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

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

So the Journal was approved.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, recognized Mr. BUNNING and Mr. GIBBONS, each for 20 minutes.

After debate,
The question being put, viva voce,

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

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

Mr. BUNNING 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 further proceedings on the motion were postponed.

The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.

(22.12 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

ARCTIC RESEARCH POLICY CENTER The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, laid before the House a message from the President, which was read as follows: To the Congress of the United States:

As required by section 108(b) of Public Law 98-373 (15 U.S.C. 4701(b), I transmit herewith the Sixth Biennial Report of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (February 1, 1994 to January 31, 1996).

WILLIAM J. CLINTON. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 5, 1996.

By unanimous consent, the message, together with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Science.

(22.10 MFN STATUS FOR BULGARIA

Mr. CRANE moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 2853) to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of Bulgaria.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, recognized Mr. CRANE and Mr. GIBBONS, each for 20 minutes.

After debate,
The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House suspend the rules and pass said bill?

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

Mr. CRANE 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 further proceedings on the motion were postponed.

The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.

122.13 MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

IMPOUNDMENT CONTROL The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, laid before the House a message from the President, which was read as follows: To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report one revised deferral, totaling $91 million, and two proposed rescissions of budgetary resources, totaling $15 million.

The deferral affects the Department of State U.S. emergency refugee and migration assistance fund. The rescission proposals affect the Department of Agriculture and the General Services Administration.

WILLIAM J. CLINTON. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 5, 1996.

By unanimous consent, the message, together with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 104-182).

122.19 H.R. 2778—UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, announced the unfinished business to be the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 2778) to provide that members of the Armed Forces performing services for the peacekeeping effort in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall be entitled to certain tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone; as amended.

The question being put, viva voce,

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

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

Mr. BUNNING 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 When there appeared

Nays

0

....... 416

122.20

22.14 RECESS—12:36 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, pursuant to clause 12 of rule I, declared the House in recess at 12 o'clock and 36 minutes p.m., until approximately 1:00 o'clock p.m.

122.15 AFTER RECESS–1:00 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, called the House to order.

(22.11 GAMBLING IMPACT AND POLICY

COMMISSION Mr. HYDE moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 497) to create the National Gambling Impact and Policy Commission; as amended.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, recognized Mr. HYDE and Mr. FRANK, each for 20 minutes.

After debate,
The question being put, viva voce,

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

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

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

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

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

[Roll No. 44]

YEAS–416 Calvert Camp Campbell Canady Cardin Castle Chabot Chambliss Chapman Christensen Chrysler Clay Clayton Clement Clinger Clyburn Coble Coburn Coleman Collins (GA) Collins (IL) Combest Condit Conyers Cooley Costello Cox Coyne Cramer Crane Crapo Cremeans Cubin Cunningham Danner Davis de la Garza Deal DeLauro DeLay Dellums Deutsch Diaz-Balart Dickey Dicks Dingell Dixon Doggett Dooley Doolittle

Ackerman Allard Andrews Archer Armey Bachus Baesler Baker (CA) Baker (LA) Baldacci Ballenger Barcia Barr Barrett (NE) Barrett (WI) Bartlett Barton Bass Bateman Becerra Beilenson Bentsen Bereuter Berman Bevill Bilbray Bilirakis Bishop Bliley Blute Boehlert Boehner Bonilla Bonior Bono Borski Boucher Brewster Browder Brown (CA) Brown (OH) Brownback Bryant (TN) Bryant (TX) Bunn Bunning Burr Burton Buyer Callahan

122.16 RECESS—2:15 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, pursuant to clause 12 of rule I, declared the House in recess at 2 o'clock and 15 minutes p.m., until approximately 3:00 o'clock p.m. 122.17 AFTER RECESS—3:01 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, called the House to order.

Dornan Doyle Dreier Duncan Dunn Edwards Ehlers Emerson Engel English Ensign Eshoo Evans Everett Ewing Farr Fattah 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 Furse Gallegly Ganske Gejdenson Gekas Gephardt Geren Gibbons Gilchrest Gillmor Gilman Gonzalez Goodlatte

122.18 UNFINISHED BUSINESS--APPROVAL

OF THE JOURNAL 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 Monday, March 4, 1995.

The question being put, viva voce,

leading to a democratically elected government in Cuba, and for other purposes.

