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                                           Tuesday, October 5, 2004

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S10381-S10468
Measures Introduced: Twelve bills and two resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 2887-2898, S. Res. 447, and S. Con. Res. 140. 
                                                            Page S10436
Measures Reported:
  H.R. 2608, to reauthorize the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction 
Program. (S. Rept. No. 108-385)
  S. Res. 445, to eliminate certain restrictions on service of a 
Senator on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Page S10436
Measures Passed:
  Presidential Pardon: Senate agreed to S. Res. 447, expressing the 
sense of the Senate that the President of the United States should 
exercise his Constitutional Authority to pardon posthumously John 
Arthur ``Jack'' Johnson for Mr. Johnson's racially-motivated 1913 
conviction that diminished his athletic, cultural, and historic 
significance, and unduly tarnished his reputation.
  Pages S10417-19
  Veterans' Compensation Cost-Of-Living Adjustment Act: Committee on 
Veterans' Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 
4175, to increase, effective as of December 1, 2004, the rates of 
disability compensation for veterans with service-connected 
disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for 
survivors of certain service-connected disabled veterans, and the bill 
was then passed after striking all after the enacting clause and 
inserting in lieu thereof the text of
S. 2483, Senate companion-measure.
  Pages S10458-59
  Subsequently, S. 2483 was returned to the Senate calendar. 
                                                            Page S10459
  St. Louis Gateway Arch Lighting: Senate passed
S. 2895, to authorize the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, to be 
illuminated by pink lights in honor of breast cancer awareness month. 
                                                            Page S10459
  Communications Satellite Act: Senate passed S. 2896, to modify and 
extend certain privatization requirements of the Communications 
Satellite Act of 1962.
  Page S10459
  Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site: Committee on 
Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration 
of S. Res. 420, recommending expenditures for an appropriate visitors 
center at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site to 
commemorate the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, and 
the resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S10460
  Protecting Older Americans From Fraud Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
424, designating October 2004 as ``Protecting Older Americans From 
Fraud Month''.
  Page S10460
  Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act: 
Senate passed S. 2484, to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
simplify and improve pay provisions for physicians and dentists and to 
authorize alternate work schedules and executive pay for nurses, after 
agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and 
the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S10460-67
  Frist (for Specter) Amendment No. 3973, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S10467
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 S10384-88, S10390-S10400, S10400-17
Adopted:
  Collins (for Cantwell) Modified Amendment No. 3933, to require 
biometric identification information on travel documents of aliens 
seeking to enter the United States.
Pages S10384, S10394-95
  Collins/Lieberman Amendment No. 3957, to provide for certain 
revisions to the bill, including providing for permanent authority for 
the Public Interest Declassification Board, and for homeland security 
civil rights and civil liberties protection.
Page S10384
  Collins (for Rockefeller) Modified Amendment No. 3712, to provide 
improved aviation security.
Pages S10384-88

