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H.R. 2086: Mr. GREEN of Texas.

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FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1996 (56) 156.1 DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO

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

WASHINGTON, DC,

May 10, 1996. I hereby designate the Honorable HAROLD ROGERS to act as Speaker pro tempore on this day.

NEWT GINGRICH, Speaker of the House of Representatives. 156.2 APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, announced he had examined and approved the Journal of the proceedings of Thursday, May 9, 1996.

Mr. SOLOMON, pursuant to clause 1, rule I, objected to the Chair's approval of the Journal.

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House agree to the Chair's approval of said Journal?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, announced that the yeas had it.

Mr. SOLOMON objected to the vote on the ground that a quorum was not present and not voting.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, announced that the vote would be postponed until later today.

The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.

2942. A letter from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting notification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization [INTELSAT] (Transmittal No. DTC-25–96), pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2776(c); to the Committee on International Relations.

2943. A letter from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting a copy of Presidential Determination No. 96–22: Determination Pursuant to Section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(3); to the Committee on International Relations.

2944. A letter from the Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission, transmitting the semiannual report on activities of the inspector general for the period October 1, 1995, through March 1, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. app. (Insp. Gen. Act) Sec. 5(b); to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2945. A letter from the Administrator, General Services Administration, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the “Relocation Benefits Reinvention Act of 1996”'; to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2946. A letter from the Director, Office of Personnel Management, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the “Federal Employment Reduction Assistance Act of 1996”; to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2947. A letter from the Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting notification of the Secretary's intention to award specific watershed restoration contracts on National Forest System lands outside the standard full and open competition procedures required by the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984, pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 253(C)(7); to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2948. A letter from the Program Management Officer, National Marine Fisheries Service, transmitting the Service's final rule—Marine Mammal Special Exception Permits to Take, Import and Export Marine Mammals; Update of Office of Management and Budget (RIN: 0648-AD11) received May 8, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Resources.

2949. A letter from the Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, transmitting the Department's final rule—Final Guidelines for the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration (RIN: 1105-AA36) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

2950. A letter from the General Counsel, Department of Transportation, transmitting the Department's final rule—Establishment of Class E Airspace, Hollister, CA-Docket No. 95–AWP-13 (RIN: 2120-AA66) (1996-0017) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

2951. A letter from the Acting General Counsel, Department of Commerce, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the “Weather Service Modernization Streamlining Act of 1996’’; to the Committee on Science.

2952. A letter from the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Ocean Service, transmitting the Service's final ruleOcean Thermal Energy Conservation Licensing Program (RIN: 0648–A142) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Science.

2953. A letter from the Director, Office of Regulations Management, Department of

Veterans Affairs, transmitting the Department's final rule—Medical; VA Health Professional Scholarship Program, Correction (RIN: 2900-AH99) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Veterans Affairs.

2954. A letter from the Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, transmitting the Bureau's final rule—Technical Amendments received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Ways and Means.

2955. A letter from the Chief, Regulations Unit, Department of the Treasury, transmitting the Department's final rule—Information Reporting and Backup Withholding (RIN: 1545–AL99) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Ways and Means.

2956. A letter from the Chairman, International Trade Commission, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to provide authorization of appropriations for the U.S. International Trade Commission for fiscal year 1998, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1110; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

2957. A letter from the General Counsel, Department of Transportation, transmitting copies of the fiscal year 1997 budget requests of the Federal Aviation Administration to the Department, including requests for facilities and equipment and research, engineering, and development, pursuant to 49 U.S.C. app. 2205(f); jointly, to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Science.

2958. A letter from the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to provide for the participation of the United States in the Bank for Economic Cooperation and Development in the Middle East and North Africa; jointly, to the Committees on Banking and Financial Services, the Judiciary, and Commerce.

2959. A letter from the General Counsel, Department of Defense, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the "Department of Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Reform Act”; jointly, to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), National Security, and Government Reform and Oversight.

