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(137.8 TIME LIMITATION OF REFERRED

BILL

The message also announced that the Senate agrees to the amendment of the House to the bill (S. 376) “An Act to amend the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 to promote competition and privatization in satellite communications, and for other purposes,” requests a conference with the House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon, and appoints Mr. MCCAIN, Mr. STEVENS, Mr. BURNS, Mr. HOLLINGS, and Mr. INOUYE, to be the conferees on the part of the Senate.

The message also announced that pursuant to section 8002 of title 26. United States Code, the Chair, announces on behalf of the Chairman of the Finance Committee, the designation of the Senator from Utah (Mr. HATCH) as a member of the Joint Committee on Taxation, in lieu of the late Senator from Rhode Island (Mr. Chafee).

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 February 4, 2000.

H.R. 3244. Referral to the Committees on the Judiciary and Banking and Financial Services extended for a period ending not later than March 24, 2000.

H.R. 3081. Referral to the Committee on Education and the Workforce extended for a period ending not later than January 28, 2000.

(137.9 REPORTED BILLS SEQUENTIALLY

REFERRED

Under clause 5 of rule X, bills and reports were delivered to the Clerk for printing, and bills referred as follows:

Mr. BLILEY: Committee on Commerce. H.R. 1070. A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide medical assistance for certain women screened and found to have breast or cervical cancer under a federally funded screening program; with an amendment; referred to the Committee on Ways and Means for a period ending not later than February 29, 2000, for consideration of such provisions of the bill and amendment as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to clause 1(s), rule X (Rept. No. 106–486, Pt. 1).

provements in connection with the Black Hills National Forest.

S. 1707. An Act to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) to provide that certain designated Federal entities shall be establishments under such Act, and for other purposes.

S. 1733. An Act to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to provide for a national standard of interoperability and portability applicable to electronic food stamp benefit transactions.

S. 1813. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional support for and to expand clinical research programs, and for other purposes.

S. 1877. An Act to amend the Federal Report Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995.

S. 1937. An Act to amend the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act to provide for sales of electricity by the Bonneville Power Administration to joint operating entities.

S. 1971. An Act to authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Milton Friedman, in recognition of his outstanding and enduring contributions to individual freedom and opportunity to American society through his exhaustive research and teaching of economics, and his extensive writing on economics and public policy.

S. 1996. An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to clarify provisions relating to the content of petitions for compensation under the vaccine injury compensation program.

S. Con. Res. 42. Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued by the United States Postal Service honoring the members of the Armed Forces who have been awarded the Purple Heart.

S. Con. Res. 71. Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that Miami, Florida, and not a competing foreign city, should serve as the permanent location for the Secretariat of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) beginning in 2005.

S. Con. Res. 77. Concurrent resolution making technical corrections to the enrollment of H.R. 3194.

The message also announced that the Senate agrees to the amendment of the House to the bill (S. 335) “An Act to amend chapter 30 of title 39, United States Code, to provide for the nonmailability of certain deceptive matter relating to sweepstakes, skill contests, facsimile checks, administrative procedures, orders, and civil penalties relating to such matter, and for other purposes."

The message also announced that the Senate agrees to the amendment of the House to the bill (S. 416) “An Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey to the city of Sisters, Oregon, a certain parcel of land for use in connection with a sewage treatment facility.”.

The message also announced that the Senate agrees to the amendment of the House to the bill (S. 1257) “An Act to amend statutory damages provisions of title 17, United States Code” with amendments.

The message also announced that the Senate agrees to the amendment of the House to the bill (S. 1418) “An Act to provide for the holding of court at Natchez, Mississippi, in the same manner as court is held at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and for other purposes.”.

s137.5 COMMUNICATION FROM THE

CLERK—MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. PEASE, laid before the House a communication, which was read as follows:

OFFICE OF THE CLERK, Washington, DC, November 22, 1999. Hon. J. DENNIS HASTERT, The Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington, DC.

DEAR MR. SPEAKER: Pursuant to the permission granted to Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 19, 1999 at 7:38 p.m.

