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Legislative Day of June 05, 2013

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10:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Stewart to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:27 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.
10:48:01 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 5.
12:01:21 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Thomas Elliott, Cannon United Methodist Church, Snellville, Georgia.
12:03:13 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:18 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Kirkpatrick to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:42 P.M. The Speaker recognized Mr. Woodall for the purpose of introducing the guest Chaplain.
12:05:05 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.
12:45:12 P.M. H.R. 2217 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 243. H.R. 2217 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes."
12:45:17 P.M. H.R. 2217 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2216 and H.R. 2217. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on each bill. The resolution provides that each bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. The resolution provides that the Chair may accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed their amendments in the Congressional Record. The resolution provides one motion to recommit for each bill with or without instructions.
12:45:42 P.M. H.R. 2217 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 243 and Rule XVIII.
12:45:43 P.M. H.R. 2217 The Speaker designated the Honorable David P. Roe to act as Chairman of the Committee.
12:45:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2217.
1:39:28 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Ms. Moore, to increase funds for the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties by $3,346,000 and reduces funds for the U.S. Customs Border Protection Automation Modernization account by $4 million.
1:39:31 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Moore amendment under the five-minute rule.
1:49:12 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Moore amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Moore demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
1:49:34 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Reichert, to increase funds for the U.S. Fire Administration account by $1,838,000 and decrease funds for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management account by $2,838,000.
1:49:36 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Reichert amendment under the five-minute rule.
1:56:38 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Reichert amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:57:07 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, to reduce funds for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Salaries and Expenses account by $43,592,000; strike funding for the 287(g) program; and increase funds for the Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties by $4,359,200.
1:57:13 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Polis amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:11:13 P.M. H.R. 2217 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 later in the legislative day.
2:12:31 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Poe (TX), offered by Mr. Poe (TX) to reduce funds for the Office of the Under Secretary for Management by $10 million and increase funds for Border Security Fencing, Infrastructure, and Technology by $10 million.
2:12:44 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe (TX) amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:15:54 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:16:03 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Heck (NV), to reduce funds for the Office of the Under Secretary for Management by $5 million and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer by $10 million, US Customs and Border Patrol Salaries and Expenses by $2 million, Federal Emergency Management Agency Salaries and Expenses by $5 million, and increase funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency State and Local Projects by $22 million.
2:16:16 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Heck (NV) amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:26:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Heck (NV) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Heck (NV) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:28:09 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Runyan, to reduce funds for the Office of the Under Secretary for Management by $5 million and increase funds for Firefighter Assistance Grants by $5 million.
2:28:11 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Runyan amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:29:40 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Runyan amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:30:18 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grimm, to reduce funds for the Office of the Under Secretary for Management by $7,667,000 and increase funds for the Urban Search and Rescue Response System by $7,667,000.
2:30:19 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grimm amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:37:35 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Grimm amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:37:51 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lynch, numbered 11 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce funds for the Office of the Under Secretary for Management by $15,676,000 and increase funds for Transportation Security Administration Surface Transportation Security by $15,676,000.
2:37:53 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Lynch amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:42:04 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Lynch amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:43:10 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garcia, to reduce funds for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Salaries and Expenses by $10 million and Coast Guard Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements by $3 million and increase funds for US Customs and Border Protection Salaries and Expenses by $10 million.
2:43:12 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Garcia amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:49:41 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garcia amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garcia demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:50:37 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Tipton, to reduce funds for Automation Modernization by $7,655,000 and increase funds for the Federal Emergency Management Agency National Predisaster Mitigation Fund by $7,655,000.
2:50:39 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Tipton amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:00:51 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:01:55 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Deutch, to strike the mandate that funds in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Salaries and Expenses shall maintain a level of not less than 34,000 detention beds through September 30, 2014.
3:01:57 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Deutch amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:29:21 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Deutch amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Deutch demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3:31:26 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to eliminate the Transportation Security Administration Aviation Security and apply the funds of $4,872,739,000 to the Spending Reduction Account.
3:31:28 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:37:23 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:37:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Tipton, to reduce funds for the Transportation Security Administration Transportation Security Support by $4 million and increase funds for Aviation Security by $3 million.
3:38:00 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Tipton amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:43:41 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:44:21 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hudson, An amdendment numbered 10 printed in the Congressional Record to redirect $12,500,000 within Aviation Security for the Federal Flight Deck Officer Program.
3:44:23 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Hudson amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:55:52 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Hudson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:59:18 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mica, No. 8 printed in the Congressional Record to increase funding for the Screening Partnership Program by $31,810,000 and to reduce funding for aviation security by a similar amount.
3:59:48 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Mica amendment No. 8 under the five-minute rule.
4:03:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Mica amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:08:16 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mica, No. 6 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce the account for Aviation Security Screening Operations of the Transportation Security Administration by $23,334,000 and to increase the account for Development and Implementation of Screening Programs of the Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing by a similar amount.
4:08:39 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Mica amendment No. 6 under the five-minute rule.
4:12:58 P.M. H.R. 2217 By unanimous consent, the Mica amendment was withdrawn.
