Text of Budget Reconciliation Bill
House Session - May 1, 1996

The House met to debate on the Ocean Shipping Reform Act and funding for the U.S. Marshalls Service. The session began with One-Minute speeches on a variety of issues, then debated the battery recycling legislation and voted on the Journal, the official record of the day’s proceedings. Afterward, a debate ensued on the U.S. Marshalls Service. This bill would require the Justice Department to appoint marshals using federal service rules. Then debate on raising the minimum wage began while considering the rule which governs the procedure for debate on this bill, including amendments. After that vote, a debate began on Ocean Shipping regulation and HIV & AIDs programs. Afterward, members continued with Special Order speeches.

10:59AM - 11:16PM ETHouse Session

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    Briefings for May 1, 1996

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    Hearings for May 1, 1996

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    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 493 (After 264 days)
    • Debate102 Hours
    • Special Orders68 Hours
    • Votes166 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches28 Hours
    • Morning Hour18 Hours
    • Opening Procedures5 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)