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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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Last Floor Action: March 1, 2018
1:36:46 P.M. – The House adjourned pursuant to H. Res. 759. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on March 5, 2018.

1:30:02 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
1:30:10 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
1:30:37 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Gene Hemrick, St. Josephs Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
1:31:27 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
1:31:31 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Budd to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
1:32:10 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 February 28, 2018, at 12:59 p.m.: that the Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 35; Appointments: Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans, and Public Interest Declassification Board.
1:32:52 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 1, 2018, at 10:59 a.m.: that the Senate agreed to S.J. Res. 53 and H.Con Res. 106 and that the Senate passed H.R. 535, without amendment and H.R. 1625, with amendment.
1:33:41 P.M. Social Security Advisory Board – Pursuant to section 703 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 903), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker re-appointed Ms. Nancy Altman, Bethesda, MD for a term of six years.
1:34:14 P.M. Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform – Pursuant to section 30442(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), the Speaker appointed jointly with the Majority Leader of the Senate, Mr. Womack of Arkansas to serve as co-chair of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.
1:34:49 P.M. Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans – Pursuant to section 30422(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker and the Majority Leader of the Senate jointly appointed Mr. Hatch (UT) to the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans as co-chair.
1:35:32 P.M. Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform – Pursuant to section 30442(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), the Democratic Leader jointly appointed with the Minority Leader of the Senate the Honorable Nita Lowey of New York to serve as co-chair of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.
1:35:40 P.M. H. Res. 759 Mr. Budd asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
1:35:45 P.M. H. Res. 759 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 759 — “Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Reverend Billy Graham.”
1:36:21 P.M. H. Res. 759 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
1:36:23 P.M. H. Res. 759 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:36:31 P.M. Mr. Budd moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:36:45 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:36:46 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to H. Res. 759. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on March 5, 2018.

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February 15, 2018 Wrap Up for Thursday, February 15, 2018
February 14, 2018 Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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February 12, 2018 Wrap Up for Monday, February 12, 2018
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House Activity 2/19/2018

Time Bill Activity
9:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:32 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Byrne to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:39 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:16 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 736, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
9:01:40 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:01:41 A.M. The House received a communication from Philip G. Kiko, Chief Administrative Officer. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Kiko notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for documents in a criminal case issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
9:02:41 A.M. The House received a communication from Susan Anfinson, Financial Administrator. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Anfinson notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for documents in a criminal case issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
9:03:03 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 February 15, 2018, at 1:50 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 2246.
9:03:10 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 736. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on February 20, 2018.

House Activity 2/15/2018

9:00:07 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:17 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:37 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:59 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. Byrne 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. Byrne objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
9:03:22 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Schrader to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:29 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.
9:13:35 A.M. H.R. 620 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 736H.R. 620 — “To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action, and for other purposes.”
9:13:40 A.M. H.R. 620 Provides for consideration of H.R. 620 and H.R. 3978 under structured rules and H.R. 3299 under a closed rule. Each bill shall be debatable for one hour. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period of February 16, 2018 through February 23, 2018.
9:14:05 A.M. H.R. 620 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 736 and Rule XVIII.
9:14:06 A.M. H.R. 620 The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
9:15:00 A.M. H.R. 620 GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 620.
10:21:41 A.M. H.R. 620 Mr. Goodlatte moved that the committee rise.
10:21:55 A.M. H.R. 620 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
10:22:02 A.M. H.R. 620 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 620 as unfinished business.
10:22:37 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
10:27:46 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 15.
10:27:48 A.M. H.R. 620 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 620 — “To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action, and for other purposes.”
10:28:04 A.M. H.R. 620 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
10:29:26 A.M. H.R. 620 An amendment, offered by Mr. Denham, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 115-559 to ensure the Department of Justice’s Disability Rights Section takes action, to the extent practicable, to make ADA compliance publications available in languages commonly used by owners and operators of U.S. businesses.
10:30:08 A.M. H.R. 620 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham Part A amendment No. 1.
10:37:49 A.M. H.R. 620 On agreeing to the Denham amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:38:04 A.M. H.R. 620 An amendment, offered by Mr. Langevin, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 115-559 to remove the requirement that a person who claims discrimination must first provide written notice that allows 60 days for an owner to acknowledge receipt of the complaint and 120 days to demonstrate substantial progress in removing the barrier before legal action may be pursued.
10:38:54 A.M. H.R. 620 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin Part A amendment No. 2.
10:47:48 A.M. H.R. 620 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Langevin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Langevin demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:48:11 A.M. H.R. 620 An amendment, offered by Mr. Foster, numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 115-559 to allow for punitive damages for noncompliance after the cure period.
10:48:41 A.M. H.R. 620 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster Part A amendment No. 3.
10:53:54 A.M. H.R. 620 On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Failed by voice vote.
10:54:08 A.M. H.R. 620 An amendment, offered by Ms. Speier, numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 115-559 to clarify that the defendant is still liable if the defendant fails to make substantial progress to remove the barrier.
10:54:47 A.M. H.R. 620 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier Part A amendment No. 4.
11:01:24 A.M. H.R. 620 On agreeing to the Speier amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:01:38 A.M. H.R. 620 An amendment, offered by Mr. Bera, numbered 5 printed in Part A of House Report 115-559 to shorten the timeline from 180 to 120 total days.
11:02:05 A.M. H.R. 620 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bera Part A amendment No. 5.
11:08:44 A.M. H.R. 620 On agreeing to the Bera amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:08:59 A.M. H.R. 620 An amendment, offered by Mr. Poe (TX), numbered 6 printed in Part A of House Report 115-559 to strike the requirement that the written notices of alleged violation include the specific sections of the ADA alleged to have been violated.
11:09:40 A.M. H.R. 620 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Poe(TX) Part A amendment No. 6.
11:13:39 A.M. H.R. 620 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:15:06 A.M. H.R. 620 Mr. Poe (TX) moved that the committee rise.
11:15:16 A.M. H.R. 620 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
11:15:25 A.M. H.R. 620 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 620 as unfinished business.
11:15:50 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
11:20:53 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 15.
11:20:56 A.M. H.R. 620 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 620 — “To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action, and for other purposes.”
11:21:08 A.M. H.R. 620 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
11:21:09 A.M. H.R. 620 UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of an amendment which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:47:08 A.M. H.R. 620 On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Failed by recorded vote: 188 – 226 (Roll no. 79).
11:47:44 A.M. H.R. 620 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 620.
11:48:08 A.M. H.R. 620 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:50:38 A.M. H.R. 620 The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
11:57:51 A.M. H.R. 620 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 225 – 192 (Roll no. 80).
11:57:53 A.M. H.R. 620 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:59:40 A.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.
11:59:53 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
12:02:03 P.M. The Chair announced, on behalf of the Speaker, Majority Leader and Minority Leader, their joint appointment, pursuant to clause 6 of rule II, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, of Mr. Michael Ptasienski, McLean, Virginia, as Inspector General for the U.S. House of Representatives.
12:03:20 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:34:08 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:36:08 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:36:10 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:36:11 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 16, 2018.

