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Appropriations bill FY2000, Labor, HHS, Education (Identified by CRS)
Education Department FY2000 Appropriations bill (Identified by CRS)
Health and Human Services FY2000 Appropriations bill (Identified by CRS)
Labor Department FY2000 Appropriations bill (Identified by CRS)

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Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000

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An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (4)

Date
10/07/1999Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 73-25. Record Vote No: 321.(text: CR 10/12/99 S12429-12442)
09/29/1999By Senator Specter from Committee on Appropriations filed written report. Report No. 106-166.
09/28/1999Committee on Appropriations. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Specter. Without written report.
09/28/1999Introduced in Senate

All Actions (139)

Date
06/06/2000Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Action By: Senate
06/06/2000Senate vitiated previous passage. (consideration: CR S4588)
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999Ordered to be held at the desk and not engrossed.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 73-25. Record Vote No: 321. (text: CR 10/12/99 S12429-12442)
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1869 Amendment SP 1869 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1869 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Reed. To increase funding for the leveraging education assistance partnership program.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2289 Amendment SP 2289 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2289 Proposed by Senator Harkin. To increase funding for senior nutrition programs and rural community facilities, offset with administrative reductions.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2288 Amendment SP 2288 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2288 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Inouye. To designate the National Library of Medicine building in Bethesda, Maryland, as the "Arlen Specter National Library of Medicine".
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2287 Amendment SP 2287 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2287 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Inouye. To rename the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as the Thomas Harkin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1852 Amendment SP 1852 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1852 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Reid. To express the sense of the Senate concerning needlestick injury prevention.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2286 Amendment SP 2286 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2286 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Durbin. To increase funds for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide grants regarding childhood asthma.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2285 Amendment SP 2285 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2285 Proposed by Senator Specter for Senator Stevens. To correct a definition error in the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2284 Amendment SP 2284 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2284 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Reed. To extend filing deadline for compensation of a worker exposed to mustard gas during World War II.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1882 Amendment SP 1882 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1882 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Kerry. To express the sense of the Senate regarding comprehensive education reform.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2283 Amendment SP 2283 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2283 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Murray. To express the sense of the Senate concerning women's access to obstetric and gynecological services.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2282 Amendment SP 2282 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2282 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Wyden. To provide for a report on promoting a legal domestic workforce and improving the compensation and working conditions of agricultural workers.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2281 Amendment SP 2281 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2281 Proposed by Senator Specter for Senator Cochran. To make available certain funds from the Office on Women?s Health to support biological, chemical and botanical studies to assist in the development of the clinical evaluation of phytomedicines in women?s health.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2280 Amendment SP 2280 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2280 Proposed by Senator Specter. To strike certain provisions of the bill.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2279 Amendment SP 2279 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2279 Proposed by Senator Specter. To provide for certain funding increases.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2278 Amendment SP 2278 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2278 Proposed by Senator Specter for Senator Hutchison. To clarify provisions relating to the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2277 Amendment SP 2277 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2277 Proposed by Senator Specter for Senator Dewine. To provide for an increase and a decrease in certain education funding.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2276 Amendment SP 2276 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2276 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Boxer. To express the sense of the Senate that funding for prostate cancer research should be increased substantially.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2275 Amendment SP 2275 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2275 Proposed by Senator Specter for Senator Bond. To limit the withholding of substance abuse funds from certain States.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2274 Amendment SP 2274 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2274 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Bingaman. To provide funding for a dental sealant demonstration program.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2273 Amendment SP 2273 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2273 Proposed by Senator Harkin for Senator Bingaman. To provide for confounding biological and physiological influences on polygraphy.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1845 Proposed amendment SP 1845 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1845 Proposed by Senator Harkin. To express the sense of the Senate regarding school infrastructure.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2272 Amendment SP 2272 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2272 Proposed by Senator Bingaman. To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on the geographic adjustment factors used in determining the amount of payment for physicians' services under the medicare program.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1880 Amendment SP 1880 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2271 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2271 Proposed by Senator Wellstone to Amendment SP 1880. To increase funding for the mental health services block grant.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1880 Proposed by Senator Wellstone. To increase funding for the mental health services block grant.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1844 Motion to table SP 1844 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 59-40. Record Vote No: 320.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1844 Proposed by Senator Smith, of NH. To limit the applicability of the Davis-Bacon Act in areas designated as disaster areas.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1842 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 98-1. Record Vote No: 318.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2270 Fell when SP 1825 withdrawn.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1825 Proposed amendment SP 1825 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1825 Motion to table SP 1825 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 2-97. Record Vote No: 319.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2270 Proposed by Senator Bond to Amendment SP 1825. To prohibit the use of funds for the promulgation or issuing of any standard, regulation, or guideline relating to ergonomic protection.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1825 Proposed by Senator Bond. To prohibit the use of funds for the promulgation or issuing of any standard relating to ergonomic protection.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1861 Motion to table SP 1861 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-45. Record Vote No: 317.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1842 Proposed by Senator Wellstone. To express the sense of the Senate regarding the importance of determining the economic status of former recipients of temporary assistance to needy families.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1861 Proposed by Senator Bingaman. To ensure accountability in programs for disadvantaged students.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1828 Amendment SP 1828 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2269 Amendment SP 2269 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.2269 Proposed by Senator Abraham to Amendment SP 1828. To prohibit the use of funds for any program for the distribution of sterile needles or syringes for the hypodermic injection of any illegal drug.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999S.Amdt.1828 Considered by Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/07/1999Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S12147-12176, S12178-12185, S12188-12215)
