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Legislative Day of January 29, 2019

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10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:13 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Henry Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:34 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.
10:39:29 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 29.
12:00:04 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:17 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:19 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.
12:01:35 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.
12:22:03 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:22:25 P.M. H.R. 424 Mr. Thompson (MS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 424 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve the management and administration of the security clearance processes throughout the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
12:22:42 P.M. H.R. 424 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:22:44 P.M. H.R. 424 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 424.
12:31:05 P.M. H.R. 424 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
12:31:07 P.M. H.R. 424 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:31:08 P.M. H.R. 495 Mr. Thompson (MS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 495 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require an annual report on the Office for State and Local Law Enforcement."
12:31:25 P.M. H.R. 495 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:31:26 P.M. H.R. 495 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 495.
12:41:10 P.M. H.R. 495 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
12:41:12 P.M. H.R. 495 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:42:09 P.M. Mr. Gosar moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:16:06 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 395 (Roll no. 55).
1:16:47 P.M. H.R. 428 Miss Rice (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 428 — "To direct the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis to develop and disseminate a threat assessment regarding terrorist use of virtual currency."
1:16:58 P.M. H.R. 428 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:17:00 P.M. H.R. 428 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 428.
1:25:11 P.M. H.R. 428 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.
1:25:34 P.M. H.R. 449 Miss Rice (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 449 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002, to direct the Assistant Secretary for State and Local Law Enforcement to produce and disseminate an annual catalog on Department of Homeland Security training, publications, programs, and services for State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes."
1:25:50 P.M. H.R. 449 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:25:58 P.M. H.R. 449 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 449.
1:33:44 P.M. H.R. 449 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.
1:34:22 P.M. H.R. 504 Miss Rice (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 504 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security to develop an engagement strategy with fusion centers, and for other purposes."
1:34:33 P.M. H.R. 504 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:34:34 P.M. H.R. 504 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 504.
1:43:13 P.M. H.R. 504 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:43:15 P.M. H.R. 504 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:43:16 P.M. H.R. 769 Miss Rice (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 769 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security a board to coordinate and integrate departmental intelligence, activities, and policy related to counterterrorism, and for other purposes."
1:43:41 P.M. H.R. 769 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:43:42 P.M. H.R. 769 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 769.
1:49:13 P.M. H.R. 769 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.
1:49:14 P.M. H. Res. 77 Ms. Waters moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 77 — "Expressing the sense of Congress that financial institutions and other companies should work proactively with their customers affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government who may be facing short-term financial hardship and long-term damage to their creditworthiness through no fault of their own."
1:50:14 P.M. H. Res. 77 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:50:24 P.M. H. Res. 77 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 77.
2:13:24 P.M. H. Res. 77 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:13:25 P.M. H. Res. 77 Mr. Harris objected to the motion to reconsider laid on the table.
2:14:10 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.
2:15:05 P.M. H.R. 428 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 428 — "To direct the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis to develop and disseminate a threat assessment regarding terrorist use of virtual currency."
2:43:08 P.M. H.R. 428 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 422 - 3 (Roll no. 56).
2:43:09 P.M. H.R. 428 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:43:11 P.M. H.R. 449 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 449 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002, to direct the Assistant Secretary for State and Local Law Enforcement to produce and disseminate an annual catalog on Department of Homeland Security training, publications, programs, and services for State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes."
2:52:35 P.M. H.R. 449 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 12 (Roll no. 57).
2:52:36 P.M. H.R. 449 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:52:37 P.M. H.R. 769 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 769 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security a board to coordinate and integrate departmental intelligence, activities, and policy related to counterterrorism, and for other purposes."
3:04:20 P.M. H.R. 769 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 12 (Roll no. 58).
3:04:22 P.M. H.R. 769 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:04:23 P.M. H. Res. 77 Ms. Waters of California moved that the House reconsider the vote by which the motion to suspend the rules and agree to H. Res. 77 was adopted.
3:04:30 P.M. H. Res. 77 Mr. Hoyer moved to table motion to reconsider.
3:19:20 P.M. H. Res. 77 On motion to table motion to reconsider Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 176 (Roll no. 59).
3:19:24 P.M. H. Res. 77 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:19:27 P.M. H. Con. Res. 9 Considered as privileged matter. H. Con. Res. 9 — "Providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President."
3:19:54 P.M. H. Con. Res. 9 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:20:00 P.M. H. Con. Res. 9 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:20:27 P.M. Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on January 30. Agreed to without objection.
3:20:49 P.M. H. Res. 85 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 85 — "Electing Members to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives and ranking Members on a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives."
3:20:59 P.M. H. Res. 85 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:21:03 P.M. H. Res. 85 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:21:37 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:36:00 P.M. House Democracy Partnership - Pursuant to section 104(a) of House Resolution 6, One Hundred and Sixteenth Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the House Democracy Partnership: Mr. Price of North Carolina.
3:36:10 P.M. Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group - Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276h and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group: Mr. Cuellar.
3:36:20 P.M. Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group - Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276d and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group: Mr. Higgins of New York, Chairman.
3:36:30 P.M. United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly - Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 1928a, and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly: Mr. Connolly, Chairman.
3:37:15 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:40:46 P.M. Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress - Pursuant to section 201(b) of House Resolution 6, 116th Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress: Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Cleaver, Ms. DelBene, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Pocan and Ms. Scanlon
4:41:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
5:13:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 29.
5:13:28 P.M. Mr. Raskin filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 87.
5:13:55 P.M. Mr. Raskin moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:14:10 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:14:11 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 30, 2019.
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