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Legislative Day of November 03, 2017

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9:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:18 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:51 A.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Hultgren 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. Hultgren 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.
9:01:58 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Hartzler to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:06 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.
9:15:10 A.M. H.R. 3922 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 601. H.R. 3922 — "To extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes."
9:15:15 A.M. H.R. 3922 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3922 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions.
9:16:02 A.M. H.R. 3922 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3922.
10:27:50 A.M. H.R. 3922 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:28:09 A.M. H.R. 3922 Mr. Clyburn moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
10:28:50 A.M. H.R. 3922 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Clyburn motion to recommit with instructions pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike all after the enacting clause and insert a complete new text entitled "Continuing Community Health and Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation and Keep Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2017". Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
10:34:52 A.M. H.R. 3922 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10:59:33 A.M. H.R. 3922 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 231 (Roll no. 605).
11:06:59 A.M. H.R. 3922 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 174 (Roll no. 606).
11:07:00 A.M. H.R. 3922 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:07:11 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 the Chair put de novo.
11:07:55 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
11:15:59 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.
12:00:24 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on November 3, 2017, it adjourn to meet on Monday November 6, 2017 when it shall convene at noon for Morning-Hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
12:01:40 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:12:21 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:31:33 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:31:40 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:31:41 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on November 6, 2017.
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