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Legislative Day of June 12, 2018

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12:00:08 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:21 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Warren Davidson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:39 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.
12:21:13 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:08 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 12.
2:00:14 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rabbi Steven I. Rein, U.S. Air Force, Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, VA
2:01:32 P.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. Mr. Poe (TX) 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. Mr. Poe (TX) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
2:02:12 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Judy Chu of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:30 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:12:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:12:24 P.M. H.R. 449 Mr. Latta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 449 — "To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress a report on the effects on public health of the increased rate of use of synthetic drugs."
2:12:54 P.M. H.R. 449 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:12:56 P.M. H.R. 449 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 449.
2:29:10 P.M. H.R. 449 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:29:12 P.M. H.R. 449 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:29:15 P.M. H.R. 449 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2:29:16 P.M. H.R. 5473 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5473 — "To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to update or issue one or more guidances addressing alternative methods for data collection on opioid sparing and inclusion of such data in product labeling, and for other purposes."
2:30:00 P.M. H.R. 5473 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:30:01 P.M. H.R. 5473 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5473.
2:36:54 P.M. H.R. 5473 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:36:55 P.M. H.R. 5473 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:36:56 P.M. H.R. 3331 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3331 — "To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology."
2:37:09 P.M. H.R. 3331 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:37:11 P.M. H.R. 3331 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3331.
2:44:13 P.M. H.R. 3331 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:44:15 P.M. H.R. 3331 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:44:16 P.M. H.R. 4284 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4284 — "To establish a Federal Coordinator within the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes."
2:44:30 P.M. H.R. 4284 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:44:31 P.M. H.R. 4284 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4284.
2:50:36 P.M. H.R. 4284 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:50:59 P.M. H.R. 4284 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:51:02 P.M. H.R. 4284 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2:51:03 P.M. H.R. 4684 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4684 — "To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to publish and disseminate best practices for operating a recovery housing, and for other purposes."
2:51:23 P.M. H.R. 4684 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:51:27 P.M. H.R. 4684 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4684.
3:04:47 P.M. H.R. 4684 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:04:48 P.M. H.R. 4684 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:04:50 P.M. H.R. 4684 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:04:51 P.M. H.R. 5002 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5002 — "To expand the unique research initiatives authority of the National Institutes of Health."
3:05:14 P.M. H.R. 5002 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:05:16 P.M. H.R. 5002 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5002.
3:17:20 P.M. H.R. 5002 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:17:22 P.M. H.R. 5002 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:17:26 P.M. H.R. 5800 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5800 — "To require the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission to conduct an exploratory study and report on requirements applicable to and practices of institutions for mental diseases under the Medicaid program."
3:17:39 P.M. H.R. 5800 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:17:41 P.M. H.R. 5800 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5800.
3:26:00 P.M. H.R. 5800 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:26:02 P.M. H.R. 5800 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:26:03 P.M. H.R. 5009 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5009 — "To include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction in certain medical records."
3:26:22 P.M. H.R. 5009 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:26:24 P.M. H.R. 5009 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5009.
3:34:46 P.M. H.R. 5009 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:34:52 P.M. H.R. 5009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:34:53 P.M. H.R. 5041 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5041 — "To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize the employees of a hospice program to handle controlled substances in the residence of a deceased hospice patient to assist in disposal."
3:35:20 P.M. H.R. 5041 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:35:22 P.M. H.R. 5041 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5041.
3:45:34 P.M. H.R. 5041 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.
3:46:10 P.M. H.R. 5102 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5102 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for substance use disorder treatment employees, and for other purposes."
3:46:17 P.M. H.R. 5102 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:46:18 P.M. H.R. 5102 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5102.
4:00:34 P.M. H.R. 5102 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:00:35 P.M. H.R. 5102 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:00:43 P.M. H.R. 5176 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5176 — "To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide coordinated care to patients who have experienced a non-fatal overdose after emergency room discharge, and for other purposes."
4:00:51 P.M. H.R. 5176 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:00:53 P.M. H.R. 5176 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5176.
4:07:00 P.M. H.R. 5176 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:07:01 P.M. H.R. 5176 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:07:13 P.M. H.R. 5228 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5228 — "To strengthen the authorities of the Food and Drug Administration to address counterfeit drugs, illegal and synthetic opioids, and opioid-like substances, and for other purposes."
4:07:25 P.M. H.R. 5228 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:07:28 P.M. H.R. 5228 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5228.
4:13:58 P.M. H.R. 5228 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:14:01 P.M. H.R. 5228 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:14:02 P.M. H.R. 5261 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5261 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for regional centers of excellence in substance use disorder education, and for other purposes."
4:14:24 P.M. H.R. 5261 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:14:25 P.M. H.R. 5261 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5261.
4:21:39 P.M. H.R. 5261 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:21:41 P.M. H.R. 5261 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:42 P.M. H.R. 5272 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5272 — "To ensure that programs and activities that are funded by a grant, cooperative agreement, loan, or loan guarantee from the Department of Health and Human Services, and whose purpose is to prevent or treat a mental health or substance use disorder, are evidence-based."
