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Wrap Up for Friday, April 7, 2017

Wrap Up for Friday, April 7, 2017 Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; confirmed: 54-45.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business the following bills, en bloc: 861,Federal Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2017 (Cardin) R.1301, Department…  More

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 6, 2017Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; not invoked (McConnell changed his vote to ‘no’ in order to reconsider): 55-45. McConnell motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the Gorsuch nomination; agreed to: 55-45. Schumer motion… More

Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 5, 2017No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.117, designating the week of April 15, 2017, through April 23, 2017, as “National Park Week”.   Adopted S.Res.118, condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States.   Began… More

 Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Wrap Up for Monday, April 3, 2017Roll Call Votes Passage of S.89, Delta Queen; passed 85-12   Legislative Business Passed by voice vote S.544, Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014   No Executive Business More

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Last Floor Action:  4/6/2017
2:32:04 P.M. – The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on April 8, 2017, unless it sooner has received a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 48, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.

9:00:09 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:18 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:00:19 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day’s proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
9:02:16 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Ruiz to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:26 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:15:41 A.M. H.R. 1219 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 242. H.R. 1219 — “To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from the definition of an investment company.”
9:15:46 A.M. H.R. 1219 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1219 with 1 hour of general debate. The resolution provides for one motion to recommit; and providing for proceedings during the period from April 7, 2017 through April 24, 2017
9:16:00 A.M. H.R. 1219 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1219.
10:06:12 A.M. H.R. 1219 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:32:46 A.M. H.R. 1219 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 417 – 3 (Roll no. 221).
10:32:48 A.M. H.R. 1219 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:32:59 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Speaker’s approval of the Journal which had been postponed.
10:33:01 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
10:34:20 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:34:26 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 Considered by unanimous consent. S.J. Res. 30 — “Providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.”
10:35:51 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 On passage Passed without objection.
10:35:53 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:36:28 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:36:32 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 Considered by unanimous consent. S.J. Res. 35 — “Providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.”
10:36:45 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 On passage Passed without objection.
10:36:46 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:36:50 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:36:58 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 Considered by unanimous consent. S.J. Res. 36 — “Providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.”
10:37:32 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 On passage Passed without objection.
10:37:33 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:38:05 A.M. Mr. Goodlatte filed a report from the Committee on Judiciary on H. Res. 203.
10:38:28 A.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to Somalia – referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-28).
10:40:31 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:04:51 A.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:03:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:29:29 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 6.
2:29:38 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 254.
2:30:07 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Considered as privileged matter. H. Con. Res. 48 — “Providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives.”
2:31:10 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:31:19 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:32:02 P.M. Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:32:03 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:32:04 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on April 8, 2017, unless it sooner has received a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 48, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.

House Activity 4/5/2017

10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:09 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel Webster to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:22 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.
10:49:22 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:35 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 5.
12:00:45 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:15 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:17 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Hill to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:36 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.
12:26:33 P.M. H. Res. 242 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 242 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1219) to amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from the definition of an investment company, and providing for proceedings during the period from April 7, 2017, through April 24, 2017.”
12:28:37 P.M. H. Res. 242 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 242.
1:18:08 P.M. H. Res. 242 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 242, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:18:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:18:58 P.M. H.R. 1667 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1667 — “To amend title 11 of the United States Code in order to facilitate the resolution of an insolvent financial institution in bankruptcy.”
1:19:22 P.M. H.R. 1667 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:19:24 P.M. H.R. 1667 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1667.
1:33:51 P.M. H.R. 1667 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:33:54 P.M. H.R. 1667 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:34:10 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question and adoption of H. Res. 242, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:34:35 P.M. H. Res. 242 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 242 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1219) to amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from the definition of an investment company, and providing for proceedings during the period from April 7, 2017, through April 24, 2017.”
1:59:01 P.M. H. Res. 242 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 – 182 (Roll no. 217).
2:06:35 P.M. H. Res. 242 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 – 181 (Roll no. 218).
2:06:36 P.M. H. Res. 242 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:08:56 P.M. S. 544 Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 544 — “To amend Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes.”
2:09:14 P.M. S. 544 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:10:13 P.M. S. 544 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 544.
2:42:49 P.M. S. 544 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:42:55 P.M. S. 544 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:43:44 P.M. H.R. 1304 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 241. H.R. 1304 — “To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the definition of health insurance coverage certain medical stop-loss insurance obtained by certain plan sponsors of group health plans.”
2:43:49 P.M. H.R. 1304 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1304 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed.
2:44:55 P.M. H.R. 1304 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1304.
3:07:02 P.M. H.R. 1304 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:08:25 P.M. H.R. 1304 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 1304, the Chair put the question on passage of H.R. 1304 and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Foxx demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
3:10:21 P.M. A QUESTION OF THE PRIVILEGES OF THE HOUSE – Mr. Jeffries was recognized to be heard on the question of whether or not his previously noticed resolution constituted a point of privilege. Subsequently, the Chair ruled that the resolution did not constitute a point of privilege.
3:20:22 P.M. Mr. Jeffries appealed the ruling of the Chair.
3:21:23 P.M. Ms. Foxx moved to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair.
3:46:16 P.M. On Motion to Table the Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 185, 2 Present (Roll no. 219).
3:46:18 P.M. Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
3:46:18 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.R. 1304 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:46:51 P.M. H.R. 1304 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1304 — “To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the definition of health insurance coverage certain medical stop-loss insurance obtained by certain plan sponsors of group health plans.”
3:58:58 P.M. H.R. 1304 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 400 – 16 (Roll no. 220).
3:59:03 P.M. H.R. 1304 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:00:20 P.M. Mr. Womack asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on April 6. Agreed to without objection.
4:01:13 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:18:43 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:08:45 P.M. HOUSE DEMOCRACY PARTNERSHIP – Pursuant to Section 4(a) of House Resolution 5, 115th Congress, the Democratic Leader appointed the following members of the House to the HOUSE DEMOCRACY PARTNERSHIP: Mr. Price of NC, Mr. Ellison, Mrs. Davis of CA, Ms. Moore, Ms. Titus, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Ted Lieu of CA and Mrs. Torres.
5:09:34 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 member of the House to the CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: Mr. Ted Lieu of CA.
5:10:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed Special Order speeches.
6:28:07 P.M. Mr. King (IA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:28:08 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:28:09 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on April 6, 2017.

