On the House Floor

Legislative Day Of July 16, 2019


9:51:55 P.M.

The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 17, 2019.


9:51:54 P.M.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.


9:51:47 P.M.

Mr. Abraham moved that the House do now adjourn.


9:48:20 P.M.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.


9:47:04 P.M.

Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 3494 as unfinished business.


9:46:57 P.M.

On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.


9:46:46 P.M.

Mr. Schiff moved that the committee rise.


9:46:30 P.M.

On agreeing to the Crow amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:43:32 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crow amendment No. 31.


9:43:09 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Crow, numbered 31 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to add a Sense of Congress that the U.S. should prioritize the safe return of all Americans, including those wrongfully held by foreign governments, and provide assistance to foreign individuals detained abroad that have contributed to U.S. national security.


9:42:30 P.M.

On agreeing to the Omar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:37:20 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Omar amendment No. 29.


9:37:17 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Omar, numbered 29 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require a report on the Terrorist Screening Database within 180 days after the enactment of the Intelligence Authorization Act.


9:37:10 P.M.

On agreeing to the Yoho amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:34:30 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment No. 28.


9:34:01 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Yoho, numbered 28 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence, in coordination with the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis, to submit a report on domestic terrorism activity within the United States to the congressional intelligence committees.


9:33:36 P.M.

On agreeing to the Yoho amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:33:31 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment No. 27.


9:33:09 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Yoho, numbered 27 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to include within the report on 5G technology, the threat to natio nal security of the United States posed by telecommunications companies that are subject to the jurisdiction of a foreign adversary.


9:33:02 P.M.

On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:30:27 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment No. 26.


9:30:04 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Schiff, numbered 26 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the National Counterintelligence and Security Center to carry out an annual report on the influence operations and campaigns in the United States conducted by the Russian Federation.


9:29:51 P.M.

On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:28:03 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment No. 25.


9:27:40 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Schiff, numbered 25 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to direct the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report on authorities and resources needed and barriers to countering foreign influence efforts aimed at sowing discord or interfering, or both, in the political processes of the United States.


9:27:33 P.M.

On agreeing to the Pence amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:21:43 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pence amendment No. 24.


9:21:20 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Pence, numbered 24 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to allow victims and families of the 1983 terrorist attack at the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon to execute on $1.68 billion in Iranian funds. Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report to Congress to assess the current threats posed by known terrorist organizations affiliated with the Iranian government against U.S. military assets and personnel.


9:20:56 P.M.

On agreeing to the Rose (NY) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:19:27 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rose (NY) amendment No. 23.


9:17:20 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Rose (NY), numbered 23 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence, in coordination with the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Director of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency to conduct an assessment of homeland security vulnerabilities associated with retired and former personnel of intelligence community providing covered intelligence assistance.


9:17:04 P.M.

On agreeing to the Rose (NY) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:14:46 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rose (NY) amendment No. 22.


9:14:20 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Rose (NY), numbered 22 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis to conduct an annual assessment regarding the availability of conventional weapons, including weapons lacking serial numbers, and advanced conventional weapons for use in furthering acts of terrorism, including the provision of material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization and to individuals or groups supporting or engaging in domestic terrorism.


9:14:12 P.M.

On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:12:36 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment No. 21.


9:12:05 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Schiff, numbered 21 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence, the Director of the FBI, and the Undersecretary of DHS for Intelligence to include information regarding training and resources provided to assist Federal, State, Local and Tribal law enforcement agencies in understanding, detecting, deterring and investigating acts of domestic terrorism.


9:11:54 P.M.

On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:09:42 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment No. 20.


9:09:21 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Schiff, numbered 20 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to expand a reporting requirement on repression by the Chinese government in Xinjiang province by requiring additional information on the contributions of external technologies and financial support to the Xinjiang authorities repression.


9:08:47 P.M.

On agreeing to the Levin (MI) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:07:04 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Levin (MI) amendment No. 19.


9:06:45 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Levin (MI), numbered 19 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require that a comprehensive report on domestic terrorism be made available on the public internet websites of the National Counterterrorism Center, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security, no later than 30 days after submission to the appropriate congressional committees.


9:06:37 P.M.

On agreeing to the Hill (CA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:03:59 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hill (CA) amendment No. 18.


9:03:40 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Hill (CA), numbered 18 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to clarify existing law and expands protections for whistleblowers to provide classified disclosures to Congressional Committees.


9:03:29 P.M.

On agreeing to the Kinzinger amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


9:01:20 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kinzinger amendment No. 17.


