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Legislative Day of January 23, 2019

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:06 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Suzan K. DelBene to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:33 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.
11:16:45 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 23.
12:00:06 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:36 P.M. SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Crow 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. Mr. Crow 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.
12:02:14 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.
12:02:37 P.M. WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation from the gentleman from Pennsylvania, Mr. Marino, the whole number of the House is 433.
12:03:01 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.
12:23:08 P.M. H. Res. 61 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 61 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 648) making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 31) making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules."
12:25:50 P.M. H. Res. 61 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 61.
1:19:09 P.M. H. Res. 61 The previous question was ordered without objection.
1:19:14 P.M. H. Res. 61 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 61, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the resolution, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption until a time to be announced.
1:20:27 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - Pursuant to clause 8 of Rule XX and the order of the House of January 17, 2019, the Chair announced that the unfinished business was the vote on passage of H.J. Res. 28, on which they yeas and nays were ordered.
1:20:38 P.M. H.J. Res. 28 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 28 — "Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes."
1:45:43 P.M. H.J. Res. 28 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 184 (Roll no. 46).
1:45:44 P.M. H.J. Res. 28 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:45:48 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of H. Res. 61, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:45:56 P.M. H. Res. 61 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 61 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 648) making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 31) making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules; and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules."
1:57:51 P.M. H. Res. 61 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 190 (Roll no. 47).
1:57:53 P.M. H. Res. 61 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:57:55 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.
1:58:07 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
1:59:35 P.M. H. Res. 67 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 67 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
2:00:00 P.M. H. Res. 67 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:00:03 P.M. H. Res. 67 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:01:56 P.M. H.R. 648 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 61. H.R. 648 — "Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes."
2:02:01 P.M. H.R. 648 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 648 and H.J. Res. 31. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 648 and H.J. Res. 31 under closed rules with one hour of debate for each measure. Rule provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 1, 2019
2:02:34 P.M. H.R. 648 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 648.
3:07:06 P.M. H.R. 648 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:07:35 P.M. H.R. 648 Ms. Granger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
3:08:25 P.M. H.R. 648 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Granger 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 strike all after the enacting clause and insert new text related to payment of employees furloughed during the lapse in appropriations beginning on December 22, 2018.
3:11:19 P.M. H.R. 648 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:46:38 P.M. H.R. 648 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 200 - 215 (Roll no. 48).
3:56:01 P.M. H.R. 648 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 180 (Roll no. 49).
3:56:03 P.M. H.R. 648 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:56:04 P.M. H. Res. 68 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 68 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
3:56:51 P.M. H. Res. 68 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:56:56 P.M. H. Res. 68 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:56:57 P.M. Mr. Kennedy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on January 24. Agreed to without objection.
3:57:42 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:18:42 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:31:21 P.M. Ms. Foxx (NC) moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:31:29 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:31:30 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 24, 2019.
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