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Legislative Day of May 25, 2016

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10:00:12 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:21 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Keith J. Rothfus to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:49 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.
10:31:51 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 25.
12:00:10 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Joshua Beckley, Ecclesia Christian Fellowship, San Bernardino, California.
12:01:16 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:19 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:46 P.M. INTRODUCTION OF GUEST CHAPLAIN - The Chair recognized Mr. Aguilar of California for the purpose of introducting today's guest Chaplain.
12:03:10 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.
12:19:11 P.M. The House received a communication from The Honorable Ted Yoho, Member of Congress. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yoho notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena, issued by the Circuit Court in and for Dixie County, Florida, Criminal Division, for testimony in a criminal case and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena is not consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
12:20:19 P.M. H. Res. 744 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 744 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 2012) to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5233) to repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the respective roles of the District government and Congress in the local budget process of the District government, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from May 27, 2016, through June 6, 2016."
12:23:15 P.M. H. Res. 744 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 744.
1:37:00 P.M. H. Res. 744 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 239 - 176 (Roll no. 239).
1:43:16 P.M. H. Res. 744 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 171 (Roll no. 240).
1:43:17 P.M. H. Res. 744 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:43:32 P.M. H.R. 5055 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5055 — "Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
1:43:49 P.M. H.R. 5055 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
1:49:20 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Clawson (FL) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 143 - 275 (Roll no. 241).
1:53:21 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the McNerney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 169 - 247 (Roll no. 242).
1:57:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Griffith amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 236 (Roll no. 243).
2:02:03 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Buck amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 80 - 339 (Roll no. 244).
2:06:29 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 167 - 251 (Roll no. 245).
2:11:15 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 144 - 275 (Roll no. 246).
2:11:23 P.M. H.R. 5055 Mr. Simpson moved that the committee rise.
2:11:36 P.M. H.R. 5055 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
2:12:17 P.M. H.R. 5055 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5055 as unfinished business.
2:15:05 P.M. S. 2012 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Whitfield asked unanimous consent that the question of adoption of a motion to commit on S. 2012 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 or rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
2:15:09 P.M. S. 2012 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 744. S. 2012 — "To provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes."
2:15:14 P.M. S. 2012 The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2012 and H.R. 5233.
2:16:03 P.M. S. 2012 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 2012, as amended.
3:34:14 P.M. S. 2012 The previous question was ordered on S. 2012, as amended, pursuant to the rule.
3:34:50 P.M. S. 2012 Mr. Peters moved to commit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
3:35:35 P.M. S. 2012 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) motion to commit with instructions, pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment inserting a new section pertaining to consideration of impacts on climate change. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
3:44:53 P.M. S. 2012 The previous question on the motion to commit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:45:12 P.M. S. 2012 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and a previous order of the House, further proceedings on the Peters (CA) motion to commit were postponed until a time to be announced.
3:46:18 P.M. H.R. 5233 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 744. H.R. 5233 — "To repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the respective roles of the District government and Congress in the local budget process of the District government, and for other purposes."
3:46:23 P.M. H.R. 5233 The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2012 and H.R. 5233.
3:47:04 P.M. H.R. 5233 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5233.
4:39:40 P.M. H.R. 5233 Mr. Connolly moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Oversight and Government.
4:40:15 P.M. H.R. 5233 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly motion to recommit with instructions, pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to allow the District of Columbia government to use local funds to prevent and treat the Zika virus. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
4:50:01 P.M. H.R. 5233 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:11:51 P.M. H.R. 5233 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 179 - 239 (Roll no. 247).
5:18:17 P.M. H.R. 5233 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 240 - 179 (Roll no. 248).
5:18:19 P.M. H.R. 5233 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:18:23 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to commit S. 2012, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:18:37 P.M. S. 2012 Considered as unfinished business. S. 2012 — "To provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes."
5:24:32 P.M. S. 2012 On motion to commit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 178 - 239 (Roll no. 249).
5:31:47 P.M. S. 2012 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 241 - 178 (Roll no. 250).
5:31:48 P.M. S. 2012 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:32:08 P.M. Mr. Graves (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 5325.
5:33:35 P.M. S. 2012 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 744, Mr. Barton moved that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference.
5:33:58 P.M. S. 2012 The previous question was ordered without objection.
5:34:03 P.M. S. 2012 On motion that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
5:35:19 P.M. S. 2012 Mr. Grijalva moved that the House instruct conferees.
5:35:34 P.M. S. 2012 DEBATE - The House proceeded with an hour of debate on the motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House at the conference on disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the House amendment to the bill S. 2012 to be instructed to insist on inclusion of section 5002.
5:46:47 P.M. S. 2012 The previous question was ordered without objection.
5:46:57 P.M. S. 2012 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to instruct, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote, announced that the nays had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to instruct until a time to be announced.