When said resolution and report were referred to the House Calendar and ordered printed. (22.24 RECESS—4:55 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. MCINNIS, pursuant to clause 12 of rule I, declared the House in recess at 4 o'clock and 55 minutes p.m., subject to the call of the Chair.

122.25 AFTER RECESS-6:23 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. MCINNIS, called the House to order.

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

(TX)
Jacobs
Jefferson
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Johnston
Jones
Kanjorski
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kim
King
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
La Falce
LaHood
Lantos
Largent
Latham
Laughlin
Lazio
Leach
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Lightfoot
Lincoln
Linder
Livingston
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Longley
Lowey
Lucas
Luther
Maloney

122.26 RECESS—7:24 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. COBLE, pursuant to clause 12 of rule I. declared the House in recess at 7 o'clock and 24 minutes p.m., subject to the call of the Chair.

Manton
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
Matsui
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McDermott
McHale
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
McKinney
McNulty
Meehan
Meek
Menendez
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (CA)
Miller (FL)
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Molinari
Mollohan
Montgomery
Moorhead
Moran
Murtha
Myers
Myrick
Nadler
Neal
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Orton
Owens
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Parker
Pastor
Paxon
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Petri
Pickett
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Poshard
Pryce
Quillen
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Roberts
Roemer
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rose
Roth
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce

Rush
Sabo
Salmon
Sanders
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Schroeder
Schumer
Scott
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner
Serrano
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Shuster
Sisisky
Skaggs
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Solomon
Souder
Spence
Spratt
Stark
Stearns
Stenholm
Stockman
Studds
Stump
Stupak
Talent
Tanner
Tate
Tauzin
Taylor (MS)
Taylor (NC)
Tejeda
Thomas
Thompson
Thornberry
Thornton
Thurman
Tiahrt
Torkildsen
Torres
Torricelli
Towns
Traficant
Upton
Velazquez
Vento
Visclosky
Volkmer
Vucanovich
Waldholtz
Walker
Walsh
Wamp
Ward
Waters
Watt (NC)
Watts (OK)
Waxman
Weldon (FL)
Weldon (PA)
Weller
White
Whitfield
Wicker
Williams
Wilson
Wise
Wolf
Woolsey
Yates
Young (AK)
Young (FL)
Zeliff
Zimmer

the rules were suspended and said bill, as amended, was passed.

By unanimous consent, the title was amended so as to read: “An Act to provide that members of the Armed Forces performing services for

the peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Macedonia shall be entitled to tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone, and for other purposes.".

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

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in said bill. 122.21 H.R. 2853—UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, pursuant to clause 5, rule I, announced the further unfinished business to be the motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 2853) to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of Bulgaria.

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House suspend the rules and pass said bill?

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

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

the vote whereby the rules were suspended and 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.

(22.27 AFTER RECESS—9:28 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. COBLE, called the House to order. 122.28 LEAVE OF ABSENCE

By unanimous consent, leave of absence was granted,

To Ms. COLLINS of Michigan, for today and balance of the week; and

To Mrs. CHENOWETH, for today.
And then,

122.29 ADJOURNMENT

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. COBLE, by unanimous consent, at 9 o'clock and 29 minutes p.m., declared the House adjourned until 11 o'clock a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 1996.

(22.22 COMMITTEE RESIGNATION

MINORITY The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. ROGERS, laid before the House the following communication, which was read as follows: CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

March 5, 1996. NEWT GINGRICH, Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington, DC.

DEAR MR. SPEAKER: I hereby resign from the Committee on Small Business. Very truly yours,

CHAKA FATTAH,

Member of Congress. By unanimous consent, the resignation was accepted.

(22.30 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. DIAZ-BALART: Committee on Rules. House Resolution 370. Resolution waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 927) to seek international sanctions against the Castro government in Cuba, to plan for support of a transition government leading to a democratically elected government in Cuba, and for other purposes (Rept. No. 104–470). Referred to the House Calendar.

Mr. YOUNG of Alaska: Committee on Resources. H.R. 1332. A bill to establish certain policies and responsibilities with respect to the administration of the Rongelap Resettlement Trust Fund, and for other purposes; with an amendment (Rept. No. 104–471). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union.

