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                                            Friday, October 1, 2004

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      See Resume of Congressional Activity.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S10195-S10287
Measures Introduced: Five bills and one resolution were introduced, as 
follows: S. 2880-2884, and S. Res. 445.
  Pages S10261-62
Measures Reported:
  S. 1134, to reauthorize and improve the programs authorized by the 
Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, with an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 108-382)
Page S10261
Measures Passed:
  Background Checks Programs: Senate passed S. 2882,to make the program 
for national criminal history background checks for volunteer groups 
permanent.
  Pages S10276-77
  Prevention of Child Abduction Partnership Act: Senate passed S. 
2883,to amend the International Child Abduction Remedies Act to limit 
the tort liability of private entities or organizations that carry out 
responsibilities of the United States Central Authority under that Act.
                                                        Pages S10276-77
  Missing Child Cold Case Review Act: Committee on the Judiciary was 
discharged from further consideration of S. 2435, to permit Inspectors 
General to authorize staff to provide assistance to the National Center 
for Missing and Exploited Children, and the bill was then passed. 
                                                        Pages S10277-78
  Kitt Peak Project: Senate passed H.R. 5105, to authorize the Board of 
Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to carry out construction and 
related activities in support of the collaborative Very Energetic 
Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System (VERITAS) project on Kitt Peak 
near Tucson, Arizona., clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                            Page S10278
  Church Pension Plans: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1533, to 
amend the securities laws to permit church pension plans to be invested 
in collective trusts, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to 
the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Page S10278
  Frist (for Shelby/Sarbanes) Amendment No. 3948, to make a technical 
correction.
Page S10278
  Rail Security Act: Senate passed S. 2273, to provide increased rail 
transportation security, after agreeing to the committee amendments. 
                                                        Pages S10278-85
  Public Transportation Terrorism Prevention Act: Senate passed S. 
2884, to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to award grants 
to public transportation agencies to improve security. 
                                                        Pages S10285-87
National Intelligence Reform Act: Senate continued consideration of S. 
2845, to reform the intelligence community and the intelligence and 
intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, taking 
action on the following amendments proposed thereto: 
                                                    Pages S10197-S10254
Adopted:
  Allard Amendment No. 3765, to provide for additional responsibilities 
for the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland 
Security relating to geographic information.
Page S10197
  Levin Amendment No. 3808, to enhance customer focus on intelligence 
and to ensure independent intelligence analyses.
Pages S10217-18
  McCain/Lieberman Modified Amendment No. 3807, to develop a strategy 
for combining terrorist travel intelligence, operations, and law 
enforcement.
Pages S10197, S10215-16, S10247
  Collins (for Coleman) Amendment No. 3798, to amend section 510 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 to ensure widespread access to the 
Information Sharing Network.
Page S10248
  Collins (for Coleman) Amendment No. 3799, to require the enterprise 
architecture and implementation plan for the Information Sharing 
Network to

