FARM WORKFORCE MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2019; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 198
(House of Representatives - December 11, 2019)

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                FARM WORKFORCE MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2019

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further 
consideration of the bill (H.R. 5038) to amend the Immigration and 
Nationality Act to provide for terms and conditions for nonimmigrant 
workers performing agricultural labor or services, and for other 
purposes, will now resume.
  The Clerk read the title of the bill.


                           Motion to Recommit

  Mr. BIGGS. Madam Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill?
  Mr. BIGGS. I am in its current form.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report the motion to 
recommit.
  The Clerk read as follows:

       Mr. Biggs moves to recommit the bill H.R. 5038 to the 
     Committee on the Judiciary with instructions to report the 
     same back to the House forthwith with the following 
     amendment:
       Page 112, strike line 10 and all that follows through page 
     115, line 11 (and redesignate provisions accordingly).

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from 
Arizona is recognized for 5 minutes in support of his motion.
  Mr. BIGGS. Madam Speaker, in its current form, H.R. 5038 would 
subject growers to a new private right of action in Federal court. As a 
result, these employers would face countless frivolous lawsuits and 
higher costs in the form of damages and other litigation costs.
  The bottom line is that many American farmers and other agricultural 
employers would be sued right out of business. This provision is one of 
the main reasons that, arguably, the biggest agricultural group in the 
world, the American Farm Bureau, does not support this bill.
  Our motion to recommit would simply strike sections 204(a) and (b) of 
the bill. This motion to recommit is supported by the American Farm 
Bureau, and I ask all Members to support it as well.
  As a technical matter, Madam Speaker, we seek to recommit this bill 
to the Judiciary Committee. And that is interesting to me, and I think 
it should be of interest to all of us here because, in just a few 
hours, that committee is going to meet on a completely bogus Articles 
of Impeachment, where we will consider that there.
  Over a week ago, every Republican member of the Judiciary Committee 
signed a letter to request a minority day hearing.
  We are going to have the markup in 2 hours, and we haven't had the 
minority hearing yet, with no intention, I guess, of allowing the 
minority its rights under the rules.
  Specifically, clause(2)(j)(1) of House rule XI states: ``Whenever a 
hearing is conducted by a committee on a measure or matter, the 
minority members of the committee shall be entitled, upon request to 
the chairman by a majority of them before the completion of the 
hearing, to call witnesses selected by the minority to testify with 
respect to that measure or matter during at least one day of hearing 
thereon.''
  And here we sit. We sit, and we are going to be going in, in 2 hours 
or so. We are going to have our opening statements, and then we will 
proceed to vote on the Articles of Impeachment offered by our friends 
on the other side of the aisle.
  To what end? It is this obviation of the rule that is consistent with 
how we have seen this whole process play out.
  We have written the chair of the Rules Committee to remind all chairs 
of their obligation to adhere to the rules of the House. Unfortunately, 
the hearing is yet to be scheduled.
  I would suggest that the Democratic case for impeachment is not 
nearly so strong as they would have us believe. Otherwise, they would 
be affording us a simple minority hearing day.
  When one considers it, and I wish everyone would consider it, we are 
being afforded more procedural rights on this bill, which is dead on 
arrival in the Senate, than we are in the impeachment proceeding of the 
President of the United States. That is simply wrong, Madam Speaker.
  One day, I suggest, we will be beyond this mania, this hysteria that 
has set in here, and the other shoe will drop. I know that many in this 
body do not care for this President, and I understand that. But I think 
we all should have respect for this institution, and we should take 
care of this institution.
  We should respect the due process rights of the minority. That is all 
we are asking. We want that minority hearing day.
  Madam Speaker, I yield back the balance of my time.
  Mr. BRINDISI. Madam Speaker, I claim the time in opposition.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman from New York is recognized 
for 5 minutes.
  Mr. BRINDISI. Madam Speaker, I rise today in opposition to this 
motion to recommit and in strong support of this underlying 
legislation.
  Madam Speaker, America's farmers, producers, and ranchers provide the 
American people with the safest, most abundant, and most affordable 
food supply in the world.
  Their job is challenging enough, but for too long, our broken 
immigration system has made this job even more difficult. I have heard 
from farmers across upstate New York and across the country, sharing 
the urgent need for responsible, commonsense action to address the 
labor shortage on American farms and ranches.
  In fact, every time I visit a farm in my community, immigration is 
one of the top issues I hear about from farmers. A shortage of workers 
has led to crops rotting in the fields, billions of dollars in lost 
productivity, and farmers shuttering their operations.
  For too long, the broken politics in Washington have made it 
impossible to make progress on bipartisan immigration reform. But 
thanks to the tireless work of Congresswoman Lofgren and Congressman 
Newhouse, and the engagement of dozens of Members and hundreds of 
agricultural and labor stakeholders, we have a solid, bipartisan bill 
that finally moves the ball forward.
  The Farm Workforce Modernization Act is something people don't think 
happens much in Congress anymore, a bipartisan answer to a serious 
challenge. Republicans and Democrats came together, worked with each 
other, and found a solution that both sides can live with and that 
delivers results for American agriculture and workers.

