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  • House Session
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    House Session

    Thomas S. Foley was elected speaker of the House of Representatives by a vote of 251 yeas to 170 nays. The House agreed to notify the Senate and the President on the election of Rep. Foley.…

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    House Session

    The House adopted Confence Report H.R. 2461 which authorizes funds for military personel in the Defense Department. H.R. 1465, the Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act was passed.…

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    While under the suspension of the rules the House passed several measures. Of special note was H.R. 2987, the Flag Protection Act. This bill amends the United States Code to protect the…

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  • Commission on Human Rights in China
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    Commission on Human Rights in China

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  • House Session
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    The House passed H.R. 2072, making dire emergency supplemental appropriations and transfers for FY89. The House agreed to an amendment by Rep. Whitten aimed at deficit reduction. A motion…

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    The House passed H.R. 1487 which authorized appropriations for the State Department for fiscal years 1990 and 1991 after agreeing to sixteen amendments and rejecting four. The debated…

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    The House voted and agreed to impeach Walter L. Nixon, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge. The House rejected S.J.Res. 100, disapproving the certification by the President under section 481(h)…

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    H.R. 2990 was passed, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for fiscal year 1990. The House began debate on H.R. 3015, FY90 Department…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2655, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to establish more effective assistance programs and eliminate obsolete and inconsistent provisions, and to authorize…

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    The House passed H.R. 3012 to make appropriations for military construction for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1990. Funding was included for the Departments plan to close…

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    Appropriations were passed for the governance of the District of Columbia when the House agreed to H.R. 3026. Of note was the absence of abortion funding restrictions. The legislation…

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    The House passed H.R. 2705 which guarantees federal employees a health benefit program. H.R. 2991 was passed authorizing appropriations for the Commerce, State, and Justice Departments as…

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    House Session

    The House concluded debate and passed H.R. 2461, the national defense bill, to authorize Dept. of Defense appropriations for fiscal years 1990 and 1991.

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    The House agreed to the Senate amendments to H.R. 1502, the District of Columbia Police Authorization and Expansion Act, to authorize the appropriations to DC for additional officers and…

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    The House disagreed to the Senate amendments of H.R. 3072, the FY90 Department of Defense appropriations, and to H.R. 2991, FY90 departments of Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary…

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    House Session

    The House met in Pro Forma session.

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    House Session

    After hearing an address by the president of South Korea, Roh Tae Woo, the House reconvened and debated two bills. H.R. 3299, a concurrent resolution on the budget for FY90 was defeated,…

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    Democratic Revolution in Asia

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House conducted all legislative debate under suspension of the rules. H.R. 1113 gives authorization for the Office of Environmental Quality for FY89-90, H.R. 2587 gives protection to…

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    House Session

    The House debated H.R. 2916 appropriations bill for the Departments of Veterans' Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and other independent agencies, boards, and commissions for FY90.…

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