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U.S. House of Representatives

September 7, 2017

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Met at 10:00 AM

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Morning Hour

 

  1. Foxx (R), NC (Ed Gilroy)
  2. Bass (D), CA (FAA Funding)
  3. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (CPI)
  4. Cicilline (D), RI (DACA)
  5. Duncan, John (R), TN (Defense Contractors)
  6. Blumenauer (D), OR (DACA)
  7. Ferguson (R), GA (Constituent Tribute)
  8. DeFazio (D), OR (Air Traffic Control)
  9. Olson (R), TX (Hurricane Harvey)
  10.  Kelly (D), IL (DACA)

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Chair admonished members to avoid engaging in personalities with the President.

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  1. Hultgren (R), IL (Heroin and Opioid Addiction)
  2. Kennedy (D), MA (DACA)
  3. Bordallo (D), GU (North Korea)
  4. Veasey (D), TX (Constituent Tribute)
  5. McClintock (R), CA (Senate Cloture)
  6. Soto (D), FL (Constituent Tributes)
  7. Vargas (D), CA (DACA)
  8. Aguilar (D), CA (DACA)
  9. Waters (D), CA (Hurricane Harvey)

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Chair admonished members to avoid engaging in personalities with the President.

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Chair declared the House in recess at 11:30 AM until 12:00 PM.

 

Chair reconvened the House at 12:00 PM.

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Journal approved.

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Walberg (R), MN led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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One Minutes

 

  1. Christ (D), FL (Guest Chaplain)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S.Con.Res. 23 - Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the Filipino Veterans of World War II, S. 652 - Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act, S. 84 - SMASH Act, S. 920 - National Clinical Care Commission Act, H.R. 624 - Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act, and S. 1359 - John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2017)

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  1. Foxx (R), NC (Constituent Tribute)
  2. Peters (D), CA (DACA)

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Chair admonished members to avoid engaging in personalities with the President.

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  1. Wilson, Joe (R), SC (Constituent Tribute)
  2. Chu (D), CA (DACA)
  3. Walorski (R), IN (Constituent Tribute)
  4. Maloney (D), CA (DACA)
  5. Walberg (R), MI (Constituent Tribute)
  6. Connolly (D), VA (Arpaio and DACA)
  7. Collins, Chris (R), NY (Constituent Tribute)
  8. Tonko (D), NY (DACA)
  9. Gianforte (R), MT (Wildfires)
  10. Panetta (D), CA (DACA)
  11. Thompson, Glenn (R), PA (Clarion University)
  12. Takano (D), CA (DACA)
  13. Brooks (R), IN (Police Officers)
  14. Deming (D), FL (Constituent Tribute)
  15. Hartzler (R), MO (Missouri Task Force One)
  16. Kildee (D), MI (DACA and Immigration)
  17. Yoder (R), KS (Budget Bill)
  18. Higgins (D), NY (Wells Fargo Fraud)
  19. Amash (R), MI (Vern Ehlers)
  20. Murphy, Stephanie (D), FL (DACA)
  21. Rohrabacher (R), CA (Illegal Immigration)
  22. Adams (D), NC (Constituent Tribute)
  23. Moore (D), WI (Constituent Tribute)
  24. Lee (D), CA (DACA)

 

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

 

Rule #2 – 1 Hour        12:43 PM

 

  1. Woodall (R), GA
  2. Slaughter (D), NY
  3. Rosen (D), NV
  4. Rohrabacher (R), CA
  5. Carbajal (D), CA
  6. Roby (R), AL
  7. Lee (D), CA
  8. Scott (D), VA
  9. Richmond (D), LA

 

On ordering the previous question:

Slaughter (D), NY asked recorded vote - 1:49 PM

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YEAS 227      NAYS 186

 

ORDERED                 2:13 PM

 

On adoption:

Slaughter (D), NY asked recorded vote- 2:13 PM

[458]

YEAS 222      NAYS 190

 

ADOPTED                 2:23 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

Castro (D), TX amendment (#71) (increases funding for the CBP Camera Technology Initiative):

Castro (D), TX asked recorded vote – 2:28 PM

[459]

YEAS 205      NAYS 207

 

