On the House Floor

Legislative Day Of October 18, 2019


12:47:32 P.M.

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.


12:29:11 P.M.

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


11:16:20 A.M.

COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Scalise for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Hoyer on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.


11:10:30 A.M.

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


11:10:28 A.M.

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 184 (Roll no. 567).


11:02:46 A.M.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.


11:01:46 A.M.

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3624.


11:01:20 A.M.

On agreeing to the Hill (AR) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 224 (Roll no. 566).


10:54:51 A.M.

On agreeing to the Huizenga amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 229 (Roll no. 565).


10:22:42 A.M.

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


10:11:22 A.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 629, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hill (AR) amendment No. 2.


10:10:57 A.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Hill (AR), numbered 2 printed in Part C of House Report 116-237 to require disclosure of the information under the bill only if that information is material information for investors.


10:10:41 A.M.

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


10:00:10 A.M.

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 629, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga amendment No. 1.


9:59:09 A.M.

An amendment, offered by Mr. Huizenga, numbered 1 printed in Part C of House Report 116-237 to exempt issuers from making these disclosures if they are required to make a CEO pay ratio disclosure or disclosures relating to conflict minerals.


9:20:36 A.M.

GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3624.


9:19:43 A.M.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Joe Neguse to act as Chairman of the Committee.


9:19:42 A.M.

House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 629 and Rule XVIII.


9:19:33 A.M.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1815 and H.R. 3624 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.


9:19:28 A.M.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 629. H.R. 3624 — "To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the disclosure of the total number of domestic and foreign employees of certain public companies, and for other purposes."


9:04:08 A.M.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.


9:03:47 A.M.

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


9:03:43 A.M.

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


9:02:37 A.M.

Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.


9:02:29 A.M.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Joe Neguse to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.


9:00:55 A.M.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.