Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 7, 1999
106th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 145, No. 2 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Pages D10-D11] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Thursday, January 7, 1999 [[Page D10]] Daily Digest HIGHLIGHTS Senate received the House managers to exhibit the Articles of Impeachment. The Chief Justice and Members of the Senate were administered the oath to sit as a Court of Impeachment. House Committees ordered reported 3 sundry measures. Senate Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S39-47 Measures Introduced: Five resolutions were submitted, as follows: S. Res. 11-15. Page S45 Measures Passed: Photograph of the Senate Chamber: Senate agreed to S. Res. 11, authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Chamber of the United States Senate. Page S41 Majority Party Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 12, making majority party appointments to certain Senate committees for the 106th Congress. Pages S42 Majority Party Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 13, making majority party appointments to Senate committees for the 106th Congress. Page S42 Minority Party Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 14, making minority party appointments to Senate committees for the 106th Congress. Pages S42-43 Minority Party Committee Appointments: Senate agreed to S. Res. 15, making minority party appointments to Senate committees in paragraph 3 (a), (b), and (c) of rule XXV. Page S43 Impeachment of President Clinton: Senate proceeded to the consideration of the articles of impeachment against the President of the United States, taking the following actions: Pages S39-42 Receiving the House Managers: The Senate received the managers appointed by the House of Representatives who presented and exhibited Articles of Impeachment against William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States. Pages S39-40 Committee to Escort Chief Justice: The Chair, pursuant to the order of January 6, 1999, as modified, on behalf of the Majority and Minority Leaders appointed a committee to escort the Chief Justice of the United States into the Senate Chamber. Page S41 Administering the Oath to Chief Justice: Pursuant to Rule IV of the Senate Rules on Impeachment and the United States Constitution, the presiding officer administered the oath to William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States. Page S41 Administering the Oath to Senators: In conformance with Article I, section 3, clause 6 of the United States Constitution, and the Senate Rules on Impeachment, the Chief Justice administered the oath to the Members of the United States Senate. Page S41 Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations: Myrta K. Sale, of Maryland, to be Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget. John T. Spotila, of New Jersey, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Alejandro N. Mayorkas, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Central District of California. Thomas Lee Strickland, of Colorado, to be United States Attorney for the District of Colorado for the term of four years. James Roger Angel, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater [[Page D11]] Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring February 4, 2002. Page S47 Messages From the House: Page S43 Communications: Pages S43-44 Additional Statements: Page S46 Quorum Calls: Two quorum calls were taken today. (Total--3). Pages S39, S41 Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:45 a.m., and adjourned at 8:11 p.m., until 12:30 p.m., on Friday, January 8, 1999. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S47.)
[Daily Digest] [Page D11] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings No committee meetings were held.
[Daily Digest] [Page D11] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action The House was not in session. It will reconvene at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19. Bills Introduced on January 6: 309 public bills, H.R. 11-319; 3 private bills, H.R. 320-322; and 49 resolutions, H.J. Res. 1-19, H. Con. Res. 1-10, and H. Res. 1-20, were introduced. Page H Reports Filed: The following reports were filed on January 2, 1999: Activities Report of the Committee on Science, 105th Congress (H. Rept. 105-847); and Activities Report of the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, 105th Congress (H. Rept. 105-848). Page H245
[Daily Digest] [Page D11] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION Committee on Commerce: Met for organizational purposes. COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION Committee on Education and the Workforce: Met for organizational purposes. SMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT COMPANY TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS ACT; COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION Committee on Small Business: Ordered reported H.R. 68, Small Business Investment Company Technical Corrections Act of 1999. Prior to this action, the Committee held a hearing on this legislation. Testimony was heard from Lee Mercer, President, National Association of Small Business Investment Companies. The Committee also met for organizational purposes. MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES; COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Ordered reported the following bills: H.R. 98, to amend chapter 443 of title 49, United States Code, to extend the aviation war risk insurance program; and H.R. 99, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend Federal Aviation Administration programs through September 30, 1999. The Committee also met for organizational purposes.
