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Legislative Day of October 05, 2017

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9:00:29 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:36 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Timothy Kesicki, Jesuit Conference, Washington, DC.
9:02:03 A.M. SPEAKERS APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) 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. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
9:02:35 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Peters to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:09 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:10:49 A.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."
9:11:01 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
9:12:00 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. McClintock, numbered 3 printed in House Report 115-339 and offered as the Republican Study Committeee proposal.
9:12:02 A.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 McClintock amendment in the nature of a substitute.
10:12:25 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 139 - 281 (Roll no. 555).
10:14:12 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Yarmuth, numbered 4 printed in House Report 115-339 and offered as the Democratic Caucus proposal.
10:14:14 A.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 Yarmuth amendment in the nature of a substitute.
10:21:50 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message.
10:22:15 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 1117.
10:22:35 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The Committee resumed its sitting.
11:12:15 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On agreeing to the Yarmuth amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 156 - 268 (Roll no. 556).
11:13:02 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole resumed with 10 minutes of general debate on H. Con. Res. 71.
11:29:30 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H. Con. Res. 71.
11:30:27 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:49:02 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 - 206 (Roll no. 557).
11:49:05 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:49:06 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal which had been ordered earlier and which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:49:28 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
11:52:42 A.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 the upcoming week.
11:52:43 A.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:30 a.m. on October 6. Agreed to without objection.
11:53:43 A.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, October 6, 2017, it adjourn to meet at noon on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 for Morning-Hour Debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
12:01:44 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:09:43 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:23:10 P.M. Mr. Garrett moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:23:21 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:23:22 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on October 6, 2017.
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