REJECTED                 2:30 PM

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Roybal-Allard (D), CA amendment (#74) (transfers $850 million from ICE to USCG):

Roybal-Allard (D), CA asked recorded vote - 2:30 PM

[460]

YEAS 170      NAYS 241

 

REJECTED                 2:33 PM

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Castro (D), TX amendment (#75) (increases funding for ICE to incorporate body-worn cameras):

Castro (D), TX asked recorded vote- 2:34 PM

[461]

YEAS 203      NAYS 211

 

REJECTED                 2:38 PM

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Correa (D), CA amendment (#76) (transfers $100 million from ICE to USCG):

Correa (D), CA asked recorded vote- 2:39 PM

[462]

YEAS 182      NAYS 229

REJECTED                 2:42 PM

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Hunter (R), CA amendment (#77) (transfers $5 million from USCG Operations Expenses to its Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Account, for Coast Guard Icebreaker sea trials):

Roybal-Allard (D), CA asked recorded vote- 2:43 PM

[463]

YEAS 245      NAYS 168

 

PASSED                     2:47 PM

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King (R), IA) amendment (#80) (no funds to administer or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act):

Roybal-Allard (D), CA asked recorded vote- 2:47 PM

[464]

YEAS 173      NAYS 240

 

REJECTED                 2:51 PM

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Castro (D), TX amendment (#81) (prohibits privatized immigration detention facilities):

Castro (D), TX asked recorded vote- 2:52 PM

[465]

YEAS 183      NAYS 230

 

REJECTED                 2:55 PM

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Jayapal (D), WA amendment (#84) (prohibits funding for new detention facilities):

Jayapal (D), WA asked recorded vote- 2:55 PM

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YEAS 180      NAYS 230

 

REJECTED                 3:12 PM

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Amendments (con’t)

 

Rogers, Harold (R), KY en bloc amendments (#90, #93, #100, #102, #103, #104, #105, #108, #109, #111 and #117):

 

            Addresses deportation status of Jakiw Palik, transfers $30 million to the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement, prohibits funds for conference to oppose nuclear waste repository near Lake Huron, ensures fund for de-mining projects in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, increases funds for the Department of the Treasury International Affairs Technical Assistance by $4.5 million, cuts NADR funds by $10 million, prohibits funds to honor families of those involved in terrorism, provides an exemption of withholding requirements, prohibits funds to close or merge the Office of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom in the Near East and South Central Asia or the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism or the Office of Global Criminal Justice, and prohibits cutting the number of fellows in the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, the Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, or the Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program below current levels.

 

ADOPTED - VOICE 3:23 PM

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Rothfus (R), PA amendment (#91):

 

Transfers $30 million to the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement account from the Fulbright Program.

 

Lowey (D), NY asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 3:35 PM

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Scott, Austin (R), GA amendment (#92):

 

Increases the appropriation for Western Hemisphere Regional Cooperation by $10 million dollars and reduces the appropriation for contributions to International Organizations by $10 million.

 

Lowey (D), NY asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 3:45 PM

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Message from the Senate received (concurred in the House amendment to Senate amendment #6 to H.R. 601- Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act.)

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Buck (R), CO amendment (#94):

 

Defunds the United States Institute of Peace.

 

REJECTED                 4:11 PM

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Engel (D), NY amendment (#95):

 

Transfers $209 million from narcotics control and law enforcement account to USAID’s global health programs by in order to increase funding for bilateral tuberculosis assistance.

 

REJECTED                 4:20 PM

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Frankel (D), FL amendment (#96):

 

Increases funding for the Economic Support Fund by $8.5 million.

 

WITHDRAWN                      4:27 PM

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Hastings (D) FL amendment (#97):

 

Designates $12 million for programs benefiting the Ethiopian-Israeli community.

 

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 4:35 PM

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Hastings (D), FL amendment (#98):

 

Designates $20 million for psychosocial support programs for religious and ethnic minorities persecuted by ISIS.

 

Hastings (D), FL asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 4:42 PM

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Grothman (R), WI amendment (#99):

 

Reduces the amount appropriated for the Economic Support Fund by $12 million.

 

Grothman (R), WI asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 4:46 PM

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Paulsen (R), MN amendment (#101):

 

Increases funding for the US African Development Foundation by $15 million.