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include equipment and training requirements and utilization costs. 
                                                            Page S10248
  Collins (for Coleman) Amendment No. 3800, to find that the United 
States needs to implement the 9/11 Commission's recommendation to adopt 
a unified incident command system and significantly enhance 
communications connectivity among first responders.
Page S10248
  Collins (for Snowe) Amendment No. 3911, to require a report on the 
methodologies utilized for National Intelligence Estimates. 
                                                            Page S10248
  Collins (for Snowe) Amendment No. 3912, to require an evaluation of 
the effectiveness of the National Counterrorism Center. 
                                                        Pages S10248-50
  Collins (for Snowe) Amendment No. 3932, relating to alternative 
analyses of intelligence by the intelligence community. 
                                                        Pages S10248-50
  Collins (for Frist) Amendment No. 3864, to extend section 145 (c) of 
the Aviation and Transportation Security Act.
Pages S10248-50
  Collins (for Bingaman) Amendment 3772, to establish the position of 
Chief Scientist of the National Intelligence Authority. 
                                                        Pages S10248-50
  Collins (for Reed) Amendment No. 3813, to find that risk assessments 
and protective measures for liquefied natural gas marine terminals 
should be included in the plan of the Secretary of Homeland Security to 
protect critical infrastructure.
Pages S10248-50
  Collins (for Feinstein) Amendment No. 3717, to provide that the 
Intelligence Community Reserve Corps shall have a personnel strength 
level authorized by law.
Pages S10248-50
  Collins (for Bingaman/Domenici) Modified Amendment No. 3771, to 
authorize employees of Federally Funded Research and Development 
Centers and certain employees of the Department of Energy national 
laboratories to be eligible for the staff of the National 
Counterterrorism Center and the national intelligence centers. 
                                                            Page S10250
  Collins (for Graham (FL)) Amendment No. 3756, to establish additional 
education and training requirements for the National Intelligence 
Authority.
Page S10250
Pending:
  Collins Amendment No. 3705, to provide for homeland security grant 
coordination and simplification.
Page S10197
  Lautenberg Amendment No. 3767, to specify that the National 
Intelligence Director shall serve for one or more terms of up to 5 
years each.
Page S10197
  Kyl Amendment No. 3801, to modify the privacy and civil liberties 
oversight.
Pages S10197, S10222-24
  Feinstein Amendment No. 3718, to improve the intelligence functions 
of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Page S10197
  Stevens Amendment No. 3839, to strike section 201, relating to public 
disclosure of intelligence funding.
Page S10197
  Ensign Amendment No. 3819, to require the Secretary of State to 
increase the number of consular officers, clarify the responsibilities 
and functions of consular officers, and require the Secretary of 
Homeland Security to increase the number of border patrol agents and 
customs enforcement investigators.
Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3887, to amend the Foreign 
Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to cover individuals, other than 
United States persons, who engage in international terrorism without 
affiliation with an international terrorist group.
Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3888, to establish the United States 
Homeland Security Signal Corps to ensure proper communications between 
law enforcement agencies.
Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3889, to establish a National 
Commission on the United States-Saudi Arabia Relationship. 
                                                            Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3890, to improve the security of 
hazardous materials transported by truck.
Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3891, to improve rail security. 
                                                            Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3892, to strengthen border security.
                                                            Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3893, to require inspection of cargo 
at ports in the United States.
Page S10197
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3894, to amend the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 to enhance cybersecurity.
Page S10197
  Allard Amendment No. 3778, to improve the management of the personnel 
of the National Intelligence Authority.
Pages S10198-99
  Byrd Amendment No. 3845, to enhance the role of Congress in the 
oversight of the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of 
the United States Government.
Page S10102
  Warner Modified Amendment No. 3877, to modify the role of the 
National Intelligence Director in the appointment of intelligence 
officials of the United States Government.
Pages S10208-11, S10244
  Leahy/Grassley Amendment No. 3945, to require Congressional oversight 
of translators employed and contracted for by the Federal Bureau of 
Investigation.
Pages S10211-12
  Reed Amendment No. 3908, to authorize the Secretary of Homeland 
Security to award grants to public transportation agencies to improve 
security.
Pages S10212-13

