Vote History

September 2017 Vote History

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(439) - HR 3110: Financial Stability Oversight Council Membership - Passage September 05, 2017 -

Hultgren, R-Ill., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would allow an independent member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to continue to serve on the council for a period of up to 18 months if a successor is not appointed and confirmed by the end of the current member's term of service.
Motion agreed to 407-1.

Vote: Yea

(440) - HR 2864: SEC Reduced Filing Requirements - Passage September 05, 2017 -

Hultgren, R-Ill., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to modify a regulation, known as Regulation A-Plus, that reduces filing requirements for certain companies not fully registered with the SEC. Doing so would allow fully registered small public companies to issue securities under the same terms that apply to companies subject to the reduced SEC filing requirement.
Motion agreed to 403-3.

Vote: Yea

(441) - H Res 502: Emergency Hurricane Harvey Supplemental Appropriations - Adoption September 06, 2017 -

Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution that would provide for the House to concur in the Senate amendments to a bill (HR 601) that would codify practices and programs at the United States Agency for International Development related to U.S. education assistance abroad, with further amendment that would appropriate $7.9 billion in emergency supplemental funding for fiscal 2017 as an initial payment to cover the costs of responding to Hurricane Harvey. The total would include $7.4 billion for the Homeland Security Department's Disaster Relief Fund, which will be used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support ongoing hurricane response efforts. It would also include $450 million for the Small Business Administration's disaster loan program to assist small businesses and homeowners.
Motion agreed to 419-3.

Vote: Yea

(442) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Previous Question September 06, 2017 -

Cole, R-Okla., motion to order the previous question (thus limiting debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 500) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2018 Interior-Environment appropriations bill (HR 3354), which is the legislative vehicle for an omnibus appropriations package which would include: eight of the 12 fiscal 2018 appropriations measures and the text of the minibus appropriations package (HR 3219) passed on July 27, 2017.
Motion agreed to 233-187.

Vote: Yea

(443) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Rule September 06, 2017 -

Adoption of the rule (H Res 500) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2018 Interior-Environment appropriations bill (HR 3354), which is the legislative vehicle for an omnibus appropriations package which would include: eight of the 12 fiscal 2018 appropriations measures and the text of the minibus appropriations package (HR 3219) passed on July 27, 2017. The rule would waive, through the legislative day of September 9, 2017, the two-thirds vote requirement to consider legislation on the same day it is reported from the House Rules Committee. The rule would also provide for motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of September 9, 2017.
Adopted 230-191.

Vote: Yea

(444) - Procedural Motion - Journal September 06, 2017 -

Approval of the House Journal of Sept. 5, 2017.
Approved 230-182.

Vote: Yea

(445) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Prevailing Wage Requirements - Agriculture Department September 06, 2017 -

King, R-Iowa, amendment that would prohibit funds made available in the bill for the Agriculture Department and related agencies from being used to implement, administer or enforce Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirements.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 176-241.

Vote: Yea

(446) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Compounded Drug Regulations September 06, 2017 -

Carter, R-Ga., amendment that would prohibit funds provided by the bill from being used by the Food and Drug Administration to finalize, implement or enforce a 2015 draft standard memorandum of understanding between the FDA and states related to distributions of compounded human drugs.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 141-279.

Vote: Yea

(447) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Essential Air Service Program September 06, 2017 -

McClintock, R-Calif., amendment that would decrease funding to the Essential Air Service program by $150 million and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 140-280.

Vote: Yea

(448) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - New Fixed Guideway Grant Increase September 06, 2017 -

Budd, R-N.C., amendment that would decrease funding for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair grants by $474 million, would increase funding for fixed guideway investment grants by $1, would increase funding for new fixed guideway grants by $400 million and would decrease funding for small start projects by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 159-260.

Vote: Yea

(449) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Amtrak Funding Elimination September 06, 2017 -

Brooks, R-Ala., amendment that would that would eliminate $1.1 billion in funding for grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (operating as Amtrak).
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 128-293.