[Daily Digest] [Page D11] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 1999 Senate No meetings are scheduled. House Committee on International Relations, hearing on Nipping Democracy in the Bud: The New Crackdown on Dissidents in China, 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
[Daily Digest] [Page D11] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD Week of January 11 through 15, 1999 House Chamber The House is not in session.
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[[Page D12]] _______________________________________________________________________ Next Meeting of the SENATE 12:30 p.m., Friday, January 8 Senate Chamber Program for Friday: After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 1 p.m.), Senate will continue consideration of the articles of impeachment against President Clinton. Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 19 House Chamber Program for Tuesday, January 19: To be announced. _______________________________________________________________________ Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue HOUSE Ackerman, Gary L., N.Y., E35 Armey, Richard K., Tex., E44 Barr, Bob, Ga., E52 Bateman, Herbert H., Va., E47 Bentsen, Ken, Tex., E37 Berman, Howard L., Calif., E28 Blagojevich, Rod R., Ill., E49 Bonior, David E., Mich., E28 Brown, George E., Jr., Calif., E32 Bryant, Ed, Tenn., E43 Clay, William (Bill), Mo., E47, E48 Clayton, Eva M., N.C., E27 Coble, Howard, N.C., E35, E37 Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E51 Cummings, Elijah E., Md., E42 Deutsch, Peter, Fla., E54 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln, Fla., E18, E29 Emerson, Jo Ann, Mo., E13, E25 Etheridge, Bob, N.C., E50 Evans, Lane, Ill., E36 Fattah, Chaka, Pa., E28 Filner, Bob, Calif., E27 Fowler, Tillie K., Fla., E17 Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E30 Gejdenson, Sam, Conn., E53 Gekas, George W., Pa., E26 Gilman, Benjamin A., N.Y., E13, E17, E25, E40, E58 Gordon, Bart, Tenn., E49 Green, Gene, Tex., E41 Hefley, Joel, Colo., E54 Hilleary, Van, Tenn., E16, E47 Horn, Stephen, Calif., E13 Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E28 Jackson, Jesse L., Jr., Ill., E18 Johnson, Nancy L., Conn., E26 Kanjorski, Paul E., Pa., E46 Kelly, Sue W., N.Y., E27, E44 Kildee, Dale E., Mich., E39 Kleczka, Gerald D., Wisc., E50 Knollenberg, Joe, Mich., E17 LaHood, Ray, Ill., E29 Levin, Sander M., Mich., E31 Linder, John, Ga., E30 Lipinski, William O., Ill., E45 McCarthy, Karen, Mo., E47 McCollum, Bill, Fla., E31, E34, E35, E37, E39, E41, E43, E44, E46, E47, E59, E60, E61, E62 Matsui, Robert T., Calif., E24, E31 McCollum, Bill, Fla., E60 Millender-McDonald, Juanita, Calif., E30 Mink, Patsy T., Hawaii, E56 Moore, Dennis, Kan., E47 Moran, James P., Va., E33, E48 Nethercutt, George R., Jr., Wash., E42 Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E29, E32 Oberstar, James L., Minn., E38 Payne, Donald M., N.J., E51 Portman, Rob, Ohio, E36, E39 Price, David E., N.C., E26 Rahall, Nick J., II, West Va., E50 Ramstad, Jim, Minn., E53 Regula, Ralph, Ohio, E58 Rogan, James E., Calif., E13 Sanchez, Loretta, Calif., E43 Schaffer, Bob, Colo., E31 Serrano, Jose E., N.Y., E59, E60 Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E57 Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E35, E45 Stearns, Cliff, Fla., E34 Stump, Bob, Ariz., E48, E49 Tauscher, Ellen O., Calif., E16 Thune, John R., S.D., E40 Tierney, John F., Mass., E56 Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E57 Traficant, James A., Jr., Ohio, E16, E24 Wolf, Frank R., Va., E25