the senate December 3rd -31st – CONGRESS – 2018 the house


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House Activity 12/31/18

10:00:29 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:34 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Luke Messer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:59 A.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.
10:02:22 A.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1180, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
10:02:38 A.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:03:40 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1180. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 2, 2019.

House Activity 12/27/18

4:00:01 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
4:00:21 P.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Luke Messer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
4:00:36 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Benjamin Hogue, Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Washington, DC.
4:01:50 P.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1180, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
4:01:55 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Burgess to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
4:02:36 P.M.The House received a communication from Representative Lujan Grisham, M. wherein she resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective at 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2018.
4:02:56 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1180. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 31, 2018.

House Activity 12/24/18

10:30:08 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:30:15 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:30:55 A.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Erin Keys, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.
10:31:47 A.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1180, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
10:31:50 A.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:31:58 A.M.Federal Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Board – Pursuant to section 103(c) of the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Act of 2008 (34 U.S.C. 50313), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker and the Democratic Leader appointed Mrs. Val Butler Demings, Orlando, FL.
10:32:58 A.M.State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Board – Pursuant to section 203(c) of the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Act of 2008 (34 U.S.C. 50323), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker and the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. David Moore, Janesville, WI.
10:32:59 A.M.Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission – Pursuant to section 431(a)(3) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Ms. Penny Young Nance, Fairfax, VA, to fill the existing vacancy thereon.
10:34:01 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1180. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on December 27, 2018.

House Activity 12/22/2018

12:00:29 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:38 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:52 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:56 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. McCollum to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:37 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
5:59:05 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 22.
6:00:06 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 December 21, 2018, at 7:58 p.m.: That the Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 148.
6:00:07 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 December 22, 2018, at 11:14 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2274.
6:02:09 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 December 22, 2018, at 5:18 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 573; that the Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 3661; the Senate passed H.R. 672, H.R. 4689, H.R. 5636, H.R. 6602, H.R. 7279, H.R. 7318, H.R. 7319; the Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 149; that the Senate passed H.R. 1967, as amended, H.R. 4203, as amended and H.R. 4969, as amended.
6:02:11 P.M.HOUR OF MEETING – The Chair announced, without objection, when the House adjourns on Saturday, December 22, 2018, it shall adjourn to meet at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 24, 2018.
6:04:48 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on December 24, 2018.

House Activity 12/17/2018
11:30:57 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
11:31:08 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Francis Rooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
11:31:34 A.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, TX.
11:33:27 A.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
11:33:32 A.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
11:34:12 A.M.Syria Study Group – Pursuant to section 1501(c) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Public Law115-254), the Democratic Leader appointed Ms. Anne W. Patterson of Falls Church, Virginia.
11:34:13 A.M.The Chair announced that without objection, when the House adjourns on Monday, December 17, 2018, it shall adjourn to meet on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, when it shall meet at noon for morning hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business.
11:34:14 A.M.The House received a communication from the Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman. Pursuant to section 3307 of Title 40, United States Code, Mr. Shuster notified the House that the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure met in open session to consider four resolutions included in the General Services Administration’s Capital Investment and Leasing Programs. Copies of the resolutions adopted by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure are enclosed. Referred to Appropriations and ordered printed.
11:35:01 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on December 19, 2018.

House Activity 12/12/2018

10:00:20 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:31 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Kevin Yoder to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:51 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.
11:16:27 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:01 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 12.
12:00:04 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:00:58 P.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. Thompson (PA) 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. Thompson (PA) 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.
12:01:52 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Cicilline to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:55 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.
12:12:32 P.M.Medal of Valor Review Board – Pursuant to section 3(b) of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001 (42 U.S.C. 15202), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Brian Fengel of Bartonville, Illinois.
12:14:05 P.M. H. Res. 1176
Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 1176 — “Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2) to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.”
12:15:20 P.M. H. Res. 1176
DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 1176.
2:02:27 P.M. H. Res. 1176
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 – 191 (Roll no. 431).
2:09:49 P.M. H. Res. 1176
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 206 – 203 (Roll no. 432).
2:09:51 P.M. H. Res. 1176
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:10:02 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.
2:17:57 P.M.On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 – 169, 4 Present (Roll no. 433).
2:19:14 P.M.The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:20:20 P.M. H.R. 2454
Mr. Hurd moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
2:20:36 P.M. H.R. 2454
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2454.
2:25:42 P.M. H.R. 2454
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Hurd objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
2:26:26 P.M. S. 2736
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 2736 — “To develop a long-term strategic vision and a comprehensive, multifaceted, and principled United States policy for the Indo-Pacific region, and for other purposes.”
2:26:59 P.M. S. 2736
Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:27:02 P.M. S. 2736
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2736.
2:42:32 P.M. S. 2736
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:42:53 P.M. S. 2736
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:42:59 P.M. H. Res. 274
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:43:25 P.M. H. Res. 274
Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 274 — “Condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.”
2:43:43 P.M. H. Res. 274
An amendment, offered by Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, to strike all after the resolving clause and insert new text.
2:43:47 P.M. H. Res. 274
On agreeing to the Ros-Lehtinen amendment; Agreed to without objection.
2:44:30 P.M. H. Res. 274
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:44:31 P.M. H. Res. 274
An amendment, offered by Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, to strike the preamble.
2:44:32 P.M. H. Res. 274
On agreeing to the Ros-Lehtinen amendment; Agreed to without objection.
2:44:39 P.M. H. Res. 274
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:44:40 P.M. H.R. 6219
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:45:03 P.M. H.R. 6219
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 6219 — “To support the independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of Georgia, and for other purposes.”
2:45:08 P.M. H.R. 6219
On passage Passed without objection.
2:45:16 P.M. H.R. 6219
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:45:17 P.M. H. Res. 1169
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2:46:04 P.M. H. Res. 1169
Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 1169 — “Reaffirming the commitment of the United States to promote free, fair, transparent and credible elections in Bangladesh.”
2:46:20 P.M. H. Res. 1169
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:46:24 P.M.
H. Res. 1169
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:47:58 P.M. H.R. 2
Mr. Conaway brought up conference report H. Rept. 115-1072 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 1176.
2:48:31 P.M. H.R. 2
DEBATE – Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1176, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2.
3:42:26 P.M. H.R. 2
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:42:57 P.M. H.R. 2
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the conference report, and announced that the ayes had prevailed by voice vote. Mr. Conaway demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the conference report until a time to be announced.