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  Reid (for Corzine/Lautenberg) Amendment No. 3849, to protect human 
health and the environment from the release of hazardous substances by 
acts of terrorism.
Pages S10215, S10236
  Reid (for Lautenberg) Amendment No. 3782, to require that any Federal 
funds appropriated to the Department of Homeland Security for grants or 
other assistance be allocated based strictly on an assessment of risks 
and vulnerabilities.
Page S10215
  Reid (for Lautenberg) Amendment No. 3905, to provide for maritime 
transportation security.
Page S10215
  Reid (for Harkin) Amendment No. 3821, to modify the functions of the 
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Page S10215
  Roberts Amendment No. 3748, to clarify the duties and 
responsibilities of the Ombudsman of the National Intelligence 
Authority and of the Analytic Review Unit within the Office of the 
Ombudsman.
Pages S10218-19
  Roberts Amendment No. 3739, to ensure the sharing of intelligence 
information in a manner that promotes all-sources analysis and to 
assign responsibility for competitive analysis.
Pages S10219-20
  Roberts Amendment No. 3750, to clarify the responsibilities of the 
Directorate of Intelligence of the National Counterterrorism Center for 
information-sharing and intelligence analysis.
Pages S10219-20
  Roberts Amendment No. 3747, to provide the National Intelligence 
Director with flexible administrative authority with respect to the 
National Intelligence Authority.
Page S10220
  Roberts Amendment No. 3742, to clarify the continuing applicability 
of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 to the obligation 
and expenditure of funds appropriated for the intelligence and 
intelligence-related activities of the United States.
Pages S10220-21
  Roberts Amendment No. 3740, to include among the primary missions of 
the National Intelligence Director the elimination of barriers to the 
coordination of intelligence activities.
Pages S10221-22
  Roberts Amendment No. 3741, to permit the National Intelligence 
Director to modify National Intelligence Program budgets before their 
approval and submittal to the President.
Pages S10221-22
  Roberts Amendment No. 3744, to clarify the limitation on the transfer 
of funds and personnel and to preserve and enhance congressional 
oversight of intelligence activities.
Pages S10221-22
  Roberts Amendment No. 3751, to clarify the responsibilities of the 
Secretary of Defense pertaining to the National Intelligence Program. 
                                                        Pages S10221-22
  Kyl Amendment No. 3926, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act 
to ensure that nonimmigrant visas are not issued to individuals with 
connections to terrorism or who intend to carry out terrorist 
activities in the United States.
Pages S10224-25
  Kyl Amendment No. 3881, to protect crime victims' rights. 
                                                            Page S10225
  Kyl Amendment No. 3724, to strengthen anti-terrorism investigative 
tools, promote information sharing, punish terrorist offenses. 
                                                        Pages S10225-31
  Stevens Amendment No. 3826, to modify the duties of the Director of 
the National Counterterrorism Center as the principal advisor to the 
President on counterterrorism matters.
Pages S10231-34
  Stevens Amendment No. 3827, to strike section 206, relating to 
information sharing.
Pages S10231-34
  Stevens Amendment No. 3829, to amend the effective date provision. 
                                                        Pages S10231-34
  Stevens Amendment No. 3840, to strike the fiscal and acquisition 
authorities of the National Intelligence Authority.
Pages S10231-34
  Stevens Amendment No. 3882, to propose an alternative section 141, 
relating to the Inspector General of the National Intelligence 
Authority.
Pages S10234-36
  Collins (for Inhofe) Amendment No. 3946 (to Amendment No. 3849), in 
the nature of a substitute.
Page S10236
  Sessions Amendment No. 3928, to require aliens to make an oath prior 
to receiving a nonimmigrant visa.
Pages S10239-42
  Sessions Amendment No. 3873, to protect railroad carriers and mass 
transportation from terrorism.
Pages S10239-42
  Sessions Amendment No. 3871, to provide for enhanced Federal, State, 
and local enforcement of the immigration laws.
Pages S10239-42
  Sessions Amendment No. 3870, to make information sharing permanent 
under the USA PATRIOT ACT.
Pages S10239-42
  Warner Amendment No. 3876, to preserve certain authorities and 
accountability in the implementation of intelligence reform. 
                                                            Page S10242
  Collins (for Cornyn) Amendment No. 3803, to provide for enhanced 
criminal penalties for crimes related to alien smuggling. 
                                                        Pages S10250-51
  Collins (for Baucus/Roberts) Modified Amendment No. 3768, to require 
an annual report on the allocation of funding within the Office of 
Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury. 
                                                        Pages S10250-51
  Collins (for Stevens) Amendment No. 3903, to strike section 201, 
relating to public disclosure of intelligence funding. 
                                                        Pages S10251-52
  Frist (for McConnell) Amendment No. 3930, to clarify that a volunteer 
for a federally-created citizen volunteer program and for the program's 
State and

