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                                           Wednesday, July 30, 2003

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S10171-S10453
Measures Introduced: Seventeen bills and two resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 1489-1505, and S. Res. 205-206. 
                                                            Page S10265
Measures Reported:
  S. 1125, to create a fair and efficient system to resolve claims of 
victims for bodily injury caused by asbestos exposure, with amendments. 
(S. Rept. No. 108-118)
Page S10264
Measures Passed:
  Native American Technical Corrections Act: Senate passed S. 523, to 
make technical corrections to law relating to Native Americans, after 
withdrawing the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and 
agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S10441-49
  Frist (for Campbell) Amendment No. 1435, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Pages S10447-49
  Over-the-Road Bus Security and Safety Act: Senate passed S. 929, to 
direct the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for security 
improvements to over-the-road bus operations, after agreeing to the 
committee amendments.
  Pages S10449-51
  Federal Employees Student Loan Assistance Act: Senate passed S. 926, 
to amend section 5379 of title 5, United States Code, to increase the 
annual and aggregate limits on student loan repayments by Federal 
agencies.
  Page S10451
  Honoring Dr. William R. Bright: Senate agreed to S. Res. 206, 
honoring the memory of Dr. William R. (``Bill'') Bright and commending 
his life as an example to succeeding generations.
  Pages S10451-52
Energy Policy Act: Senate continued consideration of S. 14, to enhance 
the energy security of the United States, taking action on the 
following amendments proposed thereto: 
                                     Pages S10173-88, S10203-18, S10251
Rejected:
  By 48 yeas to 50 nays (Vote No. 311), Cantwell Amendment No. 1419 (to 
Amendment No. 1412), to prohibit market manipulation.
Page S10173-88
  Bingaman Amendment No. 1413 (to Amendment No. 1412), to strengthen 
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority to review public 
utility mergers. (By 53 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. 313), Senate tabled 
the amendment.)
Pages S10173, S10213-14, S10215
  Bingaman Amendment No. 1418 (to Amendment No. 1412), to preserve the 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority to protect the public 
interest prior to July 1, 2005. (By 54 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. 314), 
Senate tabled the amendment.)
Pages S10173, S10214-15, S10215-16
  Feingold/Brownback Amendment No. 1416 (to Amendment No. 1412), to 
protect the public and investors from abusive affiliate, associate 
company, and subsidiary company transactions. (By 50 yeas to 48 nays 
(Vote No. 315), Senate tabled the amendment.)
Pages S10203-13, S10216
Pending:
  Campbell Amendment No. 886, to replace ``tribal consortia'' with 
``tribal energy resource development organizations''.
Page S10173
  Durbin Modified Amendment No. 1385, to amend the Internal Revenue 
Code of 1986 to provide additional tax incentives for enhancing motor 
vehicle fuel efficiency.
Page S10173
  Domenici Amendment No. 1412, to reform certain electricity laws. 
                                                            Page S10173
  Motion to commit the bill to the Committee on Energy and Natural 
Resources, with instructions to report back forthwith, with Frist 
Amendment No. 1432 (to instructions on motion to commit), to provide a 
national energy policy for the United States of America.
Page S10251
  Frist Amendment No. 1433 (to instructions on motion to commit), to 
provide that all provisions of Division A and Division B shall take 
effect one day after enactment of this Act.
Page S10251
  Frist Amendment No. 1434 (to Amendment No. 1433), to make a technical 
correction.
Page S10252
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the pending motion to 
commit (listed above) and, in