3:45:57 P.M.UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the conference report to accompany H.R. 2, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:46:21 P.M. H.R. 2
The House proceeded to consider the conference report H. Rept. 115-1072 as unfinished business.
4:15:18 P.M. H.R. 2
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 369 – 47 (Roll no. 434).
4:15:19 P.M. H.R. 2
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:16:20 P.M. H.R. 2454
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
4:16:21 P.M. H.R. 2454
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:18:25 P.M. H. Res. 35
Mr. Lewis (MN) asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:18:48 P.M. H. Res. 35
Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 35 — “Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives relating to automated external defibrillator (AED) training in the Nation’s schools.”
4:19:03 P.M. H. Res. 35
An amendment, offered by Mr. Lewis (MN), to the text to make technical and conforming changes.
4:19:27 P.M. H. Res. 35
On agreeing to the Lewis (MN) amendment; Agreed to without objection.
4:19:40 P.M. H. Res. 35
An amendment, offered by Mr. Lewis (MN), to the preamble, striking “training” and inserting “education”.
4:20:00 P.M. H. Res. 35
On agreeing to the Lewis (MN) amendment; Agreed to without objection.
4:20:11 P.M. H. Res. 35
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:20:16 P.M. H. Res. 35
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:20:19 P.M. H. Res. 35
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:20:21 P.M. H.R. 887
Mr. Goodlatte asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:21:21 P.M. H.R. 887
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 887 — “To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend honorary citizenship to otherwise qualified noncitizens who enlisted in the Philippines and died while serving on active duty with the United States Armed Forces during certain periods of hostilities, and for other purposes.”
4:21:33 P.M. H.R. 887
On passage Passed without objection.
4:21:39 P.M. H.R. 887
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:40 P.M. S. 3170
Mr. Goodlatte asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:22:06 P.M. S. 3170
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 3170 — “To amend title 18, United States Code, to make certain changes to the reporting requirement of certain service providers regarding child sexual exploitation visual depictions, and for other purposes.”
4:22:18 P.M. S. 3170
On passage Passed without objection.
4:22:22 P.M. S. 3170
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:22:23 P.M. H.R. 2315
Mr. Barr asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:23:05 P.M. H.R. 2315
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 2315 — “To posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to the Nation.”
4:23:32 P.M. H.R. 2315
An amendment, offered by Mr. Barr, to strike all after the enacting clause and insert new text.
4:23:42 P.M. H.R. 2315
On agreeing to the Barr amendment; Agreed to without objection.
4:23:53 P.M. H.R. 2315
On passage Passed without objection.
4:23:56 P.M. H.R. 2315
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:23:58 P.M. H.R. 2315
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:24:00 P.M. S. 1050
Mr. Barr asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:24:18 P.M. S. 1050
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 1050 — “To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the Chinese-American Veterans of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II.”
4:24:25 P.M. S. 1050 On passage Passed without objection.
4:24:27 P.M. S. 1050 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:24:28 P.M. S. 2101 Mr. Barr asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:24:51 P.M. S. 2101
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 2101 — “To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the crew of the USS Indianapolis, in recognition of their perseverance, bravery, and service to the United States.”
4:25:03 P.M. S. 2101 On passage Passed without objection.
4:25:08 P.M. S. 2101Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:25:58 P.M.Mr. Barr asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:30 a.m. on December 13. Agreed to without objection.
4:26:26 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:30:11 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:45:48 P.M.The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S.J. Res. 64, S. 1092, S. 2961, H.R. 1872, H.R. 3996, H.R. 5759, and H.R. 6964.
4:46:25 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed Special Order speeches.
6:12:01 P.M.Mr. Fortenberry moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:12:05 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:12:10 P.M.The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on December 13, 2018.

