the senate March 13-15 CONGRESS 2018 the House


March 15, 2018 Wrap Up for Thursday, March 15, 2018
March 14, 2018 Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 14, 2018
March 13, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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House Activity 3/15/2018

10:00:01 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:16 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.
10:31:42 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:13 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 15.
12:00:19 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Dom Elias M. Carr, All Saints Regional Catholic School, Glen Cove, NY
12:01:41 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:43 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Suozzi to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:35 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.
12:24:17 P.M. H. Res. 780 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 780 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4061) to amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to improve the transparency of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to improve the SIFI designation process, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4293) to reform the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process, the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test process, and for other purposes.”
12:26:48 P.M. H. Res. 780 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 780.
12:59:52 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2155; Senate agreed to the House amendments to S. 188, and passed H.R. 2154, without amendment.
1:00:28 P.M. H. Res. 780 DEBATE – The House resumed with debate on H. Res. 780.
1:10:09 P.M. H. Res. 780 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 780, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hastings demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:12:26 P.M. H.R. 4545 ORDER OF BUSINESS – Mr. Hensarling asked unanimous consent that the question of adopting amendment No. 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-595 to H.R. 4545 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
1:12:28 P.M. H.R. 4545 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773H.R. 4545 — “To amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes.”
1:12:33 P.M. H.R. 4545 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545 under a structured rule, and makes in order amendments printed in the report, with one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263 under closed rules. The rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Financial Services for each measure, and one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
1:13:41 P.M. H.R. 4545 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4545.
2:08:41 P.M. H.R. 4545 An amendment, offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-595 to narrow the applicability of the bill’s additional appeal process from applying to all financial institutions regardless of their size, including megabanks and payday lenders, to only small, community banks and credit unions with less than $10 billion in assets.
2:09:38 P.M. H.R. 4545 DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 773, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters Part B amendment No. 1.
2:15:56 P.M. H.R. 4545 The previous question was ordered on the amendment and the bill without objection.
2:16:05 P.M. H.R. 4545 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the Maxine Waters amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:16:44 P.M. H.R. 4263 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773H.R. 4263 — “To amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes.”
2:16:49 P.M. H.R. 4263 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545 under a structured rule, and makes in order amendments printed in the report, with one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263 under closed rules. The rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Financial Services for each measure, and one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
2:18:04 P.M. H.R. 4263 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4263.
3:09:32 P.M. H.R. 4263 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:10:05 P.M. H.R. 4263 Mrs. Beatty moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
3:10:28 P.M. H.R. 4263 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the 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 to strike “$75,000,000” and insert “$50,000,000” on Page 3, line 10; and on Page 3, line 23, insert the following new section entitled: “Effect of Increase in Offering Limit”.
3:19:42 P.M. H.R. 4263 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:49:32 P.M. H.R. 4263 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 182 – 235 (Roll no. 109).
3:56:37 P.M. H.R. 4263 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 246 – 170 (Roll no. 110).
3:56:38 P.M. H.R. 4263 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:56:46 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the adoption of the amendment offered by Maxine Waters, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:56:52 P.M. H.R. 4545 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4545 — “To amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes.”
4:04:08 P.M. H.R. 4545 On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment; Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 – 233 (Roll no. 111).
4:11:42 P.M. H.R. 4545 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 283 – 133 (Roll no. 112).
4:11:44 P.M. H.R. 4545 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:11:52 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering previous question on H. Res. 780, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:11:58 P.M. H. Res. 780 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 780 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4061) to amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to improve the transparency of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to improve the SIFI designation process, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4293) to reform the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review process, the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test process, and for other purposes.”
4:18:34 P.M. H. Res. 780 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 – 182 (Roll no. 113).
4:24:56 P.M. H. Res. 780 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 – 177 (Roll no. 114).
4:24:58 P.M. H. Res. 780 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:25:11 P.M. Mr. Denham asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Thursday, March 15, 2018, it adjourn to meet on Monday, March 19, 2018, when it shall convene at noon for Morning-Hour Debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
4:25:12 P.M. H.R. 138 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP – Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 138, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
4:26:38 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:41:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:56:18 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 1869 and H.R. 3210 with an amendment.
4:56:54 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed Special Order speeches.
5:07:20 P.M. Mr. Raskin moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:07:32 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:07:33 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on March 19, 2018

