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force, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mrs. KELLY (for herself, Mr.

FRANKS of New Jersey, and Mr. JONES

of North Carolina): H.R. 3479. A bill to authorize the Small Business Administration to make grants and loans to small business concerns, and grants to agricultural enterprises, to enable such concerns and enterprises to reopen for business after a natural or other disaster; to the Committee on Small Business.

By Mr. KLINK (for himself and Ms.

DEGETTE): H.R. 3480. A bill to amend title XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to expand enrollment of children under the Medicaid and State children's health insurance program (SCHIP) through the expanded use of presumptive eligibility; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mrs. LOWEY: H.R. 3481. A bill to impose a 2-year moratorium on the issuance of new Federal licenses to deal in firearms; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MALONEY of Connecticut: H.R. 3482. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to assure access of Medicare beneficiaries to prescription drug coverage through the NICE drug benefit program; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. MARKEY: H.R. 3483. A bill to amend the Federal securities laws to enhance oversight over certain derivatives dealers and hedge funds, reduce the potential for such entitles to increase systemic risk in the financial markets, enhance investor protections, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. MCCOLLUM (for himself and

Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut): H.R. 3484. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide that certain sexual crimes against children are predicate crimes for the interception of communications, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCOLLUM (for himself, Mr.

DELAY, Mr. DIAZ-BALART, Mr.
SAXTON, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey,
Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey, Mr.
ROGAN, Mr. FOLEY, Mr. TIAHRT, and

Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN): H.R. 3485. A bill to modify the enforcement of certain anti-terrorism judgments, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MORAN of Kansas: H.R. 3486. A bill to protect previously approved State Medicaid plans from changes in Federal payment for school-based health services for Medicaid-eligible children with individualized education programs; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. OXLEY (for himself, Mr. DAVIS

of Virginia, Mr. BOUCHER, Ms. ESHOO,

and Mr. STUPAK): H.R. 3487. A bill to provide consumers in multitenant buildings with the benefits of competition

among

providers of telecommunications services by ensuring reasonable and nondiscriminatory access to rooftops of mulitenants buildings by competitive telecommunications carriers, and promote the development of fixed wireless, local telephony, and broadband infrastructure, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. PALLONE (for himself, Mr. AN

DREWS, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr.

FRANKS of New Jersey, Mr.
PASCRELL, Mr. FRELINGHUYSEN, Mr.
HOLT, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. ROTHman,
Mr. PAYNE, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mrs. ROU-

KEMA, and Mr. SAXTON): H.R. 3488. A bill to designate the United States Post Office located at 60 Third Avenue in Long Branch, New Jersey, as the “Pat King Post Office Building“; to the Committee on Government Reform.

By Mr. PICKERING (for himself, Mr.

MARKEY, Mrs. WILSON, Mr. LARGENT,

and Mr. TAUZIN): H.R. 3489. A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to regulate interstate commerce in the use of mobile telephones and to strengthen and clarify prohibitions on electronic eaves-dropping, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. PORTMAN (for himself and Mr.

CARDIN): H.R. 3490. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the status of professional employer organizations and to promote and protect the interests of professional employer organizations, their customers, and workers; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. PORTMAN: H.R. 3491. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to codify the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to issue regulations covering the practice of enrolled agents before the Internal Revenue Service; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. ROYCE (for himself, Mr. BENT

SEN, Mr. JONES of North Carolina,

and Mr. METCALF): H.R. 3492. A bill to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exempt mortgage servicers from certain requirements of the Act with respect to federally related mortgage loans secured by a first lien, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

By Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin: H.R. 3493. A bill to promote international monetary stability and to share seigniorage with officially dollarized countries; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

By Mr. SANDERS (for himself, Ms.

PELOSI, Ms. WATERS, Mr. FILNER, Mr.
KUCINICH, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. OWENS,

and Mr. EVANS): H.R. 3494. A bill to clarify that no provisions of title LXII of the Revised Statutes of the United States, the Home Owners' Loan Act, or any other Federal law have ever been intended, and may not be construed, to supersede nondiscriminatory State or local laws that regulate fees and surcharges imposed by operators of automated teller machines for use of such machines; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

By Mr. STRICKLAND (for himself, Mr.

GORDON, Mr. UDALL of Colorado, Mr.
WHITFIELD, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr.
BAIRD, Mr. BROWN of Ohio, Mr.
PHELPS, Mr. FORBES, Mr. PALLONE,

and Ms. KAPTUR): H.R. 3495. A bill to establish a compensation program for Department of Energy employees injured in Federal nuclear activities; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. TANNER: H.R. 3496. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain uses of a facility owned by a tax-exempt organiza

tion shall not be treated as private business use for purposes of determining whether bonds issued to provide the facility are taxexempt bonds; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi (for

himself, Mr. Shows, and Mr. TAYLOR

of Mississippi): H.R. 3497. A bill to authorize a study on the feasibility of preserving certain Civil War battlefields along the Vicksburg Campaign Trail and of establishing a Civil Rights Trail in the State of Mississippi; to the Committee on Resources.

By Mr. TOWNS (for himself, Mr. TAU

ZIN, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. MARKEY, and

Mr. OXLEY): H.R. 3498. A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to improve the operations of the Telecommunications Development Fund; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. TRAFICANT: H.R. 3499. A bill to amend section 107 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants from community development block grant amounts to the Park and Recreation Commission, City of Youngstown, Ohio, for the construction of a community center and the renovation of a sports complex in such city; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

By Mr. UDALL of Colorado: H.R. 3500. A bill to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to conduct a pilot program to raise awareness about telecommuting among small business employers and to encourage such employers to offer telecommuting options to employees; to the Committee on Small Business.

