Read GOP Bill to Raise the Debt Limit
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

    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

    Click a category within the legend to toggle its visibility.

    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (