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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 20 public bills, H.R. 1848-
1867; and 5 resolutions, H.J. Res. 93; and H. Res. 239, 243-245, were
Reports Filed: A report was filed on March 31, 2017 as follows:
H. Res. 184, resolution of inquiry requesting the President and
directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain
documents to the House of Representatives relating to communications
with the government of Russia, with an amendment; adversely (H. Rept.
Reports were filed today as follows:
H. Res. 240, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1343) to
direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as
to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide
certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans (H. Rept.
H. Res. 241, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1304) to
amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public
Health 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
(H. Rept. 115-76); and
H. Res. 242, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1219) to
amend the Investment Company Act of 1940 to expand the investor
limitation for qualifying venture capital funds under an exemption from
the definition of an investment company, and providing for proceedings
during the period from April 7, 2017, through April 24, 2017 (H. Rept.
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 12:06 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr.
Dan C. Cummins, Skyline Wesleyan Church, San Diego, CA.
Recess: The House recessed at 2:07 p.m. and reconvened at 5:04 p.m.
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the
Condemning North Korea's development of multiple intercontinental
ballistic missiles: H. Res. 92, amended, condemning North Korea's
development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, by a \2/3\
yea-and-nay vote of 398 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 209;
Pages H2605-09, H2614-15
Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing
Argentina's economic reforms: H. Res. 54, amended, reaffirming the
United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina's
economic reforms; and
North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017: H.R.
479, amended, to require a report on the designation of the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, by a \2/3\
yea-and-nay vote of 394 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 210.
Pages H2611-14, H2616-17
Recess: The House recessed at 6:10 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Jeffries
announced his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he
transmitted Principles for Reforming the Military Selective Service
Process--referred to the Committee on Armed Services and ordered to be
printed (H. Doc. 115-27).
Senate Referral: S. 544 was held at the desk.
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and
subsequently presented to the House today appear on pages H2604-05 and
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the
proceedings of today and appear on pages H2614-15 and H2616-17. There
were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
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