By Mr. UDALL of Colorado (for himself

and Mr. UDALL of New Mexico): H.R. 3501. A bill to promote and appropriately recognize the role of volunteers and partnership organizations in the stewardship of the resources and values of Federal lands administered by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. UDALL of New Mexico: H.R. 3502. A bill to enhance the ability of the National Laboratories to meet Department of Energy missions, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Science, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Ms. WATERS: H.R. 3503. A bill to provide for basic lowcost banking accounts, to eliminate certain automated teller machine surcharges, and to reauthorize a bank fee survey conducted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

By Ms. WATERS (for herself, Mr. CLY

BURN, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. MARKEY, Mr.
CONYERS, Mrs. MEEK of Florida, Mr.
FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. BROWN
of Florida, Ms. LEE, Mr. SANDERS,
Mr. PAYNE, Mr. CAPUANO, Mrs.
MALONEY of New York, Ms.
MILLENDER-MCDONALD, Ms. JACKSON-
LEE of Texas, Mr. MEEKS of New

York, and Mrs. JONES of Ohio): H.R. 3504. A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, the Revised Statutes of the United States, the Community

Reinvestment Act of 1977, and the Gramm

MOAKLEY, Ms. STABENOW, Mr. Leach-Bliley Act with regard to community

MALONEY of Connecticut, Mr. KIND, reinvestment, and for other purposes; to the

Mr. FROST, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. LACommittee on Banking and Financial Serv

FALCE, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. UDALL of ices.

Colorado, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Ms. WABy Mr. WATKINS:

TERS, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. PAYNE, H.R. 3505. A bill to amend the Internal Rev

Mr. BERMAN, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mr. enue Code of 1986 to provide for a medical re

MCGOVERN, Mr. SANDERS, and Mr. search tax credit; to the Committee on Ways

OLVER): and Means.

H. Con. Res. 238. Concurrent resolution exBy Mr. WELDON of Florida:

pressing the sense of Congress regarding a H.R. 3506. A bill to amend the Service Con peaceful resolution of the conflict in the tract Act of 1965 to provide for the responsi state of Chiapas, Mexico, and for other purbility in certain cases of a parent corpora poses; to the Committee on International tion of a Federal contractor to provide

Relations. health care benefits to retired employees of

By Mr. FROST: the contractor if the contractor fails to pro H. Res. 391. A resolution designating mivide such benefits; to the Committee on Edu

nority membership on certain standing comcation and the Workforce.

mittees of the House; considered and agreed By Mr. WISE (for himself, Mr. RAHALL,

to. and Mr. MOLLOHAN):

By Mr. WELLER: H.R. 3507. A bill to establish a program of

H. Res. 392. A resolution expressing the supplemental unemployment benefits for un

sense of the House of Representatives regardemployed coal miners who have exhausted

ing National Pearl Harbor Remembrance their rights to regular unemployment bene

Day; to the Committee on Government Refits, and whose separation from employment

form.

H. Res. 393. A resolution returning to the is due to environmental laws or court orders directly related to the mining of coal; to the

Senate the bill S. 4; considered and agreed Committee on Ways and Means.

to.

H. Res. 394. A resolution returning to the By Mr. WU (for himself, Mr. DAVIS of

Senate the bill S. 1232; considered and agreed Virginia, and Mr. STARK):

to. H.R. 3508. A bill to amend the Immigration

By Mr. ARMEY: and Nationality Act to provide status in

H. Res. 395. A resolution providing for a each of fiscal years 2000 through 2002 for

committee of two Members to be appointed 65,000 H-1B nonimmigrants who have a mas

by the House to inform the President; conter's or Ph. D. degree and meet the require

sidered and agreed to. ments for such status and whose employers

By Mr. DREIER (for himself, Mr. make scholarhip payments to institutions of

YOUNG of Florida, Mr. BASS, Mr. higher education for undergraduate and post

WHITFIELD, Mr. JONES of North Carograduate education; to the Committee on the

lina, Mr. CONDIT, Mr. LUTHER, Ms. Judiciary.

MCCARTHY of Missouri, Ms. DUNN, By Mr. YOUNG of Florida:

Mr. SESSIONS, Mr. STEARNS, Mr. REGH.J. Res. 84. A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal

ULA, Mr. GILCHREST, Mr. GREENWOOD,

Mr. SENSENBRENNER, Mr. GOODE, Mr. year 2000, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Appropriations.

THUNE, Mr. LEWIS of Kentucky, Mrs.

MYRICK, Mr. HASTINGS of Wash-
By Mr. ARMEY:
H.J. Res. 85. A joint resolution appointing

ington, Mr. BAKER, Mr. VITTER, Mr. the day for the convening of the second ses

BACHUS, Mr. CASTLE, Mr. ROYCE, Mr.

HALL sion of the One Hundred Sixth Congress; con

of Texas, Mr. WAMP, Mr. sidered and passed.

METCALF, Mr. LAFALCE, Mrs. ROUH. Con. Res. 234. Concurrent resolution ta

KEMA, Mr. WELDON of Florida, Mr. bling the bill (H.R. 2466) making appropria

SIMPSON, Mr. REYNOLDS, Ms. PRYCE tions for the Department of the Interior and

of Ohio, Mr. BARTON of Texas, Mr. related agencies for the fiscal year ending

EVERETT, Mr. HAYWORTH, Mr. STUMP, September 30, 2000, and for other purposes;

Mr. BERMAN, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. CALconsidered and agreed to.

LAHAN, Mr. CUNNINGHAM, Mr. YOUNG By Mr. ARMEY:

of Alaska, Mr. KOLBE, Mr. SALMON, H. Con. Res. 235. Concurrent resolution

Mr. SHADEGG, Mr. HUTCHINSON, Mrs. providing for the sine die adjournment of the

BONO, Mr. CALVERT, Mr. CAMPBELL, first session of the One Hundred Sixth Con

Mr. DOOLEY of California, Mr. Doogress; considered and agreed to.

LITTLE, Mr. HASTERT, Mr. FARR of By Mr. ROGERS:

California, Mr. HERGER, Mr. HORN, H. Con. Res. 236. Concurrent resolution cor

Mr. HUNTER, Mr. KUYKENDALL, Mr. recting the enrollment of H.R. 1180; consid

GALLEGLY, Mr. MCKEON, Mr. MARered and agreed to.

TINEZ, Mr. GARY MILLER of CaliBy Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California

fornia, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. OSE,
(for himself, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. KEN-

Mr. POMBO, Mr. RADANOVICH, Mr.
NEDY of Rhode Island, Mr. VENTO, Mr.

