Daily Digest

Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    Senate passed H.R. 5005, Homeland Security Act.
    Senate agreed to conference report on H.R. 3210, Terrorism Risk Protection Act.
    Senate confirmed the nomination of Dennis W. Shedd, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S11357–S11404

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and three resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3–5, and S. 3173–3179, S. Res. 359–360, and S. Con. Res. 159.
(See next issue.)

Measures Reported:

Report to accompany S. 2480, to amend title 18, United States Code, to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from state laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns. (S. Rept. No. 107–345)

S. 2065, to provide for the implementation of air quality programs developed pursuant to an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Southern Ute Indian Tribes and the State of Colorado concerning Air Quality Control on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. (S. Rept. No. 107–346)

S. 556, to amend the Clean Air Act to reduce emissions from electric powerplants, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 107–347)

S. 2946, to reauthorize the Federal Trade Commission for fiscal years 2003, 2004, and 2005. (S. Rept. No. 107–348)

S. 3070, to authorize appropriations for the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Special Counsel. (S. Rept. No. 107–349)

S. 1340, to amend the Indian Land Consolidation Act to provide for probate reform with respect to trust or restricted lands, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

S. 1822, to amend title 5, United States Code, to allow certain catchup contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan to be made by participants age 50 or over.
(See next issue.)

Measures Passed:

Homeland Security Act: By 90 yeas to 9 nays (Vote No. 249), Senate passed H.R. 5005, to establish the Department of Homeland Security, after taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
Pages S11358–S11404 (continued next issue)

Adopted:

By 73 yeas to 26 nays (Vote No. 247), Thompson (for Gramm) Amendment No. 4901, in the nature of a substitute.
Pages S11358, S11371–73

Rejected:

By 47 yeas to 52 nays (Vote No. 245), Daschle (for Lieberman) Amendment No. 4953 (to Amendment No. 4911), of a perfecting nature.
Pages S11358–71

Daschle (for Lieberman) Amendment No. 4911 (to Amendment No. 4901), to provide that certain provisions of the Act shall not take effect.
Pages S11358, S11371

During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following actions:

By 69 yeas to 30 nays (Vote No. 246), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to waive section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, with respect to Thompson (for Gramm) Amendment No. 4901, listed above. Subsequently, the point of order, stating that additional expenditures contained in the amendment are not provided for in the budget resolution adopted in 2001 for fiscal years 2002 through 2011 and therefore in violation of section 302(f) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, failed.
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By 83 yeas to 16 nays (Vote No. 248), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the bill.
Pages S11373–74


Continuing Appropriations: By 92 yeas to 2 nays (Vote No. 253), Senate passed H.J. Res. 124, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Congratulating Former President Jimmy Carter: Senate agreed to S. Res. 360, congratulating former President Jimmy Carter for being awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, and commending him for his lifetime of dedication to peace.
(See next issue.)


Oil Region National Heritage Area Act: Senate passed H.R. 695, to establish the Oil Region National Heritage Area, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4970, to designate additional National Heritage Areas.
(See next issue.)


Moccasin Bend National Historic Site Establishment Act: Senate passed H.R. 980, to establish the Moccasin Bend National Archaeological District in the State of Tennessee as a unit of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4973, in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


National Historic Trails Studies: Senate passed H.R. 37, to amend the National Trails System Act to update the feasibility and suitability studies of 4 national historic trails and provide for possible additions to such trails, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4974, in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Harmful Nonnative Weed Control Act: Senate passed S. 198, to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance through States to eligible weed management entities to control or eradicate harmful, nonnative weeds on public and private land, after agreeing to committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4975, in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Wildfire Prevention Act: Senate passed S. 2670, to establish Institutes to conduct research on the prevention of, and restoration from, wildfires in forest and woodland ecosystems of the interior West, after agreeing to a committee amendment, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4976, in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Alternative Land Selections Under The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Senate passed S. 2222, to resolve certain conveyances and provide for alternative land selections under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act related to Cape Fox Corporation and Sealaska Corporation, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4977, in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Fremont-Madison Conveyance Act: Senate passed S. 2556, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain facilities to the Fremont-Madison Irrigation District in the State of Idaho, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
(See next issue.)

Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4978, in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Alaska Land Conveyance: Senate passed S. 1816, to provide for the continuation of higher education through the conveyance of certain public lands in the State of Alaska to the University of Alaska.
(See next issue.)


Mount Nebo Wilderness Boundary Adjustment Act: Senate passed H.R. 451, to make certain adjustments to the boundaries of the Mount Nebo Wilderness Area, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Illinois Hydroelectric Project Extension: Senate passed S. 2872, to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Illinois.
(See next issue.)


Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 159, to correct the enrollment of S. 1843.
(See next issue.)


