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Republican Cloakroom

Next Vote: 6:30 p.m.
Last Vote: 7:00 – 7:10 p.m.
MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH, 2023

The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour

Legislative Business will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Unlimited One Minutes Per Side

H.R. 290 – To provide for transparent licensing of commercial remote sensing systems, and for other purposes. (Sponsored by Rep. Lucas / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 342 – To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require reporting relating to certain cost-share requirements, and for other purposes. (Sponsored by Rep. Obernolte / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 500 – Financial Exploitation Prevention Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Wagner / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 582 – Credit Union Board Modernization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Vargas / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 298 – Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mooney / Financial Services Committee)

Unlimited One Minutes Per Side

Special Orders: Republicans have the first hour

Week of January 30th, 2023

MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH:

On Monday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

H.R. 290 – To provide for transparent licensing of commercial remote sensing systems, and for other purposes. (Sponsored by Rep. Lucas / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 342 – To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require reporting relating to certain cost-share requirements, and for other purposes. (Sponsored by Rep. Obernolte / Science, Space, and Technology Committee)

H.R. 500Financial Exploitation Prevention Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Wagner / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 582 – Credit Union Board Modernization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Vargas / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 298 – Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mooney / Financial Services Committee)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31ST AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK:

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business.

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:30 a.m. for legislative business.  Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

Legislation Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 497 – Freedom for Health Care Workers Act (Sponsored by Rep. Duncan / Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 382 – Pandemic is Over Act (Sponsored by Rep. Guthrie / Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 139 – SHOW UP Act of 2023 (Sponsored by Rep. Comer / Oversight and Accountability Committee)

H.J. Res. 7 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020 (Sponsored by Rep. Gosar / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

H. Con. Res. 9 – Denouncing the horrors of socialism (Rep. Salazar / Financial Services Committee)

Additional legislative items are possible 

Vote Sheets

Lee (D-CA) – Amendment No. 84 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy certifying that an increase in federal lands leased for production would not perpetuate environmental injustice

Y 207
N 223

Payne (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 76 – States that the bill does not change the fact that communities of color and low-income communities face greater harms from climate change

Y 211
N 217

Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) – Amendment No. 75 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any tract in the Big Cypress National Preserve

Y 212
N 215

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 131 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including the Great Lakes

Y 209
N 215

Magaziner (D-RI) – Amendment No. 59 – States that the bill does not impact the authority of the President or the Secretary of Energy to drawdown the SPR to lower gas prices

Y 204
N 222

Magaziner (D-RI) – Amendment No. 58 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy determining that the leasing plan will not negatively affect consumers using heating oil and petroleum-based fuels

Y 205
N 220

Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 74 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any lease for production to a company that has purchased an equity security of the company as listed on the national securities exchange

Y 171
N 256

Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 72 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any Federal land if it would increase net carbon emissions

Y 193
N 228

Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 73 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any Federal land if it would be inconsistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Accords

Y 199
N 229

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 35 – Excludes drawdowns for the purposes of “exchanges” from requiring plan. Conditions effective date on Secretary of Energy reporting to Congress on the necessity of acting under the authority of this section

Y 205
N 224

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 36 – Excludes “test drawdowns” from requiring plan. Conditions the effective date of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy reporting to Congress on the necessity of acting under the authority of this section

Y 207
N 220

Ross (D-NC) – Amendment No. 70 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any tract in the Mid-Atlantic Planning Area

Y 212
N 218

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 66 – Prohibits fossil industry entities from producing on a lease outlined in the leasing plan unless the entity submits to Secretary of Energy a plan to reduce its “global warming pollution” by 50 percent by 2030, completely by 2050, and release less than 1 percent of methane it currently releases

Y 199
N 231

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 67 – Limits the leasing plan to only consider oil production (not gas), and only requires the plan if the Secretary of Energy intends to draw down more than the U.S. expects to export. Requires a report on these analyses to Congress

Y 195
N 229

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 68 – Limits the leasing plan to only considering oil production — not gas

Y 191
N 237

Manning (D-NC) – Amendment No. 27 – Excludes any Outer Continental Shelf land from the leasing plan

Y 206
N 220

Scholten (D-MI) – Amendment No. 60 – Does not require a leasing plan if the Secretary of Energy determines that delaying a drawdown would increase gas prices

Y 206
N 221

Lee (D-NV) – Amendment No. 25 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including federal lands that have no or low potential for oil and gas development

Y 207
N 221

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 45 – Prohibits the leasing plan from providing a financial benefit for any entity that is allowed to make gross income or take a tax deduction on an oil depletion

Y 173
N 256

Vasquez (D-NM) – Amendment No. 63 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy reporting on the number, location, and owner of the unused permits to drill

Vote Requested

Y 204
N 224

Vasquez (D-NM) – Amendment No. 64 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to try to acquire petroleum products for the SPR from sources in the U.S.

Y 187
N 240

Cicilline (D-RI) – Amendment No. 135 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, or New York

Y 208
N 217

Takano (D-NM) – Amendment No. 81 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to consider the number of approved but inactive leases and permits to drill when developing the leasing plan

Y 208
N 221

Castro (D-TX) – Amendment No. 4 – Limits the leasing plan from providing oil and gas leasing on federal lands that have a high concentration of orphaned oil and gas wells

Y 197
N 230

Barragan (D-CA) – Amendment No. 24 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including land within 3,200 feet of a residence, school, or hospital

Y 209
N 219

Plaskett (D-VI) – Amendment No. 43 – Conditions enactment upon the Secretary of Energy certifying to Congress that the bill will not increase the average price of energy for American consumers

Y 209
N 221

Perez (D-WA) – Amendment No. 79 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including tracts in the Washington/Oregon Planning Area if inclusion would adversely impact coastal fisheries

Y 210
N 219

Bowman (D-NY) – Amendment No. 92 – Prohibits the leasing plan from authorizing entities who contributed to oil and gas price gouging to participate in any lease auctions

Y 201
N 219

Grijalva (D-AZ) – Amendment No. 145 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any protected public lands (National Park System, National Wildlife Refuge System units, wild and scenic river system components, national conservation areas, national monuments, national recreation areas, and others

Y 210
N 218

Jackson (D-NC) – Amendment No. 46 – Adds harming national security to the exceptions for the Secretary of Energy making a leasing plan when drawing down the SPR

Y 210
N 220

Lieu (D-CA) – Amendment No. 61 – Does not require a leasing plan if the Secretary of Energy determines that a drawdown would result in a net profit for the government

Y 198
N 229

Nickel (D-NC) – Amendment No. 77 – Allows the Secretary of Energy to not do a leasing plan after a drawdown of the SPR if it would worsen inflation

Y 207
N 222

Passage – of H.R. 21, Strategic Production Response Act

Y 221
N 205

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Amendments to H.R. 21 – Strategic Production Response Act

(H.Res. 5 provides for a Modified-Open Rule for H.R. 21)

Text of amendments submitted to the Record can be found here (The first amendment was submitted on 1-20-23).

This tracker will be updated in real time as amendments are offered on the Floor

Gaetz (R-FL) – Amendment No. 1 – States that the bill shall effect on an existing administrative moratorium on leasing in certain parts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina – PASSED BY VOICE

Pallone (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 104 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including tracts in the North Atlantic Planning Area – VOTE REQUESTED

Mace (R-SC) – Amendment No. 133 – States that the bill does not affect existing restrictions on oil and gas leasing in the South Atlantic Planning Area – VOTE REQUESTED

Castor (D-FL) – Amendment No. 3 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including drilling in tracts in parts of Florida and the Eastern Gulf of Mexico – VOTE REQUESTED

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 2 – Requires the leasing plan for all drawdowns of the SPR (removing the requirement for emergency drawdowns only) – VOTE REQUESTED

Blunt Rochester (D-DE) – Amendment No. 71 – States that the bill does not change the fact that the U.S. committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions pursuant to the Paris Agreement – VOTE REQUESTED

LaLota (R-NY) – Amendment No. 143 – States that the bill does not affect existing restrictions on oil and gas leasing in the North Atlantic Planning Area – PASSED BY VOICE

