House of Representatives

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1. The House met at 2 p.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Abraham). | PDFH4777
2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE | PDFH4777
3. PRAYER | PDFH4777
4. THE JOURNAL | PDFH4777
5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE | PDFH4777
6. U.S. SOCCER TEAM WINS WORLD CUP | PDFH4777
7. HIGHWAY AND TRANSIT TRUST FUND EXPIRES | PDFH4777
8. APPRECIATING THE FLYING TIGERS | PDFH4778
9. MARRIAGE EQUALITY | PDFH4778
10. HONORING MINNESOTA'S PHIL HOUSLEY | PDFH4778
11. FAMILIES IMPACTED BY OPIATE ABUSE | PDFH4778
12. SANCTUARY CITIES COST INNOCENT LIVES | PDFH4778
13. JORDAN DEFENSE COOPERATION ACT OF 2015 | PDFH4778
14. LONG-TERM INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN | PDFH4779
15. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE | PDFH4779
16. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE | PDFH4779
17. UNITED STATES-JORDAN DEFENSE COOPERATION ACT OF 2015 | PDFH4779
18. VETERAN'S I.D. CARD ACT | PDFH4781
19. LAND MANAGEMENT WORKFORCE FLEXIBILITY ACT | PDFH4782
20. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016 | PDFH4783
21. MOTION TO PERMIT CLOSED CONFERENCE MEETINGS ON H.R. 1735, NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016 | PDFH4814
22. VETERAN'S I.D. CARD ACT | PDFH4815
23. REPORT ON RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 5, STUDENT SUCCESS ACT, AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 2647, RESILIENT FEDERAL FORESTS ACT OF 2015 | PDFH4816
24. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016 | PDFH4816
25. HOUSE BILLS APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT | PDFH4856
26. SENATE BILLS APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT | PDFH4857
27. LEAVE OF ABSENCE | PDFH4857
28. ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED | PDFH4857
29. BILLS PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT | PDFH4857
30. ADJOURNMENT | PDFH4857
31. EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC. | PDFH4857
32. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS | PDFH4860
33. PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS | PDFH4860
34. Constitutional Authority Statement | PDFH4861
35. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2947 | PDFH4861
36. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2948 | PDFH4861
37. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2949 | PDFH4861
38. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2950 | PDFH4861
39. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2951 | PDFH4861
40. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2952 | PDFH4861
41. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2953 | PDFH4861
42. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2954 | PDFH4861
43. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2955 | PDFH4862
44. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2956 | PDFH4862
45. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2957 | PDFH4862
46. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2958 | PDFH4862
47. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2959 | PDFH4862
48. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2960 | PDFH4862
49. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 2961 | PDFH4862
50. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.J. Res. 59 | PDFH4862
51. ADDITIONAL SPONSORS | PDFH4862
52. CONGRESSIONAL EARMARKS, LIMITED TAX BENEFITS, OR LIMITED TARIFF BENEFITS | PDFH4864
53. PETITIONS, ETC. | PDFH4864
54. AMENDMENTS | PDFH4864
55. House of RepresentativesH5527
56. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPOREH5527
57. MORNING-HOUR DEBATEH5527
58. AFGHANISTANH5527
59. RAISE THE GAS TAX ALREADYH5527
60. DRUG FREE AMERICA FOUNDATION CHAIR BETTY SEMBLERH5528
61. PUERTO RICO'S DEBTH5528
62. CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG YOUTH EXCHANGEH5529
63. SUMMER FOOD ROCKS TOURH5530
64. OUT-OF-CONTROL SPENDINGH5530
65. POSTPARTUM DEPRESSIONH5531
66. FAILING VA MEDICAL CENTER RECOVERY ACTH5531
67. TRIBUTE TO THE PASSING OF MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW COOLEYH5532
68. UNRESTRICTED ILLEGAL IMMIGRATIONH5532
69. JUDY WATERS RETIREMENTH5533
70. PRATT & WHITNEYH5533
71. RECESSH5533
72. AFTER RECESSH5533
73. PRAYERH5533
74. THE JOURNALH5533
75. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEH5534
76. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKERH5534
77. STOP FUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOODH5534
78. CONGRATULATING PRATT & WHITNEYH5534
79. PROTECTING LIFE AND TAXPAYERS ACTH5534
80. 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF VOTING RIGHTS ACTH5534
81. FFA NORTH MIAMIH5534
82. MEDICARE-MEDICAID 50TH ANNIVERSARYH5534
83. PRATT & WHITNEY 90TH BIRTHDAYH5535
84. TPPH5535
85. RECOGNIZING JULIA LAKEH5535
86. NEVER-NEVER LANDH5535
87. TRIBUTE TO JOHN K. COUTANTH5535
88. CAMERON TORNADOH5536
89. DEFUND PLANNED PARENTHOODH5536
90. VOTER EMPOWERMENT ACTH5536
91. PROTECTING CONSUMERS FROM THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAUH5536
92. THE EX-IM SAGA CONTINUESH5536
93. IRAN NUCLEAR DEALH5536
