02.01.17

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

February 1, 2017 10:00 AM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (CVC) ROOM 210

The organizational meeting will cover matters relating to the Committee’s rules, structure, oversight plan, and other administrative requirements.

 

The Homeland Security Committee met in open session, a quorum being present, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, in room 210 of the House Visitors Center and took the following action:

The Committee adopted the Committee Oversight Plan by unanimous consent.

The Committee adopted Committee Resolution No. 1, relating to staff hiring, by unanimous consent.

The Committee adopted the Committee Rules by a recorded vote of 18 yeas and 10 nays (Record Vote No. 5).

An amendment offered by Mr. Thompson of Mississippi (#1); on Page 2, strike and replace Rule III with a new “Rule III. Special Committee Panel.”; was NOT AGREED TO by a recorded vote of 10 yeas and 16 nays (Record Vote No. 1).

An amendment offered by Ms. Barragán (#2); Insert at the end a new Rule entitled “Rule XVII.—Hearing on Homeland Security Executive Order.”; was NOT AGREED TO by a recorded vote of 10 yeas and 16 nays (Record Vote No. 2).

An amendment offered by Mrs. Watson Coleman (#3); Insert at the end a new Rule entitled “Rule XVII.—Limitation.”; was NOT AGREED TO by a recorded vote of 10 yeas and 17 nays (Record Vote No. 3).

An amendment offered by Mr. Thompson of Mississippi (#4); Insert at the end a new Rule entitled “Rule XVII.—Appointee Financial Disclosure.”; was NOT AGREED TO by a recorded vote of 10 yeas and 18 nays (Record Vote No. 4).

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman
Opening Statement

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