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  • Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home Rule Act of 2016


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    Representative Jason Chaffetz

    From: UT District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    CHAFFETZ. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 744, I call up the bill (H.R. 5233) to repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I am happy to speak of my friendship with the chairman of our full committee, and I thank him for his kind words. I only hope he will...



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    Representative Mark Meadows

    From: NC District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    MEADOWS. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the gentleman from Utah, Chairman Chaffetz, for his strong statement in support of H.R. 5233, the Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    HOYER asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding, and I thank the gentleman from North Carolina for outlining his...



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    Representative Stacey E. Plaskett

    From: VI District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    PLASKETT. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from the District of Columbia, and I thank all of the speakers here today for expressing their opinions. Today, I rise in support of retaining local budget...



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    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    CUMMINGS. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I strongly oppose this bill, which would repeal the District of Columbia's Local Budget Autonomy Act and prohibit D.C. from passing such...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    HASTINGS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to H.R. 5233, the Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home Rule Act of 2016. The legislation seeks to overturn a local statute...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. CONNOLLY. I am in its current form. Mr. MEADOWS. Mr. Speaker, I...



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    Representative Cheri Bustos

    From: IL District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    BUSTOS. Mr. Speaker, on the Legislative Day of May 25, 2016, a series of votes was held. Had I been present for these rollcall votes, I would have cast the following vote: Rollcall 247--I vote ``yes.'' ...



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    Representative Glenn Grothman

    From: WI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    GROTHMAN. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 248, I was in a very important meeting. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' ____________________ ...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    GREEN of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Mr. AL GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I ardently oppose...