The Senate March 23- 28th ::: CONGRESS ::: The House 2019


Wrap Up for Thursday, March 28, 2019

Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Wrap Up for Monday, March 25, 2019

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House Activity 3/28/2019

9:00:18 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:01:27 A.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:45 A.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – The Chair announced that she had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Crow 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. Crow demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
9:04:33 A.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Harder of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:04:44 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.
9:16:19 A.M. H. Res. 124
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 252. H. Res. 124 — “Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.”
9:16:24 A.M. H. Res. 124
The resolution provides for one hour debate on H.R. 7 and H. Res. 124.
9:16:50 A.M. H. Res. 124
DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 124.
10:19:26 A.M. H. Res. 124
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:49:27 A.M. H. Res. 124
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 238 – 185, 1 Present (Roll no. 135).
10:49:29 A.M. H. Res. 124
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:49:30 A.M.UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the Speaker’s Approval of the Journal.
11:00:54 A.M.On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 – 179, 1 Present (Roll no. 136).
11:00:55 A.M.The House received a communication from the Honorable Neal P. Dunn. Mr. Dunn submitted his resignation from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. The resignation was accepted without objection.
11:02:01 A.M. H. Res. 264
Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 264 — “Electing Members to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives.”
11:02:11 A.M. H. Res. 264
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
11:02:16 A.M. H. Res. 264
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:02:17 A.M. S. 863
Mr. Takano asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
11:02:19 A.M. S. 863
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 863 — “To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the grade and pay of podiatrists of the Department of Veterans Affairs.”
11:02:57 A.M. S. 863
On passage Passed without objection.
11:02:59 A.M. S. 863
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:04:15 A.M.Cyberspace Solarium Commission – Pursuant to Section 1652(b) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, the Republican Leader appointed the following member of the House to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission: Mr. Gallagher.
11:05:31 A.M.COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE – The Chair recognized Mr. Scalise for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Hoyer on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week. 11:59:42 A.M.

Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 2:30 p.m. on March 29. Agreed to without objection.
12:00:13 P.M.Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, March 29, 2019, it adjourn to meet at noon on Monday, April 1, 2019 for Morning-Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
12:01:31 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:01:33 P.M.The House received a communication from The Honorable Brian J. Mast, Member of Congress. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Mast notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida 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.
12:02:33 P.M.The House received a communication from Stephanie Cope, Legislative Correspondent, Congressman Brian Mast. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Cope notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
12:09:32 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:06:01 P.M.Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:06:06 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:06:07 P.M.The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on March 29, 2019.

