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Legislative Day of July 05, 2016

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12:00:04 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:13 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:33 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.
1:06:08 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 5.
2:00:12 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.
2:01:40 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Courtney to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:55:25 P.M. H. Res. 796 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 796 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4768) to amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to the judicial review of agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions; providing for proceedings during the period from June 23, 2016, through July 4, 2016; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
2:58:33 P.M. H. Res. 796 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 796.
4:04:32 P.M. H. Res. 796 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 796, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
4:04:45 P.M. H. Res. 793 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 793 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1270) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which disqualify expenses for over-the-counter drugs under health savings accounts and health flexible spending arrangements."
4:06:33 P.M. H. Res. 793 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 793.
4:51:51 P.M. H. Res. 793 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 793, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
4:52:30 P.M. H. Res. 794 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 794 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5485) making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
4:56:21 P.M. H. Res. 794 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 794.
5:37:29 P.M. H. Res. 794 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 796, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
5:37:39 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on June 30, 2016 at 3:01 p.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Res. 516.
5:38:52 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:38:59 P.M. H.R. 5210 Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5210 — "To improve access to durable medical equipment for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program, and for other purposes."
5:39:23 P.M. H.R. 5210 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:39:25 P.M. H.R. 5210 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5210.
5:52:44 P.M. H.R. 5210 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:52:45 P.M. H.R. 5210 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:53:46 P.M. H.R. 4854 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4854 — "To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from the definition of an investment company."
5:54:20 P.M. H.R. 4854 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:54:22 P.M. H.R. 4854 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4854.
6:06:44 P.M. H.R. 4854 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.
6:07:14 P.M. H.R. 4855 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4855 — "To amend provisions in the securities laws relating to regulation crowdfunding to raise the dollar amount limit and to clarify certain requirements and exclusions for funding portals established by such Act."
6:07:16 P.M. H.R. 4855 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:07:17 P.M. H.R. 4855 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4855.
6:32:52 P.M. H.R. 4855 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.
6:33:11 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 803.
6:33:12 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on several resolutions which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:34:14 P.M. H. Res. 796 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 796 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4768) to amend title 5, United States Code, with respect to the judicial review of agency interpretations of statutory and regulatory provisions; providing for proceedings during the period from June 23, 2016, through July 4, 2016; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
6:55:47 P.M. H. Res. 796 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 168 (Roll no. 343).
7:03:18 P.M. H. Res. 796 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 168 (Roll no. 344).
7:03:20 P.M. H. Res. 796 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:03:31 P.M. H. Res. 793 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 793 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1270) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which disqualify expenses for over-the-counter drugs under health savings accounts and health flexible spending arrangements."
7:10:09 P.M. H. Res. 793 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 168 (Roll no. 345).
7:15:47 P.M. H. Res. 793 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 168 (Roll no. 346).
7:15:49 P.M. H. Res. 793 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:16:28 P.M. H. Res. 794 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 794 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5485) making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
7:21:50 P.M. H. Res. 794 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 169 (Roll no. 347).
7:27:59 P.M. H. Res. 794 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 172 (Roll no. 348).
7:28:01 P.M. H. Res. 794 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:28:05 P.M. H.R. 4854 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4854 — "To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from the definition of an investment company."
7:34:10 P.M. H.R. 4854 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 9 (Roll no. 349).
7:34:11 P.M. H.R. 4854 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:34:18 P.M. H.R. 4855 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4855 — "To amend provisions in the securities laws relating to regulation crowdfunding to raise the dollar amount limit and to clarify certain requirements and exclusions for funding portals established by such Act."
7:41:55 P.M. H.R. 4855 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 394 - 4 (Roll no. 350).
7:41:59 P.M. H.R. 4855 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:42:59 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:44:11 P.M. H.R. 4685 Mr. Hice, Jody B. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4685 — "To take certain Federal lands located in Tulare County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tule River Indian Tribe, and for other purposes."
7:44:27 P.M. H.R. 4685 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:44:28 P.M. H.R. 4685 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4685.
7:49:35 P.M. H.R. 4685 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:49:37 P.M. H.R. 4685 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:49:50 P.M. H.R. 3844 Mr. Hice, Jody B. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3844 — "To establish the Energy and Minerals Reclamation Foundation to encourage, obtain, and use gifts, devises, and bequests for projects to reclaim abandoned mine lands and orphan oil and gas well sites, and for other purposes."
