Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
July 13, 2018
115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 118 — Daily Edition
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Friday, July 13, 2018
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, July 16, 2018.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H. Con. Res. 128, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2019 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2020 through 2028 (H. Rept. 115–816); and
H.R. 4032, to confirm undocumented Federal rights-of-way or easements on the Gila River Indian Reservation, clarify the northern boundary of the Gila River Indian Community's Reservation, to take certain land located in Maricopa County and Pinal County, Arizona, into trust for the benefit of the Gila River Indian Community, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–817).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Dr. Steven W. Schenewerk, Community Baptist Church, Winston, Oregon.
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act: The House passed H.R. 50, to provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates, by a recorded vote of 230 ayes to 168 noes, Roll No. 328.
Rejected the Beatty motion to recommit bill to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 180 yeas to 219 nays, Roll No. 327.
Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment recommended by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole.
Raskin amendment (No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 115–812) that requires a record of any consultation with any non-Federal party and any comments submitted by any non-Federal party to be posted on the agency website within five days after the consultation or date of submission.
Connolly amendment (No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 115–812) that sought to provide for a sunset of amendments made to the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and the Congressional Budget Act if GDP growth fails to increase at average annual rate of five percent or more.
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, July 16th for Morning Hour debate.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 11:23 a.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 6147, the ``Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019'' [Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019], 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.
Program for Monday: Senate will begin consideration of the nomination of Scott Stump, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, Department of Education, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 p.m.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
Faso, John J., N.Y., E1100
Moulton, Seth, Mass., E1101
Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E1099
Poe, Ted, Tex., E1100
Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman, American Samoa, E1101