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Legislative Day of March 20, 2017

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12:00:07 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:12 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Dan Newhouse to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:43 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.
12:14:51 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:02 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 20.
2:00:08 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:25 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:30 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:01 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:08 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:30 P.M. today.
3:32:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 20.
3:32:11 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:32:37 P.M. H.R. 1029 Mr. Davis, Rodney moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1029 — "To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to improve pesticide registration and other activities under the Act, to extend and modify fee authorities, and for other purposes."
3:32:52 P.M. H.R. 1029 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:32:54 P.M. H.R. 1029 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1029.
3:42:09 P.M. H.R. 1029 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:42:11 P.M. H.R. 1029 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:42:23 P.M. H.R. 382 Mr. Davis, Rodney moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 382 — "To amend the Department of Agriculture program for research and extension grants to increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to redesignate the program as the "Jeannette Rankin Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Program"."
3:42:33 P.M. H.R. 382 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:42:35 P.M. H.R. 382 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 382.
3:52:34 P.M. H.R. 382 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:52:36 P.M. H.R. 382 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:53:35 P.M. H.R. 1309 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1309 — "To streamline the office and term of the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, and for other purposes."
3:53:51 P.M. H.R. 1309 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:53:53 P.M. H.R. 1309 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1309.
4:01:03 P.M. H.R. 1309 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:01:05 P.M. H.R. 1309 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:01:31 P.M. H.R. 1353 Mr. Rutherford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1353 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain additional information to be submitted to Congress regarding the strategic 5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation Security Administration."
4:01:41 P.M. H.R. 1353 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:01:43 P.M. H.R. 1353 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1353.
4:07:55 P.M. H.R. 1353 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.
4:08:15 P.M. H.R. 1294 Mr. Rutherford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1294 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for congressional notification regarding major acquisition program breaches, and for other purposes."
4:08:24 P.M. H.R. 1294 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:08:25 P.M. H.R. 1294 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1294.
4:15:21 P.M. H.R. 1294 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.
4:16:26 P.M. H.R. 1297 Mr. Rutherford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1297 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make technical corrections to the requirement that the Secretary of Homeland Security submit quadrennial homeland security reviews, and for other purposes."
4:16:39 P.M. H.R. 1297 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:16:41 P.M. H.R. 1297 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1297.
4:22:42 P.M. H.R. 1297 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.
4:23:24 P.M. H.R. 1249 Mr. Fitzpatrick moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1249 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require a multiyear acquisition strategy of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
4:23:34 P.M. H.R. 1249 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:23:36 P.M. H.R. 1249 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1249.
4:29:47 P.M. H.R. 1249 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.
4:31:10 P.M. H.R. 1252 Mr. Higgins (LA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1252 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for certain acquisition authorities for the Under Secretary of Management of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
4:31:17 P.M. H.R. 1252 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:31:19 P.M. H.R. 1252 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1252.
4:37:42 P.M. H.R. 1252 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.
4:37:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
4:37:51 P.M. Pursuant to clause 8, rule XX, the Speaker postponed until a time to be announced the roll call votes on the motions to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 1353 and H.R. 1297, which were ordered on Monday, March 20, 2017
6:30:52 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 20.
6:30:59 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.
6:31:21 P.M. H.R. 1294 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1294 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for congressional notification regarding major acquisition program breaches, and for other purposes."
6:52:46 P.M. H.R. 1294 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 173).
6:52:47 P.M. H.R. 1294 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:54:01 P.M. NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION - Mr. Polis notified the House of his intent to offer a privileged resolution pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX, Subsequently, the Chair did not determine whether the resolution constituted a question of privilege. The Chair announced that a determination will be made at the time designated for consideration of the resolution.
7:01:09 P.M. H.R. 1249 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1249 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require a multiyear acquisition strategy of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
7:07:41 P.M. H.R. 1249 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 0 (Roll no. 174).
7:07:42 P.M. H.R. 1249 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:08:11 P.M. H.R. 1252 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1252 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for certain acquisition authorities for the Under Secretary of Management of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
7:14:41 P.M. H.R. 1252 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 1 (Roll no. 175).
7:14:44 P.M. H.R. 1252 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:14:54 P.M. Mr. Byrne filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 209 and H. Res. 210.
7:16:00 P.M. Mrs. Black filed a report from the Committee on The Budget on H.R. 1628.
7:16:30 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:28:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:18:08 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:18:29 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:18:30 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 21, 2017.
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