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COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

AND INFRASTRUCTURE,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Washington, DC, August 12, 1999.
Hon. J. DENNIS HASTERT,
Speaker of the House,
Washington, DC.

DEAR MR. SPEAKER: Enclosed are copies of resolutions adopted on August 5, 1999 by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. With kind regards, I am Sincerely,

BUD SHUSTER,

Chairman. The communication, together with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

(108.8 NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR

MEMORIAL

Agriculture, transmitting the Department's final rule-Oranges, Grapefruit, Tangerines, and Tangelos Grown in Florida; Modification of Procedures for Limiting the Volume of Small Red Seedless Grapefruit [Docket No. FV99-905-4 IFR] received September 29, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Agriculture.

4650. A letter from the Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture, transmitting the Department's final rule-Increase in Fees and Charges for Egg, Poultry, and Rabbit Grading [Docket No. PY-99-004] (RIN: 0581-AB54) received September 29, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Agriculture.

4651. A letter from the Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture, transmitting the Department's final rule-Tobacco Inspection; Subpart BRegulations (Docket No. TB-99-07] received September 29, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Agriculture.

4652. A letter from the Administrator, Food and Safety Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture, transmitting the Department's final rule-Addition of Mexico to the List of Countries Elligible to Export Poultry Products into the United States [Docket No. 97–006F] (RIN: 0583-AC33) received September 22, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Agriculture.

4653. A communication from the President of the United States, transmitting a request for emergency funds for the Department of Defense to be used to meet the critical readiness and sustainability needs that emerged from operations in Kosovo; (H. Doc. No. 106140); to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed.

4654. A letter from the General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, transmitting the Agency's final ruleChanges in Flood Elevation Determinations-received September 28, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

4655. A letter from the General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, transmitting the Agency's final ruleChanges in Flood Elevation Determinations [Docket No. FEMA-7300) received September 28, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

4656. A letter from the Associate Bureau Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting the Commission's final ruleAmendment of the Amateur Service Rules to Provide For Greater Use of Spread Spectrum Communications (WT Docket No. 97–12 RM8737] received September 29, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Commerce.

4657. A letter from the Special Assistant to the Bureau Chief, Mass Media Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule—Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Manson, Iowa) [MM Docket No. 99–91 RM–9529] (Rudd, Iowa) (MM Docket No. 99–92 RM–9530] (Pleasantville, Iowa) [MM Docket No. 99–93 RM9531] (Dunkerton, Iowa) [MM Docket No. 99– 95 RM-9533] (Manville, Wyoming) (MM Docket No. 99-97 RM-9535) received September 29, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Commerce.

4658. A letter from the Associate Chief, Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule—Implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 [CC Docket No. 96-115] Telecommunications Carriers'

Use of Customer Propriety Network Information and Other Customer Information; Implentation of the Non-Accounting Safeguards of the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended (CC Docket No. 96-149] received September 30, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Commerce.

4659. A letter from the Director, Office of Congressional Affairs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule-List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: (VSC-24) Revision (RIN: 3150– AG36) received September 28, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Commerce.

4660. A communication from the President of the United States, transmitting a report on the status of efforts to obtain Iraq's compliance with the resolutions adopted by the U.N. Security Council, pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 1541; (H. Doc. No. 106-139); to the Committee on International Relations and ordered to be printed

4661. A letter from the Bureau of Export Administration, Department of Commerce, transmitting the Department's final ruleReexports to Libya of Foreign Registered Aircraft Subject to the Export Administration [Docket No. 990827238-9238-01] (RIN: 0694-AB94) received September 27, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on International Relations.

4662. A letter from the Director, Office of the Procurement and Property Management, Department of Agriculture, transmitting the Department's final rule-Agriculture Acquisition Regulation; Part 415 Reorganization; Contracting by Negotiation (AGAR Case 96– 04] (RIN: 0599-AA07) received October 4, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Government Reform.

4663. A letter from the Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals ManagementDepartment of the Interior, transmitting the Department's final rule-Coastal Zone Consistency Review of Exploration Plans and Development and Production Plans (RIN: 1010– AC42) received September 27, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Resources.

4664. A letter from the Acting Regulations Officer, Office of Process and Innovation Management, Social Security Administration, transmitting the Administration's final rule-Administrative Review Process: Prehearing Proceedings and Decisions by Attorney Advisors; Extension of Expiration Dates (RIN: 0960-AF07) received October 4, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Mr. STUMP moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 1663) to designate as a national memorial the memorial being built at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California to honor recipients of the Medal of Honor; as amended.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, recognized Mr. STUMP and Mr. EVANS, each for 20 minutes.

