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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: 916 (After 411 days)
    • Debate300 Hours
    • Special Orders142 Hours
    • Votes203 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches71 Hours
    • Morning Hour60 Hours
    • Opening Procedures6 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (