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Legislative Day of June 09, 2015

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12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:17 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Blake Farenthold to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:38 P.M. MORNING HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning Hour the House will recess until 2 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:20:37 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:22 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 9.
2:00:24 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:57 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Wilson (SC) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
2:02:05 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:21 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:09:35 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 3:00 P.M. today.
3:02:18 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 9.
3:02:30 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:02:37 P.M. H.R. 2088 Mr. Conaway moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2088 — "To amend the United States Grain Standards Act to improve inspection services performed at export elevators at export port locations, to reauthorize certain authorities of the Secretary of Agriculture under such Act, and for other purposes."
3:02:46 P.M. H.R. 2088 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:02:48 P.M. H.R. 2088 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2088.
3:11:56 P.M. H.R. 2088 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:12:02 P.M. H.R. 2088 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:12:06 P.M. H.R. 2051 Mr. Conaway moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2051 — "To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to extend the livestock mandatory price reporting requirements, and for other purposes."
3:12:27 P.M. H.R. 2051 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:12:29 P.M. H.R. 2051 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2051.
3:18:39 P.M. H.R. 2051 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:18:42 P.M. H.R. 2051 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:19:04 P.M. H.R. 2394 Mr. Thompson (PA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2394 — "To reauthorize the National Forest Foundation Act, and for other purposes."
3:19:20 P.M. H.R. 2394 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:19:23 P.M. H.R. 2394 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2394.
3:24:35 P.M. H.R. 2394 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:24:37 P.M. H.R. 2394 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:25:34 P.M. H.R. 2289 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 288. 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."
3:25:39 P.M. H.R. 2289 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2289 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. Resolution provides authority for the Committee on Appropriations to have until 5 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, to file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2016.
3:25:53 P.M. H.R. 2289 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 288 and Rule XVIII.
3:25:54 P.M. H.R. 2289 The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
3:26:31 P.M. H.R. 2289 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2289.
4:09:06 P.M. H.R. 2289 An amendment, offered by Mr. Conaway, No. 1 printed in House Report 114-136 to make technical and clarifying changes to the bill.
4:09:08 P.M. H.R. 2289 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 288, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Conaway amendment No. 1.
4:09:55 P.M. H.R. 2289 On agreeing to the Conaway amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:16:27 P.M. H.R. 2289 An amendment, offered by Ms. Moore, No. 4 printed in House Report 114-136 to narrow the scope of the provisions in the bill to ensure that only swap data, and not any other data, held by an SDR is required to be shared with other regulators. Amendment also ensures that the language in the Securities Exchange Act and the Commodity Exchange Act mirror each other.
4:16:29 P.M. H.R. 2289 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 288, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore (WI) amendment No. 4.
4:24:14 P.M. H.R. 2289 On agreeing to the Moore amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:24:39 P.M. H.R. 2289 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Walorski, No. 5 printed in House Report 114-136 to add language clarifying that status of consultations with all U.S. market participants including major producers and consumers should be added to the bill.
4:24:48 P.M. H.R. 2289 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 288, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walorski amendment No. 5.
4:28:32 P.M. H.R. 2289 On agreeing to the Walorski amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:29:04 P.M. H.R. 2289 Mr. Conaway moved that the Committee rise.
4:29:27 P.M. H.R. 2289 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4:29:36 P.M. H.R. 2289 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2289 as unfinished business.
4:30:37 P.M. H.R. 2289 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Ms. Plaskett asked unanimous consent that amendments Nos. 2 and 3 to H.R. 2289 and made in order pursuant to H. Res. 288, may be offered out of sequence. Agreed to without objection.
4:31:41 P.M. H.R. 2289 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
4:31:53 P.M. H.R. 2289 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
4:32:00 P.M. H.R. 2289 An amendment, offered by Ms. Plaskett, No. 2 printed in House Report 114-136 to express a sense of Congress that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission should take all appropriate actions to encourage applications for positions in the Office of the Chief Economist from members of minority groups, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
4:32:03 P.M. H.R. 2289 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 288, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Plaskett amendment No. 2.
4:34:36 P.M. H.R. 2289 On agreeing to the Plaskett amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:35:19 P.M. H.R. 2289 An amendment, offered by Mr. Takai, No. 3 printed in House Report 114-136 to require a report to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a summary of any plans of action and milestones for any known information security vulnerability.
4:35:21 P.M. H.R. 2289 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 288, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Takai amendment No. 3.
4:37:39 P.M. H.R. 2289 On agreeing to the Takai amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:38:07 P.M. H.R. 2289 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2289.
4:38:46 P.M. H.R. 2289 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:38:57 P.M. H.R. 2289 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
4:40:17 P.M. H.R. 2289 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Peterson (MN) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage of H.R. 2289 until a time to be announced.
4:42:32 P.M. H.R. 235 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 235 — "To permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act."
