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Legislative Day of January 13, 2017

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Last Floor Action:
4:09:24 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 17, 2017.

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9:00:06 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:31 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:02 A.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Woodall demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Woodall objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
9:02:12 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Heck to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:20 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.
9:16:23 A.M. H. Res. 48 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 48 — "Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026, and providing for consideration of the bill (S. 84) to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces."
9:19:52 A.M. H. Res. 48 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 48.
10:48:03 A.M. H. Res. 48 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 179 (Roll no. 55).
10:54:28 A.M. H. Res. 48 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 188 (Roll no. 56).
10:54:30 A.M. H. Res. 48 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:56:42 A.M. S. Con. Res. 3 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 48. S. Con. Res. 3 — "Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026."
10:56:47 A.M. S. Con. Res. 3 Rule provides for consideration of S. Con. Res. 3 and S. 84. The resolution provides for two hours of general debate on S. Con. Res. 3 under a structured rule, and ninety minutes of debate on S. 84. The resolution also provides for one motion to commit on S. 84.
10:57:21 A.M. S. Con. Res. 3 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 48 and Rule XVIII.
10:57:23 A.M. S. Con. Res. 3 The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.
10:59:00 A.M. S. Con. Res. 3 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with two hours of general debate on S. Con. Res. 3.
1:33:20 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Yarmuth, printed in House Report 115-4 to strike all after the resolving clause and insert a complete new text.
1:33:34 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 48, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Yarmuth amendment No. 1.
1:46:26 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Yarmuth amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Yarmuth demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
1:47:35 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 Mrs. Black moved that the Committee rise.
1:47:51 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
1:47:59 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving S. Con. Res. 3 as unfinished business.
1:50:01 P.M. S. 84 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 48. S. 84 — "To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces."
1:50:06 P.M. S. 84 Rule provides for consideration of S. Con. Res. 3 and S. 84. The resolution provides for two hours of general debate on S. Con. Res. 3 under a structured rule, and ninety minutes of debate on S. 84. The resolution also provides for one motion to commit on S. 84.
1:50:25 P.M. S. 84 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 90 minutes of debate on S. 84.
3:00:48 P.M. S. 84 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:01:22 P.M. S. 84 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S. 84, the Chair put the question on passge and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of S. 84 until later in the legislative day.
3:01:30 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of an amendment in the nature of a substitute which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:01:57 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 Considered as unfinished business. S. Con. Res. 3 — "Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026."
3:02:10 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
3:25:57 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 On agreeing to the Yarmuth amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 149 - 272 (Roll no. 57).
3:26:05 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report S. Con. Res. 3.
3:26:30 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:32:11 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 198 (Roll no. 58).
3:32:13 P.M. S. Con. Res. 3 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:32:19 P.M. S. 84 Considered as unfinished business. S. 84 — "To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces."
3:38:46 P.M. S. 84 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 268 - 151, 1 Present (Roll no. 59).
3:38:48 P.M. S. 84 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:49 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:39:04 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
3:39:13 P.M. H. Res. 51 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 51 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
3:39:32 P.M. H. Res. 51 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:39:40 P.M. H. Res. 51 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:40:00 P.M. Mrs. McMorris Rodgers asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, January 13, 2017, it adjourn to meet at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Agreed to without objection.
3:40:43 P.M. H. Res. 52 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 52 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
3:41:06 P.M. H. Res. 52 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:41:14 P.M. H. Res. 52 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:41:15 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Brendan F. Boyle. Mr. Boyle, Brendan F. submitted his resignation from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The resignation was accepted without objection.
3:41:20 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Ted Lieu. Mr. Lieu, Ted submitted his resignation from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The resignation was accepted without objection.
3:41:44 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:01:40 P.M. PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE - Pursuant to clause 11 of rule 10, clause 11 of rule 1, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Mr. Crawford of Arkansas, Mr. Gowdy of South Carolina, and Ms. Stefanik of New York.
4:01:53 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:09:08 P.M. Mr. Fortenberry moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:09:23 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
4:09:24 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 17, 2017.
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