the senate February 6-10 CONGRESS 2017 the house


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No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Discharged Commerce of H.R.590 and referred to EPW.   Adopted S.Res.44, designating February 6 through 10, 2017, as “National School Counseling Week”.   Adopted S.Res.45, designating February 2017 as “American Heart Month” and February 3, 2017, as “National Wear Red Day”.   Adopted S.Res.47, supporting the contributions of…More

 Wrap Up for Thursday, February 9, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; confirmed: 52-47. Motion to invoke cloture on Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury; invoked: 53-46.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.57, Majority Committee Membership (adding Senator Strange)   No Executive Business… More

Wrap Up for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to request the presence of absent senators; agreed to: 91-4. Confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education; confirmed: 51-50, with the vice president having voted in the affirmative. Motion to invoke cloture on Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General; invoked: 52-47. Motion to request the presence of absent senators;… More

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House Activity Feb.10, 2017

2:30:21 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:30:29 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Thomas J. Rooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:30:42 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. William Gurnee, St. Josephs Catholic Church, Washington, DC
2:30:43 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:31:35 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Tom Price of GA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:31:37 P.M. Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China – Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 6913, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China: Mr. Smith of NJ, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Franks of AZ and Mr. Hultgren.
2:31:38 P.M. British-American Interparliamentary Group – Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276l, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the British-American Interparliamentary Group: Mr. Cole.
2:31:40 P.M. Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission – Pursuant to section 4 of the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Public Law 114-224), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission: Mr. MacArthur and Mrs. Love.
2:31:45 P.M. House Democracy Partnership – Pursuant to section 4(a) of House Resolution 5, 114th Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the House Democracy Partnership: Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Conaway, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Smith of NE, Mr. Knight, Mr. Rice of SC, Mr. Womack, Mr. Woodall and Mr. Flores.
2:32:15 P.M. Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group – Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276d and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group: Mr. Huizenga, Mr. Young of AK, Mr. Poliquin and Mr. Cramer.
2:32:20 P.M. Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group – Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276h and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group: Mr. McCaul, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Hurd and Mr. Pearce.
2:32:25 P.M. Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Pursuant to section 2(a) of the National Cultural Center Act (20 U.S.C. 76h(a)), amended by Public Law 107-117, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Mrs. Comstock.
2:33:00 P.M. National Historical Publications and Records Commission – Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 2501, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission: Mr. Meadows.
2:34:01 P.M. Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission – Pursuant to section 603 of the Department of State Authorities Act, FY 2017(Public Law 114-323), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Ms. Mary Bono, Washington, DC.
2:34:02 P.M. Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy – Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(a), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy: Mr. Murphy of PA and Mr. DeSantis.
2:35:00 P.M. United States Holocaust Memorial Council – Pursuant to 36 U.S.C. 2302, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council: Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Zeldin and Mr. Kustoff of TN.
2:35:01 P.M. President’s Export Council – Pursuant to Executive Order 12131, and the order of the House on January 3,2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the President’s Export Council: Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Kelly of PA and Mr. Reichert.
2:36:00 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 8, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.: Appointments: Library of Congress Trust Fund Board.
2:36:30 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 9, 2017, at 11:23 a.m.: Appointments: Library of Congress Trust Fund Board, United States Semiquincentennial Commission, and Congressional advisors on trade policy and negotiations to International conferences, meetings and negotiation sessions relating to trade agreements.
2:37:30 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on February 13, 2017.

House Activity Feb.7, 2017

10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:16 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steven M. Palazzo to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:42 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:41:18 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:09 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 7.
12:00:15 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:37 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:39 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Schneider to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:10 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:21:40 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 7, 2017, at 8:51 a.m.: Appointments: Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki), Congressional-Executive Commission on the People’s Republic of China, and Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
12:23:34 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:24:40 P.M. H. Res. 91 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 91 — “Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 44) disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976; providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 57) providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965; and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 58) providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.”
12:26:47 P.M. H. Res. 91 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 91.
1:38:01 P.M. H. Res. 91 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 – 187 (Roll no. 81).
1:44:37 P.M. H. Res. 91 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 – 186 (Roll no. 82).
1:44:38 P.M. H. Res. 91 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:39 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Judy Chu. Ms. Chu, Judy submitted her resignation from the Committees on the Judiciary and Small Business. The resignation was accepted without objection.
1:45:02 P.M. H. Res. 95 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 95 — “Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.”
1:45:50 P.M. H. Res. 95 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
1:45:55 P.M. H. Res. 95 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:46:57 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 91. H.J. Res. 44 — “Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.”
1:47:02 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 44, H.J. Res. 57 and H.J. Res. 58. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each joint resolution. Each joint resolution is closed to amendments and allowed one motion to recommit.
1:47:45 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 44.
2:47:19 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:48:18 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 44, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
2:50:10 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 91. H.J. Res. 58 — “Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.”
2:50:15 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 44, H.J. Res. 57 and H.J. Res. 58. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each joint resolution. Each joint resolution is closed to amendments and allowed one motion to recommit.
2:50:18 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 58.
3:32:57 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:33:49 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 58, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Davis(CA) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
3:34:55 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 91. H.J. Res. 57 — “Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.”
3:35:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 44, H.J. Res. 57 and H.J. Res. 58. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each joint resolution. Each joint resolution is closed to amendments and allowed one motion to recommit.
3:35:12 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 57.
4:34:30 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:35:10 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 57, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
4:35:29 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on passage of H.J. Res. 44, H.J. Res. 57, and H.J. Res. 58, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:36:38 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 44 — “Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.”
4:57:56 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 234 – 186 (Roll no. 83).
4:57:58 P.M. H.J. Res. 44 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:58:06 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 57 — “Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.”
5:04:43 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 234 – 190 (Roll no. 84).
5:04:45 P.M. H.J. Res. 57 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:04:53 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 58 — “Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.”
5:11:29 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 – 181 (Roll no. 85).
5:11:31 P.M. H.J. Res. 58 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:11:58 P.M. Mr. Cole asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, it adjourn to meet at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Agreed to without objection.
5:12:19 P.M. Mr. Cole asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, February 9, 2017, it adjourn to meet on Monday, February 13, 2017, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
5:12:37 P.M. Mr. Cole filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 99.
5:13:08 P.M. H. Res. 98 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 98 — “Ranking a certain Member of a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives.”
5:13:20 P.M. H. Res. 98 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:13:34 P.M. H. Res. 98 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:15:24 P.M. Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission – Pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 5, 115th Congress, the Democratic Leader reappointed the following member of the House to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission: Mr. McGovern, co-chair.
5:15:43 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:28:42 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:23:51 P.M. Mr. Rohrabacher moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:23:59 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:24:01 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on February 9, 2017.

