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Legislative Day of May 24, 2016

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Last Floor Action:
10:05:47 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 25, 2016.

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10:00:27 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:35 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:54:08 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 24.
12:00:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:24 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:28 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Zeldin to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:48 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:30:45 P.M. H. Res. 742 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 742 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2576) to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 897) to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes."
12:32:03 P.M. H. Res. 742 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 742.
1:15:00 P.M. H. Res. 742 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 742, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:15:42 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 24, 2016 at 9:13 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2613.
1:16:30 P.M. H. Res. 743 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 743 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5055) making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
1:18:43 P.M. H. Res. 743 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 743.
2:16:53 P.M. H. Res. 743 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 174 (Roll no. 231).
2:24:45 P.M. H. Res. 743 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 171 (Roll no. 232).
2:24:47 P.M. H. Res. 743 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:24:48 P.M. H. Res. 742 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 742 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2576) to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 897) to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes."
2:31:38 P.M. H. Res. 742 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 175 (Roll no. 233).
2:37:51 P.M. H. Res. 742 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 - 171 (Roll no. 234).
2:37:53 P.M. H. Res. 742 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:38:37 P.M. H.R. 5077 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5077 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes."
2:44:29 P.M. H.R. 5077 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 371 - 35, 1 Present (Roll no. 235).
2:44:30 P.M. H.R. 5077 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:46:07 P.M. H.R. 2576 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Shimkus asked unanimous consent that the question of adopting a motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2576 with an amendment may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule XX. Agreed to without objection.
2:46:15 P.M. H.R. 2576 MOTION OFFERED - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 742, the Chair recognized Mr. Shimkus for a motion.
2:46:17 P.M. H.R. 2576 Mr. Shimkus moved that the House concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment.
2:46:59 P.M. H.R. 2576 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment.
3:40:05 P.M. H.R. 2576 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:40:14 P.M. H.R. 2576 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment with an amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Pallone demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion until a time to be announced.
3:42:42 P.M. H.R. 897 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 742. H.R. 897 — "To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes."
3:42:47 P.M. H.R. 897 Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 897 and the Senate amendment to H.R. 2576.
3:43:04 P.M. H.R. 897 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 897.
4:33:11 P.M. H.R. 897 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:34:04 P.M. H.R. 897 Mr. Ruiz moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Transportation.
4:34:22 P.M. H.R. 897 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ruiz motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill a section protecting pregnant women and children from pesticides known or suspected to cause adverse health impacts on pregnant women, fetal growth, or early childhood development.
4:41:10 P.M. H.R. 897 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:03:51 P.M. H.R. 897 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 182 - 232 (Roll no. 236).
5:10:31 P.M. H.R. 897 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 258 - 156 (Roll no. 237).
5:10:32 P.M. H.R. 897 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:11:28 P.M. H.R. 2576 Considered as unfinished business.
5:17:21 P.M. H.R. 2576 On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 403 - 12 (Roll no. 238).
5:17:23 P.M. H.R. 2576 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:17:55 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 744.
5:19:45 P.M. H.R. 5055 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 743. H.R. 5055 — "Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
5:19:50 P.M. H.R. 5055 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5055. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments.
5:19:58 P.M. H.R. 5055 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 743 and Rule XVIII.
5:19:59 P.M. H.R. 5055 The Speaker designated the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
5:21:01 P.M. H.R. 5055 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5055.
5:58:53 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to increase funding for Corps of Engineers, Investigations by $1,000,000 and reduce funding for Departmental Administration by $1,000,000.
5:58:55 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
6:01:38 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:01:39 P.M. H.R. 5055 RISING INFORMALLY - The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Secretary of the Senate. Subsequently, the Committee resumed its sitting.
6:02:14 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.J. Res. 88.
6:03:36 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Davis, Rodney, to redirect $10,000,000 within Corps of Engineers, Investigations.
6:03:37 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis amendment.
6:09:28 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Davis, Rodney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:09:55 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Clawson (FL), to increase funding for Army Corps of Engineers, Construction by $50,000,000 and reduce funding for Strategic Petroleum Reserve by a similar amount.
6:09:58 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Clawson amendment.
6:19:30 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Clawson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Clawson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:20:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Rice (SC), to increase Construction, Army Corps of Engineers by $2,241,850 and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount.
6:20:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rice (SC) amendment.
6:22:55 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Rice (SC) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:23:39 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Graham, to increase Operation and Maintenance, Army Corps of Engineersby $3,000,000 and reduce Expenses of Civil Works Program by a similar amount.
6:23:41 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Graham amendment.
6:27:45 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Graham amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:30:15 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Beyer, to strike section 108, which prohibits the use of funds by the Corps of Engineers to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations in effect on October 1, 2012, pertaining to the definitions of the terms "fill material" or "discharge of fill material" for the purposes of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.
6:30:18 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the first Beyer amendment.
6:36:05 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Simpson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:37:12 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Beyer, to strike section 110, which prohibits the use of funds by the Corps of Engineers to develop, adopt, implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations and guidance in effect on October 1, 2012, pertaining to the definition of waters under the jurisdiction of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.
6:37:15 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment.
6:47:29 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment; Failed by voice vote.