House Activity 2/14/2018

10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:06 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Brian K. Fitzpatrick to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:26 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:41:30 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 14.
12:00:17 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:27 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:30 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mrs. Roby to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:51 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.
12:19:18 P.M. H. Res. 736 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 736 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 620) to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3299) to amend the Revised Statutes, the Home Owners’ Loan Act, the Federal Credit Union Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the rate of interest on certain loans remain unchanged after transfer of the loan, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3978) to amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to modify requirements related to mortgage disclosures, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from February 16, 2018, through February 23, 2018.”
12:24:12 P.M. H. Res. 736 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 736.
1:39:22 P.M. H. Res. 736 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 – 187 (Roll no. 72).
1:50:12 P.M. H. Res. 736 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 – 187 (Roll no. 73).
1:51:12 P.M. H. Res. 736 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:51:49 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which were debate earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:52:16 P.M. H.R. 3542 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3542 — “To impose sanctions against Hamas for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights by reason of the use of civilians as human shields, and for other purposes.”
1:59:13 P.M. H.R. 3542 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 – 0 (Roll no. 74).
1:59:14 P.M. H.R. 3542 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59:18 P.M. H.R. 3542 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
1:59:39 P.M. H. Res. 129 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 129 — “Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States.”
2:06:16 P.M. H. Res. 129 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 – 0 (Roll no. 75).
2:06:20 P.M. H. Res. 129 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
2:06:21 P.M. H. Res. 129 Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
2:06:23 P.M. H. Con. Res. 103 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:06:30 P.M. H. Con. Res. 103 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 103 — “Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.”
2:06:50 P.M. H. Con. Res. 103 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:07:05 P.M. H. Con. Res. 103 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:08:15 P.M. H.R. 3299 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 736H.R. 3299 — “To amend the Revised Statutes, the Home Owners’ Loan Act, the Federal Credit Union Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the rate of interest on certain loans remain unchanged after transfer of the loan, and for other purposes.”
2:08:20 P.M. H.R. 3299 Provides for consideration of H.R. 620 and H.R. 3978 under structured rules and H.R. 3299 under a closed rule. Each bill shall be debatable for one hour. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period of February 16, 2018 through February 23, 2018.
2:08:55 P.M. H.R. 3299 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3299.
3:12:36 P.M. H.R. 3299 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:13:19 P.M. H.R. 3299 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 3299, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill, and by voice vote announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hensarling demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until later in the legislative day.
3:13:35 P.M. H.R. 3978 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 736H.R. 3978 — “To amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to modify requirements related to mortgage disclosures, and for other purposes.”
3:13:40 P.M. H.R. 3978 Provides for consideration of H.R. 620 and H.R. 3978 under structured rules and H.R. 3299 under a closed rule. Each bill shall be debatable for one hour. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period of February 16, 2018 through February 23, 2018.
3:15:11 P.M. H.R. 3978 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3978.
4:11:37 P.M. H.R. 3978 An amendment, offered by Mr. Foster, numbered 1 printed in Part C of Report 115-559 to clarify that the requirement applies only to proprietary source code related to algorithmic trading, which contains prescriptive information.
4:11:40 P.M. H.R. 3978 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 736, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster amendment No. 1.
4:18:39 P.M. H.R. 3978 The previous question was ordered on the bill and amendment pursuant to the rule.
4:18:53 P.M. H.R. 3978 On agreeing to the Foster amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:19:26 P.M. H.R. 3978 Mr. Capuano moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
4:20:53 P.M. H.R. 3978 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order.The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back with an amendment to extend exemptions to include companies that have claw back policies that require any executive officer incentive-based compensation to be clawed-back in the event that the issuer is required to prepare an accounting restatement due to the material noncompliance of the issuer with any financial reporting requirement under the securities laws, regardless of whether such compensation was paid to an officer who was a party to the actions that resulted in such restatement. Subsequently, the point of order was removed.
4:31:03 P.M. H.R. 3978 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4:57:17 P.M. H.R. 3978 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 189 – 228 (Roll no. 76).
5:05:08 P.M. H.R. 3978 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 271 – 145 (Roll no. 77).
5:05:10 P.M. H.R. 3978 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:05:12 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on passage of H.R. 3299, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:05:44 P.M. H.R. 3299 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3299 — “To amend the Revised Statutes, the Home Owners’ Loan Act, the Federal Credit Union Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the rate of interest on certain loans remain unchanged after transfer of the loan, and for other purposes.”
5:13:39 P.M. H.R. 3299 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 245 – 171 (Roll no. 78).
5:13:41 P.M. H.R. 3299 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:13:53 P.M. Mr. Fitzpatrick asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on February 15. Agreed to without objection.
5:14:42 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:31:50 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:20:00 P.M. Mr. Green, Al moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:20:08 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:20:09 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 15, 2018.

