Full Committee Business Meeting

Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:00am
Continuations: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Location: 
2154 Rayburn HOB

Ranking Member Cummings' Opening Statement

Ranking Member Cummings' Statement on H.R. 702

Rep. Connolly's Statement

Committee Oversight Plan
The Authorization and Oversight Plan, as amended, was reported favorably by a recorded vote of 20 Yeas to 14 Nays.
Voting Yea: Chaffetz, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Gowdy, Farenthold, Foxx, Massie, Meadows, DeSantis, Ross, Blum, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.
Voting Nay: Cummings, Maloney, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.

Clay Amendment on the President’s Global Business Dealings
Mr. Clay offered an amendment to add a new section, “President’s Global Business Dealings.” The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 10 Yeas to 15 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Connolly, Kelly, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Duncan, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Massie, Meadows, Ross, Blum, Hice, Grothman, Comer and Mitchell.

Lynch Amendment on the Federal Workforce
Mr. Lynch offered an amendment regarding the federal workforce. The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 10 Yeas to 16 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Connolly, Kelly, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Duncan, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Massie, Meadows, Ross, Blum, Hice, Grothman, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.

Connolly Amendment on Homeland Security
Mr. Connolly offered an amendment to the section, “Homeland Security.” The amendment was withdrawn.

Lawrence Amendment on the President’s Global Business Dealings
Ms. Lawrence offered an amendment to add a new section, “President’s Global Business Dealings.” The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 13 Yeas to 20 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Maloney, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Gowdy, Farenthold, Foxx, Massie, Meadows, DeSantis, Ross, Blum, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.

Watson Coleman Amendment on Criminal Justice Reform
Ms. Watson Coleman offered an amendment to the section, “Criminal Justice Reform.” The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 13 Yeas to 19 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Maloney, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Gowdy, Farenthold, Foxx, Massie, Meadows, Ross, Blum, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.

Demings Amendment on Homeland Security
Ms. Demings offered an amendment to the section, “Homeland Security.” The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 13 Yeas to 19 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Maloney, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Gowdy, Farenthold, Foxx, Massie, Meadows, Ross, Blum, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.

Raskin Amendment on the President’s Global Business Dealings
Raskin offered an amendment to insert a new section, “President’s Global Business Dealings.” The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 13 Yeas to 20 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Maloney, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Gowdy, Farenthold, Foxx, Massie, Meadows, DeSantis, Ross, Blum, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.

Cummings Amendment on Voting Rights
Mr. Cummings offered an amendment to add a new section, “Voting Rights.” The amendment was defeated by a recorded vote of 13 Yeas to 19 Nays.
Voting Yea: Cummings, Maloney, Norton, Clay, Lynch, Cooper, Kelly, Lawrence, Watson Coleman, Plaskett, Demings, Krishnamoorthi and Raskin.
Voting Nay: Chaffetz, Issa, Jordan, Sanford, Amash, DesJarlais, Gowdy, Farenthold, Foxx, Massie, Meadows, Ross, Blum, Russell, Grothman, Hurd, Palmer, Comer and Mitchell.

Connolly Amendment on Homeland Security
Mr. Connolly offered an amendment at the end of the section titled, “Homeland Security.” The amendment was agreed to by voice vote.

H.R. 194, the Federal Agency Mail Management Act
The bill was ordered reported favorably to the House by voice vote.

H.R. 657, the Follow the Rules Act 
Mr. Chaffetz offered an amendment in the Nature of a Substitute. The amendment was agreed to by voice vote. The bill was ordered reported favorably to the House, as amended, by voice vote

H.R. 679, the Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act
Mr. Meadows offered an amendment. The amendment was agreed to by voice vote. The bill was ordered reported favorably to the House, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R. 702, the Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act
The bill was ordered reported favorably to the House by voice vote.

Norton Amendment on theGovernment of the District of Columbia
Ms. Norton offered an amendment regarding the Government of the District of Columbia. The amendment was defeated by voice vote.

115th Congress