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Report 104–384) on the Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2099), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 7, 1995;

All projects and activities directly related to the security of United States diplomatic posts and facilities abroad, notwithstanding section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104-378) on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2076), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 6, 1995;

Activities funded under the account heading "Emergency food and shelter program” in the Federal Emergency Management Agency: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the amount made available by this Act shall not exceed $46,000,000: Provided further, That not to exceed three and one-half percentum of the amount made available shall be for administrative costs;

All retirement pay and medical benefits for Public Health Service Commissioned Officers as authorized by law, and for payments under the Retired Serviceman's Family Protection Plan and Survivor Benefit Plan and for medical care of dependents and retired personnel under the Dependent's Medical Care Act (10 U.S.C. ch. 55) and for payments pursuant to section 229(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 429(b)); at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996 (H.R. 2127), as passed the House of Representatives on August 4, 1995;

All projects and activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Interagency Crime and Drug Enforcement, Federal Prison System, U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Marshals Service, Federal Prisoner Detention, Fees and Expenses of Witnesses, Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Executive Office for Immigration Review, necessary for the investigation and prosecution of criminal and civil offenses; national security; the apprehension, detention and removal of illegal and criminal aliens; the incarceration, detention, and movement of federal prisoners and detainees; and the protection of the Federal judiciary at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104–378) on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2076), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 6, 1995;

All projects and activities of the Judiciary to the extent and in the manner and at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104–378) on the Department of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2076), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 6, 1995;

All projects and activities necessary to provide for the expenses of State surveys and certifications under the account heading "Program Management" under the Health Care Financing Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services;

Trade adjustment assistance benefits and North American Free Trade Act benefits

funded under the account heading “Federal Unemployment Benefits and Allowances” under the Employment and Training Administration in the Department of Labor;

Payments to the Federal Hospital Insurance and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds under the account heading “Payments to Health Care Trust Funds” under the Health Care Financing Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All projects and activities necessary to provide for the expenses of Medicare contractors under title XVIII of the Social Security Act under the account heading “Program Management” under the Health Care Financing Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All projects and activities funded under the account heading “Grants to States for Medicaid” under the Health Care Financing Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services;

All projects and activities of the National Institutes of Health in the Department of Health and Human Services at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2127), as passed the House of Representatives on August 4, 1995;

All projects and activities necessary to carry out the Section 7(a) General Business Loan Guaranty program and the Section 504 Certified Development Company program, as authorized by law, under the Small Business Administration at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104-378) on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2076), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 6, 1995;

All projects and activities funded under the account heading “Surety Bond Guarantees Revolving Fund” under the Small Business Administration at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104–378) on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 2076), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 6, 1995;

All projects and activities necessary to accommodate visitors and to provide for visitors services on the public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104 402) on the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 1977), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 13, 1995;

All projects and activities funded under the account heading “Disease Control, Research, and Training" under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Department of Health and Human Services at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, not to exceed an annual rate for new obligational authority of $2,114,693,000;

All Self-Determination and Self-Governance projects and activities of tribes or tribal organizations (as that term is defined in Public Law 93–638) that are authorized by Public Law 93–638 under the account heading "Operation of Indian Programs" under the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the Department

of the Interior or under the account heading “Indian Health Services” under the Indian Health Service in the Department of Health and Human Services at a rate for operations, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, provided for in the conference report and joint explanatory statement of the Committee of Conference (House Report 104–402) on the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996, (H.R. 1977), as passed by the House of Representatives on December 13, 1995;

All projects and activities necessary to provide for the expenses of the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School and the Model Secondary School for the Deaf under the account heading "Gallaudet University" in the Department of Education;

Payments for benefits and interest on advances, together with expenses of operation and administration, under the account heading “Black Lung Disability Trust Fund” under the Employment Standards Administration in the Department of Labor; and

Payments for benefits, together with expenses of operation and administration, under the account heading “Special Benefits for Disabled Coal Miners” in the Social Security Administration; Provided, That whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted under an Act which included funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section is greater than that which would be available or granted under current operations, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate.

(b) Whenever the amount which would be made available or the authority which would be granted under the Act which included funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section as passed by the House as of the date of enactment of this Act, is different from that which would be available or granted under such Act as passed by the Senate as of the date of enactment of this Act, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate or the rate permitted by the action of the House or the Senate, whichever is lower, under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995.

