House Passes Democrats' $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, 233-188
House Session - May 15, 2020

In a 217-189 vote, the House passed H.Res. 965, which allows proxy voting on the chamber floor and committees to conduct business remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members also passed, 208-199, H.R. 6800 (The HEROES Act), the fifth coronavirus aid package. The $3 trillion bill includes money for state and local governments, coronavirus testing, and cash payments to Americans. Due to COVID-19 pandemic social distancing guidelines, members were divided into six groups who each voted separately, and during debate, lawmakers stayed in their offices except during their speaking time.

8:59AM - 12:31PM ETHouse Session, Part 1 12:46PM - 9:38PM ETHouse Session, Part 2

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 1059 (After 553 days)
    • Debate343 Hours
    • Special Orders154 Hours
    • Votes242 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches79 Hours
    • Morning Hour66 Hours
    • Opening Procedures7 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)