5:48:33 P.M. H.R. 5055 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5055 — "Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
5:49:00 P.M. H.R. 5055 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
5:49:43 P.M. H.R. 5055 VACATING DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Ms. Kaptur asked unanimous consent to withdraw the request for a recorded vote on the amendment offered by Mr. Welch, to the end that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection. The Chair subsequently put the question on the amendment.
5:50:39 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Welch amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:50:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Pittenger, numbered 34, printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use offunds to be used torevoke funding previously awarded to or within the State of North Carolina.
5:50:53 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pittenger amendment No. 34.
6:02:43 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pittenger amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:03:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the Bureau of Reclamation to issue a permit for California WaterFix or, with respect to California WaterFix.
6:03:43 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
6:14:27 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Failed by voice vote.
6:15:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit the use of funds to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulation or guidance related to the social cost of Carbon.
6:15:05 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
6:26:18 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:27:13 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, numbered 29, printed in the Congressional Record to reduce National Nuclear Security Administration-Weapons Activities by $100 million and prohibit the use of funds, in excess of $120,253,000 to be used for the W80-4 Life Extension Program.
6:27:15 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
6:35:19 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Failed by voice vote.
6:35:52 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit the use of funds for the Department of Energy's Climate Model Development and Validation program.
6:35:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
6:46:16 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:46:45 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Green, Al, numbered 24, printed in the Congressional Record to provide an additional $311 million for Construction, Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects.
6:46:48 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Al Green of Texas amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
6:51:26 P.M. H.R. 5055 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the Green, Al amendment. Mr. Simpson stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
6:56:31 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Yoho, to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the Department of Energy to employ in excess 95 percent of the Department's total number of employees as of the date of the enactment of this act.
6:56:34 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment.
7:05:22 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Yoho amendment; Failed by voice vote.
7:06:38 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Foster, to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the Secretary of Energy for the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
7:06:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster amendment.
7:16:00 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Foster amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Foster demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:16:21 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Black, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
7:16:23 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Black amendment.
7:24:03 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Black amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:24:38 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. McNerney, to prohibit the use of funds for a project under investigation by the Inspector General of the Department of the Interior during calendar years 2015, 2016, or 2017.
7:24:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
7:27:53 P.M. H.R. 5055 Mr. Simpson raised a point of order against the McNerney amendment. Mr. Simpson stated that the amendment seeks to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
7:29:08 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Byrne, to give priority to Dog River, Fowl River, Fly Creek, Bayou Coden, and Bayou La Batre projects.
7:29:10 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
7:34:09 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the Byrne amendment was withdrawn.
7:34:43 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. McNerney, to prohibit the use of funds to issue Federal debt forgiveness or capital repayment forgiveness for any district or entity served by the Central Valley Project if the district or entity has been subject to an order from Securities and Exchange Commission.
7:34:44 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment, pending a reservation of a point of order.
7:37:30 P.M. H.R. 5055 By unanimous consent, the McNerney amendment was withdrawn.
7:38:11 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Byrne, to prohibit the use of funds for the Energy Information Administration. The amendment also reduces funds for Department of Energy-Energy Programs-Energy Information Administration to $0.
7:38:13 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
7:46:16 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Byrne amendment; Failed by voice vote.
7:46:48 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Maloney, Sean, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of Executive Order No. 13672 of July 21, 2014 ("Further Amendments to Executive order 11478, Equal Employment in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity").
7:46:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sean Maloney amendment.
7:54:07 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Pitts to the Maloney, Sean amendment, to add the following language to the Sean Patrick Maloney amendment ",except as required by the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment, and Article I of the Constitution".
7:54:14 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes on the Pitts of Pennsylvania amendment to the amendment offered by Mr. Maloney of New York, pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
8:06:39 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Pitts amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:07:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sean Patrick Maloney amendment as amended by the Pitts amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the Maloney amendment as amended, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment as amended until a time to be announced.
8:07:32 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Byrne, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, Executive Order 13279, or the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
8:07:39 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
8:13:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Byrne amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:14:14 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Higgins, to prohibit the use of funds to be used by the Secretary of Energy to carry out, or for the salary of any officer or employee of the Department of Energy to carry out, the proposed action of the Department to transport target residue material from Ontario, Canada to the United States.
8:14:17 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Higgins amendment.
8:17:59 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Higgins amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:18:32 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, numbered 7 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to enter into contracts with individuals or entities convicted of fraud.
8:18:35 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
8:19:25 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:19:56 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Babin, numbered 5 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds from being used to enter into new contracts with, or new agreements for Federal assistance to, the Islamic Republic of Iran.
8:19:58 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Babin amendment.
8:25:35 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Babin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:25:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lowenthal, to prohibit the use of funds in contravention of Executive Order No. 13547 or to implement, administer, or enforce section 506.
