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August 28, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 28, 2018
August 27, 2018 Wrap Up for Monday, August 27, 2018
August 23, 2018 Wrap Up for Thursday, August 23, 2018
August 22, 2018 Wrap Up for Wednesday, August 22, 2018
August 21, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 21, 2018
August 21, 2018 Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 21, 2018

House Activity 8/31

9:30:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:30:53 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Biggs to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:31:09 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:31:31 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
9:31:53 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Schweikert to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:32:23 A.M. H. Res. 1047 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 1047 — “Expressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona.”
9:32:38 A.M. H. Res. 1047 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
9:32:58 A.M. H. Res. 1047 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:33:15 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to H. Res. 1047and section 2(b) of H. Res. 1012. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on September 4, 2018.

House Activity 8/28

2:00:18 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:26 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jim Banks to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:43 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.
12:01:29 P.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
12:01:35 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:36 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 August 27, 2018 at 11:39 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2511S. 2896, and H.R. 6157 amended.
12:01:37 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 August 28, 2018 at 10:06 a.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 43S. Con. Res. 44, and that the Senate agreed to Relative to the Death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, United States Senator from the State of Arizona S. Res. 619.
12:03:01 P.M. S. Con. Res. 43 Without objection, the Chair laid S. Con. Res. 43 before the House.
12:03:09 P.M. S. Con. Res. 43 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:03:12 P.M. S. Con. Res. 43 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:04:05 P.M. S. Con. Res. 44 Without objection, the Chair laid S. Con. Res. 44 before the House.
12:04:25 P.M. S. Con. Res. 44 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:04:28 P.M. S. Con. Res. 44 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:04:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1012. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on August 31, 2018.

House Activity 8/24

11:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
11:00:17 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
11:00:43 A.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, TX
11:00:59 A.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
11:02:35 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
11:03:10 A.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Duncan Hunter. Mr. Hunter submitted his resignations from the Committees on Armed Services, Education and the Workforce, and Transportation and Infrastructure. The resignations were accepted without objection.
11:03:57 A.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 August 23, 2018, at 1:31 p.m.: that the Senate agreed to the House amendments to S. 899; that the Senate passed S. 266S. 1142S. 1322S. 2946; and that the Senate passed H.R. 2147
11:04:50 A.M. The House received a communication from Sera Alptekin, Caseworker and Field Representative, Office of Rep. Jackie Speier. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ms. Alptekin notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for testimony, issued by the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Mateo, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, determined that compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
11:05:28 A.M. The House received a communication from Mark Nagales, Constituent Services Director, Office of Rep. Jackie Speier. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mr. Nagales notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony, issued by the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Mateo, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, determined that compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
11:06:03 A.M. The House received a communication from Brian Perkins, District Director, Office of Rep. Jackie Speier. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mr. Perkins notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for testimony, issued by the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Mateo, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, determined that compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
11:06:38 A.M. Library of Congress Trust Fund Board – Pursuant to section 1 of the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board Act (2 U.S.C. 154) and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Ms. Elizabeth Beretta-Perik, Jamestown, Rhode Island.
11:07:09 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1012. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on August 28, 2018.

House Activity 8/21

12:30:45 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:31:38 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Barbara Comstock to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:31:56 P.M. Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Erin Keys, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC
12:32:50 P.M. SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
12:33:07 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:34:10 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 August 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Res. 609.
12:34:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1012. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on August 24, 2018.