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122.23 WAIVING POINTS OF ORDER

AGAINST THE CONFERENCE REPORT OF

H.R. 927 Mr. DIAZ-BALART, by direction of the Committee on Rules, reported (Rept. No. 104-470) the resolution (H. Res. 370) waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 927) to seek international sanctions against the Castro government in Cuba, to plan for support of a transition government

122.31 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. GONZALEZ: H.R. 3003. A bill to establish requirements applicable to rent-to-own transactions; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services.

By Mrs. LINCOLN (for herself, Mr.
TAUZIN, Mr. POSHARD, Mr. HUTCH-
INSON, and Mr. MINGE):

So, two-thirds of the Members present having voted in favor thereof,

under section 490(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 regarding foreign assistance for Mexico during fiscal year 1996; to the Committee on International Relations.

By Mr. GILCHREST: H. Con. Res. 146. Concurrent resolution authorizing the 1996 Special Olympics Torch Relay to be

run through the Capitol Grounds; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

By Mr. TRAFICANT: H. Con. Res. 147. Concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 15th annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

H.R. 3004. A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the maximum period permitted between standard surveys of home health agencies and to expand the scope of deemed status and permit recognition of surveys by national accreditation bodies for providers under the Medicare 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. FIELDS of Texas: H.R. 3005. A bill to amend the Federal securities laws in order to promote efficiency and capital formation in the financial markets, and to amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to promote more efficient management of mutual funds, protect investors, and provide more effective and less burdensome regulations; to the Committee on Commerce.

by Mr. LEWIS of California: H.R. 3006. A bill to provide for disposal of public lands in support of the Manzanar Historic Site in the State of California, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Resources.

By Mr. BACHUS (for himself, Mr.

LEACH, and Mr. SPRATT): H.R. 3007. A bill to establish an interagency task force to design and implement a plan for determining the extent to which U.S. currency is held in foreign countries and estimating the extent to which such currency is being counterfeited outside the United States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, 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. COX (for himself, Mr. YOUNG of

Alaska, Mr. CALVERT, and Mrs.

VUCANOVICH): H.R. 3008. A bill to amend the Helium Act to authorize the Secretary to enter into agreements with private parties for the recovery and disposal of helium on Federal lands, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Resources.

By Mr. FOLEY: H.R. 3009. A bill to amend the Civil Rights Commission Act of 1983 with respect to the subpoena power of the Commission; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. PETE GEREN of Texas: H.R. 3010. A bill to assure that advertisements by States for participation in their lotteries provide information to the consumer on the statistical probability of winning and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. GOODLATTE (for himself, Mr.

DELAY, Mr. BOEHNER, Mr. MOORHEAD,
Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mr. GEJDENSON, Mr.
MANZULLO, Mr. COBLE, Mr. BARR of
Georgia, Mr. BONO, Ms. LOFGREN, Mr.
CAMPBELL, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. Doo-
LITTLE, Mr. FARR of California, Mr.
MCKEON, Mr. ENGEL, Mrs. WALD-
HOLTZ, Mr. EWING, Mr. MICA, Mr.
CHAMBLISS, Mr. EVERETT, Mr.
EHLERS, Mr. ORTON, Mr. MATSUI, Mr.
BOUCHER, Mr. CHABOT, Mr. MOAKLEY,

and Mr. BARTLETT of Maryland): H.R. 3011. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to affirm the rights of U.S. persons to use and sell encryption and to relax export controls on encryption; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, 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. MORAN (for himself, Mr.

SAXTON, Mr. DAVIS, Mr. FROST, Mr.
PASTOR, Mr. DEUTSCH, Mr. FARR of
California, Mr. COLEMAN, Mr.
HASTINGS of Florida, Ms. NORTON, Mr.
FILNER, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. GENE
GREEN of Texas, Ms. LOFGREN, and

Mr. NORWOOD): H.R. 3012. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to permit covered beneficiaries under the military health care system who are also entitled to Medicare to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Program; to the Committee on National Security, and in addition to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case of consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

By Mr. NEY: H.R. 3013. A bill to increase the availability and continuity of health coverage for individuals, small employers, and other groups, to reduce paperwork and simplify administration of health care claims, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Economic and Educational Opportunities, and 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. REED (for himself, Mr. KEN

NEDY of Rhode Island, and Mr.

