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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 28 public bills, H.R. 2795-
2822; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 377, were introduced.
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
H.R. 2353, to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical
Education Act of 2006, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-164).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Johnson (LA) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Recess: The House recessed at 10:57 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon.
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts
Development--Reappointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's
appointment of the following Member on the part of the House to the
Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native
Culture and Arts Development: Representative Ben Ray Lujan (NM).
Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Capuano
announced his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
Financial CHOICE Act of 2017--Rule for Consideration: The House agreed
to H. Res. 375, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 10) to
create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs
by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall
Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital
and credit, and repealing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that
make America less prosperous, less stable, and less free, by a yea-and-
nay vote of 231 yeas to 188 nays, Roll No. 291, after the previous
question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 185 nays,
Roll No. 290.
Pages H4664-71, H4673-74
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the
Designating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall
Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C.
Marshall Museum and Library: H. Con. Res. 33, designating the George C.
Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington,
Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library.
Unanimous Consent Agreement: Agreed by unanimous consent that the
question of adopting amendment number 1 to H.R. 2213 may be subject to
postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20.
Question of Privilege: Representative Capuano 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 Capuano appealed the ruling of the
chair and Representative McCaul 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 186 nays with one answering “present”, Roll
Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017: The House passed
H.R. 2213, to amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize
certain polygraph waiver authority, by a recorded vote of 282 ayes to
137 noes, Roll No. 294.
Pages H4676-84, H4687-88
Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute
recommended by the Committee on Homeland Security now printed in the
bill shall be considered as adopted.
Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM) amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 115-
162) that sought to prohibit the bill from going into effect until (1)
the CBP completes its evaluation and pilot program of the Test for
Espionage, Sabotage, and Corruption (TES-C) which is then certified by
the DHS Inspector General and reported to Congress and (2) the DHS
Inspector General completes a risk assessment of the population that
could receive waivers and certifies to Congress that providing waivers
to these individuals would not endanger national security, undermine
workforce integrity, or increase corruption in the agency (by a yea-
and-nay vote of 179 yeas to 238 nays, Roll No. 293).
Pages H4683-84, H4687
H. Res. 374, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R.
2213) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 231 ayes to 185 noes, Roll
No. 289, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote
of 228 yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 288.
Pages H4660-64, H4671-72
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H4660.
Senate Referral: S. 1094 was held at the desk.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Five yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H4671,
H4672, H4673, H4674, H4686, H4687, and H4688. There were no quorum
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:49 p.m.
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