After debate,
The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House suspend the rules and pass said bill, as amended?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, announced that two-thirds of the Members present had voted in the affirmative.

Mr. CALVERT demanded that the vote be taken by the yeas and nays, which demand was supported by onefifth of the Members present, so the yeas and nays were ordered.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, announced that further proceedings on the motion were postponed.

(108.6 PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, laid before the House a communication, which was read as follows: COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

AND INFRASTRUCTURE,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Washington, DC, August 9, 1999.
Hon. J. DENNIS HASTERT,
Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives, Capitol,

Washington, DC. DEAR DENNIS: Enclosed please find copies of resolutions approved by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on August 5, 1999, in accordance with 40 U.S.C. 8606. With warm regards, I remain Sincerely,

BUD SHUSTER,

Chairman. The communication, together with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations. s108.7 PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, laid before the House a communication, which was read as follows:

(108.9 COMMENDING WORLD WAR II

VETERANS REGARDING BATTLE OF THE BULGE Mr. STUMP moved to suspend the rules and pass the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 65) commending the World War II veterans who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and for other purposes; as amended.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, recognized Mr. STUMP and Mr. EVANS, each for 20 minutes.

After debate,
The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House suspend the rules and pass said joint resolution, as amended?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, announced that two-thirds of the Members present had voted in the affirmative.

Mr. SMITH of New Jersey demanded that the vote be taken by the yeas and nays, which demand was supported by one-fifth of the Members present, so the yeas and nays were ordered.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, announced that further proceedings on the motion were postponed.

(108.10 VICTIMS OF HURRICANE FLOYD announced that further proceedings on Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey moved to

the motion were postponed. suspend the rules and agree to the fol

(108.11 J.J. "JAKE' PICKLE FEDERAL lowing resolution (H. Res. 322):

BUILDING
Whereas on September 16, 1999, Hurricane
Floyd deposited up to 18 inches of rain on

Mr. COOKSEY moved to suspend the sections of North Carolina only days after rules and pass the bill of the Senate (S. the damaging rains of Hurricane Dennis; 559) to designate the Federal building

Whereas Hurricane Floyd continued up the located at 33 East 8th Street in Austin, eastern seaboard, causing flooding and tor

Texas, as the "J.J. 'Jake' Pickle Fednadoes in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, eral Building”, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut;

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. Whereas Hurricane Floyd is responsible for 66 known deaths, including 48 confirmed dead

SUNUNU, recognized Mr. COOKSEY in North Carolina alone, as well as 3 in New

and Mr. WISE, each for 20 minutes. Jersey, 2 in New York, 6 in Pennsylvania, 4

After debate, in Virginia, 2 in Delaware, and 1 in Vermont; The question being put, viva voce,

Whereas hundreds of roads along the east Will the House suspend the rules and ern seaboard remain closed as a result of

pass said bill? damage caused by Hurricane Floyd;

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. Whereas waters contaminated by millions

SUNUNU, announced that two-thirds of of gallons of bacteria, raw sewage, and animal waste have flowed into homes, busi

the Members present had voted in the nesses, and drinking water supplies due to affirmative. septic, pipeline, and water treatment system So, two-thirds of the Members damage caused by the flooding associated present having voted in favor thereof, with Hurricane Floyd, a situation that poses the rules were suspended and said bill considerable health risks for individuals and

was passed. families in affected States;

A motion to reconsider the vote Whereas areas in 10 States were declared

whereby the rules were suspended and
Federal disaster areas as a result of Hurri-
cane Floyd-Connecticut, Delaware, Florida,

said bill was passed was, by unanimous
Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North consent, laid on the table.
Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Ordered, That the Clerk notify the
Virginia;

Senate thereof.
Whereas individuals registering for Federal
assistance in States hit by Hurricane Floyd (108.12 H.R. 1663—UNFINISHED BUSINESS
totalled 68,440 as of September 26, 1999, with

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. 39,265 in North Carolina, 11,121 in New Jer

SUNUNU, pursuant to clause 8, rule sey, 4,582 in New York, 3,222 in South Carolina, 3,153 in Virginia, 371 in Delaware, 6,479

