DEMOCRATIC STUDY GROUP - U.S. HOUSE OF R RESENTATIVES - WASHINGTON. D.C - Tel. : ns.S&S8
HON. MATTHEW F. McHUGH (New York) - Chairman RIC.HARD P. CONLON - Executive Director
SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 3, 1983
~: This DSG Legislative Report
covers Democratic Caucus activities
as well as House Floor legislative
MONDAY, JAN. 3
Democratic Caucus -- Meets at 9:30 a.m. to c on~ider whether
to omit from the rules package for the 98th Congress the
proposed House rule change requiring two-thirds of the House
to sign a discharge petition on a Constitutional Amendment.
Opening Day Activities -- The House will convene at noon to
swear-in Members of Congress, elect the Speaker, and take up
a number of routine housekeeping measures, such as electing
House officers and notifying the Senate and President that
the House has convened.
Rules of the House -- H.Res. 1, will provide for the standing
rules of the 98th Congress (page 1). Key votes are expected.
TUESDAY, JAN. 4
* Democratic Caucus -- Meets at 10 a.m. to elect Committee
Chairmen for the 98th Congress.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5
THURSDAY & FRIDAY, JAN. 6 & 7
Democratic Caucus -- Meets at 10 a.m. Thursday to consider
Steering & Policy Committee recommendations with respect
to Ways & Means, Budget. Appropriations, and other standing
committee aSSignments. Key votes are anticipated.
House Floor Action -- It is expected that there will be a
House session either Thursday afternoon or Friday to ratify
the actions of the Democratic Caucus and the Republican
Conference with respect to assignment of Members to House
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Congressman Charles Wilson began his political career in 1960 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. He served in the Texas House of Representatives for six years and was then elected to the Texas Senate in 1966. On November 7, 1972, the second district of Texas elected Charles Wilson to the U.S. House of Representatives. He retired from the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996.
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