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                                               Friday, November 19, 1999

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate agreed to Consolidated Appropriations Conference Report.
      First Session of the 106th Congress adjourned sine die.


                                 Senate

Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S14839-S15226
Measures Introduced: Twenty-eight bills and nine resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 1971-1998, S. Res. 234-241, and S. Con. Res. 77. 
                                                             Pages S15088-90
Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows:
  S. 795, to amend the Fastener Quality Act to strengthen the protection 
against the sale of mismarked, misrepresented, and counterfeit fasteners and 
eliminate unnecessary requirements, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 106-224) 
                                                                 Page S15088
Measures Passed:
  Internet Gambling Prohibition Act: Senate passed S. 692, to prohibit 
Internet gambling, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of 
a substitute, and the following amendments proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S14863-70
  Collins (for Kyl/Bryan) Amendment No. 2782, in the nature of a substitute.
                                                             Pages S14865-70
  Collins (for Campbell) Amendment No. 2783 (to Amendment No. 2782), to 
provide for Indian gaming provisions.
Pages S14865-70
  Date-Rape Drug Control Act: Senate passed H.R. 2130, to amend the 
Controlled Substances Act to add gamma hydroxybutyric acid and ketamine to 
the schedules of control substances, to provide for a national awareness 
campaign, after striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu 
thereof the text of S. 1561, Senate companion measure, after agreeing to 
committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S14870-77
  Collins (for Hutchison) Amendment No. 2784, to modify the short title 
                                                                 Page S14872
  Subsequently, S. 1561 was placed back on the Senate calendar. 
                                                                 Page S14872
  Electronic Benefit Transfer Interoperability and Portability Act: 
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry was discharged from 
further consideration of S. 1733, to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to 
provide for a national standard of interoperability and portability 
applicable to electronic food stamp benefit transactions, and the bill was 
then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                  Pages S14877-78, S15152-53
  Collins (for Fitzgerald) Amendment No. 2785, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Pages S14877-78
  Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 77, making technical 
corrections to the enrollment of H.R. 3194.
  Page S14878
  Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 Exemptions: Committee 
on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 
3111, to exempt certain reports from automatic elimination and sunset 
pursuant to the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995, and the 
bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed 
thereto:
  Pages S14878-81
  Collins (for Leahy) Amendment No. 2786, to provide continued reporting of 
intercepted wire, oral, and electronic communications.
Pages S14878-81
  Millennium Digital Commerce Act: Senate passed S. 761, to regulate 
interstate commerce by electronic means by permitting and encouraging the 
continued expansion of electronic commerce through the operation of free 
market forces, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a 
substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                  Pages S14881-89, S15153-54
  Collins (for Abraham) Amendment No. 2787, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                                 Page S14882
  Church Plan Parity and Entanglement Prevention Act: Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration of 
S. 1309, to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 
1974 to provide for the preemption of State law in certain cases relating to 
certain church plans, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the 
following amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S14889-91
  Collins (for Sessions/Jeffords) Amendment No. 2788, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S14889
  Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act Amendments: Committee on 
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry was discharged from further 
consideration of S. 961, to amend the Consolidated Farm

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And Rural Development Act to improve shared appreciation arrangements, and 
the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed 
thereto:
  Pages S14891, S15154
  Collins (for Burns) Amendment No. 2789, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                                 Page S14891
  Inspector General Act Amendments: Senate passed S. 1707, to amend the 
Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to provide that certain 
designated Federal entities shall be establishments under such Act, after 
agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S14892-93
  Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Equitable Compensation Act: Senate passed S. 
964, to provide for equitable compensation for the Cheyenne River Sioux 
Tribe, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a 
substitute.
  Pages S14896-99
  Indian Tribal Justice Technical and Legal Assistance Act of 1999: Senate 
passed S. 1508, to provide technical and legal assistance for tribal justice 
systems and members of Indian tribes, after agreeing to a committee 
amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  Pages S14899-S14901
  Federal Emergency Management Food and Shelter Program Reauthorization: 
Senate passed S. 1516, to amend title III of the Stewart B. McKinney 
Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11331 et seq.) to reauthorize the Federal 
Emergency Management Food and Shelter Program.
  Pages S14901-02
  Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act Amendments of 1999: Senate 
passed S. 1877, to amend the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 
1995.
  Page S14902
  Office of Government Ethics Authorization Act of 1999: Senate passed S. 
1503, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to 
extend the authorization of appropriations for the Office of Government 
Ethics through fiscal year 2003.
  Page S14902
  U.S. Holocaust Assets Commission Extension Act: Committee on Banking, 
Housing, and Urban Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 
2401, to amend the U.S. Holocaust Assets Commission Act of 1998 to extend 
the period by which the final report is due and to authorize additional 
funding, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S14903
  Federal Reserve Act: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, was 
discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1094, to amend the Federal 
Reserve Act to broaden the range of discount window loans which may be used 
as collateral for Federal reserve notes, and the bill was then passed, 
clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S14903
  Taiwan in the World Health Organization: Senate passed H.R. 1794, 
concerning the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization 
(WHO), clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S14904
  Sudan Peace Act: Senate passed S. 1453, to facilitate famine relief 
efforts and a comprehensive solution to the war in Sudan, after agreeing to 
a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  Pages S14910-14
  Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act: Senate passed 
S. 1119, to amend the Act of August 9, 1950, to continue funding of the 
Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act.
