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[Congressional Record: September 27, 2000 (Digest)]
[Page D978-D983]
From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:cr27se00-1]                         


 
                                      Wednesday, September 27, 2000

[[Page D978]]

                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S9331-S9403
Measures Passed:

Page S9397
  

  Lott (for Smith of N.H.) Amendment No. 4272, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S9398
H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa: Senate continued consideration of S. 2045, to 
amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to H-1B 
nonimmigrant aliens, taking action on the following amendments proposed 
thereto:
  Pages S9337-76
Adopted:
  Lott Amendment No. 4201 (to Amendment No. 4183), in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S9337
  Lott (for Conrad) Amendment No. 4183 (to the text of the bill 
proposed to be stricken), to exclude certain ``J'' nonimmigrants from 
numerical limitations applicable to ``H-1B'' nonimmigrants. 
                                                             Page S9337
  By 96 yeas to 2 nays (Vote No. 258), Lott Amendment No. 4178 (to 
Amendment No. 4177), of a perfecting nature.
Pages S9337, S9375
Pending:
  Lott (for Abraham) Amendment No. 4177 (to the committee substitute), 
of a perfecting nature.
Page S9337

[[Page D979]]


  Lott Amendment No. 4214 (to Amendment No. 4177), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S9375
  Lott Amendment No. 4216 (to the language proposed to be stricken), of 
a perfecting nature.
Page S9375
  Lott Amendment No. 4217 (to Amendment No. 4216), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S9375
  Lott motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary 
with instructions to report back forthwith.
Page S9375
  Lott Amendment No. 4269 (to the instructions of the motion to 
recommit the bill), of a perfecting nature.
Pages S9375-76
  Lott Amendment No. 4270 (to Amendment No. 4269), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S9376
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 43 yeas to 55 nays (Vote No. 257), two-thirds of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate 
failed to agree to the motion to suspend Rule XXII to permit the 
consideration of Amendment No. 4184.
Pages S9338-75
 
                                                             Page S9375
Recess: Senate convened at 9:32 a.m., and recessed at 6:19 p.m., until 
9:30 a.m., on Thursday, September 28, 2000. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S9400.)


  


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