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  Collins (for Baucus) Further 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 S10384-88, S10391
  Feinstein Modified Amendment No. 3718, to improve the intelligence 
functions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 
                                                Pages S10390, S10391-92
  Collins (for Gregg) Modified Amendment No. 3934, to enhance the role 
of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in its intelligence and law 
enforcement missions.
Page S10394
Withdrawn:
  Chambliss Amendment No. 3710, to provide for the establishment of a 
unified combatant command for military intelligence.
Pages S10392-94
  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 S10390, S10398
  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 S10390, S10398
  Lautenberg Amendment No. 3767, to specify that the National 
Intelligence Director shall serve for one or more terms of up to 5 
years each.
Pages S10390, S10416
Pending:
  Kyl Amendment No. 3801, to modify the privacy and civil liberties 
oversight.
Page S10390
  Stevens Amendment No. 3839, to strike section 201, relating to public 
disclosure of intelligence funding.
Page S10390
  Leahy/Grassley Amendment No. 3945, to require Congressional oversight 
of translators employed and contracted for by the Federal Bureau of 
Investigation.
Page S10390
  Reid (for Harkin) Amendment No. 3821, to modify the functions of the 
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Page S10390
  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 S10390-91
  Stevens Amendment No. 3827, to strike section 206, relating to 
information sharing.
Page S10391
  Stevens Amendment No. 3840, to strike the fiscal and acquisition 
authorities of the National Intelligence Authority.
Page S10391
  Stevens Amendment No. 3882, to propose an alternative section 141, 
relating to the Inspector General of the National Intelligence 
Authority.
Page S10391
  Warner Amendment No. 3876, to preserve certain authorities and 
accountability in the implementation of intelligence reform. 
                                                            Page S10391
  Levin Modified Amendment No. 3809, to exempt military personnel from 
certain personnel transfer authorities.
Page S10391
  Levin Amendment No. 3810, to clarify the definition of National 
Intelligence Program.
Page S10391
  Stevens Amendment No. 3830, to modify certain provisions relating to 
the Central Intelligence Agency.
Page S10391
  Warner Amendment No. 3875, to clarify the definition of National 
Intelligence Program.
Page S10391
  Reid (for Leahy) Amendment No. 3913, to address enforcement of 
certain subpoenas.
Page S10391
  Reid (for Leahy) Amendment No. 3916, to strengthen civil liberties 
protections.
Page S10391
  Reid (for Leahy) Amendment No. 3915, to establish criteria for 
placing individuals on the consolidated screening watch list of the 
Terrorist Screening Center.
Page S10391
  Collins (for Frist) Modified Amendment No. 3895, to establish the 
National Counterproliferation Center within the National Intelligence 
Authority.
Page S10391
  Collins (for Frist) Amendment No. 3896, to include certain additional 
Members of Congress among the congressional intelligence committees. 
                                                            Page S10391
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 85 yeas to 10 nays (Vote No. 197), three-fifths of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed 
to the motion to close further debate on the bill.
Page S10391
  Chair sustained certain points of order against the following 
amendments:
  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. 
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3888, to establish the United States 
Homeland Security Signal Corps to ensure proper communications between 
law enforcement agencies.
Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3889, to establish a National 
Commission on the United States-Saudi Arabia Relationship. 
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3890, to improve the security of 
hazardous materials transported by truck.
Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3891, to improve rail security. 
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398

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  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3892, to strengthen border security.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3893, to require inspection of cargo 
at ports in the United States.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Schumer) Amendment No. 3894, to amend the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 to enhance cybersecurity.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Reed Amendment No. 3908, to authorize the Secretary of Homeland 
Security to award grants to public transportation agencies to improve 
security.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  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 S10390, S10398
  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.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Reid (for Lautenberg) Amendment No. 3905, to provide for maritime 
transportation security.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Roberts Amendment No. 3747, to provide the National Intelligence 
Director with flexible administrative authority with respect to the 
National Intelligence Authority.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Kyl Amendment No. 3881, to protect crime victims' rights. 
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Kyl Amendment No. 3724, to strengthen anti-terrorism investigative 
tools, promote information sharing, punish terrorist offenses. 
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions Amendment No. 3928, to require aliens to make an oath prior 
to receiving a nonimmigrant visa.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions Amendment No. 3873, to protect railroad carriers and mass 
transportation from terrorism.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions Amendment No. 3871, to provide for enhanced Federal, State, 
and local enforcement of the immigration laws.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions Amendment No. 3870, to make information sharing permanent 
under the USA PATRIOT Act.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Collins (for Cornyn) Amendment No. 3803, to provide for enhanced 
criminal penalties for crimes related to alien smuggling. 
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  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 local affiliates is protected by the Volunteer Protection 
Act.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Frist (for McConnell) Amendment No. 3931, to remove civil liability 
barriers that discourage the donation of equipment to volunteer fire 
companies.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Warner Amendment No. 3874, to provide for the treatment of programs, 
projects, and activities within the Joint Military Intelligence Program 
and Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities programs as of the 
date of the enactment of the Act.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions (for Grassley) Amendment No. 3850, to require the inclusion 
of information regarding visa revocations in the National Crime 
Information Center database.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions (for Grassley) Amendment No. 3851, to clarify the effects of 
revocation of a visa.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions (for Grassley) Amendment No. 3855, to combat money 
laundering and terrorist financing, to increase the penalties for 
smuggling goods into the United States.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions (for Grassley) Amendment No. 3856, to establish a United 
States drug interdiction coordinator for Federal agencies. 
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  Sessions/Ensign Amendment No. 3872, to amend the Immigration and 
Nationality Act to require fingerprints on United States passports and 
to require countries desiring to participate in the Visa Waiver Program 
to issue passports that conform to the biometric standards required for 
United States passports.
                                                   Pages S10391, S10398
  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 S10391, S10398
  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.
                                                   Pages S10390, S10398
  Subsequently, the aforementioned amendments were ruled out of order 
since they were not germane to the bill under the provisions of Rule 
22.
                                                            Page S10398
  Subsequently, Collins (for Inhofe) Amendment No. 3946 (to Amendment 
No. 3849), in the nature of a substitute, fell when Amendment No. 3849 
(listed above) was ruled out of order.
                                                            Page S10391
  Lieberman (for Bingaman) Amendment No. 3814, to provide the sense of 
Congress that United States foreign assistance should be provided to 
South Asia, Southeast Asia, West Africa, the Horn of Africa,