House Activity 2/13/2018

12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:16 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mark Meadows to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:00 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.
12:09:55 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 13.
2:00:22 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:14 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:16 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Schneider to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:08:06 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 Deputy Clerk notifed the House that he received a sealed envelope from the White House on February 9, 2018 at 10:19 a.m., said to contain a message from the President whereby he submits a notice continuing the national emergency with respect to Libya.
2:08:09 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect of Libya is in effect beyond February 25, 2018. – referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-93).
2:10:33 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 Deputy Clerk notified the House that he received a sealed envelope from the White House on February 9, 2018 at 10:20 a.m., said to contain a message from the President whereby he submitted designations under the Balanced and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
2:10:43 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notice designating as emergency requirements all funding (including the transfer of funds) pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency deficit Control Act of 1985 – referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-94).
2:10:56 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 a sealed envelope from the White House on February 12, 2018, at 3:28 p.m., and said to contain a message from the President on his Fiscal Year 2019 Budget, Efficient, Effective, Accountable- An American Budget.
2:16:31 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting hard copy volumes of the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. – referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-88).
2:20:32 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:30 P.M. today.
3:30:57 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 13.
3:31:02 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:31:20 P.M. H.R. 4533 Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4533— “To designate the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lexington, Kentucky, as the “Lexington VA Health Care System” and to make certain other designations.”
3:31:29 P.M. H.R. 4533 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:31:30 P.M. H.R. 4533 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4533.
3:46:04 P.M. H.R. 4533 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.
3:47:16 P.M. H.R. 3542 Mr. Wilson (SC) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3542 — “To impose sanctions against Hamas for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights by reason of the use of civilians as human shields, and for other purposes.”
3:47:26 P.M. H.R. 3542 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:47:27 P.M. H.R. 3542 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3542.
4:06:19 P.M. H.R. 3542 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.
4:06:27 P.M. H. Res. 129 Mr. Wilson (SC) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 129 — “Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States.”
4:06:39 P.M. H. Res. 129 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:06:40 P.M. H. Res. 129 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 129.
4:28:55 P.M. H. Res. 129 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.
4:30:28 P.M. H.R. 4675 Mr. Marshall moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4675— “To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to provide for a low-dose radiation basic research program.”
4:30:39 P.M. H.R. 4675 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:30:40 P.M. H.R. 4675 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4675.
4:42:38 P.M. H.R. 4675 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:42:40 P.M. H.R. 4675 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:43:14 P.M. H.R. 4377 Mr. Hultgren moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4377— “To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out an upgrade to research equipment and construct research user facilities, and for other purposes.”
4:43:24 P.M. H.R. 4377 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:43:26 P.M. H.R. 4377 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4377.
4:56:42 P.M. H.R. 4377 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:56:44 P.M. H.R. 4377 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:56:46 P.M. H.R. 4377 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:57:10 P.M. H.R. 4378 Mr. Weber (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4378 — “To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out the construction of a versatile reactor-based fast neutron source, and for other purposes.”
4:57:18 P.M. H.R. 4378 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:57:19 P.M. H.R. 4378 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4378.
5:09:22 P.M. H.R. 4378 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:09:24 P.M. H.R. 4378 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:10:05 P.M. H.R. 4376 Mr. Weber (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4376 — “To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out certain upgrades to research equipment and the construction of a research user facility, and for other purposes.”
5:10:24 P.M. H.R. 4376 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:10:25 P.M. H.R. 4376 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4376.
5:20:04 P.M. H.R. 4376 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:20:06 P.M. H.R. 4376 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:20:43 P.M. H.R. 3397 Mr. Knight moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3397 — “To direct the National Science Foundation to support STEM education research focused on early childhood.”
5:20:54 P.M. H.R. 3397 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:20:56 P.M. H.R. 3397 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3397.
5:37:42 P.M. H.R. 3397 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:37:44 P.M. H.R. 3397 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:38:16 P.M. H.R. 4979 Mr. Reichert moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4979— “To extend the Generalized System of Preferences and to make technical changes to the competitive need limitations provision of the program.”
5:38:37 P.M. H.R. 4979 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:38:39 P.M. H.R. 4979 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4979.
6:00:10 P.M. H.R. 4979 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.
6:01:15 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 a sealed envelope from the White House on February 12, 2018, at 3:28 p.m., and said to contain a message from the President on his framework for rebuilding infrastructure in America.
6:03:49 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a message containing the framework for rebuilding infrastructure in America – referred to the Committees on Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Natural Resources, Oversight and Government Reform, Transportation and Infrastructure, Veterans’ Affairs, and Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-95).
6:03:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 13.
6:30:09 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which were debate earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:06 P.M. H.R. 4533 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4533 — “To designate the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lexington, Kentucky, as the “Lexington VA Health Care System” and to make certain other designations.”
6:55:46 P.M. H.R. 4533 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 – 0 (Roll no. 70).
6:55:47 P.M. H.R. 4533 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:57 P.M. H.R. 4979 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4979 — “To extend the Generalized System of Preferences and to make technical changes to the competitive need limitations provision of the program.”
7:05:00 P.M. H.R. 4979 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 – 2 (Roll no. 71).
7:05:01 P.M. H.R. 4979 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:05:23 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 736.
7:07:18 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:30:57 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:02:43 P.M. Mr. Walden moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:02:55 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:02:56 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 14, 2018.

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House Activity 1/21

2:00:18 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:28 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:41 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:42 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Pallone to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:05 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 10 per side of the aisle.
2:33:09 P.M. H. Res. 709 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 709 — “Electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives.”
2:33:36 P.M. H. Res. 709 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:33:39 P.M. H. Res. 709 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:34:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
9:47:22 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 21.
9:47:29 P.M. Mr. Gowdy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12:00 p.m. on January 22. Agreed to without objection.
9:47:42 P.M. Mr. Gowdy moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:47:54 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:48:01 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 22, 2018.