GEJDENSON): H.R. 3014. A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to ensure the safety of barges carrying oil or hazardous material in bulk on lakes, bays, or sounds of the United States, by establishing equipment and manning requirements for those barges; to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

By Mrs. SCHROEDER (for herself, Ms.

WATERS, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas,

and Ms. NORTON): H.R. 3015. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program for postreproductive health care; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. YATES: H.R. 3016. A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Attorney General of the United States to be consulted before the manufacture, importation, sale, or delivery of armor piercing ammunition for the use of a governmental entity; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3017. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession or transfer of handgun ammunition capable of being used to penetrate standard body armor; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3018. A bill to prohibit the importation, manufacture, sale, purchase, transfer, receipt, or transportation of handguns in any manner affecting interstate or foreign commerce, except for or by members of the Armed Forces, law enforcement officials, and, as authorized by the Secretary of the Treasury, licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealers, and pistol clubs; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LIVINGSTON: H.R. 3019. A bill making appropriations for fiscal year 1996 to make a further downpayment toward a balanced budget, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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. SHAW (for himself, Mr. ZELIFF,

and Mr. MCCOLLUM): H.J. Res. 162. Joint resolution to disapprove the certification of the President

(22.32 ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

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

H.R. 65: Mr. DORNAN, Mr. HANSEN, Mr. FARR, and Mr. SMITH of New Jersey.

H.R. 103: Mr. BALDACCI and Mr. COMBEST.
H.R. 218: Mr. LONGLEY.

H.R. 303: Mr. HANSEN and Mr. SMITH of New Jersey.

H.R. 447: Mr. THORNTON, Mr. WELDON of Pennsylvania, and Mr. WELDON of Florida.

H.R. 777: Mr. BROWN of California.
H.R. 778: Mr. BROWN of California.

H.R. 779: Mr. HILLIARD, Mr. BORSKI, and Mr. FROST.

H.R. 780: Mr. HILLIARD, Mr. BORSKI, and Mr. FROST.

H.R. 789: Mr. GRAHAM.

H.R. 820: Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. HALL of Texas, Mr. PETE GEREN of Texas, Mr. BREWSTER, Mr. PETERSON of Minnesota, Mr. CONDIT, Mr. COLEMAN, Mr. EVERETT, Mr. CALLAHAN, and Mr. PAYNE of Virginia.

H.R. 833: Mr. BILBRAY and Mr. DEFAZIO.
H.R. 972: Mr. LUTHER.
H.R. 995: Mr. QUINN.
H.R. 1010: Mr. KILDEE.
H.R. 1386: Mr. NETHERCUTT.

H.R. 1416: Mr. LAFALCE, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mr. BROWN of California, and Mr. EHLERS.

H.R. 1423: Mr. ENGLISH of Pennsylvania, Ms. PELOSI, and Ms. WOOLSEY.

H.R. 1513: Mr. WALSH.
H.R. 1560: Mr. OLVER.
H.R. 1573: Mr. ROYCE.
H.R. 1610: Mr. CAMP and Mr. BILBRAY.
H.R. 1619: Mr. NADLER.
H.R. 1625: Mr. PETRI and Mr. EMERSON.
H.R. 2143: Mr. CAMPBELL.
H.R. 2193: Mr. KLUG.
H.R. 2202: Mrs. LINCOLN and Mr. SISISKY.
H.R. 2214: Ms. LOFGREN.
H.R. 2270: Mr. MILLER of Florida.

H.R. 2306: Mr. EVANS and Mrs. MEYERS of Kansas.

H.R. 2320: Mr. COBLE, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. EWING, Ms. DUNN of Washington, Mr. SCARBOROUGH, Mr. NEUMANN, Mr. MOORHEAD, Mr. KIM, Mr. NEY, and Mr. METCALF.

H.R. 2566: Mr. FRANKS of New Jersey.
H.R. 2575: Mr. YATES.
H.R. 2604: Mr. SHAW.

H.R. 2664: Mr. STUDDS, Mr. BRYANT of Texas, and Mr. TAYLOR of Mississippi.

H.R. 2779: Mr. BLILEY, Mr. SOLOMON, Mr. FOLEY, Mr. WELDON of Florida, and Mr. EMERSON

H.R. 2795: Mr. Mica and Mr. SCARBOROUGH.