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North and North Central Africa, the Arabian peninsula, Central and 
Eastern Europe, and South America to prevent the establishment of 
terrorist sanctuaries, previously agreed to on Monday, October 4, 2004, 
was modified by unanimous consent.
                                                            Page S10417
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that 
notwithstanding the adjournment of the Senate or other business before 
the Senate, all time be counted as post-cloture time on the bill; 
provided further, that at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2004, 
Senate begin a series of rollcall votes on the pending amendments in 
the order offered; further that there be two minutes equally divided 
prior to each vote, with no second degree amendments in order to the 
amendments prior to the votes; provided further, that the voting 
sequence end at Amendment No. 3916.
                                                            Page S10419
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that it be in 
order for the Managers, with the concurrence of the two Leaders, to 
send a Managers' amendment to the desk, prior to passage of the bill. 
                                                            Page S10419
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that following 
conclusion of those votes and the expiration of any remaining time 
under Rule XXII, Senate vote on any qualified amendment, to be followed 
by third reading and a vote on passage of the bill as amended, with no 
intervening action or debate.
                                                            Page S10419
Intelligence Committee Reform--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement 
was reached providing that following passage of S. 2845 (listed above), 
Senate begin consideration of S. Res. 445, to eliminate certain 
restrictions on service of a Senator on the Senate Select Committee on 
Intelligence.
  Page S10419
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Ronald Rosenfeld, of Oklahoma, to be a Director of the Federal 
Housing Finance Board for the remainder of the term expiring February 
27, 2009.
  Michael Butler, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees 
of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National 
Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2008. 
                                                            Page S10468
Messages From the House:
  Pages S10434-35
Executive Communications:
  Pages S10435-36
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S10436-37
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S10437-46
Additional Statements:
  Pages S10431-34
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S10446-58
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Page S10458
Privilege of the Floor:
  Page S10458
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--197) 
                                                            Page S10391
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9 a.m., and adjourned at 8:17 p.m., 
until 9:30 a.m., on Wednesday, October 6, 2004. (For Senate's program, 
see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
NOMINATION
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine the nomination of Pamela Hughes Patenaude, of New 
Hampshire, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development for Community Planning and Development, after the nominee, 
who was introduced by Representative Bradley, testified and answered 
questions in her own behalf.
UNIVERSAL SERVICE E-RATE PROGRAM
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine waste, fraud, and abuse issues relating to 
Universal Service E-rate program, after receiving testimony from Thomas 
Bennett, Assistant Inspector General for USF Oversight, and Tom Cline, 
Assistant Inspector General for Audits, both of the Federal 
Communications Commission; George McDonald and Frank Gumper, both of 
the Universal Service Administrative Company, Washington, D.C.; and 
Winston E. Himsworth, E-Rate Central, Seaford, New York, on behalf of 
the State E-rate Coordinator's Alliance.
MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine the progress and future performance of the Millennium Challenge 
Corporation (MCC), focusing on the size of the foreign aid commitment, 
the competitive selection process for MCC funds, the separation from 
the strategic foreign policy goals of the United States, and civil 
society proposals in each country, after receiving testimony from Paul 
V. Applegarth, Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge 
Corporation, Department of State.
NOMINATION
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine the nomination of Gregory E. Jackson, to be an Associate Judge 
of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, after the

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nominee, who was introduced by District of Columbia Delegate Norton, 
testified and answered questions in his own behalf.
CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine public-private partnerships to improve 
nutrition and increase physical activity in children, after receiving 
testimony from Senator Wyden; Dixie E. Snider, Jr., Acting Chief of 
Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Lynn C. Swann, 
Chairman, President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Office of 
Public Health and Science, both of the Department of Health and Human 
Services; William Potts-Datema, Harvard School of Public Health 
Partnerships for Children's Health, Boston, Massachusetts, on behalf of 
Action for Healthy Kids; Ross C. Brownson, Saint Louis University 
School of Public Health Department of Community Health, St. Louis, 
Missouri; and Gary M. DeStefano, Nike Corporation, Lake Oswego, Oregon.
PRESIDENTIAL ELIGIBILITY
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
proposals to define the term ``natural born Citizen'' as used in the 
Constitution of the United States to establish eligibility for the 
Office of the President, including related measures S. 2128 and S.J. 
Res.15, after receiving testimony from Senator Nickles; Representatives 
Conyers, Snyder, Frank, Rohrabacher, and Issa; Akhil Reed Amar, Yale 
University School of Law, New Haven, Connecticut; Matthew Spalding, The 
Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.; and John Yinger, Syracuse 
University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, 
New York.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee ordered favorably 
reported S. Res. 445, to eliminate certain restrictions on service of a 
Senator on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.