4:19:36 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Ms. Brownley (CA), to provide funding for the Port Security Grant Program at the same $97,500,000 level as the previous fiscal year.
4:19:39 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Brownley amendment under the five-minute rule.
4:27:58 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Brownley (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:28:44 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Swalwell (CA), to provide $97,500,000 in funding for Mass Transit Security Programs.
4:28:46 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Swalwell amendment under the five-minute rule.
4:35:39 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Swalwell (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:36:16 P.M. H.R. 2217 The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:05:05 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Moore amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 167 - 257 (Roll no. 194).
5:13:15 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 180 - 245 (Roll no. 195).
5:18:10 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Heck (NV) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 156 - 268 (Roll no. 196).
5:23:09 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Garcia amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 236 (Roll no. 197).
5:23:47 P.M. H.R. 2217 Mr. Fincher moved that the Committee rise.
5:24:04 P.M. H.R. 2217 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
5:24:14 P.M. H.R. 2217 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2217 as unfinished business.
5:24:42 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted a scanned copy of a letter received from Ms. Julie A. Allen, Director of Elections and Information Technology, Missouri Secretary of State's Office, indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held June 4, 2013, the Honorable Jason Smith was elected Representative to Congress for the Eighth Congressional District, State of Missouri.
5:25:22 P.M. PERMISSION TO TAKE OATH-OF-OFFICE - Mr. Clay asked unanimous consent that Representative-Elect Jason Smith from the Eighth District of Missouri be permitted to take the Oath-of-Office today. Agreed to without objection.
5:27:05 P.M. OATH-OF-OFFICE - The Speaker of the House administered the Oath-of-Office to Representative-Elect Jason Smith of the Eighth District of Missouri.
5:28:20 P.M. The Speaker recognized Representative Jason Smith to address the House.
5:30:23 P.M. WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE - Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Speaker announced that, in light of the administration of the Oath to Representative Smith of Missouri, the whole number of the House was 435.
5:32:16 P.M. H.R. 2217 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2217 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes."
5:32:29 P.M. H.R. 2217 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
5:38:45 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Deutch amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 232 (Roll no. 198).
5:40:27 P.M. H.R. 2217 The Chair recognized Members for the purpose of conducting colloquys.
5:56:24 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Bishop (NY), to eliminate the National Bio- and Agro-defense facility and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
5:56:27 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Bishop (NY) amendment under the five-minute rule.
6:11:37 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bishop(NY) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Bishop (NY) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6:13:50 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Moran, to amend Sec. 533 of the bill to apply to detainees held at Guantanamo Bay on or after December 31, 2005 instead of June 24, 2009.
6:13:56 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Moran amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
6:35:57 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Moran amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Moran demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
6:36:41 P.M. H.R. 2217 Mr. Goodlatte raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Goodlatte stated that section 563 changes existing law in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
7:02:41 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garrett, to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the TSA or a Visible Intermodal Protection and Response (VIPR) team to conduct a security screening other than pursuant to section 44901 of title 49, United States Code.
7:04:42 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Garrett (NJ) amendment under the five-minute rule.
7:12:36 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garrett (NJ) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett (NJ) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7:13:34 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Pierluisi, numbered 12 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to be used to implement, administer, or enforce section 1301(a) of title 31, United States Code, with respect to the use of amounts made available by this Act for "Salaries and Expenses" and "Air and Marine Operations" accounts of U.S Customs and Border Protection for the expenses authorized to be paid in section 9 of the Jones Act (48 U.S.C. 795) and for the collection of duties and taxes authorized to be levied, collected, and paid in Puerto Rico, as authorized in section 4 of the Foraker Act (48 U.S.C. 740), in addition to the more specific amounts available for such purposes in the Puerto Rico Trust Fund pursuant to such provisions of law.
7:13:47 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Pierluisi amendment No. 12 under the five-minute rule.
7:19:48 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Pierluisi amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:19:56 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grimm, to prohibit the use of funds to implement any change in the list of sharp objects prohibited under section 1540.111 of title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, from being carried by passengers as accessible property or on their person through passenger screening checkpoints or into airport sterile areas and the cabins of a passenger aircraft.
7:19:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grimm amendment under the five-minute rule.
7:36:41 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Grimm amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:37:11 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ryan (OH), to prohibit the use of funds by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to provide visas to Brazilians.
7:37:54 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Ryan (OH) amendment under the five-minute rule.
7:50:49 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ryan (OH) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ryan (OH) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
7:51:13 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cassidy, numbered 1 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to implement, carry out, administer, or enforce section 1308(h) of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4015(h)).
7:51:15 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cassidy amendment No. 1 under the five-minute rule.
8:37:53 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cassidy amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Westmoreland demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
8:39:57 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Bustos, to prohibit the use of funds to enter into a contract with an offeror for the purchase of an American flag if, as required by the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the flag is certified as a foreign end product.
8:40:02 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Bustos amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:44:12 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Bustos amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:44:56 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meadows, to prohibit the use of funds to enter into a new contract for the purposes of purchasing ammunition before the date the report required by section 567(a) is submitted to Congress.
