Senate Session

The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme… read more

The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for a vote on the nomination to occur at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, October 15, and the vote scheduled to occur today was vitiated. The Senate passed H.J.Res. 107 by voice vote, designating “National Law Enforcement Memorial Dedication Day.” The Senate passed S.J.Res. 160 by voice vote, designating “World Population Awareness Week.” The Senate passed S. 1823 by voice vote, to appropriate funds for the National Cemetery System. The Senate passed S. 291 by voice vote, to settle certain water rights claims of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. The Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2508 by 61 yeas to 38 nays, to authorize funds for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for foreign assistance programs. By unanimous consent, the Senate vitiated a previous action to make technical amendments in various Indian laws, and today concurred in the amendment of the House to the bill, with the Mitchell (for Inouye) Amendment No. 1253, in the nature of a substitute. The Senate vitiated by unanimous consent the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the consideration of S. 1745, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964. close

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

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Program ID:
21896-1
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Senate Proceeding
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Senate Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 8, 1991

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  • Oct 08, 1991 | 2:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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