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local affiliates is protected by the Volunteer Protection Act. 
                                                            Page S10253
  Frist (for McConnell) Amendment No. 3931, to remove civil liability 
barriers that discourage the donation of equipment to volunteer fire 
companies.
Page S10253
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the bill and, in 
accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Tuesday, October 5, 2004. 
                                                            Page S10254
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that 
notwithstanding the filing deadline for first degree amendments, it be 
in order for the Managers to propose cleared amendments prior to the 
cloture vote.
Page S10253
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 4:15 
p.m., on Monday, October 4, 2004 the Senate proceed to votes in 
relation to certain amendments, and that no second degree amendments be 
in order to these amendments prior to the votes.
Page S10254
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill at 11 a.m., on Monday, October 4, 2004. 
                                                            Page S10287
Appointments:
  Commission on Systemic Interoperability: The Chair, on behalf of the 
Majority Leader, pursuant to Public Law 108-173, appointed the 
following individuals to the Commission on Systemic Interoperability: 
Vicky B. Gregg of Tennessee, and Ivan G. Seidenberg of New York. 
                                                            Page S10276
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  Alan Greenspan, of New York, to be United States Alternate Governor 
of the International Monetary Fund for a term of five years. 
(Reappointment) (Prior to this action, Committee on Foreign Relations 
was discharged from further consideration.)
Pages S10276, S10287
Measures Placed on Calendar:
  Page S10261
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S10262-63
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S10263-65
Additional Statements:
  Page S10261
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S10265-76
Privilege of the Floor:
  Page S10276
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 6:19 p.m., 
until 10 a.m., on Monday, October 4, 2004. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S10287.)


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Committee Meetings
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
  The House was not in session today. The House will meet at 12:30 p.m. 
on Monday, October 4, for Morning Hour debate and at 2 p.m for 
legislative business.


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Committee Meetings
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                      CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

               Week of October 4 through October 9, 2004

                             Senate Chamber

  On Monday, at 11 a.m., Senate will resume consideration of S. 2845, 
National Intelligence Reform Act, and vote on or in relation to certain 
pending amendments beginning at approximately 4:15 p.m.
  During the balance of the week Senate will consider any other cleared 
legislative and executive business, including appropriation bills, when 
available.


                           Senate Committees

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
  Committee on Armed Services: October 6, to hold hearings to 
examine the report of the Special Advisor to the Director of Central 
Intelligence for Strategy Regarding Iraqi Weapons of Mass 
Destruction Programs, 2:30 p.m., SH-216.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: October 5, to 
hold hearings to examine the nomination of Pamela Hughes Patenaude, 
of New Hampshire, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development, 2:30 p.m., SD-538.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: October 5, to 
hold hearings to examine issues relating to E-Rate, 9:30 a.m., SR-
253.

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  October 6, Subcommittee on Competition, Foreign Commerce, and 
Infrastructure, to hold hearings to examine issues relating to natural 
gas, 2:30 p.m., SR-253.
  October 7, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the effect of 
Federal bankruptcy and pension policy on the financial situation of the 
airlines, 9:30 a.m., SR-253.
  Committee on Finance: October 5, to hold hearings to examine 
redesigning the social security disability process, 10 a.m., SD-215.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: October 5, to hold hearings to examine 
the progress of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, 9:30 a.m., SD-419.
  October 6, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the impact of 
current visa policy on international students and researchers, 9:30 a.m., 
SD-419.
  Committee on Governmental Affairs: October 5, to hold hearings to 
examine the nomination of Gregory E. Jackson, to be an Associate Judge of 
the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 10 a.m., SD-342.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: October 5, to hold 
hearings to examine public-private partnerships to improve nutrition and 
increase physical activity in children, 10 a.m., SD-430.
  October 6, Full Committee, with the Committee on the Judiciary, to hold 
joint hearings to examine responding to an ever-changing threat relating 
to BioShield II, 10 a.m., SH-216.
  Committee on Indian Affairs: October 6, business meeting to consider 
pending calendar business, 10 a.m., SR-485.
  Committee on the Judiciary: October 5, business meeting to consider 
pending calendar business, 9 a.m., SD-226.
  October 5, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine opening the 
presidency to naturalized Americans, 10 a.m., SD-226.
  October 6, Full Committee, with the Committee on Health, Education, 
Labor, and Pensions, to hold joint hearings to examine responding to an 
ever-changing threat relating to BioShield II, 10 a.m., SH-216.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: October 6, to hold closed hearings to 
examine certain intelligence matters, 10 a.m., SH-219.


                              House Chamber

  Program to be announced.


