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Legislative Day of June 21, 2016

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12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:16 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Garret Graves to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:42 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:01:10 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:02 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 21.
2:00:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:35 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:39 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Torres to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:09:30 P.M. Mr. Calvert filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 5538.
2:10:21 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:10:36 P.M. H.R. 5525 Mr. Scott, Austin moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5525 — "To prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service and commercial mobile data service through the Lifeline program."
2:11:03 P.M. H.R. 5525 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:11:04 P.M. H.R. 5525 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5525.
2:38:59 P.M. H.R. 5525 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.
2:39:25 P.M. H.R. 4369 Mrs. Comstock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4369 — "To authorize the use of passenger facility charges at an airport previously associated with the airport at which the charges are collected."
2:40:07 P.M. H.R. 4369 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:40:08 P.M. H.R. 4369 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4369.
2:54:05 P.M. H.R. 4369 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:54:09 P.M. H.R. 4369 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:55:02 P.M. H.R. 5388 Mr. Ratcliffe moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5388 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for innovative research and development, and for other purposes."
2:55:14 P.M. H.R. 5388 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:55:16 P.M. H.R. 5388 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5388.
3:05:52 P.M. H.R. 5388 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
3:06:09 P.M. H.R. 5389 Mr. Ratcliffe moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5389 — "To encourage engagement between the Department of Homeland Security and technology innovators, and for other purposes."
3:06:55 P.M. H.R. 5389 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:06:57 P.M. H.R. 5389 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5389.
3:15:30 P.M. H.R. 5389 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
3:16:54 P.M. H.R. 4639 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4639 — "To reauthorize the Office of Special Counsel, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide modifications to authorities relating to the Office of Special Counsel, and for other purposes."
3:17:00 P.M. H.R. 4639 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:17:01 P.M. H.R. 4639 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4639.
3:24:07 P.M. H.R. 4639 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:24:09 P.M. H.R. 4639 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:24:43 P.M. H.R. 5028 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5028 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10721 E Jefferson Ave in Detroit, Michigan, as the "Mary Eleanora McCoy Post Office Building"."
3:24:55 P.M. H.R. 5028 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:24:57 P.M. H.R. 5028 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5028.
3:30:28 P.M. H.R. 5028 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:30:31 P.M. H.R. 5028 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:30:41 P.M. H.R. 5028 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:31:09 P.M. H.R. 4010 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4010 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 522 North Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona, as the "Ed Pastor Post Office"."
3:31:18 P.M. H.R. 4010 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:31:21 P.M. H.R. 4010 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4010.
3:37:55 P.M. H.R. 4010 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:37:57 P.M. H.R. 4010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:23 P.M. H.R. 4372 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4372 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 Rochester Street, Bergen, New York, as the Barry G. Miller Post Office."
3:38:35 P.M. H.R. 4372 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:38:37 P.M. H.R. 4372 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4372.
3:42:54 P.M. H.R. 4372 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:42:56 P.M. H.R. 4372 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:43:27 P.M. H.R. 4777 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4777 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1301 Alabama Avenue in Selma, Alabama as the "Amelia Boynton Robinson Post Office Building"."
3:43:37 P.M. H.R. 4777 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:43:39 P.M. H.R. 4777 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4777.
3:58:15 P.M. H.R. 4777 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:58:17 P.M. H.R. 4777 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:59:06 P.M. H.R. 4925 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4925 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 229 West Main Cross Street, in Findlay, Ohio, as the "Michael Garver Oxley Memorial Post Office Building"."
3:59:09 P.M. H.R. 4925 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:59:12 P.M. H.R. 4925 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4925.
4:08:38 P.M. H.R. 4925 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:08:40 P.M. H.R. 4925 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:09:50 P.M. H.R. 4960 Mr. Blum moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4960 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 525 N Broadway in Aurora, Illinois, as the "Kenneth M. Christy Post Office Building"."
4:09:55 P.M. H.R. 4960 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:09:58 P.M. H.R. 4960 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4960.
4:16:39 P.M. H.R. 4960 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:16:41 P.M. H.R. 4960 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:17:00 P.M. H.R. 4902 Mr. Hurd (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4902 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to expand law enforcement availability pay to employees of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Air and Marine Operations."
4:17:48 P.M. H.R. 4902 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:17:51 P.M. H.R. 4902 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4902.
4:23:23 P.M. H.R. 4902 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:23:25 P.M. H.R. 4902 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:24:02 P.M. S. 2133 Mr. Hurd (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 2133 — "To improve Federal agency financial and administrative controls and procedures to assess and mitigate fraud risks, and to improve Federal agencies' development and use of data analytics for the purpose of identifying, preventing, and responding to fraud, including improper payments."
