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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
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-
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Carter (GA) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Recess: The House recessed at 10:41 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev.
Kevin Kitrell Ross, Unity of Sacramento,Sacramento, CA.
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.
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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