Skip to Content

Legislative Activities

Try the New Floor Summary and House Live 2.0 Site 

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of December 18, 2017

July 2018
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
Close
Floor ProceedingsBillsVotes
Time Bill Activity
12:00:19 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:24 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable John J. Duncan Jr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:34 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:05:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 18.
2:00:21 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, Texas.
2:01:53 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:57 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Shimkus to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:18 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:03:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:30 P.M. today.
4:30:09 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 18.
4:30:34 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:30:55 P.M. H.R. 3759 Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3759 — "To provide for the establishment and maintenance of a Family Caregiving Strategy, and for other purposes."
4:31:09 P.M. H.R. 3759 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:31:10 P.M. H.R. 3759 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3759.
4:49:52 P.M. H.R. 3759 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:49:54 P.M. H.R. 3759 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:50:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 95 Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Con. Res. 95 — "Expressing support for the use of public-private partnerships to bring computer science education to more K-12 classrooms."
4:50:15 P.M. H. Con. Res. 95 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:50:16 P.M. H. Con. Res. 95 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 95.
5:11:27 P.M. H. Con. Res. 95 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:11:33 P.M. H. Con. Res. 95 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:11:58 P.M. H.R. 3979 Mr. Wittman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3979 — "To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes."
5:12:11 P.M. H.R. 3979 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:12:12 P.M. H.R. 3979 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3979.
5:22:32 P.M. H.R. 3979 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.
5:23:19 P.M. H.R. 4661 Mrs. Comstock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4661 — "To reauthorize the United States Fire Administration, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program, and for other purposes."
5:23:32 P.M. H.R. 4661 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:23:33 P.M. H.R. 4661 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4661.
5:36:18 P.M. H.R. 4661 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:36:20 P.M. H.R. 4661 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:28 P.M. H.R. 4375 Mrs. Comstock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4375 — "To provide for a study on broadening participation in certain National Science Foundation research and education programs, to collect data on Federal research grants to science agencies, and for other purposes."
5:36:44 P.M. H.R. 4375 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:36:45 P.M. H.R. 4375 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4375.
5:44:17 P.M. H.R. 4375 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.
5:44:35 P.M. H.R. 4254 Mr. Knight moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4254 — "To amend the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002 to strengthen the aerospace workforce pipeline by the promotion of Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program and National Aeronautics and Space Administration internship and fellowship opportunities to women, and for other purposes."
5:44:46 P.M. H.R. 4254 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:44:47 P.M. H.R. 4254 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4254.
5:56:11 P.M. H.R. 4254 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.
5:56:53 P.M. H.R. 1159 Mr. Dunn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1159 — "To provide for continuing cooperation between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Israel Space Agency, and for other purposes."
5:57:01 P.M. H.R. 1159 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:57:02 P.M. H.R. 1159 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1159.
6:06:40 P.M. H.R. 1159 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.
6:07:16 P.M. H.R. 4323 Mr. Dunn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4323 — "To promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research, and for other purposes."
6:07:26 P.M. H.R. 4323 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:07:28 P.M. H.R. 4323 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4323.
6:15:18 P.M. H.R. 4323 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.
6:15:46 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting the National Security Strategy of the United States - referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
6:16:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
6:30:21 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 18.
6:30:25 P.M. Pursuant to clause 4 of rule 16, Mr. Holding moved that when the House adjourns on Monday, December 18, 2017, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 for Morning-Hour Debate, and 10 a.m. for legislative business.
7:00:05 P.M. On Motion to Fix the Convening Time Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 216 - 169 (Roll no. 685).
7:00:13 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, whih had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7:00:24 P.M. H.R. 4375 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4375 — "To provide for a study on broadening participation in certain National Science Foundation research and education programs, to collect data on Federal research grants to science agencies, and for other purposes."
7:07:05 P.M. H.R. 4375 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 376 - 9 (Roll no. 686).
7:07:06 P.M. H.R. 4375 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:07 P.M. H.R. 4375 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:07:33 P.M. H.R. 3979 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3979 — "To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes."
7:15:09 P.M. H.R. 3979 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 371 - 14 (Roll no. 687).
7:15:10 P.M. H.R. 3979 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:15:55 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:34:08 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:15:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
11:04:06 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 18.
11:04:17 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 667.
11:05:00 P.M. Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:05:00 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
11:05:01 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on December 19, 2017.
« Previous Day Next Day »
Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601 | (202) 225-7000

For general inquiries: info.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For general technical support: techsupport.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For HouseLive support: houselive@mail.house.gov