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Legislative Day of July 14, 2014

September 2014
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12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:32 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug LaMalfa to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:00 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.
12:05:05 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 14.
2:00:31 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:54 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:59 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:19 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:37 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II 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 July 14, 2014, at 11:19 a.m. that that body had passed S. 1104, S. 653, S. 2056, S. 2057, H.R. 1376, and H.R. 1813.
2:07:12 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 P.M. today.
3:02:53 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 14.
3:03:02 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:04:00 P.M. H.R. 5031 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5031 — "To define STEM education to include computer science, and to support existing STEM education programs at the National Science Foundation."
3:04:03 P.M. H.R. 5031 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:04:06 P.M. H.R. 5031 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5031.
3:25:40 P.M. H.R. 5031 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:25:41 P.M. H.R. 5031 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:26:05 P.M. H.R. 1786 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1786 — "To reauthorize the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program, and for other purposes."
3:26:09 P.M. H.R. 1786 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:26:12 P.M. H.R. 1786 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1786.
3:37:59 P.M. H.R. 1786 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:38:00 P.M. H.R. 1786 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:31 P.M. H.R. 5056 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5056 — "To improve the efficiency of Federal research and development, and for other purposes."
3:38:43 P.M. H.R. 5056 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:38:44 P.M. H.R. 5056 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5056.
3:47:58 P.M. H.R. 5056 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:48:12 P.M. H.R. 5056 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:48:49 P.M. H.R. 5029 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5029 — "To provide for the establishment of a body to identify and coordinate international science and technology cooperation that can strengthen the domestic science and technology enterprise and support United States foreign policy goals."
3:49:01 P.M. H.R. 5029 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:49:02 P.M. H.R. 5029 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5029.
3:54:46 P.M. H.R. 5029 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.
3:57:03 P.M. H.R. 4185 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4185 — "To revise certain authorities of the District of Columbia courts, the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes."
3:57:17 P.M. H.R. 4185 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:57:19 P.M. H.R. 4185 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4185.
4:03:17 P.M. H.R. 4185 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:03:21 P.M. H.R. 4185 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:03:33 P.M. H.R. 451 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 451 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 North Brevard Avenue in Cocoa Beach, Florida, as the "Richard K. Salick Post Office"."
4:03:45 P.M. H.R. 451 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:03:48 P.M. H.R. 451 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 451.
4:11:49 P.M. H.R. 451 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:11:53 P.M. H.R. 451 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:12:15 P.M. H.R. 606 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 606 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the "Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building"."
4:12:29 P.M. H.R. 606 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:12:30 P.M. H.R. 606 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 606.
4:18:19 P.M. H.R. 606 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:18:23 P.M. H.R. 606 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:18:33 P.M. H.R. 2223 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2223 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the "Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building"."
4:18:47 P.M. H.R. 2223 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:18:48 P.M. H.R. 2223 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2223.
4:25:38 P.M. H.R. 2223 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:25:43 P.M. H.R. 2223 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:26:10 P.M. H.R. 3534 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3534 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Michigan Avenue in Jackson, Michigan, as the "Officer James Bonneau Memorial Post Office"."
4:26:24 P.M. H.R. 3534 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:26:28 P.M. H.R. 3534 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3534.
4:32:21 P.M. H.R. 3534 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:32:26 P.M. H.R. 3534 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:33:05 P.M. H.R. 4355 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4355 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 B Street in Perryville, Arkansas, as the "Harold George Bennett Post Office"."
4:33:12 P.M. H.R. 4355 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:33:18 P.M. H.R. 4355 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4355.
4:39:54 P.M. H.R. 4355 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:59 P.M. H.R. 4355 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:40:10 P.M. H.R. 2802 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2802 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 418 Liberty Street in Covington, Indiana, as the "Fountain County Veterans Memorial Post Office"."
4:40:23 P.M. H.R. 2802 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:40:24 P.M. H.R. 2802 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2802.
