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                                        Wednesday, October 11, 2000

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate agreed to the Conference Report on Trafficking Victims 
      Protection Act.
      House agreed to Conference Report on H.R. 4205, Floyd D. Spence 
      National Defense Authorization.
      House voted to override the President's veto of H.R. 4733, Energy 
      and Water Appropriations.
      House agreed to Conference Report on H.R. 4461, Agriculture, FDA, 
      and Related Agencies Appropriations.
      House passed H.R. 5417, to rename the Stewart B. McKinney 
      Homeless Assistance Act as the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance 
      Act.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S10163-S10274
Measures Introduced: Seven bills and three resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 3183-3189, and S. Con. Res. 147-149.
  Page S10252
Measures Reported:
  S. 1495, to establish, wherever feasible, guidelines, 
recommendations, and regulations that promote the regulatory acceptance 
of new and revised toxicological tests that protect human and animal 
health and the environment while reducing, refining, or replacing 
animal tests and ensuring human safety and product effectiveness, with 
an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-496)
  S. 2580, to provide for the issuance of bonds to provide funding for 
the construction of schools of the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the 
Department of the Interior, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-497)
  S. 2920, to amend the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 106-498)
Page S10252
Measures Passed:
  National Museum of the American Indian Commemorative Coin: Senate 
passed H.R. 4259, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint 
coins in commemoration of the National Museum of the American Indian of 
the Smithsonian Institution, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                            Page S10266
  Export Administration Modification and Clarification Act: Committee 
on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs was discharged from further 
consideration of H.R. 5239, to provide for increased penalties for 
violations of the Export Administration Act of 1979, and the bill was 
then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed 
thereto:
  Page S10266
  Warner (for Gramm/Enzi) Amendment No. 4305, to provide for a simple 
one-year extension of the Export Administration Act of 1979. 
                                                            Page S10266
  Inaugural Ceremonies Archive: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 148, to 
provide for the disposition and archiving of the records, files, 
documents, and other materials of joint congressional committees on 
inaugural ceremonies.
  Pages S10261, S10266-67
  Poland Workers' Strikes Commemorative: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 
131, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the workers' strikes in 
Poland that led to the creation of the independent trade union 
Solidarnose, after agreeing to a committee amendment.
  Pages S10267-68
  Santo Domingo Pueblo Claims Settlement Act: Committee on Energy and 
Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. 2917, 
to settle the land claims of the Pueblo of Santo Domingo, and the bill 
was then passed.
  Pages S10268-70
  Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 149, to correct 
the enrollment of H.R. 3244.
  Pages S10261, S10271