Vote: Yea

(450) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation September 06, 2017 -

Rosen, D-Nev., amendment that would decrease funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development administrative support offices by $47 million, decrease HUD Office CFO funding by $4 million, decrease HUD Office of General Counsel funding by $8 million, decrease HUD Office of Administration funding by $32.7 million, decrease HUD Office of the Chief Procurement Office funding by $1.9 million, decrease HUD Office of Strategic Planning and Management funding by $475,000 and increase the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation funding by $35 million.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 200-220.

Vote: Nay

(451) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Section 8 Housing Contract Decrease September 06, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment that would decrease the funding for the Public and Indian Housing Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program of expiring section 8 housing tenant-based annual contributions contracts by $177 million and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 124-295.

Vote: Nay

(452) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Rental Assistance Subsidy Decrease September 06, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment that would decrease funding for project based rental assistance subsidy contracts by $266 million and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 139-282.

Vote: Yea

(453) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Prevailing Wage Requirement -Transportation and Housing September 06, 2017 -

King, R-Iowa, amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated to the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and related agencies from being used to implement, administer, or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirement.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 180-241.

Vote: Yea

(454) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Housing and Urban Development Decrease September 06, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment that would reduce the bill's funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by two percent.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 140-280.

Vote: Nay

(455) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Immigration Status Information September 06, 2017 -

Smith, R-Mo., amendment that would prohibit state and local government entities from receiving Housing and Urban Development Department funding if the state or local entity prohibits or restricts any government entity from reporting to Immigration and Naturalization Service with information regarding the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 225-195.

Vote: Yea

(456) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Electronic Logging Devices September 06, 2017 -

Babin, R-Texas, amendment that would prohibit any of the bill's funding for the Department of Transportation from being used to enforce a regulation that certain commercial vehicles must use an electronic logging devices.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 173-246.

Vote: Yea

(457) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Previous Question September 07, 2017 -

Woodall, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus limiting debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 504) that would provide for further House floor consideration of the fiscal 2018 Interior-Environment appropriations bill (HR 3354), which is the legislative vehicle for an omnibus appropriations package which would include: eight of the 12 fiscal 2018 appropriations measures and the text of the minibus appropriations package (HR 3219) passed on July 27, 2017.
Motion agreed to 227-186.

Vote: Yea

(458) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Rule September 07, 2017 -

Adoption of the rule (H Res 504) that would provide for House floor consideration of the fiscal 2018 Interior-Environment appropriations bill (HR 3354), which is the legislative vehicle for an omnibus appropriations package which would include: eight of the 12 fiscal 2018 appropriations measures and the text of the minibus appropriations package (HR 3219) passed on July 27, 2017.
Adopted 222-190.

Vote: Yea

(459) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - CBP Operations and Support September 07, 2017 -

Castro, D-Texas, amendment that would increase by $5 million, and decrease by the same amount, funding to the Customs and Border Protection Operations and Support account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 205-207.

Vote: Nay

(460) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Coast Guard Acquisition $850 Million Increase September 07, 2017 -

Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., amendment that would increase by $850 million funding to the Coast Guard Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements account (for icebreakers), and would decrease funding to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Operations and Support account by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 170-241.

Vote: Nay

(461) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Immigration and Customs Enforcement Operations September 07, 2017 -

Castro, D-Texas, amendment that would increase by $10 million, and would decrease by the same amount, funding to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Operations and Support account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 203-211.

Vote: Nay

(462) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Coast Gaurd Acquistion $100 Million Increase September 07, 2017 -

Correa, D-Calif., amendment that would increase by $100 million funding to the Coast Guard Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements account, and would decrease funding to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Operations and Support account by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 182-229.

Vote: Nay

(463) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Icebreaker Funding September 07, 2017 -

Hunter, R-Calif., amendment that would increase by $5 million funding for the Coast Guard Research, Development, Test and Evaluating account (for icebreakers), and would decrease funding for the Coast Guard Operating Expenses account by the same amount.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 245-168.

