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Legislative Day of July 25, 2018

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8:34:54 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on July 26, 2018.
8:34:52 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:34:50 P.M. Mr. Bilirakis moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:46:50 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:26:39 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:24:56 P.M. Mr. Royce (CA) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on July 26. Agreed to without objection.
6:24:35 P.M. S. 2779 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:24:34 P.M. S. 2779 On passage Passed without objection.
6:24:12 P.M. S. 2779 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 2779 — "To amend the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001."
6:24:12 P.M. S. 2779 Mr. Royce (CA) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
6:24:08 P.M. H.R. 5754 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:24:01 P.M. H.R. 5754 On passage Passed without objection.
6:23:45 P.M. H.R. 5754 On agreeing to the Royce (CA) amendment; Agreed to without objection.
6:23:44 P.M. H.R. 5754 An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce (CA), Amendment strikes all after the enacting clause and inserts new text entitled, "Cambodia Democracy Act of 2018".
6:23:35 P.M. H.R. 5754 Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 5754 — "To promote free and fair elections, political freedoms, and human rights in Cambodia, and for other purposes."
6:23:01 P.M. H.R. 5754 Mr. Royce (CA) asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
6:21:28 P.M. H.R. 1002 ASSUMING FRIST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. McKinley asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1002, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
6:21:27 P.M. H.R. 6199 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:21:25 P.M. H.R. 6199 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 277 - 142 (Roll no. 377).
6:15:34 P.M. H.R. 6199 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6199 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include certain over-the-counter medical products as qualified medical expenses."
6:15:11 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.R. 6199 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:15:10 P.M. H.R. 6311 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:15:08 P.M. H.R. 6311 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 242 - 176 (Roll no. 376).
6:08:25 P.M. H.R. 6311 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 229 (Roll no. 375).
5:42:02 P.M. H.R. 6311 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:38:28 P.M. H.R. 6311 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frankel (FL) 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 no amendment made by this Act shall take effect until the annual reports of the Board of the Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund established under section 1817 of the Social Security Act and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund indicate the reduction of solvency of such trust funds by reason of Public Law 115-97 have been reversed.
5:38:08 P.M. H.R. 6311 Ms. Frankel (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means.
5:37:26 P.M. H.R. 6311 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:39:35 P.M. H.R. 6311 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 6311.
4:38:38 P.M. H.R. 6311 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 184 and H.R. 6311. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 184 and H.R. 6311 both under closed rules. The rule provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions on each measure.
4:38:33 P.M. H.R. 6311 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1011. H.R. 6311 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to modify the definition of qualified health plan for purposes of the health insurance premium tax credit and to allow individuals purchasing health insurance in the individual market to purchase a lower premium copper plan."
4:37:26 P.M. Mr. Byrne filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 1027.
4:37:09 P.M. H.R. 6199 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 6199, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Blumenauer demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage of H.R. 6199 until later in the legislative day.
4:36:17 P.M. H.R. 6199 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:51:19 P.M. H.R. 6199 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 6199.
3:49:57 P.M. H.R. 6199 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6199. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6199 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule provides for proceedings for the period from July 27, 2018 through September 3, 2018
3:49:52 P.M. H.R. 6199 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1012. H.R. 6199 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include certain over-the-counter medical products as qualified medical expenses."
3:48:49 P.M. H. Res. 1007 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:48:45 P.M. H. Res. 1007 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:38:19 P.M. H. Res. 1007 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1007.
3:38:18 P.M. H. Res. 1007 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:38:10 P.M. H. Res. 1007 Ms. Cheney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1007 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that not fully resourcing the United States Army in a timely manner erodes the Army's ability to maintain readiness and poses risk to the Army's ability to conduct military operations."
3:38:02 P.M. H. Res. 1010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:37:59 P.M. H. Res. 1010 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:10:16 P.M. H. Res. 1010 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1010.
3:10:15 P.M. H. Res. 1010 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:10:08 P.M. H. Res. 1010 Ms. Cheney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1010 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Air Force faces significant readiness challenges due to insufficient personnel levels, a shrinking and depleted aircraft fleet, and maintenance deferrals, all of which are affected by budgetary uncertainty and impede the Air Force's ability to meet ongoing and unexpected national security threats, putting United States national security at risk."