Virgin River Dinosaur Footprint Preserve Act: Senate passed H.R. 2385, to convey certain property to the city of St. George, Utah, in order to provide for the protection and preservation of certain rare paleontological resources on that property, after withdrawing the committee amendments.
(See next issue.)


Homestead National Monument of America Additions Act: Senate passed H.R. 38, to provide for additional lands to be included within the boundaries of the Homestead National Monument of America in the State of Nebraska, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Guam War Claims Review Commission Act: Senate passed H.R. 308, to establish the Guam War Claims Review Commission, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Lease Lot Conveyance Act: Senate passed H.R. 706, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain properties in the vicinity of the Elephant Butte Reservoir and the Caballo Reservoir, New Mexico, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


American Samoa Park Adjustments: Senate passed H.R. 1712, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make adjustments to the boundary of the National Park of American Samoa to include certain portions of the islands of Ofu and Olosega within the park, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 1776, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area in west Houston, Texas, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Metacomet-Monadnock-Mattabesett Trail Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 1814, to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Metacomet-Monadnock-Mattabesett Trail extending through western Massachusetts and central Connecticut for study for potential addition to the National Trails System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Fallon Rail Freight Loading Facility Transfer Act: Senate passed H.R. 1870, to provide for the sale of certain real property within the Newlands Project in Nevada, to the city of Fallon, Nevada, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park Addition Act: Senate passed H.R. 1906, to amend the Act that established the Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park to expand the boundaries of that park, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Waco Mammoth Site Area Study: Senate passed H.R. 1925, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Waco Mammoth Site Area in Waco, Texas, as a unit of the National Park System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Vancouver National Historic Reserve Authorization: Senate passed H.R. 2099, to amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to provide adequate funding authorization for the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Virginia Key Beach Park Study: Senate passed H.R. 2109, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Virginia Key Beach Park in Biscayne Bay, Florida, for possible inclusion in the National Park System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Lakehaven Utility District Wastewater Project: Senate passed H.R. 2115, to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the design, planning, and construction of a project to reclaim and reuse wastewater within and outside of the service area of the Lakehaven Utility District, Washington, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 2628, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area in Alabama, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Sand Mountain Wilderness Study Area Conveyance: Senate passed H.R. 2818, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public land within the Sand Mountain Wilderness Study Area in the State of Idaho to resolve an occupancy encroachment dating back to 1971, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Klamath Basin Emergency Operation and Maintenance Refund Act: Senate passed H.R. 2828, to authorize payments to certain Klamath Project water distribution entities for amounts assessed by the entities for operation and maintenance of the Project's transferred works for 2001, to authorize refunds to such entities of amounts collected by the Bureau of Reclamation for reserved works for 2001, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act: Senate passed H.R. 2990, to amend the Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act of 2000 to authorize additional projects under that Act, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


New River Gorge Boundary Act: Senate passed H.R. 3858, to modify the boundaries of the New River Gorge National River, West Virginia, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Russian River Land Act: Senate passed H.R. 3048, to resolve the claims of Cook Inlet Region, Inc., to lands adjacent to the Russian River in the State of Alaska, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


California Five Mile Regional Learning Center Transfer Act: Senate passed H.R. 3401, to provide for the conveyance of Forest Service facilities and lands comprising the Five Mile Regional Learning Center in the State of California to the Clovis Unified School District, to authorize a new special use permit regarding the continued use of unconveyed lands comprising the Center, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Gunn McKay Nature Preserve Act: Senate passed H.R. 3909, to designate certain Federal lands in the State of Utah as the Gunn McKay Nature Preserve, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


George Washington Birthplace National Monument: Senate passed H.R. 3449, to revise the boundaries of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Caribbean National Forest Wild and Scenic Rivers Act: Senate passed H.R. 3954, to designate certain waterways in the Caribbean National Forest in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site Boundary Revision Act: Senate passed H.R. 4682, to revise the boundary of the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act: Senate passed H.R. 5125, to amend the American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a battlefield acquisition grant program, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Oregon Right-of-Way: Senate passed H.R. 4953, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to grant to Deschutes and Crook Counties in the State of Oregon a right-of-way to West Butte Road, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Mni Wiconi Rural Water Supply Project: Senate passed H.R. 4638, to reauthorize the Mni Wiconi Rural Water Supply Project, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Endangered Fish Recovery Implementation Programs: Senate passed H.R. 5099, to extend the periods of authorization for the Secretary of the Interior to implement capital construction projects associated with the endangered fish recovery implementation programs for the Upper Colorado and San Juan River Basins, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Bainbridge Island Japanese-American Memorial Study Act: Senate passed H.R. 3747, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the site commonly known as Eagledale Ferry Dock at Taylor Avenue in the State of Washington for potential inclusion in the National Park System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Oregon Hydroelectric Project: Senate passed H.R. 5436, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Oregon, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Big Sur Wilderness and Conservation Act: Senate passed H.R. 4750, to designate certain lands in the State of California as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