  Page S14914
  State Flexibility Clarification Act: Senate passed H.R. 3257, to amend the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to assist the Congressional Budget Office 
with the scoring of State and local mandates, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S14914
  Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments: Senate passed S. 1515, to 
amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, after agreeing to a committee 
amendment.
  Pages S14918-21
  Private Relief: Senate passed S. 302, for the relief of Kerantha Poole-
Christian.
  Page S14921
  Private Relief: Senate passed S. 1019, for the relief of Regine Beatie 
Edwards.
  Page S14921
  Private Relief: Senate passed S. 276, for the relief of Sergio Lozano, 
after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S14921-22
  Secretary of the Treasury/Republic of Iceland Minting of Coins: Senate 
passed H.R. 3373, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in 
conjunction with the minting of coins by the Republic of Iceland in 
commemoration of the millennium of the discovery of the New World by Lief 
Ericson, clearing the measure for the President.
  Pages S14922-23
  Export Enhancement Act: Senate passed H.R. 3381, to reauthorize the 
Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Trade and Development 
Agency, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S14923
  Secretariat of the Free Trade Area of the Americas Location: Committee on 
Finance was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 71, 
expressing the sense of Congress that Miami, Florida, and not a competing 
foreign city, should serve as the permanent location for the Secretariat of 
the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) beginning in 2005, and the 
resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S14923
  Condemning Violence in Chechnya: Committee on Foreign Relations was 
discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 223, condemning the 
violence in Chechnya, and the resolution was then agreed to, after agreeing 
to the following amendment proposed thereto:
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  Collins (for Helms) Amendment No. 2791, to make clerical corrections. 
                                                                 Page S14923
  Human Rights in China: Senate agreed to S. Res. 217, relating to the 
freedom of belief, expression, and association in the People's Republic of 
China.
  Pages S14924-25
  U.S. Border Patrol's 75 Years of Service: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 
122, recognizing the United States Border Patrol's 75 years of service since 
its founding.
  Page S14925
  Celebrating One America: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 141, celebrating 
One America.
  Page S14925
  Commending WWII Veterans: Senate passed H.J. Res. 65, commending the World 
War II veterans who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, clearing the measure 
for the President.
  Pages S14925-26
  National Family Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 204, designating the week 
beginning November 21, 1999, and the week beginning on November 19, 2000, as 
`National Family Week.'
  Page S14926
  National Biotechnology Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 200, designating 
January 2000 as ``National Biotechnology Month,'' after agreeing to 
committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                                 Page S14926
  Collins (for Grams) Amendment No. 2792, providing for a title amendment. 
                                                                 Page S14926
  National Children's Memorial Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 118, 
designating December 12, 1999, as ``National Children's Memorial Day''. 
                                                                 Page S14927
  Give Thanks, Give Life: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from 
further consideration of S. Res. 225, to designate November 23, 2000, 
Thanksgiving Day, as a day to ``Give Thanks, Give Life'' and to discuss 
organ and tissue donation with other family members, and the resolution was 
then agreed to.
  Pages S14927-28
  Recognizing the Contributions of Older Persons: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
234, recognizing the contribution of older persons to their communities and 
commending the work of organizations that participate in programs assisting 
older persons and that promote the goals of the International Year of Older 
Persons.
  Pages S14928-29
  Honoring Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing: Senate agreed to H. Con. 
Res. 205, recognizing and honoring the heroic efforts of the Air National 
Guard's 109th Airlift Wing and its rescue of Dr. Jerri Nielsen from the 
South Pole.
  Page S14929
  Commending U.S. Navy: Committee on Armed Services was discharged from 
further consideration of S. Res. 196, commending the submarine force of the 
United States Navy on the 100th anniversary of the force, and the resolution 
was then agreed to.
  Page S14929
  Printing Authority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 235, to authorize the 
printing of a revised edition of the Senate Election Law Guidebook. 
                                                             Pages S14929-30
  Printing Authority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 236, to authorize the 
printing of a revised edition of the Nomination and Election of the 
President and Vice President of the United States.
  Page S14930
  Printing Authority: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 221, authorizing 
printing of the brochures entitled ``How Our Laws Are Made'' and ``Our 
American Government'', the pocket version of the United States Constitution, 
and the document-sized, annotated version of the United States Constitution, 
after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S14930-31
  Collins (for McConnell/Robb) Amendment No. 2793, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S14930
  Commemorative Postage Stamp/4-H Youth Development Program: Committee on 
Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 
218, expressing the sense of the Senate that a commemorative postage stamp 
should be issued recognizing the 4-H Youth Development Program's centennial, 
and the resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S14931
  Commemorative Postage Stamp/Purple Heart Recipients: Committee on 
Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration of S. Con. 
Res. 42, expressing the sense of the Congress that a commemorative postage 
stamp should be issued by the United States Postal Service honoring the 
members of the Armed Forces who have been awarded the Purple Heart, and the 
resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S14931
  Lance Corporal Harold Gomez Post Office: Senate passed S. 1295, to 
designate the United States Post Office located at 3813 Main Street in East 
Chicago, Indiana, as the ``Lance Corporal Harold Gomez Post Office''. 
                                                                 Page S14931
  Postal Service Building Designations: Senate passed H.R. 100, to establish 
designations for United States Postal Service buildings in Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S14931
  Clifford R. Hope Post Office: Senate passed H.R. 197, to designate the 
facility of the United States Postal Service at 410 North 6th Street in 
Garden City, Kansas, as the ``Clifford R. Hope Post Office'', clearing the 
measure for the President.