 

REJECTED                 4:50 PM

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Yoho (R), FL amendment (#110):

 

No funds to make any U.S. contributions to the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the U.N Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

 

Yoho (R), FL asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 5:04 PM

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Gaetz (R), FL amendment (#113):

 

Prevents funds from being given to a list of Palestinian schools named after terrorists.

 

ADOPTED                 5:09 PM

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Amendments (con’t)

 

Calvert (R), CA en bloc #1 (#3, #7, #9, #10, #11, #16, #17, #19, #20, #22, #23, #25, #26, #34, #35, #47 - #49, #58, #79):

 

Increases funding for the National Wildlife Refuge System by $500,000 for the Wildlife and Habitat Management of invasive species; designates $300,000 within the Operation of the National Park System for the New England Scenic Trail; increases the funds appropriated to the Operations of the National Park System by $2,000,000; and more.

 

ADOPTED                 5:28 PM

 

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Grijalva (D), AZ amendment (#2):

 

Restores funding to Superfund enforcement within the Hazardous Substance Superfund account with an equivalent cut to the oil and gas program within the BLM account.

 

Grijalva (D), AZ asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 5:35 PM

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Bacon (R), NE amendment (#5):

 

Reduces the US Fish and Wildlife land acquisition account by 4,000,000 and redirects funds to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Endangered Species delisting efforts.

 

WITHDRAWN                      5:38 PM

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Calvert (R), CA en bloc #2 (amendments #1, #6, #24, #28, #33, #52, #54 and #70):

 

            Increases BLM’s Forest Mgmt Program by $316,000, increases Forest Service’s National Forest System Hazardous Fuels account by $3 million, transfers funds from within the Forest Service funds to emphasize lack of wood harvesting, and more.

 

ADOPTED                 5:50 PM

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McSally (R), AZ amendment (#8):

 

Increases the National Park Service's Facility Maintenance and Operations account by $9.7 million.

 

ADOPTED                 5:55 PM

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Griffith (R), VA amendment (#13) (as modified):

 

Restores the number of Appalachian states eligible for grants for the reclamation of abandoned mine lands to be used for economic and community development from 3 to 6. 

 

ADOPTED                 6:02 PM

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Thompson (R), PA amendment (#15):

 

Transfers $32.5 million from EPA’s Environmental Programs and Management to the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation pilot program.

 

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 6:13 PM

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Grijalva (D), AZ amendment (#18):

 

Restores funding for the Environmental Justice Program within the EPA Environmental Programs and Management account with an equivalent cut to Leadership and Administration within the DOI Office of the Secretary.

 

Grijalva (D), AZ asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 6:20 PM

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Price (R), NC amendment (#21):

 

Provides $104,235,000 to restore funding to EPA’s Science and Technology account.

 

REJECTED                 6:27 PM

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Langevin (D), RI amendment (#27):

 

Increases funding by $1 million for the Southern New England Program under Geographic Programs.

 

WITHDRAWN                      6:43 PM

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Message received from the Senate (passed S. 597 – Children of xxx Act).

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Biggs (R), AZ amendment (#29):

 

Cuts $10.2 million from the EPA Environmental Programs and Management Account enforcement line.

 

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote.

Chair postoned vote - 6:52 PM

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Katko (R), NY amendment (#30):

 

Increases the Clean Water State Revolving fund by $250 million.

 

ADOPTED                 6:59 PM

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Lujan (D), NM amendment (#31):

 

Decreases and increase State and Tribal Assistance Grants by $6 million to direct the EPA to work with the affected States and Indian tribes to implement a long-term monitoring program for water quality of the Animas and San Juan Rivers in response to the Gold King Mine spill.

 

Lujan (D), NM asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 7:05 PM

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Beyer (D), VA amendment (#36):

 

Strikes section 430, relating to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. 

 

REJECTED                 7:11 PM

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Beyer (D), VA amendment (#37):

 

Strikes section 431, which authorizes the Administrator of the EPA and the Secretary of the Army to withdraw the WOTUS rule without regard to any provision of statue or regulation that establishes a requirement for such withdrawal.

 

REJECTED                 7:17 PM

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Ellison (D), MN amendment (#38):

 

Strikes the language that would delay the implementation of the new Ozone Standards.

