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(Daily Digest - December 03, 1999)

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*These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no 
accompanying report. A total of 224 reports have been filed in the 
Senate, a total of 487 reports have been filed in the House.

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                             Resume of Congressional Activity

                     FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS


    The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative 
business transacted by the Senate and House.
    The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the 
Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

                               DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY


                           January 6 through November 30, 1999

                                               Senate             House             Total
     Days in session...............               162               137               . .
     Time in session...............    1183 hrs., 57'    1125 hrs., 02'               . .
     Congressional Record:
    Pages of proceedings...........             15226             12904               . .
    Extensions of Remarks..........               . .              2532               . .
     Public bills enacted into law.                36                82               118
     Private bills enacted into law                 2               . .                 2
     Bills in conference...........                30                10               . .
     Measures passed, total........               549               657             1,206
    Senate bills...................               182                55               . .
    House bills....................               132               292               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 2               . .               . .
    House joint resolutions........                18                21               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                24                 6               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                33                70               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               158               213               . .
     Measures reported, total......              *345              *450               795
    Senate bills...................               242                10               . .
    House bills....................                40               279               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 4               . .               . .
    House joint resolutions........                 3                 9               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                 6               . .               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                 2                13               . .
    Simple resolutions.............                48               139               . .
     Special reports...............                18                11               . .
     Conference reports............                 0                26               . .
     Measures pending on calendar..               142                59               . .
     Measures introduced, total....             2,352             4,241             6,593
    Bills..........................             1,997             3,517               . .
    Joint resolutions..............                37                85               . .
    Concurrent resolutions.........                77               239               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               241               400               . .
     Quorum calls..................                 7                 2               . .
     Yea-and-nay votes.............               374               320               . .
     Recorded votes................               . .               289               . .
     Bills vetoed..................               . .                 5               . .
     Vetoes overridden.............               . .               . .               . .
                           DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


                        January 6, 1999 through November 30, 1999

     Civilian nominations, totaling 437, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed..........................................274...
         Unconfirmed........................................142...
         Withdrawn...........................................12...
         Returned to White House..............................9...

     Other Civilian nominations, totaling 2,822, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................2,043...
         Unconfirmed........................................778...
         Returned to White House..............................1...

     Air Force nominations, totaling 6,234, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................6,219...
         Unconfirmed.........................................15...

     Army nominations, totaling 5,429, disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................5,225...
         Unconfirmed........................................204...

     Navy nominations, totaling 6,590, disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................6,580...
         Unconfirmed.........................................10...

     Marine Corps nominations, totaling 2,128, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................2,127...
         Unconfirmed..........................................1...

                                Summary
     Total nominations received this Session.............23,640
     Total confirmed.....................................22,468
     Total unconfirmed....................................1,150
     Total withdrawn.........................................12
     Total Returned to White House...........................10