That the Senate agreed to conference report H.R. 3194. With best wishes, I am Sincerely,

JEFF TRANDAHL,

Clerk of the House. And then,

s137.6 ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Mr. WOLF, pursuant to the provisions of House Concurrent Resolution 235 and as the designee of the Majority Leader, moved that the House do now adjourn.

Accordingly,

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. PEASE, in accordance with the provisions of House Concurrent Resolution 235, at 12 o'clock 3 minutes p.m., declared the first session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress adjourned sine die.

(137.10 PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

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

By Mr. GREENWOOD (for himself, Mr.

BILIRAKIS, Mr. PORTER, Mr. SHAYS,
Mr. LANTOS, Mrs. JOHNSON of Con-
necticut, Mr. BONIOR, Mr. COBURN,
Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mrs.
MORELLA, Mr. TRAFICANT, Mr.
MCCRERY, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Ms.
ROS-LEHTINEN, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr.
CAPUANO, Mr. DELAHUNT, Mrs.
MALONEY of New York, Mr. RAHALL,
Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. UDALL of Colo-

rado, and Mr. WEINER): H.R. 3514. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a system of sanctuaries for chimpanzees that have been designated as being no longer needed in research conducted or supported by the Public Health Service, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. KINGSTON: H.R. 3515. A bill to direct the Administrator of General Service to convey certain real property to the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes; referred to the Committee on Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 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. SANFORD: H.R. 3516. A bill to amend the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to prohibit pelagic longline fishing in the exclusive economic zone in the Atlantic Ocean; to the Committee on Resources.

By Mr. SUNUNU: H.R. 3517. A bill to amend the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 to provide for consistent treatment of survivor benefits for public safety officers killed in the line of duty; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

(137.7 REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON

PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of committees were delivered to the Clerk for printing and reference to the proper calendar, as follows:

Mr. GILMAN: Committee on International Relations. H.R. 3244. A bill to combat trafficking of persons, especially into the sextrade, slavery, and slavery-like conditions in the United States and countries around the world through prevention, through prosecution and enforcement against traffickers, and through protection and assistance to victims of trafficking; with an amendment (Rept. No. 106–487 Pt. 1). Ordered to be printed.

(137.11 MEMORIALS

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

292. The SPEAKER presented a memorial of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, relative to House Resolution No. 227 memorializing Congress to fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

293. Also, a memorial of the Legislature of the State of New Hampshire, relative to House Concurrent Resolution No. 10 memorializing the United States Congress to give priority to preserving Social Security and ensuring that it continues as universal and mandatory for all workers; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

294. Also, a memorial of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, relative to House Resolution No. 233 memorializing the President and Congress to

support and to approve The Federalism Act of 1999 that comprehensively addresses the Federal preemption of state law with "onesize-fits-all" national policy; jointly to the Committees on Government Reform, Rules, and the Judiciary. (137.12 ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

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

H.R. 5: Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. RYAN of Wisconsin, and Mr. SHAYS.

H.R. 141: Mr. HALL of Ohio.
H.R. 670: Mr. MCKEON.
H.R. 762: Mr. HALL of Texas.
H.R. 776: Mr. DELAHUNT.
H.R. 796: Mr. KOLBE.

H.R. 1275: Mr. BARCIA, Mr. VENTO, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, and Mr. KUCINICH.

H.R. 1732: Ms. MILLENDER-MCDONALD.
H.R. 2166: Mr. DELAHUNT.

H.R. 2282: Mr. GOODLATTE.
H.R. 2420: Mr. DELAY and Mr. HILLEARY.
H.R. 2538: Mr. MOORE and Mr. BEREUTER.
H.R. 2644: Ms. LEE.
H.R. 2902: Mr. STRICKLAND.

H.R. 2966: Ms. GRANGER and Mr. GREEN of Wisconsin.

H.R. 3044: Mr. DELAHUNT.

H.R. 3091: Mr. HILL of Indiana, Mr. SPRATT, and Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas.

H.R. 3125: Mr. LUCAS of Kentucky.
H.R. 3144: Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD.
H.R. 3224: Mr. OBERSTAR.
H.R. 3248: Mr. PICKERING and Mr. BRYANT.
H.R. 3439: Mr. ROGERS.
H.R. 3479: Mr. MCINTYRE.

