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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4768, Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016


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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-05

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 796 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. (Mr. McGOVERN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman...



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    Representative Doug Collins

    From: GA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-05

    COLLINS of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the chairman yielding me the time. I rise today in support of House Resolution 796, the rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4768, the Separation of...



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    Representative Mike Thompson

    From: CA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    THOMPSON of California. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I, too, plan to vote to defeat the previous question so we can have some debate on some gun violence prevention legislation-- which...



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    Representative Elizabeth H. Esty

    From: CT District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    ESTY. Mr. Speaker, we need to act. We need to act to save lives as 100,000 Americans have died in the last 3\1/2\ years since Sandy Hook--since 6- and 7-year-olds were killed in my district. What has...



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    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    CLARK of Massachusetts. Mr. Speaker, the American people have been very clear. They are demanding a vote to keep American families safe from gun violence. When the Speaker announced a vote this week...



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    CROWLEY. Mr. Speaker, I sense a bit of frustration in the voice of my good friend from Texas (Mr. Sessions) in appealing to Democrats to focus on the issue before us. We are focusing on the issue before...



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    Representative Gregory W. Meeks

    From: NY District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    MEEKS. Mr. Speaker, I urge my colleagues to vote ``no'' on the previous question. It has nothing to do with the bad bill, as indicated. Mr. Speaker, for years Democrats in this House and a majority...



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    Representative Robin L. Kelly

    From: IL District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    KELLY of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule and underlying bill. I, instead, urge consideration of H.R. 1217, the Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act. This bipartisan...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-05

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. [[Page H4241]] The vote was taken by electronic device, and there...