[[Page H10094]]

  Our legislation will expand the H-2A visa program to year-round 
operations like dairy farms, streamline the program to make it easier 
for farmers to use, and strengthen the electronic verification process 
to ensure a legal workforce.
  It also includes a tough but fair legal status for the existing farm 
workforce, allowing agricultural workers to get right with the law. The 
bill also includes strong criminal bars, preventing anyone with a 
felony conviction or two misdemeanors from obtaining legal status.
  Both sides negotiated in good faith, and in the end, we have a 
strong, bipartisan bill on the floor to support.
  Working together with Democrats and Republicans shows that Congress 
can get things done for our farmers. That includes farmers like Mike, 
who owns a dairy operation in my district in Homer, New York.
  Mike testified in front of the Agriculture Committee earlier this 
year and told us in no uncertain terms: ``Agriculture needs a way to 
secure a workforce that is steady, willing, able, and legal. We need to 
bring the multitude of indispensable agricultural workers who are 
already here out of the shadows without major disruption to the 
workforce.''
  Mike is supporting this bill, and the bill has earned the strong 
support of more than 300 agriculture groups from across the country, 
the Chamber of Commerce, faith groups, labor groups, and many others.
  To my colleagues on both sides of the aisle, I would say that we have 
a real chance here to deliver a compromise--let me say that word again, 
``compromise''--that will make our country stronger and help grow 
American agriculture.
  President Ronald Reagan, the last President to sign an agriculture 
labor bill into law, once said: ``I've always thought that when we 
Americans get up in the morning, when we see bacon, eggs, toast, and 
milk on our breakfast table, we should give thanks that our farmers are 
survivors. You are the real miracle workers of the modern world--
keepers of an incredible system based on faith, freedom, hard work, 
productivity, and profit--a system that feeds us and sustains millions 
of the world's hungry.''
  Let's get the job done. Let's deliver a win for our American farmers. 
Let's oppose this amendment and get this bill passed.
  Madam Speaker, I yield back the balance of my time.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Without objection, the previous question is 
ordered on the motion to recommit.
  There was no objection.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the motion to recommit.
  The question was taken; and the Speaker pro tempore announced that 
the noes appeared to have it.


                             Recorded Vote

  Mr. BIGGS. Madam Speaker, I demand a recorded vote.
  A recorded vote was ordered.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Members will record their votes by 
electronic device.
  Pursuant to clause 9 of rule XX, this 5-minute vote on the motion to 
recommit will be followed by a 5-minute vote on passage of the bill, if 
ordered.
  The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 193, 
noes 230, not voting 7, as follows:

                             [Roll No. 673]