4:48:28 P.M. H.R. 2802 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:48:32 P.M. H.R. 2802 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:48:44 P.M. H.R. 3027 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3027 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 Miller Valley Road in Prescott, Arizona, as the "Barry M. Goldwater Post Office"."
4:49:14 P.M. H.R. 3027 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:49:16 P.M. H.R. 3027 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3027.
4:53:00 P.M. H.R. 3027 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:53:29 P.M. H.R. 3027 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:54:00 P.M. H.R. 3085 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3085 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the "Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building"."
4:54:09 P.M. H.R. 3085 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:54:11 P.M. H.R. 3085 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3085.
5:00:18 P.M. H.R. 3085 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:00:30 P.M. H.R. 3085 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:01:00 P.M. H.R. 4416 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4416 — "To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building"."
5:01:02 P.M. H.R. 4416 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:04 P.M. H.R. 4416 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4416.
5:07:53 P.M. H.R. 4416 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:08:00 P.M. H.R. 4416 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:08:32 P.M. H.R. 2291 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2291 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 450 Lexington Avenue in New York, New York, as the "Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office"."
5:08:40 P.M. H.R. 2291 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:08:42 P.M. H.R. 2291 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2291.
5:14:05 P.M. H.R. 2291 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:14:09 P.M. H.R. 2291 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:14:20 P.M. H.R. 4197 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4197 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the period of certain authority with respect to judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers, and for other purposes."
5:14:28 P.M. H.R. 4197 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:14:29 P.M. H.R. 4197 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4197.
5:23:59 P.M. H.R. 4197 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:24:04 P.M. H.R. 4197 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:24:14 P.M. H.R. 4193 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4193 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to change the default investment fund under the Thrift Savings Plan, and for other purposes."
5:24:33 P.M. H.R. 4193 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:24:36 P.M. H.R. 4193 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4193.
5:36:56 P.M. H.R. 4193 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:37:07 P.M. H.R. 4195 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4195 — "To amend chapter 15 of title 44, United States Code (commonly known as the Federal Register Act), to modernize the Federal Register, and for other purposes."
5:37:28 P.M. H.R. 4195 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:37:31 P.M. H.R. 4195 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4195.
5:44:31 P.M. H.R. 4195 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:45:13 P.M. H.R. 1192 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1192 — "To redesignate Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as "Mount Jessie Benton Fre'mont"."
5:45:26 P.M. H.R. 1192 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:45:28 P.M. H.R. 1192 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1192.
5:52:18 P.M. H.R. 1192 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:52:31 P.M. H.R. 1192 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:52:59 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:45 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 14.
6:30:51 P.M. Mr. Webster (FL) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 669.
6:30:52 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:37 P.M. H.R. 4195 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4195 — "To amend chapter 15 of title 44, United States Code (commonly known as the Federal Register Act), to modernize the Federal Register, and for other purposes."
7:02:40 P.M. H.R. 4195 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 386 - 0 (Roll no. 405).
7:02:41 P.M. H.R. 4195 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:03:31 P.M. H.R. 5029 Considered as unfinished business.
7:10:30 P.M. H.R. 5029 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 346 - 41 (Roll no. 406).
7:10:31 P.M. H.R. 5029 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:11:04 P.M. H.R. 5016 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 661. H.R. 5016 — "Making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes."
7:11:09 P.M. H.R. 5016 The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 5016 and H.R. 4718. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill. Amendments may be offered to H.R. 5016, however no amendments are in order for H.R. 4718 except for the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means and modified by the amendment printed in House Report 113-517. One motion to recommit is allowed for each bill.
7:11:38 P.M. H.R. 5016 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 661 and Rule XVIII.
7:11:39 P.M. H.R. 5016 The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
7:12:09 P.M. H.R. 5016 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5016.
8:00:49 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Sessions, to reduce funding for salaries and expenses at the Department of Treasury by $1.75 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
8:00:52 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sessions amendment.
8:06:13 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:07:38 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to increase funding for salaries and expenses of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence by $5 million and to reduce funding for salaries and expenses of Administration of Treasury Inspector General for Tax by a similar amount.
