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                                            Thursday, July 25, 2002

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate and House agreed to the Conference Report on H.R. 3763, 
      Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and 
      Transparency Act.
      Senate passed H.R. 3210, Terrorism Risk Protection Act.
      Senate passed H.R. 5121, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act.
      The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 448 and H. Con. Res. 449, 
      providing for a special meeting of the Congress in New York, on 
      Friday, September 6, 2002, in remembrance of the victims and the 
      heroes of September 11, 2001 and in recognition of the courage 
      and spirit of the City of New York.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S7323-S7389
Measures Introduced: Twelve bills and four resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 2790-2801, S.J. Res. 42, S. Res. 305-306, and S. Con. 
Res. 131.
  Page S7372
Measures Reported:
  H.R. 4737, to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to 
States for temporary assistance for needy families, improve access to 
quality child care, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
(S. Rept. No. 107-221)
  S. 2797, 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, 2003. (S. Rept. No. 107-222)
  S. 2801, making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, 
Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the 
fiscal year ending September 30, 2003. (S. Rept. No. 107-223)
  S. Res. 300, encouraging the peace process in Sri Lanka, with an 
amendment and with an amended preamble.
Page S7371
Measures Passed:
  Terrorism Risk Protection Act: Senate passed H.R. 3210, to ensure the 
continued financial capacity of insurers to provide coverage for risks 
from terrorism, after striking all after the enacting clause and 
inserting in lieu thereof the text of S. 2600, Senate companion 
measure, as passed the Senate on June 18, 2002.
  Page S7332
  Senate insisted on its amendment, requested a conference with the 
House thereon, and the Chair was authorized to appoint the following 
conferees on the part of the Senate: Senators Sarbanes, Dodd, Reed, 
Schumer, Gramm, Shelby, and Enzi.
Page S7332
  Legislative Branch Appropriations: By 85 yeas to 14 nays (Vote No. 
191), Senate passed H.R. 5121, making appropriations for the 
Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, after 
inserting the text of S. 2720, Senate committee-reported bill, and 
after taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto: 
                                                  Pages S7336-42, S7350
Adopted:
  Durbin/Bennett Amendment No. 4319, making certain technical 
corrections.
Page S7337
  Durbin/Bennett Amendment No. 4320, to modify provisions relating to 
the Capitol Police
Page S7339
  Durbin (for Landrieu/Durbin) Amendment No. 4321, to set aside funds 
for activities relating to the Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial 
Celebration.
Page S7339
  Durbin (for Cochran/Durbin/Bennett) Amendment No. 4322, to provide 
funding for the Congressional Award Act.
Page S7339

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  Durbin (for Specter/Durbin) Amendment No. 4323, to provide for a 
pilot program for mailings to town meetings.
Pages S7339-41
  Durbin (for Dodd) Amendment No. 4324, providing public safety 
exception to inscriptions requirement on mobile offices.
Page S7341
  Senate insisted on its amendments, requested a conference with the 
House thereon, and the Chair was authorized to appoint the following 
conferees on the part of the Senate: Senators Durbin, Johnson, Reed, 
Byrd, Bennett, Stevens, and Cochran.
Page S7350
Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act: Senate continued 
consideration of S. 812, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic 
Act to provide greater access to affordable pharmaceuticals, taking 
action on the following amendments proposed thereto: 
                                                  Pages S7327-36, S7350
Adopted:
  Rockefeller Amendment No. 4316 (to Amendment No. 4299), to provide 
temporary State fiscal relief. (Subsequently, the pending cloture 
motion on the amendment was withdrawn.
Pages S7327-36, S7350
Pending:
  Reid (for Dorgan) Amendment No. 4299, to permit commercial 
importation of prescription drugs from Canada.
Pages S7327-36
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 75 yeas to 24 nays (Vote No. 190), three-fifths of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed 
to the motion to waive section 205 of H. Con. Res. 290, 2001 
Congressional Budget Resolution, with respect to Rockefeller Amendment 
No. 4316 (to Amendment No. 4299), listed above. Subsequently, the point 
of order that the emergency designation in Section C of the amendment, 
violates section 205 of H. Con. Res. 290, 2001 Congressional Budget 
Resolution, was not sustained.
Pages S7327-36
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill on Friday, July 26, 2002, with Senator Gregg 
or his designee being recognized to offer a second degree amendment. 
                                                             Page S7365
Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and Transparency 
Act Conference Report: By a unanimous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. 192), 
Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3763, to protect 
investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate 
disclosures made pursuant to the securities laws, clearing the measure 
for the President.
  Pages S7350-65
Nomination/Greater Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act--Agreement: 
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that immediately 
after the cloture vote on the nomination of Julia Smith Gibbons, of 
Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, all 
time post cloture be considered used, and that on Monday, July 29, at 
5:30 p.m., the Senate proceed to Executive Session to vote on the 
nomination, that upon confirmation, the President be immediately 
notified of the Senate's action, and the Senate return to Legislative 
Session; further that on Friday, July 26, immediately following the 
cloture vote on the nomination, the Senate return to Legislative 
Session and resume consideration of S. 812, to amend the Federal Food, 
Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide greater access to affordable 
pharmaceuticals, and Senator Gregg or his designee be recognized to 
offer a second degree amendment; that during Friday's session, there be 
up to 3 hours for debate with respect to the amendment, with the time 
equally divided and controlled between Senators Kennedy and Gregg or 
their designees; that whenever the Senate resumes consideration of S. 
812, the Gregg or designee amendment remain debatable.
  Page S7365
Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing for the consideration of the nomination of Christopher C. 
Conner, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of 
Pennsylvania, The Judiciary, on Friday, July 26, 2002, with a vote to 
occur thereon, following the cloture vote on the nomination of Julia 
Smith Gibbons, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Sixth Circuit.
  Pages S7366, S7384
Appointments:
  Congressional Hunger Fellows Program: The Chair, on behalf of the 
Republican Leader, pursuant to Public Law 107-171, announced the 
appointment of Mr. Robert H. Forney, of Indiana, to serve as a member 
of the Board of Trustees of the Congressional Hunger Fellows Program. 
                                                             Page S7384
  National Skill Standards Board: The Chair, on behalf of the President 
pro tempore, pursuant to Public Law 103-227, appointed the following 
individual to the National Skill Standards Board for a term of four 
years: Upon the recommendation of the Republican Leader: Betty W. 
DeVinney of Tennessee, Representative of Business.
  Page S7384
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations: Paul 
A. Quander, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the 
District of Columbia Offender Supervision, Defender, and Courts 
Services Agency for a term of six years. (New Position)

