the senate June 5-9 **CONGRESS** 2017 the house


Wrap Up for May 8,2017 Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Scott Brown to be Ambassador to New Zealand; confirmed: 94-4.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.1628, American Health Care Act of 2017.   Passed Calendar # 91, S.826 as amended, a bill to reauthorize the Partners for Fish and… MORE

Wrap Up for May 7,2017 Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on motion to proceed to Calendar #110, S.722 (Iran Sanctions); agreed to: 91-8.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.174, recognizing the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International and celebrating the Lions Clubs International for a long history of humanitarian service with a Moran amendment to the preamble.   Adopted… MORE

Wrap Up for May 6,2017 Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #54, the nomination of Courtney Elwood, to be General Counsel, CIA; confirmed: 67-33.   Legislative Business Passed by voice vote S.1094, VA Accountability, as amended.   No Executive Business MORE

Wrap Up for May 5,2017 Roll Call Votes Adoption of Calendar #107, S.Res.176, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem; agreed to: 90-0.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.184, relative to the death of James Paul David “Jim” Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.   No Executive Business MORE

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Last Floor Action: June 8, 2017
6:48:51 P.M. – The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on June 12, 2017.

10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:07 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jeff Duncan to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:27 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.
10:56:34 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:36 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 8.
12:00:40 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:39 P.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. Rodney Davis (IL) 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. Rodney Davis (IL) 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.
12:02:09 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Crawford to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:46 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.
12:36:25 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 June 8, 2017 at 9:04 a.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Res. 184.
12:36:30 P.M. H.R. 10 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 375. H.R. 10 — “To create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital and credit, and repealing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that make America less prosperous, less stable, and less free, and for other purposes.”
12:36:35 P.M. H.R. 10 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 10 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
12:37:04 P.M. H.R. 10 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 375 and Rule XVIII.
12:37:04 P.M. H.R. 10 The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Chairman of the Committee.
12:37:42 P.M. H.R. 10 GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with ninety minutes of general debate on H.R. 10.
2:46:03 P.M. H.R. 10 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hensarling, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-163 to revise provisions subjecting certain FDIC and NCUA functions to congressional appropriations, relating to appointments of positions created by the Act, and providing congressional access to non-public FSOC information.
2:46:06 P.M. H.R. 10 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 375, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hensarling Part B amendment No. 1.
2:57:12 P.M. H.R. 10 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Hensarling amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:57:28 P.M. H.R. 10 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hollingsworth, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-163 to allow closed-end funds that are listed on a national securities exchange, and that meet certain requirements to be considered `well-known seasoned issuers’ or `WKSIs’.
2:57:39 P.M. H.R. 10 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 375, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hollingsworth Part B amendment No. 2.
3:07:50 P.M. H.R. 10 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Hollingsworth amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3:08:05 P.M. H.R. 10 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smucker, numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 115-163 to express the sense of Congress that consumer reporting agencies and their subsidiaries should implement stronger multi-factor authentication procedures when providing access to personal information files to more adequately protect consumer information from identity theft.
3:08:07 P.M. H.R. 10 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 375, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smucker Part B amendment No. 3.
3:19:33 P.M. H.R. 10 On agreeing to the Smucker amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:19:51 P.M. H.R. 10 An amendment, offered by Mr. Faso, numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 115-163 to allow Mutual Holding Companies (MHCs) to waive the receipt of dividends.
3:19:53 P.M. H.R. 10 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 375, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Faso Part B amendment No. 4.
3:39:03 P.M. H.R. 10 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Faso amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3:39:50 P.M. H.R. 10 An amendment, offered by Ms. McSally, numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 115-163 to require the Department of Treasury to submit a report to Congress regarding its efforts to work with Federal bank regulators, financial institutions, and money service businesses to ensure that legitimate financial transactions along the southern border move freely.
3:39:53 P.M. H.R. 10 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 375, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McSally Part B amendment No. 5.
3:46:11 P.M. H.R. 10 On agreeing to the McSally amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:46:30 P.M. H.R. 10 An amendment, offered by Mr. Buck, numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 115-163 to require the GSA to study CLEA’s real estate needs due to changes in the Agency’s structure. It then authorizes the GSA to sell the current CLEA building if CLEA’s real estate needs have changed and there is no government department or agency that can utilize the building.
3:46:33 P.M. H.R. 10 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 375, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Buck Part B amendment No. 6.
3:55:00 P.M. H.R. 10 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Buck amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3:55:30 P.M. H.R. 10 UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:17:20 P.M. H.R. 10 On agreeing to the Hensarling amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 – 185 (Roll no. 295).
4:21:11 P.M. H.R. 10 On agreeing to the Hollingsworth amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 231 – 180 (Roll no. 296).
4:25:28 P.M. H.R. 10 On agreeing to the Faso amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 – 184 (Roll no. 297).
4:29:18 P.M. H.R. 10 On agreeing to the Buck amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 – 185 (Roll no. 298).
4:29:45 P.M. H.R. 10 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 10.
4:29:59 P.M. H.R. 10 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:30:31 P.M. H.R. 10 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
4:39:03 P.M. H.R. 10 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 233 – 186 (Roll no. 299).
4:39:05 P.M. H.R. 10 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:39:06 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the Speaker’s approval of the Journal which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:39:15 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:47 P.M. Mr. Duffy asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, June 8, 2017, it adjourn to meet on Monday, June 12, 2017 at noon for Morning-Hour Debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
4:42:04 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:02:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:48:44 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:48:50 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:48:51 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on June 12, 2017.

