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U.S. House of Representatives

November 14, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Hoyer (D), MD (GOP Tax Cuts)
  2. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Rural Health Care)
  3. Quigley (D), IL (America First Doctrine)
  4. Abraham (R), LA (Civil Air Patrol)
  5. Norton (D), DC (GOP Tax Cuts)
  6. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Transgender Awareness Week)
  7. Doggett (D), TX (GOP Tax Cuts)
  8. Turner (R), OH (Constituent Tribute)
  9. Kaptur (D), OH (Ukraine Activist)
  10. Hartzler (R), MO (Right-to-Try Act)
  11. Green, Al (D), TX (Trump Impeachment)
  12. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Constituent Tributes)

 

The Chair declared the House in recess at 10:54 AM until 12:00 PM.

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The House reconvened at 12:00 PM.

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On approval of the Journal:

Wilson (R), SC asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 12:01 PM

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Schrader (D), OR led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Carson (D), IN (Guest Chaplain)
  2. Comer (R), KY (FSA Director)
  3. Higgins (D), NY (Tax reform)
  4. Wilson (R), SC (Economic freedom in world)
  5. Schrader (D), OR (Tax reform)
  6. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Constituent tribute)
  7. Pittenger (R), NC (Constituent tribute)
  8. Adams (D), NC (Education amendments)
  9. Thompson (R), PA (Constituent Tribute)
  10. Duncan (R), TN (Constituent Tribute)
  11. Smith (R), TX (Media bias)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Communication from Senate (passed H.R. 1679 - FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017).

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H.Res. 616 - Providing for consideration of the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2018, and H.R. 2874 - 21st Century Flood Reform Act

 

Rule – 1 Hour             12:21 PM

 

  1. Byrne (R), AL
  2. Slaughter (D), NY
  3. Duffy (R), WI
  4. Espaillat (D), NY
  5. Norman (R), SC
  6. Pallone (D), NJ
  7. Cheney (R), WY
  8. Engel (D), NY
  9. Graves (R), LA
  10. Blumenauer (D), OR
  11. Ross (R), FL


On ordering the previous question:

Slaughter (D), NY asked recorded vote – 1:12 PM

[626]

YEAS 234       NAYS 189

 

ORDERED                 1:38 PM

 

On adoption:

Slaughter (D), NY asked recorded vote – 1:38 PM

[627]

YEAS 233       NAYS 187

 

ADOPTED                 1:45 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

On approval of the Journal:

Wilson (R), SC asked recorded vote - 1:45 PM

[628]

YEAS 224       NAYS 190      PRES 1

 

APPROVED              1:51 PM

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------H.Res. 615 – Designating the Democratic Cloakroom in the Hall of the House of Representatives as the "Gabrielle Giffords-Leo J. Ryan Cloakroom

 

ADOPTED                 1:53 PM

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H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2018

 

Conference Report – 1 Hour   1:56 PM

 

  1. Thornberry (R), TX
  2. Smith (D), WA
  3. Wilson (R), SC
  4. Bordallo (D), GU
  5. Turner (R), OH
  6. Langevin (D), OH
  7. Rogers (R), AL
  8. Cooper (D), TN
  9. Wittman (R), VA
  10. Courtney (D), CT
  11. Coffman (R), CO
  12. Tsongas (D), MA
  13. Hartzler (R), MO
  14. Moulton (D), MA
  15. Stefanik (R), NY
  16. Carbajal (D), CA
  17. Wenstrup (R), OH
  18. Veasey (D), TX
  19. Kelly (R), MS
  20. Bacon (R), NE
  21. Gallagher (R), WI
  22. Rothfus (R), PA
  23. Lamborn (R), CO                                                     [jjs]

 

On adoption of the conference report:

Thornberry (R), TX asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 3:08 PM

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H.R. 2874 - 21st Century Flood Reform Act

 

Debate – 1 Hour                      3:09 PM

 

  1. Hensarling (R), TX
  2. Waters (D), CA
  3. Royce (R), CA
  4. Cleaver (D), MO
  5. Luetkemeyer (R), MO
  6. Maloney (D), NY
  7. Ross (R), FL
  8. Velazquez (D), NY
  9. Rothfus (R), PA
  10. Scott, David (D), GA
  11. Hill (R), AR
  12. Green, AL (D), TX
  13. Emmer (R), MN
  14. Crist (D), FL
  15. Zeldin (R), NY
  16. Richmond (D), LA
  17. Scalise (R), LA
  18. LoBiondo (R), NJ
  19. Loudermilk (R), GA                                           [kjm]
  20. King (R), NY
  21. MacArthur (R), NJ
  22. Capuano (D), MA
  23. Blumenauer (D), OR
  24. Duffy (R), WI
  25. Pascrell (D), NJ

 

On Pascrell (D), NJ motion to recommit (delays implementation until both the Administrator and Inspector General of FEMA have certified that a final resolution has been reached on all claims for losses resulting from Hurricane Sandy):

Pascrell (D), NJ asked recorded vote- 4:32 PM

[629]

YEAS 190      NAYS 236

 

NOT AGREED TO    4:57 PM

 

On passage:

Hensarling (R), TX asked recorded vote - 4:57 PM

[630]

YEAS 237      NAYS 189

 

PASSED                     5:04 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2018

On adoption of the conference report:

Thornberry (R), TX asked recorded vote - 5:05 PM

[631]

YEAS 356       NAYS 70

 

ADOPTED                 5:12 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Carter (R), GA (Josh Reddick)
  2. Watson Coleman (D), NJ (Republican Tax Plan)
  3. Paulsen (R), MN (Wayzata High School Cross Country)
  4. Payne (D), NJ (Evelyn Malzberg)
  5. Allen (R), GA (NADA Conference Report)
  6. Lowenthal (D), CA (Republican Tax Plan)
  7. Handel (R), GA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
  8. Jackson Lee (D), TX (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
  9. Blum (R), IA (Tax Cuts)
  10. Johnson (D), TX (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
  11. Arrington (R), TX (National Bible Week)
  12. Chu (D), CA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)
  13. Lujan Grisham (D), NM (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Garamendi (D), CA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) 5:33 PM
  2. Lamborn (R), CO (National Bible Week) 6:34 PM

 

Chair declared the House in recess at 7:22 PM, subject to the call of the Chair

 

The House reconvened at 12:25 AM.

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Comte on Rules file report on H.R 1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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The House adjourned at 12:26 AM until 10:00 AM Wednesday.