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U.S. House of Representatives

January 9, 2018

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Blumenauer (D), OR (Legalizing Marijuana)
  2. Foxx (R), NC (National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day)
  3. Courtney (D), CT (Obamacare)
  4. Thompson (R), PA (Pennsylvania Farm Show)
  5. Costa (D), CA (National Debt)
  6. Marshall (R), KS (Veterans’ Suicide Rate)
  7. Soto (D), FL (John Young)
  8. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Constituent Tributes)
  9. Murphy, Stephanie (D), FL (UCF Football)
  10. Emmer (R), MN (National Merit Scholarships)
  11. Kennedy (D), MA (DREAMERs Act)
  12. Mitchell (R), MI (Law Enforcement Appreciation Day)
  13. Green, Al (D), TX (Martin Luther King Jr.)
  14. Curbelo (R), FL (Offshore Drilling)
  15. Stefanik (R), NY (Economic Legislation)
  16. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Alzheimer’s Disease)

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Message from the Senate received – passed H.R. 3759 - RAISE Family Caregivers Act.

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  1. Buck (R), CO (Constituent Tribute)

 

The Chair declared the House in recess at 11:06 AM until 12:00 PM.

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The House reconvened at 12:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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Babin (R), TX led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance

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Patrick J. Tiberi (R), OH to resign on 1/15/18 

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One Minutes

 

  1. Wilson (R), SC (Tax Bill)
  2. Higgins (D), NY (Continental Airplane Crash)
  3. Ros-Lehtinen(R), FL (Earthquake Victims)
  4. Castor (D), FL (Oil Drilling)
  5. Babin (R), TX (Tax Bill)
  6. Schneider (D), IL (CHIP)
  7. Thompson (R), PA (Law Enforcement)
  8. Kildee (D), MI (Government Shutdown)
  9. Young (R), IA (CHIP)
  10. Kaptur (D), OH (Constituent Tribute)
  11. Dunn (R), FL (Constituent Tribute)
  12. Reichert (R), WA (Law Enforcement)
  13. Smith (R), TX (Media Bias)
  14. Hill (R), AR (Law Enforcement)
  15. Beyer (D), VA (Climate Change)
  16. Meehan (R), PA (Firefighter Tribute)
  17. Biggs (R), AZ (Uncontrolled Bleeding)
  18. Bishop (R), MI (Constituent Tribute)

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H.R. 4577 - Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act


Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:29 PM

 

  1. Rogers (R), AL
  2. Vela (D), TX
  3. Katko (R), NY

 

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

                           

PASSED                     12:38 PM

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H.R. 4567 - DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act
 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:39 PM

 

  1. Katko (R), NY
  2. Vela (D), TX
  3. Payne (D), NJ

 

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

Katko (R), NY asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 12:54 PM

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H.R. 4561 - SAFE TECH Act
 

Under Susp. of Rules

[3]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:54 PM

 

1.Katko (R), NY

2.Vela (D), TX

3.Bilirakis (R), FL                                                   [kjm]

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:07 PM

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H.R. 1486 - Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[4]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:08 PM

 

1.Donovan (R), NY

2.Payne (D), NJ

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:15 PM

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H.R. 4578 - Counter Terrorist Network Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[5]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:17 PM

 

  1. Estes (R), KS
  2. Vela (D), TX

 

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

Estes (R), KS asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 1:23 PM
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H.R. 4559 - Global Aviation System Security Reform Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[6]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:24 PM

 

1.Estes (R), KS

2.Jackson Lee (D), TX

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:30 PM

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H.R. 3202 - Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[7]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:31 PM

 

1.Estes (R), KS

3.Jackson Lee (D), TX

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:43 PM
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H.R. 4555 - DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[8]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:44 PM

 

  1. Rutherford (R), FL
  2. Jackson Lee (D), TX

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:51 PM

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H.R. 4564 - Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[9]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:52 PM

 

  1. Higgins (R), LA
  2. Correa (D), CA

 

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

Higgins (R), LA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 1:58 PM

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H.R. 4569 - Counterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[10]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:59 PM

 

  1. Gallagher (R), WI
  2. Correa (D), CA

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

 

PASSED                     2:06 PM

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H.R. 4581 - Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[11]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:07 PM

 

  1. Fitzpatrick (R), PA
  2. Correa (D), CA
  3. McCaul (R), TX

 

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

Fitzpatrick (R), PA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 2:14 PM

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H.R. 4433 - Securing DHS Firearms Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[12]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:16 PM

 

  1. Fitzpatrick (R), PA
  2. Correa (D) CA

 

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

 

PASSED                     2:21 PM

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H.Res. 676 - Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, and condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[13]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:24 PM

 

  1. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL
  2. Sherman (D), CA
  3. Rohrabacher (R), CA
  4. Schneider (D), IL
  5. Smith (R), NJ
  6. Suozzi (D), NY
  7. McCaul (R), TX
  8. Deutch (D), FL
  9. Poe (R), TX
  10. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  11. Royce (R), CA
  12. Gottheimer (D), NJ                                                    [jjs]
  13. Perry (R), PA
  14. Wagner (R), MO
  15. Zeldin (R), NY

 

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

Royce (R), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 3:11 PM

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H.R. 535 - Taiwan Travel Act
 

Under Susp. of Rules

[14]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:12 PM

 

  1.  Royce (R), CA
  2. Sherman (D), CA
  3. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL
  4. Chabot (R), OH

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:32 PM

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H.R. 3320 - To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[15]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:32 PM

 

  1. Royce (R), CA
  2. Sherman (D), CA
  3. Yoho (R), FL
  4. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL

 

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

 

PASSED – VOICE    3:52 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.Res. 676 - Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, and condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests

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

Royce (R), CA asked recorded vote – 3:52 PM

[2]

YEAS 415      NAYS 2

 

ADOPTED                 4:18 PM

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H.R. 4564 - Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act

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

Higgins (R), LA asked recorded vote – 4:19 PM

[3]

YEAS 413      NAYS 0

 

PASSED                     4:26 PM

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H.R. 4581 - Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act

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

Fitzpatrick (R), PA asked recorded vote – 4:27 PM

[4]

YEAS 415      NAYS 1

 

PASSED                     4:34 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Rooney (R), FL (Python Elimination Program)
  2. Watson Coleman (D), NJ (Gov. Brendan Byrne)
  3. Paulsen (R), MN (Wayzata High School)
  4. Payne (D), NJ (Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas)
  5. Tenney (R), NY (Law Enforcement Appreciation Day)
  6. Demings (D), FL (Lt. Debra clayton and Deputy Norm Lewis)
  7. Poe (R), TX (Iran)
  8. Jackson Lee (D), TX (Emancipation National Historic Trail)
  9. Roe (R), TN (Stop the Bleed Training)
  10. Lawrence (D), MI (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
  11. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Law Enforcement Appreciation Day)
  12. Cramer (D), ND (ND National Guard’s 119th Wing)
  13. Rohrabacher (R), CA (DREAMers)
  14. LaMalfa (R), CA (Law Enforcement Appreciation Day)
  15. Palazzo (R), MS (Law Enforcement Appreciation Day)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Garrett (R), VA (Iran) 5:01 PM
  2. Garamendi (D), CA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act/Mueller) 5:57 PM

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Comte on Rules filed reports on S. 140 – To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act, and S. 139 – Rapid DNA Act.

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  1. Gohmert (R), TX (#GohmertHour) 6:43 PM
  2. Kaptur (D), OH (Pensions) 7:14 PM

 

The House adjourned at 7:27 PM until 10:00 AM Wednesday.