House Activity 12/11/2018

10:00:27 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:30 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Glenn Thompson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:36 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.
10:49:40 A.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:02 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 11.
12:00:04 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:15 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:17 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Ms. Ros-Lehtinen to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:39 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.
12:18:38 P.M.The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:18:52 P.M. S. 943
Mr. Estes (KS) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 943 — “To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an accurate comprehensive student count for the purposes of calculating formula allocations for programs under the Johnson-O’Malley Act, and for other purposes.”
12:19:12 P.M. S. 943
Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:19:15 P.M. S. 943
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 943.
12:26:05 P.M. S. 943
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:26:07 P.M. S. 943
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:27:54 P.M. H.R. 6140
Mr. Flores moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6140 — “To require the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a program to support the availability of HA-LEU for domestic commercial use, and for other purposes.”
12:28:29 P.M. H.R. 6140
Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:28:31 P.M. H.R. 6140
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6140.
12:38:08 P.M. H.R. 6140
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:38:13 P.M. H.R. 6140
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:38:56 P.M. H.R. 7217
Mr. Barton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 7217 — “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing coordinated care for children with complex medical conditions through a health home, and for other purposes.”
12:39:31 P.M. H.R. 7217
Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:39:37 P.M. H.R. 7217
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate onH.R. 7217.
1:22:34 P.M. H.R. 7217
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.
1:23:05 P.M. S. 2465
Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 2465 — “To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.”
1:23:35 P.M. S. 2465
Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:23:37 P.M. S. 2465
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2465.
1:32:48 P.M. S. 2465
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:32:59 P.M. S. 2465
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:33:00 P.M. S. 3029
Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 3029 — “To revise and extend the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act (PREEMIE Act).”
1:33:26 P.M. S. 3029
Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:33:28 P.M. S. 3029
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3029.
1:49:16 P.M. S. 3029
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.
1:49:20 P.M. H.R. 6615
Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6615 — “To reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury program.”
1:50:05 P.M. H.R. 6615
Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:50:08 P.M. H.R. 6615
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6615.
2:00:14 P.M. H.R. 6615
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:00:27 P.M. H.R. 6615
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:00:28 P.M. H.R. 1318
Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1318 — “To support States in their work to save and sustain the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, to eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes for pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths, to identify solutions to improve health care quality and health outcomes for mothers, and for other purposes.”
2:00:51 P.M. H.R. 1318
Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:00:54 P.M. H.R. 1318
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1318.
2:15:46 P.M. H.R. 1318
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:15:48 P.M. H.R. 1318
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:17:47 P.M. H. Res. 1091
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 1091 — “Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces, and for other purposes.”
2:17:56 P.M. H. Res. 1091
Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:17:58 P.M. H. Res. 1091
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1091.
2:45:00 P.M. H. Res. 1091
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.
2:45:04 P.M. H. Res. 1149
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1149 — “Recognizing that the United States-Republic of Korea alliance serves as a linchpin of regional stability and bilateral security, and exemplifies the broad and deep military, diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties shared between the United States and the Republic of Korea.”
2:45:39 P.M. H. Res. 1149 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:45:51 P.M. H. Res. 1149
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1149.
3:00:54 P.M. H. Res. 1149
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:00:59 P.M. H. Res. 1149
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:01:35 P.M. H. Res. 1157
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1157 — “Reaffirming the strong commitment of the United States to the countries and territories of the Pacific Islands region.”
3:01:44 P.M. H. Res. 1157
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:01:45 P.M. H. Res. 1157
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1157.
3:12:39 P.M. H. Res. 1157
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:12:42 P.M. H. Res. 1157
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:12:59 P.M.
H. Res. 1165
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1165 — “Condemning the Assad regime and its backers for their continued support of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria.”
3:13:11 P.M. H. Res. 1165
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:13:15 P.M. H. Res. 1165
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1165.
3:37:38 P.M. H. Res. 1165
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:38:04 P.M. H. Res. 1165
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:07 P.M. H. Res. 1035
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 1035 — “Expressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes.”
3:38:29 P.M. H. Res. 1035
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:38:32 P.M. H. Res. 1035
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1035.
3:51:30 P.M. H. Res. 1035
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:51:45 P.M. H. Res. 1035
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:52:03 P.M. H. Res. 1162
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 1162 — “Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Ukraine, and for other purposes.”
3:52:27 P.M.
H. Res. 1162
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:52:30 P.M. H. Res. 1162
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 1162.
4:08:23 P.M. H. Res. 1162
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
4:08:30 P.M. H. Res. 1162
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:09:12 P.M. H.R. 1918
Mr. Royce (CA) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendment.
4:09:25 P.M. H.R. 1918
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
4:09:26 P.M. H.R. 1918
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:10:18 P.M. H.R. 3342
Mr. Royce (CA) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendments.
4:10:47 P.M. H.R. 3342
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection.
4:10:48 P.M. H.R. 3342
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:10:55 P.M. H. Res. 931
Mr. Royce (CA) asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:11:13 P.M. H. Res. 931
Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 931 — “Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933, known as the Holodomor, should serve as a reminder of repressive Soviet policies against the people of Ukraine.”
4:11:31 P.M. H. Res. 931
An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce (CA), to strike all after the resolving clause and insert new text.
4:11:39 P.M. H. Res. 931
On agreeing to the Royce (CA) amendment; Agreed to without objection.
4:11:53 P.M. H. Res. 931
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.

