On the House Floor

Legislative Day Of November 13, 2019


5:41:39 P.M.

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


5:21:59 P.M.

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


5:19:08 P.M.

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


5:19:07 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 421 - 3 (Roll no. 614).


5:11:05 P.M.

Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3734 — "To require the Comptroller General of the United States to report on access to credit for small business concerns owned and controlled by covered individuals, to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to report on the veterans interagency task force, and for other purposes."


5:10:53 P.M.

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


5:10:52 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 613).


5:03:16 P.M.

Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 499 — "To amend the Small Business Act to clarify the treatment of certain surviving spouses under the definition of small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans."


5:02:41 P.M.

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


5:02:40 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 424 - 1 (Roll no. 612).


4:31:45 P.M.

Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3537 — "To amend the Small Business Act to codify the Boots to Business Program, and for other purposes."


4:31:02 P.M.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.


4:30:18 P.M.

Mr. DeSaulnier filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 695.


4:29:13 P.M.

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 13.


2:05:14 P.M.

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.


2:04:55 P.M.

The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 13, 2019, at 11:20 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 1865 with an amendment.


2:04:40 P.M.

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


2:04:35 P.M.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.


2:03:51 P.M.

Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 72 — "Directing the Clerk of the House to make a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 2423."


2:03:51 P.M.

Ms. Garcia (TX) asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.


2:03:50 P.M.

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


2:03:43 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.


1:47:49 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1773.


1:47:46 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


1:46:59 P.M.

Ms. Garcia (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1773 — "To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the women in the United States who joined the workforce during World War II, providing the aircraft, vehicles, weaponry, ammunition and other material to win the war, that were referred to as "Rosie the Riveter", in recognition of their contributions to the United States and the inspiration they have provided to ensuing generations."


1:46:33 P.M.

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


1:46:28 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.


1:32:35 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1615.


1:32:33 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


1:32:14 P.M.

Mr. Schneider moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1615 — "To transfer the responsibility of verifying small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans or service-disabled veterans to the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes."


1:31:54 P.M.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.


1:22:25 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3734.


1:22:22 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


1:21:46 P.M.

Mr. Schneider moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3734 — "To require the Comptroller General of the United States to report on access to credit for small business concerns owned and controlled by covered individuals, to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to report on the veterans interagency task force, and for other purposes."


1:21:44 P.M.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.


1:13:04 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 499.


1:13:02 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


1:12:20 P.M.

Mr. Schneider moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 499 — "To amend the Small Business Act to clarify the treatment of certain surviving spouses under the definition of small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans."


1:12:19 P.M.

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


1:12:17 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.


1:01:54 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3661.


1:01:52 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


1:01:10 P.M.

Mr. Schneider moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3661 — "To support entrepreneurs serving in the National Guard and Reserve, and for other purposes."


1:01:05 P.M.

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.


12:46:37 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3537.


12:46:35 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


12:41:00 P.M.

Mr. Schneider moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3537 — "To amend the Small Business Act to codify the Boots to Business Program, and for other purposes."


12:40:59 P.M.

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


12:40:57 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.


12:38:50 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4258.


12:38:49 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


12:38:10 P.M.

Mr. Stanton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4258 — "To authorize the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police to protect the Justices, employees, and official guests of the Supreme Court outside of the Supreme Court grounds, and for other purposes."


12:38:09 P.M.

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


12:38:06 P.M.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.


12:19:12 P.M.

DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1663.


12:19:09 P.M.

Considered under suspension of the rules.


12:18:47 P.M.

Mr. Raskin moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1663 — "To amend title 36, United States Code, to revise the Federal charter for the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association."


12:18:38 P.M.

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.


12:04:39 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.


12:03:01 P.M.

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


12:02:58 P.M.

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


12:01:10 P.M.

Today's prayer was offered by Ms. Verna Teller, Southern Tiwa, Pueblo of Isleta, New Mexico.


12:00:57 P.M.

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 13.


10:38:37 A.M.

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


10:00:29 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.


10:00:04 A.M.

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


10:00:00 A.M.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.