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Legislative Day of March 08, 2017

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10:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:16 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:35 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.
10:39:37 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 March 8.
12:01:11 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:43 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:45 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Woodall to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:02 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.
12:26:07 P.M. H. Res. 174 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 174 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1301) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
12:27:55 P.M. H. Res. 174 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 174.
1:29:07 P.M. H. Res. 174 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 174, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern 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.
1:30:19 P.M. H. Res. 175 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 175 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 725) to amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent fraudulent joinder."
1:32:04 P.M. H. Res. 175 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 175.
2:37:53 P.M. H. Res. 175 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 184 (Roll no. 129).
2:45:38 P.M. H. Res. 175 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 185 (Roll no. 130).
2:45:40 P.M. H. Res. 175 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:45:49 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 174, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings were postponed.
2:45:57 P.M. H. Res. 174 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 174 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1301) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
2:52:51 P.M. H. Res. 174 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 189 (Roll no. 131).
2:53:45 P.M. Mr. Hoyer moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:10:18 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by recorded vote: 127 - 295, 1 Present (Roll no. 132).
3:10:21 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on H. Res. 174, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings has been postponed.
3:10:28 P.M. H. Res. 174 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 174 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1301) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
3:17:19 P.M. H. Res. 174 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 - 185 (Roll no. 133).
3:17:20 P.M. H. Res. 174 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:18:00 P.M. Mr. McGovern moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:34:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by recorded vote: 107 - 277 (Roll no. 134).
3:34:14 P.M. Mr. Goodlatte filed a report from the Committee on Judiciary on H. Res. 111.
3:34:38 P.M. H.R. 1301 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 174. H.R. 1301 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
3:34:43 P.M. H.R. 1301 Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1301
3:35:13 P.M. H.R. 1301 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1301.
4:24:41 P.M. H.R. 1301 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:25:01 P.M. H.R. 1301 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 10 of Rule 20, the yeas and nays are ordered on the question of passage of H.R. 1301. The Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until later in the legislative day.
4:25:44 P.M. Mr. Takano moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:57:24 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by recorded vote: 114 - 290 (Roll no. 135).
4:57:27 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.R. 1301 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:57:35 P.M. H.R. 1301 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1301 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
5:20:22 P.M. H.R. 1301 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 371 - 48 (Roll no. 136).
5:20:24 P.M. H.R. 1301 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:20:53 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 180.
5:21:27 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:22:20 P.M. H.R. 132 Mr. Webster (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 132 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and appurtenances of the Arbuckle Project, Oklahoma, to the Arbuckle Master Conservancy District, and for other purposes."
5:22:33 P.M. H.R. 132 Considered under suspension of the rules. H.R. 132 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and appurtenances of the Arbuckle Project, Oklahoma, to the Arbuckle Master Conservancy District, and for other purposes."
5:22:34 P.M. H.R. 132 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 132.
5:30:37 P.M. Mr. Raskin moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:46:34 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 314 - 98 (Roll no. 137).
5:46:36 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 9, 2017.
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