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Legislative Day of June 15, 2017

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10:00:16 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:26 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Gregg Harper to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:54 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.
10:35:31 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:55 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 15.
12:01:59 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:03:43 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:45 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Crawford to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:06 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:13:25 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 June 15, 2017, at 9:13 a.m.: That the Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 1083.
12:13:42 P.M. H. Res. 379 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 379 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2372) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the rules relating to veteran health insurance and eligibility for the premium tax credit, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2579) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the premium tax credit with respect to unsubsidized COBRA continuation coverage."
12:15:41 P.M. H. Res. 379 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 379.
12:26:22 P.M. H. Res. 379 The previous question was ordered without objection.
12:26:27 P.M. H. Res. 379 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
12:26:36 P.M. H. Res. 379 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:29:54 P.M. H.R. 2372 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 379. H.R. 2372 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the rules relating to veteran health insurance and eligibility for the premium tax credit."
12:29:59 P.M. H.R. 2372 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2372 and H.R. 2579, with 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except a motion to recommit with or without instructions on each bill. Both measures will be considered read and are closed to amendments.
12:31:13 P.M. H.R. 2372 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2372.
12:58:07 P.M. H.R. 2372 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:58:54 P.M. H.R. 2372 On passage Passed by voice vote.
12:59:53 P.M. H.R. 2579 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 379. H.R. 2579 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the premium tax credit with respect to unsubsidized COBRA continuation coverage."
12:59:58 P.M. H.R. 2579 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2372 and H.R. 2579, with 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except a motion to recommit with or without instructions on each bill. Both measures will be considered read and are closed to amendments.
1:00:38 P.M. H.R. 2579 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2579.
1:10:37 P.M. H.R. 2579 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:41:40 P.M. H.R. 2579 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 267 - 144 (Roll no. 308).
1:41:43 P.M. H.R. 2579 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:41:45 P.M. H.R. 2372 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:42:35 P.M. H. Res. 385 Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
1:42:35 P.M. H. Res. 385 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 385 — "Expressing gratitude for the heroic actions of the United States Capitol Police and other first responders in the attack on Members of Congress on June 14, 2017, and expressing hope for a full recovery for the injured."
1:46:03 P.M. H. Res. 385 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
1:46:07 P.M. H. Res. 385 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:51:33 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 House for next week.
2:03:20 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that the gentleman from Texas, Mr. Doggett, may be recognized on the legislative day of Wednesday, June 21, 2017, to offer the resolution that he noticed on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, without further notice under clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX. Agreed to without objection.
2:03:29 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:30 a.m. on June 16. Agreed to without objection.
2:03:31 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, June 16, 2017, it adjourn to meet on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
2:04:02 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:26:07 P.M. Mr. Payne moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:26:17 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:26:18 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on June 16, 2017.
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