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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:  22 public bills, H.R. 2281-
2302 and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 51-52; and H. Res. 303-304, 306 
were introduced.
  Pages H3066-68

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H3068-69

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1679, to ensure that the Federal Emergency Management Agency's 
current efforts to modernize its grant management system includes 
applicant accessibility and transparency, and for other purposes (H. 
Rept. 115-107); and
  H. Res. 305, providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to 
the bill (H.R. 244) to encourage effective, voluntary investments to 
recruit, employ, and retain men and women who have served in the United 
States military with annual Federal awards to employers recognizing 
such efforts, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-108).
Page H3066

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Fleischmann to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H3005

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Recess: The House recessed at 10:31 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H3008

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Ric 
Metzgar, Sr., The Church of God, Essex, MD.
  Page H3009

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
recorded vote of 237 ayes to 176 noes with 3 answering “present”, 
Roll No. 245.
  Pages H3050-51

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Russell 
wherein he resigned from the Committee on Education and the Workforce. 
                                                         Pages H3012-13

Committee Election: The House agreed to H. Res. 303, electing a Member 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                             Page H3013

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measure:
  Federal Emergency Management Agency Accountability, Modernization and 
Transparency Act of 2017: H.R. 1679, to ensure that the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency's current efforts to modernize its grant 
management system includes applicant accessibility and transparency, by 
a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 419 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 
242.
  Pages H3022, H3026-38
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017: The House passed H.R. 1180, 
to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory 
time for employees in the private sector, by a recorded vote of 229 
ayes to 197 noes, Roll No. 244.
  Pages H3013-19, H3024-26, H3038-50
  Rejected the Scott (VA) motion to recommit the bill to the Committee 
on Education and the Workforce with instructions to report the same 
back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 
192 yeas to 234 nays, Roll No. 243.
Pages H3048-49
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-15 shall be 
considered as adopted, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce 
now printed in the bill.
Page H3038
  H. Res. 299, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
1180) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 231 ayes to 193 noes, Roll 
No. 241, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote 
of 233 yeas to 190 nays, Roll No. 240.
Pages H3024-26

Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Disaster Declaration Improvement Act: H.R. 1665, amended, to ensure 
that Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency considers 
severe local impact in making a recommendation to the President for a 
major disaster declaration;
  Pages H3019-22
  Amending the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act concerning the statute of limitations for actions to 
recover disaster or emergency assistance payments: H.R. 1678, amended, 
to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act concerning the statute of limitations for actions to 
recover disaster or emergency assistance payments; and
  Pages H3023-24
  Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act: H.R. 1644, 
amended, to enhance sanctions with respect to transactions relating to 
North Korea.
  Pages H3026-38
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H3019.
Senate Referral: S. 371 was referred to the Committee on Foreign 
Affairs.
  Page H3064

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H3024-25, 
H3025-26, H3026, H3049, H3049-50 and H3050-51. There were no quorum 
calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:58 p.m.



    


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