House Activity 1/22

12:00:17 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:27 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:44 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:45 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Wenstrup to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:04 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 20 per side of the aisle.
12:52:24 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Patrick Meehan. Mr. Meehan submitted his resignation from the Committee on Ethics. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:53:15 P.M. H. Res. 710 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 710 — “Electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives.”
12:53:38 P.M. H. Res. 710 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:53:42 P.M. H. Res. 710 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:53:47 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
5:31:47 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 22.
5:31:56 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 January 22, 2018, at 5:06 p.m.: that the Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment with an amendment to H.R. 195; and that the Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 33.
5:33:15 P.M. H.R. 195 ORDER OF PROCEDURE – Mr. Sessions asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker’s table H.R. 195, with the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the Majority Leader or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for 10 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their respective designees; and that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion. Agreed to without objection.
5:33:16 P.M. H.R. 195 Pursuant to the order of the House of January 22, 2018, Mr. McCarthy moved that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 195.
5:33:41 P.M. H.R. 195 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 195.
5:49:22 P.M. H.R. 195 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the order of the House of January 22, 2018.
6:10:23 P.M. H.R. 195 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 266 – 150 (Roll no. 44).
6:10:25 P.M. H.R. 195 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:10:47 P.M. S. Con. Res. 33 Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.
6:10:47 P.M. S. Con. Res. 33 Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 33 — “Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 195.”
6:11:12 P.M. S. Con. Res. 33 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
6:11:16 P.M. S. Con. Res. 33 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:11:38 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Jerrold Nadler. Mr. Nadler submitted his resignation from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The resignation was accepted without objection.
6:12:37 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE – The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. McCarthy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House for the upcoming week.
6:20:29 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:37:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 694. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on January 25, 2018.

House Activity 1/25

4:00:13 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
4:00:28 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Thomas J. Rooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
4:00:43 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
4:01:08 P.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 694, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
4:01:37 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Aderholt to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
4:02:07 P.M. H. Con. Res. 101 Considered as privileged matter. H. Con. Res. 101 — “Providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President.”
4:02:32 P.M. H. Con. Res. 101 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:02:35 P.M. H. Con. Res. 101 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:03:17 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 24, 2018, at 1:27 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 1395 and S. 2152.
4:03:43 P.M. Congressional Award Board – Pursuant to section 803(a) of the Congressional Recognition for Excellence in Arts Education Act (2 U.S.C. 803(a)), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Mr. Hudson, North Carolina; and, in addition: Mr. Steve Hart, Washington, DC; Ms. Kimberly Norman, Dallas, TX; Mr. Michael Pitts, Jr., Kenosha, WI; Mr. Marc Baer, Savage, MN; Mr. Jason Van Pelt, Washington, DC.
4:04:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 694. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 29, 2018.

House Activity 1/29

12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:18 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Johnson 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.
12:05:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 29.
2:00:03 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:33 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:37 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Thompson of PA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:55 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:07:50 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 January 25, 2018, at 5:24 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 1873.
2:08:34 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 P.M. today.
5:00:26 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 29.
5:00:37 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:00:42 P.M. S. 534 Mr. Poe (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 534 — “To prevent the sexual abuse of minors and amateur athletes by requiring the prompt reporting of sexual abuse to law enforcement authorities, and for other purposes.”
5:00:59 P.M. S. 534 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:11 P.M. S. 534 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 534.
5:44:54 P.M. S. 534 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.
5:45:45 P.M. H.R. 1457 Mr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1457 — “To establish requirements for use of a driver’s license or personal identification card by certain financial institutions for opening an account or obtaining a financial product or service, and for other purposes.”
5:46:54 P.M. H.R. 1457 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:46:58 P.M. H.R. 1457 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1457.
5:56:18 P.M. H.R. 1457 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.
5:56:46 P.M. H.R. 1426 Mr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1426 — “To amend the Home Owners’ Loan Act to allow Federal savings associations to elect to operate as national banks, and for other purposes.”
5:57:00 P.M. H.R. 1426 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:57:01 P.M. H.R. 1426 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1426.
6:08:34 P.M. H.R. 1426 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
6:08:36 P.M. H.R. 1426 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:08:37 P.M. H.R. 2255 Mr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2255 — “To clarify that nonprofit organizations may accept donated mortgage appraisals, and for other purposes.”
6:08:56 P.M. H.R. 2255 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:08:58 P.M. H.R. 2255 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2255.
6:25:24 P.M. H.R. 2255 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:25:26 P.M. H.R. 2255 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:25:47 P.M. H.R. 4292 Mr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4292 — “To reform the living will process under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.”
6:25:56 P.M. H.R. 4292 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:25:57 P.M. H.R. 4292 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4292.
6:32:03 P.M. H.R. 4292 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.
6:32:21 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 714.
6:33:06 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:33:26 P.M. S. 534 Considered as unfinished business. S. 534 — “To prevent the sexual abuse of minors and amateur athletes by requiring the prompt reporting of sexual abuse to law enforcement authorities, and for other purposes.”
6:58:55 P.M. S. 534 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 – 3 (Roll no. 45).
6:58:56 P.M. S. 534 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:58:57 P.M. H.R. 1457 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1457 — “To establish requirements for use of a driver’s license or personal identification card by certain financial institutions for opening an account or obtaining a financial product or service, and for other purposes.”
7:07:00 P.M. H.R. 1457 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 – 8 (Roll no. 46).
7:07:01 P.M. H.R. 1457 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:15 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:07:34 P.M. H.R. 4792 Mr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4792 — “To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to expand access to capital for small businesses affected by hurricanes or other natural disasters, and for other purposes.”
7:08:47 P.M. H.R. 4792 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:08:48 P.M. H.R. 4792 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4792.
7:18:23 P.M. H.R. 4792 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:18:25 P.M. H.R. 4792 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:18:35 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:41:37 P.M. Congressional Award Board – The Chair announced the Speaker’s withdrawal of the appointment of the following individual to the Congressional Award Board on January 25, 2018: Mr. Steve Hart, Washington, DC.
7:42:11 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:04:16 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 101.
8:04:17 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed with Special Order Speeches.
9:56:25 P.M. Mr. Perlmutter moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:56:35 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:56:36 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 30, 2018.