4:42:55 P.M. H.R. 235 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:42:58 P.M. H.R. 235 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 235.
5:08:39 P.M. H.R. 235 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:08:41 P.M. H.R. 235 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:09:06 P.M. H.R. 889 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 889 — "To amend chapter 97 of title 28, United States Code, to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) of such title."
5:09:11 P.M. H.R. 889 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:09:14 P.M. H.R. 889 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 889.
5:27:08 P.M. H.R. 889 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:27:10 P.M. H.R. 889 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:28:01 P.M. H. Res. 295 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 295 — "Supporting local law enforcement agencies in their continued work to serve our communities, and supporting their use of body worn cameras to promote transparency to protect both citizens and officers alike."
5:28:07 P.M. H. Res. 295 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:28:11 P.M. H. Res. 295 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 295.
5:54:31 P.M. H. Res. 295 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.
5:54:54 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:37 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 9.
6:30:43 P.M. H.R. 2289 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
6:58:43 P.M. H.R. 2289 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 246 - 171 (Roll no. 309).
6:58:44 P.M. H.R. 2289 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:00 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a facsimile copy of a letter received from the Honorable C. Delbert Hosemann, Jr., Mississippi Secretary of State, indicating that, according to the preliminary results of the Special Election held June 2, 2015, the Honorable Trent Kelly was elected Representative to Congress for the First Congressional District, State of Mississippi.
7:00:30 P.M. OATH OF OFFICE - Representative-Elect Trent Kelly, First District, State of Mississippi, presented himself in the well of the House for the purpose of taking the Oath of Office which was administered by the Speaker of the House.
7:02:01 P.M. ADJUSTMENT OF WHOLE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the chair announced to the House that, in light of the administration of the Oath of Office to the gentleman from Mississippi, the whole number of the House is 434.
7:08:12 P.M. H.R. 2577 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
7:08:22 P.M. H.R. 2577 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
7:12:51 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 259 (Roll no. 310).
7:17:35 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 - 193 (Roll no. 311).
7:20:54 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 136 - 286 (Roll no. 312).
7:24:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Posey amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 260 (Roll no. 313).
7:27:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 205 - 218 (Roll no. 314).
7:31:41 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Sessions amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 237 (Roll no. 315).
7:35:18 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 157 - 266 (Roll no. 316).
7:40:40 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Posey amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 148 - 275 (Roll no. 317).
7:45:53 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Posey amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 134 - 287 (Roll no. 318).
7:46:34 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
7:46:47 P.M. H.R. 2577 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
7:46:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2577 as unfinished business.
7:47:57 P.M. Mr. Newhouse filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 303.
7:48:36 P.M. H.R. 2577 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
7:48:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
7:52:23 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine, to prohibit the use of funds to establish any asset management position of the Office of Multifamily Housing of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, or newly hire an employee for any asset management position, that is located at a Core office before filling each such asset management position that is located at a Non-Core office.
7:52:25 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 Waters amendment.
7:56:52 P.M. H.R. 2577 By unanimous consent, the Waters, Maxine amendment was withdrawn.
7:57:08 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Yoho, to prohibit the use of funds to use in contravention of subpart E of part 5 of regulations of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (24 C.F.R. Part 5, Subpart E; relating to restrictions on assistance to noncitizens)
7:57:10 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 Yoho amendment.
8:03:01 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Yoho 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.
8:04:31 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 16 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 5309 of title 49, United States Code
8:05:55 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 Jackson Lee amendment No. 16.
8:07:53 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:08:10 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Brooks (AL), to prohibit the use of funds to provide financial assistance in contravention of section 214(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980
8:08:12 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 Brooks (AL) amendment.
8:17:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Brooks(AL) 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.
8:17:37 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Engel, numbered 4 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles for any executive fleet, or for an agency's fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum.
8:17:59 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 Engel amendment No. 4.
8:21:14 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Engel amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:21:22 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hultgren, to prohibit the use of funds by the FAA for the bio-data assessment in hiring of Air Traffic Control Specialists.
8:21:24 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 Hultgren amendment.
8:28:43 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hultgren amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hultgren demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:29:17 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meehan, to prohibit the use of funds for Amtrak capital grants used for projects off the Northeast Corridor until the level of capital spending by Amtrak for capital projects on the Northeast Corridor during fiscal year 2016 equals the amount of Amtrak's profits from Northeast Corridor operations during FY 2015.
8:29:20 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.
8:36:21 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Meehan 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.
8:38:27 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Newhouse, to prohibit the use of funds to issue, implement, or enforce the proposed regulation by the FAA entitled "Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems" without consideration of the use of small unmanned aircraft systems for agricultural operations.
8:38:31 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 Newhouse amendment.
8:42:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 By unanimous consent, the Newhouse amendment was withdrawn.