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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 14 public bills, H.R. 5210-5223; 1 private bill, 
H.R. 5224; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 820-821, were introduced. 
                                                     Pages H8167, H8168
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H8168-69
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 10, to provide for reform of the intelligence community, 
terrorism prevention and prosecution, border security, and 
international cooperation and coordination amended, (H. Rept. 108-724, 
Pts. 4 and 5);
  H.R. 5011, to prevent the sale of abusive insurance and investment 
products to military personnel, amended (H. Rept. 108-725);
  H.R. 3858, to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the 
supply of pancreatic islet cells for research, and to provide for 
better coordination of Federal efforts and information on islet cell 
transplantation (H. Rept. 108-726);
  H.R. 918, to authorize the Health Resources and Services 
Administration, the National Cancer Institute, and the Indian Health 
Service to make grants for model programs to provide to individuals of 
health disparity populations prevention, early detection, treatment, 
and appropriate follow-up care services for cancer and chronic 
diseases, and to make grants regarding patient navigators to assist 
individuals of health disparity populations in receiving such services, 
amended (H. Rept. 108-727, Pt. 1);
  H.R. 3015, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an 
electronic system for practitioner monitoring of the dispensing of any 
schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance, amended (H. Rept. 108-
728);
  H.R. 4302, to amend title 21, District of Columbia Official Code, to 
enact the provisions of the Mental Health Civil Commitment Act of 2002 
which affect the Commission on Mental Health and require action by 
Congress in order to take effect (H. Rept. 108-729);
  H.R. 4453, to improve access to physicians in medically underserved 
areas, amended (H. Rept. 108-730);
  H.R. 4306, to amend section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality 
Act to improve the process for verifying an individual's eligibility 
for employment, amended (H. Rept. 108-731);
  S. 1194, to foster local collaborations which will ensure that 
resources are effectively and efficiently used within the criminal and 
juvenile justice systems, amended (H. Rept. 108-732);
  S. 129, to provide for reform relating to Federal employment, amended 
(H. Rept. 108-733);

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  Conference report on H.R. 4850, making appropriations for the 
government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable 
in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the 
fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 (H. Rept. 108-734).
  H. Res. 819, relating to early organization of the House of 
Representatives for the One Hundred Ninth Congress (H. Rept. 108-735);
  H. Res. 822, waiving points of order against the conference report to 
accompany the bill (H.R. 4850) making appropriations for the government 
of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or 
in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2005 (H. Rept. 108-736); and
  H. Res. 823, providing for consideration of H.R. 5107, to protect 
crime victims' rights, to eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA 
samples collected from crime scenes and convicted offenders, to improve 
and expand the DNA testing capacity of Federal, State, and local crime 
laboratories, to increase research and development of new DNA testing 
technologies, to develop new training programs regarding the collection 
and use of DNA evidence, to provide post-conviction testing of DNA 
evidence to exonerate the innocent, to improve the performance of 
counsel in State capital cases (H. Rept. 108-737). 
                                               Pages H8144-57, H8166-67
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Boozman to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H8041
Recess: The House recessed at 9:02 a.m. and reconvened at 10 a.m. 
                                                             Page H8041
District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2005--Motion to go to 
conference: The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4850, 
making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia 
and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the 
revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2005, and agreed to a conference.
  Page H8043
  Appointed as conferees: Representative Frelinghuysen, Istook, 
Cunningham, Doolittle, Weldon (FL), Culberson, Young (FL), Fattah, 
Pastor, Cramer, and Obey.
                                                             Page H8043
Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2003: The House passed S. 878, to authorize 
an additional permanent judgeship in the District of Idaho, by voice 
vote.
  Pages H8048-63
  Rejected the Berman motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on 
the Judiciary with instructions to report the bill back to the House 
forthwith with an amendment, by a recorded vote of 190 ayes to 216 
noes, Roll No. 493.
                                                         Pages H8061-63
                                                             Agreed to:
  Sensenbrenner amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 108-723) that 
``staggers'' implementation of the 58 new Federal circuit and district 
court judgeships created by the bill over seven fiscal years; and 
                                                         Pages H8052-53
  Simpson amendment (No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 108-723) that splits the 
current 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (by a recorded vote of 205 ayes to 
194 noes, Roll No. 492).
                                                         Pages H8053-61
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: to create additional Federal 
court judgeships.
                                                             Page H8061
  H. Res. 814, the rule providing for consideration of the bill was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 206 ayes to 173 noes, Roll No. 491, 
after agreeing to order the previous question by a yea-and-nay vote of 
198 yeas to 171 nays, Roll No. 490.
                                                         Pages H8043-48
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Recognizing the spirit of Jacob Mock Doub: H. Con. Res. 480, 
recognizing the spirit of Jacob Mock Doub and his contribution to 
encouraging youth to be physically active and fit and expressing the 
sense of Congress that ``National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day'' 
should be established in Jacob Mock Doub's honor;
  Pages H8063-64
  Patient Navigator, Outreach, and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 
2003: H.R. 918, amended, to authorize the Health Resources and Services 
Administration, the National Cancer Institute, and the Indian Health 
Service to make grants for model programs to provide to individuals of 
health disparity populations prevention, early detection, treatment, 
and appropriate follow-up care services for cancer and chronic 
diseases, and to make grants regarding patient navigators to assist 
individuals of health disparity populations in receiving such services;
                                                         Pages H8064-69
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: to amend the Public Health 
Service Act to authorize a demonstration grant program to provide 
patient navigator services to reduce barriers and improve health care 
outcomes.
                                                             Page H8069
  National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Act of 2003: 
H.R. 3015, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish 
an electronic system for practitioner monitoring of the dispensing of 
any schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance;
  Pages H8069-73
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: to provide for the 
establishment of a controlled substance monitoring program in each 
State.
                                                             Page H8073