  Page S14931
  Postal Service Facility Designations: Senate passed H.R. 1191, to 
designate certain facilities of the United States Postal Service in Chicago, 
Illinois, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S14931
  Noal Cushing Bateman Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 1251, to 
designate the United States Postal Service building located at 8850 South

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700 East, Sandy, Utah, as the ``Noal Cushing Bateman Post Office Building'', 
clearing the measure for the President.
  Pages S14931-32
  Maurine B. Neuberger U.S. Post Office: Senate passed H.R. 1327, to 
designate the United States Postal Service building located at 34480 Highway 
101 South in Cloverdale, Oregon, as the ``Maurine B. Neuberger United States 
Post Office'', clearing the measure for the President.
  Pages S14932
  John J. Buchanan Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 1377, to 
designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9308 
South Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, as the ``John J. Buchanan Post 
Office Building'', after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of 
a substitute.
  Pages S14932
  Private Relief: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further 
consideration of H.R. 322, for the relief of Suchada Kwong, and the bill was 
then passed, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S14932
  Senate Representation: Senate agreed to S. Res. 238, to authorize 
representation of Member of the Senate in the case of Brett Kimberlin v. 
Orrin Hatch, et al.
  Page S14932
  DEFEAT Meth Act: Senate passed S. 486, to provide for the punishment of 
methoamphetamine laboratory operators, provide additional resources to 
combat methamphetamine production, trafficking, and abuse in the United 
States, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a 
substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S14932-43
  Collins (for Hatch) Amendment No. 2794, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S14936-37
  Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Act: Committee on the Judiciary 
was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1451, to establish the 
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, and the bill was then passed, after 
agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S14943-44
  Collins (for Hatch) Amendment No. 2795, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S14943-44
  Child Abuse Prevention and Enforcement Act: Senate passed H.R. 764, to 
reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, after agreeing to a 
committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  Pages S14944-45
  National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Committee on the Judiciary was 
discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 108, designating the month 
of March 2000, as ``National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month'', and the 
resolution was then agreed to, after agreeing to the following amendment 
proposed thereto:
  Page S14945
  Collins (for Hatch) Amendment No. 2796, to amend the designation date of 
``National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month''.
Page S14945
  Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 236, correcting the 
enrollment of H.R. 1180.
  Page S14951
  El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail Act: Senate 
passed S. 366, to amend the National Trails System Act to designate El 
Camino Real de Tierra Adentro as a National Historic Trail, after agreeing 
to committee amendments.
  Page S15155
  Glacier Bay Fisheries Act: Senate passed S. 501, to address resource 
management issues in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, after agreeing to a 
committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following 
amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S15155-56
  Lott (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 2801, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                                 Page S15156
  Lewis and Clark Rural Water System Act: Senate passed S. 244, to authorize 
the construction of the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System and to authorize 
assistance to the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System, Inc., a nonprofit 
corporation, for the planning and construction of the water supply system, 
after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S15156-57
  Gateway Visitor Center Authorization Act: Senate passed H.R. 449, to 
authorize the Gateway Visitor Center at Independence National Historical 
Park, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15157
  Mt. Hope Waterpower Project: Senate passed H. R. 459, to extend the 
deadline under the Federal Power Act for FERC Project No. 9401, the Mt. Hope 
Waterpower Project, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                             Pages S15157-58
  Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 
791, to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the route of the 
War of 1812 British invasion of Maryland and Washington, District of 
Columbia, and the route of the American defense, for study for potential 
addition to the national trails system, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15158
  Otay Mountain Wilderness Act: Senate passed H. R. 15, to designate a 
portion of the Otay Mountain region of California as wilderness, clearing 
the measure for the President.
  Page S15158
  Arizona Statehood and Enabling Act Amendments: Senate passed H. R. 747, to 
protect the permanent trust funds of the State of Arizona from erosion due 
to inflation and modify the basis on which distributions are made from those 
funds, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15158
  Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site: Senate passed H.R. 
1104, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer administrative 
jurisdiction over land within the boundaries of the Home of Franklin D. 
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Site to the Archivist of the United States for the construction of a visitor 
center, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15158
  Thomas Cole National Historic Site Act: Senate passed H.R. 658, to 
establish the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in the State of New York as 
an affiliated area of the National Park System, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15158
  Virginia Wilderness Battlefield: Senate passed H.R. 1665, to allow the 
National Park Service to acquire certain land for addition to the Wilderness 
Battlefield in Virginia, as previously authorized by law, by purchase or 
exchange as well as by donation, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                                 Page S15158
  Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area: Senate passed H.R. 2140, to 
improve protection and management of the Chattahoochee River National 
Recreation Area in the State of Georgia, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15158
  Perkins County Rural Water System Act: Senate passed H.R. 970, to 
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance to the Perkins 
County Rural Water System, Inc., for the construction of water supply 
facilities in Perkins County, South Dakota, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15158
  National Geologic Mapping Reauthorization Act:  Senate passed H.R. 1528, 
to reauthorize and amend the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992, clearing 
the measure for the President.