Vote: Yea

(464) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Prevailing Wage Requirements - Homeland Security September 07, 2017 -

King, R-Iowa, amendment, as modified, that would prohibit funding made available in the bill for the Department of Homeland Security and related agencies from being used to implement, administer or enforce the Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage requirements.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 173-240.

Vote: Yea

(465) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Private Immigration Detention Facilities September 07, 2017 -

Castro, D-Texas, amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated to the Department of Homeland Security to be used to enter into contracts with privatized immigration detention facilities.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-230.

Vote: Nay

(466) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Detention Facility Construction September 07, 2017 -

Jayapal, D-Wash., amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated to the Department of Homeland Security for use in the construction or expansion of detention facilities.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 180-230.

Vote: Nay

(467) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Narcotics Control September 07, 2017 -

Rothfus, R-Pa., amendment that would increase by $30 million funding for the International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement and decrease funding for the Fulbright Program by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 163-248.

Vote: Yea

(468) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Western Hemisphere Regional Cooperation September 07, 2017 -

Scott, R-Ga., amendment that would increase funding for Western Hemisphere Regional Cooperation by $10 million, and would decrease funding for international multilateral organizations by the same amount.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 217-193.

Vote: Yea

(469) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Economic Support Fund Decrease September 07, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment that would decrease funding for the Economic Support Fund by $12 million and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 105-307.

Vote: Nay

(470) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - UN Human Rights Contributions September 07, 2017 -

Yoho, Fla., for Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., amendment that would prohibit funds from being used to make contributions to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the United Nations Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 199-212.

Vote: Yea

(471) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA Superfund Sites September 07, 2017 -

Grijalva, D-Ariz., amendment that would increase funding for EPA Superfund sites by $12 million, and would decrease funding for the Bureau of Land Management's oil and gas program by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 191-221.

Vote: Nay

(472) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Abandoned Mine Reclamation September 07, 2017 -

Thompson, R-Pa., amendment that would increase funds for reclamation of abandoned mine lands and other related activities by $32.5 million, and would decrease EPA funding by the same amount. 
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 207-205.

Vote: Yea

(473) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA Funding Increase September 07, 2017 -

Grijalva, D-Ariz., amendment that would decrease the Department of the Interior Office of the Secretary funding by $1 million, and would increase funding for the EPA by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 190-218.

Vote: Nay

(474) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA Operations and Maintenance September 07, 2017 -

Biggs, R-Ariz., amendment that would decrease the EPA operations and maintenance funding by $10.2 million and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 184-228.

Vote: Yea

(475) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA State Grants September 07, 2017 -

Lujan, D-N.M., amendment that would increase by $6 million, and decrease by the same amount, funding to EPA state and tribal assistance grants for environmental programs and infrastructure assistance. 
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 220-191.

Vote: Nay

(476) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Ozone Standards September 07, 2017 -

Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would eliminate the bill's provision that would delay the implementation date for national ambient air quality standards for ozone until 2026.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 194-218.

Vote: Nay

(477) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Marine Policy Implementation September 07, 2017 -

Lowenthal, D-Calif., amendment that would eliminate the bill's provision that would prohibit funding made available by the bill from being used to further implement the coastal and marine spatial planning and ecosystem-based management components of the National Ocean Policy.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-220.

Vote: Nay

(478) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Alaska Wildlife Management Rule September 07, 2017 -

Young, R-Alaska, amendment that would prohibit funds made available by the bill from being used to implement a rule by the National Park Service related to wildlife management practices on national preserves in Alaska.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 215-196.

Vote: Yea

(479) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Chesapeake Bay Watershed September 07, 2017 -

Goodlatte, R-Va., amendment that would prohibit the EPA from using funds made available by the bill to take "backstop" actions against any of the six states in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in the event that a state does not meet the goals mandated by the EPA's Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 214-197.

