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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R. 1624-
1643; and 4 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 35-36; and H. Res. 211-212 were 
introduced.
  Page H2240

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H2241

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1353, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require 
certain additional information to be submitted to Congress regarding 
the strategic 5-year technology investment plan of the Transportation 
Security Administration (H. Rept. 115-44);
  H.R. 1294, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for 
congressional notification regarding major acquisition program 
breaches, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-45);
  H.R. 1249, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require a 
multiyear acquisition strategy of the Department of Homeland Security, 
and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-46);
  H.R. 1252, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for 
certain acquisition authorities for the Under Secretary of Management 
of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-47);
  H.R. 1365, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require 
certain acquisition innovation, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-48);
  H.R. 1029, to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act to improve pesticide registration and other activities 
under the Act, to extend and modify fee authorities, and for other 
purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-49, Part 1);
  H. Res. 209, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 372) to 
restore the application of the Federal antitrust laws to the business 
of health insurance to protect competition and consumers (H. Rept. 115-
50);
  H. Res. 210, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1101) to 
amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to 
improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with 
respect to medical care for their employees (H. Rept. 115-51);
  H.R. 1628, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the 
concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017 (H. Rept. 115-
52); and
  H.R. 1304, to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 
1974, the Public Health

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Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the 
definition of health insurance coverage certain medical stop-loss 
insurance obtained by certain plan sponsors of group health plans, with 
an amendment (H. Rept. 115-53, Part 1).
Pages H2239-40

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Newhouse to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H2187

Recess: The House recessed at 12:14 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                         Pages H2188-89

Recess: The House recessed at 2:10 p.m. and reconvened at 3:32 p.m. 
                                                             Page H2190

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Pesticide Registration Enhancement Act of 2017: H.R. 1029, amended, 
to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to 
improve pesticide registration and other activities under the Act, to 
extend and modify fee authorities;
  Pages H2190-H2208
  100 Years of Women in Congress Act: H.R. 382, to amend the Department 
of Agriculture program for research and extension grants to increase 
participation by women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of 
science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to redesignate the 
program as the “Jeannette Rankin Women and Minorities in STEM Fields 
Program”;
  Pages H2208-10
  TSA Administrator Modernization Act of 2017: H.R. 1309, to streamline 
the office and term of the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration;
  Pages H2210-12
  Reducing DHS Acquisition Cost Growth Act: H.R. 1294, to amend the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for congressional notification 
regarding major acquisition program breaches, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay 
vote of 408 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 173; 
                                                  Pages H2213-15, H2222
  DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act of 2017: H.R. 1249, amended, 
to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require a multiyear 
acquisition strategy of the Department of Homeland Security, by a \2/3\ 
yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 174; 
and
  Pages H2216-19, H2223-24
  DHS Acquisition Authorities Act of 2017: H.R. 1252, amended, to amend 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for certain acquisition 
authorities for the Under Secretary of Management of the Department of 
Homeland Security, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 407 yeas to 1 nay, 
Roll No. 175.
  Pages H2219-21, H2224

Recess: The House recessed at 4:37 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                             Page H2221

Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Polis announced 
his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
  Pages H2222-23

Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Transparency in Technological Acquisitions Act of 2017: H.R. 1353, to 
amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain additional 
information to be submitted to Congress regarding the strategic 5-year 
technology investment plan of the Transportation Security 
Administration; and
  Pages H2212-13
  Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 
2017: H.R. 1297, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make 
technical corrections to the requirement that the Secretary of Homeland 
Security submit quadrennial homeland security reviews.
  Pages H2215-16

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H2222, H2223-24, and H2224. 
There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 9:18 p.m.



    


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