ROGAN, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. THOM-
PASTOR, Mr. INSLEE, Mr. UNDERWOOD,

AS, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr.
Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mr. MCDERMOTT,

HEFLEY, Mr. MCINNIS, Mr. SCHAFFER,
Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Ms. ESHOO, and

Mr. TANCREDO, Mrs. JOHNSON of Con-
Ms. WATERS):

necticut, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. BILIRAKIS, H. Con. Res. 237. Concurrent resolution ex

Mr. CANADY of Florida, Mr. DIAZpressing the sense of the Congress that a por

BALART, Mr. FOLEY, Mrs. FOWLER, tion of the budget surplus should be used to

Mr. McCOLLUM, Mr. MICA, Mr. MILfulfill moral and legal responsibilities of the

LER of Florida, Mr. SCARBOROUGH, United States by ensuring proper payment

Mr. SHAW, Mr. BARR of Georgia, Mr. and management of all federally held tribal

BISHOP, Mr. COLLINS, Mr. DEAL of trust fund accounts and individual Indian

Georgia, Mr. ISAKSON, Mr. KINGSTON, money accounts; to the Committee on Re

Mr. LINDER, Mr. NORWOOD, Mr. ABERsources.

CROMBIE, Mrs. BIGGERT, Mr. CRANE,
By Ms. PELOSI (for herself, Mr.

Mr. HYDE, Mr. LAHOOD, Mr. MAN-
GEJDENSON, Mr. PORTER, Mr. LANTOS,

ZULLO, Mr. PORTER, Mr. SHIMKUS, Mr.
Mr. DEFAZIO, Ms. KILPATRICK, Mr.

WELLER, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr.
MEEHAN, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. HOLT,

BUYER, Mr. HOSTETTLER, Mr.
Mr. DELAHUNT, Ms. ESHOO, Ms.

MCINTOSH, Mr. SOUDER, Mr. LATHAM,
SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. ENGEL, Ms. KAP-

Mr. LEACH, Mr. MOORE, Mr. MORAN of
TUR, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. STARK, Mr.

Kansas, Mr. TIAHRT, Mr. FLETCHER,

Mr. LUCAS of Kentucky, Mrs.
NORTHUP, Mr. COOKSEY, Mr.
MCCRERY, Mr. TAUZIN, Mr. BARTLETT
of Maryland, Mr. EHRLICH, Mrs.
MORELLA, Mr. CAMP, Mr. EHLERS, Mr.
HOEKSTRA, Mr. STUPAK, Mr. UPTON,
Mr. MINGE, Mr. PETERSON of Min-
nesota, Mr. RAMSTAD, Mr. BLUNT, Ms.
DANNER, Mrs. EMERSON, Mr. HULSHOF,
Mr. ARMEY, Mr. SKELTON, Mr. TAL-
ENT, Mr. PICKERING, Mr. TAYLOR of
Mississippi, Mr. WICKER, Mr. BAR-
RETT of Nebraska, Mr. BEREUTER, Mr.
TERRY, Mr. GIBBONS, Mr. SUNUNU, Mr.
ANDREWS, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey,
Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey, Mr.
SKEEN, Mrs. WILSON, Mr. BOEHLERT,
Mr. FOSSELLA, Mr. GILMAN, Mr.
HOUGHTON, Mrs. KELLY, Mr. KING, Mr.
LAZIO, Mr. MCHUGH, Mr. OWENS, Mr.
QUINN, Mr. SWEENEY, Mr. BALLENGER,
Mr. COBLE, Mr. HAYES, Mr. BURR of
North Carolina, Mr. BOEHNER, Mr.
CHABOT, Mr. GILLMOR, Mr.
LATOURETTE, Mr. NEY, Mr. OXLEY,
Mr. PORTMAN, Mr. TRAFICANT, Mr.
COBURN, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. LUCAS of
Oklahoma, Mr. WATTS of Oklahoma,
Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. WALDEN of Or-
egon, Mr. ENGLISH, Mr. FATTAH, Mr.
GEKAS,

Mr.
GOODLING,

Mr. KANJORSKI, Mr. PETERSON of Pennsylvania, Mr. PITTS, Mr. SHERWOOD, Mr. TOOMEY, Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania, Mr. DEMINT, Mr. GRAHAM, Mr. SANFORD, Mr. SPENCE, Mr. BRYANT, Mr. CLEMENT,

Mr.

DUNCAN, Mr. HILLEARY, Mr. JENKINS, Mr. ARCHER, Mr. BONILLA, Mr. BRADY of Texas, Mr. COMBEST, Ms. GRANGER, Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. SANDLIN, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Mr. STENHOLM, Mr. THORNBERRY, Mr. DELAY, Mr. COOK, Mr. HANSEN, Mr. BATEMAN, Mr. DAVIS of Virginia, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. SISISKY, Mr. INSLEE, Mr. NETHERCUTT, Mr. SMITH of Washington, Mr. GREEN of Wisconsin, Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin, Mrs. CUBIN, Mr. GOSS, Mr. SAXTON, Mr. WATKINS, Mr. PACKARD, Mr. EWING, Mr. PEASE, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr. HALL of Ohio, Mr. GANSKE, Mr. RILEY, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. HOBSON, Mr. DICKEY, Mr. RYUN of Kansas, Mrs. CLAYTON, Mr. BLILEY, Mr. CHAMBLISS, Mr. TANNER, Mr. Shows, Mr. FORD, Mr.

SCOTT, and Mr. CANNON): H. Res. 396. A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a biennial budget process should be enacted in the second session of the 106th Congress; to the Committee on the Budget.

By Mr. GEJDENSON (for himself, Mr.

BATEMAN, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. GOODE, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut, Mr. LARSON, Mr. MALONEY

of Connecticut, and Mr. SHAYS): H. Res. 397. A resolution commending the submarine force of the United States Navy on the 100th anniversary of the force; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. RADANOVICH (for himself and

Mr. BONIOR): H. Res. 398. A resolution calling upon the President to provide for appropriate training and materials to all Foreign Service officers, United States Department of State officials, and any other executive branch employee involved in responding to issues related to human rights, ethnic cleansing, and genocide, and for other purposes; to the Committee on International Relations.

By Mr. TANCREDO (for himself, Mr.

COBURN, Mr. MCINTOSH, Mr. GRAHAM,
Mrs. CHENOWETH-HAGE, Mr. PITTS,
Mr. MCINNIS, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. HOEK-
STRA, and Mr. DOOLITTLE):

H. Res. 399. A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to violence within our schools and the initiatives within States and localities to address this epidemic; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

By Mr. UDALL of New Mexico: H. Res. 400. A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding Earth Day; to the Committee on Commerce.

