House Session

The House passed the crime control bill, H.R. 5269 after agreeing to the Hughes, Douglas, Waxman, and Dingell amendments and rejecting the… read more

The House passed the crime control bill, H.R. 5269 after agreeing to the Hughes, Douglas, Waxman, and Dingell amendments and rejecting the Sensenbrenner amendment. The Hughes amendment changed provisions concerning racially discriminatory death penalty sentences. The Douglas amendment created a broad good faith exception to the rule prohibiting the use of illegally obtained evidence at a trial. The Waxman amendment provided a grant to trauma centers to help defray the costs incurred by drug related violence. The Dingell amendment established certification standards for drug-testing laboratories. The Sensenbrenner amendment would have struck provisions which bar the execution of prisoners who demonstrate that racial discrimination was a factor in their sentences. The House agreed to the Aspin motion that the conference committee on H.R. 4739, Defense authorizations, be closed to the public when sensitive material is being discussed. The House passed H.J.Res. 660, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 1991. The rule, H.Res. 495, was agreed to earlier by a voice v ote followed by a division vote. The House agreed to the Porter motion to instruct the conferees on S. 1430, enhancing national and community service, to insist on certain provisions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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14365-1
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House Proceeding
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House Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 5, 1990
Last Aired:
Oct 6, 1990

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  • Oct 05, 1990 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 06, 1990 | 6:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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