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  Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation Act of 2004: H.R. 3858, to 
amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the supply of 
pancreatic islet cells for research, and to provide for better 
coordination of Federal efforts and information on islet cell 
transplantation;
  Pages H8073-74
  Asthmatic Schoolchildren's Treatment and Health Management Act of 
2004: H.R. 2023, amended, to give a preference regarding States that 
require schools to allow students to self-administer medication to 
treat that student's asthma or anaphylaxis;
  Pages H8074-79
  Mammography Quality Standards Reauthorization Act of 2004: H.R. 4555, 
amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend 
provisions relating to mammography quality standards;
  Pages H8079-80
  Safeguard Against Privacy Invasions (SPY) Act: H.R. 2929, amended, to 
protect users of the Internet from unknowing transmission of their 
personally identifiable information through spyware programs, by a 2/3 
yea-and-nay vote of 399 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 495; 
                                               Pages H8080-89, H8130-31
  Recognizing community organization of public access defibrillation 
programs: H. Con. Res. 250, recognizing community organization of 
public access defibrillation programs;
  Pages H8089-91
  Sense of Congress regarding the role of private health insurance 
companies in promoting healthy lifestyles: H. Con. Res. 34, amended, 
expressing the sense of the Congress that private health insurance 
companies should take a proactive role in promoting healthy lifestyles;
                                                         Pages H8091-94
  Orderly and Timely Interstate Placement of Foster Children Act of 
2004: H.R. 4504, amended, to improve protections for children and to 
hold States accountable for the orderly and timely placement of 
children across State lines;
  Pages H8094-H8100
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: to improve protections for 
children and to hold States accountable for the safe and timely 
placement of children across State lines.
                                                             Page H8100
  Sense of Congress regarding the establishment of a Columbia Memorial 
Space Science Learning Center: H.J. Res. 57, amended, expressing the 
sense of the Congress in recognition of the contributions of the seven 
Columbia astronauts by supporting establishment of a Columbia Memorial 
Space Science Learning Center;
  Pages H8100-04
  Military Personnel Financial Services Protection Act: H.R. 5011, 
amended, to prevent the sale of abusive insurance and investment 
products to military personnel, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 396 yeas 
to 2 nays, Roll No. 496;
  Pages H8104-10, H8131
  Confirming the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture and the 
Commodity Credit Corporation: H.R. 4620, amended, to confirm the 
authority of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commodity Credit 
Corporation to enter into memorandums of understanding with a State 
regarding the collection of approved State commodity assessments on 
behalf of the State from the proceeds of marketing assistance loans; 
                                                         Pages H8110-11
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: to confirm the authority of 
the Secretary of Agriculture to collect approved State commodity 
assessments on behalf of the State from the proceeds of marketing 
assistance loans.
                                                             Page H8111
  Providing for the development of a national plan for the control and 
management of Sudden Oak Death: H.R. 4569, to provide for the 
development of a national plan for the control and management of Sudden 
Oak Death, a tree disease caused by the fungus-like pathogen 
Phytophthora ramorum;
  Pages H8111-13
  Pennsylvania National Forest Improvement Act of 2003: H.R. 3514, 
amended, to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain 
lands and improvements associated with the National Forest System in 
the State of Pennsylvania;
  Pages H8113-15
  Honoring the service of Native American Indians in the U.S. Armed 
Forces: H. Con. Res. 306, amended, honoring the service of Native 
American Indians in the United States Armed Forces;
  Pages H8115-17
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: honoring the service of 
American Indians in the United States Armed Forces.
                                                             Page H8117
  Amending the Agricultural Adjustment Act: H.R. 2984, to amend the 
Agricultural Adjustment Act to remove the requirement that processors 
be members of an agency administering a marketing order applicable to 
pears;
  Pages H8131-33
  Expressing the support of the House for the efforts of organizations 
to provide emergency food assistance to people in the U.S.: H. Res. 
261, expressing the support of the House of Representatives for the 
efforts of organizations such as Second Harvest to provide emergency 
food assistance to hungry people in the United States, and encouraging 
all Americans to provide volunteer services and other support for local 
antihunger advocacy efforts and hunger relief charities, including food 
banks, food rescue organizations, food pantries, soup kitchens, and 
emergency shelters;
  Pages H8133-36