(135.75 PRIVATE BILLS AND

RESOLUTIONS Under clause 3 of rule XII, private bills and resolutions of the following titles were introduced and severally referred, as follows:

By Mr. BONIOR: H.R. 3509. A bill for the relief of Elizabeth McKenney Padgett; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mrs. LOWEY: H.R. 3510. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to convey the National Defense Reserve Fleet vessel S.S. GUAM to American Trade Fair Ship, Inc.; to the Committee on Armed Services.

(135.74 MEMORIALS

Under clause 3 of rule XII, memorials were presented and referred as follows:

285. The SPEAKER presented a memorial of the Senate of the State of Michigan, relative to Senate Resolution No. 68 to memorialize the Congress of the United States to end tobacco subsidies and to redirect this support to food-processing agricultural activities; to the Committee on Agriculture.

286. Also, a memorial of the Senate of the State of New Jersey, relative to Senate Resolution No. 113 memorializing the Congress of the United States to oppose the proposed transfer of the United States Navy ships and sailors from the Earle Naval Weapons Station, located in Monmouth County, New Jersey, to naval stations at Norfolk, Virginia and Mayport, Florida and requests the postponement of any final transfer decision so that the feasibility and practicality of the transfer can be properly studied; to the Committee on Armed Services.

287. Also, a memorial of the Senate of the State of New Jersey, relative to Senate Resolution No. 97 memorializing the Congress of the United States and the President to provide federal assistance to cover costs incurred by the State in providing health care at New Jersey hospitals to the Kosovo refugees; to the Committee on Commerce.

288. Also, a memorial of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, relative to a resolution memorializing the President and the Congress to act boldly to secure that East Timor triumphantly transitions to independence by seeking the prompt ratification by the Indonesian National Assembly of the East Timorese's Referendum Vote, and for other purposes; to the Committee on International Relations.

289. Also, a memorial of the Senate of the State of New Jersey, relative to Senate Resolution No. 63 memorializing the Congress of the United States, the President of the United States, and the Secretary of the Interior to take whatever action is necessary to establish the Sandy Hook bay and peninsula, as a National Park Service entity separate and distinct from the Gateway National Recreation Area for administrative and funding purposes; to the Committee on Resources.

290. Also, a memorial of the Senate of the State of New Jersey, relative to Senate Resolution No. 79 memorializing the Federal Government to continue its financial support for the Port Newark-Elizabeth dredging project; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

291. Also, a memorial of the Senate of the State of New Jersey, relative to Senate Resolution No. 1 memorializing the President and the Congress of the United States, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to take all available steps to expeditiously provide relief to New Jersey's flood victims and not to deduct State monies provided for flood relief from the calculation of federal monies allocated to New Jersey for its recovery from the devastating effects of Hurricane Floyd and its aftermath; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

(135.76 ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Under clause 7 of rule XII, sponsors were added to public bills and resolutions as follows:

H.R. 72: Mr. FOSSELLA and Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York.

H.R. 73: Mr. GOODLATTE.
H.R. 133: Mr. BLUMENAUER.
H.R. 148: Mr. MASCARA.
H.R. 205: Mr. WISE.
H.R. 303: Mr. CRAMER.
H.R. 332: Mr. STEARNS.
H.R. 353: Mr. SMITH of Texas.
H.R. 355: Mr. WISE.
H.R. 357: Ms. STABENOW and Mr. BOSWELL.
H.R. 372: Mr. ROTHMAN.

H.R. 380: Mrs. CLAYTON and Ms. MCCARTHY of Missouri.

H.R. 407: Mr. HUNTER.

H.R. 443: Mr. BECERRA, Ms. STABENOW, Mr. LAZIO, Mr. WEYGAND, Mr. KLINK, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. UDALL of New Mexico, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. INSLEE, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, and Mr. GREENWOOD.

H.R. 444: Mr. LATOURETTE and Mr. STUPAK.

H.R. 475: Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Mr. HANSEN, and Mr. FROST.

H.R. 531: Mr. INSLEE.

H.R. 53: Mr. OXLEY, Mr. ALLEN, Mr. LAHOOD, and Mrs. WILSON.

H.R. 648: Mr. WISE.

H.R. 670: Mr. MARKEY, Mr. Cox, Mr. CRAMER, Mr. GEPHARDT, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mrs. MALONEY of New York, Mr. DIXON, Mr. CONDIT, Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. LATOURETTE, Mr. MINGE, Mr. GEJDENSON, Mr. CALLAHAN, and Mr. BARR of Georgia.

H.R. 701: Mr. HANSEN, Mr. GEORGE Miller of California, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, and Mr. SAXTON.

H.R. 721: Mr. EVERETT and Mr. BACHUS.
H.R. 732: Mr. CAMP.
H.R. 742: Ms. LEE.

H.R. 762: Mr. HINOJOSA, Mrs. ROUKEMA, Mr. JOHN, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. DICKEY, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. KANJORSKI, Mr. BAIRD, and Mr. EWING.

H.R. 797: Mr. BERRY.
H.R. 815: Mr. FLETCHER.
H.R. 827: Mrs. CHRISTENSEN.

H.R. 846: Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. OWENS, and Mr. WU.

H.R. 847: Mr. MCGOVERN.

H.R. 852: Mr. LUCAS of Kentucky, Mr. JOHN, and Mr. BARRETT of Nebraska.

H.R. 864: Mr. CANNON.
H.R. 903: Ms. LEE.
H.R. 904: Mr. SMITH of Washington.
H.R. 937: Mr. MILLER of Florida.
H.R. 941: Mrs. LOWEY.
H.R. 957: Mr. WALDEN of Oregon.
H.R. 982: Mrs. CUBIN.
H.R. 997: Ms. DEGETTE and Ms. RIVERS.
H.R. 1044: Mr. BEREUTER.
H.R. 1060: Mr. SANDERS.
H.R. 1071: Mrs. CHRISTENSEN and Mr. WISE.

H.R. 1079: Mr. DICKS, Mr. BONIOR, and Mr. CALVERT.

H.R. 1095: Mr. TIERNEY.
H.R. 1102: Mr. MCINNIS.
H.R. 1115: Ms. BALDWIN.
H.R. 1129: Ms. STABENOW.
H.R. 1142: Mr. WATKINS.
H.R. 1187: Mr. BILBRAY.
H.R. 1195: Mrs. LOWEY.