(c) Whenever an Act which included funding for fiscal year 1996 for the projects and activities listed in this section has been passed by only the House or only the Senate as of the date of enactment of this Act, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued under the appropriation, fund, or authority granted by the one House at a rate for operations not exceeding the current rate or the rate permitted by the action of the one House, whichever is lower, and under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 102. Appropriations made by section 101 shall be available to the extent and in the manner which would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.

SEC. 103. No appropriation or funds made available or authority granted pursuant to section 101 shall be used to initiate or resume any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during the fiscal year 1995.

SEC. 104. No provision which is included in the appropriations Act enumerated in section 101 but which was not included in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 1995 and which by its terms is applicable to more than one appropriation, fund, or authority shall be applicable to any appropriation, fund, or authority provided in this Act.

SEC. 105. Appropriations made and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act Mr. DREIER moved the previous question on the resolution to its adoption or rejection.

The question being put, viva voce,

Will the House now order the previous question?

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

Mr. FROST 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

204 When there appeared

Nays ... 167

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shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for any program, project, or activity during the period for which funds or authority for such project or activity are available under this Act.

SEC. 106. Unless otherwise provided for in this title of this Act or in the applicable appropriations Act, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act shall be available until (a) enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this title of this Act, or (b) the enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act by both Houses without any provision for such project or activity, or (c) September 30, 1996, whichever first occurs.

SEC. 107. Expenditures made pursuant to this title of this Act shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is contained is enacted into law.

SEC. 108. No provision in the appropriations Act for the fiscal year 1996 referred to in section 101 of this Act that makes the availability of any appropriation provided therein dependent upon the enactment of additional authorizing or other legislation shall be effective before the date set forth in section 106(c) of this Act.

SEC. 109. Appropriations and funds made available by or authority granted pursuant to this title of this Act may be used without regard to the time limitations for submission and approval of apportionments set forth in section 1513 of title 31, United States Code, but nothing herein shall be construed to waive any other provision of law governing the apportionment of funds.

SEC. 110. For the purposes of this title of this Act, the time covered by this title of this Act shall be considered to have begun on December 16, 1995.

TITLE II SECTION 201. YAVAPAI-PRESCOTT INDIAN TRIBE

WATER RIGHTS SETTLEMENT ACT

OF 1994. (a) EXTENSION.-Section 112(b) of

the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act of 1994 (108 Stat. 4532) is amended by striking "December 31, 1995” and inserting June 30, 1996''.

(b) EFFECTIVE DATE.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as of December 31, 1995, and with the consent of Prescott, Arizona, the contract referred to in such section 112(b) is revived. SEC. 202. SAN CARLOS APACHE TRIBE WATER

RIGHTS SETTLEMENT ACT OF 1992. (a) EXTENSION.-Section 3711(b)(1) of the San Carlos Apache Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act of 1992 (title XXXVII of Public Law 102–575) is amended by striking “December 31, 1995” and inserting “December 31, 1996".

(b) EFFECTIVE DATE.

(1) IN GENERAL.-The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as of December 31, 1995.

(2) LAPSED PROVISIONS OF LAW AND CONTRACTS.—The provisions of subsections (c) and (d) of section 3704, subsections (a) and (b) of section 3705, Section 3706, subsections (a)(2), (c), (d), and (f) of section 3707, subsections (b) and (c) of section 3708, and subsections (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g), (h), (j), and (1) of section 3710 of such Act, together with each contract entered into pursuant to any such section or subsection (with the consent of the Non-Federal parties thereto), shall be effective on and after the date of enactment of this Act, subject to the December 31, 1966, deadline specified in such section 3711(b)(1), as amended by subsection (a) of this section.