House Activity 3/27/2019

10:00:02 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:12 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Jim Costa to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:37 A.M.MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
11:14:38 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:02 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 27.
12:00:12 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:27 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:28 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. LaMalfa to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:50 P.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.
12:10:55 P.M. H. Res. 252
Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 252 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 124) expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.”
12:14:38 P.M. H. Res. 252
DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 252.
1:32:50 P.M. H. Res. 252
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 – 192 (Roll no. 130).
1:41:54 P.M. H. Res. 252
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 – 190 (Roll no. 131).
1:41:56 P.M. H. Res. 252
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:38 P.M. H.R. 7
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 252. H.R. 7 — “To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.”
1:44:43 P.M. H.R. 7
The resolution provides for one hour debate on H.R. 7 and H. Res. 124.
1:45:04 P.M. H.R. 7
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 252 and Rule XVIII.
1:45:05 P.M. H.R. 7
The Speaker designated the Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
1:46:52 P.M. H.R. 7
GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 7.
3:06:53 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Ms. Foxx (NC), numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to strike Section 8 relating to the collection by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of pay information and other employment-related data (including hiring, termination, and promotion data) disaggregated by the sex, race, and national origin of employees.
3:07:28 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx amendment No. 1.
3:15:59 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Foxx (NC) amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:16:30 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Mrs. Torres (CA), numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to recognize the severity of the gender wage gap for girls and women of color.
3:16:50 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Torres amendment No. 2.
3:25:58 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Torres (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:26:19 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Mrs. Torres (CA), numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to highlight the gender pay gaps impact on women and girls of color during research and education efforts conducted by the Secretary of Labor.
3:26:51 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Torres amendment No. 3.
3:34:22 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Torres (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:35:23 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Mr. Byrne, numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to clarify that the “any other factor other than sex” defense in the Equal Pay Act means a bona fide business-related reason other than sex, and to strike Section 3(a)(B) relating to the application of the factor other than sex defense to an Equal Pay Act claim.
3:36:07 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment No. 4.
3:46:27 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Byrne amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:47:03 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to clarify that the studies conducted by the Department of Labor concerning the elimination of pay disparities between men and women must include information about, and an analysis of, women of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
3:47:34 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 5.
3:56:05 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Jayapal amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:56:29 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Mr. Beyer, numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to exempt employers with fewer than 100 employees from reporting compensation data under Section 8 of this Act.
3:56:57 P.M.
H.R. 7DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 7.
4:14:19 P.M. H.R. 7
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:15:02 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Mrs. Lawrence, numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to require the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the gender pay gap in the teenage workforce and provide recommendations for how to address the gap.
4:15:04 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawrence amendment No. 8.
4:26:13 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Lawrence amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:26:37 P.M. H.R. 7
An amendment, offered by Mr. Brown (MD), numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 116-19 to make it unlawful to discriminate against an employee for inquiring or discussing with the employer why the wages of the employee are set at a certain rate or salary.
4:26:38 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 9.
4:33:17 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Brown (MD) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:33:32 P.M. H.R. 7
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendment number 7, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:04:03 P.M. H.R. 7
On agreeing to the Beyer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 406 – 24 (Roll no. 132).
5:04:34 P.M. H.R. 7
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 7.
5:05:28 P.M. H.R. 7
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:05:41 P.M. H.R. 7
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
5:06:39 P.M. H.R. 7
Ms. Foxx (NC) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor.
5:07:12 P.M. H.R. 7
DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx motion to recommit with instructions. Pending the 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 limit any contingent attorney’s fees to 49% of any judgement awarded to the plaintiff or plaintiffs. Subsequently, the point of order was withdrawn.
5:18:29 P.M. H.R. 7
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:28:33 P.M. H.R. 7
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 191 – 236 (Roll no. 133).
5:37:38 P.M. H.R. 7
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 242 – 187 (Roll no. 134).
5:37:39 P.M. H.R. 7
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:37:51 P.M. H. Res. 245
Ms. Lofgren asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.
5:38:13 P.M. H. Res. 245
Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 245 — “Providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress.”
5:38:16 P.M. H. Res. 245
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:38:19 P.M. H. Res. 245
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:40:32 P.M.Mr. Payne asked unanimous consent That it may be in order at any time on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, for the Speaker to declare a recess, subject to the call of the Chair, for the purpose of receiving in joint meeting His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Agreed to without objection.
5:41:00 P.M.Mr. Payne asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on March 28. Agreed to without objection.
5:41:13 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:05:37 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:34:08 P.M.Ms. Tlaib moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:34:18 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:34:19 P.The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on March 28, 2019

House Activity 3/26/2019

10:00:03 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:08 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Scott H. Peters to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:26 A.M.MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:28:50 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:35 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 26.
12:00:39 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Tony Lee, Community of Hope A.M.E. Church, Hillcrest Heights, Maryland
12:01:55 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:57 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. Underwood to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:47 P.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.
12:32:56 P.M. H.J. Res. 46
Pursuant to the order of the House of March 18, 2019, the Chair announced that the unfinished business was the further consideration of the veto message of the President on H.J. Res. 46.
12:33:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 46
DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.J. Res. 46, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
1:26:06 P.M. H.J. Res. 46

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – Pursuant to rule 8, rule 20, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage of H.J. Res. 46, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding, until later in the legislative day.
1:26:24 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 March 26, 2019, at 9:21 a.m.: that the Senate passed S. 863.
1:27:28 P.M.The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:28:09 P.M. H.R. 1388
Mr. Grijalva moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1388 — “To take lands in Sonoma County, California, into trust as part of the reservation of the Lytton Rancheria of California, and for other purposes.”
1:28:12 P.M. H.R. 1388
Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:28:15 P.M. H.R. 1388
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1388.
1:32:23 P.M. H.R. 1388
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.
1:33:26 P.M. H.R. 297
Mr. Grijalva moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 297 — “To extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other purposes.”
1:33:27 P.M. H.R. 297
Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:33:28 P.M. H.R. 297
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 297.
1:39:03 P.M.
H.R. 297At 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.
1:39:04 P.M.UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.J. Res. 46, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding and on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:40:08 P.M.
H.J. Res. 46
Considered as unfinished business.
2:12:48 P.M.
H.J. Res. 46
On passage, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 248 – 181 (Roll no. 127).
2:13:36 P.M.
H.J. Res. 46
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
2:13:37 P.M.
H.R. 1388
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1388 — “To take lands in Sonoma County, California, into trust as part of the reservation of the Lytton Rancheria of California, and for other purposes.”
2:24:24 P.M.
H.R. 1388
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 – 21 (Roll no. 128).
2:24:25 P.M.
H.R. 1388
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:33:08 P.M.
H.R. 297
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 297 — “To extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other purposes.”
2:40:28 P.M.
H.R. 297
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 – 21 (Roll no. 129).
2:40:29 P.M.
H.R. 297
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:40:45 P.M.Ms. Lofgren filed a report from the Committee on House Administration on H. Res. 245.
2:41:28 P.M.
S. 252
Mr. Cisneros asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:41:30 P.M.
S. 252
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 252 — “To authorize the honorary appointment of Robert J. Dole to the grade of colonel in the regular Army.”
2:42:04 P.M.
S. 252On passage Passed without objection.
2:42:05 P.M.
S. 252Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:44:57 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:52:16 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:31:48 P.M.The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification stating that the national emergency with respect to significant malicious cyber-enabled activities is to continue in effect beyond April 1, 2019 – referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-23).
3:33:24 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further Special Order speeches.
3:54:16 P.M.Mr. Estes moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:54:35 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:54:36 P.M.The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 27, 2019.

