Daily Digest

Daily Digest Section (PDF): Part 1 | Part 2

Wednesday, January 4, 1995

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    First session of the One Hundred Fourth Congress convened.
    House passed congressional accountability measure.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S1–S52

Measures Introduced: One hundred forty-nine bills and thirty-eight resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1–149, S.J. Res. 1–12, S. Res. 1–25, and S. Con. Res. 1.
Pages S47–52


Reports of a Committee: Pursuant to the order of the Senate of December 1, 1994, the following reports were filed:

Report on the Inquiry into the U.S. Park Police Investigation of the Death of White House Deputy Counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr. (S. Rept. No. 103–433, Vol. I)

Report on the Communications Between Officials of the White House and the U.S. Department of the Treasury on the Resolution Trust Corporation. (S. Rept. No. 103–433, Vol. II)
Page S47


Administration of Oath of Office: The Senators-elect were administered the oath of office by the Vice President.
Pages S4–5

Measures Passed:

Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. Res. 1, providing that a committee consisting of two Senators be appointed by the Vice President to join such committee as may be appointed by the House of Representatives to inform the President of the United States that a quorum of each House is assembled. Subsequently, Senators Dole and Daschle were appointed by the Vice President.
Page S6


Notification to the House of Representatives: Senate agreed to S. Res. 2, informing the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate is assembled and that the Senate is ready to proceed to business.
Page S6


Hour of Daily Meeting: Senate agreed to S. Res. 3, fixing the hour of daily meeting of the Senate at 12 o'clock meridian, unless otherwise provided.
Page S6


Electing President pro tempore: Senate agreed to S. Res. 4, electing the Honorable Strom Thurmond, of South Carolina, as President pro tempore of the Senate.
Page S6


Notifying President of the Election of President pro tempore: Senate agreed to S. Res. 5, notifying the President of the United States of the election of Senator Thurmond as President pro tempore of the Senate.
Page S6


Election of Secretary of the Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 6, electing Sheila Burke as Secretary of the Senate.
Page S6


Election of Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 7, electing Howard O. Green, Jr., as the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.
Page S6


Election of Secretary for the Majority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 8, electing Elizabeth B. Greene as the Secretary for the Majority.
Page S6


Notification to the President: Semate agreed to S. Res. 9, notifying the President of the United States of the election of a Secretary of the Senate.

Pages S6–7

Election of Secretary for the Minority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 10, electing C. Abbott Saffold as the Secretary for the Minority.
Page S7


Notification to the House: Senate agreed to S. Res. 11, notifying the House of Representatives of the election of Senator Thurmond as President pro tempore of the Senate.
Page S7


Notification to the House: Senate agreed to S. Res. 12, notifying the House of Representatives of the election of a Secretary of the Senate.
Page S7


Amending Senate Rules: Senate agreed to S. Res. 13, amending Rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate.
Pages S7–8


Majority Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 15, making majority party appointments to certain Senate committees for the 104th Congress.
Page S8


Minority Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 16, making minority party appointments to Senate committees under paragraph 2 of Rule XXV for the One Hundred and Fourth Congress.
Pages S8, S44
[Page:D1]


Subsequently, the resolution was modified.
Page S44


Amending Senate Rules: Senate agreed to S. Res. 17, to amend paragraph 4 of Rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate.
Pages S8–9, S44

Subsequently, the resolution was modified.
Page S44


Reappointment of Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to S. Res. 18, relating to the reappointment of Michael Davidson as Senate Legal Counsel.
Page S10


Majority Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 20, making majority party appointments to certain Senate committees for the 104th Congress.
Page S10


Displaced Staff Member: Senate agreed to S. Res. 25, relating to section 6 of S. Res. 458 of the 98th Congress.
Page S44


Amending Senate Rules: Senate began consideration of S. Res. 14, amending paragraph 2 of the Rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate.
Pages S30–44

Pending:

Harking Amendment No. 1, amend the Standing Rules of the Senate to permit cloture to be invoked by a decreasing majority vote of Senators down to a majority of all Senators duly chosen and sworn.
Pages S30–44

A unanimous-consent time agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the pending amendment on Thursday, January 5, with a vote on a motion to table the amendment to occur thereon.
Page S44

Senate will continue consideration of the resolution on Thursday, January 5.

