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Legislative Day of January 24, 2019

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9:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:10 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable James P. McGovern to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:26 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:51 A.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. Budd 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. Budd 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.
9:02:18 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Roybal-Allard to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:36 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:09:42 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 61. H.J. Res. 31 — "Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes."
9:09:47 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 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
9:10:00 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 31.
9:53:42 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
9:54:07 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 Ms. Granger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
9:57:19 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 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 striking the date February 28, 2019 and inserting January 24, 2019 on page 2, line 10.
9:57:28 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
9:57:50 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the motion and by voice vote, announced that the nays had prevailed. Ms. Granger demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit until later in the legislative day.
9:57:59 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:15:19 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 24.
10:15:39 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the motion to recommit H. J. Res. 31, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:16:05 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 31 — "Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes."
10:41:56 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 200 - 214 (Roll no. 50).
10:50:24 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 180 (Roll no. 51).
10:50:31 A.M. H.J. Res. 31 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:51:00 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question de novo.
10:51:37 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
10:52:05 A.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Adriano Espaillat. Mr. Espaillat submitted his resignation from the Committee on Education and Labor. The resignation was accepted without objection.
10:52:18 A.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Raja Krishnamoorthi. Mr. Krishnamoorthi submitted his resignation from the Committee on Education and Labor. The resignation was accepted without objection.
10:52:26 A.M. H. Res. 73 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 73 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
10:53:05 A.M. H. Res. 73 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10:53:11 A.M. H. Res. 73 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:53:12 A.M. H. Res. 74 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 74 — "Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
10:53:40 A.M. H. Res. 74 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10:53:45 A.M. H. Res. 74 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:54:45 A.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Scalise for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Hoyer on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
11:41:08 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
4:00:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 24.
4:00:22 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:18:43 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:40:00 P.M. Mr. Swalwell (CA) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Thursday, January 24, 2019, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019, and further that when the House adjourns on Friday, it adjourn to meet on Monday, January 28, 2019, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
6:41:07 P.M. Mr. Swalwell (CA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:41:15 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:41:16 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on January 25, 2019.
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