House Activity 4/4/2017

10:00:14 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:42 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Garret Graves to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:52 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.
10:45:57 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 4.
12:00:15 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:30 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:33 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. Adams to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:48 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.
12:26:59 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 April 4, 2017 at 9:28 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 89.
12:27:22 P.M. H. Res. 240 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 240 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1343) to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans.”
12:28:41 P.M. H. Res. 240 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 240.
1:11:01 P.M. H. Res. 240 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 240, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis (CO) demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:11:47 P.M. H. Res. 241 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 241 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1304) to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the definition of health insurance coverage certain medical stop-loss insurance obtained by certain plan sponsors of group health plans.”
1:12:52 P.M. H. Res. 241 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 241.
2:04:42 P.M. H. Res. 241 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 – 188 (Roll no. 211).
2:14:35 P.M. H. Res. 241 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 234 – 184 (Roll no. 212).
2:14:37 P.M. H. Res. 241 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:14:45 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question and adoption of H. Res. 240, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:15:01 P.M. H. Res. 240 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 240 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1343) to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans.”
2:22:38 P.M. H. Res. 240 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 – 187 (Roll no. 213).
2:31:30 P.M. H. Res. 240 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 – 177 (Roll no. 214).
2:31:32 P.M. H. Res. 240 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:31:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:32:14 P.M. H.R. 353 Mr. Smith (TX) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
2:33:22 P.M. H.R. 353 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendment to H.R. 353.
3:06:19 P.M. H.R. 353 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
3:06:20 P.M. H.R. 353 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:07:10 P.M. H.R. 1343 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 240. H.R. 1343 — “To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans.”
3:07:15 P.M. H.R. 1343 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1343 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed.
3:09:55 P.M. H.R. 1343 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1343.
4:10:14 P.M. H.R. 1343 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, printed in House Report 115-75 to require the GAO to report to Congress one year after date of enactment the impact of the legislation on employee ownership.
4:10:18 P.M. H.R. 1343 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 240, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment.
4:13:19 P.M. H.R. 1343 By unanimous consent, the Polis amendment was withdrawn.
4:13:23 P.M. H.R. 1343 Mr. Swalwell (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
4:14:11 P.M. H.R. 1343 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a section to prohibit any exemption to an issuer if the issuer or affiliate of the issuer has withheld information from Congress relevant to its investigation of any collusion between persons associated with the Russian Government and persons associated with a presidential campaign.
4:20:49 P.M. H.R. 1343 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4:45:31 P.M. H.R. 1343 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 185 – 228 (Roll no. 215).
4:58:21 P.M. H.R. 1343 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 331 – 87 (Roll no. 216).
4:58:22 P.M. H.R. 1343 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:58:35 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:16:12 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:19:49 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:19:51 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:19:52 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 5, 2017.

Last Floor Action: 4/3
7:40:08 P.M. – SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

12:00:17 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:27 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jeff Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:45 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.
12:06:42 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 3.
2:00:08 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Skyline Wesleyan Church, San Diego, CA
2:01:59 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:01 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:28 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:17 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 March 30, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.J. Res. 43 without amendment.
2:07:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 p.m. today.
5:04:17 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 3.
5:04:38 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:04:52 P.M. H. Res. 92 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 92 — “Condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes.”
5:05:20 P.M. H. Res. 92 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:05:21 P.M. H. Res. 92 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 92.
5:31:34 P.M. H. Res. 92 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.
5:31:59 P.M. H. Res. 54 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 54 — “Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms.”
5:32:10 P.M. H. Res. 54 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:32:12 P.M. H. Res. 54 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 54.
5:49:10 P.M. H. Res. 54 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:49:14 P.M. H. Res. 54 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:49:25 P.M. H.R. 479 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 479 — “To require a report on the designation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, and for other purposes.”
5:49:40 P.M. H.R. 479 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:49:41 P.M. H.R. 479 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 479.
6:08:59 P.M. H.R. 479 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.
6:09:28 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 April 3, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 544.
6:10:26 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting Principles for Reforming the Military Selective Service Process – referred to the Committee on Armed Services and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-27).
6:10:45 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:24 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 3.
6:30:25 P.M. Mr. Buck filed reports from the Committee on Rules, on measures H. Res. 240, H. Res. 241, and H. Res. 242.
6:31:55 P.M. UNFINISHED 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.
6:32:18 P.M. H. Res. 92 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 92 — “Condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes.”
6:53:31 P.M. H. Res. 92 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 – 3 (Roll no. 209).
6:53:34 P.M. H. Res. 92 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:08 P.M. NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION – Mr. Jeffries notified the House of his intent to rise to a point of privilege pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX, and to offer a privileged resolution. Subsequently, the Chair did not determine whether the resolution constituted a question of privilege. The Chair announced that a determination will be made at the time designated for consideration of the resolution.
7:08:55 P.M. H.R. 479 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 479 — “To require a report on the designation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, and for other purposes.”
7:15:59 P.M. H.R. 479 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 394 – 1 (Roll no. 210).
7:16:00 P.M. H.R. 479 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:16:57 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:40:08 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

8:45:45 P.M. Ms. Norton moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:45:52 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:45:53 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 4, 2017.
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