House Activity 1/30

10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:08 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:38 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.
10:40:21 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:19 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 30.
12:00:21 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 Mr. Panetta to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:49 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:21:40 P.M. H. Res. 719 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 719 — “Electing a Member to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives.”
12:21:41 P.M. H. Res. 719 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:21:42 P.M. H. Res. 719 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:23:32 P.M. H. Res. 714 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 714 — “Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 695) to amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a national criminal history background check system and criminal history review program for certain individuals who, related to their employment, have access to children, the elderly, or individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.”
12:25:34 P.M. H. Res. 714 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 714.
1:44:49 P.M. H. Res. 714 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 – 187 (Roll no. 47).
1:53:28 P.M. H. Res. 714 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 – 183 (Roll no. 48).
1:53:30 P.M. H. Res. 714 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:53:31 P.M. H.R. 1098 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP – Mr. Reed asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1098, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
1:55:45 P.M. H.R. 695 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 714, Ms. Granger took from the Speaker’s table H.R. 695, and moved that the House agree in the Senate amendment to the title of H.R. 695 and that the House agree in the Senate amendment to the text of H.R. 695 with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-56.
1:55:50 P.M. H.R. 695 Ms. Granger moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments.
1:56:59 P.M. H.R. 695 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 714, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion that the House agree in the Senate amendments to H.R. 695 with an amendment.
2:42:37 P.M. H.R. 695 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:12:02 P.M. H.R. 695 On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 250 – 166 (Roll no. 49).
3:12:04 P.M. H.R. 695 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:12:06 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on a motion to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:12:34 P.M. H.R. 4292 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4292 — “To reform the living will process under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.”
3:21:36 P.M. H.R. 4292 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 – 0 (Roll no. 50).
3:21:37 P.M. H.R. 4292 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:22:00 P.M. Investigative Subcommittees of the Committee on Ethics – Pursuant to clause 5(a)(4)(A) of rule X, and the order of the House of December 13, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following Members of the House to be available to serve on investigative subcommittees of the Committee on Ethics for the 115th Congress in light of the elections of Mrs. Mimi Walters of California and Mr. Ratcliffe to the Committee on Ethics: Ms. Herrera Beutler, Washington; and Mr. Thomas J. Rooney, Florida.
3:23:05 P.M. Mr. Rooney, Thomas J. asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, it adjourn to meet at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018. Agreed to without objection.
3:23:06 P.M. Mr. Rooney, Thomas J. asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, February 2, 2018, it adjourn to meet at noon on Monday, February 5, 2018, for morning-hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
3:24:17 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 8:35 P.M. for the purpose of receiving in joint session the President of the United States.
8:33:56 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 30.
8:34:00 P.M. JOINT SESSION – The House convened in Joint Session with the Senate for the purpose of receiving an address from the President of the United States on the subject of the State of the Union.
10:38:00 P.M. JOINT SESSION DISSOLVED – The Speaker declared the Joint Session of the two Houses dissolved.
10:38:10 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 January 30, 2018, at 4:58 p.m.: That the Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 534 and the Senate passed H.R. 4708 without amendment.
10:38:20 P.M. Mr. McCarthy moved that the President’s message be referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered printed as a House document (H.Doc. 115-86). Agreed to without objection.
10:39:01 P.M. Mr. McCarthy moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:39:21 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:39:32 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on February 2, 2018.

 

THE SENATE Dec1st -15th **CONGRESS** 2017 THE HOUSE


December 14, 2017 Wrap Up for Thursday, December 14, 2017
December 13, 2017 Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 13, 2017
December 12, 2017 Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 12, 2017
December 11, 2017 Wrap Up for Monday, December 11, 2017
December 7, 2017 Wrap Up for Thursday, December 7, 2017
December 6, 2017 Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 6, 2017
December 5, 2017 Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 5, 2017
December 4, 2017 Wrap Up for Monday, December 4, 2017
December 2, 2017 Wrap Up for Friday, December 1, 2017

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House Activity 12/15

Last Floor Action:
5:33:46 P.M. – The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on December 18, 2017.

5:30:08 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
5:30:13 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
5:30:25 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, Texas
5:32:03 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
5:32:06 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Brady of TX to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
5:32:07 P.M. H.R. 1 Conference report H. Rept. 115-466 filed.
5:33:16 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 December 14, 2017, at 5:58 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 654
5:33:35 P.M. Mr. Brady (TX) moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:33:45 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:33:46 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on December 18, 2017.

House Activity 12/14

9:00:29 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:34 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:03 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:04 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Lance to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:01:20 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.
9:15:35 A.M. H.R. 2396 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 657H.R. 2396 — “To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to update the exception for certain annual notices provided by financial institutions.”
9:15:40 A.M. H.R. 2396 Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule provides for one hour of general debate for each bill. The amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in H.R. 2396 shall be considered as adopted. The rule also makes in order the amendment printed in the report. An amendment in the nature of a substitute to H.R. 4015 consisting of Rules Committee Print 115-46, shall be considered as adopted.
9:16:54 A.M. H.R. 2396 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2396.
10:22:00 A.M. H.R. 2396 An amendment, offered by Mr. Clay, printed in Part A of House Report 115-462 to strike the term “financial institution” and replace it with “vehicle financial company” and define “vehicle financial company”.
10:22:01 A.M. H.R. 2396 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 657, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Clay No. 1.
10:30:10 A.M. H.R. 2396 The previous question was ordered on the amendment and the bill pursuant to the rule.
10:30:14 A.M. H.R. 2396 On agreeing to the Clay amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
10:30:30 A.M. H.R. 2396 Ms. Waters, Maxine moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
10:30:41 A.M. H.R. 2396 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 prohibit the vehicle financial company term from including a financial institution that is engaging or has engaged in a pattern or practice of unsafe or unsound banking practices and other violations related to consumer harm.
10:36:16 A.M. H.R. 2396 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:03:05 A.M. H.R. 2396 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 185 – 235 (Roll no. 681).
11:10:23 A.M. H.R. 2396 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 275 – 146 (Roll no. 682).
11:10:25 A.M. H.R. 2396 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:10:26 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to recommit with instructions, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:10:35 A.M. H.R. 4324 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4324 — “To require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial institutions’ aircraft-related transactions involving Iran, and for other purposes.”
11:16:54 A.M. H.R. 4324 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 188 – 233 (Roll no. 683).
11:27:50 A.M. H.R. 4324 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 252 – 167 (Roll no. 684).
11:27:51 A.M. H.R. 4324 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:27:52 A.M. H.R. 3771 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP – Mr. Cohen asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3771, a bill originally introduced by Representative Conyers, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
11:27:53 A.M. H.R. 4324 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4324.
11:27:54 A.M. H.R. 2396 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2396.
11:29:20 A.M. H.R. 4042 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4042 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak Street, in Kissimmee, Florida, as the “Borinqueneers Post Office Building”.”
11:29:51 A.M. H.R. 4042 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
11:29:53 A.M. H.R. 4042 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:29:54 A.M. H.R. 2815 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2815 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 30 East Somerset Street in Raritan, New Jersey, as the “Sergeant John Basilone Post Office”.”
11:30:25 A.M. H.R. 2815 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gianforte, inserting new text and title to the bill.
11:31:20 A.M. H.R. 2815 On agreeing to the Gianforte amendment; Agreed to without objection.
11:36:12 A.M. H.R. 2815 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
11:36:18 A.M. H.R. 2815 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:36:21 A.M. H.R. 2815 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
11:37:29 A.M. COLLOQUY HOUSE SCHEDULE – The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. McCarthy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House for the upcoming week.
12:42:15 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 5:30 p.m. on December 15. Agreed to without objection.
12:42:55 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, it adjourn to meet at noon on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 for Morning-Hour Debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business Agreed to without objection.
12:43:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:57:58 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:41:44 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:41:54 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:41:55 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on December 15, 2017.