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1828 Proposed by Senator Abraham for Senator Coverdell. To prohibit the use of funds for any program for the distribution of sterile needles or syringes for the hypodermic injection of any illegal drug.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.2268 Motion to table SP 2268 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50-49. Record Vote No: 316.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1819 Motion to table SP 1819 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56-43. Record Vote No: 315.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1866 Proposed amendment SP 1866 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1866 Proposed by Senator Reed. To permit the expenditure of funds to complete certain reports concerning accidents that result in the death of minor employees engaged in farming operations.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1819 Proposed by Senator Kennedy. To increase funding for title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1837 Amendment SP 1837 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1837 Proposed by Senator Coverdell. To decrease certain education funding, and to increase certain education funding.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.2268 Proposed by Senator Kennedy. To protect education.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1851 Proposed amendment SP 1851 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.2267 Motion to table SP 2267 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54-46. Record Vote No: 314.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.2267 Proposed by Senator Lautenberg to Amendment SP 1851. To reject indiscriminate across-the-board cuts and protect social security by closing special interest tax loopholes and using other appropriate offsets.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1889 Amendment SP 1889 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54-46. Record Vote No: 313.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1889 Considered by Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999S.Amdt.1851 Considered by Senate.
Action By: Senate
10/06/1999Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S12052-12062, S12069-12093)
Action By: Senate
10/01/1999S.Amdt.1889 Proposed by Senator Nickles to Amendment SP 1851. To prevent the plundering of the Social Security Trust Fund.
Action By: Senate
10/01/1999S.Amdt.1851 Proposed by Senator Nickles. To prevent the plundering of the Social Security Trust Fund.
Action By: Senate
10/01/1999S.Amdt.1824 Amendment SP 1824 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93-0. Record Vote No: 305.
Action By: Senate
10/01/1999S.Amdt.1824 Proposed by Senator Collins. To express the sense of the Senate that diabetes and its resulting complications have had a devastating impact on Americans of all ages in both human and economic terms, and that increased support for research, education, early detection, and treatment efforts is necessary to take advantage of unprecedented opportunities for progress toward better treatments, prevention, and ultimately a cure.
Action By: Senate
10/01/1999Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11757-11761, S11774-11780)
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1833 Proposed amendment SP 1833 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1833 Proposed by Senator Brownback. To establish a task force of the Senate to address the societal crisis facing America.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1816 Amendment as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1816 Proposed by Senator Inhofe. To express the sense of the Senate regarding payments under the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services under the medicare program.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1807 Proposed amendment SP 1807 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1846 Amendment SP 1846 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1885 Amendment SP 1885 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1885 Motion to table SP 1885 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 44-51. Record Vote No: 304.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1813 Amendment SP 1813 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1821 Amendment SP 1821 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1886 Amendment SP 1886 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1821 Amendment SP 1886 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1813 Motion to table SP 1813 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 41-54. Record Vote No: 303.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1821 Motion to table SP 1821 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39-57. Record Vote No: 302.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1820 Motion to table SP 1820 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51-44. Record Vote No: 301.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1813 Proposed by Senator Dodd. To increase funding for activities carried out under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1886 Proposed by Senator Graham to Amendment SP 1821. To restore funding for social services block grants.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1821 Proposed by Senator Graham. To restore funding for social services block grants.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1885 Proposed by Senator Coverdell to Amendment SP 1846. To clarify provisions relating to expenditures by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration by authorizing 50 percent of the amount appropriated that is in excess of the amount appropriated for such purposes for fiscal year 1999 to be used for compliance assistance and 50 percent of such amount for enforcement and other purposes.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1846 Proposed by Senator Enzi. To clarify provisions relating to expenditures by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration by authorizing 50 percent of the amount appropriated that is in excess of the amount appropriated for such purpose for fiscal year 1999 to be used for compliance assistance and 50 percent of such amount for enforcement and other purposes.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1812 Amendment SP 1812 not agreed to in Senate by Voice.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1834 Motion to table SP 1834 to amendment SP1812 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50-49. Record Vote No: 300.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1834 Proposed by Senator Hutchinson to Amendment SP 1812. To transfer amounts appropriated.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1812 Proposed by Senator Hutchinson. To transfer amounts appropriated.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1820 Proposed by Senator Reid. To increase the appropriation for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1809 Motion to table SP 1809 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54-45. Record Vote No: 299.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1810 Proposed amendment SP 1810 withdrawn in Senate.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1810 Considered by Senate.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1807 Considered by Senate.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999S.Amdt.1809 Considered by Senate.
Action By: Senate
09/30/1999Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S11664, S11666, S11681-11719, S11721-11724)
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1810 Proposed by Senator Gregg to Amendment SP 1809. To require that certain appropriated funds be used to carry out part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1809 Proposed by Senator Boxer. To increase funds for the 21st century community learning centers program.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1808 Amendment SP 1808 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1808 Proposed by Senator Smith, of NH. Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1807 Proposed by Senator Reid. To require the Secretary of Labor to issue regulations to eliminate or minimize the significant risk of needlestick injury to health care workers.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1804 Motion to table SP 1804 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54-44. Record Vote No: 298.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1805 Amendment SP 1805 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-45. Record Vote No: 297.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1805 Proposed by Senator Gorton. To provide funds for a teacher assistance initiative pending authorization of that initiative.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999S.Amdt.1804 Proposed by Senator Murray. To specify that $1.4 billion be made available for class size reduction programs consistent with the provisions of Section 307 of Public Law 105-277.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999By Senator Specter from Committee on Appropriations filed written report. Report No. 106-166.
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S11585-11637)
Action By: Senate
09/29/1999Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S11585)
Action By: Senate
09/28/1999Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S11584)
Action By: Senate
09/28/1999Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 290.
Action By: Senate
09/28/1999Committee on Appropriations. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Specter. Without written report.
09/28/1999Committee on Appropriations ordered to be reported an original measure.
03/23/1999Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 106-332.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
03/03/1999Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
02/23/1999Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral.
Action By: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

