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                                           Tuesday, January 7, 2003

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate convened the First Session of the One Hundred Eighth 
      Congress.
      First Session of the One Hundred Eighth Congress convened.
      The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert of the State of Illinois was 
      elected Speaker of the House of Representatives.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S1-S86
Measures Introduced: Ninety-five bills and sixteen resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 6-10, S. 16-105, S.J. Res. 1-2, and S. Res. 
1-14.
  Pages S34-38
Measures Reported: Reported on Friday, December 20, during the 
adjournment of the Senate:
  Special Report entitled ``Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community 
Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 
2001''. (S. Rept. No. 107-351)
Page S34
Measures Passed:
  Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. Res. 1, informing 
the President of the United States that a quorum of each House is 
assembled.
  Page S6
  Notification to the House of Representatives: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 2, informing the House of Representatives that a quorum of the 
Senate is assembled.
  Page S6
  Electing the President Pro Tempore: Senate agreed to S. Res. 3, to 
elect Ted Stevens, a Senator from the State of Alaska, to be President 
pro tempore of the Senate of the United States.
  Page S6
  Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. Res. 4, notifying 
the President of the United States of the election of a President pro 
tempore.
  Page S6
  Notification to the House of Representatives: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 5, notifying the House of Representatives of the election of a 
President pro tempore of the Senate.
  Pages S6-7
  Fixing the Hour of Daily Meeting: Senate agreed to S. Res. 6, fixing 
the hour of daily meeting of the Senate.
  Page S7
  Electing the Secretary of the Senate: Senate agreed to S. Res. 7, 
electing Emily J. Reynolds of Tennessee as Secretary of the Senate. 
                                                                Page S7
  Notification to the President: Senate agreed to S. Res. 8, notifying 
the President of the United States of the election of a Secretary of 
the Senate.
  Page S7
  Notification to the House of Representatives: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 9, notifying the House of Representatives of the election of a 
Secretary of the Senate.
  Page S7
  Electing the Secretary for the Majority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 10, 
electing David J. Schiappa of Maryland as Secretary for the Majority of 
the Senate.
  Page S7
  Electing the Secretary for the Minority: Senate agreed to S. Res. 11, 
electing Martin P. Paone as Secretary for the Minority of the Senate. 
                                                                Page S7
  Reappointment of Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to S. Res. 12, 
to make effective reappointment of Senate Legal Counsel.
  Pages S7-8
  Reappointment of Deputy Senate Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 13, to make effective reappointment of Deputy Senate Legal 
Counsel.
  Page S8
  Temporary Unemployment Compensation Extension: Senate passed S. 23, 
to provide for a 5-month extension of the Temporary Extended 
Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002 and for a transition period for 
individuals receiving compensation when the program under such Act 
ends.
  Pages S9-15
  Commending Ohio State University Football Team: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 14, commending the Ohio State University Buckeyes football team 
for winning the 2002 NCAA Division I-A collegiate national football 
championship.
  Page S87

