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House Session - January 21, 2021

The House approved a waiver to allow Lloyd Austin, a retired U.S. Army general, to serve as secretary of defense. Existing law required a seven-year waiting period for retired general officers, and General Austin retired in 2016.

1:59PM - 2:06PM ETHouse Session, Part 1 2:12PM - 4:11PM ETHouse Session, Part 2

    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 323 (After 169 days)
    • Debate51 Hours
    • Special Orders49 Hours
    • Votes121 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches18 Hours
    • Morning Hour8 Hours
    • Opening Procedures2 Hours

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