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Legislative Day of April 24, 2018

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12:00:02 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:11 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Bruce Poliquin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:36 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2325 and H.R. 4300.
12:01:04 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.
12:35:07 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 24.
2:00:05 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:09 P.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that she had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
2:02:04 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Sablan to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:09:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:30 P.M. today.
3:37:31 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 24.
3:37:36 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:37:45 P.M. S. 447 Mr. Poe (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 447 — "To require reporting on acts of certain foreign countries on Holocaust era assets and related issues."
3:37:56 P.M. S. 447 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:37:58 P.M. S. 447 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 447.
4:19:40 P.M. S. 447 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:19:43 P.M. S. 447 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:20:06 P.M. H.R. 4744 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4744 — "To impose additional sanctions with respect to serious human rights abuses of the Government of Iran, and for other purposes."
4:20:17 P.M. H.R. 4744 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:20:19 P.M. H.R. 4744 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4744.
4:48:11 P.M. H.R. 4744 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.
4:48:29 P.M. H.R. 4681 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4681 — "To limit assistance for areas of Syria controlled by the Government of Syria or associated forces, and for other purposes."
4:48:48 P.M. H.R. 4681 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:48:49 P.M. H.R. 4681 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4681.
5:06:25 P.M. H.R. 4681 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:06:27 P.M. H.R. 4681 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:07:00 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Con. Res. 111 — "Recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States."
5:07:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:07:03 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 111.
5:19:22 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 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.
5:20:01 P.M. H.R. 2809 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2809 — "To amend title 51, United States Code, to provide for the authorization and supervision of nongovernmental space activities, and for other purposes."
5:20:16 P.M. H.R. 2809 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:20:17 P.M. H.R. 2809 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2809.
5:45:30 P.M. H.R. 2809 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:45:31 P.M. H.R. 2809 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:45:43 P.M. H.R. 5086 Mr. Webster (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5086 — "To require the Director of the National Science Foundation to develop an I-Corps course to support commercialization-ready innovation companies, and for other purposes."
5:45:52 P.M. H.R. 5086 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:46:08 P.M. H.R. 5086 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5086.
5:58:32 P.M. H.R. 5086 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.
5:58:35 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Paul Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell submitted his resignation from the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The resignation was accepted without objection.
5:59:16 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 24.
6:30:24 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:30:48 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 Considered as unfinished business. H. Con. Res. 111 — "Recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States."
6:57:33 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 - 3 (Roll no. 148).
6:57:37 P.M. H. Con. Res. 111 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:57:38 P.M. H.R. 5086 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5086 — "To require the Director of the National Science Foundation to develop an I-Corps course to support commercialization-ready innovation companies, and for other purposes."
7:07:39 P.M. H.R. 5086 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 - 16 (Roll no. 149).
7:07:40 P.M. H.R. 5086 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:59 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
7:08:18 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
7:10:52 P.M. Mr. Hurd asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on April 25. Agreed to without objection.
7:11:02 P.M. H. Res. 838 Mr. Hurd asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:11:17 P.M. H. Res. 838 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 838 — "Honoring the life of First Lady Barbara Bush."
7:11:19 P.M. H. Res. 838 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:11:22 P.M. H. Res. 838 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:12:55 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:40:29 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:49:27 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
9:50:24 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 24.
9:50:46 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 839.
9:51:01 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:51:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:51:04 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on April 25, 2018.
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