Cleaver (D-MO) – Amendment No. 8 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to consult with the EPA Administrator and Director of Indian Affairs on the leasing plan – FAILED BY VOICE

Clyde (R-GA) – Amendment No. 91 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to submit the leasing plan to Congress – PASSED BY VOICE

Cleaver (D-MO) Amendment No. 9 – Allows for drawdowns of the SPR without a leasing plan during a period of a national emergency declared under the National Emergencies Act – FAILED BY VOICE

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 32 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to submit the required leasing plan to the Committees on Armed Services, Agriculture, Energy & Commerce, and Natural Resources in the House; and to the Committees on Energy and Natural Resources, Environment & Public Works, Armed Services, and Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry in the Senate – PASSED BY VOICE

Soto (D-FL) – Amendment No. 44 – Conditions enactment upon the Secretary of Energy certifying to Congress that the price of gasoline and diesel will not increase in any Petroleum Administration for Defense District while the Secretary develops the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 33 – Increases the maximum percentage of federal lands leased for oil and gas production from 10 percent to 15 percent – VOTE REQUESTED

Spanberger (D-VA) – Amendment No. 29 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any oil and gas leasing in any tract located off the Virginia coast – VOTE REQUESTED

Boebert (R-CO) – Amendment No. 137 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to identify acres of the Thompson Divide area in Colorado for leasing as part of the plan – PASSED BY VOICE

Tlaib (D-MI) Amendment No. 10 – Requires the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review for each lease conducted in the Secretary of Energy’s leasing plan – RULED NOT GERMANE

Perry (R-PA) Amendment No. 41 – Requires the leasing plan to include the list of parcels to be offered for lease and the size, location, and necessary permits required for each parcel – PASSED BY VOICE

Tlaib (D-MI) Amendment No. 11 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to consult with the EPA Administrator and the Council on Environmental Quality – VOTE REQUESTED

Huffman (D-CA) – Amendment No. 15 – Prohibits including the Northern California planning area in the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Huffman (D-CA) – Amendment No. 65 – Prohibits the leasing plan from decreasing land and water for recreation – VOTE REQUESTED

Panetta (D-CA) – Amendment No. 26 – Prohibits the Central California Planning area from being included in the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Levin (D-CA) – Amendment No. 18 – Excludes Southern California from being included in the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

DelBene (D-WA) – Amendment No. 7 – Excludes the Washington/Oregon planning area from the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Barr (R-KY) – Amendment No. 48 – Declares any financial regulations that limit financing for oil and gas companies to be void until the Secretary of Energy reports to Congress that the SPR has been replenished after a drawdown – RULED NOT GERMANE

Levin (D-CA) – Amendment No. 21 – Requires a “fair return” for taxpayers on leases in the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Grijalva (D-AZ) – Amendment No. 55 – Requires the leasing plan to include a consultation plan with Tribal governments – VOTE REQUESTED

Grijalva (D-AZ) Amendment No. 56 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including leasing where it would disproportionately burden communities of color, low-income communities, or Tribal and Indigenous communities – VOTE REQUESTED

Grijalva (D-AZ) Amendment No. 57 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including leasing on federal lands that are viable for renewable energy production – VOTE REQUESTED

Thompson (D-CA) – Amendment No. 23 – Requires any drawdowns of the SPR to be offset with measures to reduce demand for oil – RULED NOT GERMANE

DeGette (D-CO) – Amendment No. 89 – Requires any leases or permits issued pursuant to the leasing plan to be accompanied by a certification that it would not excessively increase the sale price of petroleum products during an energy interruption – VOTE REQUESTED

Torres (D-CA) – Amendment No. 50 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy certifying that the leasing in the plan is necessary to get the SPR back to where it was on Febraury 23, 2022 – VOTE REQUESTED

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 85 – Prohibits the leasing plan from financially benefiting an entity controlled or owned by China, North Korea, Russia, Iran, or countries subject to U.S. sanctions – VOTE REQUESTED

Gottheimer (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 86 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to ensure that the leasing plan will not result in the sale of oil to Iran, China, North Korea, or Russia – VOTE REQUESTED