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  Southeast Federal Center Public-Private Development Act: Senate 
passed H.R. 3069, to authorize the Administrator of General Services to 
provide for redevelopment of the Southeast Federal Center in the 
District of Columbia, after agreeing to committee amendments. 
                                                        Pages S10271-72
  Certification of Mexico: Committee on Foreign Relations was 
discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 366, expressing the 
Sense of the Senate on the Certification of Mexico, and the resolution 
was then agreed to.
  Page S10272
  Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation 
Act: Senate passed H.R. 5164, to amend title 49, United States Code, to 
require reports concerning defects in motor vehicles or tires or other 
motor vehicle equipment in foreign countries, clearing the measure for 
the President.
  Pages S10229-32, S10272-74
Trafficking Victims Protection Act Conference Report: By a unanimous 
vote of 95 yeas (Vote No. 269), Senate agreed to the conference report 
on H.R. 3244, to combat trafficking of persons, especially into the sex 
trade, slavery, and slavery-like conditions in the United States and 
countries around the world through prevention, through prosecution and 
enforcement against traffickers, and through protection and assistance 
to victims of trafficking.
  Pages S10164-S10210, S10211-28
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 90 yeas to 5 nays (Vote No. 268), upon appeal, Senate upheld the 
ruling of the Chair in not sustaining a point of order against the 
conference report that the conference text, Section 2001, regarding 
Aimee's Law, is not in the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign 
Relations.
Pages S10227-28
VA-HUD Appropriations Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was 
reached providing for consideration of H.R. 4635, making appropriations 
for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban 
Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, 
corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2001, and certain amendments to be proposed thereto, on Thursday, 
October 12, 2000, with votes to occur on the proposed amendments and 
final passage beginning at 12:30 p.m. Further consent was reached 
providing that following the vote on final passage, Senate insist on 
its amendment, request a conference with the House, and the Chair be 
authorized to appoint conferees on the part of the Senate. 
                                                            Page S10210
Legislative Branch Appropriations Conference Report--Agreement: A 
unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that following the 
vote on the adoption of the VA-HUD Appropriations bill, the motion to 
proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which the conference 
report on H.R. 4516, making appropriations for the Legislative Branch 
for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, was not agreed to be 
immediately agreed to and a vote occur on adoption of the conference 
report.
  Pages S10210, S10229
Veto Message--Energy and Water Development Appropriations: The veto 
message with respect to H.R. 4733, making appropriations for energy and 
water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, be 
considered as having been read, printed in the Record, and spread in 
full upon the Journal and the message then be referred to the Committee 
on Appropriations.
  Pages S10210-11, S10228-29
Appointment:
  NATO Parliamentary Assembly: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice 
President, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 1928a-1928d, as amended, 
appointed the following Senators as members of the Senate Delegation to 
the NATO Parliamentary Assembly during the Second Session of the 106th 
Congress, to be held in Berlin, Germany, November 17-22, 2000: Senators 
Grassley, Hutchinson, Sarbanes, and Mikulski.
  Page S10266
Messages From the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to the Constitution, the report of the veto 
message on H.R. 4733, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations 
Act of 2001; which was ordered spread upon the pages of the Journal, 
printed in the Record, and referred to the Committee on Appropriations. 
(PM-132)
Page S10249
Messages From the President:
  Page S10249
Messages From the House:
  Pages S10249-51
Communications:
  Pages S10251-52
Statements on Introduced Bills:
  Pages S10252-60
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S10260-61
Amendments Submitted:
  Page S10261
Additional Statements:
  Pages S10244-45
Enrolled Bills Presented:
  Page S10251
Veto Message Received (H.R. 4733)
  Page S10249
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S10261
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--269) 
                                                Pages S10227-28, S10228

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Recess: Senate convened at 9:32 a.m., and recessed at 6:50 p.m., until 
9:30 a.m., on Thursday, October 12, 2000. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S10274.)