When said resolution was considered. After debate,

Bentsen Bevill Bishop Bonior Borski Brewster Browder Brown (CA) Brown (FL) Brown (OH) Cardin Clay Clayton Clement Clyburn Coleman Collins (IL) Collins (MI) Condit Conyers Costello Coyne Cramer Danner de la Garza DeFazio DeLauro Dellums Deutsch Dingell Dixon Dooley Dornan Doyle Edwards Engel Eshoo Evans Farr Fattah Fields (LA) Foglietta Forbes Ford Frank (MA) Frost Furse Gejdenson Gephardt Geren Gibbons Gonzalez Gordon

Gutierrez
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hamilton
Harman
Hastings (FL)
Hefner
Hilliard
Hinchey
Holden
Hoyer
Istook
Jackson (IL)
Jefferson
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E. B.
Jones
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kleczka
Klink
Lantos
Levin
Lewis (GA)
Lincoln
Lowey
Luther
Maloney
Markey
Martinez
Mascara
McCarthy
McDermott
McHale
McKinney
McNulty
Meek
Menendez
Mfume
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Mollohan
Moran
Murtha
Nadler
Oberstar
Obey
Olver

Ortiz Orton Owens Pallone Pastor Payne (NJ) Payne (VA) Pelosi Peterson (FL) Peterson (MN) Pomeroy Poshard Rahall Rangel Reed Richardson Rivers Roemer Roybal-Allard Sabo Sanders Sawyer Schroeder Schumer Scott Serrano Sisisky Skaggs Skelton Slaughter Smith (NJ) Spratt Stenholm Stokes Stupak Tanner Taylor (MS) Tejeda Thompson Thurman Torres Torricelli Towns Traficant Vento Visclosky Volkmer Ward Watt (NC) Wise Woolsey Wynn

Allard
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baker (CA)
Ballenger
Barr
Barrett (NE)
Bartlett
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Bereuter
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bono
Boucher
Bryant (TN)
Bunn
Bunning
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Castle
Chabot
Chambliss
Chenoweth
Christensen
Coble
Coburn
Collins (GA)
Combest
Cooley
Cox
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cunningham
Davis
Deal
DeLay
Doolittle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
English
Ensign
Everett
Flanagan
Foley
Fox
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frisa
Funderburk
Gallegly
Gekas

[Roll No. 11]

YEAS—204
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Goodlatte
Goodling
Goss
Graham
Greenwood
Gunderson
Gutknecht
Hancock
Hansen
Hastert
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Heineman
Herger
Hilleary
Hobson
Hoekstra
Hoke
Horn
Hostettler
Houghton
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Johnson (CT)
Johnson, Sam
Kasich
Kelly
Kim
King
Kingston
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaHood
Largent
Latham
LaTourette
Laughlin
Lazio
Leach
Lewis (CA)
Lewis (KY)
Linder
Livingston
LoBiondo
Longley
Lucas
Manzullo
Martini
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McHugh
McInnis
McIntosh
McKeon
Metcalf
Meyers
Mica
Miller (FL)
Molinari
Moorhead

NAYS-167
Baesler
Baldacci
Barcia

Myrick
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oxley
Parker
Paxon
Petri
Pombo
Porter
Portman
Pryce
Quinn
Ramstad
Regula
Riggs
Roberts
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Roth
Roukema
Royce
Salmon
Sanford
Saxton
Scarborough
Schaefer
Schiff
Seastrand
Sensenbrenner
Shadegg
Shays
Shuster
Skeen
Smith (MI)
Smith (TX)
Smith (WA)
Solomon
Souder
Spence
Stearns
Stump
Talent
Tate
Tauzin
Thomas
Thornberry
Tiahrt
Torkildsen
Upton
Vucanovich
Waldholtz
Walker
Walsh
Wamp
Watts (OK)
Weldon (FL)
Weldon (PA)
Weller
White
Whitfield
Wolf
Young (AK)
Young (FL)
Zeliff
Zimmer

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Barrett (WI) Becerra Beilenson

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13.27 MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lundregan, one of its clerks, announced that the Senate disagrees to the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill (S. 1124) "An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1996 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.”, agrees to a conference asked by the House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon, and appoints Mr. THURMOND, Mr. WARNER, Mr. COHEN, Mr. LOTT, Mr. NUNN, Mr. Exon, and Mr. LEVIN, be the conferees on the part of the Senate.

13.28 RECESS-10:43 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. HASTERT, pursuant to subsection (a) of the first section of House Resolution 330, declared the House in recess at 10 o'clock and 43 minutes p.m., subject to the call of the Chair.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6 (LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JANUARY 5),

1996

The House remained in recess.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 (LEGISLATIVE

DAY OF JANUARY 5), 1996

The House remained in recess.

