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Legislative Day of September 13, 2017

September 2017
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10:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:07 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable David A. Trott to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:15 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.
10:52:34 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:21 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 13.
12:00:27 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:35 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:38 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Zeldin to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:57 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.
12:16:45 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 14. Agreed to without objection.
12:16:55 P.M. H. Res. 513 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 513 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3697) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to aliens associated with criminal gangs, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from September 15, 2017, through September 22, 2017."
12:18:43 P.M. H. Res. 513 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 513.
1:21:18 P.M. H. Res. 513 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 222 - 184 (Roll no. 486).
1:28:51 P.M. H. Res. 513 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 186 (Roll no. 487).
1:28:53 P.M. H. Res. 513 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:36:35 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."
1:36:52 P.M. H.R. 3354 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
1:37:03 P.M. H.R. 3354 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.
1:42:52 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Mullin amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 218 - 195 (Roll no. 488).
1:46:41 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Mullin amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 - 186 (Roll no. 489).
1:52:16 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 201 - 212 (Roll no. 490).
1:55:26 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 212 (Roll no. 491).
1:59:15 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Norman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 151 - 260 (Roll no. 492).
2:00:50 P.M. H.R. 3354 VACATED PROCEEDINGS - Mr. Cole asked unanimous consent to vacate the proceedings on amendment numbered 175 of House Report 115-297, which was postponed, to the end that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection.
2:00:58 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Murphy (PA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:01:30 P.M. H.R. 3354 VACATED PROCEEDINGS - Mr. Cole asked unanimous consent to vacate the proceedings on amendment numbered 176 of House Report 115-297, which was postponed, to the end that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection.
2:01:36 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Murphy (PA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:02:54 P.M. H.R. 3354 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Graves (GA), consisting of amendments numbered 194, 197, 202, 209, 210, 214, 215, 216, 217, 219, 220, and 224 printed in House Report 115-297.
2:03:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Graves (GA) En Bloc amendment No. 5.
2:14:28 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Graves (GA) amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:14:42 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Roskam, numbered 190 printed in House Report 115-297 to prohibit any funds from being used to authorize a transaction by a U.S. financial institution (as defined under section 561.309 of title 31, Code of Federal Regulations) that is ordinarily incident to the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
2:14:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roskam amendment No. 190.
2:27:19 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Roskam amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:27:26 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Roskam, numbered 191 printed in House Report 115-297 to prohibit any funds from being used to issue a license pursuant to any Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) memo regarding section 5.1.1 of Annex II to the JCPOA, including the OFAC memo titled, "Statement of Licensing Policy For Activities Related to the Export Or Re-Export to Iran of Commercial Passenger Aircraft and Related Parts and Services" and any other OFAC memo of the same substance.
2:27:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roskam amendment No. 191.
2:34:02 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Roskam amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:34:38 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Palmer, numbered 192 printed in House Report 115-297 to prohibit funds from being used to implement the District of Columbia's Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act.
2:34:59 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Palmer amendment No. 192.
2:49:23 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Palmer amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Norton demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:50:27 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gohmert, numbered 195 printed in House Report 115-297 to reduce the Internal Revenue Service's Operations Support account by $165,300.00 and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
2:50:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gohmert amendment No. 195.
2:57:26 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gohmert amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Quigley demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:58:24 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Norton, numbered 196 printed in House Report 115-297 to strike the repeal of the District of Columbia's Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012
2:58:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norton amendment No. 196.
3:05:40 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Norton amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Norton demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:06:57 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, numbered 199 printed in House Report 115-297 to strike section 926 on page 590, relating to bringing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into the regular appropriations process.
3:07:23 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 199.
3:18:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:19:18 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, numbered 200 printed in House Report 115-297 to strike section 915 on page 563, relating to manufactured housing.
3:19:40 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 200.
3:31:22 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:31:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Ellison, numbered 201 printed in House Report 115-297 to strike section 928, relating to removal of authority to regulate small-dollar credit.
3:32:10 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 201.
3:44:30 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:45:12 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mitchell, numbered 204 printed in House Report 115-297 to reduce by 10% general administrative and departmental salary and expense accounts in Division D, and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
3:45:33 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mitchell amendment No. 204.
3:52:12 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Mitchell amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Quigley demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:52:45 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Jenkins (WV), numbered 205 printed in House Report 115-297 to increase funding for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) by $6 million with an offset from the IRS Enforcement account.
