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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 1746-
1769; and 1 resolution, H.J. Res. 92, were introduced.
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
H. Res. 233, providing for consideration of the bill (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.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Woodall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Recess: The House recessed at 10:12 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rabbi
Sanford Akselrad, Congregation Ner Tamid, Henderson, NV.
Recess: The House recessed at 2:01 p.m. and reconvened at 3 p.m.
Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of 2017--Rule for
Consideration: The House agreed to 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, by a recorded vote of 231 ayes to 185 noes, Roll No.
198, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of
231 yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 197.
Pages H2471-78, H2486-87
Question of Privilege: Representative Lofgren rose to a question of the
privileges of the House and submitted a resolution. The Chair ruled
that the resolution did not present a question of the privileges of the
House. Subsequently, Representative Lofgren appealed the ruling of the
chair and Representative Flores moved to table the appeal. Agreed to
the motion to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair by a yea-and-
nay vote of 228 yeas to 190 nays with 2 answering “present”, Roll No.
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”: The House passed
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”, by a
yea-and-nay vote of 215 yeas to 205 nays, Roll No. 202.
Pages H2489-H2501, H2503-04
H. Res. 230, the rule providing for consideration of the joint
resolution (S.J. Res. 34) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 231 ayes
to 189 noes, Roll No. 200, after the previous question was ordered by a
yea-and-nay vote of 232 yeas to 184 nays, Roll No. 199.
Pages H2478-86, H2487-88
Investigative Subcommittee of the Committee on Ethics--Appointment:
Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she
appointed the following Members to be available to serve on
investigative subcommittees of the Committee on Ethics for the 115th
Congress: Representatives Bonamici, Higgins, Jeffries, Keating,
Krishnamoorthi, Perlmutter, Raskin, Sewell (AL), Soto, and Titus.
Senate Referrals: S.J. Res. 30 was referred to the Committee on House
Administration. S.J. Res. 35 was referred to the Committee on House
Administration. S.J. Res. 36 was referred to the Committee on House
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H2471.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H2486-87,
H2487, H2488, H2488-89, H2502-03, and H2503-04. There were no quorum
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:47 p.m.
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