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Legislative Day of May 01, 2017

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12:00:14 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:24 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Liz Cheney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:54 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.
12:17:43 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 May 1.
2:00:12 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:37 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:40 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.
2:02:12 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:48 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:30 p.m. today.
4:30:32 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 1.
4:30:38 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:32:05 P.M. H.R. 910 Mr. Hill moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 910 — "To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide a safe harbor related to certain investment fund research reports, and for other purposes."
4:32:10 P.M. H.R. 910 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:32:14 P.M. H.R. 910 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 910.
4:44:43 P.M. H.R. 910 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.
4:45:45 P.M. H.R. 1312 Mr. Hill moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1312 — "To amend the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980 to require an annual review by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the annual government-business forum on capital formation that is held pursuant to such Act."
4:45:47 P.M. H.R. 1312 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:45:59 P.M. H.R. 1312 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1312.
4:56:51 P.M. H.R. 1312 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.
4:57:36 P.M. H.R. 1366 Mr. Hill moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1366 — "To amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to terminate an exemption for companies located in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and any other possession of the United States."
4:57:46 P.M. H.R. 1366 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:57:47 P.M. H.R. 1366 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1366.
5:10:58 P.M. H.R. 1366 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:11:03 P.M. H.R. 1366 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:12:12 P.M. H.R. 657 Mr. Comer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 657 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes."
5:12:22 P.M. H.R. 657 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:12:23 P.M. H.R. 657 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 657.
5:24:10 P.M. H.R. 657 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.
5:24:34 P.M. H.R. 1242 Mr. Comer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1242 — "To establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes."
5:24:43 P.M. H.R. 1242 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:24:44 P.M. H.R. 1242 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1242.
5:33:42 P.M. H.R. 1242 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:33:45 P.M. H.R. 1242 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:33:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:37 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 1.
6:30:41 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 299.
6:31:08 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.
6:31:40 P.M. H.R. 910 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 910 — "To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide a safe harbor related to certain investment fund research reports, and for other purposes."
6:55:11 P.M. H.R. 910 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 2 (Roll no. 237).
6:55:12 P.M. H.R. 910 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:14 P.M. H.R. 1312 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1312 — "To amend the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980 to require an annual review by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the annual government-business forum on capital formation that is held pursuant to such Act."
7:05:24 P.M. H.R. 1312 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 0 (Roll no. 238).
7:05:25 P.M. H.R. 1312 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:05:59 P.M. H.R. 657 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 657 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes."
7:12:32 P.M. H.R. 657 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 0 (Roll no. 239).
7:12:33 P.M. H.R. 657 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:13:52 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:33:17 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:03:12 P.M. Ms. Plaskett moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:03:24 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:03:25 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 2, 2017.
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