Vote: Yea

(480) - HR 601: Fiscal 2017 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations - Motion to Concur September 08, 2017 -

Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill that would make available $15.25 billion in emergency supplemental funding for fiscal 2017 to partially cover the costs of responding to multiple natural disasters, including Hurricane Harvey. The measure would suspend the public debt limit from the bill's date of enactment until Dec. 8, 2017, and would provide for government operations to be funded at fiscal 2017 levels until Dec. 8, 2017.
Motion agreed to 316-90.

Vote: Yea

(481) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - One Percent Reduction September 08, 2017 -

Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would reduce all funds appropriated in Interior division of the bill by one percent.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 156-248.

Vote: Yea

(482) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA Criminal Enforcement September 08, 2017 -

Palmer, R-Ala., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds by the EPA to enforce the EPA's Criminal Enforcement Division.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-227.

Vote: Nay

(483) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Hydraulic Fracturing Permits September 08, 2017 -

Carbajal, D-Calif., amendment that would prohibit funds to process any application under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act for a permit to drill or a permit to modify, that would authorize use of hydraulic fracturing or acid well stimulation treatment in the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 177-230.

Vote: Nay

(484) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - BLM Natural Gas Flaring Rules September 08, 2017 -

Pearce, R-N.M. amendment that would prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, or enforce the Bureau of Land Management's rule aimed to reduce waste of natural gas from venting, flaring, and leaks during oil and natural gas production activities on onshore federal and Indian (other than Osage Tribe) leases.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 216-186.

Vote: Yea

(485) - HR 2611: Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site - Passage September 12, 2017 -

Bishop, R-Utah, motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would modify the boundary of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site to include seven residences on South Park Street in Little Rock, Ark., and would authorize the secretary of the Interior to enter into cooperative agreements with the owners of the seven residences to provide technical assistance related to the preservation and interpretation of the properties.
Motion agreed to 390-0.

Vote: Yea

(486) - HR 3697: Criminal Gang Members - Previous Question September 13, 2017 -

Collins, R-Ga., motion to order the previous question (thus limiting debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 513) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3697) that would define a criminal gang as a group of five or more persons that has the primary purpose of the commission of one or more certain criminal offenses and would prohibit individuals defined as foreign criminal gang members from entering the United States.
Motion agreed to 222-184.

Vote: Yea

(487) - HR 3697: Criminal Gang Members - Rule September 13, 2017 -

Adoption of the rule (H Res 513) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3697) that would define a criminal gang as a group of five or more persons that has the primary purpose of the commission of one or more certain criminal offenses and would prohibit individuals defined as foreign criminal gang members from entering the United States.
Adopted 222-186.

Vote: Yea

(488) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Greenhouse Gas Emissions September 13, 2017 -

Mullin, R-Okla., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds appropriated by the bill to enforce rules relating to source performance standards for greenhouse gas emissions and volatile organic compound emissions from the oil and natural gas sector.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 218-195.

Vote: Yea

(489) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Social Cost of Carbon September 13, 2017 -

Mullin, R-Okla., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds appropriated by the bill to implement any rules or regulations that rely on certain studies related to the "social cost of carbon."
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 225-186.

Vote: Yea

(490) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA Regional Offices September 13, 2017 -

Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds made appropriated by the bill to close or consolidate any regional office of the EPA.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 201-212.

Vote: Nay

(491) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Federal Land Transfers September 13, 2017 -

Polis, D-Colo., amendment that would prohibit the use of funds appropriated by the bill to pursue any extra-legal ways to transfer federal lands to private owners in contravention of existing law.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 198-212.

Vote: Nay

(492) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - EPA Funding Reduction September 13, 2017 -

Norman, R-S.C., amendment that would reduce funding for the EPA by $1.8 million
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 151-260.

Vote: Yea

(493) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - NIST Manufacturing Partnership September 13, 2017 -

Torres, D-Calif., amendment that would decrease funding for the the Department of Justice's salaries and expenses by $5 million and would increase funding for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership by the same amount.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 279-137.