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  Paul S. Atkins, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Securities and 
Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 
2003.
  Cynthia A. Glassman, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Securities 
and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2006.
  Roslynn R. Mauskopf, of New York, to be United States Attorney for 
the Eastern District of New York for the term of four years.
  Todd Walther Dillard, of Maryland, to be United States Marshal for 
the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of four 
years. (Reappointment)
  Robert R. Rigsby, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate 
Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of 
fifteen years.
  Harold D. Stratton, of New Mexico, to be Chairman of the Consumer 
Product Safety Commission.
  Harold D. Stratton, of New Mexico, to be a Commissioner of the 
Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term 
expiring October 26, 2006.
  Anthony Lowe, of Washington, to be Federal Insurance Administrator, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  David William Thomas, of Delaware, to be United States Marshal for 
the District of Delaware for the term of four years.
  Thomas M. Fitzgerald, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Marshal 
for the Western District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years.
  G. Wayne Pike, of Virginia, to be United States Marshal for the 
Western District of Virginia for the term of four years.
  Steven D. Deatherage, of Illinois, to be United States Marshal for 
the Central District of Illinois for the term of four years.
  Harvey Jerome Goldschmid, of New York, to be a Member of the 
Securities and Exchange Commission for the term expiring June 5, 2004.
  Roel C. Campos, of Texas, to be a Member of the Securities and 
Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2005. 
                                                  Pages S7383-84, S7389
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Jeffrey S. White, of California, to be United States District Judge 
for the Northern District of California.
  Kent A. Jordan, of Delaware, to be United States District Judge for 
the District of Delaware.
  Sandra J. Feuerstein, of New York, to be United States District Judge 
for the Eastern District of New York.
  1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general.
  34 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Navy.
Pages S7384-89
Messages From the House:
  Pages S7370-71
Measures Referred:
  Page S7371
Measures Placed on Calendar:
  Page S7371
Measures Read First Time:
  Page S7371
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S7371-72
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S7372-73
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S7373-80
Additional Statements:
  Page S7370
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S7380-82
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Page S7282
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S7382-83
Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--192) 
                                              Pages S7336, S7350, S7365
Adjournment: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 6:59 p.m., until 
9:55 a.m., on Friday, July 26, 2002.


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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Appropriations: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
following bills:
  An original bill (S. 2797) 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, 2003;
  An original bill (S. 2801) making appropriations for Agriculture, 
Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies 
programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003;
  An original bill making appropriations for the Department of 
Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2003; and
  An original bill making appropriations for the government of the 
District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in 
part against revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2003.
STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE REDUCTION TREATY
Committee on Armed Services: Committee held hearings to examine the 
national security implications of the Strategic Offensive Reductions 
Treaty, also known as the Moscow Treaty (Treaty Doc. 107-8), receiving

