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    House Session

    The House completed all general debate on the situation in the Middle East. The House agreed to three extensions of the time for general debate by two hours, four hours, and four…

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    House Session

    The House introduced 51 public bills, two private bills, and nine resolutions. By a vote of 387 yeas to 23 nays, the House passed H.R. 355, to amend the Reclamation States Drought…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. Con. Res. 2, supporting the United States presence in the Persian Gulf.

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 707, to improve the regulation of futures trading and to authorize appropriations for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 1455, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1991 for intelligence activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Staff, and the Central…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the report making dire emergency supplemental appropriations for the consequences of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, food stamps, unemployment compensation…

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    House Session

    The House failed to agree to H. Res. 101, disapproving the extension of fast-track procedures to start trade negotiations. The House agreed to H.Res. 146, expressing the…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    The House Administration committee’s Task Force on Campaign Finance Reform heard testimony from House members on the need for meaningful campaign reform. The Task Force had…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2521, to make appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1992. The House agreed to the…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 556, to provide for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to obtain independent scientific review of the available scientific evidence regarding associations between…

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 991, amended, to extend the expiration date of the Defense Production Act of 1950. The House passed H.R. 1284, to authorize emergency…

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    House Session

    Members of the House of Representatives debated amendments and legislation facing the House.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2454, to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to impose debarments and other penalties for illegal activities involving the approval of abbreviated…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 3768, to require the least-cost resolution of insured depository institutions, to improve supervision and examinations, and to provide additional resources to the bank…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2, to entitle employees to family leave in certain cases involving a birth, an adoption, or a serious health condition and temporary medical leave in certain cases…

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    House Session

    The Committee on Appropriations received permission to have until midnight to file a report on H.R. 2506, making legislative appropriations for the 1991 fiscal year. The House passed…

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    Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner Keynote Address

    Gov. Wilder, elected governor of Virginia in 1990, delivered the keynote address at the Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner held by the Delaware Democratic party. Gov. Wilder set up…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. 1773, to extend for a period of 31 days the legislative reinstatement of the power of Indian tribes to exercise criminal jurisdiction over Indians.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2038, to authorize appropriations for the 1992 fiscal year for intelligence activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Staff, and the…

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    House Session

    The House approved the Journal of Monday, June 17, 1991. Representative-elect Olver presented himself and was administered the Oath of Office by the Speaker. The House passed H.R.…

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