94. RAECHEL AND JACQUELINE HOUCK SAFE RENTAL CAR ACTH5537
95. PASS THE REINS ACTH5537
96. PRATT AND WHITNEY'S 90TH ANNIVERSARYH5537
97. HELPING FAMILIES IN MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS ACTH5537
98. PRATT & WHITNEYH5537
99. BOB BREWSAUGHH5537
100. SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD GAMES IN LOS ANGELESH5537
101. JACK CHALMERSH5538
102. VOTER EMPOWERMENT ACT AND THE VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACTH5538
103. GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGEH5538
104. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPOREH5538
105. DEPLOY AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR EARTHQUAKESH5538
106. PRATT & WHITNEYH5538
107. THREE WORTHWHILE OBJECTIVESH5539
108. PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 427, REGULATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE IN NEED OF SCRUTINY ACT OF 2015; PROVIDING FOR PROCEEDINGS DURING THE PERIOD FROM JULY 30, 2015, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 7, 2015...H5539
109. VETERANS' COMPENSATION COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 2015H5545
110. REGULATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE IN NEED OF SCRUTINY ACT OF 2015H5545
111. RECESS | PDFH5564
112. AFTER RECESS | PDFH5564
113. REGULATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE IN NEED OF SCRUTINY ACT OF 2015 | PDFH5564
114. ELECTING A MEMBER TO A CERTAIN STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES | PDFH5572
115. ANNOUNCEMENT OF OFFICIAL OBJECTORS FOR PRIVATE CALENDAR FOR 114TH CONGRESS | PDFH5572
116. RECOGNIZING THE HUNTINGDON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, FAIR | PDFH5572
117. 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PROGRAMS | PDFH5572
118. RECOGNIZING JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES OF SOUTH FLORIDA | PDFH5573
119. SUPPORTING DRAFT LEGISLATION CONCERNING THE VA BUDGET AND CHOICE FUNDING | PDFH5573
120. SUPPORT MONTANA JOBS | PDFH5573
121. RENEW VOTING RIGHTS ACT | PDFH5573
122. HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS MODERN-DAY SLAVERY | PDFH5573
123. A SURVIVOR'S STORY | PDFH5573
124. THANK YOU AND BEST WISHES TO MARK WELLMAN | PDFH5574
125. RECOGNIZING SEVERAL UNSUNG HEROES IN THE FOURTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF TEXAS | PDFH5574
126. COMMUNICATION FROM THE HONORABLE TOM McCLINTOCK, MEMBER OF CONGRESS | PDFH5574
127. COMMUNICATION FROM THE DEMOCRATIC LEADER | PDFH5574
128. THE IMPACTS OF COAL | PDFH5574
129.  REPORT ON RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 1994, VA ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2015, AND PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. | PDFH5580
130. CALIFORNIA DROUGHT SOLUTION | PDFH5580
131. NATIONAL SECURITY, THE RULE OF LAW, AND PLANNED PARENTHOOD VIDEOS | PDFH5583
132. LEAVE OF ABSENCE | PDFH5587
133. ENROLLED BILL SIGNED | PDFH5587
134. SENATE ENROLLED BILL SIGNED | PDFH5587
135. ADJOURNMENT | PDFH5587
136. EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ETC. | PDFH5587
137. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS | PDFH5587
138. PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS | PDFH5587
139. PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS | PDFH5590
140. Constitutional Authority Statement | PDFH5590
141. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3231 | PDFH5590
142. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3232 | PDFH5590
143. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3233 | PDFH5590
144. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3234 | PDFH5590
145. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3235 | PDFH5590
146. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3236 | PDFH5590
147. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3237 | PDFH5590
148. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3238 | PDFH5590
149. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3239 | PDFH5590
150. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3240 | PDFH5590
151. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3241 | PDFH5590
152. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3242 | PDFH5590
153. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3243 | PDFH5590
154. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3244 | PDFH5590
155. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3245 | PDFH5590
156. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3246 | PDFH5590
157. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3247 | PDFH5590
158. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3248 | PDFH5590
159. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3249 | PDFH5590
160. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3250 | PDFH5590
161. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3251 | PDFH5590
162. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3252 | PDFH5590
163. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3253 | PDFH5590
164. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3254 | PDFH5590
165. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3255 | PDFH5591
166. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3256 | PDFH5591
167. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3257 | PDFH5591
168. Constitutional Authority Statement | PDFH5591
169. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3258H5591
170. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3258 | PDFH5591
171. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3259H5591
172. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3259 | PDFH5591
173. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3260H5591
174. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3260 | PDFH5591
175. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3261H5591
176. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3261 | PDFH5591
177. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3262H5591
178. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3262 | PDFH5591
179. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3263H5591
180. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3263 | PDFH5591
181. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3264H5591
182. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3264 | PDFH5591
183. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3265H5591
184. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3266H5591
185. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3265 | PDFH5591
186. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3267H5591
187. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3266 | PDFH5591
188. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3268H5591
189. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3267 | PDFH5591
190. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3269H5591
191. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3268 | PDFH5591
192. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3270H5591
193. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3269 | PDFH5591
194. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3271H5591
195. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3270 | PDFH5591
196. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3272H5591
197. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3271 | PDFH5591
198. ADDITIONAL SPONSORSH5591
199. Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 3272 | PDFH5591
200. ADDITIONAL SPONSORS | PDFH5591
201. CONGRESSIONAL EARMARKS, LIMITED TAX BENEFITS, OR LIMITED TARIFF BENEFITS | PDFH5593
202. House of RepresentativesH8527
203. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPOREH8527
204. MORNING-HOUR DEBATEH8527
205. AFGHANISTANH8527
206. RAISE THE GAS TAX ALREADYH8527
207. DRUG FREE AMERICA FOUNDATION CHAIR BETTY SEMBLERH8528
208. PUERTO RICO'S DEBTH8528
209. CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG YOUTH EXCHANGEH8529
210. SUMMER FOOD ROCKS TOURH8530
211. OUT-OF-CONTROL SPENDINGH8530
212. POSTPARTUM DEPRESSIONH8531
213. FAILING VA MEDICAL CENTER RECOVERY ACTH8531
214. TRIBUTE TO THE PASSING OF MAJOR GENERAL ANDREW COOLEYH8532
215. UNRESTRICTED ILLEGAL IMMIGRATIONH8532
216. JUDY WATERS RETIREMENTH8533
217. PRATT & WHITNEYH8533
218. RECESSH8533
219. AFTER RECESSH8533
220. PRAYERH8533
221. THE JOURNALH8533
222. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEH8534
223. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKERH8534
224. STOP FUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOODH8534
225. CONGRATULATING PRATT & WHITNEYH8534
226. PROTECTING LIFE AND TAXPAYERS ACTH8534
227. 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF VOTING RIGHTS ACTH8534
228. FFA NORTH MIAMIH8534
229. MEDICARE-MEDICAID 50TH ANNIVERSARYH8534
230. PRATT & WHITNEY 90TH BIRTHDAYH8535
231. TPPH8535
232. RECOGNIZING JULIA LAKEH8535
233. NEVER-NEVER LANDH8535
234. TRIBUTE TO JOHN K. COUTANTH8535
235. CAMERON TORNADOH8536
236. DEFUND PLANNED PARENTHOODH8536
237. VOTER EMPOWERMENT ACTH8536
238. PROTECTING CONSUMERS FROM THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAUH8536
239. THE EX-IM SAGA CONTINUESH8536
240. IRAN NUCLEAR DEALH8536
241. RAECHEL AND JACQUELINE HOUCK SAFE RENTAL CAR ACTH8537
242. PASS THE REINS ACTH8537
243. PRATT AND WHITNEY'S 90TH ANNIVERSARYH8537
244. HELPING FAMILIES IN MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS ACTH8537
245. PRATT & WHITNEYH8537
246. BOB BREWSAUGHH8537
247. SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD GAMES IN LOS ANGELESH8537
248. JACK CHALMERSH8538
249. VOTER EMPOWERMENT ACT AND THE VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACTH8538
250. GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGEH8538
251. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPOREH8538
252. DEPLOY AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR EARTHQUAKESH8538
253. PRATT & WHITNEYH8538
254. THREE WORTHWHILE OBJECTIVESH8539
255. PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 427, REGULATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE IN NEED OF SCRUTINY ACT OF 2015; PROVIDING FOR PROCEEDINGS DURING THE PERIOD FROM JULY 30, 2015, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 7, 2015...H8539
256. VETERANS' COMPENSATION COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 2015H8545
257. REGULATIONS FROM THE EXECUTIVE IN NEED OF SCRUTINY ACT OF 2015H8545