H.R. 2807: Mrs. MEYERS of Kansas and Mr. HUNTER.

H.R. 2820: Ms. PRYCE and Mr. LINDER.
H.R. 2837: Mr. DEFAZIO and Mr. HOYER.
H.R. 2879: Mr. DINGELL.
H.R. 2900: Mr. JACOBS.

H.R. 2959: Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. MCCARTHY, Mr. BRYANT of Texas, and Mr. DICKS.

H.R. 2966: Mr. CALVERT, Mr. BRYANT of Tennessee, and Mr. EHLERS.

H.R. 2976: Mr. DELLUMS, Mr. HOUGHTON, Mr. NORWOOD, Mr. OWENS, Mr. TAYLOR of North Carolina, and Mr. WALSH.

H.R. 2992: Mr. COBURN, Mr. GILLMOR, and Mr. KIM.

H.R. 2994: Mr. HERGER, Mr. LEVIN, Ms. DUNN of Washington, Mrs. KENNELLY, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. CAMP, Mr. LEACH, Mr. FATTAH, Ms. LOFGREN, Mr. FARR, and Mr. HUTCHINSON.

H.J. Res. 158: Mr. MOAKLEY, Mr. THOMPSON, Mr. FROST, Ms. LOFGREN, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. OLVER, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. BEILENSON, Mr. JEFFERSON, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. PORTER, Mr. MCNULTY, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. MURTHA, Mr. HILLIARD, Mr. HORN, Mr. STUDDS, Mr. FRAZER, Mrs. CLAYTON, Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mr. PAYNE of New Jersey, Mr. DELLUMS, Mr. WILSON, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. TORRES, Ms. FURSE, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. BUNN of Oregon, and Mrs. MEYERS of Kansas.

H. Con. Res. 144: Mr. BARRETT of Wisconsin, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. BLUTE, Mr. FILNER, Mr. GEPHARDT, Mr. LANTOS, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MANTON, Mr. RANGEL, Mrs. SCHROEDER, and Mr. WILSON.

(23.4 UNFINISHED BUSINESS--APPROVAL

OF THE JOURNAL The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. BARRETT, 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 Tuesday, March 5, 1996.

The question being put, viva voce,

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

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

Mr. TIAHRT 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 Xi, and the call was taken by electronic device. When there appeared

Yeas ....... 346 It was decided in the Nays

65 affirmative

Answered present 2

122.33 DELETIONS OF SPONSORS FROM

PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS Under clause 4 of rule XXII, sponsors were deleted from public bills and resolutions as follows:

H.R. 1963: Mr. FILNER.
H.R. 1972: Mr. FILNER.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1996 (23) The House was called to order by the SPEAKER

2194. A letter from the Administrator and CEO, Bonneville Power Administration, transmitting the 1995 annual report of the Bonneville Power Administration, also other reports pursuant to the Chief Financial Officers Act that relate to the Administration, pursuant to Public Law 89_448, section 3(a) (80 Stat. 201); to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2195. A letter from the Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia, transmitting a copy of D.C. Act 11-215, “Equal Opportunity for Local, Small, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Temporary Amendment Act of 1996,” pursuant to D.C. Code, section 1233(c)(1); to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2196. A letter from the Attorney General, Department of Justice, transmitting the annual report under the Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act for fiscal year 1995, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3512(c)(3); to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2197. A letter from the General Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, transmitting a report of activities under the Freedom of Information Act for calendar year 1995, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(d); to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

2198. A letter from the Director, Administration and Management, Department of Defense, transmitting the annual report of cross-servicing and acquisition actions undertaken pursuant to acquisition and crossservicing agreements with countries that are not part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] or its subsidiary bodies, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2349; jointly, to the Committees on National Security and International Relations.

2199. A letter from the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting a copy of Presidential Determination No. 96-11: Presidential Determination on Military Drawdown for Jordan, pursuant to section 572 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs Appropriation Act, 1996; jointly, to the Committees on International Relations and Appropriations.

2200. A letter from the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting a report regarding the economic policy and trade practices of each country with which the United States has an economic or trade relationship, pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 4711; jointly, to the Committees on International Relations and Ways and Means.

