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Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 32 public bills, H.R. 3321-
3325; and 10 resolutions, H.J. Res. 111-113; H. Con. Res. 70; and H. 
Res. 462-467, were introduced.
  Pages H6144-46

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H6147

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H.R. 2370, to authorize Escambia County, Florida, to convey certain 
property that was formerly part of Santa Rosa Island National Monument 
and that was conveyed to Escambia County subject to restrictions on use 
and reconveyance (H. Rept. 115-236).
Page H6144

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measure:
  Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2017: H.R. 2825, 
amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain 
improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Homeland 
Security, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 386 yeas to 41 nays, Roll No. 
403.
  Pages H6047-H6120, H6128

King Cove Road Land Exchange Act: The House passed 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, 
by a yea-and-nay vote of 248 yeas to 179 nays, Roll No. 406. 
                                               Pages H6120-28, H6128-31
  Rejected the Garamendi motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Natural Resources with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by voice vote.
Pages H6130-31
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-27 shall be 
considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the 
five-minute rule.
Page H6124

Agreed to:
  Young (AK) amendment (No. 2 printed in part C of H. Rept. 115-235) 
that amends section 7 to conform the text of H.R. 218 with the Senate 
text, S. 101.
Pages H6126-27

Rejected:
  Tsongas amendment (No. 1 printed in part C of H. Rept. 115-235) that 
sought to require mitigation measures, previously adopted in Public Law 
111-11, to ensure that impacts to migratory birds, wildlife, and 
wetlands are minimized (by a recorded vote of 190 ayes to 234 noes, 
Roll No. 404); and
Pages H6125-26, H6129
  Grijalva amendment (No. 3 printed in part C of H. Rept. 115-235) that 
sought to prohibit the Act from taking effect until $20 million in 
federal funds

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given to Alaska for transportation purposes in King Cove is repaid to 
the Federal Government (by a recorded vote of 167 ayes to 260 noes, 
Roll No. 405).
Pages H6127-28, H6129-30
  H. Res. 454, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 
2910), (H.R. 2883), and (H.R. 218) was agreed to yesterday, July 19th.

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, July 24th for Morning 
Hour debate.
  Page H6133

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H6128, 
H6129, H6129-30, and H6131. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:48 p.m.



    


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