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U.S. House of Representatives

May 16, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Met at 12:00 PM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Courtney (D), CT (High Cost of Student Loan Debt)

  2. Jones (R), NC (Future Involvement in Afghanistan)

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Chair declared the House in recess at 12:09 PM until 2:00 PM.

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The House reconvened at 2:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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Kildee (D), MI led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance

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One Minutes               2:02 PM

 

  1. Sessions (R), TX (Guest Chaplain)

  2. Wilson (R), SC (National Police Week/Miss USA)

  3. Kildee (D), MI (President and Russia)

  4. Smith (R), TX (Media biased)

  5. Bilirakis (R), FL (National Police Week)

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Message received May 15 from the Senate (passed S. 1083 - A bill to amend section 1214 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for stays during a period that the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks a quorum.)

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Message received May 16 from the Senate (Appointment - Health Information Technology Advisory Committee)

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Chair declared the House in recess at 2:10 PM until 4:00 PM today.  

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Chair reconvened the House at 4:00 PM.

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 139 - Rapid DNA Act of 2017.)

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Message from the President received .

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H.R. 510 - Rapid DNA Act of 2017

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       4:03 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R) ,VA

  2. Raskin (D), MD

  3. Sensenbrenner (R), WI

  4. Cohen (D), TN

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:17 PM

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H.R. 1616 - Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       4:17 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA

  2. Raskin (D), MD

  3. Ratcliffe (R), TX

  4. Palmer (R), AL

 

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

Goodlatte (R), VA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 4:34 PM

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H.R. 1892 - Honoring Hometown Heroes Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[3]

Debate - 40 Mins.       4:35 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA

  2. Raskin (D), MD

  3. Larson, John (D), CT

 

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

Goodlatte (R), VA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 4:48 PM

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H.R. 1428 - American Law Enforcement Heroes Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       4:48 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA

  2. Raskin (D), MD

  3. Hurd (R), TX

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:58 PM

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Message from the President read (national emergency in Iraq.)

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Chair declared the House in recess until 6:30 PM.

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The House reconvened at 6:30 PM.

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Rules Comte filed reports on H.R. 115 – Thin Blue Line Act, and H.R. 1039 – Probation Officer Protection Act.

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 1616 - Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act

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

Goodlatte (R), VA asked recorded vote - 6:31 PM

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YEAS 408      NAYS 3

 

PASSED                     6:53 PM

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Pascrell (D), NJ notified House of intent to raise a question of the privileges of the House (requesting President Trump release tax returns to Congress).

 

Chair postponed consideration.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Scalise (R), LA (Jeremy “Scott” McGuire)
  2. Langevin (D), RI (Bishop Hendricken Academic Decathlon Team)
  3. Paulsen (R), MN (National Police Week)
  4. Krishnamoorthi (D), IL (Michael Flynn Investigation)
  5. Thompson (R), PA (National Police Week)
  6. Watson Coleman (D), NJ (Transportation Infrastructure)
  7. LaMalfa (R), CA (National Police Week)
  8. Demings (D), FL (Florida Police Officers KIA)
  9. Olson (R), TX (Lady Eagles Softball)
  10. Brown (D), MD (FBI Director Comey Firing)
  11. Williams (R), TX (Comfort Crew for Military Kids)
  12. Correa (D), CA (National Police Week)
  13. Poe (R), TX (North Korea)
  14. Wilson (D), FL (Boko Haram)
  15. Duncan (R), SC (National Police Week)
  16. McCaul (R), TX (National Police Week)
  17. Jackson Lee (D), TX (President Sharing Intelligence)
  18. Katko (R), NY (National Police Week)
  19. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (National Police Week)
  20. Higgins (R), NY (National Police Week)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Garamendi D CA (Infrastructure) 7:34 PM

 

The House adjourned at 8:07 PM until 10:00 AM Wednesday.