President John Adams Commemorative Work: Senate passed H.J. Res. 117, approving the location of the commemorative work in the District of Columbia honoring former President John Adams, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Central Utah Project Completion Act: Senate passed H.R. 4129, to amend the Central Utah Project Completion Act to clarify the responsibilities of the Secretary of the Interior with respect to the Central Utah Project, to redirect unexpended budget authority for the Central Utah Project for wastewater treatment and reuse and other purposes, to provide for prepayment of repayment contracts for municipal and industrial water delivery facilities, and to eliminate a deadline for such prepayment, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Spirit Lake and Twin Lakes Act: Senate passed H.R. 4874, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to disclaim any Federal interest in lands adjacent to Spirit Lake and Twin Lakes in the State of Idaho resulting from possible omission of lands from an 1880 survey, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Act: Senate passed H.R. 4944, to designate the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Clark County Shooting Range: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2937, to provide for the conveyance of certain public land in Clark County, Nevada, for use as a shooting range, and the bill was then passed, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Ombudsman Reauthorization Act: Senate passed S. 606, to provide additional authority to the Office of Ombudsman of the Environmental Protection Agency, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Public Health Service Act Amendment: Senate passed H.R. 5738, to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to special diabetes programs for Type I diabetes and Indians, clearing the measure for the President
(See next issue.)


Terrorism Risk Protection Act Conference Report--Cloture Motion Filed: Pursuant to the order of November 15, 2002, a motion was entered to close further debate on the conference report on H.R. 3210, to ensure the continued financial capacity of insurers to provide coverage for risks from terrorism.
(See next issue.)


Terrorism Risk Protection Act Conference Report: By 86 yeas to 11 nays (Vote No. 252), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3210, to ensure the continued financial capacity of insurers to provide coverage for risks from terrorism, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)

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During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:

By 85 yeas to 12 nays (Vote No. 251), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the conference report.
(See next issue.)


Rancho Corral De Tierra Golden Gate National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 941, to revise the boundaries of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in the State of California, to extend the term of the advisory commission for the recreation area, with a further Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4971, to concur in the House amendment with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Miami Circle Site Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1894, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the national significance of the Miami Circle site in the State of Florida as well as the suitability and feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System as part of Biscayne National Park, with a further Reid (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 4972, to concur in the House amendment with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
(See next issue.)


Grand Teton National Park Land Exchange Act: Senate disagreed to the amendment of the House to S. 1105, to provide for the expeditious completion of the acquisition of State of Wyoming lands within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park.
(See next issue.)


Timpanogos Interagency Land Exchange Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House to S. 1240, to provide for the acquisition of land and construction of an interagency administrative and visitor facility at the entrance to American Fork Canyon, Utah, clearing the measure for the President.
(See next issue.)


Messages from the President: Senate received the following messages from the President of the United States:

Transmitting a report documenting The State of Small Business at the end of the Twentieth Century; to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. (PM–121)
(See next issue.)

Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report entitled Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2001; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (PM–122)
(See next issue.)


Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

By 55 yeas 44 nays (Vote No. EX. 250), Dennis W. Shedd, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
(See next issue.)

Carmel Borders, of Kentucky, to be a Member of the National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board for a term of three years. (Prior to this action, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration.)

William T. Hiller, of Ohio, to be a Member of the National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board for a term of one year. (New Position)

Robin Morris, of Georgia, to be a Member of the National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board for a term of one year. (Prior to this action, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration.)

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Jean Osborn, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board for a term of two years. (New Position)

Mark G. Yudof, of Minnesota, to be a Member of the National Institute for Literacy Advisory Board for a term of two years. (Prior to this action, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration.)

Michael F. Duffy, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of six years expiring August 30, 2006. (Prior to this action, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration.)

Alejandro Modesto Sanchez, of Florida, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2006. (Prior to this action, Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration.)

Andrew Saul, of New York, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring September 25, 2004. (Prior to this action, Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration.)

Gordon Whiting, of New York, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring September 25, 2006. (Prior to this action, Committee on Governmental Affairs was discharged from further consideration.)

William H. Campbell, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Management). (Prior to this action, Committee on Veterans' Affairs was discharged from further consideration.)

Margaret Scarlett, of Wyoming, to be a Member of the National Museum Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 2007. (Prior to this action, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration.)

David Donath, of Vermont, to be a Member of the National Museum Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 2004. (Prior to this action, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration.)

Arthur James Collingsworth, of California, to be a Member of the National Security Education Board for a term of four years.

51 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.

31 Army nominations in the rank of general.

1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Navy.
(See next issue.)


Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Humberto S. Garcia, of Puerto Rico, to be United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico for the term of four years.

