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Legislative Day of November 04, 2015

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10:00:23 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:28 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Glenn Thompson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:47 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.
11:18:31 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:34 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 4.
12:00:37 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:02 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:04 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Judy Chu of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:21 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.
12:42:45 P.M. H. Res. 512 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 512 — "Providing for further consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 22) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
12:48:00 P.M. H. Res. 512 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 512.
1:55:50 P.M. H. Res. 512 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 512, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
1:56:29 P.M. H.R. 22 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 22 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
1:56:49 P.M. H.R. 22 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
1:57:48 P.M. H.R. 22 WITHDRAWAL OF DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Mr. Rothfus asked unanimous consent to withdraw his demand for a recorded vote on the question of adoption of the Rothfus Part B Amendment No. 40, to the end that the amendment be adopted on the basis of the earlier voice vote. Agreed to without objection.
1:57:50 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Rothfus amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:58:22 P.M. H.R. 22 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:27:12 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Hartzler amendment; as modified Failed by recorded vote: 172 - 255 (Roll no. 594).
2:32:45 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Rooney (FL) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 240 (Roll no. 595).
2:37:51 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the DeSaulnier amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 169 - 257 (Roll no. 596).
2:37:52 P.M. H.R. 22 Pursuant to the rule the committee rose.
2:38:32 P.M. H.R. 22 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 22 as unfinished business.
2:38:50 P.M. H. Res. 512 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 512 — "Providing for further consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 22) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
2:45:32 P.M. H. Res. 512 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 241 - 183 (Roll no. 597).
2:52:07 P.M. H. Res. 512 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 243 - 183 (Roll no. 598).
2:52:08 P.M. H. Res. 512 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:52:10 P.M. H. Res. 512 ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. Woodall asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 22, pursuant to H. Res. 512, amendment number 23 printed in part B of House Report 114-326 may be considered as though printed immediately following amendment number 9 in part B of such report. Agreed to without objection.
2:53:42 P.M. H.R. 22 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 512. H.R. 22 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
2:53:47 P.M. H.R. 22 Rule provides for consideration of Senate amendments to H.R. 22. Resolution provides for consideration of further amendments to the Senate amendments to H.R. 22.
2:54:28 P.M. H.R. 22 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
2:58:14 P.M. H.R. 22 Mr. Shuster moved that the committee rise.
2:58:26 P.M. H.R. 22 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
2:58:45 P.M. H.R. 22 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 22 as unfinished business.
2:58:46 P.M. H.R. 22 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Shuster asked unanimous consent that during further consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 22, pursuant to H. Res. 512, amendment number 1 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 may be considered out of sequence. Agreed to without objection.
3:03:50 P.M. H.R. 22 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 22 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
3:04:01 P.M. H.R. 22 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
3:06:13 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ryan (OH) to the Rules amendment, No. 2 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to clarify that alternative fuel vehicles are eligible for consideration and use of funding under the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program
3:06:44 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tim Ryan Part A amendment No. 2.
3:11:21 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Ryan (OH) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:40 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hunter to the Rules amendment, No. 3 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to facilitate the supply of domestic aggregate for nationally significant freight and highway projects.
3:12:15 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hunter Part A amendment No. 3.
3:20:06 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Hunter amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:20:37 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSaulnier to the Rules amendment, No. 54 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to direct states and metropolitan planning organizations to develop publicly available criteria to prioritize transportation projects.
3:21:03 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier Part A amendment No. 5.
3:25:32 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeSaulnier demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:26:26 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cartwright to the Rules amendment, No. 6 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to strike Subtitle C, except section 1314 from the Rules Committee Print.
3:26:51 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cartwright Part A amendment No. 6.
3:30:56 P.M. H.R. 22 By unanimous consent, the Cartwright amendment was withdrawn.
3:31:40 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hunter to the Rules amendment, No. 7 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to establish a program to permit the use of live plant materials for road side maintenance.
3:32:11 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hunter Part A amendment No. 7.
3:40:37 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hunter amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hunter demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:41:27 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Denham to the Rules amendment, No. 8 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to clarify the intent of Congress and ensure the motor-carrier industry can operate under one standard when engaging in commerce.
3:41:29 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham Part A amendment No. 8.
3:54:48 P.M. H.R. 22 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 noes had prevailed. Mr. Denham demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:55:15 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Aguilar to the Rules amendment, No. 9 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to require that the DOT, in coordination with DOD, implement the recommendations of a report issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to help veterans transition into civilian jobs driving commercial motor vehicles, including by obtaining commercial driver's license.
3:55:40 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Aguilar Part A amendment No. 9.
4:00:20 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Aguilar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:00:29 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Ms. Hahn to the Rules amendment, No. 10 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to direct the Secretary to conduct a study of the feasibility, costs, and economic impact of burying power lines underground
4:00:53 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hahn Part A amendment No. 10.
4:08:23 P.M. H.R. 22 By unanimous consent, the Hahn amendment was withdrawn.
4:09:01 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Heck (WA) to the Rules amendment, No. 11 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to require the Department of Transportation to develop a set of best practices for the installation and maintenance of green stormwater infrastructure, and assist any state requesting help to develop a stormwater management plan by providing guidance based on those best practices.
4:09:04 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck (WA) Part A amendment.
4:16:31 P.M. H.R. 22 By unanimous consent, the Heck (WA) amendment was withdrawn.
4:17:05 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA) to the Rules amendment, No. 12 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to require that none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement, administer, or enforce the prevailing rate wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act.
4:17:08 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 12.
4:30:09 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. DeFazio demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:32:15 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Larsen (WA) to the Rules amendment, No. 13 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to add a new section entitled Streamlined Application Process for securing secured loans under the bill.
4:32:21 P.M. H.R. 22 Larsen (WA) amendment; modified by unanimous consent.
4:32:30 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Larsen (WA) amendment No. 13, as modified.
4:34:45 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Larsen (WA) amendment as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
4:35:04 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Culberson to the Rules amendment, No. 14 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to require local transit entity to have a debt to equity ratio of at least 1:1 in order to be eligible for federal funds.
4:35:06 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Culberson amendment No. 14.
4:45:45 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Culberson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Culberson demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:46:44 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Ms. Meng to the Rules amendment, No. 16 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to require the Secretary to revise the crash investigation data collection system to include additional data regarding child restraint systems whenever there are child occupants present in vehicle crashes.
4:46:47 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meng amendment No. 16.
4:48:59 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Meng amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:49:47 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Russell to the Rules amendment, No. 17 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to prohibit Federal financial assistance to establish, maintain, operate, or otherwise support a streetcar service. Such prohibition would not apply to contracts entered into before the date of enactment of this Act.
4:49:50 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Russell amendment No. 17.
5:00:36 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Russell amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:01:15 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Ms. Edwards to the Rules amendment, No. 18 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to give USDOT authority to appoint and oversee the fed board members to the WMATA board, while currently GSA has this responsibility.
5:01:35 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Edwards amendment No. 18.
5:05:06 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Edwards amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:05:47 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Ms. Frankel (FL) to the Rules amendment, No. 19 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to require Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scores to remain publicly available during the National Research Council of the National Academies study of the CSA Program required by Section 5221 and add a provision to the new broker-shipper hiring standard created by Section 5224 to prohibit the hiring of "high risk carriers" as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and removes several studies.
5:05:49 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frankel amendment No. 19.
5:12:38 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Frankel (FL) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:13:11 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Duncan (TN) to the Rules amendment, No. 20 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to clarifies that motor carriers who have not been prioritized for a compliance review by FMCSA due to their safe operations are equal in safety status to "satisfactory" rated carriers.
5:13:26 P.M. H.R. 22 Duncan (TN) amendment; modified by unanimous consent.
5:13:35 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duncan (TN) amendment No. 20, as modified.
5:17:59 P.M. H.R. 22 By unanimous consent, the Duncan (TN) amendment was withdrawn.
5:18:46 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lewis to the Rules amendment, No. 21 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to strike the graduated commercial driver's license program language in H.R. 3763 and replace it with a study on the safety of intrastate teen truck drivers.
5:18:50 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lewis amendment No. 21.
5:24:14 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lewis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lewis demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
5:25:03 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Johnson (GA) to the Rules amendment, No. 22 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to strike language that sets up a new procedural criteria for an FMCSA study on minimum trucking insurance that is already underway.