Vote: Nay

(494) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - ATF Funding Reduction September 13, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment that would decrease funding for the Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives by $64.7 million, and would and transfer the savings to the department's spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 98-313.

Vote: Yea

(495) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Employee Earnings Information September 13, 2017 -

Scott, D-Va., for DeLauro, D-Conn., amendment that would allow funds appropriated to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to be used for the collection of information from employers related to employees' earning and hours worked.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 192-223.

Vote: Nay

(496) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Subsistence Fee Prohibition September 13, 2017 -

Norton, D-D.C., amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill to be used to require individuals who reside in a halfway house or on home confinement to pay a subsistence fee.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 189-225.

Vote: Nay

(497) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Ocean, Coasts and Lakes Stewardship Policy September 13, 2017 -

Flores, R-Texas, for Byrne, R-Ala., amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill to be used to implement, administer or enforce the National Ocean Policy, related to the stewardship of oceans, coasts and the Great Lakes.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 216-199.

Vote: Yea

(498) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Immigration Status Information September 13, 2017 -

Buck, R-Colo., amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill to be used to violate the federal government's ability to send or receive information regarding the citizenship or immigration status of an individual.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 226-191.

Vote: Yea

(499) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Youth Employment Activities September 13, 2017 -

Kildee, D-Mich., amendment that would increase funding for the Department of Labor's youth employment activities by $10 million, and would decrease funding for the department's salaries and expenses by the same amount.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 247-170.

Vote: Nay

(500) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Worker Protection Agencies September 13, 2017 -

Pocan, D-Wis., for DeLauro, D-Conn., amendment that would increase funding for the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Departments' worker protection agencies by $149 million, and would decrease funding to the departments' program administration funds by $164 million.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 199-219.

Vote: Nay

(501) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Department of Labor Management September 13, 2017 -

Meng, D-N.Y., amendment that would decrease funding for the Bureau of Labor Statistics by $1.1 million, and increase funding for the departments of management within the Department of Labor by the same amount.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 220-198.

Vote: Nay

(502) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Maternal and Child Health Service Grants September 13, 2017 -

Kildee, D-Mich., amendment that would increase funding for Maternal and Child Health Service block grants by $25 million, and would decrease funding for the office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by the same amount.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 243-175.

Vote: Yea

(503) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services September 13, 2017 -

Clark, D-Mass., for DeLauro, D-Conn., amendment that would increase funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration by $231.3 million, would decrease funding for the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by $219.6 million, and would decrease funding for the Department of Management of the Department of Education by $11.7 million.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 225-192.

Vote: Yea

(504) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Medicare Access for Mental Disorders September 13, 2017 -

Murphy, R-Pa., amendment that would increase funding related to access to Medicare for mental and substance use disorders by $5 million.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 198-219.

Vote: Yea

(505) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Peer Support Programs September 13, 2017 -

Lujan, D-N.M., amendment that would decrease and then increase funding for the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by $2 million (related to peer support programs).
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 213-205.

Vote: Nay

(506) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Academic Year Funding, 2018-2019September 13, 2017 -

Lowey, D-N.Y., for DeLauro, D-Conn., amendment that would increase funding for school improvement activities by $100 million, would increase funding for school improvement for the academic year 2018-2019 by $100 million, would increase funding for integrated student supports and specialized instructional support services by $100 million, and would decrease funding for the Department of Management of the Department of Education by $100 million.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 228-188.

Vote: Nay

(507) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Magnet Schools September 13, 2017 -

Courtney, D-Conn., amendment that would increase, then decrease, funding for education innovation and improvement by $1.2 million (related to magnet schools).
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 204-212.

Vote: Nay

(508) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Adult Education September 13, 2017 -

Lewis, R-Minn., amendment that would increase funding for adult education by $70.2 million and would decrease funding for higher education by the same amount.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 153-263.