4:22:04 P.M. H.R. 5272 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:22:08 P.M. H.R. 5272 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5272.
4:34:24 P.M. H.R. 5272 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:34:27 P.M. H.R. 5272 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:34:28 P.M. H.R. 5272 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:34:51 P.M. H.R. 5327 Mr. Carter (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5327 — "To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program to create comprehensive opioid recovery centers, and for other purposes."
4:35:12 P.M. H.R. 5327 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:35:13 P.M. H.R. 5327 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5327.
4:44:07 P.M. H.R. 5327 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.
4:44:10 P.M. H.R. 5329 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5329 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and enhance the poison center national toll-free number, national media campaign, and grant program, and for other purposes."
4:44:22 P.M. H.R. 5329 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:44:39 P.M. H.R. 5329 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5329.
4:53:16 P.M. H.R. 5329 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:53:16 P.M. H.R. 5329 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:53:20 P.M. H.R. 5353 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5353 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and expand a program of surveillance and education, carried out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regarding infections associated with injection drug use."
4:53:28 P.M. H.R. 5353 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:53:31 P.M. H.R. 5353 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5353.
5:00:53 P.M. H.R. 5353 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:00:55 P.M. H.R. 5353 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:00:59 P.M. H.R. 5483 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5483 — "To impose a deadline for the promulgation of interim final regulations in accordance with section 311(h) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 831(h)) specifying the circumstances in which a special registration may be issued to a practitioner to engage in the practice of telemedicine, and for other purposes."
5:01:11 P.M. H.R. 5483 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:13 P.M. H.R. 5483 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5483.
5:09:52 P.M. H.R. 5483 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:09:55 P.M. H.R. 5483 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:09:59 P.M. H.R. 5582 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5582 — "To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study and submit a report on barriers to accessing abuse-deterrent opioid formulations for individuals enrolled in a plan under part C or D of the Medicare program."
5:10:11 P.M. H.R. 5582 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:10:13 P.M. H.R. 5582 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5582.
5:16:15 P.M. H.R. 5582 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:16:17 P.M. H.R. 5582 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:16:18 P.M. H.R. 5583 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5583 — "To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require States to annually report on certain adult health quality measures, and for other purposes."
5:16:32 P.M. H.R. 5583 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:16:33 P.M. H.R. 5583 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5583.
5:24:31 P.M. H.R. 5583 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:24:33 P.M. H.R. 5583 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:24:34 P.M. H.R. 5685 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5685 — "To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide educational resources regarding opioid use and pain management as part of the Medicare & You handbook."
5:24:53 P.M. H.R. 5685 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:24:54 P.M. H.R. 5685 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5685.
5:31:55 P.M. H.R. 5685 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:31:58 P.M. H.R. 5685 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:31:58 P.M. H.R. 4275 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4275 — "To provide for the development and dissemination of programs and materials for training pharmacists, health care providers, and patients on indicators that a prescription is fraudulent, forged, or otherwise indicative of abuse or diversion, and for other purposes."
5:32:17 P.M. H.R. 4275 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:32:19 P.M. H.R. 4275 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4275.
5:40:48 P.M. H.R. 4275 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:40:50 P.M. H.R. 4275 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:40:51 P.M. H.R. 5197 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5197 — "To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to test alternative pain management protocols to limit the use of opioids in emergency departments."
5:41:05 P.M. H.R. 5197 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:41:07 P.M. H.R. 5197 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5197.
5:53:41 P.M. H.R. 5197 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:53:43 P.M. H.R. 5197 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:53:44 P.M. H.R. 5587 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5587 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize certain recovery services grants to be used to establish regional technical assistance centers."
5:53:57 P.M. H.R. 5587 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:53:58 P.M. H.R. 5587 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5587.
6:00:12 P.M. H.R. 5587 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:00:15 P.M. H.R. 5587 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:00:22 P.M. H.R. 5812 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5812 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out certain activities to prevent controlled substances overdoses, and for other purposes."
6:00:36 P.M. H.R. 5812 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:00:37 P.M. H.R. 5812 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5812.
6:15:23 P.M. H.R. 5812 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
6:15:25 P.M. H.R. 5812 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:16:34 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
6:30:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 12.
6:30:13 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.
6:30:51 P.M. H.R. 5327 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5327 — "To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program to create comprehensive opioid recovery centers, and for other purposes."
6:59:21 P.M. H.R. 5327 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 383 - 13 (Roll no. 258).
6:59:22 P.M. H.R. 5327 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:59:34 P.M. H.R. 5041 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5041 — "To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize the employees of a hospice program to handle controlled substances in the residence of a deceased hospice patient to assist in disposal."
7:06:33 P.M. H.R. 5041 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 0 (Roll no. 259).
7:06:34 P.M. H.R. 5041 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:06:38 P.M. H.R. 5041 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:06:52 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
7:14:11 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 159, 1 Present (Roll no. 260).
7:14:40 P.M. Mr. Diaz-Balart filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 6072.
7:15:23 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:30:36 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:27:05 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 934.
8:27:06 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:36:00 P.M. Mr. Aguilar moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:36:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:36:05 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 13, 2018.
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