November 10, 2003 - Issue: Vol. 149, No. 162 — Daily Edition108th Congress (2003 - 2004) - 1st Session
Monday, November 10, 2003
S. 1156, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and enhance the provision of long-term health care for veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to enhance and improve authorities relating to the administration of personnel of the Department of Veterans Affairs, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 108–193)
Arming Cargo Pilots: Senate passed S. 1657, to amend section 44921 of title 49, United States Code, to provide for the arming of cargo pilots against terrorism.
Commerce/Justice/State/The Judiciary Appropriations Act--Agreement: Senate began consideration of H.R. 2799, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004.
Senate will continue consideration of the bill on Tuesday, November 11, 2003.
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
Adjournment: Senate met at 1 p.m., and adjourned at 10:01 p.m., until 10:45 a.m., on Tuesday, November 11, 2003. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S14378.)
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: No reports were filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Wolf to act as Speaker Pro Tempore for today.
Chaplain: The prayer was offered today by Rev. John Boyles, President, Faith Prepared Network in Washington, DC.
United States Air Force Academy Board of Visitors: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of Representatives Thompson of California and Kilpatrick of Michigan to the Board of Visitors to the United States Air Force Academy.
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H11136.
Adjournment: The House met at noon and adjourned at 12:04 p.m.
No committee meetings were held.
H.J. Res. 76, Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2004. Signed on November 7, 2003. (Public Law 108–107).
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No committee meetings are scheduled.
Program for Tuesday: After the transaction of routine morning business (not to extend beyond 12 noon), Senate will continue consideration of H.R. 2799, Commerce, Justice, State, and The Judiciary Appropriations Act.
At 11 a.m., Senate will observe a moment of silence as a tribute to the war dead of the United States.
(Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)
Program for Wednesday and balance of the week: The House will meet at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12 in pro forma session.
Israel, Steve, N.Y., E2289
Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E2289
Kilpatrick, Carolyn C., Mich., E2289
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