Senate Session

The Senate passed H. Con. Res. 121, setting forth the congressional budget for the next five fiscal years. The Reid… read more

The Senate passed H. Con. Res. 121, setting forth the congressional budget for the next five fiscal years. The Reid Amendment, to provide for a more gradual period of transition to the changes in benefit computation rules enacted in the Social Security Amendments of 1977 ; the Conrad Amendment, to express the sense of the Congress that the President and a Congressional delegation should meet next year to establish a new multi-year deficit reduction plan; and the Specter Amendments, to increase budget authority for the Department of Transportation and to enact legislation to exclude the funds within the Transportation Trust Fund from the definition of deficit , were all adopted. Simon Amendments No.82, to reduce budget authority for defense spending by two percent and one percent, respectively, were rejected, as was the Brown amendment No. 76, to eliminate the honey price support program. The Senate passed S.J. Res. 97, to recognize the armed forces for their victory in the Persian Gulf. The Senate also passed several resolutions establishing national monuments. The Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to the consideration of S. 429, to amend the Sherman Act regarding retail competition. A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for the consideration of S. Res. 117, expressing the sense of the Senate relating to agricultural export credit guarantees to the Soviet Union. close

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Senate Session

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Senate Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 25, 1991

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