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accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Friday, August 1, 2003. 
                                                            Page S10252
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill on Thursday, July 31, 2003.
Page S10252
Nomination Considered: Senate continued consideration of the nomination 
of Miguel A. Estrada, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  Pages S10196-S10203
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 55 yeas to 43 nays (Vote No. 312), three-fifths of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate 
rejected the seventh motion to close further debate on the nomination. 
                                                            Page S10203
Nomination: Senate began consideration of the nomination of Carolyn B. 
Kuhl, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth 
Circuit.
  Page S10252
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination and, 
in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Friday, August 1, 2003. 
                                                            Page S10252
Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached 
providing for further consideration of the nomination of William H. 
Pryor, Jr., of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 
Eleventh Circuit, at 9 a.m., on Thursday, July 31, 2003, with a vote on 
the motion to close further debate to occur at 10 a.m.
  Page S10252
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act House Message--Agreement: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that at a time to be determined 
by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Democratic Leader, 
Senate proceed to consideration of the House message on S. 3, to 
prohibit the procedure commonly known as partial-birth abortion; 
provided further, that the only motion in order be a motion to disagree 
to the House amendment to the Senate bill; that there be 8 hours of 
debate with respect to that motion, with the time equally divided and 
controlled between the Majority and Democratic Leaders or their 
designees; that upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate 
proceed to a vote on the motion to disagree; that upon disposition of 
that motion, the Senate agree to the request for a conference and that 
the Chair be authorized to appoint conferees on the part of the Senate 
with a ratio of 3-2.
  Page S10459
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  James Casey Kenny, of Illinois, to be Ambassador to Ireland.
  Pamela P. Willeford, of Texas, to be Ambassador to Switzerland, and 
to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador 
to the Principality of Liechtenstein.
  Cristina Beato, of New Mexico, to be Medical Director in the Regular 
Corps of the Public Health Service, subject to the qualifications 
therefor as provided by law and regulations, and to be an Assistant 
Secretary of Health and Human Services.
  George W. Miller, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Federal Claims for the term of fifteen years.
  F. Dennis Saylor IV, of Massachusetts, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Massachusetts.
  1 Army nomination in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Army, Navy.
Pages S10253-54
Measures Read First Time:
  Pages S10262-63
Executive Communications:
  Pages S10263-64
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S10264-65
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S10265-67
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S10267-97
Additional Statements:
  Pages S10260-62
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S10297-S10439
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Pages S10439-40
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Page S10440
Privilege of the Floor:
  Pages S10440-41
Record Votes: Five record votes were taken today. (Total--315) 
                                   Pages S10188, S10203, S10215, S10216
Recess: Senate met at 9 a.m., and recessed at 10:17 p.m., until 9 a.m., 
on Thursday, July 31, 2003. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of 
the Majority Leader in today's Record on pages S10253-53.)


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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings

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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nominations of Lawrence Mohr, Jr., of South Carolina, to be a Member of 
the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health 
Sciences, Department of Defense, and 1,293 nominations in the Army, 
Navy, Air Force, and Marines.

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SPACE EXPLORATION
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Science, Technology, and Space concluded hearings to examine space 
exploration, focusing on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and 
Department of Defense partnerships in future spacecraft systems and 
products and services developed through their collaborative efforts, 
sensor development, research to operations, and collaborative 
activities in ground systems support, after receiving testimony from 
Brigadier General Richard C. Zilmer, USMC, Director, Strategy and Plans 
Division, Plans, Policies, and Operations Department, Headquarters, 
Marine Corps; Orlando Figueroa, Director, Mars Exploration Program 
Office, Office of Space Science, National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration; Gregory W. Withee, Assistant Administrator for 
Satellite and Information Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, Department of Commerce; Michael J.S. Belton, Belton 
Space Exploration Initiatives, Tucson, Arizona; and Louis J. 
Lanzerotti, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee ordered favorably 
reported the following bills:
  S. 1279, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to carry out a 
program for the protection of the health and safety of residents, 
workers, volunteers, and others in a disaster area, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute.
  H.R. 274, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the 
property in Cecil County, Maryland, known as Garrett Island for 
inclusion in the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge;
  S. 930, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act to establish a program to provide assistance to enhance 
the ability of first responders to prepare for and respond to all 
hazard, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  S. 269, to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to further the 
conservation of certain wildlife species, with amendments.
  S. 551, to provide for the implementation of air quality programs 
developed in accordance with an Intergovernmental Agreement between the 
Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the State of Colorado concerning Air 
Quality Control on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation, with an 
amendment.
  S. 793, to provide for increased energy savings and environmental 
benefits through the increased use of recovered mineral component in 
federally funded projects involving procurement of cement or concrete, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  H.R. 1018, to designate the building located at 1 Federal Plaza in 
New York, New York, as the ``James L. Watson United States Court of 
International Trade Building'';
  S. 1210, to assist in the conservation of marine turtles and the 
nesting habitats of marine turtles in foreign countries;
  S. 1425, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize the New 
York City Watershed Protection Program, with an amendment; and
  S. 1486, to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to implement the Stockholm 
Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, the Protocol on Persistent 
Organic Pollutants to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air 
Pollution, and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent 
Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in 
International Trade, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute to 
Title 1.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded hearings to examine 
the Nominations of Jeffrey A. Marcus, of Texas, to be Ambassador to 
Belgium, who was introduced by Senators Hutchison and Cornyn, Constance 
Albanese Morella, of Maryland, to be Representative of the United 
States of America to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and 
Development, with the rank of Ambassador, who was introduced by 
Senators Sarbanes and Warner, George H. Walker, of Missouri, to be 
Ambassador to Hungary, who was introduced by Senators Bond and Talent, 
and Jackie Wolcott Sanders, for the rank of Ambassador during her 
tenure of service as United States Representative to the Conference on 
Disarmament and the Special Representative of the President of the 
United States for Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, who was 
introduced by Senator Warner, testified and answered questions in their 
own behalf.
SARS
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Permanent Subcommittee on 
Investigations concluded hearings to examine the best practices for 
identifying and caring for new cases of SARS, focusing on control 
measures to help contain the spread of SARS should future outbreaks 
occur, after receiving testimony from Marjorie E. Kanof, Director, 
Health Care-Clinical and

