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U.S. House of Representatives

September 8, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Friday, September 8, 2017

Met at 9:00 AM

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On approval of the Journal:

Wilson, Joe (R), SC asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 9:02 AM

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Heck (D), WA led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Bost (R), IL (Constituent Tribute)
  2. Heck (D), WA (Constituent Tribute)
  3. Wilson, Joe (R), SC (Food for the Hungry)
  4. Velasquez (D), NY (DACA)

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Chair admonishes members to direct their remarks to the Chair.

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  1. Bucshon (R), IN (Barry Global)
  2. Maloney, Sean Patrick (D), NY (DACA)
  3. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Bucks County Community College)
  4. Engel (D), NY (U.S. Postal Service)
  5. Smith, Lamar (R), TX (Illegal Workers)
  6. Kaptur (D), OH (Trade Deficit)

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H.R. 601 - READ Act [Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package] (Concurring in the Senate amendment)

 

Rule – 1 Hour 9:16 AM

 

  1. Sessions (R), TX
  2. Slaughter (D), NY
  3. Farenthold (R), TX
  4. Kihuen (D), NV
  5. Weber (R), TX

 

On adoption of the rule:

 

ADOPTED – VOICE             9:47 AM

 

Debate – 1 Hour          9:48 AM

 

  1. Frelinghuysen (R), NJ
  2. Lowey (D), NY
  3. Carter, John (R), TX
  4. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  5. Neal (D), MA

 

On passage (concurring in the Senate amendment):

Frelinghuysen (R), NJ asked recorded vote – 10:04 AM

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YEAS 316       NAYS 90

 

ADOPTED                 10:34 AM

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On approval of the journal (de novo):

 

ADOPTED                 10:34 AM

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H.R. 3354 – Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act for FY 2018

 

Unfinished Business

 

On Blackburn (R), TN amendment (#55) (1% across-the-board cut):

Blackburn (R), TN asked recorded vote- 10:36 AM

[481]

YEAS 156       NAYS 248

 

REJECTED                10:41 AM

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On Palmer (R), AL amendment (#56) (No funds for EPA Criminal Enforcement Division):

Calvert (R), CA asked recorded vote - 10:41 AM

[482]

YEAS 178       NAYS 227

 

REJECTED                10:45 AM

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On Carbajal (D), CA amendment (#57) (No funds for fracturing or acid well stimulation treatment in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf):

Carbajal (D), CA asked recorded vote- 10:46 AM

[483]

YEAS 177       NAYS 230

 

REJECTED                10:51 AM

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On Pearce (R), NM amendment (#63) (No funds to implement BLM’s Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation rule):

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote- 10:51 AM

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YEAS 216       NAYS 186

 

ADOPTED                 10:55 AM

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S.Con.Res. 24 – Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 601

 

ADOPTED                 10:58 AM

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Goodlatte (R), VA filed a report on H.Res. 446 – Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit certain documents to the House relating to the removal of former FBI Director James Comey.

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H.R. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act for FY 2018

 

Amendments (con’t)   11:00 AM

 

Knight (R), CA amendment (#69):

 

Prohibits funds related to certain mineral contracts.

 

WITHDRAWN          11:02 AM

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Smith, Jason (R-MO amendment (#72):

 

Restricts federal agencies from using funds to pay legal fees under any lawsuit settlement regarding a case that arises under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act.

 

ADOPTED                 11:09 AM

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Mullin (R), OK amendment (#73):

 

Prohibits funds for enforcing the Obama Administration’s EPA methane rule.

 

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 11:19 AM

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Mullin (R), OK amendment (#74):

 

Prohibit funds for implementing the Obama Administration’s Social Cost of Carbon rule.

 

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 11:26 AM

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Polis (D), CO amendment (#75):

 

Prohibits funds from being used to support the closure or consolidation of any regional EPA office.

 

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 11:34 AM

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Polis (D), CO amendment (#76):

 

Prohibits the use of funds to pursue any extra-legal ways to transfer Federal lands to private owners in contravention of existing law.

 

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 11:40 AM

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Norman (R), SC amendment (#77):

 

Reduces total appropriations to EPA by $1.87 billion.

 

Norman (R), SC asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 11:50 AM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Thompson (R), PA (SNAP)
  2. Newhouse (R), WA (Neal Norman)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Poe (R), TX 11:57 PM

 

The House adjourned at 12:48 PM until 12:00 PM Monday, September 11.