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Senate Appropriations09/28/1999 Markup by
09/28/1999 Reported original measure S. Rept. 106-166
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education03/23/1999 Hearings by

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Department of Labor

Title II: Department of Health and Human Services

Title III: Department of Education

Title IV: Related Agencies

Title V: General Provisions

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and related agencies.

Title I: Department of Labor - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 to the Department of Labor for: (1) training and employment services; (2) community service employment for older Americans; (3) Federal unemployment benefits and allowances; (4) State unemployment insurance and employment service operations; (5) advances to the Unemployment Trust Fund and other trust funds; (6) employment and training program administration; (7) the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; (8) the Employment Standards Administration; (9) certain special benefits; (10) the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund; (11) the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; (12) the Mine Safety and Health Administration; (13) the Bureau of Labor Statistics; (14) departmental management; (15) the Assistant Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training; and (16) the Office of Inspector General.

Sets forth authorized uses of, and limitations on, funds appropriated under this title.

Title II: Department of Health and Human Services - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for: (1) the Health Resources and Services Administration; (2) the Medical Facilities Guarantee and Loan Fund for Federal interest subsidies for medical facilities; (3) health education assistance loans; (4) the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Trust Fund; (5) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; (6) the National Institutes of Health, including amounts for the John E. Fogarty International Center, the National Library of Medicine, the Office of the Director, and buildings and facilities; (7) the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; (8) retirement pay and medical benefits for Public Health Service commissioned officers; (9) the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; (10) the Health Care Financing Administration for grants to States for Medicaid, payments to health care trust funds, program management, and the Health Maintenance Organization Loan and Loan Guarantee Fund; (11) the Administration for Children and Families for family support payments to States; (12) low income home energy assistance; (13) refugee and entrant assistance; (14) the child care and development block grant; (15) the social services block grant; (16) children and families services programs; (17) promoting safe and stable families pursuant to a specified provision of the Social Security Act; (18) payments to States for foster care and adoption assistance; (19) the Administration on Aging; (20) the Office of the Secretary for general departmental management; (21) the Office of Inspector General; (22) the Office for Civil Rights; (23) policy research; and (24) activities related to countering potential biological, disease, and chemical threats to civilian populations.

