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U.S. House of Representatives

May 19, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Friday, May 19, 2017

Met at 9:00 AM

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On approval of the Journal:

Culberson (R), TX asked recorded vote

Chair postponed vote. 9:03 AM

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Womack (R), AR led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Womack (R), AR (Drug Courts)

  2. Soto (D), FL (Direct Connect to Success Act)

  3. Culberson (R), TX (National Police Week)

  4. Hartzler (R), MO (Constituent Tribute)

  5. Bergman (R), MI (Police Service)

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H.R. 1039 - Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

 

Debate – 1 hour          9:09 AM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA

  2. Jackson Lee (D), TX

  3. Reichert (R), WA

  4. Pascrell (D), NJ

  5. Poe (R), TX

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Jackson Lee (D), TX amendment

 

Requires a comprehensive study on the new authority of probation officers and sunsets that authority 30 months later after enactment.

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On adoption:

Jackson Lee (D), TX requested recorded vote.

The chair postponed vote - 9:58 AM

 

The Chair declared the House in recess at 9:58 AM until 11:15 AM.

 

The House reconvened at 11:16 AM.

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Unfinished Business

 

Jackson Lee (D), TX amendment

 

Requires a comprehensive study on the new authority of probation officers and sunsets that authority 30 months later after enactment.

 [kjm]

On adoption:

Jackson Lee (D), TX requested recorded vote - 11:17 AM

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YEAS 178       NAYS 229

 

REJECTED                11:40 AM

 

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H.R. 1039 - Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

 

On passage:

 

Jackson Lee (D), TX asked recorded vote - 11:41 AM

[268]

YEAS 229       NAYS 177

 

PASSED                     11:48 AM

 

 

On approval of the Journal:

Culberson (R), TX asked recorded vote - 11:48 AM

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             11:48 AM

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Pelosi (D), CA notified the Chair of her appointment to the Semiquincentennial Commission.

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Pelosi (D), CA notified the Chair of the rreappointment of Sewell (D) AL to J. C. Stennis Center board.

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The schedule outlined on the floor is as follows:

 

On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 PM for morning hour and 2:00 PM for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 PM.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 AM for Morning Hour and 12:00 PM for legislative business.

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 AM for legislative business with last votes no later than 3:00 PM.

There are no votes expected on Friday.

 

Legislation to consider:

 

  • Suspension bills including bill to honor veterans

 

  • HR 1973 – Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017

 

  • HR 1761 – Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017

 

  • HR 953 – Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017

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The Majority Leader and Minority Whip honored Brian Cooper from House Parliamentary Office on his retirement after 35 years of service.

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The Majority Leader asked for unanimous consent that when the House adjourns it next meet at 2:00 PM Monday and that Morning Hour will not apply that day.

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One Minutes – 12:32 PM

 

  1. Gaetz (R), FL (Reef Assassins)

  2. Veasey (D), TX (Constituent Tribute)

  3. Carter (R), GA (Constituent Tribute)

  4. Carbajal (D), CA (Oil Spill Anniversary)

  5. Posey (R), FL (Constituent Tribute)

  6. Huffman (D), CA (Tax Reform)

  7. Mitchell (R), MI (Law Enforcement Tribute)

  8. Schneider (D), IL (Health Care Reform)

  9. Coffman (R), CO (Law Enforcement Tribute)

  10. Gottheimer (D), Law (Enforcement Tribute)

  11. Meehan (R), PA (Law Enforcement Tribute)

  12. Raskin (D), MD (President Trump’s Saudi Arabia Trip)

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The Chair reminded members to address remarks to the Chair.

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  1. Poe (R), TX (Constituent Tribute – Firefighters)

  2. Huizenga (R), MI (National Association of Homebuilders)

  3. Tenney (R), NY (Law Enforcement Tribute)

  4. Paulsen (R), MN (Bike to Work Act)

  5. Yoder (R), KS (Law Enforcement Tribute)

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Flores (R), TX asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns it next meet at noon on Monday for morning hour debate.

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Special Orders – 12:56 PM

 

  1. Gomert (R), TX (Comey Firing)

Chair declared the House adjourned at 1:57 PM until 12:00 PM on Monday, May 22.