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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 3267-
3279, 3281-3293; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 453 and 455, were 
introduced.
  Page H5977

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H5978-79

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 2875, to make administrative reforms to the National Flood 
Insurance Program to increase fairness and accuracy and protect the 
taxpayer from program fraud and abuse, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 
115-233);
  H.R. 3280, making appropriations for financial services and general 
government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other 
purposes (H. Rept. 115-234); and
  H. Res. 454, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2910) to 
provide for Federal and State agency coordination in the approval of 
certain authorizations under the Natural Gas Act, and for other 
purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2883) to 
establish a more uniform, transparent, and modern process to authorize 
the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of 
international border-crossing facilities for the import and export of 
oil and natural gas and the transmission of electricity; providing for 
consideration of the bill (H.R. 218) to provide for the exchange of 
Federal land and non-Federal land in the State of Alaska for the 
construction of a road between King Cove and Cold Bay; and for other 
purposes (H. Rept. 115-235).
Page H5977

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Tenney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H5923

Recess: The House recessed at 10:10 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H5924

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Reverend 
Terry Sanders, Victory House Ministry, Uniontown, PA.
  Page H5924

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Amending the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and 
process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility: H.R. 
2786, amended, to amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the 
criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower 
facility, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 
384;
  Page H5935-37, H5942-43
  Extending the deadline for commencement of construction of a 
hydroelectric project: H.R. 2828, to extend the deadline for 
commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project; and 
                                                         Pages H5937-38
  Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness 
Act of 2017: H.R. 3050, amended, to amend the Energy Policy and 
Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to 
implement, review, and revise State energy security plans. 
                                                         Pages H5938-39

Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Cicilline 
announced his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
  Pages H5941-42

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Sarbanes 
wherein he resigned from the Committee on Oversight and Government 
Reform.
  Page H5943

Committee Election: The House agreed to H. Res. 453, electing a Member 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                             Page H5943
Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017: The House passed H.R. 806, 
to facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone 
standards, by a recorded vote of 229 ayes to 199 noes, Roll No. 391. 
                                                         Pages H5943-68
  Rejected the Cartwright motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a recorded vote of 191 ayes to 
235 noes, Roll No. 390.
Pages H5966-67
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-26 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 Energy and Commerce now 
printed in the bill.
Pages H5953-54

Rejected:
  McNerney amendment (No. 6 printed in H. Rept. 115-229) that sought to 
strike the underlying bill and replace it with a grant program to 
benefit regions with the poorest air quality;
Pages H5960-62
  Castor (FL) amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 115-229) that sought 
to halt implementation of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 
2017 if the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee finds

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that application could increase health risks to vulnerable populations 
including children, seniors, pregnant women, outdoor workers, and 
minority and low-income communities (by a recorded vote of 194 ayes to 
232 noes, Roll No. 385);
Pages H5955-56, H5962-63
  Tonko amendment (No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 115-229) that sought to 
strike subsection (b) of Section 3, which would allow EPA to consider 
technological feasibility when determining what level of pollution is 
safe (by a recorded vote of 182 ayes to 241 noes, Roll No. 386); 
                                               Pages H5956-57, H5963-64
  Beyer amendment (No. 3 printed in H. Rept. 115-229) that sought to 
strike subsection (h) of section 3 (relating to exceptional events) (by 
a recorded vote of 191 ayes to 235 noes, Roll No. 387); 
                                                  Pages H5957-58, H5964
  Polis amendment (No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 115-229) that sought to 
close the loophole which prevents aggregating emissions from any oil or 
gas exploration or production well; additionally, it sought to require 
the EPA to add hydrogen sulfide to the list of hazardous air pollutants 
(by a recorded vote of 186 ayes to 242 noes, Roll No. 388); and 
                                               Pages H5958-59, H5964-65
  McNerney amendment (No. 5 printed in H. Rept. 115-229) that sought to 
strike section 6 of the bill (by a recorded vote of 190 ayes to 236 
noes, Roll No. 389).
Pages H5959-60, H5965
  H. Res. 451, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
806) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 188 noes, Roll No. 
383, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 
231 yeas to 188 nays, Roll No. 382.
Pages H5927-35, H5940, H5940-41
 Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H5927.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and eight recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5940, 
H5940-41, H5942-43, H5962-63, H5963, H5964, H5964-65, H5965, H5966-67, 
and H5967. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:55 p.m.



    


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