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House Session - May 9, 1989

The House voted to pass H.R. 972 to increase the authority of the Attorney General to settle claims for damages resulting from law enforcement activities of the Department of Justice. The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.Con.Res. 106, passed by the House May 8, and agreed to a conference. H.R. 7 was passed to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act to extend it through 1995 after agreeing to five amendments and rejecting one by voice votes. The House also agreed to an amendment by Rep. Dannemeyer that prevented federal funds to be used to vocational education schools which forbade voluntary prayer.

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    Hearings for May 9, 1989

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    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 444 (After 212 days)
    • Debate83 Hours
    • Special Orders66 Hours
    • Votes156 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches26 Hours
    • Morning Hour15 Hours
    • Opening Procedures4 Hours

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