3:53:07 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jenkins (WA) amendment No. 205.
3:59:08 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Jenkins (WV) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:59:18 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 206 printed in House Report 115-297 to increase funding for the Fund Program Account of the Community Development Financial Institutions by $500,000 and reduces funding for taxpayer services at IRS by $1 million.
3:59:20 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 206.
4:05:24 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Failed by voice vote.
4:05:51 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Huizenga, numbered 207 printed in House Report 115-297 to prohibit the use of funds to implement, administer, or enforce a SEC rule pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act relating to conflict minerals.
4:05:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga amendment No. 207.
4:17:52 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Huizenga amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Moore demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:18:54 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Heck, numbered 211 printed in House Report 115-297 to restore funding for the Small Business Administration's ScaleUp program, offset by the Department of the Treasury's salaries and expenses account.
4:18:55 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck amendment No. 211.
4:27:35 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Heck amendment; Failed by voice vote.
4:31:04 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Amodei, An amendmend numbered 221 printed in House Report 115-297 to strike section 906 in title IX which would eliminate the provision of the bill which subjects the NCUA to appropriations.
4:31:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Amodei amendment No. 221.
4:39:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Amodei amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:53 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kildee, numbered 222 printed in House Report 115-297 to strike Sec. 133, which prohibits Treasury from enforcing rule or guideline implementing the Treasury guidance that ends US support of multilateral development bank funding for new overseas coal projects.
4:39:55 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kildee amendment No. 222.
4:45:12 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Kildee amendment; Failed by voice vote.
4:45:35 P.M. H.R. 3354 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 223 printed in House Report 115-297 to provide additional funding to the Taxpayer Advocate Service for the purpose of assisting the parents of a deceased child, when that child's information has been stolen and used on personal income taxes filed with the IRS, when the parent or guardian of record must report the identity theft of their deceased child's information.
4:45:36 P.M. H.R. 3354 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 223.
4:54:01 P.M. H.R. 3354 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:54:43 P.M. H.R. 3354 VACATED PROCEEDINGS - Mr. Flores asked unanimous consent to vacate the proceedings on amendment numbered 149 of House Report 115-297, which was postponed, to the end that the Chair put the question de novo. Agreed to without objection.
4:55:30 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Flores amendment; Failed by voice vote.
4:59:34 P.M. H.R. 3354 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:30:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Torres amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 279 - 137 (Roll no. 493).
5:33:47 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 98 - 313 (Roll no. 494).
5:36:40 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Scott (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 192 - 223 (Roll no. 495).
5:39:29 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Norton amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 189 - 225 (Roll no. 496).
5:42:20 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Flores amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 216 - 199 (Roll no. 497).
5:46:05 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Buck amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 191 (Roll no. 498).
5:48:51 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Kildee amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 247 - 170 (Roll no. 499).
5:52:22 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Pocan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 199 - 219 (Roll no. 500).
5:55:34 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Meng amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 220 - 198 (Roll no. 501).
5:58:26 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Kildee amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 243 - 175 (Roll no. 502).
6:01:04 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Clark (MA) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 - 192 (Roll no. 503).
6:05:04 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Murphy (PA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 219 (Roll no. 504).
6:08:40 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Lujan, Ben Ray amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 213 - 205 (Roll no. 505).
6:11:44 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Lowey amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 188 (Roll no. 506).
6:14:33 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Courtney amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 204 - 212 (Roll no. 507).
6:18:51 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Lewis (MN) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 153 - 263, 1 Present (Roll no. 508).
6:22:10 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 131 - 285 (Roll no. 509).
6:25:03 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 175 - 241 (Roll no. 510).
6:28:07 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Meadows amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 178 - 238, 1 Present (Roll no. 511).
6:31:49 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 221 - 196 (Roll no. 512).
6:34:39 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 156 - 260 (Roll no. 513).
6:37:25 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 226 (Roll no. 514).
6:40:41 P.M. H.R. 3354 On agreeing to the Gibbs amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 215 - 201 (Roll no. 515).
6:40:46 P.M. H.R. 3354 Mr. Cole moved that the Committee rise.
6:40:59 P.M. H.R. 3354 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
6:41:07 P.M. H.R. 3354 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 3354 as unfinished business.
6:43:04 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:02:02 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:02:14 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:02:15 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 14, 2017.
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