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Legislative Day of March 15, 2018

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10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:16 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.
10:31:42 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:13 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 15.
12:00:19 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Dom Elias M. Carr, All Saints Regional Catholic School, Glen Cove, NY
12:01:41 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:43 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Suozzi to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:35 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.
12:24:17 P.M. H. Res. 780 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 780 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4061) to amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to improve the transparency of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to improve the SIFI designation process, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4293) to reform the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process, the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test process, and for other purposes."
12:26:48 P.M. H. Res. 780 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 780.
12:59:52 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2155; Senate agreed to the House amendments to S. 188, and passed H.R. 2154, without amendment.
1:00:28 P.M. H. Res. 780 DEBATE - The House resumed with debate on H. Res. 780.
1:10:09 P.M. H. Res. 780 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 780, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hastings demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:12:26 P.M. H.R. 4545 ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. Hensarling asked unanimous consent that the question of adopting amendment No. 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-595 to H.R. 4545 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
1:12:28 P.M. H.R. 4545 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773. H.R. 4545 — "To amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes."
1:12:33 P.M. H.R. 4545 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545, H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545 under a structured rule, and makes in order amendments printed in the report, with one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263 under closed rules. The rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Financial Services for each measure, and one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
1:13:41 P.M. H.R. 4545 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4545.
2:08:41 P.M. H.R. 4545 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-595 to narrow the applicability of the bill's additional appeal process from applying to all financial institutions regardless of their size, including megabanks and payday lenders, to only small, community banks and credit unions with less than $10 billion in assets.
2:09:38 P.M. H.R. 4545 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 773, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters Part B amendment No. 1.
2:15:56 P.M. H.R. 4545 The previous question was ordered on the amendment and the bill without objection.
2:16:05 P.M. H.R. 4545 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Maxine Waters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:16:44 P.M. H.R. 4263 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773. H.R. 4263 — "To amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes."
2:16:49 P.M. H.R. 4263 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545, H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545 under a structured rule, and makes in order amendments printed in the report, with one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263 under closed rules. The rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Financial Services for each measure, and one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
2:18:04 P.M. H.R. 4263 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4263.
3:09:32 P.M. H.R. 4263 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:10:05 P.M. H.R. 4263 Mrs. Beatty moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
3:10:28 P.M. H.R. 4263 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the 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 strike "$75,000,000" and insert "$50,000,000" on Page 3, line 10; and on Page 3, line 23, insert the following new section entitled: "Effect of Increase in Offering Limit".
3:19:42 P.M. H.R. 4263 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:49:32 P.M. H.R. 4263 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 182 - 235 (Roll no. 109).
3:56:37 P.M. H.R. 4263 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 246 - 170 (Roll no. 110).
3:56:38 P.M. H.R. 4263 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:56:46 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the adoption of the amendment offered by Maxine Waters, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:56:52 P.M. H.R. 4545 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4545 — "To amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes."
4:04:08 P.M. H.R. 4545 On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment; Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 233 (Roll no. 111).
4:11:42 P.M. H.R. 4545 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 283 - 133 (Roll no. 112).
4:11:44 P.M. H.R. 4545 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:11:52 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering previous question on H. Res. 780, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:11:58 P.M. H. Res. 780 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 780 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4061) to amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to improve the transparency of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to improve the SIFI designation process, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4293) to reform the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process, the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test process, and for other purposes."
4:18:34 P.M. H. Res. 780 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 182 (Roll no. 113).
4:24:56 P.M. H. Res. 780 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 177 (Roll no. 114).
4:24:58 P.M. H. Res. 780 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:25:11 P.M. Mr. Denham asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Thursday, March 15, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Monday, March 19, 2018, when it shall convene at noon for Morning-Hour Debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
4:25:12 P.M. H.R. 138 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 138, 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.
4:26:38 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:41:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:56:18 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 1869 and H.R. 3210 with an amendment.
4:56:54 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
5:07:20 P.M. Mr. Raskin moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:07:32 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:07:33 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on March 19, 2018.
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