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Legislative Day of October 26, 2017

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9:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:07 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:35 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:36 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Gabbard to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:01:52 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.
9:10:31 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Mrs. Black moved that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
9:10:43 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Senate amendment to H. Con. Res. 71.
10:33:58 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:00:16 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 212 (Roll no. 589).
11:00:18 A.M. H. Con. Res. 71 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:00:55 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the motion to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 1698, as amended, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:01:03 A.M. H.R. 1698 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1698 — "To expand sanctions against Iran with respect to the ballistic missile program of Iran, and for other purposes."
11:07:20 A.M. H.R. 1698 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 2 (Roll no. 590).
11:07:21 A.M. H.R. 1698 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:10:38 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.
11:35:34 A.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on October 27. Agreed to without objection.
11:35:46 A.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, October 27, 2017, it adjourn to meet at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 for Morning-Hour Debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
11:36:21 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:46:28 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 1329.
11:46:50 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed with one minute speeches.
12:01:58 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:21:07 P.M. Mr. Hill moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:21:14 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:21:15 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 27, 2017.
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