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Legislative Day of April 16, 2018

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12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:20 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Roger W. Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:35 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:02:55 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:03 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 16.
2:00:07 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:17 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:20 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:48 P.M. The House received a communication from Mark H. Nagales, Constituent Services Director, Honorable Jackie Speier. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Nagales notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
2:07:12 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan. Mr. Sablan submitted his resignation from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The resignation was accepted without objection.
2:08:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 p.m. today.
4:59:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 16.
5:00:11 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:00:29 P.M. H.R. 3607 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3607 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes."
5:00:38 P.M. H.R. 3607 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:00:43 P.M. H.R. 3607 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3607.
5:06:00 P.M. H.R. 3607 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:06:02 P.M. H.R. 3607 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:06:12 P.M. H.R. 4609 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4609 — "To provide for the conveyance of a Forest Service site in Dolores County, Colorado, to be used for a fire station."
5:06:22 P.M. H.R. 4609 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:06:45 P.M. H.R. 4609 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4609.
5:12:45 P.M. H.R. 4609 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:12:46 P.M. H.R. 4609 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:12:55 P.M. H.R. 3961 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3961 — "To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Kissimmee River and its tributaries in the State of Florida for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes."
5:13:06 P.M. H.R. 3961 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:13:23 P.M. H.R. 3961 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3961.
5:19:05 P.M. H.R. 3961 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:19:07 P.M. H.R. 3961 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:19:21 P.M. H.R. 146 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 146 — "To take certain Federal lands in Tennessee into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and for other purposes."
5:19:30 P.M. H.R. 146 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:19:33 P.M. H.R. 146 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 146.
5:28:15 P.M. H.R. 146 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:28:43 P.M. H.R. 443 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 443 — "To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the James K. Polk Home in Columbia, Tennessee, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes."
5:28:58 P.M. H.R. 443 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:29:06 P.M. H.R. 443 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 443.
5:34:59 P.M. H.R. 443 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:35:02 P.M. H.R. 443 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:35:17 P.M. S. 167 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 167 — "To designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas."
5:35:25 P.M. S. 167 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:35:27 P.M. S. 167 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 167.
5:39:40 P.M. S. 167 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:40:18 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:18 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 16.
6:30:23 P.M. Mr. Newhouse filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 830 and H. Res. 831.
6:31:10 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:52 P.M. H.R. 146 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 146 — "To take certain Federal lands in Tennessee into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and for other purposes."
6:56:09 P.M. H.R. 146 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 383 - 2 (Roll no. 140).
6:56:10 P.M. H.R. 146 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:56:17 P.M. S. 167 Considered as unfinished business. S. 167 — "To designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas."
7:04:21 P.M. S. 167 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 384 - 1 (Roll no. 141).
7:04:22 P.M. S. 167 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:05:00 P.M. The House received a communication from Patrick J. Conroy, S.J. wherein he resigns as the Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives effective May 24, 2018.
7:08:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:30:53 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:56:40 P.M. Mr. Wilson (SC) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:56:42 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:56:45 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 17, 2018.
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