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                                             Thursday, May 23, 2002

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate passed H.R. 3009, Andean Trade Preference Expansion Act.
       Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 118, Adjournment Resolution.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4741-S4882
Measures Introduced: Twenty bills and seven resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 2554-2573, S. Res. 275-279, and S. Con. Res. 
117-118.
  Pages S4839-40
Measures Reported:
  Special Report entitled ``Further Revised Allocation To Subcommittees 
Of Budget Totals For Fiscal Year 2002''. (S. Rept. No. 107-155)
  H.R. 1366, to designate the United States Post Office building 
located at 3101 West Sunflower Avenue in Santa Ana, California, as the 
``Hector G. Godinez Post Office Building''.
  H.R. 1374, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 600 Calumet Street in Lake Linden, Michigan, as the 
``Philip E. Ruppe Post Office Building''.
  H.R. 3789, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 2829 Commercial Way in Rock Springs, Wyoming, as the 
``Teno Roncalio Post Office Building''.
  H.R. 3960, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 3719 Highway 4 in Jay, Florida, as the ``Joseph W. 
Westmoreland Post Office Building''.
  H.R. 4486, Official Title Not Available.
  S. Res. 182, expressing the sense of the Senate that the United 
States should allocate significantly more resources to combat global 
poverty, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and with an 
amended preamble.
  S. Res. 253, reiterating the sense of the Senate regarding Anti-
Semitism and religious tolerance in Europe, with an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute.
  S. Res. 274, expressing the sense of the Senate concerning the 2002 
World Cup and co-hosts Republic of Korea and Japan.
  S. 1868, to establish a national center on volunteer and provider 
screening to reduce sexual and other abuse of children, the elderly, 
and individuals with disabilities, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute.
  S. 1970, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 2829 Commercial Way in Rock Springs, Wyoming, as the 
``Teno Roncalio Post Office Building''.
  S. 1983, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 201 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York, as the 
``John A. `Jack' Shea Post Office Building''.
  S. 1989, to authorize the establishment of a National Cyber Security 
Defense Team for purposes of protecting the infrastructure of the 
Internet from terrorist attack, with an amendment.
  S. 2217, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 3101 West Sunflower Avenue in Santa Ana, California, 
as the ``Hector G. Godinez Post Office Building''.
  S. 2433, to designate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 1590 East Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville, Arkansas, 
as the ``Clarence B. Craft Post Office Building''.
  S. 2487, to provide for global pathogen surveillance and response.
  S. Con. Res. 109, commemorating the independence of East Timor and 
expressing the sense of Congress that the President should establish 
diplomatic relations with East Timor, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute and with an amended preamble.
Page S4838
Measures Passed:
  Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 117, to correct 
technical errors in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 3448.
  Page S4787
  Andean Trade Preference Expansion Act: By 66 yeas to 30 nays (Vote 
No. 130), Senate passed H.R.

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3009, to extend the Andean Trade Preference Act, and to grant 
additional trade benefits under that Act, after taking action on the 
following amendments proposed thereto:
  Pages S4744-72, S4789-S4818
Adopted:
  Reid (for Harkin) Modified Amendment No. 3459 (to Amendment No. 
3401), to include the prevention of the worst forms of child labor as 
one of the principal negotiating objectives of the United States. 
                                                  Pages S4744, S4761-66
  Reid (for Corzine) Modified Amendment No. 3462 (to Amendment No. 
3401), to provide for border search authority for certain contraband in 
outbound mail.
Pages S4744, S4775-76
  Reid (for Durbin) Modified Amendment No. 3458 (to Amendment No. 
3401), to extend the temporary duty suspensions with respect to certain 
wool.
Pages S4744, S4796
  Reid (for Jeffords) Amendment No. 3521 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
authorize appropriations for certain staff of the United States Customs 
Service.
Pages S4745, S4798
  Wellstone Amendment No. 3467 (to Amendment No. 3401), to protect 
human rights and democracy. (By 42 yeas to 53 nays (Vote No. 129), 
Senate earlier failed to table the amendment.)
Pages S4745, S4798-99
  Byrd Amendment No. 3548 (to Amendment No. 3401), to provide that no 
direct appropriation may be made under this Act.
Page S4799
  Baucus/Grassley Amendment No. 3401, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                            Pages S4744-72, S4789-S4817
Rejected:
  Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3447 (to Amendment No. 3401), to amend 
the provisions relating to the Congressional Oversight Group. (By 66 
yeas to 32 nays (Vote No. 125), Senate tabled the amendment.) 
                                           Pages S4744, S4760-61, S4794
  Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3448 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
clarify the procedures for procedural disapproval resolutions. (By 66 
yeas to 32 nays (Vote No. 126), Senate tabled the amendment.) 
                                                  Pages S4744, S4794-96
  Reid (for Corzine) Amendment No. 3461 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
help ensure that trade agreements protect national security, social 
security, and other significant public services. (By 49 yeas to 47 nays 
(Vote No. 127), Senate tabled the amendment.) 
                                        Pages S4744, S4756-60, S4796-97
Withdrawn:
  Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3450 (to Amendment No. 3401), to limit 
the application of trade authorities procedures to a single agreement 
resulting from DOHA.
Pages S4744, S4754
  Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3449 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
clarify the procedures for extension disapproval resolutions. 
                                                     Pages S4744, S4796
  Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3452 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
facilitate the opening of energy markets and promote the exportation of 
clean energy technologies.
Pages S4744, S4796
  Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3453 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
require that certification of compliance with section 307 of the Tariff 
Act of 1930 be provided with respect to certain goods imported into the 
United States.
Pages S4744, S4796
  Reid (for Hollings) Amendment No. 3463 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
provide for the certification of textile and apparel workers who lose 
their jobs or who have lost their jobs since the start of 1999 as 
eligible individuals for purposes of trade adjustment assistance and 
health insurance benefits, and to amend the Internal Revenue code of 
1986 to prevent corporate expatriation to avoid United States income 
tax.
Pages S4744, S4797
  Reid (for Hollings) Amendment No. 3464 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
ensure that ISAC Committees are representative of the Producing sectors 
of the United States Economy.
Pages S4744, S4797
  Reid (for Hollings) Amendment No. 3465 (to Amendment No. 3401), to 
provide that the benefits provided under any preferential tariff 
program, excluding the North American Free Trade Agreement, shall not 
apply to any product of a country that fails to comply within 30 days 
with a United States government request for the extradition of an 
individual for trial in the United States if that individual has been 
indicted by a Federal grand jury for a crime involving a violation of 
the Controlled Substances Act.
Pages S4744-45, S4797
  During consideration of this measure, Senate also took the following 
action:
  Reid (for Hollings) Amendment No. 3527 (to Amendment No. 3447), to 
provide for the certification of textile and apparel workers who lose 
their jobs or who have lost their jobs since the start of 1999 as 
eligible individuals for purposes of trade adjustment assistance and 
health insurance benefits, fell when Reid (for Byrd) Amendment No. 3447 
(to Amendment No. 3401), listed above, was tabled. 
                                               Pages S4744-54, S4793-94
  Chair sustained a point of order that the Reid (for Byrd) Amendment 
No. 3451 (to Amendment No. 3401), to address disclosures by publicly 
traded companies of relationships with certain countries or foreign-
owned corporations, was not germane, and the amendment thus fell. 
                                                     Pages S4744, S4796
  By 50 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. 128), three-fifths of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate 
failed to agree to the

