the senate March 19-23 CONGRESS 2018 the house pro forma until 4/9


 

 

March 23, 2018 Schedule for pro formas and Monday, April 9, 2018

March 23, 2018

Wrap Up for Thursday

March 22, 2018 wrap up, votes still possible tonight
March 21, 2018 Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 21, 2018
March 20, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 20, 2018
March 19, 2018 Wrap Up for Monday, March 19, 2018

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House Activity 4/5/2018

12:00:59 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:07:01 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Robert B. Aderholt to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:07:38 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Timothy Kesicki, S.J., Jesuit Conference, Washington, DC.
12:08:15 P.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 796, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
12:09:01 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:09:15 P.M. Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission – Pursuant to section 431(a)(3) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Ms. Rebecca Kleefisch, Oconomowoc, WI, and Ms. Heather Higgins, New York, NY.
12:10:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 796. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on April 9, 2018.

House Activity 4/2/2018

9:30:04 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:30:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:30:38 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Gene Hemrick, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
9:31:39 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 796, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
9:31:45 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:32:36 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 796. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on April 5, 2018.

House Activity 3/23/2018

10:00:47 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:13:04 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jodey C. Arrington to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:14:19 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, TX
10:16:10 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 796, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
10:16:18 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:16:28 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 23, 2018, at 8:52 a.m.: that the Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 116, with amendment and the Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1625.
10:17:30 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 796. The next meeting is schedule for 4:00 p.m. on March 26, 2018.

House Activity  3/22/2018

9:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:06 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Paul Meyers, Roscoe United Methodist Church, Roscoe, Illinois
9:01:08 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.
9:01:43 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. Barragan to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:25 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.
9:13:05 A.M. H. Res. 796 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 796 — “Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1625) to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to include severe forms of trafficking in persons within the definition of transnational organized crime for purposes of the rewards program of the Department of State, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from March 23, 2018, through April 9, 2018.”
9:15:43 A.M. H. Res. 796 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 796.
10:45:18 A.M. H. Res. 796 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 – 186 (Roll no. 123).
10:54:03 A.M. H. Res. 796 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 211 – 207 (Roll no. 124).
10:54:04 A.M. H. Res. 796 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:54:07 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:54:14 A.M. H.R. 4227 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4227 — “To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine what actions the Department of Homeland Security is undertaking to combat the threat of vehicular terrorism, and for other purposes.”
11:01:15 A.M. H.R. 4227 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 417 – 2 (Roll no. 125).
11:01:16 A.M. H.R. 4227 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:01:24 A.M. H.R. 5131 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5131 — “To improve the effectiveness of Federal efforts to identify and address homeland security risks to surface transportation, secure against vehicle-based attacks, and conduct a feasibility assessment of introducing new security technologies and measures, and for other purposes.”
11:08:34 A.M. H.R. 5131 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 5 (Roll no. 126).
11:08:35 A.M. H.R. 5131 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:09:30 A.M. H.R. 1625 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 796, Mr. Frelinghuysen brought up H.R. 1625and offered a motion.
11:09:47 A.M. H.R. 1625 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment.
11:10:40 A.M. H.R. 1625 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 796, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion that the House agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1625 with an amendment.
12:35:14 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 4851amended.
12:35:55 P.M. H.R. 1625 DEBATE – The House proceeded with further debate on the motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1625 with an amendment.
12:37:15 P.M. H.R. 1625 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:00:51 P.M. H.R. 1625 On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 256 – 167 (Roll no. 127).
1:00:53 P.M. H.R. 1625 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:00:58 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.
1:01:40 P.M. H.R. 4467 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4467 — “To require the Federal Air Marshal Service to utilize risk-based strategies, and for other purposes.”
1:07:00 P.M. H.R. 4467 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 – 0 (Roll no. 128).
1:07:01 P.M. H.R. 4467 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:07:12 P.M. H.R. 5089 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5089 — “To improve threat information sharing, integrated operations, and law enforcement training for transportation security, and for other purposes.”
1:14:19 P.M. H.R. 5089 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 1 (Roll no. 129).
1:14:20 P.M. H.R. 5089 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:14:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:14:36 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
1:15:01 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:19:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
1:19:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 116 — “Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 1625.”
1:20:33 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
1:20:35 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:20:46 P.M. Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on March 23. Agreed to without objection.
1:21:07 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one further minute speeches.
1:37:50 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has proceeded to Special Order speeches without prejudice to the resumption of legislative business.
1:58:52 P.M. H.R. 4851 Mr. Curtis asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendment.
1:59:20 P.M. H.R. 4851 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
1:59:21 P.M. H.R. 4851 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59:41 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed Special Order speeches.
3:11:40 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:11:49 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:59 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 23, 2018.

