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Legislative Day of October 04, 2017

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10:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Rob Woodall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:41 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.
11:07:49 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 4.
12:00:14 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Imam Abdullah Antepli, Duke University, Durham, NC
12:02:23 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:26 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Katko to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:05:02 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.
12:32:00 P.M. H. Res. 553 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 553 — "Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027."
12:34:50 P.M. H. Res. 553 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 553.
1:52:40 P.M. H. Res. 553 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 189 (Roll no. 551).
2:00:42 P.M. H. Res. 553 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 188 (Roll no. 552).
2:00:44 P.M. H. Res. 553 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:01:17 P.M. Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children - Pursuant to section 3 of the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act (Public Law 114-244), the Democratic Leader appointed Dr. Dolores Subia BigFoot of Norman, Oklahoma.
2:02:28 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 553. H. Con. Res. 71 — "Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027."
2:02:33 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 71 with 4 hours of general debate. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
2:02:44 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 553 and Rule XVIII.
2:02:45 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Lamborn to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:03:31 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with four hours of general debate on H. Con. Res. 71.
6:04:20 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Grijalva, numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-339 and offered as the Progressive Caucus proposal.
6:06:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 DEBATE - Pursuant to provisions of H. Res. 533, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 mintues of debate on the Grijalva amendment in the nature of a substitute.
6:41:31 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva substitute amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
6:42:09 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Scott (VA), numbered 2 printed in House Report 115-339 and offered as the Congressional Black Caucus proposal.
6:42:47 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 553, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 30 minutes of debate on the Scott (VA) amendment in the nature of a substitute.
7:17:15 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Scott (VA) substitute amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Scott (VA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:17:43 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Mr. Ferguson moved that the Committee now rise.
7:18:00 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
7:18:10 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H. Con. Res. 71 as unfinished business.
7:18:32 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
8:45:28 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 4.
8:45:36 P.M. Mr. Womack asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on October 5. Agreed to without objection.
8:46:00 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Considered as unfinished business. H. Con. Res. 71 — "Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027."
8:46:17 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
9:11:43 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On agreeing to the Grijalva amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 108 - 314 (Roll no. 553).
9:18:44 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On agreeing to the Scott (VA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 130 - 292 (Roll no. 554).
9:18:55 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Mr. MacArthur moved moved that the committee rise.
9:19:09 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On motion moved that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
9:19:21 P.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H. Con. Res. 71 as unfinished business.
9:21:10 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
9:30:54 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:57:04 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:57:11 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:57:12 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on October 5, 2017.
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