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House Session - October 9, 1998

This Session of the U.S. House of Representatives began with One Minute Speeches. The House moved on to consider new standards on the type of bankruptcy a person can file. Most debtors who could repay at least 25% of debts over three years would have to file Chapter 13. The House continued with a vote on a resolution to help make mammograms more available to women over 40. Other resolutions discussed and or voted on were Mexican Sewage, Nazi-seized assets, a child nutrition program, Medicare Home Health Care Payment Payment System, Taiwan and World Health Organization, Country Music, Charter Schools, Salvage Cars and Disclosure Laws, Naming a Maryland Post Office, Temporary Fiscal Year 1999 Spending, and Police Officers in School.

8:58AM - 8:55PM ETHouse Session

    118th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 291 (After 145 days)
    • Debate100 Hours
    • Special Orders57 Hours
    • Votes62 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches27 Hours
    • Morning Hour24 Hours
    • Opening Procedures2 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (