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Legislative Day of May 29, 2014

October 2014
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10:00:07 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:11 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Kerry L. Bentivolio to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:19 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.
11:20:33 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 29.
12:00:21 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rabbi Stephen Roth, Congregation Etiz Chaim, Passaic, New Jersey.
12:01:36 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:50 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Daines to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:11 P.M. The Speaker recognized Mr. Pascrell for the purpose of introducing the guest Chaplain.
12:03:18 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.
12:35:22 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Trey Gowdy. Mr. Gowdy submitted his resignation from the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:36:38 P.M. H. Res. 603 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 603 — "Electing certain Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
12:36:48 P.M. H. Res. 603 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:36:50 P.M. H. Res. 603 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:44:04 P.M. H.R. 4660 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4660 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes."
12:44:39 P.M. H.R. 4660 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
12:45:35 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to reduce funding for salaries and expenses, legal activities of the Department of Justice by $8 million and to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance (prescription drug monitoring) by a similar amount.
12:45:49 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
12:48:29 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:51:53 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cohen, to reduce funding for salaries and expenses, Drug Enforcement Administration, by $5 million and to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance (grants for backlogs of sexual assault kits) by a similar amount.
12:51:55 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cohen amendment under the five-minute rule.
12:56:25 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Cohen amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:56:34 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cohen, to reduce funding for salaries and expenses, Drug Enforcement Administration, by $18 million and to increase funding for payment to the Legal Services Corporation by $15 million.
12:56:40 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Second Cohen amendment under the five-minute rule.
1:12:02 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Second Cohen amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cohen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
1:45:52 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Pompeo amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 129 - 280 (Roll no. 243).
1:47:32 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the soldiers that lost their lives 70 years ago on D-Day.
1:54:49 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the McNerney amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 306 - 106 (Roll no. 244).
2:00:38 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Bridenstine amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 340 - 71 (Roll no. 245).
2:06:40 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 - 193 (Roll no. 246).
2:11:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the First Cohen amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 127 - 282 (Roll no. 247).
2:16:07 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Cohen amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 238 (Roll no. 248).
2:22:38 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, to reduce funding for the Salaries and Expenses, Drug Enforcement Administration by $35,000,000.
2:22:46 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Polis amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:49:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 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.
2:56:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kildee, to increase funding for Salaries and Expenses, ATF and Explosives, by $15 million and to reduce funding for NASA Exploration by $23 million.
2:58:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Kildee amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:05:09 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Kildee amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:05:30 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to reduce funding for Salaries and Expenses (ATF and Explosives) by $6 million and to increase funding for the State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance (Veterans Treatment Courts) by a similar amount.
3:05:36 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:08:28 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:09:17 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 8 printed in the Congressional Record to reduce funding for Salaries and Expenses, Federal Prison System by $500,000 and to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Activities (Violence Against Women Prevention and Prosecution Programs) by a similar amount.
3:09:34 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 8 under the five-minute rule.
3:15:10 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:16:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Delaney, to reduce funding for Salaries and Expenses, Federal Prison System by $1 million and increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Activities (criminal justice programs) by a similar amount.
3:16:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Delaney amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:19:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Delaney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:19:52 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Connolly, to reduce funding for Federal Prison System (Buildings and Facilities) by $2.2 million and to increase Office of Justice Programs (State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance) by $1 million.
3:20:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Connolly amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:26:16 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Connolly amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:27:03 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gallego, to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Activities ( Office on Violence Against Women) by $2.5 million and to reduce funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance by a similar amount.
3:27:11 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gallego amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:32:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Gallego amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:32:09 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to reduce funding for Research, Evaluation and Statistics (Criminal Justice Statistics and Research) by $4.25 million and to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance (Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant) by a similar amount.
3:32:18 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:37:59 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:39:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cicilline, to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance by $8.5 million and to reduce funding for Science (Construction and Environmental Compliance and Restoration) by a similar amount.
3:43:28 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Cicilline amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:45:02 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cicilline amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cicilline demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:49:17 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kilmer, to increase funding for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance by $2 million and to reduce funding for Science (Aeronautics) by a similar amount.
3:49:24 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Kilmer amendment under the five-minute rule, pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
3:58:42 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Kilmer amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:59:06 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, numbered 18 printed in the Congressional Record to increase funds for grants to distribute firearm safety materials and gun locks by $3,000,000.
3:59:11 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendment No. 18, under the five-minute rule.
4:00:52 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:02:07 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Jeffries, to allocate no less than $5,000,000 to establish and implement innovative programs to increase and enhance proactive crime control and prevention programs involving law enforcement officers and young persons in the community.
4:02:11 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jeffries amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
4:12:15 P.M. H.R. 4660 Mr. Wolf raised a point of order against the Jeffries amendment. Mr. Wolf stated that the provisions of the amendment violate clause 2 of rule XXI by proposing to appropriate funds for a program not authorized. The Chair sustained the point of order.
