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Legislative Day of September 12, 2019

October 2019
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9:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:01:50 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Kyle Wright, II, Holy Cross Lutheran Church and School, Collinsville, Illinois.
9:03:25 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:03:29 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Stauber to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:04:56 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:15:52 A.M. H.R. 1146 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 548. 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."
9:15:57 A.M. H.R. 1146 Providing for consideration of H.R. 205, H.R. 1146, and H.R. 1941.
9:16:28 A.M. H.R. 1146 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 548 and Rule XVIII.
9:16:30 A.M. H.R. 1146 The Speaker designated the Honorable Sean Casten to act as Chairman of the Committee.
9:16:48 A.M. H.R. 1146 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1146.
10:26:30 A.M. H.R. 1146 An amendment, offered by Mr. Young, numbered 1 printed in Part D of House Report 116-200 to prohibit the repeal of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program until the Alaska Natives who live and work closest to the proposed oil and gas development in the Coastal Plain of ANWR are thoroughly consulted regarding the effect of the bill on their quality of life and future.
10:26:53 A.M. H.R. 1146 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 548, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young amendment No. 1.
10:35:28 A.M. H.R. 1146 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Young amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Young demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:35:47 A.M. H.R. 1146 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, numbered 2 printed in Part D of House Report 116-200 to allow the bill to go into effect when DOI, in consultation with DOL, certifies that the offshore energy moratorium in the bill will not eliminate a substantial number of Native American, minority and women jobs.
10:36:30 A.M. H.R. 1146 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 548, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 2.
10:43:16 A.M. H.R. 1146 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:43:25 A.M. H.R. 1146 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, numbered 3 printed in Part D of House Report 116-200 to allow the bill to go into effect when DOI, in consultation with USFWS, certifies that the bill will not harm caribou herd populations.
10:44:38 A.M. H.R. 1146 Gosar amendment; modified by unanimous consent.
10:44:41 A.M. H.R. 1146 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 548, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 3, as modified.
10:52:42 A.M. H.R. 1146 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:21:21 A.M. H.R. 1146 On agreeing to the Young amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 230 (Roll no. 526).
11:27:58 A.M. H.R. 1146 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 237 (Roll no. 527).
11:35:32 A.M. H.R. 1146 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; as modified Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 237 (Roll no. 528).
11:36:08 A.M. H.R. 1146 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1146.
11:36:24 A.M. H.R. 1146 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:37:27 A.M. H.R. 1146 Mr. Curtis moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Natural Resources.
11:37:47 A.M. H.R. 1146 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Curtis 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 stating that Section 2 of this Act shall take effect on the date the President certifies that the enactment of this Act will not result in a net increase of Russian oil and gas imports into the United States.
11:49:32 A.M. H.R. 1146 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:56:40 A.M. H.R. 1146 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 189 - 229 (Roll no. 529).
12:04:14 P.M. H.R. 1146 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 225 - 193 (Roll no. 530).
12:04:14 P.M. H.R. 1146 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:04:28 P.M. H. Res. 553 Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
12:04:28 P.M. H. Res. 553 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 553 — "Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to provide a copy of the on-the-record portions of the audio backup file of the transcribed interview of Roger J. Stone Jr. conducted by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 26, 2017, to the prosecuting attorneys in the case of United States of America v. Stone, No. 1:19-cr-00018-ABJ (D.D.C.)."
12:05:17 P.M. H. Res. 553 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:05:19 P.M. H. Res. 553 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:08:29 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Scalise for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Hoyer on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
1:02:00 P.M. Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 13. Agreed to without objection.
1:02:16 P.M. Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Friday, September 13, 2019, it adjourn to meet on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at noon for Morning-Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
1:02:48 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 178. Senate requested return of papers for S. 1790.
1:03:53 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:03:54 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification that the national emergency declared on September 14, 2001, in response to certain terrorist attacks is to continue in effect beyond September 14, 2019. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-62).
1:08:33 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:09:06 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:09:13 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:09:14 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 13, 2019.
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