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Legislative Day of June 03, 2015

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:29 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Garret Graves to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:00 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.
11:08:10 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:21 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 3.
12:00:48 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend William Rice, Calvary Baptist Church, Clearwater, Florida.
12:01:58 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:07 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Graves of GA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:02 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.
12:25:46 P.M. H. Res. 288 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 288 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2289) to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to better protect futures customers, to provide end-users with market certainty, to make basic reforms to ensure transparency and accountability at the Commission, to help farmers, ranchers, and end-users manage risks, to help keep consumer costs low, and for other purposes."
12:29:03 P.M. H. Res. 288 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 288.
1:11:41 P.M. H. Res. 288 The previous question was ordered without objection.
1:41:11 P.M. H. Res. 288 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 182 (Roll no. 274).
1:41:12 P.M. H. Res. 288 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:41:40 P.M. H.R. 2578 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2578 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes."
1:41:55 P.M. H.R. 2578 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
1:42:12 P.M. H.R. 2578 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.
1:48:58 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Pittenger amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 263 (Roll no. 275).
1:52:46 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 170 - 256 (Roll no. 276).
1:56:28 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Farr amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 153 - 273 (Roll no. 277).
1:59:54 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 168 - 257 (Roll no. 278).
2:04:07 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 232 (Roll no. 279).
2:08:46 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Bonamici amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 282 - 146 (Roll no. 280).
2:14:07 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 244 (Roll no. 281).
2:17:47 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 27 - 399, 1 Present (Roll no. 282).
2:21:50 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Rohrabacher amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 186 (Roll no. 283).
2:25:57 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 245 - 182 (Roll no. 284).
2:30:20 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 206 - 222 (Roll no. 285).
2:34:53 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 297 - 130 (Roll no. 286).
2:39:42 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 196 (Roll no. 287).
2:44:03 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Massie, to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 7606 ("Legitimacy of Industrial Hemp Research") of the Agricultural Act of 2014 by the Department of Justice or the Drug Enforcement Administration.
2:44:31 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the First Massie amendment.
2:56:31 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the First Massie amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:57:20 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Massie, to prohibit the use of funds to treat ammunition as armor piercing for purposes of chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, except for ammunition designed and intended for use in a handgun.
2:57:22 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Second Massie Amendment.
3:16:00 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Second Massie amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:16:54 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Massie, to prohibit the use of funds by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to consult with the National Security Agency or the CIA to alter cryptographic or computer standards, except to improve information security.
3:16:56 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Third Massie amendment.
3:26:26 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Third Massie amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:26:47 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit the use of funds to carry out the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosive Special Advisory entitled "Test, Examination and Classification of 7N6 5.45x39 Ammunition", dated April 7, 2014.
3:26:49 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar Amendment.
3:35:08 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:35:34 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Issa, to prohibit the use of funds to operate or disseminate a cell-site simulator or IMSI catcher in the United States except pursuant to a court order that identifies an individual, account, address, or personal device.
3:37:29 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Issa Amendment.
3:40:47 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Issa amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:40:54 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Flores, to prohibit the use of funds to further implementation of the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean Policy developed under Executive Order 13547.
3:40:56 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
3:46:22 P.M. H.R. 2578 By unanimous consent, the Flores amendment was withdrawn.
3:46:26 P.M. H.R. 2578 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.
3:46:28 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores amendment.
3:56:23 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - - At the conclusion of debate on the Flores 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.
3:57:18 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Duncan (SC), to prohibit the use of funds to prosecute or hold liable any person or corporation for a violation of section 2(a) of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
3:57:20 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duncan (SC) amendment.
4:05:28 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Duncan (SC) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:06:04 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lamborn, to prohibit the use of funds to collect information about individuals attending gun shows, by means of an automatic license plate reader, or to retain any information so collected.
4:06:06 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lamborn amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
4:12:43 P.M. H.R. 2578 Mr. Farr raised a point of order against the Lamborn amendment. Mr. Farr stated that the amendment seeks to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
4:13:45 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Sanford, to reduce funding in the bill by 2.48 percent across-the-board.
4:13:46 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sanford amendment.
4:28:58 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sanford amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Culberson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:29:34 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), No. 3 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds in the Fifth Circuit Court case of Texas v. U.S.
