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July 26, 2020

House Floor Summary, 7/24/2020

Record (Prayer), Digest (ActivityOn the FloorBills Passed: 3)Extensions

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

9:01:57 a.m. - Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

9:03:25 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.

9:03:32 a.m. - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. McAdams to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

9:04:01 a.m. - MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the United States Capitol Police who were killed in the line of duty defending the Capitol on July 24, 1998.

9:04:59 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.

7. HONORING JUDGE MICHAEL W. KWAN PDFH3841
8. SOUND MONEY CAUCUS IS FORMED PDFH3842
9. REMOVAL OF NAME OF MEMBER AS COSPONSOR OF H.R. 7183 PDFH3842
10. NATION'S DEFENSE WORKERS DESERVE OUR SUPPORT PDFH3842
11. RECOGNIZING E. SHAVER PDFH3842
12. ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENT DELAYS PDFH3842
13. BUST OF JUSTICE THURGOOD MARSHALL PDFH3842
14. WAGE-GRADE WORKERS IN THE CIVIL DEFENSE INDUSTRY WILL BE PAID FAIRLY PDFH3842
15. NATIONAL HIRE A VETERAN DAY PDFH3843
16. COMMEMORATING THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT PDFH3843

17. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2021 PDFH3844

9:30:00 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 7608 — “Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.”

9:30:33 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments to H.R. 7608 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.


9:31:00 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On agreeing to the Allen amendment (A006) Roll Call 162 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

10:22:19 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On agreeing to the Allen amendment; Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 117 - 292 (Roll no. 162).


10:22:55 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On agreeing to the Tonko amendment (A007) Roll Call 163 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

11:00:41 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On agreeing to the Tonko amendment; Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 176 (Roll no. 163).


11:02:22 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A009) Roll Call 164 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

11:52:55 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment; Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 155 - 256 (Roll no. 164).


11:53:02 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

11:53:50 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - Ms. Granger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.

11:54:08 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Granger motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the bill back to the House with an amendment to transfer $102,500,500 from the Economic Support Fund to the Development Assistance Fund.

11:59:44 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.


11:59:56 a.m. - H.R. 7608 - On motion to recommit with instructions Roll Call 165 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

12:51:26 p.m. - H.R. 7608 - On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 183 - 228, 1 Present (Roll no. 165).


12:51:30 p.m. - H.R. 7608 - On passage Roll Call 166 - Yea and Nay vote pending.

1:23:42 p.m. - H.R. 7608 - On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 189 (Roll no. 166).

1:23:43 p.m. - H.R. 7608 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.


18. PERMITTING THE REMAINS OF THE HONORABLE JOHN LEWIS, LATE A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE OF GEORGIA, TO LIE IN STATE IN THE ROTUNDA OF THE CAPITOL PDFH3848

1:23:56 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 105 - Ms. Fudge asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.

1:23:56 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 105 - Considered by unanimous consent. H.Con.Res. 105 — “Permitting the remains of the Honorable John Lewis, late a Representative from the State of Georgia, to lie in state in the rotunda of the Capitol.”

1:24:57 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 105 - On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

1:25:00 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 105 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

19. DIRECTING THE ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL TO TRANSFER THE CATAFALQUE SITUATED IN THE EXHIBITION HALL OF THE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER TO THE ROTUNDA OF THE CAPITOL FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH SERVICES... PDFH3849

1:25:00 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 106 - Mr. Butterfield asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.

1:25:00 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 106 - Considered by unanimous consent. H.Con.Res. 106 — “Directing the Architect of the Capitol to transfer the catafalque situated in the Exhibition Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center to the rotunda of the Capitol for use in connection with services conducted for the Honorable John Lewis, late a Representative from the State of Georgia.”

1:25:41 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 106 - On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

1:25:43 p.m. - H.Con.Res. 106 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

20. AUTHORIZING THE CLERK TO MAKE CORRECTIONS IN ENGROSSMENT OF H.R. 7608, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2021 PDFH3849

1:26:44 p.m. - H.R. 7608 - The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 7608.

21. 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT PDFH3849

1:30:00 p.m. - COLLOQUY ON THE HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Scalise for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Hoyer on the expectations regard ing the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.

2:02:09 p.m. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

23. ISSUES OF THE DAY PDFH3852

2:47:17 p.m. - The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to H.Res. 967. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on July 27, 2020.

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