H.R. 1217: Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. RODRIGUEZ, Mr. BAKER, and Mr. GALLEGLY.

H.R. 1228: Mrs. LOWEY and Mr. HORN.
H.R. 1274: Mrs. MALONEY of New York.
H.R. 1276: Mr. DEAL of Georgia.
H.R. 1291: Ms. WOOLSEY and Mr. GALLEGLY.
H.R. 1300: Ms. LEE and Mr. PACKARD.

H.R. 1310: Mr. ENGEL and Mr. BURR of North Carolina.

H.R. 1311: Mr. BURR of North Carolina.
H.R. 1387: Mr. WISE.
H.R. 1396: Mr. WYNN and Ms. CARSON.
H.R. 1413: Mr. WISE.

H.R. 1422: Mr. MURTHA, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. DEUTSCH, Mr. JEFFERSON, Mr. KUYKENDALL, Mr. DIAZ-BALART, and Mr. HOLT.

H.R. 1445: Mr. TIERNEY.

H.R. 1452: Mrs. JONES of Ohio and Mr. KUCINICH.

H.R. 1472: Mr. PASCRELL.
H.R. 1494: Mr. PACKARD.

H.R. 1495: Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas.

H.R. 1545: Ms. STABENOW.
H.R. 1591: Mr. GONZALEZ.
H.R. 1592: Mr. MCCOLLUM.
H.R. 1593: Mr. MANZULLO.

H.R. 1625: Mr. ROMERO-BARCELO and Mr. SHERMAN.

H.R. 1649: Mr. COOK.
H.R. 1686: Mr. COLLINS and Mr. DELAY.
H.R. 1708: Mr. PAUL.
H.R. 1731: Mr. CALVERT.
H.R. 1748: Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York.
H.R. 1775: Mrs. THURMAN.
H.R. 1776: Mr. RYUN of Kansas.
H.R. 1816: Mr. GUTIERREZ.
H.R. 1824: Mr. HOEKSTRA and Mr. BOEHNER.
H.R. 1850: Mr. CHABOT.
H.R. 1885: Ms. LEE.
H.R. 1926: Mr. WISE.
H.R. 1939: Mr. BAIRD.
H.R. 1943: Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota.
H.R. 1967: Mr. STICKLAND.

H.R. 1990: Mr. MORAN of Kansas and Mr. HOLDEN.

H.R. 1997: Mr. DIXON.
H.R. 2000: Mr. JOHN.
H.R. 2004: Mr. WALSH.

H.R. 2053: Mr. DIXON and Ms. MILLENDERMCDONALD.

H.R. 2057: Mrs. MYRICK.
H.R. 2066: Mr. BEREUTER.
H.R. 2106: Mr. LEWIS of Georgia.

H.R. 2120: Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD and Mrs. JONES of Ohio.

H.R. 2121: Mr. LEWIS of Georgia.
H.R. 2137: Mr. MCCOLLUM.
H.R. 2221: Mr. WAMP.
H.R. 2233: Mr. LEWIS of Georgia.
H.R. 2244: Mr. LUCAS of Oklahoma.
H.R. 2259: Mrs. MORELLA.

H.R. 2282: Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. DEFAZIO, and Mr. WALDEN of Oregon. H.R. 2340: Mr. LEWIS

LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. ISAKSON, Mr. ETHERIDGE, Mr. CANADY of Florida, Mr. KENNEDY of Rhode Island, Ms. MCKINNEY, and Mr. WATKINS.

H.R. 2372: Mr. TAYLOR of North Carolina, Mr. SWEENEY, Mrs. MYRICK, Mr. FORD, and Mr. DUNCAN.

H.R. 2420: Mr. COLLINS, Mr. SHERWOOD, Mrs. MALONEY of New York, Mr. CONDIT, Mr. BASS, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, and Mr. ORTIZ.

H.R. 2494: Mr. HERGER.
H.R. 2505: Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts.

H.R. 2511: Mr. HASTINGS of Washington, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. PACKARD, and Mr. WALDEN of Oregon.

H.R. 2534: Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. BONIOR, and Mr. SAWYER.

H.R. 2539: Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. CUNNINGHAM, Mr. DOOLITTLE, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. HUNTER

Mr. KUYKENDALL, Mr. OSE, Mr. POMBO, Mr. H.R. 3031: Mr. BLUMENAUER.

H.R. 3377: Ms. RIVERS and Mrs. MALONEY of
THOMAS, Mr. HERGER, Mr. ROGAN, Mr. CAMP H.R. 3059: Mr. UDALL of Colorado.

New York.
BELL, and Mr. LEWIS of California.

H.R. 3071: Mrs. CHRISTENSEN.

H.R. 3379: Mr. BRYANT.
H.R. 2544: Mr. WAMP and Mr. LUCAS of H.R. 3082: Mr. MANZULLO.

H.R. 3387: Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. BOUCHER, Mrs.
Oklahoma.

H.R. 3083: Mr. CUMMINGS.

CAPPS, Mr. DEUTSCH, Mrs. EMERSON, Mr. H.R. 2551: Mr. RAHALL, Mr. GORDON, Mr. H.R. 3088: Mr. PETRI, Mr. SOUDER, and Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. HILLIARD, Mr. WAMP, Mr. MASCARA, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. FORD, NORWOOD.

HOEFFEL, Mr. HOUGHTON, Mr. LARSON, Ms. Ms. MCKINNEY, Mr. BORSKI, Mr. CLEMENT,

H.R. 3091: Mr. RUSH, Mr. STUPAK, Mr. LEE, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr. MORAN of Virginia,
and Mr. BLAGOJEVICH.
ETHERIDGE, Ms. STABENOW, Mrs. THURMAN,

Ms. PELOSI, Mr. ROTHMAN, Mr. SAWYER, and
H.R. 2554: Mrs. LOBIONDO, Mr. FRELING Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. BARRETT of Wisconsin, Mr. Mr. WATT of North Carolina.
HUYSEN, and Mrs. ROUKEMA.

JEFFERSON, Mr. INSLEE, Ms. MILLENDER H.R. 3397: Mr. STUPAK.
H.R. 2572: Mr. HOLDEN and Mr. DAVIS of MCDONALD, Mrs. CLAYTON, Mr. BLAGOJEVICH, H.R. 3405: Mrs. LOWEY, Mr. WEXLER, Mr.
Florida.

