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Legislative Day of November 29, 2017

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10:00:06 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Tom Rice to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:47 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.
10:26:55 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 29.
12:00:07 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Ron Dunn, New Hope Ministries, Akron, MI.
12:01:26 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:28 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. McKinley to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:04 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.
12:40:04 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Don Bacon. Mr. Bacon submitted his resignation from the Committee on Small Business. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:41:11 P.M. H. Res. 634 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 634 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
12:41:44 P.M. H. Res. 634 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
12:41:48 P.M. H. Res. 634 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:41:49 P.M. H. Res. 631 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 631 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3017) to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to reauthorize and improve the brownfields program, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3905) to require congressional approval of any mineral withdrawal or monument designation involving the National Forest System lands in the State of Minnesota, to provide for the renewal of certain mineral leases in such lands, and for other purposes."
12:44:40 P.M. H. Res. 631 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 631.
2:14:19 P.M. H. Res. 631 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 189 (Roll no. 640).
2:22:08 P.M. H. Res. 631 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 186 (Roll no. 641).
2:22:10 P.M. H. Res. 631 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:24:16 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:25:04 P.M. H. Res. 630 Mr. Harper moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 630 — "Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes."
2:25:06 P.M. H. Res. 630 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:25:08 P.M. H. Res. 630 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 630.
3:19:43 P.M. H. Res. 630 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:19:44 P.M. H. Res. 630 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:21:04 P.M. H.R. 3905 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 631. H.R. 3905 — "To require congressional approval of any mineral withdrawal or monument designation involving the National Forest System lands in the State of Minnesota, to provide for the renewal of certain mineral leases in such lands, and for other purposes."
3:21:09 P.M. H.R. 3905 The rules provides 1 hour of general debate on both bills. For H.R. 3017, the bill is closed to amendments. For H.R. 3905, the rule provides for a specified amendment. The rule also provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions on each bill.
3:22:51 P.M. H.R. 3905 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3905.
4:15:51 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 1892 amended. Appointments: Board of Trustees of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development; Board of Trustees of the Open World Leadership Center; and Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission
4:16:23 P.M. H.R. 3905 DEBATE - The House resumed with debate on H.R. 3905.
4:28:12 P.M. H.R. 3905 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grijalva, numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-429 to increase the royalty rate by 16.66 percent for mineral leases in the Superior National Forest.
4:28:57 P.M. H.R. 3905 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 631, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment No. 1.
4:38:45 P.M. H.R. 3905 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:39:33 P.M. H.R. 3905 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule 19, further consideration of H.R. 3905 is postponed.
4:40:37 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:43:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:09:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
5:14:22 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 29.
5:14:27 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 635.
5:15:20 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:15:31 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:15:32 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 30, 2017.
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