House Session

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 12. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Charles C. Hobbs, First… read more

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 12.

Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Charles C. Hobbs, First Baptist Church, Rogersville, TN.

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

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

The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on June 11, 2001: That the Senate passed without amendment H.R. 1914.

Board of Trustees of the Center for Russian Leadership Development - the Speaker appointed Mr. Amo Houghton (NY) to the Board of Trustees of the Center for Russian Leadership Development.

Commission for Consumer Information and Choice in the Airline Industry - the Speaker appointed Mr. Gerald J. Roper (IL) and Mr. Paul M. Ruden (VA) to the National Commission to Ensure Consumer Information and Choice in the Ariline Industry.

The House received a communication from the Honorable James V. Hansen. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Hansen notified the House that he had been served with a civil subpoena for documents issued by the Second Judicial District Court, Weber County, Utah, and after counsultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that it was consistent with the precedents and priviliges of the House to comply with the subpoena.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting the proclamation that extends nondiscriminatory tariff treatment to the products of Vietnam and the text of the “Agreement Between the United States of American and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on Trade Relations” - referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 107-85).

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. 643.

At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Gilchrest objected to the Yea - Nay vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.

H.R. 643:

to reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act

Mr. Gilchrest moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 700.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

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 until June 12.

H.R. 700:

to reauthorize the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997

Mrs. Morella 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. 97.

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. 97:

recognizing the enduring contributions, heroic achievements, and dedicated work of Shirley Anita Chisholm

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a 6-month periodic report on the national emergency with respect to the risk of nuclear proliferation created by the accumulation of weapons-usable fissile material in the territory of the Russian Federation - 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 Federal Register notice stating that the emergency declared with respect to the accumulation of a larger volume of weapons-usable fissile material in the territory of the Russian Federation is to continue beyond June 21, 2001 - referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered to be printed.

The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting the Annual Report of the National Endowment for Democracy for FY 2000 - referred to the Committee on International Relations.

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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House Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 12, 2001 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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