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Legislative Day of December 04, 2017

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6:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
6:00:05 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Byrne to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
6:00:29 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
6:02:02 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
6:02:04 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Frankel of FL to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
6:03:01 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 December 4, 2017 at 11:25 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 1 amended.
6:03:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
6:09:33 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 4.
6:30:06 P.M. H.R. 1 Mr. Brady (TX) moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference.
6:31:22 P.M. H.R. 1 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to disagree to the Senate amendment and request a conference.
6:31:41 P.M. H.R. 1 The previous question was ordered without objection.
7:05:06 P.M. H.R. 1 On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 222 - 192 (Roll no. 653).
7:05:08 P.M. H.R. 1 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:12 P.M. H.R. 1 Mr. Neal moved that the House instruct conferees.
7:07:34 P.M. H.R. 1 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Neal motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the managers on the part of the House to disagree with section 11081 of the Senate amendment and recede from section 1303 of the House bill.
8:26:43 P.M. H.R. 1 The previous question was ordered without objection.
8:55:25 P.M. H.R. 1 On motion that the House instruct conferees Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 186 - 233 (Roll no. 654).
8:55:27 P.M. H.R. 1 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:55:56 P.M. H.R. 1 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Brady (TX), Nunes, Roskam, Black, Noem, Neal, Levin, and Doggett.
8:55:57 P.M. H.R. 1 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of sec. 20003 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Walden, Shimkus, and Castor (FL).
8:55:58 P.M. H.R. 1 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 20001 and 20002 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Bishop (UT), Young (AK), and Grijalva.
8:56:40 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
9:08:06 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:51:01 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:51:03 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:51:04 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 5, 2017.
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