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House Session - May 27, 2020

The House approved a suspension bill, S. 3744, the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, which would sanction China over its treatment of minorities. Lawmakers then voted 232-182 in favor of ending debate on the rule for the re-authorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and by a 228-189 margin they voted in favor of the debate rule for FISA re-authorization. For the first time in the chamber's 231-year history, members were allowed to vote by proxy, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

10:00AM - 10:52AM ETMorning Hour 11:59AM - 1:01PM ETHouse Session, Part 1 2:56PM - 8:54PM ETHouse Session, Part 2 9:09PM - 9:09PM ETHouse Session, Part 3 9:24PM - 9:25PM ETHouse Session, Part 4 9:37PM - 9:40PM ETHouse Session, Part 5

    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 1223 (After 637 days)
    • Debate337 Hours
    • Special Orders178 Hours
    • Votes386 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches75 Hours
    • Morning Hour65 Hours
    • Opening Procedures9 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (