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U.S. House of Representatives

September 13, 2018

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Met at 10:00 AM

 [jjs]

Morning Hour

 

  1. Gutierrez (D), IL (Puerto Rico Recovery)

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Chair admonishes members against engaging in personalities with the President.

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  1. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Miami Bridge Organization)
  2. Sewell (D), GA (16th Street Baptist Church Bombing)
  3. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Constituent Tributes)
  4. Tonko (D), NY (Water System Improvements)
  5. Davis, Rodney (R), IL (Petty Officer Logan Paulson)
  6. Jeffries (D), NY (Democratic Agenda)
  7. Poe (R), TX (Football Season)
  8. Espaillat (D), NY (Puerto Rico Recovery)
  9. Foxx (R), NC (Constitution Day)

 

Chair declared the House in recess at 10:46 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:

Williams (R), TX asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 12:02 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Brat (R), VA (Chaplain Tribute)
  2. Kennedy (D), MA (Supreme Court Nominee)
  3. Williams (R), TX (Constituent Tribute)
  4. Pingree (D), ME (Arts)
  5. Ros-Lehtinen (R), FL (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Kildee (D), MI (GOP Member Indictments)
  7. Wilson (R), SC (Values)
  8. Allen (R), GA (Constituent Tribute)
  9. Polis (D), CO (Floods)
  10. Emmer (R), MN (Law Enforcement Investigation)
  11. Norcross (D), NJ (Savings)
  12. Barragan (D), CA (Constituent Tribute)

 

H.Res. 1059 - Providing for consideration of H.R. 3798 - Save American Workers Act of 2017, and the conference report to accompany H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for FY 2019

 

Rule – 1 hour             12:25 PM

 

  1. Sessions (R), TX
  2. Hastings (D), FL

 

On adoption:

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote

[397]

YEAS 222       NAYS 171

 

ADOPTED                 1:01 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

H.R. 1911 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018
On susp. of rules & passage, as amended (2/3):

Royce (R), CA asked recorded vote - 1:02 PM

[398]

YEAS 393       NAYS 2

 

PASSED                     1:10 PM

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S. 3021 - America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[1]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:13 PM

 

  1. Shuster (R), PA
  2. DeFazio (D), OR
  3. Walden (R), OR
  4. Napolitano (D), CA
  5. Graves (R), LA
  6. Pallone (D), NJ
  7. Graves (R), MO
  8. Dingell (D), MI
  9. Denham (R), CA
  10. Kennedy (D), RI
  11. Woodall (R), GA
  12. Mitchell (R), MI
  13. Upton (R), MI
  14. McMorris Rodgers (R), WA
  15. Bucshon (R), IN

 

On susp. of rules & passage (concur in House amendment) (2/3):

 

PASSED                     1:53 PM

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H.R. 6227 - National Quantum Initiative Act

 

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[2]

Debate - 40 Mins.       1:54 PM

 

  1. Smith (R), TX
  2. Johnson (D), TX                                          [jjs]
  3. Weber (R), TX
  4. Lipinski (D), IL
  5. Rohrabacher (R), CA
  6. Hultgren (R), IL

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE                 2:17 PM

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H.R. 589 - Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act (concur in Senate amendment)

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[3]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:18 PM

 

  1. Smith, Lamar (R), TX
  2. Johnson, Eddie Bernice (R), TX
  3. Marshal (R), KS
  4. Knight (R), CA

 

On susp. of rules & passage (concur in Senate amendment) (2/3):

 

PASSED - VOICE                 2:32 PM

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S. 97 - Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017

 

Under Susp. of Rules

[4]

Debate - 40 Mins.       2:32 PM

 

  1.  Weber (R), TX
  2. Johnson, Eddie Bernice (D), TX

 

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

 

PASSED - VOICE     2:46 PM

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H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act for FY 2019

 

Conference Report

 

Debate – 1 Hour         2:50 PM

 

  1. Frelinghuysen (R), NJ
  2. Lowey (D), NY
  3. Simpson (R), ID
  4. Kaptur (D), OH
  5. Fortenberry (R), NE
  6. Ryan (R), OH
  7. Carter (R), TX
  8. Green (D), TX

 

Under House rules, vote is automatic:

[399]

YEAS 377      NAYS 20

 

AGREED TO             3:58 PM

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On approval of the Journal (de novo):

 

ADOPTED                 3:58 PM

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S.Con.Res. 46 – Correcting the enrollment of H.R. 5895

 

ADOPTED                 4:00 PM

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S. 2946 – Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act

 

PASSED                     4:01 PM

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H.R. 1109 – To amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act (concur in Senate amendment)

 

PASSED                     4:02 PM

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H.R. 606 – Harold D. McCraw, Sr. Post Office Building Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:03 PM

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H.R. 4913 – Sgt. Maj.Wardell B. Turner Post Office Building Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:04 PM

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H.R. 5737 – Capt. Joshua Steele Post Office Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:05 PM

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H.R. 5868 – Bill Harris Post Office Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:05 PM

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H.R. 5935 – Logan S. Palmer Post Office Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:06 PM

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H.R. 6020 – Sgt. Donald Burgett Post Office Building Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:07 PM

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H.R. 6116 – Col. Alfred Ash Post Office Designation Act

 

PASSED                     4:07 PM

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H.R. 5349 – Judge Russell B Sugarman Post Office Designation Act, as amended

 

PASSED                     4:08 PM

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H.R. 5784 – Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building Designation Act, as amended

 

PASSED                     4:09 PM

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One Minutes

 

  1. Tenney (R), NY (Fire Chief Kenneth Palmer)
  2. Langevin (D), RI (Cyber Adversaries)
  3. Poe (R), TX (Kelly Boyle/Sex Trafficking)
  4. Gabbard (D), HI (Terrorism)
  5. Thompson (R), PA (Health South Hospital)
  6. Paulsen (R), MN (Violence Against Women Act)
  7. Jackson Lee (D), TX (Violence Against Women Act)
  8. Shimkus (R), IL (Iran’s persecution of Baha’i minority)
  9. Payne (D), NJ (Prostate Cancer)
  10. Foxx (R), NC (Hurricane Florence)

 

Special Orders

 

  1. Sinema (D), AZ (Veteran Suicide) 4:26 PM
  2. Hill (R), AR (NPS/Little Rock Nine) 5:05 PM
  3. Gohmert (R) (#GohmertHour) 5:18 PM

 

Comte on Appropriations filed committee report to accompany H.R. 6157 – DoD and Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations Act for FY 2019.

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The House adjourned at 5:48 PM until 1:00 PM Monday, September 17.