Cohen (D-TN) – Amendment No. 129 – Prohibits the leasing plan from allowing an entity to engage in production unless it would not negatively impact air quality – VOTE REQUESTED

Garcia (D-CA) – Amendment No. 53 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy certifying that increasing lands leased for production will not result increased greenhouse gas emissions – VOTE REQUESTED

Lee (D-CA) – Amendment No. 84 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy certifying that an increase in federal lands leased for production would not perpetuate environmental injustice – VOTE REQUESTED

Payne (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 76 – States that the bill does not change the fact that communities of color and low-income communities face greater harms from climate change – VOTE REQUESTED

Magaziner (D-RI) – Amendment No. 59 – States that the bill does not impact the authority of the President or the Secretary of Energy to drawdown the SPR to lower gas prices – VOTE REQUESTED

Magaziner (D-RI) – Amendment No. 58 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy determining that the leasing plan will not negatively affect consumers using heating oil and petroleum-based fuels – VOTE REQUESTED

Goldman (D-NY) – Amendment No. 16 – Allows drawdowns of the SPR without a leasing plan in order to meet U.S. obligations under the international energy program. Prohibits drawdowns of the SPR until the Secretary of Energy certifies to Congress that the U.S. is meeting Paris Climate Accords targets and Justice40 recommendations. Requires the Secretary of Energy to consult with OMB and the Secretary of State. Requires a report to Congress on Paris Climate Accords progress and funding being used for environmental justice – RULED NOT GERMANE

Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 74 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any lease for production to a company that has purchased an equity security of the company as listed on the national securities exchange – VOTE REQUESTED

Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 72 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any Federal land if it would increase net carbon emissions –VOTE REQUESTED

Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) – Amendment No. 73 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any Federal land if it would be inconsistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Accords – VOTE REQUESTED

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 35 – Excludes drawdowns for the purposes of “exchanges” from requiring plan. Conditions effective date on Secretary of Energy reporting to Congress on the necessity of acting under the authority of this section – VOTE REQUESTED

Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 36 – Excludes “test drawdowns” from requiring plan. Conditions the effective date of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy reporting to Congress on the necessity of acting under the authority of this section. – VOTE REQUESTED

Ross (D-NC) – Amendment No. 70 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any tract in the Mid-Atlantic Planning Area – VOTE REQUESTED

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 66 – Prohibits fossil industry entities from producing on a lease outlined in the leasing plan unless the entity submits to Secretary of Energy a plan to reduce its “global warming pollution” by 50 percent by 2030, completely by 2050, and release less than 1 percent of methane it currently releases – VOTE REQUESTED

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 67 – Limits the leasing plan to only consider oil production (not gas), and only requires the plan if the Secretary of Energy intends to draw down more than the U.S. expects to export. Requires a report on these analyses to Congress. – VOTE REQUESTED

Casten (D-IL) – Amendment No. 68 – Limits the leasing plan to only considering oil production — not gas – VOTE REQUESTED

Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) – Amendment No. 75 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any tract in the Big Cypress National Preserve – VOTE REQUESTED

Schneider (D-IL) – Amendment No. 131 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including the Great Lakes – VOTE REQUESTED

Manning (D-NC) – Amendment No. 27 – Excludes any Outer Continental Shelf land from the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Scholten (D-MI) – Amendment No. 60 – Does not require a leasing plan if the Secretary of Energy determines that delaying a drawdown would increase gas prices – VOTE REQUESTED

Lee (D-NV) – Amendment No. 25 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including federal lands that have no or low potential for oil and gas development – VOTE REQUESTED

Porter (D-CA) – Amendment No. 45 – Prohibits the leasing plan from providing a financial benefit for any entity that is allowed to make gross income or take a tax deduction on an oil depletion – VOTE REQUESTED

Vasquez (D-NM) – Amendment No. 63 – Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy reporting on the number, location, and owner of the unused permits to drill – VOTE REQUESTED

Vasquez (D-NM) – Amendment No. 64 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to try to acquire petroleum products for the SPR from sources in the U.S. – VOTE REQUESTED

Cicilline (D-RI) – Amendment No. 135 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, or New York – VOTE REQUESTED