Measure Indefinitely Postponed:

Committee Funding: Senate indefinitely postponed further consideration of S. Res. 19, to express the sense of the Senate that the Committee on Rules and Administration when it reports the committee funding resolution for 1995–96 it should reduce funding for committees by 15% from the level provided for 1993–94.
Pages S10, S45

Unanimous-Consent Agreements:

Select Committee on Ethics: Senate agreed that, for the duration of the 104th Congress, the Select Committee on Ethics be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate.
Page S9


Time for Rollcall Votes: Senate agreed that, for the duration of the 104th Congress, there be a limitation of 15 minutes each upon any rollcall vote, with the warning signal to be sounded at the midway point, beginning at the last 7\1/2\ minutes, and when rollcoll votes are of 10 minutes' duration, the warning signal be sounded at the beginning of the last 7\1/2\ minutes.
Page S9


Authority to Receive Reports: Senate agreed that, during the 104th Congress, it be in order for the Secretary of the Senate to receive reports at the desk when presented by a Senator at any time during the day of the session of the Senate.
Page S9


Recognition of Leadership: Senate agreed that the majority and minority leaders may daily have up to 10 minutes on each calendar day following the prayer and disposition of the reading, or the approval of, the Journal.
Page S9


House Parliamentarian Floor Privileges: Senate agreed that the Parliamentarian of the House of Representatives and his three assistants be given the privilege of the floor during the 104th Congress.
Page S9


Printing of Conference Reports: Senate agreed that, notwithstanding the provisions of Rule XXVIII, conference reports and statements accompanying them not be printed as Senate reports when such conference reports and statements have been printed as a House report unless specific request is made in the Senate in each instance to have such a report printed.
Page S9


Authority for Appropriations Committee: Senate agreed that the Committee on Appropriations be authorized during the 104th Congress to file reports during adjournments or recesses of the Senate on appropriation bills, including joint resolutions, together with any accompanying notices of motions to suspend Rule XVI, pursuant to Rule V, for the purpose of offering certain amendments to such bills or joint resolutions, which proposed amendment shall be printed.
Pages S9–10


Authority for Corrections in Engrossment: Senate agreed that, for the duration of the 104th Congress, the Secretary of the Senate be authorized to make technical and clerical corrections in the engrossment of all Senate-passed bills and resolutions, Senate amendments to House bills and resolutions, Senate amendments to House amendments to Senate bills and resolutions, and Senate amendments to House amendments to Senate amendments to House bills or resolutions.
Pages S9–10


Authority to Receive Messages and Sign Enrolled Measures: Senate agreed that, for the duration of the 104th Congress, when the Senate is in recess or adjournment, the Secretary of the Senate be authorized to receive messages from the President of the United States and--with the exception of House bills, joint resolutions, and concurrent resolutions-messages from the House of Representatives, that they be appropriately referred, and that the President of the Senate, the President pro tempore, and the Acting President pro tempore be authorized to sign duly enrolled bills and joint resolutions.
Pages S9–10


Privileges of the Floor: Senate agreed that, for the duration of the 104th Congress, Senators be allowed to leave at the desk with the Journal Clerk the names of two staff members who will be granted the privilege of the floor during the consideration of the specific matter noted, an that the Sergeant-at-Arms be instructed to rotate such staff members as space allows.
Pages S9–10


Referral of Treaties and Nominations: Senate agreed that for the duration of the 104th Congress, it be in order to refer treaties and nominations on the day when they are received from the President, even when the Senate has no executive session that day.
Pages S9–10

Appointments:

Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the U.S. Intelligence Community: The Chair announced the following appointment made by the Republican Leader, Senator Dole, During the sine die adjournment: Pursuant to provisions of Public Law 103–359, the appointment of Senator Warner and David H. Dewhurst, of Texas, as members of the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community.
Page S45


National Bankruptcy Review Commission: The Chair announced the following appointment made by the President pro tempore, Senator Byrd, during the sine die adjournment: Pursuant to provisions of Public Law 103–394, and upon the recommendation of the Republican Leader, the appointment of James I. Shepard, of California, as a member of the National Bankruptcy Review Commission.
Page S45


Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy: The Chair announced the following appointment made by the Democratic Leader, Senator Mitchell, during the sine die adjournment: Pursuant to provisions of Public Law 103–236, the appointment of Senator Moynihan and Samuel P. Huntington, of New York, as members of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy.
Page S45


John C. Stennis Center for Public Training and Development: The Chair announced the following appointment made by the Democratic Leader, Senator Mitchell, during the sine die adjournment: Pursuant to provisions of Public Law 100–458, Sec. 114(b)(1)(2), the reappointment of William Winter to a six-year term on the Board of Trustees of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Training and Development, effective Oct. 11, 1994.
Page S45


Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

[Page:D2]

Robert E. Rubin, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury.

Robert E. Rubin, of New York, to be United States Governor of the International Monetary Fund for a term of five years; United States Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of five years; United States Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank for a term of five years; United States Governor of the African Development Bank for a term of five years; United States Governor of the Asian Development Bank; United States Governor of the African Development Fund; United States Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Ronna Lee Beck, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.

Linda Kay Davis, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.

Eric T. Washington, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.
(See next issue.)


Messages From the House:
Page S45


Communications:
Page S45


Petitions:
Pages S45–47


Statements on Introduced Bills:
(See next issue.)


Additional Cosponsors:
(See next issue.)


Amendments Submitted:
(See next issue.)


Notices of Hearings:
(See next issue.)


Additional Statements:
(See next issue.)


Quorum Calls: One quorum call was taken today. (Total--1)
(See next issue.)


Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon, and recessed at 9:10 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Thursday, January 5, 1995. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S45.)

[Page:D3]

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Bills Introduced: [Bills and resolutions introduced today will be printed in a future issue of the Record.]

Reports Filed: The following reports were filed subsequent to the sine die adjournment of the One Hundred Third Congress:

Report entitled ``Activities of the Committee on Education and Labor During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–872, filed on December 13, 1994);

Report entitled ``Summary of Activities of the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–873, filed on December 13, 1994);

Report entitled ``Activities and Summary Report of the Committee on the Budget During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–874, filed on December 19, 1994);

Report entitled ``Legislative Review Activity During the 103d Congress of the Committee on Ways and Means'' (H. Rept. 103–875, filed on December 20, 1994);

Report entitled ``Activities of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service for the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–876, filed on December 20, 1994);

Report entitled ``Summary of Legislative Activities of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, One Hundred Third Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–877, filed on December 22, 1994);

Report entitled ``Activities Report of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–878, filed on December 23, 1994);

Report entitled ``Activities of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–879, filed on December 23, 1994);

Report entitled ``Legislative Review Activities of the Committee on Foreign Affairs During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–880, filed on December 29, 1994);

Report entitled ``Activities of the Committee on Armed Services for the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–881, filed on December 29, 1994);

Report entitled ``Activity of the Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–882, filed on January 2);

Report entitled ``Activities of the Committee on the Judiciary During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–883, filed on January 2);

Report entitled ``Activities of the House Committee on Government Operations During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–884, filed on January 2);

Report entitled ``Activities of the Committee on Small Business During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–885, filed on January 2);

Report entitled ``Activities of the Committee on Agriculture During the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–886, filed on January 2);

Report entitled ``Final Report on the Activities of the Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–887, filed on January 2);

Report entitled ``Summary of Activities of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for the 103d Congress'' (H. Rept. 103–888, filed on January 2); and

Report entitled ``Report on the Activities of the Committee on Appropriations During the 103d Congress (H. Rept. 103–889, filed on January 2).
(See next issue.)


Election of Speaker: By a yea-and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 202 nays, with 4 voting ``present'', Roll No. 2, Newt Gingrich of the State of Georgia was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives over Richard A. Gephardt of the State of Missouri. Representatives Thomas of California, Fazio, Roukema, and Schroeder acted as tellers. The Speaker was escorted to the Chair by Representatives Gephardt, Armey, DeLay, Bonior, Boehner, Fazio, Collins of Georgia, Lewis of Georgia, Bishop, Deal, Kingston, Linder, McKinney, Barr, Chambliss, and Norwood.
Pages H3–4

[Page:D4]


Representative Dingell administered the oath of office to the Speaker, who subsequently administered the oath to Members-elect present en bloc.
Page H8


Party Leaders: It was announced that Representatives Armey and Gephardt had been elected majority and minority leaders, respectively, and that Representatives DeLay and Bonior had been appointed majority and minority whips, respectively.

