[House Report 106-828] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] 106th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session 106-828 ====================================================================== CLIFFORD P. HANSEN FEDERAL COURTHOUSE _______ September 7, 2000.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Shuster, from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany S. 1794] [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office] The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1794) to designate the Federal courthouse at 145 East Simpson Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming, as the ``Clifford P. Hansen Federal Courthouse'', having considered the same, report favorably thereon without amendment and recommend that the bill do pass. Clifford P. Hansen was born on October 16, 1912 in Zenith, Wyoming. He attended the University of Wyoming, and later became a member of the Board of Trustees from 1946 until 1966. He served as president of the University from 1955 to 1962. While a member of the Board of Trustees, he became involved in cattle ranching, which would lead to his involvement in land rights advocacy. He served as an officer on the American National Cattlemen's Association and the Livestock Research and Marketing Advisory Committee, and commissioner of the Columbia Interstate Compact and the Snake River Compact. Senator Hansen was elected Governor of Wyoming in 1963, where he served for a single term. After serving as Governor, he was elected to the United State Senate in 1966. He served from 1967 until he resigned from the Senate on New Year's Eve, 1978. During his tenure in the Senate, he was a leader in granting states fair compensation for their natural resources. President Reagan appointed him to the Committee on Federalism in 1981, where he studied a variety of ways to reform the federal government. Senator Hansen currently is a member of the board of several financial and civic organizations and has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wyoming. He lives in Jackson, Wyoming with his wife, Martha, and has two children, Mary and Peter. COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION On July 26, 2000, the Committee met in open session and ordered reported S. 1794, designating the Federal building located at 145 East Simpson Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming as the ``Clifford P. Hansen Federal Courthouse,'' approved July 25, 2000, by the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Transportation, by voice vote with a quorum present. There were no recorded votes taken during Committee consideration of S. 1794. 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 S. 1794, reported. A motion by Mr. Franks to order S. 1794, 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 S. 1794. 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 S. 1794, from the Director of the Congressional Budget Office. U.S. Congress, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC, July 27, 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 July 26, 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. 4806, a bill to designate the Federal building located at 1710 Alabama Avenue in Jasper, Alabama, as the ``Carl Elliott Federal Building''; and S. 1794, an act to designate the Federal courthouse at 145 East Simpson Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming, as the ``Clifford P. Hansen Federal Courthouse.'' 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.