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Legislative Day of July 18, 2019

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2:55:42 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on July 19, 2019.

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2:55:42 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on July 19, 2019.
2:55:41 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:55:33 P.M. Mr. Case moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:15:59 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:57:01 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:56:05 P.M. Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, July 19, 2019, it adjourn to meet at noon on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, for Morning-Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
12:56:00 P.M. Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:30 a.m. on July 19. Agreed to without objection.
12:08:22 P.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.
12:05:47 P.M. The House received a communication from Jenifer Megan Bel Miller, Chief of Staff, Rep. Steve Scalise. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Miller notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
12:03:55 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
12:02:58 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.
12:02:56 P.M. H.R. 582 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:02:55 P.M. H.R. 582 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 231 - 199 (Roll no. 496).
11:56:17 A.M. H.R. 582 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 210 - 218 (Roll no. 495).
11:47:33 A.M. H.R. 582 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:35:12 A.M. H.R. 582 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meuser 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 adding a section pertaining to Small Business Surivival which shall not apply to an enterprise that employs fewer than 10 individuals and whose annual gross volume of sales made or business done is less than $1,000,000.
11:34:57 A.M. H.R. 582 Mr. Meuser moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor.
11:34:03 A.M. H.R. 582 On agreeing to the O'Halleran amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 248 - 181 (Roll no. 494).
11:01:16 A.M. H.R. 582 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) and on the bill pursuant to the rule.
10:51:23 A.M. H.R. 582 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 492, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the O'Halleran amendment No. 1.
10:49:15 A.M. H.R. 582 An amendment, offered by Mr. O'Halleran, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 116-155 to require the Government Accountability Office, in consultation with specified experts, to submit a report to Congress on the economic and employment impacts (nationally, regionally, and locally) of the four minimum wage increases in the bill (standard, tipped minimum, youth, and 14(C)) with the report to be prepared after the second wage increase and before the third wage increase. Also, the amendment requires Congress to assess the reports findings and to take any appropriate legislative action, including action to delay or otherwise modify the next scheduled wage increases.
9:19:25 A.M. H.R. 582 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 582.
9:19:01 A.M. H.R. 582 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 582 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
9:18:56 A.M. H.R. 582 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 492. H.R. 582 — "To provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage, and for other purposes."
9:04:25 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.
9:04:04 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kustoff of TN to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:20 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. Pappas 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. Pappas 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.
9:00:51 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:00:33 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Tom Malinowski to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:25 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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