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Legislative Day of September 26, 2019

October 2019
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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:09 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Brenda L. Lawrence to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:32 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.
10:35:21 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 September 26.
12:00:02 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:07 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:10 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Napolitano to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:36 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.
12:01:37 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable William R. Timmons IV. Mr. Timmons submitted his resignation from the Committee on the Budget. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:20:48 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable William R. Timmons IV. Mr. Timmons submitted his resignation from the Committee on Education and Labor. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:20:49 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon. Miss Gonzalez-Colon (PR) submitted her resignation from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:21:05 P.M. H. Res. 591 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 591 — "Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 54) relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019."
12:23:33 P.M. H. Res. 591 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 591.
1:05:23 P.M. H. Res. 591 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 591, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Woodall demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
1:05:55 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:06:39 P.M. H.R. 2528 Ms. Johnson (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2528 — "To direct the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to carry out programs and activities to ensure that Federal science agencies and institutions of higher education receiving Federal research and development funding are fully engaging their entire talent pool, and for other purposes."
1:06:54 P.M. H.R. 2528 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:06:57 P.M. H.R. 2528 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2528.
1:20:52 P.M. H.R. 2528 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:20:54 P.M. H.R. 2528 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:21:10 P.M. H.R. 335 Ms. Johnson (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 335 — "To require the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia to develop a plan for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in South Florida, and for other purposes."
1:21:23 P.M. H.R. 335 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:21:24 P.M. H.R. 335 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 335.
1:35:46 P.M. H.R. 335 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:35:47 P.M. H.R. 335 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:37:00 P.M. H.R. 3710 Ms. Jackson Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3710 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for the remediation of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and for other purposes."
1:37:13 P.M. H.R. 3710 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:37:15 P.M. H.R. 3710 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3710.
1:49:04 P.M. H.R. 3710 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:49:06 P.M. H.R. 3710 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:49:45 P.M. H.R. 2589 Ms. Jackson Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2589 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a homeland intelligence doctrine for the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
1:49:57 P.M. H.R. 2589 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:49:58 P.M. H.R. 2589 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2589.
1:55:27 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 4378.
1:58:55 P.M. H.R. 2589 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:58:58 P.M. H.R. 2589 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59:53 P.M. H.R. 3691 Mr. Correa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3691 — "To require the TSA to develop a plan to ensure that TSA material disseminated in major airports can be better understood by more people accessing such airports, and for other purposes."
2:00:03 P.M. H.R. 3691 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:00:04 P.M. H.R. 3691 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3691.
2:07:20 P.M. H.R. 3691 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:07:22 P.M. H.R. 3691 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:07:29 P.M. H.R. 3675 Mr. Correa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3675 — "To require a review of Department of Homeland Security trusted traveler programs, and for other purposes."
2:07:38 P.M. H.R. 3675 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:07:39 P.M. H.R. 3675 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3675.
2:15:23 P.M. H.R. 3675 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:15:25 P.M. H.R. 3675 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:15:32 P.M. H.R. 3694 Mr. Correa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3694 — "To require the Transportation Security Administration to implement training for frontline Administration personnel regarding the screening of pregnant women and families with young children at passenger screening checkpoints, and for other purposes."
2:15:41 P.M. H.R. 3694 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:15:42 P.M. H.R. 3694 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3694.
2:24:12 P.M. H.R. 3694 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:24:13 P.M. H.R. 3694 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:24:25 P.M. H.R. 3722 Mr. Correa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3722 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a Joint Task Force to enhance integration of the Department of Homeland Security's border security operations to detect, interdict, disrupt, and prevent narcotics, such as fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, from entering the United States, and for other purposes."
2:24:32 P.M. H.R. 3722 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:24:34 P.M. H.R. 3722 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3722.
2:38:36 P.M. H.R. 3722 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.
2:39:06 P.M. H.R. 3246 Mr. Correa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3246 — "To require GAO review of certain TSA screening protocols, and for other purposes."
2:39:14 P.M. H.R. 3246 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:39:15 P.M. H.R. 3246 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3246.
2:46:06 P.M. H.R. 3246 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:46:07 P.M. H.R. 3246 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:46:14 P.M. H.R. 3526 Mr. Correa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3526 — "To authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes."
2:46:33 P.M. H.R. 3526 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:46:34 P.M. H.R. 3526 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3526.
2:55:46 P.M. H.R. 3526 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:55:47 P.M. H.R. 3526 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:56:27 P.M. H.R. 3106 Mr. Thompson (MS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3106 — "To require a joint domestic terrorism report, establish within the Department of Homeland Security a National Center for the Study of Domestic Terrorism, authorize research within the Department of Homeland Security on current trends in domestic terrorism, and for other purposes."
2:56:41 P.M. H.R. 3106 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:56:42 P.M. H.R. 3106 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3106.
3:10:28 P.M. H.R. 3106 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:10:31 P.M. H.R. 3106 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:10:33 P.M. H.R. 3106 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:11:23 P.M. H.R. 3525 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 577. H.R. 3525 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to establish uniform processes for medical screening of individuals interdicted between ports of entry, and for other purposes."
3:11:28 P.M. H.R. 3525 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2203, H.R. 3525 and H. Res. 576. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2203, H.R. 3525, and H. Res. 576 under closed rules. Rule also provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of September 26, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules; and provides for proceedings during the period from September 30, 2019, through October 14, 2019
3:12:26 P.M. H.R. 3525 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3525.
3:59:08 P.M. H.R. 3525 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:59:37 P.M. H.R. 3525 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the Chair postponed further proceedings on H.R. 3525.
3:59:49 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 591, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:00:32 P.M. H. Res. 591 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 591 — "Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 54) relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019."
4:45:15 P.M. H. Res. 591 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 187 (Roll no. 549).
4:53:56 P.M. H. Res. 591 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 186 (Roll no. 550).
4:53:58 P.M. H. Res. 591 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:54:20 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the House would resume proceedings on H.R. 3525.
4:54:27 P.M. H.R. 3525 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3525 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to establish uniform processes for medical screening of individuals interdicted between ports of entry, and for other purposes."
4:55:15 P.M. H.R. 3525 Mr. Green (TN) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Homeland Security.
4:55:33 P.M. H.R. 3525 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Green (TN) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back with an amendment to change the effective date of secion 3 to September 30, 2027.
5:05:58 P.M. H.R. 3525 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:13:52 P.M. H.R. 3525 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 202 - 213 (Roll no. 551).
5:22:55 P.M. H.R. 3525 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 184 (Roll no. 552).
5:22:57 P.M. H.R. 3525 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:23:20 P.M. H. Res. 596 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 596 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
5:23:46 P.M. H. Res. 596 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:23:52 P.M. H. Res. 596 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:26:50 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:40:45 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:52:41 P.M. Mrs. Rodgers (WA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:52:49 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:52:50 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 27, 2019.
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