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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Finance: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations 
of Stephen J. Swift and Joel Gerber, both of Virginia, each to be a 
Judge of the United States Tax Court, Troy Hamilton Cribb, of the 
District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Thomas 
R. Saving, of Texas, and John L. Palmer, of New York, each to be a 
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust 
Fund, and Mark A. Weinberger, of Maryland, and Gerald M. Shea, of the 
District of Columbia, each to be a Member of the Social Security 
Advisory Board, after the nominees testified and answered questions in 
their own behalf. Mr. Cribb was introduced by Senator Hollings.
U.S. SIERRA LEONE POLICY
Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on African Affairs 
concluded hearings on issues relating to United States policy regarding 
Sierra Leone, focusing on recent civil conflicts and what can be done 
to help bring peace and justice to the country, after receiving 
testimony from Susan E. Rice, Assistant Secretary of State for African 
Affairs; William Reno, Northwestern University Department of Political 
Science, Evanston, Illinois; and Adotei Akwei, Amnesty International 
USA, Washington, D.C.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Bills Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 5438-5450; 2 private bills, 
H.R. 5451-5454; and; 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 111-112; H. Con. Res. 
423-424, and H. Res. 622-623 were introduced.
  Page H9767
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows.
  S. 11, for the relief of Wei Jingsheng (H. Rept. 106-955);
  S. 150, to the relief of Marina Khalina and her son, Albert Mifakhov 
(H. Rept. 106-956);
  S. 199, for the relief of Alexandre Malofienko, Olga Matsko, and 
their son, Vladimir Malofienko (H. Rept. 106-957);
  S. 276, for the relief of Sergio Lozano, Faurico Lozano and Ana 
Lozano (H. Rept. 106-958);
  S. 785, for the relief of Frances Schochenmaier (H. Rept. 106-959);
  S. 869, for the relief of Mina Vahedi Notash (H. Rept. 106-960);
  S. 1078, for the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth Eka Bassey and her 
children, Emmanuel O. Paul Bassey, Jacob Paul Bassey, and Mary 
Idongesit Paul Bassey (H. Rept. 106-961);
  S. 1513, for the relief of Jacqueline Salinas and her children 
Gabriela Salinas, Alejandro Salinas, and Omar Salinas (H. Rept. 106-
962);
  S. 2000, for the relief of Guy Taylor (H. Rept. 106-963);
  S. 2002, for the relief of Tony Lara (H. Rept. 106-964);
  S. 2019, for the relief of Malia Miller (H. Rept. 106-965);
  S. 2289, for the relief of Jose Guadalupe Tellez Pinales (H. Rept. 
106-966);
  H.R. 1441, to amend section 8(a) of the National Labor Relations Act 
(H. Rept. 106-967);
  H.R. 2434, to require labor organizations to secure prior, voluntary, 
written authorization as a condition of using any portion of dues or 
fees for activities not necessary to performing duties relating to the 
representation of employees in dealing with the employer on labor-
management issues (H. Rept. 106-968);
  Conference report on H.R. 4392, to authorize appropriations for 
fiscal year 2001 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. 106-969);
  Conference report on H.R. 2415, to enhance security of United States 
missions and personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the 
Department of State for fiscal year 2000 (H. Rept. 106-970);
  H. Res. 624, waiving points of order against the conference report to 
accompany H.R. 2415, to enhance security of United States missions and 
personnel overseas, to authorize appropriations for the Department of 
State for fiscal year 2000 (H. Rept. 106-971);
  H. Res. 625, providing for consideration of H. Res. 596. calling upon 
the President to ensure that

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the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate 
understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human 
rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States 
record relating to the Armenian Genocide (H. Rept. 106-972);
  H. Res. 626, waiving points of order against the conference report to 
accompany H.R. 4392, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 
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-
973);
  H. Res. 627, providing for consideration of H.J. Res. 111, making 
further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001 (H. Rept. 
106-974); and
  H. Res. 628, providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to 
H.R. 4386, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide 
medical assistance for certain women screened and found to have breast 
or cervical cancer under a federally funded screening program, to amend 
the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic 
Act with respect to surveillance and information concerning the 
relationship between cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV) 
(H. Rept. 106-975).
Pages H9766-67
Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he 
designated Representative Cooksey to act as Speaker pro tempore for 
today.
  Page H9637
Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Conference Report: The 
House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4205, to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe 
military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2001 by a yea and nay vote 
of 382 yeas to 31 nays, Roll No. 522.
  Pages H9641-66
  Agreed to H. Res. 616, the rule waiving points of order against the 
conference report by voice vote.
Page H9666
Veto Override Energy and Water Appropriations: The House voted to 
override the President's veto on H.R. 4733, making appropriations for 
energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2001, by a two-thirds yea and nay vote of 315 yeas to 98 nays, Roll No. 
523.
  Pages H9666-69
Agriculture, FDA, and Related Agencies Appropriations: The House agreed 
to the conference report on H.R. 4461, making appropriations for 
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and 
Related Agencies programs for fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 by 
a yea and nay vote of 340 yeas to 175 nays, Roll No. 525. 
                                            Pages H9670-80, H9681-H9709
  Agreed to H. Res. 617, the rule that waived points of order against 
the conference report by voice vote, and agreed to order the previous 
question by a yea and nay vote of 214 yeas to 201 nays, Roll No. 524. 
                                                         Pages H9670-80
Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights: The House 
passed S. 1809, to improve service systems for individuals with 
developmental disabilities--clearing the measure for the President. 
Subsequently, the House agreed to S. Con. Res. 133, to correct the 
enrollment of S. 1809.
  Pages H9769-88
American Embassy Security and Bankruptcy Reform Conference: The House 
disagreed with the Senate amendment to H.R. 2415, to enhance security 
of United States missions and personnel overseas, to authorize 
appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2000 and 
agreed to a conference. Appointed as conferees: Chairman Hyde and 
Representatives, Gekas, Armey, Conyers, and Nadler. 
                                                  Pages H9788-96, H9816
  Agreed to the Nadler motion to instruct conferees to insist that (1) 
a meeting of the committee of conference be held and that all such 
meetings (a) be open to the public and to the print and electronic 
media and (b) be held in venues selected to maximize the capacity for 
attendance by the public and the media and (2) the committee of 
conference allow sufficient opportunity for members of the committee on 
conference to offer and to debate amendments to the matters in 
conference at all meetings of the committee of conference by a yea and 
nay vote of 398 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 526.
Pages H9791-96
Certified Development Company Program Improvements: The House insisted 
on its amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2614, to amend the 
Small Business Investment Act to make improvements to the certified 
development company program and agreed to a conference. Appointed as 
conferees Chairman Talent and Representatives Armey and Velazquez. 
                                                             Page H9796
McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act: The House passed H.R. 5417, to 
rename the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act as the 
``McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.''
  Pages H9796-H9800
Reduced Rate Mail: The House passed S. 2686, to amend chapter 36 of 
title 39, United States Code, to modify rates relating to reduced rate 
mail matter--clearing the measure for the President.
  Pages H9801-03

