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House Session - August 1, 1990

In an unusual action, Speaker Foley made a strongly worded one-minute speech at the opening of the session to condemn the Irish Republican Army terrorist killing of Conservative British House of Commons member Ian Gow. The House passed H.R. 1180 to amend and extend laws concerning housing, community and neighborhood development and preservation, and related programs after rejecting to the Dannenmeyer amendment. The Dannenmeyer amendment sought to limit the budget authority for programs and activities to 4.8 percent more than the previous year’s. The House passed S. 566, a similar Senate-passed bill and subsequently substituted the language of H.R. 1180. The House agreed to H. Res. 444, the rule for consideration of H.R. 3950, the Food and Agricultural Resources Act. The House rejected the Madigan motion to recommit H.R. 3950 to the Committee on Agriculture by a division vote. The House agreed to the Conte and Stenholm amendments. The Conte amendment, as amended by the Huckaby substitut

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    118th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 192 (After 88 days)
    • Debate77 Hours
    • Special Orders30 Hours
    • Votes45 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches14 Hours
    • Morning Hour16 Hours
    • Opening Procedures1 Hour

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