2960. A letter from the Director, Central Intelligence Agency, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation entitled the “Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997," pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1110; jointly, to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), Naational Security, the Judiciary, and Government Reform and Oversight.

156.4 UNFINISHED BUSINESS-APPROVAL

OF THE JOURNAL

156.3 COMMUNICATIONS

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

2938. A letter from the Chair, National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, transmitting the 24th annual report of the activities of the Commission covering the period October 1, 1994, through September 30, 1995, pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 1504; to the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.

2939. A letter from the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, transmitting the Corporation's final rule-Valuation of Plan Benefits in Single-Employer Plans; Valuation of Plan Benefits and Plan Assets Following Mass Withdrawal; Amendments Adopting Additional PHGC Rates (29 CFR Parts 2619 and 2676) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.

2940. A letter from the Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule—Use of Electronic Media by Broker-Dealers, Transfer Agents, and Investment Advisers for Delivery of Information; Additional Examples Under the Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Investment Company Act of 1940—received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Commerce.

2941. A letter from the Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, transmitting the Commission's final rule-Use of Electronic Media for Delivery Purposes (RIN: 3235-AG67) received May 9, 1996, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A); to the Committee on Commerce.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, announced the unfinished business to be the question on agreeing to the Chair's approval of the Journal of Thursday, May 9, 1996.

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House agree to the Chair's approval of said Journal?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, announced that the yeas had it.

Mr. SOLOMON objected to the vote on the ground that a quorum was not present and not voting.

A quorum not being present,

The roll was called under clause 4, rule XV, and the call was taken by electronic device.

When there appeared

Yeas
Nays

..... 195

... 212

When there appeared

Yeas ....... 317
Nays

71
Answered
present 1

156.7

156.5

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Ackerman
Allard
Andrews
Archer
Bachus
Baesler
Baker (CA)
Baldacci
Ballenger
Barcia
Barr
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Bentsen
Bereuter
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Bishop
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bono
Boucher
Brewster
Browder
Brownback
Bryant (TN)
Bunning
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Cardin
Castle
Chabot
Chambliss
Chenoweth
Christensen
Chrysler
Clayton
Clement
Clinger
Coble
Coburn
Collins (GA)
Collins (MI)
Combest
Condit
Conyers
Cooley
Cox
Coyne
Cramer
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cummings
Cunningham
Davis
de la Garza
Deal
DeLauro
DeLay
Dellums
Deutsch
Diaz-Balart
Dicks
Dingell
Doggett
Dooley
Doolittle
Doyle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Eshoo
Evans

[Roll No. 163]

YEAS-317
Ewing
Farr
Fattah
Fawell
Fields (LA)
Fields (TX)
Flake
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fowler
Frank (MA)
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frisa
Frost
Ganske
Gekas
Geren
Gilchrest
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Greene (UT)
Greenwood
Gunderson
Hall (TX)
Hamilton
Hancock
Hansen
Hastert
Hayes
Hayworth
Hobson
Hoekstra
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hunter
Hyde
Inglis
Istook
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, Sam
Johnston
Jones
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kim
King
Kingston
Kleczka
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaHood
Lantos
Largent
LaTourette
Lazio
Leach
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (KY)
Lightfoot
Lincoln
Linder
Lipinski
Livingston
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas
Luther
Maloney
Manton
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
M cara

McCarthy
McCollum
McCrery
McHale
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
McKinney
Meehan
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (FL)
Minge
Mink
Mollohan
Moi omery
Moorhead
Moran
Morella
Murtha
Myers
Myrick
Nadler
Neal
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Obey
Ortiz
Orton
Oxley
Packard
Parker
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Petri
Pombo
Porter
Poshard
Pryce
Quillen
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Roemer
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Roth
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Rush
Salmon
Sanders
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Schumer
Scott
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner
Serrano
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Shuster
Sisisky
Skaggs
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)

