Skip to Content

Legislative Activities

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of June 09, 2014

October 2014
SMTWTFS
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Close
Floor ProceedingsBillsVotes
Time Bill Activity
12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:01:29 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:59 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:11:24 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. today. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:21 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 9.
2:00:26 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:38 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:44 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:16 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:08:58 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 June 5, 2014 at 5:05 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 1044.
2:09:20 P.M. H.R. 4745 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 604. H.R. 4745 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes."
2:09:25 P.M. H.R. 4745 All points of order against consideration of the bills are waived. General debate shall not exceed one hour, after debate the bills shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute for H.R. 4681, an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Rules Committee Print 113-45 shall be considered as an original bill. No amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be made in order except those printed in the report.
2:10:00 P.M. H.R. 4745 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 604 and Rule XVIII.
2:10:01 P.M. H.R. 4745 The Speaker designated the Honorable George Holding to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:10:10 P.M. H.R. 4745 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4745.
2:30:08 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meehan, to transfer $3,000,000 from the salaries and expenses account of the Office of the Secretary to the safety and operations account of the Federal Railroad Adminstration.
2:30:12 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Meehan amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
2:33:50 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Meehan amendment. Mr. Latham stated that the amendment seeks to amend portions of the bill not yet read. The Chair sustained the point of order.
2:35:12 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Farenthold, to transfer $6,000,000 from the salaries and expenses account of the Office of the Secretary to the airport and airway trust fund.
2:35:18 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Farenthold amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:40:32 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Farenthold amendment; Failed by voice vote.
2:41:52 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walberg, to strike section 102 from the bill regarding proposals related to the reduction of motorcycle fatalities.
2:41:58 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Walberg amendment under the five-minute rule.
2:46:12 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:50:59 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Duffy, to ensure that there be no limit or other prohibition for a vehicle transporting raw or unfinished forest product if such vehicle has a gross vehicle weight of 98,000 pounds or less.
2:51:03 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Duffy amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
2:54:38 P.M. H.R. 4745 By unanimous consent, the Duffy amendment was withdrawn.
2:57:47 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation by $340,000,000 and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
2:57:50 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:05:48 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:05:59 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce the Operating Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation by $34 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
3:06:02 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:08:09 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (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.
3:09:42 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Butterfield, to reduce the administrative expenses account of FTA and increase the technical assistance and training account by $2,000,000.
3:09:47 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Butterfield amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:11:33 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Butterfield amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:59 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Griffin (AR), to transfer $500,000 from the adminstrative expenses account of the FTA to the operational account of PHMSA.
3:12:04 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Griffin amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:15:30 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Griffin (AR) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:16:58 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Poe (TX), to strike section 165 from the bill related to light or heavy rail projects in Houston, Texas.
3:17:01 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Poe (TX) amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:26:53 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Poe (TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Poe (TX) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:35:39 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Chabot, to reduce funding in specified accounts by a total of $2,910,252,900 and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
3:35:43 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Chabot amendment under the five-minute rule.
3:42:31 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Chabot amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Chabot demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:42:56 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, to ensure public housing vouchers are renewed.
3:42:59 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Nadler amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
3:50:25 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Nadler amendment. Mr. Latham stated that provisions of the amendment proposes a net increase of the bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
3:56:06 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham moved that the Committee now rise.
3:56:28 P.M. H.R. 4745 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
3:56:38 P.M. H.R. 4745 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4745 as unfinished business.
4:03:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:03:40 P.M. H. Res. 600 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 600 — "Urging the Government of Afghanistan, following a successful first round of the presidential election on April 5, 2014, to pursue a transparent, credible, and inclusive run-off presidential election on June 14, 2014, while ensuring the safety of voters, candidates, poll workers, and election observers."
4:03:51 P.M. H. Res. 600 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:03:53 P.M. H. Res. 600 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 600.
4:17:38 P.M. H. Res. 600 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:19:33 P.M. H.R. 4412 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4412 — "To authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes."
