Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
June 26, 2000
106th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 146, No. 82 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Pages D660-D661] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Monday, June 26, 2000 [[Page D660]] Daily Digest HIGHLIGHTS The House passed H.R. 4690, Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations. Senate Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S5763-S5822 Measures Introduced: Nine bills were introduced as follows: S. 2783- 2791. Page S5790 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: S. 2508, to amend the Colorado Ute Indian Water Rights Settlement Act of 1988 to provide for a final settlement of the claims of the Colorado Ute Indian Tribes. S. 2719, to provide for business development and trade promotion for Native Americans. Page S5790 Measures Passed: M/V MIST COVE Vessel Measurement: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3903, to deem the vessel M/V MIST COVE to be less than 100 gross tons, as measured under chapter 145 of title 46, United States Code, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President. Page S5766 Commission on Ocean Policy: Senate passed S. 2327, to establish a Commission on Ocean Policy, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: Pages S5766-69 Thomas (for Hollings) Amendment No. 3620, in the nature of a substitute. Pages S5766-68 Fisheries Survey Vessel Authorization Act: Senate passed H.R. 1651, to amend the Fishermen's Protective Act of 1967 to extend the period during which reimbursement may be provided to owners of United States fishing vessels for costs incurred when such a vessel is seized and detained by a foreign country, after agreeing to a committee amendment, and the following amendment proposed thereto: Pages S5769-71 Thomas (for Snowe) Amendment No. 3621, to strike the forty percent SBA set-aside for the fish research vessel procurement. Page S5770 Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of H.R. 4577, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto: Pages S5781-87 Pending: McCain Amendment No. 3610, to enhance protection of children using the Internet. Page S5781 Cochran Amendment No. 3625, to implement pilot programs for antimicrobial resistance monitoring and prevention. Page S5781 A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill, pending amendments, and an amendment to be proposed thereto, on Tuesday, June 27, 2000, with a vote on Cochran Amendment No. 3625 (listed above) at approximately 9:40 a.m. Page S5786 Removal of Injunction of Secrecy: The injunction of secrecy was removed from the following treaty: Investment Treaty with Nicaragua (Treaty Doc. No. 106-33). The treaty was transmitted to the Senate today, considered as having been read for the first time, and referred, with accompanying papers, to the Committee on Foreign Relations and were ordered to be printed. Pages S5816-17 Messages From the House: Page S5789 Measures Referred: Page S5789 Communications: Pages S5789-90 Statements on Introduced Bills: Pages S5790-S5813 Additional Cosponsors: Pages S5813-14 Amendments Submitted: Pages S5814-16 Notices of Hearings: Page S5816 Authority for Committees: Page S5816 Additional Statements: Pages S5787-89 [[Page D661]] Privileges of the Floor: Page S5816 Adjournment: Senate convened at 1 p.m., and adjourned at 5:56 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 27, 2000. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S5817.)
[Daily Digest] [Page D661] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings (Committees not listed did not meet) KIDNEY DIALYSIS Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded hearings on the hardships that dialysis patients endure when being treated for End Stage Renal Disease (kidney failure), and the options for improving the government's oversight of kidney dialysis facilities, after receiving testimony from George F. Grob, Deputy Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections, and Jeffrey Kang, Director, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, Health Care Financing Administration, both of the Department of Health and Human Services; William J. Scanlon, Director, Health Financing and Public Health Issues, Health, Education and Human Services Division, General Accounting Office; Terry Bahr, National Renal Administrators Association, Reston, Virginia; Jay Wish, Forum of End-Stage Renal Disease, Midlothian, Virginia; William F. Owen, Jr., Renal Physicians Association, Rockville, Maryland; W. Kenneth Bays, Pelham, Georgia; and Brent Smith, Chandler, Arizona.