Abercrombie
Ackerman
Allard
Andrews
Baesler
Baldacci
Barcia
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bateman
Becerra
Beilenson
Bereuter
Bishop
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Bonior
Borski
Boucher
Brewster
Browder
Brown (CA)
Brown (FL)
Brown (OH)
Bryant (TX)
Bunn
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Chapman
Clayton
Clyburn
Coleman
Collins (MI)
Conyers
Cooley
Coyne
Cramer
Cummings
de la Garza
DeFazio
DeLauro
Dellums
Deutsch
Dingell
Dixon
Doggett
Dooley
Engel
Ensign
Eshoo
Evans
Farr
Fattah
Fazio
Fields (LA)
Filner
Flake
Foglietta
Foley
Ford
Frank (MA)
Frelinghuysen
Frost
Furse

[Roll No. 164]

YEAS-195
Gekas
Gephardt
Gilchrest
Gonzalez
Gordon
Green (TX)
Gutierrez
Hansen
Harman
Hastings (FL)
Hayworth
Hefner
Hilliard
Hinchey
Houghton
Hoyer
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E. B.
Jones
Kanjorski
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kleczka
Klink
Kolbe
La Falce
Lantos
LaTourette
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas
Maloney
Markey
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
Matsui
McCarthy
McDermott
McInnis
McKinney
Meehan
Meek
Menendez
Millender-

McDonald
Minge
Mink
Mollohan
Montgomery
Moran
Nadler
Neal
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz

NAYS—212
Chambliss
Chenoweth
Christensen
Chrysler
Clement
Clinger
Coble
Coburn
Collins (GA)
Combest
Condit
Costello
Cox
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cunningham
Danner
Davis
Deal
DeLay
Diaz-Balart
Doolittle
Dornan
Doyle

Orton
Owens
Pallone
Parker
Pastor
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (MN)
Pickett
Pomeroy
Porter
Rahall
Rangel
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Ros-Lehtinen
Rose
Roybal-Allard
Rush
Sabo
Salmon
Sanders
Sawyer
Saxton
Schiff
Schumer
Scott
Serrano
Shays
Shuster
Skaggs
Skeen
Slaughter
Spratt
Stark
Stokes
Studds
Stupak
Tauzin
Taylor (NC)
Thomas
Thompson
Thornton
Thurman
Torkildsen
Torres
Towns
Velazquez
Vento
Volkmer
Vucanovich
Ward
Waters
Watt (NC)
Watts (OK)
Waxman
Wise
Woolsey
Wynn
Yates
Young (AK)

ANSWERED “PRESENT”—1

Harman

NOT VOTING—44
Abercrombie Gallegly

Moakley
Armey
Gejdenson

Molinari
Baker (LA)
Gibbons

Oberstar
Beilenson

Hastings (WA) Paxon
Berman
Herger

Pomeroy
Bevill
Hinchey

Portman
Bryant (TX) Hoke

Roberts
Chapman
Holden

Rose
Clay
Jefferson

Schroeder Collins (IL) Laughlin

Smith (MI)
Danner
Martini

Tanner
Dickey
McDade

Torricelli
Dixon
Millender-

Waters Dornan

McDonald Weldon (PA) Engel Miller (CA)

Williams So the Journal was approved.

156.6 ADOPTION PROMOTION AND

STABILITY The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mrs. MORELLA, announced the unfinished business was the further consideration of the bill (H.R. 3286) to help families defray adoption costs, and to promote the adoption of minority children; as amended.

Mr. YOUNG of Alaska, pursuant to the order of the House of Thursday, May 9, 1996, submitted the following amendment:

Strike title III.
After debate,
The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House agree to said amendment?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mrs. MORELLA, announced that the nays had it.

Mr. YOUNG of Alaska objected to the vote on the ground that a quorum was not present and not voting.

A quorum not being present,

The roll was called under clause 4, rule XV, and the call was taken by electronic device.

Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baker (CA)
Ballenger
Barr
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bentsen
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Boehner
Bonilla
Bono
Brownback
Bryant (TN)
Bunning
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Campbell
Canady
Cardin
Castle
Chabot

Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Durbin
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
English
Everett
Ewing
Fawell
Fields (TX)
Flanagan
Forbes
Fowler
Fox
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frisa
Funderburk
Ganske
Geren
Gibbons
Gillmor
Gilman

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Goodlatte
Lightfoot

Royce
Goodling
Linder

Sanford
Goss
Lipinski

Scarborough
Graham

Livingston Schaefer
Greene (UT) Longley

Seastrand
Greenwood
Luther

Sensenbrenner
Gunderson
Manton

Shadegg
Gutknecht
Manzullo

Shaw
Hall (OH)
McCollum

Sisisky
Hall (TX)
McCrery

Skelton
Hamilton
McHale

Smith (MI)
Hancock
McHugh

Smith (NJ)
Hastert
McIntosh

Smith (TX)
Hastings (WA) McKeon

Smith (WA)
Hefley
McNulty

Solomon
Heineman
Metcalf

Souder
Hilleary
Meyers

Spence
Hobson
Mica

Stearns
Hoekstra

Miller (FL) Stenholm
Hoke
Moorhead

Stockman
Horn
Morella

Stump
Hostettler
Murtha

Talent
Hunter
Myers

Tate
Hutchinson Myrick

Taylor (MS)
Hyde

Nethercutt Tejeda
Inglis
Neumann

Thornberry
Istook
Ney

Tiahrt
Jacobs
Norwood

Torricelli
Johnson (CT) Nussle

Traficant
Johnson, Sam Oxley

Upton
Johnston
Packard

Visclosky
Kaptur

Peterson (FL) Walker
Kasich
Petri

Walsh
Kelly
Pombo

Wamp
Kim
Poshard

Weldon (FL)
King
Pryce

Weller
Kingston
Quillen

White
Klug
Quinn

Whitfield
Knollenberg Radanovich Wicker
LaHood
Ramstad

Wilson
Largent
Roemer

Wolf
Latham
Rogers

Young (FL)
Lazio

Rohrabacher Zeliff
Leach
Roth

Zimmer
Lewis (KY) Roukema

NOT VOTING-26
Baker (LA) Hayes

Molinari
Berman
Herger

Paxon
Bevill
Holden

Portman
Clay
Jefferson

Roberts
Collins (IL) Laughlin

Schroeder
Dickey
Lincoln

Tanner
Dicks
McDade

Weldon (PA)
Gallegly

Miller (CA) Williams Gejdenson Moakley

So the amendment was not agreed to.

Pursuant to House Resolution 428, the previous question was ordered on the bill, as amended.

The bill, as amended, was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, was read a third time by title.

The question being put, viva voce,
Will the House pass said bill?

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mrs. MORRELLA, announced that the yeas had it.

Mrs. PRYCE demanded a recorded vote on passage of said bill, which demand was supported by one-fifth of a quorum, so a recorded vote was ordered.

The vote was taken by electronic device.

It was decided in the S Yeas 393 affirmative ....

Nays

15

Abercrombie Dellums

Meek
Baesler
Fattah

Mink
Clyburn
Furse

Thompson
Collins (MI) Hilliard

Waters Conyers

Kennedy (RI) Young (AK)

NOT VOTING-25
Baker (LA)
Hayes

Paxon
Berman
Herger

Portman
Bevill
Holden

Roberts
Clay
Jefferson

Schroeder
Collins (IL) Laughlin

Tanner
Dickey
McDade

Weldon (PA)
Dicks
Miller (CA)

