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U.S. House of Representatives

June 20, 2018

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

 

Met at 9:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Marshall (R), KS (Cost of Healthcare)
  2. Lewis (D), GA (Separation of Immigrant Families)
  3. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Bucks County Tributes)
  4. Espaillat (D), CA (Separation of Immigrant Families)
  5. Grijalva (D), AZ (Separation of Immigrant Families)
  6. Chu (D), CA (Separation of Immigrant Families)
  7. Lujan Grisham (D), NM (Separation of Immigrant Families)

 

Chair declared the House is recess at 9:34 AM until 10:00 AM.

 

The House reconvened at 10:00 AM.

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On approval of the Journal:

Holding (R), NC asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 10:03 AM

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Thompson (R), PA led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Cooper (D), TN (Rabbi Mark Schiftan)
  2. Hultgren (R), IL (Myanmar’s Ethnic Cleansing)
  3. Schneider (D), IL (Keep Families Together Act)
  4. Dunn (R), FL (Tom Neubauer)
  5. Johnson (D), GA (Keep Families Together Act)
  6. Thompson (R), PA (Mickey Elliot Tucker)
  7. Ryan (D), OH (Separation of Immigrant Families)

 

Message received from Senate (passed S. 2269 – Global Food Security Reauthorization Act, and appointments to the U.S. Capitol Preservation Commission.

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H.Res. 949 – Providing for consideration of H.R. 6 SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, H.R. 5797 – IMD CARE Act, and H.R. 6082 – Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act

 

Rule – 1 Hour             10:20 AM

 

  1. Burgess (R), TX
  2. McGovern (D), MA
  3. Costello (R), PA
  4. Matsui (D), CA                                              [jjs]
  5. Ruiz (D), CA

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Chair admonishes members to avoid engaging in personalities with the President.

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On ordering the previous question on the rule:

McGovern (D), MA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 11:22 AM

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Burgess (R), TX motion to set the convening time for the House (9:00 AM morning hour and 10:00 AM legislative business on Thursday, July 21)

McGovern (D), MA asked recorded vote - 11:23 AM

[272]

YEAS 222       NAYS 184      PRESENT  1

 

ADOPTED                 11:50 AM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.Res. 949 – Providing for consideration of H.R. 6 SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, H.R. 5797 – IMD CARE Act, and H.R. 6082 – Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act

On ordering the previous question on the rule:

McGovern (D), MA asked recorded vote - 11:51 AM

[273]

YEAS 221       NAYS 185

 

ORDERED                 11:58 AM

 

On adoption of the rule:

McGovern (D), MA asked recorded vote - 11:58 AM

[274]

YEAS 225       NAYS 180

 

ADOPTED                 12:06 PM

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H.R. 5925 - CRISIS Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       12:07 PM

 

  1. Mitchell (R), MI
  2. Cummings (D), GA
  3. Meadows (R), NC
  4. Connolly (D), VA
  5. Rothfus (R), PA

 

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

 

PASSED                     12:41 PM

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H.R. 6082 - Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act

 

Debate – 1 Hour          12:44 PM

 

  1. Burgess (R), TX
  2. Pallone (D), NJ
  3. Mullin (R), OK
  4. Blumenauer (D), OR
  5. Walden (R), OR
  6. Bucshon (R), IN
  7. Shimkus (R), IL

 

On Pallone (D), NJ motion to recommit (requires HHS to develop model training programs to educate providers on the appropriate handling of substance abuse disorder treatment records, and related privacy protections):

Pallone (D), NJ asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 1:44 PM

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H.R. 5797 - IMD CARE Act

 

Debate – 1 Hour          1:46 PM

 

  1. Walters (R), CA
  2. Pallone (D), NJ
  3. Burgess (R), TX
  4. Walden (R), OR
  5. Walters (R), CA

 

Amendments               2:09 PM

 

Rush (D), IL amendment (#1):

 

Expands treatment coverage to individuals suffering from cocaine use disorder, which includes crack cocaine.

 

ADOPTED – VOICE             2:19 PM

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Kildee (D), MI amendment (#2):

 

Adds two requirements to the report that states are required to submit. The first would be information regarding the number of individuals suffering from co-occuring disorders and the disorders from which they suffer and the second would be information regarding access to community care for individuals suffering from a mental illness other than substance use disorder.

 

ADOPTED – VOICE             2:25 PM

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Fitzpatrick (R) PA amendment (#3):

 

Provides flexibility for states to allow the state plan amendment to include assessments to determine level of care and length of stay recommendations based upon criteria established or endorsed by a state agency pursuant to 1932(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Public Health Service Act.

 

WITHDRAWN          2:31 PM

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Castor (D), FL motion to recommit (report back forthwith with language to develop model training programs to educate providers on the appropriate handling of substance abuse disorder treatment records and create a training program to educate patients families about right pertaining to the privacy of SUD records):

Castor (D), FL asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 2:42 PM

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Chair declared the House in recess at 2:42 PM subject to the call of the Chair.

 

Chair reconvened the House at 3:45 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 5797 - IMD CARE Act

Castor (D), FL motion to recommit (report back with language regarding handling of substance abuse disorder treatment records ):

Castor (D), FL asked recorded vote -3:46 PM

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YEAS 190       NAYS 226

 

NOT AGREED TO    4:13 PM

 

On passage:

Pallone (D), NJ asked recorded vote – 4:14 PM

[276]

YEAS 261       NAYS 155

 

PASSED                     4:21 PM

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Roby (R) AL and Wasserman Schultz (D), FL (Women’s Congressional Softball Game).

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On Pallone (D), NJ motion to recommit (regarding privacy protections):

Pallone (D), NJ asked recorded vote – 4:27 PM

[277]

YEAS 175       NAYS 240

 

NOT AGREED TO    4:34 PM

 

On passage:

Pallone (D), NJ asked recorded vote - 4:34 PM

[278]

YEAS 357       NAYS 57

 

PASSED                     4:45 PM

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On approval of the journal (de novo):

 

PASSED                     4:45 PM

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Comte on Appropriations filed report on H.R. 6157 – Defense Appropriations for FY 2019

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One Minutes

 

  1. Foxx (R), NC (NC-05 Opportunity Zones)
  2. McEachin (D), VA (ZTE Licenses)
  3. Poe (R), TX (Pakistan)
  4. Payne (D), NJ (Separation of Immigrant Families)
  5. Williams (R), TX (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
  6. Langevin (D), RI (Equality Act)
  7. Gaetz (R), FL (Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge)
  8. Kaptur (D), OH (Ohio ICE Raids)
  9. Barton (R), TX (Ennis HS Coach Sam Harrell)
  10. Moulton (D), MA (Separation of Immigrant Families)
  11. Maloney (D), NY (Martin Martinez)
  12. Jackson Lee (Separation of Immigrant Families)

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Special Orders

 

  1. Olson (R) TX (Natural Gas) 5:06 PM
  2. Gohmert (R), TX (Peter Strzok) 6:03 PM
  3. Russell (R), OK (Immigration) 6:34 PM

 

Chair declared the House adjourned at 6:56 PM until 9:00 AM on Thursday.