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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 3053-
3063; and 6 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 66; and H. Res. 405-409 were 
introduced.
  Pages H5178-79

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H5180-81

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1684, to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency to provide technical assistance to common interest 
communities regarding eligibility for disaster assistance, and for 
other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-193); and
  H.R. 2518, to authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal 
years 2018 and 2019, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. 
Rept. 115-194).
Page H5178

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H5141

Recess: The House recessed at 12:05 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                             Page H5142

Recess: The House recessed at 2:09 p.m. and reconvened at 5 p.m. 
                                                             Page H5143

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act of 2017: H.R. 2547, 
amended, to expand the Department of Veterans Affairs medical 
professionals who may qualify to perform physical examinations on 
eligible veterans and issue medical certificates required for operation 
of a commercial motor vehicle, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas 
with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 323;
  Pages H5143-44, H5164-65
  Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 
2017: H.R. 1684, amended, to direct the Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency to provide technical assistance to common 
interest communities regarding eligibility for disaster assistance; 
                                                         Pages H5144-46
  Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for 
Employment Act: H.R. 2258, amended, to require that certain standards 
for commercial driver's licenses applicable to former members of the 
armed services or reserves also apply to current members of the armed 
services or reserves, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas with none 
voting “nay”, Roll No. 324; and
  Pages H5146-47, H5166-67
  Coast Guard Improvement and Reform Act of 2017: H.R. 1726, to amend 
title 14, United States Code, to improve the organization of such title 
and to incorporate certain transfers and modifications into such title.
                                                         Pages H5147-64

Recess: The House recessed at 5:39 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                             Page H5164

Oath of Office--Sixth Congressional District of Georgia: 
Representative-elect Karen Handel presented herself in the well of the 
House and was administered the Oath of Office by the Speaker. Earlier, 
the Clerk of the House transmitted a scanned copy of a letter received 
from the Honorable Nathan Deal, Governor of the State of Georgia, 
indicating that, according to the preliminary results of the Special 
Election held June 20, 2017, the Honorable Karen Handel was elected 
Representative to Congress for the Sixth Congressional District, State 
of Georgia.
  Page H5165

Oath of Office--Fifth Congressional District of South Carolina: 
Representative-elect Ralph Norman presented himself in the well of the 
House and was administered the Oath of Office by the Speaker. Earlier, 
the Clerk of the House transmitted a scanned

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copy of a letter received from Ms. Marci Andino, Executive Director, 
South Carolina Election Commission, indicating that, according to the 
preliminary results of the Special Election held June 20, 2017, the 
Honorable Ralph Norman was elected Representative to Congress for the 
Fifth Congressional District, State of South Carolina.
  Page H5165

Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the administration of the oath to the gentlewoman from Georgia 
and the gentleman from South Carolina, the whole number of the House is 
434.
  Page H5166

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H5164-65 and H5166-67. There 
were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 8:39 p.m.

Committee Meetings

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Defense, markup on Defense 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2018. Defense Appropriations Bill, FY 2018 was 
forwarded to the full committee, without amendment. This hearing was 
closed.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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