                               AYES--193

     Abraham
     Aderholt
     Allen
     Amash
     Amodei
     Armstrong
     Arrington
     Babin
     Bacon
     Baird
     Balderson
     Banks
     Barr
     Bergman
     Biggs
     Bilirakis
     Bishop (NC)
     Bishop (UT)
     Bost
     Brady
     Brooks (AL)
     Brooks (IN)
     Buchanan
     Buck
     Bucshon
     Budd
     Burchett
     Burgess
     Byrne
     Calvert
     Carter (GA)
     Carter (TX)
     Chabot
     Cheney
     Cline
     Cloud
     Cole
     Collins (GA)
     Comer
     Conaway
     Cook
     Crawford
     Crenshaw
     Curtis
     Davidson (OH)
     DesJarlais
     Diaz-Balart
     Duncan
     Dunn
     Emmer
     Estes
     Ferguson
     Fitzpatrick
     Fleischmann
     Flores
     Fortenberry
     Foxx (NC)
     Fulcher
     Gaetz
     Gallagher
     Gianforte
     Gibbs
     Gohmert
     Gonzalez (OH)
     Gooden
     Gosar
     Granger
     Graves (GA)
     Graves (LA)
     Graves (MO)
     Green (TN)
     Griffith
     Grothman
     Guest
     Guthrie
     Hagedorn
     Harris
     Hartzler
     Hern, Kevin
     Herrera Beutler
     Hice (GA)
     Higgins (LA)
     Hill (AR)
     Hollingsworth
     Hudson
     Huizenga
     Hurd (TX)
     Johnson (LA)
     Johnson (OH)
     Johnson (SD)
     Jordan
     Joyce (OH)
     Joyce (PA)
     Katko
     Keller
     Kelly (MS)
     Kelly (PA)
     King (IA)
     King (NY)
     Kinzinger
     Kustoff (TN)
     LaHood
     LaMalfa
     Lamborn
     Latta
     Lesko
     Long
     Loudermilk
     Lucas
     Luetkemeyer
     Marchant
     Marshall
     Massie
     Mast
     McAdams
     McCarthy
     McCaul
     McClintock
     McHenry
     McKinley
     Meadows
     Meuser
     Miller
     Moolenaar
     Mooney (WV)
     Mullin
     Murphy (NC)
     Newhouse
     Norman
     Nunes
     Olson
     Palazzo
     Palmer
     Pence
     Perry
     Posey
     Ratcliffe
     Reed
     Reschenthaler
     Rice (SC)
     Riggleman
     Roby
     Rodgers (WA)
     Roe, David P.
     Rogers (AL)
     Rogers (KY)
     Rose, John W.
     Rouzer
     Roy
     Rutherford
     Scalise
     Schweikert
     Scott, Austin
     Sensenbrenner
     Shimkus
     Smith (MO)
     Smith (NE)
     Smith (NJ)
     Smucker
     Spano
     Stauber
     Stefanik
     Steil
     Steube
     Stewart
     Stivers
     Taylor
     Thompson (PA)
     Thornberry
     Timmons
     Tipton
     Turner
     Upton
     Wagner
     Walberg
     Walden
     Walker
     Walorski
     Waltz
     Watkins
     Weber (TX)
     Webster (FL)
     Wenstrup
     Westerman
     Williams
     Wilson (SC)
     Wittman
     Womack
     Woodall
     Wright
     Yoho
     Young
     Zeldin