House Activity  3/14/2018

10:00:04 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:13 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Collins 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.
11:06:38 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:40 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 14.
12:00:49 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Pastor Rodney David Cannon, Frostproof Church of God, Frostproof, FL.
12:01:45 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:48 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Williams to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:11 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.
12:20:01 P.M. H. Res. 773 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 773 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4545) to amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1116) to require the Federal financial institutions regulatory agencies to take risk profiles and business models of institutions into account when taking regulatory actions, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4263) to amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes.”
12:23:28 P.M. H. Res. 773 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 773.
12:54:41 P.M. H. Res. 773 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 773, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
12:55:41 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:04:00 P.M. H.R. 4909 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4909 — “To reauthorize the grant program for school security in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.”
1:04:00 P.M. H.R. 4909 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:04:03 P.M. H.R. 4909 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4909.
1:48:46 P.M. H.R. 4909 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.
1:48:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:16:45 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 14.
2:17:02 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 773, agreeing to H. Res. 773, if ordered, and a motion to suspend the rules, all of which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:18:43 P.M. H. Res. 773 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 773 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4545) to amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1116) to require the Federal financial institutions regulatory agencies to take risk profiles and business models of institutions into account when taking regulatory actions, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4263) to amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes.”
2:44:57 P.M. H. Res. 773 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 – 183 (Roll no. 104).
2:52:39 P.M. H. Res. 773 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 – 182 (Roll no. 105).
2:52:41 P.M. H. Res. 773 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:03:38 P.M. H.R. 4909 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4909 — “To reauthorize the grant program for school security in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.”
3:11:31 P.M. H.R. 4909 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 – 10 (Roll no. 106).
3:11:32 P.M. H.R. 4909 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:11:33 P.M. H. Con. Res. 79 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP – Mr. Nadler asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H. Con. Res. 79, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
3:11:34 P.M. H.R. 137 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP – Mr. Cicilline asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 137, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
3:12:46 P.M. H.R. 3996 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3996 — “To amend title 28, United States Code, to permit other courts to transfer certain cases to United States Tax Court.”
3:13:09 P.M. H.R. 3996 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:13:10 P.M. H.R. 3996 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3996.
3:20:19 P.M. H.R. 3996 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:20:21 P.M. H.R. 3996 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:20:28 P.M. H.R. 506 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 506 — “To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes.”
3:21:28 P.M. H.R. 506 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:21:29 P.M. H.R. 506 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 506.
3:38:08 P.M. H.R. 506 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:38:10 P.M. H.R. 506 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:16 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2286 and H.R. 1207 with an amendment.
3:38:52 P.M. H.R. 3249 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3249 — “To authorize the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program, and for other purposes.”
3:39:05 P.M. H.R. 3249 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:39:07 P.M. H.R. 3249 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3249.
3:59:04 P.M. H.R. 3249 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:59:05 P.M. H.R. 3249 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:00:05 P.M. H.R. 1116 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 773H.R. 1116 — “To require the Federal financial institutions regulatory agencies to take risk profiles and business models of institutions into account when taking regulatory actions, and for other purposes.”
4:00:10 P.M. H.R. 1116 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4545 under a structured rule, and makes in order amendments printed in the report, with one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Rule also provides for consideration of H.R. 1116 and H.R. 4263 under closed rules. The rule provides for one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Financial Services for each measure, and one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure.
4:00:59 P.M. H.R. 1116 DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1116.
5:02:31 P.M. H.R. 1116 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:03:06 P.M. H.R. 1116 Mr. Connolly moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
5:03:17 P.M. H.R. 1116 DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the 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 to insert on page 3, line 22 “, unless such tailoring is done at the request of and for the personal gain of the President, his or her immediate family members, or senior Executive Branch officials who are required to file annual financial disclosure forms, or is otherwise determined inappropriate by the appropriate Federal financial regulator” before the period at the end.
5:13:33 P.M. H.R. 1116 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:38:16 P.M. H.R. 1116 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 182 – 232 (Roll no. 107).
5:46:41 P.M. H.R. 1116 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 247 – 169 (Roll no. 108).
5:46:45 P.M. H.R. 1116 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:47:56 P.M. Mr. Buck filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 780.
5:49:04 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Under Clause 2(g) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had designated Mr. Robert Reeves, Deputy Clerk, and Mr. Christopher Donesa, Legal Counsel, to sign any and all papers and do all other acts for her under the name of the Clerk of the House which they would be authorized to do so by virtue of the designation except such as are provided by statute, in case of her temporary absence or disability and that this designation shall remain in effect for the 115th Congress or until modified by her.
5:49:45 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:12:58 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:07:38 P.M. Mr. Soto moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:07:51 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:07:52 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 15, 2018.