 

Ellison (D), MN asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 7:25 PM

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Lowenthal (D), CA amendment (#39):

 

Strikes a provision relating to the use of the National Ocean Policy.

 

Lowenthal (D), CA asked recorded vote

Chair postponed vote - 7:33 PM

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Long (R), MO amendment (#40):

 

Prohibits funds from being used to enforce reporting requirements of hazardous substances from farms in accordance with Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986.

 

ADOPTED                 7:39 PM

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Buck (R), CO amendment (#41):

 

Prohibits the federal government from entering into an agreement to establish a heritage partnership program in nine counties in southeast Colorado.

 

ADOPTED                 7:44 PM

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Young (R), AK amendment (#43):

 

Prohibits funds to be used to implement a rule by the NPS regarding wildlife management practices on National Preserves in Alaska.

 

Jayapal (D), WA asked that Young (R), AK words be taken down: “You don’t know a damn thing about what you’re talking about.”

 

Young (R), AK asked u.c. to withdraw his offending words, and apologized.

 

WORDS WITHDRAWN       7:57 PM

 

Jayapal (D), WA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 7:59 PM

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Young (R), AK amendment (# 44):

 

Prohibits funds from this Act to be used by DOI to change existing placer mining plans of operations in regard to re-vegetation.

 

ADOPTED                 8:04 PM

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Westerman (R-AR) amendment (#45):

 

Restricts funding to enforce the BLM final rule entitled ‘‘Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Oil’’.

 

ADOPTED                 8:11 PM

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Goodlatte (R), VA amendment (#50):

 

Prohibits the EPA from using any funds to take retaliatory, or EPA described “backstop” actions, against any of the six states in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in the event that a state does not meet the goals mandated by the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load.

 

Scott (D), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 8:20 PM

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Sanford (R), SC amendment (#51):

 

Prohibits funds to authorize, permit, or conduct geological or geophysical activities in support of oil, gas, or methane and hydrate exploration and development in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic or the Straits of Florida. 

 

REJECTED                 8:31 PM

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Hastings (D), FL asked u.c. to vacate proceedings on amendment (#97).

 

Hastings (D) FL amendment (#97) (designates $12 million for programs benefiting the Ethiopian-Israeli community) (de novo):

 

REJECTED                 8:33 PM

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Hastings (D), FL asked u.c. to vacate proceedings on amendment (#98).

 

Hastings (D), FL amendment (#98) (designates $20 million for psychosocial support programs for religious and ethnic minorities persecuted by ISIS) (de novo):

 

REJECTED                 8:34 PM

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Unfinished Business

 

On Rothfus (PA) amendment (#91) (transfers $30 million to the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement account from the Fulbright Program):

Lowey (D), NY asked recorded vote - 8:35 PM

[467]

YEAS 163      NAYS 248

 

REJECTED                 9:03 PM

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On Scott, Austin (GA) amendment (#92) (transfers $10 million from International Organizations to Western Hemisphere Regional Cooperation):

Lowey (D), NY asked recorded vote - 9:06 PM

[468]

YEAS 217      NAYS 193

 

ADOPTED                 9:10 PM

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Grothman (R), WI amendment (#99) (reduces Economic Support Fund by $12 million):

Grothman (R), WI asked recorded vote - 9:11 PM

[469]

YEAS 105      NAYS 307

 

REJECTED                 9:15 PM

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Yoho (R), FL amendment (#110) (no funds to UNHRC, OHCHR, or UNRWA):

Yoho (R), FL asked recorded vote - 9:16 PM

[470]

YEAS 199      NAYS 212

 

REJECTED                 9:19 PM

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Grijalva (D), AZ amendment (#2) (restores funding to Superfund enforcement):

Grijalva (D), AZ asked recorded vote – 9:22 PM

[471]

YEAS 191      NAYS 221

 

REJECTED                 9:26 PM

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Thompson (R), PA amendment (#15) (transfers $32.5 million from EPA’s Environmental Programs and Management to the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation pilot program):

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote - 9:27 PM

[472]

YEAS 207      NAYS 205

 