House Activity 12/13

10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:09 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Harold Rogers 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.
10:40:17 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:24 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 13.
12:00:25 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:02 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:04 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mrs. Lawrence to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:24 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.
12:20:25 P.M. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE CHAIR – Without objection, The Chair announced the Speaker or a designee and the Minority Leader or a designee shall each name a total of 15 Members, Delegates, or the Resident Commissioner from the respective party of such individual who are not members of the Committee on Ethics to be available to serve on investigative subcommittees of that committee during the 115th Congress pursuant to clause 5(a)(4) of rule 10.
12:21:08 P.M. Investigative Subcommittees to be established by the Committee on Ethics – Pursuant to clause 5(a)(4)(A) of rule X, and the order of the House of December 13, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Investigative Subcommittees to be established by the Committee on Ethics: Mrs. Wagner, Mrs. Walorski, Mrs. Handel, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California and Mr. Paulsen.
12:22:03 P.M. Investigative Subcommittees to be established by the Committee on Ethics – Pursuant to clause 5(a)(4)(A) of rule X, and the order of the House of December 13, 2017, the Democratic Leader appointed the following members of the House to the Investigative Subcommittees to be established by the Committee on Ethics: Mr. Castro of Texas, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. McEachin, Mrs. Torres and Ms. Tsongas.
12:22:22 P.M. H. Res. 658 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 658 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1638) to require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the estimated total assets under direct or indirect control by certain senior Iranian leaders and other figures, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4324) to require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial institutions’ aircraft-related transactions involving Iran, and for other purposes.”
12:26:31 P.M. H. Res. 658 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 658.
1:06:45 P.M. H. Res. 658 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 658, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Hastings demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:06:45 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
1:20:29 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 13.
1:20:30 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 658 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:20:49 P.M. H. Res. 658 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 658 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1638) to require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the estimated total assets under direct or indirect control by certain senior Iranian leaders and other figures, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4324) to require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial institutions’ aircraft-related transactions involving Iran, and for other purposes.”
1:50:38 P.M. H. Res. 658 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 – 189 (Roll no. 676).
1:57:58 P.M. H. Res. 658 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 – 182 (Roll no. 677).
1:58:00 P.M. H. Res. 658 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:00:04 P.M. H. Res. 657 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 657 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2396) to amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to update the exception for certain annual notices provided by financial institutions, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4015) to improve the quality of proxy advisory firms for the protection of investors and the U.S. economy, and in the public interest, by fostering accountability, transparency, responsiveness, and competition in the proxy advisory firm industry.”
2:03:10 P.M. H. Res. 657 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 657.
2:54:53 P.M. H. Res. 657 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 657, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prveailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
2:56:13 P.M. H.R. 1638 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 658H.R. 1638 — “To require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the estimated total assets under direct or indirect control by certain senior Iranian leaders and other figures, and for other purposes.”
2:56:18 P.M. H.R. 1638 Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on each bill. It also makes in order specified amendments for the bills.
2:57:05 P.M. H.R. 1638 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 658 and Rule XVIII.
2:57:05 P.M. H.R. 1638 The Speaker designated the Honorable Paul Mitchell to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:57:11 P.M. H.R. 1638 GENERAL DEBATE – The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1638.
4:05:04 P.M. H.R. 1638 An amendment, offered by Mr. Schneider, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 115-463 to amend the reporting requirement on recommendations for how U.S. economic sanctions against Iran may be revised to prevent funds or assets from being used to contribute to the continued development of Iran’s ballistic missile program to also include human rights abuses.
4:05:08 P.M. H.R. 1638 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 658, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schneider Part A amendment No. 1.
4:13:33 P.M. H.R. 1638 On agreeing to the Schneider amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:13:56 P.M. H.R. 1638 An amendment, offered by Ms. Meng, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 115-463 to require the report created by this bill to include “an assessment of the impact and effectiveness of U.S. economic sanctions programs against Iran”.
4:14:03 P.M. H.R. 1638 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 658, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meng Part A amendment No. 2.
4:17:28 P.M. H.R. 1638 On agreeing to the Meng amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:18:23 P.M. H.R. 1638 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1638.
4:19:03 P.M. H.R. 1638 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:19:19 P.M. H.R. 1638 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.
4:20:08 P.M. H.R. 1638 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 1638, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hensarling demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until later in the legislative day.
4:20:16 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
4:47:34 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 13.
4:47:48 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question and adoption of H. Res. 657 and passage of H.R. 1638, both of which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:48:20 P.M. H. Res. 657 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 657 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2396) to amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to update the exception for certain annual notices provided by financial institutions, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4015) to improve the quality of proxy advisory firms for the protection of investors and the U.S. economy, and in the public interest, by fostering accountability, transparency, responsiveness, and competition in the proxy advisory firm industry.”
5:12:38 P.M. H. Res. 657 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 236 – 187 (Roll no. 678).
5:20:46 P.M. H. Res. 657 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 – 184 (Roll no. 679).
5:20:48 P.M. H. Res. 657 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:20:52 P.M. H.R. 1638 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1638 — “To require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees on the estimated total assets under direct or indirect control by certain senior Iranian leaders and other figures, and for other purposes.”
5:27:49 P.M. H.R. 1638 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 289 – 135 (Roll no. 680).
5:27:50 P.M. H.R. 1638 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:29:26 P.M. H.R. 4324 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 658H.R. 4324 — “To require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial institutions’ aircraft-related transactions involving Iran, and for other purposes.”
5:29:31 P.M. H.R. 4324 Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on each bill. It also makes in order specified amendments for the bills.
5:31:29 P.M. H.R. 4324 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4324.
6:39:37 P.M. H.R. 4324 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gaetz, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-463 to include, in the report already required in the underlying text, certification that the transaction will not benefit an Iranian person that has knowingly transported items used to establish in Syria a permanent military presence of either Iranian military forces or Iranian backed militia.
6:39:40 P.M. H.R. 4324 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 658, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gaetz amendment No. 1.
6:42:55 P.M. H.R. 4324 The previous question was ordered on the amendment pursuant to the rule.
6:42:57 P.M. H.R. 4324 On agreeing to the Gaetz amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
6:43:10 P.M. H.R. 4324 Mr. Swalwell (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
6:43:38 P.M. H.R. 4324 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 prohibit financial institutions participating in certain transactions from engaging in business with a foreign entity that has been found by the Secretary, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence, to have engaged in or authorized cyber-attacks targeting any election held in the United States.
6:51:59 P.M. H.R. 4324 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
6:52:07 P.M. H.R. 4324 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Swalwell demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion until a time to be announced.
6:52:42 P.M. Mr. Hensarling asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on December 14. Agreed to without objection.
6:53:21 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:59:21 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:11:31 P.M. Ms. Jackson Lee moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:11:39 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:11:41 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on December 14, 2017.

