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Legislative Day of January 10, 2018

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10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:07 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Adrian Smith to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:33 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.
10:51:09 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:35 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 10.
12:00:42 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:38 P.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Poe (TX) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Poe (TX) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
12:02:10 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Espaillat to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:29 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.
12:09:55 P.M. Mr. Espaillat moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:40:11 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 331 (Roll no. 5).
12:40:24 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed one minute speeches.
12:52:07 P.M. Mr. Gutierrez moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:17:22 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 311 (Roll no. 6).
1:17:28 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed one minute speeches.
1:22:55 P.M. Mr. Grijalva moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:47:13 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 62 - 324 (Roll no. 7).
1:47:44 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed one minute speeches.
1:53:59 P.M. H. Res. 681 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 681 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 140) to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund."
1:55:16 P.M. H. Res. 681 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 681.
2:46:58 P.M. H. Res. 681 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 681, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
2:47:24 P.M. H. Res. 682 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 682 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 139) to implement the use of Rapid DNA instruments to inform decisions about pretrial release or detention and their conditions, to solve and prevent violent crimes and other crimes, to exonerate the innocent, to prevent DNA analysis backlogs, and for other purposes."
2:49:13 P.M. H. Res. 682 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 682.
3:46:05 P.M. H. Res. 682 The previous question was ordered without objection.
4:14:13 P.M. H. Res. 682 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 181 (Roll no. 8).
4:14:15 P.M. H. Res. 682 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:27:02 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 681, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:27:11 P.M. H. Res. 681 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 681 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 140) to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund."
4:34:17 P.M. H. Res. 681 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 181 (Roll no. 9).
4:42:28 P.M. H. Res. 681 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 181 (Roll no. 10).
4:42:29 P.M. H. Res. 681 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:44:42 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on January 11. Agreed to without objection.
4:44:58 P.M. S. 140 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 681. S. 140 — "To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund."
4:45:03 P.M. S. 140 Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. The amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-54 shall be considered as adopted.
4:46:39 P.M. S. 140 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 140.
5:40:59 P.M. S. 140 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6:10:31 P.M. S. 140 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 239 - 173 (Roll no. 11).
6:10:33 P.M. S. 140 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:10:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules and on the Speaker's approval of the Journal which the yeas and nays were demanded.
6:10:50 P.M. H.R. 4567 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4567 — "To require a Department of Homeland Security overseas personnel enhancement plan, and for other purposes."
6:17:40 P.M. H.R. 4567 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 12).
6:17:41 P.M. H.R. 4567 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:24:17 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 178, 1 Present (Roll no. 13).
6:24:20 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:55:18 P.M. Ms. Tenney moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:55:19 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:55:20 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 11, 2018.
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