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Legislative Day of November 16, 2016

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10:00:32 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:43 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable John J. Duncan Jr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:05 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.
10:39:13 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 16.
12:00:00 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:00 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:03 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Cicilline to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:25 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:24:59 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 November 16, 2016 at 9:46 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 4511 and made appointments to the State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Board, the Federal Law Enforcement congressional Badge of Bravery board, the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, the World War I Centennial Commission, the United States Semiquincentennial Commission, the United States Commission on Civil Rights, the United States-China Economic Security Review Commission, and the Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery Commission.
12:25:46 P.M. H. Res. 921 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 921 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5711) to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5982) to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from November 18, 2016, through November 28, 2016."
12:30:00 P.M. H. Res. 921 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 921.
12:53:50 P.M. H. Res. 921 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 921, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the yeas had prevailed. Ms. Slaughter demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
12:54:13 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
5:10:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 16.
5:10:18 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 921, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:11:04 P.M. H. Res. 921 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 921 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5711) to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5982) to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from November 18, 2016, through November 28, 2016."
5:36:03 P.M. H. Res. 921 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 181 (Roll no. 579).
5:43:09 P.M. H. Res. 921 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 181 (Roll no. 580).
5:43:11 P.M. H. Res. 921 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:47:44 P.M. Mr. Huizenga (MI) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on November 17. Agreed to without objection.
5:47:46 P.M. H.R. 5711 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Huizenga (MI) asked unanimous consent that the question of adopting a motion to recommit on H.R. 5711 be subject to postponement as though under Clause 8 of Rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
5:47:55 P.M. H.R. 5711 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 921. H.R. 5711 — "To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran."
5:48:00 P.M. H.R. 5711 The rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 5711 and H.R. 5982.
5:49:26 P.M. H.R. 5711 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5711.
6:52:55 P.M. H.R. 5711 An amendment, offered by Mr. Huizenga (MI), printed in Part A of House Report 114-818 to add a short title and clarifies the nature of prohibited Iranian transactions. The amendment also provides for a sunset of the bill's provisions upon Presidential certification that Iran has ceased support for international terrorism.
6:53:00 P.M. H.R. 5711 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 921, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga (MI) amendment.
7:01:24 P.M. H.R. 5711 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
7:01:33 P.M. H.R. 5711 On agreeing to the Huizenga (MI) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:02:10 P.M. H.R. 5711 Mr. Swalwell (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
7:02:59 P.M. H.R. 5711 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 add a section to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing a transaction described under section 101 by a U.S. financial institution if such institution is engaged in business with a foreign entity that has been found to have engaged in or authorized cyber attacks targeting any election held in the United States.
7:09:17 P.M. H.R. 5711 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on adopting the motion and by voice vote, announced that the nays had prevailed. Mr. Swalwell (CA) demanded the yeas and nays, and pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit with instructions until a time to be announced.
7:10:18 P.M. The House received a communication from Representative Hahn wherein she resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective on December 4, 2016.
7:10:38 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:12:40 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:44:02 P.M. Mr. Gallego moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:44:38 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:44:39 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on November 17, 2016.
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