2201. A letter from the Chair of the Board, Office of Compliance, transmitting advance notice of proposed rulemaking for publication in the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, pursuant to Public Law 104-1, section 304(b)(1) (109 Stat. 29); jointly, to the Committees on House Oversight and Economic and Educational Opportunities.

123.1 APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

The SPEAKER announced he had examined and approved the Journal of the proceedings of Tuesday, March 5, 1996.

Mr. BONILLA, 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 announced that the yeas had it.

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

The SPEAKER 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.

Ackerman Allard Andrews Archer Armey Bachus Baesler Baker (CA) Baker (LA) Baldacci Ballenger Barcia Barr Barrett (NE) Barrett (WI) Bartlett Barton Bass Bateman Becerra Beilenson Bentsen Bereuter Berman Bevill Bilbray Bilirakis Bishop Bliley Blute Boehlert Boehner Bonilla Bono Boucher Brewster Browder Brown (FL) Brownback Bryant (TN) Bunn Burr Burton Buyer Callahan Calvert Camp Campbell Canady Cardin Castle Chabot Chambliss Chenoweth Chrysler Clayton Clement Clyburn Coble Coburn Coleman Collins (GA) Combest

Condit Conyers Cooley Cox Coyne Cramer Crane Crapo Cremeans Cubin Cunningham Danner Davis de la Garza Deal Dellums Deutsch Diaz-Balart Dicks Dingell Doggett Dooley Doolittle Doyle Dreier Duncan Dunn Edwards Ehlers Ehrlich Emerson Engel English Eshoo Evans Ewing Farr Fattah Fawell Fields (LA) Fields (TX) Flake Flanagan Foglietta Foley Forbes Ford Fowler Fox Frank (MA) Franks (NJ) Frelinghuysen Frisa Funderburk Furse Gallegly Ganske Gejdenson Gekas Geren Gilchrest Gonzalez Goodlatte

Goodling Gordon Goss Graham Greenwood Gunderson Hall (OH) Hall (TX) Hamilton Hancock Hansen Hastert Hastings (FL) Hastings (WA) Hayes Hayworth Hefner Herger Hobson Hoekstra Hoke Holden Horn Hostettler Hoyer Hunter Hutchinson Hyde Inglis Istook Jackson (IL) Jackson-Lee

(TX) Jefferson Johnson (CT) Johnson (SD) Johnson, E. B. Johnson, Sam Johnston Jones Kanjorski Kaptur Kasich Kelly Kennedy (MA) Kennedy (RI) Kennelly Kildee King Kingston Kleczka Klink Klug Knollenberg Kolbe LaHood Lantos Largent LaTourette Laughlin Lazio Leach Lewis (CA)

123.3 MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

123.2 COMMUNICATIONS

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

2191. A letter from the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting the President's March 1, 1996, determination regarding certification of the 31 major illicit narcotics producing and transit countries, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2291; to the Committee on International Relations.

2192. A letter from the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting the 1996 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2291(b)(2); to the Committee on International Relations.

2193. A letter from the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of State, transmitting the Department's report on PLO compliance, pursuant to Public Law 101–246, Section 804(b) (104 Stat. 78); to the Committee on International Relations.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lundregan, one of its clerks, announced that the Senate agrees to the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 927), an act to seek international sanctions against

against the Castro government in Cuba, to plan for support of a transition government leading to a democratically elected government in Cuba, and for other purposes.

Lewis (KY)
Lightfoot
Lincoln
Linder
Livingston
LoBiondo
Lofgren
Lowey
Lucas
Luther
Maloney
Manton
Manzullo
Martini
Matsui
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McHale
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
McKinney
McNulty
Meehan
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (FL)
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Molinari
Mollohan
Montgomery
Moorhead
Moran
Morella
Murtha
Myers
Myrick
Nadler
Neal
Nethercutt
Neumann
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Orton
Owens
Oxley

Packard
Parker
Pastor
Paxon
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Petri
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Poshard
Pryce
Quillen
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Roberts
Roemer
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rose
Roth
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Salmon
Sanders
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Schumer
Scott
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Shuster
Sisisky

Skaggs
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Solomon
Souder
Spence
Spratt
Stark
Stearns
Stenholm
Stockman
Studds
Stump
Stupak
Talent
Tanner
Tate
Tauzin
Taylor (NC)
Thomas
Thornberry
Thornton
Thurman
Tiahrt
Torres
Torricelli
Upton
Vucanovich
Walker
Walsh
Wamp
Ward
Watts (OK)
Waxman
Weldon (FL)
Weldon (PA)
Weller
White
Whitfield
Williams
Wilson
Wolf
Woolsey
Wynn
Yates
Young (AK)
Young (FL)

Resolved, That upon adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 927) to seek international sanctions against the Castro government in Cuba, to plan for support of a transition government leading to a democratically elected government in Cuba, and for other purposes. All points of order against the conference report and against its consideration are waived. The conference report shall be considered as read.

