Full Committee Markup on H.R.1814, S.1937, H.R.3033, H.R.3112, H.R.4275, H.R.4320, H.R.4340, and H.R.4583
Wednesday, July 19, 2000
- A Resolution and Report containing statements of fact (1) reporting to the House of Representatives Contempt of Congress by the Project on Government Oversight, Ms. Danielle Brian Stockton, Mr. Keith Rutter, Mr. Henry M. Banta, and Mr. Robert A. Berman arising from refusals to comply with subpoenas duces tecum issued by the Committee on Resources; and (2) reporting to the House of Representatives Contempt of Congress by Mr. Robert A. Berman, Mr. Keith Rutter, Ms. Danielle Brian Stockton, and Mr. Henry M. Banta arising from refusals to answer pertinent questions while testifying under subpoena before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. Ordered reported by vote of 27-16. (See House Report 106-801, Contempt of Congress; Report on the Refusals to Comply with Subpoenas Issued by the Committee on Resources, July 27, 2000. Available from the Government Printing Office in TEXT or PDF [345 pages including attachments] .)
- Motion Regarding Transfer of Committee Records. Passed by voice vote.
- H.R.1814, to provide incentives for Indian tribes to collect and pay lawfully imposed State sales taxes on goods sold on tribal lands and to provide for penalties against Indian tribes that do not collect and pay such State sales taxes. Failed by vote of 15-23.
S.1937, to amend the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act to provide for sales of electricity by the Bonneville Power Administration to joint operating entities. Ordered reported by unanimous consent.
H.R.3033, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make certain adjustments to the boundaries of Biscayne National Park in the State of Florida, and for other purposes. Ordered reported, as amended, by voice vote.
H.R.3112, to amend the Colorado Ute Indian Water Rights Settlement Act to provide for a final settlement of the claims of the Colorado Ute Indian Tribes, and for other purposes. "Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 1999". Ordered reported, as amended, by voice vote.
H.R.4275, to establish the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness, and for other purposes. "Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Act of 2000". Ordered reported, as amended, by unanimous consent.
H.R.4320, to assist in the conservation of great apes by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of countries within the range of great apes and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of great apes. "Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000". Ordered reported, as amended, by unanimous consent.
H.R.4340, to simplify Federal oil and gas revenue distributions, and for other purposes. "Mineral Revenue Payments Clarification Act of 2000". Ordered reported by unanimous consent.
H.R.4583, to extend the authorization for the Air Force Memorial Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs. Ordered reported by unanimous consent.