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Legislative Day of February 27, 2019

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10:00:02 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:08 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Tony Cardenas to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:40 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.
10:26:58 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 27.
12:00:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Father Philip G. Salois, American Legion National Chaplain, North Smithfield, RI
12:01:57 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:59 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Brownley of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:38 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.
12:24:23 P.M. H.R. 8 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 145. H.R. 8 — "To require a background check for every firearm sale."
12:24:28 P.M. H.R. 8 Provides for one hour of debate on each measure. Only those amendments printed in the report shall be in order and the previous question shall be considered ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
12:24:54 P.M. H.R. 8 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 145 and Rule XVIII.
12:24:55 P.M. H.R. 8 The Speaker designated the Honorable Earl Blumenauer to act as Chairman of the Committee.
12:25:39 P.M. H.R. 8 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 8.
1:52:36 P.M. H.R. 8 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Lesko, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 116-14 to allow the transfer of firearms to individuals who participate in the TSA Pre-Check program of the Department of Homeland Security.
1:53:04 P.M. H.R. 8 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 145, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lesko amendment No. 1.
2:03:25 P.M. H.R. 8 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lesko amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Lesko demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
2:04:55 P.M. H.R. 8 An amendment, offered by Ms. Dean, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 116-14 to clarify that the exemption from the background check requirement in instances of imminent threats of death or great bodily harm would apply to someone who is at risk of committing suicide.
2:05:13 P.M. H.R. 8 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 145, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dean amendment No. 2.
2:12:56 P.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Dean amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:13:43 P.M. H.R. 8 An amendment, offered by Ms. Horn, Kendra S., numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 116-14 to clarify that "great bodily harm" includes domestic violence, dating partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic abuse.
2:14:06 P.M. H.R. 8 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 145, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Horn (OK) amendment No. 3.
2:22:00 P.M. H.R. 8 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Horn amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Nadler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
2:22:36 P.M. H.R. 8 An amendment, offered by Mr. Van Drew, numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 116-14 to clarify that the exception for gifts and loans of firearms between parents and their children applies to step-parents and step-children.
2:23:01 P.M. H.R. 8 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 145, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Van Drew amendment No. 4.
2:29:09 P.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Van Drew amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:00:02 P.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Lesko amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 250 (Roll no. 96).
3:10:59 P.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Horn, Kendra S. amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 310 - 119 (Roll no. 97).
3:11:07 P.M. H.R. 8 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 8.
3:12:05 P.M. H.R. 8 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:12:30 P.M. H.R. 8 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
3:13:43 P.M. H.R. 8 Mr. Collins (GA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary.
3:14:23 P.M. H.R. 8 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Collins (GA) motion to recommit with instructions pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to insert new text on regulations in the case of a background check conducted by the national instant criminal background check system, in response to a contact from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, that the system notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement if the individual is in violation of subsection (g)(5). Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn.
3:25:32 P.M. H.R. 8 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:35:27 P.M. H.R. 8 On motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 209 (Roll no. 98).
3:37:42 P.M. H.R. 8 An amendment, offered by Mr. Nadler, Pursuant to the instructions of the House in the Motion to Recommit the amendment was considered.
3:38:18 P.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:45:48 P.M. H.R. 8 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 190 (Roll no. 99).
3:45:51 P.M. H.R. 8 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:53:13 P.M. Mr. Payne asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on February 28. Agreed to without objection.
3:54:15 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:17:36 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:45:29 P.M. Mr. Green (TX) moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:45:36 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
4:45:37 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 28, 2019.
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