Roll No. 12]

AYES—344
Ensign
Eshoo
Evans
Everett
Farr
Fattah
Fields (LA)
Flanagan
Foglietta
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Fox
Frank (MA)
Franks (CT)
Franks (NJ)
Frelinghuysen
Frisa
Frost
Furse
Gallegly
Gejdenson
Gekas
Gephardt
Geren
Gibbons
Gilchrest
Gillmor
Gilman
Gonzalez
Goodlatte
Goodling
Gordon
Goss
Greenwood
Gunderson
Gutierrez
Gutknecht
Hall (OH)
Hall (TX)
Hamilton
Hancock
Hansen
Harman
Hastert
Hastings (FL)
Hastings (WA)
Hayworth
Hefley
Hefner
Heineman
Herger
Hilliard
Hinchey
Hobson
Hoke
Holden
Horn
Houghton
Hoyer
Hunter
Hutchinson
Hyde
Inglis
Jackson (IL)
Jefferson
Johnson (CT)
Johnson (SD)
Johnson, E. B.
Johnson, Sam
Kanjorski
Kaptur
Kasich
Kelly
Kennedy (MA)
Kennedy (RI)
Kennelly
Kildee
Kim
King
Kingston
Kleczka
Klink
Klug
Knollenberg
Kolbe
LaHood
Lantos
Latham
La Tourette
Laughlin
Lazio
Leach
Levin

Abercrombie
Ackerman
Allard
Andrews
Archer
Armey
Bachus
Baesler
Baker (CA)
Baldacci
Ballenger
Barcia
Barrett (NE)
Barrett (WI)
Bartlett
Bass
Bateman
Becerra
Bentsen
Bereuter
Bevill
Bishop
Bliley
Blute
Boehlert
Boehner
Bonilla
Bonior
Bono
Borski
Boucher
Brewster
Browder
Brown (CA)
Brown (FL)
Brown (OH)
Bryant (TN)
Bunn
Bunning
Buyer
Callahan
Calvert
Camp
Campbell
Canady
Cardin
Castle
Chambliss
Christensen
Clay
Clayton
Clement
Clyburn
Coble
Coburn
Coleman
Collins (GA)
Collins (IL)
Collins (MI)
Combest
Condit
Conyers
Cooley
Costello
Cox
Coyne
Cramer
Crane
Crapo
Cremeans
Cubin
Cunningham
Danner
Davis
Deal
DeFazio
DeLauro
DeLay
Dellums
Deutsch
Dingell
Dixon
Dooley
Doolittle
Doyle
Dreier
Duncan
Dunn
Edwards
Ehlers
Ehrlich
Emerson
Engel
English

NOES-24
Barr
Hilleary

Sanford
Barton
Hoekstra

Scarborough
Chabot
Hostettler

Shadegg
Chenoweth Istook

Smith (NJ) de la Garza Jones

Smith (WA)
Dornan
Largent

Souder
Funderburk McIntosh

Tiahrt
Graham
Orton

Volkmer
NOT VOTING—65
Baker (LA)
Flake

Packard
Beilenson
Fowler

Pickett
Berman
Ganske

Quillen
Bilbray
Green

Ros-Lehtinen
Bilirakis
Hayes

Rose
Brownback Jackson-Lee Rush
Bryant (TX)

(TX)

Shaw
Burr
Jacobs

Shuster
Burton
Johnston

Stark
Chapman
La Falce

Stockman
Chrysler
Lewis (CA)

Studds
Clinger
Lightfoot

Taylor (NC)
Diaz-Balart Lipinski

Thornton
Dickey
Lofgren

Torres
Dicks
Manton

Velazquez
Doggett
Matsui

Waters
Durbin
Meehan

Waxman
Ewing

Miller (CA) Wicker
Fawell

Montgomery Williams
Fazio
Morella

Wilson
Fields (TX) Myers

Wyden
Filner
Neal

Yates
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.