8:25:56 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal amendment.
8:31:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Lowenthal amendment; Failed by voice vote.
8:32:22 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Meadows, to prohibit the use of funds by the Army Corps of Engineers to award contracts using the lowest price technically acceptable source selection process unless the source selection decision is documented.
8:32:24 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meadows amendment.
8:34:06 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Meadows amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:35:04 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to prohibit the use of funds for "Department of Energy-Energy Programs-Science" may be used in contravention of the Department of Energy Organization Act.
8:35:06 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
8:37:31 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:38:24 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Stivers, to prohibit the use of funds for the Cape Wind Energy Project on the Outer Continental Shelf off Massachusetts, Nantucket Sound.
8:38:51 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment.
8:41:27 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Stivers amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:41:35 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to increase the amount made available for "Corps of Engineers-Civil--Investigations" account by $3,000,000.
8:41:38 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
8:47:06 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:47:25 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mullin, to prohibit the use of funds, between Nov. 8, 2016 through Jan. 20, 2017 to be used to propose or finalize a regulatory action that is likely to result in a rule that may have an annual effect on the economy of $100,000,000 or more.
8:47:27 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mullin amendment.
8:55:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Mullin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:56:15 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to reduce the amount made available for "Corps of Engineers-Civil--Construction", and increasing the amount made available for the same account, by $100,000,000.
8:56:19 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
9:02:31 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:02:52 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit the use of funds to carry out the memorandum from the White House Counsel's Office to all Executive Department and Agency General Counsels entitled "Reminder Regarding Document Request" dated April 15, 2009.
9:02:54 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
9:08:20 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:08:52 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Engel, numbered 6 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.
9:08:55 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment No. 6.
9:12:01 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Engel amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:12:08 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to prohibit the use of funds for the Department of Energy 21st Century Clean Transportation Plan.
9:12:10 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
9:20:17 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:20:36 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Sanford, to prohibit the use of funds to provide a loan under section 136 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.
9:20:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sanford amendment.
9:30:43 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Sanford amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:31:03 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Buck, to prohibit the use of funds to research, draft, propose, or finalize the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that was published by the Department of Energy on December 19, 2014, titled "Energy Conservation Program..."
9:31:06 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Buck amendment.
9:35:16 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Buck amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:35:28 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Blackburn, to reduce funding in the bill by 1 percent Across-the-Board.
9:35:31 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment No 14.
9:41:45 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:42:22 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smith (MO), to prohibit the use of funds by the Army Corps of Engineers to implement, administer, or enforce the last four words of subparagraph (B) of section 1341(a)(1) of title 31, with respect to crevassing levees under the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Operations Plan.
9:42:25 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment.
9:48:48 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (MO) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:49:11 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walker, to reduce funds made available to various accounts in the Department of Energy by an aggregate total of $148,544,000.
9:49:13 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walker amendment.
9:59:44 P.M. H.R. 5055 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Walker amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Walker demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:00:19 P.M. H.R. 5055 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSantis, to prohibit funds to purchase heavy water from Iran.
10:00:22 P.M. H.R. 5055 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 743, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis amendment.
10:04:23 P.M. H.R. 5055 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 ayes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:06:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 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.
10:29:21 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Weber (TX) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 158 - 260 (Roll no. 251).
10:33:55 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 245 (Roll no. 252).
10:37:30 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Farr amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 189 - 228 (Roll no. 253).
10:40:40 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Garamendi amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 126 - 293 (Roll no. 254).
10:43:53 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Pittenger amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 192 (Roll no. 255).
10:47:02 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 188 (Roll no. 256).
10:50:32 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 206 - 213 (Roll no. 257).
10:53:46 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Maloney, Sean amendment; as amended Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 - 195 (Roll no. 258).
10:56:57 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Byrne amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 - 186 (Roll no. 259).
11:00:23 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 158 - 258 (Roll no. 260).
11:03:36 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 119 - 300 (Roll no. 261).
11:06:46 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the Walker amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 128 - 291 (Roll no. 262).
11:09:57 P.M. H.R. 5055 On agreeing to the DeSantis amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 251 - 168 (Roll no. 263).
11:11:05 P.M. H.R. 5055 Mr. Simpson moved that the Committee now rise.
11:11:08 P.M. H.R. 5055 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
11:11:49 P.M. H.R. 5055 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5055 as unfinished business.
11:12:01 P.M. S. 2012 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Grijalva motion to instruct conferees to S. 2012.
11:17:20 P.M. S. 2012 On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 205 - 212 (Roll no. 264).
11:17:22 P.M. S. 2012 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:18:45 P.M. Mr. Cole filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 751.
11:19:27 P.M. Mr. Cole asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on May 26. Agreed to without objection.
11:19:51 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:25:00 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:25:06 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
11:25:07 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on May 26, 2016.
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