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Unanimous-Consent Agreements:
  Authority for Ethics Committee: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that for the duration of the 108th Congress, the 
Ethics Committee be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate.
  Page S8
  Limitation of Roll Call Votes: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that for the duration of the 108th Congress, there be 
a limitation of 15 minutes each upon any rollcall vote, with the 
warning signal to be sounded at the midway point, beginning at the last 
7\1/2\ minutes, and when rollcall votes are of 10-minute duration, the 
warning signal be sounded at the beginning of the last 7\1/2\ minutes. 
                                                                Page S8
  Authority for Secretary of the Senate To Receive Reports: A 
unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that during the 108th 
Congress, it be in order for the Secretary of the Senate to receive 
reports at the desk when presented by a Senator at any time during the 
day of the session of the Senate.
  Page S8
  Approving the Journal: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that the Majority and Minority leaders may daily have up to 
10 minutes each on each calendar day following the prayer and 
disposition of the reading of, or the approval of the Journal. 
                                                                Page S8
  Privilege of the Floor for the House Parliamentarian: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that the Parliamentarian of the 
House of Representatives and his five assistants be given the privilege 
of the floor during the 108th Congress.
  Page S8
  Printing of Conference Reports: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that, notwithstanding the provisions of rule XXVIII, 
conference reports and statements accompanying them not be printed as 
Senate reports when such conference reports and statements have been 
printed as a House report unless specific request is made in the Senate 
in each instance to have such a report printed.
  Page S8
  Authority for Appropriations Committee To File Reports: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that the Committee on 
Appropriations be authorized during the 108th Congress to file reports 
during adjournments or recesses of the Senate on appropriations bills, 
including joint resolutions, together with any accompanying notices of 
motions to suspend rule XVI, pursuant to rule V, for the purpose of 
offering certain amendments to such bills or joint resolutions, which 
proposed amendments shall be printed.
  Page S8
  Authority for Secretary of the Senate To Make Corrections to Bills 
and Resolutions: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing 
that, for the duration of the 108th Congress, the Secretary of the 
Senate be authorized to make technical and clerical corrections in the 
engrossments of all Senate-passed bills and resolutions, Senate 
amendments to House bills and resolutions, Senate amendments to House 
amendments to Senate bills and resolutions, and Senate amendments to 
House amendments to House bills or resolutions.
  Page S8
  Authority for Secretary of the Senate To Receive Messages From the 
President: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that, 
for the duration of the 108th Congress, when the Senate is in recess or 
adjournment, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to receive 
messages from the President of the United States, and, with the 
exception of House bills, joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions; 
messages from the House of Representatives, and that they be 
appropriately referred; and that the President of the Senate, the 
President pro tempore, and the Acting President pro tempore be 
authorized to sign duly enrolled bills and joint resolutions.
  Page S8
  Privilege of the Floor for Senator's Staff: A unanimous-consent 
agreement was reached providing that for the duration of the 108th 
Congress, Senators be allowed to leave at the desk with the Journal 
Clerk the names of two staff members who will be granted the privilege 
of the floor during the consideration of the specific matter noted, and 
that the Sergeant-at-Arms be instructed to rotate such staff members as 
space allows.
  Page S8
  Treaties and Nominations Referral: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that for the duration of the 108th Congress, it be in 
order to refer treaties and nominations on the day when they are 
received from the President, even when the Senate has no executive 
session that day.
  Page S8
  Measures Referred to Committees: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that for the remainder of the 108th Congress, 
Senators may be allowed to bring to the desk bills, joint resolutions, 
concurrent resolutions, and simple resolutions, for referral to 
appropriate committees.
  Page S8
Appointments:
  The Chair announced the following appointment made today:
  Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel: The Chair, on 
behalf of the Democratic Leader, after consultation with the Ranking 
Member of

