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Legislative Day of March 08, 2018

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9:00:09 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:28 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Tony Perkins, Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, Greenwell Springs, LA
9:01:43 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:44 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Capuano to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:05 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.
9:12:44 A.M. H.R. 1119 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 762. 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."
9:12:49 A.M. H.R. 1119 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1119 and 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.
9:14:18 A.M. H.R. 1119 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1119.
10:00:48 A.M. H.R. 1119 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:01:22 A.M. H.R. 1119 Mr. Kildee moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
10:01:40 A.M. H.R. 1119 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kildee 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 prevent the underlying bill from applying to any coal refuse electric utility steam generating facility associated with air pollution.
10:11:05 A.M. H.R. 1119 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10:36:57 A.M. H.R. 1119 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 181 - 225 (Roll no. 100).
10:45:04 A.M. H.R. 1119 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 215 - 189 (Roll no. 101).
10:45:06 A.M. H.R. 1119 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:45:08 A.M. H.R. 1119 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
10:48:08 A.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. McCarthy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House for the upcoming week.
11:56:11 A.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:30 a.m. on March 9. Agreed to without objection.
11:56:35 A.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, March 9, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. for Morning-Hour Debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
11:57:17 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:58:18 A.M. H.R. 40 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 40, 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.
11:58:45 A.M. H.R. 1498 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1498, 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.
12:00:15 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resume with one minute speeches.
12:06:42 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:25:22 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 97, S. 931, S. 2040, H.R. 294, H.R. 452, H.R. 1207, H.R. 1208, H.R. 1858, H.R. 1988, H.R. 2254, H.R. 2302, H.R. 2464, H.R. 2672, H.R. 2815, H.R. 2873, H.R. 3109, H.R. 3369, H.R. 3638, H.R. 3655, H.R. 3821, H.R. 3893, H.R. 4042, and H.R. 4285.
12:26:56 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order Speeches.
12:27:33 P.M. Ms. Herrera Beutler moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:27:41 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:27:42 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on March 9, 2018.
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