House Activity Feb. 6, 2017

12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:25 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Adrian Smith to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:42 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:01:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 6.
2:00:17 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:27 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:31 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Emmer to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:05:52 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 3, 2017 at 1:52 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 305.
2:06:29 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:45 P.M. today.
4:45:34 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 6.
4:45:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:46:17 P.M. H.R. 618 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 618 — “To authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange in El Paso and Teller Counties, Colorado, and for other purposes.”
4:46:29 P.M. H.R. 618 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:46:32 P.M. H.R. 618 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 618.
4:52:43 P.M. H.R. 618 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:52:44 P.M. H.R. 618 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:53:00 P.M. H.R. 698 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 698 — “To require a land conveyance involving the Elkhorn Ranch and the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes.”
4:53:09 P.M. H.R. 698 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:53:11 P.M. H.R. 698 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 698.
5:02:05 P.M. H.R. 698 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:02:06 P.M. H.R. 698 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:02:42 P.M. H.R. 688 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 688 — “To adjust the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest, Colorado, and for other purposes.”
5:02:52 P.M. H.R. 688 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:02:53 P.M. H.R. 688 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 688.
5:09:01 P.M. H.R. 688 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:09:02 P.M. H.R. 688 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:09:31 P.M. H.R. 689 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 689 — “To insure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes.”
5:09:53 P.M. H.R. 689 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:09:54 P.M. H.R. 689 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 689.
5:14:01 P.M. H.R. 689 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:14:03 P.M. H.R. 337 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 337 — “To transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, and for other purposes.”
5:14:46 P.M. H.R. 337 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:14:48 P.M. H.R. 337 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 337.
5:23:00 P.M. H.R. 337 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:23:36 P.M. H.R. 494 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 494 — “To expand the boundary of Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.”
5:23:48 P.M. H.R. 494 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:23:49 P.M. H.R. 494 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 494.
5:29:21 P.M. H.R. 494 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:29:23 P.M. H.R. 494 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:30:32 P.M. H.R. 387 Mr. Yoder moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 387 — “To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.”
5:30:44 P.M. H.R. 387 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:30:45 P.M. H.R. 387 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 387.
5:57:36 P.M. H.R. 387 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:57:38 P.M. H.R. 387 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:58:12 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Pete Aguilar. Mr. Aguilar submitted his resignation from the Committee on Armed Services. The resignation was accepted without objection.
5:58:12 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Scott H. Peters. Mr. Peters submitted his resignation from the Committee on Armed Services. The resignation was accepted without objection.
5:58:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:25 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 6.
6:30:31 P.M. Mr. Byrne filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 91.
6:31:44 P.M. UNFINISNED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:32:10 P.M. H.R. 689 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 689 — “To insure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes.”
6:52:24 P.M. H.R. 689 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 1 (Roll no. 79).
6:52:25 P.M. H.R. 689 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:52:34 P.M. H.R. 337 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 337 — “To transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, and for other purposes.”
6:59:18 P.M. H.R. 337 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 – 0 (Roll no. 80).
6:59:19 P.M. H.R. 337 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:59 P.M. H. Con. Res. 18 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:01:15 P.M. H. Con. Res. 18 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 18 — “Permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.”
7:01:23 P.M. H. Con. Res. 18 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:01:26 P.M. H. Con. Res. 18 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:02:13 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Joaquin Castro. Mr. Castro (TX) submitted his resignation from the Committee on Armed Services. The resignation was accepted without objection.
7:03:27 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded further with one minute speeches.
7:25:53 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:00:49 P.M. Mr. Fortenberry moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:00:55 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:00:56 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 7, 2017.

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