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Legislative Day of July 24, 2019

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:04 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Henry Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:24 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.
11:13:56 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 24.
12:00:03 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rabbi Mark Getman, Temple Emanu-El of Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York.
12:01:45 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:49 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Dunn to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:52 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.
12:20:48 P.M. H. Res. 509 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 509 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 397) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund, to establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3239) to require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to perform an initial health screening on detainees, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from July 29, 2019, through September 6, 2019; and for other purposes."
12:26:58 P.M. H. Res. 509 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 509.
1:18:34 P.M. H. Res. 509 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 509, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Burgress demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
1:20:07 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:20:14 P.M. H.R. 3409 Mr. DeFazio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3409 — "To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes."
1:20:35 P.M. H.R. 3409 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:20:37 P.M. H.R. 3409 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3409.
1:50:22 P.M. H.R. 3409 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:50:25 P.M. H.R. 3409 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:50:27 P.M. H.R. 1984 Mr. DeFazio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1984 — "To amend chapter 11 of title 31, United States Code, to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to annually submit to Congress a report on all disaster-related assistance provided by the Federal Government."
1:50:59 P.M. H.R. 1984 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:51:01 P.M. H.R. 1984 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1984.
2:00:08 P.M. H.R. 1984 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:00:10 P.M. H.R. 1984 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:00:11 P.M. H.R. 3245 Mr. DeFazio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3245 — "To transfer a bridge over the Wabash River to the New Harmony River Bridge Authority and the New Harmony and Wabash River Bridge Authority, and for other purposes."
2:00:37 P.M. H.R. 3245 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:00:39 P.M. H.R. 3245 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3245.
2:13:05 P.M. H.R. 3245 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:13:07 P.M. H.R. 3245 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:13:17 P.M. H.R. 1307 Mr. DeFazio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1307 — "To provide for an online repository for certain reporting requirements for recipients of Federal disaster assistance, and for other purposes."
2:13:28 P.M. H.R. 1307 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:13:30 P.M. H.R. 1307 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1307.
2:19:33 P.M. H.R. 1307 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:19:36 P.M. H.R. 1307 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:19:42 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2249.
2:21:00 P.M. H.R. 3375 Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3375 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the prohibitions on making robocalls, and for other purposes."
2:21:29 P.M. H.R. 3375 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:21:31 P.M. H.R. 3375 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3375.
3:04:20 P.M. H.R. 3375 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.
3:05:49 P.M. H.R. 1058 Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1058 — "To reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to autism, and for other purposes."
3:05:50 P.M. H.R. 1058 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:05:51 P.M. H.R. 1058 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1058.
3:30:37 P.M. H.R. 1058 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:30:39 P.M. H.R. 1058 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:30:40 P.M. H.R. 1058 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:31:40 P.M. H.R. 2035 Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2035 — "To amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care."
3:31:51 P.M. H.R. 2035 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:31:52 P.M. H.R. 2035 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2035.
3:45:38 P.M. H.R. 2035 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:45:44 P.M. H.R. 2035 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:45:45 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 509 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:47:27 P.M. H. Res. 509 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 509 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 397) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund, to establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3239) to require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to perform an initial health screening on detainees, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from July 29, 2019, through September 6, 2019; and for other purposes."
4:16:24 P.M. H. Res. 509 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 198 (Roll no. 500).
4:23:34 P.M. H. Res. 509 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 195 (Roll no. 501).
4:23:36 P.M. H. Res. 509 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:24:12 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the United States Capitol Police who were killed in the line of duty defending the Capitol on July 24, 1998.
4:25:47 P.M. H.R. 3375 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3375 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the prohibitions on making robocalls, and for other purposes."
4:33:31 P.M. H.R. 3375 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 429 - 3 (Roll no. 502).
4:33:32 P.M. H.R. 3375 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:34:41 P.M. Ms. Roybal-Allard filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 3931.
4:34:58 P.M. H. Res. 507 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 509, H. Res. 507 is considered passed House.
4:35:08 P.M. H. Res. 516 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 516 — "Electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives."
4:36:11 P.M. H. Res. 516 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:36:14 P.M. H. Res. 516 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:40:36 P.M. H.R. 3299 Ms. Chu, Judy moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3299 — "To permit legally married same-sex couples to amend their filing status for income tax returns outside the statute of limitations, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that all provisions shall apply to legally married same-sex couples in the same manner as other married couples, and for other purposes."
4:40:49 P.M. H.R. 3299 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:40:51 P.M. H.R. 3299 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3299.
5:00:30 P.M. H.R. 3299 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:00:36 P.M. H.R. 3299 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:01:45 P.M. H.R. 397 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 509. H.R. 397 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund, to establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans, and for other purposes."
5:01:46 P.M. H.R. 397 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239. Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239 under structured rules. Resolution also provides that it shall be in order on the legislative day of July 25, 2019 or July 26, 2019 that the House suspend the rules. Resolution additionally provides for proceedings from the period from July 29, 2019 through September 6, 2019.
5:03:57 P.M. H.R. 397 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 397.
6:19:11 P.M. H.R. 397 An amendment, offered by Mr. Roe, David P, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 116-178 to set the loan interest rates at 5% per annum for the first 5 years and 9% per annum thereafter.
6:19:23 P.M. H.R. 397 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 509, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the David P. Roe amendment No. 1.
6:31:38 P.M. H.R. 397 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6:32:05 P.M. H.R. 397 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Roe amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Scotts (VA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:35:37 P.M. H.R. 3239 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 509. H.R. 3239 — "To require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to perform an initial health screening on detainees, and for other purposes."
