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Legislative Day of April 06, 2017

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9:00:09 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:18 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:00:19 A.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
9:02:16 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Ruiz to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:26 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:15:41 A.M. H.R. 1219 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 242. H.R. 1219 — "To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from the definition of an investment company."
9:15:46 A.M. H.R. 1219 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1219 with 1 hour of general debate. The resolution provides for one motion to recommit; and providing for proceedings during the period from April 7, 2017 through April 24, 2017
9:16:00 A.M. H.R. 1219 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1219.
10:06:12 A.M. H.R. 1219 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:32:46 A.M. H.R. 1219 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 417 - 3 (Roll no. 221).
10:32:48 A.M. H.R. 1219 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:32:59 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal which had been postponed.
10:33:01 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
10:34:20 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:34:26 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 Considered by unanimous consent. S.J. Res. 30 — "Providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution."
10:35:51 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 On passage Passed without objection.
10:35:53 A.M. S.J. Res. 30 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:36:28 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:36:32 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 Considered by unanimous consent. S.J. Res. 35 — "Providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution."
10:36:45 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 On passage Passed without objection.
10:36:46 A.M. S.J. Res. 35 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:36:50 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:36:58 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 Considered by unanimous consent. S.J. Res. 36 — "Providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution."
10:37:32 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 On passage Passed without objection.
10:37:33 A.M. S.J. Res. 36 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:38:05 A.M. Mr. Goodlatte filed a report from the Committee on Judiciary on H. Res. 203.
10:38:28 A.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to Somalia - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 115-28).
10:40:31 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:04:51 A.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:03:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:29:29 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 6.
2:29:38 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 254.
2:30:07 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Considered as privileged matter. H. Con. Res. 48 — "Providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives."
2:31:10 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:31:19 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:32:02 P.M. Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:32:03 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:32:04 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on April 8, 2017, unless it sooner has received a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 48, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.
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