Vote: Yea

(509) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Department of Education Funding Reduction September 13, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment that would decrease funding for the Student Aid Administration by $34 million, would decrease funding for the Department of Education's program administration by $8.6 million, would decrease funding for the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Education by $1.1 million, and would transfer the balance of the saving to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 131-285.

Vote: Yea

(510) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - National Labor Relations Board September 13, 2017 -

Grothman, R-Wis., amendment decrease the salaries and expenses of the National Labor Relations Board by $99 million and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 175-241.

Vote: Yea

(511) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Coal Mine Safety and Health September 13, 2017 -

Meadows, R-N.C., amendment that would reduce the funding for the Coal Mine Safety and Health program by 10 percent.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 178-238.

Vote: Yea

(512) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Representation-Case Procedures Rule Enforcement September 13, 2017 -

Walberg, R-Mich., amendment that would prohibit any funds appropriated by the bill from being used to implement a 2014 National Labor Relations Board final rule governing representation-case procedures.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 221-196.

Vote: Yea

(513) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - One Percent Cut September 13, 2017 -

Blackburn, R-Tenn., amendment that would provide for a one percent cut to all funds appropriated by the bill to the Labor Department, Health and Human Services Department and the Education Department.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 156-260.

Vote: Yea

(514) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Fair Labor Standards Act Violators September 13, 2017 -

Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would prohibit funding appropriated by the bill from being used to enter into contracts with federal contractors who have willfully or repeatedly violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 191-226.

Vote: Nay

(515) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Workplace Injury Rule September 13, 2017 -

Gibbs, R-Ohio, amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill from being using to implement, administer or enforce Department of Labor regulations concerned with workplace injuries and illness, that were published May 12, 2016.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 215-201.

Vote: Yea

(516) - HR 3697: Criminal Gang Members - Recommit September 14, 2017 -

Beyer, D-Va., motion to recommit the bill to the House Judiciary Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would that would prohibit the bill's provisions from being used to authorize the deportation of an alien for action taken on behalf of a religious organization with the primary purpose of providing humanitarian aid.
Motion rejected 184-220.

Vote: Nay

(517) - HR 3697: Criminal Gang Members - Passage September 14, 2017 -

Passage of the bill that would define a criminal gang as a group of five or more persons that has the primary purpose of the commission of one or more certain criminal offenses and would prohibit individuals defined as foreign criminal gang members from entering the United States. It would prohibit a criminal gang member, who is not a U.S. citizen or U.S. national, from being eligible for certain immigration benefits such as asylum, special immigrant juvenile status, and temporary protected status.
Passed 233-175.

Vote: Yea

(518) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - DC Reproductive Health Law September 14, 2017 -

Palmer, R-Ala., amendment that would prohibit any funds appropriated by the bill from being used to implement the District of Columbia's Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 214-194.

Vote: Yea

(519) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - IRS Operations September 14, 2017 -

Gohmert, R-Texas, for Posey, R-Fla., amendment that would decrease funding for Internal Revenue Service operations support by $165,300, and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 186-223.

Vote: Yea

(520) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - DC Budget Autonomy September 14, 2017 -

Norton, D-D.C., amendment that would eliminate the bill's repeal of the District of Columbia's budget autonomy.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 186-222.

Vote: Nay

(521) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - CFPB Appropriations Process Integration September 14, 2017 -

Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would eliminate the bill's provision that would incorporate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into the regular appropriations process.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 183-226.

Vote: Nay

(522) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Manufactured Housing September 14, 2017 -

Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would eliminate the bill's provisions related to manufactured housing mortgages, manufacturers and retailers. 
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 163-245.

Vote: Nay

(523) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Small Dollar Credit Regulation September 14, 2017 -

Ellison, D-Minn., amendment that would eliminate the bill's provision that would remove the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's authority to regulate certain types of small dollar credit, such as payday loans and vehicle loans.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 186-221.

Vote: Nay

(524) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - 10 Percent Salary Decrease September 14, 2017 -

Mitchell, R-Mich., amendment that would decrease funding for all departmental salary and expense accounts under the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations section of the bill by 10 percent and would transfer the savings to the spending reduction account.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 166-241.

