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                                          Monday, December 15, 2003

[[Page D1360]]

                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS:

      See Resume of Congressional Activity.


                                 Senate

The Senate was not in session today. It stands adjourned sine die until 
  Tuesday, January 20, 2004, at 12 Noon.

Enrolled Bills Presented:      Page S16217


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives

The House was not in session. Pursuant to H. Con. Res. 339, the House 
  has adjourned sine die until Tuesday, January 20, 2004 for the 
  convening of the Second Session of the 108th Congress.

  


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Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS

[Daily Digest]
[Page D1360]
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          NEW PUBLIC LAWS

(For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D 1356-1357)

H.R. 3348, to reauthorize the ban on undetectable firearms. Signed on 
  December 9, 2003. (P.L. 108-174)


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Daily Digest/Resume of Congressional Activity

[Daily Digest]
[Page D1361]
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*These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no 
accompanying report. A total of 220 reports have been filed in the 
Senate, a total of 405 reports have been filed in the House.

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                             Resume of Congressional Activity

                     FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTH CONGRESS


    The first table gives a comprehensive resume of all legislative 
business transacted by the Senate and House.
    The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the 
Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

                               DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY


                            January 7 through December 9, 2003

                                               Senate             House             Total
     Days in session...............               167               133               . .
     Time in session...............    1,454 hrs. 05    1,014 hrs. 39               . .
     Congressional Record:
    Pages of proceedings...........            16,215            12,923               . .
    Extensions of Remarks..........               . .             2,550               . .
     Public bills enacted into law.                54               120               174
     Private bills enacted into law               . .               . .               . .
     Bills in conference...........                22                 8               . .
     Measures passed, total........               590               674             1,264
    Senate bills...................               183                59               . .
    House bills....................               134               286               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 5                 3               . .
    House joint resolutions........                15                20               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                37                 8               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                33                77               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               183               221               . .
     Measures reported, total......              *352              *375              *727
    Senate bills...................               240                11               . .
    House bills....................                46               233               . .
    Senate joint resolutions.......                 4                 1               . .
    House joint resolutions........               . .                 3               . .
    Senate concurrent resolutions..                10               . .               . .
    House concurrent resolutions...                 1                 9               . .
    Simple resolutions.............                51               118               . .
     Special reports...............                18                 6               . .
     Conference reports............                 3                24               . .
     Measures pending on calendar..               153                78               . .
     Measures introduced, total....             2,398             4,616             7,014
    Bills..........................             2,003             3,700               . .
    Joint resolutions..............                26                83               . .
    Concurrent resolutions.........                86               348               . .
    Simple resolutions.............               283               485               . .
     Quorum calls..................                 3                 2               . .
     Yea-and-nay votes.............               459               417               . .
     Recorded votes................               . .               258               . .
     Bills vetoed..................               . .               . .               . .
     Vetoes overridden.............               . .               . .               . .
                           DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS


                            January 7 through December 9, 2003

     Civilian Nominations, totaling 600, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed..........................................378...
         Unconfirmed........................................195...
         Withdrawn...........................................13...
         Returned to White House.............................14...

     Other Civilian Nominations, totaling 2,578, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................2,573...
         Unconfirmed..........................................5...

     Air Force Nominations, totaling 9,068, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................5,494...
         Unconfirmed......................................3,572...
         Returned to White House..............................2...

     Army Nominations, totaling 6,012, disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................5,416...
         Unconfirmed........................................594...
         Returned to White House..............................2...

     Navy Nominations, totaling 7,752, disposed of as follows:

         Confirmed........................................5,308...
         Unconfirmed......................................2,444...

     Marine Corps Nominations, totaling 2,413, disposed of as 
       follows:

         Confirmed........................................2,411...
         Unconfirmed..........................................2...

                                Summary
     Total Nominations carried over from the First Session....0
     Total Nominations Received this Session.............28,423
     Total Confirmed.....................................21,580
     Total Unconfirmed....................................6,812
     Total Withdrawn.........................................13
         Total Returned to the White House...................18...


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Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter

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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                   12 noon, Tuesday, January 20, 2004

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Tuesday, January 20, 2004: Senate will resume consideration 
of the conference report to accompany H.R. 2673, Agriculture 
Appropriations Act (Omnibus Appropriations), with a vote on the motion 
to close further debate on the conference report to occur at 3 p.m.
  (Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their 
respective party conferences.)

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                   12 noon, Tuesday, January 20, 2004

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Tuesday, January 20, 2004: Convening of the second session 
of the 108th Congress.
_______________________________________________________________________


            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Baca, Joe, Calif., E2557
Bordallo, Madeleine Z., Guam, E2551, E2551, E2553, E2554, E2555
Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E2555
Frank, Barney, Mass., E2552, E2553
Gibbons, Jim, Nev., E2553, E2555
Hart, Melissa A., Pa., E2551, E2552
Lampson, Nick, Tex., E2555
Larson, John B., Conn., E2558, E2558, E2559
Otter, C.L. ``Butch'', Idaho, E2557
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E2557
Rodriguez, Ciro D., Tex., E2556
Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E2551, E2552
Waxman, Henry A., Calif., E2557
Weldon, Curt, Pa., E2556
Wolf, Frank R., Va., E2551 


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