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                        House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 36 public bills, H.R. 2995-
3030; and 5 resolutions, H.J. Res. 106; and H. Res. 400-403, were 
  Pages H5108-09

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H5111-12

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H.R. 2998, making appropriations for military construction, the 
Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-
Page H5108

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Carter (GA) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H5051

Recess: The House recessed at 10:41 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H5055

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. 
Kevin Kitrell Ross, Unity of Sacramento,Sacramento, CA. 
                                                         Pages H5055-56
Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act--Rule for 
Consideration: The House agreed to H. Res. 396, providing for 
consideration of the bill (H.R. 2842) to provide for the conduct of 
demonstration projects to test the effectiveness of subsidized 
employment for TANF recipients, and providing for consideration of 
motions to suspend the rules, by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 179 
noes, Roll No. 317, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-
and-nay vote of 226 yeas to 184 nays, Roll No. 316.
  Pages H5059-67

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measure:
  Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century 
Act: H.R. 2353, amended, to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and 
Technical Education Act of 2006.
  Pages H5067-82

Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act: The House passed H.R. 1654, 
to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to coordinate Federal and 
State permitting processes related to the construction of new surface 
water storage projects on lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary 
of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture and to designate the 
Bureau of Reclamation as the lead agency for permit processing, by a 
recorded vote of 233 ayes to 180 noes, Roll No. 319.
  Pages H5082-95
  Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the 
bill shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of 
amendment under the five-minute rule.
Page H5087

Agreed to:
  LaMalfa amendment (No. 1 printed in part B of H. Rept. 115-186) that 
aligns H.R. 1654 with WIIN Act (S. 612 of the 114th Congress) 
provisions enhancing federal cooperation in planning and construction 
of State-led water storage projects by ensuring such projects are 
eligible for permit streamlining under this bill.
Pages H5088-89

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  Lowenthal amendment (No. 2 printed in part B of H. Rept. 115-186) 
that sought to exempt any dam projects from being fast-tracked by the 
bill if it could harm commercial fisheries (by a recorded vote of 179 
ayes to 232 noes, Roll No. 318).
Pages H5089-94
  H. Res. 392, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 
1873) and (H.R. 1654) was agreed to yesterday, June 21st.

Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5065-66, 
H5066-67, H5093-94, and H5095. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:21 p.m.


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