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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 48 public bills, H.R. 2350-
2397; 1 private bill, H.R. 2398; and 4 resolutions, H. Res. 314-317 
were introduced.
  Pages H4176-78

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H4180-81

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1808, to amend and improve the Missing Children's Assistance 
Act, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-110); and
  H.R. 1809, to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and 
Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-111).
Page H4176

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 233 yeas to 186 nays with 2 answering “present”, 
Roll No. 254.
  Pages H4113, H4138-39
Amending the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application 
of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and 
congressional staff: The House passed 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, by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 429 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 255. 
                                               Pages H4139-49, H4170-71
  H. Res. 308, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
2192) and providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1628) 
was agreed to by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 192 noes, Roll No. 253, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 235 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 252.
Pages H4114-38
American Health Care Act of 2017: The House passed H.R. 1628, to 
provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent 
resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017, by a recorded vote of 
217 ayes to 213 noes, Roll No. 256. Consideration began on Friday, 
March 24.
  Pages H4149-70, H4171-72
  Pursuant to H. Res. 228, the further amendments printed in H. Rept. 
115-109 shall be considered as adopted.
Pages H4114-15
  H. Res. 308, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
2192) and providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1628) 
was agreed to by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 192 noes, Roll No. 253, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 235 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 252.
Pages H4114-38

Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measure. Consideration began Tuesday, May 2nd.
  Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act: H.R. 1644, 
amended, to enhance sanctions with respect to transactions relating to 
North Korea, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 419 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 
257.
  Page H4172

U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act: The House agreed to take 
from the Speaker's table and concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 
534,

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to require the Secretary of State to take such actions as may be 
necessary for the United States to rejoin the Bureau of International 
Expositions.
  Pages H4172-73

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 8th.
  Page H4173
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on 
pages H4139, H4149 and H4174.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H4137, 
H4138, H4138-39, H4170-71, H4171-72 and H4172. There were no quorum 
calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:58 p.m.

Committee Meetings

FINANCIAL CHOICE ACT OF 2017
Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee concluded a markup on 
H.R. 10, the “Financial CHOICE Act of 2017”. H.R. 10 was ordered 
reported, as amended.

EXAMINING A CHURCH'S RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Health 
Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules; and Subcommittee on 
Government Operations held a joint hearing entitled, “Examining a 
Church's Right to Free Speech”. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

IMPROVING THE SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH AND SMALL BUSINESS 
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAMS
Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce; 
and Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the House Committee on 
Science, Space, and Technology held a joint hearing entitled 
“Improving the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business 
Technology Transfer Programs”. Testimony was heard from Joe Shepard, 
Associate Administrator, Office of Investment and Innovation, Small 
Business Administration; John Neumann, Director, Natural Resources and 
Environment, Government Accountability Office; and public witnesses.

ONGOING INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES

PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE
  Full Committee held a hearing on ongoing intelligence activities. 
This hearing was closed.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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