                            House Committees

  Committee on Appropriations, October 5, Subcommittee on Labor, Health 
and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, on Influenza Vaccine, 
9:30 a.m., 2358 Rayburn.
  October 7, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, on Homeland Security 
Presidential Directive-8 Implementation, 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn.
  Committee on the Budget, October 6, hearing on Federal Revenue Options, 
10 a.m., 210 Cannon.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, October 6, Subcommittee on Commerce, 
Trade and Consumer Protection, hearing entitled ``Child Product Safety: 
Do Current Standards Provide Enough Protection?'' 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services, October 6, Subcommittee on Capital 
Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises, hearing 
entitled ``The OFHEO Report: Allegations of Accounting and Management 
Failure at Fannie Mae,'' 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  October 7, Subcommittee Housing and Community Opportunity, hearing 
entitled ``Mortgage Fraud and its Impact on Mortgage Lenders,'' 10 a.m., 
2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Government Reform, October 5, Subcommittee on National 
Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations, hearing entitled 
``The U.N. Oil for Food Program: Cash Cow Meets Paper Tiger,'' 11 a.m., 
2154 Rayburn.
  October 6, Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and 
Regulatory Affairs, hearing entitled ``Current Challenges in Combating 
the West Nile Virus,'' 10 a.m., 2247 Rayburn.
  October 6, Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness, hearing entitled 
``A Global Killer: HIV and AIDS in the United States and Abroad,'' 2 
p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on International Relations, October 6, hearing on the Annual 
Report on International Religious Freedom 2004 and Designations of 
Countries of Particular Concern, 10:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  October 6, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, hearing on U.S. Trade 
Disputes in Peru and Ecuador, 2:30 p.m., 2200 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, October 5, Subcommittee on Courts, the 
Internet, and Intellectual Property, oversight hearing on Peer-to-Peer 
Piracy (P2P) on University Campuses: An Update, 9 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  October 6, Subcommittee on the Constitution, oversight hearing on the 
Presidential Succession Act, 9:30 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  October 7, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, 
oversight hearing on Federal Offender Reentry and Protecting Children 
from Criminal Recidivists, 9 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Rules, October 4, to consider S. 878, Bankruptcy Judgeship 
Act of 2003, 5 p.m., H-313 Capitol.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, October 6, Subcommittee 
on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, oversight hearing on Maritime 
Domain Awareness, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, October 6, Subcommittee on Oversight 
and Investigations, hearing on the status of the Department of Veterans 
smart card initiative(s), 9:30 a.m., 334 Cannon.


                             Joint Meetings

  Conference: October 4, meeting of conferees on H.R. 4520, to amend the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove impediments in such Code and make 
our manufacturing, service, and high-technology businesses and workers 
more competitive and productive both at home and abroad, 7 p.m., 1100 
LHOB.
  Joint Economic Committee: October 7, to hold hearings to examine the 
long-run economics of natural gas, 10 a.m., SD-628.
  October 8, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the current 
employment situation for September, 9:30 a.m., SD-628.


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*These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no 
accompanying report. A total of 161 reports have been filed in the 
Senate, a total of 310 reports have been filed in the House.

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                             Resume of Congressional Activity

                    SECOND SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTH CONGRESS


    The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative 
business transacted by the Senate and House.
    The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the 
Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

                               DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY


                          January 20 through September 30, 2004

                                               Senate             House             Total
     Days in session...............               115                96               . .
     Time in session...............     872 hrs., 22     776 hrs., 55               . .
     Congressional Record:
    Pages of proceedings...........            10,194             7,945               . .
    Extensions of Remarks..........               . .             1,760               . .
     Public bills enacted into law.                26                83               109
     Private bills enacted into law                 1               . .               . .
     Bills in conference...........                 6                16               . .
     Measures passed, total........               410               559               969
    Senate bills...................               111                37               . .
    House bills....................               116               263               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 5                 3               . .
    House joint resolutions........                 2                 6               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                33                11               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                29                69               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               114               170               . .
     Measures reported, total......               257               302               559
    Senate bills...................               171                14               . .
    House bills....................                59               202               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 5               . .               . .
    House joint resolutions........               . .                 1               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                 6               . .               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                 2                 6               . .
    Simple resolutions.............                14                79               . .
     Special reports...............                 6                 3               . .
     Conference reports............                 1                 5               . .
     Measures pending on calendar..               293               146               . .
     Measures introduced, total....             1,104             2,013             3,117
    Bills..........................               875              1501               . .
    Joint resolutions..............                15                25               . .
    Concurrent resolutions.........                53               159               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               161               328               . .
     Quorum calls..................               . .                 1               . .
     Yea-and-nay votes.............               194               276               . .
     Recorded votes................               . .               209               . .
     Bills vetoed..................               . .               . .               . .
     Vetoes overridden.............               . .               . .               . .
                           DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


