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U.S. House of Representatives

October 11, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Forest Products)
  2. Blumenauer (D), OR (Clean Power Plan)
  3. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Senior Citizen Protection Act)
  4. Gutierrez (D), IL (Puerto Rico)
  5. Foxx (R), NC (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Espaillat (RD), NY (Puerto Rico)
  7. Farenthold (R), TX (Texas Hurricane Damage)
  8. Rosen (D), NV (Gun Violence)
  9. Costa (D), CA (Iran Nuclear Agreement)
  10. Green, Al (D), TX (NFL Protests)

                                                                                                             

The Chair declared the House in recess at 10:42 AM until 12:00 PM.

 

Chair reconvened the House at 12:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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Babin (R), TX led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes   12:02 PM

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  1. Kilmer (D), WA (Rev. Molly Fraser)
  2. Williams (R), TX (Army National Guard)
  3. Payne (D), NJ (Jaheir Moore)
  4. Banks (R), IN (Allen Country Right to Life)
  5. Kildee (D), MI (Republican Tax Cuts)
  6. Thompson (R), PA (Pennsylvania National Guard)
  7. Gabbard (D), HI (POWER Act)
  8. Smith (R), TX (Colin Kaepernick/Liberal Media)
  9. Davis (D), CA (Contraceptive Care Rollback)
  10. Bucshon (R), IN (ISU’s Dr. Daniel J. Bradley)
  11. Polis (D), CO (DACA/DREAM Act)
  12. Bilirakis (R), FL (Florida Hurricane Relief)
  13. Messer (R), IN (Dave Davis)
  14. Yoder (R), KS (Tax Reform)
  15. Green, AL (D), TX (President Trump Impeachment)

 

Green Al (D), TX gave notice of intent to raise a question of privilege of the House (articles of impeachment against President Trump).

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S. 585 - Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act

 

Rule – 1 Hour             12:47 PM

 

  1. Collins (R), GA
  2. Polis (D), CO
  3. Roby (R), AL

 

On ordering the previous question:

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 1:18 PM

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Chair announced at 1:18 PM that the Speaker had designated this as the time for Green, Al (D), TX to offer a resolution raising a question of the privileges of the House (articles of impeachment for President Trump).

 

Chair announced that the resolution was not offered.

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On ordering the previous question:

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote - 1:19 PM

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YEAS 227      NAYS 190

 

ORDERED     1:44 PM

 

On adoption of the rule:

Polis (D), CO asked recorded vote - 1:45 PM

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YEAS 234      NAYS 185

 

ADOPTED                 1:51 PM

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H.R. 2105 - NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017, as amended
 

Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:55 PM

 

  1. Webster (R), FL
  2. Lipinski (D), IL
  3. Dunn (R), FL
  4. Johnson (D), TX
  5. Smith (R), TX
  6. Comstock (R), VA
  7. Norman (R), SC
  8. Bacon (R), NE

 

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

 

PASSED                     2:20 PM

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H.R. 2763 - The Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:22 PM

 

  1. Chabot (R), OH
  2. Murphy (D), FL
  3. Knight (R), CA
  4. Johnson (D), TX
  5. Lipinski (D), IL
  6. McNerney (D), CA
  7. Tonko (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED                     2:44 PM

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S. 190 - Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       2:47 PM

 

  1. Olson (R), TX
  2. Rush (D), IL

 

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

 

PASSED                     2:52 PM

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S. 920 - National Clinical Care Commission Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       2:53 PM

 

  1. Olson (R), TX
  2. Rush (D), IL
  3. Burgess (R), TX                                                         [jjs]
  4. Loebsack (D), IA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:07 PM

(To White House)

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H.R. 2302 - "Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. Post Office" Designation Act
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       3:08 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Watson Cole (D), NJ

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:13 PM

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H.R. 378 - Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2017, as amended
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       3:14 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Norton (D), DC
  3. Fleischmann (R), TN

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:24 PM

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H.R. 2196 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       3:24 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Norton (D), DC

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:30 PM

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H.R. 2229 - All Circuit Review Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       3:31 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Norton (D), DC
  3. Cummings (D), MD

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:40 PM

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H.R. 2989 - Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       3:41 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Norton (D), DC
  3. Harris (R), MD

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 3:49 PM

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H.R. 3031 - TSP Modernization Act of 2017, as amended
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       3:49 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Norton (D), DC
  3. Cummings (D), MD

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 4:06 PM

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H.R. 3243 - FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017
 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       4:07 PM

 

  1. Russell (R), OK
  2. Norton (D), DC
  3. Connolly (D), VA
  4. Issa (R), CA

 

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

Russell (R), OK asked recorded vote

Chair postponed vote - 4:14 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 452 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office"

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

Gianforte (R), MT asked recorded vote. - 5:16 PM

 

YEAS 418      NAYS 0

PASSED                     4:56 PM

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H.R. 3243 - FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017

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

Russell (R), OK asked recorded vote - 4:14 PM

 

YEAS 418      NAYS 0

PASSED                     5:02 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Allen (R), GA (Constituent Tribute)
  2. Boyle (D), PA (School Tribute)
  3. Ros-Lehtinen (Constituent Tribute)
  4. Jeffries (D), NY (Wildlife Refuges)
  5. Walker (R), NC (Charitable Organizations)
  6. Cicilline (D), RI (NAFTA)
  7. Poe (R), TX (Human Trafficking)
  8. Jayapal (D), WA (Immigration)
  9. Tenney (R), NY (Constituent Tribute)
  10. Jackson Lee (D), TX (Natural Disasters)
  11. Yoho (R), FL (Tom Petty)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Walker (R), NC (Republican Agenda) 5:22 PM
  2. O’Halleran (D), AZ (CHIP Reauthorization) 6:00 PM
  3. Gohmert (R), TX (#GohmertHour) 6:28 PM
  4. Soto (D), FL (Constituent Tributes) 7:00 PM

 

The House adjourned at 7:29 PM until 10:00 AM Thursday.