Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
November 16, 2018
115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 182 — Daily Edition
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Friday, November 16, 2018
The Senate met at 3:00:03 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 3:00:36 p.m. until 10 a.m., on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.––––––
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 6665, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to apply to territories of the United States, to establish offshore wind lease sale requirements, to provide dedicated funding for coral reef conservation, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–1029);
H.R. 3133, to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reduce unnecessary permitting delays by clarifying associated procedures to increase economic development and support coastal restoration programs, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–1030);
H.R. 553, to redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–1031);
H.R. 1349, to amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–1032);
H.R. 6066, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the productivity of the management of Department of Veterans Affairs health care, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–1034);
H.R. 1675, to establish a national program to identify and reduce losses from landslide hazards, to establish a national 3D Elevation Program, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–1035, Part 1); and
H.R. 4243, to establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realignment of facilities of the Veterans Health Administration, to improve construction and management leases of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to amend and appropriate funds for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–1036, Part 1).
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote.
Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measure. Consideration began Tuesday, November 13th.
Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2018: H.R. 5787, amended, to amend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to give effect to more accurate maps of units of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System that were produced by digital mapping of such units, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 375 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 419.
Manage our Wolves Act: The House passed H.R. 6784, to provide for removal of the gray wolf in the contiguous 48 States from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife published under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, by a recorded vote of 196 ayes to 180 noes, Roll No. 420.
Pages H9543–50, H9550–51
Extending the effective date for the sunset for collateral requirements for Small Business Administration disaster loans: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and pass S. 3554, to extend the effective date for the sunset for collateral requirements for Small Business Administration disaster loans.
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20th.
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H9550.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 12:01 p.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Tuesday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.
Program for Tuesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 10:30 a.m.
Beatty, Joyce, Ohio, E1534
Carbajal, Salud O., Calif., E1533
Comstock, Barbara, Va., E1537
Cook, Paul, Calif., E1537
Emmer, Tom, Minn., E1532
Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1532
Gianforte, Greg, Mont., E1531
Green, Gene, Tex., E1533
Guthrie, Brett, Ky., E1531
Huffman, Jared, Calif., E1536
Larson, John B., Conn., E1534
Lofgren, Zoe, Calif., E1538
Meng, Grace, N.Y., E1538
Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E1536
Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E1533
Poe, Ted, Tex., E1531
Raskin, Jamie, Md., E1534
Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1535
Rogers, Mike, Ala., E1533
Rothfus, Keith J., Pa., E1535
Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E1531
Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1534