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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:  22 public bills, H.R. 3377-
3398; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 474, were introduced.
  Pages H6279-99

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H6299-H6300

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 3178, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve 
the delivery of home infusion therapy and dialysis and the application 
of the Stark rule under the Medicare program, and for other purposes, 
with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-254, Part 1);
  H.R. 2246, to repeal the mandatory flood insurance coverage 
requirement for commercial properties located in flood hazard areas and 
to provide for greater transfer of risk under the National Flood 
Insurance Program to private capital and reinsurance markets, and for 
other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-255);
  H.R. 2053, to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 
1977 to enhance and support mining and mineral engineering programs in 
the United States by funding activities at mining schools, and for 
other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-256);
  H.R. 2939, to prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or 
other use agreement on the transfer of any water right to the United 
States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture, and for 
other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-257, Part 1);
  H.R. 3210, to require the Director of the National Background 
Investigations Bureau to submit a report on the backlog of personnel 
security clearance investigations, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-258); and

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  H. Res. 473, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3219) 
making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-259). 
                                                             Page H6297

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Johnson (LA) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H6217

Recess: The House recessed at 10:41 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H6222

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Reverend 
Lonnie Mitchell, Sr., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 
Spokane, WA.
  Page H6222

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017: H.R. 3178, amended, to amend 
title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the delivery of home 
infusion therapy and dialysis and the application of the Stark rule 
under the Medicare program;
  Pages H6233-39
  Plum Island Preservation Act: H.R. 2182, to require the Comptroller 
General of the United States to submit a report to Congress on the 
alternatives for the final disposition of Plum Island, including 
preservation of the island for conservation, education, and research; 
and
  Pages H6239-41
  Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act: H.R. 3364, to 
provide congressional review and to counter aggression by the 
Governments of Iran, the Russian Federation, and North Korea, by a \2/
3\ yea-and-nay vote of 419 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 413. 
                                               Pages H6241-68, H6278-79
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, 
United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer 
Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”: The House 
passed H.J. Res. 111, providing for congressional disapproval under 
chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by 
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration 
Agreements”, by a recorded vote of 231 ayes to 190 noes, Roll No. 412.
                                               Pages H6225-33, H6268-78
  H. Res. 468, the rule providing for consideration of the joint 
resolution (H.J. Res. 111) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 233 ayes 
to 188 noes, Roll No. 411, after the previous question was ordered by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 229 yeas to 184 nays, Roll No. 410. 
                                                         Pages H6232-33

Health Information Technology Advisory Committee: The Chair announced 
the Speaker's appointment of the following individual on the part of 
the House to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee: Ms. 
Cynthia A. Fisher of Newton, Massachusetts.
  Page H6279

Recess: The House recessed at 8 p.m. and reconvened at 9:39 p.m. 
                                                             Page H6296

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H6232, 
H6233, H6278, and H6278-79. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 9:40 p.m.



    


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