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Legislative Day of February 07, 2018

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9:00:20 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:28 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:12 A.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. 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.
9:01:59 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Murphy of FL to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:06 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:13:27 A.M. H.R. 1153 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 725. H.R. 1153 — "To amend the Truth in Lending Act to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction."
9:13:32 A.M. H.R. 1153 The resolution provides for one hour of debate on each measure. The resolution also waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of February 9, 2018. It shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of February 8, 2018 or February 9, 2018 for the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules.
9:14:01 A.M. H.R. 1153 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1153.
6:21:11 P.M. H.R. 1153 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6:21:45 P.M. H.R. 1153 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 1153, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hensarling demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
6:22:17 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
6:35:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 7.
6:35:18 P.M. Pursuant to clause 4 of rule 16, Mr. Mitchell moved that when the House adjourns on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Thursday, February 8, 2018, when it shall meet at 9 a.m. for morning-hour debate and 10 a.m. for legislative business.
6:35:58 P.M. On Motion to Fix the Convening Time Agreed to by voice vote.
6:36:01 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.
6:36:35 P.M. H.R. 3851 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
7:07:11 P.M. H.R. 3851 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 0 (Roll no. 61).
7:07:12 P.M. H.R. 3851 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:21 P.M. H.R. 1997 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1997 — "To encourage United States-Ukraine cybersecurity cooperation and require a report regarding such cooperation, and for other purposes."
7:17:47 P.M. H.R. 1997 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 404 - 3 (Roll no. 62).
7:17:48 P.M. H.R. 1997 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:17:56 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.
7:25:56 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 210 - 185, 3 Present (Roll no. 63).
7:25:58 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.
7:26:34 P.M. H.R. 2371 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
7:27:12 P.M. H.R. 2371 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:27:14 P.M. H.R. 2371 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:27:22 P.M. S. 1438 Considered as unfinished business. S. 1438 — "To redesignate the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the "Gateway Arch National Park"."
7:27:57 P.M. S. 1438 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:27:59 P.M. S. 1438 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:28:15 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:37:08 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:17:05 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:17:30 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:17:31 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 8, 2018.
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