4:14:18 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, numbered 19 printed in the congressional record to add incest to the provisions of Sec. 202.
4:14:47 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendment under the five-minute rule.
4:20:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 Mr. Culberson raised a point of order against the Grayson amendment. Mr. Culberson stated that the provisions of the amendment violate clause 2 of rule XXI by proposing to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
4:26:19 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for the OSTP account by $1,000,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
4:26:23 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
4:37:34 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
4:38:44 P.M. H.R. 4660 Mr. Wolf moved that the Committee now rise.
4:39:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:19 P.M. H.R. 4660 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4660 as unfinished business.
4:39:47 P.M. ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that, during further consideration of H.R. 4660 in the Committee of the Whole pursuant to H. Res. 585: 1) each amendment (other than pro forma amendments addressed in this order) shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; 2) each amendment shall not be subject to amendment except that the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations (or a respective designee) each may offer one pro forma amendment to an amendment for the purpose of debate; and 3) the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations and the subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies thereof may offer pro forma amendments to the bill at any point in the reading for the purpose of debate but that no other pro forma amendment to the bill be in order. Agreed to without objection.
4:41:24 P.M. H.R. 4660 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4660 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes."
4:41:42 P.M. H.R. 4660 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
4:43:14 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Ms. Kaptur, to transfer $7,000,000 from the Space Technology account to the Space Operations account.
4:43:34 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kaptur amendment.
4:49:45 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Kaptur amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:57:54 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smith (TX), to reduce and then increase the funding for research and related activities, National Science Foundation, by $15,350,000.
4:57:57 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (TX) amendment.
5:09:44 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Lipinski demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
5:10:14 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for the National Science Foundation (non-research) account and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
5:10:18 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment.
5:28:14 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:29:49 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Scott, Austin, to reduce funding for payments to the Legal Services Corporation by $350,000,000 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
5:30:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Austin Scott (GA) amendment.
5:42:56 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Austin Scott (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Austin Scott (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
5:46:36 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Costa, to increase funding to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel of the Department of Justice by $230,000,000.
5:46:39 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Costa amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
5:52:49 P.M. H.R. 4660 By unanimous consent, the Costa amendment was withdrawn.
5:53:14 P.M. H.R. 4660 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.
6:24:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Thompson (CA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 260 - 145, 1 Present (Roll no. 249).
6:28:40 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 66 - 339 (Roll no. 250).
6:32:59 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Cicilline amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 212 (Roll no. 251).
6:37:44 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 208 - 201 (Roll no. 252).
6:42:15 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Scott, Austin amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 116 - 290 (Roll no. 253).
6:42:59 P.M. H.R. 4660 Mr. Wolf moved that the Committee rise.
6:43:10 P.M. H.R. 4660 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
6:43:24 P.M. H.R. 4660 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4660 as unfinished business.
6:44:07 P.M. Mr. Bishop (UT) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 604.
6:45:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4660 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes."
6:45:11 P.M. H.R. 4660 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6:53:40 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Moran, numbered 13 printed in the Congressional Record to strike sections 528 and 529 which prohibit the use of funds to be used to transfer or release any detainee who is or was held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba or construct any facility in the U.S. to house any detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
6:53:43 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moran amendment No. 13.
7:07:39 P.M. H.R. 4660 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 a time to be announced.
7:10:29 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Ms. Esty, to strike section 539 of the bill. Section 539 prohibits the use of funds to be used to require a person licensed under section 923 of title 18, United States Code, to report information to the Department of Justice regarding the sale of multiple rifles or shotguns to the same person.
7:10:32 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty amendment.
7:24:56 P.M. H.R. 4660 By unanimous consent, the Esty amendment was withdrawn.
7:25:43 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hastings (WA), to prohibit the use of funds for grant guidelines or requirements to establish minimum riparian buffers.
7:25:47 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hastings (WA) amendment.
7:34:17 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:34:46 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Doyle, to require the Secretary of Commerce, the United States Trade Representative, and United States International Trade Commission to jointly submit a report to Congress detailing their respective authorities to impose sanctions against corporations or other legal entities that benefit from utilizing trade secrets or other information.
7:34:48 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Doyle amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
7:42:15 P.M. H.R. 4660 By unanimous consent, the Doyle amendment was withdrawn.
7:42:52 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Blackburn, to reduce the funds made available by this act by 1%, with the exception of funds made available to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
7:42:55 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 14.
7:48:33 P.M. H.R. 4660 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.
7:48:56 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Engel, to prohibit the use of funds to lease or purchase new light duty vehicle for any executive fleet, or for an agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum - Federal Fleet Performance, dated May 24, 2011.
7:49:00 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment.
