Floor Proceedings
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02:12 PM The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:15 P.M. today.
02:11 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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 12, 2018, at 11:15 a.m.: that the Senate passed H.R. 984 and H.R. 4641; appointment: the United States Semiquincentennial Commission
02:02 PM ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
02:02 PM 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 gentleman from Ohio, Mr. Tiberi, the whole number of the House is 431.
02:01 PM PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Smith of TX to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
02:01 PM 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 until later in the legislative day.
02:00 PM Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
02:00 PM The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 16.
12:11 PM The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
12:00 PM 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.

Most Recent Votes

Recent Votes
Roll Date Bill Result Title/(Question)
17 01-11 H R 4578 Passed Counter Terrorist Network Act (On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass)
16 01-11 S 139 Passed Rapid DNA Act of 2017 (On Passage)
15 01-11 S 139 Failed Rapid DNA Act of 2017 (On Motion to Commit with Instructions)
14 01-11 S 139 Failed On Agreeing to the Amendment ((Amash of Michigan Substitute Amendment No. 1 ))
12 01-10 H R 4567 Passed DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017 (On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended)
11 01-10 S 140 Passed To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund (On Passage)
10 01-10 H RES 681 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 140) to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund (On Agreeing to the Resolution)
9 01-10 H RES 681 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 140) to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund (On Ordering the Previous Question)
8 01-10 H RES 682 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 139) to implement the use of Rapid DNA instruments to inform decisions about pretrial release or detention and their conditions, to solve and prevent violent crimes and other crimes, to exonerate the innocent, to prevent DNA analysis backlongs, and for other purposes (On Agreeing to the Resolution)

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