4:11:58 P.M. H. Res. 931
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:12:00 P.M. H.R. 1850
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:12:37 P.M. H.R. 1850
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 1850 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 907 Fourth Avenue in Lake Odessa, Michigan, as the “Donna Sauers Besko Post Office”.”
4:12:40 P.M. H.R. 1850
On passage Passed without objection.
4:12:52 P.M. H.R. 1850
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:13:39 P.M. H.R. 4407
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendments.
4:14:06 P.M. H.R. 4407
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection.
4:14:07 P.M. H.R. 4407
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:14:22 P.M. H.R. 5205
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:14:38 P.M. H.R. 5205
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 5205 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 701 6th Street in Hawthorne, Nevada, as the “Sergeant Kenneth Eric Bostic Post Office”.”
4:14:48 P.M. H.R. 5205
On passage Passed without objection.
4:14:53 P.M. H.R. 5205
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:14:54 P.M. H.R. 5475
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:15:20 P.M. H.R. 5475
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 5475 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 North Macon Street in Bevier, Missouri, as the “SO2 Navy SEAL Adam Olin Smith Post Office”.”
4:15:33 P.M. H.R. 5475
On passage Passed without objection.
4:15:37 P.M. H.R. 5475
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:15:37 P.M. H.R. 6059
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:16:06 P.M. H.R. 6059
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 6059 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 51 Willow Street in Lynn, Massachusetts, as the “Thomas P. Costin, Jr. Post Office Building”.”
4:16:10 P.M. H.R. 6059
On passage Passed without objection.
4:16:16 P.M. H.R. 6059
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:16:17 P.M. H.R. 6167
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:16:40 P.M.
H.R. 6167
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 6167 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5707 South Cass Avenue in Westmont, Illinois, as the “James William Robinson Jr. Memorial Post Office Building”.”
4:16:46 P.M. H.R. 6167
On passage Passed without objection.
4:16:52 P.M. H.R. 6167
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:16:53 P.M. H.R. 6335
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:17:21 P.M. H.R. 6335
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 6335 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 322 Main Street in Oakville, Connecticut, as the “Veterans Memorial Post Office”.”
4:17:43 P.M. H.R. 6335
An amendment, offered by Mr. Mitchell, to strike all after the enacting clause and insert new text and title.
4:18:21 P.M. H.R. 6335
On agreeing to the Mitchell amendment; Agreed to without objection.
4:18:30 P.M. H.R. 6335
On passage Passed without objection.
4:18:34 P.M. H.R. 6335
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:18:35 P.M. H.R. 6930
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:18:55 P.M. H.R. 6930
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 6930 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10 Miller Street in Plattsburgh, New York, as the “Ross Bouyea Post Office Building”.”
4:19:03 P.M. H.R. 6930
On passage Passed without objection.
4:19:07 P.M. H.R. 6930
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:19:07 P.M. S. 3209
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:19:36 P.M. S. 3209
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 3209 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 413 Washington Avenue in Belleville, New Jersey, as the “Private Henry Svehla Post Office Building”.”
4:19:48 P.M. S. 3209
On passage Passed without objection.
4:19:52 P.M. S. 3209
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:19:53 P.M. S. 3237
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:20:18 P.M. S. 3237