H.R. 3494: Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. DELAHUNT, Mr. LIPINSKI, and Mr. GEJDENSON.

H.R. 3504: Ms. CARSON.
H. Con. Res. 177: Mr. MARTINEZ.
H. Res. 390: Mr. JEFFERSON.

PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE SUBSEQUENT TO SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT

FIRST SESSION, ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS

(137.13 ENROLLED BILLS AND JOINT

RESOLUTIONS SIGNED BY THE
SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE SUBSEQUENT

TO SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT Mr. THOMAS, from the Committee on House Administration, subsequent to the sine die adjournment of the 1st session, 106th Congress, did on the following dates report that that committee had examined and found truly enrolled bills and joint resolutions of the House of the following titles, which were thereupon signed by the Speaker pro tempore, Mr. WOLF:

On November 22, 1999: H.R. 3194. An act making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.

On November 23, 1999: H.R. 20. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct and operate a visitor center for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on land owned by the State of New York.

H.R. 100. An act to establish designations for United States Postal Service buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

H.R. 197. An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service at 410 North 6th Street in Garden City, Kansas, as the "Clifford R. Hope Post Office".

H.R. 322. An act for the relief of Suchada Kwong.

H.R. 1555. An act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2000 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2116. An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a program of extended care services for veterans, to make other improvements in health care programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to enhance compensation, memorial affairs, and housing programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to improve retirement authorities applicable to judges of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2280. An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a cost-of-living-adjustment in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of such veterans.

On November 29, 1999: H.R. 15. An act to designate a portion of the Otay Mountain region of California as wilderness.

H.R. 449. An act to authorize the Gateway Visitor Center at Independence National Historical Park, and for other purposes.

H.R. 459. An act to extend the deadline under the Federal Power Act for FERC Project No. 9401, the Mt. Hope Waterpower Project.

H.R. 592. An act to designate a portion of Gateway National Recreation Area as “World War Veterans Park at Miller Field”.

H.R. 658. An act to establish the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in the State of New York as an affiliated area of the National Park System.

H.R. 747. An act to protect the permanent trust funds of the State of Arizona from ero

sion due to inflation and modify the basis on which distributions are made from those funds.

H.R. 748. An act to amend the Act that established the Keweenaw National Historical Park to require the Secretary of the Interior to consider nominees of various local interests in appointing members of the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission.

H.R. 791. An act to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the route of the War of 1812 British invasion of Maryland and Washington, District of Columbia, and the route of the American defense, for study for potential addition to the national trails system.

H.R. 970. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance to the Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc., for the construction of water supply facilities in Perkins County, South Dakota.

H.R. 1094. An act to amend the Federal Reserve Act to broaden the range of discount window loans which may be used as collateral for Federal reserve notes.

H.R. 1104. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer administrative jurisdiction over land within the boundaries of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site to the Archivist of the United States for the construction of a visitor center.

H.R. 1191. An act to designate certain facilities of the United States Postal Service in Chicago, Illinois.

H.R. 1251. An act to designate the United States Postal Service building located at 8850 South 700 East, Sandy, Utah, as the “Noal Cushing Bateman Post Office Building".

H.R. 1327. An act to designate the United States Postal Service building located at 34480 Highway 101 South in Cloverdale, Oregon, as the “Maurine B. Neuberger United States Post Office”.

H.R. 1528. An act to reauthorize and amend the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992.

H.R. 1619. An act to amend the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Act of 1994 to expand the boundaries of the Corridor.

H.R. 1665. An act to allow the National Park Service to acquire certain land for addition to the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia, as previously authorized by law, by purchase or exchange as well as by donation.

H.R. 1693. An act to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exemption for employees engaged in fire protection activities.

H.R. 1794. An act concerning the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization (WHO).

H.R. 1887. An act to amend title 18, United States Code, to punish the depiction of animal cruelty.

H.R. 1932. An act to authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, in recognition of this outstanding and enduring contributions to civil rights, higher education, the Catholic church, the Nation, and the global community.