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motion to waive section 311 (a)(2)(b) of the Congressional Budget Act 
of 1974 with respect to Reid (for Landrieu) Amendment No. 3470 (to 
Amendment No. 3401), to provide trade adjustment assistance benefits to 
certain maritime workers. Subsequently, the point of order that the 
amendment was in violation of the Congressional Budget Act was 
sustained, and the amendment thus fell. 
                                        Pages S4745, S4754-56, S4797-98
  Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 118, providing 
for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and a conditional 
adjournment of the House of Representatives.
  Page S4878
  Commemorating Independence of East Timor: Senate agreed to S. Con. 
Res. 109, commemorating the independence of East Timor, after agreeing 
to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                         Pages S4879-80
  2002 World Cup: Senate agreed to S. Res. 274, expressing the sense of 
the Senate concerning the 2002 World Cup and co-hosts Republic of Korea 
and Japan.
  Pages S4880-81
  Armed Forces Recognition: Senate agreed to S. Res. 278, calling upon 
all Americans to recognize on this Memorial Day, 2002, the sacrifice 
and dedication of our Armed Forces and civilian national security 
agencies.
  Page S4881
  Jacob K. Javits Senate Fellowship Program: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
279, to modify the funding of the Jacob K. Javits Senate Fellowship 
Program.
  Page S4881
  Greater Washington Soap Box Derby: Committee on Rules and 
Administration was discharged from further consideration of H. Con. 
Res. 356, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater 
Washington Soap Box Derby, and the resolution was then agreed to. 
                                                             Page S4881
Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act Conference Report: 
By a unanimous vote of 98 yeas (Vote No. 124), Senate agreed to the 
conference report on H.R. 3448, to improve the ability of the United 
States to prevent, prepare for, and respond to bioterrorism and other 
public health emergencies, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                         Pages S4772-86
Supplemental Appropriations Act/Hate Crimes Bill--Agreement: A 
unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for consideration of 
H.R. 4775, making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2002, at 2 p.m., on Monday, June 3, 2002; and that 
the text of S. 2551, Senate companion measure, be substituted in lieu 
thereof and considered original text, provided that no points of order 
be considered as having been waived by its adoption; that upon the 
disposition of H.R. 4775, the Senate proceed to the consideration of S. 
625, the Hate Crimes bill; further that, if on Monday, June 3, the 
Senate has not received from the House the supplemental appropriations 
bill, the Senate proceed to S. 625 and it remain the pending business 
until the Senate receives H.R. 4775 at which time it be temporarily 
laid aside and the Senate begin consideration of H.R. 4775 and that no 
call for the regular order serve to displace H.R. 4775.
  Page S4818
Appointment:
  NATO Parliamentary Assembly: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice 
President, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 1928a-1928d, as amended, 
appointed Senator Voinovich as a member of the Senate Delegation to the 
NATO Parliamentary Assembly during the Second Session of the 107th 
Congress, to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 24-28, 2002.
  Page S4878
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  3 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
  26 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy. 
                                                  Pages S4878-79, S4882
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Armando J. Bucelo, Jr., of Florida, to be a Director of the 
Securities Investor Protection Corporation for a term expiring December 
31, 2002.
  Armando J. Bucelo, Jr., of Florida, to be a Director of the 
Securities Investor Protection Corporation for a term expiring December 
31, 2005. (Reappointment)
  Diana E. Furchtgott-Roth, of Maryland, to be a Director of the 
Federal Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2004.
  Harvey Jerome Goldschmid, of New York, to be a Member of the 
Securities and Exchange Commission for the term expiring June 5, 2004.
  Peter Schaumber, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the 
National Labor Relations Board for the term of five years expiring 
August 27, 2005.
  Randall Dean Anderson, of Utah, to be United States Marshal for the 
District of Utah for the term of four years. (Reappointment)
  Miriam F. Miquelon, of Illinois, to be United States Attorney for the 
Southern District of Illinois.
  3 Army nominations in the rank of general.
Page S4882
Messages From the House:
  Page S4838

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Measures Referred:
  Page S4838
Measures Placed on Calendar:
  Page S4838
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S4838-39
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4840-41
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4871-76
Additional Statements:
  Pages S4833-38
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4876-77
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S4877-78
Privilege of the Floor:
  Page S4848
Record Votes: Seven record votes were taken today. (Total--130) 
                                    Pages S4786, S4794, S4796-99, S4817
Adjournment: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and, pursuant to the provisions 
of S. Con. Res. 118, adjourned at 10:01 p.m., until 1 p.m., on Monday, 
June 3, 2002. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting 
Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4882).