Mr. CLYBURN, Mr. HOYER, Mr. BOEHLERT, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. FORBES, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr.
H.R. 2576: Mrs. MYRICK.

UDALL of Colorado, Mr. MALONEY of Con BILBRAY, Mr. MALONEY of Connecticut, and H.R. 2620: Mr. PALLONE.

necticut, Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania, Mr. Mrs. MEEK of Florida.
H.R. 2631: Mr. GEORGE MILLER of Cali SHERMAN, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. H.R. 3408: Mr. HALL of Ohio, Mr. NEY, and
fornia.

DINGELL, Mr. WATT of North Carolina, Mrs. Mr. MCCOLLUM.
H.R. 2635: Mr. BURR of North Carolina, Mr. TAUSCHER, and Mr. LIPINSKI.

H.R. 3410: Ms. GRANGER.
DEUTSCH, Mr. STEARNS, Ms. ESHOO, and Mrs. H.R. 3100: Mr. MORAN of Virginia.

H.R. 3439: Mr. FOSSELLA.
FOWLER.

H.R. 3107: Ms. PELOSI and Mr. FRANK of H.J. Res. 53: Mr. GOODLATTE.
H.R. 2698: Mr. SHAYS.
Massachusetts.

H.J. Res. 55: Mr. GALLEGLY.
H.R. 2707: Mr. FORBES.

H.R. 3115: Mr. BEREUTER and Mr. MCCRERY. H.J. Res. 77: Mr. GRAHAM, Mr. METCALF,
H.R. 2718: Mr. RUSH, Mr. EHRLICH, and Mr. H.R. 3116: Mr. ENGLISH and Mr. MALONEY of Mr. SALMON, Mr. YOUNG of Alaska, Mr.
HALL of Texas.
Connecticut.

NETHERCUTT, Mr. CRANE, Ms. DANNER, and
H.R. 2720: Mr. SMITH of Washington, Mr. H.R. 3140: Mr. OLVER, Mr. LUCAS of Okla Mr. HUNTER.
SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. PETRI, Mr. COL homa, Mr. SHAYS, Mr. RUSH, Mr. PETERSON of H. Con. Res. 23: Mr. CALVERT.
LINS, Mr. COBLE, Mr. MOAKLEY, and Mr. Minnesota, Mr. BAIRD, and Mr. GOOLDING.

H. Con. Res. 67: Mr. LUTHER and Mr. OLVER.
SWEENEY.

H.R. 3144: Mr. SPRATT, Mr. SANDLIN, Mr. H. Con. Res. 79: Mr. RANGEL.
H.R. 2722: Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. SABO, Mr. RUSH, and Mr. BERRY.

H. Con. Res. 115: Mrs. CHRISTENSEN.
MATSUI, Mr. OBERSTAR, and Mr. RODRIGUEZ. H.R. 3148: Mr. EVANS.

H. Con. Res. 123: Mrs. THURMAN, Mr. BAR-
H.R. 2726: Mr. ORTIZ and Mr. GOODLATTE.

H.R. 3150: Mrs. MORELLA.

RETT of Wisconsin, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, and
H.R. 2733: Mr. FORST, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. H.R. 3160: Mr. HAYWORTH.

Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut.
DEFAZIO, and Mr. WALDEN of Oregon.

H.R. 3173: Mr. TALENT, Mr. BERRY, and Mr. H. Con. Res. 177: Mr. LANTOS and Mr.
H.R. 2763: Mr. PASCRELL.
RILEY.

THOMPSON of Mississippi.
H.R. 2764: Mr. MARTINEZ and Mr. THOMPSON H.R. 3180: Mr. DEAL of Georgia.

H. Con. Res. 186: Mr. DUNCAN, Mr. EVERETT, of Mississippi.

H.R. 3192: Mr. SANDLIN.

and Mr. METCALF. H.R. 2798: Mr. ROGAN.

H.R. 3193: Mr. KLINK, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. H. Con. Res. 218: Mr. PALLONE, Ms. RIVERS, H.R. 2802: Mr. BONIOR.

PASTOR, Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota, Mr. Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. COYNE, and Mr. RUSH. H.R. 2829: Mr. WISE, Mr. MINGE, and Mr. COMBEST, and Mrs. KELLY.

H. Con. Res. 225: Mr. PRICE of North CaroHINCHEY.

H.R. 3201: Mr. MORAN of Kansas.

lina and Mr. MCGOVERN. H.R. 2830: Mr. BOSWELL, Mr. LEWIS of Geor H.R. 3212: Mr. DEAL of Georgia.

H. Con. Res. 228: Mrs. FOWLER, Mr. SNYDER, gia, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. MINGE, H.R. 3213: Mrs. MYRICK.

and Mr. ORTIZ. and Mr. HINCHEY.

H.R. 3218: Mr. GILCHREST Mrs. MYRICK AND H. Con. Res. 231: Mr. DUNCAN, Mr. NEY, Mr. H.R. 2870: Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. MARKEY, MR. BURR of North Carolina.

WAMP, and Mr. DOOLITTLE. and Mr. FOSSELLA.

H.R. 3222: Mrs. NORTHUP.

H. Res. 37: Mr. GREEN of Texas and Ms. H.R. 2900: Mr. BERMAN and Mr. FILNER.

H.R. 3224: Ms. SLAUGHTER.

SCHAKOWSKY.
H.R. 2901: Mr. ADERHOLT.
H.R. 3232: Mr. ABERCROMBIE.

H. Res. 107: Mr. SABO.
H.R. 2902: Mr. VISCLOSKY, Mr. FORBES, Mr. H.R. 3233: Mrs. MINK of Hawaii.

H. Res. 144: Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD and Mr.
RUSH, Mr. SAWYER, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, H.R. 3235: Mr. STUPAK and Mrs. MINK of Ha TURNER.
Mr. DELAHUNT, Mrs. MEEK of Florida, Ms. waii.

H. Res. 238: Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. DEFAZIO,
BROWN of Florida, Mr. MASCARA, Mr. H.R. 3240: Mr. OBERSTAR and Mr. MILLER of and Mr. WALDEN of Oregon.
PALLONE, Mr. KLINK, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Florida.