                               NOES--230

     Adams
     Aguilar
     Allred
     Axne
     Bass
     Beatty
     Bera
     Beyer
     Bishop (GA)
     Blumenauer
     Blunt Rochester
     Bonamici
     Boyle, Brendan F.
     Brindisi
     Brown (MD)
     Brownley (CA)
     Bustos
     Butterfield
     Carbajal
     Cardenas
     Carson (IN)
     Cartwright
     Case
     Casten (IL)
     Castor (FL)
     Castro (TX)
     Chu, Judy
     Cicilline
     Cisneros
     Clark (MA)
     Clarke (NY)
     Clay
     Cleaver
     Clyburn
     Cohen
     Connolly
     Cooper
     Correa
     Costa
     Courtney
     Cox (CA)
     Craig
     Crist
     Crow
     Cuellar
     Cunningham
     Davids (KS)
     Davis (CA)
     Davis, Danny K.
     Dean
     DeFazio
     DeGette
     DeLauro
     DelBene
     Delgado
     Demings
     DeSaulnier
     Deutch
     Dingell
     Doggett
     Doyle, Michael F.
     Engel
     Escobar
     Eshoo
     Espaillat
     Evans
     Finkenauer
     Fletcher
     Foster
     Frankel
     Fudge
     Gabbard
     Gallego
     Garamendi
     Garcia (IL)
     Garcia (TX)
     Golden
     Gomez
     Gonzalez (TX)
     Gottheimer
     Green, Al (TX)
     Grijalva
     Haaland
     Harder (CA)
     Hastings
     Hayes
     Heck
     Higgins (NY)
     Himes
     Horn, Kendra S.
     Horsford
     Houlahan
     Hoyer
     Huffman
     Jackson Lee
     Jayapal
     Jeffries
     Johnson (GA)
     Johnson (TX)
     Kaptur
     Keating
     Kelly (IL)
     Kennedy
     Khanna
     Kildee
     Kilmer
     Kim
     Kind
     Kirkpatrick
     Krishnamoorthi
     Kuster (NH)
     Lamb
     Langevin
     Larsen (WA)
     Larson (CT)
     Lawrence
     Lawson (FL)
     Lee (CA)
     Lee (NV)
     Levin (CA)
     Levin (MI)
     Lewis
     Lipinski
     Loebsack
     Lofgren
     Lowenthal
     Lowey
     Lujan
     Luria
     Lynch
     Malinowski
     Maloney, Carolyn B.
     Maloney, Sean
     Matsui
     McBath
     McCollum
     McEachin
     McGovern
     McNerney
     Meeks
     Meng
     Mitchell
     Moore
     Morelle
     Moulton
     Mucarsel-Powell
     Murphy (FL)
     Nadler
     Napolitano
     Neal
     Neguse
     Norcross
     O'Halleran
     Ocasio-Cortez
     Omar
     Pallone
     Panetta
     Pappas
     Pascrell
     Payne
     Perlmutter
     Peters
     Peterson
     Phillips
     Pingree
     Pocan
     Porter
     Pressley
     Price (NC)
     Quigley
     Raskin
     Rice (NY)
     Richmond
     Rose (NY)
     Rouda
     Roybal-Allard
     Ruiz
     Ruppersberger
     Rush
     Ryan
     Sanchez
     Sarbanes
     Scanlon
     Schakowsky
     Schiff
     Schneider
     Schrader
     Schrier
     Scott (VA)
     Scott, David
     Sewell (AL)
     Shalala
     Sherman
     Sherrill
     Simpson
     Sires
     Slotkin
     Smith (WA)
     Soto
     Spanberger
     Speier
     Stanton
     Stevens
     Suozzi
     Swalwell (CA)
     Takano
     Thompson (CA)
     Thompson (MS)
     Titus
     Tlaib
     Tonko
     Torres (CA)
     Torres Small (NM)
     Trahan
     Trone
     Underwood
     Van Drew
     Vargas
     Veasey
     Vela
     Velazquez
     Visclosky
     Wasserman Schultz
     Waters
     Watson Coleman
     Welch
     Wexton
     Wild
     Wilson (FL)
     Yarmuth

                             NOT VOTING--7

     Barragan
     Davis, Rodney
     Holding
     Hunter
     Lieu, Ted
     Rooney (FL)
     Serrano


                Announcement by the Speaker Pro Tempore

  The SPEAKER pro tempore (during the vote). There are 2 minutes 
remaining.

                              {time}  1757

  So the motion to recommit was rejected.
  The result of the vote was announced as above recorded.
  Stated for:
  Mr. RODNEY DAVIS of Illinois. Madam Speaker, I was unavoidably 
detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea'' on rollcall 
No. 673.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the passage of the bill.
  The question was taken; and the Speaker pro tempore announced that 
the ayes appeared to have it.


                             Recorded Vote

  Mr. COLLINS of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I demand a recorded vote.
  A recorded vote was ordered.

[[Page H10095]]

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. This will be a 5-minute vote.
  The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 260, 
noes 165, answered ``present'' 1, not voting 5, as follows:

                             [Roll No. 674]

