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Cosponsored — A joint resolution designating May 1988 as “Older Americans Month”.
Cosponsored — A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of Transportation should conduct a full investigation into the management of Texas Air Corporation and Eastern Air Lines since Eastern’s acquisition by Texas Air Corporation.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt free lance authors, photographers, and artists from the capitalization rules added by the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution to designate the week of April 17, 1988, through April 24, 1988, as “Jewish Heritage Week”.
Cosponsored — A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study to determine methods of enhancing interstate and foreign commerce in New York City and northern New Jersey.
Sponsored — A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to rehabilitate the Canarsie Pier located in the Gateway National Recreation Area; to prepare a plan to rehabilitate the electrical systems at Floyd Bennett Field and Fort Tilden located in such area; and to make emergency repairs to such systems.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution designating July 2, 1988, as “National Literacy Day”.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution to provide for the designation of September 15, 1988, as “National Drug Abuse Resistance Education Day”.
Sponsored — Department of Defense Procurement Stretch-Out Disclosure Act of 1988
Cosponsored — A joint resolution designating the week beginning April 24, 1988, as “Handicap Awareness Week”.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution to designate March 29, 1988, as “Education Day U.S.A.”.
Cosponsored — Medical Testing Improvement Act of 1988
Cosponsored — A bill to provide that restrictions may be applied to family planning programs that receive United States assistance only to the extent that the same restrictions apply to domestic family planning programs funded under title X of the Public Health Service Act.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the manufacture, assembly, importation, sale, possession, transfer, receipt, shipment, or delivery of firearms not detectable by metal detection and X-ray systems commonly used at airports in the United States, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — Global Poverty Reduction Act
Cosponsored — A joint resolution designating the week beginning November 27, 1988, as “National Home Care Week”.
Cosponsored — Section 457 Clarification Act of 1988
Cosponsored — A resolution expressing condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Officer Edward Byrne of the New York City Police Department for his tragic and untimely death; expressing support of, and appreciation to, law enforcement personnel in the United States; calling on the Congress to appropriate the maximum amount authorized to fund the law enforcement grant program established by the State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Act of 1986; and calling on the Congress, the President, and the people of the United States to support the bill to rename such Act as the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Act.
Cosponsored — A bill to rename the State and local narcotics control assistance provisions of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 in memory of New York City police officer Edward Byrne, who was slain on February 26, 1988, while guarding the home of a witness in a criminal case involving narcotics.