the senate May 8 -12 ::CONGRESS:: 2017 the house


The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, May 15, 2017.
 Wrap Up for May 8, 2017 Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Heather Wilson to be Secretary of the Air Force; confirmed: 76-22. Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Gottlieb to be Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration; invoked: 57-41.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #20, S.140 – to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify… MORE

Wrap Up for May 9,2017 Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to be Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration; confirmed: 57-42.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business MORE

Wrap Up for May 10,2017 Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to H.J.Res.36 (methane CRA); not agreed to: 49-51.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business … MORE

Wrap Up for May 11,2017  Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Robert Lighthizer to be U.S. Trade Representative; invoked: 81-15. Confirmation of Robert Lighthizer (USTR); confirmed: 82-14.   Legislative Business Passed S.1083, Merit Systems Protection Board.   No Executive Business .. MORE

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House Activity May 8, 2017

9:07:35 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:07:53 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Robert B. Aderholt to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:08:13 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:09:30 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 299, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
9:09:36 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:10:38 A.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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 5, 2017, at 11:56 a.m.: Appointment: Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
9:11:46 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 299. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on May 11, 2017.

Last Floor Action: May 11,2017
2:03:56 P.M. – The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 299. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 15, 2017.

2:00:16 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:21 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Chabot to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:00:52 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Scott Wilson, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC.
2:02:08 P.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 299, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
2:02:13 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:14 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 May 9, 2017 at 9:09 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 140 and S. 249.
2:03:47 P.M. Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance – Pursuant to Section 301 of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1381) as amended, and section 1(b) of Public Law 115-19, the Speaker, along with the Democratic Leader and the Majority and Minority Leaders of the United States Senate, reappointed Ms. Barbara L. Camens, Washington DC, for a term of five years, and Ms. Roberta L. Holzwarth, Rockford, IL, for a term of five years, both effective May 13, 2017.
2:03:56 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 299. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 15, 2017.
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