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U.S. House of Representatives

May 10, 2018

 

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Met at 9:00 AM

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On approval of the Journal:

Shimkus (R), IL asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 9:01 AM

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Kustoff (R), TN led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Kustoff (R), TN (Constituent Tribute - Lawrence Laurenzi United States. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee)
  2. Tonko (D), NY (Prescription Drug Prices)
  3. Hultgren (R), IL (Constituent Tribute - Peter Huizenga)
  4. McNerney (D), CA (Commissioner Mignon Clyburn of the Federal Communications Commission and Net Neutrality)
  5. Dingell (D), MI (Pensions)

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Enrolled Joint Resolution (S.J.Res. 57- A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act")

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H.R. 3053 - Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print

 

Debate – 1 hour          9:11 AM

 

  1. Shimkus (R), IL
  2. Tonko (D), NY
  3. Walden (R), OR
  4. Pallone (D), NJ
  5. Upton (R), MI
  6. McNerney (D), CA
  7. Carter (R), GA
  8. Dingell (D), MI
  9. Duncan (R), SC
  10. Matsui (D), CA
  11. Lance (R), NJ
  12. Lujan (D), NM
  13. Rothfus (R), PA
  14. Titus (D), NV
  15. Aderholt (R), AL
  16. Kihuen (D), NV
  17. Walters (R), CA
  18. Rosen (D), NM
  19. Kinzinger (R), IL
  20. Courtney (D), CT
  21. Lewis (R), MN
  22. Rohrabacher (R), CA                                                [jjs]
  23. Allen (R), GA
  24. Green, Gene (D), TX
  25. Sanford (R), SC
  26. Handel (R), GA
  27. Barton (R), TX

 

Amendments               10:20 AM

 

Keating (D), MA amendment (#1):

 

Requires the Department of Energy to publish a financial statements summary in its annual Nuclear Waste Fund financial statement audit.

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             10:30 AM

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Schneider (D), IL amendment (#2):

 

Requires a report on existing resources across the federal government that could assist communities struggling with the economic impact of a nuclear plant closure and housing spent nuclear fuel and assist communities in the decommissioning process with developing economic adjustment plans.

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             10:40 AM

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Titus (D), NV substitute amendment (#3):

 

Strikes the language of H.R. 3053 and insert language establishing a consent-based siting process for determining a permanent nuclear waste repository.

 

Titus (D), NV asked recorded vote - 10:51 AM

[178]

YEAS 80         NAYS 332

 

REJECTED                11:17 AM

 

On passage:

Titus (D), NV asked recorded vote - 11:19 AM

[179]

YEAS 340       NAYS 72

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Unfinished Business

 

On approval of the Journal (de novo):

Johnson, Bill (R), OH asked recorded vote - 11:25 AM

[180]

YEAS 207       NAYS 179      PRESENT  2

 

APPROVED  11:32 AM

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Message from the President received.

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H.Res. 835 – Supporting robust relations with the State of Israel bilaterally and in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood, and for other purposes

 

Royce (R), CA amendment (#1):

 

            Amendment to text.

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             11:35 AM

 

Royce (R), CA amendment (#2):

 

            Amendment to preamble.

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             11:35 AM

 

On adoption:

 

ADOPTED - VOICE            11:39 AM

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Chair announced Speaker’s appointments to the Commission on International Religious Freedom.

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Colloquy

 

Next week, the House will not have votes on Monday. The House meets on Tuesday at 12:00 PM for morning hour and 2:00 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM. The House meets on Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 AM for morning hour and 12:00 PM for legislative business. The House meets on Friday at 9:00 AM for legislative business with last votes expected no later than 3:00 PM.

 

The House is expected to consider:

 

  • Suspensions
  • H.R. 5698 – Protect and Service Act
  • H.R. 2 –  Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill)

 

McCarthy (R), CA, said that other items possible after next week are:

 

  • H.R. 5674 – VA MISSION Act
  • H.R. 3 – Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act
  • H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act
  • Dodd-Frank Reform

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One Minutes - 12:27 PM

 

  1. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Postal Food Drive)
  2. Kihuen (D), NV (Las Vegas Shooting)
  3. Rutherford (R), FL (Aircraft)
  4. Sanchez (D), CA (Charlie Dent)
  5. Carter, Buddy (R), GA (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Huizenga (R), MI (Constituent Tribute)
  7. Rothfus (R), PA (Americans Released)
  8. Shuster (R), PA (Charlie Dent)

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Message from the President read (national emergency regarding the Central African Republic).

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Dent (R), PA asked u.c. that when the House adjourns today it meet at 11:00 AM on Friday.

 

AGREED TO - 12:40 PM

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Special Orders - 12:40 PM

 

  1. Dent (R), PA (Resigning on May 12)
  2. Cole (R), OK (Sean Patrick Murphy) 12:50 PM
  3. Costa (D), CA (California Agriculture) 1:00 PM
  4. Gohmert (R), TX (North Korea Prisoner Release) 1:20 PM

 

Chair declared the House adjourned at 1:49 PM until 11:00 AM on Friday.