8:43:59 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Newhouse, to prohibit the use of funds to issue, implement, or enforce regulations by the FAA for operations and certification of small unmanned aircraft systems in contravention to 14 CFR 21.25 (b)(1).
8:44:10 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Newhouse amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:44:32 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garrett, to prohibit the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce the final rule entitled "Implementation of the Fair Housing Act's Discriminatory Effects Standard", published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
8:44:34 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 Garrett amendment.
8:56:06 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.
8:57:01 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, to prohibit the use of funds for contracts to entities that have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
8:57:03 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 Ellison amendment.
9:04:57 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:05:34 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Emmer (MN), numbered 28 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to carry out any enrichment for any New Start grant request.
9:05:35 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 Emmer amendment No. 28.
9:11:51 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Emmer 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.
9:12:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Ms. Bass, to prohibit the use of funds by the FTA to implement, administer, or enforce section 18.36(c)(2) of title 49, for construction hiring purposes.
9:12:34 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 Bass amendment.
9:17:12 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Bass amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:17:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Zeldin, to prohibit the use of funds by the Administrator of the FAA to institute an administrative or civil action or disposition of penalties against the sponsor of East Hampton Airport in East Hampton, NY.
9:17:21 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 Zeldin amendment.
9:21:06 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Zeldin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:21:15 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lewis, to add a new section at the end of the bill pertaining to reverse mortgage survivor benefits.
9:21:18 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 Lewis amendment, pending a reservation of a point or order.
9:26:00 P.M. H.R. 2577 By unanimous consent, the Lewis amendment was withdrawn.
9:26:06 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Denham, to prohibit the use of funds for high-speed rail in the State of California or for the California High-Speed Rail Authority, nor may any funds be used by the Federal Railroad Administration to administer a grant agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority that contains a tapered matching requirement.
9:26:07 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 Denham amendment.
9:33:25 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Denham amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:34:02 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Peters, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of Executive Order 11246 (relating to Equal Employment Opportunity).
9:34:05 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 Peters amendment.
9:37:42 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Mullin demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:38:26 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mullin, to prohibit the use of funds to enforce subpart B of part 750 of title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, regarding signs for service clubs and religious notices as defined in section 153(p) of such part.
9:38:28 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 Mullin amendment.
9:43:48 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Mullin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:44:44 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, to prohibit the use of funds for any family who is not an elderly family or a disabled family (as such terms are defined in section 3(b) of the United States Housing Act of 1937) and who was not receiving project-based rental assistance under section 8 of such Act as of Oct. 1, 2015, and the amount otherwise provided under such heading is reduced by $300,000,000.
9:44:47 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.
9:51:41 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by voice vote.
9:52:29 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, to prohibit the use of funds for any family who is not an elderly family or a disabled family and who was not receiving tenant-based rental assistance under section 8 of such Act.
9:52:31 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.
9:58:46 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by voice vote.
9:59:20 P.M. H.R. 2577 An amendment, offered by Mr. Issa, to prohibit the use of funds to acquire a camera for the purpose of collecting or storing vehicle license plate numbers.
9:59:22 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 Issa amendment.
10:04:47 P.M. H.R. 2577 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Issa amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Issa demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:38:52 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Yoho amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 244 - 181 (Roll no. 319).
10:43:09 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Brooks (AL) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 246 - 180 (Roll no. 320).
10:49:03 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Hultgren amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 186 (Roll no. 321).
10:52:35 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Meehan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 199 - 227 (Roll no. 322).
10:56:03 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Garrett amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 231 - 195 (Roll no. 323).
10:58:51 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 243 (Roll no. 324).
11:02:32 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Emmer (MN) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 212 - 214 (Roll no. 325).
11:06:04 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Peters amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 184, 1 Present (Roll no. 326).
11:10:04 P.M. H.R. 2577 On agreeing to the Issa amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 297 - 129 (Roll no. 327).
11:10:05 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Diaz-Balart moved that the committee rise.
11:10:06 P.M. H.R. 2577 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
11:10:41 P.M. H.R. 2577 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2577.
11:10:55 P.M. H.R. 2577 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:12:52 P.M. H.R. 2577 Mr. Delaney moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
11:13:08 P.M. H.R. 2577 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delaney 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 Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation account by a total of $6 million and decrease the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Information Technology Fund account by a similar amount.
11:24:03 P.M. H.R. 2577 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:30:19 P.M. H.R. 2577 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 244 (Roll no. 328).
11:36:50 P.M. H.R. 2577 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 210 (Roll no. 329).
11:36:51 P.M. H.R. 2577 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:37:16 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
11:37:17 P.M. H.R. 2577 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2577.
11:37:18 P.M. H.R. 2289 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2289.
11:39:57 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:41:00 P.M. Mr. Cramer moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:41:01 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
11:41:02 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 10, 2015.
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