the senate ~ June 18-22 Congress 2018 ~ the house


June 21, 2018 Wrap Up for Thursday, June 21, 2018
June 20, 2018 Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 20, 2018
June 19, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 19 2018
June 18, 2018 Wrap Up for Monday, June 18 2018
June 14, 2018 Wrap Up for Thursday, June 14, 2018
June 13, 2018 Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 13, 2018
June 12, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 12, 2018
June 11, 2018 Wrap Up for Monday, June 11, 2018

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Last Floor Action:
1:02:58 P.M. – The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on June 25, 2018.

Time Bill Activity
9:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:09 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Don Bacon to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:29 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:40 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
9:02:27 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Mast to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:37 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:15:44 A.M. H.R. 6 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 949H.R. 6 — “To provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes.”
9:15:49 A.M. H.R. 6 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R. 5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
9:16:39 A.M. H.R. 6 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 949 and Rule XVIII.
9:16:40 A.M. H.R. 6 The Speaker designated the Honorable Don Bacon to act as Chairman of the Committee.
9:16:46 A.M. H.R. 6 GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 6.
10:35:58 A.M. H.R. 6 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walden, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to call for Medicaid, Medicare, and public health reforms to help combat the opioid crisis.
10:36:00 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walden amendment No. 1.
10:37:27 A.M. H.R. 6 On agreeing to the Walden amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:37:58 A.M. The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receve a message from the President of the United States.
10:38:36 A.M. H.R. 6 The Committee resumed its sitting.
10:38:50 A.M. H.R. 6 An amendment, offered by Mr. Dunn, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to strike language expanding the classes of health care workers who are authorized to dispense narcotics for narcotic treatment.
10:38:51 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dunn amendment No. 2.
10:47:15 A.M. H.R. 6 By unanimous consent, the Dunn amendment was withdrawn.
10:47:28 A.M. H.R. 6 An amendment, offered by Mr. Barton, numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to direct the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to develop high-quality, evidence-based opioid analgesic prescribing guidelines for the indication-specific treatment of acute pain. In developing such guidelines, it requires the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to gather input through a public workshop and comment period, and to provide a report to Congress on how such guidelines will be used to protect the public health.
10:47:30 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton amendment No. 3.
10:56:55 A.M. H.R. 6 On agreeing to the Barton amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:57:14 A.M. H.R. 6 An amendment, offered by Mr. Curtis, numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to require a report from HHS on opioid prescribing practices and opioid misuse during pregnancy, and evaluating non-opiate pain management practices during pregnancy.
10:57:15 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Curtis amendment No. 4.
11:05:09 A.M. H.R. 6 On agreeing to the Curtis amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:05:26 A.M. H.R. 6 An amendment, offered by Mr. Keating, numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to direct HHS to issue guidelines for prescribing naloxone in situations involving any type of prescription or illicit opioid use.
11:05:28 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Keating amendment No. 5.
11:13:16 A.M. H.R. 6 On agreeing to the Keating amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:14:02 A.M. H.R. 6 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine, numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct a survey of organizations that provide substance abuse treatment services. Under the amendment, HHS is required to develop, and submit to Congress, a plan to direct appropriate resources to address inadequacies in services or funding for specific types of drug addictions identified through the survey.
11:14:04 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Maxine Waters amendment No. 7.
11:19:35 A.M. H.R. 6 On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:20:09 A.M. H.R. 6 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 6.
11:21:00 A.M. H.R. 6 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:21:09 A.M. H.R. 6 The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
11:21:36 A.M. H.R. 6 Mr. Tonko moved to recommit with instructions to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means.
11:22:14 A.M. H.R. 6 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add 2 sections to the bill titled “Distribution of Additional Residency Positions to Help Combat Opioid Crisis” and “Funding for Opioid Grant Program for State Response to Opioid Abuse Crisis”.
11:28:15 A.M. H.R. 6 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:54:00 A.M. H.R. 6 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 185 – 226 (Roll no. 287).
12:03:12 P.M. H.R. 6 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 396 – 14 (Roll no. 288).
12:03:14 P.M. H.R. 6 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:03:31 P.M. UNFINISHED BUISNESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker’s approval of the Journal, which was put de novo.
12:03:44 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
12:05:02 P.M. H.R. 931 Mr. Collins (NY) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and agree to the Senate amendment.
12:05:52 P.M. H.R. 931 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
12:05:53 P.M. H.R. 931 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:06:43 P.M. H.R. 2229 Mr. Ross asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and agree to the Senate amendment.
12:07:16 P.M. H.R. 2229 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
12:07:17 P.M. H.R. 2229 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:08:25 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE – The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. McCarthy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
12:42:20 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, June 22, 2018, it adjourn to meet at noon on Monday, June 25, 2018, for Morning-Hour Debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
12:42:30 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:50:03 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to North Korea – referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-136).
12:52:08 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to the Western Balkans – referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-137).
12:54:02 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:02:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on June 25, 2018.