House Activity 3/13/2018

12:00:05 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:15 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel M. Donovan Jr. 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.
12:25:13 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 13.
2:00:07 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:27 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:30 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.
2:01:49 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:04:06 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 March 9, 2018 at 9:47 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 1177.
2:04:52 P.M. The House received a communication from Timothy Reitz, Legislative Director, Congressman Jody B. Hice (GA). Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Reitz notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony in a criminal trial issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
2:05:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:45 P.M. today.
4:44:55 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 13.
4:45:11 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:45:28 P.M. S. 324 Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 324 — “To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans.”
4:45:38 P.M. S. 324 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:45:39 P.M. S. 324 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 324.
5:00:17 P.M. S. 324 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:00:19 P.M. S. 324 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:01:10 P.M. H.R. 4465 Mr. Curtis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4465 — “To maintain annual base funding for the Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery programs through fiscal year 2023, to require a report on the implementation of those programs, and for other purposes.”
5:01:21 P.M. H.R. 4465 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:22 P.M. H.R. 4465 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4465.
5:07:40 P.M. H.R. 4465 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.
5:08:05 P.M. H.R. 1800 Mr. Curtis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1800 — “To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain Federal land to facilitate scientific research supporting Federal space and defense programs.”
5:08:15 P.M. H.R. 1800 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:08:16 P.M. H.R. 1800 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1800.
5:11:59 P.M. H.R. 1800 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:12:00 P.M. H.R. 1800 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:12:09 P.M. H.R. 3469 Mr. Curtis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3469 — “To designate the bridge located in Blount County, Tennessee, on the Foothills Parkway (commonly known as “Bridge 2”) as the “Dean Stone Bridge”.”
5:12:19 P.M. H.R. 3469 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:12:20 P.M. H.R. 3469 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3469.
5:19:57 P.M. H.R. 3469 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:20:01 P.M. H.R. 3469 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:20:01 P.M. H.R. 4266 Mr. Curtis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4266 — “To clarify the boundary of Acadia National Park, and for other purposes.”
5:20:19 P.M. H.R. 4266 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:20:20 P.M. H.R. 4266 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4266.
5:32:08 P.M. H.R. 4266 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:32:10 P.M. H.R. 4266 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:32:17 P.M. H.R. 1350 Mr. Curtis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1350 — “To modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes.”
5:32:24 P.M. H.R. 1350 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:32:25 P.M. H.R. 1350 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1350.
5:38:18 P.M. H.R. 1350 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:38:20 P.M. H.R. 1350 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:40:04 P.M. H.R. 5247 Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5247 — “To authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes.”
5:40:14 P.M. H.R. 5247 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:40:17 P.M. H.R. 5247 DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5247.
6:25:52 P.M. H.R. 5247 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.
6:26:32 P.M. Mr. Buck filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 773.
6:27:47 P.M. The House received a communication from Teresa Valdez, District Director, Congressman Pete Aguilar. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Valdez notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for documents and a separate subpoena for testimony, issued by the Superior Court, County of San Bernardino, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she would make the determinations as required by Rule VIII.
6:28:14 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on March 13, 2018, at 9:53 a.m.: that the Secretary of the Senate request the House to return the official papers of H.R. 1207 to the Senate.
6:28:15 P.M. H.R. 1207 UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST – The Chair directed the Clerk to return the papers on H.R. 1207 to the Senate. Agreed to without objection.
6:28:55 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on motions to suspend the rules, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:29:31 P.M. H.R. 5247 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5247 — “To authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes.”
6:56:47 P.M. H.R. 5247 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 259 – 140 (Roll no. 102).
6:56:55 P.M. H.R. 4465 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4465 — “To maintain annual base funding for the Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery programs through fiscal year 2023, to require a report on the implementation of those programs, and for other purposes.”
7:04:30 P.M. H.R. 4465 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 – 6 (Roll no. 103).
7:04:31 P.M. H.R. 4465 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:06:29 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE – The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the attack in Yountville, California.
7:09:37 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:25:47 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:41:20 P.M. Mr. King (IA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:41:39 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:41:40 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 14, 2018.
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