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U.S. House of Representatives

June 13, 2018

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Met at 10:00 AM

 [kjm]

Morning Hour

 

  1. Shimkus (R), IL (Constituent Tribute - Albert Fred "Red" Schoendienst, Major League Baseball)
  2. McGovern (D), MA (SNAP)
  3. Abraham (R), LA (Constituent Memorial – William Allan Kendrick Jr.)
  4. Gutierrez (D), IL (Immigration Letter to Administration/Asylum claims)
  5. Katko (R), NY (Opioid Crisis/Constituent Tribute – Morgan Brittany Axe, Victor Orlando Wilson)
  6. Crowley (D), NY (Immigration Letter to Administration/Asylum claims)
  7. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Constituent Tribute – Vincent Gonzalez of Levittown/Constituent Tribute – Logan Colleen of Bucks County)
  8. Kelly (D), IL (Gun violence)
  9. Ruiz (D), CA (Constituent Tribute - Kent Braithwaite and Raphael Barbosa of Coachella Valley High School)
  10. Green, Al (D), TX (Immigrant children)
  11. Sewell (D), AL (Opioid Crisis)
  12. Castor (D), FL (Opioid Crisis)
  13. Sherman (D), CA (North Korea)

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The Chair reminded members to refrain from making personalities against the president.

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Chair declared the House in recess at 10:58 AM until 12:00 PM.

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Chair reconvened the House at 12:00 PM

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Journal approved.

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Allen (R), GA led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Leonard (R), NJ (Guest Chaplain)
  2. Green, Gene (D), TX (ACA)
  3. Hultgren (R), IL (International Student Science Fair)
  4. Kildee (D), MI (
  5. Allen (R), GA (Opioid Crisis)
  6. Higgins (D), NY (Justice Department and ACA)
  7. Shimkus(R), IL (Blood Donors)
  8. Dingell (D), MI (ACA/Health Care)
  9. Wilson, Joe (R), SC (North Korea Meeting)

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Message from the Senate read (passed with an amendment H.R. 2229 – All Circuit Review Act

and agreed to without amendment H.Con.Res. 111 – Recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States).

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  1. Biggs (R), AZ (Umberto Lopez)
  2. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Titusville Area Hospital)

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H. Res. 934 - The combined rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 2851 - Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017 and of the bill H.R. 5735 - Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act and of the bill H.R. 5788 - Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018

 

Debate – 1 Hour          12:19 PM

 

  1. Buck (R), CO
  2. Polis (D), CO
  3. Ross (R), FL
  4. Lujan (D), NM
  5. Barr (R), KY
  6. Doggett (D), TX
  7. Cummings (D), MD

 

On ordering the previous question:

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote - 1:15 PM

[261]

YEAS 230       NAYS 183

 

ORDERED     1:44 PM

 

On adoption of the rule:

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote - 1:44 PM

[262]

YEAS 233       NAYS 175

 

ADOPTED                 1:51 PM

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H.R. 5294 - Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:54 PM

 

  1. Barletta (R), PA
  2. Plaskett (D), VI
  3. Rogers (R), KY                                                  [kjm]

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 2:06 PM

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H.R. 5752 - Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:06 PM

 

  1. Blackburn (R), TN
  2. Green (D), TX
  3. Walden (R), OR

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 2:20 PM

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H.R. 4655 - CREEPER Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Donovan / Judiciary Committee)

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[3]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:22 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA
  2. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  3. Donovan (R), NY

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 2:34 PM

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H.R. 6029 - REGROUP Act of 2018

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[4]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:35 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA
  2. Rothfus (R), PA
  3. Jackson Lee (D), TX

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 2:51 PM

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H.R. 5889 - Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[5]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:53 PM

 

  1. Brat (R), VA
  2. Bonamici (D), OR                                                     [jjs]
  3. O’Halleran (D), AZ
  4. Brat (R), VA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:05 PM

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H.R. 5890 - Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[6]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:06 PM

 

  1. Garrett (R), VA
  2. Bonamici (D), OR
  3. Foxx (R), NC
  4. Murphy, Stephanie (D), FL

 

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

Garrett (R), VA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 3:19 PM

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H.R. 5891 - Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[7]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:21 PM

 

  1.  Grothman (R), WI
  2. Bonamici (D), OR
  3. Lamb (D), PA

 

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

Grothman (R), WI asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 3:32 PM

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H.R. 5892 - To establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[8]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:33 PM

 

  1. Lewis, Jason (R), MN
  2. Bonamici (D), OR
  3. Cartwright (D), PA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:44 PM

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S. 1091 - Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (House amendment)

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[9]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:44 PM

 

  1. Lewis (R), MN
  2. Bonamici (D), OR
  3. McGovern (D), MA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:54 PM

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H.R. 2147 - Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[10]

Debate - 40 Mins.       3:55 PM

 

  1. Roe (R), TN
  2. Takano (D), CA
  3. Coffman (R), CO
  4. Sinema (D), AZ
  5. Connolly (D), VA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:07 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 5890 - Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act

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

Garrett (R), VA asked recorded vote – 4:08 PM

[263]

YEAS 406       NAYS 3

 

PASSED                     4:33 PM

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H.R. 5891 - Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act

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

Grothman (R), WI asked recorded vote – 4:33 PM

[264]

YEAS 409       NAYS 8

 

PASSED                     4:41 PM

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H.R. 4635 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes, as amended 

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[11]

Debate - 40 Mins.       4:44 PM

 

  1. Roe (R), TN
  2. Takano (D), CA
  3. Coffman (R), CO
  4. Esty (D), CT

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:57 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Marshall (R), KS (Korean War POWs)
  2. Payne (D), NJ (Male Life Expectancy)
  3. Tenney (R), NY (Brewing School)
  4. Cardenas (D), CA (Immigrant Children)
  5. Carter, Buddy (R), GA (Anthony Christie)
  6. Huffman (D), CA (Scott Pruitt Corruption)
  7. LaMalfa (R), CA (C-SPAN)
  8. Jackson Lee (D), TX (Immigrant Children)
  9. Kihuen (D), NV (Las Vegas Shootings)
  10. Lujan Grisham (D), NM (Opioids and Big Pharma)
  11. Frankel (D), FL (Immigrant Children)

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Special Orders            5:16 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK (U.S. Foreign Policy)
  2. Correa (D), CA (Immigrant Child Separations) 5:25 PM

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Chair admonished members to direct their comments to the Chair.

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 Chair declared the House adjourned at 6:33 PM until 10:00 AM on Thursday.