House Activity 2/21

9:00:20 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:30 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 10:00 a.m. for the start of legislative business.
9:29:21 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. today.
10:00:09 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 21.
10:00:14 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Dr. Alexander Campbell, South Carolina State Guard, Anderson, South Carolina
10:01:38 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Trott demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Trott objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
10:01:59 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Gene Green of TX to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:03:40 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
10:03:41 A.M. The House received a communication from Mr. John Wingrove, Community Liaison, Representative Andy Harris. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Wingrove notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony issued by the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
10:18:16 A.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on June 21, 2018, at 9:31 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 770, with an amendment.
10:18:49 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
10:30:39 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 21.
10:30:42 A.M. H. Res. 954 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 954 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes.”
10:31:08 A.M. H. Res. 954 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 954.
12:09:06 P.M. H. Res. 954 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 – 190 (Roll no. 279).
12:15:46 P.M. H. Res. 954 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 – 195 (Roll no. 280).
12:15:47 P.M. H. Res. 954 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:15:48 P.M. H.R. 6 ORDER OF PROCEDURE – Mr. Burgess asked unanimous consent that, notwithstanding H. Res. 949, during consideration of H.R. 6 pursuant to such resolution, general debate shall not exceed one hour, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
12:18:12 P.M. H.R. 4760 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 954H.R. 4760 — “To amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes.”
12:18:17 P.M. H.R. 4760 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760. Motion to recommit allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760 under a closed rule.
12:18:44 P.M. H.R. 4760 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4760.
1:30:30 P.M. H.R. 4760 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:30:59 P.M. H.R. 4760 Ms. Lujan Grisham, M. moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1:31:17 P.M. H.R. 4760 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to replace the bill text with langauge found in H.R. 3440, the Dream Act of 2017.
1:39:51 P.M. H.R. 4760 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2:05:38 P.M. H.R. 4760 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 191 – 234 (Roll no. 281).
2:13:08 P.M. H.R. 4760 On passage Failed by recorded vote: 193 – 231 (Roll no. 282).
2:13:10 P.M. H.R. 4760 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:15:18 P.M. H. Res. 953 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 953 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6136) to amend the immigration laws and provide for border security, and for other purposes.”
2:17:58 P.M. H. Res. 953 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 953.
3:27:19 P.M. H. Res. 953 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 953, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
3:27:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the motion to reconsider the vote on the question of passage of H.R. 2, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:28:29 P.M. H.R. 2 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2 — “To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.”
3:53:41 P.M. On motion to reconsider Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 – 191 (Roll no. 283).
4:00:42 P.M. H.R. 2 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 213 – 211 (Roll no. 284).
4:00:45 P.M. H. Res. 953 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 953 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6136) to amend the immigration laws and provide for border security, and for other purposes.”
4:07:03 P.M. H. Res. 953 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 – 191 (Roll no. 285).
4:14:48 P.M. H. Res. 953 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 – 195 (Roll no. 286).
4:14:50 P.M. H. Res. 953 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:14:59 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
4:15:07 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
4:15:08 P.M. H.R. 2 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2.
4:15:36 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
6:23:36 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 21.
6:23:36 P.M. H.R. 6136 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 953H.R. 6136 — “To amend the immigration laws and provide for border security, and for other purposes.”
6:23:41 P.M. H.R. 6136 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6136 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6136 under a closed rule.
6:24:31 P.M. H.R. 6136 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 6136.
7:28:04 P.M. H.R. 6136 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7:28:39 P.M. H.R. 6136 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, further consideration of H.R. 6136 is postponed until a time to be announced.
7:29:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:31:25 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
10:00:45 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:00:58 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:00:59 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 22, 2018.