Considered by unanimous consent. S. 3237 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 12th Street Lobby in Columbus, Georgia, as the “Richard W. Williams Chapter of the Triple Nickles (555th P.I.A.) Post Office”.”
4:20:33 P.M. S. 3237
On passage Passed without objection.
4:20:36 P.M. S. 3237
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:20:37 P.M. H.R. 7230
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:21:04 P.M. H.R. 7230
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 7230 — “To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 226 West Main Street in Lake City, South Carolina, as the “Postmaster Frazier B. Baker Post Office”.”
4:21:13 P.M. H.R. 7230
On passage Passed without objection.
4:21:16 P.M. H.R. 7230
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:37 P.M. H.R. 7243
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:21:55 P.M. H.R. 7243
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 7243 — “To amend Public Law 115-217 to change the address of the postal facility designated by such Public Law in honor of Sergeant First Class Alwyn Crendall Cashe, and for other purposes.”
4:21:59 P.M. H.R. 7243
On passage Passed without objection.
4:22:03 P.M. H.R. 7243
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:22:03 P.M.
H. Res. 1172
Mr. Mitchell asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
4:22:30 P.M. H. Res. 1172
Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 1172 — “Honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.”
4:22:46 P.M. H. Res. 1172
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:22:48 P.M. H. Res. 1172
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:23:01 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 were postponed.
4:24:51 P.M. H.R. 7217
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 7217 — “To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing coordinated care for children with complex medical conditions through a health home, and for other purposes.”
4:48:10 P.M. H.R. 7217
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 – 11 (Roll no. 428).
4:48:11 P.M. H.R. 7217
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:48:13 P.M. S. 3029
Considered as unfinished business. S. 3029 — “To revise and extend the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act (PREEMIE Act).”
4:58:26 P.M. S. 3029
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 – 3 (Roll no. 429).
4:58:27 P.M. S. 3029Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:58:34 P.M. S. 825Considered as unfinished business. S. 825 — “To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium located in Sitka, Alaska, and for other purposes.”
5:08:12 P.M. S. 825 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 – 3 (Roll no. 430).
5:08:13 P.M. S. 825 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:08:14 P.M. S. 3119
Mr. Lamborn asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.
5:08:38 P.M.
S. 3119Considered by unanimous consent. S. 3119 — “To allow for the taking of sea lions on the Columbia River and its tributaries to protect endangered and threatened species of salmon and other nonlisted fish species.”
5:08:41 P.M. S. 3119On passage Passed without objection.
5:08:47 P.M. S. 3119 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:09:39 P.M.Commission on International Religious Freedom – Pursuant to section 201(b) of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (22 U.S.C. 6431) and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed Ms. Anurima Bhargava, Chicago, IL, to succeed Mr. Daniel I. Mark for a term ending May 14, 2020.
5:10:11 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:19:18 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:59:41 P.M.The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 2.
6:00:15 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed with Special Order Speeches.
7:47:28 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
8:05:00 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 11.
8:05:04 P.M.Mr. Newhouse filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 1176.
8:06:00 P.M.Mr. Newhouse moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:06:02 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:06:06 P.M.The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 12, 2018.

