US Congress, 102nd Term, Jan 3, 1991- Oct 9, 1992

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  • Start of First Session

    Start of First Session
    Opening Day, President George H.W. Bush
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    First Session

  • End of Gulf War

    End of Gulf War
    The war that had been fought in the gulf since early 1990 had come to an end,
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act

    This act prevents calls from being made by telemarketers to your house before 8, after 9 or by way of auto messages.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1991

    Civil Rights Act of 1991
    Act that helped employees in discrimination cases against their employers. Amended Title VII for workforce members.
  • High Performance Computing and Communication Act

    Facilitated the growth of the "Informaion Super HIghway" and led to the creation of a fiber-optic network that eventually spawned the Internet as we know it.
  • Senate Split

    Senate Split
  • USSR Dissolves

    USSR officialy dissolves four days after The Commonwealth of Independent States is formed among Russian States.
  • End of First Session

    End of First Session
  • Period: to

    Second Session

  • LA Riots

    Los Angeles riots result in over 50 deaths and $1 billion in damage, spurred by the acquittal of four Los Angeles Police Department officers accused in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King
  • 27th Amendment Passed

    27th Amendment makes all Congressional payraises passed fall after the next election.
  • Chineese Student Protection Act

    Made all Chineese Students that had arrived in America on or prior to April 11, 1990 permanate residents. This was in order to prevent the persecution of Chineese when they returned home after the Tiennnamen Square protests.
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction Control Act

    A bill passed in an effort to reduce the number of WMD in the world.
  • Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act

    Allowed for the creation of a series of Corridors in the US that were considered the most important, and highways and raillines were built to facilitate that. It created the highway's and interstates we know today.
  • Land Remote Sensing Policy Act

    This Act allows for the survallience of anything by way of satalite without the public consent for the greater good of the public. This could be envorimental or martial or just people in general.
  • Clinton Elected

    CLinton Defeats Bush, 370 to 168