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July 22, 2020

House Floor Summary, 7/20/2020

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9:00:00 a.m. - The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

9:00:56 a.m. - The Speaker designated the Honorable Henry Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

9:01:06 a.m. - MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 10:00 a.m. for the start of legislative business.

4. PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE HONORABLE JOHN R. LEWIS PDFH3095
5. THANKING KAREN SHIMKUS PDFH3095
6. COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND WORK OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN ROBERT LEWIS PDFH3096
7. TRIP TO NORTH CAROLINA'S FIFTH DISTRICT WITH SECRETARY SCALIA PDFH3096
8. PAYING TRIBUTE TO U.S. NAVY COMMANDER WILLIAM “BILL” VOGT PDFH3097
9. RECLAIMING ABANDONED MINE LANDS PDFH3097

9:22:36 a.m. - The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. today.

10:00:00 a.m. - The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 20.

10:00:12 a.m. - Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

10:02:33 a.m. - SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 4(a) of H.Res. 967, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.

10:02:48 a.m. - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Perlmutter to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

10:03:09 a.m. - ADJUSTED WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the passing of the gentleman from Georgia, Mr. Lewis, the whole number of the House is 430.

10:03:25 a.m. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

16. REMEMBERING THE LIFE OF CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS PDFH3098
17. CONGRATULATING RUTH KELLEY PDFH3098
18. NATIONAL HEROES DAY PDFH3098
19. PENNSYLVANIA DAY PDFH3099
20. BANNING BURN PITS PDFH3099
21. ADDITIONAL JOBS RESTORED PDFH3099
22. PAYING TRIBUTE TO JOHN LEWIS PDFH3099
23. RECOGNIZING DRIVE BY HEROES IN PEARLAND, TEXAS PDFH3099

10:18:27 a.m. - H.Res. 1053 - Considered as privileged matter. H.Res. 1053 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6395) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7027) making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7327) making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1957) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.”

10:24:12 a.m. - H.Res. 1053 - DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.Res. 1053.

11:25:58 a.m. - H.Res. 1053 - On ordering the previous question Roll Call 139 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

12:24:31 p.m. - H.Res. 1053 - On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 162 (Roll no. 139).

12:25:15 p.m. - H.Res. 1053 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the resolution, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Woodall demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the resolution until a time to be announced.

12:32:00 p.m. - MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the late Honorable John Lewis.

12:33:20 p.m. - H.Res. 1054 - Considered as privileged matter. H.Res. 1054 — “Expressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable John Lewis.”

12:35:11 p.m. - H.Res. 1054 - On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

12:35:15 p.m. - H.Res. 1054 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

12:35:44 p.m. - UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to H.Res. 1053, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.

12:35:53 p.m. - H.Res. 1053 - Considered as unfinished business. H.Res. 1053 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6395) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7027) making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7327) making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1957) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes.”

12:36:58 p.m. - H.Res. 1053 - On agreeing to the resolution Roll Call 140 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

1:18:10 p.m. - H.Res. 1053 - On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 166 (Roll no. 140).

1:18:12 p.m. - H.Res. 1053 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:19:00 p.m. - S. 4148 - Ms. Titus asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.

1:19:02 p.m. - S. 4148 - Considered by unanimous consentS. 4148 — “To extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.”

1:19:04 p.m. - S. 4148 - On passage Passed without objection.

1:19:06 p.m. - S. 4148 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:19:20 p.m. - S. 3607 - Mr. Cicilline asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.

1:19:22 p.m. - S. 3607 - Considered by unanimous consentS. 3607 — “To extend public safety officer death benefits to public safety officers whose death is caused by COVID-19, and for other purposes.”

1:19:24 p.m. - S. 3607 - On passage Passed without objection.

1:19:26 p.m. - S. 3607 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:19:30 p.m. - H.R. 886 - Mr. Cicilline asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table the bill, H.R. 886, and agree to the Senate amendment.

1:19:32 p.m. - H.R. 886 - On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.

1:19:34 p.m. - H.R. 886 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:20:00 p.m. - H.R. 4920 - Mr. Takano asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table the bill, H.R. 4920, and agree to the Senate amendment.