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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
DISASTER ASSISTANCE
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee concluded 
hearings to examine disaster assistance issues, focusing on drought, 
flood, disease, and their effects on livestock and crops, after 
receiving testimony from Senator Enzi; Keith Collins, Chief Economist, 
Department of Agriculture; Craig Hill, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, 
Milo; Larry Barbie, Montana Grain Growers Association, Inverness; Bryan 
Dierlam, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Washington, D.C.; 
Robert S. Green, Michigan Bean Commission, St. Johns; and Brian 
Chandler, Midland, Texas, on behalf of the National Farmers Union.
BANKING AND REAL ESTATE
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Financial Institutions concluded oversight hearings to examine banking 
and financial holding company engagement in real estate brokerage and 
property management, after receiving testimony from Tom Murphy, Chell 
Realtors, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on behalf of the National 
Association of Realtors; James E. Smith, Citizens Union State Bank and 
Trust, Clinton, Missouri, on behalf of the American Bankers 
Association; John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, 
Washington, D.C.; Howard W. Hanna III, Howard Hanna Real Estate 
Services, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on behalf of the Real Estate 
Services Providers Council, Inc., and the Realty Alliance.
YUCCA MOUNTAIN REPOSITORY SITE
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded hearings 
on S.J. Res. 34, approving the site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, for the 
development of a repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive 
waste and spent nuclear fuel, pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act 
of 1982, and a related Administration proposal recommending the Yucca 
Mountain site for development of a repository, and the objections of 
the Governor of Nevada to the Administration's recommendation, after 
receiving testimony from Richard A. Meserve, Chairman, Nils J. Diaz, 
Greta Joy Dicus, and Edward McGaffigan, Jr., all Commissioners, all of 
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Gary Jones, Director, Natural 
Resources and Environment, General Accounting Office; Jeffrey R. 
Holmstead, Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, Environmental 
Protection Agency; Robert Card, Under Secretary, Department of Energy; 
Jim Hall, Transportation Safety Coalition, Washington, D.C., former 
Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board; and Jared L. 
Cohon, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on behalf 
of the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered favorably reported 
the following business items:
  Two optional protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 
both of which were adopted at New York, May 25, 2000: (1) The Optional 
Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on Involvement of 
Children in Armed Conflict, and (2) The Optional Protocol to the 
Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child 
Prostitution and Child Pornography, signed on July 5, 2000 (Treaty Doc. 
106-37). (Protocol 1, with five understandings, and three conditions; 
and Protocol 2, with one reservation, six understandings, one 
declaration, and one condition);
  S. 2487, to provide for global pathogen surveillance and response;
  S. Res. 182, expressing the sense of the Senate that the United 
States should allocate significantly more resources to combat global 
poverty, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;
  S. Res. 252, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding human 
rights violations in Tibet, the Panchen Lama, and the need for dialogue 
between the Chinese leadership and the Dalai Lama or his 
representatives, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;

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  S. Res. 263, congratulating the Republic of Croatia on the 10th 
anniversary of its recognition by the United States, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute;
  S. Con. Res. 109, commemorating the independence of East Timor and 
expressing the sense of Congress that the President should establish 
diplomatic relations with East Timor, with an amendment in the nature 
of a substitute;
  S. Res. 253, reiterating the sense of the Senate regarding Anti-
Semitism and religious tolerance in Europe, with an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute;
  S. Res. 274, expressing the sense of the Senate concerning the 2002 
World Cup and co-hosts Republic of Korea and Japan;
  S. Res. 272, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the success 
of the Varela Project's collection of 10,000 certified signatures in 
support of a national referendum and the delivery of these signatures 
to the Cuban National Assembly, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute; and
  The nominations of David A. Gross, of Maryland, for the rank of 
Ambassador during his tenure of service as Deputy Assistant Secretary 
of State for International Communications and Information Policy in the 
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs and U.S. Coordinator for 
International Communications and Information Policy, Jack C. Chow, of 
Pennsylvania, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service 
as Special Representative of the Secretary of State for HIV/AIDS, Paula 
A. DeSutter, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for 
Verification and Compliance, Michael Alan Guhin, of Maryland, for the 
rank of Ambassador during tenure of service as U.S. Fissile Material 
Negotiator, Stephen Geoffrey Rademaker, of Delaware, to be Assistant 
Secretary of State for Arms Control, and certain foreign service 
officer promotion lists.
D.C. VOTING RIGHTS
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee concluded hearings to 
examine voting representation in Congress for the citizens of the 
District of Columbia, after receiving testimony from Senator Feingold; 
Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson; District of Columbia Delegate 
Eleanor Holmes Norton; District of Columbia Mayor Anthony A. Williams, 
Linda W. Cropp, Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia, and 
Florence H. Pendleton, District of Columbia Statehood Senator; and Wade 
Henderson, University of the District of Columbia School of Law, on 
behalf of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, Adam H. Kurland, 
Howard University School of Law, and Jamin B. Raskin, American 
University Washington School of Law, all of Washington, D.C.
PUBLIC SCHOOL EQUALITY
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded hearings to examine educational equity and resource adequacy 
among public school systems within and among states, after receiving 
testimony from Representatives Fattah and Isakson; Judy Catchpole, 
Wyoming Department of Education, Cheyenne; Hugh B. Price, National 
Urban League, and Michael A. Rebell, Columbia University Law School, on 
behalf of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc., both of New York, New 
York; and Mary-Beth Lang, Fairfield, Connecticut, on behalf of the 
National Education Association.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
following business items:
  S. 1868, to establish a national center on volunteer and provider 
screening to reduce sexual and other abuse of children, the elderly, 
and individuals with disabilities, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute;
  S. 1989, to authorize the establishment of a National Cyber Security 
Defense Team for purposes of protecting the infrastructure of the 
Internet from terrorist attack, with an amendment; and
  The nominations of D. Brooks Smith, of Pennsylvania, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, Roslynn R. Mauskopf, to be 
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Steven D. 
Deatherage, to be United States Marshal for the Central District of 
Illinois, Thomas M. Fitzgerald, to be United States Marshal for the 
Western District of Pennsylvania, G. Wayne Pike, to be United States 
Marshal for the Western District of Virginia, and David William Thomas, 
to be United States Marshal for the District of Delaware.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded hearings on the 
nominations of Lavenski R. Smith, of Arkansas, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, Henry E. Autrey, to be United 
States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, Richard E. 
Dorr, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of 
Missouri, Henry E. Hudson, to be United States District Judge for the 
Eastern District of Virginia, Amy J. St. Eve, to be United States 
District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, and Timothy J. 
Savage, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of 
Pennsylvania, after the nominees testified and answered questions in 
their own behalf. Mr. Smith was introduced by Senators Hutchinson and 
Lincoln, Mr. Autrey was introduced by Senator Bond and Representative 
Clay, Mr. Dorr was introduced by Senator