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D661-D663] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action Bills Introduced: 19 public bills, H.R. 4743-4761, were introduced. Pages H5168-69 Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows. S. 1515, to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, amended (H. Rept. 106-697); H.R. 4408, to reauthorize the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act (H. Rept. 106-698); H.R. 3023, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey property to the Greater Yuma Port Authority of Yuma County, Arizona, for use as an international port of entry, amended (H. Rept. 106-699); H.R. 3113, to protect individuals, families, and Internet service providers from unsolicited and unwanted electronic mail, amended (H. Rept. 106-700); and H. Res. 532, providing for consideration of H.R. 3733, making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 (H. Rept. 106-701). Page H5168 Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Kuykendall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. Page H5087 Recess: The House recessed at 12:50 p.m. and reconvened at 2:00 p.m. Page H5089 Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Security for Former Presidents and Their Families: H.R. 3048, amended, to amend section 879 of title 18, United States Code, to provide clearer coverage over threats against former Presidents and members of their families. Pages H5090-92 Pribilof Islands, Alaska: H.R. 3417, amended, to complete the orderly withdrawal of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from the civil administration of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska (passed by a yea and nay vote of 400 yeas to 3 nays with 2 voting ``present'', Roll No. 327); Pages H5092-95, H5162 Neotropical Migratory Birds Conservation: S. 148, amended, to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance in the conservation of neotropical migratory birds (passed by a yea and nay vote of 384 yeas to 22 nays, Roll No. 328); Pages H5095-97, H5162-63 Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation: H.R. 4408, amended, to reauthorize the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act (passed by a yea and nay vote of 393 yeas to 12 nays, Roll No. 329); Pages H5097-98, H5163-64 Greater Yuma Port Authority, Arizona Land Conveyance: H.R. 3023, amended, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey property to the Greater Yuma Port Authority of Yuma County, Arizona, for use as an international port of entry (passed by a yea and nay vote of 404 yeas to 1 nay with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 330); Pages H5098-H5100, H5164 Church Insurance Plans: S. 1309, to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for the preemption of State law [[Page D662]] in certain cases relating to certain church plans clearing the measure for the President; and Pages H5100-01 Bankruptcy Provisions for Farmers: H.R. 4718, to extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted. Pages H5101-03 Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations: The House passed H.R. 4690, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 by a yea and nay vote of 214 yeas to 195 nays with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 326. The bill was also considered on June 22 and 23. Pages H5103-62 Agreed To: Mink amendment No. 70 printed in the Congressional Record that increases funding for the Hawaii Longline Fisheries Program by $1.2 million; Page H5108 Bilbray amendment No. 17 printed in the Congressional Record that increases funding for the International Boundary and Water Commission between United States and Mexico by $500,000 and decreases funding for the State Department Diplomatic and Consular Programs accordingly; Pages H5111-13 Latham amendment No. 33 printed in the Congressional Record that makes available $4 million for the National Veterans Business Development Corporation; Page H5132 Stearns amendment No. 38 printed in the Congressional Record that limits funding for the Office of Media Relations of the Federal Communications Commission to not more that $640,000; Pages H5138-39 McCarthy amendment No. 28 printed in the Congressional Record that allows the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to accept donated property and services relating to the operation of the Prison Card Program from the Salvation Army; Pages H5139-40 Olver amendment No. 72 printed in the Congressional Record that provides that any limitation imposed on activities related to the Kyoto Protocol shall not apply to activities which are otherwise authorized by law (agreed to by a recorded vote of 217 ayes to 181 noes, Roll No. 323 Pages H5136-38, H5145-46 Vitter amendment No. 76 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits any funding to be used for any activity of the Commission to implement the Memorandum of Understanding Relating to the Treaty Between the United States and the USSR on the Limitations of Anti- Ballistic Missile Systems of May 26, 1972, entered into in New York on September 26, 1997, by the United States, Russian, Kazakhstan, Belarus, and Ukraine; and Pages H5153-54 Vitter amendment No. 77 printed in the Congressional Record that prohibits any funding to be used by the Department of State to approve the purchase of property in Arlington, Virginia by the Xinhua News Agency (agreed to by a recorded vote of 367 ayes to 34 noes with 7 voting ``present'', Roll No. 325. Pages H5155-56, H5160 Rejected: Smith of Michigan amendment No. 74 that sought to increase funding for the Economic and Statistical Analysis programs of the Department of Commerce by $4.5 million and reduce funding for State Department Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs by $8.7 million; Pages H5104-05 Sanford amendment numbered 33 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to eliminate the $8.2 million funding for the Asia Foundation (rejected by a recorded vote of 86 ayes to 312 noes, Roll No. 322); Pages H5126-28, H5144-45 Hostettler amendment No. 23 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit any funding to be used to enforce, implement, or