Daily Digest

Friday, November 22, 2002

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5005, to establish the Department of Homeland Security--clearing the measure for the President.

Senate

Chamber Action



The Senate was not in session today. It will next meet on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 for the convening of the First Session of the 108th Congress.

Committee Meetings



No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Measures Introduced: 5 public bills, H.R. 5763–5767; and 1 resolution; H. Con. Res. 521, were introduced.
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 4187, to amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records, amended (H. Rept. 107–790).
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Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Thornberry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Speaker Pro Tempore to Sign Enrolled Bills and Joint Resolutions: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Armey to act as Speaker pro tempore to sign enrolled bills and joint resolutions on this day.
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Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of Representatives Castle of Delaware and Mrs. Elise DuPont of Rockland, Delaware to the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission.
Page H9038


Presidential Messages: Read the following messages from the President:
State of Small Business Annual Report: Message wherein he transmitted the annual report on the State of Small Business at the end of the 20th century--referred to the Committee on Small Business; and
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Railroad Retirement Board Annual Report: Message wherein he transmitted the annual report of the Railroad Retirement Board--referred to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Ways and Means.
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Department of Homeland Security: The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5005, to establish the Department of Homeland Security--clearing the measure for the President.
Pages H9040–H9114


Adjournment Resolution: The House agreed to S. Con. Res. 160, providing for the sine die adjournment of the One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session.
Pages H9115–16


Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H9038.

Referrals: S. 12 to the Committee on International Relations; S. 13 to the Committee on Financial Services, S. 14 and S. 2063 to the Committee on Agriculture, S. 198, S. 2556, S. 2577, and S. Con. Res. 159 were held at the desk; S. 606 and S. 2872 to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; S. 1340, S. 1816, S. 2222, and S. 2711 to the Committee on Resources, S. 2670 to the Committees on Resources and Agriculture; and S. 3079 to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Quorum Calls--Votes: No quorum calls or recorded votes developed during the proceedings of the House today.

Adjournment Sine Die: The House met at 11 a.m. and in accordance with the provisions of S. Con. Res. 160, and S.J. Res. 53, the House adjourned sine die at 2:23 p.m. until 12 noon on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 for the Convening of the First Session of the 108th Congress.

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Committee Meetings

FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES--UNFAIR COMPETITION WITH SMALL BUSINESSES

Committee on Small Business: On November 21, the Committee held a hearing on Federal Prison Industries' Unfair Competition with Small Businesses: Potential Interim Administrative Solutions, with discussion of H.R. 1577, Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2002. Testimony was heard from Angela B. Styles, Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB; Kenneth R. Rocks, Chairman, Board of Directors, Federal Prison Industries, Inc.; and public witnesses.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

12 noon, Tuesday, January 7, 2003

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will convene the first session of the 108th Congress.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Tuesday, January 7, 2003

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Convening of the 108th Congress.

Extensions of Remarks as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Baldwin, Tammy, Wisc., E2135

Bono, Mary, Calif., E2129

Coyne, William J., Pa., E2138

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E2122, E2123, E2126, E2128

Davis, Tom, Va., E2119, E2120, E2125

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E2121, E2123, E2124, E2127

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E2125, E2127, E2129

Farr, Sam, Calif., E2126, E2130

Fletcher, Ernie, Ky., E2137

Gekas, George W., Pa., E2124, E2130

Gillmor, Paul E., Ohio, E2134

Gordon, Bart, Tenn., E2137

Hastert, J. Dennis, Ill., E2138

Holt, Rush D., N.J., E2137

Horn, Stephen, Calif., E2144

Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E2119, E2120

Israel, Steve, N.Y., E2135

Jones, Walter B., N.C., E2131

McCarthy, Carolyn, N.Y., E2137

McCarthy, Karen, Mo., E2135

McCollum, Betty, Minn., E2139, E2143

Menendez, Robert, N.J., E2119, E2119, E2121, E2122, E2123

Millender-McDonald, Juanita, Calif., E2132

Miller, George, Calif., E2141

Morella, Constance A., Md., E2133

Murtha, John P., Pa., E2128, E2135

Nussle, Jim, Iowa, E2129

Oberstar, James L., Minn., E2134

Otter, C.L. ``Butch'', Idaho, E2143

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E2123, E2126, E2130

Portman, Rob, Ohio, E2134

Radanovich, George, Calif., E2120, E2124, E2125

Rogers, Mike, Mich., E2119, E2121, E2122

Sandlin, Max, Tex., E2131

Schaffer, Bob, Colo., E2125, E2128, E2129, E2133

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E2130

Smith, Adam, Wash., E2136

Solis, Hilda L., Calif., E2132

Stupak, Bart, Mich., E2143

Taylor, Gene, Miss., E2139

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E2132

Wynn, Albert Russell, Md., E2122, E2122

Young, Don, Alaska, E2143 

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