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the Senate Committee on Finance, pursuant to Public Law 106-170, 
announced the appointment of David L. Miller, of South Dakota, to serve 
as a member of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel, 
vice Jack L. Hillyard, of Iowa.
  Page S87
  The Chair announced the following appointments made during the 
adjournment:
  Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission: Pursuant to the provisions 
of Public Law 107-202, on behalf of the Democratic Leader, the 
appointment of Senator Biden and Joseph M. Torsella of Pennsylvania to 
the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission on December 9, 2002. 
                                                               Page S87
  Antitrust Modernization Commission: Pursuant to the provisions of 
Public Law 107-273, on behalf of the Democratic Leader, the appointment 
of Jonathan M. Jacobson of New York and Jonathan R. Yarowsky of 
Washington, D.C., to the Antitrust Modernization Commission on December 
20, 2002.
  Page S87
Motion To Adjourn: By 51 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. 1), Senate agreed to 
the motion to adjourn.
  Page S65
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Thomas J. Ridge, of Pennsylvania, to be Secretary of Homeland 
Security. (New Position)
  Gordon England, of Texas, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland 
Security. (New Position)
  Terrence W. Boyle, of North Carolina, to be United States Circuit 
Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
  Jay S. Bybee, of Nevada, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Ninth Circuit.
  Deborah L. Cook, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Sixth Circuit.
  Miguel A. Estrada, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the District of Columbia Circuit.
  Richard A. Griffin, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Sixth Circuit.
  Carolyn B. Kuhl, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the Ninth Circuit.
  David W. McKeague, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the Sixth Circuit.
  Susan Bieke Neilson, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Sixth Circuit.
  Priscilla Richman Owen, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Fifth Circuit.
  Charles W. Pickering, Sr., of Mississippi, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.
  John G. Roberts, Jr., of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  Henry W. Saad, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Sixth Circuit.
  Jeffrey S. Sutton, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Sixth Circuit.
  Timothy M. Tymkovich, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Tenth Circuit.
  John R. Adams, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the 
Northern District of Ohio.
  J. Daniel Breen, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for 
the Western District of Tennessee.
  Cormac J. Carney, of California, to be United States District Judge 
for the Central District of California.
  James C. Dever III, of North Carolina, to be United States District 
Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
  Ralph R. Erickson, of North Dakota, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of North Dakota.
  Sandra J. Feuerstein, of New York, to be United States District Judge 
for the Eastern District of New York.
  Gregory L. Frost, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the 
Southern District of Ohio.
  S. Maurice Hicks, Jr., of Louisiana, to be United States District 
Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.
  Richard J. Holwell, of New York, to be United States District Judge 
for the Southern District of New York.
  Robert A. Junell, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for 
the Western District of Texas.
  Thomas L. Ludington, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge 
for the Eastern District of Michigan.
  S. James Otero, of California, to be United States District Judge for 
the Central District of California.
  William D. Quarles, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Maryland.
  Frederick W. Rohlfing III, of Hawaii, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Hawaii.
  Thomas A. Varlan, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge 
for the Eastern District of Tennessee.
  William H. Steele, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for 
the Southern District of Alabama.
  Timothy C. Stanceu, of Virginia, to be Judge of the United States 
Court of International Trade.
  Susan G. Braden, of the District of Columbia, to be Judge of the 
United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.

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  Marian Blank Horn, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. (Reappointment)
  Charles F. Lettow, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.
  Mary Ellen Coster Williams, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United 
States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.
  Victor J. Wolski, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.
  Glen L. Bower, of Illinois, to be a Judge of the United States Tax 
Court for a term of fifteen years after he takes office.
  Bruce E. Kasold, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term prescribed by law.
  Alan G. Lance, Sr., of Idaho, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term prescribed by law, 
Frank Quill Nebeker, resigned.
  Fern Flanagan Saddler, of the District of Columbia, to be an 
Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for 
there term of fifteen years.
Page S65
Executive Communications:
  Pages S27-34
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S38-64, S67-86
Additional Statements:
  Pages S26-27
Quorum Calls: One quorum call was taken today. (Total--1)
  Page S5
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--1)
  Page S65
Adjournment: Senate met at 12 noon for the convening of the First 
Session of the One Hundred Eighth Congress, and by 51 yeas to 46 nays 
(Vote No. 1), adjourned at 6:13 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, 
January 9, 2003.


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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 218 public bills, H.R. 11-228; 5 private bills, 
H.R. 229-233; and 39 resolutions, H.J. Res. 1-11; H. Con. Res. 1-7, and 
H. Res. 1-21, were introduced.
  Pages H51-61
Additional Cosponsors:
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  Filed on Dec. 18, Report of the Activities of the Committee on Armed 
Services for the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-791);
  Filed on Dec. 20, Report of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence 
Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of 
September 11, 2001 (H. Rept. 107-792);
  Filed on Dec. 20, Summary of Legislative and Oversight Activities of 
the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for the 107th 
Congress (H. Rept. 107-793);
  Filed on Jan. 2, Federal Law Enforcement at the Borders and Ports of 
Entry--Challenges and Solutions (H. Rept. 107-794);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report on Activities of the Committee on 
Appropriations During the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-795);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report of the Committee on Agriculture on Activities 
During the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-796);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report of the Activities of the Committee on 
Education and the Workforce During the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-
797);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report on the Activity of the Committee on Financial 
Services for the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-798);
  Report on the Activities of the Committee on Standards of Official 
Conduct, One Hundred Seventh Congress (H. Rept. 107-799);
  Report on Legislative and Oversight Activities of the Committee on 
Resources, 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-800);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report on the Legislative and Oversight Activities of 
the Committee on Ways and Means During the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 
107-801);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report on the Activity of the Committee on Energy and 
Commerce for the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-802);
  Filed on Jan 2, Legislative Review Activities of the Committee on 
International Relations During the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-803);