5:25:05 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 22.
5:31:24 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Johnson (GA) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:32:01 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ribble to the Rules amendment, No. 23 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to increase the air-mile radius from 50 air-miles to 75 air-miles for the transportation of construction materials and equipment, to satisfy the 24-hour reset period under Hours of Service rules and gives states the ability to opt out of this increase if the distance is entirely included within the state's borders.
5:32:03 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ribble amendment No. 23.
5:35:35 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Ribble amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:36:22 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Schweikert to the Rules amendment, No. 24 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to create a pilot program for reduction of department-owned vehicles and increase in use of ride-sharing services.
5:36:26 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schweikert amendment No. 24.
5:43:56 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Schweikert amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:44:37 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Schweikert to the Rules amendment, No. 25 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to create a study and report on reducing the amount of vehicles in federal fleets and replacing necessary vehicles with ride-sharing services.
5:44:39 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schweikert amendment No. 25.
5:45:37 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Schweikert amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:46:15 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Reichert to the Rules amendment, No. 26 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to request a GAO study on the economic impact of contract negotiations at ports on the west coast.
5:46:18 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reichert amendment No. 26.
5:56:52 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Reichert amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Reichert demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
5:57:31 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Newhouse to the Rules amendment, No. 27 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to establish a port performance statistics program, with quarterly reports to Congress. The program will collect basic uniform data on port performance and provide empirical visibility into how U.S. ports are operating, identify key congestion issues, and ensure U.S. commerce continues to flow efficiently.
5:57:35 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 27.
6:00:35 P.M. H.R. 22 By unanimous consent, the Newhouse amendment was withdrawn.
6:00:58 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSantis to the Rules amendment, No. 29 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes.
6:00:59 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis amendment No. 29.
6:12:09 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSantis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeSantis demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:12:55 P.M. H.R. 22 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Shuster to the Rules amendment, in Part A of House Report 114-326 consisting of amendments numbered: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, and 56.
6:13:24 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Shuster en bloc amendment No. 1.
6:30:06 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Shuster amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:30:31 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Ms. Herrera Beutler to the Rules amendment, No. 57 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to allow all 50 states to compete for bus and bus facility funding by eliminating the 7-state set aside High Density Bus program and transferring the funds to the nationwide Competitive Bus Grants, Sec. 5339(d).
6:30:36 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Herrera-Beutler amendment No. 57.
6:37:23 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Herrera Beutler amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:37:59 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Chabot to the Rules amendment, No. 58 printed in Part A of House Report 114-326 to amend certain sections of Title 49 of the U.S. Code to increase penalties relating to commercial motor vehicle safety.
6:38:02 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Chabot Part A amendment No. 58.
6:44:16 P.M. H.R. 22 By unanimous consent, the Chabot amendment was withdrawn.
6:45:29 P.M. H.R. 22 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7:13:38 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the DeSaulnier amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 171 - 252 (Roll no. 599).
7:19:24 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Hunter amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 255 (Roll no. 600).
7:23:07 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Denham amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 248 - 180 (Roll no. 601).
7:26:11 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 238 (Roll no. 602).
7:29:50 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Culberson amendment Failed by recorded vote: 116 - 313 (Roll no. 603).
7:33:16 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Lewis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 248 (Roll no. 604).
7:36:23 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Reichert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 228 (Roll no. 605).
7:39:38 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the DeSantis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 118 - 310 (Roll no. 606).
7:39:45 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to amendment consisting of Rules committee print 114-32, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:47:58 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, No. 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to Senate amendment to text to increase by 5% each fiscal year for four years, the percent amount that Ex/Im should make available for small businesses. If they do not comply, they are barred for issuing any loans over $100,000,000.
7:48:02 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry Part B amendment No. 1.
7:59:27 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Perry amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mulvaney demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:00:10 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mulvaney, No. 2 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to Senate amendment to text to limit Export-Import Bank authorizations to countervailing purposes in order to meet competition from foreign export credit agencies.
8:00:12 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mulvaney Part B amendment No. 2.