4:24:09 P.M. S. 2133 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:24:14 P.M. S. 2133 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2133.
4:32:33 P.M. S. 2133 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:32:35 P.M. S. 2133 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:33:15 P.M. H.R. 2607 Mr. Hurd (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2607 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7802 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, New York, as the "Jeanne and Jules Manford Post Office Building"."
4:33:33 P.M. H.R. 2607 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:33:38 P.M. H.R. 2607 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2607.
4:49:08 P.M. H.R. 2607 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:49:10 P.M. H.R. 2607 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:50:02 P.M. H.R. 2395 Mr. Meadows moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2395 — "To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to strengthen the independence of the Inspectors General, and for other purposes."
4:50:13 P.M. H.R. 2395 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:50:19 P.M. H.R. 2395 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2395.
4:58:37 P.M. H.R. 2395 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:58:38 P.M. H.R. 2395 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:59:27 P.M. S. 2487 Mr. Miller (FL) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
4:59:27 P.M. S. 2487 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 2487 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to identify mental health care and suicide prevention programs and metrics that are effective in treating women veterans as part of the evaluation of such programs by the Secretary, and for other purposes."
4:59:49 P.M. S. 2487 On passage Passed without objection.
4:59:51 P.M. S. 2487 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:00:39 P.M. H.R. 4590 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4590 — "To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility projects for which appropriations are being made for fiscal year 2016, and for other purposes."
5:00:54 P.M. H.R. 4590 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:00:57 P.M. H.R. 4590 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4590.
5:12:12 P.M. H.R. 4590 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:12:15 P.M. H.R. 4590 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:13:04 P.M. H.R. 5317 Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5317 — "To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic"."
5:13:10 P.M. H.R. 5317 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:13:15 P.M. H.R. 5317 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5317.
5:25:58 P.M. H.R. 5317 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:25:59 P.M. H.R. 5317 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:26:17 P.M. H.R. 3936 Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3936 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program under which the Secretary carries out Veteran Engagement Team events where veterans can complete claims for disability compensation and pension under the laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes."
5:26:42 P.M. H.R. 3936 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:26:44 P.M. H.R. 3936 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3936.
5:35:08 P.M. H.R. 3936 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:35:10 P.M. H.R. 3936 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:09 P.M. H.R. 5170 Mr. Young (IN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5170 — "To encourage and support partnerships between the public and private sectors to improve our Nation's social programs, and for other purposes."
5:36:30 P.M. H.R. 5170 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:36:33 P.M. H.R. 5170 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5170.
6:10:32 P.M. H.R. 5170 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:10:33 P.M. H.R. 5170 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:11:04 P.M. H.R. 5447 Mr. Boustany moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5447 — "To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements."
6:11:21 P.M. H.R. 5447 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:11:24 P.M. H.R. 5447 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5447.
6:24:38 P.M. H.R. 5447 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:24:40 P.M. H.R. 5447 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:26:15 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to the Western Balkans - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-143).
6:28:51 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to North Korea - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-144).
6:30:40 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:30:48 P.M. H.R. 5525 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5525 — "To prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service and commercial mobile data service through the Lifeline program."
6:52:11 P.M. H.R. 5525 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 207 - 143 (Roll no. 334).
6:53:47 P.M. H.R. 5388 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5388 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for innovative research and development, and for other purposes."
7:01:16 P.M. H.R. 5388 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 351 - 4 (Roll no. 335).
7:01:17 P.M. H.R. 5388 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:01:37 P.M. H.R. 5389 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5389 — "To encourage engagement between the Department of Homeland Security and technology innovators, and for other purposes."
7:08:50 P.M. H.R. 5389 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 347 - 8 (Roll no. 336).
7:08:51 P.M. H.R. 5389 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:11:06 P.M. H.R. 5452 Mr. Smith (NE) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5452 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit individuals eligible for Indian Health Service assistance to qualify for health savings accounts."
7:11:32 P.M. H.R. 5452 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:11:34 P.M. H.R. 5452 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5452.
7:18:29 P.M. H.R. 5452 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:18:30 P.M. H.R. 5452 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:19:00 P.M. H.R. 5456 Mr. Buchanan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5456 — "To amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to invest in funding prevention and family services to help keep children safe and supported at home, to ensure that children in foster care are placed in the least restrictive, most family-like, and appropriate settings, and for other purposes."
7:19:09 P.M. H.R. 5456 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:19:11 P.M. H.R. 5456 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5456.
7:47:29 P.M. H.R. 5456 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:47:31 P.M. H.R. 5456 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:47:32 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 1777 amended, and S. 2736.
7:48:24 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:53:22 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:22:00 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 793 and H. Res. 794.
9:23:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
9:30:20 P.M. Ms. Kuster moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:30:21 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:30:22 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 22, 2016.
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