6:35:42 P.M. H.R. 3239 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239. Resolution provides for consideration of both H.R. 397 and H.R. 3239 under structured rules. Resolution also provides that it shall be in order on the legislative day of July 25, 2019 or July 26, 2019 that the House suspend the rules. Resolution additionally provides for proceedings from the period from July 29, 2019 through September 6, 2019.
6:35:58 P.M. H.R. 3239 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 509 and Rule XVIII.
6:35:58 P.M. H.R. 3239 The Speaker designated the Honorable Salud O. Carbajal to act as Chairman of the Committee.
6:36:51 P.M. H.R. 3239 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3239.
7:10:39 P.M. H.R. 3239 An amendment, offered by Ms. Kuster (NH), numbered 1 printed in Part C of House Report 116-178 to direct the DHS OIG to pay particular attention to whether CBP meets its own sexual violence prevention standards when inspecting ports of entry, border patrol stations, and detention facilities.
7:11:24 P.M. H.R. 3239 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 509, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster amendment No. 1.
7:19:14 P.M. H.R. 3239 On agreeing to the Kuster (NH) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:19:40 P.M. H.R. 3239 An amendment, offered by Ms. Kuster (NH), numbered 2 printed in Part C of House Report 116-178 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to make publicly available data about sexual abuse allegations every 3 months in order to improve transparency about sexual abuse at CBP facilities.
7:20:34 P.M. H.R. 3239 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 509, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster amendment No. 2.
7:31:50 P.M. H.R. 3239 On agreeing to the Kuster (NH) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:32:36 P.M. H.R. 3239 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3239.
7:33:02 P.M. H.R. 3239 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7:33:51 P.M. H.R. 3239 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, the Chair postponed further proceedings on H.R. 3239.
7:34:41 P.M. H.R. 397 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 397 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund, to establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans, and for other purposes."
7:34:42 P.M. H.R. 397 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the amendment offered by Mr. Roe (TN), which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
8:05:13 P.M. H.R. 397 On agreeing to the Roe, David P. amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 245 (Roll no. 503).
8:06:19 P.M. H.R. 397 Mr. Mast moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor.
8:06:30 P.M. H.R. 397 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mast 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 insert a new clause in section 4(b)(1)(c) of the bill stating that pension plans will not knowingly engage in a commerce-related or investment-related boycott, divestment, or sanctions activity intended to undermine the existence of, penalize, inflict economic harm on, or otherwise limit commercial relations with Israel.
8:17:10 P.M. H.R. 397 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
8:24:26 P.M. H.R. 397 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 232 (Roll no. 504).
8:35:58 P.M. H.R. 397 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 264 - 169 (Roll no. 505).
8:35:59 P.M. H.R. 397 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:36:21 P.M. H.R. 3239 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3239 — "To require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to perform an initial health screening on detainees, and for other purposes."
8:37:22 P.M. H.R. 3239 Mr. Kinzinger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary.
8:37:32 P.M. H.R. 3239 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kinzinger 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 add a new section to the bill stating that it is the sense of Congress that the men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol should be commended for continuing to carry out their duties in a professional manner.
8:48:02 P.M. H.R. 3239 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
8:55:15 P.M. H.R. 3239 On motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 192 (Roll no. 506).
8:55:52 P.M. H.R. 3239 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lofgren, Pursuant to the instructions of the House in the Motion to Recommit the amendment was considered.
8:56:24 P.M. H.R. 3239 On agreeing to the Lofgren amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
9:04:04 P.M. H.R. 3239 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 233 - 195 (Roll no. 507).
9:04:06 P.M. H.R. 3239 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:06:19 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
9:06:37 P.M. H.R. 1365 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1365 — "To make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act."
9:06:49 P.M. H.R. 1365 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:06:50 P.M. H.R. 1365 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1365.
9:19:19 P.M. H.R. 1365 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
9:19:21 P.M. H.R. 1365 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:19:29 P.M. H.R. 434 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 434 — "To designate the Emancipation National Historic Trail, and for other purposes."
9:19:37 P.M. H.R. 434 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:19:38 P.M. H.R. 434 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 434.
9:33:22 P.M. H.R. 434 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
9:33:25 P.M. H.R. 434 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:33:27 P.M. H.R. 434 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
9:34:01 P.M. Mr. Perlmutter filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 519.
9:35:08 P.M. H.R. 759 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 759 — "To restore an opportunity for tribal economic development on terms that are equal and fair, and for other purposes."
9:35:16 P.M. H.R. 759 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:35:17 P.M. H.R. 759 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 759.
9:48:56 P.M. H.R. 759 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
9:48:58 P.M. H.R. 759 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:50:06 P.M. H.R. 776 Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 776 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children program."
9:50:46 P.M. H.R. 776 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:50:48 P.M. H.R. 776 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 776.
9:56:23 P.M. H.R. 776 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
9:56:25 P.M. H.R. 776 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:56:39 P.M. H.R. 2507 Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2507 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs under part A of title XI of such Act relating to genetic diseases, and for other purposes."
9:56:46 P.M. H.R. 2507 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:56:47 P.M. H.R. 2507 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2507.
10:07:17 P.M. H.R. 2507 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
10:07:19 P.M. H.R. 2507 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:07:40 P.M. H.R. 693 The Chair announced the Speaker's designation, pursuant to clause 7(a)(1) of rule 15, of H.R. 693 as the measure on the Consensus Calendar to be considered this week.
10:07:49 P.M. H.R. 693 Mr. Schrader moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 693 — "To amend the Horse Protection Act to designate additional unlawful acts under the Act, strengthen penalties for violations of the Act, improve Department of Agriculture enforcement of the Act, and for other purposes."
10:08:29 P.M. H.R. 693 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:08:30 P.M. H.R. 693 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 693.
10:44:37 P.M. H.R. 693 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.
10:45:05 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
10:49:00 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:49:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:49:03 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 25, 2019.
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