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House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of January 28, 2019

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12:00:02 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:08 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel T. Kildee to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:33 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.
12:06:39 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 28.
2:00:06 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:38 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. Cloud 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. Cloud 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.
2:02:31 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.
2:03:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:54 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:45 p.m. today.
4:47:15 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 28.
4:47:59 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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 28, 2019, at 2:36 p.m.: that the Senate agreed to S. Res. 31.
4:48:31 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:49:16 P.M. H.R. 624 Mr. Himes moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 624 — "To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans, and for other purposes."
4:49:25 P.M. H.R. 624 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:49:27 P.M. H.R. 624 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 624.
5:11:54 P.M. H.R. 624 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.
5:12:12 P.M. H.R. 502 Ms. Waters moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 502 — "To require the Comptroller General of the United States to carry out a study on how virtual currencies and online marketplaces are used to buy, sell, or facilitate the financing of goods or services associated with sex trafficking or drug trafficking, and for other purposes."
5:12:23 P.M. H.R. 502 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:12:24 P.M. H.R. 502 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 502.
5:42:12 P.M. H.R. 502 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.
5:42:44 P.M. H.R. 56 Ms. Waters moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 56 — "To establish an Independent Financial Technology Task Force to Combat Terrorism and Illicit Financing, to provide rewards for information leading to convictions related to terrorist use of digital currencies, to establish a Fintech Leadership in Innovation and Financial Intelligence Program to encourage the development of tools and programs to combat terrorist and illicit use of digital currencies, and for other purposes."
5:42:54 P.M. H.R. 56 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:42:55 P.M. H.R. 56 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 56.
6:07:05 P.M. H.R. 56 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:07:07 P.M. H.R. 56 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:07:28 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of additional steps with respect to the national emergency related to Venezuela. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-8).
6:10:46 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:37 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 28.
6:30:45 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.
6:31:03 P.M. H.R. 624 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 624 — "To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans, and for other purposes."
6:58:52 P.M. H.R. 624 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 413 - 3 (Roll no. 52).
6:58:53 P.M. H.R. 624 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:58:55 P.M. H.R. 502 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 502 — "To require the Comptroller General of the United States to carry out a study on how virtual currencies and online marketplaces are used to buy, sell, or facilitate the financing of goods or services associated with sex trafficking or drug trafficking, and for other purposes."
7:07:07 P.M. H.R. 502 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 3 (Roll no. 53).
7:07:08 P.M. H.R. 502 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:08:25 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the Speaker's approval of the Journal, which the Chair put de novo.
7:15:19 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 170, 2 Present (Roll no. 54).
7:15:46 P.M. H. Res. 80 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 80 — "Ranking certain Members of certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
7:16:13 P.M. H. Res. 80 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:16:28 P.M. H. Res. 80 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:16:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:39:23 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:30:09 P.M. Mr. Grothman moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:30:23 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:30:24 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 29, 2019.
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