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Legislative Day of October 10, 2017

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12:00:13 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:19 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Brian K. Fitzpatrick to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:40 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:18:46 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 10.
2:00:01 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:21 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:23 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Blumenauer to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:24 P.M. The House received a communication from Representative Murphy (PA) wherein he resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective on October 21, 2017.
2:02:33 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches
2:08:56 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 10, 2017, at 9:48 a.m.: that the Senate passed S. 692, S. 1103 and S. 1595.
2:09:54 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 p.m. today.
5:00:59 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 10.
5:01:12 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:01:24 P.M. H.R. 1858 Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1858 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4514 Williamson Trail in Liberty, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Ryan Scott Ostrom Post Office"."
5:01:49 P.M. H.R. 1858 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:50 P.M. H.R. 1858 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1858.
5:09:03 P.M. H.R. 1858 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.
5:09:12 P.M. H.R. 452 Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 452 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office"."
5:09:46 P.M. H.R. 452 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:09:48 P.M. H.R. 452 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 452.
5:16:37 P.M. H.R. 452 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.
5:17:02 P.M. H.R. 2254 Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2254 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2635 Napa Street in Vallejo, California, as the "Janet Capello Post Office Building"."
5:17:11 P.M. H.R. 2254 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:17:12 P.M. H.R. 2254 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2254.
5:21:54 P.M. H.R. 2254 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:21:57 P.M. H.R. 2254 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:22:13 P.M. H.R. 2464 Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2464 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 New Chardon Street Lobby in Boston, Massachusetts, as the "John Fitzgerald Kennedy Post Office"."
5:22:24 P.M. H.R. 2464 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:22:25 P.M. H.R. 2464 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2464.
5:28:18 P.M. H.R. 2464 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.
5:28:27 P.M. H.R. 294 Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 294 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the "Endy Ekpanya Post Office Building"."
5:28:40 P.M. H.R. 294 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:28:41 P.M. H.R. 294 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 294.
5:36:10 P.M. H.R. 294 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:36:12 P.M. H.R. 294 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:46 P.M. S. 1617 Mr. Barletta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1617 — "To designate the checkpoint of the United States Border Patrol located on United States Highway 77 North in Sarita, Texas, as the "Javier Vega, Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint"."
5:37:00 P.M. S. 1617 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:37:02 P.M. S. 1617 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1617.
5:44:18 P.M. S. 1617 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:44:19 P.M. S. 1617 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:44:32 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 10.
6:30:24 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 562.
6:30:25 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:32 P.M. H.R. 1858 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1858 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4514 Williamson Trail in Liberty, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Ryan Scott Ostrom Post Office"."
6:54:13 P.M. H.R. 1858 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 558).
6:54:14 P.M. H.R. 1858 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:54:15 P.M. H.R. 2464 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2464 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 New Chardon Street Lobby in Boston, Massachusetts, as the "John Fitzgerald Kennedy Post Office"."
7:02:21 P.M. H.R. 2464 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 395 - 0 (Roll no. 559).
7:02:22 P.M. H.R. 2464 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:04:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:21:39 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:03:24 P.M. Mr. Castro (TX) moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:03:36 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:03:37 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 11, 2017.
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