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house Bill H.R. 4923

Energy and Water Spending for Fiscal Year 2015

Argument in favor

Keeps American fossil fuel production competitive in global markets and restores prior, drastic cuts to the Army Corps of Engineers.

Argument opposed

A love poem to Big Oil and nuclear weapons written by people who think climate change is a myth.

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  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
  • The house Passed July 11th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 253 Yea / 170 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
    IntroducedJune 20th, 2014

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    The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-486, by Mr. Simpson.
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    Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
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    Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 641 Reported to House. For H.R. 4899, the rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the report. For H.R. 4293, the rule rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. All amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment.
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    Rule H. Res. 641 passed House.
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    Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 641.
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    For H.R. 4899, the rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the report. For H.R. 4293, the rule rule provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. All amendments shall be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to amendment.
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    House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 641 and Rule XVIII.
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    The Speaker designated the Honorable Diane Black to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
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    GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4923.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walorski amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment No. 8.
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    RISING INFORMALLY - The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the President.
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    RESUMED SITTING - The Committee of the Whole resumed its sitting.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment No. 4.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McAllister amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McAllister amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McAllister demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crawford amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hahn amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hahn amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Simpson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provsions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Simpson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bilirakis amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ruiz amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gardner amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Noem amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wenstrup amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wenstrup amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Wenstrup demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Swalwell amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Swalwell amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Swalwell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Byrne amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Byrne demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cohen amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    Mr. Graves (GA) moved that the Committee rise.
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    On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
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    Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
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    Considered as unfinished business.
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    The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McClintock amendment
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McClintock amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. McClintock demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Perry amendment
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bonamici amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Bonamici demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Speier amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Speier demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kaptur amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reed amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment No. 15.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Titus amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Titus demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schiff amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Schiff amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Schiff demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kaptur amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Quigley amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Quigley amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Quigley demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fortenberry amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Chabot amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Chabot amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Chabot demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fattah amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment No. 14.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Titus amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Titus demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    Mr. Simpson moved to rise.
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    On motion to rise Agreed to by voice vote.
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    Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
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    Considered as unfinished business.
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    The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lummis amendment No. 16 pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeLauro amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeLauro amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. DeLauro demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King of Iowa amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the King(IA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lankford amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cassidy amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cassidy demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
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    UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that, pursuant to clause 6 of Rule XVIII, the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
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    Mr. Simpson moved to rise.
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    On motion to rise Agreed to by voice vote.
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    Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
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    Considered as unfinished business.
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    The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Waxman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ellison amendment No. 7.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment No. 11.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the LaMalfa amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Moran demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Luetkemeyer amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment, pending the reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the first Stockman amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the first Stockman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Stockman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the second Stockman amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stockman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Stockman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sean Maloney (NY) amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Scalise amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming amendment No. 9.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKinley amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McKinley amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Kaptur demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McKinley amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Weber amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 22.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn amendment No. 22, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Blackburn demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Gosar amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Pingree demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kelly (PA) amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hudson amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 641, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hudson amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hudson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hudson demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
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    Mr. Simpson moved that the Committee rise.
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    On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
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    Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4923 as unfinished business.
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    Considered as unfinished business.
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    The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
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    UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
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    Mr. Simpson moved for the Committee of the Whole to rise and report.
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    On motion to rise and report Agreed to by voice vote.
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    The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4923.
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    Pursuant to the rule, the previous question was ordered.
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    The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
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    Mr. Enyart moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
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    DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Enyart motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments to increase the Corps of Engineers Construction account by a total of $10 million (intended to create jobs for water restoration projects, flood control, and the development of navigation and ports); increase the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy account by $10 million (intended to create green jobs); and decrease the Department of Energy's Departmental Administration account by $20 million.
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    The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
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    On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 231 (Roll no. 401).
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    On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 253 - 170 (Roll no. 402).
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    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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    Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
  • The house Passed July 11th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 253 Yea / 170 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
    IntroducedJune 20th, 2014

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    Now is not the time to be cutting spending on renewable energy and increasing spending on fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are slowly being phased out and we need to prepare for a renewable future.
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