H.R. 2079. An act to provide for the conveyance of certain National Forest System lands in the State of South Dakota.

H.R. 2140. An act to improve protection and management of the Chattahoochee River Na

tional Recreation Area in the State of Georgia.

H.R. 2401. An act to amend the U.S. Holocaust Assets Commission Act of 1998 to extend the period by which the final report is due and to authorize additional funding.

H.R. 2632. An act to designate certain Federal lands in the Talladega National Forest in the State of Alabama as the Dugger Mountain Wilderness.

H.R. 2737. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of Illinois certain Federal land associated with the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to be used as an historic and interpretive site along the trail.

H.R. 2886. An act to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an adopted alien who is less than 18 years of age may be considered a child under such Act if adopted with or after a sibling who is a child under such Act.

H.R. 2889. An act to amend the Central Utah Project Completion Act to provide for acquisition of water and water rights for Central Utah Project purposes, completion of Central Utah project facilities, and implementation of water conservation measures.

H.R. 3257. An act to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to assist the Congressional Budget Office with the scoring of State and local mandates.

H.R. 3373. An act to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in conjunction with the minting of coins by the Republic of Iceland in commemoration of the millennium of the discovery of the new World by Leif Ericson.

H.R. 3381. An act to authorize the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Trade and Development Agency, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3456. An act to amend statutory damages provisions of title 17, United States Code.

H.J. Res. 46. Joint resolution conferring status as an honorary veteran of the United States Armed Forces on Zachary Fisher.

H.J. Res. 65. Joint resolution commending the World War II veterans who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and for other purposes.

H.J. Res. 85. Joint resolution appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress.

Mr. THOMAS, from the Committee on House Administration, reported that that committee had examined and found truly enrolled bills of the House of the following titles, which thereupon signed by the Speaker pro tempore, Mrs. MORELLA:

On December 2, 1999: H.R. 3419. An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3443. An act to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater flexibility in carrying out programs designed to help children make the transition from foster care to self-sufficiency, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2466. An act making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.

On December 6, 1999: H.R. 1180. An act to amend the Social Security Act to expand the availability of

(137.14

PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE SUBSEQUENT TO SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT

health care coverage for working individuals (137.16 BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS County Rural Water Systems, Inc., for the with disabilities, to establish a Ticket to

PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT

construction of water supply facilities in Work and Self-Sufficiency Program in the

SUBSEQUENT TO SINE DIE

Perkins County, South Dakota. Social Security Administration to provide

H.R. 1094. To amend the Federal Reserve

ADJOURNMENT such individuals with meaningful opportuni

Act to broaden the range of discount window ties to work, and for other purposes.

Mr. THOMAS, from the Committee loans which may be used as collateral for on House Administration, subsequent Federal reserve notes. to the sine die adjournment of the 1st

H.R. 1104. To authorize the Secretary of (137.14 SENATE ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED session, 106th Congress, did on the fol

the Interior to transfer administrative juris

diction over land within the boundaries of BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE lowing date present to the President

the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National SUBSEQUENT TO SINE DIE for his approval bills and joint resolu

Historic Site to the Archivist of the United ADJOURNMENT tions of the House of the following ti

States for the construction of a visitor centles:

ter. The Speaker pro tempore, Mr. WOLF,

On November 23, 1999:

H.R. 1191. To designate certain facilities of subsequent to the sine die adjournment

H.R. 1555. To authorize appropriations for

the United States Postal Service in Chicago, of the 1st session, 106th Congress, an

fiscal year 2000 for intelligence and intel Illinois. nounced his signature to enrolled bills ligence-related activities of the United

H.R. 1251. To designate the United States of the Senate of the following titles: States Government, the Community Man Postal Service building located at 8850 South On November 23, 1999: agement Account, and the Central Intel 700 East, Sandy, Utah, as the “Noal Cushing

Bateman Post Office Building”. S. 28. An act to authorize an interpretive

ligence Agency Retirement and Disability center and related visitor facilities within System, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1327. To designate the United States

H.R. 2116. To amend title 38, United States Postal Service building located at 34480 the Four Corners Monument Tribal Park, and for other purposes. Code, to establish a program of extended

Highway 101 South in Cloverdale, Oregon, as S. 67. An act to designate the headquarters

care services for veterans, to make other im the “Maurine B. Neuberger United States provements in health care programs of the

Post Office''. building of the Department of Housing and

Department of Veterans Affairs, to enhance H.R. 1528. To reauthorize and amend the Urban Development in Washington, District of Columbia, as the “Robert C. Weaver Fedcompensation, memorial affairs, and housing

National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992.

