Discharge Petition Rule Change

Representative Inhofe presented a bill which would make public the signatures of representative who sign release discharge petitions. These… read more

Representative Inhofe presented a bill which would make public the signatures of representative who sign release discharge petitions. These petitions are used by representatives to bypass the traditional committee review procedure and immediately bring the issue before the House for discussion. Representative Moakley opposed the bill because he felt it would make congressmen more susceptible to lobbying efforts. The measure was passed. close

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Discharge Petition Rule Change

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Program ID:
50915-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 1993 | 1:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 29, 1993 | 1:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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