7:50:41 P.M. H.R. 3844 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:50:43 P.M. H.R. 3844 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3844.
7:56:06 P.M. H.R. 3844 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:56:09 P.M. H.R. 3844 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:56:10 P.M. H.R. 3844 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:57:10 P.M. H.R. 4538 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4538 — "To provide immunity from suit for certain individuals who disclose potential examples of financial exploitation of senior citizens, and for other purposes."
7:57:13 P.M. H.R. 4538 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:57:16 P.M. H.R. 4538 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4538.
8:11:36 P.M. H.R. 4538 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:11:39 P.M. H.R. 4538 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:14:04 P.M. H.R. 2273 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2273 — "To amend the Colorado River Storage Project Act to authorize the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir."
8:14:17 P.M. H.R. 2273 Considered under suspension of the rules.
8:14:18 P.M. H.R. 2273 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2273.
8:16:43 P.M. H.R. 2273 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:16:56 P.M. H.R. 2273 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:16:58 P.M. H.R. 2273 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
8:17:00 P.M. H.R. 4582 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4582 — "To exclude striped bass from the anadromous fish doubling requirement in section 3406(b)(1) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, and for other purposes."
8:17:32 P.M. H.R. 4582 Considered under suspension of the rules.
8:17:34 P.M. H.R. 4582 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4582.
8:25:50 P.M. H.R. 4582 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:25:54 P.M. H.R. 4582 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:26:09 P.M. H.R. 1838 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1838 — "To establish the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in San Benito and Fresno Counties, California, to designate the Joaquin Rocks Wilderness in such counties, to designate additional components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes."
8:26:24 P.M. H.R. 1838 Considered under suspension of the rules.
8:26:26 P.M. H.R. 1838 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1838.
8:41:47 P.M. H.R. 1838 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:41:48 P.M. H.R. 1838 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:41:52 P.M. H.R. 1838 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
8:42:00 P.M. H.R. 5244 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5244 — "To provide for the establishment of a national memorial and national monument to commemorate those killed by the collapse of the Saint Francis Dam on March 12, 1928, and for other purposes."
8:42:13 P.M. H.R. 5244 Considered under suspension of the rules.
8:42:15 P.M. H.R. 5244 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5244.
8:47:13 P.M. H.R. 5244 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:47:15 P.M. H.R. 5244 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:47:20 P.M. H.R. 3079 Mrs. Lummis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3079 — "To take certain Federal land located in Tuolumne County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, and for other purposes."
8:47:24 P.M. H.R. 3079 Considered under suspension of the rules.
8:47:26 P.M. H.R. 3079 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3079.
8:56:44 P.M. H.R. 3079 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:56:48 P.M. H.R. 3079 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:57:19 P.M. H.R. 4875 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4875 — "To establish the United States Semiquincentennial Commission, and for other purposes."
8:57:36 P.M. H.R. 4875 Considered under suspension of the rules.
8:57:38 P.M. H.R. 4875 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4875.
9:03:09 P.M. H.R. 4875 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
9:03:11 P.M. H.R. 4875 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:03:22 P.M. H.R. 4539 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4539 — "To establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes."
9:03:37 P.M. H.R. 4539 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:03:39 P.M. H.R. 4539 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4539.
9:14:09 P.M. H.R. 4539 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
9:14:11 P.M. H.R. 4539 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:15:38 P.M. S. 1252 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1252 — "To authorize a comprehensive strategic approach for United States foreign assistance to developing countries to reduce global poverty and hunger, achieve food and nutrition security, promote inclusive, sustainable, agricultural-led economic growth, improve nutritional outcomes, especially for women and children, build resilience among vulnerable populations, and for other purposes."
9:15:57 P.M. S. 1252 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:15:59 P.M. S. 1252 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1252.
9:31:20 P.M. S. 1252 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.
9:32:04 P.M. H.R. 3766 Mr. Royce moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments.
9:32:32 P.M. H.R. 3766 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 3766.
9:42:13 P.M. H.R. 3766 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote.
9:42:14 P.M. H.R. 3766 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:42:43 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
9:47:51 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
10:03:07 P.M. Mr. Chabot moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:03:10 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:03:11 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 6, 2016.
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