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  Filed on Jan 2, Report on Activities of the Committee on Veterans' 
Affairs for the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-804);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report on the Activities of the House Committee on 
Government Reform for the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-805);
  Filed on Jan 2, Summary of Activities of the Committee on Small 
Business for the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-806);
  Filed on Jan 2, Report of the Activities of the Committee on the 
Judiciary During the 107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-807);
  Filed on Jan 2, Survey of Activities of the House Committee on Rules, 
107th Congress (H. Rept. 107-808);
  H. Res. 14, providing for consideration of S. 23, to provide for a 5-
month extension of the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act 
of 2002 and for a transition period for individuals receiving 
compensation when the program under such Act ends (H. Rept. 1); and
  H. Res. 15, providing for consideration of H.J. Res. 1, making 
further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 and for 
consideration of H.J. Res. 2, making further continuing appropriations 
for the fiscal year 2003 (H. Rept. 2).
Page H
Election of Speaker: The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert of Illinois was 
elected Speaker of the House of Representatives and received 228 votes 
(yea-and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 201 nays with 4 voting ``present'', 
Roll No. 2). The Honorable Nancy Pelosi of California received 201 
votes, Honorable John Murtha of Pennsylvania received 1 vote, and four 
members-elect voted ``present''. Earlier, the Clerk appointed 
Representatives-elect Ney, Fattah, Johnson of Connecticut, and Kaptur 
to act as Tellers.
  Pages H2-3
Escort Committee: The Clerk appointed the following committee to escort 
the Speaker-elect to the Chair: Representatives-elect Pelosi, DeLay, 
Blunt, Hoyer, Pryce, Menendez, Crane, Hyde, Evans, Lipinski, Costello, 
Gutierrez, Manzullo, Rush, LaHood, Weller, Jackson of Illinois, Davis 
of Illinois, Shimkus, Biggert, Schakowsky, Johnson of Illinois, Kirk 
and Emanuel.
  Page H3
Administration of the Oath of Office to Members of the 108th Congress: 
The Dean of the House, the Honorable John D. Dingell of Michigan, 
administered the oath of office to the Speaker. The Speaker then 
administered the oath to the Members, Resident Commissioner, and 
Delegates.
  Page H6
Election of Majority and Minority Leaders: The Chairman of the 
Republican Conference, Representative Pryce of Ohio, announced the 
election of Representative DeLay as the Majority Leader. The Chairman 
of the Democratic Caucus, Representative Menendez announced the 
election of Representative Pelosi as the Minority Leader..
  Page H6
Election of Majority and Minority Whips: The Chairman of the Republican 
Conference, Representative Pryce of Ohio, announced the election of 
Representative Blunt as the Majority Whip. The Chairman of the 
Democratic Caucus, Representative Menendez announced the election of 
Representative Hoyer as the Minority Whip.
  Page H6
Electing Officers of the House of Representatives: The House agreed to 
H. Res. 1, choosing the following officers of the House of 
Representatives: Jeffrey J. Trandahl, Clerk; Wilson S. Livingood, 
Sergeant at Arms; James M. Eagen III, Chief Administrative Officer; and 
Father Daniel P. Coughlin, Chaplain.
  Page H6
  On a division of the question, rejected the Menendez amendment that 
sought to choose George Crawford as Clerk; Lorraine Miller as Sergeant 
at Arms; and Cecile Richards as Chief Administrative Officer.
Page H6
Notify the Senate that a Quorum Has Assembled: The House agreed to H. 
Res. 2, to inform the Senate that a quorum of the House has assembled 
and of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk.
  Page H6
Notify the President of the Assembly of the Congress: The House agreed 
to H. Res. 3, authorizing the Speaker to appoint a committee to notify 
the President of the assembly of the Congress. Subsequently, the 
Speaker appointed Representatives DeLay and Pelosi to the committee. 
Later Representative DeLay announced that the Committee notified the 
President that a quorum of each House had assembled and was ready to 
receive any communication that he may be pleased to make. 
                                                          Pages H7, H23
Notify the President of the Election of the Speaker and the Clerk: The 
House agreed to H. Res. 4, authorizing the Clerk to inform the 
President of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk.
  Page H7
Adopting Rules for the One Hundred Eighth Congress: The House agreed to 
H. Res. 5, adopting rules for the One Hundred Eighth Congress by a yea-
and-nay vote of 221 yeas to 203 nays, Roll No. 4.
  Pages H7-20
  Rejected the Slaughter motion to commit the resolution to a select 
committee, comprised of the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader, 
with instructions to report it back with amendments striking various 
provisions by a yea-and-nay vote of 200 yeas to 225 nays, Roll No. 3. 
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Rules Committee Membership: The House agreed to H. Res. 6, electing the 
following majority members to the Committee on Rules: Representative 
Dreier, Chairman, and Representatives Goss, Linder, Pryce, Lincoln 
Diaz-Balart, Hastings of Washington, Myrick, Sessions, and Reynolds. 
Subsequently, the House agreed to H. Res. 7, electing the following 
minority members to the Committee on Rules: Representatives Frost, 
Slaughter, McGovern, and Hastings of Florida.
  Page H20
Designation of Minority Employees: The House agreed to H. Res. 8, 
designating minority employees pursuant to the Legislative Pay Act of 
1929, as amended.
  Page H20
Daily Hour of Meeting: The House agreed to H. Res. 9, fixing the daily 
hour meeting of the first Session of the One Hundred Eighth Congress. 
                                                               Page H20
Assembly of Both Houses: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 1, regarding 
consent to assemble outside the seat of Government.
  Pages H20-21
House Office Building Commission: The Chair announced that 
Representatives DeLay and Pelosi will serve as members of the House 
Office Building Commission with Speaker Hastert.
  Page H21
Clerk Designations: Read a letter from the Clerk wherein he designated 
Ms. Martha C. Morrison, Deputy Clerk; Mr. Gerasimos C. Vans, Assistant 
to the Clerk; or Mr. Daniel J. Strodel, Assistant to the Clerk to sign 
any and all papers and do all other acts in case of his temporary 
absence or disability.
  Page H21
Policies of the Chair: The Chair announced his policies with respect to 
particular aspects of the legislative process dealing with first, 
privileges of the floor; second, introduction of bills and resolutions; 
third, unanimous consent requests for the consideration of bills and 
resolutions; fourth, recognition for one-minute speeches, morning-hour 
debate, and special orders; fifth, decorum in debate; sixth, conduct of 
votes by electronic device; seventh, distribution of written material 
on the House floor; and eighth, use of personal, electronic office 
equipment on the House floor. Without objection the announcements will 
be printed in the record.
  Pages H21-23
Morning-Hour Debate: During the first session of the 108th Congress, 
agreed that on the legislative days of Monday and Tuesday before May 
19, 2003, the House shall convene 90 minutes earlier than otherwise 
established for the purpose of conducting ``morning-hour debate.'' 
Agreed that on the legislative days of Tuesdays after May 19, 2003, the 
House shall convene for morning-hour debate one hour earlier than the 
time otherwise established.
  Pages H23-24
Recess: The House recessed at 7:10 p.m. and reconvened at 9:10 p.m. 
                                                               Page H43
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate appear on page H27.
Referral: S. 23 was held at the desk.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H3, H19, and H19-20. 
There was one quorum call, Roll No. 1, which appeared on pages H1-2.
Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 9:12 p.m.


