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The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on November 12, 2019

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of November 08, 2019

1:00:03 P.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
1:00:09 P.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Jamie Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
1:00:28 P.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Pastor Deamon Scapin, Triumph Church, Washington, DC.
1:01:48 P.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 656, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
1:02:00 P.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
1:02:27 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 6, 2019, at 11:12 a.m.: that the Senate passed H.R. 724
1:03:07 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 November 8, 2019, at 12:23 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 979, S. 1388, and H.R. 1123. Appointments: Board of Visitors of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Board of Visitors of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
1:03:07 P.M.The House received a communication from the Honorable Eric A. “Rick” Crawford. Mr. Crawford submitted his resignation from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The resignation was accepted without objection.
1:03:08 P.M.Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – Pursuant to clause 11 of rule 10, clause 11 of rule 1, and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Mr. Jordan.
1:04:51 P.M.The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 656. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on November 12, 2019

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of November 5, 2019

8:04:00 A.M. – The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 656. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on November 8, 2019.

8:00:07 A.M.The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
8:00:31 A.M.The Speaker designated the Honorable Val Butler Demings to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
8:00:38 A.M.Today’s prayer was offered by Monsignor Stephen J. Rossetti, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
8:01:20 A.M.SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 656, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
8:01:38 A.M.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
8:02:13 A.M.The House received a communication from Representative Hill (CA) wherein she resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective on November 3, 2019.
8:03:44 A.M.ADJUSTED WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE – Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentlewoman from California, Ms. Hill, the whole number of the House is 431.
8:03:46 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 had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 4, 2019, at 1:35 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 2423 and H.R. 3055, as amended.
8:04:00 A.M.

The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 656. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on November 8, 2019.

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of November 1, 2019

01:03 PM The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 656. The next meeting is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on November 5, 2019.
01:02 PM 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 October 31, 2019 at 2:48 p.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Res. 390.
01:02 PM PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
01:02 PM SPEAKER’S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL – Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 656, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
01:00 PM Today’s prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Capitol Worship, Washington, DC.
01:00 PM The Speaker designated the Honorable Jamie Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
01:00 PM The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of October 30, 2019

02:10 PMThe House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on November 1, 2019.

12:54 PM The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to Sudan. – referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-78).
12:53 PM The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification to terminate the designation of the Republic of Cameroon as a beneficiary sub-Saharan African country under the African Growth and Opportunity Act – referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116-77).
12:25 PM Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 1:00 p.m. on November 1. Agreed to without objection.
12:24 PM ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:23 PM 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 October 30, 2019, at 1:32 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 1678.
12:22 PM UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST – Ms. Scanlon asked unanimous consent that Mr. Cole of Oklahoma be permitted to insert the text of the amendment he would have offered had the House rejected the previous question on H. Res. 660, along with extraneous material, into the Record immediately prior to the vote on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 660. Agreed to 02:10 PM

11:15AM House Democrats pass resolution formalizing Trump impeachment inquiry

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Senate Floor Activity

Legislative Business November 12, 2019

Legislative Business (Thursday, November 7)
H.R. 1123 (Rep. Crawford): A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the eastern judicial district of Arkansas, and for other purposes.
— Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
— Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

S. 979 (Sen. Rubio): A bill to amend the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to incorporate the recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office relating to advance contracts, and for other purposes.
— Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.

S. 1388 (Sen. Peters): A bill to manage supply chain risk through counterintelligence training, and for other purposes.
— Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 412 (Sen. Cornyn): A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of November 4 through November 8, 2019, as “National Family Service Learning Week”.
— Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.

S.Res. 413 (Sen. Rubio): A resolution designating the week of November 4 through November 8, 2019, as “National Veterans Small Business Week” .
— Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 414 (Sen. Hoeven): A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States .
— Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 4:56 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until Nov 12, 2019  8 a.m. tomorrow. 

Legislative Business  Monday, Nov 4, 2019
1:00 p.m.: Convene for a pro forma session.

Legislative Business Friday, November 1, 2019  Not In Session

Legislative Business Wednesday, October 30 ,2019

S.Amdt. 948 (Sen. Shelby): In the nature of a substitute.
–Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 88 – 5. Record Vote Number: 338

S.J.Res. 52 (Sen. Warner): A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to “State Relief and Empowerment Waivers” .
— Considered by Senate.
— Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 – 52. Record Vote Number: 337

S.Res. 377 (Sen. Alexander): A resolution designating October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States.
— Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
— Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 389 (Sen. Cassidy): A resolution calling on Congress, schools, and State and local educational agencies to recognize the significant educational implications of dyslexia that must be addressed, and designating October 2019 as “National Dyslexia Awareness Month” .
— Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.

S.Res. 390 (Sen. Burr): A resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan.
— Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Adjournment
By unanimous consent, on the request of Ms. Collins, at 7:38 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.

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