Senate Session

The Senate passed H.R. 2467, the drought disaster assistance bill. The Senate passed S. 1352, to authorize appropriations for the… read more

The Senate passed H.R. 2467, the drought disaster assistance bill. The Senate passed S. 1352, to authorize appropriations for the Defense Department for FY90 and FY91. In the debate before the vote, the Bond amendment to fund an accidental launch protection system was rejected. The Senate also passed H.R. 2799, to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 for 1990 crops to allow the planting of alternative crops. Also, the Senate passed S. 1036, the Rural Partnership Act, to improve the economic, community, and educational well-being of rural America. The Senate passed S. 1446, to authorize appropriations for FY90 and FY91 for military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe military personnel levels. The Senate passed S. 1149, to authorize certain construction at military installations for FY90 and FY91. Senate passed S. 1447, to authorize appropriations for the Department of Energy for national security programs for FY90. Senate passed S. 1448, to authorize the end strengths for the Armed Forces for FY90 and FY91, to provide for certain matters relating to military personnel management. The Senate also began consideration of S. 1153, the Veterans' Agent Orange Exposure and Service Benefits Act, to provide for interim benefits for Vietnam era veterans who have certain diseases; and to improve the reporting requirements relating to the “Ranch Hand Study.” close

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Senate Session

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Program ID:
8620-1
Category:
Senate Proceeding
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Senate Proceeding
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 2, 1989

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  • Aug 02, 1989 | 10:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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