House Activity 6/20

9:00:15 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:22 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 10:00 a.m. for the start of legislative business.
9:34:29 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. today.
10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 20.
10:00:18 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rabbi Mark Schiftan, The Temple: Congregation Ohabai Sholom, Nashville, TN.
10:02:49 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Holding demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Holding objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
10:03:34 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Thompson of PA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:03:49 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
10:03:50 A.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on June 20, 2018 at 9:37 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2269.
10:14:21 A.M. H. Res. 949 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 949 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5797) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide under Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid use disorders in institutions for mental diseases; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6082) to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.”
10:20:10 A.M. H. Res. 949 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 949.
11:22:37 A.M. H. Res. 949 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 949, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
11:22:56 A.M. Pursuant to clause 4 of rule 16, Mr. Burgess moved that when the House adjourns on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 for morning-hour debate and 10 a.m. for legislative business.
11:50:56 A.M. On Motion to Fix the Convening Time Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 222 – 184, 1 Present (Roll no. 272).
11:51:02 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 949, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:51:10 A.M. H. Res. 949 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 949 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5797) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide under Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid use disorders in institutions for mental diseases; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6082) to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.”
11:58:49 A.M. H. Res. 949 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 185 (Roll no. 273).
12:05:58 P.M. H. Res. 949 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 – 180 (Roll no. 274).
12:06:00 P.M. H. Res. 949 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:06:18 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:07:32 P.M. H.R. 5925 Mr. Mitchell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5925— “To codify provisions relating to the Office of National Drug Control, and for other purposes.”
12:07:53 P.M. H.R. 5925 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:07:55 P.M. H.R. 5925 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5925.
12:41:53 P.M. H.R. 5925 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:41:54 P.M. H.R. 5925 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:42:17 P.M. H.R. 6082 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 949H.R. 6082 — “To amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.”
12:42:22 P.M. H.R. 6082 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R. 5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
12:44:14 P.M. H.R. 6082 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 6082.
1:34:54 P.M. H.R. 6082 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:35:19 P.M. H.R. 6082 Mr. Pallone moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
1:36:08 P.M. H.R. 6082 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pallone motion to recommit with instructions pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to promote subsection (k) to become a section entitled Developement and Dissemination of Model Training Programs for Substance Use Disorder Patient Records. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
1:44:04 P.M. H.R. 6082 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:44:16 P.M. H.R. 6082 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on Pallone motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Pallone demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit with instructions until a time to be announced.
1:45:28 P.M. H.R. 5797 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 949H.R. 5797 — “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide under Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid use disorders in institutions for mental diseases.”
1:45:33 P.M. H.R. 5797 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R. 5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
1:45:43 P.M. H.R. 5797 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 949 and Rule XVIII.
1:45:44 P.M. H.R. 5797 The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Bost to act as Chairman of the Committee.
1:46:28 P.M. H.R. 5797 GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5797.
2:09:31 P.M. H.R. 5797 An amendment, offered by Mr. Rush, numbered 1 printed in Part D of House Report 115-766 to expand treatment coverage to individuals suffering from cocaine use disorder (which includes crack cocaine).
2:10:06 P.M. H.R. 5797 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rush amendment No. 1.
2:19:39 P.M. H.R. 5797 On agreeing to the Rush amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:19:56 P.M. H.R. 5797 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kildee, numbered 2 printed in Part D of House Report 115-766 to add two requirements to the report that States are required to submit. The first would be information regarding the number of individuals suffering from co-occuring disorders and the disorders from which they suffer and the second would be information regarding access to community care for individuals suffering from a mental illness other than substance use disorder.
2:20:19 P.M. H.R. 5797 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kildee amendment No. 2.
2:25:55 P.M. H.R. 5797 On agreeing to the Kildee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:26:14 P.M. H.R. 5797 An amendment, offered by Mr. Fitzpatrick, numbered 3 printed in Part D of House Report 115-766 to provide flexibility for States to allow the State plan amendment to include assessments to determine level of care and length of stay recommendations based upon criteria established or endorsed by a State agency pursuant to 1932(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Public Health Service Act.
2:26:41 P.M. H.R. 5797 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fitzpatrick amendment No. 3.
2:31:10 P.M. H.R. 5797 By unanimous consent, the Fitzpatrick amendment was withdrawn.
2:31:22 P.M. H.R. 5797 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5797.
2:32:16 P.M. H.R. 5797 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:32:25 P.M. H.R. 5797 The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
2:33:04 P.M. H.R. 5797 Ms. Castor (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2:33:19 P.M. H.R. 5797 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor motion to recommit with instructions pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike all that follows after section 1 and insert a section entitled Medicaid State Plan Option to Provide Services for Certain Individuals with Substance Use Disorders in Qualified Institutions for Mental Diseases. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
2:42:45 P.M. H.R. 5797 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on Castor (FL) motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Castor (FL) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit with instructions until a time to be announced.
2:42:51 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
3:45:23 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 20.
3:45:24 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the motion to recommit on H.R. 5797, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:46:25 P.M. H.R. 5797 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5797 — “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide under Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid use disorders in institutions for mental diseases.”
4:13:46 P.M. H.R. 5797 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 – 226 (Roll no. 275).
4:21:58 P.M. H.R. 5797 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 261 – 155 (Roll no. 276).
4:22:00 P.M. H.R. 5797 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:26:49 P.M. H.R. 6082 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6082 — “To amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.”
4:34:19 P.M. H.R. 6082 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 175 – 240 (Roll no. 277).
4:45:22 P.M. H.R. 6082 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 357 – 57 (Roll no. 278).
4:45:24 P.M. H.R. 6082 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:45:34 P.M. UNFINSIHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
4:45:49 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
4:46:06 P.M. Ms. Granger filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 6157.
4:47:08 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:06:35 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:57:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 20.
10:30:02 P.M. Mr. Newhouse filed reports from the Committee on Rules, on measures H. Res. 952H. Res. 953, and H. Res. 954.
10:31:33 P.M. Mr. Newhouse moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:31:38 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:31:39 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 21, 2018.

