Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Click here to view the Clerk's new site
Skip to Content

Legislative Activities

Try the New Floor Summary and House Live 2.0 Site 

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of April 09, 2019

July 2019
SMTWTFS
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
Close
Floor ProceedingsBillsVotes
Time Bill Activity
10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:13 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Al Lawson Jr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:25 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.
10:50:36 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:19 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 9.
12:00:20 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Darryl D. Roberts, 19th Street Baptist Church, Washington, DC
12:02:12 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:14 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. LaMalfa to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:34 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.
12:17:30 P.M. H. Res. 294 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 294 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1644) to restore the open internet order of the Federal Communications Commission; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2021) to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and to establish a congressional budget for fiscal year 2020; and for other purposes."
12:23:16 P.M. H. Res. 294 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 294.
1:12:43 P.M. H. Res. 294 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 294, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and announced by voice vote, that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Morelle demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
1:15:02 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:16:01 P.M. H.R. 1759 Mr. Davis, Danny K. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1759 — "To amend title III of the Social Security Act to extend reemployment services and eligibility assessments to all claimants for unemployment compensation, and for other purposes."
1:16:05 P.M. H.R. 1759 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:16:10 P.M. H.R. 1759 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1759.
1:45:57 P.M. H.R. 1759 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.
1:47:02 P.M. H.R. 1957 Mr. Lewis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1957 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes."
1:47:18 P.M. H.R. 1957 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:47:19 P.M. H.R. 1957 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1957.
2:25:20 P.M. H.R. 1957 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:25:22 P.M. H.R. 1957 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:25:56 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 April 9, 2019, at 11:50 a.m.: that the Senate passed S. 1057
2:26:28 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 294, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:26:52 P.M. H. Res. 294 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 294 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1644) to restore the open internet order of the Federal Communications Commission; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2021) to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and to establish a congressional budget for fiscal year 2020; and for other purposes."
2:54:22 P.M. H. Res. 294 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 192 (Roll no. 160).
3:03:24 P.M. H. Res. 294 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 - 201 (Roll no. 161).
3:03:27 P.M. H. Res. 294 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:03:32 P.M. H. Res. 293 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, H. Res. 293 is considered passed House.
3:03:39 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was a motion to suspend the rules, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:03:40 P.M. H.R. 1759 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1759 — "To amend title III of the Social Security Act to extend reemployment services and eligibility assessments to all claimants for unemployment compensation, and for other purposes."
3:12:08 P.M. H.R. 1759 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 24 (Roll no. 162).
3:12:09 P.M. H.R. 1759 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:12:10 P.M. H.R. 1759 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:12:20 P.M. Ms. Lofgren asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on April 10. Agreed to without objection.
3:12:30 P.M. H. Con. Res. 31 Ms. Lofgren asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
3:12:59 P.M. H. Con. Res. 31 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 31 — "Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust."
3:13:21 P.M. H. Con. Res. 31 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:13:25 P.M. H. Con. Res. 31 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:13:26 P.M. S. Con. Res. 7 Ms. Lofgren asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
3:13:27 P.M. S. Con. Res. 7 Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 7 — "Authorizing the printing of the 26th edition of the pocket version of the Constitution of the United States."
3:14:19 P.M. S. Con. Res. 7 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:14:20 P.M. S. Con. Res. 7 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:14:21 P.M. H. Res. 226 Ms. Lofgren asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
3:14:30 P.M. H. Res. 226 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 226 — "Electing Members to the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library and the Joint Committee on Printing."
3:14:53 P.M. H. Res. 226 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:14:57 P.M. H. Res. 226 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:17:23 P.M. H.R. 1644 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 294. H.R. 1644 — "To restore the open internet order of the Federal Communications Commission."
3:17:28 P.M. H.R. 1644 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1644 and H.R. 2021. Measure will be considered read. Rule provides for the previous question to be considered as ordered without intervening motions for both measures except for one hour of debate; one motion to recommit is allowed for both measures. The rule provides for adoption of H. Res. 293. The rule provides for proceedings during the period of April 11, 2019, through April 26, 2019.
3:18:20 P.M. H.R. 1644 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 294 and Rule XVIII.
3:18:21 P.M. H.R. 1644 The Speaker designated the Honorable Andre Carson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
3:18:33 P.M. H.R. 1644 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1644.
4:28:50 P.M. H.R. 1644 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 116-37 to direct GAO to initiate a study to examine the influence of all entities on the virtuous cycle of the internet ecosystem and whether such rules protect the access of consumers to a free and open internet.
4:29:14 P.M. H.R. 1644 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 1.
4:30:30 P.M. H.R. 1644 The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message.
4:31:43 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 2030.
4:31:59 P.M. H.R. 1644 Subsequently, the Committee resumed its sitting.
4:39:18 P.M. H.R. 1644 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:42 P.M. H.R. 1644 An amendment, offered by Mr. Latta, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 116-37 to require the FCC to share the list of 700 rules that will be permanently forborne by the FCC should this bill become law.
4:40:10 P.M. H.R. 1644 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Latta amendment No. 2.
4:49:33 P.M. H.R. 1644 On agreeing to the Latta amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:49:58 P.M. H.R. 1644 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 116-37 to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to submit a report to Congress examining the importance of 2015 Open Internet Order to ethnic and racial minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged groups, rural populations, individuals with disabilities, and the elderly.
4:50:29 P.M. H.R. 1644 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment No. 3.
4:57:27 P.M. H.R. 1644 On agreeing to the Waters amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:57:58 P.M. H.R. 1644 An amendment, offered by Mr. Delgado, numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 116-37 to require GAO to produce a report, within 1 year, reviewing the benefits to consumers of broadband internet access providers offering broadband internet access service on a standalone basis and what steps Congress can take to increase the availability of standalone broadband internet access service to consumers, particularly those living in rural areas.
4:58:27 P.M. H.R. 1644 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delgado amendment No. 4.
5:05:38 P.M. H.R. 1644 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Delgado amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Doyle demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
5:06:57 P.M. H.R. 1644 An amendment, offered by Ms. Porter, numbered 5 printed in Part A of House Report 116-37 to require the FCC to submit a report, within 1 year of enactment, to the Committees of Jurisdiction that describes all enforcement actions taken since enactment by the FCC with respect to persons engaged in the provision of broadband Internet access service.
5:07:30 P.M. H.R. 1644 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Porter amendment No. 5.
5:12:09 P.M. H.R. 1644 On agreeing to the Porter amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:12:31 P.M. H.R. 1644 An amendment, offered by Ms. Wexton, numbered 6 printed in Part A of House Report 116-37 to require the Federal Communications Commission to submit to Congress within 30 days a plan for how the Commission will evaluate and address problems with the collection on Form 477 of data regarding the deployment of broadband Internet access service.
5:12:56 P.M. H.R. 1644 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wexton amendment No. 6.
5:18:04 P.M. H.R. 1644 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wexton amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Doyle demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
5:18:29 P.M. H.R. 1644 Mr. Doyle, Michael F. moved that the committee rise.
5:18:49 P.M. H.R. 1644 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
5:19:01 P.M. H.R. 1644 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1644 as unfinished business.
5:20:33 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:27:19 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:42:00 P.M. Ms. Norton moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:42:08 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:42:10 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on April 10, 2019.
« Previous Day Next Day »
Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601 | (202) 225-7000

For general inquiries: info.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For general technical support: techsupport.clerkweb@mail.house.gov