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U.S. House of Representatives

May 9, 2018

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Wednesday, May 8, 2018

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Lee (D), CA (Affordable Housing Crisis)
  2. Bost (R), IL (Constituent Tribute)
  3. Costa (D), CA (Teacher Appreciation Week)
  4. Brooks (R), AL (Limiting Mueller Investigation)
  5. Hoyer (D), MD (Gun Controls)
  6. Comer (R), KY (GOP Tax Cuts)
  7. Walz (D), MN (Foreign Service Employees)
  8.  Holding (R), NC (Welfare)
  9. Emmer (R), MN (Principal of the Year)
  10. Kelly, Mike (R), PA (Unemployment)

 

Chair declared the House in recess at 10:46 AM until 12:00 PM.

 

Chair reconvened the House at 12:00 PM.                                                                            

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Journal approved.

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Kelly (D), IL led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Message from the President received.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Kelly (D), IL (Guest Chaplain)
  2. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Lupus Awareness Month)
  3. Gianforte (R), MT (Small Business)
  4. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Constituent Tribute)
  5. Plaskett (D), VI (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Grothman (R), WI (Disabled Workers)
  7. Gonzalez (R), PR (Constituent Tribute)
  8. Rohrabacher (R), CA (Sober Homes)
  9. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Teachers)
  10. Yoder (R), KS (Teachers)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 1732 - Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act).

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H.R. 879 - The rule providing for consideration of the bill H.R. 3053 - Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018

 

Debate – 1 Hour          12:18 PM

 

  1. Newhouse (R), WA
  2. Hastings (D), FL
  3. Titus (D), NV
  4. Rosen (D), NV
  5. Shimkus (R), IL
  6. Matsui (D), CA

 

On ordering the previous question:

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote - 1:07 PM

[173]

YEAS 223       NAYS 189

 

ORDERED - 1:33 PM

 

On adoption of the rule:

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote - 1:34 PM

[174]

YEAS 224       NAYS 184      PRESENT  1

 

ADOPTED                 1:42 PM

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Message from the President read (national emergency regarding Syria).

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H.R. 5645 - Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018
 

Debate – 1 Hour          1:47 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA
  2. Nadler (D), NY
  3. Handel (R), GA                                                       [jjs]
  4. Cicilline (D), RI

 

Amendment - 2:08 PM

 

Goodlatte (R), VA amendment (#1):

 

            Makes technical and clarifying changes suggested by the Federal Trade Commission.

 

ADOPTED - VOICE             2:19 PM

 

Doggett (D), TX motion to recommit (report back forthwith with language to exempt mergers that would unreasonably increase the costs of pharmaceutical drugs).

Doggett (D), TX asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 2:27 PM

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H.R. 2152 - Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2017

 

Debate – 1 Hour          2:28 PM

 

  1. Goodlatte (R), VA
  2. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  3. Poe (R), TX
  4. Johnson, Hank (D), GA
  5. Higgins, Clay (R), LA
  6. Poe (R), TX

On passage:

Goodlatte (R), VA asked recorded vote

Chair postponed vote -  3:20 PM

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The Chair declared the House in recess at 3:20 PM subject to the call of the Chair.

 

Chair reconvened the House at 3:47 PM.

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 2152 - Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2017

 

On passage:

Goodlatte (R), VA asked recorded vote -  3:20 PM

[175]

YEAS 221       NAYS 197

 

PASSED                     4:13 PM

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H.R. 5645 - Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018
 

On Doggett (D), TX motion to recommit (report back forthwith with language to exempt mergers that would unreasonably increase the costs of pharmaceutical drugs).

Doggett (D), TX asked recorded vote – 4:13 PM

[176]

YEAS 193       NAYS XXX220

 

REJECTED                4:21 PM

 

On passage:

Cicilline (D), RI asked recorded vote - 4:20 PM

[177]

YEAS 230       NAYS 185

 

PASSED                     4:26 PM

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H.Con. Res. 112 – Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I.

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:27 PM

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Harper (R), MS asked u.c. that when the House adjourns today it agreed to meet at 9:00 AM on Thursday.

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One Minutes - 4:29 PM

 

  1. Collins, Doug (R), GA (Mount Vernon School)
  2. Lujan Grisham (D), NM (Veterans and Families)
  3. Paulsen (R), MN (Charter Schools)
  4. Schakowsky (D), IL (Pharmaceutical Costs)
  5. Rothfus (R), PA (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Meeks (D), NY (Constituent Tribute)
  7. Smucker (R), PA (National Nurses Week)
  8. Kihuen (D), NV (Las Vegas Shooting)
  9. Huizenga (R), MI (Muskegon Community College)
  10. Kaptur (D), OH Rogers High School Women’s Basketball)
  11. Tenney (R), NY (Teachers)
  12. Cicilline (D), RI (Pharmaceutical Costs)
  13. Carter, Buddy (R), GA (Goodwill)
  14. Barragan (D), CA (DACA)
  15. LaMalfa (R), CA (Iran Nuclear Deal)

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Special Orders - 4:49 PM

 

  1. Raskin (D), MD (SNAP)
  2. Watson Coleman (D), NJ (Jobs)
  3. DeLauro (D), CT (Hunger)
  4. Adams (D), NC (Social Safety Nets)
  5. Jackson Lee (D), TX (SNAP)
  6. Carter (R), GA (Zell Miller Tribute)
  7. Johnson (D), GA (Zell Miller Tribute)
  8. Bishop (D), GA (Zell Miller Tribute)
  9. Loudermilk (R), GA (Zell Miller Tribute)
  10. Levin (D), MA (Burma)

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The House adjourned at 6:58 PM until 9:00 PM on May 10.