H.R. 1619. To amend the Quinebaug and eral Building”.

programs of the Department of Veterans Af-
fairs, to improve retirement authorities ap-

Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage S. 335. An act to amend chapter 30 of title

plicable to judges of the United States Court Corridor Act of 1994 to expand the boundaries 39, United States Code, to provide for the of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and for other

of the Corridor. nonmailability of certain deceptive matter purposes.

H.R. 1665. To allow the National Park Servrelating to sweepstakes, skill contests, fac

H.R. 322. For the relief of Suchada Kwong.

ice to acquire certain land for addition to simile checks, administrative procedures, or

H.R. 197. To designate the facility of the

the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia, as ders, and civil penalties relating to such

United States Postal Service at 410 North previously authorized by law, by purchase or matter, and for other purposes. 6th Street in Garden City, Kansas, as the

exchange as well as by donation. S. 416. An act to direct the Secretary of “Clifford R. Hope Post Office”.

H.R. 1693. To amend the Fair Labor StandAgriculture to convey to the city of Sisters, H.R. 100. To establish designation for ards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exOregon, a certain parcel of land for use in United States Postal Service buildings in emption for employees engaged in fire proconnection with a sewage treatment facility. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

tection activities. S. 438. An act to provide for the settlement H.R. 20. To authorize the Secretary of the

H.R. 1794. Concerning the participation of of the water rights claims of the Chippewa Interior to construct and operate a visitor Taiwan in the World Health Organization Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, center for the Upper Delaware Scenic and

(WHO). and for other purposes. Recreational River on land owned by the

H.R. 1887. To amend title 18, United States S. 548. An act to establish the Fallen Tim State of New York.

Code, to punish the depiction of animal crubers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National

H.R. 2280. To amend title 38, United States elty.
Historical Site in the State of Ohio.
Code, to provide a cost-of-living adjustment

H.R. 1932. To authorize the President to S. 574. An act to direct the Secretary of the

award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress in the rates of disability compensation for Interior to make corrections to a map relat

veterans with service-connected disabilities to Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, in recogniing to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.

and the rates of dependency and indemnity tion of his outstanding and enduring conS. 580. An act to amend title IX of the Pub

compensation for survivors of such veterans. tributions to civil rights, higher education, lic Health Service Act to revise and extend

On November 30, 1999:

the Catholic Church, the Nation, and the the Agency for Healthcare Policy and Re

H.R. 15. To designate a portion of the Otay

global community. Mountain region of California as wilderness. H.R. 2079. To provide for the conveyance of search.

H.R. 449. To authorize the Gateway Visitor certain National Forest System lands in the S. 791. An act to amend the Small Business

Center at Independence National Historical State of South Dakota.
Act with respect to the women's business
Park, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2140. To improve protection and mancenter program.

H.R. 459. To extend the deadline under the agement of the Chattahoochee River NaS. 1418. An act to provide for the holding of

Federal Power Act for FERC Project No. tional Recreation Area in the State of Georcourt at Natchez, Mississippi, in the same 9401, the Mt. Hope Waterpower Project.

gia. manner as court is held at Vicksburg, Mis

H.R. 592. To designate a portion of Gate H.R. 2401. To amend the U.S. Holocaust Assissippi, and for other purposes.

way National Recreation Area as “World sets Commission Act of 1998 to extend the peS. 1595. An act to designate the United War Veterans Park at Miller Field”.

riod by which the final report is due and to States courthouse at 401 West Washington H.R. 658. To establish the Thomas Cole Na authorize additional funding. Street in Phoenix, Arizona, as the “Sandra tional Historical Site in the State of New H.R. 2632. To designate certain Federal Day O'Connor United States Courthouse”. York as an affiliated area of the National lands in the Talladega National Forest in the S. 1866. An act to redesignate the Coastal Park System.

