H.R. 2136 was passed which limited the length of time an individual could be held for contempt in child custody cases.The House agreed to the Senate amendments to S. 694 amending the Energy Policy and Conservation Act by a voice vote.The House passed H.R. 2696 by voice vote making appropriations for
water development after considering amendments.The House continued consideration of H.R. 2655 to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, considered amendments and came to no
resolution. During nine hours of Special Orders, congressmen spoke on the American flag and the recent Supreme Court decision protecting flag burning as free speech under the First Amendment.
Missing 2 hours of coverage at 10 hours into event.
9:59AM - 8:43AM ETHouse Session