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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 25 public bills, H.R. 3064-
3088; and 6 resolutions, H. Res. 410-413, and 416-417 were introduced. 
                                                         Pages H5231-32

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H5232-34

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H. Res. 414, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3003) to 
amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify provisions relating 
to assistance by States, and political subdivision of States, in the 
enforcement of Federal immigration laws, and for other purposes (H. 
Rept. 115-195); and
  H. Res. 415, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3004) to 
amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to 
reentry of removed aliens, and providing for proceedings during the 
period from July 3, 2017, through July 10, 2017 (H. Rept. 115-196). 
                                                         Pages H5230-31

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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Fitzpatrick to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H5183

Recess: The House recessed at 10:54 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H5189

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rabbi 
Gary Klein, Temple Ahavat Shalom, Palm Harbor, FL.
  Page H5189

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 238 yeas to 178 nays with two answering 
“present”, Roll No. 327.
  Pages H5189, H5201-03

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Marino wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Homeland Security.
  Page H5192

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Palmer wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
                                                             Page H5192

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Chaffetz 
wherein he resigned from the Committee on the Judiciary and the 
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
  Page H5192

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Estes wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Small Business.
  Page H5192

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Rouzer wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Natural Resources.
  Page H5192

Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 410, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                         Pages H5192-93
Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017--Rule for Consideration: The 
House agreed to H. Res. 382, providing for consideration of the bill 
(H.R. 1215) to improve patient access to health care services and 
provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the 
liability system places on the health care delivery system, by a 
recorded vote of 235 ayes to 186 noes, Roll No. 326, after the previous 
question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 184 nays, 
Roll No. 325.
  Pages H5193-H5201
Adjusting the amount of the Members' Representational Allowance: The 
House agreed to H. Res. 411, adjusting the amount of the Members' 
Representational Allowance.
  Page H5202

Committee Election: The House agreed to H. Res. 412, electing a Member 
to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives. 
                                                             Page H5202

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act: H.R. 497, amended, to 
direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public lands in 
San Bernardino County, California, to the San Bernardino Valley Water 
Conservation District, and to accept in return certain exchanged non-
public lands, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 424 yeas with none voting 
“nay”, Roll No. 329;
  Pages H5202-04, H5217-18
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read:To direct the Secretary of 
the Interior to convey certain Federal lands in San Bernandino County, 
California, to the San Bernandino Valley Water Conservation District, 
and to accept in return certain non-Federal lands, and for other 
purposes.”.
Page H5218
  Authorizing the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project: H.R. 
220, amended, to authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric 
project, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 424 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 
330;
  Pages H5204-05, H5218-19
  Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure 
for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the 
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial: H.R. 1073, to authorize the Secretary 
of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the 
Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War 
Memorial;
  Pages H5206-07
  Reauthorizing the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 
Historic Preservation program: H.R. 1135, to reauthorize the 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation 
program;
  Pages H5207-10
  Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act: H.R. 
1967, amended, to amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to 
authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple 
Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs;
  Pages H5210-11
  Solemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North 
Atlantic Treaty Organization's principle of collective defense as 
enumerated in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty: H. Res. 397, 
solemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North 
Atlantic Treaty Organization's principle of collective defense as 
enumerated in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty, by a \2/3\ yea-
and-nay vote of 423 yeas to 4 nays, Roll No. 328; and 
                                                  Pages H5211-14, H5217

Condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya: H. Res. 351, 
amended, condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya. 
                                                         Pages H5214-17

Clerk Designation: Read a letter from the Clerk wherein she designated 
Robert Reeves, Deputy

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Clerk, to sign any and all papers and do all other acts in case of her 
temporary absence or disability.
  Page H5230

Suspension--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Robert Emmet Park Act of 2017: H.R. 1500, to redesignate the small 
triangular property located in Washington, DC, and designated by the 
National Park Service as reservation 302 as “Robert Emmet Park.”. 
                                                         Pages H5205-06

Quorum Calls Votes: Five yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5200, 

H5200-01, H5201-02, H5217, H5218, and H5218-19. There were no quorum 
calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:16 p.m.



    


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