H.R.5538: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 21, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 6, 2016

Bill Summary

Highlights: This bill provides FY2017 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides annual appropriations for most of the Department of the Interior, including: the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Bureau of Ocean Energy...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 53 statements associated with H.R.5538.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 6, 2016
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 587.
July 14, 2016
CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENT - The Chair announced a correction to Roll Call number 472, the yeas were 191 and the nays were 236.
July 14, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 14, 2016

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 196 (Roll no. 477).

July 14, 2016
The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
July 14, 2016
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
July 14, 2016
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5538.
July 14, 2016
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
July 14, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4966-4973)
July 14, 2016
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5538 as unfinished business.
July 14, 2016
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
July 14, 2016
Mr. Calvert moved that the Committee rise.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 98.
July 13, 2016
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings were postponed.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 97, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 97.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 96, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 96.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 95, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 95.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Zeldin amendment No. 94, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Pingree demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Zeldin amendment No. 94.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Calvert amendments en bloc #2.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 93.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Young (AK) amendment No. 92, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 92.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 91.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Young (AK) amendment No. 90, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 90.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 89.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 88, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 88.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Westerman amendment No. 87.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 85, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 85.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ratcliffe amendment No. 84, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ratcliffe amendment No. 84.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pompeo amendment No. 82.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry (PA) amendment No. 81.
July 13, 2016
Subsequently, the Committee resumed its sitting.
July 13, 2016
The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Senate.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Perry(PA) amendment No. 80, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Perry(PA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry (PA) amendment No. 80.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Perry(PA) amendment No. 79, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Perry(PA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry (PA) amendment No. 79.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 78, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 78.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lummis amendment No. 77.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Palmer amendment No. 76, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Palmer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Palmer amendment No. 76.
July 13, 2016
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
July 13, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4876-4882)
July 13, 2016
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5538 as unfinished business.
July 13, 2016
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
July 13, 2016
Mr. Calvert moved that the Committee rise.
July 13, 2016
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
July 13, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4868-4874)
July 13, 2016
On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
July 13, 2016
Mr. Calvert moved that the Committee now rise.
July 13, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4838-4842)
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 75.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 74.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 73 the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 73.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment No. 72 the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Murphy (FL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment No. 72.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Westerman amendment No. 71.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lummis amendment No. 70.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Loudermilk amendment No. 69.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lamborn amendment No. 68 the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lamborn amendment No. 68.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lamborn amendment No. 67 the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lamborn amendment No. 67.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lamborn amendment No. 66.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 64, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment No. 64.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Graham amendment No. 63, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Graham demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Graham amendment No. 63.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jenkins (WV) amendment No. 62.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 58.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Goodlatte amendment No. 57, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Kilmer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Goodlatte amendment No. 57.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis amendment No. 54.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crawford amendment No. 53.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 130.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment No. 123.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gallego amendment No. 122, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Gallego demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment No. 122.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Weber amendment No. 120.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 119.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 116.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Norcross amendment No. 114, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Norcross demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norcross amendment No. 114.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment No. 113.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Chaffetz amendment No. 111.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tsongas amendment No. 106, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Tsongas demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tsongas amendment No. 106.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier amendment No. 105.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment No. 104, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 104.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pocan amendment No. 103, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Pocan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan amendment No. 103.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 102, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lowenthal demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 102.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Higgins amendment No. 101.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 100, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 100.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Capps amendment No. 99, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Capps demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 13, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps amendment No. 99.
July 13, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 98, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crawford amendment No. 52.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cramer amendment No. 51.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Byrne amendment No. 50, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment No. 50.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment No. 49.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 48.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Buck amendment No. 47.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brat amendment No. 46.
July 12, 2016
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
July 12, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4791-4812)
July 12, 2016
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5538 as unfinished business.
July 12, 2016
On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
July 12, 2016
Mr. Calvert moved that the Committee now rise.
July 12, 2016
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Boustany amendment No. 45, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boustany amendment No. 45.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Boustany amendment No. 44.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 43, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 43.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Black amendment No. 42.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 41, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 41.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McNerney En Bloc amendments No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McNerney demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendments Nos. 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, and 40.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 34, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lowenthal demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 34.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment No. 33, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 33.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 32, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 32.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peters (CA) amendment No. 31, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Peters (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) amendment No. 31.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) amendment No. 30.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peters (CA) amendment No. 29, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Peters (CA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) amendment No. 29.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Becerra amendment No. 28, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Becerra demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Becerra amendment No. 28.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cartwright amendment No. 27, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cartwright demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cartwright amendment No. 27.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawrence amendment No. 26.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cartwright amendment No. 25.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Dingell amendment No. 22, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Dingell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dingell amendment No. 22.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lujan, Ben Ray (NM) amendment No. 21, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ben Ray Lujan (NM) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) amendment No. 21.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Palmer amendment No. 20, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Palmer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole pro ceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Palmer amendment No. 20.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty amendment No. 19.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 18.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Westerman amendment No. 17.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 16.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lummis amendment No. 15.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 14, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Pingree demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 14.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 13, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Huffman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 13.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment No. 12, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Castor (FL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment No. 12.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. McCollum demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 11.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 10, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 10.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Norcross amendment No. 9, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Norcross demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norcross amendment No. 9.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 8.
July 12, 2016
The Committee resumed its sitting.
July 12, 2016
The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) amendment No. 6.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) amendment No. 5.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Griffith amendment No. 4.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Himes amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Himes demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Himes amendment No. 3.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline amendment No. 2.
July 12, 2016
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Castor (FL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
July 12, 2016
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 820, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment No. 1.
July 12, 2016
Mr. Bishop (UT) raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Bishop (UT) raised a point of order against section 128 of the bill, stating it changed existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
July 12, 2016
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5538.
July 12, 2016
The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.
July 12, 2016
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 820 and Rule XVIII.
July 12, 2016
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5538 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. It shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall bedebatable for 20 minutes. on any legislative day during the period from July 15, 2016, through September 5, 2016, the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment. The Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period.
July 12, 2016
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 820. (consideration: CR H4698-4750, H4750-4790, H4790-4812; text: CR H4724-4745)
July 12, 2016
Rule H. Res. 820 passed House.
July 11, 2016
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 820 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5538 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. It shall be in order at any time for the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of amendments printed in the report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall bedebatable for 20 minutes. on any legislative day during the period from July 15, 2016, through September 5, 2016, the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment. The
June 21, 2016
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 491.
June 21, 2016
The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 114-632, by Mr. Calvert.
June 21, 2016

Introduced in the House by Ken Calvert (R-Calif.)

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