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Legislative Day of January 10, 2019

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10:00:12 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Eric Swalwell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:38 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.
11:18:47 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:15 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 10.
12:00:17 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:20 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:22 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Thompson of PA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:46 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.
12:35:35 P.M. H.R. 265 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 28. H.R. 265 — "Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes."
12:35:40 P.M. H.R. 265 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 264, H.R. 265, H.R. 266 and H.R. 267. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The rule provides one hour of debate, orders the previous question, and allows one motion to commit on each bill. The rule waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 15, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
12:35:59 P.M. H.R. 265 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 265.
1:43:01 P.M. H.R. 265 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:43:34 P.M. H.R. 265 Mr. Aderholt moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
1:44:04 P.M. H.R. 265 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Aderholt motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to make various reductions throughout the bill and increases funds for Rurual Utilities Service - Distance Learning, Telemedicine, and Broadband Program, originally funded in Public Law 115-141. Subsequently, the point of order was withdrawn.
1:49:26 P.M. H.R. 265 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:49:37 P.M. H.R. 265 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Aderholt demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit with instructions until a time to be announced.
1:51:31 P.M. H.R. 267 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 28. H.R. 267 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes."
1:51:36 P.M. H.R. 267 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 264, H.R. 265, H.R. 266 and H.R. 267. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The rule provides one hour of debate, orders the previous question, and allows one motion to commit on each bill. The rule waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of January 15, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
1:52:13 P.M. H.R. 267 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 267.
2:48:09 P.M. H.R. 267 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:48:46 P.M. H.R. 267 Mr. Diaz-Balart moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
2:49:19 P.M. H.R. 267 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Diaz-Balart 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 increase the Public and Indian Housing Tenant-Based Rental Assistance account by $71 million and to decrease the Information Technology Fund account by a similar amount.
2:54:39 P.M. H.R. 267 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2:55:09 P.M. H.R. 267 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Diaz-Balart motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion to recommit and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Diaz-Balart demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
2:57:34 P.M. H.R. 115 Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 115 — "To require the Department of State to establish a policy regarding the use of location-tracking consumer devices by employees at diplomatic and consular facilities, and for other purposes."
2:58:18 P.M. H.R. 115 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:58:20 P.M. H.R. 115 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 115.
3:04:52 P.M. H.R. 115 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:04:58 P.M. H.R. 115 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:05:00 P.M. H.R. 133 Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 133 — "To promote economic partnership and cooperation between the United States and Mexico."
3:05:20 P.M. H.R. 133 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:05:21 P.M. H.R. 133 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 133.
3:11:20 P.M. H.R. 133 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:29 P.M. H.R. 133 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:11:30 P.M. H.R. 192 Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 192 — "To establish an interagency program to assist countries in North and West Africa to improve immediate and long-term capabilities to counter terrorist threats, and for other purposes."
3:11:45 P.M. H.R. 192 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:11:47 P.M. H.R. 192 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 192.
3:17:34 P.M. H.R. 192 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:17:38 P.M. H.R. 192 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:17:40 P.M. H.R. 221 Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 221 — "To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to monitor and combat anti-Semitism globally, and for other purposes."
3:17:52 P.M. H.R. 221 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:17:54 P.M. H.R. 221 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 221.
3:42:27 P.M. H.R. 221 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.
3:42:28 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to recommit H.R. 267 with instructions, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:42:30 P.M. H.R. 267 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 267 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes."
4:07:13 P.M. H.R. 267 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 193 - 228 (Roll no. 22).
4:16:44 P.M. H.R. 267 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 244 - 180 (Roll no. 23).
4:16:46 P.M. H.R. 267 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:16:55 P.M. H.R. 265 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 265 — "Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes."
4:25:30 P.M. H.R. 265 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 197 - 229 (Roll no. 24).
4:34:15 P.M. H.R. 265 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 183 (Roll no. 25).
4:34:16 P.M. H.R. 265 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:34:52 P.M. Joint Economic Committee - Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1024(a), and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Joint Economic Committee: Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York.
4:36:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:55:31 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:18:57 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 24.
6:19:04 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has resumed Special Order speeches.
7:10:22 P.M. Mr. Schweikert moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:10:40 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:10:41 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 11, 2019.
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