Williams
Gallegly

Moakley
Gejdenson

Molinari
A motion to reconsider

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

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

Bryant (TN)
Bryant (TX)
Bunn
Bunning
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Cardin
Castle
Chabot
Chambliss
Chapman
Chenoweth
Christensen
Chrysler
Clayton
Clement
Clinger
Coble
Coburn
Coleman
Collins (GA)
Combest
Condit
Cooley
Costello
Cox
Coyne
Cramer
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cummings
Cunningham
Danner
Davis
de la Garza
Deal
DeFazio
DeLauro
DeLay
Deutsch
Diaz-Balart
Dingell
Dixon
Doggett
Dooley
Doolittle
Dornan
Doyle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Durbin
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Engel
English
Ensign
Eshoo
Evans
Everett
Ewing
Farr
Fawell
Fazio
Fields (LA)
Fields (TX)
Filner
Flake
Flanagan
Foglietta
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fowler
Fox
Frank (MA)
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frisa
Frost
Funderburk
Ganske
Gekas
Gephardt
Geren
Gibbons
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman

Gonzalez
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Green (TX)
Greene (UT)
Greenwood
Gunderson
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hamilton
Hancock
Hansen
Harman
Hastert
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Hefner
Heineman
Hilleary
Hinchey
Hobson
Hoekstra
Hoke
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jacobs
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E.B.
Johnson, Sam
Johnston
Jones
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (MA)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kim
King
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
La Falce
LaHood
Lantos
Largent
Latham
LaTourette
Lazio
Leach
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Lightfoot
Lincoln
Linder
Lipinski
Livingston
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Longley
Lowey
Lucas
Luther
Maloney
Manton
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
Matsui
McCarthy
McCollum
McCrery
McDermott
McHale

McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
McKinney
McNulty
Meehan
Menendez
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Millender-

McDonald
Miller (FL)
Minge
Mollohan
Montgomery
Moorhead
Moran
Morella
Murtha
Myers
Myrick
Nadler
Neal
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz
Orton
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Parker
Pastor
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Petri
Pickett
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Poshard
Pryce
Quillen
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Roemer
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rose
Roth
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Rush
Sabo
Salmon
Sanders
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Schumer
Scott
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner
Serrano
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Shuster
Sisisky
Skaggs
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)

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156.9 PROVIDING FOR THE

CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 3230 Mr. SOLOMON, by direction of the Committee on Rules, called up the following resolution (H. Res. 430):

Resolved, That at any time after the adoption of this resolution the Speaker may, pursuant to clause 1(b) of rule XXIII, declare the House resolved into the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3230) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for military activities of the Department of Defense, prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 1997, 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 the amendments made in order by this resolution and shall not exceed two hours equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on National Security. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule.

SEC. 2. (a) It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on National Security now printed in the bill. The committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be considered as read. All points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived.

(b) No amendment to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except the amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution.

(C) Except as specified in section 4 of this resolution, each amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member des

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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 Mr. SOLOMON, the previous question was ordered on the resolution to its adoption or rejection.

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House agree to said resolution? The SPEAKER pro

tempore, Mr. BURTON, announced that the yeas had it.

Mr. DELLUMS objected to the vote on the ground that a quorum was not present and not voting.

A quorum not being present,

The roll was called under clause 4, rule XV, and the call was taken by electronic device.

Yeas ....... 235 When there appeared

Nays 149

156.10

ignated in the report, shall be considered as read, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. Unless otherwise specified in the report of the Committee on Rules, each amendment printed in the report shall be debatable for ten minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment (except that the chairman or ranking minority member of the Committee on National Security each may offer one pro forma amendment for the purpose of further debate on any pending amendment).

(d) All points of order against amendments printed in the report of the Committee on Rules or amendments en bloc described in section 3 of this resolution are waived.

(e) Consideration of the first two amendments in part A of the report of the Committee on Rules shall begin with an additional period of general debate, which shall be confined to the subject of cooperative threat reduction with the states of the former Soviet Union and shall not exceed forty minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on National Security.