State of Alabama as the Dugger Mountain Barrier Resources System as the “John H. H.R. 747. To protect the permanent trust Wilderness. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System”. funds of the State of Arizona from erosion H.R. 2737. To authorize the Secretary of

due to inflation and modify the basis on the Interior to convey to the State of Illinois which distributions are made from those certain Federal land associated with the

funds. (137.15

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to BILL PRESENTED TO THE

H.R. 748. To amend the Act that estab be used as an historic and interpretive site PRESIDENT PRIOR TO SINE DIE

lished the Keweenaw National Historical along the trail. ADJOURNMENT

Park to require the Secretary of the Interior H.R. 2886. To amend the Immigration and Mr. THOMAS, from the Committee

to consider nominees of various local inter Nationality Act to provide that an adopted

ests in appointing members of the Keweenaw alien who is less than 18 years of age may be on House Administration, reported

National Historical Park Advisory Commis considered a child under such Act if adopted that that committee did on the folsion.

with or after a sibling who is a child under lowing date present to the President,

H.R. 791. To amend the National Trails such Act. for his approval, a bill of the House of

System Act to designate the route of the H.R. 2889. To amend the Central Utah the following title:

War of 1812 British invasion of Maryland and Project Completion Act to provide for acquiOn November 22, 1999:

Washington, District of Columbia, and the sition of water and water rights for Central H.R. 3194. Making consolidated appropria

route of the American defense, for study for Utah Project purposes, completion of Central tions for the fiscal year ending September 30,

potential addition to the national trails sys Utah Project facilities, and implementation 2000, and for other purposes. tem.

of water conservation measures. H.R. 970. To authorize the Secretary of the H.R. 3257. To amend the Congressional Interior to provide assistance to the Perkins Budget Act of 1974 to assist the Congres

sional Budget Office with the scoring of State and local mandates.

H.R. 3373. To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in conjunction with the minting of coins by the Republic of Iceland in commemoration of the millennium of the discovery of the New World by Leif Ericson.

H.R. 3381. To reauthorize the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Trade and Development Agency, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3456. To amend statutory damages provisions of title 17, United States Code.

H.J. Res. 46. Conferring status as an honorary veteran of the United States Armed Forces on Zachary Fisher.

H.J. Res. 65. Commending the World War II veterans who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and for other purposes.

H.J. Res. 85. Appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress.

On December 2, 1999: H.R. 3443. To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide States with more funding and greater flexibility in carrying out programs designed to help children make the transition from foster care to self-sufficiency, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3419. To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and for other purposes.

On December 6, 1999: H.R. 1180. To amend the Social Security Act to expand the availability of health care coverage for working individuals with disabilities, to establish a Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program in the Social Security Administration to provide such individuals with meaningful opportunities to work, and for other purposes. (137.17 BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT PRIOR

TO SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT The President notified the Clerk of the House that on the following dates he had approved and signed bills and joint resolutions of the following titles:

On October 21, 1999: H.J. Res. 71. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

On October 22, 1999: H.R. 560: An act to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at the intersection of Comercio and San Justo Streets, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the “Jose V. Toledo Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.

H.R. 1906. An act making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.

On October 25, 1999: H.R. 2561. An act making Appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.

On October 27, 1999: H.R. 356. An act to provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to Stanislaus County, California.

On October 28, 1999: H.R. 1663. An act to recognize National Medal of Honor sites in California, Indiana, and South Carolina.

H.R. 2841. An act to amend the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands to provide for greater fiscal autonomy consistent with other United States jurisdictions, and for other purposes.

On October 29, 1999: H.J. Res. 73. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

On October 31, 1999: H.R. 659. An act to authorize appropriations for the protection of Paoli and Brandywine Battlefields in Pennsylvania, to authorize the Valley Forge Museum of the American Revolution at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and for other purposes.

