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The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 3. Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Dr. Ronald F. Christian.… read more

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 3.

Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Dr. Ronald F. Christian.

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

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

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. Gilchrest 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. 642.

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. 642: to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes

Mr. Sensenbrenner asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Judiciary have until 6:00 p.m. on April 20 to file a report on H.R. 392. Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 392: for the relief of Nancy B. Wilson

Mr. Sensenbrenner asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Judiciary have until 6:00 p.m. on April 20 to file a report on H.R. 503. Agreed to without objection

H.R. 503: to amend title 18, United States Code, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice to protect unborn children from assault and murder, and for other purposes

Mr. Sensenbrenner asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Judiciary have until 6:00 p.m. on April 20 to file a report on H.R. 863. Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 863: to provide grants to ensure increased accountability for juvenile offenders

Mr. Sensenbrenner asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Judiciary have until 6:00 p.m. on April 20 to file a report on H.R. 1209. Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 1209: to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to determine whether an alien is a child, for purposes of classification as an immediate relative, based on the age of the alien on the date the classification petition with respect to the alien is filed, and for other purposes

Mr. Sensenbrenner asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Judiciary have until 6:00 p.m. on April 20 to file a report on H.J. Res. 41. Agreed to without objection.

H.J. Res. 41: proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to tax limitations

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. 768.

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. 768: to amend the Improving America’s Schools Act of 1994 to make permanent the favorable treatment of need-based educational aid under the antitrust laws

Mr. Platts 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. 59.

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.

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

H. Con. Res. 59: expressing the sense of Congress regarding the establishment of National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week

Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 91.

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. Res. 91: expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the human rights situation in Cuba

Ms. Ros-Lehtinen 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. Res. 56.

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. Res. 56: urging the appropriate representative of the United States to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to introduce at the annual meeting of the Commission a resolution calling upon the People’s Republic of China to end its human rights violations in China and Tibet, and for other purposes

Mr. Oxley 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. 974.

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.

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

H.R. 974: to increase the number of interaccount transfers which may be made from business accounts at depository institutions, to authorize the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to pay interest on reserves, and for other purposes

Mr. Ney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 66.

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. Con. Res. 66: authorizing the printing of a revised and updated version of the House document entitled ``Women in Congress, 1917-1990''

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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