6:47:52 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSaulnier, to strike section 111, regarding the posession of firearms at water resources development projects.
6:47:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment.
6:52:14 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the DeSaulnier amendment was withdrawn.
6:54:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. McNerney, to strike General Provisions, Department of the Interior, related to California state water projects.
6:54:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
7:16:47 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McNerney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:18:57 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Griffith, to reduce the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program by $50,000,000, and increase the Fossil Energy Research and Development Program by $45,000,000.
7:18:59 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Griffith amendment.
7:29:16 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:30:12 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. McNerney, to increase Energy Programs, Department of Energy by $2,000,000 and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount.
7:30:14 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
7:32:01 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the McNerney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:32:32 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Buck, to reduce the accounts for Plant or Facility Acquisition, Construction, or Expansion of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs to $0 and apply the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
7:32:35 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Buck amendment.
7:40:09 P.M. H.R. 5055 At the conclusion of debate on the Buck amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Buck demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:41:20 P.M. H.R. 5055 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Simpson asked unanimous consent to withdraw his request for a recorded vote on the amendment offered by Mr. Beyer, to the end that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection. The Chair subsequently put the question on the amendment.
7:41:55 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment; Failed by voice vote.
7:42:07 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lujan Grisham (NM), to redirect funds within the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program.
7:42:09 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lujan Grisham amendment.
7:46:01 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the Lujan Grisham (NM) amendment was withdrawn.
7:46:25 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, to increase Energy Programs, Department of Energy by $15,000,000, and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount.
7:46:27 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry amendment.
7:49:57 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the Perry amendment was withdrawn.
7:50:00 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Bonamici, to increase Energy Programs, Department of Energy by $9,000,000 and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount.
7:50:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment.
7:53:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Bonamici amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:54:11 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, to increase funds for Energy efficiency and renewable energy by $9,750,000 and decrease funds for fossil energy research and development by $13,000,000.
7:54:14 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment.
8:02:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:02:19 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, to increase funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by $285 million and to reduce funding for Fossil Energy Research and Development by a similar amount.
8:02:22 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
8:06:24 P.M. H.R. 5055 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Polis amendment. Mr. Simpson stated that the amendment sought to amend portions of the bill not yet read and was not in order. The Chair sustained the point of order.
8:09:49 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, to reduce funds for fossil energy research and development by $285,000,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
8:09:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment, pending reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn.
8:21:07 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:21:45 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Katko, to redirect funds within the Energy Information Administration to the Northern Border Regional Commission.
8:21:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Katko amendment.
8:24:56 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the Katko amendment was withdrawn.
8:25:30 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Schiff, to increase funding for Nuclear Waste Disposal, Department of Energy by $19,111,000 and reduce Departmental Administration, Department of Energy by a similar amount.
8:25:33 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment.
8:28:50 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:29:26 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Weber (TX), to reduce the Innovative Technology Guarantee program by $7,000,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
8:29:33 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Weber amendment.
8:36:10 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Weber amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Weber demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:36:34 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Welch, to reduce the petroleum reserve account.
8:36:37 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Welch amendment.
8:40:57 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Welch amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Welch demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:41:38 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, to redirect funds within the Office of the Inspector General.
8:41:42 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment.
8:49:42 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:51:21 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Langevin, to reduce funds in the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account by $5,000,000 and increase funds for National Nuclear Security Administration salaries and expenses by a similar amount.
8:51:24 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
8:54:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the Langevin amendment was withdrawn.
8:55:01 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Langevin, to increase funds in the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation account by $5,000,000 and reduce funds for National Nuclear Security Administration salaries and expenses by a similar amount.
8:55:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment.
8:58:03 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
8:58:36 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to strike funds for project 99-D-143, mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility.
8:58:38 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
9:17:50 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Failed by voice vote.
9:18:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, to reduce funding for Federal salaries and expenses by $1 million and to increase funding for other Defense activities by $500,000.
9:18:49 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment.
9:21:52 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:25:47 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Keating, to first reduce, then increase, funding for nuclear regulatory commission salaries and expenses by $1 million.
9:25:50 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Keating amendment.
9:30:30 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Keating amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:33:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Farr, numbered 1 printed in the Congressional Record to strike section 506 pertaining to the further implementation of the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean Policy.
9:33:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Farr amendment no. 1.
9:42:29 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Farr amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Farr demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:43:28 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Brownley (CA), to prohibit use of funds in contravention of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014.
9:43:37 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brownley (CA) amendment.
9:46:35 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Brownley (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:46:44 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, to prohibit the enforcement for the use of funds for certain type of light bulbs.
9:46:46 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment.
9:54:48 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:55:37 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to prohibit the use of funds to expand plutonium pit production capacity at the PF-4 facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
9:55:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
10:02:32 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garamendi amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garamendi demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:02:58 P.M. H.R. 5055 Mr. Simpson moved that the Committee now rise.
10:03:17 P.M. H.R. 5055 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
10:03:28 P.M. H.R. 5055 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5055 as unfinished business.
10:05:34 P.M. Mr. Emmer (MN) moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:05:46 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:05:47 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 25, 2016.
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