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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appears on 
page H9637.
Referrals: S. 2417 was referred to the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure and S. 2528 was referred to the Committee on Commerce. 
                                                             Page H9816
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the 
proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H9795-96. There were 
no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 9:11 p.m.


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Committee Meetings
PRIVACY PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS
Committee on Commerce: Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade, and 
Consumer Protection held a hearing on Recent Developments in Privacy 
Protections for Consumers. Testimony was heard from Representatives 
Shaw and Goodlatte; Linda D. Koontz, Director, Information Management 
Issues, GAO; Sally Katzen, Deputy Director, Management, OMB; Roger 
Baker, Chief Information Officer, Department of Commerce; Robert 
Pitofsky, Chairman, FTC; and public witnesses.
ANTHRAX VACCINE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM
Committee on Government Reform: Continued hearings on The Anthrax 
Vaccine Immunization Program--What Have We Learned? Part II. Testimony 
was heard from Kwai-Cheung Chan, GAO; Maj. Gen. Randall L. West, USMC, 
Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary, Chemical and Biological 
Protection, Department of Defense; and public witnesses.
U.N. PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS--POLICY BLUEPRINT FOR APPROVING
Committee on International Relations: Held a hearing to review the 
Policy Blueprint for Approving U.N. Peacekeeping Missions. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses.
PRIVATE BILLS
Committee on the Judiciary: Ordered reported eleven private bills.
AFFIRMATION OF THE UNITED STATES RECORD ON THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a closed rule on H. Res. 
596, affirmation of the U.S. Record on the Armenian Genocide 
Resolution, providing one hour of debate in the House equally divided 
and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on International Relations. The rule provides that the 
amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on 
International Relations now printed in the resolution shall be 
considered as adopted. Finally, the rule provides one motion to 
recommit. Testimony was heard from Representatives Burton of Indiana, 
Smith of New Jersey, Radanovich, Whitfield, and Pallone.
MAKING FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FY 2001
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a closed rule waiving all 
points of order against consideration of H.J. Res. 111, making further 
continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001. The rule provides 
one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by the 
chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Appropriations. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit.
FY 2001 INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT CONFERENCE REPORT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving all points 
of order against the conference report on Conference report on H.R. 
4392, FY 2001 Intelligence Authorization Act and against its 
consideration. The rule provides that the conference report shall be 
considered as read. Testimony was heard from Chairman Goss.
AMERICAN EMBASSY SECURITY ACT CONFERENCE REPORT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving all points 
of order against the conference report on H.R. 2415, American Embassy 
Security Act, and against its consideration. The rule provides that the 
conference report shall be considered as read. Testimony was heard from 
Representative Gekas.
BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT MOTION TO 
CONCUR IN THE SENATE AMENDMENT WITH AN AMENDMENT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving all points 
of order against a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 
4386, Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act, with an 
amendment. The rule provides one hour of debate in the House on the 
motion equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Commerce. Finally, the rule waives 
all points of order against the amendment printed in the Rules 
Committee report.
AIRLINES AND PASSENGERS--EFFECT OF FUEL PRICE INCREASES
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on 
Aviation held a hearing on Effect of

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Fuel Price Increases on Airlines and Passengers. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses.