ADOPTED                 9:31 PM

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Grijalva (D), AZ amendment (#18) (restores funding for the Environmental Justice Program):

Grijalva (D), AZ asked recorded vote - 9:32 PM

[473]

YEAS 190      NAYS 218

 

REJECTED                 9:35 PM

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Biggs (R), AZ amendment (#29) (cuts $10.2 million from EPA Environmental Programs and Management Account enforcement):

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote - 9:35 PM

[474]

YEAS 184      NAYS 228

 

REJECTED                 9:39 PM

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Lujan (D), NM amendment (#31) (directs EPA to implement a long-term monitoring program for water quality of the Animas and San Juan Rivers in response to the Gold King Mine spill):

Lujan (D), NM asked recorded vote - 9:40 PM

[475]

YEAS 220      NAYS 191

 

ADOPTED                 9:43 PM

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Ellison (D), MN amendment (#38) (strikes language that would delay implementation of the new Ozone Standards):

Ellison (D), MN asked recorded vote - 9:44 PM

[475]

YEAS 194      NAYS 218

 

REJECTED                 9:46 PM

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Lowenthal (D), CA amendment (#39) (strikes a provision relating to the use of the National Ocean Policy):

Lowenthal (D), CA asked recorded vote - 9:47 PM

[476]

YEAS 189      NAYS 220

 

REJECTED                 9:50 PM

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Young (R), AK amendment (#43) (prohibits funds to be used to implement a rule by the NPS regarding wildlife management practices on National Preserves in Alaska):

Jayapal (D), WA asked recorded vote - 9:50 PM

[477]

YEAS 215      NAYS 196

 

ADOPTED                 9:53 PM

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Goodlatte (R), VA amendment (#50) (prohibits EPA-described “backstop” actions against states that do not meet goals mandated by the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load):

Scott (D), CA asked recorded vote - 9:55 PM

 

YEAS 214      NAYS 197

 

ADOPTED                 9:57 PM

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Amendments (con’t)

 

Blackburn (R), TN amendment (#55):

 

1% across-the-board cuts.
 

Blackburn (R), TN asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 10:12 PM

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Palmer (R), AL amendment (#56):

 

No funds may be used for EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Division.

 

Calvert (R), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 10:20 PM

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 Rules Comte filed report on Senate amendment to H.R. 601 – READ Act [Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package]

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Message received from the Senate (passed H.R. 624 – Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act).

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Carbajal (D), CA amendment (#57):

 

No funds may be used to process any application under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act for a permit to drill or a permit to modify, that would authorize use of hydraulic fracturing or acid well stimulation treatment in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf.

 

Carbajal (D), CA asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 10:29 PM

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Perry (R), PA amendment (#59):

 

Prohibits funds from being used to give formal notification under, or prepare, propose, implement, administer, or enforce any rule or recommendation pursuant to section 115 of the Clean Air Act.

 

ADOPTED                 10:36 PM

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Pearce (R), NM amendment (#62):

 

Prevents funds being used to implement BLM’s “Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Site Security” rule.

 

ADOPTED                 10:48 PM

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Pearce (R), NM amendment (#63):

 

Prevents funds from being used to implement BLM’s “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation” rule.

 

McCollum (D), MN asked recorded vote.

Chair postponed vote - 10:59 PM

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McEachin (D), VA amendment (#65):

 

Prevents funds from being used to prepare a five-year offshore oil and gas leasing program that would schedule OCS oil or gas leases before 2022.

 

REJECTED                 11:09 PM

 

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Grothman (R), WI amendment (#66):

 

Prohibits funds from being used to implement, administer, or enforce the rule entitled "National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone" published by EPA in the Federal Register on October 26, 2015.

 

REJECTED                 11:15 PM

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Lamborn (R), CO amendment (#67):

 

Prohibits funds for being used to implement or enforce the threatened species or endangered species listing of any plant or wildlife that has not undergone a review as required by section 4(c)(2) of the Endangered Species Act.

 

ADOPTED                 11:25 PM

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Lamborn (R), CO amendment (#68):

 

Prohibits funds for being used to implement or enforce the threatened species listing of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse under the Endangered Species Act.

 

ADOPTED                 11:35 PM

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The House adjourned at 11:37 PM until 9:00 AM Friday.