  Page S15158
  Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Mongaup Visitor Center Act: 
Senate passed H.R. 20, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to 
construct and operate a visitor center for the Upper Delaware Scenic and 
Recreational River on land owned by the State of New York, after withdrawing 
the committee amendment, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                                 Page S15158
  World War Veterans Park: Senate passed H.R. 592, to designate a portion of 
Gateway National Recreation Area as ``World War Veterans Park at Miller 
Field'', clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15158
  Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor 
Reauthorization Act: Senate passed H.R. 1619, to amend the Quinebaug and 
Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Act of 1994 to expand the 
boundaries of the Corridor, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                                 Page S15158
  Terry Peak Land Transfer Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2079, to provide for the 
conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in the State of South 
Dakota, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15158
  Central Utah Project Completion Act Amendment: Senate passed H.R. 2889, to 
amend the Central Utah Project Completion Act to provide for acquisition of 
water and water rights for Central Utah Project purposes, completion of 
Central Utah project facilities, and implementation of water conservation 
measures, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15158
  National Park Entertainment Fee Collection: Senate passed H.R. 154, to 
allow the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to 
establish a fee system for commercial filming activities on Federal land, 
after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S15158-59
  Alaska Rescue Cost Recovery: Senate passed S. 698, to review the 
suitability and feasibility of recovering costs of high altitude rescues at 
Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska.
  Page S15159
  Alaska Native Hiring Improvement:  Senate passed S. 748, to improve Native 
hiring and contracting by the Federal Government within the State of Alaska, 
after agreeing to committee amendments.
  Pages S15159-60
  National Discovery Trails Act: Senate passed S. 734, entitled the 
``National Discovery Trails Act of 1999'', after agreeing to committee 
amendments.
  Pages S15160-62
  National Oilheat Research Alliance Act: Senate passed S. 348, to authorize 
and facilitate a program to enhance training, research and development, 
energy conservation and efficiency, and consumer education in the oilheat 
industry for the benefit of oilheat consumers and the public, after agreeing 
to committee amendments, and the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S15181-89
  Lott (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 2802, to provide for national oil heat 
research, small hydroelectric projects in Alaska, hydroelectric projects in 
Hawaii, and to extend the time for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
project.
Pages S15184-85
  Arizona National Forest Improvement Act: Senate passed S. 1088, to 
authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain administrative 
sites in national forests in the State of Arizona, to convey certain land to 
the City of Sedona, Arizona for a wastewater treatment facility, after 
agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S15189-90
  Lott (for Kyl) Amendment No. 2803, to reduce the amount of consideration 
to be paid by the City by the amount of special use permit fees paid by the 
City.
Page S15189
  Exxon Valdez Settlement Investment: Senate passed S. 711, to allow for the 
investment of joint Federal and State funds from the civil settlement of 
damages from the Exxon Valdez oil spill, after agreeing to a committee 
amendment in the nature of a substitute.
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  Omnibus Parks Technical Corrections Act: Senate passed H.R. 149, to make 
technical corrections to the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act 
of 1996, after agreeing to committee amendments, and the following amendment 
proposed thereto:
  Pages S15190-93
  Lott (for Murkowski) Amendment No. 2804, to make further amendments. 
                                                                 Page S15193
  Nye County, Nevada Land Conveyance: Senate passed S. 1329, to direct the 
Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to Nye County, Nevada, 
after agreeing to a committee amendment.
  Page S15163
  Mesquite, Nevada Public Land Purchase: Senate passed S. 1330, to give the 
city of Mesquite, Nevada, the right to purchase at fair market value certain 
parcels of public land in the city.
  Page S15163
  Arrowrock Dam Hydroelectric Project: Senate passed S. 1236, to extend the 
deadline under the Federal Power Act for commencement of the construction of 
the Arrowrock Dam Hydroelectric Project in the State of Idaho. 
                                                             Pages S15163-64
  Dickinson Dam Bascule Gates Settlement Act: Senate passed S. 769, to 
provide a final settlement on certain debt owed by the city of Dickinson, 
North Dakota, for the construction of the bascule gates on the Dickinson 
Dam, after agreeing to a committee amendment.
  Page S15164
  Griffith Project Prepayment and Conveyance Act: Senate passed S. 986, to 
direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Griffith Project to the 
Southern Nevada Water Authority, after agreeing to a committee amendment in 
the nature of a substitute.
  Pages S15164-66
  Wyoming Surface Estate Conveyance: Senate passed S. 1030, to provide that 
the conveyance by the Bureau of Land Management of the surface estate to 
certain land in the State of Wyoming in exchange for certain private land 
will not result in the removal of the land from operation of the mining 
laws, after agreeing to a committee amendment.
  Page S15166
  Imperial Dam Salinity Control: Senate passed S. 1211, to amend the 
Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act to authorize additional measures 
to carry out the control of salinity upstream of Imperial Dam in a cost-
effective manner, after agreeing to a committee amendment.
  Page S15166
  Community Forest Restoration Act: Senate passed S. 1288, to provide 
incentives for collaborative forest restoration projects on National Forest 
System and other public lands in New Mexico, after agreeing to a committee 
amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment 
proposed thereto:
  Pages S15193-95
  Daschle (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 2805, to authorize the appropriation 
of $5 million each year.
Page S15194
  Vicksburg Campaign Trail Battlefields Preservation Act: Senate passed S. 
710, to authorize the feasibility study on the preservation of certain Civil 
War battlefields along the Vicksburg Campaign Trail, after agreeing to 
committee amendments.
  Pages S15166-68
  Lackawanna Valley American Heritage Area Act: Senate passed S. 905, to 
establish the Lackawanna Valley National Heritage Area, after agreeing to 
committee amendments.
  Pages S15168-71
  Corinth Battlefield Preservation Act: Senate passed S. 1117, to establish 
the Corinth Unit of Shiloh National Military Park, in the vicinity of the 
city of Corinth, Mississippi, and in the State of Tennessee, after agreeing 
to committee amendments.