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Carnahan and Representative Clay, Mr. Hudson was introduced by Senators 
Warner and Allen, and Representative Scott, Ms. St. Eve was introduced 
by Senators Durbin and Fitzgerald, and Mr. Savage was introduced by 
Senators Specter and Santorum, and Representative Robert Brady.
WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded hearings to examine 
challenges women face concerning retirement and security, focusing on 
financial education, retirement saving incentives, and social security 
modernization, after receiving testimony from Dorcas R. Hardy, Dorcas 
R. Hardy and Associates, Spotsylvania, Virginia, former Commissioner, 
Social Security Administration; Cindy Hounsell, Women's Institute for a 
Secure Retirement, Laurie Young, Older Women's League, and John Hotz, 
Pension Rights Center, all of Washington, D.C.; Muriel F. Siebert, 
Muriel Siebert and Company, Inc., and Women's Financial Network at 
Siebert, New York, New York; Irene LaMarche, Boise, Idaho; and Joan 
Mackey, Salem, New Jersey.


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Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 4830-4853; and 6 
resolutions, H.J. Res. 95; H. Con. Res. 409-412, and H. Res. 430, were 
introduced.
  Pages H3036-37
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 2621, to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to 
consumer product protection, amended (H. Rept. 107-485); and
  H. Res. 431, providing for further consideration of H.R. 4775, making 
supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2002 (H. Rept. 107-486).
Page H3036
Supplemental Appropriations: The House resumed consideration of H.R. 
4775, making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2002, but came to no resolution thereon. The bill was 
also considered on May 22.
  Pages H2947-H3033
Agreed To:
  Obey amendment, as modified, that removes the emergency designation 
requirement for intelligence funding;
Pages H2987, H2990
Rejected:
  Obey amendment that sought to remove the emergency designation 
requirement for FBI funding (rejected by a recorded vote of 199 ayes to 
213 noes, Roll No. 200);
Pages H2981-82, H3023-24
  Obey amendment that sought to remove the emergency designation 
requirement for Guard and Reserve funding (rejected by a recorded vote 
of 197 ayes to 216 noes, Roll No. 201); and
Pages H2985-86, H3024-25
  McGovern amendment No. 2 printed in the Congressional Record of May 
20 that sought to strike the authorities for the United States to 
support the war against terrorism in Colombia (rejected by a recorded 
vote of 192 ayes to 225 noes, Roll No. 202).
Pages H2996-H3008, H3025
Points of order sustained against:
  Gephardt amendment that sought to strike section 1403 which provides 
statutory assurance that the United States Government will take all 
steps necessary to guarantee the full faith and credit of the 
Government (agreed to sustain the ruling of the Chair by a recorded 
vote of 215 ayes to 203 noes, Roll No. 198; and
Pages H2970-73
  Hinchey amendment that sought to strike subsection (b) and insert new 
text in section 1404 which provides for Medicare reimbursement 
adjustments.
Page H3023
  Rejected the Obey motions to rise by a recorded vote of 99 ayes to 
289 noes, Roll No. 197 and by a recorded vote of 144 ayes to 252 noes, 
Roll No. 199.
Pages H2947-48, H301--11
  H. Res. 428, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was 
agreed to on May 22.
Recess: The House recessed at 11:03 p.m. and reconvened at 12 midnight.
                                                             Page H3033
Adjourn to Time Certain: By a yea-and-nay vote of 211 yeas to 189 nays, 
Roll No. 203, agreed that when the House adjourns on the legislative 
day of Thursday, May 23, 2002, it adjourn to meet at 1 a.m. on Friday, 
May 24, 2002.
  Page H3033
Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today appears on page 
H2947.
Referral: S. 1644 was referred to the Committees on the Judiciary and 
Transportation and Infrastructure.
  Page H3034
Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on 
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Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and six recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages 
H2948, H2973, H3010-11, H3023-24, H3024-25, H3025, and H3033-34. There 
were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 12:24 a.m. on 
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Committee Meetings
MIDDLE EAST--ASSESSING SUPPORT FOR TERRORISM
Committee on Armed Services: Special Oversight Panel on Terrorism held 
a hearing on assessing support for terrorism in the Middle East. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
AMERICAN TRAVEL PROMOTION ACT
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and 
Consumer Protection held a hearing on H.R. 3321, American Travel 
Promotion Act of 2001. Testimony was heard from Representatives Foley 
and Farr; and public witnesses.
ASSESSING AMERICA'S HEALTH RISKS
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations held a hearing entitled ``Assessing America's Health 
Risks: How Well Are Medicare's Clinical Preventive Benefits Serving 
America's Seniors? How Will the Next Generation of Preventive Medical 
Treatments be Incorporated and Promoted in the Health Care System?'' 
Testimony was heard from Janet Heinrich, Director, Health Care-Public 
Health Issues, GAO; the following officials of the Department of Health 
and Human Services: Tom Grissom, Director, Centers for Medicare 
Management, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; David W. 
Fleming, M.D., Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention; and Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Acting Director, Agency for 
Healthcare Research and Quality; and public witnesses.
ONE BROKER GONE BAD
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations held a hearing entitled ``One Broker Gone Bad: Punishing 
the Criminal, Making Victims Whole.'' Testimony was heard from Lori 
Richards, Director, Office of Compliance, Inspections, and 
Examinations, SEC; Bradley W. Skolnik, Commissioner and Chairman, 
Securities Commission, State of Indiana; and public witnesses.
MAGNUSON-STEVENS AMENDMENTS; OVERSIGHT
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, 
Wildlife and Oceans approved for full Committee action H.R. 4749, 
Magnuson-Stevens Amendments of 2002.
  The Subcommittee also held an oversight hearing on the use of Marine 
Protected Areas (MPAs) as a fisheries management tool. Testimony was 
heard from Representative Peterson of Minnesota; Tim Keeney, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary, Oceans and Atmosphere, Department of Commerce; 
Patricia E. Morrison, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals 
Management, Department of the Interior; Gerry Davis, Acting Chief, 
Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources, Department of Agriculture, 
Guam; and public witnesses.
SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FURTHER RECOVERY AND RESPONSE TO 
TERRORISM ATTACKS ON THE UNITED STATES
Committee on Rules: Granted, by a vote of 8 to 4, a rule providing for 
further consideration of H.R. 4775, 2002 Supplemental Appropriations 
Act for Further Recovery From and Response To Terrorist Attacks on the 
United States. The rule provides that in addition to the amendments 
considered as adopted pursuant to House Resolution 428, the further 
amendments adopted in the Committee of the Whole and the amendments 
printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying the 
resolution shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides that the 
previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as 
amended, to final passage without intervening motion except one motion 
to recommit with or without instructions.
J-2 ISSUES
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommittee on Human 
Intelligence, Analysis and Counterintelligence and the Subcommittee on 
Technical and Tactical Intelligence met in executive session to hold a 
joint hearing on J-2 Issues. Testimony was heard from departmental 
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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2002-05-24

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                         COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR

                          FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2002

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  No meetings/hearings scheduled.


                                 House

  No Committee meetings are scheduled.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                         1 p.m., Monday, June 3

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Monday: After the transaction of any morning business (not 
to extend beyond 2 p.m. ), Senate will consider H.R. 4775, Supplemental 
Appropriations Act. Also, Senate will consider S. 625, Hate Crimes 
bill.
  (If the House fails to adopt S. Con. Res. 118, Adjournment 
Resolution, the Senate will convene Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m., for a 
pro forma session only, and then adjourn until Thursday, May 30, at 10 
a.m., for a pro forma session only, and then adjourn until Monday, June 
3, at 1 p.m.)

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                         1 a.m., Friday, May 24

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Friday: Consideration of H. Res. 431, providing for further 
consideration of H.R. 4775, making supplemental appropriations for the 
fiscal year ending September 30, 2002.
    
    
    
    
    


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