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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 185 (Monday, November 13, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1206-D1208]
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 10 public bills, H.R. 4372-
4381; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 92-93; and H. Res. 615, 617, 618 
were introduced.
  Page H9178

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H9179

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 2331, to require a new or updated Federal website that is 
intended for use by the public to be mobile friendly, and for other 
purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-406);
  H.R. 3739, to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the 
“Former Presidents

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Act of 1958”, with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a 
former President, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-407);
  H. Res. 616, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2874) to 
achieve reforms to improve the financial stability of the National 
Flood Insurance Program, to enhance the development of more accurate 
estimates of flood risk through new technology and better maps, to 
increase the role of private markets in the management of flood 
insurance risks, and to provide for alternative methods to insure 
against flood peril, and for other purposes, and providing for 
consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 
2810) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military 
activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and 
for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe 
military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other 
purposes (H. Rept. 115-408); and
  H.R. 1, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the 
concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018, with 
amendments (H. Rept. 115-409).
Page H9178

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H9139

Recess: The House recessed at 12:01 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                             Page H9139

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 220 yeas to 165 nays with two answering 
“present”, Roll No. 625.
  Pages H9157-58

Recess: The House recessed at 2:04 p.m. and reconvened at 4:01 p.m. 
                                                             Page H9140

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Market Data Protection Act of 2017: H.R. 3973, to amend the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require certain entities to develop 
internal risk control mechanisms to safeguard and govern the storage of 
market data;
  Pages H9149-42
  Federal Acquisition Savings Act of 2017: H.R. 3071, amended, to 
require executive agencies to consider equipment rental in any cost-
effectiveness analysis for equipment acquisition, by a yea-and-nay vote 
of 396 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 624; and 
                                                  Pages H9143-45, H9157
  Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2017: H.R. 3739, amended, 
to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the “Former 
Presidents Act of 1958”, with respect to the monetary allowance 
payable to a former President.
  Pages H9145-48

Recess: The House recessed at 5:54 p.m. and reconvened at 6:31 p.m. 
                                                             Page H9155
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to 
United States policy towards Yemen: The House agreed to H. Res. 599, 
expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to 
United States policy towards Yemen, by a yea-and-nay vote of 366 yeas 
to 30 nays with one answering “present”, Roll No. 623. 
                                               Pages H9148-55, H9155-56

Oath of Office--Third Congressional District of Utah: Representative-
elect John Curtis 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 copy of a letter received from the 
Honorable Spencer J. Cox, Lieutenant Governor, State of Utah, 
indicating that, at the Special Election held on November 7, 2017, the 
Honorable John Curtis was elected Representative to Congress for the 
3rd Congressional District, State of Utah.
  Page H9156

Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the administration of the oath to the gentleman from Utah, the 
whole number of the House is 434.
  Page H9157

Suspension--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Connected Government Act: H.R. 2331, amended, to require a new or 
updated Federal website that is intended for use by the public to be 
mobile friendly.
  Pages H9142-43
Senate Referrals: S. 324 was held at the desk. S. 886 was held at the 
desk. S. 906 was held at the desk. S. 1153 was referred to the 
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. S. 1266 was referred to the Committee 
on Veterans' Affairs.
  Pages H9140, H9168
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H9156.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H9155-56, H9157, H9158. There 
were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 8:47 p.m.

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