XX, announced the unfinished business in Pennsylvania, 173 in Connecticut, and 74 to be the motion to suspend the rules in Maryland;

and pass the bill (H.R. 1663) to desWhereas thousands of individuals and fami ignate as a national memorial the melies have been displaced from their homes morial being built at the Riverside Naand are now taking refuge in temporary

tional Cemetery in Riverside, Calihousing or shelters;

fornia to honor recipients of the Medal Whereas over $2 million in temporary

of Honor; as amended. housing grants have been issued in New York and New Jersey and the residential loss esti

The question being put, mates are over $80 million in North Carolina Will the House suspend the rules and alone; and

pass said bill, as amended? Whereas the nature of this disaster de The vote was taken by electronic deserves the immediate attention and support vice. of the Federal Government: Now, therefore,

It was decided in the Yeas ... 424 be it

affirmative ....

Nays

0 Resolved,

the That

House of Representatives

(108.13

[Roll No. 474] (1) expresses its deepest sympathies to everyone who suffered as a result of Hurricane

YEAS-424 Floyd; and

Abercrombie Bliley

Chambliss (2) pledges its support to continue to work Ackerman

Blunt

Chenoweth-Hage

Aderholt on their behalf to restore normalcy to their

Boehlert

Clay

Allen lives and to renew their spirits by helping

Boehner

Clayton
Andrews
Bonilla

Clement them recover, rebuild, and reconstruct.

Archer
Bonior

Clyburn
The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. Armey

Bono

Coble
SUNUNU, recognized Mr. FRANKS of

Bachus
Borski

Coburn
Baird
Boswell

Collins
New Jersey and Mr. TRAFICANT, each

Baker
Boucher

Combest for 20 minutes.

Baldacci
Boyd

Condit
After debate,

Baldwin

Brady (PA) Conyers The question being put, viva voce,

Ballenger

Brady (TX) Cook
Barcia

Brown (FL) Cooksey
Will the House suspend the rules and

Barr

Brown (OH) Costello agree to said resolution?

Barrett (NE) Bryant

Cox The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. Barrett (WI) Burr

Coyne
SUNUNU, announced that two-thirds of

Bartlett
Burton

Cramer
Barton

Buyer the Members present had voted in the

Crane
Bass
Callahan

Crowley affirmative.

Bateman
Calvert

Cubin
Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey de Becerra

Camp

Cummings manded that the vote be taken by the

Bentsen
Campbell

Cunningham
Bereuter
Canady

Danner yeas and nays, which demand was sup

Berkley
Cannon

Davis (FL) ported by one-fifth of the Members

Berman
Capps

Davis (IL) present, so the yeas and nays were or Biggert

Capuano

Davis (VA)
Bilbray
Cardin

Deal dered.

Bilirakis
Carson

DeFazio
The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr.

Bishop
Castle

DeGette
SUNUNU, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, Blagojevich Chabot

Delahunt

DeLauro
DeLay
DeMint
Deutsch
Diaz-Balart
Dickey
Dicks
Dingell
Dixon
Doggett
Dooley
Doolittle
Doyle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Engel
English
Eshoo
Etheridge
Evans
Everett
Ewing
Farr
Fattah
Filner
Fletcher
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fossella
Fowler
Frank (MA)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frost
Gallegly
Ganske
Gejdenson
Gekas
Gephardt
Gibbons
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goode
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Granger
Green (TX)
Green (WI)
Greenwood
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hansen
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayes
Hayworth
Hefley
Herger
Hill (IN)
Hilleary
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hinojosa
Hobson
Hoeffel
Hoekstra
Holden
Holt
Hooley
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hulshof
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inslee
Isakson
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jefferson
Jenkins
John
Johnson (CT)

Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Jones (NC)
Jones (OH)
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy
Kildee
Kilpatrick
Kind (WI)
King (NY)
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Knollenberg
Kolbe
Kucinich
Kuykendall
La Falce
Lampson
Lantos
Largent
Larson
Latham
LaTourette
Lazio
Leach
Lee
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Linder
Lipinski
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas (KY)
Lucas (OK)
Luther
Maloney (CT)
Maloney (NY)
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Matsui
McCarthy (MO)
McCarthy (NY)
McCollum
McCrery
McDermott
McGovern
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McIntyre
McKeon
McNulty
Meehan
Meek (FL)
Menendez
Mica
Millender-

McDonald
Miller (FL)
Miller, Gary
Miller, George
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Mollohan
Moore
Moran (KS)
Moran (VA)
Morella
Murtha
Myrick
Nadler
Napolitano
Neal
Nethercutt
Ney
Northup
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz
Ose
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Pascrell
Pastor
Paul
Payne

