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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 206 (Monday, December 18, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1336-D1338]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 14 public bills, H.R. 4666-
4679 and 1 resolution, H. Con. Res. 97 were introduced. 
                                                        Pages H10179-80

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H10180-81

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 3813, to designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator 
and to expand the scope of activities authorized under the Federal 
Motor Carrier Safety Administration's outreach and education program to 
include human trafficking prevention activities, and for other purposes 
(H. Rept. 115-467);
  H.R. 3814, to disqualify from operating a commercial motor vehicle 
for life an individual who uses a commercial motor vehicle in 
committing a felony involving human trafficking (H. Rept. 115-468);
  H.R. 2465, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make 
permanent the removal of the rental cap for durable medical equipment 
under the

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Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices (H. Rept. 
115-469, Part 1);
  H.R. 1350, to modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the 
State of Minnesota, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-470);
  H.R. 4375, to provide for a study on broadening participation in 
certain National Science Foundation research and education programs, to 
collect data on Federal research grants to science agencies, and for 
other purposes (H. Rept. 115-471);
  H.R. 4254, 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, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-472);
  H.R. 4323, to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer 
science, and scientific research, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-
473); and
  H. Res. 667, providing for consideration of the conference report to 
accompany the bill (H.R. 1) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to 
titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal 
year 2018; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3312) to amend 
the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to 
specify when bank holding companies may be subject to certain enhanced 
supervision, and for other purposes; and for other purposes (H. Rept. 
115-474).
Page H10179

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Duncan (TN) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                            Page H10147

Recess: The House recessed at 12:05 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                            Page H10148

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. 
Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, Texas.
  Page H10148

Recess: The House recessed at 2:03 p.m. and reconvened at 4:30 p.m. 
                                                            Page H10148

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act 
of 2017: H.R. 3759, amended, to provide for the establishment and 
maintenance of a Family Caregiving Strategy;
  Pages H10148-52
  Expressing support for the use of public-private partnerships to 
bring computer science education to more K-12 classrooms: H. Con. Res. 
95, amended, expressing support for the use of public-private 
partnerships to bring computer science education to more K-12 
classrooms;
  Pages H10152-54
  Keep America's Refuges Operational Act: H.R. 3979, amended, to amend 
the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer 
services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the 
National Wildlife Refuge System, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 371 
yeas to 14 nays, Roll No. 687;
  Pages H10154-55, H10166
  United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program 
Reauthorization Act of 2017: H.R. 4661, to reauthorize the United 
States Fire Administration, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants 
program, the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and the 
Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program; and 
                                                        Pages H10155-58
  STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act: H.R. 
4375, amended, to provide for a study on broadening participation in 
certain National Science Foundation research and education programs, 
and to collect data on Federal research grants to science agencies, by 
a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 376 yeas to 9 nays, Roll No. 686; 
                                             Pages H10158-60, H10165-66
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read:Provide for a report on 
broadening participation in certain National Science Foundation 
research and education programs, to collect data on Federal research 
grants to science agencies, and for other purposes.”.
Page H10166

Recess: The House recessed at 6:16 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                            Page H10164

Motion to Fix Next Convening Time: Agreed to the Holding motion that 
when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet Tuesday, December 19, 
2017 at 9 a.m. for morning-hour debate, by a yea-and-nay vote of 216 
yeas to 169 nays, Roll No. 685.
  Pages H10164-65

Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Women in Aerospace Education Act: H.R. 4254, amended, 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;
  Pages H10160-61
  United States and Israel Space Cooperation Act: H.R. 1159, amended, 
to provide for continuing cooperation between the National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration and the Israel Space Agency; and 
                                                        Pages H10161-62

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  Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act: H.R. 4323, amended, to 
promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and 
scientific research.
  Pages H10162-64

Recess: The House recessed at 9:15 p.m. and reconvened at 11:04 p.m. 
                                                            Page H10178

Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he 
transmitted to Congress the National Security Strategy of the United 
States--referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
  Page H10164

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H10164-65, H10165-66, H10166. 
There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 11:05 p.m.



    


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