Sets forth authorized uses of, and limitations on, funds appropriated under this title.

(Sec. 209) Prohibits funds appropriated in this Act from being made available under title X (population research and voluntary family planning) of the Public Health Service Act unless the award applicant certifies to the Secretary of HHS that it encourages family participation in the decision of minors to seek family planning services and provides counseling to minors on resisting attempts to coerce them into engaging in sexual activities.

(Sec. 210) Prohibits the use of funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the Medicare+Choice program if the Secretary of HHS denies participation in such program to an otherwise eligible entity (including a Provider Sponsored Organization) because the entity informs the Secretary that it will not provide, pay for, provide coverage of, or provide referrals for abortions.

(Sec. 211) Amends the Public Health Service Act to require State allotments under block grants for community health services for FY 2000 to be at least the amount the State received for FY 1998. Provides a specified minimum State allotment for FY 2000 under block grants for substance abuse prevention and treatment as well.

(Sec. 213) Amends the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1990 to extend through FY 2000 the authorization of admission into the United States of a specified number of refugees from the independent states of the former Soviet Union, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania based on religious persecution owing to participation in the Ukrainian Catholic or Orthodox churches.

Makes September 30, 2000, the latest allowable entry date for specified aliens from the former Soviet Union, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia for purposes of qualifying for adjustment of status.

(Sec. 214) Prohibits the use of funds provided in any Act making FY 2000 appropriations for the implementation in Arizona or in Kansas City, Missouri or Kansas, of the Medicare Competitive Pricing Demonstration Project operated by the Secretary of HHS under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.

(Sec. 216) Increases the amount appropriated under this title for the social services block grant.

(Sec. 217) Expresses the sense of the Senate with respect to promoting awareness and treatment of, and increasing NIH research funding for, diabetes.

(Sec. 218) Directs the Secretary of HHS to study and report to Congress on: (1) the reasons why, and the appropriateness of the fact that, the geographic adjustment factor used in determining the amount of payment for physicians' services under Medicare is less for services provided in New Mexico than for those provided in Arizona, Colorado, and Texas; and (2) the effect that the level of the geographic cost-of-practice adjustment factor has on the recruitment and retention of physicians in small rural States.

(Sec. 219) Makes funds available from amounts appropriated for the Health Resources and Services Administration to the Maternal Child Health Bureau for the establishment of a multi-State preventive dentistry demonstration program to improve the oral health of low- income children and increase the access of children to dental sealants.

(Sec. 220) Prohibits funds appropriated by this Act from being used to withhold substance abuse funding from a State pursuant to Public Health Service Act provisions for withholding funds from States that are not in compliance with specified requirements prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to minors if a State certifies to the Secretary of HHS that it will commit additional State funds to ensure compliance with State laws prohibiting such sales.

(Sec. 221) Makes additional funds available to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for grants to local communities for screening, treatment, and education relating to childhood asthma.

Title III: Department of Education - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 to the Department of Education for: (1) education reform; (2) education for the disadvantaged; (3) impact aid; (4) school improvement activities; (5) reading excellence; (6) Indian education; (7) bilingual and immigrant education; (8) special education; (9) rehabilitation services and disability research; (10) special institutions for persons with disabilities, including the American Printing House for the Blind, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School, the Model Secondary School for the Deaf, and Gallaudet University; (11) vocational and adult education; (12) student financial assistance; (13) the Federal Family Education Loan program account; (14) higher education; (15) Howard University; (16) the college housing and academic facilities loans program; (17) the historically Black college and university capital financing program account; (18) education research, statistics, and improvement; (19) departmental management; (20) the Office for Civil Rights; and (21) the Office of the Inspector General.

Sets forth authorized uses of, and limitations on, funds appropriated under this title.

(Sec. 301) Prohibits funds appropriated in this Act from being used to: (1) transport teachers or students in order to overcome racial imbalance in any school or to carry out a racial desegregation plan; or (2) prevent the implementation of programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in public schools.