4:29:37 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment.
4:44:26 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 3, 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.
4:45:33 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), to prohibit use of funds to negotiate or finalize a trade agreement that includes provisions relating to visas issued under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Amendment also provides that the limitation described in the amendment shall not apply in the case of the administration of a tax or tariff.
4:45:35 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the second King (IA) amendment.
4:54:58 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the second 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.
4:55:43 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), to prohibit use of State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance in contravention of the Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
4:55:45 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the third King (IA) amendment.
5:11:16 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the third King (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. King (IA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
5:11:47 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Luetkemeyer, to prohibit use of funds for Operation Chokepoint.
5:11:51 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment.
5:20:17 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Luetkemeyer amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:21:08 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Denham, to prohibit use of funds for NOAA to implement in the California Central Valley Recovery Domain any existing recovery plan for salmon and steelhead populations listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1978 as threatened species or endangered species if that recovery plan does not address predation by non-native species.
5:21:20 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham amendment.
5:34:12 P.M. H.R. 2578 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Denham 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.
5:34:13 P.M. H.R. 2578 VACATING DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Mr. Fattah asked unanimous consent to vacate his demand for a recorded vote on the second King (IA) amendment to the end that the disposition of the amendment stand as called by the earlier voice vote. Agreed to without objection.
5:34:14 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:36:25 P.M. H.R. 2578 An amendment, offered by Mr. Jeffries, to prohibit use of funds for the monitoring or review of electronic communications between and inmate and attorney or attorney's agents who are traditionally covered by attorney client privilege except in specified instances.
5:36:28 P.M. H.R. 2578 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jeffries amendment.
5:43:01 P.M. H.R. 2578 By unanimous consent, the Jeffries amendment was withdrawn.
5:43:13 P.M. H.R. 2578 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:13:56 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Massie amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 289 - 132 (Roll no. 288).
6:19:04 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Massie amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 250 - 171 (Roll no. 289).
6:26:16 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Massie amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 383 - 43 (Roll no. 290).
6:29:56 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Flores amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 190 (Roll no. 291).
6:33:08 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Sanford amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 134 - 290 (Roll no. 292).
6:36:03 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 204 (Roll no. 293).
6:39:09 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 198 (Roll no. 294).
6:42:22 P.M. H.R. 2578 On agreeing to the Denham amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 245 - 181 (Roll no. 295).
6:42:55 P.M. H.R. 2578 Mr. Culberson moved for the Committee of the Whole to rise and report.
6:43:04 P.M. H.R. 2578 On motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
6:43:09 P.M. H.R. 2578 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2578.
6:43:50 P.M. H.R. 2578 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6:44:15 P.M. H.R. 2578 The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
6:44:45 P.M. H.R. 2578 Ms. Brownley (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
6:45:07 P.M. H.R. 2578 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brownley (CA) 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 the Violence Against Women Prevention and Prosecution Programs account by a total of $3 million (intended for sexual assault victims assistance); increase the Juvenile Justice Programs account by a total of $3 million (intended to protect children from online sexual predators); and decrease the DOJ Justice Information Sharing Technology account by $6 million.
6:53:44 P.M. H.R. 2578 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
7:00:08 P.M. H.R. 2578 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 240 (Roll no. 296).
7:06:22 P.M. H.R. 2578 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 183 (Roll no. 297).
7:06:22 P.M. H.R. 2578 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:32 P.M. H.R. 2577 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 287. H.R. 2577 — "Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes."
7:07:37 P.M. H.R. 2577 Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 2577 and H.R. 2578 under modified open rules.
7:08:39 P.M. H.R. 2577 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 287 and Rule XVIII.
7:08:40 P.M. H.R. 2577 The Speaker designated the Honorable Rob Bishop to act as Chairman of the Committee.
7:08:54 P.M. H.R. 2577 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2577.
7:53:10 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Dent, to increase the funding for Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation by $9 million for the purpose of installing inward facing cameras in locomotives. The proposed increase is offset by reductions in other accounts in the bill including from the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.
7:53:13 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dent amendment.
8:03:40 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Dent amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:03:53 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Bustos, to increase funding for Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration by $500,000.
8:03:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bustos amendment.