  Pages S15171-73
  Gettysburg National Military Park Boundary Expansion: Senate passed S. 
1324, to expand the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to 
include Wills House.
  Page S15173
  Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act: Senate passed S. 1275, to authorize 
the Secretary of the Interior to produce and sell products and to sell 
publications relating to the Hoover Dam, and to deposit revenues generated 
from the sales into the Colorado River Dam fund.
  Page S15173
  Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System Act: Senate passed S. 624, to 
authorize construction of the Fort Peck Reservation Rural Water System in 
the State of Montana, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature 
of a substitute.
  Pages S15173-77
  Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act: Senate passed H.R. 1753, to 
promote the research, identification, assessment, exploration, and 
development of methane hydrate resources, after agreeing to the following 
amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S15195-97
  Daschle (for Akaka) Amendment No. 2806, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                            Pagess S15196-97
  Toiyabe National Forest Boundary Adjustment: Senate passed S. 439, to 
amend the National Forest and Public Lands of Nevada Enhancement Act of 1988 
to adjust the boundary of the Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada.
  Page S15177
  Miwaleta Park Expansion Act: Senate passed S. 977, to provide for the 
conveyance by the Bureau of Land Management to Douglas County, Oregon, of a 
county park and certain adjacent land, after agreeing to committee 
amendments.
  Pages S15177-78
  Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic Rivers Act: Senate passed S. 1296, to 
designate portions of the lower Delaware River and associated tributaries as 
a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, after agreeing to 
a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  Pages S15178-80
  National Park System New Area Study Act: Senate passed S. 1349, to direct 
the Secretary of the Interior to conduct special resource studies to 
determine the national significance of specific sites as well

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as the suitability and feasibility of their inclusion as units of the 
National Park System, after agreeing to committee amendments.
  Taunton River Wild and Scenic River Study Act: Senate passed S. 1569, to 
amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton 
River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition 
to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, after agreeing to committee 
amendments.
  Pages S15180-81
  Black Hills National Forest Land Exchange: Senate passed S. 1599, to 
authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part of 
certain administrative sites and other land in the Black Hills National 
Forest and to use funds derived from the sale or exchange to acquire 
replacement sites and to acquire or construct administrative improvements in 
connection with Black Hills National Forest.
  Page S15181
  Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Land Conveyance: Senate passed 
H.R. 2737, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State 
of Illinois certain Federal land associated with the Lewis and Clark 
National Historic Trail to be used as an historic and interpretive site 
along the trail, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15197
  Jackson Multi-Agency Campus Act: Senate passed S. 1374, to authorize the 
development and maintenance of a multi-agency campus project in the town of 
Jackson, Wyoming, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a 
substitute.
  Pages S15197-99
  Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act Amendments: 
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further 
consideration of S. 1937, to amend the Pacific Northwest Electric Power 
Planning and Conservation Act to provide for sales of electricity by the 
Bonneville Power Administration to joint operating entities, and the bill 
was then passed.
  Pages S15199-S15200
  Keweenaw National Historical Parks Advisory Commission Members 
Appointments: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from 
further consideration of H.R. 748, to amend the Act that established the 
Keweenaw National Historical Park to require the Secretary of the Interior 
to consider nominees of various local interests in appointing members of the 
Keweenaw National Historical Parks Advisory Commission, and the bill was 
then passed, clearing the measure for the President.
  Pages S15199-S15200
  Dugger Mountain Wilderness Act: Senate passed H.R. 2632, to designate 
certain Federal lands in the Talladega National Forest in the State of 
Alabama as the Dugger Mountain Wilderness, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15201
  Foster Care Independence Act: Committee on Finance was discharged from 
further consideration of H.R. 1802, to amend part E of title IV of the 
Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater 
flexibility in carrying out programs designed to help children make the 
transition from foster care to self sufficiency, and the bill was then 
passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S15201-05
  Collins Amendment No. 2797, in the nature of a substitute.
Page S15201
  Convening of the 2nd Session/106th Congress: Senate passed H.J. Res. 85, 
appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One 
Hundred Sixth Congress, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                                 Page S15205
  Commending Keeper of the Stationery: Senate agreed to S. Res. 240, 
commending Stephen G. Bale, Keeper of the Stationery, U.S. Senate. 
                                                                 Page S15206
  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: Senate passed H.R. 3419, to 
amend title 49, United States Code, to establish the Federal Motor Carrier 
Safety Administration, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                             Pages S15206-13
  Congressional Gold Medal: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 
was discharged from further consideration of S. 1971, to authorize the 
President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Milton 
Friedman, in recognition of his outstanding and enduring contributions to 
individual freedom and opportunity in American society through his 
exhaustive research and teaching of economics, and his extensive writings on 
economics and public policy, and the bill was then passed.
  Page S15213
  Father Theodore M. Hesburgh Congressional Gold Medal Act: Senate passed 
H.R. 1932, to authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the 
Congress to Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, in recognition of his outstanding 
and enduring contributions to civil rights, higher education, the Catholic 
Church, the Nation, and the global community, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15213
  Vaccine Injury Compensation: Senate passed S. 1996, to amend the Public 
Health Service Act to clarify provisions relating to the content of 
petitions for compensation under the vaccine injury compensation program. 
