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Legislative Day of February 05, 2018

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12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:23 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Roger W. Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:43 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.
12:06:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 5.
2:00:08 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:38 P.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that she had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen 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. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
2:02:13 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:29 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:00 p.m. today.
4:00:37 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 5.
4:00:48 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:01:09 P.M. H.R. 4547 Mr. Brady (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4547 — "To amend titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act to improve and strengthen the representative payment program."
4:01:10 P.M. H.R. 4547 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:01:12 P.M. H.R. 4547 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4547.
4:25:37 P.M. H.R. 4547 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.
4:27:01 P.M. H.R. 2371 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2371 — "To require the Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for customers, and for other purposes."
4:27:03 P.M. H.R. 2371 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:27:07 P.M. H.R. 2371 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2371.
4:31:17 P.M. H.R. 2371 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Gosar objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
4:31:39 P.M. H.R. 2888 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2888 — "To establish the Ste. Genevieve National Historic Site in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes."
4:31:54 P.M. H.R. 2888 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:31:57 P.M. H.R. 2888 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2888.
4:39:18 P.M. H.R. 2888 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:19 P.M. H.R. 2888 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:39:33 P.M. S. 1438 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1438 — "To redesignate the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the "Gateway Arch National Park"."
4:39:48 P.M. S. 1438 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:39:50 P.M. S. 1438 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1438.
4:46:10 P.M. S. 1438 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Gosar objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
4:46:46 P.M. H.R. 2504 Mr. Gosar moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2504 — "To ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the export of certain echinoderms."
4:46:57 P.M. H.R. 2504 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:46:58 P.M. H.R. 2504 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2504.
4:57:52 P.M. H.R. 2504 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:57:54 P.M. H.R. 2504 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:02:11 P.M. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Monday, February 5, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 9 a.m. for morning-hour debate and 10 a.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
5:06:58 P.M. H.R. 2646 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2646 — "To reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and for other purposes."
5:07:10 P.M. H.R. 2646 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:07:11 P.M. H.R. 2646 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2646.
5:23:30 P.M. H.R. 2646 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:23:32 P.M. H.R. 2646 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:23:40 P.M. H.R. 1997 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1997 — "To encourage United States-Ukraine cybersecurity cooperation and require a report regarding such cooperation, and for other purposes."
5:23:49 P.M. H.R. 1997 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:23:51 P.M. H.R. 1997 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1997.
5:38:40 P.M. H.R. 1997 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Royce (CA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
5:38:48 P.M. H.R. 3851 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3851 — "To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide for rewards for the arrest or conviction of certain foreign nationals who have committed genocide or war crimes, and for other purposes."
5:39:17 P.M. H.R. 3851 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:39:19 P.M. H.R. 3851 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3851.
5:55:16 P.M. H.R. 3851 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Royce (CA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
5:56:08 P.M. H.R. 219 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 219 — "To correct the Swan Lake hydroelectric project survey boundary and to provide for the conveyance of the remaining tract of land within the corrected survey boundary to the State of Alaska."
5:56:20 P.M. H.R. 219 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:56:22 P.M. H.R. 219 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 219.
6:01:49 P.M. H.R. 219 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Young (AK) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
6:01:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:23 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 5.
6:30:26 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4547, as amended which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:14 P.M. H.R. 4547 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4547 — "To amend titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act to improve and strengthen the representative payment program."
6:56:15 P.M. H.R. 4547 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 396 - 0 (Roll no. 51).
6:56:16 P.M. H.R. 4547 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:56:27 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.
7:03:50 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 159, 1 Present (Roll no. 52).
7:04:12 P.M. Mr. Buck filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 725.
7:04:47 P.M. H.R. 1057 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
7:05:15 P.M. NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION - Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico was recognized to give noticed of her intent to raise a question of the privileges of the House and proceeded to present the form of a resolution. Subsequently, under rule IX, the Chair announced that a resolution offered from the floor by a Member other than the Majority Leader or the Minority Leader as a question of the privileges of the House has immediate precedence only at a time designated by the Chair within two legislative days after the resolution is properly noticed.
7:09:12 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:33:21 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:52:53 P.M. Mr. Soto moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:52:56 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:52:57 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 6, 2018.
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