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Legislative Day of September 26, 2017

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10:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:11 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Dave Brat to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:34 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.
11:08:26 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:04 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 26.
12:00:06 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. William Lynn Nash, Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, Mangham, Louisiana
12:01:50 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. Shimkus 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. Shimkus demanded the Yeas and Nays and the Chair announced that further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal would be postponed until later in the legislative day.
12:02:26 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Davis of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:22 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.
12:22:34 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 September 26, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.: that the Senate passed H.R. 2810 with an amendment
12:23:08 P.M. H. Res. 533 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 533 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2824) to amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2792) to amend the Social Security Act to make certain revisions to provisions limiting payment of benefits to fugitive felons under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act; and for other purposes."
12:27:16 P.M. H. Res. 533 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 533.
1:01:09 P.M. H. Res. 533 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 533, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Hastings demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:02:00 P.M. Mr. Burgess moved pursuant to clause 4 of rule 16, that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 3:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017
1:03:00 P.M. On Motion to Fix the Convening Time Agreed to by voice vote.
1:04:20 P.M. H. Res. 533 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 533 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2824) to amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2792) to amend the Social Security Act to make certain revisions to provisions limiting payment of benefits to fugitive felons under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act; and for other purposes."
1:04:21 P.M. H. Res. 533 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question and adoption of H. Res. 533, all of which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:28:21 P.M. H. Res. 533 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 189 (Roll no. 532).
1:38:05 P.M. H. Res. 533 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 230 - 190 (Roll no. 533).
1:38:06 P.M. H. Res. 533 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:38:20 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to the Speaker's Approval of the Journal.
1:45:41 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 214 - 199, 1 Present (Roll no. 534).
1:45:43 P.M. H.R. 296 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Gaetz asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as first sponsor of H.R. 296, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
1:46:48 P.M. H.R. 2824 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 533. H.R. 2824 — "To amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program."
1:46:53 P.M. H.R. 2824 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2824 and H.R. 2792. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. The resolution provides a structured rule for H.R. 2824, and closed rule for H.R. 2792. It provides for 1 hour of general debate for both bills.
1:47:22 P.M. H.R. 2824 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 533 and Rule XVIII.
1:47:23 P.M. H.R. 2824 The Speaker designated the Honorable Martha Roby to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
1:48:07 P.M. H.R. 2824 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2824.
2:27:04 P.M. H.R. 2824 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smith (NE), numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-331 to allow states to take into account staffing, community resource, and other requirements when determining how to operate at least one home visiting model in communities in need of services.
2:27:15 P.M. H.R. 2824 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 533, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (NE) amendment No. 1.
2:31:55 P.M. H.R. 2824 On agreeing to the Smith (NE) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:32:17 P.M. H.R. 2824 An amendment, offered by Mr. Pascrell, numbered 2 printed in House Report 115-331 to maintain MIECHV's current focus of funding evidence-based home visiting programs that strengthen families to make kids healthier, safer, and more ready to learn when they start school by striking the provision in the bill that would add `increasing employment and earnings' to the program's measured outcomes.
2:32:20 P.M. H.R. 2824 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 533, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pascrell amendment No. 2.
2:40:04 P.M. H.R. 2824 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pascrell amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Pascrell demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:40:34 P.M. H.R. 2824 An amendment, offered by Ms. DelBene, numbered 3 printed in House Report 115-331 to eliminate the bill's matching requirement for tribal home visiting programs.
2:40:39 P.M. H.R. 2824 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 533, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DelBene amendment No. 3.
2:44:19 P.M. H.R. 2824 On agreeing to the DelBene amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:44:36 P.M. H.R. 2824 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Murphy (FL), numbered 4 printed in House Report 115-331 to require HRSA, to the extent it continues to allocate Home Visiting funding to states and territories based in whole or in part on the relative share of families with young children living at or below the federal poverty line in each state and territory, to utilize the most accurate federal data available for each jurisdiction.
2:44:39 P.M. H.R. 2824 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 533, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment No. 4.
2:48:48 P.M. H.R. 2824 On agreeing to the Murphy (FL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:50:24 P.M. H.R. 2824 Mr. Smith (NE) moved that the Committee now rise.
2:50:44 P.M. H.R. 2824 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
2:50:56 P.M. H.R. 2824 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2824 as unfinished business.
2:51:22 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
3:14:54 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 26.
3:14:55 P.M. H.R. 2824 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2824 — "To amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program."
3:15:20 P.M. H.R. 2824 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
3:15:49 P.M. H.R. 2824 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of an amendment which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:41:52 P.M. H.R. 2824 On agreeing to the Pascrell amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 231 (Roll no. 535).
3:42:15 P.M. H.R. 2824 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2824.
3:42:52 P.M. H.R. 2824 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:43:17 P.M. H.R. 2824 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.
3:43:56 P.M. H.R. 2824 Ms. DelBene moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Ways and Means.
3:44:14 P.M. H.R. 2824 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DelBene motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with the following amendment to strike the two additional requirements in the underlying bill to allow for a clean reauthorization of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV).
3:50:11 P.M. H.R. 2824 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:59:39 P.M. H.R. 2824 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 232 (Roll no. 536).
4:05:36 P.M. H.R. 2824 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 214 - 209 (Roll no. 537).
4:05:38 P.M. H.R. 2824 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:08:45 P.M. Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission - Pursuant to section 603 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 (Public Law 114-323), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Mr. Matt Salmon, Mesa, AZ.
4:09:04 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:27:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:48:19 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 538.
5:49:26 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order Speeches.
6:01:13 P.M. Mr. Johnson (LA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:01:21 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:01:22 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to Clause 4 of Rule 16. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017.
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