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                        House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 23 public bills, H.R. 12, 
3031-3052; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 65; and H. Res. 404 were 
  Pages H5138-39

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H5140

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 2258, to require that certain standards for commercial driver's 
licenses applicable to former members of the armed services or reserves 
also apply to current members of the armed services or reserves, with 
an amendment (H. Rept. 115-189);
  H.R. 2547, to expand the Department of Veterans Affairs medical 
professionals who may qualify to perform physical examinations on 
eligible veterans and issue medical certificates required for operation 
of a commercial motor vehicle, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-190);
  H.R. 2548, to reauthorize the programs and activities of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-191, Part 
1); and
  H.R. 1492, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to direct the 
Attorney General to register practitioners to transport controlled 
substances to States in which the practitioner is not registered under 
the Act for the purpose of administering the substances (under 
applicable State law) at locations other than principal places of 
business or professional practice (H. Rept. 115-192, Part 1). 
                                                             Page H5137

Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act: The House passed H.R. 
2842, to provide for the conduct of demonstration projects to test the 
effectiveness of subsidized employment for TANF recipients, by a yea-
and-nay vote of 377 yeas to 34 nays, Roll No. 322.
  Pages H5114-25
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-22 shall be 
considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the 
five-minute rule, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed 
in the bill.
Page H5117

Agreed to:
  Foxx amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that encourages 
better coordination with state workforce development efforts and adds 
to the reporting requirements in Section 5 to describe efforts by the 
State to ensure nondisplacement and establish grievance procedures; 
                                                         Pages H5118-19
  Bost amendment (No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that ensures that 
states include in their applications how they will use the funds to 
help individuals who have been displaced or relocated from a public 
housing authority to an alternative public housing facility or placed 
on rental assistance;
Page H5119
  Bonamici amendment (No. 3 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that requires 
states to coordinate the subsidized employment program authorized in 
the bill with other federal workforce development programs, including 
the Federal Work Study Program;
Pages H5119-20
  Khanna amendment (No. 6 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that directs HHS 
to measure the effect of

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training and credentialing in its evaluation to the public and 
recommendations to Congress;
Pages H5121-22
  Kilmer amendment (No. 7 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that requires 
the Secretary to address employment-related challenges in rural areas 
and among members of federally recognized Indian tribes in the 
recommendations provided to Congress;
Page H5122
  Krishnamoorthi amendment (No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that 
requires states to report on the number of individuals who are in a 
career that matches their training (by a recorded vote of 380 ayes to 
32 noes, Roll No. 320); and
Pages H5120, H5122-23
  Davidson amendment (No. 5 printed in H. Rept. 115-187) that directs 
states to include in their end of the fiscal year report the number of 
recipients who received additional federal or state means-tested 
benefits during their subsidized employment (by a recorded vote of 264 
ayes to 147 noes, Roll No. 321).
Pages H5120-21, H5123-24
  H. Res. 396, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
2842) was agreed to yesterday, June 22nd.

Announcement by the Chair: The Speaker addressed the Members on matters 
of decorum in the House.
  Page H5123

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, June 26th for Morning 
Hour debate.
  Pages H5125, H5137

Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Chaffetz, wherein 
he resigned as Representative for the Third Congressional District of 
Utah, effective at 10 a.m. on June 30, 2017.
  Page H5137

Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5122-23, 
H5124, H5124-25. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 12:51 p.m.

Committee Meetings

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legislative Branch held a 
markup on the Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill, FY 2018. 
Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, was forwarded to the 
full committee, without amendment.

Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing 
entitled “Examining the Extension of Safety Net Health Programs”. 
Testimony was heard from Jami Snyder, Associate Commissioner for 
Medicaid/State Children's Health Insurance Program Services, Texas 
Health and Human Services Commission; and public witnesses.


Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit 
Finance held a hearing entitled “The Exploitation of Cultural 
Property: Examining Illicit Activity in the Antiquities and Art 
Trade”. Testimony was heard from Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 
Department of State; Raymond Villanueva, Assistant Director for 
International Operations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland 
Security Investigations, Department of Homeland Security; and a public 

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil 
Justice held a hearing entitled “Examining Ethical Responsibilities 
Regarding Attorney Advertising”. Testimony was heard from public 

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.


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