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testimony from Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense; and Gen. 
Richard B. Myers, USAF, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  Hearings will resume on Thursday, August 1.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee ordered 
favorably reported the nominations of Paul S. Atkins, of Virginia, 
Harvey Jerome Goldschmid, of New York, Cynthia A. Glassman, of 
Virginia, and Roel C. Campos, of Texas, each to be a Member of the 
Securities and Exchange Commission.
AVIATION SECURITY
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee held 
hearings to examine the Transportation Security Administration and 
aviation security transition, focusing on the deployment of baggage 
screening equipment, cockpit security, and air cargo security, 
receiving testimony from Senators Bob Smith and Murkowski; Norman Y. 
Mineta, Secretary of Transportation, who was accompanied by several of 
his associates; Gerald Dillingham, Director, Physical Infrastructure 
Issues, General Accounting Office; Richard D. Stephens, Boeing Company, 
Seal Beach, California; Craig Coy, Massachusetts Port Authority, East 
Boston; Stephen Luckey, National Flight Security Committee, Washington, 
D.C.; and Ed Davidson, Northwest Airlines, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota.
  Hearings recessed subject to call.
NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEMS RESTORATION PROJECTS
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Public Lands 
and Forests concluded hearings on S. 2672, to provide opportunities for 
collaborative restoration projects on National Forest System and other 
public domain lands, after receiving testimony from Jim Hughes, Deputy 
Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior; Thomas 
J. Mills, Deputy Chief, Business Operations, Forest Service, Department 
of Agriculture; Joyce Dearstyne, Framing Our Community, Elk City, 
Idaho; Maia Enzer, Sustainable Northwest, Portland, Oregon; and Steve 
Holmer, American Lands Alliance, Washington, D.C.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee ordered favorably 
reported the following business items:
  S. 1602, to help protect the public against the threat of chemical 
attack, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;
  S. 1746, to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 and the Energy 
Reorganization Act of 1974 to strengthen security at sensitive nuclear 
facilities, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;
  S. 1850, to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to bring underground 
storage tanks into compliance with subtitle I of that Act, to promote 
cleanup of leaking underground storage tanks, and to provide sufficient 
resources for such compliance and cleanup, with an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute;
  S. 2771, to amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize the 
Secretary of Transportation to carry out a project for construction of 
a plaza adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; 
and
  The nominations of John S. Bresland, of New Jersey, to be a Member, 
and Carolyn W. Merritt, of Illinois, to be Chairperson and Member, each 
of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, and John Peter 
Suarez, of New Jersey, to be Assistant Administrator for Enforcement 
and Compliance, Environmental Protection Agency.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered favorably reported 
the following business items:
  Agreement Establishing the South Pacific Regional Environment 
Programme, done at Apia on June 16, 1993 (Treaty Doc. 105-32), with one 
declaration;
  Treaty Between the Government of the United States of America and the 
Government of Niue on the Delimitation of a Maritime Boundary, signed 
in Wellington, May 13, 1997 (Treaty Doc. 105-53);
  S. Res. 300, encouraging the peace process in Sri Lanka, with an 
amendment; and
  The nominations of Randolph Bell, of Virginia, for the rank of 
Ambassador during his tenure of service as Special Envoy for Holocaust 
Issues, James Irvin Gadsden, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the 
Republic of Iceland, James Franklin Jeffrey, of Virginia, to be 
Ambassador to the Republic of Albania, Michael Klosson, of Maryland, to 
be Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus, Norman J. Pattiz, of 
California, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, Paul 
William Speltz, of Texas, to be United States Director of the Asian 
Development Bank, with the rank of Ambassador, Mark Sullivan, of 
Maryland, to be United States Director of the European Bank for 
Reconstruction and Development, and Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, of Virginia, 
to be a Member and Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
  Also, committee began consideration of the Convention on the 
Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, adopted by 
the United Nations General Assembly on December 18, 1979, and signed on 
behalf of the United States of America

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on July 17, 1980 (Treaty Doc. 96-53), but did not complete action 
thereon, and will meet again on Tuesday, July 30.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee approved the motion to 
authorize the Chairman to withdraw the committee amendments to S. 2452, 
to establish the Department of National Homeland Security and the 
National Office for Combating Terrorism, as approved by the committee 
on May 22, 2002, when the committee ordered the bill favorably 
reported, and today, approved a floor amendment in the nature of a 
substitute to S. 2452 (pending on Senate calendar).
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded hearings to examine violence against women in the workplace, 
focusing on coordinated community response partnerships with employers, 
to educate them about the dangers of domestic violence, sexual assault, 
and stalking, and assist them in establishing effective policies and 
programs; after receiving testimony from Diane Stuart, Director, 
Violence Against Women Office, Office of Justice Programs, Department 
of Justice; Kathy Evsich, Women Against Domestic Violence, Swannanoa, 
North Carolina; Sidney Harman, Harman International Industries, Inc., 
Washington, D.C.; and Kathy Rodgers, NOW-Legal Defense and Education 
Fund, New York, New York.
INDIAN MONEY ACCOUNTS
Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee concluded hearings to examine 
the July 2, 2002 Report of the Department of the Interior to Congress 
on historical accounting of Individual Indian Money Accounts, after 
receiving testimony, after receiving testimony from McCoy Williams, 
Director, Financial Management and Assurance, General Accounting 
Office; James Cason, Associate Deputy Secretary, Bert Edwards, 
Executive Director, Office of Historical Trust Accounting, and Tom 
Slonaker, Special Trustee for American Indians, all of the Department 
of the Interior; and William F. Causey, Nixon Peabody, LLP, Washington, 
D.C.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded oversight hearings to 
examine Department of Justice issues, including its ability to mobilize 
law enforcement resources and the justice system in order to prevent 
future terrorist attacks on the United States and its citizens, the 
nation's murder and crime rate, counter-terrorism efforts and budget 
requests, background checks, visa requirements, and Civil Rights 
interests, receiving testimony from John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General, 
Department of Justice.


