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Legislative Day of October 12, 2017

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10:00:37 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:42 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Byrne to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:04 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.
11:25:22 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 12.
12:00:02 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Joshua Leu, First Christian Church, Great Bend, Kansas
12:00:55 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:00:56 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Gabbard to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:26 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.
12:20:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:21:45 P.M. H. Res. 569 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 569 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2266, with an amendment."
12:22:54 P.M. H. Res. 569 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:22:55 P.M. H. Res. 569 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 569.
1:10:26 P.M. H. Res. 569 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.
1:15:54 P.M. S. 585 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 562. S. 585 — "To provide greater whistleblower protections for Federal employees, increased awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and increased accountability and required discipline for Federal supervisors who retaliate against whistleblowers, and for other purposes."
1:15:59 P.M. S. 585 Rule provides for consideration of S. 585 with 1 hour of general debate. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period from October 16, 2017, through October 20, 2017; and provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.
1:16:49 P.M. S. 585 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 585.
1:41:34 P.M. S. 585 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:42:34 P.M. S. 585 Mr. O'Halleran moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
1:42:47 P.M. S. 585 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the O'Halleran motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to add a new section at the end of title I related to Disclosure of Violations Relating to Air Transportation.
1:47:49 P.M. S. 585 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:48:21 P.M. S. 585 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the O'Halleran motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. O'Halleran demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit until a time to be announced.
1:48:41 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
1:55:48 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 12.
1:55:57 P.M. H.R. 2810 Mr. Thornberry asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference.
1:56:29 P.M. H.R. 2810 On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference Agreed to without objection.
1:57:02 P.M. H.R. 2810 Mr. Langevin moved that the House instruct conferees.
1:57:20 P.M. H.R. 2810 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Langevin motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2810. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to disagree with subsection (c) of section 336 of the Senate amendment, to recede from section 1064 of the House bill and to disagree with section 1087 of the Senate amendment.
2:36:57 P.M. H.R. 2810 The previous question was ordered without objection.
2:37:26 P.M. H.R. 2810 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Langevin motion to instruct conferees to H.R. 2810, the Chair put the question on the motion to instruct and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Langevin demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to instruct until a time to be announced.
2:37:57 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
2:40:39 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 12.
3:09:30 P.M. H.R. 2810 On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 237 (Roll no. 564).
3:09:46 P.M. H.R. 2810 Mr. Thornberry moved that the House to close portions of the conference.
3:15:59 P.M. H.R. 2810 On motion to to close portions of the conference Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 414 - 8 (Roll no. 565).
3:16:01 P.M. H.R. 2810 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:16:13 P.M. H. Res. 569 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 569 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2266, with an amendment."
3:24:07 P.M. H. Res. 569 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 353 - 69 (Roll no. 566).
3:24:26 P.M. H. Res. 569 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:24:30 P.M. S. 585 Considered as unfinished business. S. 585 — "To provide greater whistleblower protections for Federal employees, increased awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and increased accountability and required discipline for Federal supervisors who retaliate against whistleblowers, and for other purposes."
3:32:40 P.M. S. 585 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 - 232 (Roll no. 567).
3:39:41 P.M. S. 585 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 420 - 0 (Roll no. 568).
3:39:43 P.M. S. 585 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:41:03 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Thornberry, Wilson (SC), LoBiondo, Bishop (UT), Turner, Rogers (AL), Franks (AZ), Shuster, Conaway, Lamborn, Wittman, Coffman, Hartzler, Scott, Austin, Cook, Stefanik, Knight, Bacon, Smith (WA), Brady (PA), Davis (CA), Langevin, Larsen (WA), Cooper, Bordallo, Courtney, Tsongas, Garamendi, Speier, Veasey, and Gabbard.
3:42:04 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration of matters within the jurisdiction of that committee under clause 11 of rule X: Nunes, Stewart, and Schiff.
3:43:05 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on the Budget for consideration of sec. 1262 of the House bill, and sec. 4 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Johnson (OH), Bergman, and Yarmuth.
3:43:36 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Education and the Workforce for consideration of secs. 221, 551, 555, and 3509 of the House bill, and secs. 236, 551-53, 3116, 5508, and 6001 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Foxx, Byrne, and Scott (VA).
3:44:07 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of secs. 313, 314, 601, 723, 727, 729, 732, 3118, and 3122 of the House bill, and secs. 601, 701, 725, 732, 1089A, 1625, and 3114 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Walden, Barton, and Pallone.
3:44:38 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Financial Services for consideration of sec. 862 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Barr, Williams, and Waters, Maxine.
3:45:09 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration of secs. 864, 1032, 1039, 1040, 1058, 1201, 1203-05, 1211, 1222, 1223, 1231, 1232, 1234, 1243, 1246, 1247, 1265, 1270A, 1272, 1276, 1278, 1280, 1301, 1302, 1521, 1522, 1687, 2841, and 3117 of the House bill, and secs. 111, 861, 867, 1011, 1203-05, 1212, 1213, 1231-33, 1241-45, 1250, 1261-63, 1270B, 1270C, 1282, 1283, 1301, 1302, 1531, and 1651 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Royce (CA), Donovan, and Engel.
3:45:40 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on the Judiciary for consideration of secs. 515, 1062, 1063, 1067, 1080, 1695, 2843, and 3510 of the House bill, and secs. 520A, 529, 1035, 1081, 1083, 1217, 1264, and 14013 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Goodlatte, Issa, and Conyers.
3:46:02 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 601, 1062, 1265, 2827, 2828, 2831, 2832, 2844, 2863, subtitle F of title XXVIII, and sec. 2863 of the House bill, and secs. 311, 338, 601, 1263, 1264, 2850, and 12801 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Westerman, Cheney, and Grijalva.
3:46:20 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for consideration of secs. 323, 501, 801, 803, 859-860A, 873, and 1101-09 of the House bill, and secs. 218, 544, 557, 801, 812, 821, 822, 829, 852, 902, 931, 934, 938, 1045, 1093, 1094, 1101, 1102, 1104-06, 1111-13, 2821, 2822, 6005, 6012, 10804, 11023-25, and 11603 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Meadows, Ross, and Lynch.
3:46:47 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for consideration of sec. 223 of the House bill and secs. 897, 898, 1662-64, and 6002 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Smith (TX), Lucas, and Johnson, E. B..
3:47:10 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Small Business for consideration of secs. 801, 860B, 867, 1701-04, 1711-13, 1721-23, 1731-37, and 1741 of the House bill, and secs. 854, 862, 897, 898, 899C, 10801, and 10802 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Chabot, Kelly (MS), and Velazquez.
3:47:30 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of secs 122, 311, 546, 601, 1082, 1617, 1695, 3501, 3502, 3505, and 3507-10 of the House bill, and secs. 331, 601, 1048, 6002, 13501, 13502, 13508, 13513, 13607, and 14013 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Graves (MO), Hunter, and Bustos.
3:47:45 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs for consideration of secs. 572, 573, 576, 578, 1077, and 2841 of the House bill, and secs. 731, 1084, 1088, 1264, 11001, 11008, and 14004 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Roe (TN), Bilirakis, and Walz.
3:48:01 P.M. H.R. 2810 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of sec. 701 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Tiberi, Walorski, and Neal.
3:49:11 P.M. H.R. 1616 Mr. Ratcliffe asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and agree to the Senate amendment.
3:49:12 P.M. H.R. 1616 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
3:49:13 P.M. H.R. 1616 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:49:36 P.M. H. Con. Res. 85 Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
3:49:36 P.M. H. Con. Res. 85 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 85 — "Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 2266."
3:51:05 P.M. H. Con. Res. 85 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:51:06 P.M. H. Con. Res. 85 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:51:17 P.M. Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Thursday, October 12, 2017, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017. Agreed to without objection.
3:51:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:18:06 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:27:50 P.M. Mr. Rohrabacher moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:27:57 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:27:58 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 16, 2017.
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