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Legislative Day of June 22, 2017

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10:00:08 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:12 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Earl L. "Buddy" Carter to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:32 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.
10:41:36 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 22.
12:00:28 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Kevin Kitrell Ross, Unity of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA.
12:02:33 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:36 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Trott to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:53 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.
12:26:04 P.M. H. Res. 396 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 396 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2842) to provide for the conduct of demonstration projects to test the effectiveness of subsidized employment for TANF recipients, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
12:28:23 P.M. H. Res. 396 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 396.
1:34:29 P.M. H. Res. 396 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 184 (Roll no. 316).
1:34:31 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the sailors involved in the accident on the USS Fizgerald.
1:43:50 P.M. H. Res. 396 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 - 179 (Roll no. 317).
1:43:52 P.M. H. Res. 396 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:14 P.M. Mr. Dent filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 2998.
1:45:06 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:46:21 P.M. H.R. 2353 Mr. Thompson (PA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2353 — "To reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006."
1:46:39 P.M. H.R. 2353 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:46:43 P.M. H.R. 2353 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2353.
2:38:26 P.M. H.R. 2353 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:38:28 P.M. H.R. 2353 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:40:34 P.M. H.R. 1654 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 392. H.R. 1654 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to coordinate Federal and State permitting processes related to the construction of new surface water storage projects on lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture and to designate the Bureau of Reclamation as the lead agency for permit processing, and for other purposes."
2:40:39 P.M. H.R. 1654 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1873 and 1654, 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 have specified amendments.
2:40:45 P.M. H.R. 1654 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 392 and Rule XVIII.
2:40:45 P.M. H.R. 1654 The Speaker designated the Honorable Ted Poe to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:41:16 P.M. H.R. 1654 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1654.
3:26:19 P.M. H.R. 1654 An amendment, offered by Mr. LaMalfa, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-186 to enhance federal cooperation in planning and construction of State-led water storage projects by ensuring such projects are eligible for permit streamlining under this bill.
3:26:21 P.M. H.R. 1654 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 392, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the LaMalfa amendment No. 1.
3:36:20 P.M. H.R. 1654 On agreeing to the LaMalfa amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:36:42 P.M. H.R. 1654 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lowenthal, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-186 to exempt any dam projects from being fast-tracked by the bill if it could harm commercial fisheries.
3:36:45 P.M. H.R. 1654 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 392, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 2.
4:13:29 P.M. H.R. 1654 On agreeing to the Lowenthal amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 179 - 232 (Roll no. 318).
4:13:50 P.M. H.R. 1654 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1654.
4:14:32 P.M. H.R. 1654 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:24:23 P.M. H.R. 1654 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
4:33:08 P.M. H.R. 1654 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 233 - 180 (Roll no. 319).
4:33:10 P.M. H.R. 1654 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:33:24 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:03:18 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:21:19 P.M. Mr. Raskin moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:21:20 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:21:21 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 23, 2017.
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