FLOOR UPDATE – 10 VOTES – LAST VOTES

The House is now taking the following votes on H.R. 2181– Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (Rep. Lujan – Natural Resources):
  1. Gosar Amendment #2 – Allows conveyance or exchange of federal land within the Chaco Cultural Heritage Withdrawal Area with the State of New Mexico – 15 minutes
  2. Gosar Amendment #3 – Delays permanent mineral withdrawal until the Secretary of the Interior determines that the withdrawal will not impact the ability to develop or the economic value of mineral rights held by Native Americans in the withdrawal area or the greater Chaco region – 2 minutes
  3. Arrington Amendment – Authorizes oil and gas operators to continue new development in the withdrawal area established under the Act if they have not violated existing rules and regulations for the archeological sites and areas of sensitivity in the Chaco Canyon Historical Park – 2 minutes
    10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit
  4. Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 2181 – VOTE NO – 5 minutes
  5. Final Passage of H.R. 2181 Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (Rep. Lujan – Natural Resources) – VOTE YES – 5 minutes

    The House will then take the following votes on H.R. 1373 
    – Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (Rep. Grijalva – Natural Resources):
     
  6. Gosar/Lesko Amendment #1 – Specifies the Act shall not become effective until the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Secretary of Labor, finds that the mineral withdrawal will not adversely affect jobs available to Native Americans, other minorities, and women – 2 minutes
  7. Gosar Amendment #2 – Excludes lands in the 4th Congressional District of Arizona from the permanent mineral withdrawal under the Act – 2 minutes
  8. Gosar Amendment #3 – Delays permanent mineral withdrawal under the Act until the Secretary of the Interior completes a mineral survey of proposed withdrawal area (including uranium, rare earth elements, geothermal resources and oil and natural gas) and determines there are no mineral resources, geothermal resources, or critical minerals present other than uranium – 2 minutes
    10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit
  9. Republican Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1373 – VOTE NO – 5 minutes
  10. Final Passage of H.R. 1373  Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (Rep. Grijalva – Natural Resources) – VOTE YES – 5 minutes
These are the last votes for the day
 
Following last votes, the House will complete general and amendment debate of H.R. 823 – Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act.  Votes on amendments, motion to recommit and final passage will be postponed until tomorrow.

If you have any questions please contact: Shuwanza Goff, Ray Salazar, or Deborah Rowe at 5-3130.