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Legislative Day of February 23, 2018

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10:00:21 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:40 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:04 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
10:02:53 A.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 736, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
10:03:02 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Walker to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:04:02 A.M. The House received a communication from Amy Porter, Chief of Staff for Congressman Ed Royce. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Porter notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
10:04:24 A.M. The House received a communication from Salley Wood, Sr. Advisor, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Wood notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
10:05:18 A.M. Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans - Pursuant to section 30422(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans: Ms. Foxx, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Buchanan and Mr. Schweikert.
10:05:47 A.M. Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform - Pursuant to section 30422(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform: Mr. Womack, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Woodall and Mr. Arrington.
10:06:38 A.M. Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery Commission - Pursuant to section 931 of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (Public Law 114-198), the Democratic Leader appointed Dr. Michael J. Potoczniack, El Cerrito, CA and Dr. Shira Maguen of San Francisco, CA to serve as Commissioners.
10:07:15 A.M. Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans - Pursuant to section 30422(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), the Democratic Leader appointed the following members of the House to the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans: Mr. Neal, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Norcross and Mrs. Dingell.
10:07:41 A.M. Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform - Pursuant to section 30442(b)(3) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-123), the Democratic Leader appointed the following members of the House to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform: Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Yarmuth, Ms. Roybal-Allard and Mr. Kilmer.
10:08:29 A.M. H. Con. Res. 107 Mr. Walker asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:09:00 A.M. H. Con. Res. 107 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 107 — "Authorizing Reverend Billy Graham to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol."
10:09:03 A.M. H. Con. Res. 107 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10:09:09 A.M. H. Con. Res. 107 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:09:24 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 736. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on February 26, 2018.
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