Senate Session

The Senate agreed to S.Res. 142, relative to the death of A.B. “Happy” Chandler, a former Senator from Kentucky. The Senate passed… read more

The Senate agreed to S.Res. 142, relative to the death of A.B. “Happy” Chandler, a former Senator from Kentucky. The Senate passed S.Con.Res. 49, authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for the unveiling of the portrait bust of President George Bush on June 27, 1991. The Senate passed S. 1106, to amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to strengthen such Act. The Kerrey (D-NE) amendment 372, to increase the amount of funds that may be used for administrative costs, was adopted. The Senate continued consideration of S. 1241, to control crime and reduce violent crime. The Thurmond (R-SC)/Biden (D-DE) amendment 369, to establish Constitutional procedures for the imposition of the sentence of death, was adopted. The Thurmond (R-SC) amendment 368, to permit exceptions to the exclusionary rule in searches where there was no search warrant if conforming to the Fourth Amendment, was pending, as was the Inouye (D-HI) amendment to accord Indian Tribal governments a right similar to state governments to determine whether the death penalty should apply to offenses committed by Indians, and the Biden (D-DE) amendment, to modify the application of the death penalty with respect to drug kingpins in which no murder has been the direct result of the crime. A unanimous-consent time-agreement was reached providing for consideration of certain amendments to be proposed today and on June 25, with votes to occur on the pending and proposed amendments on June 25. close

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Program ID:
18563-1
Category:
Senate Proceeding
Format:
Senate Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 1991 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 24, 1991 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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