Pease
Pelosi
Peterson (MN)
Peterson (PA)
Petri
Phelps
Pickering
Pickett
Pitts
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Price (NC)
Pryce (OH)
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Regula
Reyes
Reynolds
Riley
Rivers
Rodriguez
Roemer
Rogan
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rothman
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Rush
Ryan (WI)
Ryun (KS)
Sabo
Salmon
Sanchez
Sanders
Sandlin
Sanford.
Sawyer
Saxton
Schaffer
Schakowsky
Scott
Sensenbrenner
Serrano
Sessions
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Sherman
Sherwood
Shimkus
Shows
Shuster
Simpson
Sisisky
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Snyder
Souder
Spence
Spratt
Stabenow
Stark
Stearns
Stenholm
Strickland
Stump
Stupak
Sununu
Sweeney
Talent
Tancredo
Tanner
Tauscher
Tauzin
Taylor (MS)
Taylor (NC)
Terry
Thomas
Thompson (CA)
Thompson (MS)
Thornberry
Thune
Thurman
Tiahrt
Tierney
Toomey
Towns

Traficant
Wamp

Weygand
Turner
Waters

Whitfield
Udall (CO)
Watkins

Wicker
Udall (NM) Watt (NC)

Wilson
Upton

Watts (OK) Wise
Velazquez
Waxman

Wolf
Vento
Weiner

Woolsey
Visclosky

Weldon (FL) Wu
Vitter
Weldon (PA)

Wynn
Walden
Weller

Young (AK)
Walsh
Wexler

Young (FL)
NOT VOTING-9
Berry
LaHood

Meeks (NY)
Blumenauer Mascara

Metcalf
Hill (MT)
McKinney

Scarborough So, two-thirds of the Members present having voted in favor thereof, the rules were suspended and said bill, as amended, was passed.

By unanimous consent, the title was amended so as to read: “An Act to recognize National Medal of Honor sites in California, Indiana, and South Carolina.".

A motion to reconsider the votes whereby the rules were suspended and said bill, as amended, was passed and the title was amended was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in said bill.

Watt (NC)
Wexler

Woolsey
Watts (OK) Weygand

Wu
Waxman
Whitfield

Wynn
Weiner
Wicker

Young (AK)
Weldon (FL) Wilson

Young (FL)
Weldon (PA) Wise
Weller

Wolf

NOT VOTING-11
Berry
Jefferson

Meeks (NY)
Bilbray
LaHood

Metcalf
Blumenauer Mascara

Scarborough Hill (MT)

McKinney So, two-thirds of the Members present having voted in favor thereof, the rules were suspended and said joint resolution, as amended, was passed. A motion to reconsider the

the vote whereby the rules were suspended and said joint resolution, as amended, was passed was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in said joint resolution.

(108.14 H.J. RES. 65—UNFINISHED

BUSINESS The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, pursuant to clause 8, rule XX, announced the further unfinished business to be the motion to suspend the rules and pass the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 65) commending the World War II veterans who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and for other purposes; as amended.

The question being put,

Will the House suspend the rules and pass said joint resolution, as amended?

The vote was taken by electronic device.

It was decided in the Yeas ....... 422 affirmative ....

Nays

0

Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Engel
English
Eshoo
Etheridge
Evans
Everett
Ewing
Farr
Fattah
Filner
Fletcher
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fossella
Fowler
Frank (MA)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frost
Gallegly
Ganske
Gejdenson
Gekas
Gephardt
Gibbons
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goode
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Granger
Green (TX)
Green (WI)
Greenwood
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hansen
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayes
Hayworth
Hefley
Herger
Hill (IN)
Hilleary
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hinojosa
Hobson
Hoeffel
Hoekstra
Holden
Holt
Hooley
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hulshof
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inslee
Isakson
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jenkins
John
Johnson (CT)
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Jones (NC)
Jones (OH)
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy
Kildee
Kilpatrick
Kind (WI)
King (NY)
Kingston

Kleczka
Klink
Knollenberg
Kolbe
Kucinich
Kuykendall
LaFalce
Lampson
Lantos
Largent
Larson
Latham
La Tourette
Lazio
Leach
Lee
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Linder
Lipinski
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas (KY)
Lucas (OK)
Luther
Maloney (CT)
Maloney (NY)
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Matsui
McCarthy (MO)
McCarthy (NY)
McCollum
McCrery
McDermott
McGovern
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McIntyre
McKeon
McNulty
Meehan
Meek (FL)
Menendez
Mica
Millender-

