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Legislative Day of February 02, 2017

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10:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:12 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Bost 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.
10:48:43 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 2.
12:00:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:33 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:35 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Ros-Lehtinen to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:57 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.
12:19:14 P.M. H. Res. 74 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 74 — "Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 36) providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation", and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 37) disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation."
12:21:14 P.M. H. Res. 74 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 74.
12:54:40 P.M. H. Res. 74 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 74, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
12:54:59 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
1:05:21 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 2.
1:05:23 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 74 which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:06:17 P.M. H. Res. 74 Considered as unfinished business.
1:29:01 P.M. H. Res. 74 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 188 (Roll no. 74).
1:37:02 P.M. H. Res. 74 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 190 (Roll no. 75).
1:37:03 P.M. H. Res. 74 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:38:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
1:41:30 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 2.
1:41:33 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 71. H.J. Res. 40 — "Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007."
1:41:38 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 41 and H.J. Res. 40. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.J. Res. 40 and H.J. Res. 41. All points of order against consideration are waived for both joint resolutions.
1:42:12 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 40.
2:30:56 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:31:41 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 40, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Conyers demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
2:39:06 P.M. H.J. Res. 37 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 74. H.J. Res. 37 — "Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation."
2:39:11 P.M. H.J. Res. 37 Both resolutions are closed to amendments. Both resolutions provides for one hour of general debate, and provide for one motion to recommit.
2:39:38 P.M. H.J. Res. 37 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 37.
3:32:10 P.M. H.J. Res. 37 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:56:56 P.M. H.J. Res. 37 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 236 - 187 (Roll no. 76).
3:56:58 P.M. H.J. Res. 37 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:59:16 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.J. Res. 40 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:59:54 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 40 — "Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007."
4:08:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 235 - 180 (Roll no. 77).
4:08:02 P.M. H.J. Res. 40 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:08:19 P.M. H. Res. 82 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:08:45 P.M. H. Res. 82 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 82 — "Electing Members to the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library and the Joint Committee on Printing."
4:08:47 P.M. H. Res. 82 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:08:49 P.M. H. Res. 82 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:09:27 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:23:20 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:33:26 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to H.J. Res. 38.
4:33:58 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
6:22:44 P.M. Ms. Jayapal moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:22:57 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:22:58 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 3, 2017.
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