House Activity 3/22/2018

9:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:06 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Paul Meyers, Roscoe United Methodist Church, Roscoe, Illinois
9:01:08 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.
9:01:43 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. Barragan to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:25 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.
9:13:05 A.M. H. Res. 796 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 796 — “Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1625) to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to include severe forms of trafficking in persons within the definition of transnational organized crime for purposes of the rewards program of the Department of State, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from March 23, 2018, through April 9, 2018.”
9:15:43 A.M. H. Res. 796 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 796.
10:45:18 A.M. H. Res. 796 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 – 186 (Roll no. 123).
10:54:03 A.M. H. Res. 796 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 211 – 207 (Roll no. 124).
10:54:04 A.M. H. Res. 796 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:54:07 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:54:14 A.M. H.R. 4227 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4227 — “To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine what actions the Department of Homeland Security is undertaking to combat the threat of vehicular terrorism, and for other purposes.”
11:01:15 A.M. H.R. 4227 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 417 – 2 (Roll no. 125).
11:01:16 A.M. H.R. 4227 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:01:24 A.M. H.R. 5131 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5131 — “To improve the effectiveness of Federal efforts to identify and address homeland security risks to surface transportation, secure against vehicle-based attacks, and conduct a feasibility assessment of introducing new security technologies and measures, and for other purposes.”
11:08:34 A.M. H.R. 5131 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 5 (Roll no. 126).
11:08:35 A.M. H.R. 5131 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:09:30 A.M. H.R. 1625 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 796, Mr. Frelinghuysen brought up H.R. 1625and offered a motion.
11:09:47 A.M. H.R. 1625 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment.
11:10:40 A.M. H.R. 1625 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 796, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion that the House agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1625 with an amendment.
12:35:14 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 4851amended.
12:35:55 P.M. H.R. 1625 DEBATE – The House proceeded with further debate on the motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1625 with an amendment.
12:37:15 P.M. H.R. 1625 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:00:51 P.M. H.R. 1625 On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 256 – 167 (Roll no. 127).
1:00:53 P.M. H.R. 1625 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:00:58 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.
1:01:40 P.M. H.R. 4467 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4467 — “To require the Federal Air Marshal Service to utilize risk-based strategies, and for other purposes.”
1:07:00 P.M. H.R. 4467 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 – 0 (Roll no. 128).
1:07:01 P.M. H.R. 4467 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:07:12 P.M. H.R. 5089 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5089 — “To improve threat information sharing, integrated operations, and law enforcement training for transportation security, and for other purposes.”
1:14:19 P.M. H.R. 5089 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 1 (Roll no. 129).
1:14:20 P.M. H.R. 5089 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:14:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of the Speaker’s approval of the Journal which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:14:36 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
1:15:01 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:19:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
1:19:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 116 — “Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 1625.”
1:20:33 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
1:20:35 P.M. H. Con. Res. 116 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:20:46 P.M. Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on March 23. Agreed to without objection.
1:21:07 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one further minute speeches.
1:37:50 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has proceeded to Special Order speeches without prejudice to the resumption of legislative business.
1:58:52 P.M. H.R. 4851 Mr. Curtis asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendment.
1:59:20 P.M. H.R. 4851 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
1:59:21 P.M. H.R. 4851 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59:41 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed Special Order speeches.
3:11:40 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:11:49 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:59 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 23, 2018.

House Activity 3/21/2018

10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:06 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:23 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 11:00 a.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:38:30 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. today.
11:00:06 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 21.
11:00:09 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Minister Jeremiah Tatum, Willow Avenue Church of Christ, Cookeville, Tennessee
11:01:27 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
11:01:58 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Trott to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
11:03:56 A.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.
11:18:07 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 received a sealed envelope from the White House on March 20, 2018, at 4:49 p.m., and said to contain a message from the President whereby he submits a Report to the Congress on the Extension of Trade Promotion Authority.
11:18:08 A.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a request to extend trade authorities procedures for three years. – referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-104).
11:19:55 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 21, 2018, at 8:52 a.m.: that the Senate passed S. 899.
11:20:25 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:21:40 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
1:00:57 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 21.
1:01:32 P.M. H.R. 5247 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 787H.R. 5247 — “To authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes.”
1:01:37 P.M. H.R. 5247 The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each bill. The resolution makes in order only the further amendment to H.R. 4566 printed in the report. No further amendments on either bill are made in order. Section 3 of the resolution makes it in order to consider any resolution reported from the Rules Committee on the day it is reported through the legislative day of March 23, 2018. Section 4 grants suspension authority on the legislative days of March 22, 2018 and March 23, 2018. Section 5 of the resolution amends section 3(a) of H. Res. 5.
1:02:43 P.M. H.R. 5247 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5247.
1:59:53 P.M. H.R. 5247 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:00:52 P.M. H.R. 5247 Mr. Pallone moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2:01:07 P.M. H.R. 5247 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pallone motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue guidance describing how the agency will use expanded access outcomes when considering and evaluating investigational products for full approval. Additionally, the motion seeks to provide liability protection to manufacturers, physicians, and hospitals offering a product under expanded access, as long as the entity is in compliance with current federal law, and it also increases transparency in the FDAs expanded access program.
2:07:51 P.M. H.R. 5247 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2:08:01 P.M. H.R. 5247 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Pallone motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Pallone demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit until later in the legislative day.
2:08:32 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
9:15:23 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 21.
9:15:49 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 21, 2018, at 5:15 p.m.: that the Senate passed H.R. 1865 without amendment.
9:16:16 P.M. H.R. 5247 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5247 — “To authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes.”
9:44:35 P.M. H.R. 5247 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 182 – 233 (Roll no. 120).
9:54:18 P.M. H.R. 5247 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 267 – 149 (Roll no. 121).
9:54:20 P.M. H.R. 5247 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:55:07 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE – The House observed a moment of silence for the service men who gave their lives in service of our Nation in a Navy jet crash off the coast of the Florida Keys during a training exercise.
9:55:08 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker’s approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
10:07:14 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 216 – 192, 2 Present (Roll no. 122).
10:07:17 P.M. Mr. Gowdy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on March 22. Agreed to without objection.
10:07:18 P.M. Mr. Gowdy asked unanimous consent that the Speaker notwithstanding clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on the questions of agreeing to motions to suspend the rules with regard to H.R. 4227H.R. 4467H.R. 5089, and H.R. 5131, may continue to be postponed through the legislative day of Thursday, March 22, 2018. Agreed to without objection.
10:08:17 P.M. H.R. 3731 Mr. Gowdy asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendment.
10:08:19 P.M. H.R. 3731 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
10:09:15 P.M. H.R. 3731 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:09:17 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
10:21:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
1:20:34 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 21.
1:20:41 A.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 796.
1:21:00 A.M. Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:21:06 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:21:07 A.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on March 22, 2018.

