Senate Session

The Senate passed H. R. 2712, the Emergency Chinese Immigration Act, to waive the 2-year foreign residence requirement for visiting Chinese… read more

The Senate passed H. R. 2712, the Emergency Chinese Immigration Act, to waive the 2-year foreign residence requirement for visiting Chinese students in order to apply for U.S. citizenship. The Senate approved H.R. 2989, making appropriations for the Treasury Dept., U.S. Postal Service, executive office of the president and other agencies. The Senate passed H.R. 2461, authorizing appropriations for the Department of Defense for FY90 and FY91, continuing funding for the B-2 aircraft, SDI research, and the MX and Midgetman missile programs. The Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act, S. 686, was passed to consolidate and improve federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oil spills. The Senate passed H.R. 3024 to increase the public debt limit. The Senate adjourned until Sept. 6, 1989. close

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

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Program ID:
8626-1
Category:
Senate Proceeding
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Senate Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 1989

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  • Aug 04, 1989 | 9:13am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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