administer the provisions of the settlement document dated March 17, 2000 between Smith & Wesson and the Department of the Treasury, among other parties (rejected by a recorded vote of 196 ayes to 201 noes, Roll No. 324); Pages H5140-44, H5146 Brown of Ohio amendment No. 53 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit the use of any funding to seek the revocation or revision of laws or regulations of another country that relate to intellectual property rights with respect to pharmaceuticals or other medical technologies; Pages H5151-53 Points of order sustained against: Farr amendment No. 79 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by $85.7 million Pages H5106-08 Jackson of Illinois amendment No. 60 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to increase funding for international peacekeeping activities funding by $240.5 million to support activities in Africa; Pages H5115-23 Jackson-Lee of Texas amendment No. 66 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to make available funding for United States peacekeeping missions in the Republic of Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the State of Eritrea, the Republic of Sierra Leone, and the western Saharan region of Africa; Pages H5123-26 [[Page D663]] Chambliss amendment No. 54 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to require grantees of the Legal Services Corporation who do not prevail in a civil action to pay attorney fees; Pages H5129-31 Sec. 611 that sought to specify that earmarks, limitations, or minimum funding requirements contained in any other Act shall not be applicable to funds appropriated under this Act; Pages H5133-34 Jackson-Lee of Texas amendment No. 25 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to allow legal amnesty to certain undocumented immigrants; Pages H5147-49 Souder amendment No. 75 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to prohibit the use of any funding for a United States delegation or special envoy that advocates the adoption of provisions that limit efforts to combat sex trafficking whether or not the individual being trafficked consents to engage in prostitution; and Pages H5149-50 Capuano amendment No. 3 printed in the Congressional Record that sought to require a study by the Federal Communications Commission on the causes and potential solutions to the growing number of area codes in the United States. Pages H5155-56 Withdrawn: Serrano amendment No. 71 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to strike the proviso that requires semi-annual certification by the State Department on the United Nations budget; Pages H5114-15 Allen amendment No. 13 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to make available $200,000 for bilateral and multilateral diplomatic activities designed to promote the termination of the North Korean ballistic missile programs; Pages H5154-55 Blunt amendment No. 52 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to prohibit any funding to be used for the United States-European Union consultative Group on Biotechnology unless the United States Trade Representative certifies that the European Union has a timely, science based regulatory process for the approval of agricultural biotechnology; and Pages H5156-58 Rush amendment No. 11 printed in the Congressional Record was offered and withdrawn that sought to make available $15 million for the program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs. Page H5159 H. Res. 529, the rule that is providing for consideration of the bill was agreed to on June 22. Correction of the Record and Journal: The Chair announced that Roll Call No. 305 of June 21, 2000 will be corrected in the Record and the Journal. Pages H5164-65 Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on pages H5089-90 and H5105. Referrals: S. 2043 was referred to the Committee on Government Reform; S. 2460, S. 2682, S. Con. Res. 117, and S. Con. Res. 118 were referred to the Committee on International Relations; S. 2677 was referred to the Committees on International Relations and Banking and Financial Services; and S. 2327 was referred to the Committee on Resources. Page H5166 Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on pages H5169-70. Quorum Calls--Votes: Five yea and nay votes and four recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H5144-45, H5145-46, H5146, H5160, H5161-62, H5162, H5162-63, H5163-64, and H5164. There were no quorum calls. Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 11:53 p.m.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D663-D664] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, an open rule providing one hour of general debate on H.R. 4733, making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, to be equally divided between the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations. The rule waives clause 4 of rule XIII (requiring a three day layover of the committee report and requiring a three day availability of printed hearings on a general appropriations bill) against consideration of the bill. The rule waives clause 2 of rule XXI (prohibiting unauthorized or legislative provisions in an appropriations bill) and clause 5(a) of rule XXI (prohibiting a tax or tariff provision in a bill not reported by a committee with jurisdiction over revenue measures) against provisions in the bill). The rule provides that the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report may be offered only by a Member designated in the report and only at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report. The rule authorizes the Chair to accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. The rule [[Page D664]] allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to postpone votes during consideration of the bill, and to reduce voting time to five minutes on a postponed question if the vote follows a fifteen minute vote. