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House Session - June 25, 1991

The House passed H.R. 2686, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for FY 92. The House agreed to the Synar (D-OK) amendment regarding grazing fees on land. The House rejected the Burton (R-IN) amendments to strike $2 million for a grant to restore the Chicago Public Library and to strike $3,650,000 for the construction of a Gateway Park associated with the Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Crane (R-IL) amendment to strike all funding for the National Endowment for the Arts was rejected, as was the Glickman (D-KS) amendment to cut funding for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission. The Stearns (R-FL) amendment to cut $7.4 million of the funding for the National Endowment for the Arts was also rejected. The Upton (R-MI) amendment to cut funds in the bill not required by law to be appropriated by 1.67 percent was rejected. The House concluded all general debate on H.R. 2699, making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia for FY 92, but came to no resolution thereon. The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 2332, to amend the Immigration Act of 1990 to extend for 4 months the application deadline for special temporary protected status for Salvadorans. The House also voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 2280, to extend and improve veterans' health care programs.

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    Statistics

    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 572 (After 258 days)
    • Debate170 Hours
    • Special Orders86 Hours
    • Votes147 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches42 Hours
    • Morning Hour42 Hours
    • Opening Procedures4 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)