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9 (LEGISLATIVE

DAY OF JANUARY 5), 1996

Lewis (GA)
Lewis (KY)
Lincoln
Linder
Livingston
LoBiondo
Longley
Lowey
Lucas
Luther
Maloney
Manzullo
Markey
Martinez
Martini
Mascara
McCarthy
McCollum
McCrery
McDade
McDermott
McHale
McHugh
McInnis
McKeon
McKinney
McNulty
Meek
Menendez
Metcalf
Meyers
Mfume
Mica
Miller (FL)
Minge
Mink
Moakley
Molinari
Mollohan
Moorhead
Moran
Murtha
Myrick
Nadler
Nethercutt
Neumann
Ney
Norwood
Nussle
Oberstar
Obey
Olver
Ortiz
Owens
Oxley
Pallone
Parker
Pastor
Paxon
Payne (NJ)
Payne (VA)
Pelosi
Peterson (FL)
Peterson (MN)
Petri
Pombo
Pomeroy
Porter
Portman
Poshard
Pryce
Quinn
Radanovich
Rahall
Ramstad
Rangel
Reed
Regula
Richardson
Riggs
Rivers
Roberts
Roemer
Rogers
Rohrabacher
Roth
Roukema
Roybal-Allard
Royce
Sabo
Salmon
Sanders
Sawyer
Saxton

13.29 AFTER RECESS–11:00 A.M.

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

13.25 DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO

TEMPORE TO SIGN ENROLLMENTS The SPEAKER laid before the House a communication, which was read as follows:

WASHINGTON, DC,

January 5, 1996. I hereby designate the Honorable BILL EMERSON to act as Speaker pro tempore to sign enrolled bills and joint resolutions through January 23, 1996.

NEWT GINGRICH, Speaker of the House of Representatives. By unanimous consent, the designation was accepted.

13.30 COMMUNICATION FROM THE

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

OFFICE OF THE CLERK,

Washington, DC, January 9, 1996. Hon. NEWT GINGRICH, Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington,

DC. DEAR MR. SPEAKER: Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 5 of Rule III of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk received the following messages from the Secretary of the Senate on Friday, January 5, 1996 at 11:25 p.m.:

That the Senate passed without amendment H.J. Res. 134; and

That the Senate passed without amendment H.R. 1358. With warm regards,

ROBIN H. CARLE,

Clerk.

13.26 PERMISSION FOR ALL MEMBERS TO

REVISE AND EXTEND On motion of Mr. HAYWORTH, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That for the legislative day of January 5, 1996, all Members are permitted to extend their remarks and to include extraneous material in that section of the Record entitle “Extension of Remarks".

13.31 ENROLLED BILL SIGNED

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. EMERSON, announced that pursuant to clause 4, rule I, and pursuant to the order of the House of January 5, 1996, he signed the following enrolled bill on Saturday, January 6, 1996:

H.R. 1358. An Act to require the Secretary of Commerce to convey to the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts the fice on January 6, 1996. This plan has other descriptive material provided by staff. National Marine Fisheries Service Lab- been prepared by Senator Daschle and It employs CBO's updated economic and oratory located on Emerson Avenue in if passed in its current form by the

technical estimating assumptions, which inGloucester, MA. Congress, I would sign it into law.

corporate the economic effects of balancing

the federal budget by 2002 and are described

WILLIAM J. CLINTON. 13.32 COMMUNICATION FROM THE

in the CBO memorandum "Economic and THE WHITE HOUSE, January 6, 1996.

Budget Outlook: December 1995 Update.” The SPEAKER—MESSAGE FROM THE

By unanimous consent, the message, analysis also assumes, as specified by staff, PRESIDENT together with the accompanying pa

that the projected adjustment to reduce the The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr.

pers, was referred to the Committee of formula bias in the consumer price index EMERSON, laid before the House a the whole House on the state of the

(CPI) will reduce the rate of growth of the communication, which was read as folUnion and ordered to be printed (H.

CPI by 0.3 percentage points a year, which is lows:

the upper end of the range estimated by the Doc. 104-160).

Bureau of Labor Statistics. CBO's December January 6, 1996. Received from the White House a sealed 13.34 COMMUNICATION FROM THE

baseline assumes a reduction near the mid

dle of the range. envelope said to contain a Message from the DIRECTOR OF THE CONGRESSIONAL President wherein he transmits a plan to

BUDGET OFFICE

Under these assumptions, the proposal achieve a balanced budget not later than the

would result in deficits of $153 billion in 1996 fiscal year 2002.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. and $167 billion in 1997 and a surplus of $1 bilNEWT GINGRICH,

EMERSON, laid before the House a lion in 2002. Compared to the CBO baseline, Speaker of the House of Representatives. communication, which was read as fol- the proposal would reduce the deficit by $220 lows:

billion over the next five years and by $583 13.33 BALANCED BUDGET PROPOSAL, FY

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE,

billion over the 1996–2002 period. Table 1 sum1996 THROUGH 2002

Washington, DC, January 6, 1996.

