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Legislative Day of January 15, 2019

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10:00:04 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:08 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Peter Welch to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:31 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.
11:03:51 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:59 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 15.
12:01:35 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:03:08 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:13 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Scanlon to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:26 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.
12:16:37 P.M. H. Res. 42 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 42 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
12:16:48 P.M. H. Res. 42 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:16:56 P.M. H. Res. 42 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:17:51 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 January 15, 2019 at 9:35 a.m. stating that that body had made appointments to the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.
12:18:19 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:18:31 P.M. H.J. Res. 27 Mrs. Lowey moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution. H.J. Res. 27 — "Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes."
12:18:49 P.M. H.J. Res. 27 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:19:03 P.M. H.J. Res. 27 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 27.
12:40:04 P.M. H.J. Res. 27 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.
12:41:56 P.M. H.R. 135 Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 135 — "To amend the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and expand accountability within the Federal Government, and for other purposes."
12:42:04 P.M. H.R. 135 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:42:05 P.M. H.R. 135 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 135.
1:04:19 P.M. H.R. 135 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.
1:04:33 P.M. H.R. 136 Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 136 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to protect unpaid interns in the Federal Government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes."
1:05:01 P.M. H.R. 136 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:05:06 P.M. H.R. 136 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 136.
1:14:07 P.M. H.R. 136 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:14:09 P.M. H.R. 136 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:14:16 P.M. H.R. 202 Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 202 — "To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 relative to the powers of the Department of Justice Inspector General."
1:14:36 P.M. H.R. 202 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:14:39 P.M. H.R. 202 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 202.
1:28:47 P.M. H.R. 202 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:28:48 P.M. H.R. 202 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:29:07 P.M. H.R. 113 Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 113 — "To require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government."
1:29:21 P.M. H.R. 113 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:29:24 P.M. H.R. 113 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 113.
1:35:20 P.M. H.R. 113 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:35:22 P.M. H.R. 113 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:35:51 P.M. H.R. 247 Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 247 — "To amend chapter 36 of title 44, United States Code, to make certain changes relating to electronic Government services, and for other purposes."
1:35:52 P.M. H.R. 247 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:35:53 P.M. H.R. 247 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 247.
1:43:52 P.M. H.R. 247 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:43:53 P.M. H.R. 247 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:01 P.M. H.R. 150 Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 150 — "To modernize Federal grant reporting, and for other purposes."
1:44:17 P.M. H.R. 150 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:44:18 P.M. H.R. 150 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 150.
1:57:03 P.M. H.R. 150 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.
1:58:49 P.M. H. Res. 41 Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 41 — "Rejecting White nationalism and White supremacy."
1:59:00 P.M. H. Res. 41 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:59:10 P.M. H. Res. 41 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 41.
2:50:20 P.M. H. Res. 41 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.
2:50:29 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:51:25 P.M. H.J. Res. 27 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 27 — "Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes."
3:19:09 P.M. H.J. Res. 27 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 237 - 187 (Roll no. 31).
3:19:23 P.M. H. Res. 41 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 41 — "Rejecting White nationalism and White supremacy."
3:28:21 P.M. H. Res. 41 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 424 - 1 (Roll no. 32).
3:28:24 P.M. H. Res. 41 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:28:33 P.M. H.R. 135 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 135 — "To amend the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and expand accountability within the Federal Government, and for other purposes."
3:38:40 P.M. H.R. 135 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 424 - 0 (Roll no. 33).
3:38:41 P.M. H.R. 135 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:39:46 P.M. The House received a communication from Sera Alptekin, Case Worker and Field Representative, Office of Rep. Jackie Speier. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Alptekin notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for testimony issued by the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Mateo, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she determined that compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
3:40:18 P.M. The House received a communication from Brian Perkins, District Director, Office of Rep. Jackie Speier. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Perkins notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony issued by the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Mateo, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he determined that compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
3:41:03 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:59:20 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:20:40 P.M. Mr. Raskin filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 43.
6:21:41 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
6:44:10 P.M. Mr. Rice (SC) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:44:11 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:44:12 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 16, 2019.
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