House Activity 6/19

12:00:16 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:21 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable J. French Hill to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:27 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:28:11 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:02 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 19.
2:00:09 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Dr. Ron Bracy, Geneva Classical Christian School, Fair Oaks Ranch, TX
2:02:22 P.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Wilson (SC) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
2:02:57 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. McCollum to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:04:26 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:39 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on June 15, 2018, at 2:03p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 2652.
2:11:18 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on June 19, 2018, at 11:28 a.m.: that the Senate passed H.R. 5515 with an amendment.
2:11:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:34:36 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 19.
2:34:42 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:35:03 P.M. H.R. 3192 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3192— “To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.”
2:35:18 P.M. H.R. 3192 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:35:19 P.M. H.R. 3192 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3192.
2:40:49 P.M. H.R. 3192 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:40:51 P.M. H.R. 3192 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:41:01 P.M. H.R. 4005 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4005— “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.”
2:41:04 P.M. H.R. 4005 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:41:06 P.M. H.R. 4005 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4005.
2:48:42 P.M. H.R. 4005 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:49:00 P.M. H.R. 4005 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:49:02 P.M. H.R. 4005 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2:49:15 P.M. H.R. 5687 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5687— “To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require improved packaging and disposal methods with respect to certain drugs, and for other purposes.”
2:49:31 P.M. H.R. 5687 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:49:33 P.M. H.R. 5687 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5687.
2:56:32 P.M. H.R. 5687 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
2:57:05 P.M. H.R. 5796 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5796— “To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants for eligible entities to provide technical assistance to outlier prescribers of opioids.”
2:57:18 P.M. H.R. 5796 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:57:20 P.M. H.R. 5796 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5796.
3:03:20 P.M. H.R. 5796 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:03:24 P.M. H.R. 5796 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:03:26 P.M. H.R. 5796 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:04:00 P.M. H.R. 5605 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5605— “To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an opioid use disorder treatment demonstration program.”
3:04:02 P.M. H.R. 5605 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:04:03 P.M. H.R. 5605 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5605.
3:11:17 P.M. H.R. 5605 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:23 P.M. H.R. 5605 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:11:25 P.M. H.R. 5605 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:11:27 P.M. H.R. 5811 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5811 — “To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to postapproval study requirements for certain controlled substances, and for other purposes.”
3:12:00 P.M. H.R. 5811 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:12:02 P.M. H.R. 5811 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5811.
3:16:10 P.M. H.R. 5811 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:16:11 P.M. H.R. 5811 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:16:12 P.M. H.R. 6042 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6042— “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system, and for other purposes.”
3:16:41 P.M. H.R. 6042 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:16:43 P.M. H.R. 6042 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6042.
3:23:27 P.M. H.R. 6042 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:23:29 P.M. H.R. 6042 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:23:30 P.M. H.R. 5801 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5801— “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for requirements under the Medicaid program relating to the use of qualified prescription drug monitoring programs and prescribing certain controlled substances.”
3:23:47 P.M. H.R. 5801 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:23:49 P.M. H.R. 5801 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5801.
3:30:03 P.M. H.R. 5801 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:30:07 P.M. H.R. 5801 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:30:20 P.M. H.R. 5590 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5590— “To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment, and for other purposes.”
3:30:38 P.M. H.R. 5590 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:30:42 P.M. H.R. 5590 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5590.
3:33:55 P.M. H.R. 5590 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:34:04 P.M. H.R. 5590 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:37:09 P.M. H.R. 6110 Mrs. Walorski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6110 — “To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the review and adjustment of payments under the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system to avoid financial incentives to use opioids instead of non-opioid alternative treatments, and for other purposes.”
3:37:12 P.M. H.R. 6110 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:37:13 P.M. H.R. 6110 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6110.
3:52:45 P.M. H.R. 6110 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:52:47 P.M. H.R. 6110 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:53:01 P.M. H.R. 5774 Mrs. Walorski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5774— “To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop guidance on pain management and opioid use disorder prevention for hospitals receiving payment under part A of the Medicare program, provide for opioid quality measures development, and provide for a technical expert panel on reducing surgical setting opioid use and data collection on perioperative opioid use, and for other purposes.”