Leonardo M. Rapadas, of Guam, to be United States Attorney for the District of Guam and concurrently United States Attorney for the District of Northern Mariana Islands for the term of four years.

Ellen L. Weintraub, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission for a term expiring April 30, 2007.
(See next issue.)


Messages From the House:
(See next issue.)


Enrolled Bills Presented:
(See next issue.)


Executive Communications:
(See next issue.)


Executive Reports of Committees:
(See next issue.)


Additional Cosponsors:
(See next issue.)


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
(See next issue.)


Additional Statements:
(See next issue.)


Amendments Submitted:
(See next issue.)


Privilege of the Floor:
(See next issue.)


Record Votes: Nine record votes were taken today. (Total--253)
Pages S11371, S11372, S11373, S11374 (continued next issue)


Adjournment: Senate met at 9 a.m., and adjourned at 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2002, until 10 a.m., on the same day. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in the next issue of the Record).

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

NOMINATIONS

Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably report the nomination of Arthur James Collingsworth, of California, to be a Member of the National Security Education Board, Department of Defense, and 1,335 military nominations in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.

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House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Measures Introduced: 5 public bills, H.R. 5758–5762, were introduced.
Page H9036


Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Thornberry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H9027


Call of the Private Calendar: Agreed to dispense with the call of the Private Calendar.
Page H9028


Meeting Hour--Friday, Nov. 22: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22.
Page H9029


Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission: Read a letter from the Minority Leader wherein he announced his appointment of Representatives Borski and Fattah to the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission.
Page H9029


Congressional Hunger Fellows Program: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of Representatives Emerson and Mr. David Weaver, Jr., of Lubbock, Texas, to the Board of Trustees of the Congressional Fellows Program for a four year term.
Page H9029


Recess: The House recessed at 12:31 p.m. and reconvened at 12:45 p.m.
Page H9031


Return of Official Papers--Hydroelectric Licenses in Alaska: Agreed that the Clerk of the House be directed to request the Senate to return the official papers on S. 1843, to extend certain hydroelectric licenses in the State of Alaska.
Pages H9031–32


Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H9028.

Referrals: S. 754, to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; S. 1052, held at the desk; S. 2799, to the Committee on Resources; S. 2869 to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; S. 2949 to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Energy and Commerce; S. 2951, to the Committee on Science; S. 3172 to the Committees on the Budget and Small Business; S. Con. Res. 94, held at the desk; and S. Con. Res. 122 to the Committee on International Relations.
Pages H9032–33


Quorum Calls--Votes: No quorum calls or recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 1:01 p.m.

Committee Meetings

COMPUTER SECURITY--FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management and Intergovernmental Relations held an oversight hearing on ``Computer Security in the Federal Government: How Do the Agencies Rate?'' Testimony was heard from Mark A. Forman, Associate Director, Information Technology and E-Government, OMB; Robert Dacey, Director, Information Security, GAO; James B. Lockhart III, Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer, Social Security, SSA; Kenneth M. Mead, Inspector General, Department of Transportation; and a public witness.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

NOVEMBER 20, 2002

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine an assessment of the tools needed to fight the financing of terrorism, 10 a.m., SD–226.

House

No Committee meetings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Wednesday, November 20

Senate Chamber

Program for Wednesday: After the transaction of any morning business, Senate will consider any cleared legislative and executive business.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

11 a.m., Friday, November 22

House Chamber

Program for Friday: Pro forma session.

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Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Abercrombie, Neil, Hawaii, E2109

Berman, Howard L., Calif., E2108

Bono, Mary, Calif., E2114

Brady, Robert A., Pa., E2116

Buyer, Steve, Ind., E2115

Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E2116

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E2107

DeGette, Diana, Colo., E2105

Dooley, Calvin M., Calif., E2116

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E2105

Evans, Lane, Ill., E2107

Farr, Sam, Calif., E2089, E2092

Gekas, George W., Pa., E2114

Hall, Ralph M., Tex., E2102

Harman, Jane, Calif., E2091

Hobson, David L., Ohio, E2090

Horn, Stephen, Calif., E2113

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E2103

Lantos, Tom, Calif., E2090, E2106

Larson, John B., Conn., E2089, E2091, E2103

McCarthy, Karen, Mo., E2106

McCollum, Betty, Minn., E2105

Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E2105

Matsui, Robert T., Calif., E2089, E2091, E2104

Millender-McDonald, Juanita, Calif., E2108

Miller, George, Calif., E2111

Neal, Richard E., Mass., E2111

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E2106

Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E2092

Rahall, Nick J., II, W.Va., E2090, E2107

Roemer, Tim, Ind., E2091

Rogers, Mike, Mich., E2108

Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E2115

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E2112

Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E2111

Udall, Mark, Colo., E2115

Waxman, Henry A., Calif., E2115

Young, Don, Alaska, E2103


(Senate proceedings for today will be continued in the next issue of the Record.) 
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