marizes the proposed policy changes. Table 2 The Clerk then read the message Hon. NEWT GINGRICH,

shows the estimated savings from the from the President, as follows:

changes in direct spending and revenues that Speaker, House of Representatives, Washington, DC.

would result from enactment of each title of To the Congress of the United States:

DEAR MR. SPEAKER: The Congressional

the proposal. I hereby submit to the Congress a Budget Office (CBO) has prepared a prelimi

Sincerely, plan to achieve a balanced budget not nary analysis of the President's budgetary

PAUL VAN DE WATER, later than the fiscal year 2002 as cer

(For June E. O'Neill). submission of this date. The analysis is tified by the Congressional Budget Of- based on draft legislative language or on Attachments.

TABLE 1.-DEMOCRATIC PLAN CHANGES FROM CBO'S DECEMBER BASELINE

[By fiscal year, in billions of dollars)

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Notes: * = not applicable.
Numbers may not add to totals because of rounding.
a Projections assume that discretionary spending is equal to the spending limits that are in effe through 1998 and will increase with infla after 1998.

b The Democratic plan assumes that the anticipated change in the consumer price index (CPI) methodology used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will reduce the rate of growth of the CPI by 0.3 percentage points a year, which is the upper end of the range estimated by the BLS. CBO's December baseline assumes a reduction near the middle of the range.

Discretionary savings specified by staff.
d Savings from freezing 1996–2002 appropriations at the nominal level appropriated for 1995.
e Less than $500 million.
f Revenue increases are shown with a negative sign because they decrease the deficit. Includes Earned Income Credit outlays.
Sources: Congressional Budget Office; Joint Committee on Taxation.

TABLE 2.-SAVINGS FROM POLICY CHANGES IN THE DEMOCRATIC PLAN BASED ON CBO'S DECEMBER BASELINE ASSUMPTIONS, BY TITLE

[By fiscal year, in billions of dollars]

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EBanking and Housing: Outlays
1Spectrum Allocation: Outlays
III—Medicaid: Outlays
1V-Medicare: Outlays
V-Welfare Reform:

Outlays
Revenues b

Deficit
VI—Federal Retirement:

Outlays
Revenues b

Deficit
VIVeterans Provisions: Outlays
VIII—Asset Sales, User Fees, and other Mandatory Provisions: Outlays
Ix-Revenues: Revenues b,c
X-Budget Enforcement: Outlays
Total:

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Outlays
Revenues b,c
Deficit

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0.2 -7.1

- 12.3

5.8 -6.5

- 20.7

5.8 - 14.9

-33.9

5.8 – 28.2

- 44.6

9.7 - 34.9

- 53.8

2.9 - 50.9

- 76.0 – 13.7 - 89.7

- 248.7

16.5 - 232.2

a Less than $50 million.
b Revenue increases are shown with a negative sign because they reduce the deficit.

c Includes Earned Income Credit Outlays. Sources: Congressional Budget Office, Joint Committee on Taxation.

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

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

13.35 BALANCED BUDGET REFERRAL

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. EMERSON, announced that pursuant to section 1 of House Concurrent Resolution 131, the Speaker had certified to the Committee on House Oversight that the requirements of section 2 of House Concurrent Resolution 131 have been met; and, further, that the following matters would be included as part of the House document embodying the message of the President: the proposed text of the budget plan of the President for the fiscal years 1996 through 2002; the proposed text of legislation to implement that budget; the detailed report setting forth the policies underlying that budget; and the certification by the Director of the Congressional Budget Office to the Speaker. 13.36 ENROLLED JOINT RESOLUTION

SIGNED The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. EMERSON, announced that pursuant to clause 4, rule I, the Speaker signed the following enrolled joint resoluton on Saturday, January 6, 1996:

H.J. Res. 134. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.

13.40 ADJOURNMENT PROVISIONS FOR

THE HOUSE On motion of Mr. BOEHNER, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the House adjourns Tuesday, January 9, 1996, it stand adjourned until 10 a.m. on Friday, January 12, 1996, unless the House sooner receives a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in House Concurrent Resolution 133, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.

13.45 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. SOLOMON: Committee on Rules. House Resolution 336. Resolution providing for the disposition of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 134) making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes (Rept. No. 104-448). Referred to the House Calendar.

