Skip to Content

Legislative Activities

Try the New Floor Summary and House Live 2.0 Site 

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of January 18, 2018

August 2018
SMTWTFS
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Close
Floor ProceedingsBillsVotes
Time Bill Activity
10:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:20 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Ron Estes to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:58 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.
11:40:40 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 18.
12:00:17 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:52 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. Wilson (SC) 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. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum, and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
12:02:22 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Francis Rooney of FL to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:40 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.
12:28:58 P.M. H. Res. 694 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 694 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4712) to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion, and providing for proceedings during the period from January 22, 2018, through January 26, 2018."
12:30:41 P.M. H. Res. 694 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 694.
1:37:23 P.M. H. Res. 694 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 694, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. McGovern 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.
1:37:42 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to H. Con Res. 98 and the Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 139.
1:38:30 P.M. H. Res. 696 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 696 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 195) to amend title 44, United States Code, to restrict the distribution of free printed copies of the Federal Register to Members of Congress and other officers and employees of the United States, and for other purposes; waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
1:40:17 P.M. H. Res. 696 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 696.
2:59:03 P.M. H. Res. 696 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 191 (Roll no. 27).
3:07:40 P.M. H. Res. 696 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 194 (Roll no. 28).
3:07:42 P.M. H. Res. 696 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:07:46 P.M. H. Res. 694 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 694 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4712) to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion, and providing for proceedings during the period from January 22, 2018, through January 26, 2018."
3:15:44 P.M. H. Res. 694 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 190 (Roll no. 29).
3:23:21 P.M. H. Res. 694 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 189 (Roll no. 30).
3:23:23 P.M. H. Res. 694 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:25:15 P.M. H.R. 2954 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 693. H.R. 2954 — "To amend the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 to specify which depository institutions are subject to the maintenance of records and disclosure requirements of such Act, and for other purposes."
3:25:20 P.M. H.R. 2954 The rule provides for one hour of general debate on both measures. Only those amendments printed in Part A of the report shall be considered for H.R. 3326. The amendment printed in Part B of the report, relating to H.R. 2954, shall be considered as adopted. The rule allows for one motion to recommit with or without instructions for both measures.
3:26:15 P.M. H.R. 2954 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2954.
4:32:21 P.M. H.R. 2954 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:32:50 P.M. H.R. 2954 Mr. Ellison moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
4:33:02 P.M. H.R. 2954 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with instructions to add language mandating certain officers and institutions to confirm that they abide by requirements outlined within the amendment.
4:40:22 P.M. H.R. 2954 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4:40:28 P.M. H.R. 2954 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
4:44:04 P.M. H.R. 195 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 696, Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment.
4:44:27 P.M. H.R. 195 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment with an amendment to H.R. 195.
6:05:37 P.M. H.R. 195 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6:05:46 P.M. H.R. 195 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Senate amendment, the Chair put the question on the motion to agree to the Senate amendment with an amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Frelinghuysen demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
6:06:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
7:00:09 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 18.
7:00:24 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to recommit with instructions on H.R. 2954, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7:01:12 P.M. H.R. 2954 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2954 — "To amend the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975 to specify which depository institutions are subject to the maintenance of records and disclosure requirements of such Act, and for other purposes."
7:24:41 P.M. H.R. 2954 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 191 - 236 (Roll no. 31).
7:31:28 P.M. H.R. 2954 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 184 (Roll no. 32).
7:31:29 P.M. H.R. 2954 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:31:39 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Senate amendment to H.R. 195 with an amendment, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7:37:29 P.M. H.R. 195 On motion the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nay: 230-197 (Roll no. 33).
7:37:31 P.M. H.R. 195 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:37:41 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7:37:46 P.M. H.R. 1660 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1660 — "To direct the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to submit to Congress a report on the development and use of global health innovations in the programs, projects, and activities of the Agency."
7:44:31 P.M. H.R. 1660 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 3 (Roll no. 34).
7:44:32 P.M. H.R. 1660 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:44:43 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
7:44:57 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
7:46:28 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
8:04:58 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:45:01 P.M. Mr. Espaillat moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:45:04 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:45:05 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 19, 2018.
« 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