Vote: Yea

(525) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - SEC Conflict Materials Rule September 14, 2017 -

Huizenga, R-Mich., amendment that would prohibit funds appropriated by the bill from being used to implement, administer or enforce a Securities Exchange Commission rule related to conflict materials.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 211-195.

Vote: Yea

(526) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Legislative Vehicle - Identity Theft Casework September 14, 2017 -

Jackson Lee, D-Texas, amendment that would increase funding for the Taxpayer Advocate Service's identity theft casework by $500,000, and would decrease funding for IRS operational support by $1 million.
Adopted in Committee of the Whole 265-143.

Vote: Nay

(527) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations - Recommit September 14, 2017 -

Jackson Lee, D-Texas, motion to recommit the bill to the House Appropriations Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would increase funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Predisaster Mitigation Fund by $2.4 billion, would eliminate $1.6 billion in funding to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for procurement, construction and improvement of a barrier along the southern U.S. border, and would decrease funding for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations by $849.5 million.
Motion rejected 186-223.

Vote: Nay

(528) - HR 3354: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations - Passage September 14, 2017 -

Passage of the bill, as amended, that would provide $1.23 trillion for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2018 spending bills, including $621.5 billion for defense and $511 billion for nondefense discretionary spending.
Passed 211-198.

Vote: Yea

(529) - HR 3284: Counterterrorism Awareness Workshops - Passage September 14, 2017 -

Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize $1 million for certain counterterrorism training programs, known as the Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series, carried out by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in consultation with the National Counterterrorism Center and the FBI.
Motion agreed to 398-4.

Vote: Yea

(530) - HR 3823: FAA Short Term Reauthorization, Flood Insurance and Hurricane Tax Adjustments - Passage September 25, 2017 -

Curbelo, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend through March 31, 2018, various expiring authorities, programs and activities for the Federal Aviation Administration. It would also extend multiple health care programs, would establish the basis for the development of a private flood insurance market, and would modify tax provisions for individuals living in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Motion rejected 245-171.

Vote: Yea

(531) - HR 2061: North Korean Refugee Assistance Funding Reauthorization - Passage September 25, 2017 -

Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend, through fiscal 2022, the current authorization of $20 million annually for North Korean refugee assistance. It would also authorize, through fiscal 2022, $3 million annually for actions related to increasing the availability of information inside North Korea. It would require the State Department to submit a report to Congress that would include a plan for reuniting North Korean refugees with their families.
Motion agreed to 415-0.

Vote: Yea

(532) - HR 2824, HR2792: Maternal and Infant Home Visit Program and Parole Violators' Benefits Revocation - Previous Question September 26, 2017 -

Burgess, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus limiting debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 533) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 2824), that would authorize, through fiscal 2022, $400 million a year for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program created under the 2010 health care overhaul, and for consideration of the bill (HR 2792), that would prohibit, beginning in 2021, the payment of social security benefits to an individual who is the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant for committing a felony or for violating a condition of parole or probation.
Motion agreed to 230-189.

Vote: Yea

(533) - HR 2824, HR2792: Maternal and Infant Home Visit Program and Parole Violators' Benefits Revocation - Rule September 26, 2017 -

Adoption of the rule (H Res 533) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 2824), that would authorize, through fiscal 2022, $400 million a year for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program created under the 2010 health care overhaul, and for consideration of the bill (HR 2792), that would prohibit, beginning in 2021, the payment of social security benefits to an individual who is the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant for committing a felony or for violating a condition of parole or probation. The rule would also provide for the text of the Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act (HR 2792), as passed by the House, if passed by the House, to be incorporated into the text of the Increasing Opportunity through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act (HR 2824) during the engrossment of HR 2824.
Adopted 230-190.

Vote: Yea

(534) - : Procedural Motion - Journal September 26, 2017 -

Approval of the House Journal of Sept. 25, 2017.
Approved 214-199.