House Activity 3/20/2018

10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:08 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy K. Weber Sr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:34 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.
10:07:30 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:02 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 20.
12:00:03 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Dr. Michael Lewis, Roswell Street Baptist Church, Marietta, GA
12:01:38 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:40 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Schneider to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:21 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.
12:16:05 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 20, 2018, at 11:18 a.m.: that the Senate passed H.R. 3731 with an amendment; and Appointments: Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy, and United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
12:17:06 P.M. H. Res. 787 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 787 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4566) to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide relief to nonbanks from certain stress test requirements under such Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5247) to authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.”
12:20:15 P.M. H. Res. 787 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 787.
1:04:16 P.M. H. Res. 787 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 787, 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.
1:04:55 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
1:40:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 20.
1:40:35 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 787, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:41:14 P.M. H. Res. 787 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 787 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4566) to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide relief to nonbanks from certain stress test requirements under such Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5247) to authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.”
2:06:14 P.M. H. Res. 787 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 – 181 (Roll no. 117).
2:07:20 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE – The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the airmen who lost their lives in Iraq last week.
2:19:15 P.M. H. Res. 787 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 225 – 183 (Roll no. 118).
2:19:17 P.M. H. Res. 787 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:21:10 P.M. H.R. 4566 ORDER OF BUSINESS – Ms. Waters of California asked unanimous consent to modify amendment No. 1 printed in House Report 115-613. Agreed to without objection.
2:21:18 P.M. H.R. 4566 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 787H.R. 4566 — “To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide relief to nonbanks from certain stress test requirements under such Act.”
2:21:23 P.M. H.R. 4566 The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each bill. The resolution makes in order only the further amendment to H.R. 4566 printed in the report. No further amendments on either bill are made in order. Section 3 of the resolution makes it in order to consider any resolution reported from the Rules Committee on the day it is reported through the legislative day of March 23, 2018. Section 4 grants suspension authority on the legislative days of March 22, 2018 and March 23, 2018. Section 5 of the resolution amends section 3(a) of H. Res. 5 by striking “the first session of”.
2:23:08 P.M. H.R. 4566 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4566.
3:07:15 P.M. H.R. 4566 Waters, Maxine amendment (A002) modified by unanimous consent. An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-613 to restore the Federal Reserve Board’s discretionary authority to stress test any non-designated non-bank, provided that certain conditions are met.
3:07:24 P.M. H.R. 4566 DEBATE – Pursuant to the order of the House on March 20, 2018, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Maxine Waters amendment No. 1, as modified.
3:13:05 P.M. H.R. 4566 On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment; as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
3:13:06 P.M. H.R. 4566 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:44:45 P.M. H.R. 4566 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 395 – 19 (Roll no. 119).
3:44:47 P.M. H.R. 4566 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:45:25 P.M. Mr. Issa asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on March 21, 2018 for Morning-Hour debate and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
3:45:56 P.M. H.R. 4463 Mr. Issa asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
3:46:20 P.M. H.R. 4463 On passage Passed without objection.
3:46:22 P.M. H.R. 4463 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:46:25 P.M. S. 2040 Mr. Issa asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.
3:46:25 P.M. S. 2040 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 2040 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 621 Kansas Avenue in Atchison, Kansas, as the “Amelia Earhart Post Office Building”.”
3:46:59 P.M. S. 2040 On passage Passed without objection.
3:47:00 P.M. S. 2040 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:47:12 P.M. H.R. 756 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP – Mr. Garrett asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 756, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Chaffetz, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
3:47:51 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:57:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:56:15 P.M. Mr. King (IA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:56:27 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
4:56:28 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 21, 2018.
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