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house Bill H.R. 5016

Yes, You'll Keep Getting Mail on Saturdays: The Financial Services and General Government Bill for FY '15

Argument in favor

Cuts spending by more than $500 million AND you still get mail on Saturdays!

Argument opposed

Does Congress slashing the IRS budget mean the IRS is going to take it out on us?

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 16th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 228 Yea / 195 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
    IntroducedJuly 2nd, 2014

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Bill Activity

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    The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-508, by Mr. Crenshaw.
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    Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 380.
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    Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 661 Reported to House. The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 5016 and H.R. 4718. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill. Amendments may be offered to H.R. 5016, however no amendments are in order for H.R. 4718 except for the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means and modified by the amendment printed in House Report 113-517. One motion to recommit is allowed for each bill.
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    Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 661.
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    The resolution provides for the consideration of H.R. 5016 and H.R. 4718. The resolution provides for one hour of debate for each bill. Amendments may be offered to H.R. 5016, however no amendments are in order for H.R. 4718 except for the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means and modified by the amendment printed in House Report 113-517. One motion to recommit is allowed for each bill.
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    House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 661 and Rule XVIII.
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    The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
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    GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 5016.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sessions amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Posey amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lynch amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Roskam amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Roskam amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Roskam 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga (MI) amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Camp amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Moore amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Moore 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Waters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Waters 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. 661, 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment, pending reservation of a point of order.
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    Mr. Crenshaw 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. 5016 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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    Mr. Crenshaw 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. 5016 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Frelinghuysen amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeLauro amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bachus amendment No. 4.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schakowsky amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meehan amendment No. 2.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Meehan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherman amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming amendment No. 1.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Fleming amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fleming 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. 661, 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 noes had prevailed. Mr. Gosar 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck (WA) amendment pending a reservation of a point or order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Farenthold amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grayson amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grayson 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment pending a reservation of a point or order.
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    Mr. Massie appealed the ruling of the Chair. The Chair announced that the question before the Committee was "shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgement of the Committee".
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Marino amendment pending a reservation of a point or order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Heck (WA) amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Heck(WA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Crenshaw 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Price (GA) amendment No. 6.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis first amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSantis first amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. DeSantis 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSantis second amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSantis second amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. DeSantis 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn first amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn first amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn second amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn second amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn third amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn third amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blackburn fourth amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blackburn fourth amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Serrano 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. Crenshaw 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. 5016 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. 661, 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garrett amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment, pending a reservation of a point or order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment.
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    POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Massie amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Massie 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Massie amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rokita amendment, pending a reservation of a point or order.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Crowley amendment.
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    DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 661, 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. 661, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lankford amendment.
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    WITHDRAWN DEMAND FOR RECORDED VOTE - Mr. Serrano asked unanimous consent to withdraw his demand for a recorded vote on the Meehan amendment No. 2 debated earlier to the end that the amendment stand affirmed pursuant to the earlier voice vote on the amendment. Agreed to without objection.
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    DISPOSITION OF MEEHAN AMENDMENT - The Chair announced that, without objection, the request for a recorded vote having been withdrawn, the Meehan amendment, stands affirmed in accordance with the previous voice vote thereon.
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    Mr. Crenshaw 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. 5016 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. Crenshaw moved that the Committee of the Whole 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. 5016.
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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. Nolan 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 Nolan 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 Consumer Product Safety Commission Salaries and Expenses account by a total of $5 million and increase the Small Business Administration Entrepreneurial Development Program account by $5 million. The motion is offset by decreasing the General Services Administration (GSA) Real Property Activities Federal Buildings Fund's rental account by $10 million.
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    On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 198 - 225 (Roll no. 426).
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    On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 195 (Roll no. 427).
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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 16th, 2014
    Roll Call Vote 228 Yea / 195 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
    IntroducedJuly 2nd, 2014

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