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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 29 public bills, H.R. 5211-5239; and 8 
resolutions, H.J. Res 108, H. Con. Res. 448-451, and H. Res 503-505, 
were introduced.
  Pages H5789-90
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 4620, to accelerate the wilderness designation process by 
establishing a timetable for the completion of wilderness studies on 
Federal lands (H. Rept. 107-613);
  S. 1057, to authorize the addition of lands to Pu'uhonua o Honaunau 
National Historical Park in the State of Hawaii (H. Rept. 107-614);
  H. Res. 502, providing for consideration of H.R. 5005, to establish 
the Department of Homeland Security (H. Rept. 107-615); and
  H.R. 1784, to establish an Office on Women's Health within the 
Department of Health and Human Services, amended (H. Rept. 107-616).
  Conference report on H.R. 333, to amend title 11, United States Code 
(H.Rept. 107-617);
  H. Res. 506, waiving points of order against the conference report to 
accompany H.R. 333, to amend title 11, United States Code (H.Rept. 107-
618);
  H. Res. 507, waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with 
respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the 
Committee on Rules (H.Rept. 107-619); and
  H. Res. 508, providing for consideration of motions to suspend the 
rules (H. Rept. 107-620).
Page H5789
Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and Transparency 
Act Conference Report: The House agreed to the conference report on 
H.R. 3763, Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility, and 
Transparency Act by a yea-and-nay vote of 423 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 
348. The conference report was considered pursuant to the order of the 
House of Wednesday, July 24.
  Pages H5462-80
Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003: The 
House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4546, to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2003 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute. The House amendment consists of the text 
of H.R. 4546 and the text of H.R. 4547, as passed by the House. The 
House then insisted on its amendment and asked for a conference with 
the Senate.
  Page H5480
  Appointed as conferees: From the Committee on Armed Services, for 
consideration of the House amendment and the Senate amendment, and 
modifications committed to conference: Chairman Stump and 
Representatives Hunter, Hansen, Weldon of Pennsylvania, Hefley, Saxton, 
McHugh, Everett, Bartlett of Maryland, McKeon, Watts of Oklahoma, 
Thornberry, Hostettler, Chambliss, Jones of North Carolina, Hilleary, 
Graham, Skelton, Spratt, Ortiz, Evans, Taylor of Mississippi, 
Abercrombie, Meehan, Underwood, Allen, Snyder, Reyes, Turner, and 
Tauscher.
Page H5607
  From the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration 
of matters within the jurisdiction of that committee under clause 11 of 
rule X: Chairman Goss and Representatives Bereuter and Pelosi. 
                                                             Page H5607
  From the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for consideration 
of secs. 341-343, and 366 of the House amendment, and secs. 331-333, 
542, 656, 1064, and 1107 of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Representatives Isakson, Wilson of South 
Carolina, and George Miller of California.
Page H5607
  From the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for consideration of secs. 
601 and 3201 of the House amendment, and secs. 311, 312, 601, 3135, 
3155, 3171-3173, and 3201 of the House amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: Chairman Tauzin and Representatives Barton of 
Texas and Dingell.
Page H5607
  From the Committee on Government Reform, for consideration of secs. 
323, 804, 805, 1003, 1004, 1101-1106, 2811, and 2813 of the House 
amendment, and secs. 241, 654, 817, 907, 1007-1009, 1061, 1101-1106, 
2811, and 3173 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Chairman Burton and Representatives Weldon of Florida and 
Waxman.
Pages H5607-08
  From the Committee on International Relations, for consideration of 
secs. 1201, 1202, 1204, Title XI, and sec. 3142 of the House amendment, 
subtitle A of Title X, secs. 1212-1216, 3136, 3151, and 3156-3161 of 
the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: 
Chairman Hyde and Representatives Gilman and Lantos.
Page H5608
  From the Committee on Judiciary, for consideration of secs. 811 and 
1033 of the House amendment, and secs. 1067 and 1070 of the Senate 
amendment, and modifications committed to conference:

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Chairman Sensenbrenner and Representatives Smith of Texas and Conyers. 
                                                             Page H5608
  From the Committee on Resources, for consideration of secs. 311, 312, 
601, title XIV, secs. 2821, 2832, 2841, and 2863 of the House 
amendment, and secs. 601, 2821, 2823, 2828, and 2841 of the Senate 
amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Representatives 
Duncan, Gibbons, and Rahall.
Page H5608
  From the Committee on Science, for consideration of secs. 244, 246, 
1216, 3155, and 3163 of the Senate amendment, and modifications 
committed to conference: chairman Boehlert, Smith of Michigan, and Hall 
of Texas.
Page H5608
  From the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for 
consideration of sec. 601 of the House amendment, and secs. 601 and 
1063 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to 
conference: Chairman Young of Alaska, LoBiondo, and Brown of Florida. 
                                                             Page H5608
  From the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for consideration of secs. 
641, 651, 721, 723, 724, 726, 727, and 728 of the House amendment, and 
secs. 541 and 641 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed 
to conference: Chairman Smith of New Jersey, Bilirakis, Jeff Miller of 
Florida, Filner, and Carson.
Page H5608
  Agreed to the Taylor of Mississippi motion to instruct conferees to 
insist upon the provisions of section 1551 of the House amendment 
(relating to the establishment of at least one Weapons of Mass 
Destruction Civil Support Team in each State) by a yea-and-nay vote of 
419 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 349.
Pages H5602-07
  Agreed to close the meetings of the conference at such times as 
classified national security material may be broached by a recorded 
vote of 420 ayes to 3 noes, Roll No. 350.
Page H5608
Suspension--Improving Access to Long-Term Care: The House agreed to 
suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4946, amended, to amend the Internal 
Revenue Code to provide health care incentives related to long-term 
care by a yea-and-nay vote of 362 yeas to 61 nays, Roll No. 351. Agreed 
to amend the title so as to read ``A bill to amend the Internal Revenue 
Code of 1986 to provide health care incentives.''. The motion was 
debated on July 23.
  Pages H5608-09
Special Meeting of the Congress in New York, New York: The House agreed 
to H. Con. Res. 448, providing for a special meeting of the Congress in 
New York, New York, on Friday, September 6, 2002, in remembrance of the 
victims and the heroes of September 11, 2001, in recognition of the 
courage and spirit of the City of New York, and for other purposes. And 
the House agreed to H. Con. Res. 449, providing for representation by 
Congress at a special meeting in New York, New York on Friday, 
September 6, 2002.
  Pages H5609-14, H5615
Recess: The House recessed at 3:34 p.m. and reconvened at 7 p.m. 
                                                             Page H5621
Party Designation: Read a letter from Representative Goode wherein he 
requested that his party designation be changed to Republican on all 
official publications and databases of the House of Representatives, 
effective August 1, 2002.
  Page H5621
Homeland Security Act: The House completed general debate and began 
considering amendments to H.R. 5005, to establish the Department of 
Homeland Security.
  Pages H5633-H5704
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
recommended by the Select Committee on Homeland Security now printed in 
the bill (H. Rept. 107-609, Part 1) was considered as an original bill 
for the purpose of amendment.
Page H5660
Agreed To:
  Young of Alaska Amendment No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that 
restores FEMA as an entity and maintain its role as the lead agency for 
the Federal Response Plan;
Pages H5686-91
  Cox Amendment No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that clarifies that 
the Department of Homeland Security is responsible for cybersecurity 
and protection of its infrastructure;
Pages H5691-92
  Israel Amendment No. 5 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that establishes 
an advisory committee for the Under Secretary for Science and 
Technology;
Pages H5692-93
  Woolsey Amendment No. 7 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that establishes 
a Homeland Security Institute as a research and development center; 
                                                             Page H5694
  Hunter Amendment No. 9 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that expresses the 
sense of Congress that the completion of the San Diego Border Fence 
Project should be a priority of the Department of Homeland Security; 
                                                         Pages H5696-97
  Ose Amendment No. 10 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that requires a plan 
within one year to consolidate and co-locate regional and field offices 
in each of the cities with existing offices transferred to the 
Department of Homeland Security;
Pages H5697-98
  Velazquez Amendment No. 11 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that ensures 
that the Department of Homeland Security has procurement goals for 
small businesses;
Page H5698
  Hastings of Florida Amendment No. 12 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that 
directs the Secretary to

