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Legislative Day of January 09, 2017

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12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:06 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:33 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.
12:12:01 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 9.
2:00:05 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:00:23 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:00:29 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Womack to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:00:53 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:09:46 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:30 P.M. today.
4:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 9.
4:30:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:30:45 P.M. H.R. 309 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 309 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with a complex metabolic or autoimmune disease, a disease resulting from insulin deficiency or insulin resistance, or complications caused by such a disease, and for other purposes."
4:31:04 P.M. H.R. 309 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:31:35 P.M. H.R. 309 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 309.
4:40:45 P.M. H.R. 309 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:40:48 P.M. H.R. 309 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:41:19 P.M. H.R. 315 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 315 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to distribute maternity care health professionals to health professional shortage areas identified as in need of maternity care health services."
4:41:28 P.M. H.R. 315 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:41:51 P.M. H.R. 315 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 315.
4:50:10 P.M. H.R. 315 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.
4:50:23 P.M. H.R. 302 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 302 — "To provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical services in a secondary State."
4:50:30 P.M. H.R. 302 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:50:32 P.M. H.R. 302 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 302.
5:00:22 P.M. H.R. 302 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:00:24 P.M. H.R. 302 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:00:37 P.M. H.R. 304 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 304 — "To amend the Controlled Substances Act with regard to the provision of emergency medical services."
5:00:45 P.M. H.R. 304 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:00:49 P.M. H.R. 304 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 304.
5:07:47 P.M. H.R. 304 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.
5:08:40 P.M. H.R. 353 Mr. Lucas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 353 — "To improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather research through a focused program of investment on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities to support substantial improvement in weather forecasting and prediction of high impact weather events, to expand commercial opportunities for the provision of weather data, and for other purposes."
5:08:51 P.M. H.R. 353 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:08:53 P.M. H.R. 353 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 353.
5:26:36 P.M. H.R. 353 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:26:37 P.M. H.R. 353 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:26:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:54 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 9.
6:31:07 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.
6:31:54 P.M. H.R. 315 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 315 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to distribute maternity care health professionals to health professional shortage areas identified as in need of maternity care health services."
6:54:10 P.M. H.R. 315 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 24).
6:54:11 P.M. H.R. 315 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:00 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the victims who lost their lives in the tragedy at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida International airport.
6:57:13 P.M. H.R. 304 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 304 — "To amend the Controlled Substances Act with regard to the provision of emergency medical services."
7:04:23 P.M. H.R. 304 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 0 (Roll no. 25).
7:04:24 P.M. H.R. 304 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:05:33 P.M. Mr. Newhouse filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 33.
7:09:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:25:05 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House proceeded to Special order speeches without prejudice to the possible resumption of legislative business.
8:25:23 P.M. H. Res. 34 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 34 — "Electing Members to Certain Standing Committees of the House of Representatives."
8:25:39 P.M. H. Res. 34 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
8:25:45 P.M. H. Res. 34 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:26:09 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, and notwithstanding the requirement of clause 11(a)(1)(D) of rule 10, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Mr. Himes, Ms. Sewell of AL, Mr. Carson of IN, Ms. Speier, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Swalwell of CA, Mr. Castro of TX and Mr. Heck.
8:26:48 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has resumed with Special Order speeches.
9:18:54 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:19:16 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:19:17 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 10, 2017.
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