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Military Health Care Issues, General Accounting Office; and James M. 
Hughes, Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human 
Services.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported 
the Nominations of Joe D. Whitley, of Georgia, to be General Counsel, 
and Penrose C. Albright, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary, both 
of the Department of Homeland Security, and Joel David Kaplan, of 
Massachusetts, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and 
Budget.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee ordered 
favorably reported the nominations of Howard Radzely, of Maryland, to 
be Solicitor for the Department of Labor, Michael Young, of 
Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health 
Review Commission, and Thomasina V. Rogers, of Maryland, to be a Member 
of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported S. 
428, to provide for the distribution of judgment funds to the 
Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Reservation, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute.
COBELL V. NORTON LAWSUIT
Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee concluded oversight hearings on 
potential settlement mechanisms of the Cobell v. Norton lawsuit, after 
receiving testimony from James Cason, Associate Deputy Secretary of the 
Interior; Tex G. Hall, National Congress of American Indians, 
Washington, D.C.; John Berrey, Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma, Quapaw; John 
E. Echohawk, Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, Colorado; Harold 
Frazier, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Eagle Butte, South Dakota; and 
Donald T. Gray, Nixon Peabody, LLP, San Francisco, California.
TRIBAL GOVERNMENT AMENDMENTS TO HOMELAND SECURITY
Committee on Indian Affairs: Committee concluded hearings to examine S. 
578, Tribal Government Amendments to the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 
a bill to amend the Homeland Security Act to include Indian tribes 
among the entities consulted with respect to activities carried out by 
the Secretary of Homeland Security, after receiving testimony from 
Thomas B. Heffelfinger, United States Attorney (Minneapolis, 
Minnesota), Department of Justice; Terry Virden, Director, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior; Josh Filler, Director, 
Office of State and Local Government Coordination, Department of 
Homeland Security; William F. Raub, Principal Deputy Assistant 
Secretary of Health and Human Service for Public Health Emergency 
Preparedness; Roland E. Johnson, Pueblo of Laguna, Laguna, New Mexico; 
Audrey Bennett, Prairie Island Tribal Council, Welch, Minnesota; Earl 
Old Person, Blackfeet Tribal Business Council, Browning, Montana; 
Vivian Juan-Saunders, Tohono O'odham Nation, Sells, Arizona; Alvin 
Windy Boy, Sr., Chippewa Cree Tribe, Box Elder, Montana; Tim Sanders, 
Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton, Arizona; and Tex Hall, National 
Congress of American Indians, and Gary Edwards, National Native 
American Law Association, both of Washington, D.C.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded hearings on the 
nominations of Henry W. Saad, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit 
Judge for the Sixth Circuit, who was introduced by Representative 
Rogers (MI); Larry Alan Burns, to be United States District Judge for 
the Southern District of California, and Dana Makoto Sabraw, to be 
United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, 
who were both introduced by Senator Feinstein; Glen E. Conrad, to be 
United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, who 
was introduced by Senators Warner and Allen; Henry F. Floyd, to be 
United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, who 
was introduced by Senators Hollings and Graham (S.C.); Kim R. Gibson, 
to be United States District Judge for the Western District of 
Pennsylvania, who was introduced by Senators Specter and Santorum; and 
Michael W. Mosman, to be United States District Judge for the District 
of Oregon, who was introduced by Senators Wyden and Smith, after each 
nominee testified and answered questions in their own behalf.
  Also, testimony was received from Senators Levin and Stabenow.
MENTALLY ILL OFFENDER TREATMENT AND CRIME REDUCTION ACT
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded hearings to examine S. 
1194, to foster local collaborations which will ensure that resources 
are effectively and efficiently used within the criminal and juvenile 
justice systems, after receiving testimony from Vermont State Senator 
John F. Campbell, Quechee; Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Supreme 
Court of Ohio, on behalf of the Advisory Committee on Mentally Ill in 
the Courts, and Reginald A. Wilkinson, Ohio Department of 
Rehabilitation and