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comply with laws protecting equal employment opportunity and providing 
whistleblower protections;
Pages H5698-99
  Kingston Amendment No. 13 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that ensures 
that if the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center is transferred to 
the Department of Justice, the Department of Justice will not alter the 
operations of the center;
Pages H5699-H5701
  Rush Amendment No. 15 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that establishes an 
office for state and local government coordination; and 
                                                         Pages H5702-03
  Shays Amendment No. 16 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that requires 
biennial reports to Congress on the status of homeland security 
preparedness, including an assessment for each state, and a report 
within one year of enactment that assesses the progress of the 
Department in implementing the Act to ensure that core functions of 
each entity transferred to the Department are maintained and 
strengthened and recommending any conforming changes in law necessary 
to the further implementation of the Act.
Pages H5703-04
  Amendments Offered and Further Proceedings Postponed Until Friday, 
July 26:
  Oberstar Amendment No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that seeks to 
retain FEMA as an independent agency with responsibility for natural 
disaster preparedness, response, and recovery;
Pages H5683-86
  Cardin Amendment No. 8 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that preserves the 
Customs Service as a distinct entity within the Department of Homeland 
Security; and
Pages H5694-96
  Rogers of Kentucky Amendment No. 14 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 that 
gives permissive authority to the Secretary to establish and operate a 
permanent Joint Interagency Homeland Security Task Force. 
                                                         Pages H5701-02
Withdrawn:
  Rivers Amendment No. 6 printed in H. Rept. 107-615 was offered but 
subsequently withdrawn that sought to establish an Office of Inquiries 
within the Department of Science and Technology to review proposals to 
develop or deploy products that would contribute to homeland security. 
                                                         Pages H5693-94
  Agreed to H. Res. 502, the rule that provided for consideration of 
the bill by voice vote. Earlier, agreed to consider the resolution by 
unanimous consent.
Pages H5621-31
Recess: the House recessed at 12:40 a.m. on Friday, July 26 and 
reconvened at 8:21 a.m. on Friday, July 26.
  Page H5707
Memorial for Chaplain Ford: Representative Horn asked unanimous consent 
to print the remarks from the Memorial Service held for the late Rev. 
Dr. James David Ford at the Capitol by members and staff of the House 
of Representatives. Dr. Ford was Chaplain of the House from January 15, 
1979 until March 23, 2000. July 25 is the anniversary of Dr. Ford's 
birth.
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on 
pages H5614-15 and H5631.
Referrals: S. 434 was referred to the Committee on Resources and S. 
1175 was held at the desk.
  Page H5787
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote 
developed during the proceedings of the House today and appears on 
pages H5480, H5607, H5608, and H5609. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 8:24 a.m. on 
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Committee Meetings
DRUG REIMPORTATION
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing 
entitled ``Examining Prescription Drug Reimportation: a Review of a 
Proposal to Allow Third Parties to Reimport Prescription Drugs.'' 
Testimony was heard from William Hubbard, Senior Associate 
Commissioner, Office of Policy, Planning and Legislation, FDA, 
Department of Health and Human Services; and public witnesses.
U.S. NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE ASSESSMENT
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations held a hearing entitled ``The U.S. National Climate 
Change Assessment: Do the Climate Models Project a Useful Picture of 
Regional Climate?'' Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
REAUTHORIZATION REQUESTS--WORLDBANK INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 
ASSOCIATION AND AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FUND
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on International Monetary 
Policy and Trade held a hearing on the expected authorization requests 
on the U.S. participation in the World Bank-International Development 
Association and the African Development Fund. Testimony was heard from 
John Taylor, Under Secretary, International Affairs, Department of the 
Treasury.