SEC. 3. It shall be in order at any time for the chairman of the Committee on National Security or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in part B of the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution not earlier disposed of or germane modifications of any such amendment. Amendments en bloc offered pursuant to this section shall be considered as read (except that modifications shall be reported), shall be debatable for twenty minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on National Security or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. For the purpose of inclusion in such amendments en bloc, an amendment printed in the form of a motion to strike may be modified to the form of germane perfecting amendment to the text originally proposed to the stricken. The original proponent of an amendment included in such amendments en bloc may insert a statement in the Congressional Record immediately before the disposition of the amendments en bloc.

SEC. 4. (a) The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may postpone until a time during further consideration in the Committee of the Whole a request for a recorded vote on any amendment made in order by this resolution.

(b) The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may reduce to not less than five minutes the time for voting by electronic device on any postponed question that immediately follows another vote by electronic device without intervening business, provided that the time for voting by electronic device on the first in any series of questions shall be not less than fifteen minutes.

(c) The chairman of the Committee of the Whole may recognize for consideration of any amendment made in order by this resolution out of the order printed, but not sooner than one hour after the chairman of the Committee on National Security or a designee announces from the floor a request to that effect.

SEC. 5. 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. Any Member may demand a separate vote in the House on any amendment adopted in the Committee of the Whole to the bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, as modified. The

Ackerman Andrews Baesler Baldacci Barcia Barrett (WI) Becerra Beilenson Bentsen Bishop Bonior Borski Boucher Brown (CA) Bryant (TX) Bunn Cardin Castle Chapman Clyburn Collins (MI) Condit Costello Coyne Cummings Danner DeFazio DeLauro Dellums Deutsch Dingell Doggett Doyle Durbin Engel Eshoo Evans Farr Fattah Fazio Fields (LA) Filner Flake Foglietta Frank (MA) Furse Ganske Gephardt Gibbons Gonzalez Gordon

NAYS—149
Gutierrez
Hamilton
Harman
Hastings (FL)
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hoke
Hoyer
Jackson (IL)
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jacobs
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnston
Kanjorski
Kennedy (MA)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kleczka
La Falce
Lantos
Levin
Lewis (GA)
Lincoln
Lipinski
Lofgren
Lowey
Luther
Maloney
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
Matsui
McCarthy
McDermott
McKinney
McNulty
Meehan
Millender-

McDonald
Minge
Mink
Moran
Morella
Nadler
Neal
Obey
Olver
Orton
Owens

Pallone
Pastor
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Pickett
Pomeroy
Poshard
Rahall
Reed
Rivers
Roemer
Roybal-Allard
Rush
Sabo
Sanders
Sanford
Sawyer
Schumer
Scott
Serrano
Shays
Skaggs
Slaughter
Smith (NJ)
Spratt
Stark
Stokes
Studds
Thurman
Torres
Torricelli
Towns
Upton
Velazquez
Vento
Visclosky
Volkmer
Ward
Watt (NC)
Waxman
Weller
Wise
Woolsey
Wynn
Yates
Zimmer

[Roll No. 166]

YEAS-235
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
English
Everett
Ewing
Fawell
Flanagan
Foley
Forbes
Fowler
Fox
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frisa
Frost
Funderburk
Gekas
Geren
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Goodlatte
Goodling
Goss
Graham
Green (TX)
Greene (UT)
Greenwood
Gutknecht
Hall (TX)
Hancock
Hansen
Hastert
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Hefner
Heineman
Hilleary
Hobson
Hoekstra
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Istook
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (RI)
Kim
King
Kingston
Klink
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaHood
Largent

Abercrombie Allard Archer Armey Bachus Ballenger Barr Barrett (NE) Bartlett Barton Bass Bateman Bereuter Bilbray Bilirakis Bliley Blute Boehlert Bonilla Bono Brewster Browder Brown (FL) Bryant (TN) Bunning Burr Burton Buyer Callahan Calvert Camp Campbell Canady Chabot Chambliss Chenoweth Christensen Chrysler Clayton Clement Clinger Coble Coburn Coleman Collins (GA) Combest Cooley Cox Cramer Crane Crapo Cremeans Cubin Davis de la Garza Deal DeLay Diaz-Balart Dixon Doolittle Dornan Dreier Duncan Dunn Edwards