House Activity 12/10/2018

12:00:00 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:01 P.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable John Abney Culberson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:21 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.
12:27:00 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:08 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 10.
2:00:11 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:34 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:37 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:09 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:07:54 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 December 6, 2018, at 1:28 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 2679, S. 3561, H.J. Res. 143, H.R. 1417, H.R. 1861, H.R. 3398, H.R. 4111, H.R. 5238 and H.R. 6330.
2:09:28 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 December 10, 2018, at 10:24 a.m.: that the Senate passed S. 7, S. 1942, S. 2276, S. 2343, S. 2597, S. 3119, H.R. 315, and that the Senate passed H.R. 2454 and H.R. 5075 with an amendment.
2:10:37 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 3:30 P.M. today.
3:30:16 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 10.
3:30:29 P.M.The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:30:49 P.M. H.R. 5513
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5513 — “To provide for an exchange of lands with San Bernardino County, California, to enhance management of lands within the San Bernardino National Forest, and for other purposes.”
3:31:11 P.M. H.R. 5513
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:31:14 P.M. H.R. 5513
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5513.
3:37:44 P.M. H.R. 5513
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:37:54 P.M. H.R. 5513
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:37:56 P.M. H.R. 6108
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6108 — “To provide for partnerships among State and local governments, regional entities, and the private sector to preserve, conserve, and enhance the visitor experience at nationally significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War, and for other purposes.”
3:38:20 P.M. H.R. 6108
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:38:24 P.M. H.R. 6108
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6108.
3:45:59 P.M. H.R. 6108
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:46:09 P.M. H.R. 6108
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:46:11 P.M. H.R. 3008
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3008 — “To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the George W. Bush Childhood Home, located at 1412 West Ohio Avenue, Midland, Texas, and for other purposes.”
3:46:29 P.M. H.R. 3008
Considered under suspension of the rules. 3:46:32 P.M. H.R. 3008
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate onH.R. 3008.
3:51:56 P.M. H.R. 3008
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.
3:52:02 P.M. H.R. 6118
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6118 — “To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an “American World War II Heritage City”, and for other purposes.”
3:52:45 P.M. H.R. 6118
Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:52:47 P.M. H.R. 6118
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6118.
3:59:17 P.M. H.R. 6118
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:59:26 P.M. H.R. 6118
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:59:29 P.M. H.R. 6118
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:59:43 P.M. H.R. 6665
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6665 — “To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to apply to territories of the United States, to establish offshore wind lease sale requirements, to provide dedicated funding for coral reef conservation, and for other purposes.”
4:00:18 P.M. H.R. 6665
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:00:20 P.M. H.R. 6665
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6665.
4:13:58 P.M. H.R. 6665
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:14:01 P.M. H.R. 6665
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:14:03 P.M. H. Res. 792
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 792 — “Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clemente’s place of death near Piñones in Loíza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places.”
4:14:18 P.M. H. Res. 792
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:14:19 P.M. H. Res. 792
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 792.
4:25:40 P.M. H. Res. 792
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.
4:25:44 P.M. S. 245
Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 245 — “To amend the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self Determination Act of 2005, and for other purposes.”
4:26:25 P.M. S. 245
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:26:29 P.M. S. 245
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 245.
4:33:56 P.M. S. 245
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:34:11 P.M. S. 245
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:34:12 P.M. S. 825
Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 825 — “To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium located in Sitka, Alaska, and for other purposes.”
4:34:32 P.M. S. 825
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:34:35 P.M. S. 825
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 825.
4:38:10 P.M. S. 825
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.
4:38:13 P.M. S. 2511
Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 2511 — “To require the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere to carry out a program on coordinating the assessment and acquisition by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of unmanned maritime systems, to make available to the public data collected by the Administration using such systems, and for other purposes.”
4:38:54 P.M. S. 2511
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:38:59 P.M. S. 2511
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2511.
4:43:58 P.M. S. 2511
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:44:07 P.M. S. 2511
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:44:09 P.M. H.R. 6893
Mr. Hice, Jody B. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6893 — “To amend the Overtime Pay for Protective Services Act of 2016 to extend the Secret Service overtime pay exception through 2019, and for other purposes.”
4:45:22 P.M. H.R. 6893
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:45:30 P.M. H.R. 6893
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6893.
4:55:25 P.M. H.R. 6893
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:55:29 P.M. H.R. 6893
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:55:32 P.M. H.R. 6893
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:56:18 P.M. S. 2248
Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 2248 — “To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain burial benefits for spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries, and for other purposes.”
4:56:46 P.M. S. 2248
Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:56:54 P.M. S. 2248
DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2248.
5:31:23 P.M. S. 2248
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:31:29 P.M. S. 2248
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:32:28 P.M. H.R. 3946
Mr. Roe (TN) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s Table and agree to the Senate amendments.
5:32:51 P.M. H.R. 3946
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection.
5:32:52 P.M. H.R. 3946
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:32:55 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:21 P.M.The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 10.
6:30:26 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 were postponed.
6:30:51 P.M. H. Res. 792
Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 792 — “Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clemente’s place of death near Piñones in Loíza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places.”
6:55:08 P.M. H. Res. 792
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 – 1, 2 Present (Roll no. 426).
6:55:12 P.M. H. Res. 792
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:15 P.M. H.R. 3008
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3008 — “To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the George W. Bush Childhood Home, located at 1412 West Ohio Avenue, Midland, Texas, and for other purposes.”
7:03:40 P.M. H.R. 3008
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 382 – 4, 2 Present (Roll no. 427).
7:03:41 P.M. H.R. 3008
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:04:21 P.M. H.R. 7213
Mr. Donovan asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:04:25 P.M. H.R. 7213
Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 7213 — “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, and for other purposes.”
7:05:03 P.M. H.R. 7213
On passage Passed without objection.
7:05:08 P.M. H.R. 7213
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:05:09 P.M. H.R. 7213
UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST – Mr. Donovan asked unanimous consent that an exchange of letters between the Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security be included in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
7:07:40 P.M.ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:21:53 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:25:42 P.M. H.R. 2
Conference report H. Rept. 115-1072 filed.
8:26:00 P.M.SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
8:57:40 P.M.Mr. Garrett moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:57:42 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:57:44 P.M.The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 11, 2018.

