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Legislative Day of January 08, 2018

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2:00:05 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:19 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Paul Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:00:37 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:02 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
6:30:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 8.
6:54:13 P.M. Call of the House Quorum responded: 357 present (Roll no. 1).
6:54:22 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
6:54:29 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Rodney Davis of IL to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
6:55:10 P.M. H. Res. 677 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 677 — "Providing for a committee to notify the President of the assembly of the House of Representatives."
6:55:32 P.M. H. Res. 677 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
6:55:36 P.M. H. Res. 677 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:43 P.M. COMMITTEE TO NOTIFY THE PRESIDENT - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 677, the Chair announced the appointment of Representatives McCarthy (CA) and Pelosi (CA) to the committee to notify the President of the United States that a quorum of the House has assembled.
6:56:07 P.M. H. Res. 678 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 678 — "To inform the Senate that a quorum of the House has assembled."
6:56:21 P.M. H. Res. 678 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
6:56:26 P.M. H. Res. 678 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:56:26 P.M. H. Res. 679 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 679 — "Providing for the hour of meeting of the House."
6:57:04 P.M. H. Res. 679 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
6:57:08 P.M. H. Res. 679 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:57:09 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney, the Honorable Michael K. Simpson, the Honorable Paul Mitchell, the Honorable Larry Bucshon, the Honorable Jodey C. Arrington, and the Honorable Patrick T. McHenry to act as Speaker pro tempore to sign enrolled bills and joint resolutions through the remainder of the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress.
6:59:09 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that the order of the House of January 3, 2017, providing for morning-hour debate be extended for the remainder of the 115th Congress, except that H. Res. 679 shall supplant H. Res. 9. Agreed to without objection.
7:00:48 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
7:21:16 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:23:13 P.M. Mr. Evans moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:23:29 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:23:30 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 9, 2018.
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