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard from Representatives Packard, Boehlert, Sherwood, Saxton, and Visclosky. MEDICARE RX 2000 ACT Committee on Rules: No action was taken on H.R. 4680, Medicare RX 2000 Act. Testimony was heard from Chairman Archer and Representatives Thomas, Burr, Ganske, Wilson, Emerson, Gutknecht, Chenoweth-Hage, Stark, Cardin, Tanner, Pallone, Brown of Ohio, Capuano, Allen, Baldwin, Berry, and Weygand.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D664-D665] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2000 (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated) Senate Committee on Armed Services, to hold hearings on the nominations of Lt. Gen. Tommy R. Franks, United States Army, to be General; and Lt. Gen. William F. Kernan, United States Army, to be General, 11:30 a.m., SR-222. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy Research, Development, Production and Regulation, to hold hearings on the April 2000 GAO report entitled ``Nuclear Waste Cleanup--DOE's Paducah Plan Faces Uncertainties and Excludes Costly Cleanup Activities'', 2:30 p.m., SD-366. Committee on Foreign Relations, to hold hearings on the nomination of Karl William Hofmann, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Togolese Republic; Howard Franklin Jeter, of South Carolina, to be Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria; John W. Limbert, of Vermont, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania; Roger A. Meece, of Washington, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Malawi; Donald Y. Yamamoto, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti; and Sharon P. Wilkinson, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Mozambique, 2:15 p.m., SD-419. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, to hold hearings to examine reprocessing of single-use medical devices, 10 a.m., SD-430. Committee on the Judiciary, business meeting to consider the nomination of John W. Darrah, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; the nomination of Paul C. Huck, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; the nomination of Joan Humphrey Lefkow, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; the nomination of George Z. Singal, of Maine, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maine; S.2448, to enhance the protections of the Internet and the critical infrastructure of the United States; and S.353, to provide for class action reform, 9 a.m., SD-226. Full Committee, to hold hearings on issues relating to the 1996 campaign finance investigations, 2 p.m., SH-216. Committee on Rules and Administration, to hold hearings on the operations of the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution, 8:30 a.m., SR-301. House Committee on Agriculture, to consider H.R. 4541, Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000, 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth. Committee on Appropriations, to mark up the Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs appropriations for fiscal year 2001, 9:30 a.m., 2359 Rayburn. Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Procurement, hearing on Navy submarine force structure and modernization plans, 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Military Readiness, hearing on Defense Logistics Reengineering Initiatives, 2 p.m., 2212 Rayburn. Committee on Banking and Financial Services, hearing on H.R. 4490, First Accounts Act of 2000, 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn. Committee on Commerce, Subcommittee on Health and Environment, hearing on Medicare's Management: Is HCFA's Complexity Threatening Patient Access to Quality Care? 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection, to mark up H.R. 4019, Telecommunications Merger Review Act of 2000, 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn. Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families, hearing on Examining the National Environmental Education Act, 9:30 a.m., 2175 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, hearing on Employment Standards Administration Under GPRA, 2 p.m., 2175 Rayburn. Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology, hearing on Implementation of the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act, 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn. Committee on International Relations, hearing on OPEC's Policies: A Threat to the U.S. Economy, 10:45 a.m., 2172 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, to mark up the following measures: H. Con. Res. 322, expressing the sense of Congress regarding Vietnamese Americans and others who seek to improve social and political conditions in Vietnam; and S. Con. Res. 81, expressing the sense of the Congress that the Government of the People's Republic of China should immediately release Rabiya Kadeer, her secretary, and her son, and permit them to move to the United States if they so desire, 3 p.m., 2255 Rayburn. Committee on the Judiciary, to continue markup of H.R. 1248, Violence Against Women Act; and to mark up the following bills: H.R. 3380, Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act of 1999; H.R. 1349, Federal Prisoner Health [[Page D665]] Care Copayment Act of 1999; H.R. 3918, Immigration Reorganization and Improvement Act of 1999; H.R. 4194, Small Business Merger Fee Reduction Act of 2000; and H.R. 2558, Prison Industries Reform Act of 1999, 9:30 a.m., 2141 Rayburn. Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on National Parks, and Public Lands, to mark up the following bills: H.R. 3632, Golden Gate National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Act of 2000; H.R. 3745, Effigy Mounds National Monument Additions Act; and H.R. 4583, to extend the authorization for the Air Force Memorial Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs; followed by hearing on the following bills: H.R. 3190, Oil Region National Heritage Area Act; H.R. 4187, to assist in the establishment of an interpretive center and museum in the vicinity of the Diamond Valley Lake in southern California to ensure the protection and interpretation of the paleontology discoveries made at the lake and to develop a trail system for the lake for use by pedestrians and nonmotorized vehicles; and H.R. 4521, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to authorize and provide funding for rehabilitation of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, to authorize funds for maintenance of utilities related to the Park, 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth. Committee on Rules, to consider H.R. 4717, Full and Fair Political Activity Disclosure Act of 2000, 5 p.m., H-313 Capitol. Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources, to mark up H.R. 4678, Child Support Distribution Act of 2000, 1 p.m., B-318 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Social Security, hearing on the Social Security Government Pension Offset, 10 a.m., B-318 Rayburn. Joint Meetings Conference, meeting of conferees on H.R. 1554, to amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, and the Communications Act of 1934, relating to copyright licensing and carriage of broadcast signals by satellite, 4:15 p.m., SC-5, Capitol.
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With the exception of copyrighted articles, there are no restrictions on the republication of material from the Congressional Record. [[Page D666]] _______________________________________________________________________ Next Meeting of the SENATE 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 27 Senate Chamber Program for Tuesday: Senate will continue consideration of H.R. 4577, Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations, with a vote on the Cochran Amendment No. 3625 to occur at 9:40 a.m. (Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.) Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 9 a.m., Tuesday, June 27 House Chamber Program for Tuesday: Consideration of Suspensions: (1) H. Con. Res. 333, Acceptance of a statue of Chief Washakie, presented by the people of Wyoming, for placement in National Statuary Hall. (2) H. Con. Res. 344, Ceremony in the Rotunda to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Father Theodore Hesburgh; (3) H. Con. Res. 312, Urging State Regulation on title pawn transactions and outlawing usurious interest rates on title loans to consumers; (4) H. Res. 494, Urging the courts to uphold the constitutionality of the Ohio State Motto; (5) S. 1515, Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments; (6) H. Res. , providing for concurrence with a Senate amendment to H.R. 2614, Small Business Investment Act Amendments; (7) H.R. 4608, Designating the James H. Quillen United States Courthouse; (8) H.R. 809, Federal Protective Service Reform Act of 2000; (9) H.R. 1959, Designating the Adrian A. Spears Judicial Training Center; and (10) H.R. 3323, Designating the Floyd H. Flake Federal Building; Consideration of H.R. 3733, Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (open rule, one hour of debate). _______________________________________________________________________ Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue HOUSE Barr, Bob, Ga., E1109 Boehner, John A., Ohio, E1110 Borski, Robert A., Pa., E1119 Brown, Sherrod, Ohio, E1114 Combest, Larry, Tex., E1111 Cox, Christopher, Calif., E1114 Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr., Ala., E1115 DeGette, Diana, Colo., E1111, E1112 Doolittle, John T., Calif., E1113 Granger, Kay, Tex., E1109 Inslee, Jay, Wash., E1110 Jackson-Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1118 Kucinich, Dennis J., Ohio, E1110, E1111, E1112, E1114, E1114, E1116, E1117, E1117, E1119, E1120, E1121 McCarthy, Karen, Mo., E1112 McInnis, Scott, Colo., E1117, E1117, E1118 Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E1114 Millender-McDonald, Juanita, Calif., E1121 Moore, Dennis, Kans., E1116 Myrick, Sue Wilkins, N.C., E1109 Paul, Ron, Tex., E1118 Radanovich, George, Calif., E1110 Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E1117, E1119 Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E1116 Stearns, Cliff, Fla., E1112 Underwood, Robert A., Guam, E1109, E1114 Upton, Fred, Mich., E1118 Walden, Greg, Ore., E1115 Watts, J.C., Jr., Okla., E1117