McDonald
Miller (FL)
Miller, Gary
Miller, George
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Mollohan
Moore
Moran (KS)
Moran (VA)
Morella
Murtha
Myrick
Nadler
Napolitano
Neal
Nethercutt
Ney
Northup
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz
Ose
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Pascrell
Pastor
Paul
Payne
Pease
Pelosi
Peterson (MN)
Peterson (PA)
Petri
Phelps
Pickering
Pickett
Pitts
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Price (NC)

Pryce (OH)
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Regula
Reyes
Reynolds
Riley
Rivers
Rodriguez
Roemer
Rogan
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rothman
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Rush
Ryan (WI)
Ryun (KS)
Sabo
Salmon
Sanchez
Sanders
Sandlin
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Schaffer
Schakowsky
Scott
Sensenbrenner
Serrano
Sessions
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Sherman
Sherwood
Shimkus
Shows
Shuster
Simpson
Sisisky
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Snyder
Souder
Spence
Spratt
Stabenow
Stark
Stearns
Stenholm
Strickland
Stump
Stupak
Sununu
Sweeney
Talent
Tancredo
Tanner
Tauscher
Tauzin
Taylor (MS)
Taylor (NC)
Terry
Thomas
Thompson (CA)
Thompson (MS)
Thornberry
Thune
Thurman
Tiahrt
Tierney
Toomey
Towns
Traficant
Turner
Udall (CO)
Udall (NM)
Upton
Velazquez
Vento
Visclosky
Vitter
Walden
Walsh
Wamp
Waters
Watkins

(108.16 H. RES. 322-UNFINISHED

BUSINESS The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. SUNUNU, pursuant to clause 8, rule XX, announced the further unfinished business to be the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution (H. Res. 322) expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in sympathy for the victims of Hurricane Floyd, which struck numerous communities along the East Coast between September 14 and 17, 1999.

The question being put,

Will the House suspend the rules and agree to said resolution?

The vote was taken by electronic device.

Yeas ....... 417 It was decided in the Nays ......

0 affirmative ....

Answered present 1

(108.17

(108.15

Abercrombie
Ackerman
Aderholt
Allen
Andrews
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baird
Baker
Baldacci
Baldwin
Ballenger
Barcia
Barr
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Becerra
Bentsen
Bereuter
Berkley
Berman
Biggert
Bilirakis
Bishop
Blagojevich
Bliley
Blunt
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla

[Roll No. 475]

YEAS-422 Bonior

Combest Bono

Condit Borski

Conyers Boswell

Cook Boucher

Cooksey Boyd

Costello Brady (PA) Cox Brady (TX) Coyne Brown (FL) Cramer Brown (OH) Crane Bryant

Crowley Burr

Cubin Burton

Cummings Buyer

Cunningham Callahan

Danner Calvert

Davis (FL) Camp

Davis (IL) Campbell

Davis (VA) Canady

Deal Cannon

DeFazio Capps

DeGette Capuano

Delahunt Cardin

DeLauro Carson

DeLay Castle

DeMint Chabot

Deutsch Chambliss

Diaz-Balart Chenoweth-Hage Dickey Clay

Dicks Clayton

Dingell Clement

Dixon Clyburn

Doggett Coble

Dooley Coburn

Doolittle Collins

Doyle

Ackerman
Aderholt
Allen
Andrews
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baird
Baker
Baldacci
Baldwin
Ballenger
Barcia
Barr
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Becerra
Bentsen
Berkley
Berman
Berry
Biggert
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Bishop
Blagojevich
Bliley
Blunt
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bonior
Bono
Borski

[Roll No. 476]

YEAS417 Boswell

Cox Boucher

Coyne Boyd

Cramer Brady (PA) Crane Brady (TX) Crowley Brown (FL) Cubin Brown (OH) Cummings Bryant

Cunningham Burr

Danner Burton

Davis (FL) Buyer

Davis (IL) Callahan

Davis (VA) Calvert

Deal Camp

DeFazio Campbell

DeGette Canady

Delahunt Cannon

DeLauro Capps

DeMint Capuano

Deutsch Cardin

Diaz-Balart Carson

Dickey Castle

Dicks Chabot

Dingell Chambliss

Dixon Chenoweth-Hage Doggett Clay

Dooley Clayton

Doolittle Clement

Doyle Clyburn

Dreier Coble

Duncan Coburn

Dunn Collins

Edwards Combest

Ehlers Condit

Ehrlich Conyers

Emerson Cook

Engel Cooksey

English Costello

Eshoo

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a time during further consideration in the Committee of the Whole a request for a recorded vote on any amendment; and (2) reduce to five minutes the minimum time for electronic voting on any postponed question that follows another electronic vote without intervening business, provided that the minimum time for electronic voting on the first in any series of questions shall be 15 minutes. At the conclusion of consideration of the bill for amendment the Committee shall rise and report the bill to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