1:20:02 p.m. - H.R. 4920 - On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.

1:20:08 p.m. - H.R. 4920 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:21:23 p.m. - H.R. 3504 - Mr. Takano asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table the bill, H.R. 3504, and agree to the Senate amendment.

1:21:35 p.m. - H.R. 3504 - On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.

1:21:37 p.m. - H.R. 3504 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:22:37 p.m. - S. 3637 - Mr. Takano asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.

1:22:38 p.m. - S. 3637 - Considered by unanimous consentS. 3637 — “To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.”

1:22:57 p.m. - S. 3637 - On passage Passed without objection.

1:22:58 p.m. - S. 3637 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

1:23:29 p.m. - The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.

1:36:49 p.m. - The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 20.

36. WILLIAM M. (MAC) THORNBERRY NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 PDFH3114

1:37:36 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Considered under the provisions of rule H.Res. 1053H.R. 6395 — “To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.”

1:37:41 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6395H.R. 7027H.R. 7327 and H.R. 1957. Provides for the consideration of H.R. 6395H.R. 7027H.R. 7327, and the Senate Amendments to H.R. 1957Rule also provides that H.Res. 967, as amended by H.Res. 1017, is further amended by inserting a new date.

1:37:50 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 6395.

2:44:56 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. Escobar, numbered 3 printed in House Report 116-457 to require certifications be made to Congress when the President deploys active duty military within the United States during civil unrest by amending the Insurrection Act in Title 10, Chapter 13 of U.S. Code.

2:45:22 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Escobar amendment No. 3.

2:57:43 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) without objection.

2:58:11 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Escobar amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Lamborn demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

2:59:38 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Mr. McAdams, numbered 3 printed in House Report 116-457 to prohibit any funding for new nuclear testing in FY21.

3:00:03 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McAdams amendment No. 4.

3:11:10 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A003) pursuant to the rule.

3:11:18 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McAdams amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thornberry demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

3:12:05 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. Omar, numbered 5 printed in House Report 116-457 to establish a policy framework for the accelerated withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.

3:12:07 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Omar amendment No. 5.

3:25:08 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A004) pursuant to the rule.

3:25:24 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Omar amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thornberry demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

3:25:58 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. Jayapal, numbered 6 printed in House Report 116-457 to strike the statutory requirement that the Pentagon provide annual Unfunded Priorities lists to Congress.

3:26:00 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 6.

3:41:20 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A005) pursuant to the rule.

3:41:56 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 6, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thornberry demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

3:42:27 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. DeGette, numbered 7 printed in House Report 116-457 to add the text of H.R. 2546, the Protecting America's Wilderness Act.

3:42:29 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeGette amendment No. 7.

3:53:36 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A006) pursuant to the rule.

3:53:51 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeGette amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Lamborn demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

3:54:36 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Mr. Neguse, numbered 8 printed in House Report 116-457 to add the text of H.R. 823, the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act to the bill and withdraws, permanently one million acres of public land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park that are already (as of 2012) subject to a 20-year moratorium on new mining claims.

3:54:39 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Neguse amendment No. 8.

4:06:34 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A007) pursuant to the rule.

4:06:40 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Neguse amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

4:07:39 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Mr. Pocan, numbered 9 printed in House Report 116-457 to reduce overall authorization level by 10%. Excludes military personnel, DoD federal civilian workforce, and defense health program accounts from the 10% reduction.

4:07:41 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan amendment No. 9.

4:21:02 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A008) pursuant to the rule.

4:21:09 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pocan amendment No. 9, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thornberry demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

4:22:15 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. Dean, numbered 11 printed in House Report 116-457 to provide up to $10,000 in immediate assistance to pay down the balance of private student loans. Furthermore, when borrower payments resume, the servicer would have to modify the loan to lower the monthly payment by re-amortizing the loan and/or lowering the interest rate.

4:22:17 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dean amendment No. 11.

4:33:25 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A009) pursuant to the rule.