Vote: Nay

(535) - HR 2824: Maternal and Infant Home Visit Program - Employment Benchmarks September 26, 2017 -

Pascrell, D-N.J., amendment that would remove the bill's provision that would require states or other eligible entities to track whether the home visit program increases employment and earnings as a measure of the program goals.
Rejected in Committee of the Whole 191-231.

Vote: Nay

(536) - HR 2824: Maternal and Infant Home Visit Program - Recommit September 26, 2017 -

DelBene, D-Wash., motion to recommit the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would eliminate the bill's provisions that would require entities that receive grants under the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program to continue to demonstrate improvements in applicable benchmarks and guidelines.
Motion rejected 191-232.

Vote: Nay

(537) - HR 2824: Maternal and Infant Home Visit Program - Passage September 26, 2017 -

Passage of the bill that would authorize, through fiscal 2022, $400 million a year for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program created under the 2010 health care overhaul. The bill would require entities that receive grants under the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program to continue to demonstrate improvements in applicable benchmarks and guidelines.
Passed 214-209.

Vote: Yea

(538) - HR 3823: FAA Short Term Reauthorization, Flood Insurance and Hurricane Tax Adjustments - Previous Question September 27, 2017 -

Sessions, R-Texas, motion to order the previous question (thus limiting debate and possibility of amendment) on the rule (H Res 538) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3823) that would extend through March 31, 2018, various expiring authorities, programs and activities for the Federal Aviation Administration. The measure would also extend multiple health care programs, would establish the basis for the development of a private flood insurance market, and would modify tax provisions for individuals living in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The rule would also provide for motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of September 28, 2017.
Motion agreed to 223-187.

Vote: Yea

(539) - HR 3823: FAA Short Term Reauthorization, Flood Insurance and Hurricane Tax Adjustments - Rule September 27, 2017 -

Adoption of the rule (H Res 538) that would provide for House floor consideration of the bill (HR 3823) that would extend through March 31, 2018, various expiring authorities, programs and activities for the Federal Aviation Administration. The measure would also extend multiple health care programs, would establish the basis for the development of a private flood insurance market, and would modify tax provisions for individuals living in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The rule would also provide for motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of September 28, 2017.
Adopted 223-190.

Vote: Yea

(540) - H Res 311: ASEAN Support and Cooperation - Passage September 27, 2017 -

Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution that would express the House of Representative's support for the relationship between the United States and Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and would express support for cooperation with ASEAN to eliminate trade barriers and implement counter-terrorism measures.
Motion agreed to 413-0.

Vote: Yea

(541) - HR 3823: FAA Short Term Reauthorization, Flood Insurance and Hurricane Tax Adjustments - Recommit September 28, 2017 -

Nadler, D-N.Y., motion to recommit the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee with instructions to report it back immediately with an amendment that would require the secretary of the Treasury to pay to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico amounts equal to 400 percent of the loss in revenues from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria for the repair of infrastructure and the payment of health care costs on the islands. It would also modify corporate taxes and charitable contribution limitations in relation to disaster relief.
Motion rejected 188-227.

Vote: Nay

(542) - HR 3823: FAA Short Term Reauthorization, Flood Insurance and Hurricane Tax Adjustments - Passage September 28, 2017 -

Passage of the bill that would extend through March 31, 2018, various expiring authorities, programs and activities for the Federal Aviation Administration. The measure would also extend multiple health care programs and would establish the basis for the development of a private flood insurance market. It would modify tax provisions for individuals living in areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and would allow the federal government to reimburse the governments of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands for any disaster tax relief that those islands provide their citizens.
Passed 264-155.

Vote: Yea

(543) - HR 2792: Parole Violators' Benefits Revocation - Passage September 28, 2017 -

Passage of the bill that would that would prohibit, beginning in 2021, the payment of social security benefits to an individual who is the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant for committing a felony or for violating a condition of parole or probation.
Passed 244-171.

Vote: Yea

 

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