Joint Meetings
AUTHORIZATION--INTELLIGENCE
Conferees on Tuesday, October 10 agreed to file a conference report on 
the differences between the Senate and House passed versions of H.R. 
4392, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for intelligence 
and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, 
the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency 
Retirement and Disability System.
APPROPRIATIONS--DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Conferees agreed to file a conference report on the differences between 
the Senate and House passed versions of H.R. 4942, making 
appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other 
activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said 
District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.
AUTHORIZATION--COAST GUARD
Conferees met to resolve the differences between the Senate and House 
passed versions of H.R. 820, to authorize appropriations for fiscal 
years 2000 and 2001 for the Coast Guard, but did not complete action 
thereon, and recessed subject to call.


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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

     (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D1027)
  H.R. 940, to designate the Lackawanna Valley and the Schuylkill River 
National Heritage Areas. Signed October 6, 2000. (P.L. 106-278)
  H.R. 2909, to provide for implementation by the United States of the 
Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect 
of Intercountry Adoption. Signed October 6, 2000. (P.L. 106-279)
  H.R. 4919, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Arms 
Export Control Act to make improvements to certain defense and security 
assistance provisions under those Acts, to authorize the transfer of 
naval vessels to certain foreign countries. Signed October 6, 2000. 
(P.L. 106-280)
  H.R. 5193, to amend the National Housing Act to temporarily extend 
the applicability of the downpayment simplification provisions for the 
FHA single family housing mortgage insurance program. Signed October 6, 
2000. (P.L. 106-281)
  H.J. Res. 110, making further continuing appropriations for the 
fiscal year 2001. Signed October 6, 2000. (P.L. 106-282)
  S. 430, to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, to provide 
for a land exchange between the Secretary of Agriculture and the Kake 
Tribal Corporation. Signed October 6, 2000. (P.L. 106-283)


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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2000-10-12

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                    COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY,

                            OCTOBER 12, 2000

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and 
Human Services, and Education, to hold hearings to examine the 
status of Gulf War illnesses, 9:30 a.m., SD-124.


                                 House

  Committee on Commerce, hearing on the Global Need for Access to 
Safe Drinking Water, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, 
Drug Policy and Human Resources, hearing on U.S. Aid to Colombia, 
1:30 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on House Administration, to consider pending business, 3 
p.m., 1310 Longworth.
  Committee on International Relations, hearing on Implementation of 
the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000: Is Loss of Life Imminent on 
the International Space Station? 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Oversight, hearing on 
Employee Stock Option Plans, 10:30 a.m., 1100 Longworth.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                    9:30 a.m., Thursday, October 12

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Thursday: Senate will consider H.R. 4635, VA-HUD 
Appropriations and certain amendments to be proposed thereto, with 
votes to occur thereon beginning at 12:30 p.m.; following which, Senate 
will consider and agree to the motion to proceed to the motion to 
reconsider the vote by which the conference report on H.R. 4516, 
Legislative Branch Appropriations was not agreed to, and immediately 
vote on adoption of the conference report.
  Also, Senate expects to begin consideration of the Conference Report 
on H.R. 4205, Defense Authorization.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                     10 a.m., Thursday, October 12

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Thursday: Consideration of H.J. Res. 111, Further 
Continuing Appropriations (closed rule, one hour of debate);
  Consideration of the conference report on H.R. 2415, American Embassy 
Security Act/Bankruptcy Reform (rule waiving points of order);
  Concurring in the Senate amendment to H.R. 4386, Breast and Cervical 
Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000, with an amendment (closed 
rule, one hour of debate); and
  Consideration of the conference report on H.R. 4392, Intelligence 
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 Conference Report (rule waiving 
points of order). 


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