4:19:50 P.M. H.R. 4412 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:19:51 P.M. H.R. 4412 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4412.
4:49:27 P.M. H.R. 4412 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.
4:50:00 P.M. S. 1254 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 1254 — "To amend the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998, and for other purposes."
4:50:08 P.M. S. 1254 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:50:13 P.M. S. 1254 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1254.
5:05:41 P.M. S. 1254 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:06:19 P.M. H.R. 2072 Mr. Benishek moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2072 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs."
5:06:38 P.M. H.R. 2072 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:06:40 P.M. H.R. 2072 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2072.
5:29:17 P.M. H.R. 2072 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:30:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 100 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Con. Res. 100 — "Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964."
5:30:04 P.M. H. Con. Res. 100 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:30:05 P.M. H. Con. Res. 100 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 100.
5:50:28 P.M. H. Con. Res. 100 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
5:51:00 P.M. S. Con. Res. 36 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. S. Con. Res. 36 — "Permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the next of kin or personal representative of Raoul Wallenberg."
5:51:01 P.M. S. Con. Res. 36 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:51:03 P.M. S. Con. Res. 36 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. Con. Res. 36.
6:00:07 P.M. S. Con. Res. 36 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
6:01:12 P.M. H.R. 3211 Mr. Huizenga (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3211 — "To amend the Truth in Lending Act to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction."
6:01:52 P.M. H.R. 3211 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:01:54 P.M. H.R. 3211 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3211.
6:07:53 P.M. H.R. 3211 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
6:08:20 P.M. H.R. 1679 Mr. Huizenga (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1679 — "To amend the Expedited Funds Availability Act to clarify the application of that Act to American Samoa."
6:08:35 P.M. H.R. 1679 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:08:36 P.M. H.R. 1679 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1679.
6:14:42 P.M. H.R. 1679 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:14:43 P.M. H.R. 1679 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
6:15:32 P.M. H.R. 4228 Mr. Duncan (SC) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4228 — "To require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management."
6:15:45 P.M. H.R. 4228 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:15:46 P.M. H.R. 4228 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4228.
6:31:32 P.M. H.R. 4228 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:31:56 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceeding had been postponed.
6:32:19 P.M. H.R. 4412 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4412 — "To authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes."
6:57:52 P.M. H.R. 4412 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 - 2 (Roll no. 272).
6:59:05 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence for the victims of the Las Vegas, NV shooting.
7:01:28 P.M. H.R. 4745 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4745 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes."
7:01:44 P.M. H.R. 4745 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
7:02:07 P.M. H.R. 4745 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.
7:07:01 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 154 - 248 (Roll no. 273).
7:12:09 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Chabot amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 127 - 279 (Roll no. 274).
7:13:40 P.M. H.R. 4745 VACATING DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Mr. Poe (TX) asked unanimous consent to withdraw his request for a recorded vote on his amendment to the end that the amendment stand rejected by the earlier voice vote. Agreed to without objection.
7:13:42 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment; Failed pursuant to a unanimous consent agreement
7:54:45 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gohmert, to reduce funding for the Public Housing Capital Fund by $7.1 million; to reduce funding for the Public Housing Operating Fund by $17.6 million and to apply the total savings of $24.7 million to the spending reduction account.
7:54:54 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gohmert amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:00:55 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gohmert amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gohmert demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:07:58 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, to increase funding for Community Planning and Development, Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS, by $29.1 million and to reduce funding for Information Technology by a similar amount.
8:08:02 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Nadler amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:12:49 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nadler amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Nadler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:13:19 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Capito, to increase funding for the Community Development Fund by $100 million and to reduce funding for the Home Investment Partnerships Program by a similar amount.
8:13:39 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Capito amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:20:06 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Capito amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Capito demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:21:27 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for the Community Development Fund by $200 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
8:21:39 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:25:16 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Broun (GA) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
8:26:03 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for the Community Development Fund by $20 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
8:26:37 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:29:45 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (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.
