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MEASURE READ THE FIRST TIME--H.R. 3219
Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I understand there is a bill at the
desk, and I ask for its first reading.
The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will read the bill by title for the
The legislative clerk read as follows:
A bill (H.R. 3219) making appropriations for the Department
of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and
for other purposes.
Mr. McCONNELL. I now ask for a second reading and, in order to place
the bill on the calendar under the provisions of rule XIV, I object to
my own request.
The PRESIDING OFFICER. Objection is heard.
The bill will be read for the second time on the next legislative