7:53:57 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Engel amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:54:17 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Blackburn, numbered 15 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds for operation, renovation, or construction at Thomson Correctional Facility in Illinois.
7:54:22 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 15.
8:14:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 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 ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Bustos demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:15:02 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Ms. Bonamici, to prohibit the use of funds to prevent a State from implementing its own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of industrial hemp, as defined in section 7606 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-79)
8:15:05 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment.
8:30:53 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bonamici amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Bonamici demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:31:24 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walberg, to prohibit the use of funds for the Investigative and Public Affairs Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation except for the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, the Most Wanted Terrorists, and missing children programs.
8:31:26 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
8:38:42 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Walberg amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Walberg demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:38:55 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, numbered 21 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to enter into a contract with any offeror that has been convicted of misconduct such as theft, forgery, bribery, or violating Federal criminal tax laws.
8:38:57 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment No. 21.
8:41:32 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:42:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Rohrabacher, numbered 25 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to prevent certain States from implementing their own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.
8:42:04 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rohrabacher amendment No. 25.
9:05:20 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rohrabacher amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rohrabacher demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:07:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, numbered 20 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to solicit, offer, or award a contract in which the federal government is required to provide a minimum number of inmates to a private correctional institution or a private detention center.
9:07:22 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment No. 20.
9:19:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 By unanimous consent, the Grayson amendment was withdrawn.
9:19:32 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Holding, to prohibit the use of funds to transfer or temporarily assign employees to the Office of the Pardon Attorney for the purpose of screening clemency applications.
9:19:34 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holding amendment.
9:23:36 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Holding amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Fattah demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:25:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Flores, to prohibit the use of funds to implement Executive Order 13547 (75 Fed. Reg. 43023, relating to the stewardship of oceans, coasts, and the Great Lakes), including the National Ocean Policy developed under such Executive Order.
9:25:15 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores amendment.
9:33:30 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Flores amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:33:41 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Poe (TX), to prohibit the use of funds to enforce section 221 of title 13, United States Code, with respect to the American Community Survey.
9:33:44 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Poe (TX) amendment.
9:36:50 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:37:05 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 10 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds for the "Department of Justice - Administrative Review and Appeals" to use in contravention of sections 509 and 510 of title 28, United States Code.
9:37:07 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 10.
9:42:48 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:43:16 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Massie, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 7606 ("Legitimacy of Industrial Hemp Research") of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law No. 113-79) by the Department of Justice or the Drug Enforcement Administration.
9:43:18 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment.
9:52:45 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Massie amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:53:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Huffman, to prohibit the use of funds to assess or collect the fee established by section 660.115 of title 50, Code of Federal Regulations.
9:53:14 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment.
9:55:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Huffman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:56:18 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Southerland, numbered 24 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to develop, approve, or implement a new limited access privilege program that are not already developed, approved, or implemented for any fishery under the jurisdiction of the South Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, New England, or Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council.
9:56:20 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Southerland amendment No. 24.
10:04:39 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Southerland amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Goodlatte demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:05:55 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, to prohibit use of funds in contravention of the 5th and 14th amendments to the Constitution; title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 809(c)(1) of the Omnibus Crime Control And Safe Streets Act of 1968 (relating to the prohibition of discrimination); Section 210401(a) of the Violent Crime and Law Enforcement Act of 1994.
10:06:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:07:09 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, to prohibit use of funds for the United States Global Change Research Program.
10:07:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry amendment.
10:10:27 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:11:03 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, to prohibit use of funds to enter into a contract with any person whose disclosures of a proceeding with a disposition outlined in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System include the term "Fair Labor Standards Act".
10:11:07 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment.
10:15:58 P.M. H.R. 4660 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.
10:16:22 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to prohibit use of funds to be used for a loan guarantee for Innovative Technologies in Manufacturing under the heading "Economic Development Administration, Economic Development Assistance Programs".
10:16:24 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment.
10:21:35 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:22:28 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit use of funds to negotiate an agreement that includes a waiver of the "Buy American Act".
10:22:31 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
10:24:53 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:25:13 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Salmon, to prohibit the use of funds for examination of climate effects on tea quality and socioeconomic responses under award number 1313775-CNH.
10:25:15 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Salmon amendment.
10:31:54 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Salmon amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:32:35 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit the use of funds to compel a journalist or a reporter to testify about information or sources that the journalist or reporter states in a motion to quash the subpoena that he has obtained as a journalist or reporter and that he regards as confidential.
10:32:40 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
10:39:15 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grayson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grayson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:40:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit use of funds for sundry studies.
10:40:16 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
10:44:48 P.M. H.R. 4660 Mr. Wolf raised a point of order against the Gosar amendment. Mr. Wolf stated that the provisions of the amendment violate clause 2 of rule 21 and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10:46:20 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit use of funds to obtain the contents of wire or electronic communications in a remote computing service as described in section 2703(b)(1)(B) of title 18, U.S.C.