4:33:31 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Dean amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Luetkemeyer demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

4:35:29 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Smith (WA), comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 116-457 as en bloc No. 1: Nos. 1, 2, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, and 407.

4:38:03 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment en bloc No. 1.

4:58:06 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A010) pursuant to the rule.

4:58:13 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment en bloc No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Massie demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

4:58:14 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 6395 were postponed.

4:58:50 p.m. - The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.

5:11:22 p.m. - The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 20.

39. WILLIAM M. (MAC) THORNBERRY NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 PDFH3503

5:11:24 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6395 — “To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.”

5:11:55 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Escobar amendment which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.


5:12:00 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Escobar amendment (A002) Roll Call 141 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

5:57:05 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Escobar amendment; Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 215 - 190 (Roll no. 141).


5:57:36 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the McAdams amendment (A003) Roll Call 142 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

6:35:53 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the McAdams amendment; Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 179 (Roll no. 142).


6:37:00 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendments (A010) Roll Call 143 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

7:11:29 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendments; Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 336 - 71 (Roll no. 143).


7:13:10 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Mr. Gallego, numbered 13 printed in House Report 116-457 to clarify and extend sanctions related to the construction of the Nord Stream II pipeline.

7:13:36 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment No. 13.

7:21:46 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A011) pursuant to the rule.

7:22:01 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Gallego amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

7:22:02 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Without objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.

7:23:14 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. Adams, numbered 17 printed in House Report 116-457 to extend CARES student loan protections for private student loan borrowers who were left out of the CARES Act. It also amendment extends the private student loan protections to September 30, 2021.

7:23:16 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Adams amendment No. 17.

7:33:10 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A012) pursuant to the rule.

7:33:28 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Adams amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

7:33:29 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Without objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.

7:34:18 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Ms. Houlahan, numbered 19 printed in House Report 116-457 to require that any Federal law enforcement officer deployed pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 253 be clearly identified by name and agency visible on their uniform or other clothing.

7:34:21 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Houlahan amendment No. 19.

7:46:44 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A013) pursuant to the rule.

7:47:02 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Houlahan amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

7:47:03 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Without objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table.

7:48:09 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Mr. Takano, numbered 29 printed in House Report 116-457 to close a federal loophole by making military education benefits such as Department of Defense Tuition Assistance count as federal educational assistance funds and limits the availability of federal funds for proprietary for-profit institutions unless the institution derives at least 10% of funds from sources other than federal funds.

7:48:12 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Takano amendment No. 29.

8:01:24 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A014) pursuant to the rule.

8:01:30 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Takano amendment No. 29, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Foxx (NC) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the amendment until a time to be announced.

8:02:23 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - An amendment, offered by Mr. Panetta, numbered 167 printed in House Report 116-457 to express the sense of Congress that the decision to withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies did not comply with Section 1234(a) of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act and that confidence and security building measures remain vital to the strategic interests of our NATO allies and partners.

8:02:26 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Panetta amendment No. 167.

8:14:26 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A015) pursuant to the rule.

8:16:02 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Panetta amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.

8:16:45 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. Smith (WA), comprised of the following amendments printed in House Report 116-457 as en bloc No. 2: Nos. 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315 , 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 378, 379, 380, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, and 406.

8:19:40 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1053, the House proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment en bloc No. 2.

8:37:50 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A016) pursuant to the rule.

8:38:02 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.

8:38:16 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Without objection, a motion to reconsider was laid upon the table

8:38:17 p.m. - H.R. 6395 - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 6395 were postponed.

8:39:23 p.m. - Communication: Steve Watkins. Mr. Watkins submitted his resignation as a temporary member from the Committees on Education and Labor, Veterans’ Affairs, and Foregin Affairs. The resignations were accepted without objection.

8:40:51 p.m. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.

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8:42:31 p.m. - Ms. Jackson Lee moved that the House do now adjourn.

8:42:42 p.m. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.

8:42:43 p.m. - The House adjourned pursuant to section 4(b) of H.Res. 967 and H.Res. 1054 as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Honorable John Lewis. Next meeting: 9:00 a.m. on July 21, 2020.

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