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Legislative Day of September 06, 2017

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10:00:15 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:20 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Dennis A. Ross to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:39 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:02:25 A.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
10:02:26 A.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 September 6, 2017 at 9:16 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 1107.
10:02:53 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Sires to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:03:09 A.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.
10:26:49 A.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
10:27:10 A.M. H. Res. 502 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 502 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 601, with an amendment."
10:27:19 A.M. H. Res. 502 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:27:21 A.M. H. Res. 502 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 502.
11:15:54 A.M. H. Res. 502 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.
11:16:13 A.M. H.R. 3388 Mr. Latta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3388 — "To provide for information on highly automated driving systems to be made available to prospective buyers."
11:18:00 A.M. H.R. 3388 Considered under suspension of the rules.
11:18:02 A.M. H.R. 3388 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3388.
12:07:14 P.M. H.R. 3388 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:07:16 P.M. H.R. 3388 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:07:20 P.M. H.R. 3388 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
12:07:46 P.M. H. Res. 502 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 502 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 601, with an amendment."
12:35:09 P.M. H. Res. 502 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 3 (Roll no. 441).
12:35:21 P.M. H. Res. 502 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:35:55 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:15 P.M. today.
2:15:28 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 6.
2:15:29 P.M. H. Res. 500 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 500 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3354) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules."
2:21:07 P.M. H. Res. 500 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 500.
4:09:23 P.M. H. Res. 500 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 187 (Roll no. 442).
4:17:37 P.M. H. Res. 500 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 191 (Roll no. 443).
4:17:39 P.M. H. Res. 500 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:17:54 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Speaker's Approval of the Journal which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:24:15 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 182, 2 Present (Roll no. 444).
4:25:12 P.M. H.R. 3354 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 500. H.R. 3354 — "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes."
4:25:17 P.M. H.R. 3354 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3354 with 2 hours of general debate. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The rule also provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of September 9, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.
4:25:36 P.M. H.R. 3354 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 500 and Rule XVIII.
4:25:38 P.M. H.R. 3354 The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
4:27:37 P.M. H.R. 3354 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with two hours of general debate on H.R. 3354.
6:30:23 P.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Goodlatte raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Goodlatte stated that the measure sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill The Chair sustained the point of order.
6:31:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Hensarling raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Hensarling stated that the measure sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
6:34:00 P.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Hensarling raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Hensarling stated that the measure sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
6:35:15 P.M. H.R. 3354 Ms. Waters, Maxine appealed the ruling of the Chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the Chair.
6:36:24 P.M. H.R. 3354 On sustaining the ruling of the Chair. Agreed to by voice vote.
6:38:34 P.M. H.R. 3354 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Aderholt, comprised of the following amendments offered En bloc No. 1 : Amendments Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 19, and 20 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295.
6:42:32 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Aderholt En Bloc amendment No. 1.
6:50:31 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Aderholt amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:50:58 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cicilline, numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to strike language that restricts funding for Executive Order 13547, National Ocean Policy.
6:51:19 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline amendment No. 10.
6:58:59 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Cicilline amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:00:12 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Davis, Rodney, numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the use of funds provided by the Act to be used to revoke exceptions made pursuant to the rule entitled "Exceptions to Geographic Areas for Official Agencies Under the USGSA" on a date before April 14, 2017.
7:00:15 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis amendment No. 14.
7:06:02 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Davis, Rodney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:06:27 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 15 printed in House Report 115-295 to ensure that no funds are used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.
7:06:28 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 15.
7:14:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 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. Bishop demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:14:33 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Hartzler, numbered 16 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the USDA from using funds to implement the Paid Lunch Equity provision in the National School Lunch Act.
7:14:34 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hartzler amendment No. 16.
7:17:45 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Hartzler amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:18:11 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Carter (GA), numbered 17 printed in House Report 115-295 to prohibit funds from being used by the Food and Drug Administration to finalize, implement, or enforce the draft standard memorandum of understanding made available for public comment on February 19, 2015, entitled "Draft Memorandum of Understanding Addressing Certain Distributions of Compounded Human Drug Products Between the State of [Insert State] and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration."
7:18:13 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Carter (GA) amendment No. 17.