On November 3, 1999: H.R. 2367. An act to reauthorize a comprehensive program of support for victims of torture.

On November 5, 1999: H.J. Res. 75. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

On November 8, 1999: H.J. Res. 62. Joint resolution to grant the consent of Congress to the boundary change between Georgia and South Carolina.

H.R. 1175. An act to locate and secure the return of Zachary Baumel, a United States citizen, and other Israeli soldiers missing in action.

On November 10, 1999: H.J. Res. 76. Joint resolution waiving certain enrollment requirements for the remainder of the first session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress with respect to any bill or joint resolution making general appropriations or continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2000.

H.J. Res. 78. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

On November 12, 1999: H.J. Res. 54. Joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the Missouri-Nebraska Boundary Compact.

H.R. 441. An act to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the requirements for the admission of nonimmigrant nurses who will practice in health professional shortage areas.

H.R. 609. An act to amend the Export Apple and Pear Act to limit the applicability of the Act to apples.

H.R. 915. An act to authorize a cost of living adjustment in the pay of administrative law judges.

H.R. 974. An act to establish a program to afford high school graduates from the District of Columbia the benefits of in-State tuition at State colleges and universities outside the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2303. An act to direct the Librarian of Congress to prepare the history of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3122. An act to permit the enrollment in the House of Representatives Child Care Center of children of Federal employees who are not employees of the legislative branch.

On November 13, 1999: H.R. 348. An act to authorize the construction of a monument to honor those who have served the Nation's civil defense and emergency management programs.

H.R. 3061. An act to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for an additional 2 years the period for admission of an alien as a nonimmigrant under section 101(a)(15)(S) of such Act, and to authorize appropriations for the refugee assistance program under chapter 2 of title IV of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

On November 18, 1999: H.J. Res. 80. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

On November 19, 1999: H.J. Res. 83. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2000, and for other purposes.

(137.18 SENATE BILLS APPROVED BY THE

PRESIDENT PRIOR TO SINE DIE

ADJOURNMENT The President notified the Clerk of the House that on the following dates he had approved and signed bills of the Senate of the following titles:

On October 21, 1999: S. 323. An act to redesignate the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument as a national park and establish the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, and for other purposes.

On October 25, 1999: S. 322. An act to amend title 4, United States Code, to add the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to the list of days on which the flag should especially be displayed.

On October 26, 1999: S. 800. An act to promote and enhance public safety through use of 9-1-1 as the universal emergency assistance number, further deployment of wireless 9-1-1 service, support of States in upgrading 9-1-1 capabilities and related functions, encouragement of construction and operation of seamless, ubiquitous, and reliable networks for personal wireless services, and for other purposes.

On November 9, 1999: S. 437. An act to designate the United States courthouse under construction at 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the “Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse".

S. 1652. An act to designate the Old Executive Office Building located at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington, District of Columbia, as the "Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building”.

On November 12, 1999: S. 900. An act to enhance competition in the financial services industry by providing a prudential framework for the affiliation of banks, securities firms, insurance companies, and other financial service providers, and for other purposes.

On November 20, 1999: S. 468. An act to improve the effectiveness and performance of Federal financial assistance programs, simplify Federal financial assistance application and reporting requirements, and improve the delivery of services to the public.

(137.19 BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT
SUBSEQUENT TO SINE DIE

ADJOURNMENT The President, subsequent to sine die adjournment of the 1st Session, 106th Congress, notified the Clerk of the House that on the following dates he had approved and signed bills of the following titles:

On November 24, 1999: H.R. 2454. An act to assure the long-term conservation of mid-continent light geese and the biological diversity of the ecosystem upon which many North American migratory birds depend, by directing the Secretary of the Interior to implement rules to reduce the overabundant population of mid-continent light geese.

H.R. 2724. An act to make technical corrections to the Water Resources Development Act of 1999.

On November 29, 1999: H.R. 100. An act to establish designations for the United States Postal Service buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

H.R. 197. An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service at 410 North 6th Street in Garden City, Kansas, as the “Clifford R. Hope Post Office”.

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