November 10, 2003 - Issue: Vol. 149, No. 162 — Daily Edition108th Congress (2003 - 2004) - 1st Session
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[Daily Digest] [Page D1258] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Monday, November 10, 2003 [[Page D1258]] Daily Digest Senate Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S14285-S14378 Measures Introduced: Four bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1841-1844, and S. Con. Res. 80. Page S14335 Measures Reported: 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) H.R. 3159, to require Federal agencies to develop and implement plans to protect the security and privacy of government computer systems from the risks posed by peer-to-peer file sharing. Page S14334 Measures Passed: 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. Page S14378 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. Pages S14287-S14334 Senate will continue consideration of the bill on Tuesday, November 11, 2003. Additional Cosponsors: Page S14335 Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions: Pages S14335-64 Amendments Submitted: Pages S14364-66 Notices of Hearings/Meetings: Page S14366 Text of H.R. 2763 as Previously Passed: Pages S14366-78 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.) Committee Meeting No committee meetings were held.
[Daily Digest] [Page D1259] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [[Page D1259]] House of Representatives Chamber Action Measures Introduced: H. Res. 438-439, were introduced. Page H11146 Additional Cosponsors: Page H11146 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. Page H11135 Chaplain: The prayer was offered today by Rev. John Boyles, President, Faith Prepared Network in Washington, DC. Pages H11135-36 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. Page H11136 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.
[Daily Digest] [Page D1259] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings No committee meetings were held.
[Daily Digest] [Page D1259] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] NEW PUBLIC LAWS (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D1254) H.J. Res. 76, Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2004. Signed on November 7, 2003. (Public Law 108-107).
[Daily Digest] [Page D1259] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2003 (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated) Senate No meetings/hearings scheduled. House No committee meetings are scheduled.
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