101st Congress (1989-1991)

President:  George H.W. Bush (R-TX)

House Majority Party: Democrat

House Majority Seats: 260 out of 435

House Speaker: Rep. James Wright (D-TX)

Rep. Thomas S. Foley (D-WA)

 

Vice President: Dan Quayle (R-IN)

Senate Majority Party: Democrat

Senate Majority Seats: 55 out of 100

Senate Majority Leader: Sen. George J. Mitchell (D-ME)

Above: Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell (D-ME)

Enactments:

Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989

Bipartisan Accord on Central America Implementation

Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Transfers, Urgent Supplementals, and Correcting Enrollment Errors Act of 1989

Natural Gas Wellhead Decontrol Act of 1989

Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989

First Continuing Appropriation Act FY 1989

Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1990

Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1990

Second Continuing Appropriation Act FY 1989

Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Act, 199

Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1990

Third Continuing Appropriation Act FY 1989

Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1989

Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1990

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1990

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1990

District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1990

Aid to Poland and Hungary/Passage

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991

Ethics Reform Act of 1989

Supplemental Appropriations Act FY 1990

Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Repeal Act of 1989

Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989

Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991

Fiscal 1990 Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

First Continuing Appropriations Act FY 1991

Second Continuing Appropriations Act FY 1991

Securities Market Reform Act of 1990

Third Continuing Appropriations Act FY 1991

Fourth Continuing Appropriations Act FY 1991

Fifth Continuing Appropriations Act FY 1991

Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

 

Enactments (cont):

Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

Fiscal 1991 Omnibus Reconciliation Act

Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Act, 1991

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1991

Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1991

Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1991

Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1991

District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1991

Military Construction Appropriations Act, 1991

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991

Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990

Clean Air Act Amendments

Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990

Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act

Crime Control Act of 1990

Immigration Act of 1990

Judicial Improvements Act of 1990

Threshold Test Ban Treaty

Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty

Frank Reprimand/Censure

Family and Medical Leave Act/ Veto Override

Emergency Chinese Immigration Relief Act of 1989

Temporary Capital Gains Tax Reduction Act of 1989

Textile, Apparel, and Footwear Trade Act of 1990

Senate Election Campaign Ethics Act of 1990

Educational Equity and Excellence Act of 1990

Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment

Fiscal 1990 Budget Resolution/Adoption

Fiscal 1991 Budget Resolution

Civil Rights Act of 1990

Supplemental Assistance for Emerging Democracies Act of 1990

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991

FS-X Plane Development/Disapproval