                          January 20 through September 30, 2004

     Civilian nominations, totaling 496 (including 195 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed..........................................154...
         Unconfirmed........................................321...
         Withdrawn...........................................18...
         Returned to White House..............................3...
     Other Civilian nominations, totaling 3,160, (including 5 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................2,693...
         Unconfirmed........................................466...
         Withdrawn............................................1...
     Air Force nominations, totaling 8,166, (including 3,572 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................5,582...
         Unconfirmed......................................2,584...
     Army nominations, totaling 5,883 (including 594 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................5,767...
         Unconfirmed........................................116...
     Navy nominations, totaling 9,362 (including 2,444 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................8,908...
         Unconfirmed........................................454...
     Marine Corps nominations, totaling 1,227 (including 2 
       nominations carried over from the First Session), 
       disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................1,225...
         Unconfirmed..........................................2...
                                Summary
     Total nominations carried over from the First Session6,812
     Total Nominations Received this session.............21,482
     Total confirmed.....................................24,329
     Total unconfirmed....................................3,943
     Total withdrawn.........................................19
     Total returned to the White House........................3


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                       10 a.m., Monday, October 4

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Monday: After the transaction of any morning business (not 
to extend beyond 60 minutes), Senate will resume consideration of S. 
2845, National Intelligence Reform Act, and vote on or in relation to 
certain pending amendments beginning at approximately 4:15 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                     12:30 p.m., Monday, October 4

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Monday: The House will meet at 12:30 p.m. for Morning Hour 
debate and at 2 p.m. for legislative business.
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Baca, Joe, Calif., E1771
Blackburn, Marsha, Tenn., E1773
Brady, Kevin, Tex., E1761, E1765, E1769
Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E1761, E1763, E1763, E1764, E1768, E1769, 
E1770
Cardoza, Dennis A., Calif., E1762, E1766
Carson, Julia, Ind., E1775
Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr., Ala., E1763, E1767
Cubin, Barbara, Wyo., E1778
Davis, Susan A., Calif., E1775
Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1762, E1765
Filner, Bob, Calif., E1764, E1768
Garrett, Scott, N.J., E1777
Gerlach, Jim, Pa., E1761
Hoeffel, Joseph M., Pa., E1769
Istook, Ernest J., Jr., Okla., E1777
Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E1770
Kildee, Dale E., Mich., E1763, E1767
McCarthy, Karen, Mo., E1776
McCotter, Thaddeus G., Mich., E1775
McInnis, Scott, Colo., E1761, E1765, E1767, E1767, E1769
Miller, Jeff, Fla., E1771
Ney, Robert W., Ohio, E1768
Ose, Doug, Calif., E1778
Portman, Rob, Ohio, E1771
Price, David E., N.C., E1763, E1766
Radanovich, George, Calif., E1762, E1765
Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E1772
Renzi, Rick, Ariz., E1776
Serrano, Jose E., N.Y., E1764, E1768
Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E1769
Skelton, Ike, Mo., E1762, E1765
Stupak, Bart, Mich., E1772
Terry, Lee, Nebr., E1772
Thornberry, Mac, Tex., E1770
Tiberi, Patrick J., Ohio, E1774
Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E1773
Udall, Tom, N.M., E1773
Vitter, David, La., E1775
Weldon, Dave, Fla., E1778
Wilson, Joe, S.C., E1775
Wynn, Albert Russell, Md., E1776 


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