H. Res. 309: Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi. and Mr. TRAFICANT.

H.R. 3242: Ms. DUNN, Mr. ISAKSON, Mr. SAN H. Res. 346: Ms. WATERS, Mr. SHOWS, Mr.
H.R. 2906: Mr. GOODLING and Mr. CANADY of FORD, Mr. HILLIARD, Mr. BOSWELL, and Mrs. COBURN, Mr. MEEKS of New York, Mr. PAYNE,
Florida.
KELLY.

Mr. DEAL of Georgia, Mr. OWENS, Ms.
H.R. 2928: Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. ISTOOK, H.R. 3248: Mrs. MYRICK and Mr. SHADEGG. KILPARTICK, Ms. STABENOW, Ms. MCKINNEY,
Mr. HOEKSTRA, and Mr. COBURN.

H.R. 3252: Mrs. MYRICK.

Mr. FROST, Mr. LAMPSON, Mr. LUCAS of KenH.R. 2933: Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. MARTINEZ, H.R. 3262: Mr. ISAKSON.

tucky, Mr. WATT of North Carolina, Mrs. Mr. SAWYER, and Mr. UDALL of New Mexico. H.R. 3270: Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut, MINK OF Hawaii, Mr. SMITH of Texas, and Mr.

H.R. 2934: Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. SAWYER, and Mrs. FOWLER, Mrs. MYRICK, and Mr. FOLEY. THOMPSON of Mississippi.
Mr. UDALL of New Mexico.

H.R. 3275: Mr. CONYERS, Ms. SLAUGHTER, H. Res. 347: Mr. ENGLISH.
H.R. 2945: Mrs. CUBIN, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. Mr. KUCINICH, Ms. MILLENDER-MCDONALD, H. Res. 357: Mr. DAVIS of Florida, Mr.
KUYKENDALL, Mr. GIBBONS, Mr. BURR of Mr. BARRETT of Wisconsin, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. DELAHUNT, Mrs. CLAYTON, and Mr. BERMAN.
North Carolina, Mr. LAHOOD, Mr. OBERSTAR, HOEFFEL, Mr. LARSON, Mr. UDALL of Colo H. Res. 369: Mr. RUSH.
Mr. TOWNS, Mrs. MINK of Hawaii, Mr. RA rado, Mr. WU, Mr. FORBES, and Mrs. MCCAR H. Res. 289: Mr. DELAHUNT, and Mr.
HALL, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Ms. THY of New York.

KUCINICH.
KAPTUR, Mr. LAMPSON, Mr. DIXON, Ms. RIV H.R. 3293: Mr. BROWN of Ohio, Mr. ENGLISH,
ERS, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mrs. Mr. CONYERS, Mr. SCARBOROUGH, Mr.

(135.77 PETITIONS, ETC.
CAPPS, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Mr. KUCINICH, Mr. LATHAM, and Mr. SMITH of Under clause 3 of rule XII, petitions
BLUMENAUER, Mr. FILNER, Mr. JENKINS, and Texas.

and papers were laid on the clerk's Ms. WOOLSEY.

H.R. 3301: Mrs. CAPPS.

desk and referred as follows:
H.R. 2953: Mr. SWEENEY.

H.R. 3308: Ms. MCCARTHY of Missouri, Mr.
H.R. 2866: Mr. BALDACCI, Ms. BROWN of SAXTON, Mr. BOEHNER, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. LA-

70. The SPEAKER presented a petition of Florida, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. GEPHARDT, Mr. FALCE, Mr. HASTINGS of Washington, Ms.

the Town Board of Southampton, relative to GONZALEZ, Mr. JOHN, Mrs. JONES of Ohio, Mr. SLAUGHTER, Mr. BLAGOJEVICH, Mr. EHRLICH,

Resolution No. 1199 petitioning the Federal KUYKENDALL, Mr. LAHOOD, Ms. LEE, Mr. and Mr. MCKEON.

Government to permit the Suffolk County METCALF, Mr. TANCREDO, Mr. TRAFICANT, Mr. H.R. 3311: Mr. MCINTOSH.

Department of Health to have access to and UDALL of Colorado, and Mr. COYNE.

H.R. 3319: Mr. BENTSEN.

participate in monitoring health related acH.R. 2985: Mr. OSE.

H.R. 3320: Mr. SCOTT, Mr. GEPHARDT, Mr. tivity at the Plum Island Disease Center; to
H.R. 2991: Mr. POMBO, Mr. TAYLOR of North TAYLOR of Mississippi, Mr. HASTINGS of Flor the Committee on Agriculture.
Carolina, Ms. GRANGER, Mrs. MYRICK, Mr. ida, Mr. MURTHA, Ms. NORTON, Mr. BERMAN, 71. Also, a petition of the Southern Gov-
LAMPSON, Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin, Mr. and Mr. LIPINSKI.

ernors' Association, relative to a resolution MCCRERY, Mr. BEREUTER, and Mr. TALENT.

H.R. 3330: Mr. PALLONE.

petitioning support for funding efforts for H.R. 2992: Mr. MCINTOSH, Mr. CUNNINGHAM, H.R. 3331: Mr. GILCHREST.

the National Guard Youth Challenge ProMr. SKEEN, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. HUNTER, and H.R. 3367: Mr. HERGER.

gram; to the Committee on Armed Services. Mr. DREIER.

H.R. 3371: Mr. HERGER.

72. Also, a petition of the Southern GovH.R. 3003: Mr. BAIRD and Mr. HINCHEY.

H.R. 3375: Mr. SWEENEY, Mr. HOLT, Mr. ernors' Association, relative to a resolution H.R. 3008: Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. EVANS, Mr. HOUGHTON, Mr. WALSH, Mr. WEINER, Mr. petitioning support for the reauthorization RUSH, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. CON MCHUGH, Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. HOYER, and Mr. of the Older Americans Act; to the ComYERS, Mr. FATTAH, and Mrs. CHRISTENSEN. NADLER.

mittee on Education and the Workforce.

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ting the Administration's inventory of commercial activities; to the Committee on Government Reform.

5476. A letter from the Director, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, transmitting the Department's final ruleEndangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for the Plant Lesquerella thamnophila (Zapata Bladderpod) (RIN: 1018-AE54) received November 15, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Resources.

