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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 208 (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1349-D1350]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 4690-
4705; and 1 resolution, and H. Res. 669 were introduced. 
                                                        Pages H10344-45

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H10346

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
  H. Res. 668, providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to 
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 
(H. Rept. 115-476).
Page H10249

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Rogers (KY) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                            Page H10249

Recess: The House recessed at 9:11 a.m. and reconvened at 10 a.m. 
                                                            Page H10250

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 217 yeas to 194 nays with two answering 
“present”, Roll No. 703.
  Pages H10250, H10330-31

Committee Election: The House agreed to H. Res. 669, electing a Member 
to a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives. 
                                                            Page H10261

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The House agreed to the motion to concur in the 
Senate amendment to H.R.

[[Page D1350]]

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 224 yeas to 201 nays, Roll No. 699.
  Pages H10252-H10312
  H. Res. 668, the rule providing for consideration of the Senate 
amendment to the bill (H.R. 1) was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 
232 yeas to 190 nays, Roll No. 698, after the previous question was 
ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 188 nays, Roll No. 697. 
                                                        Pages H10252-61

Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measure:
  Consideration began Monday, December 18th.

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, by a \2/3\ yea-and-
nay vote of 411 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 700. 
                                                        Pages H10312-13

Recess: The House recessed at 2:21 p.m. and reconvened at 6:08 p.m. 
                                                            Page H10329

Motion to Fix Next Convening Time: Agreed by voice vote to the Yoder 
motion that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. 
tomorrow, December 21.
  Page H10329
Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017: The House 
passed 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 yea-and-nay 
vote of 238 yeas to 182 nays, Roll No. 702.
  Pages H10313-30
  Rejected the Sarbanes motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on 
Financial Services with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with amendments, by a yea-and-nay vote of 189 yeas to 
231 nays, Roll No. 701.
Pages H10328-30
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-46 shall be 
considered as adopted.
Pages H10313-29
  H. Res. 657, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 
2396) and (H.R. 4015) was agreed to Wednesday, December 13th.

Recess: The House recessed at 8:42 p.m. and reconvened at 10:44 p.m. 
                                                            Page H10343
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H10251 .

Quorum Calls Votes: Seven yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H10260, H10261, H10312, 
H10313, H10329-30, H10330, H10331. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 10:45 p.m.



    


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