House Approves Bipartisan Continuing Resolution to Fund the Government, 359-57-1
House Session - July 22, 2020

The House voted to repeal President Trump's 2017 travel ban on certain countries and to limit the president's authority to issue new entry bans. Members also approved a Senate amendment to the Great American Outdoors Act, a public lands package that would permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund as well as establish a fund for national parks and public lands maintenance projects. They also debated and passed a bill calling for the removal from the U.S. Capitol statues and busts of those supporting slavery and white supremacy or if they served voluntarily in the Confederacy. Lawmakers also paid tribute to Representative John Lewis (D-GA), who died Friday, July 17, at age 80 from pancreatic cancer

9:00AM - 9:50AM ETMorning Hour 10:00AM - 2:07PM ETHouse Session, Part 1 2:12PM - 9:51PM ETHouse Session, Part 2

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 1209 (After 632 days)
    • Debate372 Hours
    • Special Orders167 Hours
    • Votes297 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches86 Hours
    • Morning Hour75 Hours
    • Opening Procedures8 Hours

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