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DIET, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS--IMPROVING HEALTH
Committee on Government Reform: Held a hearing on ``Diet, Physical 
Activity, and Dietary Supplements--the Scientific Basis for Improving 
Health, Saving Money, and Preserving Personal Choice.'' Testimony was 
heard from the following officials of the Department of Health and 
Human Services: Paul Coates, Director, Office of Dietary Supplements, 
NIH; and William Dietz, M.D., Director, Division of Nutrition and 
Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and 
public witnesses.
USING RUSSIAN DEBT TO ENHANCE SECURITY
Committee on International Relations: Held a hearing on Loose Nukes, 
Biological Terrorism, and Chemical Warfare: Using Russian Debt to 
Enhance Security. Testimony was heard from Representative Tauscher; 
Alan P. Larson, Under Secretary, Economic, Business, and Agricultural 
Affairs, Department of State; and public witnesses.
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on International Relations: Subcommittee on International 
Operations and Human Rights approved for full Committee action, as 
amended, the following measures: H. Con. Res. 349, calling for an end 
to the sexual exploitation of refugees; and H. Con. Res. 351, 
expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should condemn 
the practice of execution by stoning as a gross violation of human 
rights.
OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT AMENDMENTS
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 
held a hearing on H.R. 5156, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands 
Act to protect the economic and land use interests of the Federal 
Government in the management of outer continental shelf lands for 
energy-related and certain other purposes. Testimony was heard from 
Johnnie Burton, Director, Minerals Management Service, Department of 
the Interior; and a public witness.
MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT AMENDMENTS
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, 
Wildlife and Oceans approved for full Committee action, as amended, 
H.R. 4781, Marine Mammal Protection Act Amendments of 2002.
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Forests, and Forests Health, 
the Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands, and 
the Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation and Oceans held a joint 
hearing on the following bills: H.R. 2386, Outfitters Policy Act of 
2002; H.R. 1811, PILT and Refuge Revenue Sharing Permanent Funding Act; 
H.R. 5081, Property Tax Endowment Act of 2002; H.R. 5180, to direct the 
Secretary of Agriculture to convey real property in the Dixie National 
Forest in the State of Utah; and H.R. 5032, to authorize the Secretary 
of Agriculture to convey National Forest System lands in the Mendocino 
National Forest, California, to authorize the use of the proceeds from 
such conveyances for National Forest purposes. Testimony was heard from 
Representatives McInnis and Radanovich; the following officials of the 
Department of the Interior: Sherry Barnett, Deputy Assistant Director, 
Renewable Resources, Bureau of Land Management; and Chris Kearney, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy/International Affairs; Abigail 
Kimbell, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System, USDA; and 
public witnesses.
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Water and Power approved for 
full Committee action the following bills: H.R. 4910, amended, to 
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to revise a repayment contract 
with the Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, 
San Angelo project, Texas; and H.R. 5123, to address certain matter 
related to Colorado River water management and the Salton Sea by 
providing funding for habitat enhancement projects at the Salton Sea.
  Prior to this action, the Subcommittee held a hearing on these 
measures. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the 
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior: Mark A. Limbaugh, 
Director, External and Intergovernmental Affairs; and Bob Johnson, 
Regional Director, Lower Colorado Region; and public witnesses.
HOMELAND SECURITY ACT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a structured rule providing 
90 minutes of debate on H.R. 5005, Homeland Security Act of 2002. The 
rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The 
rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
recommended by the Select Committee on Homeland Security now printed in 
the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of 
amendment and shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points 
of order against the bill, as amended.
  The rule provides that no amendment to the committee amendment in the 
nature of a substitute shall be in order except those printed in the 
Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution and amendments en 
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resolution. The rule provides that each amendment printed in the report 
may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered 
only by a Member designated in the report, 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 division of the 
question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole, except as 
specified in section 4 of the resolution.
  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in 
the report or amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the 
resolution. The rule provides that it shall be in order at any time for 
the chairman of the Select Committee on Homeland Security or his 
designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed 
in the report not earlier disposed of or germane modifications of any 
such amendment.
  The rule provides that amendments en bloc offered pursuant to the 
rule shall be considered as read (except that modifications shall be 
reported), shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and 
controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Select 
Committee on Homeland Security or their designees, shall not be subject 
to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the 
question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The rule 
provides that for the purpose of inclusion in such amendments en bloc, 
an amendment printed in the form of a motion to strike may be modified 
to the form of a germane perfecting amendment to the text originally 
proposed to be stricken. The rule provides that the original proponent 
of an amendment included in such amendments en bloc may insert a 
statement in the Congressional Record immediately before the 
disposition of the amendments en bloc.
  The rule provides that the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may 
recognize for consideration of any amendment printed in the report out 
of the order printed, but not sooner than one hour after the chairman 
of the Select Committee on Homeland Security or his designee announces 
from the floor a request to that effect. Finally, the rule provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions.
SAME DAY CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTIONS REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON 
RULES
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a resolution waiving clause 
6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on 
the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain 
resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the 
waiver to any special rule reported on the legislative day of Friday, 
July 26, 2002, providing for the consideration or disposition of 
conference reports to accompany any of the following bills: H.R. 3009, 
H.R. 3295, H.R. 333.
PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF MOTIONS TO SUSPEND THE RULES
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a resolution providing that 
suspensions will be in order at any time on the legislative day of 
Wednesday, September 4, 2002. The resolution provides that the Speaker 
or his designee will consult with the Minority Leader or his designee 
on any suspension considered under the rule.
CONFERENCE REPORT--BANKRUPTCY ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION 
ACT OF 2001
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving all points 
of order against the conference report and against its consideration. 
The rule provides that the conference report shall be considered as 
read.
DOE'S OFFICE OF SCIENCE--FUTURE DIRECTION
Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Future 
Direction of the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Testimony 
was heard from Raymond Orbach, Director, Office of Science, Department 
of Energy; Gary Jones, Director, National Resources and Environment, 
GAO; and public witnesses.
OVERSIGHT--BETTER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on 
Highways and Transit held an oversight hearing on Transportation 
Solutions in a Community Context: the Need for Better Transportation 
Systems for Everyone. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
VETERANS' LEGISLATION
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Benefits concluded 
hearings on the following bills: H.R. 5111, Servicemember's Civil 
Relief Act; and H.R. 4017, Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Equity 
Act. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
SSI PROGRAMS--FRAUD AND ABUSE
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Human Resources held a 
hearing on fraud and abuse in the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
program. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the SSA: 
James B. Lockhart, I, Deputy Commissioner; and James G. Huse, Jr., 
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and Income Security Issues, GAO; Hal Daub, Chairman, Social Security 
Advisory Board; and a public witness.

Joint Meetings
9/11 INTELLIGENCE INVESTIGATION
Joint Hearing: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held joint 
closed hearings with the House Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence to examine events surrounding September 11, 2001.
  Joint hearings recessed subject to call.
SECURING AMERICA'S FUTURE ENERGY ACT
Conferees met to resolve the differences between the Senate and House 
passed versions of H.R. 4, to enhance energy conservation, research and 
development and to provide for security and diversity in the energy 
supply for the American people, 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 of July 24, 2002, p. 
                                 D821)
  H.R. 2362, to establish the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary 
Commission. Signed on July 24, 2002. (Public Law 107-202)
  H.R. 3971, to provide for an independent investigation of Forest 
Service firefighter deaths that are caused by wildfire entrapment or 
burnover. Signed on July 24, 2002. (Public Law 107-203)


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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2002-07-26

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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

                             JULY 26, 2002

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Armed Services: to hear and consider the nominations 
of Lt. Gen. James T. Hill, USA, for appointment to the grade of 
general and assignment as Commander in Chief, United States Southern 
Command; and Vice Adm. Edmund P. Giambastiani Jr., USN, for 
appointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as Commander in 
Chief, United States Joint Forces Command, 9:30 a.m., SR-222.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Subcommittee 
on Children and Families, to hold hearings to examine birth defect 
screening, focusing on strategies for prevention and ensuring 
quality of life, 9:30 a.m., SD-430.


                                 House

  Committee on Energy and Commerce, hearing entitled ``Oath Taking, 
Truth Telling, and Remedies in the Business World,'' 10 a.m., 2123 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, 
Drug Policy, and Human Resources, to mark up a report entitled 
``Federal Law Enforcement at the Borders and Ports of Entry: 
Challenges and Solutions;'' followed by a hearing on ``Impact of 
Potential Restrictions on Anti-Drug Media Campaign Contractors,'' 10 
a.m., 2203 Rayburn.
Committee on Rules: Emergency meeting to consider the following: 
Conference report to accompany H.R. 333, Bankruptcy Reform; a 
resolution providing for same day consideration of certain measures; 
and a resolution making suspensions in order on Sept. 4, 2002; 8 a.m. 
(legislative day of Thursday, July 25), H-313 Capitol.


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                       Next Meeting of the Senate
                       9:55 a.m., Friday, July 26

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Friday: Senate will vote on the motion to close further 
debate on the nomination of Julia Smith Gibbons, of Tennessee, to be 
United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; following which, 
Senate will consider the nomination of Christopher C. Conner, to be 
United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 
The Judiciary, with a vote to occur thereon.
  Also, Senate will continue consideration of S. 812, Greater Access to 
Affordable Pharmaceuticals Act.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                        9 a.m., Friday, July 26

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Friday: Complete consideration of H.R. 5005, Homeland 
Security Bill (structured rule).
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Abercrombie, Neil, Hawaii, E1375
Bentsen, Ken, Tex., E1385
Berman, Howard L., Calif., E1395
Berry, Marion, Ark., E1369, E1371
Bilirakis, Michael, Fla., E1378
Boehner, John A., Ohio, E1378
Borski, Robert A., Pa., E1376
Brown, Henry E., Jr., S.C., E1382
Calvert, Ken, Calif., E1379, E1380
Cardin, Benjamin L., Md., E1386
Chambliss, Saxby, Ga., E1396
Clement, Bob, Tenn., E1377
Coble, Howard, N.C., E1389
Collins, Mac, Ga., E1398
Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E1376
Costello, Jerry F., Ill., E1398
Dingell, John D., Mich., E1379
Ehrlich, Robert L., Jr., Md., E1382, E1386
Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1372
Ferguson, Michael, N.J., E1373
Frank, Barney, Mass., E1381
Frost, Martin, Tex., E1382
Gallegly, Elton, Calif., E1377
Gephardt, Richard A., Mo., E1370
Graves, Sam, Mo., E1369, E1370, E1371, E1372, E1373, E1374, E1375, 
E1377, E1383
Green, Mark, Wisc., E1385, E1388
Gutierrez, Luis V., Ill., E1390
Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1369, E1371, E1373
Hobson, David L., Ohio, E1404
Horn, Stephen, Calif., E1397
Jackson-Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1401
Kirk, Mark Steven, Ill., E1374
Larson, John B., Conn., E1375
Lee, Barbara, Calif., E1398
Lipinski, William O., Ill., E1394
Lofgren, Zoe, Calif., E1392
McInnis, Scott, Colo., E1383, E1385, E1387, E1389, E1391, E1393, E1396
Matsui, Robert T., Calif., E1393
Miller, Dan, Fla., E1382
Miller, George, Calif., E1390
Mink, Patsy T., Hawaii, E1370
Moore, Dennis, Kansas, E1375
Pastor, Ed, Ariz., E1374
Paul, Ron, Tex., E1396, E1399
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E1400, E1401
Pickering, Charles W. ``Chip'', Miss., E1374
Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E1374
Regula, Ralph, Ohio, E1405
Reyes, Silvestre, Tex., E1380, E1392
Riley, Bob, Ala., E1372
Rogers, Mike, Mich., E1379, E1400
Roukema, Marge, N.J., E1372
Rush, Bobby L., Ill., E1393
Sanchez, Loretta, Calif., E1388
Schaffer, Bob, Colo., E1382
Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E1370
Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E1398
Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr., Wisc., E1404
Serrano, Jose E., N.Y., E1381
Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E1392, E1401
Stearns, Cliff, Fla., E1380
Stump, Bob, Ariz., E1379
Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E1383, E1385, E1388, E1391
Walden, Greg, Ore., E1369, E1373
Walsh, James T., N.Y., E1402
Watkins, Wes, Okla., E1377
Watts, J.C., Jr., Okla., E1401
Weldon, Curt, Pa., E1378
Wicker, Roger F., Miss., E1397
Wolf, Frank R., Va., E1388, E1402
Wynn, Albert Russell, Md., E1371 


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