House Activity 12/12

10:00:00 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.10:00:12 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Roger W. Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.10:00:32 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.10:53:31 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.12:00:26 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 12.12:00:30 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.12:01:41 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.12:01:44 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Westerman to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.12:02:01 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.12:20:09 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 December 12, 2017, at 11:23 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 447.12:20:54 P.M.H.R. 3971Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 647H.R. 3971 — “To amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to modify the requirements for community financial institutions with respect to certain rules relating to mortgage loans, and for other purposes.”12:20:59 P.M.H.R. 3971Provides for consideration of H.R. 477 and H.R. 3971 under structured rules with one hour of debate, one motion to recommit with or without instructions on each measure. Also provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 123 under a closed rule, with one hour of debate and one motion12:22:07 P.M.H.R. 3971DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3971.1:22:00 P.M.H.R. 3971An amendment, offered by Mr. Sherman, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-443 to lower the amount of consolidated assets of a creditor eligible for the safe harbor from escrow requirements in the bill from $25,000,000,000 or less to $10,000,000,000 or less; lowers the number of loans that a mortgage servicer eligible for exemptions and adjustments from the Bureau can service annually from 30,000 or fewer mortgage loans to 20,000 or fewer mortgage loans.1:23:34 P.M.H.R. 3971DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 647, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherman amendment No. 1.1:28:46 P.M.H.R. 3971The previous question was ordered on the amendment and the bill pursuant to the rule.1:28:56 P.M.H.R. 3971On agreeing to the Sherman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.1:29:24 P.M.H.R. 3971Ms. Titus moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.1:29:57 P.M.H.R. 3971DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus 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 adding a new section pertaining to Protecting Consumers from Excessive Housing Costs and Predatory Lenders.1:37:50 P.M.H.R. 3971The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.1:38:08 P.M.H.R. 3971POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Titus motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on passage of the motion to recommit, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Titus demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit until later in the legislative day.1:38:37 P.M.The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.1:40:23 P.M.H.R. 1733Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1733 — “To direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil.”1:40:32 P.M.H.R. 1733Considered under suspension of the rules.1:40:33 P.M.H.R. 1733DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1733.1:47:50 P.M.H.R. 1733On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.1:47:51 P.M.H.R. 1733Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.1:48:26 P.M.H.R. 2872Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2872 — “To amend the Federal Power Act to promote hydropower development at existing nonpowered dams, and for other purposes.”1:48:36 P.M.H.R. 2872Considered under suspension of the rules.1:48:38 P.M.H.R. 2872DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2872.2:06:16 P.M.H.R. 2872On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.2:06:20 P.M.H.R. 2872Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.2:06:23 P.M.H.R. 2880Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2880 — “To amend the Federal Power Act to promote closed-loop pumped storage hydropower, and for other purposes.”2:06:43 P.M.H.R. 2880Considered under suspension of the rules.2:06:46 P.M.H.R. 2880DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2880.2:20:20 P.M.H.R. 2880On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.2:20:23 P.M.H.R. 2880Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.2:21:12 P.M.H.R. 4171Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4171— “To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the authority to conduct telework travel expenses test programs, and for other purposes.”2:21:38 P.M.H.R. 4171Considered under suspension of the rules.2:21:40 P.M.H.R. 4171DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4171.2:33:32 P.M.H.R. 4171On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.2:33:34 P.M.H.R. 4171Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.2:33:43 P.M.H.R. 1208Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1208 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, Converse, Texas, as the “Converse Veterans Post Office Building”.”2:33:59 P.M.H.R. 1208Considered under suspension of the rules.2:34:01 P.M.H.R. 1208DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1208.2:39:54 P.M.H.R. 1208On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.2:39:57 P.M.H.R. 1208Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.2:40:28 P.M.H.R. 2815Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2815 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 30 East Somerset Street in Raritan, New Jersey, as the “Sergeant John Basilone Post Office”.”2:40:29 P.M.H.R. 2815Considered under suspension of the rules.2:40:31 P.M.H.R. 2815DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2815.2:55:48 P.M.H.R. 2815At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Gianforte objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.2:56:05 P.M.H.R. 3638Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3638 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the “Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building”.”2:56:17 P.M.H.R. 3638Considered under suspension of the rules.2:56:18 P.M.H.R. 3638DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3638.3:03:25 P.M.H.R. 3638On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.3:03:28 P.M.H.R. 3638Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.3:03:37 P.M.H.R. 4042Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4042 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak Street, in Kissimmee, Florida, as the “Borinqueneers Post Office Building”.”3:03:51 P.M.H.R. 4042Considered under suspension of the rules.3:03:53 P.M.H.R. 4042DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4042.3:12:05 P.M.H.R. 4042At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Gianforte objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.3:12:15 P.M.H.R. 3655Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3655 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1300 Main Street in Belmar, New Jersey, as the “Dr. Walter S. McAfee Post Office Building”.”3:12:27 P.M.H.R. 3655Considered under suspension of the rules.3:12:35 P.M.H.R. 3655DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3655.3:18:32 P.M.H.R. 3655On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.3:18:34 P.M.H.R. 3655Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.3:18:40 P.M.H.R. 4285Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4285 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 123 Bridgeton Pike in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, as the “James C. ‘Billy’ Johnson Post Office Building”.”3:18:58 P.M.H.R. 4285Considered under suspension of the rules.3:19:05 P.M.H.R. 4285DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4285.3:23:35 P.M.H.R. 4285On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.3:23:38 P.M.H.R. 4285Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.3:24:40 P.M.H. Res. 407Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 407 — “Condemning the persecution of Christians around the world.”3:24:56 P.M.H. Res. 407Considered under suspension of the rules.3:24:58 P.M.H. Res. 407DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 407.3:41:53 P.M.H. Res. 407On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.3:41:54 P.M.H. Res. 407Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.3:42:04 P.M.H. Res. 336Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 336 — “Reaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico partnership.”3:42:18 P.M.H. Res. 336Considered under suspension of the rules.3:42:20 P.M.H. Res. 336DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 336.3:55:38 P.M.H. Res. 336On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.3:55:45 P.M.H. Res. 336Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.3:55:49 P.M.H. Res. 357Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 357 — “Reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Canada, recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances United States national interests, and urging increased bilateral cooperation on security, economic issues, and energy, and for other purposes.”3:56:08 P.M.H. Res. 357Considered under suspension of the rules.3:56:09 P.M.H. Res. 357DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 357.4:07:50 P.M.H. Res. 357On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.4:07:56 P.M.H. Res. 357Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.4:08:12 P.M.United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission – Pursuant to section 1238(b)(3) of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 (22 U.S.C. 7002), as amended, the Democratic Leader appointed Ms. Carolyn Bartholomew, Washington, DC and Mr. Michael Wessel, Falls Church, VA, effective January 1, 2018.4:08:50 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.4:34:55 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 12.4:35:02 P.M.Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 657.4:35:41 P.M.Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 658.4:36:35 P.M.UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to recommit H.R. 3971, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.4:37:17 P.M.H.R. 3971Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3971 — “To amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to modify the requirements for community financial institutions with respect to certain rules relating to mortgage loans, and for other purposes.”5:03:17 P.M.H.R. 3971On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 – 233 (Roll no. 674).5:11:01 P.M.H.R. 3971On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 294 – 129 (Roll no. 675).5:11:03 P.M.H.R. 3971Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.5:14:05 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.5:21:06 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.7:24:37 P.M.Ms. Kelly (IL) moved that the House do now adjourn.7:24:45 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.7:24:46 P.M.The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 13, 2017.