When said resolution was considered.
After debate,

On motion of Ms. PRYCE of Ohio, the previous question was ordered on the resolution to its adoption or rejection and under the operation thereof, the resolution was agreed to.

A motion to reconsider the vote whereby said resolution was agreed to was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

Etheridge
Evans
Everett
Ewing
Farr
Fattah
Filner
Fletcher
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fossella
Fowler
Frank (MA)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frost
Gallegly
Ganske
Gejdenson
Gekas
Gephardt
Gibbons
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goode
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Granger
Green (TX)
Green (WI)
Greenwood
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hansen
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayes
Hayworth
Hefley
Herger
Hill (IN)
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hinojosa
Hobson
Hoeffel
Hoekstra
Holden
Holt
Hooley
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hulshof
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inslee
Isakson
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jefferson
Jenkins
John
Johnson (CT)
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Jones (NC)
Jones (OH)
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy
Kildee
Kilpatrick
Kind (WI)
King (NY)
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Knollenberg
Kolbe
Kucinich
Kuykendall
LaFalce
Lampson
Lantos
Largent

Larson
Latham
LaTourette
Lazio
Leach
Lee
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Linder
Lipinski
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas (KY)
Lucas (OK)
Luther
Maloney (CT)
Maloney (NY)
Markey
Martinez
Matsui
McCarthy (MO)
McCarthy (NY)
McCollum
McCrery
McDermott
McGovern
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McIntyre
McKeon
McNulty
Meehan
Meek (FL)
Menendez
Mica
Millender-

McDonald
Miller (FL)
Miller, Gary
Miller, George
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Mollohan
Moore
Moran (KS)
Moran (VA)
Morella
Murtha
Myrick
Nadler
Napolitano
Neal
Nethercutt
Ney
Northup
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz
Ose
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Pascrell
Pastor
Payne
Pease
Pelosi
Peterson (MN)
Peterson (PA)
Petri
Phelps
Pickering
Pickett
Pitts
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Price (NC)
Pryce (OH)
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Regula
Reyes
Reynolds
Riley
Rivers
Rodriguez
Roemer

Rogan
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rothman
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Rush
Ryan (WI)
Ryun (KS)
Sabo
Salmon
Sanchez
Sanders
Sandlin
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Schaffer
Schakowsky
Scott
Sensenbrenner
Serrano
Sessions
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Sherman
Sherwood
Shimkus
Shows
Shuster
Simpson
Sisisky
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Snyder
Souder
Spence
Spratt
Stabenow
Stark
Stearns
Stenholm
Strickland
Stump
Stupak
Sununu
Sweeney
Talent
Tancredo
Tanner
Tauscher
Tauzin
Taylor (MS)
Taylor (NC)
Terry
Thomas
Thompson (CA)
Thompson (MS)
Thornberry
Thune
Thurman
Tiahrt
Tierney
Toomey
Towns
Traficant
Turner
Udall (CO)
Udall (NM)
Upton
Velazquez
Vento
Visclosky
Vitter
Walden
Walsh
Wamp
Waters
Watkins
Watt (NC)
Watts (OK)
Waxman
Weiner
Weldon (FL)
Weldon (PA)
Weller
Wexler
Weygand
Whitfield
Wicker
Wilson
Wise

(108.18 WAIVING POINTS OF ORDER

AGAINST THE CONFERENCE REPORT TO

ACCOMPANY H.R. 2606 Ms. PRYCE of Ohio, by direction of the Committee on Rules, called up the following resolution (H. Res. 307):

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2606) making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read.

When said resolution was considered.
After debate,

On motion of Mr. DIAZ-BALART, the previous question was ordered on the resolution to its adoption or rejection and under the operation thereof, the resolution was agreed to.