                                                             Pages S15213-14
  Clinical Research Enhancement Act: Committee on Health, Education, Labor 
and Pensions was discharged from further consideration of S. 1813, to amend 
the Public Health Service Act to provide additional support for and to 
expand clinical research programs, and the bill was then passed. 
                                                             Pages S15214-16
  Fire Protection Overtime: Senate passed H.R. 1693, to amend the Fair Labor 
Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exemption for employees 
engaged in fire protection activities, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S15216

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  Cardiac Arrest Survival Act: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and 
Pensions was discharged from further consideration of S. 1488, to amend the 
Public Health Service Act to provide for recommendations of the Secretary of 
Health and Human Services regarding the placement of automatic external 
defibrillators in Federal buildings in order to improve survival rates of 
individuals who experience cardiac arrest in such buildings, and to 
establish protections from civil liability arising from the emergency use of 
the devices, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following 
amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S15216-17
  Collins (for Gorton) Amendment No. 2798, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                             Pages S15216-17
  Twenty-First Century Research Laboratories Act: Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration of 
S. 1268, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide support for the 
modernization and construction of biomedical and behavioral research 
facilities and laboratory instrumentation, and the bill was then passed, 
after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S15218-19
  Collins (for Harkin) Amendment No. 2799, to modify the authorization of 
appropriations.
Page S15218
  Prostate Cancer Research and Prevention Act: Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration of 
S. 1243, to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the 
prostate cancer preventive health program, and the bill was then passed. 
                                                                 Page S15220
  Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 239, correcting 
enrollment of H.R. 3194 with a technical change.
  Page S15220
  Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments: Committee on the Judiciary was 
discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2886, to amend the Immigration 
and Nationality Act to provide that an adopted alien who is less than 18 
years of age may be considered a child under such Act if adopted with or 
after a sibling who is a child under such Act, and the bill was then passed, 
clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15220
  Animal Cruelty Depiction Prohibition: Senate passed H.R. 1887, to amend 
title 18, United States Code, to punish the depiction of animal cruelty, 
clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15220
  National American Indian Heritage Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 216, 
designating the Month of November 1999 as ``National American Indian 
Heritage Month''.
  Page S15221
  Digital Theft Deterrence and Copyright Damages Improvement Act: Senate 
passed H.R. 3456, to amend statutory damages provisions of title 17, United 
States Code, clearing the measure for the President.
  Page S15221
  ``Shoeless Joe'' Jackson Baseball Accomplishment Recognition: Committee on 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from further 
consideration of S. Res. 134, expressing the sense of the Senate that Joseph 
Jefferson ``Shoeless Joe'' Jackson should be appropriately honored for his 
outstanding baseball accomplishments, and the resolution was then agreed to, 
after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                             Pages S15221-22
  Collins (for Thurmond) Amendment No. 2800, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                                 Page S15222
  Zachary Fisher Honorary Veteran Status Conferment: Senate passed H. J. 
Res. 46, conferring status as an honorary veteran of the United States Armed 
Forces on Zachary Fisher, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                             Pages S15222-23
  Directing the Senate Commission on Art: Senate agreed to S. Res. 241, to 
direct the Senate Commission on Art to recommend to the Senate 2 outstanding 
individuals whose paintings shall be placed in 2 of the remaining unfilled 
spaces in the Senate reception room.
  Page S15223
  Electronic Commerce Taxation Moratorium: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 
190, urging the United States to seek a global consensus supporting a 
moratorium on tariffs and on special, multiple, and discriminatory taxation 
of electronic commerce.
  Page S15223
  State Funding: Senate passed H.R. 3443, to amend part E of title IV of the 
Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater 
flexibility in carrying out programs designed to help children make the 
transition from foster care to self sufficiency, clearing the measure for 
the President.
  Page S15223
Deceptive Mail Prevention and Enforcement Act: Senate concurred in the 
amendment of the House to S. 335, to amend Chapter 30 of title 39, United 
States Code, to provide for the nonmailability of certain deceptive matter 
relating to sweepstakes, skill contests, facsimile checks, administrative 
procedures, orders, and civil penalties relating to such matter, clearing 
the measure for the President.
  Pages S14856-63
Copyright Damages Improvement Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the 
House to S. 1257, to amend statutory damages provisions of title 17, United 
States Code, with a further amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S14891-92
  Collins (for Hatch) Amendment No. 2790, to provide for the promulgation of 
emergency guidelines by the United States Sentencing Commission relating to 
criminal infringement of a copyright or trademark.
Page S14892
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act: Senate concurred in 
the amendments of the House to Senate amendment to H.R. 2280, to amend title 
38, United States Code, to provide a cost-of-living adjustment in rates of 
compensation

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paid for service-connected disabilities, to enhance the compensation, 
memorial affairs, and housing programs of the Department of Veterans 
Affairs, to improve retirement authorities applicable to judges of the 
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, clearing the measure for 
the President.
  Pages S14902-03
Mississippi Courts: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 
1418, to provide for the holding of court at Natchez, Mississippi in the 
same manner as court is held at Vicksburg, Mississippi, clearing the measure 
for the President.
  Page S14914
Open-Market Reorganization for the Betterment of International 
Telecommunications Act: Senate disagreed to the amendment of the House to S. 
376, to amend the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 to promote 
competition and privatization in satellite communications, requested a 
conference with the House thereon, and the Chair was authorized to appoint 
the following conferees on the part of the Senate: Senators McCain, Stevens, 
Burns, Hollings, and Inouye.
