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Legislative Day of October 15, 2019

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Last Floor Action:
7:32:11 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 16, 2019.

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2:00:06 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:15 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Scott Schneider to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:01:08 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:59 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:01 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Newhouse to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:25 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:07:29 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 3:30 P.M. today.
3:31:34 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 15.
3:32:02 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:32:07 P.M. H. Res. 543 Mr. Sherman moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 543 — "Recognizing Hong Kong's bilateral relationship with the United States, condemning the interference of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong's affairs, and supporting the people of Hong Kong's right to protest."
3:32:40 P.M. H. Res. 543 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:32:41 P.M. H. Res. 543 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 543.
3:50:10 P.M. H. Res. 543 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:50:17 P.M. H. Res. 543 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:50:18 P.M. H. Res. 543 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:50:29 P.M. H.R. 3289 Mr. Sherman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3289 — "To amend the Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 and for other purposes."
3:51:31 P.M. H.R. 3289 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:51:34 P.M. H.R. 3289 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3289.
4:07:44 P.M. H.R. 3289 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:07:46 P.M. H.R. 3289 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:07:47 P.M. H.R. 4270 Mr. Sherman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4270 — "To prohibit commercial exports of certain nonlethal crowd control items and defense articles and services to the Hong Kong Disciplined Services, and for other purposes."
4:08:30 P.M. H.R. 4270 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:08:33 P.M. H.R. 4270 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4270.
4:30:11 P.M. H.R. 4270 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:30:13 P.M. H.R. 4270 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:30:16 P.M. H.R. 4270 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:31:10 P.M. H. Res. 521 Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 521 — "Commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., executive."
4:31:38 P.M. H. Res. 521 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:31:40 P.M. H. Res. 521 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 521.
4:38:01 P.M. H. Res. 521 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
4:38:08 P.M. H. Res. 521 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:39:13 P.M. H.R. 2385 Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2385 — "To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program."
4:39:35 P.M. H.R. 2385 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:39:37 P.M. H.R. 2385 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2385.
4:51:39 P.M. H.R. 2385 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
4:51:42 P.M. H.R. 1199 Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1199 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study regarding the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities."
4:52:20 P.M. H.R. 1199 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:52:22 P.M. H.R. 1199 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1199.
5:01:57 P.M. H.R. 1199 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:01:59 P.M. H.R. 1199 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:02:00 P.M. H.R. 2334 Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2334 — "To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic"."
5:02:39 P.M. H.R. 2334 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:02:40 P.M. H.R. 2334 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2334.
5:17:46 P.M. H.R. 2334 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:17:48 P.M. H.R. 2334 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:17:48 P.M. H.R. 95 Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 95 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of the amounts of certain per diem grants."
5:18:11 P.M. H.R. 95 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:18:14 P.M. H.R. 95 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 95.
5:35:41 P.M. H.R. 95 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:36:02 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to significant narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-74).
5:37:37 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:59 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 15.
6:31:06 P.M. Mr. DeSaulnier filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 629.
6:32:05 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:32:46 P.M. H.R. 2385 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2385 — "To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program."
7:01:55 P.M. H.R. 2385 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 1 (Roll no. 556).
7:01:56 P.M. H.R. 2385 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:04:26 P.M. H.R. 95 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 95 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of the amounts of certain per diem grants."
7:13:24 P.M. H.R. 95 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 557).
7:13:25 P.M. H.R. 95 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:14:40 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:32:03 P.M. Mr. Kim moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:32:10 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:32:11 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 16, 2019.
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