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U.S. House of Representatives

April 25, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Met at 12:00 PM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Dunn (R), FL (Arnold High School)

  2. Sherman (D), CA (President’s Tax Returns)

  3. Messer (R), IN (Working Americans)

 

Chair declared the House in recess at 12:10 PM until 2:00 PM.

 

The House reconvened at 2:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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Lance (R), NJ led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

One Minutes

 

  1. Walters (R), CA (North Korea)

  2. Cleaver (D), MO (Ruby Arnold)

  3. Lance (R), NJ (Mayor Carolann Garafola)

  4. Wilson (R), SC (Global Polio Eradication Initiative)

  5. Poe (R), TX (Rio Grande Border Security)

  6. Bilirakis (R), FL (The Next 24)

  7. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (INTERDICT Act)

  8. Valadao (R), CA (Armenian Genocide)

  9. Smith (R), TX (Biased Liberal Media)

 

Message received from Senate (appointments to the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance).

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Chair declared the House in recess at 2:17 PM until 4:30 PM.

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Chair reconvened the House at 4:30 PM.

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H.Con.Res. 35 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       4:31 PM

 

  1. Ferguson (R), GA

  2. Johnson, Hank (D), GA

 

On susp. of rules & adoption (2/3):

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             4:35 PM

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H.Con.Res. 36 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby 

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       4:35 PM

 

  1. Ferguson (R), GA

  2. Johnson, Hank (D), GA

  3. Hoyer (D), MD

 

On susp. of rules & adoption (2/3):

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             4:46 PM

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H.R. 455 - To designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the "R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse" 
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       4:47 PM

 

  1. Ferguson (R), GA

  2. Johnson, Hank (D), GA

  3. Thompson, Bennie (D), MS

 

On susp. of rules & passage (2/3):

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:58 PM

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S. 496 - To repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform" 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       4:58 PM

 

  1. Ferguson (R), GA

  2. Johnson, Hank (D), GA

 

On susp. of rules & passage (2/3):

Ferguson (R), GA asked recorded vote - 5:08 PM

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H.R. 876 - Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended 
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       5:09 PM

 

  1. Katko (R), NY

  2. Payne (D), NJ

 

On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

Katko (R), NY asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 5:18 PM

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H.R. 1372 - Homeland Security for Children Act, as amended 
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       5:18 PM

 

  1. Donovan (R), NY

  2. Payne (D), NJ

 

On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

 

PASSED - VOICE                 5:29 PM

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H.R. 534 - U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act

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Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       5:31 PM

 

  1. Royce (R), CA
  2. Bass (D), CA
  3. Emmer (R), MN

 

On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

 

PASSED                     5:44 PM

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H.Res. 187 – Relating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       5:45 PM

 

  1. Royce (R), CA
  2. Bass (D), CA
  3. Smith (R), NJ
  4. Crowley (D), NY
  5. Payne (D), NJ
  6. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  7. Suozzi (D), NY

 

On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

Royce (R), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 6:21 PM

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Chair declared the House in recess at 6:21 PM until 6:30 PM.

 

The House reconvened at 6:31 PM.

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Unfinished Business

 

H.Res. 187 – Relating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan

On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

Royce (R), CA asked recorded vote - 6:32 PM

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YEAS 411      NAYS 2

 

ADOPTED                 6:53 PM

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Rep.-elect Estes (R), KS sworn in.

Chair announced the whole number of the House at 431.

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H.R. 876 - Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act

On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

Katko (R), NY asked recorded vote – 7:02 PM

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YEAS 409      NAYS 0

 

PASSED                     7:09 PM

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Rules Comte filed report on H.R. 1695 – Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Bishop (D), GA (Rep. Dawson Mathis)
  2. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Miracle Makers Fashion Show)
  3. Krishnamoorthi (D), IL (Gen. Michael Flynn)
  4. Rothfus (R), PA (War on Coal)
  5. Kildee (D), MI (Bay Area Women’s Center)
  6. Foxx (R), NC (GE’s 125th Anniversary)
  7. Langevin (D), RI (Autism Awareness Month)
  8. Paulsen (R), MN (Chess Champion Wesley So)
  9. Carbajal (D), CA (Clean Funding Bill)
  10. Thompson (R), PA (Nancy Lombardo)
  11. Torres (D), CA (Education Budget Cuts)
  12. Comer (R), KY (National Donate Life Month)
  13. Beyer (D), VA (Federal Employment Retroactive Pay)
  14. Bergman (R), MI (Essential Air Service)
  15. Biggs (R), AX (Sharon Giese)
  16. LaMalfa (R), CA (World Autism Month)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Garamendi (D), CA (Make it in America) 7:36 PM

 

The House adjourned at 7:59 PM until 10:00 AM Wednesday.