Daily Digest/House of Representatives; Congressional Record Vol. 160, No. 144
(Daily Digest - December 01, 2014)

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 10 public bills, H.R. 5769-
5778, were introduced.
  Pages H8225-26
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H8226
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 5449, to reauthorize Federal support for passenger rail 
programs, and for other purposes, with amendments (H. Rept. 113-629);
  H.R. 5421, to amend title 11 of the United States Code in order to 
facilitate the resolution of an insolvent financial institution in 
bankruptcy (H. Rept. 113-630);
  H.R. 5050, to repeal the Act of May 31, 1918, and for other purposes 
(H. Rept. 113-631);
  H.R. 2455, to provide for the sale or transfer of certain Federal 
lands in Nevada, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 
113-632);
  H.R. 3572, to revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal 
Barrier Resources System units in North Carolina, with an amendment (H. 
Rept. 113-633);
  H.R. 277, to revise the boundaries of John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier 
Resources System Sachuest Point Unit RI-04P, Easton Beach Unit RI-05P, 
Almy Pond Unit RI-06, and Hazards Beach Unit RI-07 in Rhode Island, 
with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-634);
  H.R. 1810, to revise the boundaries of John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier 
Resources System Gasparilla Island Unit in Florida, (H. Rept. 113-635);
  H.R. 3226, to remove from the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier 
Resources System certain properties in South Carolina, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 113-636);
  H.R. 3227, to remove from the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier 
Resources System certain properties in South Carolina, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 113-637);
  H.R. 4924, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into the 
Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement and the 
Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, 
to provide for the lease of certain land located within Planet Ranch on 
the Bill Williams River in the State of Arizona to benefit the Lower 
Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, and to provide for 
the settlement of specific water rights claims in the Bill Williams 
River watershed in the State of Arizona, with an amendment (H. Rept. 
113-638); and
  H.R. 5049, to exchange trust and fee land to resolve land disputes 
created by the realignment of the Blackfoot River along the boundary of 
the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-
639).
Page H8225
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Meadows to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H8173
Recess: The House recessed at 2:05 p.m. and reconvened at 4 p.m. 
                                                             Page H8174
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2014: H.R. 5421, amended, to 
amend title 11 of the United States Code in order to facilitate the 
resolution of an insolvent financial institution in bankruptcy; 
                                                       Pages H8174-8181
  Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014: H.R. 4924, 
amended, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into the Big 
Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement and the 
Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, 
to provide for the lease of certain land located within Planet Ranch on 
the Bill Williams River in the State of Arizona to benefit the Lower 
Colorado River Multi-Species

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Conservation Program, and to provide for the settlement of specific 
water rights claims in the Bill Williams River watershed in the State 
of Arizona;
  Pages H8181-86
  May 31, 1918 Act Repeal Act: H.R. 5050, to repeal the Act of May 31, 
1918;
  Page H8186
  Blackfoot River Land Exchange Act of 2014: S. 2040, to exchange trust 
and fee land to resolve land disputes created by the realignment of the 
Blackfoot River along the boundary of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation;
                                                         Pages H8187-88
  Nevada Native Nations Lands Act: H.R. 2455, amended, to provide for 
the sale or transfer of certain Federal lands in Nevada; 
                                                         Pages H8188-90
  Coastal Barrier Resources Act: H.R. 3572, amended, to revise the 
boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System 
units in North Carolina;
  Pages H8190-92
  Strengthening Domestic Nuclear Security Act of 2014: H.R. 5629, 
amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to strengthen the 
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 374 
yeas to 11 nays, Roll No. 532;
  Pages H8192-94, H8198
  Critical Infrastructure Protection Act: H.R. 3410, amended, to amend 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to secure critical infrastructure 
against electromagnetic pulses; and
  Pages H8194-96
  National Laboratories Mean National Security Act: H.R. 3438, to amend 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize use of grants under the 
Urban Area Security Initiative and the State Homeland Security Grant 
Program to work in conjunction with a Department of Energy national 
laboratory, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 386 yeas with none voting 
``nay'', Roll No. 533.
  Pages H8196-98, H8199
Recess: The House recessed at 5:39 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                             Page H8198
Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Blackfoot River Land Exchange Act of 2014: S. 2040, to exchange trust 
and fee land to resolve land disputes created by the realignment of the 
Blackfoot River along the boundary of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation;
                                                         Pages H8187-88
  May 31, 1918 Act Repeal Act: H.R. 5050, to repeal the Act of May 31, 
1918; and
  Page H8186
  Coastal Barrier Resources Act: H.R. 3572, amended, to revise the 
boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System 
units in North Carolina.
  Pages H8190-92
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H8173.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H8198 and H8199. There were no 
quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 9:16 p.m.