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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 203 (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1321-D1322]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 6 public bills, H.R. 4635-
4640; 1 private bill, H.R. 4641; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 124; and 
H. Res. 662-664, were introduced.
  Page H9900

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H9901

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H.R. 4258, to amend the National Science Foundation Authorization Act 
of 2002 to strengthen the aerospace workforce pipeline by the promotion 
of Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program and National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration internship and fellowship opportunities to 
women, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-464).
Page H9900

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Rogers (KY) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H9047

Recess: The House recessed at 10:40 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                             Page H9851
Committee on Ethics Investigative Subcommittees: The Chair announced 
that the Speaker or a designee and the Minority Leader or a designee 
shall each name a total of fifteen Members, Delegates, or the Resident 
Commissioner from the respective party of such individual who are not 
members of the Committee on Ethics to be available to serve on 
investigative subcommittees of that committee during the 115th Congress 
pursuant to clause 5(a)(4) of rule 10.
  Page H9854
Investigative Subcommittees of the Committee on Ethics--Appointment: 
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members 
of the House to be available to serve on investigative subcommittees of 
the Committee on Ethics for the 115th Congress: Representatives Wagner, 
Walorski, Handel, Mimi Walters (CA) and Paulsen.
  Page H9854
Investigative Subcommittees of the Committee on Ethics--Appointment: 
Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she 
appointed the following Members to be available to serve on an 
Investigative Subcommittee established by the Committee on Ethics 
during the 115th Congress: Representatives Castro (TX), Jayapal, 
McEachin, Torres, and Tsongas.
  Pages H9854-59

[[Page D1322]]

Recess: The House recessed at 1:06 p.m. and reconvened at 1:20 p.m. 
                                                             Page H9859

Recess: The House recessed at 4:20 p.m. and reconvened at 4:47 p.m. 
                                                             Page H9878
Privacy Notification Technical Clarification Act and Corporate 
Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017--Rule for Consideration: 
The House agreed to H. Res. 657, providing for consideration of the 
bill (H.R. 2396) to amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to update the 
exception for certain annual notices provided by financial 
institutions, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4015) 
to improve the quality of proxy advisory firms for the protection of 
investors and the U.S. economy, and in the public interest, by 
fostering accountability, transparency, responsiveness, and competition 
in the proxy advisory firm industry, by a recorded vote of 240 ayes to 
184 noes, Roll No. 679, after the previous question was ordered by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 678. 
                                               Pages H9860-68, H9878-79

Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act: The House passed H.R. 1638, 
to require the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a report to the 
appropriate congressional committees on the estimated total assets 
under direct or indirect control by certain senior Iranian leaders and 
other figures, by a yea-and-nay vote of 289 yeas to 135 nays, Roll No. 
680.
  Pages H9868-78, H9879-80
  Pursuant to the Rule, it shall be in order to consider as an original 
bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 115-47, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now 
printed in the bill.
Page H9875

Agreed to:
  Schneider amendment (No. 1 printed in part A of H. Rept. 115-463) 
that amends the reporting requirement on recommendations for how U.S. 
economic sanctions against Iran may be revised to prevent funds or 
assets from being used to contribute to the continued development of 
Iran's ballistic missile program to also include human rights abuses; 
and
Pages H9876-77
  Meng amendment (No. 2 printed in part A of H. Rept. 115-463) that 
requires the report created by this bill to include “an assessment of 
the impact and effectiveness of U.S. economic sanctions programs 
against Iran”.
Pages H9877-78
  H. Res. 658, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 
1638) and (H.R. 4324) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 238 ayes to 
182 noes, Roll No. 677, after the previous question was ordered by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 229 yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 676. 
                                                         Pages H9854-60
Strengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act: The House 
considered H.R. 4324, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to make 
certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial 
institutions' aircraft-related transactions involving Iran. 
Consideration is expected to resume tomorrow, December 14th. 
                                                             Page H9880
  Considered the Swallwell (CA) motion to recommit the bill to the 
Committee on Financial Services with instructions to report the same 
back to the House forthwith with an amendment.
Pages H9890-91
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-48 shall be 
considered as adopted, in lieu of the amendment recommended by the 
Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill.
Page H9880

Agreed to:
  Gaetz amendment (No. 1 printed in part B of H. Rept. 115-463) that 
includes, in the report already required in the underlying text, 
certification that the transaction will not benefit anIranian person 
that has knowingly transported items used to establish in Syria a 
permanent military presence of either Iranian military forces or 
Iranian backed militia.
Pages H9889-90
  Res. 658, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 
1638) and (H.R. 4324) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 238 ayes to 
182 noes, Roll No. 677, after the previous question was ordered by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 229 yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 676. 
                                                         Pages H9854-60

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, December 14th. 
                                                             Page H9891

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H9859-60, 
H9860, H9878-79, H9879, and H9880. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 8:11 p.m.



    


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