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106th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     106-587

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                          PAMELA B. GWIN HALL

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   April 13, 2000.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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 Mr. Shuster, from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 1729]

      [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom 
was referred the bill (H.R. 1729) to designate the Federal 
facility located at 1301 Emmet Street in Charlottesville, 
Virginia, as the ``Pamela B. Gwin Hall'', having considered the 
same, report favorably thereon without amendment and recommend 
that the bill do pass.
    Pamela B. Gwin began her 15-year tenure at the Federal 
Executive Institute in 1983 as a faculty member. She received 
her Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University, and was a 
member of the American Political Science Association, 
Organization of American Historians, Southern Historical 
Association, American Society for Public Administration and was 
especially active in the American Society for Training and 
Development and the Center for the Study of the Presidency.
    Dr. Gwin educated her students in public policy, sharing 
her deep interest in politics and the presidency. In 1987 she 
became Assistant Director of Academic Programs and implemented 
the design and operation of the Leadership for a Democratic 
Society Program. Pam not only inspired her students to excel, 
but also touched on every facet of the Federal Executive 
Institute, influencing the elegant design of the Virginia 
Study, the Alumni Lounge, along with the design and furnishing 
of the new Annex and library.
    Pam gave tirelessly to her students and everyone at the 
Federal Executive Institute. She survived and continued working 
for two years after receiving a heart transplant in 1996. Dr. 
Gwin died in 1998.
    This is a fitting designation for a dedicated educator.

                        committee consideration

    On April 11, 2000, the Committee met in open session and 
ordered reported H.R. 1729, designating the Federal building in 
Charlottesville, Virginia on the Federal Executive Institute 
campus as the ``Pamela B. Gwin Hall,'' discharged from the 
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, 
Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Transportation. There were no 
recorded votes taken during Committee consideration of H.R. 
1729.

                              record votes

    Clause 3(b) of rule XIII of the House of Representatives 
requires each committee report to include the total number of 
votes cast for and against on each record vote on a motion to 
report and on any amendment offered to the measure or matter, 
and the names of those members voting for and against. There 
were no recorded votes taken in connection with ordering H.R. 
1729 reported. A motion by Mr. Franks to order H.R. 1729 
favorably reported to the House was agreed to by voice vote, a 
quorum being present.

                        cost of the legislation

    Clause 3(d)(2) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives does not apply where a cost estimate and 
comparison prepared by the Director of the Congressional Budget 
Office under section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974 has been timely submitted prior to the filing of the 
report and is included in the report. Such a cost estimate is 
included in this report.

                    compliance with house rule XIII

    1. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(2) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, and 
section 308(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the 
Committee references the report of the Congressional Budget 
Office below.
    2. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(4) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the 
Committee has received no report of oversight findings and 
recommendations from the Committee on Government Reform on the 
subject of H.R. 1729.
    3. With respect to the requirement of clause 3(c)(3) of 
rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and 
section 402 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the 
Committee has received the following cost estimate for H.R. 
1729 from the Director of the Congressional Budget Office.

                                     U.S. Congress,
                               Congressional Budget Office,
                                    Washington, DC, April 12, 2000.
Hon. Bud Shuster,
Chairman, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of 
        Representatives, Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Chairman: The Congressional Budget Office has 
reviewed the following bills, which were ordered reported by 
the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on 
April 11, 2000. CBO estimates that their enactment would have 
no significant impact on the federal budget, and would not 
affect direct spending or receipts; therefore, pay-as-you-go 
procedures would not apply. The legislation contains no 
intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the 
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and would impose no costs on 
state, local, or tribal governments. The bills reviewed are:
           H.R. 1405, a bill to designate the federal 
        building located at 143 West Liberty Street, Medina, 
        Ohio, as the ``Donald J. Pease Federal Building;''
           H.R. 1571, a bill to designate the federal 
        building under construction at 600 State Street in New 
        Haven, Connecticut, as the ``Merrill S. Parks, Jr., 
        Federal Building;''
           H.R. 1729, a bill to designate the federal 
        facility located at 1301 Emmet Street in 
        Charlottesville, Virginia, as the ``Pamela B. Gwin 
        Hall;'' and
           H.R. 1901, a bill to designate the United 
        States border station located in Pharr, Texas, as the 
        ``Kika de la Garza United States Border Station.''
    If you wish further details on this estimate, we will be 
pleased to provide them. The CBO staff contact is John R. 
Righter.
            Sincerely,
                                           Steven Lieberman
                                    (For Dan L. Crippen, Director).

                   Constitutional Authority Statement

    Pursuant to clause 3(d)(1) of rule XIII of the Rules of the 
House of Representatives, committee reports on a bill or joint 
resolution of a public character shall include a statement 
citing the specific powers granted to the Congress in the 
Constitution to enact the measure. The Committee on 
Transportation and Infrastructure finds that Congress has the 
authority to enact this measure pursuant to its powers granted 
under article I, section 8 of the Constitution.