  Pages S14914-18
Oregon Land Use: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 416, 
to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey the city of Sisters, 
Oregon, a certain parcel of land for use in connection with a sewage 
treatment facility, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                             Pages S15223-24
Veterans' Millennium Health Care Act Conference Report: Senate agreed to the 
conference report on H.R. 2116, to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
enhance programs providing health care, education, memorial, and other 
benefits for veterans, to authorize major medical facility projects for the 
Department of Veterans Affairs, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                             Pages S14904-10
Intelligence Authorization Conference Report: Senate agreed to the 
conference report on H.R. 1555, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 
2000 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United 
States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central 
Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, clearing the measure 
for the President.
  Pages S14947-60
Work Incentives Improvement Act Conference Report: By 95 yeas to 1 nay (Vote 
No. 372), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 1180, to amend the 
Social Security Act to expand the availability of health care coverage for 
working individuals with disabilities, to establish a Ticket to Work and 
Self-Sufficiency Program in the Social Security Administration to provide 
such individuals with meaningful opportunities to work, clearing the measure 
for the President.
  Pages S14960, S14971-75, S14978-86
Consolidated Appropriations Conference Report: By 74 yeas to 24 nays (Vote 
No. 374), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3194, making 
consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, 
clearing the measure for the President.
  Pages S14986-S15059
  During consideration of this measure, the Senate also took the following 
action:
  By 87 yeas to 9 nays (Vote No. 373), three-fifths of those Senators duly 
chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the 
motion to close further debate on the conference report.
Page S14986
Standing Rules of the Senate--Agreement:  A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached directing the Committee on Rules and Administration prepare a 
revised edition of the Standing Rules of the Senate, and that such standing 
rules be printed as a Senate document.
  Page S14929
Bankruptcy Reform Act--Cloture Motion Filed: A motion was entered to close 
further debate on S. 625, to amend title 11, United States Code and, in 
accordance with Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on the 
cloture motion will occur on Tuesday, January 25, 2000, at 12 noon. 
                                                             Pages S15060-62
Nominations Received By The Senate--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement 
was reached providing that all nominations received by the Senate during the 
10th Congress, first session, remain in status quo, notwithstanding the 
November 19, 1999 adjournment of the Senate, and the provisions of rule 
XXXI, paragraph 6 of the standing rules of the Senate.
  Page S15064
University of Alaska Land Conveyance--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time 
agreement was reached providing for consideration of S. 744, to provide for 
the continuation of higher education through the conveyance of certain 
public lands in the State of Alaska to the University of Alaska, with 
amendments to be proposed thereto.
  Page S15154
Appointment Authority--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that notwithstanding the sine die adjournment of the present 
session of the Senate, the President of the Senate, the President of the 
Senate Pro tempore, the Majority Leader of the Senate and the Minority 
Leader of the Senate be, and they are hereby authorized, to make 
appointments to commissions, committees, boards, conferences, or 
interparliamentary conferences authorized by law, by concurrent action of 
the two Houses, or by order of the Senate.
  Page S15205
Authority for Committees: All committees were authorized to file executive 
and legislative reports during the adjournment of the Senate on Tuesday, 
December 7, 1999 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., and on Friday, January 7, 2000 
from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
  Page S15205
Appointment:
  Joint Committee on Taxation Membership: The Chair announced on behalf of 
the Chairman of the Finance Committee, pursuant to section 8002 of title

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26, U.S. Code, the designation of Senator Hatch as a member of the Joint 
Committee on Taxation, in lieu of the late Senator Chafee.
  Page S15205
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  Stephen Hadley, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board 
of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring 
January 19, 2003.
  Zalmay Khalilzad, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of 
the United States Institute of Peace for a term expiring January 19, 2001.
  John C. Truesdale, of Maryland, to be a Member of the National Labor 
Relations Board for the term of five years expiring August 27, 2003.
  Paul Steven Miller, of California, to be a Member of the Equal Employment 
Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2004. (Reappointment)
  Irasema Garza, of Maryland, to be Director of the Women's Bureau, 
Department of Labor.
  T. Michael Kerr, of the District of Columbia, to be Administrator of the 
Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.
  Anthony Musick, of Virginia, to be Chief Financial Officer, Corporation 
for National and Community Service.
  Susan M. Wachter, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing 
and Urban Development.
  Neal S. Wolin, of Illinois, to be General Counsel for the Department of 
the Treasury.
  Ivan Itkin, of Pennsylvania, to be Director of the Office of Civilian 
Radioactive Waste Management, Department of Energy.
  Richard Linn, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Federal Circuit.
  Joseph R. Crapa, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the 
United States Agency for International Development.
  Alan Phillip Larson, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary of State (Economic, 
Business and Agricultural Affairs).
  Linda J. Bilmes, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce.
  Linda J. Bilmes, of California, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department 
of Commerce.
  Magdalena G. Jacobsen, of Oregon, to be a Member of the National Mediation 
Board for a term expiring July 1, 2002.
  Francis J. Duggan, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Mediation 
Board for a term expiring July 1, 2000.
  Ernest W. DuBester, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the National 
Mediation Board for a term expiring July 1, 2001.
  Deanna Tanner Okun, of Idaho, to be a Member of the United States 
International Trade Commission for a term expiring June 16, 2008.
  Routine lists in the Coast Guard.
Pages S15062-64, S15226
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  E. Douglas Hamilton, of Kentucky, to be United States Marshal for the 
Western District of Kentucky for the term of four years.
