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Legislative Day of September 10, 2019

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10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:06 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Debbie Dingell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:36 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.
10:28:51 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 10.
12:00:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Kevin Yriarte, Journey of Faith Church, Covina, CA.
12:01:50 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:53 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Budd to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:32 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.
12:19:46 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 September 10, 2019 at 11:29 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 349, S. 1689, H.R. 831, and agreed to H. Con. Res. 57.
12:20:19 P.M. H. Res. 548 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 548 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 205) to amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to permanently extend the moratorium on leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1146) to amend Public Law 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) to repeal the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1941) to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior including in any leasing program certain planning areas, and for other purposes."
12:27:39 P.M. H. Res. 548 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 548.
1:14:19 P.M. H. Res. 548 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 548, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Lesko demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
1:14:52 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:15:55 P.M. H.R. 2852 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2852 — "To amend the National Housing Act to authorize State-licensed appraisers to conduct appraisals in connection with mortgages insured by the FHA and to require compliance with the existing appraiser education requirement, and for other purposes."
1:16:30 P.M. H.R. 2852 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:16:32 P.M. H.R. 2852 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2852.
1:26:48 P.M. H.R. 2852 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.
1:26:50 P.M. H.R. 3620 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3620 — "To provide rental assistance to low-income tenants in certain multifamily rural housing projects financed by the Rural Housing Service of the Department of Agriculture, and to develop and implement a plan for preserving the affordability of rural rental housing, and for other purposes."
1:27:26 P.M. H.R. 3620 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:27:28 P.M. H.R. 3620 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3620.
1:38:03 P.M. H.R. 3620 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:38:05 P.M. H.R. 3620 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:38:06 P.M. H.R. 281 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 281 — "To amend the Federal Reserve Act to require Federal Reserve banks to interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal Reserve bank presidents, and for other purposes."
1:38:41 P.M. H.R. 281 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:38:44 P.M. H.R. 281 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 281.
1:53:08 P.M. H.R. 281 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:53:11 P.M. H.R. 281 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:54:28 P.M. H.R. 241 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 241 — "To amend the Bank Service Company Act to provide improvements with respect to State banking agencies, and for other purposes."
1:54:36 P.M. H.R. 241 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:54:39 P.M. H.R. 241 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 241.
2:05:28 P.M. H.R. 241 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:05:31 P.M. H.R. 241 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:05:38 P.M. H.R. 1690 Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1690 — "To require carbon monoxide detectors in certain federally assisted housing, and for other purposes."
2:05:47 P.M. H.R. 1690 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:05:48 P.M. H.R. 1690 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1690.
2:20:25 P.M. H.R. 1690 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:20:27 P.M. H.R. 1690 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:20:46 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notice that the national emergency with respect to the threat of foreign interference in or undermining public confidence in United States elections declared in Executive Order 13848 of September 12, 2018, is to continue in effect beyond September 12, 2019. - referred to the Committees on Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, House Administration, and Intelligence and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-60).
2:23:07 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:45:26 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 10.
2:45:39 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 548, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:46:23 P.M. H. Res. 548 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 548 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 205) to amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to permanently extend the moratorium on leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1146) to amend Public Law 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) to repeal the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1941) to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior including in any leasing program certain planning areas, and for other purposes."
3:15:03 P.M. H. Res. 548 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 196 (Roll no. 517).
3:24:54 P.M. H. Res. 548 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 196 (Roll no. 518).
3:24:55 P.M. H. Res. 548 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:25:10 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on a motion to suspend the rules, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:25:16 P.M. H.R. 2852 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2852 — "To amend the National Housing Act to authorize State-licensed appraisers to conduct appraisals in connection with mortgages insured by the FHA and to require compliance with the existing appraiser education requirement, and for other purposes."
3:34:15 P.M. H.R. 2852 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 5 (Roll no. 519).
3:34:16 P.M. H.R. 2852 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:34:38 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence for the victims of the August tragedies in El Paso and Odessa, Texas.
3:40:49 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:54:10 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:35:29 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification he issued an Executive Order modernizing sanctions to combat terrorism. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-61).
4:35:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
5:07:25 P.M. Ms. Norton moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:07:32 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:07:33 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 11, 2019.
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