                               AYES--260

     Adams
     Aguilar
     Allred
     Amodei
     Axne
     Baird
     Bass
     Beatty
     Bera
     Beyer
     Bishop (GA)
     Blumenauer
     Blunt Rochester
     Bonamici
     Bost
     Boyle, Brendan F.
     Brindisi
     Brooks (IN)
     Brown (MD)
     Brownley (CA)
     Bustos
     Butterfield
     Carbajal
     Cardenas
     Carson (IN)
     Cartwright
     Case
     Casten (IL)
     Castor (FL)
     Castro (TX)
     Chu, Judy
     Cicilline
     Cisneros
     Clark (MA)
     Clarke (NY)
     Clay
     Cleaver
     Clyburn
     Cohen
     Cole
     Connolly
     Cook
     Cooper
     Correa
     Costa
     Courtney
     Cox (CA)
     Craig
     Crist
     Crow
     Cuellar
     Cunningham
     Davids (KS)
     Davis (CA)
     Davis, Danny K.
     Davis, Rodney
     Dean
     DeFazio
     DeGette
     DeLauro
     DelBene
     Delgado
     Demings
     DeSaulnier
     Deutch
     Diaz-Balart
     Dingell
     Doggett
     Doyle, Michael F.
     Engel
     Escobar
     Eshoo
     Espaillat
     Evans
     Finkenauer
     Fitzpatrick
     Fletcher
     Foster
     Frankel
     Fudge
     Fulcher
     Gabbard
     Gallego
     Garamendi
     Garcia (IL)
     Garcia (TX)
     Gomez
     Gonzalez (TX)
     Gottheimer
     Green, Al (TX)
     Grijalva
     Haaland
     Harder (CA)
     Hastings
     Hayes
     Heck
     Herrera Beutler
     Higgins (NY)
     Himes
     Horn, Kendra S.
     Horsford
     Houlahan
     Hoyer
     Huffman
     Hurd (TX)
     Jackson Lee
     Jayapal
     Jeffries
     Johnson (GA)
     Johnson (TX)
     Joyce (OH)
     Kaptur
     Katko
     Keating
     Kelly (IL)
     Kennedy
     Khanna
     Kildee
     Kilmer
     Kim
     Kind
     King (NY)
     Kinzinger
     Kirkpatrick
     Krishnamoorthi
     Kuster (NH)
     LaMalfa
     Lamb
     Langevin
     Larsen (WA)
     Larson (CT)
     Lawrence
     Lawson (FL)
     Lee (CA)
     Lee (NV)
     Levin (CA)
     Levin (MI)
     Lewis
     Lipinski
     Loebsack
     Lofgren
     Lowenthal
     Lowey
     Lujan
     Luria
     Lynch
     Malinowski
     Maloney, Carolyn B.
     Maloney, Sean
     Matsui
     McBath
     McCollum
     McEachin
     McGovern
     McKinley
     McNerney
     Meeks
     Meng
     Mitchell
     Moore
     Morelle
     Moulton
     Mucarsel-Powell
     Murphy (FL)
     Nadler
     Napolitano
     Neal
     Neguse
     Newhouse
     Norcross
     Nunes
     O'Halleran
     Ocasio-Cortez
     Omar
     Pallone
     Panetta
     Pappas
     Pascrell
     Payne
     Pelosi
     Perlmutter
     Peters
     Peterson
     Phillips
     Pingree
     Pocan
     Porter
     Pressley
     Price (NC)
     Quigley
     Raskin
     Reed
     Rice (NY)
     Richmond
     Rodgers (WA)
     Rose (NY)
     Rouda
     Roybal-Allard
     Ruiz
     Ruppersberger
     Rush
     Ryan
     Sanchez
     Sarbanes
     Scanlon
     Schakowsky
     Schiff
     Schneider
     Schrader
     Schrier
     Scott, David
     Sewell (AL)
     Shalala
     Sherman
     Sherrill
     Shimkus
     Simpson
     Sires
     Slotkin
     Smith (NJ)
     Smith (WA)
     Smucker
     Soto
     Spanberger
     Speier
     Stanton
     Stefanik
     Stevens
     Stivers
     Suozzi
     Swalwell (CA)
     Takano
     Thompson (CA)
     Thompson (MS)
     Thompson (PA)
     Tipton
     Titus
     Tonko
     Torres (CA)
     Torres Small (NM)
     Trahan
     Trone
     Underwood
     Upton
     Van Drew
     Vargas
     Veasey
     Vela
     Velazquez
     Visclosky
     Walden
     Wasserman Schultz
     Waters
     Watson Coleman
     Welch
     Wexton
     Wild
     Wilson (FL)
     Yarmuth
     Young