8:07:54 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Bustos amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:08:18 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meehan, to increase funding for the Federal Railroad Administration Safety and Operations by $3.5 million and to reduce funding for the Office of the Secretary Salaries and Expenses by $4 million.
8:08:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment.
8:11:27 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Meehan amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:12:31 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, to increase funding for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Operations and Research by $4 million, offset by reductions in funding from Salaries and Expenses from the Office of the Secretary.
8:12:34 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment.
8:16:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:16:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine, to increase funding for National Infrastructure Investments (TIGER Grants) by $1,150,000,000.
8:17:04 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters (CA) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
8:22:16 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Waters, Maxine amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
8:24:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine, to increase funding for National Infrastructure Investments (TIGER Grants) by $400 million.
8:24:03 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters (CA) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
8:27:31 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Waters, Maxine amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
8:29:12 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Dold, to remove language in the bill which allows the Secretary to increase the Federal share of costs above 80 percent for projects in rural areas.
8:29:45 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dold amendment.
8:36:19 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Dold amendment; Failed by voice vote.
8:38:39 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. McClintock, to zero out the funding for Payments to Air Carriers and apply the savings of $155 million to the spending reduction account.
8:38:41 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment.
8:46:42 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:47:37 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walberg, to strike section 102 from the bill which allows the Secretary or his designee to engage in activities with States and State legislators to consider proposals related to the reduction of motorcycle fatalities.
8:47:40 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
8:52:09 P.M. H.R. 2577 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. Price (NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:53:27 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. LoBiondo, to reduce funding for FAA operations by $3 million and increase funding for Facilities and Equipment by a similar amount.
8:53:28 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LoBiondo amendment.
8:56:11 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the LoBiondo amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:57:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Esty, to reduce funding for FAA Operations by $3 million and increase funding for Federal Railroad Administration Safety and Operations by a similar amount.
8:57:21 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty amendment.
9:03:08 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Esty amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Esty demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:04:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Dold, to reduce funding for FAA Operations by $290 million and increase funding for Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation by a similar amount.
9:04:02 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dold amendment.
9:08:52 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Dold amendment; Failed by voice vote.
9:09:23 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lynch, to reduce funding for FAA Operations by $25 million and to increase funding for Federal Railroad Administration Safety and Operations by a similar amount.
9:09:25 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lynch amendment.
9:13:23 P.M. H.R. 2577 By unanimous consent, the Lynch amendment was withdrawn.
9:13:38 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Dold, to reduce funding for FAA Operations by $200 million and increase funding for Capital Investment Grants by a similar amount.
9:13:46 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dold amendment.
9:21:57 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Dold amendment; Failed by voice vote.
9:22:12 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Bridenstine, to increase and then decrease funding for the FAA Operations Airport and Airway Trust Fund for commerical space transportation activities by $250,000.
9:22:14 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bridenstine amendment.
9:26:44 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Bridenstine amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:33:28 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cartwright, to strike section 134 which prohibits the use of funds to develop, issue, or implement any regulation that increases levels of minimum financial responsibility for transporting passengers or property as in effect on January 1, 2014.
9:33:29 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cartwright amendment.
9:43:32 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cartwright amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes 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.
9:44:22 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to reduce funding for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Operations and Research by $1.2 million and to increase funding for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation Office of Inspector General Salaries and Expenses by $500,000.
9:44:24 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
9:47:47 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:50:09 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garrett, to increase the Federal Railroad Administration by $16,930,000 and decrease the Capital Investment Grants by $83 million.
9:50:10 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment.
9:58:32 P.M. H.R. 2577 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 noes had prevailed. Mr. Garrett demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:59:24 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Titus, to redirect $1 million in funding within the Operating Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
9:59:26 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment.
10:04:54 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Titus amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:05:25 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Brooks (AL), to strike the paragraph providing funding for Operating Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
10:05:27 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the First Brooks amendment.
10:16:37 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the First Brooks amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Brooks demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:17:17 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Brown (FL), to increase funding for Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation by $861,500,000.
10:17:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (FL) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:21:44 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Brown (FL) amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10:24:09 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Brooks (AL), to strike the paragraph providing funding for Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
10:24:10 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Second Brooks amendment.
10:28:56 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Second Brooks amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price(NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:30:01 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Langevin, to decrease the Federal Transit Administration by $2 million and increase the Technical Assistance and Training by a similar amount.
