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U.S. House of Representatives

September 11, 2017

 

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Poe (R), TX (September 11th)
  2. Abraham (R), LA (Constituent Tribute/Hurricane Harvey)
  3. Pallone (D), NJ (DACA/Dream Act)
  4.   Emmer (R), MN (Constituent Tributes)
  5. Foxx (R), NC (September 11th)
  6. Comer (R), KY (Israel)

 

The Chair declared the House in recess at 10:22 AM until 12:00 PM.

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Chair reconvened the House at 12:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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McGovern (D), MA led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Smith (R), TX (DACA and Liberal Media)
  2. McGovern (D), MA (Hunger in America)
  3. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Constituent Tribute)
  4. Kildee (D), MI (DREAM Act)
  5. Hartzler (R), MO (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Schrader (D), OR (Wildfires)
  7. Fitzpatrick (R), PA (Hunger)
  8. Davis, Rodney (R), IL (School Meals)

 

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Message from the Senate received (passed H.R. 3732 - To amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased fiscal year 2017 and 2018 payments for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries.)

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H.R. 3284 - Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:14 PM

 

  1. Fitzpatrick (R), PA
  2. Barragan (D), CA

 

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

Fitzpatrick (R), PA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 12:23 PM

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H.R. 2453 - DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       xx AM

 

  1. Gallagher (R), WI
  2. Barragan (D), CA

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 12:31 PM

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H.R. 2427 - Pathways to Improving Homeland Security At the Local Level Act, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[3]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:31 PM

 

  1. Gallagher (R), WI
  2. Barragan (D), CA

 

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

 

PASSED – VOICE                12:38 PM

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H.R. 2470 - Homeland Threat Assessment Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[4]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:38 PM

 

  1. Gallagher (R), WI
  2. Barragan (D), CA

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 12:44 PM

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------H.R. 2468 - Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act, as amended

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[5]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:45 PM

 

  1. Perry (R), PA
  2. Rice (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 12:52 PM

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H.R. 2433 - Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Virtual Currencies Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[6]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:52 PM

 

  1. Perry (R), PA
  2. Rice (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 12:58 PM

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H.R. 2454 - Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[7]

Debate - 40 Mins.       12:59 PM

 

  1. Hurd (R), TX
  2. Rice (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:05 PM

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H.R. 2442 - FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[8]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:06 PM

 

  1. Hurd (R), TX
  2. Rice (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:11 PM

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H.R. 2443 - Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[9]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:12 PM

 

  1. Barletta (R), PA
  2. Rice (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:19 PM

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H.R. 2471 - TRACER Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[10]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:20 PM

 

  1. McCaul (R), TX
  2. Rice (D), NY

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:28 PM

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H.R. 931 - Firefighter Cancer Registry Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[11]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:29 PM

 

  1. Walden (R), OR
  2. Green, Gene (D), TX
  3. Collins (R), NY
  4. Pascrell (D), NJ
  5. Burgess (R), TX
  6. Lance (R), NJ
  7. Faso (R), NY

 

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

 

PASSED                     1:48 PM

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H.R. 2611 - Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[12]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:51 PM

 

  1. Hill (R), AR
  2. Lewis (D), GA
  3. Westerman (R), AR
  4. Hanabusa (D), HI
  5. Bishop (R), UT

 

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

Bishop (R), UT asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 2:11 PM

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H.R. 3354 – Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act for FY 2018

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Amendments (con’t)

 

Culbertson (R), TX en bloc amendment #3 (#81, 82, 84, 86, 88-90, 92, 93, 95-100, 102, 103, 107, 110, 111):

 

            Increases funding for Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms; adds $10 million for competitive and evidence-based programs to reduce gun crime and gang violence, which is offset by a $10 million reduction from the general administration account for the Department of Justice; increases funding for the Minority Business Development Agency by $5 million, offset by a reduction to Department of Commerce, Departmental Management, Salaries and Expenses; directs NIST to consider establishing standards for acceptable levels of pyrrhotite in concrete aggregate, and to continue providing technical assistance to those interested in pyrrhotite detection, prevention, and mitigation tools; and more.

 

ADOPTED                 2:23 PM

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Torres (D), CA amendment (#87):

 

 Increases funding for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program which is offset by a reduction in funding for the General Administration Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Justice.

 

Torres (D), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 2:34 PM

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McKinley (R) WV amendment (#91):

 

Provides funding for the NOAA Environmental Security Computing Center to support an increase in electrical capacity and completion of the build out.

 

ADOPTED                 2:38 PM

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Rosen (D), NV amendment (#94):

 

Maintains FY17 funding level for National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).

 

REJECTED                 2:45 PM

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Cohen (D), TN amendment (#101):

 

Increases Legal Services Corporation by $10 million, reduces U.S. Marshals Service by $10 million.

 

WITHDRAWN                      2:51 PM

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Grothman (R), WI amendment (#105):

 

 Reduces the funding level for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives by five percent.

 

Grothman (R), WI asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 2:59 PM

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Grothman (R), WI amendment (#106):

 

Strikes language that currently prevents funds from being used to process applications for relief from personal firearms disabilities.

 

ADOPTED                 3:05 PM