                               NOES--165

     Abraham
     Aderholt
     Allen
     Amash
     Armstrong
     Arrington
     Babin
     Bacon
     Balderson
     Banks
     Barr
     Bergman
     Biggs
     Bilirakis
     Bishop (NC)
     Bishop (UT)
     Brady
     Brooks (AL)
     Buchanan
     Buck
     Bucshon
     Budd
     Burchett
     Burgess
     Byrne
     Calvert
     Carter (GA)
     Carter (TX)
     Chabot
     Cheney
     Cline
     Cloud
     Collins (GA)
     Comer
     Conaway
     Crawford
     Crenshaw
     Curtis
     Davidson (OH)
     DesJarlais
     Duncan
     Dunn
     Emmer
     Estes
     Ferguson
     Fleischmann
     Flores
     Fortenberry
     Foxx (NC)
     Gaetz
     Gallagher
     Gianforte
     Gibbs
     Gohmert
     Golden
     Gonzalez (OH)
     Gooden
     Gosar
     Granger
     Graves (GA)
     Graves (LA)
     Graves (MO)
     Green (TN)
     Griffith
     Grothman
     Guest
     Guthrie
     Hagedorn
     Harris
     Hartzler
     Hern, Kevin
     Hice (GA)
     Higgins (LA)
     Hill (AR)
     Holding
     Hollingsworth
     Hudson
     Huizenga
     Johnson (LA)
     Johnson (OH)
     Johnson (SD)
     Jordan
     Joyce (PA)
     Keller
     Kelly (MS)
     Kelly (PA)
     King (IA)
     Kustoff (TN)
     LaHood
     Lamborn
     Latta
     Lesko
     Long
     Loudermilk
     Lucas
     Luetkemeyer
     Marchant
     Marshall
     Massie
     Mast
     McAdams
     McCarthy
     McCaul
     McClintock
     McHenry
     Meadows
     Meuser
     Miller
     Moolenaar
     Mooney (WV)
     Mullin
     Murphy (NC)
     Norman
     Olson
     Palazzo
     Palmer
     Pence
     Perry
     Posey
     Ratcliffe
     Reschenthaler
     Rice (SC)
     Riggleman
     Roby
     Roe, David P.
     Rogers (AL)
     Rogers (KY)
     Rose, John W.
     Rouzer
     Roy
     Rutherford
     Scalise
     Schweikert
     Scott (VA)
     Scott, Austin
     Sensenbrenner
     Smith (MO)
     Smith (NE)
     Spano
     Stauber
     Steil
     Steube
     Stewart
     Taylor
     Thornberry
     Timmons
     Turner
     Wagner
     Walberg
     Walker
     Walorski
     Waltz
     Watkins
     Weber (TX)
     Webster (FL)
     Wenstrup
     Westerman
     Williams
     Wilson (SC)
     Wittman
     Womack
     Woodall
     Wright
     Yoho
     Zeldin

                        ANSWERED ``PRESENT''--1

       
     Tlaib
       

                             NOT VOTING--5

     Barragan
     Hunter
     Lieu, Ted
     Rooney (FL)
     Serrano


                Announcement by the Speaker Pro Tempore

  The SPEAKER pro tempore (Mr. Cox of California) (during the vote). 
There are 2 minutes remaining.

                              {time}  1805

  So the bill was passed.
  The result of the vote was announced as above recorded.


                          PERSONAL EXPLANATION

  Ms. BARRAGAN. Mr. Speaker, I regret to inform you that I was unable 
to be present for votes today. Had I been present, I would have voted 
``yea'' on rollcall No. 671, ``yea'' on rollcall No. 672, ``nay'' on 
rollcall No. 673, and ``yea'' on rollcall No. 674.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Without objection, a motion to reconsider is 
laid on the table.
  Mr. HARRIS. Mr. Speaker, I object to the motion to lay on the table.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Objection is heard.


                          Motion to Reconsider

  Ms. LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion at the desk.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report the motion.
  The Clerk read as follows:

       Ms. Lofgren moves to reconsider the vote on passage of H.R. 
     5038.


                            Motion to Table

  Mr. McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion at the desk.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report the motion.
  The Clerk read as follows:

       Mr. McGovern moves to lay on the table the motion to 
     reconsider.

