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Legislative Day of May 22, 2019

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:19 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mark DeSaulnier to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:28 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.
10:38:41 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 22.
12:00:01 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. William Johnson, Immanuel United Church of Christ, Ellinwood, Kansas.
12:01:37 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:42 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Thompson of PA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:50 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.
12:15:12 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 22, 2019, at 9:51 a.m.: Appointments: Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress (2).
12:15:53 P.M. H.R. 1500 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 389. H.R. 1500 — "To require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to meet its statutory purpose, and for other purposes."
12:15:58 P.M. H.R. 1500 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1500 and H.R. 1994. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 1500, under a structured rule, and provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 1994, under a closed rule. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period from May 24, 2019, through May 31, 2019, and provides for motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of May 23, 2019.
12:17:16 P.M. H.R. 1500 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 389 and Rule XVIII.
12:17:23 P.M. H.R. 1500 The Speaker designated the Honorable Ami Bera to act as Chairman of the Committee.
12:17:35 P.M. H.R. 1500 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1500.
1:21:26 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Velazquez, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to reinstate Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 reporting requirements and prevents further action by the CFPB without congressional approval.
1:22:00 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez amendment No. 1.
1:28:55 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Velazquez amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:29:27 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Steil, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to strike the findings in the bill and insert language requiring the Comptroller General to conduct a study of the effectiveness and efficiency of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in meeting its statutorily mandated obligations, the prevalence of discriminatory practices in lending, and the workplace rights of CFPB staff.
1:30:00 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steil amendment No. 2.
1:40:45 P.M. H.R. 1500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Steil amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Steil demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
1:41:03 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Adams, numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to reestablish an interagency memorandum of understanding between the CFPB and the Department of Education concerning the sharing of student borrower complaints to allow for cooperative supervision and oversight of student loan servicers.
1:41:18 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Adams amendment No. 3.
1:50:55 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Adams amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:52:12 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lawson (FL), numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to add a monthly reporting requirement that CFPB provide Congress with the number of investigations opened and closed relating to potential fair lending violations, how many fair lending enforcement actions taken or referred, analysis of consumer complaints relating to potential fair lending violations, and stats on how many Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity staff are dedicated to supervision and enforcement.
1:52:34 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawson (FL) amendment No. 4.
1:59:04 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Lawson (FL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:59:31 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Pressley, numbered 5 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to require the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to issue a quarterly report on debt collection complaints and enforcement actions.
1:59:56 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pressley amendment No. 5.
2:10:31 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Pressley amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:10:56 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, numbered 6 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to strike the section requiring all consumer complaints to be made available to the public on a CFPB website.
2:11:01 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 6.
2:18:21 P.M. H.R. 1500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:18:47 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Burgess, numbered 7 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to permanently subject funding for the CFPB to Congressional appropriation and authorizes for FY2020 an amount equal to the aggregate amount of funds transferred by the Board of Governors to the CFPB during FY2019.
2:19:07 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 7.
2:26:44 P.M. H.R. 1500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Burgess demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:27:21 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cohen, numbered 8 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to require consumer reporting agencies to disclose free credit scores, if requested. Also directs the CFPB to develop regulations establishing a mandatory consistent format and to determine if agencies should disclose any other consumer information appropriate with respect to consumer financial education.
2:28:39 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cohen amendment No. 8.
2:38:05 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Cohen amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:38:24 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Bonamici, numbered 9 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to require the Assistant Director and Student Loan Ombudsman to issue an annual report to Congress on risks to young consumers and student borrowers.
2:39:24 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment No. 9.
2:46:13 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Bonamici amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:46:33 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Case, numbered 10 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to add expertise in consumer privacy to the membership of the Consumer Advisory Board.
2:47:29 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Case amendment No. 10.
2:54:41 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Case amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:55:05 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Golden, numbered 11 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to add representatives of service members, veterans, and their families to the list of individuals who qualify for appointment to the Consumer Advisory Board.