7:30:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Carter (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. DeLauro demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:31:06 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 18 printed in Part B House Report 115-295 to ensure that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program, except for an employee compensated under a local compensation plan established under section 408 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980.
7:31:07 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 18.
7:36:02 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:38:17 P.M. H.R. 3354 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Diaz-Balart, offered by Mr. Diaz-Balart, comprised of the following amendments offered as En Bloc No. 2: 23, 24, 27, 30, 31, 34, 35, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 47, and 60 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295.
7:38:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Diaz-Balart En Bloc amendment No. 2.
7:42:06 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Diaz-Balart amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:42:24 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lipinski, numbered 21 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to decrease the Office of the Secretary of Transportation Salaries and Expenses account by $9,000,000 and increase the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Salaries and Expenses account by the same amount for the purpose of expanding NHTSA's connected and automated vehicles oversight and regulatory capabilities.
7:42:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lipinski amendment No. 21.
7:44:44 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Lipinski amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:44:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mitchell, numbered 22 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to reduce by 10% general administrative and departmental salary and expense accounts in Division H, and transfer the savings to the Spending Reduction Account.
7:44:55 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mitchell amendment No. 22.
7:49:38 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Mitchell amendment; Failed by voice vote.
7:50:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. McClintock, numbered 25 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to reduce funding for the Essential Air Service program by $150 million and appily the savings to the spending reduction account.
7:50:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment No. 25.
7:55:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:56:42 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kildee, numbered 26 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to increase funding for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program by $100 million, reduce FAA Operations/Air Traffic Control by the same amount.
7:56:43 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kildee amendment No. 26.
7:59:38 P.M. H.R. 3354 By unanimous consent, the Kildee amendment was withdrawn.
7:59:43 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Woodall, numbered 28 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to ensure greater flexibility for state departments of transportation to make targeted recissions.
7:59:44 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Woodall amendment No. 28.
8:03:22 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Woodall amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:03:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Budd, numbered 32 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to eliminate a $900 million allocation for the upgrade of an Amtrak rail line between Newark and New York City by increasing funding for national New Starts Projects by $400 million and applying savings from the elimination of the TIGER Grant program to deficit reduction.
8:03:47 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Budd amendment No. 32.
8:20:15 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Budd amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Budd demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:21:00 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Brooks (AL), numbered 33 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to defund Amtrak.
8:21:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brooks (AL) amendment No. 33.
8:30:11 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Brooks (AL) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Brooks (AL) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:30:36 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Soto, numbered 36 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to increase funding for the Small Starts program by $48 million.
8:30:37 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Soto amendment No. 36.
8:32:15 P.M. H.R. 3354 By unanimous consent, the Soto amendment was withdrawn.
8:32:27 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Carbajal, numbered 37 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to provide $1,000,000 to PHMSA for the finalization of an automatic valve shut-off safety rule.
8:32:28 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Carbajal amendment No. 37.
8:35:21 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Carbajal amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:35:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Rosen, numbered 38 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to increase funding for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America) by $35M, bringing total NeighborWorks appropriations to the same level as FY16.
8:35:54 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rosen amendment No. 38.
8:43:45 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rosen amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Rosen demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:44:19 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, numbered 39 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to decrease the funding for the Public and Indian Housing Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program by $177,362,500, excluding veterans, elderly, and the disabled.
8:44:20 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment No. 39.
8:50:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grothman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grothman demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:51:13 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Courtney, numbered 44 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to provide funding in the Community Development Block Grant program to examine the application of grant funds to mitigating and remediating the effects of pyrrhotite-related residential damage.
8:51:28 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Courtney amendment No. 44.
8:54:56 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Courtney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
8:55:04 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, numbered 46 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to decrease funding for the Project-Based Rental Assistance Housing Program by $266,000,000.
8:55:06 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment No. 46.
8:58:03 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grothman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grothman demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:58:37 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Stivers, numbered 48 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to increase funding for Administrative Enforcement Initiative by reducing funding from Private Enforcement Initiative.
8:58:38 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stivers amendment No. 48.
9:03:52 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Stivers amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:04:27 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Thompson (PA), numbered 49 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit funds to be used for establishing or collecting tolls on I-80 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
9:04:30 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thompson (PA) amendment No. 49.
