Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
February 7, 2020
116th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 166, No. 26 — Daily Edition
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Friday, February 7, 2020
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, February 10, 2020.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Disaster Tax Relief Act, 2020: The House passed H.R. 5687, making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, by a yea-and-nay vote of 237 yeas to 161 nays, Roll No. 54.
Plaskett amendment (No. 3 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–392) that increases Department of Energy technical assistance for the post-disaster recovery of electrical grids in U.S. territories by $3 million;
Crenshaw amendment (No. 4 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–392) that appropriates an additional $45,000,000 for the implementation of revised duplication of benefits rules for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey;
Tlaib amendment (No. 5 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–392) that ensures meaningful access to individuals with limited English proficiency to the public information maintained by grantees of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Fund;
Levin (MI) amendment (No. 6 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–392) that increases and decreases amount for Community Development Fund by $1,000,000 to prioritize funding for renewable energy projects that will enhance the long-term resiliency of Puerto Rico's infrastructure; and
Shalala amendment (No. 1 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–392) that increases funding to conduct a study on the impacts on educational attainment, long-term economic opportunities and well-being of students from Puerto Rico who have had to disrupt or change their educational path due to a natural disaster (by a recorded vote of 257 ayes to 149 noes, Roll No. 52).
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Agreed that in the engrossment of the bill, the Clerk be authorized to make technical corrections and conforming changes to the bill, including the change placed at the desk.
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, February 10th for Morning Hour debate.
Board of Trustees of Gallaudet University--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member on the part of the House to the Board of Trustees of Gallaudet University: Representative Bucshon.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:26 p.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 2546, the ``Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019'' [Protecting America's Wilderness Act]; and H.J. Res. 79, removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment, 5 p.m., H–313.
Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Andrew Lynn Brasher, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
Bera, Ami, Calif., E149
Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E155
Brady, Kevin, Tex., E156
Carson, André, Ind., E152
Cleaver, Emanuel, Mo., E153
Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E151
DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E156
DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E150
Heck, Denny, Wash., E149
Huffman, Jared, Calif., E151
Loebsack, David, Iowa, E150
Lofgren, Zoe, Calif., E149
Norcross, Donald, N.J., E155
Palmer, Gary J., Ala., E153
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E149
Rice, Kathleen M., N.Y., E154
Sewell, Terri A., Ala., E154