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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R. 1726-
1745; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 231-232 were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H. Res. 229, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1430) to
prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing,
finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon
science that is not transparent or reproducible (H. Rept. 115-60);
H. Res. 230, providing for consideration of the joint resolution
(S.J. Res. 34) providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8
of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal
Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of
Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services” (H.
H.R. 1387, to reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and
Results Act, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-62); and
H.R. 1431, to amend the Environmental Research, Development, and
Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific
Advisory Board member qualifications, public participation, and for
other purposes (H. Rept. 115-63).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Recess: The House recessed at 12:01 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
Recess: The House recessed at 2:05 p.m. and reconvened at 5:01 p.m.
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the
Requiring the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management
Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance
to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or
disaster: H.R. 1117, amended, to require the Administrator of the
Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding
certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during
the response to an emergency or disaster, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote
of 408 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 195;
Pages H2448-50, H2452-53
Disaster Simplified Assistance Value Enhancement Act: H.R. 1214,
amended, to require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency
Management Agency to conduct a program to use simplified procedures to
issue public assistance for certain projects under the Robert T.
Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act; and
Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017: H.R. 654,
amended, to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency
Management Agency to carry out a plan for the purchase and installation
of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subduction Zone,
by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 395 yeas to 11 nays, Roll No. 196.
Recess: The House recessed at 5:24 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Lofgren
announced her intent to offer a privileged resolution.
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H2452.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the
proceedings of today and appear on pages H2452-53 and H2454-55. There
were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 8:29 p.m.
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