2:55:06 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Golden amendment No. 11.
3:02:04 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Golden amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:02:14 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Escobar, numbered 12 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to direct CFPB to seek to appoint representatives of military- and veteran-serving financial institutions in Advisory Committees (excludes Consumer Advisory Board).
3:03:11 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Escobar amendment No. 12.
3:06:20 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Escobar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:06:50 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Neguse, numbered 13 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to require the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to issue an annual report to Congress of consumer complaints from older Americans, including a state-by-state breakdown of complaints by type of consumer financial product or service and any legislative or regulatory recommendations by the Director.
3:08:16 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Neguse amendment No. 13.
3:11:07 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Neguse amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:59 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Stevens, numbered 14 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to ensure that the Consumer Advisory Board is comprised of individuals who represent community banks, credit unions, small business owners, or economic growth experts.
3:12:55 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stevens amendment No. 14.
3:18:52 P.M. H.R. 1500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stevens amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Stevens demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:19:47 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSaulnier, numbered 15 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to require the Bureau to collect additional data from student loan servicers to provide a comprehensive view of loan portfolio performance, and to include findings from this information in the annual Ombudsman report.
3:20:53 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 15.
3:27:20 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the DeSaulnier amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:28:27 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Ms. Tlaib, numbered 16 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to add a quarterly reporting requirement that CFPB provide Congress with the number of investigations opened and closed relating to payday/car-title lenders, how many enforcement actions taken, an estimate of how much in fees payday/car-title customers paid, how many times in the previous 12 months a payday customer rolled over their loan, and how many car title loan borrowers lost their car in the previous 12 months.
3:28:28 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tlaib amendment No. 16.
3:37:41 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Tlaib amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:38:07 P.M. H.R. 1500 An amendment, offered by Mr. Green (TX), numbered 17 printed in Part A of House Report 116-79 to reinstate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's final rule governing forced arbitration, within 60 days of enactment.
3:38:43 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Green (TX) amendment No. 17.
3:48:08 P.M. H.R. 1500 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Green (TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McHenry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:49:26 P.M. H.R. 1500 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier an on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:21:29 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Steil amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 234 (Roll no. 222).
4:30:45 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 236 (Roll no. 223).
4:43:59 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Burgess amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 192 - 235 (Roll no. 224).
4:49:39 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Stevens amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 418 - 10 (Roll no. 225).
4:56:10 P.M. H.R. 1500 On agreeing to the Green (TX) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 193 (Roll no. 226).
4:56:20 P.M. H.R. 1500 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1500.
4:57:05 P.M. H.R. 1500 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:58:18 P.M. H.R. 1500 Mr. Steil moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
4:58:35 P.M. H.R. 1500 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steil motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit the use of funds from the Civil Penalty Fund to be used for any purpose other than compensating actual victims of activities for which civil penalties have been imposed under Federal consumer financial laws.
5:05:34 P.M. H.R. 1500 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:13:41 P.M. H.R. 1500 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 231 (Roll no. 227).
5:25:38 P.M. H.R. 1500 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 231 - 191 (Roll no. 228).
5:25:40 P.M. H.R. 1500 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:26:25 P.M. S. Con. Res. 14 Ms. Fudge asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
5:26:39 P.M. S. Con. Res. 14 Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 14 — "Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I."
5:27:26 P.M. S. Con. Res. 14 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:27:30 P.M. S. Con. Res. 14 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:27:36 P.M. S. Con. Res. 6 Ms. Fudge asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
5:27:40 P.M. S. Con. Res. 6 Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 6 — "Authorizing the printing of a commemorative document in memory of the late President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush."
5:28:23 P.M. S. Con. Res. 6 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:28:26 P.M. S. Con. Res. 6 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:29:37 P.M. Ms. Kaptur asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on May 23. Agreed to without objection.
5:30:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:43:27 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:24:40 P.M. Ms. Porter moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:24:53 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:24:54 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on May 23, 2019.
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