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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5325, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017


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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-09

    WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 771 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Joaquin Castro

    From: TX District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    CASTRO of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I raise a point of order against House Resolution 771 because the resolution violates section 426(a) of the Congressional Budget Act. The resolution, in waiving all points...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    HASTINGS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I thank my friend, the gentleman from Georgia (Mr. Woodall), for yielding me the customary 30 minutes for debate. This legislation,...



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    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, this bill picks a fight with the librarians. In the bill, we seek to compel the Library of Congress to use an outdated and dehumanizing term to reference people who aren't citizens...



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    Representative Linda T. Sánchez

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2016-06-09

    SANCHEZ of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the consideration of H.R. 5325, a deceitful effort by House Republicans to yet again dehumanize an entire group of people. It pains me to...



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    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    SCHAKOWSKY. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise to urge my colleagues to defeat the previous question so that Mr. Hastings can offer H.R. 769, a resolution to shut down the select...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the distinguished gentleman from Florida for his management of what is a difficult and trying legislative process and my distinguished friend from Georgia, as...



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    Representative Adrian Smith

    From: NE District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-09

    SMITH of Nebraska. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 285, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore (Mr. Simpson). The question is on the resolution. ...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    HASTINGS. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This will be a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-09

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``nay'' on rollcall No. 286. ____________________ ...