Quigley (D-IL) – Amendment No. 125 – Conditions the date of enactment upon the Secretary of Energy certifying that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has ended – RULED NOT GERMANE

Takano (D-CA) – Amendment No. 80 – Requires a 90-day notice and comment period for the leasing plan – FAILED BY VOICE

Takano (D-CA) – Amendment No. 81 – Requires the Secretary of Energy to consider the number of approved but inactive leases and permits to drill when developing the leasing plan – VOTE REQUESTED

Takano (D-CA) – Amendment No. 82 – Limits the leasing plan from increasing drilling if it would impact deployment of renewable energy projects. Conditions enactment of the bill upon the Secretary of Energy certifying that increased oil and gas drilling will not impact deployment of renewable energy – FAILED BY VOICE

Castro (D-TX) – Amendment No. 4 – Limits the leasing plan from providing oil and gas leasing on federal lands that have a high concentration of orphaned oil and gas wells – VOTE REQUESTED

Barragan (D-CA) – Amendment No. 24 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including land within 3,200 feet of a residence, school, or hospital – VOTE REQUESTED

Plaskett (D-VI) – Amendment No. 43 – Conditions enactment upon the Secretary of Energy certifying to Congress that the bill will not increase the average price of energy for American consumers – VOTE REQUESTED

Perez (D-WA) – Amendment No. 79 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including tracts in the Washington/Oregon Planning Area if inclusion would adversely impact coastal fisheries – VOTE REQUESTED

Bowman (D-NY) – Amendment No. 92 – Prohibits the leasing plan from authorizing entities who contributed to oil and gas price gouging to participate in any lease auctions – VOTE REQUESTED

Tlaib (D-MI) – Amendment No. 13 – Requires the Chair of the Federal Election Commission to report to Congress on campaign donations to Members of Congress from the oil and gas industry – RULED NOT GERMANE

Tlaib (D-MI) – Amendment No. 14 – Lowers the leasing plan limit on percentage of federal land from 10 percent to 0.1 percent – FAILED BY VOICE

Grijalva (D-AZ) Amendment No. 145 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any protected public lands (National Park System, National Wildlife Refuge System units, wild and scenic river system components, national conservation areas, national monuments, national recreation areas, and others – VOTE REQUESTED

Jackson (D-NC) – Amendment No. 46 – Adds harming national security to the exceptions for the Secretary of Energy making a leasing plan when drawing down the SPR – VOTE REQUESTED

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 147 – States that the Act does not change the fact that the President is not authorized to make emergency drawdowns of the SPR for political purposes – PASSED BY VOICE

Sherman (D-CA) – Amendment No. 88 – Nullifies the requirement for a leasing plan if the President produces a plan to limit oil and gas imports by the same percentage as the drawdown of the SPR for drawdowns after enactment – FAILED BY VOICE

Greene (R-GA) – Amendment No. 146 – Requires a leasing plan for the period between January 21, 2021, and the date of enactment – PASSED BY VOICE

Lieu (D-CA) – Amendment No. 61 – Does not require a leasing plan if the Secretary of Energy determines that a drawdown would result in a net profit for the government – VOTE REQUESTED

Lieu (D-CA) – Amendment No. 62 – Prohibits the leasing plan from including any tract on the Outer Continental Shelf if it would adversely impact any marine mammals – FAILED BY VOICE

Nickel (D-NC) – Amendment No. 77 – Allows the Secretary of Energy to not do a leasing plan after a drawdown of the SPR if it would worsen inflation – VOTE REQUESTED

Pallone (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 95 – Replaces the bill with the “Buy Low, Sell High Act” – RULED NOT GERMANE

Floor Wrap Up

Summary of Business for LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JANUARY 27, 2023

H.R. 21 – Strategic Production Response Act

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 – 205 (Roll no. 93).

Republican Votes: YEA 220; NAY 0

Democrat Votes: YEA 1; NAY 205

 

H.R. 21 – On agreeing to the Nickel amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 207 – 222 (Roll no. 92).

Republican Votes: YEA 0; NAY 219

Democrat Votes: YEA 207; NAY 3

 

H.R. 21 – On agreeing to the Lieu…