House Activity June 7,2017

10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:16 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Johnson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:39 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.
10:57:38 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:03 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 7.
12:00:10 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:33 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:35 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Panetta to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:31 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.
12:24:25 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 June 7, 2017 at 9:17 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 1094.
12:24:41 P.M. INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE CULTURE AND ARTS DEVELOPMENT- Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 4412, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker reappointed the following member of the House to the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development: Mr. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico.
12:25:12 P.M. H. Res. 374 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 374 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2213) to amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority, and for other purposes.”
12:26:44 P.M. H. Res. 374 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 374.
12:57:49 P.M. H. Res. 374 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 374, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hastings 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.
1:03:43 P.M. H. Res. 375 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 375 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 10) to create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital and credit, and repealing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that make America less prosperous, less stable, and less free, and for other purposes.”
1:06:22 P.M. H. Res. 375 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 375.
1:55:59 P.M. H. Res. 375 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 375, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Slaughter 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.
1:56:22 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 374 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:56:49 P.M. H. Res. 374 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 374 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2213) to amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority, and for other purposes.”
2:20:31 P.M. H. Res. 374 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 189 (Roll no. 288).
2:27:55 P.M. H. Res. 374 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 231 – 185 (Roll no. 289).
2:27:58 P.M. H. Res. 374 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:29:09 P.M. NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION – Mr. Capuano 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. The Chair subsequently announced that under rule IX, a resolution offer from the floor by a Member other than the Majority Leader or the Minority Leader as a question of the privileges of the House has immediate precedence only at a time designated by the Chair within 2 legislative days after the resolution is properly noticed. The Chair further announced that it would not, at that point, make the determination required by the rule.
2:37:31 P.M. H. Res. 375 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 375 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 10) to create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital and credit, and repealing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that make America less prosperous, less stable, and less free, and for other purposes.”
2:44:25 P.M. H. Res. 375 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 185 (Roll no. 290).
2:50:20 P.M. H. Res. 375 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 – 188 (Roll no. 291).
2:50:22 P.M. H. Res. 375 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:51:47 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:52:14 P.M. H. Con. Res. 33 Mr. Brat moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Con. Res. 33 — “Designating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library.”
2:52:35 P.M. H. Con. Res. 33 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:52:38 P.M. H. Con. Res. 33 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 33.
3:03:59 P.M. H. Con. Res. 33 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:04:03 P.M. H. Con. Res. 33 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:05:32 P.M. H.R. 2213 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 374. H.R. 2213 — “To amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority, and for other purposes.”
3:05:37 P.M. H.R. 2213 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2213 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
3:06:38 P.M. H.R. 2213 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2213.
3:07:02 P.M. H.R. 2213 ORDER OF PROCEDURE – Mr. McCaul asked unanimous consent that the question of adopting the amendment to H.R. 2213 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
3:45:38 P.M. H.R. 2213 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lujan Grisham, M., numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-162 to prohibit the bill from going into effect until 1) the CBP completes its evaluation and pilot program of the Test for Espionage, Sabotage, and Corruption (TES-C) which is then certified by the DHS Inspector General and reported to Congress and 2) the DHS Inspector General completes a risk assessment of the population that could receive waivers and certifies to Congress that providing waivers to these individuals would not endanger national security, undermine workforce integrity, or increase corruption in the agency.
3:45:42 P.M. H.R. 2213 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 374, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lujan Grisham (NM) amendment.
3:55:45 P.M. H.R. 2213 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:56:14 P.M. H.R. 2213 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of the debate on the Lujan Grisham amendment, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McCaul requested the Yeas and Nays and pursuant to the order of the House of June 7, 2017 the Chair postponed further proceedings on the adoption of the Lujan Grisham amendment until a time to be announced.
4:01:53 P.M. PRIVILEGED RESOLUTION – Mr. Capuano was recognized to offer a privileged resolution subsequent to the foregoing notification.
4:12:05 P.M. Mr. Capuano was recognized to be heard on the question of whether or not his resolution constituted a point of privilege and the Chair subsequently ruled that the resolution did not constitute a point of privilege.
4:12:49 P.M. Mr. Capuano appealed the ruling of the Chair.
4:13:23 P.M. Mr. McCaul moved to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair.
4:40:30 P.M. On Motion to Table the Appeal of the Ruling of the Chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 186, 1 Present (Roll no. 292).
4:41:16 P.M. Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
4:45:43 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Lujan Grisham amendment No. 1 to H.R. 2213, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:46:33 P.M. H.R. 2213 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2213 — “To amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority, and for other purposes.”
4:53:22 P.M. H.R. 2213 On agreeing to the Lujan Grisham, M. amendment; Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 179 – 238 (Roll no. 293).
4:56:16 P.M. The House rose in a moment of silence for the victims of the tragedy in Oregon.
5:06:51 P.M. H.R. 2213 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 282 – 137 (Roll no. 294).
5:06:54 P.M. H.R. 2213 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:07:59 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:23:07 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:49:31 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:49:41 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:49:42 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 8, 2017.