9:00:55 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Kinzinger, numbered 17 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with other relevant agencies, to study the threat of international mobile subscriber identity-catchers, also known as cell-site simulators, to U.S. Government personnel and national security and provide a report and policy recommendations to Congress.


9:00:43 P.M.

On agreeing to the Brindisi amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:58:47 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brindisi amendment No. 16.


8:58:17 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Brindisi, numbered 16 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to clarify that nothing in this act shall be construed to contradict existing law regarding acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries, providing material support to terrorists, and harboring or concealing terrorists.


8:57:48 P.M.

On agreeing to the Murphy amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:52:06 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy amendment No. 15.


8:51:45 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mrs. Murphy, numbered 15 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to add a new section to Title V (Sense of Congress and Report on Iranian Effort in Syria) requiring the Director of National Intelligence, in coordination with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense, to prepare an unclassified report for Congress on efforts by Iran to establish long-term influence in Syria through military, political, economic, social, and cultural means, and the threat posed by such efforts to U.S. interests and allies, including Israel.


8:51:16 P.M.

On agreeing to the Murphy amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:45:56 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy amendment No. 14.


8:45:33 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mrs. Murphy, numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to add a new section to Title VII (Report on Foreign Weaponization of Deepfakes and Deepfake Technology and Related Notifications) requiring the Director of National Intelligence to prepare an unclassified report for Congress on the potential impact to U.S. national security from the use of deepfake technology by foreign governments (especially the Russian Federation and the Peoples Republic of China), including foreign intelligence services, foreign government-affiliated entities, and foreign individuals.


8:45:02 P.M.

On agreeing to the Jayapal amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:39:12 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 13.


8:38:48 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 13 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report to Congress on the use of face recognition technology by the intelligence community and expresses the sense of Congress that the use of facial recognition technology to suppress criticism or dissent is contrary to the values of the United States and the U.S. government should not sell or transfer facial recognition technology to any country that is using such technology to suppress human rights.


8:38:29 P.M.

On agreeing to the Rice (NY) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:33:57 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rice amendment No. 12.


8:33:30 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Miss Rice (NY), numbered 12 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to add the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis into the report on possible exploitation of virtual currencies by terrorist actors and requires the reports dissemination to state and local law enforcement.


8:33:01 P.M.

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kennedy amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Conaway demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.


8:23:51 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kennedy amendment No. 11.


8:23:30 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Kennedy, numbered 11 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to establishe the Foreign Threat Response Center, comprised of analysts from all elements of the intelligence community, to provide comprehensive assessment of foreign efforts to influence United States' political processes and elections by the Governments of Russia, Iran, North Korea, China, and any other foreign country the Director determines appropriate.


8:23:19 P.M.

On agreeing to the Frankel amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:20:02 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frankel amendment No. 10.


8:19:40 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Ms. Frankel, numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence to submit an intelligence assessment on the relationship between women and violent extremism and terrorism.


8:19:13 P.M.

On agreeing to the Case amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:14:41 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Case amendment No. 9.


8:14:21 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Case, numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require a report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligences Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, in coordination with civil liberties and privacy officers of elements of the Intelligence Community, to report on the impacts of policies and practices addressing Chinas espionage and influence operations in the United States on policies and practices relating to the privacy and civil liberties of Chinese Americans.


8:14:14 P.M.

On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


8:11:48 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment No. 8.


8:11:27 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Schiff, numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to require the Director of National Intelligence to submit a repor t to Congress which includes aggregate demographic data and other information regarding their diversity and inclusion efforts.


8:10:35 P.M.

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Chabot amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Chabot demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.


7:59:50 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Chabot amendment No. 7.


7:59:28 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Chabot, numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to strike section 401 of the bill which establishes the Climate Security Advisory Council under the Director of National Intelligence.


7:59:00 P.M.

On agreeing to the Ruppersberger amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


7:51:30 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ruppersberger amendment No. 6.


7:51:06 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Ruppersberger, numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to Authorizes a pilot program identifying new classes of security vulnerabilities and researching technology to address the ever-present and changing face of cyber security threats to the energy grid.


7:50:39 P.M.

On agreeing to the Thompson (MS) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


7:46:24 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Thompson (MS) amendment No. 5.


7:46:04 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Thompson (MS), numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to Requires information on Federal compliance with applicable privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties policies and protections, including protections against the public release of personally identifiable information of individuals involved in domestic terrorist incidents, investigations, indictments, prosecutions, or convictions. Includes provisions to improve data quality and information regarding domestic terrorist incidents.


7:45:31 P.M.

On agreeing to the Hurd (TX) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


7:41:10 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hurd amendment No. 4.


