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U.S. House of Representatives

October 10, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Met at 12:00 PM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Courtney (D), CT (Health Care/EPA)
  2. Mitchell (R), MI (Constituent Tribute)
  3. Butterfield (D), NC (Constituent Tribute)
  4. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Child Sexual Abuse/Constituent Tribute, Dysautonomia Awareness Month)
  5. Conaway (R), TX (Windfall Elimination Provision)

                                                                                                             

The Chair declared the House in recess at 12:18 PM until 2:00 PM.

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Chair reconvened the House at 2:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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

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Murphy, Tim (R), PA notified Chair of his resignation from Congress effective Oct. 21

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One Minutes – 2:03 PM

 

  1. Foxx (R), NC (Breast Cancer)
  2. Wilson, Joe (R), SC (Domestic Violence)
  3. Banks (R), IN (Tax Reform)
  4. Westerman (R), AR (Forests and Rural Economies)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 692 - Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act, S. 1103 - Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017 and S. 1595 - Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017.)

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Chair declared the House in recess at 2:09 PM until 5:00 PM.

 

Chair reconvened the House eat 5:00 PM.

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H.R. 1858 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4514 Williamson Trail in Liberty, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Ryan Scott Ostrom Post Office"

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       5:01 PM

 

  1. Gianforte (R), MT
  2. Marino (R), PA
  3. Gomez (D), CA

 

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

Gianforte (R), MT asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 5:09 PM

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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"

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       5:09 PM

 

  1. Gianforte (R), MT
  2. Luetkemeyer (R), MO
  3. Gomez (D), CA

 

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

Gianforte (R), MT asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 5:16 PM

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H.R. 2254 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2635 Napa Street in Vallejo, California, as the "Janet Capello Post Office Building"

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[3]

Debate - 40 Mins.       5:17 PM

 

  1. Gianforte (R), MT
  2. Gomez (D), CA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 5:21 PM

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H.R. 2464 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 New Chardon Street Lobby in Boston, Massachusetts, as the "John Fitzgerald Kennedy Post Office"

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       5:22 PM

 

  1. Gianforte (R), MT
  2. Lynch (D), MA
  3. Gomez (D), CA

 

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

Gianforte (R), MT asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 5:28 PM

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H.R. 294 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya Post Office Building"

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[5]

Debate - 40 Mins.       5:28 PM

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  1. Gianforte (R), MT
  2. Olson (R), TX
  3. Gomez (D), CA

 

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

 

PASSED                     5:36 PM

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S. 1617 - To designate the checkpoint of the United States Border Patrol located on US Highway 77 North in Sarita, Texas, as the “Javier Vega, Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint”

 

Under Susp. of Rules

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Debate - 40 Mins.       5:37 PM

 

  1. Barletta (R), PA
  2. Norton (D), DC

 

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

 

PASSED                     5:44 PM

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Chair declared the House in recess at 5:44 PM until 6:30 PM.

 

The House reconvened at 6:30 PM.

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Rules Comte filed a report on S. 585 – Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, and on motions to suspend rules.

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 1858 - "Staff Sergeant Ryan Scott Ostrom Post Office” Designation Act

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

Gianforte (R), MT asked recorded vote - 6:32 PM

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YEAS 397       NAYS 0

 

PASSED                     6:53 PM

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H.R. 2464 - "John Fitzgerald Kennedy Post Office" Designation Act

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

Gianforte (R), MT asked recorded vote - 6:54 PM

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YEAS 395       NAYS 0

 

PASSED                     7:02 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Miami Lighthouse for the Blind)
  2. Krishnamoorthi (D), IL (CHIP Reauthorization)
  3. Bergman (R), MI (Kincheloe Air Force Base)
  4. Jackson Lee (D), TX (DACA)
  5. Thompson (R), PA (Travelling Vietnam Memorial)
  6. Kaptur (D), OH (Puerto Rico Relief)
  7. Tenney (R), NY (Fire Chief Neil “Suds” Sutherland)
  8. Payne (D), NJ (Trump and North Korea)
  9. Rooney (R), FL (Bud Adams)
  10. Faso (R), NY (CARE Act)
  11. Perry (R), PA (Taliban Caitlyn)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Garamendi (D), CA (Natural Disasters) 7:21 PM
  2. King (D), IA (DACA) 7:46 PM
  3. Castro (D), TX (Rohingya Muslims in Burma) 8:43 PM

 

The House adjourned at 9:03 PM until 10:00 AM Wednesday.