10:46:23 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
10:50:14 P.M. H.R. 4660 By unanimous consent, the Gosar amendment was withdrawn.
10:50:42 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, to prohibit use of funds to design, implement, administer, or carry out the U.S. Global Climate Research Program National Climate Assessment, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report, the U.N.'s Agenda 21 sustainable development plan, or the May 2013 Technical Update of the Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis.
10:51:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:51:58 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Duffy, to prohibit the use of funds to relinquish the responsibility of the NTIA with respect to Internet domain name system functions, including responsibility with respect to the authoritative root zone file and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions.
10:52:01 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duffy amendment.
10:58:51 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Duffy amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Fattah demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:59:36 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garrett, to prohibit the use of funds by the Department of Justice to enforce the Fair Housing Act in a manner that relies upon an allegation of liability under C.F.R. 100.500.
10:59:39 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment.
11:07:53 P.M. H.R. 4660 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garrett amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Fattah demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:08:52 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Luetkemeyer, to prohibit use of funds to carry out Operation Choke Point.
11:08:55 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment.
11:13:02 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Luetkemeyer amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:14:54 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), to prohibit use of funds in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1373(a)).
11:14:57 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment.
11:22:10 P.M. H.R. 4660 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 ayes had prevailed. Mr. Fattah demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:22:46 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meadows, to prohibit the use of funds to negotiate or enter into a trade agreement that establishes a limit on greenhouse gas emissions. The limitation described in the section shall not apply in the case of the administration of a tax or tariff.
11:23:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meadows amendment.
11:24:48 P.M. H.R. 4660 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 ayes had prevailed. Mr. Fattah demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:25:05 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hudson, to prohibit the use of funds to be used for any program not authorized by law as of the date of the enactment of the Act.
11:25:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hudson amendment.
11:27:12 P.M. H.R. 4660 By unanimous consent, the Hudson amendment was withdrawn.
11:27:43 P.M. H.R. 4660 An amendment, offered by Mr. Collins (GA), to prohibit the use of funds to provide assistance to a State, or political subdivision of a State, that has in effect any law, policy, or procedure in contravention of immigration laws.
11:27:45 P.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Collins (GA) amendment.
11:40:19 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Collins (GA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:40:50 P.M. H.R. 4660 WITHDRAWN DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Mr. Walberg asked unanimous consent to withdraw his demand for a recorded vote on the Walberg amendment debated earlier to the end that the amendment stand affirmed pursuant to the earlier voice vote on the amendment. Agreed to without objection.
11:40:52 P.M. H.R. 4660 DISPOSITION OF WALBERG AMENDMENT - The Chair announced that, without objection, the request for a recorded vote having been withdrawn, the Walberg amendment, stands affirmed in accordance with the previous voice vote thereon.
11:41:08 P.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:41:18 P.M. H.R. 4660 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12:09:30 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Moran amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 169 - 230 (Roll no. 254).
12:13:08 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 148 - 253 (Roll no. 255).
12:16:20 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 208 (Roll no. 256).
12:20:06 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Bonamici amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 170 (Roll no. 257).
12:23:47 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Rohrabacher amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 189 (Roll no. 258).
12:26:54 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Holding amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 189 (Roll no. 259).
12:30:42 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Massie amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 246 - 162 (Roll no. 260).
12:34:32 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Southerland amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 223 (Roll no. 261).
12:37:27 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 211 (Roll no. 262).
12:40:21 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 - 183 (Roll no. 263).
12:43:20 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Duffy amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 178 (Roll no. 264).
12:46:26 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 216 - 190 (Roll no. 265).
12:49:26 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 214 - 194 (Roll no. 266).
12:52:13 A.M. H.R. 4660 On agreeing to the Meadows amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 179 (Roll no. 267).
12:52:45 A.M. H.R. 4660 Mr. Wolf moved for the Committee of the Whole to rise and report.
12:52:56 A.M. H.R. 4660 On motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
12:53:01 A.M. H.R. 4660 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4660.
12:53:43 A.M. H.R. 4660 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:53:57 A.M. H.R. 4660 The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
12:54:47 A.M. H.R. 4660 Ms. Moore moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
12:55:07 A.M. H.R. 4660 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the 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 increase funds for various violence against women and sexual assault prevention and prosection programs and decrease funds in the National Science Foundation's agency operation and award management account.
1:03:20 A.M. H.R. 4660 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:09:58 A.M. H.R. 4660 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 220, 2 Present (Roll no. 268).
1:15:39 A.M. H.R. 4660 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 321 - 87 (Roll no. 269).
1:15:40 A.M. H.R. 4660 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:15:44 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:17:36 A.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:17:49 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:17:50 A.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on May 30, 2014.
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