8:31:26 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Duffy, to increase funding for Continuum of Care and Rural Housing Stability Assistance by $10 million.
8:31:28 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Duffy amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:33:15 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Duffy amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:34:31 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Conyers, to increase funding for the National Homeless Data Analysis Project by $2 million.
8:34:35 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Conyers amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:40:09 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Conyers amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:44:20 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for Rental Housing Assistance by $7 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
8:44:22 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:48:19 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (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.
8:50:33 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to increase funding for Policy Development and Research, Research and Technology, by $1 million and to reduce funding for Federal Housing Finance Agency, Office of Inspector General, by a similar amount.
8:50:36 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson Lee amendment under the five-minute rule pending reservation of a point of order.
8:53:42 P.M. H.R. 4745 By unanimous consent, the Jackson Lee amendment was withdrawn.
8:53:49 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lee (CA), to increase funding for Fair Housing Activities by $10 million and to reduce funding for Information Technology by a similar amount.
8:53:52 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Lee (CA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
8:58:33 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Lee (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:59:12 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to increase funding for creation and promotion of translated materials and other programs that support the assistance of persons with limited English proficiency in utilizing services provided by HUD by $150,000.
8:59:14 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson (FL) amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:02:20 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:10:15 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Himes, to insert a new section providing for establishment of a budget-neutral demonstration program for mulitfamily housing energy and water conservation.
9:10:18 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Himes amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
9:12:54 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Himes amendment. Mr. Latham stated that the Himes amendment proposes to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
9:14:40 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Broun (GA), to reduce funding for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation Office of Inspector General by $1 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
9:14:43 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Broun (GA) amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:20:17 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Broun (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Broun (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.
9:24:52 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, to prohibit use of funds to require the relocation, or to carry out any required location, of any asset management positions of the Office of Multifamily Housing of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in existence as of the date of the enactment of this Act.
9:24:55 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Waters amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:28:07 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Waters amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:29:41 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, to prohibit use of funds to authorize a person to operate an unmanned aircraft system in the national airspace system for the purpose, in whole or in part, of using the unmanned aircraft system as a weapon or to deliver a weapon against a person or property; or to manufacture, sell, or distribute an unmanned aircraft system, or a component thereof, for use in the national airspace system as a weapon or to deliver a weapon against a person or property.
9:29:46 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Burgess amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
9:33:13 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Burgess amendment. Mr. Latham stated that the provisions of the Burgess amendment seek to change existing law and constitute legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
9:40:37 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Hartzler, to prohibit use of funds to enforce section 319 of title 23, United States Code.
9:40:39 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Hartzler amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:46:32 P.M. H.R. 4745 PROCEEDINGS POSTPONED - At the conclusion of debate on the Hartzler amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Hartzler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:47:23 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Ms. Norton, to prohibit use of funds in contravention of the 5th or 14th Amendment to the Constitution or title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
9:47:25 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Norton amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:49:57 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Norton amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:50:28 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Daines, to prohibit use of funds to develop, issue, or implement regulations that increase levels of minimum financial responsibility for transporting passengers or property as in effect on January 1, 2014, under regulations issued pursuant to sections 31138 and 31139 of title 49, United States Code.
9:50:31 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Daines amendment under the five-minute rule.
9:58:06 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Daines amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Cartwright demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:59:45 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeFazio, to prohibit use of funds to approve a new foreign air carrier permit or exemption application under U.S. law of an air carrier already holding an air operators certificate issued by a country that is party to the U.S.-E.U.-Iceland-Nor ay Air Transport Agreement where such approval would contravene U.S. law or the Agreement.
9:59:48 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the DeFazio amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:06:30 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the DeFazio amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:08:02 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to prohibit use of funds in contravention of section 5309 of title 49, United States Code.
