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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.



    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 548 (After 230 days)
    • Debate158 Hours
    • Special Orders82 Hours
    • Votes144 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches40 Hours
    • Morning Hour40 Hours
    • Opening Procedures4 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (