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Legislative Day of November 07, 2017

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10:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:22 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy K. Weber Sr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:43 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.
10:51:31 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 7.
12:00:39 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Chaplain Michael J. Halyard, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX.
12:02:00 P.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. Wilson (SC) 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. Wilson (SC) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
12:02:34 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Pittenger to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:49 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.
12:02:50 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 had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 7, 2017 at 9:47 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 1370 amended and H.R. 3031.
12:25:19 P.M. H. Res. 607 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 607 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3043) to modernize hydropower policy, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3441) to clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938."
12:28:28 P.M. H. Res. 607 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 607.
1:49:57 P.M. H. Res. 607 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 182 (Roll no. 610).
1:58:10 P.M. H. Res. 607 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 233 - 182 (Roll no. 611).
1:58:12 P.M. H. Res. 607 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:58:14 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal on which the yeas and nays were demanded.
2:04:13 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 184, 3 Present (Roll no. 612).
2:05:48 P.M. H.R. 3897 Mr. Bacon asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:06:17 P.M. H.R. 3897 Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 3897 — "To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of the Gold Star Installation Access Card to the surviving spouse, dependent children, and other next of kin of a member of the Armed Forces who dies while serving on certain active or reserve duty, to ensure that a remarried surviving spouse with dependent children of the deceased member remains eligible for installation benefits to which the surviving spouse was previously eligible, and for other purposes."
2:06:20 P.M. H.R. 3897 On passage Passed without objection.
2:06:23 P.M. H.R. 3897 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:07:24 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:07:38 P.M. H.R. 3911 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3911 — "To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with respect to risk-based examinations of Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations."
2:07:58 P.M. H.R. 3911 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:08:00 P.M. H.R. 3911 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3911.
2:23:37 P.M. H.R. 3911 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.
2:23:46 P.M. H.R. 2148 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2148 — "To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to clarify capital requirements for certain acquisition, development, or construction loans."
2:23:59 P.M. H.R. 2148 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:24:00 P.M. H.R. 2148 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2148.
2:44:33 P.M. H.R. 2148 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:44:34 P.M. H.R. 2148 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:45:16 P.M. H.R. 918 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 918 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish mental health care to certain former members of the Armed Forces who are not otherwise eligible to receive such care, and for other purposes."
2:45:28 P.M. H.R. 918 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:45:29 P.M. H.R. 918 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 918.
3:04:06 P.M. H.R. 918 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:04:08 P.M. H.R. 918 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:04:16 P.M. H.R. 1133 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1133 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for an operation on a live donor for purposes of conducting a transplant procedure for a veteran, and for other purposes."
3:04:24 P.M. H.R. 1133 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:04:26 P.M. H.R. 1133 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1133.
3:12:20 P.M. H.R. 1133 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:12:22 P.M. H.R. 1133 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:12:23 P.M. H.R. 1133 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:12:37 P.M. H.R. 1900 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1900 — "To designate the Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio, as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, and for other purposes."
3:12:49 P.M. H.R. 1900 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:12:51 P.M. H.R. 1900 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1900.
3:30:04 P.M. H.R. 1900 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:30:08 P.M. H.R. 1900 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:30:16 P.M. H.R. 2123 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2123 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of health care professionals to treat veterans through the use of telemedicine, and for other purposes."
3:30:25 P.M. H.R. 2123 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:30:26 P.M. H.R. 2123 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2123.
3:42:32 P.M. H.R. 2123 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:42:34 P.M. H.R. 2123 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:42:41 P.M. H.R. 2601 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2601 — "To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to improve the access of veterans to organ transplants, and for other purposes."
3:42:50 P.M. H.R. 2601 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:42:51 P.M. H.R. 2601 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2601.
3:51:00 P.M. H.R. 2601 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:51:03 P.M. H.R. 2601 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:51:11 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 609.
3:51:31 P.M. H.R. 3634 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3634 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that individuals may access documentation verifying the monthly housing stipend paid to the individual under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs."
3:51:44 P.M. H.R. 3634 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:51:45 P.M. H.R. 3634 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3634.
3:59:10 P.M. H.R. 3634 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:59:11 P.M. H.R. 3634 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:59:24 P.M. H.R. 3705 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3705 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to require the use of certified mail and plain language in certain debt collection activities."
3:59:36 P.M. H.R. 3705 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:59:38 P.M. H.R. 3705 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3705.
4:08:26 P.M. H.R. 3705 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.
4:08:52 P.M. H.R. 3949 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3949 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the designation of State approving agencies for multi-State apprenticeship programs for purposes of the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs."
4:09:03 P.M. H.R. 3949 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:09:05 P.M. H.R. 3949 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3949.
4:18:38 P.M. H.R. 3949 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:18:40 P.M. H.R. 3949 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:19:01 P.M. H.R. 4173 Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4173 — "To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on the Veterans Crisis Line."
4:19:03 P.M. H.R. 4173 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:19:04 P.M. H.R. 4173 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4173.
4:35:36 P.M. H.R. 4173 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.
4:36:15 P.M. H.R. 3441 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 607. H.R. 3441 — "To clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938."
4:36:20 P.M. H.R. 3441 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3043 and H.R. 3441. Measure will be considered read. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 3043. The resolution makes in order only those further amendments printed in the report and one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Also, the resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 3441 with one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
4:37:26 P.M. H.R. 3441 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3441.
5:45:23 P.M. H.R. 3441 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:45:58 P.M. H.R. 3441 Ms. Bonamici moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
5:46:16 P.M. H.R. 3441 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to section 2, Clarification of Joint Employment, to change the applicability when a franchisee takes an action at the direction of a franchisor, and such action by the franchisee violates this Act, in which case the franchisor shall be considered a joint employer for purposes of such violation.
5:50:52 P.M. H.R. 3441 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
6:15:47 P.M. H.R. 3441 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 186 - 235 (Roll no. 613).
6:24:00 P.M. H.R. 3441 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 242 - 181 (Roll no. 614).
6:24:02 P.M. H.R. 3441 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:24:18 P.M. H.R. 3911 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3911 — "To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with respect to risk-based examinations of Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations."
6:30:34 P.M. H.R. 3911 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 389 - 32 (Roll no. 615).
6:30:35 P.M. H.R. 3911 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:31:57 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:51:17 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:38:37 P.M. Mr. Garamendi moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:38:59 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:38:59 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 8, 2017.
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