8:12:41 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mulvaney demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:13:36 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mulvaney, No. 3 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to Senate amendment to text to require Export-Import Bank authorizations above $10 million to be contingent on at least two denials of similar assistance from the private sector. Amendment stipulates penalties for making false claims when seeking Bank assistance.
8:13:39 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mulvaney Part B amendment No. 3.
8:26:27 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Maxine Waters demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:27:21 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mulvaney, No. 4 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to Senate amendment to text to prohibit Export-Import Bank authorizations involving countries with a sovereign wealth fund of over $100 billion.
8:27:23 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mulvaney Part B amendment No. 4 to the Senate amendment to the text.
8:41:11 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mulvaney demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:41:58 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mulvaney, No. 5 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to Senate amendment to text to reduce taxpayer exposure by removing Treasury guarantees for losses at the Export-Import Bank and removes borrowing authority from the Treasury.
8:42:20 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mulvaney Part B amendment No. 5.
8:54:43 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Maxine Waters demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:55:27 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mulvaney, No. 6 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to Senate amendment to text to limit taxpayer exposure by ensuring diversification of industries and companies at the Export-Import Bank.
8:55:28 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mulvaney Part B amendment No. 6.
9:09:38 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mulvaney amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Mulvaney demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:10:00 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Rothfus, printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to prohibit the Export Import Bank from providing a guarantee or extending credit to a foreign borrower in connection with the export of goods or services by a U.S. company unless the U.S. company guarantees repayment of, and pledges collateral in an amount sufficient to cover, a percentage of the amount provided by the Bank and makes that guarantee senior to any other obligation. Amendment also provides an exception to this requirement for small businesses.
9:10:04 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rothfus Part B amendment No. 7.
9:25:21 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rothfus amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rothfus demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:26:10 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce, printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to prohibit Export-Import Bank assistance to state-sponsors of terrorism.
9:26:13 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Royce Part B amendment No. 8.
9:38:28 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Royce amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:39:22 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Schweikert, No. 9 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to add Fair Value Accounting Principles to the EX-IM provision of the underlying bill.
9:39:25 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schweikert Part B amendment No. 9.
9:52:49 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schweikert amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Schweikert demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:53:10 P.M. H.R. 22 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Pursuant to the order of the House of today, the Chair announced that it was now in order to consider Part B amendment No. 23.
9:54:20 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Westmoreland, No. 23 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to allow companies to appeal their economic harm protest directly to the Export-Import Bank Board of Directors.
9:54:23 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Westmoreland amendment No. 23.
10:07:47 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Westmoreland amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Westmoreland demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:08:11 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Young (IA), No. 10 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to require the agency to disclose information on which a rule is based including data, studies, and cost-benefit analyses to the public.
10:08:14 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Young (IA) amendment No. 10.
10:19:37 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Young (IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Moore demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:21:42 P.M. H.R. 22 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.
10:46:43 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 121 - 303 (Roll no. 607).
10:50:40 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Mulvaney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 117 - 309 (Roll no. 608).
10:54:30 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Mulvaney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 124 - 302 (Roll no. 609).
10:57:58 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Mulvaney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 116 - 308 (Roll no. 610).
11:01:30 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Mulvaney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 117 - 308 (Roll no. 611).
11:04:48 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Mulvaney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 114 - 314 (Roll no. 612).
11:08:19 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Rothfus amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 115 - 313 (Roll no. 613).
11:11:46 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 244 (Roll no. 614).
11:15:41 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Schweikert amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 133 - 295 (Roll no. 615).
11:18:59 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Westmoreland amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 129 - 298 (Roll no. 616).
11:22:36 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Young (IA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 192 (Roll no. 617).
11:25:13 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Pompeo, No. 11 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to direct GAO to conduct a study on how much non-commercial jet fuel tax revenue, paid for by business and general aviation, is diverted to the Highway Trust Fund due to the "fuel fraud" tax.
11:25:16 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pompeo Part B amendment No. 11.
11:27:10 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Pompeo amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:27:21 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Foster, No. 12 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to require the Department of Transportation to issue an annual report detailing how the funds authorized in the bill are divided among the states and the sources of those amounts. Amendment would also require the Internal Revenue Service to submit an annual report to Congress detailing the tax burden of each state.