When said resolution was considered. After debate,

By unanimous consent, 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. EWING, announced that the yeas had it.

Mr. DIAZ-BALART 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 .... 347
Nays

67

Jones
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kim
King
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaHood
Lantos
Largent
Latham
La Tourette
Laughlin
Lazio
Leach
Levin
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (KY)
Lightfoot
Linder
Lipinski
Livingston
LoBiondo
Longley
Lucas
Luther
Manton
Manzullo
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
Matsui
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
McNulty
Meehan
Meek
Menendez
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (FL)
Minge
Moakley

Molinari
Mollohan
Montgomery
Moorhead
Morella
Murtha
Myers
Myrick
Neal
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Ortiz
Orton
Oxley
Packard
Pallone
Parker
Pastor
Paxon
Payne (VA)
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Petri
Pickett
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Poshard
Pryce
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Roberts
Roemer
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Ros-Lehtinen
Rose
Roth
Roukema
Royce
Salmon
Sanford
Sawyer
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Seastrand

Sensenbrenner
Shadegg
Shaw
Shays
Shuster
Skeen
Skelton
Slaughter
Smith (MI)
Smith (NJ)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Solomon
Souder
Spratt
Stearns
Stenholm
Stockman
Stump
Stupak
Talent
Tanner
Tate
Tauzin
Taylor (MS)
Taylor (NC)
Tejeda
Thomas
Thompson
Thornberry
Thornton
Thurman
Tiahrt
Torkildsen
Torricelli
Traficant
Upton
Volkmer
Vucanovich
Walker
Walsh
Wamp
Ward
Watts (OK)
Weldon (FL)
Weldon (PA)
Weller
White
Whitfield
Wicker
Williams
Wilson
Wise
Wolf
Wynn
Young (AK)
Young (FL)
Zeliff
Zimmer

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Ackerman
Allard
Andrews
Armey
Bachus
Baesler
Baker (CA)
Baker (LA)
Baldacci
Ballenger
Barcia
Barr
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Beilenson
Bentsen
Bereuter
Bevill
Bilbray
Bilirakis
Bishop
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bono
Borski
Brewster
Browder
Brown (CA)
Brown (FL)
Brown (OH)
Brownback
Bryant (TN)
Bunn
Bunning
Burr
Burton
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Cardin
Castle
Chabot
Chambliss
Chenoweth
Chrysler
Clayton
Clement

[Roll No. 46]

YEAS347 Clinger Clyburn Coble Coburn Coleman Collins (GA) Combest Condit Cooley Costello Cox Coyne Cramer Crapo Cremeans Cubin Cunningham Danner Davis de la Garza Deal DeLay Deutsch Diaz-Balart Dickey Dicks Dingell Dixon Doggett Dooley Doolittle Dornan Doyle Dreier Duncan Dunn Edwards Ehlers Ehrlich Emerson Engel English Ensign Eshoo Everett Ewing Farr Fawell Fazio Fields (LA) Fields (TX) Filner Flanagan Foley Forbes Ford Fowler

Fox
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frisa
Frost
Funderburk
Gallegly
Ganske
Gekas
Gephardt
Geren
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Graham
Green
Greenwood
Gunderson
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (TX)
Hamilton
Hancock
Hansen
Hastert
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Hefner
Heineman
Herger
Hilleary
Hobson
Hoekstra
Hoke
Holden
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hoyer
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Istook
Jackson-Lee

(TX)
Jacobs
Jefferson
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam

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So the Journal was approved.

(23.6 WAIVING POINTS OF ORDER

AGAINST THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON

H.R. 927 Mr. DIAZ-BALART, by direction of the Committee on Rules, called up the following resolution (H. Res. 370):

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.

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