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Legislative Day of March 27, 2017

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12:00:32 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:46 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jeff Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:08 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.
12:01:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 27.
2:00:18 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:38 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:42 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Messer to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:07 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:05:48 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:00 P.M. today.
5:01:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 27.
5:02:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:02:31 P.M. H.R. 1117 Mr. Barletta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1117 — "To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster."
5:02:48 P.M. H.R. 1117 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:02:50 P.M. H.R. 1117 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1117.
5:10:29 P.M. H.R. 1117 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.
5:10:31 P.M. H.R. 1214 Mr. Barletta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1214 — "To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a program to use simplified procedures to issue public assistance for certain projects under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and for other purposes."
5:11:07 P.M. H.R. 1214 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:11:09 P.M. H.R. 1214 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1214.
5:17:21 P.M. H.R. 1214 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:17:23 P.M. H.R. 1214 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:17:24 P.M. H.R. 654 Mr. Barletta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 654 — "To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and for other purposes."
5:17:47 P.M. H.R. 654 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:17:49 P.M. H.R. 654 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 654.
5:23:37 P.M. H.R. 654 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.
5:24:47 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 27, 2017, at 2:41 p.m. stating that that body had made appointments to the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Naval Academy and the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service.
5:24:57 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:13 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 27.
6:30:17 P.M. Ms. Cheney filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 229 and H. Res. 230.
6:31:05 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.
6:31:26 P.M. H.R. 1117 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1117 — "To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster."
6:54:29 P.M. H.R. 1117 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 195).
6:54:30 P.M. H.R. 1117 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:16 P.M. NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION - Ms. Lofgren notified the House of her 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.
7:06:00 P.M. H.R. 654 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 654 — "To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and for other purposes."
7:14:19 P.M. H.R. 654 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 395 - 11 (Roll no. 196).
7:14:20 P.M. H.R. 654 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:14:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:27:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:29:45 P.M. Mr. Veasey moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:29:56 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:29:57 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 28, 2017.
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