10:08:05 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Jackson Lee amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:09:13 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:10:55 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lowenthal, to allow unobligated funds made available to a State in FY 2010 for the Interstate Maintenance Discretionary program under section 118(c) of title 23, U.S.C. as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act to be made available to the State upon request.
10:10:58 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Lowenthal amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:12:15 P.M. H.R. 4745 By unanimous consent, the Lowenthal amendment was withdrawn.
10:13:44 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSantis, to prohibit use of funds under title II to repay any loan made, guaranteed, or insured by HUD.
10:13:48 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the DeSantis amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:14:31 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the DeSantis amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:16:20 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit use of funds to enter into a contract with any offeror or any of its principals if the offeror certifies that the offeror or any of its principals has been convicted of or had a civil judgement rendered against it for certain specified violations; are presently indicted for or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a government entity with, commission of any of the certain specified charges; or within a three year period preceding this offer, has been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes in an amount that exceeds $3,000 for which the liability remains unsatisfied.
10:16:23 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:17:10 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:18:27 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit use of funds by HUD to retain any legal counsel who is not an employee of HUD or the Department of Justice.
10:18:30 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:24:36 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:24:37 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to prohibit use of funds to develop or implement any rule to modify the criteria relating to citizenship that are applied in determining whether a person is eligible to be an operator (including a ship manager or gent) of a vessel in the National Defense Reserve Fleet.
10:24:38 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Garamendi amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:26:37 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:27:57 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the proposed rule entitle "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing", published by HUD on July 19, 2013 in the Federal Register.
10:28:00 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:35:47 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:36:37 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit use of funds to administer the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Roadside Survey.
10:36:42 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Gosar amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:37:10 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:42:06 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Fleming, to prohibit use of funds to acquire a camera for the purpose of collecting or storing vehicle license plate numbers.
10:42:09 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Fleming amendment under the five-minute rule.
10:47:11 P.M. H.R. 4745 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Fleming amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fleming demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:48:05 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to prohibit use of funds for recapitalization of the Ready Reserve Force of the National Defense Reserve Fleet except in a manner consistent with chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code (popularly referred to as the "Buy American Act").
10:48:06 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Garamendi amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:50:43 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Garamendi amendment. Mr Latham stated that the Garamendi amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10:51:00 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit use of funds to make bonus awards to contractors for work on projects that are behind schedule or over budget.
10:51:02 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:58:45 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Grayson amendment. Mr. Latham stated that the Grayson amendment proposed to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
11:00:00 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to add a new section prohibiting use of funds for a transportation project unless all contracts carried out within the scope of the applicable National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 finding, determination, or decision are Buy America compliant. If the Secretary finds that such a requirement is not in the public interest, this requirement can be waived, but only if the designation is justified and made available for public comment 30 days before the waiver takes effect.
11:00:03 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Garamendi amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
11:03:39 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Garamendi amendment. Mr. Latham stated that the Garamendi amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
11:05:01 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit use of funds to authorize, approve, or implement a toll on existing free lanes on any segment of Interstate 4 in the State of Florida.
11:05:05 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendment under the five-minute rule.
11:08:39 P.M. H.R. 4745 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Failed by voice vote.
11:09:27 P.M. H.R. 4745 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit use of funds to provide a per-passenger subsidy in excess of $250 under the Essential Air Service program.
11:09:31 P.M. H.R. 4745 DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Grayson amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order.
11:12:07 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the Grayson amendment. Mr. Latham stated that the Grayson amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
11:13:45 P.M. H.R. 4745 Mr. Latham moved that the Committee rise.
11:14:01 P.M. H.R. 4745 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
11:14:10 P.M. H.R. 4745 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4745 as unfinished business.
11:15:05 P.M. Mr. Chaffetz moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:15:14 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
11:15:15 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 10, 2014.
« Previous Day Next Day »
Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601 | (202) 225-7000

For general inquiries: info.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For general technical support: techsupport.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For HouseLive support: houselive@mail.house.gov