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  Recognizing the establishment of Hunters for the Hungry programs: H. 
Res. 481, recognizing the establishment of Hunters for the Hungry 
programs across the United States and the contributions of those 
programs to efforts to decrease hunger and help feed those in need; 
                                                         Pages H8136-37
  Amending the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944: H.R. 
5042, to amend the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 to 
ensure that the dependents of employees of the Forest Service stationed 
in Puerto Rico receive a high-quality elementary and secondary 
education;
  Pages H8138-39
  Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange certain 
land in the Ozark-St. Francis and Ouachita National Forests: S.33, to 
authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or part 
of certain administrative sites and other land in the Ozark-St. Francis 
and Ouachita National Forests and to use funds derived from the sale or 
exchange to acquire, construct, or improve administrative sites; and 
                                                         Pages H8139-40
  Providing for the use by the State of North Carolina of the Oxford 
Research Station in Granville County, North Carolina: H.R. 2119, 
amended, to provide for the use by the State of North Carolina of 
Federal lands, improvements, equipment, and resource materials at the 
Oxford Research Station in Granville County, North Carolina. 
                                                         Pages H8140-41
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: to provide for the 
conveyance of Federal lands, improvements, equipment, and resource 
materials at the Oxford Research Station in Granville County, North 
Carolina, to the State of North Carolina.
                                                             Page H9141
Suspension Failed: The House failed to agree to suspend the rules and 
pass the following bill:
  Requiring that all young persons in the U.S. perform a period of 
military service or civilian service: H.R. 163, to provide for the 
common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United 
States, including women, perform a period of military service or a 
period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and 
homeland security, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 2 yeas to 402 nays, 
Roll No. 494.
  Pages H8117-30
Discharge Petitions: Representative Edwards moved to discharge the 
Committee on Rules from the consideration of H. Res. 788, providing for 
the consideration of H.R. 4423, making appropriations for the 
Department of Veterans Affairs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2004 (Discharge Petition No. 14).
  Representative Bishop of New York moved to discharge the Committee on 
Rules from the consideration of H. Res. 790, providing for 
consideration of H.R. 4473, making appropriations for the Department of 
Education for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 (Discharge 
Petition No. 15).
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page 
H8048.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea-and-nay votes and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today. There were no quorum calls. 
      Pages H8046-47, H8047, H8061, H8062-63, H8129-30, H8130-31, H8131
Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on 
pages H8169-70.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 7:50 a.m. on 
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Committee Meetings
FLU VACCINE
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services, Education and Related Agencies held a hearing on Influenza 
Vaccine. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the 
Department of Health and Human Services: Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., 
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; William Egan, 
M.D., Acting Director, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center 
for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA; and Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., 
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH; 
and public witnesses.
U.N. OIL FOR FOOD PROGRAM
Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security, 
Emerging Threats and International Relations held a hearing entitled 
``The U.N. Oil for Food Program: Cash Cow Meets Paper Tiger.'' 
Testimony was heard from Ambassador Patrick F. Kennedy, U.S. 
Representative to the United Nations, U.N. Management and Reform, 
Department of State; and public witnesses.
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on International Relations: Subcommittee on Europe approved 
for full Committee action the following measures: H. Res. 726, amended, 
Congratulating the people of Serbia and government of Serbia for 
conducting a democratic, free and fair presidential election and for 
reaffirming Serbia's commitment to peace, democracy and the rule of 
law; H.R. 733, Calling on the Government of Libya to review the legal 
actions taken against several Bulgarian medical workers; H. Res. 341, 
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President of the European Union to add Hezbollah to the European 
Union's wide-ranging list of terrorist organizations; and H. Res. 483, 
amended, Pledging continued United States support for the sovereignty, 
independence, territorial integrity, and democratic and economic 
reforms of the Republic of Georgia.
OVERSIGHT--PEER-TO-PEER PIRACY ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES: AN UPDATE
Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and 
Intellectual Property held an oversight hearing on Peer-to-Peer Piracy 
(P2P) on University Campuses: An Update. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses.
THE JUSTICE FOR ALL ACT OF 2004
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a modified closed rule 
providing 1 hour of debate in the House on H.R. 5107, The Justice for 
All Act of 2004, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and 
ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule 
waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule 
provides for consideration of the amendment printed in the Rules 
Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by 
Representative Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin or his designee, which shall 
be considered as read, shall not be subject to a demand for division of 
the question, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally 
divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. The rule 
waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report. 
Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without 
instructions. Testimony was heard from Representatives Chabot and 
Delahunt.Supplemental Appropriations for FY 2005.
EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a modified closed rule 
providing 1 hour of debate in the House on H.R. 5212, Making emergency 
supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2005, for additional disaster assistance relating to storm damage, 
equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Appropriations. The rule waives all points 
of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides for 
consideration of the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report 
accompanying the resolution if offered by Representative Hensarling of 
Texas or his designee, which shall be considered as read, shall not be 
subject to a demand for division of the question, and shall be 
separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by 
the proponent and an opponent. The rule waives all points of order 
against the amendment printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides 
one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was 
heard from Representatives Boyd, Stenholm, Pomeroy and Doyle.
CONFERENCE REPORT--DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 
2005
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving all points 
of order against the conference report to accompany H.R. 4850, Making 
appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other 
activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said 
District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and against its 
consideration. The rule provides that the conference report shall be 
considered as read.
9/11 RECOMMENDATIONS IMPLEMENTATION ACT
Committee on Rules: Heard testimony from Chairmen Hoekstra, Hunter, 
Hyde, Cox and Goodlatte and Representatives Gingrey, Bartlett, Capito, 
Shays, Platts, Smith of Texas, Flake, Rogers of Michigan, Tancredo, 
Mica, Porter, Foley, Bonilla, Kirk, Weldon of Florida, Harman, Cooper, 
Maloney, Jackson-Lee of Texas, Markey, Menendez, Ackerman, Turner of 
Texas, Obey and Sabo, but action was deferred on H.R. 10, 9/11 
Recommendations Implementation Act.

Joint Meetings
APPROPRIATIONS: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Conferees agreed to file a conference report on the differences between 
the Senate and House passed versions of H.R. 4850, making 
appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other 
activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said 
District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005.
AMERICAN JOBS CREATION ACT
Conferees met to resolve the differences between the Senate and House 
passed versions of 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, but did not complete action 
thereon, and will continue on Wednesday, October 6, 2004.


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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

     (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D1001)
  H.R. 5183, to provide an extension of highway, highway safety, motor 
carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway 
Trust Fund pending enactment of a law reauthorizing the Transportation 
Equity Act for the 21st Century. Signed on September 30, 2004. (Public 
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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2004-10-06

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                   COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

                            OCTOBER 6, 2004

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine the 
nominations of Francis J. Harvey, of California, to be Secretary of 
the Army, Richard Greco, Jr., of New York, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of the Navy, and General Gregory S. Martin, USAF, for 
reappointment to the grade of general and to be Commander, United 
States Pacific Command, 10 a.m., SR-222.
  Full Committee, 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 Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee 
on Competition, Foreign Commerce, and Infrastructure, to hold 
hearings to examine issues relating to natural gas, 2:30 p.m., SR-
253.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the 
impact of current visa policy on international students and 
researchers, 9:30 a.m., SD-419.
  Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, to hold hearings 
to examine neglected diseases in East Asia regarding public health 
programs, 2:30 p.m., SD-419.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: 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: business meeting to consider pending 
calendar business, 10 a.m., SR-485.
  Committee on the Judiciary: 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: to hold closed hearings to 
examine certain intelligence matters, 10 a.m., SH-219.


