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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 47 public bills, H.R. 2303-
2349; and 7 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 53; and H. Res. 307, 309-313 were 
introduced.
  Pages H3321-24

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H3325-26

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H. Res. 308, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2192) to 
amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of 
certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and 
congressional staff, and providing for further consideration of the 
bill (H.R. 1628) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title ll of 
the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017 (H. Rept. 
115-109).
Page H3321

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Lance to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H3071

Recess: The House recessed at 10:44 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H3076

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rabbi 
Richard Boruch, Rabinowitz Aish International, New York, NY. 
                                                             Page H3076

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
recorded vote of 236 ayes to 178 noes, Roll No. 251. 
                                                  Pages H3076, H3308-09

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Suspensions--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measures. Consideration began Tuesday, May 2nd.
  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, by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 425 ayes with 
none voting “no”, Roll No. 248; and
  Page H3089
  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, by a \2/3\ recorded 
vote of 423 ayes with none voting “no”, Roll No. 250. 
                                                         Pages H3307-08
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017: The House concurred in the 
Senate amendments numbered 2 and 3 to 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 concurred in the Senate 
amendment numbered 1 with an amendment consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 115-16 modified by the amendment printed in H. Rept. 
115-108, by a yea-and-nay vote of 309 yeas to 118 nays, Roll No. 249. 
                                                      Pages H3089-H3307
  H. Res. 305, the rule providing for consideration of the Senate 
amendments to the bill (H.R. 244) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 
240 ayes to 186 noes, Roll No. 247, after the previous question was 
ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 231 yeas to 192 nays, Roll No. 246. 
                                                         Pages H3080-89

Moment of Silence: The House observed a moment of silence in memory of 
Matthew McClanahan, a pipefitter for the Architect of the Capitol, who 
died in a tragic accident on the Capitol Grounds on April 18. 
                                                             Page H3307
Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 244: The House 
agreed to H. Con. Res. 53, providing for a correction in the enrollment 
of H.R. 244.
  Pages H3309-10

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, May 4.
  Page H3310

Recess: The House recessed at 6:12 p.m. and reconvened at 10:15 p.m. 
                                                             Page H3320
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H3080.
Senate Referral: S. 141 was referred to the Committees on Science, 
Space, and Technology, Armed Services, Transportation and 
Infrastructure, Foreign Affairs, and the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence.
  Page H3321

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and four recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H3087-88, 
H3088-89, H3089, H3306-07, H3307, H3308-09. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:16 p.m.



    


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