House Activity June 6,2017

12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:27 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jack Bergman to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:40 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.
12:19:21 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:06 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 6.
2:00:22 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:50 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:52 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Duncan of TN to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:23 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:07:30 P.M. Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission – Pursuant to Section 603 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Public Law 114-323), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Pete Gallego of Alpine, Texas.
2:07:40 P.M. Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation – Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 2004(b), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker reappointed the following member of the House to the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation: Mr. Deutch.
2:08:01 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:30 p.m. today.
4:33:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 6.
4:34:19 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:35:29 P.M. H. Res. 354 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 354 — “Condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.”
4:35:47 P.M. H. Res. 354 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:35:51 P.M. H. Res. 354 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 354.
5:00:10 P.M. H. Res. 354 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.
5:00:35 P.M. H.R. 390 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 390 — “To provide for emergency relief to victims of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes in Iraq and Syria, to provide accountability for perpetrators of these crimes, and for other purposes.”
5:00:47 P.M. H.R. 390 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:00:49 P.M. H.R. 390 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 390.
5:24:05 P.M. H.R. 390 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:24:07 P.M. H.R. 390 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:24:09 P.M. H.R. 390 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:24:42 P.M. H. Res. 355 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 355 — “Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the wake of these attacks.”
5:24:52 P.M. H. Res. 355 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:24:55 P.M. H. Res. 355 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 355.
5:38:53 P.M. H. Res. 355 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.
5:39:33 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:29:55 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 6.
6:30:12 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.
6:30:32 P.M. H. Res. 354 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 354 — “Condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.”
6:56:04 P.M. H. Res. 354 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 0 (Roll no. 286).
6:56:13 P.M. H. Res. 355 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 355 — “Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the wake of these attacks.”
7:03:20 P.M. H. Res. 355 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 0 (Roll no. 287).
7:03:27 P.M. H. Res. 355 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:05:05 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:12:42 P.M. Ms. Cheney filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 374 and H. Res. 375.
7:13:41 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House resumed further one minute speeches.
7:23:29 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:23:47 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:23:48 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 7, 2017.

House Activity June 2,2017

10:30:07 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:30:29 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Barbara Comstock to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:30:44 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Gene Hemrick, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Washington, DC
10:31:37 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 3(a) of H. Res. 352, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
10:31:45 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:32:15 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 3(b) of H. Res. 352. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on June 6, 2017.

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