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Legislative Day of January 09, 2018

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10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:05 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Roger W. Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:34 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.
11:03:32 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 1425 and H.R. 3759.
11:06:45 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:06 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 9.
12:00:16 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:13 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:15 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Babin to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:30 P.M. The House received a communication from Representative Tiberi wherein he resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective at 5:00 p.m. on January 15, 2018.
12:02:42 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.
12:29:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:29:24 P.M. H.R. 4577 Mr. Rogers (AL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4577 — "To establish a working group to determine ways to develop a domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality explosives detection canines, and for other purposes."
12:29:36 P.M. H.R. 4577 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:29:37 P.M. H.R. 4577 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4577.
12:38:59 P.M. H.R. 4577 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:39:01 P.M. H.R. 4577 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:39:18 P.M. H.R. 4567 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4567 — "To require a Department of Homeland Security overseas personnel enhancement plan, and for other purposes."
12:39:31 P.M. H.R. 4567 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:39:34 P.M. H.R. 4567 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4567.
12:54:18 P.M. H.R. 4567 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.
12:54:52 P.M. H.R. 4561 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4561 — "To provide for third party testing of transportation security screening technology, and for other purposes."
12:55:01 P.M. H.R. 4561 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:55:03 P.M. H.R. 4561 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4561.
1:07:50 P.M. H.R. 4561 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:07:52 P.M. H.R. 4561 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:08:33 P.M. H.R. 1486 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1486 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide funding to secure non-profit facilities from terrorist attacks, and for other purposes."
1:08:43 P.M. H.R. 1486 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:08:44 P.M. H.R. 1486 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1486.
1:15:48 P.M. H.R. 1486 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:15:50 P.M. H.R. 1486 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:16:40 P.M. H.R. 4578 Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4578 — "To authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes."
1:17:00 P.M. H.R. 4578 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:17:02 P.M. H.R. 4578 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4578.
1:23:54 P.M. H.R. 4578 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.
1:23:57 P.M. H.R. 4559 Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4559 — "To conduct a global aviation security review, and for other purposes."
1:25:08 P.M. H.R. 4559 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:25:10 P.M. H.R. 4559 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4559.
1:31:22 P.M. H.R. 4559 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:31:25 P.M. H.R. 4559 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:31:33 P.M. H.R. 3202 Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3202 — "To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report on cyber vulnerability disclosures, and for other purposes."
1:31:44 P.M. H.R. 3202 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:31:45 P.M. H.R. 3202 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3202.
1:43:46 P.M. H.R. 3202 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:43:48 P.M. H.R. 3202 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:09 P.M. H.R. 4555 Mr. Rutherford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4555 — "To authorize the participation in overseas interagency counterterrorism task forces of personnel of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
1:44:27 P.M. H.R. 4555 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:44:28 P.M. H.R. 4555 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4555.
1:51:27 P.M. H.R. 4555 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:51:28 P.M. H.R. 4555 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:52:15 P.M. H.R. 4564 Mr. Higgins (LA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4564 — "To require a threat assessment on current foreign terrorist fighter activities, and for other purposes."
1:52:41 P.M. H.R. 4564 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:52:43 P.M. H.R. 4564 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4564.
1:58:49 P.M. H.R. 4564 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.
1:59:34 P.M. H.R. 4569 Mr. Gallagher moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4569 — "To require counterterrorism information sharing coordination, and for other purposes."
1:59:48 P.M. H.R. 4569 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:59:49 P.M. H.R. 4569 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4569.
2:06:26 P.M. H.R. 4569 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:06:29 P.M. H.R. 4569 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:06:43 P.M. H.R. 4581 Mr. Fitzpatrick moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4581 — "To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations, and for other purposes."
2:06:58 P.M. H.R. 4581 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:06:59 P.M. H.R. 4581 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4581.
2:15:03 P.M. H.R. 4581 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.
2:15:28 P.M. H.R. 4433 Mr. Fitzpatrick moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4433 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to achieve security of sensitive assets among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
2:15:42 P.M. H.R. 4433 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:15:44 P.M. H.R. 4433 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4433.
2:21:57 P.M. H.R. 4433 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:22:02 P.M. H.R. 4433 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:24:09 P.M. H. Res. 676 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 676 — "Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes."
2:24:11 P.M. H. Res. 676 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:24:13 P.M. H. Res. 676 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 676.
3:11:36 P.M. H. Res. 676 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.
3:12:09 P.M. H.R. 535 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 535 — "To encourage visits between the United States and Taiwan at all levels, and for other purposes."
3:12:10 P.M. H.R. 535 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:12:11 P.M. H.R. 535 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 535.
3:32:45 P.M. H.R. 535 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:32:46 P.M. H.R. 535 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:33:06 P.M. H.R. 3320 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3320 — "To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes."
3:33:08 P.M. H.R. 3320 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:33:11 P.M. H.R. 3320 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3320.
3:51:51 P.M. H.R. 3320 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:51:53 P.M. H.R. 3320 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:51:54 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:52:49 P.M. H. Res. 676 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 676 — "Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes."
4:18:47 P.M. H. Res. 676 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2).
4:19:02 P.M. H.R. 4564 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4564 — "To require a threat assessment on current foreign terrorist fighter activities, and for other purposes."
4:26:21 P.M. H.R. 4564 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 413 - 0 (Roll no. 3).
4:26:22 P.M. H.R. 4564 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:26:34 P.M. H.R. 4581 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4581 — "To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations, and for other purposes."
4:34:28 P.M. H.R. 4581 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 1 (Roll no. 4).
4:34:29 P.M. H.R. 4581 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:38:44 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:00:54 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:45:00 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 681 and H. Res. 682.
6:46:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
7:27:29 P.M. Ms. Kaptur moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:27:41 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:27:42 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 10, 2018.
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