House Approves Bipartisan Continuing Resolution to Fund the Government, 359-57-1
House Session - December 14, 2005

The House passed $600 billion in federal spending for the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Labor Departments. Members also passed the House-Senate compromise on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. They also voted to instruct House conferees to agree to Senate provisions of the Defense spending bill that prohibit torture.

10:00AM - 12:03AM ETHouse Session



    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 1209 (After 633 days)
    • Debate372 Hours
    • Special Orders167 Hours
    • Votes297 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches86 Hours
    • Morning Hour75 Hours
    • Opening Procedures8 Hours

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