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Legislative Day of March 07, 2018

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10:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:08 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Roger W. Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:34 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.
10:31:58 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:34 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 7.
12:00:51 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:16 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:19 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Duncan of TN 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.
12:18:02 P.M. H.R. 676 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
12:18:33 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed one minute speeches.
12:25:01 P.M. H. Res. 762 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 762 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1119) to establish the bases by which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall issue, implement, and enforce certain emission limitations and allocations for existing electric utility steam generating units that convert coal refuse into energy, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1917) to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule."
12:27:12 P.M. H. Res. 762 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 762.
1:40:20 P.M. H. Res. 762 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 183 (Roll no. 96).
1:48:03 P.M. H. Res. 762 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 185 (Roll no. 97).
1:48:04 P.M. H. Res. 762 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:51:31 P.M. H.R. 1917 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 762. H.R. 1917 — "To allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule."
1:51:36 P.M. H.R. 1917 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1119 and H.R. 1917 under closed rules. Each measure shall be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The rule provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions on each measure.
1:52:33 P.M. H.R. 1917 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1917.
2:28:03 P.M. H.R. 1917 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:28:33 P.M. H.R. 1917 Ms. Castor (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2:28:49 P.M. H.R. 1917 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor (FL) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to the bill to add a new subsection entitled "Limitation on Private Plane Travel".
2:37:34 P.M. H.R. 1917 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2:37:50 P.M. H.R. 1917 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castor (FL) motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Ms. Castor (FL) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit until later in the legislative day.
2:38:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
4:00:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 7.
4:00:13 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to recommit the bill H.R. 1917, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:00:46 P.M. H.R. 1917 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1917 — "To allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule."
4:25:49 P.M. H.R. 1917 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 186 - 227 (Roll no. 98).
4:33:45 P.M. H.R. 1917 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 234 - 180, 1 Present (Roll no. 99).
4:33:46 P.M. H.R. 1917 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:33:58 P.M. Mr. Shimkus asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on March 8. Agreed to without objection.
4:35:43 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:49:45 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:57:30 P.M. Mr. Perlmutter moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:57:31 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:57:32 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on March 8, 2018.
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