Full Committee Business Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 10:00am

H.R. 4174 (Ryan-WI), Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017
The bill was ordered favorably reported to the House by voice vote.

H.R. 4182 (Comer), Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service (EQUALS) Act of 2017
1. Mr. Connolly offered an amendment in the nature of a substitute (ANS). The amendment was defeated by voice vote.
The bill was ordered favorably reported to the House by a record vote of 19-17.
YEAS: Duncan, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, Gosar, Farenthold, Foxx, Meadows, DeSantis, Ross, Walker, Blum, Hice, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer, and Gianforte.
NAYS: Cummings, Maloney, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Connolly, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi, Raskin, Welch, Cartwright, DeSaulnier and Gomez. (Comer – UC for the record: 10-31-17 letter from the Government Managers Coalition)

H.R. 1132 (Buck), Political Appointee Burrowing Prevention Act
1. Mr. Meadows offered an amendment in the nature of a substitute. The ANS was agreed to by voice vote.
The bill, as amended, was ordered favorably reported to the House, by voice vote.

H.R. 4043 (Blum), Whistleblower Protection Extension Act of 2017
1. Mr. Blum offered an amendment that makes a technical fix to make the effective date of the bill retroactive. The amendment was agreed to by voice vote.
The bill, as amended, was ordered favorably reported to the House, by voice vote.

H.R. 4171 (Gianforte), to amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the authority to conduct telework travel expenses test programs, and for other purposes
The bill was ordered favorably reported to the House by a voice vote.  

H.R. 3121 (Bustos), All-American Flag Act
Mr. Russell offered an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
The ANS was agreed to by a record vote of 35-1.
YEAS: Duncan, Jordan, Amash, Gosar, Farenthold, Foxx, Meadows, DeSantis, Ross, Walker, Blum, Hice, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer, Gianforte, Cummings, Maloney, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Connolly, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi, Raskin, Welch, Cartwright, DeSaulnier and Gomez.
NAYS: Sanford
The bill, as amended, was ordered favorably reported to the House by a voice vote.

H.R. 4177 (Cartwright), Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns
Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness (PREPARE) Act of 2017
The bill was ordered favorably reported to the House by a voice vote.

 

Postal Naming Bills
The following postal naming bills (en bloc) were reported favorably to the House by unanimous consent:

H.R. 1850 (Amash), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at
907 Fourth Avenue in Lake Odessa, Michigan, as the “Donna Sauers Besko Post Office”

H.R. 2672 (Bustos), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at
520 Carter Street in Fairview, Illinois, as the “Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Post Office”

H.R. 2673 (Bustos), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at
514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois, as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office”

H.R. 3821 (Collins-GA), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located
at 430 Main Street in Clermont, Georgia, as the “Zachary Addington Post Office” (with an
amendment and an amendment to the title
)

H.R. 3893 (Yoho), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100
Mathe Avenue in Interlachen, Florida, as the “Robert H. Jenkins Post Office” (with an
amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title
).

115th Congress