10:30:03 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment.
10:32:41 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
10:33:48 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, to reduce funding for the Capital Investment Grants by $230,000,000 and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
10:33:50 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment.
10:39:23 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by voice vote.
10:39:34 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mica, numbered 5 printed in the Congressional Record to strike the proviso that the Secretary, in order to ensure safety throughout the rail system, may waive the requirements of section 601(e)(1) of title VI of Public Law 110-432.
10:39:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mica amendment No. 5.
10:48:28 P.M. H.R. 2577 By unanimous consent, the Mica amendment was withdrawn.
10:49:04 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Connolly, to increase funding for the Grants to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by $50,000,000.
10:49:06 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
10:55:15 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Connolly amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
10:59:49 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Capps, to add a new proviso that not less than $1,000,000 of the funds provided under this heading shall be for the finalization and implementation of rules required under section 60102(n) of title 49, United States Code, and section 8(b)(3) of the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainity, and Job Creation Act of 2011.
10:59:50 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps amendment.
11:05:25 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Capps amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:05:34 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Capps, to increase funding in the Pipeline Safety Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund by $27,604,000.
11:05:36 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps amendment.
11:11:26 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Capps amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Capps demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:15:33 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Green, Al, to increase funding for Renewals of Expiring Section 8 tenant-based annual contributions contracts under Public and Indian Housing Programs by $75 million.
11:15:36 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Al Green (TX) amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
11:19:38 P.M. H.R. 2577 By unanimous consent, the Green, Al amendment was withdrawn.
11:20:01 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Norton, to increase the funding for the Public and Indian Housing Programs Tenant-Based Rental Assistance by $512,000,000.
11:20:04 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norton amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
11:23:33 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Norton amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
11:25:56 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, to provide increases in the Public and Indian Housing Programs Tenant-Based Rental Assistance programs and to insert provisos which direct the Secretary to distribute the funds to specific uses.
11:26:29 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
11:31:21 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Nadler amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
11:38:01 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, to reduce funding for the Public and Indian Housing Programs by $614,000,000 and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
11:38:09 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment.
11:43:38 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by voice vote.
11:45:13 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, to increase funding for the Community Planning and Development by $3 million and reduce funding for Information Technology Fund by a similar amount.
11:45:16 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nadler amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
11:53:18 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:55:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Green, Al, to increase funding for the Community Planning and Development- HOME Investment Partnerships by $293 million and strikes the last two provisos in the Community Planning and Development-HOME Investment Partnerships Program.
11:55:27 P.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Al Green (TX) amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
11:59:26 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart raised a point of order against the Green, Al amendment. Mr. Diaz-Balart stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
12:01:31 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to increase funding for Housing for the Elderly by $2,500,000 and reduce funding for Policy Development and Research by a similar amount.
12:01:49 A.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:05:06 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Stivers, to first reduce then increase funding within the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity account by $28, 375,000.
12:05:08 A.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment.
12:08:11 A.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Stivers amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:08:38 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to increase funding for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity by $150,000.
12:09:57 A.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:13:59 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Stivers, to prohibit the use of funds for the Private Enforcment Initiative of the Fair Housing Initiatives Program under section 561(b) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987.
12:14:01 A.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment.
12:19:44 A.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stivers amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price(NC) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:20:02 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit the use of funds to enter into contracts with entities who have been convicted of fraud.
12:22:12 A.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:22:21 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Fitzpatrick, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 121.584 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.
12:22:23 A.M. H.R. 2577 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 287, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fitzpatrick amendment.
12:24:55 A.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Fitzpatrick amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:25:34 A.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to prohibit the use of funds to make incentive payments pursuant to 48 CFR 16.4 to contractors for contracts that are behind schedule under the terms of the contract as prescribed by 48 CFR 52.211 or over the contract amount indicated in Standard Form 33, box 20.
12:26:20 A.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:26:28 A.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
12:26:47 A.M. H.R. 2577 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
12:26:54 A.M. H.R. 2577 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2577 as unfinished business.
12:27:33 A.M. Mr. Diaz-Balart asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on June 4. Agreed to without objection.
12:27:35 A.M. Mr. Diaz-Balart moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:27:38 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:27:45 A.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 4, 2015.
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