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Correction, on behalf of the Association of State Correctional 
Administrators and the Council of State Governments, both of Columbus; 
Donald F. Eslinger, Seminole County Sheriff, Sanford, Florida; Ron 
Honberg, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Arlington, Virginia, 
on behalf of the Campaign for Mental Health Reform; and Rhonda Atkins, 
Sarasota, Florida.


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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
  The House was not in session today. Pursuant to the provisions of H. 
Con. Res. 259, providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of 
Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate, 
it stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2003.


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Committee Meetings
  No committee meetings were held.


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Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS

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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

      (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D912)
  H.R. 255, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant an 
easement to facilitate access to the Lewis and Clark Interpretative 
Center in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Signed on July 29, 2003. (Public Law 
108-62).
  H.R. 733, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the 
McLoughlin House in Oregon City, Oregon, for inclusion in Fort 
Vancouver Historic Site. Signed on July 29, 2003. (Public Law 108-63).
  H.R. 1577, to designate the visitors' center in Organ Pipe Cactus 
National Monument in Arizona as the ``Kris Eggle Visitor Center''. 
Signed on July 29, 2003. (Public Law 108-64).
  S. 1399, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal 
Service located at 101 South Vine Street in Glenwood, Iowa, as the 
``William J. Scherle Post Office Building''. Signed on July 29, 2003. 
(Public Law 108-65).


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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2003-07-31

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                    COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY,

                             JULY 31, 2003

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and 
Human Services, and Education, to hold hearings to examine proposed 
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rule on coal dust; to 
be followed by a hearing on union financial reporting disclosure; 
and a hearing on a proposed rule on overtime pay, 2 p.m., SD-192.
  Committee on Armed Services: to hold a closed briefing regarding 
the work of the Iraq Survey Group, 9:30 a.m., S-407, Capitol.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: business meeting 
to mark up S. 627, to prevent the use of certain payments 
instruments, credit cards, and fund transfers for unlawful Internet 
gambling, and H.R. 659, to amend section 242 of the National Housing 
Act regarding the requirements for mortgage insurance under such Act 
for hospitals; to be followed by a hearing to examine measures to 
enhance the operation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 9:30 a.m., 
SD-538.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: business 
meeting to consider pending calendar business, 9:30 a.m., SR-253.
  Subcommittee on Communications, to hold hearings to examine 
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), 2:30 
p.m., SR-253.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on East Asian and 
Pacific Affairs, to hold a closed briefing on corruption in North 
Korea's economy, 2 p.m., S-407, Capitol.
  Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, to hold hearings 
to examine corruption in North Korea's economy, 3 p.m., SD-106.
  Committee on Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine 
origination, organization and prevention in relation to terrorism 
financing, 10 a.m., SD-342.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold 
hearings to examine solutions to the problem of health care 
transmission of HIV/AIDS in Africa, 10 a.m., SD-430.
  Committee on the Judiciary: business meeting to consider pending 
calendar business, 9:30 a.m., SD-226.
  Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, to hold 
hearings to examine the funding of forensics sciences, 2 p.m., SD-
226.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold closed hearings to 
examine certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.


                                 House

  No committee meetings are scheduled.


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Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter

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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                       9 a.m., Thursday, July 31

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Thursday: Senate will resume consideration of the 
nomination of William H. Pryor, Jr., of Alabama, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, with a vote on the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination to occur at 10 a.m.; following 
which, Senate will continue consideration of S. 14, Energy Policy Act.
    

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                       4 p.m., Friday, August 1 *

                               
                             House Chamber
* Program for Friday: The House stands adjourned until 4 p.m. on 
Friday, August 1, 2003, unless it sooner has received a message from 
the Senate transmitting an amendment to H. Con. Res. 259 in the form 
that was reported at the desk, in which case the House shall be 
considered to have concurred in such amendment and shall stand 
adjourned until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2003. 


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