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U.S. House of Representatives

December 6, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Clark, Katherine (D), MA (Sandy Hook Shootings)
  2. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Computer Science Education Week)
  3. Scott, David (D), GA (Constituent Tribute)
  4. Norman (R), SC (Rockhill Baptist Church)
  5. Gutierrez (D), IL (DREAM Act)
  6. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Puerto Rico)
  7. Green, Al (D), TX (Trump Impeachment)
  8. Duncan, John (R), TN (Deficit Spending)
  9. LaHood (R), IL (Global Economy)

 

The Chair declared the House in recess at 10:38 AM until 12:00 PM.

 

The Chair reconvened the House at 12:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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O’Halleran (D), AZ led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

           

1.Wilson, Joe (R), SC (GOP Tax Bill)

2.Sires (D), NJ (GOP Tax Bill)

3.Smith, Lamar (R), TX (Liberal Media)

4.O’Halleran (D), AZ (Constituent Tribute)

5.Bain (R), TX (Concealed Carry)

6.Messer (R), IN (Concealed Carry)

7.Harris (R), MD (Concealed Carry)

8.Hartzler (R), MO (GOP Tax Bill)

9.Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Constituent Tribute)

10.Green, Al (D), TX (Trump Impeachment)

 

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Green, AL (D), TX notified the Chair of his intention to raise a Question of the Privileges of the House (regarding the impeachment of President for high misdemeanors, and presenting Articles of Impeachment).

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H.R. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

 

Rule – 1 Hour             12:30 PM

 

  1. Collins (R), GA
  2. Hastings (D), FL
  3. Hartzler (R), MO
  4. Engel (D), NY
  5. King, Steve (R), IA
  6. Jayapal (D), WA
  7. Mitchell (R), MI
  8. Blumenauer (D), OR
  9. Ferguson (R), GA
  10. Price (D), NC
  11. Allen (R), GA
  12. Pascrell (D), NJ
  13. Cheney (R), WY
  14. Moulton (D), MA
  15. Langevin (D), RI
  16. Perlmutter (D), CO
  17. Grijalva (D), AZ

 

On ordering the previous question:

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote

Chair postponed vote - 1:33 PM

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H.Res. 646 – Regarding the impeachment of President for high misdemeanors

On McCarthy (R), CA motion to table

Green (D), TX asked recorded vote - 1:44 PM

[658]

YEAS 320      NAYS 55

 

TABLED                    2:08 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

On ordering the previous question:

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote

[659]

YEAS 236      NAYS 189

 

ORDERED                 2:18 PM

 

On adoption of the rule:

[660]

YEAS 232      NAYS 194

 

ADOPTED                 2:25 PM

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S. 1266 - Enhancing Veteran Care Act

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

Roe (R), TN asked recorded vote – 2:26 PM

[661]

YEAS 423      NAYS 0

 

PASSED                     2:36 PM

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H.R. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

 

Debate – 1 Hour          2:25 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA
  2. Nadler (D), NY
  3. Hudson (R), NC
  4. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  5. Poe (R), TX
  6. Esty (D), CT
  7. Sensenbrenner (R), WI
  8. Hoyer (D), MD
  9. Roby (R), AL
  10.  
  11. Roby (R), AL
  12. Cicilline (D), RI
  13. Rutherford
  14. Raskin (D), MD
  15. Culberson (R), TX
  16. O’Rourke (D), TX
  17. Cuellar (D), TX
  18. Thompson, Mike (D), CA
  19. Dunn (R), FL
  20. Maloney (D), NY
  21. Budd (R), NC
  22. Demings (D), FL
  23. Poliquin (R), ME
  24. Schweikert (R), AZ

 

On Thompson (D), CA motion to recommit (add langauge to prevent a person who has been convicted of a violent crime within the preceeding three years from possessing or carrying a concealed handgun in a state where that conviction would othersie prohibit that individual from doing so):

Thompson (D), CA asked recorded vote - 4:08 PM

[ric][662]

YEAS 190      NAYS 236

 

NOT AGREED TO    4:35 PM

 

On passage:

Nadler (D), NY asked recorded vote - 4:36 PM

[663]

YEAS 231      NAYS 198

 

PASSED                     4:43 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.Con.Res. 90 - Condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma

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

Royce (R), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 4:44 PM

[664]

YEAS 423      NAYS 3

 

ADOPTED                 4:51 PM

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Comte on Rules filed report on H.R. 477 – Smal Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act, H.R. 3971 – Community Institution and Mortgage Relief Act, and H.J.Res. 123 – Making further constinuing appropriations for FY 2018.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Hultgren (R), IL (Batavia Bulldogs Football)
  2. Pelosi (D), CA (Naomi Lauter)
  3. Paulsen (R), MN (Suburbia Poverty)
  4. Payne (D), NJ (Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act)
  5. Poe (R), TX (Water for the World Act)
  6. Watson Coleman (D), NJ (Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act)
  7. Tenney (D), NY (Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act)

 

The House adjourned at 5:03 PM until 10:00 AM Thursday.