8:07:42 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
8:12:21 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Failed by voice vote.
8:13:42 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Posey, to increase funding for salaries and expenses for administration under Treasury Inspector General for Tax by $1 million and to reduce funding for Enforcement at IRS by a similar amount.
8:13:45 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Posey amendment.
8:21:55 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Posey amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:23:15 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to reduce funding for salaries and expenses of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network by $200,000 and to increase funding for taxpayer services at the IRS by $100,000.
8:23:18 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
8:30:44 P.M. H.R. 5016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:31:30 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lynch, to increase funding for salaries and expenses for Financial Crimes Enforcement Network by $3,339,000 and to reduce funding for the Federal Buildings Fund at GSA by a $3,339,000.
8:31:33 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lynch amendment.
8:36:19 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Lynch amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:37:25 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to increase funding for the Fund Program Account of the Community Development Financial Institutions by $500,000 and to reduce funding for taxpayer services at IRS by $1 million.
8:37:29 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
8:40:15 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:41:32 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Roskam, to increase funding for taxpayer services at IRS by $10 million and to reduce funding for enforcement at IRS by a similar amount.
8:41:34 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roskam amendment.
8:48:53 P.M. H.R. 5016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Roskam amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Roskam demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:49:22 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to increase funding for taxpayer services at IRS by $2.8 million.
8:49:24 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
8:51:36 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:52:55 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Blackburn, to reduce funding for IRS enforcement by $2 million and to increase funding for CPSC salaries and expenses by $1 million.
8:53:00 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment.
8:59:46 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:00:33 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to reduce funding for tax enforcement activities of the IRS by $353 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
9:00:35 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
9:06:32 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:07:57 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Huizenga (MI), to reduce funding for enforcement at IRS by $788,111,800 and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
9:08:02 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga (MI) amendment.
9:14:12 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Huizenga (MI) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:15:51 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Camp, to reduce funding for operations support at IRS by $2 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
9:15:52 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Camp amendment.
9:22:05 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Camp amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:32:38 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to increase funding for salaries and expenses of Courts of Appeals, District Courts and Judicial Services by $42 million and to reduce funding for GSA rental of space under Real Property Activities, Federal Buildings Fund by $43 million.
9:32:41 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
9:37:08 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:41:26 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Ms. Moore, to strike section 501 from the bill which relates to administrative provisions of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, specifically, the repeal of section 1017(a)(2)(C) of Public Law 111-203.
9:41:35 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment.
9:50:51 P.M. H.R. 5016 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 a time to be announced.
9:53:39 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, to insert new provisions which strike section 502 making CFPB part of the appropriations process.
9:53:52 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:00:04 P.M. H.R. 5016 Mr. Crenshaw raised a point of order against the Waters amendment. Mr. Crenshaw stated that the provisions of the Waters amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10:07:54 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, to increase funding for salaries and expenses of the SEC by $300 million and to reduce the amount available in the proviso regarding offsetting collections by a similar amount.
10:07:57 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment.
10:20:54 P.M. H.R. 5016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Waters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:21:32 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to reduce salaries and expenses at SBA by $3,882,000 and to increase funding for entrepeneurial development programs by a similar amount.
10:21:34 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
10:25:26 P.M. H.R. 5016 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:32:06 P.M. H.R. 5016 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, to add a new section which amends section 204 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 regarding investment adviser fees by the SEC.
10:32:10 P.M. H.R. 5016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:38:25 P.M. H.R. 5016 Mr. Crenshaw raised a point of order against the Waters amendment. Mr. Crenshaw stated that the provisions of the Waters amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10:40:51 P.M. H.R. 5016 Mr. Crenshaw moved that the Committee rise.
10:41:07 P.M. H.R. 5016 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
10:41:16 P.M. H.R. 5016 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5016 as unfinished business.
10:42:10 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
10:44:06 P.M. Mr. Thompson (PA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:44:40 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:44:51 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 15, 2014.
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