House Activity 12/11

12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:20 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Roger W. Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:28 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.
12:06:41 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:03 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 11.
2:00:04 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:24 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:25 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. LaMalfa to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:59 P.M. The House received a communication from Representative Franks (AZ) wherein he resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective at 12:00 p.m. on December 8, 2017.
2:02:23 P.M. WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE – Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from Arizona, Mr. Franks, the whole number of the House is 432.
2:02:36 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:07 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 December 11, 2017, at 9:50 a.m.: that the Senate agreed to a Conference with the House on H.R. 1
2:06:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:30 P.M. today.
4:30:48 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 11.
4:30:59 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:31:13 P.M. H.R. 3359 Mr. McCaul moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3359— “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.”
4:31:33 P.M. H.R. 3359 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:31:35 P.M. H.R. 3359 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3359.
4:52:59 P.M. H.R. 3359 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:53:01 P.M. H.R. 3359 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:53:28 P.M. H.R. 3669 Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3669 — “To improve and streamline security procedures related to general aviation and commercial charter air carrier utilizing risk-based security standards, and for other purposes.”
4:53:48 P.M. H.R. 3669 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:53:50 P.M. H.R. 3669 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3669.
5:05:36 P.M. H.R. 3669 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:05:37 P.M. H.R. 3669 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:06:52 P.M. H.R. 2706 Mr. Luetkemeyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2706 — “To provide requirements for the appropriate Federal banking agencies when requesting or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, to provide for additional requirements related to subpoenas issued under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, and for other purposes.”
5:07:01 P.M. H.R. 2706 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:07:03 P.M. H.R. 2706 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2706.
5:21:07 P.M. H.R. 2706 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.
5:21:36 P.M. H.R. 3093 Mr. Luetkemeyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3093 — “To amend the Volcker Rule to permit certain investment advisers to share a similar name with a private equity fund, subject to certain restrictions, and for other purposes.”
5:21:48 P.M. H.R. 3093 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:21:50 P.M. H.R. 3093 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3093.
5:25:42 P.M. H.R. 3093 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:25:44 P.M. H.R. 3093 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:26:15 P.M. H.R. 1730 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1730— “To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the protection of community centers with religious affiliation, and for other purposes.”
5:26:24 P.M. H.R. 1730 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:26:27 P.M. H.R. 1730 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1730.
5:55:05 P.M. H.R. 1730 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.
5:55:31 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 11.
6:30:05 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.
6:30:22 P.M. H.R. 2706 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2706 — “To provide requirements for the appropriate Federal banking agencies when requesting or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, to provide for additional requirements related to subpoenas issued under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, and for other purposes.”
6:52:57 P.M. H.R. 2706 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 395 – 2 (Roll no. 672).
6:52:58 P.M. H.R. 2706 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:53:09 P.M. H.R. 1730 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1730 — “To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the protection of community centers with religious affiliation, and for other purposes.”
7:00:57 P.M. H.R. 1730 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 – 2 (Roll no. 673).
7:00:59 P.M. H.R. 1730 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:03:15 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:25:20 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:26:00 P.M. Ms. Adams moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:26:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:26:05 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 12, 2017.