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House Session - September 23, 1988

The House agreed to the Derrick motion to table the Rowland of Connecticut motion to discharge the Committee on Armed Services from further consideration of H.R. 4264, National Defense Authorization Act for FY89. The House agreed to H. Res. 540, providing for agreeing to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1154, to remedy injury to the United States textile and apparel industries caused by increased imports. The House passed H.R. 5142, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish grant programs, and confidentiality protections, relating to counseling and testing with respect to acquired immune deficiency syndrome. The House cleared for the president H.R. 2884, to assure uniformity in the exercise of regulatory jurisdiction pertaining to the transportation of natural gas and to clarify that the local transportation of natural gas by a distribution company is a matter within State jurisdiction and subject to regulation by State commissions. The House passed S. 2042, to authorize the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Project, Inc., to construct a statue of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in honor and recognition of the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam conflict.

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 194 (After 74 days)
    • Debate15 Hours
    • Special Orders36 Hours
    • Votes80 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches17 Hours
    • Morning Hour15 Hours
    • Opening Procedures1 Hour

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