7:40:48 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Hurd (TX), numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to direct the Director of National Intelligence to make assessments regarding drug trafficking, human trafficking, and human smuggling in the Northern Triangle and Mexico and review U.S. intelligence activities in the region.


7:40:12 P.M.

On agreeing to the Carson (IN) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


7:34:36 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Caron (IN) amendment No. 3.


7:34:08 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Carson (IN), numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to safeguard the logistics supply chains for microchips by mandating a report within 180 days for strengthening the supply chain intelligence function. The amendment requires the report to address workforce personnel matters, outline budgetary resource needs, and describe the necessary governance structure and authorities for future implementation.


7:33:29 P.M.

On agreeing to the Stewart amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


7:31:57 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stewart amendment No. 2.


7:31:36 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Stewart, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security, in collaboration wit h the Director of National Intelligence, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and appropriate private entities to undertake an effort to remove or neutralize unauthorized IMSI catchers installed by foreign entities or that have an unknown attribution.


7:30:57 P.M.

On agreeing to the Stewart amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.


7:29:19 P.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stewart amendment No. 1.


7:28:38 P.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Stewart, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 116-154 to add the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to the list of the committees that will receive a briefing from the Director of National Intelligence on the effects of emerging infectious disease and pandemics on national security.


6:59:40 P.M.

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3494.


6:59:30 P.M.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Jared Huffman to act as Chairman of the Committee.


6:59:29 P.M.

House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 491 and Rule XVIII.


6:58:48 P.M.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3494 and H. Res. 489 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3494 under a structured rule; provides for consideration of a resolution relating to House Report 116-125, if called up by direction of the Committee on Overisight and Reform; provides for consideration of a joint resolution reported by the Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the Arms Export Control Act; provides for consideration of H. Res. 489.


6:58:43 P.M.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 491. H.R. 3494 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes."


6:52:58 P.M.

NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION - Mr. Al Green (TX) notified the House of his intent to offer a privileged resolution pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX. The Chair announced that a determination will be made at the time designated for consideration of the resolution.


6:51:56 P.M.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.


6:51:55 P.M.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 187 (Roll no. 482).


6:22:17 P.M.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.


5:58:05 P.M.

WORDS TAKEN DOWN - During the course of debate, exception was taken to certain words used and a demand was made to have the words taken down. Mr. Swalwell (CA) asked consent to withdraw the words. Without objection the words were withdrawn. The House resumed debate on H. Res. 489.


5:50:04 P.M.

DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H. Res. 489.


5:49:48 P.M.

On motion to proceed in order Agreed to by recorded vote: 231 - 190 (Roll no. 481).


5:29:35 P.M.

Mr. Nadler moved to proceed in order.


5:28:30 P.M.

On motion to strike words from the record Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 - 232 (Roll no. 480).


4:46:44 P.M.

Mr. Collins (GA) moved to strike words from the record.


3:07:09 P.M.

WORDS TAKEN DOWN - During the course of debate, exception was taken to certain words used and a demand was made to have the words taken down. After review, the Chair ruled that the words were in violation of the spirit of debate.


2:16:31 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 489.


2:16:02 P.M.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3494 and H. Res. 489 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3494 under a structured rule; provides for consideration of a resolution relating to House Report 116-125, if called up by direction of the Committee on Overisight and Reform; provides for consideration of a joint resolution reported by the Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the Arms Export Control Act; provides for consideration of H. Res. 489.


2:15:57 P.M.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 491. H. Res. 489 — "Condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress."


2:13:40 P.M.

ORDER OF BUSINESS - Pursuant to section 3(a) of H. Res. 491, Mr. Hoyer gave notice of intention that the House consider the following joint resolutions on Wednesday, July 17, 2019: S.J. Res. 36, S.J. Res. 37, and S.J. Res. 38.


2:13:37 P.M.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.


2:13:35 P.M.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 190 (Roll no. 479).


2:04:00 P.M.

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 189 (Roll no. 478).


12:31:31 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 491.


12:25:42 P.M.

Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 491 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3494) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes; relating to the consideration of House Report 116-125 and an accompanying resolution; relating to the consideration of measures disapproving of sales, exports, or approvals pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act; and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 489) condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress."


12:04:15 P.M.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.


12:02:38 P.M.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Dunn to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


12:02:35 P.M.

The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.


12:00:56 P.M.

Today's prayer was offered by Bishop A. Elias Zaidan, Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles, St. Louis, MO.


12:00:53 P.M.

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 16.


10:26:59 A.M.

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.


10:00:57 A.M.

MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.


10:00:43 A.M.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Henry Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.


10:00:32 A.M.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.