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Legislative Day of May 03, 2017

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10:00:04 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:13 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Leonard Lance to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:39 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.
10:44:18 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:41 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 3.
12:00:44 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rabbi Richard Boruch Rabinowitz, Aish International, New York, NY
12:01:44 P.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. Wilson (SC) 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. Wilson (SC) 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.
12:02:16 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Smith of NE to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:10:43 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
12:34:49 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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 3, 2017 at 9:19 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 141, H.R. 274 and H.R. 366, with amendments.
12:35:19 P.M. H. Res. 305 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 305 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 244) to encourage effective, voluntary investments to recruit, employ, and retain men and women who have served in the United States military with annual Federal awards to employers recognizing such efforts, and for other purposes."
12:37:28 P.M. H. Res. 305 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 305.
2:02:38 P.M. H. Res. 305 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 192 (Roll no. 246).
2:04:03 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence for those affected by the deadly storms across the South and Midwest.
2:15:41 P.M. H. Res. 305 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 186 (Roll no. 247).
2:15:43 P.M. H. Res. 305 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:15:45 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:15:50 P.M. H.R. 1665 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1665 — "To ensure that Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency considers severe local impact in making a recommendation to the President for a major disaster declaration."
2:24:06 P.M. H.R. 1665 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 425 - 0 (Roll no. 248).
2:24:07 P.M. H.R. 1665 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:24:25 P.M. H.R. 244 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 305, the Chair recognized Mr. Frelinghuysen for a motion.
2:24:28 P.M. H.R. 244 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 305, the House moved to concur in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and concur in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment.
2:33:29 P.M. H.R. 244 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion that the House concur in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and concur in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment.
3:49:21 P.M. H.R. 244 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:19:55 P.M. H.R. 244 On motion to agree in the Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3, and agree in Senate amendment numbered 1 with an amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 309 - 118 (Roll no. 249).
4:19:57 P.M. H.R. 244 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:20:53 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of Matthew McClanahan, a pipefitter for the Architect of the Capitol, who died in a tragic accident on Capitol Grounds April 18.
4:21:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:21:56 P.M. H.R. 1678 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1678 — "To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act concerning the statute of limitations for actions to recover disaster or emergency assistance payments, and for other purposes."
4:29:11 P.M. H.R. 1678 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 250).
4:29:12 P.M. H.R. 1678 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:30:35 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. McCarthy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the remainder of the week.
4:33:14 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal.
4:42:14 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 178 (Roll no. 251).
4:42:25 P.M. H. Con. Res. 53 Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
4:42:25 P.M. H. Con. Res. 53 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 53 — "Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 244."
4:42:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 53 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:42:58 P.M. H. Con. Res. 53 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:43:06 P.M. Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on May 4. Agreed to without objection.
4:43:36 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:59:13 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:12:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:15:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 3.
10:15:30 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 308.
10:16:00 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:16:33 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:16:45 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on May 4, 2017.
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