Mr. DREIER: Committee on Rules. House Resolution 338. Resolution providing for the disposition of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1358) to require the Secretary of Commerce to convey to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts the National Marine Fisheries Service laboratory located on Emerson Avenue in Gloucester, Massachusetts (Rept. No. 104-449). Referred to the House Calendar.

13.41 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 were thereupon signed by the Speaker:

H.R. 1643. An Act making appropriations for certain activities for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.

13.37 RECESS—11:06 A.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. EMERSON, pursuant to subsection (b) of the first section of House Resolution 330, declared the House in recess at 11 o'clock and 6 minutes a.m., subject to the call of the Chair.

13.42 BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTION

PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT Mr. THOMAS, from the Committee on House Oversight, reported that that committee did on the following day present to the President, for his approval, bills and a joint resolution of the House of the following titles:

On January 4: H.R. 2203. An Act to reauthorize the tied aid credit program of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and to allow the Export-Import Bank

Bank to conduct a demonstration project.

H.R. 1295. An Act to amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to make certain revisions relating to the protection of famous marks.

H.J. Res. 153. Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.

On January 5: H.R. 1643. Making appropriations for certain activities for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.

13.38 AFTER RECESS—2:35 P.M.

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. EMERSON, called the House to order. 13.39 PROVIDING FOR ADJOURNMENT OF

THE HOUSE AND RECESS OF THE

SENATE Mr. BOEHNER submitted for consideration the following privileged concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 133):

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That when the House adjourns on the calendar day of Tuesday, January 9, 1996, it stand adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 1996, or until noon on the second day after Members are notified to reassemble pursuant to section 2 of this concurrent resolution, whichever occurs first; and that when the Senate recesses or adjourns on the calendar day of Wednesday, January 10, 1996, pursuant to a motion offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, it stand recessed or adjourned until noon on Monday, January 22, 1996, or until noon on the second day after Members are notified to reassemble pursuant to section 2 of this concurrent resolution, whichever occurs first.

SEC. 2. The Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate, acting jointly after consultation with the Minority Leader of the House and the Minority Leader of the Senate, shall notify the Members of the House and the Senate, respectively, to reassemble whenever, in their opinion, the public interest shall warrant it.

When said concurrent resolution was considered and agreed to.

13.46 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. STUMP (for himself and Mr.

BUYER): H.R. 2851. A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for approval of enrollment in courses offered at certain branches or extensions of proprietary profit institutions of higher learning in operation for more than 2 years; to the Committee on Veterans Affairs.

By Mr. TEJEDA (for himself, Mr. GON

ZALEZ, Mr. BONILLA, and Mr. SMITH of

Texas): H.R. 2852. A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal certain limitations on the operation of Department of Defense depots; to the Committee on National Security.

By Mr. CRANE (for himself and Mr.

RANGEL): H.R. 2853. A bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of Bulgaria; to the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. ROBERTS (for himself, Mr.

EMERSON, Mr. ALLARD, Mr. BARRETT of Nebraska, Mr. EWING, Mr. COMBEST, Mr. BOEHNER, Mr. CHAMBLISS,

and Mr. NETHERCUTT): H.R. 2854. A bill to modify the operation of certain agricultural programs; to the Committee on Agriculture, 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. FRANKS of New Jersey (for

himself, Mr. MARTINI, and Mr. GREEN

WOOD): H.R. 2855. A bill to provide that the President, Vice President, members of the President's Cabinet, and Members of Congress shall not be paid during a Federal Government shutdown; to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, and in addition to the Committee on House 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. MILLER of California (for him

self, Mr. TORRICELLI, Mr. T NS, Ms. MCKINNEY, Ms. FURSE, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Ms. RIVERS, Mr.

13.43 LEAVE OF ABSENCE

By unanimous consent, leave of absence'was granted

To Mrs. MORELLA, after 6 p.m. January 5, and

To Mr. MATSUI, after 7 p.m. January 5.

And then,

13.44 ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Mr. BOEHNER, pursuant to the special order heretofore agreed to and the provisions of House Concurrent Resolution 133, at 2 o'clock and 37 minutes p.m., Tuesday, January 9 (legislative day of Friday, January 5), 1996, the House

House adjourned until 2 o'clock p.m. on Monday, January 22, 1996.

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