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House Session - February 9, 1995

The U.S. House of Representatives resumed debate on crime legislation. The bill dealt with violent criminals and prisons. It would increase grants to states for prison construction and expansion. To receive grants states would have to strengthen sentencing guidelines. This bill is also designed to limit lawsuits by prisoners and keep prisoners form activities that might make the physically stronger and improve their fight ability. this house has passed several crime bills which would modify the one passed during the last congress.

10:00AM - 8:50PM ETHouse Session

    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 111 (After 60 days)
    • Debate21 Hours
    • Special Orders11 Hours
    • Votes45 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches3 Hours
    • Morning Hour2 Hours
    • Opening Procedures1 Hour

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