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Legislative Day of July 10, 2018

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12:00:23 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:37 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Francis Rooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:53 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.
12:06:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:02 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 10.
2:00:04 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:28 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:30 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:11:20 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received a message from the Secretary of the Senate on July 10, 2018 at 12:12 p.m. stating that that body had made an appointment to the Commission on Social Impact Partnerships.
2:11:37 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:30:53 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 10.
2:31:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until the conclusion of general debate on all suspensions.
2:31:44 P.M. H.R. 5729 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5729 — "To restrict the department in which the Coast Guard is operating from implementing any rule requiring the use of biometric readers for biometric transportation security cards until after submission to Congress of the results of an assessment of the effectiveness of the transportation security card program."
2:31:55 P.M. H.R. 5729 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:31:56 P.M. H.R. 5729 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5729.
2:40:07 P.M. H.R. 5729 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:40:12 P.M. H.R. 5729 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:40:58 P.M. H.R. 6139 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6139 — "To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study to evaluate the issues affecting the provision of and reliance upon investment research into small issuers."
2:41:08 P.M. H.R. 6139 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:41:10 P.M. H.R. 6139 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6139.
2:52:10 P.M. H.R. 6139 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:52:11 P.M. H.R. 6139 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:52:27 P.M. H.R. 1861 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1861 — "To award a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during World War II."
2:52:42 P.M. H.R. 1861 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:52:45 P.M. H.R. 1861 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1861.
3:10:09 P.M. H.R. 1861 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:10:11 P.M. H.R. 1861 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:10:14 P.M. H.R. 5749 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5749 — "To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to increase the risk-sensitivity of the capital treatment of certain centrally cleared options, and for other purposes."
3:10:30 P.M. H.R. 5749 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:10:32 P.M. H.R. 5749 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5749.
3:24:36 P.M. H.R. 5749 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.
3:25:02 P.M. H.R. 5877 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5877 — "To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to allow for the registration of venture exchanges, and for other purposes."
3:25:11 P.M. H.R. 5877 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:25:13 P.M. H.R. 5877 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5877.
3:38:18 P.M. H.R. 5877 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:38:20 P.M. H.R. 5877 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:44 P.M. H.R. 5953 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5953 — "To provide regulatory relief to charitable organizations that provide housing assistance, and for other purposes."
3:38:54 P.M. H.R. 5953 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:38:55 P.M. H.R. 5953 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5953.
3:53:30 P.M. H.R. 5953 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:53:32 P.M. H.R. 5953 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:53:49 P.M. H.R. 4537 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4537 — "To preserve the State-based system of insurance regulation and provide greater oversight of and transparency on international insurance standards setting processes, and for other purposes."
3:54:07 P.M. H.R. 4537 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:54:10 P.M. H.R. 4537 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4537.
4:07:55 P.M. H.R. 4537 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:07:56 P.M. H.R. 4537 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:08:10 P.M. H.R. 5793 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5793 — "To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a housing choice voucher mobility demonstration to encourage families receiving such voucher assistance to move to lower-poverty areas and expand access to opportunity areas."
4:08:23 P.M. H.R. 5793 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:08:24 P.M. H.R. 5793 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5793.
4:28:14 P.M. H.R. 5793 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.
4:28:43 P.M. H.R. 5970 Mr. Huizenga moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5970 — "To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement rules simplifying the quarterly financial reporting regime."
4:29:04 P.M. H.R. 5970 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:29:06 P.M. H.R. 5970 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5970.
4:42:34 P.M. H.R. 5970 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:42:36 P.M. H.R. 5970 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:42:37 P.M. H.R. 5970 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:43:35 P.M. H.R. 5626 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5626 — "To amend the Intercountry Adoption Act of 2000 to require the Secretary of State to report on intercountry adoptions from countries which have significantly reduced adoption rates involving immigration to the United States, and for other purposes."
4:43:51 P.M. H.R. 5626 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:43:53 P.M. H.R. 5626 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5626.
4:58:17 P.M. H.R. 5626 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:58:20 P.M. H.R. 5626 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:58:29 P.M. H. Res. 644 Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 644 — "Strongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes."
4:58:37 P.M. H. Res. 644 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:58:39 P.M. H. Res. 644 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 644.
5:12:06 P.M. H. Res. 644 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:12:07 P.M. H. Res. 644 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:12:15 P.M. H. Res. 644 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:13:03 P.M. H.R. 2259 Mr. Poe (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2259 — "To amend the Peace Corps Act to expand services and benefits for volunteers, and for other purposes."
5:13:13 P.M. H.R. 2259 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:13:14 P.M. H.R. 2259 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2259.
5:33:58 P.M. H.R. 2259 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:34:00 P.M. H.R. 2259 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:34:18 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 P.M. today.
6:29:48 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 10.
6:29:53 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 985.
6:30:30 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.
6:31:00 P.M. H.R. 5793 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5793 — "To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a housing choice voucher mobility demonstration to encourage families receiving such voucher assistance to move to lower-poverty areas and expand access to opportunity areas."
6:55:39 P.M. H.R. 5793 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 368 - 19 (Roll no. 314).
6:55:40 P.M. H.R. 5793 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:57:38 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a facsimile copy of a letter received from Mr. Keith Ingram, Director of Elections, Office of the Secretary of State of Texas, indicating that, at the Special Election held June 30, 2018, the Honorable Michael Cloud was elected Representative to Congress for the 27th Congressional District, State of Texas.
6:58:39 P.M. ADMINISTERING THE OATH OF OFFICE - Representative-elect Michael Cloud from the 27th Congressional District, State of Texas, presented himself in the well of the House to take the Oath of Office administered by the Speaker of the House.
7:04:00 P.M. ADJUSTED WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the administration of the Oath of Office to the gentleman from Texas, the whole number of the House is 429.
7:04:43 P.M. H.R. 5749 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5749 — "To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to increase the risk-sensitivity of the capital treatment of certain centrally cleared options, and for other purposes."
7:12:17 P.M. H.R. 5749 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 0 (Roll no. 315).
7:12:18 P.M. H.R. 5749 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:12:22 P.M. H.R. 5749 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:12:40 P.M. Mr. Goodlatte filed a report from the Committee on Judiciary on H. Res. 938.
7:13:36 P.M. H. Res. 928 PERMISSION TO FILE SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT - Mr. Goodlatte asked unanimous consent that the Committee on the Judiciary be authorized to file a supplemental report on H. Res. 928. Agreed to without objection.
7:13:49 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:14:16 P.M. H.R. 1700 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1700 — "To amend the Small Business Act to reauthorize the SCORE program, and for other purposes."
7:14:23 P.M. H.R. 1700 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:14:24 P.M. H.R. 1700 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1700.
7:24:18 P.M. H.R. 1700 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:24:19 P.M. H.R. 1700 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:25:00 P.M. H.R. 2655 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2655 — "To amend the Small Business Act to expand intellectual property education and training for small businesses, and for other purposes."
7:25:06 P.M. H.R. 2655 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:25:07 P.M. H.R. 2655 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2655.
7:35:34 P.M. H.R. 2655 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:35:36 P.M. H.R. 2655 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:35:51 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:45:05 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:31:32 P.M. Mr. Zeldin moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:31:49 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:31:50 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 11, 2018.
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