11:27:24 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Foster amendment No. 12.
11:33:06 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:33:41 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Williams, No. 13 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to clarify that only rental car companies whose primary business is renting vehicles are covered by the new requirements in the Senate passed version of H.R. 22.
11:33:43 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Williams Part B amendment No. 13.
11:46:04 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Williams amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:46:40 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kinzinger (IL), No. 14 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to require auto parts suppliers and manufacturers provide specific information to the Secretary to further compliance of Section 30120(j) of Title 49. Information would be made available on a public website and through databases to ensure defective auto parts are removed from the supply chain and can be tracked if a recall is ordered.
11:46:42 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kinzinger Part B amendment No. 14.
11:50:31 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Kinzinger (IL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:51:09 P.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Ms. Schakowsky, No. 15 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to improve quality and quantity of information shared about vehicle safety issues among auto manufacturers, NHTSA, and consumers. Amendment also improves the quality and quantity of safety information provided about used cars at point of sale.
11:51:15 P.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schakowsky Part B amendment No. 15.
11:59:58 P.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schakowsky amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Schakowsky demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:01:25 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mullin, No. 16 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that in promulgating regulations any preference or incentive provided to electric vehicles is also provided to natural gas vehicles.
12:01:28 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Mullin amendment No. 16.
12:08:37 A.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mullin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Schakowsky demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:09:28 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, No. 17 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to modifiy and add certain provisions to the Senate amendments dealing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
12:09:30 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess Part B amendment No. 17.
12:17:24 A.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Schakowsky demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:18:21 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Neugebauer, No. 18 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to execute a liquidation of the Federal Reserve surplus account and remittance of funds to the U.S. Treasury. Amendment also dissolves the existence of the surplus account on a go-forward basis and ensures that future net earnings of the Federal Reserve, in excess of dividend paid, are remitted to the U.S. Treasury.
12:18:26 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Neugebauer Part B amendment No. 18.
12:31:45 A.M. H.R. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Neugebauer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:32:45 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, No. 19 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to remove the Administrator of the EPA from list of individuals who shall designate a council member to the Federal Permitting Improvement council in Section 61002 FEDERAL PERMITTING IMPROVEMENT COUNCIL.
12:32:48 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Gosar amendment No. 19.
12:36:36 A.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:37:25 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Goodlatte, No. 20 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to assign to the Executive Director of the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council power to authorize extensions of permitting timetables, up to a total of fifty percent of the time specified in an original timetable, and to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget the power to authorize any additional extensions, subject to requirements to consult with the permit applicant and report to Congress, and makes further improvements to further streamline administrative procedures for permit review.
12:37:28 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte Part B amendment No. 20.
12:48:06 A.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Goodlatte amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:48:48 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hensarling, No. 21 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to provide regulatory relief to facilitate capital formation and to ensure greater consumer access to financial products and services. Amendment also provides for certain reforms concerning mint operations and housing.
12:48:51 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hensarling Part B amendment No. 21.
12:59:18 A.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:59:30 A.M. H.R. 22 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mullin, No. 22 printed in Part B of House Report 114-326 to the Senate amendment to the text to provide for a new title that includes sections to improve emergency preparedness for energy supply disruptions, resolve environmental and grid reliability conflicts, enhance critical electric infrastructure security, evaluate the feasibility of a strategic transformer reserve, and establish energy security valuation procedures.
12:59:33 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 512, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Part B Mullin amendment No. 22.
1:02:31 A.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the Mullin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:02:51 A.M. H.R. 22 Mr. Mullin moved that the Committee rise.
1:03:06 A.M. H.R. 22 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
1:03:15 A.M. H.R. 22 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 22 as unfinished business.
1:04:10 A.M. Mr. Mullin asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on November 5. Agreed to without objection.
1:04:11 A.M. Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Pursuant to section 2(a) of House Resolution 461, 114th Congress, and the order of the House of January 6, 2015, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce: Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Nadler, Ms. DeGette, Ms. Speier, Ms. DelBene and Mrs. Watson Coleman.
1:05:21 A.M. Mr. Mullin moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:05:40 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:05:41 A.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on November 5, 2015.
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