9:09:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Thompson (PA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:10:44 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 51 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the use of funds to be used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.
9:10:47 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 51.
9:20:23 P.M. H.R. 3354 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 noes had prevailed. Mr. King (IA) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:20:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 52 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 provide that the Secretary may make grants to State and local authorities for the purpose of undertaking capital projects.
9:20:56 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 52.
9:25:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:25:09 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Herrera Beutler, numbered 53 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to state that no Funds can be used to establish or collect tolls on Interstate 5 or Interstate 205 in the state of Washington or Oregon.
9:25:13 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Herrera-Beutler amendment No. 53.
9:36:09 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Herrera Beutler amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:36:36 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grothman, numbered 54 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to reduce the funding level for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by two percent.
9:36:39 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grothman amendment No. 54.
9:40:23 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grothman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grothman demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:40:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Barr, numbered 55 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit funding for HUD's rule on `On-Site Completion of Const ruction of Manufactured Homes,' their `Interpretative Bulletin for Model Manufactured Home Installation Standards Foundation requirements in Freezing Temperature Areas Under CFR 3285.312(b),' and any implementation of the June 2014 memorandum titled `Construction of On-Site Installation of Add-Ons, such as an Attached Garage.'
9:40:57 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barr amendment No. 55.
9:48:59 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Barr amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:49:17 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smith (MO), numbered 56 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prevent funds from being used for a State, or local government entity or official if that entity prohibits, or in any way restricts, any government entity or official from sending to, or receiving from, the Immigration and Naturalization Service information regarding the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual.
9:49:19 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 56.
9:52:26 P.M. H.R. 3354 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 ayes had prevailed. Mr. Price demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:52:52 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Perry, numbered 57 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the use of funds for the NHTSA and FMCSA to finalize the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding speed limiting devices (81 Fed. Reg. 61941).
9:52:59 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry amendment No. 57.
9:59:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Perry amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:00:16 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Babin, numbered 58 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit funds from being used to implement or enforce the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.
10:00:21 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Babin amendment No. 58.
10:10:13 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Babin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Babin demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:10:43 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 59 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to ensure that no funds may be used on new hires who have not been verified through the E-Verify program.
10:10:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 59.
10:14:40 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:15:00 P.M. 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.
10:40:16 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 241 (Roll no. 445).
10:41:00 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The Committee of the Whole House observed a moment of silence in memory of the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
10:46:23 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Carter (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 141 - 279 (Roll no. 446).
10:50:06 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 140 - 280 (Roll no. 447).
10:53:59 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Budd amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 159 - 260 (Roll no. 448).
10:58:10 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Brooks (AL) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 128 - 293 (Roll no. 449).
11:01:30 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Rosen amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 220 (Roll no. 450).
11:04:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 124 - 295 (Roll no. 451).
11:07:06 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 139 - 282 (Roll no. 452).
11:10:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 180 - 241 (Roll no. 453).
11:13:35 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 140 - 280 (Roll no. 454).
11:16:32 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 - 195 (Roll no. 455).
11:20:56 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Babin amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 246 (Roll no. 456).
11:22:03 P.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Carter (TX) moved that the Committee rise.
11:22:29 P.M. H.R. 3354 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
11:22:41 P.M. H.R. 3354 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 3354 as unfinished business.
11:22:52 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 504.
11:23:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3354 — "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes."
11:23:40 P.M. H.R. 3354 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
11:25:44 P.M. H.R. 3354 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Carter (TX), comprised of the following amendments offered En bloc No. 3 : Amendments Nos. 61, 62, 64, 65, 67, 68, 69, 72, 73, 79, 82, 86, and 89 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295.
11:26:09 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Carter (TX) En Bloc amendment No. 3.
11:39:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Carter (TX) amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:40:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lujan Grisham, M., numbered 63 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prioritize funding within the DHS Office of the Secretary to complete a study on the treatment of detainees and the conditions of private detention centers.
11:40:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lujan Grisham (NM) amendment No. 63.
11:42:38 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Lujan Grisham, M. amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:42:47 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 66 printed in Part B of House 115-295 to strike the $535 million increase for ICE enforcement and adds $30 million to ICE's Office of the Inspector General and $10 million to the Department's Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
11:42:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 66.