Pages H8–9

House Officers: House agreed to H. Res. 1, electing the following officers of the House of Representatives: Robin H. Carle, Clerk; Wilson S. Livingood, Sergeant at Arms; Scott M. Faulkner, Chief Administrative Officer; and Reverend James David Ford, Chaplain.
Page H9

On division of the question, rejected an amendment that sought to name certain minority employees to the positions of Clerk, Sergeant at Arms, and Chief Administrative Officer.
Page H9


Notify Senate: House agreed to H. Res. 2, to inform the Senate that a quorum of the House had assembled and had elected Newt Gingrich, a Representative from the State of Georgia, Speaker; and Robin H. Carle, a citizen of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Clerk of the House of Representatives.
Page H9


Notify President: House agreed to H. Res. 3, authorizing the Speaker to appoint a committee of two members to join with a like committee of the Senate to notify the President that a quorum of each House has assembled and that the Congress is ready to receive any communication that he may be pleased to make. Subsequently, the Speaker appointed Representatives Armey and Gephardt to the committee.
Page H9


Inform President: House agreed to H. Res. 4, authorizing the Clerk of the House to inform the President that the House of Representatives had elected Newt Gingrich, a Representative from the State of Georgia, Speaker; and Robin H. Carle, a citizen of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Clerk of the House of Representatives.
Page H9


House Rules: House agreed to H. Res. 6, adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Fourth Congress.

Pages H23–38 (continued next issue)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 416 yeas to 12 nays, Roll No. 6, the House agreed to section 101 of the resolution regarding committees, subcommittees, and staff reforms;
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 421 yeas to 6 nays, Roll No. 7, the House agreed to section 102 of the resolution regarding truth-in-budgeting baseline reform;
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 355 yeas to 74 nays, with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 8, the House agreed to section 103 of the resolution regarding term limits for the Speaker, committee and subcommittee chairmen;
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 418 yeas to 13 nays, Roll No. 9, the House agreed to section 104 of the resolution regarding a ban on proxy votes in any committee or subcommittee;
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 431 yeas, Roll No. 10, the House agreed to section 105 of the resolution regarding sunshine rules concerning committee meetings;
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 279 yeas to 152 nays, Roll No. 11, the House agreed to section 106 of the resolution regarding limitations on tax increases;
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 430 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 12, the House agreed to section 107 of the resolution regarding a comprehensive House audit; and
(See next issue.)

By a yea-and-nay vote of 249 yeas to 178 nays, Roll No. 13, the House agreed to section 108 of the resolution providing that the Majority Leader and Minority Leader, or their designees, be authorized to call up for consideration on January 4, 1995 (or thereafter) H.R. 1, the ``Congressional Accountability Act of 1995'', subject to one hour of debate, equally divided between the Majority Leader and Minority Leader, or their designees, and subject to one motion to recommit by the minority, which could include amendments; and
(See next issue.)

House agreed to title II of the resolution which provided for House administrative reforms; changes in the committee system; oversight reform; Member assignment limit; multiple bill referral reform; accuracy of committee transcripts; elimination of ``rolling quorums''; prohibition on committees sitting during House consideration of amendments; accountability for committee votes; affirmation of minority's rights on motions to recommit; waiver policy for special rules; prohibition on delegate voting in Committee of the Whole; accuracy of the Congressional Record; automatic rollcall votes; appropriations reforms; ban on commemoratives; numerical designation of amendments submitted for the Congressional Record; requirement for the Pledge of Allegiance as the third order of business each day; publication of signators of discharge petitions; protection of classified materials; structure of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; abolition of legislative service organizations; and miscellaneous provisions and clerical corrections.
(See next issue.)

