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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 35 public bills, H.R. 2936-
2970; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 393-395 were introduced. 
                                                         Pages H4991-93

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H4994-96

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1551, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the 
credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-183);
  H.R. 2190, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the 
Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security 
to make certain improvements in managing the Department's real property 
portfolio, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-
184);
  H.R. 2842, to provide for the conduct of demonstration projects to 
test the effectiveness of subsidized employment for TANF recipients, 
with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-185); and
  H. Res. 392, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1873) to 
amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to enhance the 
reliability of the electricity grid and reduce the threat of wildfires 
to and from electric transmission and distribution facilities on 
Federal lands by facilitating vegetation management on such lands, and 
providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1654) to authorize the 
Secretary of the Interior to coordinate Federal and State permitting 
processes related to the construction of new surface water storage 
projects on lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the 
Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture and to designate the Bureau 
of Reclamation as the lead agency for permit processing, and for other 
purposes (H. Rept. 115-186).
Page H4991

Recess: The House recessed at 12:09 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                             Page H4946

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Recess: The House recessed at 2:03 p.m. and reconvened at 3:06 p.m. 
                                                             Page H4946

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017: H.R. 
1393, to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of 
employees for employment duties performed in other States; 
                                                         Pages H4947-51
  Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act: H.R. 2847, to 
make improvements to the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence 
Program and related provisions, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 391 yeas 
to 8 nays, Roll No. 309;
  Pages H4951-55, H4978-79
  Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act: H.R. 2866, 
amended, to review and improve licensing standards for placement in a 
relative foster family home, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 382 yeas to 
19 nays, Roll No. 310;
  Pages H4955-58, H4979
  Amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for 
production from advanced nuclear power facilities: H.R. 1551, amended, 
to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for 
production from advanced nuclear power facilities;
  Pages H4958-63
  Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act: 
H.R. 2742, to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require 
States to adopt an electronic system to help expedite the placement of 
children in foster care or guardianship, or for adoption, across State 
lines, and to provide funding to aid States in developing such a 
system;
  Pages H4963-66
  Partnership Grants to Strengthen Families Affected by Parental 
Substance Abuse Act: H.R. 2834, amended, to improve the well-being of, 
and improve permanency outcomes for, children and families affected by 
heroin, opioids, and other substance abuse;
  Pages H4966-68
  Supporting Families in Substance Abuse Treatment Act: H.R. 2857, 
amended, to support foster care maintenance payments for children with 
parents in a licensed residential family-based treatment facility for 
substance abuse;
  Pages H4968-70
  Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017: H.R. 2484, to ensure that the 
United States promotes the meaningful participation of women in 
mediation and negotiation processes seeking to prevent, mitigate, or 
resolve violent conflict;
  Pages H4970-74
  Traveler Redress Improvement Act of 2017: H.R. 2132, amended, to 
require the implementation of a redress process and review of the 
Transportation Security Administration's intelligence-based screening 
rules for aviation security;
  Pages H4975-76
  Reporting Efficiently to Proper Officials in Response to Terrorism 
Act of 2017: H.R. 625, amended, to provide for joint reports by 
relevant Federal agencies to Congress regarding incidents of terrorism;
                                                         Pages H4976-78
  Department of Homeland Security Morale, Recognition, Learning and 
Engagement Act of 2017: H.R. 2283, amended, to amend the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 to improve morale within the Department of 
Homeland Security workforce by conferring new responsibilities to the 
Chief Human Capital Officer, establishing an employee engagement 
steering committee, requiring action plans, and authorizing an annual 
employee award program; and
  Pages H4980-82
  Streamlining DHS Overhead Act: H.R. 2190, amended, to amend the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Under Secretary for 
Management of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain 
improvements in managing the Department's real property portfolio. 
                                                         Pages H4982-84

Securing our Agriculture and Food Act: The House agreed to take from 
the Speaker's table and concur in the Senate amendments to H.R. 1238, 
to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make the Assistant 
Secretary of Homeland Security for Health Affairs responsible for 
coordinating the efforts of the Department of Homeland Security related 
to food, agriculture, and veterinary defense against terrorism. 
                                                         Pages H4974-75
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H4946.
Senate Referral: S. 782 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
                                                     Pages H4946, H4990

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H4978-79, H4979. There were no 
quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 8:06 p.m.

Committee Meetings

APPROPRIATIONS--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water 
Development, and Related Agencies held a budget hearing on the 
Department of Energy. Testimony was heard from Rick Perry, Secretary, 
Department of Energy.

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WATER SUPPLY PERMITTING COORDINATION ACT; ELECTRICITY RELIABILITY AND 
FOREST PROTECTION ACT
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 1654, the 
“Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act”; and H.R. 1873, the 
“Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act”. The Committee 
granted a structured rule for H.R. 1873. The rule provides one hour of 
general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. The rule waives 
all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule makes 
in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in 
the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural 
Resources now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be 
considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against that 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule makes in order only 
those further amendments printed in Part A of the Rules Committee 
report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in 
the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, 
shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified 
in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an 
opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject 
to a demand for division of the question. The rule waives all points of 
order against the amendments printed in Part A of the report. The rule 
provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. 
Additionally, the rule grants a structured rule for H.R. 1654. The rule 
provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by 
the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural 
Resources. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The rule makes in order as original text for the purpose of 
amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by 
the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill and provides 
that it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of 
order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule 
makes in order only those further amendments printed in Part B of the 
Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the 
order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated 
in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the 
time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the 
proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall 
not be subject to a demand for division of the question. The rule 
waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part B of 
the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without 
instructions. Testimony was heard from Representatives McClintock and 
LaMalfa. -

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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