11:49:36 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Jayapal amendment; Failed by voice vote.
11:50:11 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Fitzpatrick, numbered 70 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to increase funding to the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, to meet their budgetary request, so they may fully execute their mission of rectifying fraud, waste, and abuse.
11:50:15 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fitzpatrick amendment No. 70.
11:56:16 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Fitzpatrick amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:56:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Castro (TX), numbered 71 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to increase funding for the CBP Camera Technology Initiative.
11:56:48 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castro amendment No. 71.
12:06:56 A.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castro amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Castro demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:07:36 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Roybal-Allard, numbered 74 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to reduce funding for ICE--Operations and Support (Enforcement and Removal Operations) by $849,500,000 and increases funding for Coast Guard--Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements (Polar Icebreaker) by the same amount.
12:07:38 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roybal-Allard amendment No. 74.
12:16:22 A.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Roybal-Allard amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Roybal-Allard demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:16:52 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Castro (TX), numbered 75 printed in Part B of House Report 115-292 to increase funding for ICE to incorporate body-worn cameras.
12:16:55 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castro amendment No. 75.
12:28:19 A.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castro amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Castro demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:28:32 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Correa, numbered 76 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to reduce funding for ICE--Operations and Support (Enforcement and Removal Operations) by $100,000,000 and increase funding for Coast Guard--Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements (cutters for drug interdiction) by the same amount.
12:28:33 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Correa amendment No. 76.
12:36:31 A.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Correa amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Correa demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:37:17 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hunter, numbered 77 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to transfer $5 million dollars from the Coast Guard's Operations Expenses to its Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Account, for the purpose of supporting Coast Guard Icebreaker sea trials.
12:37:19 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hunter amendment No. 77.
12:45:11 A.M. H.R. 3354 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 ayes had prevailed. Ms. Roybal-Allard demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:45:32 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Torres, numbered 78 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to strike Section 209 of Division E, which grants the Secretary of Homeland Security authority to reprogram or transfer funds for the purpose of detaining aliens prioritized for removal.
12:45:34 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Torres amendment No. 78.
12:50:53 A.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Torres amendment; Failed by voice vote.
12:51:43 A.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Carter (TX) asked unanimous consent that amendment numbered 79 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295, which was adopted as part of En Bloc amendment No. 3, be modified. Agreed to without objection.
12:52:00 A.M. H.R. 3354 Carter (TX) amendment; modified by unanimous consent. Modification to amendment numbered 79 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295, before "dollar amount" insert "first".
12:52:33 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 80 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the use of funds to be used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act.
12:52:36 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 80.
12:53:40 A.M. H.R. 3354 King (IA) amendment; modified by unanimous consent. After the words "this Act" insert "or Divisions A, C, D, F, or G".
1:02:14 A.M. H.R. 3354 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. Ms. Roybal-Allard demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
1:02:43 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Castro (TX), numbered 81 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the use of privatized immigration detention facilities.
1:03:18 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castro (TX) amendment No. 81.
1:08:41 A.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castro (TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Castro (TX) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
1:09:26 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 84 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit funding from being used to expand or build new detention facilities.
1:09:28 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 84.
1:17:06 A.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jayapal amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jayapal demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
1:17:33 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Zeldin, numbered 85 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to lift the ban on striped bass fishing in the Block Island Transit Zone between Montauk, NY and Block Island, RI.
1:17:35 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Zeldin amendment No. 85.
1:24:49 A.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Zeldin amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:25:18 A.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. King (IA), numbered 88 printed in Part B of House Report 115-295 to prohibit the use of funds to be used for a new hire who has not been verified through the E-Verify program.
1:25:20 A.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 500, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 88.
1:25:54 A.M. H.R. 3354 King (IA) amendment; modified by unanimous consent. After the words "this Act" insert "or Divisions A, C, D, or F".
1:29:49 A.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment; as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
1:30:28 A.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Carter (TX) moved that the Committee rise.
1:30:43 A.M. H.R. 3354 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
1:30:52 A.M. H.R. 3354 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 3354 as unfinished business.
1:32:06 A.M. Mr. Marshall moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:32:18 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:32:19 A.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 7, 2017.
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