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Legislative Day of February 08, 2018

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9:00:09 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:17 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Rodney Davis to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:35 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 10 a.m. for the start of legislative business.
9:19:50 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. today.
10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 8.
10:00:03 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:00:58 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. 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.
10:01:44 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Zeldin to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:01:48 A.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.
10:13:37 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
10:27:43 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 8.
10:27:45 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.R. 1153, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:28:21 A.M. H.R. 1153 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
10:58:49 A.M. H.R. 1153 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 280 - 131 (Roll no. 64).
10:58:51 A.M. H.R. 1153 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:58:59 A.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.
11:05:20 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 208 - 194, 2 Present (Roll no. 65).
11:07:48 A.M. H.R. 4771 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 725. H.R. 4771 — "To raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes."
11:07:53 A.M. H.R. 4771 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.
11:09:51 A.M. H.R. 4771 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4771.
12:07:52 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 582 with an amendment.
12:08:37 P.M. H.R. 4771 DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 4771.
12:15:46 P.M. H.R. 4771 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:16:23 P.M. H.R. 4771 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 4771, 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.
12:17:49 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:17:59 P.M. S. 96 Mr. Lance moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 96 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications."
12:18:13 P.M. S. 96 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:18:17 P.M. S. 96 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 96.
12:29:56 P.M. S. 96 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Lance 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.
12:30:39 P.M. H.R. 582 Mr. Lance moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
12:31:08 P.M. H.R. 582 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendment to H.R. 582.
12:52:58 P.M. H.R. 582 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Lance 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.
12:53:22 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
4:15:08 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 8.
4:15:14 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 8, 2018, at 2:49 p.m.: Appointment: The National Council on Disability
4:15:44 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.R. 4771, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:16:07 P.M. H.R. 4771 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4771 — "To raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes."
4:44:56 P.M. H.R. 4771 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 280 - 139 (Roll no. 66).
4:44:57 P.M. H.R. 4771 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:45:18 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
3:20:48 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 8.
3:20:53 A.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 8, 2018, at 11:17 p.m.: that the Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 102
3:21:15 A.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 9, 2018, at 2:41 a.m.: that the Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 104 with an amendment; that the Senate passed H.R. 1301 with an amendment; and that the Senate passed H.R. 1892 with an amendment
3:21:50 A.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 734.
3:22:22 A.M. H. Res. 734 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 734 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1892) to amend title 4, United States Code, to provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty."
3:23:24 A.M. H. Res. 734 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 734.
4:32:17 A.M. H. Res. 734 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 186 (Roll no. 67).
4:40:02 A.M. H. Res. 734 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 193 (Roll no. 68).
4:40:03 A.M. H. Res. 734 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:40:11 A.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.
4:40:17 A.M. S. 96 Considered as unfinished business. S. 96 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications."
4:40:39 A.M. S. 96 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:40:41 A.M. S. 96 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:42:05 A.M. H.R. 1892 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 734, Mr. Frelinghuysen brought up H.R. 1892 and offered a motion.
4:42:16 A.M. H.R. 1892 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment.
4:42:38 A.M. H.R. 1892 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 734, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion that the House agree in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1892.
5:13:07 A.M. H.R. 1892 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:33:02 A.M. H.R. 1892 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 186 (Roll no. 69).
5:33:04 A.M. H.R. 1892 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:33:13 A.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.
5:34:16 A.M. H.R. 582 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
5:34:17 A.M. H.R. 582 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:34:26 A.M. Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on February 9, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
5:35:15 A.M. H.R. 1301 Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and agree to the Senate amendment.
5:35:51 A.M. H.R. 1301 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
5:35:52 A.M. H.R. 1301 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:15 A.M. H. Con. Res. 104 Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and agree to the Senate amendment.
5:36:18 A.M. H. Con. Res. 104 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
5:36:19 A.M. H. Con. Res. 104 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:24 A.M. Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:36:34 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:36:35 A.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on February 13, 2018.
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