93.

H. Res. 93:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 247) to amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize communities to use community development block grant funds for construction of tornado-safe shelters in manufactured home parks

Mr. LaFalce moved that the House do now adjourn.

On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 71 - 336 (Roll no. 56).

DEBATE - The House continued with debate on H. Res. 93.

The previous question was ordered without objection.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 246 - 169 (Roll no. 57).

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

H. Res. 93:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 247) to amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize communities to use community development block grant funds for construction of tornado-safe shelters in manufactured home parks

Considered as unfinished business.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 58).

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

H.R. 1099:

to make changes in laws governing Coast Guard personnel, increase marine safety, renew certain groups that advise the Coast Guard on safety issues, make miscellaneous improvements to Coast Guard operations and policies, and for other purposes

Considered as unfinished business.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 0 (Roll no. 59).

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

H.R. 802:

to authorize the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, and for other purposes

Joint Economic Committee - the Chair appointed the following member of the House to the Joint Economic Committee: Mr. Saxton.

House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards - the Chair appointed the following members of the House to the House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards: Mr. Ney, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Reynolds, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Frost and Mr. Thompson of MS.

Board of Trustees of the John C. Stennis Center - the Chair appointed the following member of the House to the Board of Trustees of the John C. Stennis Center: Mr. Pickering.

Board of Trustees for the John C. Stennis Center - the Minority Leader appointed the following member of the House to the Board of Trustees for the John C. Stennis Center: Mr. Lewis of GA.

Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress - the Chair appointed Mr. Timothy J. Johnson, Minnetonka, Minnesota.

The House received a communication from the Honorable Jeff Trandahl, Clerk. Pursuant to the provisions of 44 U.S.C. 2702, the Clerk notified the House of his reappointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress the following person: Susan Palmer, Aurora, Illinois.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 93.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 247 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record and numbered 1 pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII. Measure will be considered read. 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. 93 and Rule XXIII.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Dan Miller to act as Chairman of the Committee.

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 247.

Amendment offered by Mr. Frank.

An amendment to provide $50,000,000 in assistance in FY 2002 only for activities pursuant to section 105 (a)(24) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.

DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Frank amendment under the five-minute rule.

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

Amendment offered by Mr. Traficant.

An amendment numbered 2 printed in the Congressional Record to add “Buy-American” provisions.

DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Traficant amendment under the five-minute rule.

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Bachus demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.

Amendment offered by Mr. LaFalce.

An amendment to provide that a shelter assisted with amounts made available in the bill shall be located in a neighborhood consisting predominantly of persons of low and moderate income.

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

Amendment offered by Mr. LaFalce.

An amendment to add text stipulating that a shelter assisted with amounts made available in the bill may not be made available exclusively for use of the residents of a particular manufactured housing park or of other manufactured housing, but shall generally serve the residents of the area in which it is located.

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

On agreeing to the Traficant amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 396 - 0 (Roll no. 60).

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 247.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

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

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 401 - 6 (Roll no. 61).

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. 247.

H.R. 247:

to amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize communities to use community development block grant funds for construction of tornado-safe shelters in manufactured home parks

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

Mr. Dreier asked unanimous consent that it be in order on Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2001, for the Speaker, as though pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, to declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for a period of debate on the subject of the concurrent resolution on the budget for FY 2002; that such period of debate not exceed 3 hours, equally divided and controlled; that after such period of debate, the Committee of the Whole rise without motion; and that no further consideration of the concurrent resolution on the budget for FY 2002 be in order except pursuant to a subsequent order of the House.

Mr. Chabot asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet on March 26 at 2 p.m. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Chabot asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on March 26, it adjourn to meet at 12:30 p.m. on March 27. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Chabot asked unanimous consent that business in order under the Calendar Wednesday rule be dispensed with on Mar. 28. Agreed to without objection.

Mr. Chabot asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.

Considered by unanimous consent.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Con. Res. 69.

Amendment offered by Mr. Chabot. An amendment to clarify that the provisions of the amended paragraph apply to The Hague Conference on Private International Law.

On agreeing to the Chabot amendment Agreed to without objection.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

Amendment offered by Mr. Chabot.

An amendment to the preamble.

On agreeing to the Chabot amendment Agreed to without objection.

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

H. Con. Res. 69:

expressing the sense of the Congress on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and urging all Contracting States to the Convention to recommend the production of practice guides

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

Mr. Grucci 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 26, 2001.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote. close

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