(Sec. 305) Amends the General Education Provisions Act to bar the use of funds provided to the Department of Education or to an applicable program to field or pilot test, implement, administer, or distribute national tests. Makes such prohibition inapplicable to the Third International Mathematics and Science Study or other international assessments developed under the authority of the National Education Statistics Act of 1994 that are administered only to a representative sample of U.S. and foreign pupils.

Provides that exclusive authority over the direction and all policies for developing voluntary national tests shall continue to be vested in the National Assessment Governing Board.

(Sec. 307) Increases funds appropriated in this title to carry out the leveraging educational assistance partnership program under the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Title IV: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 to the: (1) Corporation for National and Community Service; (2) Corporation for Public Broadcasting; (3) Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; (4) Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission; (5) Office of Library Services; (6) Medicare Payment Advisory Commission; (7) National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; (8) National Council on Disability; (9) National Education Goals Panel; (10) National Labor Relations Board; (11) National Mediation Board; (12) Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission; (13) Railroad Retirement Board for the dual benefits payments account, Federal payments to the railroad retirement accounts, administration, and the Office of Inspector General; (14) Social Security Administration for payments to the social security trust funds, special benefits for disabled coal miners, the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program, administrative expenses, and the Office of Inspector General; and (15) U.S. Institute of Peace.

Sets forth authorized uses of, and limitations on, funds appropriated under this title.

Title V: General Provisions - Sets forth authorized uses of, and limitations on, funds appropriated under this Act.

(Sec. 505) Prohibits the use of funds appropriated under this Act for programs to distribute sterile needles or syringes for the injection of illegal drugs.

(Sec. 506) Sets forth Buy American requirements.

(Sec. 508) Prohibits funds appropriated under this Act from being expended for abortions or for health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion, except in cases where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest or where a woman suffers from a physical condition that would, as certified by a physician, place her in danger of death unless an abortion is performed.

(Sec. 510) Prohibits the use of funds made available in this Act for: (1) the creation of a human embryo for research purposes; or (2) research in which a human embryo is destroyed or knowingly subjected to risk of injury or death greater than that allowed for research on fetuses in utero under Federal regulations and the Public Health Service Act.

(Sec. 511) Prohibits the use of funds made available in this Act for activities to promote the legalization of a controlled substance unless there is significant medical evidence of a therapeutic advantage to the use of such substance or that federally-sponsored trials are being conducted to determine such advantage.

(Sec. 513) Bars the use of funds made available in this Act to promulgate a final standard under the Social Security Act providing for a unique health identifier for an individual (except in an individual's capacity as an employer or health care provider) until legislation is enacted specifically approving the standard.

(Sec. 514) Amends the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1997 to extend the availability of certain voluntary separation incentives for employees of the Railroad Retirement Board and its Office of Inspector General.

(Sec. 515) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the conferees on the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (H.R. 2466) shall include language prohibiting funds from being used for the Brooklyn Museum of Art unless the Museum cancels the exhibit entitled "Sensation."

(Sec. 516) Expresses the sense of the Senate with respect to: (1) the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services under Medicare; (2) the economic status of former recipients of the temporary assistance to needy families (TANF) program; (3) a study of the scientific validity of polygraphy as a screening tool for Federal and Federal contractor personnel; and (4) treatment of, and increased research funding for, prostate cancer.

(Sec. 520) Amends the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act to require the President to appoint the U.S. members of the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission and to attempt to conclude an agreement with Mexico providing for the establishment of such Commission. Eliminates a Commission duty to formulate recommendations regarding a method by which the government of one country could reimburse an entity in the other country for the cost of a health care service provided by the entity to a citizen of the first country who is unable to pay for the service.

(Sec. 521) Expresses the sense of the Senate regarding: (1) direct access by women to a participating health provider who specializes in obstetrics and gynecological services without obtaining a referral from a primary care provider; and (2) public education reform.

(Sec. 523) Provides that the applicable time limitations with respect to the giving of notice of injury and the filing of a claim for compensation for disability or death under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act for injuries sustained as a result of exposure to a nitrogen or sulfur mustard agent in the performance of official duties as an employee at the Department of the Army's Edgewood Arsenal before March 20, 1944, shall not begin to run until this Act's enactment date.

(Sec. 525) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Senate should pass legislation that would minimize the risk of needlestick injury to health care workers.

(Sec. 526) Designates the: (1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the Thomas R. Harkin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and (2) National Library of Medicine building as the Arlen Specter National Library of Medicine.