House Activity 3/25/2019

12:00:00 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:07 P.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Alan S. Lowenthal to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:31 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.
12:17:28 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:14 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 25.
2:00:18 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:46 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:53 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:10 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:02:25 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:45 P.M. today.
4:45:36 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 25.
4:45:42 P.M.The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:45:47 P.M. H.R. 920
Mr. Sires moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 920 — “To restrict the transfer of defense articles, defense services, and crime control articles to any element of the security forces of Venezuela that is under the authority of a government of Venezuela that is not recognized as the legitimate government of Venezuela by the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.”
4:46:01 P.M. H.R. 920
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:46:03 P.M. H.R. 920
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 920.
4:56:11 P.M. H.R. 920
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:56:14 P.M.H.R. 920
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:56:16 P.M.H.R. 854Mr. Sires moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 854 — “To provide humanitarian assistance to the Venezuelan people, including Venezuelan migrants and refugees in the Americas and for other purposes.”
4:56:38 P.M. H.R. 854
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:56:39 P.M.H.R. 854DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 854.
5:06:36 P.M.H.R. 854
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:06:37 P.M.H.R. 854
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:06:59 P.M.H.R. 1616
Mr. Sires moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1616 — “To prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe’s energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.”
5:07:06 P.M.H.R. 1616Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:07:11 P.M. H.R. 1616DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1616.
5:20:20 P.M. H.R. 1616At 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.
5:23:02 P.M. H.R. 1839Mr. Ruiz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1839 — “To amend title XIX to extend protection for Medicaid recipients of home and community-based services against spousal impoverishment, establish a State Medicaid option to provide coordinated care to children with complex medical conditions through health homes, prevent the misclassification of drugs for purposes of the Medicaid drug rebate program, and for other purposes.”
5:23:22 P.M. H.R. 1839
Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:23:23 P.M. H.R. 1839
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1839.
5:51:35 P.M. H.R. 1839
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Burgess objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
5:52:19 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:00 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 25.
6:30:10 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.
6:31:00 P.M. H.R. 1616
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1616 — “To prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe’s energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.”
7:00:43 P.M. H.R. 1616
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 – 24 (Roll no. 126).
7:00:44 P.M. H.R. 1616
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:46 P.M. H.R. 1839
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1839 — “To amend title XIX to extend protection for Medicaid recipients of home and community-based services against spousal impoverishment, establish a State Medicaid option to provide coordinated care to children with complex medical conditions through health homes, prevent the misclassification of drugs for purposes of the Medicaid drug rebate program, and for other purposes.”
7:02:21 P.M. H.R. 1839
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:02:30 P.M. H.R. 1839Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:04:21 P.M.Mrs. Torres (CA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 252.
7:04:22 P.M. H.R. 1616
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:09:44 P.M. H.R. 1477
Mr. Malinowski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1477 — “To require a threat assessment and strategy to counter Russian influence in Venezuela, an assessment of foreign acquisition of CITGO assets in the United States, and for other purposes.”
7:09:58 P.M. H.R. 1477
Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:10:01 P.M. H.R. 1477
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1477.
7:25:57 P.M.H.R. 1477On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:26:00 P.M.
H.R. 1477Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:26:05 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:46:47 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:41:01 P.M.Mr. Gosar moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:41:03 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:41:04 P.M.The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 26, 2019.

** House Activity 3/21/2019 **
2:00:18 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:28 P.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Jennifer Wexton to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:00:47 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:33 P.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 208, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
2:01:48 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:10 P.M.Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission – Pursuant to Section 104(b) of H. Res. 6, 116th Congress, the Republican Leader appointed Honorable Christoper H. Smith (NJ), Co-Chairman.
2:02:15 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 208. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on March 25, 2019.

 

 

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