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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 207 (Tuesday, December 19, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1343-D1344]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 10 public bills, H.R. 4680-
4689, were introduced.
  Pages H10245-46

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H10246-47

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H.R. 4478, to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 
to improve foreign intelligence collection and the safeguards, 
accountability, and oversight of acquisitions of foreign intelligence, 
to extend title VII of such Act, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-475, Part 1).
Page H10245

Recess: The House recessed at 9:31 a.m. and reconvened at 10 a.m. 
                                                            Page H10186

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 180 nays with one answering 
“present”, Roll No. 696.
  Pages H10186-87, H10230-31

Suspensions--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measures. Consideration began Monday, December 
18th.
  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, by a \2/3\ yea-and-
nay vote of 409 yeas to 17 nays, Roll No. 690; and
  Pages H10200-01
  Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act: H.R. 4323, amended, to 
promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and 
scientific research, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas with one 
voting “nay”, Roll No. 693.
  Page H10215

Clerk to Correct Engrossment: Agreed by unanimous consent that, in the 
engrossment of H.R. 4375, the Clerk be directed to make the change 
placed at the desk.
  Page H10201

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  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: “To 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 H10201

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The House agreed to the conference report to 
accompany H.R. 1, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II 
and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018, 
by a yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 203 nays, Roll No. 692. 
                                                     Pages H10189-10215
  Rejected the Neal motion to recommit the conference report to the 
committee of conference, by a yea-and-nay vote of 191 yeas to 236 nays, 
Roll No. 691.
Pages H10213-14
  H. Res. 667, the rule providing for consideration of the conference 
report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1) and the bill (H.R. 3312) was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 193 noes, Roll No. 689, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 
yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 688.
Pages H10189-H10200

Motion to Fix Next Convening Time: Agreed by unanimous consent to the 
Graves (MO) motion that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to 
meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, December 20 for Morning Hour debate. 
                                                            Page H10215
Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017: The House passed 
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, by a yea-and-nay vote of 288 yeas to 130 
nays, Roll No. 694.
  Pages H10220-29
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-49, modified by the 
amendment printed in H. Rept. 115-474, shall be considered as adopted, 
in lieu of the amendment recommended by the Committee on Financial 
Services now printed in the bill.
Pages H10220-21
  H. Res. 667, the rule providing for consideration of the conference 
report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1) and the bill (H.R. 3312) was 
agreed to by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 193 noes, Roll No. 689, 
after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 
yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 688.
Pages H10189-H10200

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measure:
  Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act: S. 1536, 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, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 418 
yeas with one voting “nay”, Roll No. 695. 
                                             Pages H10218-20, H10229-30

Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Jobs for Our Heroes Act: S. 1393, to streamline the process by which 
active duty military, reservists, and veterans receive commercial 
driver's licenses; and
  Pages H10215-17
  No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act: S. 1532, 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.
  Pages H10217-18

Quorum Calls--Votes: Eight yea-and-nay votes and one recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H10199, 
H10200, H10200-01, H10213-14, H10214, H10215, H10229, H10230, H10230-
31. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 7:11 p.m.



    


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