On The Floor

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LEGISLATIVE DAY OF SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

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12:00:03 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:07 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mac Thornberry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:21 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.
12:01:03 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 26.
2:00:06 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:44 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:49 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:19 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:07 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:10:21 P.M.H.R. 1877 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1877 — "To amend section 520J of the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs."
2:10:37 P.M.H.R. 1877 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:10:41 P.M.H.R. 1877 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1877.
2:17:48 P.M.H.R. 1877 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:17:51 P.M.H.R. 1877 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:18:00 P.M.H.R. 3537 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3537 — "To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify how controlled substance analogues are to be regulated, and for other purposes."
2:18:10 P.M.H.R. 3537 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:18:12 P.M.H.R. 3537 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3537.
2:31:19 P.M.H.R. 3537 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.
2:32:24 P.M.H.R. 5883 Mr. Rouzer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5883 — "To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to clarify the duties relating to services furnished in connection with the buying or selling of livestock in commerce through online, video, or other electronic methods, and for other purposes."
2:32:41 P.M.H.R. 5883 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:32:43 P.M.H.R. 5883 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5883.
2:36:49 P.M.H.R. 5883 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:36:52 P.M.H.R. 5883 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:37:00 P.M.H.R. 845 Mr. Rouzer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 845 — "To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to publish in the Federal Register a strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in National Forest System trail maintenance, and for other purposes."
2:37:09 P.M.H.R. 845 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:37:11 P.M.H.R. 845 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 845.
2:48:17 P.M.H.R. 845 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:48:19 P.M.H.R. 845 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:49:24 P.M.H.R. 5943 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5943 — "To amend the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to clarify certain allowable uses of funds for public transportation security assistance grants and establish periods of performance for such grants, and for other purposes."
2:49:39 P.M.H.R. 5943 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:49:41 P.M.H.R. 5943 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5943.
2:57:53 P.M.H.R. 5943 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:57:56 P.M.H.R. 5943 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:58:03 P.M.H.R. 5460 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5460 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a review process to review applications for certain grants to purchase equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards, and for other purposes."
2:58:18 P.M.H.R. 5460 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:58:24 P.M.H.R. 5460 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5460.
3:05:03 P.M.H.R. 5460 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:05:04 P.M.H.R. 5460 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:05:13 P.M.H.R. 5459 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5459 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance preparedness and response capabilities for cyber attacks, bolster the dissemination of homeland security information related to cyber threats, and for other purposes."
3:05:27 P.M.H.R. 5459 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:05:29 P.M.H.R. 5459 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5459.
3:13:32 P.M.H.R. 5459 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:13:34 P.M.H.R. 5459 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:14:00 P.M.H.R. 5346 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5346 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Health Affairs responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Department of Homeland Security related to food, agriculture, and veterinary defense against terrorism, and for other purposes."
3:14:00 P.M.H.R. 5346 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:14:02 P.M.H.R. 5346 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5346.
3:24:46 P.M.H.R. 5346 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:24:50 P.M.H.R. 5346 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:28:36 P.M.H.R. 3779 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3779 — "To restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes."
3:28:55 P.M.H.R. 3779 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:28:56 P.M.H.R. 3779 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3779.
3:42:04 P.M.H.R. 3779 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:42:07 P.M.H.R. 3779 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:43:06 P.M.S. 2754 Mr. Davis, Rodney moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 2754 — "To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Fannin Street in Shreveport, Louisiana, as the "Tom Stagg Federal Building and United States Courthouse"."
3:43:31 P.M.S. 2754 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:43:34 P.M.S. 2754 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2754.
3:46:34 P.M.S. 2754 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:46:37 P.M.S. 2754 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:46:39 P.M.S. 2754 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:47:00 P.M.H.R. 5873 Mr. Davis, Rodney moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5873 — "To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 511 East San Antonio Avenue in El Paso, Texas, as the "R.E. Thomason Federal Building and United States Courthouse"."
3:47:01 P.M.H.R. 5873 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:47:03 P.M.H.R. 5873 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5873.
3:55:14 P.M.H.R. 5873 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:55:17 P.M.H.R. 5873 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:55:42 P.M.H.R. 5162 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5162 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to disclose to non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers certain medical records of veterans who receive health care from such providers."
3:55:57 P.M.H.R. 5162 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:55:58 P.M.H.R. 5162 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5162.
4:04:54 P.M.H.R. 5162 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:04:57 P.M.H.R. 5162 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:04:57 P.M.H.R. 5392 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5392 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the Veterans Crisis Line."
4:05:23 P.M.H.R. 5392 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:05:25 P.M.H.R. 5392 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5392.
4:28:49 P.M.H.R. 5392 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.
4:28:52 P.M.H.R. 3216 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3216 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the emergency hospital care furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to certain veterans."
4:29:28 P.M.H.R. 3216 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:29:30 P.M.H.R. 3216 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3216.
4:36:49 P.M.H.R. 3216 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:36:50 P.M.H.R. 3216 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:37:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:32:13 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 26.
6:32:15 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:32:22 P.M.H.R. 3537 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3537 — "To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify how controlled substance analogues are to be regulated, and for other purposes."
6:52:50 P.M.H.R. 3537 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 258 - 101 (Roll no. 557).
6:52:51 P.M.H.R. 3537 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:52:55 P.M.H.R. 3537 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
6:53:05 P.M.H.R. 5392 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5392 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the Veterans Crisis Line."
7:02:09 P.M.H.R. 5392 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 357 - 0 (Roll no. 558).
7:02:10 P.M.H.R. 5392 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:02:33 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:03:14 P.M.H.R. 5978 Mr. Hunter moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5978 — "To amend title 14, United States Code, to clarify the functions of the Chief Acquisition Officer of the Coast Guard, and for other purposes."
7:03:20 P.M.H.R. 5978 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:03:22 P.M.H.R. 5978 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5978.
7:23:51 P.M.H.R. 5978 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:23:54 P.M.H.R. 5978 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:25:00 P.M.H.R. 5509 Mrs. Brooks (IN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5509 — "To name the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Dr. Otis Bowen Veteran House"."
7:25:01 P.M.H.R. 5509 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:25:02 P.M.H.R. 5509 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5509.
7:34:58 P.M.H.R. 5509 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:35:02 P.M.H.R. 5509 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:35:19 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:44:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:18:00 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 892 and H. Res. 893.
8:20:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House continued with further Special Order speeches.
8:29:15 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:29:23 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:29:24 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 27, 2016.