House Activity 12/6/2018

12:00:18 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:45 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Dr. Bruce Hargrave, Bruce Hargrave Ministries and Charities, Rowlett, TX
12:01:21 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:23 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Frelinghuysen to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:45 P.M. H.J. Res. 143
Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
12:01:47 P.M. H.J. Res. 143
Considered by unanimous consent. H.J. Res. 143 — “Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes.”
12:02:15 P.M. H.J. Res. 143
On passage Passed without objection.
12:02:16 P.M. H.J. Res. 143
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:02:44 P.M.Mr. Frelinghuysen asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Thursday, December 6, 2018, it adjourn to meet at noon, on Monday, December 10, 2018 for Morning-Hour Debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business Agreed to without objection.
12:03:30 P.M.Syria Study Group – Pursuant to section 1501(c) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Public Law115-254), and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Chair appointed Dr. Kimberly E. Kagan, Washington, DC.
12:07:00 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 December 6, 2018 at 10:57 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 1934, S. 2736, S. 3530, H.R. 754 and agreed to S. Con. Res. 57 and S. Res. 715.
12:07:05 P.M.Mr. Polis moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:07:06 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:07:08 P.M.The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on December 10, 2018.

House Activity 12/3/2018

3:45:02 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
3:45:15 P.M.NOTIFICATION TO MEMBER OF CONGRESS TO REASSEMBLE – Pursuant to clause 12(e) of rule I and after consultation with the Minority Leader of the House, the Speaker notified the House that he had determined the public interest requires that the House reassemble at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018 and that further announcements would be provided by the Majority Leader’s office.
3:45:48 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
3:46:31 P.M.The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
3:46:33 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Arrington to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
3:47:16 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 November 30, 2018 at 12:56 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 3628 and agreed to S. Con. Res. 54.
3:47:17 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 December 3, 2018 at 3:34 p.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 55 and S. Con. Res. 56.
3:48:17 P.M.The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification relating to the death of former President George Herbert Walker Bush.
3:51:15 P.M. H. Res. 1167
Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 1167 — “Expressing the profound regret and sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, forty-first President of the United States of America.”
3:52:05 P.M. H. Res. 1167
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:52:11 P.M. H. Res. 1167
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:52:12 P.M. S. Con. Res. 55
Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.
3:52:36 P.M. S. Con. Res. 55
Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 55 — “Authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for the lying in state of the remains of the late George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States.”
3:52:38 P.M. S. Con. Res. 55
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:52:41 P.M. S. Con. Res. 55
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:52:42 P.M. S. Con. Res. 56
Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table and consider.
3:53:13 P.M. S. Con. Res. 56
Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 56 — “Providing for the use of the catafalque situated in the Exhibition Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center in connection with memorial services to be conducted in the rotunda of the Capitol for the late George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States.”
3:53:15 P.M. S. Con. Res. 56
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:53:18 P.M. S. Con. Res. 56
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:53:29 P.M.Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Monday, December 3, 2018, it adjourn to meet at noon on Thursday 6, 2018 Agreed to without objection.
3:53:40 P.M.Mr. Collins (GA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:53:47 P.M.On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:53:48 P.M.The House adjourned pursuant to H. Res. 1167. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on December 6, 2018, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Honorable George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States.

 

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