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JOINT RESOLUTIONS MAKING FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL 
YEAR 2003
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing 
that H.J. Res. 1, making further continuing appropriations for the 
fiscal year 2003, will be debatable in the House for one hour equally 
divided and controlled by Representative Young of Florida and 
Representative Obey of Wisconsin. The rule waives all points of order 
against consideration of H.J. Res. 1. The rule provides one motion to 
recommit for H.J. Res. 1. The rule further provides that H.J. Res. 2, 
making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, will 
be debatable in the House for one hour equally divided and controlled 
by Representative Young of Florida and Representative Obey of 
Wisconsin. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of 
H.J. Res. 2. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit for H.J. 
Res. 2.
EXTENSION OF THE TEMPORARY EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ACT OF 
2002
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a closed rule on S. 23, to 
provide for a 5-month extension of the Temporary Extended Unemployment 
Compensation Act of 2002 and for a transition period for individuals 
receiving compensation when the program under such Act ends, providing 
one hour of debate in the House equally divided and controlled by 
Representative Thomas of California and Representative Rangel of New 
York. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the 
bill. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read for 
amendment. The rule provides one motion to recommit. Finally, the rule 
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resolution provides that the allocations referred to in section 
3(a)(4)(B)(i) of H. Res. 5 may be submitted by Representative Nussle of 
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                      CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