8:44:58 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Meadows amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:52:39 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Meadows amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Meadows demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
8:53:19 P.M. H.R. 2217 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit the use of funds to enter into contracts with parties convicted of felonies; to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of the First, Second, or Fourth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States; and to prohibit the use of funds for the purchase, operation, or maintenance of armed unmanned aerial vehicles.
8:53:32 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendments en bloc under the five-minute rule.
8:58:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Grayson amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:01:56 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Murphy (FL), to prohibit the use of funds for the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection program.
9:01:59 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:06:23 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Murphy (FL) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
9:06:46 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Collins (GA), numbered 2 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 236(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1226(c)).
9:06:48 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Collins (GA) amendment No. 2 under the five-minute rule.
9:09:34 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Collins (GA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:10:47 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Thompson (MS), to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the Transportation Security Administration for the Behavior Detection Officer program.
9:10:49 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Thompson (MS) amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:18:36 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Thompson (MS) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (MS) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
9:19:51 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Salmon, to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1373(a)).
9:19:54 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Salmon amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:31:32 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Salmon amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:31:48 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Runyan, to prohibit the use of funds to be used to carry out the amendments made by section 100207 of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (title II of division F of Public Law 112-141) with respect to any property located in the State of New Jersey or the State of New York.
9:31:54 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Runyan amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:39:17 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Runyan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Runyan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
9:40:00 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 44917 of title 49, United States Code.
9:40:03 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson Lee amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:45:39 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:45:49 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gingrey (GA), to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357(g)).
9:46:03 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gingrey amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:02:00 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Gingrey (GA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:02:01 P.M. H.R. 2217 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:30:33 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Bishop (NY) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 80 - 345 (Roll no. 199).
10:36:00 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Moran amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 165 - 261 (Roll no. 200).
10:40:57 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 180 - 247 (Roll no. 201).
10:44:04 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Ryan (OH) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 50 - 373, 1 Present (Roll no. 202).
10:49:21 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Cassidy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 281 - 146 (Roll no. 203).
10:52:51 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Meadows amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 234 - 192 (Roll no. 204).
10:57:02 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Thompson (MS) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 146 - 280 (Roll no. 205).
11:01:56 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Runyan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 148 - 278 (Roll no. 206).
11:03:24 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Flores, to prohibit the use of funds to enforce section 526 of the Energy Independence Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-140; 42 U.S.C. 17142).
11:03:28 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Flores amendment under the five-minute rule.
11:11:53 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Flores amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:14:42 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meehan, to prohibit the use of funds for U.S. Customs and Border Protection preclearance operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.
11:14:45 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Meehan amendment under the five-minute rule.
11:21:53 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Meehan amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:22:10 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lujan, Ben Ray (NM), to add a section which includes the following "For 'Department Security-Federal Emergency Management Agency-State and Local Programs' for the State Homeland Security Grant Program under section 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, as authorized by subsection (f)(2) of such section, there is hereby appropriated, and the amount otherwise provided by this Act for 'Department of Homeland Security-Office of the Chief Financial Officer' is hereby reduced by, $10,000,000".
11:22:13 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Ben Ray Lujan amendment under the five-minute rule.
11:27:00 P.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Carter demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:32:05 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Engel, to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the Department of Homeland Security to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles, for any executive fleet, or for any agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum-Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011.
11:32:07 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Engel amendment under the five-minute rule.
11:36:30 P.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Engel amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:36:43 P.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), to prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the "Morton Memos".
11:36:45 P.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the King (IA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
12:13:51 A.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. King (IA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:14:08 A.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of 1) The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States; 2) Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (relating to nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs); 3) Section 809(c)(1) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (relating to prohibition of discrimination); and 4) Section 210401(a) of the Violent Crime and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (relating to unlawful police pattern or practice).
12:14:12 A.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Ellison amendment under the five-minute rule.
12:17:09 A.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:18:19 A.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Blackburn, to prohibit the use of funds to be used for any activity by Transportation Security Administration Transportation Security Officers outside an airport as defined in section 47102 of title 49, United States Code.
12:18:21 A.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Blackburn amendment under the five-minute rule.
12:26:09 A.M. H.R. 2217 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:26:31 A.M. H.R. 2217 An amendment, offered by Mr. Barletta, to prohibit the use of funds made available under the heading "Departmental Management and Operations-Departmental Operations-Office of the Secretary and Executive Management" may be used for official reception and representational expenses until the Secretary of Homeland Security complies with section 7208 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (5 U.S.C. 1365b).
12:26:33 A.M. H.R. 2217 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 243, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Barletta amendment under the five-minute rule.
12:29:21 A.M. H.R. 2217 On agreeing to the Barletta amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:29:44 A.M. H.R. 2217 Mr. Carter moved that the Committee rise.
12:30:02 A.M. H.R. 2217 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
12:30:11 A.M. H.R. 2217 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2217 as unfinished business.
12:30:48 A.M. Mr. Carter asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on the legislative day of Wednesday, June 5, 2013, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Agreed to without objection.
12:31:08 A.M. The Chair announced the correct tally on roll call vote number 205 was 146 ayes and 280 noes.
12:32:28 A.M. Mr. Carter moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:32:36 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:32:37 A.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 6, 2013.
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