  Francis J. Duggan, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Mediation 
Board for a term expiring July 1, 2003.
  Timothy Earl Jones, Jr., of Georgia, to be a Commissioner of the United 
States Parole Commission for a term of six years.
  Marie F. Ragghianti, of Tennessee, to be a Commissioner of the United 
States Parole Commission for a term of six years.
  Routine lists in the Public Health Service.
Pages S15224-26
Nominations Withdrawn: Senate received notification of the withdrawal of the 
following nominations:
  Timothy Earl Jones, Jr., of Georgia, to be a Commissioner of the United 
States Parole Commission for a term of six years, vice George MacKenzie 
Rast, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on July 19, 1999.
Page S15226
  Marie F. Ragghianti, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the United 
States Parole Commission for a term of six years, vice Edward F. Reilly, 
term expired, which was sent to the Senate on July 19, 1999.
Page S15226
Messages From the House:
  Page S15086
Measures Referred:
  Pages S15086-87
Measures Placed on Calendar:
  Page S15087
Enrolled Measures Signed:
  Page S15087
Enrolled Measures Presented:
  Page S15087
Communications:
  Pages S15087-88
Statements on Introduced Bills:
  Pages S15090-S15113
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S15113-15
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S15117-48
Additional Statements:
  Pages S15148-52
Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--374) 
                                                     Pages S14986, S15058-59
Adjournment Sine Die: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and, in accordance with the 
provisions of H. Con. Res. 235, adjourned sine die at 8:49 p.m., until 12 
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                        House of Representatives

Chamber Action
Bills Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 3511-3513; and 1 resolution, H. Con. 
Res. 239, were introduced.
  Page H12896
Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. 
Ronald Christian of Fairfax, Virginia.
  Page H12894
Recess: The House recessed at 12:20 p.m. and reconvened at 12:25 p.m. 
                                                                 Page H12895
Correcting Enrollment: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 239, directing the 
Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a technical correction in the 
enrollment of the bill H.R. 3194.
  Pages H12895-96
Meeting Hour--Monday, November 22: Agreed that when the House adjourn today, 
it adjourn to meet on Monday, November 22, 1999 at noon.
  Page H12896
Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate appears on page H12894.
Quorum Calls--Votes: No recorded votes or quorum calls developed during the 
proceedings of the House today.
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                       CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

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  Tuesday and the Balance of the Week, To be announced.
  Any Further Program Will Be Announced Later.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                   12 noon, Monday, January 24, 2000

                               
                             Senate Chamber
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any routine morning business until 2 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Aderholt, Robert B., Ala., E2491
Barr, Bob, Ga., E2520
Bereuter, Doug, Nebr., E2519
Biggert, Judy, Ill., E2517
Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga., E2517
Bliley, Tom, Va., E2524, E2526
Borski, Robert A., Pa., E2510
Boyd, Allen, Fla., E2524
Capps, Lois, Calif., E2497, E2501
Capuano, Michael E., Mass., E2525
Christensen, Donna MC, The Virgin Islands, E2523
Collins, Mac, Ga., E2504
Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E2523
Cummings, Elijah E., Md., E2495, E2502
Davis, Danny K., Ill., E2521
DeGette, Diana, Colo., E2519
DeLay, Tom, Tex., E2506
Duncan, John J., Jr., Tenn., E2513
Emerson, Jo Ann, Mo., E2491
Gejdenson, Sam, Conn., E2496, E2501
Gillmor, Paul E., Ohio, E2496, E2498
Gordon, Bart, Tenn., E2495
Greenwood, James C., Pa., E2489
Hall, Tony P., Ohio, E2499, E2515
Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E2495, E2502
Hutchinson, Asa, Ark., E2492
Kanjorski, Paul E., Pa., E2522
Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E2498, E2500, E2515, E2519, E2520
Kelly, Sue W., N.Y., E2513
Kildee, Dale E., Mich., E2499, E2509, E2515, E2518
Kind, Ron, Wisc., E2497, E2500
Kingston, Jack, Ga., E2490
Klink, Ron, Pa., E2521
Kucinich, Dennis J., Ohio, E2489
LaTourette, Steve C., Ohio, E2512
Lee, Barbara, Calif., E2511
Levin, Sander M., Mich., E2518
Lewis, Jerry, Calif., E2492
McCarthy, Karen, Mo., E2491, E2499, E2503, E2515
McInnis, Scott, Colo., E2489
McIntyre, Mike, N.C., E2490
Maloney, James H., Conn., E2519
Markey, Edward J., Mass., E2510
Mascara, Frank, Pa., E2522
Nethercutt, George R., Jr., Wash., E2525
Northup, Anne M., Ky., E2492
Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E2494
Ortiz, Solomon P., Tex., E2513
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E2494, E2503
Pickering, Charles W. ``Chip'', Miss., E2490
Radanovich, George, Calif., E2495, E2502
Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E2508
Rogan, James E., Calif., E2510
Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana, Fla., E2491
Rush, Bobby L., Ill., E2521
Salmon, Matt, Ariz., E2525
Schaffer, Bob, Colo., E2498, E2500, E2514, E2521
Serrano, Jose E., N.Y., E2503
Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E2516
Spence, Floyd, S.C., E2511
Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E2516
Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E2491, E2501, E2514
Udall, Tom, N.M., E2520
Weygand, Robert A., R.I., E2509
Wise, Robert E., Jr., West Va., E2517
Young, Don, Alaska, E2493
Wynn, Albert Russell, Md., E2496 


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