[Page:D5]


Rejected the Bonior motion to commit title II to a select committee composed of the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader with instructions to report back the same to the House forthwith containing an amendment that changes from three to four years the Speaker term limits; contains language regarding majority-minority committee staff ratios on committees; language regarding the striking of waivers from budget resolutions; language regarding a ban on gifts from lobbyists; language regarding certain limitations on income from royalties received by any Members, officer, or employee of the House; and language amending existing rules creating the position of Director of Non-Legislative and Financial Services (rejected by a recorded vote of 201 ayes to 227 noes, Roll No. 14).
(See next issue.)

H. Res. 5, the rule which provided for the consideration of the resolution, was agreed to earlier by a yea-and-nay vote of 251 yeas to 181 nays, Roll No. 5. Agreed to order the previous question on the resolution by a yea-and-nay vote of 232 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 3.
Pages H10–19, H22–23

Earlier, objection was heard to a unanimous consent request to consider the resolution. Rejected the Bonior motion to commit H. Res. 5 to the Committee on Rules with instructions (rejected by a yea-and-nay vote of 196 yeas to 235 nays, Roll No. 4).
Pages H19–22


Congressional Accountability Act: By a yea-and-nay vote of 429 yeas, Roll No. 15, the House passed H.R. 1, to make certain laws applicable to the legislative branch of the Federal Government.

(See next issue.)

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader announced the legislative program for the week of January 9. Agreed that the House will adjourn from Thursday to Monday; and adjourn from Monday, January 9 until Wednesday, January 11; and adjourn from Wednesday, January 11, until Friday, January 13.
(See next issue.)


Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with Calendar Wednesday business of Wednesday, January 11.
(See next issue.)


Minority Employees: House agreed to H. Res. 7, providing for the designation of certain minority employees.
(See next issue.)


Meeting Hour 104th Congress: House agreed to H. Res. 8, fixing the daily hour of meeting for the 104th Congress.
(See next issue.)


Steering and Policy Committees Funding: House agreed to H. Res. 9, providing amounts for the Republican Steering Committee and the Democratic Policy Committee.
(See next issue.)


Employee Position Transfers: House agreed to H. Res. 10, providing for the transfer of two employee positions.
(See next issue.)


Sacrifice and Courage of Warrant Officers Hilemon and Hall: House agreed to H. Con. Res. 1, recognizing the sacrifice and courage of Army Warrant Officers David Hilemon and Bobby W. Hall II, whose helicopter was shot down over North Korea on December 17, 1994.
(See next issue.)


Committee Elections: House agreed to the following resolutions to designate committee memberships:

H. Res. 11, designating majority membership on certain standing committees of the House;

H. Res. 12, designating minority membership on certain standing committees of the House; and

H. Res. 13, electing Representative Bernard Sanders to standing committees of the House.

(See next issue.)

House of Representatives Page Board: Pursuant to section 127 of Public Law 97–377, the Speaker appointed as members of the House of Representatives Page Board the following Members: Representatives Emerson and Kolbe.
(See next issue.)


House Office Building Commission: Pursuant to the provisions of 40 United States Code, sections 175 and 176, the Speaker appointed Representative Armey as a member of the House Office Building Commission, to serve with himself and Representative Gephardt.
(See next issue.)


Select Committee on Intelligence: Pursuant to clause 1 of rule 48 and clause 6(f) of rule 10, the Speaker appoints as members of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence the following Members: Representatives Combest, Chairman, Dornan, Young of Florida, Hansen, Lewis of California, Goss, Shuster, McCollum, Castle, Dicks, Richardson, Dixon, Torricelli, Coleman, Pelosi, and Laughlin.
(See next issue.)


Morning Hour Debate: It was made in order that the House may convene 90 minutes earlier than the time otherwise established by order of the House on Mondays and Tuesday of each week solely for the purpose of conducting ``morning hour'' debates under certain conditions.
(See next issue.)


Clerk's Authorization: Read a letter from the Clerk of the House wherein, under clause 4 of Rule III of the Rules of the House of Representatives, she designates Ms. Linda Nave, Deputy Clerk, to sign any and all papers and do all other acts under the name of the Clerk of the House which she would be authorized to do by virtue of such designation, except as provided by statute, in case of the Clerk's temporary absence or disability.
(See next issue.)


Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H23.

