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U.S. House of Representatives

October 5, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Met at 9:00 AM

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On approval of the Journal:

Thompson (R), PA asked recorded vote.

The Chair postponed the vote - 9:02 AM

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Peters (D), CA led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Newhouse (R), WA (Constituent Tribute)
  2. Peters (D), CA (Tax reform)
  3. Thompson (R), PA (Farm to School)
  4. Adams (D), NC (Gun violence)
  5. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Constituent Tribute)

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McClintock (R), CA (RSC substitute) amendment #3:

 

Secures America’s Future Economy by balancing the budget while bringing solvency to Social Security, Medicare, and the Federal Government, reforming the tax code, and providing for a strong national security.

 

Debate – 30 minutes    9:11 AM

 

  1. McClintock (R), CA
  2. Yarmouth (D), KY
  3. Walker (R), NC
  4. Flores (R), TX
  5. Schakowsky (D), IL
  6. Palmer (R), AL
  7. Welch (D), VT
  8. Ryan (R), WI

 

McClintock (R), CA asked recorded vote- 9:47 AM

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YEAS 139      NAYS 281

 

REJECTED                 10:12 AM

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Yarmuth (D), KY (Democratic Caucus substitute) amendment #4:

 

Focuses on fostering growth, creating good-paying jobs, and building an economy that works for everyone. It protects affordable health care for the middle class and struggling families, invests in America, and ensures national security. The resolution supports comprehensive immigration reform and disaster response funding to help Americans rebuild after the recent hurricanes.

 

Debate – 30 minutes                10:13 AM

 

  1. Yarmuth (D), KY
  2. Black (R), TN
  3. Jeffries (D), NY

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Message from the Senate received (passed H.R. 1117 - To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster).

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  1. Rooney (R), FL
  2. Womack (R), AR
  3. Nolan (D), MN
  4. Johnson, Bill (R), OH
  5. Jackson Lee (D), TX
  6. Foxx (R), NC
  7. Sanford (R), SC

 

Yarmuth (D), KY asked recorded vote – 10:46 AM

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YEAS 156      NAYS 268

 

REJECTED                 11:12 AM

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H.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for FY 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for FY 2019-2027

 

Debate (con’t) – 10 Mins.       11:13 AM

 

  1. Palmer (R), AL
  2. Yarmuth (D), KY
  3. Pelosi (D), CA
  4. Black (R), TN

 

On final passage (vote is automatic):

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YEAS 219      NAYS 206

 

PASSED                     11:48 AM

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On approval of the Journal (de novo):

 

ADOPTED                 11:49 AM

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Colloquy:

 

Next week the House meets Tuesday at 12:00 PM for morning hour and 2:00 PM for legislative business. The House meets Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 AM for morning hour and 12:00 PM for legislative business. The House meets Friday at 9:00 AM for legislative business. The House will consider suspension bills, as well as S. 585 – Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, a motion to go to conference on National Defense Authorization Act, and an additional supplemental for hurricane relief.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Gaetz (R), FL (Breast Cancer)
  2. Jayapal (D), WA (Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act)
  3. Smith (R), TX (Liberal Media and Gun Control)
  4. Panetta (D), XX (CHIP Reauthorization)
  5. LaMalfa (R), CA (Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands)
  6. Jackson Lee (D), TX (Las Vegas Shooting)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Garrett (R), VA (Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act) 12:10 PM

 

The House adjourned at 12:23 PM until 10:30 AM Friday.