                                 House

  Committee on the Budget, hearing on Federal Revenue Options, 10 
a.m., 210 Cannon.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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, 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.
  Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Energy Policy, 
Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs, hearing entitled ``Current 
Challenges in Combating the West Nile Virus,'' 10 a.m., 2154 
Rayburn.
  Committee on International Relations, hearing on the Annual Report 
on International Religious Freedom 2004 and Designations of 
Countries of Particular Concern, 10:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, hearing on U.S. Trade Disputes 
in Peru and Ecuador, 2:30 p.m., 2200 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, 
oversight hearing on the Presidential Succession Act, 9:30 a.m., 
2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on 
Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, oversight hearing on 
Maritime Domain Awareness, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations, hearing on the status of the Department of Veterans 
Affairs smart card initiative(s), 9:30 a.m., 334 Cannon.
  Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, executive, Briefing on 
Threat Update, 1 p.m., H-405 Capitol.


                             Joint Meetings

  Conference: 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, 10 
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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                    9:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 6
                               __________
                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Wednesday: After the transaction of any morning business 
(not to extend beyond 30 minutes), Senate will continue consideration 
of S. 2845, National Intelligence Reform Act, and vote on or in 
relation to certain amendments beginning at 11:30 a.m. Also, following 
third reading and passage of S. 2845, Senate will begin consideration 
of S. Res. 445, Intelligence Committee Reform Resolution.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                     010 a.m., Wednesday, October 6
                               __________
                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Wednesday: Consideration of Suspensions:
  (1) H.R. 4302, District of Columbia Civil Commitment Modernization 
Act of 2004;
  (2) H. Res. 815, Congratulating Andrew Wojtanik for winning the 16th 
Annual National Geographic Bee, conducted by the National Geographic 
Society;
  (3) H.R. 4302, Leonard C. Burch Post Office Building Designation Act;
  (4) H. Con. Res. 464, Honoring the 10 communities selected to receive 
the 2004 All-America City Award;
  (5) S. 129, Federal Workforce Flexibility Act of 2003;
  (6) H.R. 4807, Adam G. Kinser Post Office Building Designation Act;
  (7) S. 2415, Robert J. Opinsky Post Office Building Designation Act;
  (8) H.R. 4847, Lieutenant General James V. Edmundson Post Office 
Building Designation Act;
  (9) H.R. 4968, Bill Monroe Post Office Building Designation Act;
  (10) H.R. 5053, Lieutenant John F. Finn Post Office Building 
Designation Act;
  (11) H.R. 4829, Irma Rangel Post Office Building Designation Act;
  (12) H.R. 5131, Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004;
  (13) H.R. 5185, to temporarily extend the programs under the Higher 
Education Act of 1965;
  (14) H.R. 5186, to reduce certain special allowance payments and 
provide additional teacher loan forgiveness on Federal student loans;
  (15) H. Res. 805, supporting efforts to promote greater public 
awareness of effective runaway youth prevention programs and the need 
for safe and productive alternatives, resources, and supports for youth 
in high-risk situations;
  (16) H. Con. Res. 131, expressing the sense of the Congress that 
student travel is a vital component of the educational process;
  (17) H. Res. 809, supporting the goals and ideals of ``Lights On 
Afterschool'';
  (18) H.R. 4306, to amend section 274A of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act to improve the process for verifying an individual's 
eligibility for employment;
  (19) H.R. 4453, Access to Rural Physicians Improvement Act of 2004;
  (20) S. 1194, Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act 
of 2003;
  (21) S. 2742, to extend certain authority of the Supreme Court 
Police, modify the venue of prosecutions relating to the Supreme Court 
building and grounds, and authorize the acceptance of gifts to the U.S. 
Supreme Court;
  (22) H. Res. 389, honoring the young victims of the Sixteenth Street 
Baptist Church bombing, recognizing the historical significance of the 
tragic event, and commending the efforts of law enforcement personnel 
to bring the perpetrators of this crime to justice on the occasion of 
its 40th anniversary;
  (23) H.R. 4661, Internet Spyware (I-SPY) Prevention Act of 2004; and
  (24) H.R. 4794, to amend the Tijuana River Valley Estuary and Beach 
Sewage Cleanup Act of 2000 to extend the authorization of 
appropriations.
  Consideration of H.R. 5107--Justice for All Act of 2004 (Subject to a 
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