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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 186 (Tuesday, November 14, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1215-D1216]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 4382-
4394; and 1 resolution, H. Res 620 was introduced.
  Page H9254

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H9255

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H. Res. 619, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1) to 
provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent 
resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018, and providing for 
proceedings during the period from November 17, 2017, through November 
27, 2017 (H. Rept. 115-410).
Page H9254

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Jody B. Hice (GA) to act as Speaker pro tempore for 
today.
  Page H9181

Recess: The House recessed at 10:54 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H9188

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. 
Anthony K.R. Gibson, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 
Indianapolis, Indiana.
  Page H9188

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 244 yeas to 190 nays with one answering 
“present”, Roll No. 628.
  Pages H9188, H9199
Designating the Democratic Cloakroom in the Hall of the House of 
Representatives as the

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“Gabrielle Giffords-Leo J. Ryan Cloakroom”: The House agreed to 
discharge from committee and agree to H. Res. 615, designating the 
Democratic Cloakroom in the Hall of the House of Representatives as the 
“Gabrielle Giffords-Leo J. Ryan Cloakroom”.
  Pages H9199-H9200
21st Century Flood Reform Act: The House passed 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, by a yea-and-nay vote of 237 yeas to 189 nays, 
Roll No. 630.
  Pages H9209-38
  Rejected the Pascrell motion to recommit to the Committee on 
Financial Services with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 190 yeas to 
236 nays, Roll No. 629.
Pages H9236-37
  Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment printed in part A of H. Rept. 
115-408, modified by the amendment printed in part B of H. Rept. 115-
408, shall be considered as adopted, in lieu of the amendment in the 
nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial 
Services now printed in the bill.
Pages H9191-H9209
  H. Res. 616, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
2874) and the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2810) was 
agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 627, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 
yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 626.
Pages H9191-99
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018: The House 
agreed to the conference report to accompany 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, and to prescribe military 
personnel strengths for such fiscal year, by a yea-and-nay vote of 356 
yeas to 70 nays, Roll No. 631.
  Pages H9200-09, 238-39
  H. Res. 616, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
2874) and the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2810) was 
agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 627, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 
yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 626.
Pages H9191-99

Recess: The House recessed at 7:22 p.m. and reconvened at 12:25 a.m. 
                                                             Page H9253
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H9191.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Six yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H9197-98, H9198-99, H9199, 
H9237, H9237-38, H9238-39. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 12:26 a.m. on 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017.



    


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