               Week of January 8 through January 14, 2003

                             Senate Chamber

  On Wednesday, Senate will not be in session.
  On Thursday, Senate will be in a period of morning business. During 
the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared legislative 
and executive business.


                           Senate Committees

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: January 8, to 
hold hearings to examine climate change--green house gas reduction 
and trading systems, 2:30 p.m., SR-253.
  January 9, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the future 
of the airline industry, 9:30 a.m., SR-253.
  January 9, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the phase 
out of single hull tankers, 2:30 p.m., SR-253.
  January 14, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the state 
of competition in the telecommunications industry, 9:30 a.m., SR-
253.


               Week of January 8 through January 10, 2003

                             House Chamber

  Wednesday, January 8, consideration of S. 23, Unemployment Insurance 
Benefits Extension Act (closed rule, one hour of debate);
  Consideration of Suspensions;
  1. H.R. 16 , FY 2003 Cost of Living Adjustments to the Federal 
Judiciary;
  2. H.R. 11, FEMA Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization;
  3. H. Res 10, Congratulating the Ohio State University Buckeyes 
Football Team; and
  4. H. Res 13, Congratulating the Grand Valley State University Lakers 
for winning the 2002 NCAA Division II Football National Championship;
  Consideration of H.J. Res. 1, Making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 (closed rule, one hour of 
debate); and
  Consideration of H.J. Res. 2, Making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 (closed rule, one hour of 
debate).
  Thursday, January 9 and Friday, January 10, no votes are expected.


                            House Committees

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

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Tuesday: Senate will be in a period of morning business 
until 11:30 a.m.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                     10 a.m., Wednesday, January 8

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Wednesday: Consideration of S. 23, Unemployment Insurance 
Benefits Extension Act (closed rule, one hour of debate);
  Consideration of Suspensions:
  1. H.R. 16, FY 2003 Cost of Living Adjustments to the Federal 
Judiciary;
  2. H.R. 11, FEMA Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization;
  3. H. Res. 10, Congratulating the Ohio State University Buckeyes 
Football Team; and
  4. H. Res. 13, Congratulating the Grand Valley State University 
Lakers for winning the 2002 NCAA Division II Football National 
Championship;
  Consideration of H.J. Res. 1, Making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 (closed rule, one hour of 
debate); and
  Consideration of H.J. Res. 2, Making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 (closed rule, one hour of 
debate). 


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