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Hill Update from the Great Lakes Task Force - Part 2.
- Subject: Hill Update from the Great Lakes Task Force - Part 2.
- From: Rochelle_Sturtevant@levin.senate.gov (Rochelle Sturtevant)
- Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 17:55:16 -0500
- List-Name: GLIN-Announce
Bill summaries continued...
H.R.820 Sponsor: Rep Shuster, Bud (introduced 02/24/99) 3 cosponsors. A
bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2000 and 2001 for the
Coast Guard, and for other purposes. Mar 11, 99: Reported (Amended) by the
Committee on Transportation. H. Rept. 106-51. The House adopted the
amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of
the Whole House on the state of the Union. Passed by recorded vote: 424 - 7
(Roll no. 55). Received in the Senate and referred to Commerce Committee.
H.R.111 Sponsor: Rep Shuster (introduced 01/06/99) 146 cosponsors. A
bill to provide off-budget treatment for the Airport and Airway Trust Fund,
the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.
Safeguards against using funds for other purposes. Referred T&I: SC WRE,
SC Aviation, also Budget
H.R.1260 Sponsor: Rep Borski, Robert A., Jr. (introduced 03/24/99) 1
cosponsor. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the
harbor maintenance tax and to amend the Water Resources Development Act of
1986 to authorize appropriations for activities formerly funded with
revenues from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. Referred to the Committee
on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and
S.507 Sponsor: Sen Warner, John W. (introduced 03/02/99) 6 cosponsors. A
bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related
resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various
projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and
for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public
Mar 11, 99: Hearings held. Mar 17, 99: Committee on Environment and Public
Works. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably S. Rept. 106-34.
Placed on the Senate Calendar #72.
S.395 Sponsor: Sen Rockefeller, John D., IV (introduced 02/09/99) 15
cosponsors. A bill to ensure that the volume of steel imports does
not exceed the average monthly volume of such imports during the
36-month period preceeding July 1997. Referred Finance
H.R.975 Sponsor: Rep Visclosky, Peter J. (introduced 03/04/99) 204
cosponsors. A bill to provide for a reduction in the volume of steel
imports, and to establish a steel import notification and monitoring
program. Mar 15, 99: Reported adversely by the Committee on Ways and
Means. H. Rept. 106-52. Mar 17, 99: Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 289
- 141 (Roll no. 56). Placed on the Senate Calendar #66.
H.R.1001 Sponsor: Rep Hulshof, Kenny C. (introduced 03/04/99) 31
cosponsors. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to
repeal the 4.3-cent motor fuel excise taxes on railroads and inland
waterway transportation which remain in the general fund of the
Treasury. Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 4/14/99
S.607 Sponsor: Sen Craig, Larry E. (introduced 03/15/99) w/1
cosponsor. A bill reauthorize and amend the National Geologic Mapping
Act of 1992. Referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural
Lake Levels/Water Diversions
S.685 Sponsor: Sen Crapo, Michael D. (introduced 03/23/99) 1
cosponsor. A bill to preserve the authority of States over water
within their boundaries, to delegate to States the authority of
Congress to regulate water, and for other purposes. Referred to the
Committee on Judiciary.
H.R.1205 Sponsor: Rep Stupak, Bart (introduced 03/18/99) 13
cosponsors. A bill to prohibit oil and gas drilling in the Great
Lakes. Referred to the House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on
Energy and Mineral Resources.
State Department Authorization
H.R.1211 Sponsor: Rep Smith, Christopher H. (introduced 03/22/99) 1
cosponsor. A bill to authorize appropriations for the Department of
State and related agencies for fiscal years 2000 and 2001, and for
other purposes. Referred to the House Committee on International
Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights.
Mar 23, 99: Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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