Quorum Calls--Votes: One quorum call (Roll No. 1), thirteen yea-and-nay votes, and one recorded vote developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H1–2, H3–4, H19, H22, H22–23 (continued next issue).

Adjournment: Met at noon and adjourned 2:24 a.m. on Thursday, January 5.

[Page:D6]

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

Week of January 5 through 7, 1995

Senate Chamber

On Thursday, Senate will resume consideration of S. Res. 14, amending paragraph 2 of Rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate, with a vote on the motion to table Harkin Amendment No. 1, relating to the imposition of cloture, to occur at 11:30 a.m.

Senate may also consider S. 2, to make certain laws applicable to the legislative branch of the Federal Government.

Senate Committees

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: January 5 and 6, to hold hearings to examine issues involving municipal, corporate and individual investors in derivative products and the use of highly leveraged investment strategies, 10 a.m., SD–106.

Committee on the Budget: January 5, to hold joint hearings with the Committee on Governmental Affairs on S. 1, to curb the practice of imposing unfunded Federal mandates on States and local governments, and to strengthen the partnership between the Federal Government and State, local and tribal governments, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

Committee on Governmental Affairs: January 5, to hold joint hearings with the Committee on the Budget on S. 1, to curb the practice of imposing unfunded Federal mandates on States and local governments, and to strengthen the partnership between the Federal Government and State, local and tribal governments, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

Committee on the Judiciary: January 5, to hold hearings on a proposed constitutional amendment to balance the Federal budget, 10 a.m., SD–226.

NOTICE

For a listing of Senate committee meetings scheduled ahead, see page E30 in today's Record.

House Chamber

The program will be announced.

House Committees

Committee on the Budget, January 6, to hold an organizational meeting, 10 a.m., 210 Cannon.

Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities, January 5, to hold an organizational meeting, 9:30 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

Committee on the Judiciary, January 5, to hold an organizational meeting, 11 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Rules, January 5, to hold an organizational meeting, 1 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

Committee on Science, January 5, to hold an organizational meeting, 1 p.m., 2318 Rayburn.

January 6, hearing on ``Is Today's Science Policy Preparing Us for the Future,'' 9:30 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, January 5, to hold an organizational meeting, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Committee on Ways and Means, January 5, to hold an organizational meeting, 11 a.m., and to hold a hearing on the Contract With America, 1 p.m., 1100 Longworth.

Joint Meetings

Joint Economic Committee: January 6, to hold hearings on the employment-unemployment situation for December, 9:30 a.m., SD–538.

[Page:D7]

Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Thursday, January 5

Senate Chamber

Program for Thursday: At 10:15 a.m., Senate will resume consideration of S. Res. 14, amending paragraph 2 of Rule XXV, with a vote on the motion to table Harkin Amendment No. 1, relating to the imposition of cloture, to occur at 11:30 a.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

10 a.m., Thursday, January 5

House Chamber

Program for Thursday: No legislative business is scheduled.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue







HOUSE


Clinger, William F., Jr., Pa., E28

Coleman, Ronald D., Tex., E3

Crane, Philip M., Ill., E13, E18, E21

Emerson, Bill, Mo., E10, E13, E16, E19, E24, E26, E29

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E22

Ewing, Thomas W., Ill., E29

Fields, Jack, Tex., E17, E22

Gilman, Benjamin A., N.Y., E5, E19, E24

Hamilton, Lee H., Ind., E2, E4, E8, E11, E14, E17, E20, E23, E25, E28

Kennelly, Barbara B., Conn., E10, E13, E18, E20, E24

Kim, Jay, Calif., E8

Lincoln, Blanche Lambert, Ariz., E19, E25

Markey, Edward J., Mass., E28

Neal, Richard E., Mass., E3, E10, E15

Rahall, Nick J., II, W. Va., E26

Roth, Toby, Wis., E11, E14

Sawyer, Thomas C., Ohio, E25

Solomon, Gerald B.H., N.Y., E9, E13

Stump, Bob, Ariz., E1, E4, E8, E11, E16, E20, E23

Traficant, James A., Jr., Ohio, E1, E4, E8, E11, E14, E17, E19, E23, E26

Young, Don, Alaska, E2, E5, E9, E12, E15 

[Page:D8]