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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 187 (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1223-D1224]
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 21 public bills, H.R. 4395-
4415; and 4 resolutions, H. Res. 621-624 were introduced. 
                                                         Pages H9375-76

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H9377-78

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 4174, to amend titles 5 and 44, United States Code, to require 
Federal evaluation activities, improve Federal data management, and for 
other purposes (H. Rept. 115-411); and
  H.R. 659, to amend the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission 
Act to provide that the Federal Trade Commission shall exercise 
authority with respect to mergers only under the Clayton Act and only 
in the same procedural manner as the Attorney General exercises such 
authority (H. Rept. 115-412).
Page H9375

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Bost to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H9257

Recess: The House recessed at 11:09 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H9264

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Dr. Glynn 
Stone, Mobberly Baptist Church, Longview, Texas.
  Page H9264

Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measure. Consideration began Monday, November 
13th.
  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, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 423 yeas with none 
voting “nay”, Roll No. 634.
  Page H9280

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, November 16th. 
                                                             Page H9281

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017: H.R. 4174, 
amended, to amend titles 5 and 44, United States Code, to require 
Federal evaluation activities, and improve Federal data management; 
                                                         Pages H9281-91
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 225 North Main Street in Spring Lake, North Carolina, as the 
“Howard B. Pate, Jr. Post Office”: H.R. 3369, to designate the 
facility of the United States Postal Service located at 225 North Main 
Street in Spring Lake, North Carolina, as the “Howard B. Pate, Jr. 
Post Office”;
  Pages H9291-92
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the “Tilden Veterans Post 
Office”: H.R. 1207, to designate the facility of the United States 
Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the 
“Tilden Veterans Post Office”;
  Pages H9292-93
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 207 Glenside Avenue in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, as the “Staff 
Sergeant Peter Taub Post Office Building”: H.R. 2873, to designate the 
facility of the United States Postal Service located at 207 Glenside 
Avenue in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, as the “Staff Sergeant Peter Taub 
Post Office Building”;
  Pages H9293-94
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 100 Mathe Avenue in Interlachen, Florida, as the “Robert H. Jenkins 
Post Office”: H.R. 3893, amended, to designate the facility of the 
United States Postal Service located at 100 Mathe Avenue in 
Interlachen, Florida, as the “Robert H. Jenkins Post Office”; 
                                                         Pages H9295-96
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read:To designate the facility 
of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Mathe Avenue in 
Interlachen, Florida, as the `Robert H. Jenkins, Jr. Post Office'.”. 
                                                             Page H9296
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 520 Carter Street in Fairview, Illinois, as the “Sgt. Douglas J. 
Riney Post Office”: H.R. 2672, to designate the facility of the United 
States Postal Service located at 520 Carter Street in Fairview, 
Illinois, as the “Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Post Office”, by a \2/3\ yea-
and-nay vote of 423 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 636; 
                                                  Pages H9296, H9301-02
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 430 Main Street in Clermont, Georgia, as the “Zachary Addington 
Post Office”: H.R. 3821, amended, to designate the facility of the 
United States Postal Service located at 430 Main Street in Clermont, 
Georgia, as the “Zachary Addington Post Office”, by a \2/3\ yea-and-
nay vote of 420 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 635; and 
                                               Pages H9296-97, H9300-01
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: “To designate the facility 
of the United States Postal Service

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located at 430 Main Street in Clermont, Georgia, as the `Zack T. 
Addington Post Office'.” .
Page H9301
  Amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize 
additional emergency uses for medical products to reduce deaths and 
severity of injuries caused by agents of war: H.R. 4374, to amend the 
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize additional emergency 
uses for medical products to reduce deaths and severity of injuries 
caused by agents of war.
  Pages H9297-H9300
Recognizing the deep and abiding friendship between the United States 
and Israel: The House agreed to discharge from committee and agree to 
H. Con. Res. 92, as amended by Representative Royce, recognizing the 
deep and abiding friendship between the United States and Israel. 
                                                             Page H9302

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The House considered H.R. 1, to provide for 
reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the 
budget for fiscal year 2018. Further proceedings were postponed. 
                                               Pages H9269-81, H9302-61
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-39 shall be 
considered as adopted, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Ways and Means now printed 
in the bill.
Page H9269
  H. Res. 619, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
1) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 191 noes, Roll No. 
633, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 
234 yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 632.
Pages H9269, H9279-80

Suspension--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Designating the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 1114 North 2nd Street in Chillicothe, Illinois, as the “Sr. Chief 
Ryan Owens Post Office Building”: H.R. 3109, to designate the facility 
of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 North 2nd Street in 
Chillicothe, Illinois, as the “Sr. Chief Ryan Owens Post Office 
Building”.
  Pages H9294-95
Senate Referral: S. 534 was held at the desk.
  Page H9269
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page9269.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H9279, 
H9279-80, H9280, H9301, H9301-02. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 9:23 p.m.



    


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