Latham
LaTourette
Lazio
Leach
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (KY)
Lightfoot
Linder
Livingston
LoBiondo
Longley
Lucas
Manton
Manzullo
McCollum
McCrery
McHale
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
Meek
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (FL)
Mollohan
Montgomery
Moorhead
Murtha
Myers
Myrick
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Ortiz
Oxley
Packard
Parker
Petri
Pombo
Porter
Pryce
Quillen
Quinn
Radanovich
Ramstad
Rangel
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Rose
Roth
Royce
Salmon
Saxton
Schaefer
Schiff
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner

NOT VOTING—49 Baker (CA) Gallegly

Paxon Baker (LA) Gejdenson

Portman
Berman

Gunderson Roberts
Bevill
Hall (OH)

Ros-Lehtinen
Boehner
Hayes

Roukema
Brown (OH) Herger

Scarborough
Brownback Holden

Schroeder
Clay
Jefferson

Skelton
Collins (IL) Jones

Stupak
Conyers
Kaptur

Tanner
Cunningham Laughlin

Thornton
Dickey
Markey

Tiahrt
Dicks
McDade

Weldon (PA)
Dooley
Menendez

Williams
Ensign

Miller (CA) Zeliff
Fields (TX) Moakley
Ford

Molinari
So 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.

156.11 ADJOURNMENT OVER

On motion of Mr. DELAY, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet on Tuesday, May 14 at 12:30 p.m. for "morning hour” debates.

156.12 HOUR OF MEETING

On motion of Mr. DELAY, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the House adjourns on Tuesday, May 14, 1996, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 o'clock a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 1996 for the purpose of receiving former Members of Congress.

1156.13 CALENDAR WEDNESDAY BUSINESS

DISPENSED WITH On motion of Mr. DELAY, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That business in order for consideration on Wednesday, May 15, 1996, under clause 7, rule XXIV, the Calendar Wednesday rule, be dispensed with.

156.14 ENROLLED BILL SIGNED

Mr. THOMAS, from the Committee on House Oversight, reported that that committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the House of the following title, which was thereupon signed by the Speaker:

H.R. 2137. An Act to amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to require the release of relevant information to protect the public from sexually violent offenders.

cal Year 1995 to repeal certain provisions and revise certain reporting requirements relating to payment of restructuring costs under defense contracts; to the Committee on National Security.

By Mr. SCHUMER: H.R. 3445. A bill to make changes in Federal juvenile justice proceedings, and to foster youth development and prevent juvenile crime and delinquency; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities, 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. STOCKMAN: H.R. 3446. A bill to amend the Clean Air act and certain other environmental laws to provide regulatory relief and preserve jobs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, 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. TATE: H.R. 3447. A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the forfeiture of retirement benefits in the case of a Member of Congress convicted of a felony, and for other purposes; to the Committee on House Oversight, and in addition to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, 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. FRISA (for himself, Mr. KING,

Mr. TAUZIN, Mr. COBURN, Mr. FIELDS of Texas, Mr. KLINK, and Mr.

WELLER): H. Con. Res. 175. Concurrent resolution expressing the intention of the Congress with respect to the collection of fees or other payments from the allocation of toll-free telephone numbers; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. DORNAN (for himself, Mr.

STUMP, Ms. LOFGREN, and Mr. BILI

RAKIS): H. Con. Res. 176. Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress concerning the maltreatment of United States military and civilian prisoners by the Japanese during World War II; to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, 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. ZELIFF: H. Con. Res. 177. Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that family members and others should support all individuals affected by breast cancer; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. HAYWORTH (for himself, Mr.

TAYLOR of North Carolina, Mr.
HOSTETTLER,

Mr. DORNAN, Mr.
STUMP, Mr. BROWNBACK, Mr. HOKE,
Mr. DOOLITTLE, Mr. POMBO, and Mr.