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the motion to table.
  The question was taken; and the Speaker pro tempore announced that 
the ayes appeared to have it.
  Mr. HARRIS. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays.
  The yeas and nays were ordered.
  The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote.
  The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas 216, 
nays 164, not voting 50, as follows:

                             [Roll No. 675]

                               YEAS--216

     Adams
     Aguilar
     Allred
     Amash
     Axne
     Bass
     Beatty
     Bera
     Beyer
     Bishop (GA)
     Blumenauer
     Blunt Rochester
     Bonamici
     Boyle, Brendan F.
     Brindisi
     Brooks (IN)
     Brown (MD)
     Brownley (CA)
     Bustos
     Butterfield
     Carbajal
     Cardenas
     Carson (IN)
     Cartwright
     Case
     Casten (IL)
     Castor (FL)
     Castro (TX)
     Chu, Judy
     Cicilline
     Cisneros
     Clark (MA)
     Clarke (NY)
     Clay
     Cleaver
     Clyburn
     Cohen
     Connolly
     Cooper
     Correa
     Costa
     Courtney
     Cox (CA)
     Craig
     Crist
     Crow
     Cuellar
     Cunningham
     Davids (KS)
     Davis (CA)
     Davis, Danny K.
     Dean
     DeGette
     DeLauro
     DelBene
     Delgado
     DeSaulnier
     Dingell
     Doyle, Michael F.
     Engel
     Escobar
     Eshoo
     Espaillat
     Finkenauer
     Fletcher
     Foster
     Frankel
     Fudge
     Garamendi
     Garcia (TX)
     Golden
     Gomez
     Gonzalez (TX)
     Gottheimer
     Green, Al (TX)
     Grijalva
     Haaland
     Harder (CA)
     Hastings
     Hayes
     Heck
     Himes
     Horn, Kendra S.
     Horsford
     Houlahan
     Hoyer
     Huffman
     Jackson Lee
     Jayapal
     Johnson (TX)
     Kaptur
     Keating
     Kelly (IL)
     Kennedy
     Khanna
     Kildee
     Kilmer
     Kim
     Kind
     Kirkpatrick
     Krishnamoorthi
     Kuster (NH)
     LaMalfa
     Lamb
     Langevin
     Larsen (WA)
     Larson (CT)
     Lawrence
     Lawson (FL)
     Lee (CA)
     Lee (NV)
     Levin (CA)
     Levin (MI)
     Lewis
     Lipinski
     Loebsack
     Lofgren
     Lowenthal
     Lowey
     Lujan
     Luria
     Lynch
     Malinowski
     Maloney, Carolyn B.
     Maloney, Sean
     Matsui
     McAdams
     McBath
     McCollum
     McEachin
     McGovern
     McNerney
     Meeks
     Meng
     Moore
     Morelle
     Moulton
     Mucarsel-Powell
     Murphy (FL)
     Napolitano
     Neguse
     Newhouse
     Norcross
     Ocasio-Cortez
     Omar
     Pallone
     Panetta
     Pappas
     Pascrell
     Payne
     Perlmutter
     Peters
     Peterson
     Phillips
     Pingree
     Pocan
     Porter
     Pressley
     Price (NC)
     Quigley
     Raskin
     Rice (NY)
     Richmond
     Rodgers (WA)
     Rose (NY)
     Rouda
     Roybal-Allard
     Ruiz
     Ruppersberger
     Rush
     Ryan
     Sarbanes
     Scanlon
     Schakowsky
     Schiff
     Schneider
     Schrader
     Schrier
     Scott (VA)
     Scott, David
     Sewell (AL)
     Shalala
     Sherman

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     Sherrill
     Shimkus
     Simpson
     Slotkin
     Soto
     Spanberger
     Speier
     Stanton
     Stevens
     Swalwell (CA)
     Takano
     Thompson (CA)
     Thompson (MS)
     Tlaib
     Tonko
     Torres (CA)
     Torres Small (NM)
     Trahan
     Trone
     Underwood
     Vargas
     Veasey
     Vela
     Velazquez
     Visclosky
     Walden
     Waters
     Watson Coleman
     Welch
     Wexton
     Wild
     Wilson (FL)
     Yarmuth