(136.9 TIME LIMITATION OF REFERRED

BILL Pursuant to clause 5 of rule X the following action was taken by the Speaker:

H.R. 1838. Referral to the Committee on Armed Services extended for a period ending not later than November 22, 1999.

H.R. 3081. Referral to the Committee on Education and the Workforce extended for a period ending not later than November 22, 1999.

73. Also, a petition of the Southern Governors' Association, relative to a resolution petitioning the reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act; to the Committee on Resources.

74. Also, a petition of the Southern Governors' Association, relative to a resolution petitioning support for Outer Continental Shelf Coastal Impact Assistance; to the Committee on Resources.

75. Also, a petition of the Southern Governors' Association, relative to a resolution petitioning support for the reauthorization of the Airport Improvement Program; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

76. Also, a petition of the Southern Governors' Association, relative to a resolution petitioning for the passage of "Fast-Track" authority for the President to Negotiate International Trade Agreements; to Committee on Ways and Means.

77. Also, a petition of the Village of East Hazel Crest, relative to Resolution 99–4 petitioning Congressional Representatives to support the Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement Act; jointly to the Committees on Science and Transportation and Infrastructure.

136.3 MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lundregan, one of its clerks, announced that the Senate had passed without amendment a concurrent resolution of the House of the following title:

H. Con. Res. 235. Concurrent resolution providing for a conditional sine die adjournment of the first session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress.

The message also announced that the Senate had passed with an amendment in which the concurrence of the House is requested, a joint resolution of the House of the following title:

H.J. Res. 82. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

(135.78 DELETIONS OF SPONSORS FROM

PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS Under clause 7 of rule XII, sponsors were deleted from public bills and resolutions as follows:

H.R. 329: Mr. FROST.
H.R. 1598: Mr. COOK.
H.R. 2420: Mr. BOEHLERT.
H.R. 2699: Mr. CHAMBLISS.
H.R. 3308: Mr. PHELPS.
H. Con. Res. 173: Mrs. TAUSCHER.

s136.10 PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

Under clause 2 of rule XII, public bills and resolutions were introduced and severally referred, as follows:

By Mr. ACKERMAN (for himself, Mr.

KING, Mr. WEINER, Mr. FORBES, Mrs.
MALONEY of New York, Mr. CROWLEY,
Mr. BENTSEN,

Mr.

CALVERT, Mr. CAPUANO, and Mr. OSE): H.R. 3511. A bill to prohibit deductions under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for payments to Holocaust survivors under certain settlements; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mrs. CHRISTENSEN: H.R. 3512. A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt from inspection certain small passenger vessels that operate in waters of the United States only in the Virgin Islands; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

By Mr. TALENT (for himself and Mr.

THUNE): H.R. 3513. A bill to provide for grants to assist value-added agricultural businesses; to the Committee on Agriculture.

By Mr. GILMAN (for himself and Mr.

GEJDENSON): H. Con. Res. 239. Concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a technical correction in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 3194; to the Committee on House Administration.

(136.4 RECESS—12:20 P.M.

The SPEAKER, pursuant to clause 12 of rule I, declared the House in recess at 12 o'clock and 20 minutes p.m., subject to the call of the Chair.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1999 (136)

The House was called to order by the SPEAKER.

(136.5 AFTER RECESS—12:25 P.M.

The SPEAKER called the House to order.

(136.1 APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

The SPEAKER announced he had amined and approved the Journal of the proceedings of Thursday, November 18, 1999.

Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal was approved.

(136.6 ENROLLMENT CORRECTION—H.R.

3194 On motion of Mr. PEASE, by unanimous consent, the Committee on House Administration was discharged from further consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 239) directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a technical correction in the enrollment of the bill H.R. 3194.

When said bill was considered, read twice, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, was read a third time by title, and passed.

A motion to reconsider the vote whereby the bill was passed was, by unanimous consent, laid on the table.

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

(136.2 COMMUNICATIONS

Executive and other communications, pursuant to clause 2, rule XIV, were referred as follows:

5471. A letter from the Executive Director, Committee For Purchase From People Who Are Blind Or Severely Disabled, transmitting the Committee's final rule—Procurement List Additions-received November 18, 1999, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Government Reform.

5472. A letter from the Director, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, Department of Energy, transmitting the DOE's 1999 list of government activities not inherently governmental in nature; to the Committee on Government Reform.

5473. A letter from the President and Chief Executive Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, transmitting a report on the FY 1999 activities of the agency's formal management control review program, pursuant to 5 app.; to the Committee on Government Reform.

5474. A letter from the Board Members, Railroad Retirement Board, transmitting the Board's commercial activities inventory; to the Committee on Government Reform.

5475. A letter from the Inspector General, Social Security Administration, transmit

(136.11 ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Under clause 7 of rule XII, sponsors were added to public bills and resolutions as follows:

H.R. 230: Ms. PELOSI.

H.R. 939: Ms. MCKINNEY and Mr. WATT of North Carolina.

H.R. 1168: Mr. FOSSELLA, Mr. GILCHREST, and Mr. MCINNIS.

H.R. 1275: Mr. LAZIO, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. SABO, Mr. WYNN, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. INSLEE, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. BERMAN, and Mr. HALL of Ohio.

H.R. 1322: Mr. BILBRAY.
H.R. 1606: Mrs. MALONEY of New York.
H.R. 2166: Ms. BERKLEY and Mr. DEFAZIO.
H.R. 2511: Mr. GOODLATTE.
H.R. 2782: Mr. ROTHMAN
H.R. 2893: Mr. UDALL of Colorado
H.R. 2966: Mr. DELAHUNT

H.R. 3293: Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York, Ms. SLAUGHTER, and Mrs. FOWLER.

H.R. 3405: Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey and Mr. TALENT.

(136.7 ADJOURNMENT OVER

On motion of Mr. PEASE, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet on Monday, November 22, 1999,

1999, at

at 12 o'clock noon.

And then,

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1999 (137)

(136.8 ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Mr. PEASE, pursuant to the special order heretofore agreed to, at 12 o'clock and 26 minutes p.m., the House adjourned until 12 o'clock noon on Monday, November 22, 1999.

(137.1 APPOINTMENT OF SPEAKER PRO

TEMPORE The House was called to order by the SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. PEASE, who laid before the House the following communication:

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