3:53:20 P.M. H.R. 5774 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:53:22 P.M. H.R. 5774 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5774.
4:00:37 P.M. H.R. 5774 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:01:16 P.M. H.R. 5774 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:01:29 P.M. H.R. 5775 Mr. Curbelo (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5775 — “To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage plans and part D prescription drug plans to include information on the risks associated with opioids, coverage of certain nonopioid treatments used to treat pain, and on the safe disposal of prescription drugs, and for other purposes.”
4:01:41 P.M. H.R. 5775 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:01:43 P.M. H.R. 5775 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5775.
4:10:26 P.M. H.R. 5775 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:10:28 P.M. H.R. 5775 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:10:44 P.M. H.R. 5773 Mr. Roskam moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5773— “To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare prescription drug plans to establish drug management programs for at-risk beneficiaries, require electronic prior authorization for covered part D drugs, and to provide for other program integrity measures under parts C and D of the Medicare program.”
4:10:58 P.M. H.R. 5773 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:11:02 P.M. H.R. 5773 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5773.
4:21:38 P.M. H.R. 5773 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:21:43 P.M. H.R. 5773 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:45 P.M. H.R. 5773 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:21:47 P.M. H.R. 5676 Mr. Roskam moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5676— “To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the suspension of payments by Medicare prescription drug plans and MA-PD plans pending investigations of credible allegations of fraud by pharmacies.”
4:22:32 P.M. H.R. 5676 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:22:33 P.M. H.R. 5676 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5676.
4:36:41 P.M. H.R. 5676 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
4:37:02 P.M. H.R. 5723 Mr. Roskam moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5723— “To require the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to report on opioid payment, adverse incentives, and data under the Medicare program.”
4:37:14 P.M. H.R. 5723 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:37:16 P.M. H.R. 5723 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5723.
4:48:01 P.M. H.R. 5723 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:48:29 P.M. H.R. 5723 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:48:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
4:50:53 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 19.
4:51:07 P.M. H.R. 4991 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4991— “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory, and for other purposes.”
4:51:20 P.M. H.R. 4991 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:51:22 P.M. H.R. 4991 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4991.
4:58:17 P.M. H.R. 4991 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:58:23 P.M. H.R. 4991 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:58:50 P.M. H.R. 5762 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5762— “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a Joint Task Force to enhance integration of the Department of Homeland Security’s border security operations to detect, interdict, disrupt, and prevent narcotics, such as fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, from entering the United States, and for other purposes.”
4:59:09 P.M. H.R. 5762 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:59:10 P.M. H.R. 5762 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5762.
5:13:29 P.M. H.R. 5762 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:13:31 P.M. H.R. 5762 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:13:58 P.M. H.R. 4627 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4627— “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize expenditures to combat emerging terrorist threats, including vehicular attacks, and for other purposes.”
5:14:09 P.M. H.R. 4627 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:14:10 P.M. H.R. 4627 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4627.
5:24:45 P.M. H.R. 4627 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:24:48 P.M. H.R. 4627 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:25:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:41 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 19.
6:30:43 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:27 P.M. H.R. 5687 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5687 — “To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require improved packaging and disposal methods with respect to certain drugs, and for other purposes.”
6:59:03 P.M. H.R. 5687 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 342 – 13 (Roll no. 269).
6:59:04 P.M. H.R. 5687 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:59:16 P.M. H.R. 5676 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5676 — “To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the suspension of payments by Medicare prescription drug plans and MA-PD plans pending investigations of credible allegations of fraud by pharmacies.”
7:06:56 P.M. H.R. 5676 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 356 – 3 (Roll no. 270).
7:06:57 P.M. H.R. 5676 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:12 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
7:15:25 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 195 – 152, 1 Present (Roll no. 271).
7:15:31 P.M. Mr. Calvert filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 6147.
7:16:00 P.M. Pursuant to clause 4 of rule 16, Mr. Calvert moved that when the House adjourns on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, when it shall meet at 9 a.m. for morning-hour debate and 10 a.m. for legislative business.
7:16:40 P.M. On Motion to Fix the Convening Time Agreed to by voice vote.
7:16:45 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:31:06 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:53:17 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 949.
8:54:14 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed Special Order speeches.
8:56:10 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:56:15 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:56:20 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 20, 2018.
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