BAKER of Louisiana): H. Res. 431. Resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives concerning the constitutional duty of the Congress; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Ms. RIVERS (for herself and Mr.

LUTHER): H. Res. 432. Resolution amending the Code of Official Conduct in the Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit a Member from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions in the hall of the House, rooms leading thereto, or the cloakrooms; to the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.

156.15 LEAVE OF ABSENCE

156.19 PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

Under clause 5 of rule X and clause 4 of rule XXII, public bills and resolutions were introduced and severally referred as follows:

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey: H.R. 3433. A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Defense from authorizing payment under defense contracts for restructuring costs of a merger or acquisition; to the Committee on National Security.

By Mr. CANADY (for himself, Mr.

FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. ZIMMER,
Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. UPTON, and Mr.

ENGLISH of Pennsylvania): H.R. 3434. A bill to amend section 207 of title 18, United States Code, to further restrict Federal officers and employees from representing or advising foreign entities after leaving Government service, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CANADY (for himself and Mr.

FRANK of Massachusetts): H.R. 3435. A bill to make technical amendments to the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. DINGELL: H.R. 3436. A bill to protect the health of mothers and newborns against

the premature termination of inpatient care based on denial of health coverage; to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities, 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. HOEKSTRA: H.R. 3437. A bill to amend the Small Business Act to exempt subcontracts for dredging activities from local buy requirements under the business development program authorized by section 8(a) of that Act; to the Committee on Small Business.

By Mr. HOEKSTRA: H.R. 3438. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on desmedipham; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R. 3439. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on phenmedipham; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R. 3440. A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on ethofumesate; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. HUTCHINSON (for himself, Mr.

BALLENGER, Mr. ARMEY, Mr. TALENT,
Mr. Goss, Mr. LARGENT, Mr. GRAHAM,
Mr. PETE GEREN of Texas, Mr. HOEK-
STRA, Mr. ZELIFF, Mr. NORWOOD, Mr.
BAKER of California, Mr. COBLE, Mr.
CALVERT, Mr. SENSENBRENNER, and

Mr. DOOLITTLE): H.R. 3441. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform and rename the earned income tax credit; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. LATOURETTE: H.R. 3442. A bill to authorize the Pyramid of Remembrance Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to soldiers who have died in foreign conflicts other than declared wars; to the Committee on Resources.

By Mrs. LOWEY (for herself, Mr.

CARDIN, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. ENGEL, Mr.
FAZIO of California, Mr. FILNER, Mr.
GONZALEZ, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mrs. KEN-
NELLY, Mr. LIPINSKI, Ms. LOFGREN,
Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mrs.
MINK of Hawaii, Mrs. MORELLA, Ms.
NORTON, Ms. PELOSI, Mrs. SCHROEDER,
Mr. WATT of North Carolina, and Mr.

WAXMAN): H.R. 3443. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the program of research on breast cancer; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. SANDERS: H.R. 3444. A bill to amend section 818 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fis

By unanimous consent, leave of absence was granted

To Mr. HOLDEN, for today; and
To Mr. GEJDENSON, for today.
And then,

156.16 ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Mr. OWENS, pursuant to the special order heretofore agreed to, at 4 o'clock and 42 minutes p.m., the House adjourned until 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 1996. 156.17 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. STUMP: Committee on Veterans Affairs. H.R. 1483. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to allow revision of veterans benefits decisions based on clear and unmistakable error (Rept. No. 104–571). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union.

Mr. STUMP: Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H.R. 3373. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve certain veterans' benefits programs, and for other purposes (Rept. No. 104–572). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union.

156.18 TIME LIMITATION OF REFERRED

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

H.R. 3107. Referral to the Committee on Ways and Means extended for a period ending not later than May 17, 1996.

156.20 ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Under clause 4 of rule XXII, sponsors were added to public bills and resolutions as follows:

H.R. 218: Mr. SAXTON.
H.R. 620: Mr. MARKEY.

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