                               NAYS--164

     Abraham
     Aderholt
     Allen
     Amodei
     Arrington
     Bacon
     Baird
     Balderson
     Banks
     Barr
     Bergman
     Biggs
     Bilirakis
     Bishop (NC)
     Bishop (UT)
     Bost
     Brady
     Brooks (AL)
     Buchanan
     Buck
     Bucshon
     Budd
     Burchett
     Burgess
     Byrne
     Carter (GA)
     Chabot
     Cheney
     Cline
     Cloud
     Cole
     Comer
     Conaway
     Crenshaw
     Curtis
     Davidson (OH)
     Davis, Rodney
     DesJarlais
     Diaz-Balart
     Duncan
     Dunn
     Emmer
     Ferguson
     Fitzpatrick
     Fleischmann
     Flores
     Fortenberry
     Foxx (NC)
     Fulcher
     Gaetz
     Gianforte
     Gibbs
     Gohmert
     Gonzalez (OH)
     Gooden
     Gosar
     Granger
     Graves (GA)
     Graves (LA)
     Graves (MO)
     Griffith
     Grothman
     Guest
     Guthrie
     Hagedorn
     Harris
     Hartzler
     Hern, Kevin
     Herrera Beutler
     Hice (GA)
     Hill (AR)
     Holding
     Hollingsworth
     Hudson
     Huizenga
     Hurd (TX)
     Johnson (LA)
     Johnson (OH)
     Johnson (SD)
     Jordan
     Joyce (OH)
     Joyce (PA)
     Katko
     Keller
     Kelly (MS)
     Kelly (PA)
     King (IA)
     King (NY)
     Kustoff (TN)
     LaHood
     Latta
     Lesko
     Long
     Loudermilk
     Lucas
     Marshall
     Massie
     Mast
     McCarthy
     McCaul
     McHenry
     McKinley
     Meadows
     Meuser
     Miller
     Mitchell
     Moolenaar
     Mooney (WV)
     Mullin
     Murphy (NC)
     Norman
     Nunes
     Olson
     Palazzo
     Palmer
     Pence
     Perry
     Ratcliffe
     Reschenthaler
     Rice (SC)
     Riggleman
     Roby
     Roe, David P.
     Rogers (AL)
     Rogers (KY)
     Rose, John W.
     Rouzer
     Roy
     Rutherford
     Scalise
     Schweikert
     Scott, Austin
     Sensenbrenner
     Smith (MO)
     Smith (NE)
     Smucker
     Spano
     Stauber
     Stefanik
     Steil
     Steube
     Stewart
     Stivers
     Taylor
     Thompson (PA)
     Thornberry
     Tipton
     Turner
     Upton
     Wagner
     Walberg
     Walker
     Walorski
     Watkins
     Webster (FL)
     Wenstrup
     Westerman
     Williams
     Wilson (SC)
     Wittman
     Womack
     Woodall
     Yoho
     Zeldin

                             NOT VOTING--50

     Armstrong
     Babin
     Barragan
     Calvert
     Carter (TX)
     Collins (GA)
     Cook
     Crawford
     DeFazio
     Demings
     Deutch
     Doggett
     Estes
     Evans
     Gabbard
     Gallagher
     Gallego
     Garcia (IL)
     Green (TN)
     Higgins (LA)
     Higgins (NY)
     Hunter
     Jeffries
     Johnson (GA)
     Kinzinger
     Lamborn
     Lieu, Ted
     Luetkemeyer
     Marchant
     McClintock
     Nadler
     Neal
     O'Halleran
     Posey
     Reed
     Rooney (FL)
     Sanchez
     Serrano
     Sires
     Smith (NJ)
     Smith (WA)
     Suozzi
     Timmons
     Titus
     Van Drew
     Waltz
     Wasserman Schultz
     Weber (TX)
     Wright
     Young


                Announcement by the Speaker Pro Tempore

  The SPEAKER pro tempore (Ms. DeGette) (during the vote). There are 2 
minutes remaining.


                Announcement by the Speaker Pro Tempore

  The SPEAKER pro tempore (during the vote). The Chair will remind all 
persons in the gallery that they are here as guests of the House and 
that any manifestation of approval or disapproval of proceedings is in 
violation of the rules of the House.

                              {time}  1814

  So the motion to table was agreed to.
  The result of the vote was announced as above recorded.

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