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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.
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).
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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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