Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
November 8, 1999
106th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 145, No. 156 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Pages D1274-D1275] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [[Page D1274]] House of Representatives Chamber Action Bills Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 3244-3259; and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 76 and H. Res. 363, were introduced. Pages H11702-03 Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows: Filed on Nov. 5, H.R. 3172, to amend the welfare-to-work program and modify the welfare-to-work performance bonus, amended (H. Rept. 106- 456, Pt. 1); Filed on Nov. 5, 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 (H. Rept. 106-457); H.R. 3002, to provide for the continued preparation of certain useful reports concerning public lands, Native Americans, fisheries, wildlife, insular areas, and other natural resources-related matters, and to repeal provisions of law regarding terminated reporting requirements concerning such matters (H. Rept. 106-458); H.R. 2336, to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for appointment of United States marshals by the Attorney General, amended (H. Rept. 106-459); H. Res. 364, waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany 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 (H. Rept. 106- 460); H. Res. 365, providing for consideration of H.J. Res. 76, waiving certain enrollment requirements for the remainder of the first session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress with respect to any bill or joint resolution making general appropriations or continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2000 (H. Rept. 106-461); H. Res. 366, providing for consideration of H.R. 1714, to facilitate the use of electronic records and signatures in interstate or foreign commerce (H. Rept. 106-462); and H. Res. 367, providing for consideration of H.R. 3073, to amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for grants for projects designed to promote responsible fatherhood (H. Rept. 106-463). Pages H11701-02 Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Biggert to act as Speaker pro Tempore for today. Page H11648 Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rev. John Mudd of Washington, D.C. Page H11649 Recess: The House recessed at 12:36 p.m. and reconvened at 2:00 p.m. Page H11648 Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act: H.R. 1832, amended, to reform unfair and anticompetitive practices in the professional boxing industry; Pages H11649-54 Emigrant Wilderness Preservation: H.R. 359, amended, to clarify the intent of Congress in Public Law 93-632 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to continue to provide for the maintenance and operation of 18 concrete dams and weirs that were located in the Emigrant Wilderness at the time the wilderness area was designated in that Public Law. Agreed to amend the title; Pages H11657-59 Resources Reports Restoration: H.R. 3002, to provide for the continued preparation of certain useful reports concerning public lands, Native Americans, fisheries, wildlife, insular areas, and other natural resources-related matters, and to repeal provisions of law regarding terminated reporting requirements concerning such matters; Pages H11659-63 San Luis Central Valley California Water Transfers: H.R. 3077, amended, to amend the Act that authorized construction of the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project, California, to facilitate water transfers in the Central Valley Project; Pages H11663-64 Designating the Joseph Ileto Post Office: H.R. 3189, to designate the United States post office located at 14071 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills, California, as the ``Joseph Ileto Post Office''; Pages H11666-68 Designating the Thomas J. Brown Post Office Building: H.R. 2307, to designate the building of the United States Postal Service located at 5 Cedar Street in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, as the ``Thomas J. Brown Post Office Building''; Pages H11668-70 Honoring Shoeless Joe Jackson: H. Res. 269, expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Joseph Jefferson ``Shoeless Joe'' Jackson should [[Page D1275]] be appropriately honored for his outstanding baseball accomplishments; Pages H11673-75 Honoring Kidney Donors: H. Res. 94, recognizing the generous contribution made by each living person who has donated a kidney to save a life (agreed to by a yea and nay vote of 382 yeas with none voting ``nay,'' Roll No. 574); Pages H11654-57, H11676 Government Ethics: H.R. 2904, amended, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to reauthorize funding for the Office of Government Ethics (passed by a yea and nay vote of 386 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 575); and Pages H11664-66, H11676-77 Honoring the Late Payne Stewart and Expressing Condolences: H. Res. 344, recognizing and honoring Payne Stewart and expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives to his family on his death and to the families of those who died with him (agreed to by a yea and nay vote of 389 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 576). Pages H11670-73, H11677-78 Recess: The House recessed at 4:24 p.m. and reconvened at 6:00 p.m. Page H11675 Veterans Millennium Health Care: The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2116, to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a program of extended care services for veterans and to make other improvements in health care programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and agreed to a conference. Appointed as conferees Chairman Stump and Representatives Smith of New Jersey, Quinn, Stearns, Evans, Brown of Florida, and Doyle. Page H11678 Recess: The House recessed at 9:54 p.m. and reconvened at 11:18 p.m. Page H11700 Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate appears on page H11648. Referrals: S. 1346 was referred to the Committee on Small Business and S. 1418 and S. 1769 were referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Page H11700 Amendments: Amendments printed pursuant to the rule appear on pages H11703-05. Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea and nay votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H11676, H11676-77, and H11677-78. There were no quorum calls. Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 11:20 p.m.