3:09:58 P.M. H. Res. 1009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:09:53 P.M. H. Res. 1009 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
2:58:48 P.M. H. Res. 1009 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1009.
2:58:46 P.M. H. Res. 1009 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:58:14 P.M. H. Res. 1009 Ms. Cheney moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1009 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the lack of timely and predictable funding unnecessarily undermines the mission of the United States Special Operations Command and jeopardizes the security of the United States."
2:57:25 P.M. S. 756 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:57:24 P.M. S. 756 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:34:00 P.M. S. 756 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 756.
2:33:59 P.M. S. 756 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:33:49 P.M. S. 756 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 756 — "To reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris, and for other purposes."
2:32:51 P.M. H.R. 6414 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:32:49 P.M. H.R. 6414 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:27:58 P.M. H.R. 6414 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6414.
2:27:56 P.M. H.R. 6414 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:27:46 P.M. H.R. 6414 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6414 — "To amend title 23, United States Code, to extend the deadline for promulgation of regulations under the tribal transportation self-governance program."
2:26:00 P.M. H.R. 5515 Conference report H. Rept. 115-874 filed.
2:25:47 P.M. S. 770 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2:25:44 P.M. S. 770 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:25:39 P.M. S. 770 On passage Passed without objection.
2:25:22 P.M. S. 770 On agreeing to the Webster (FL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:24:45 P.M. S. 770 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Webster (FL), to strike all after the enacting clause and insert a new text of a bill entitled the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act.
2:24:27 P.M. S. 770 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 770 — "To require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to disseminate resources to help reduce small business cybersecurity risks, and for other purposes."
2:23:59 P.M. S. 770 Mr. Webster (FL) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
2:23:46 P.M. H. Res. 257 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:23:41 P.M. H. Res. 257 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:23:30 P.M. H. Res. 257 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 257 — "Condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States."
2:23:16 P.M. H. Res. 257 Mrs. Handel asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:21:34 P.M. S. 1182 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2:21:33 P.M. H.R. 5864 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:21:32 P.M. H.R. 5864 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 417 - 0 (Roll no. 374).
2:13:22 P.M. H.R. 5864 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5864 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish qualifications for the human resources positions within the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes."
2:13:21 P.M. S. 1182 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:13:20 P.M. S. 1182 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 366 - 52 (Roll no. 373).
1:48:21 P.M. S. 1182 Considered as unfinished business. S. 1182 — "To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint commemorative coins in recognition of the 100th anniversary of The American Legion."
1:47:47 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:47:35 P.M. H.R. 5535 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:47:33 P.M. H.R. 5535 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:37:08 P.M. H.R. 5535 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5535.
1:37:07 P.M. H.R. 5535 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:36:58 P.M. H.R. 5535 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5535 — "To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 regarding energy diplomacy and security within the Department of State, and for other purposes."
1:36:27 P.M. H. Res. 981 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:36:22 P.M. H. Res. 981 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:18:13 P.M. H. Res. 981 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 981.
1:18:09 P.M. H. Res. 981 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:17:52 P.M. H. Res. 981 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 981 — "Condemning the violence, persecution, intimidation, and murders committed by the Government of Nicaragua against its citizens."
1:16:31 P.M. H.R. 2353 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:16:30 P.M. H.R. 2353 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
12:36:18 P.M. H.R. 2353 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendment to H.R. 2353.
12:36:02 P.M. H.R. 2353 Mr. Thompson (PA) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
12:34:20 P.M. H.R. 5693 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:34:11 P.M. H.R. 5693 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:19:51 P.M. H.R. 5693 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5693.
12:19:50 P.M. H.R. 5693 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:19:41 P.M. H.R. 5693 Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5693 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts and agreements for the placement of veterans in non-Department medical foster homes for certain veterans who are unable to live independently."
12:19:36 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:02:13 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.
12:01:54 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Bishop of MI to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:53 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:00:09 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Bishop Irinej Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America, New Rochelle, New York.
12:00:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 25.
11:36:48 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
11:23:45 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House resumed Morning-Hour Debate.
11:23:25 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2278 and S. 2779.
10:00:43 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.
10:00:07 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Lamborn to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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