A motion to reconsider the vote whereby said resolution was agreed to was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

(108.19 PROVIDING FOR THE

CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 764 Ms. PRYCE of Ohio, by direction of the Committee on Rules, called up the following resolution (H. Res. 321):

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XVIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 764) to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and for other purposes. The first reading of the bill shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived. General debate shall be confined to the bill and shall not exceed one hour equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The bill shall be considered as read. Points of order against provisions in the bill for failure to comply with clause 4 of rule XXI are waived. During consideration of the bill for amendment, the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII. Amendments so printed shall be considered as read. The Chairman of the Committee of the Whole may: (1) postpone until

(108.20CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND

ENFORCEMENT The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. JENKINS, pursuant to House Resolution 321 and rule XVIII, declared the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 764) to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and for other purposes.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. JENKINS, by unanimous consent, designated Mr. HANSEN as Chairman of the Committee of the Whole; and after some time spent therein,

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. CALLAHAN, assumed the Chair.

When Mr. HANSEN, Chairman, reported that the Committee, having had under consideration said bill, had come to no resolution thereon. (108.21 RECESS—4 P.M. The SPEAKER pro

pro tempore, Mr. CALLAHAN, pursuant to clause 12 of rule I, declared the House in recess at 4 o'clock p.m., until approximately 4 o'clock 30 minutes p.m. (108.22 AFTER RECESS—4:36 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. LATHAM, called the House to order. (108.23 CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND

ENFORCEMENT The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. LATHAM, pursuant to House Resolution 321 and rule XVIII, declared the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for the further consideration of the bill (H.R. 764) to reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect, and for other purposes.

Mr. BLUNT, Acting Chairman, assumed the chair; and after some time spent therein, (108.24 RECORDED VOTE

A recorded vote by electronic device was ordered in the Committee of the

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Whole on the

the following amendment submitted by Ms. JACKSON LEE to the amendment in the nature of a substitute submitted by Mr. McCOLLUM:

On Page 1, line 15 after “protection of children,” insert "including protection against child sexual abuse.".

On page 2, line 11, after "neglect laws" insert, "including laws protecting against child sexual abuse,".

Amendment in the nature of a substitute submitted by Mr. MCCOLLUM:

Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following: SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Child Abuse Prevention and Enforcement Act'. SEC. 2. GRANT PROGRAM.

Section 102(b) of the Crime Identification Technology Act of 1998 (42 U.S.C. 14601(b)) is amended by striking “and” at the end of paragraph (15), by striking the period at the end of paragraph (16) and inserting "; and”, and by adding after paragraph (16) the following:

"(17) the capability of the criminal justice system to deliver timely, accurate, and complete criminal history record information to child welfare agencies, organizations, and programs that are engaged in the assessment of risk and other activities related to the protection of children, including placement of children in foster care.”. SEC. 3. USE OF FUNDS UNDER BYRNE GRANT

PROGRAM FOR CHILD PROTECTION. Section 501(b) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3751) is amended

(1) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (25);

(2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (26) and adding "; and"; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

(27) enforcing child abuse and neglect laws and promoting programs designed to prevent child abuse and neglect.”. SEC. 4. CONDITIONAL ADJUSTMENT IN SET ASIDE

FOR CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS UNDER

THE VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT OF 1984. Section 1402(d)(2) of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10601(d) (2) is amended

(1) by striking “(2) the next $10,000,000” and inserting “(2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the next $10,000,000”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(B)(i) For any fiscal year for which the amount deposited in the Fund is greater than the amount deposited in the Fund for fiscal year 1998, the $10,000,000 referred to in subparagraph (A) plus an amount equal to 50 percent of the increase in the amount from fiscal year 1998 shall be available for grants under section 1404A.

“(ii) Amounts available under this subparagraph for any fiscal year shall not exceed $20,000,000.”. It was decided in the

Yeas

424 affirmative ...

Nays

0

Brown (OH)
Bryant
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Cannon
Capps
Capuano
Cardin
Carson
Castle
Chabot
Chambliss
Chenoweth-Hage
Clay
Clayton
Clement
Clyburn
Coble
Coburn
Collins
Combest
Condit
Conyers
Cook
Cooksey
Costello
Cox
Coyne
Cramer
Crane
Crowley
Cubin
Cummings
Cunningham
Danner
Davis (FL)
Davis (IL)
Davis (VA)
Deal
DeFazio
DeGette
Delahunt
DeLauro
DeLay
DeMint
Deutsch
Diaz-Balart
Dickey
Dicks
Dingell
Dixon
Doggett
Dooley
Doolittle
Doyle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Engel
English
Eshoo
Etheridge
Evans
Everett
Ewing
Farr
Fattah
Filner
Fletcher
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fossella
Fowler
Frank (MA)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frost
Gallegly
Ganske
Gejdenson
Gekas
Gephardt
Gibbons
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goode
Goodlatte

Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Granger
Green (TX)
Green (WI)
Greenwood
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hansen
Hastert
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayes
Hayworth
Hefley
Herger
Hill (IN)
Hill (MT)
Hilleary
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hinojosa
Hobson
Hoeffel
Hoekstra
Holden
Holt
Hooley
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hulshof
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inslee
Isakson
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jenkins
John
Johnson (CT)
Johnson, E.B.
Johnson, Sam
Jones (NC)
Jones (OH)
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy
Kildee
Kilpatrick
Kind (WI)
King (NY)
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Knollenberg
Kolbe
Kucinich
Kuykendall
La Falce
Lampson
Lantos
Largent
Larson
Latham
La Tourette
Lazio
Leach
Lee
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Linder
Lipinski
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas (KY)
Lucas (OK)
Luther
Maloney (CT)
Maloney (NY)
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Matsui
McCarthy (MO)
McCarthy (NY)
McCollum

McCrery
McDermott
McGovern
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McIntyre
McKeon
McNulty
Meehan
Meek (FL)
Menendez
Metcalf
Mica
Millender-

McDonald
Miller (FL)
Miller, Gary
Miller, George
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Mollohan
Moran (KS)
Moran (VA)
Morella
Murtha
Myrick
Nadler
Napolitano
Neal
Nethercutt
Ney
Northup
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz
Ose
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Pascrell
Pastor
Paul
Payne
Pease
Pelosi
Peterson (MN)
Peterson (PA)
Petri
Phelps
Pickering
Pickett
Pitts
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Price (NC)
Pryce (OH)
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Regula
Reyes
Reynolds
Riley
Rivers
Rodriguez
Roemer
Rogan
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rothman
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Rush
Ryan (WI)
Ryun (KS)
Sabo
Salmon
Sanchez
Sanders
Sandlin
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Schaffer
Schakowsky
Scott
Sensenbrenner
Serrano

s108.26 RECORDED VOTE

A recorded vote by electronic device was ordered in the Committee of the Whole on the following amendment submitted by Mrs. JONES of Ohio to the foregoing amendment in the nature of a

substitute submitted by Mr. MCCOLLUM, as amended:

Page 2, line 17, strike “Section” and insert “(a) IN GENERAL.-Section”.

Page 3, after line 6, insert the following:

(b) INTERACTION WITH ANY CAP.-Subsection (a) shall be implemented so that any increase in funding provided thereby shall operate notwithstanding any dollar limitation on the availability of the Crime Victims Fund established under the Victims of Crime Act of 1984.

It was decided in the s Yeas 389 affirmative

Nays

32

(108.27

[Roll No. 478]

AYES-389
Bonilla
Bonior
Bono
Borski
Boswell
Boucher
Boyd
Brady (PA)
Brady (TX)
Brown (FL)
Brown (OH)
Bryant
Burr
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Canady
Cannon
Capps
Capuano
Cardin
Carson
Castle
Chambliss
Clay
Clayton
Clement
Clyburn
Coburn
Combest
Condit
Conyers
Cook

(108.25

Abercrombie
Ackerman
Aderholt
Allen
Andrews
Armey
Bachus
Baird
Baker
Baldacci
Baldwin
Ballenger
Barcia
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Becerra
Bentsen
Bereuter
Berkley
Berman
Berry
Biggert
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Bishop
Blagojevich
Bliley
Blunt
Boehlert
Boehner

[Roll No. 477]

AYES—424
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Becerra
Bentsen
Bereuter
Berkley
Berman
Berry
Biggert
Bilbray
Bilirakis

Cooksey Costello Cox Coyne Cramer Crane Crowley Cubin Cummings Cunningham Danner Davis (FL) Davis (IL) Davis (VA) DeFazio DeGette Delahunt DeLauro DeLay DeMint Deutsch Diaz-Balart Dickey Dicks Dingell Dixon Doggett Dooley Doyle Dreier Duncan Dunn Edwards Ehlers

Abercrombie
Ackerman
Aderholt
Allen
Andrews
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baird
Baker
Baldacci
Baldwin
Ballenger
Barcia
Barr

Bishop
Blagojevich
Bliley
Blunt
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bonior
Bono
Borski
Boswell
Boyd
Brady (PA)
Brady (TX)
Brown (FL)

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