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Legislative Day of October 03, 2017

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10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:10 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:36 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.
11:07:50 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 3.
12:00:15 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Kevin McKee, Chapel on the Campus, Baton Rouge, LA.
12:01:34 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:35 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kennedy to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:59 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.
12:32:44 P.M. H. Res. 548 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 548 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 36) to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes."
12:33:32 P.M. H. Res. 548 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 548.
1:54:04 P.M. H. Res. 548 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 184 (Roll no. 546).
2:00:38 P.M. H. Res. 548 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 187 (Roll no. 547).
2:00:39 P.M. H. Res. 548 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:04:19 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:04:24 P.M. S. 652 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 652 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children."
2:04:38 P.M. S. 652 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:04:39 P.M. S. 652 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 652.
2:20:44 P.M. S. 652 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:20:46 P.M. S. 652 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:21:11 P.M. H.R. 2408 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2408 — "To enhance the transparency, improve the coordination, and intensify the impact of assistance to support access to primary and secondary education for displaced children and persons, including women and girls, and for other purposes."
2:21:25 P.M. H.R. 2408 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:21:28 P.M. H.R. 2408 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2408.
2:42:39 P.M. H.R. 2408 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:42:41 P.M. H.R. 2408 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:42:49 P.M. H.R. 1918 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1918 — "To oppose loans at international financial institutions for the Government of Nicaragua unless the Government of Nicaragua is taking effective steps to hold free, fair, and transparent elections, and for other purposes."
2:42:59 P.M. H.R. 1918 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:43:01 P.M. H.R. 1918 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1918.
3:05:41 P.M. H.R. 1918 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:05:43 P.M. H.R. 1918 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:05:54 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on October 3, 2017 at 9:28 a.m.: that the Senate passed S. 396; and that the Senate passed H.R. 1616 with an amendment.
3:06:39 P.M. H.R. 1624 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1624 — "To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level 2A liquid assets, and for other purposes."
3:07:22 P.M. H.R. 1624 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:07:23 P.M. H.R. 1624 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1624.
3:22:17 P.M. H.R. 1624 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:22:27 P.M. H.R. 1624 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:22:31 P.M. H.R. 1624 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:23:25 P.M. S. 782 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 782 — "To reauthorize the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program, and for other purposes."
3:23:37 P.M. S. 782 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:23:39 P.M. S. 782 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 782.
3:46:43 P.M. S. 782 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.
3:47:14 P.M. S. 178 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 178 — "To prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases."
3:47:28 P.M. S. 178 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:47:29 P.M. S. 178 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 178.
3:56:31 P.M. S. 178 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:56:32 P.M. S. 178 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:57:31 P.M. H.R. 36 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 548. H.R. 36 — "To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes."
3:57:36 P.M. H.R. 36 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 36 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
3:58:04 P.M. H.R. 36 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 36.
5:22:20 P.M. H.R. 36 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:22:45 P.M. H.R. 36 Ms. Brownley (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary.
5:23:03 P.M. H.R. 36 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brownley (CA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion to seek the require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add the word health throughout section 3 pertaining to the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection.
5:32:16 P.M. H.R. 36 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:56:09 P.M. H.R. 36 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 238 (Roll no. 548).
6:03:24 P.M. H.R. 36 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 237 - 189 (Roll no. 549).
6:03:26 P.M. H.R. 36 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:03:27 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the motion to suspend the rules and pass S. 782, as amended which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:03:41 P.M. S. 782 Considered as unfinished business. S. 782 — "To reauthorize the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program, and for other purposes."
6:10:53 P.M. S. 782 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 417 - 3 (Roll no. 550).
6:10:54 P.M. S. 782 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:11:18 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 553.
6:13:14 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:26:16 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:28:20 P.M. Mr. Thompson (MS) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:28:22 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:28:25 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 4, 2017.
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