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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 9, 2018)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D20-D22]
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 8 public bills, H.R. 4272-4279 
were introduced.
  Page H82

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H82-83

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 4577, to establish a working group to determine ways to develop 
a domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality explosives 
detection canines, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 
115-488);
  H.R. 4564, to require a threat assessment on current foreign 
terrorist fighter activities, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-
489);
  H.R. 4567, to require a Department of Homeland Security overseas 
personnel enhancement plan, and for other purposes, with an amendment 
(H. Rept. 115-490);
  H.R. 4569, to require counterterrorism information sharing 
coordination, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-491);
  H.R. 4578, to authorize certain counter terrorist networks activities 
of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 
115-492);
  H.R. 4581, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop 
best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and 
passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and vetting 
operations, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-493);
  H.R. 4553, to require a review of the authorization, funding, 
management, and operation of the National Targeting Center and the 
Terrorist Screening Center, and for other purposes, with an amendment 
(H. Rept. 115-494, Part 1);
  H.R. 1486, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide 
funding to secure non-profit facilities from terrorist attacks, and for 
other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-495);
  H.R. 4433, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the 
Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security 
to achieve security of sensitive assets among the components of the 
Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-496);
  H.R. 4559, to conduct a global aviation security review, and for 
other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-497);
  H.R. 4561, to provide for third party testing of transportation 
security screening technology, and for other purposes, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 115-498);
  H.R. 4555, to authorize the participation in overseas interagency 
counterterrorism task forces of personnel of the Department of Homeland 
Security, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-499);
  H.R. 4519, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to repeal 
certain disclosure requirements related to resource extraction, and for 
other purposes (H. Rept. 115-500);
  H.R. 4475, to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano 
Early Warning and Monitoring System, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-
501);
  H.R. 4568, to amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to promote 
timely exploration for geothermal resources under geothermal leases, 
and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-502);

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  H. Res. 681, providing for consideration of the bill (S. 140) to 
amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act 
of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund (H. 
Rept. 115-503); and
  H. Res. 682, providing for consideration of the bill (S. 139) to 
implement the use of Rapid DNA instruments to inform decisions about 
pretrial release or detention and their conditions, to solve and 
prevent violent crimes and other crimes, to exonerate the innocent, to 
prevent DNA analysis backlogs, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-
504).
Pages H81-82

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Marshall to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                               Page H21

Recess: The House recessed at 11:06 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                               Page H28

Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Tiberi, wherein 
he resigned as Representative for the Twelfth Congressional District of 
Ohio, effective at 5 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018.
  Page H29

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act: H.R. 
4577, amended, to establish a working group to determine ways to 
develop a domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality 
explosives detection canines;
  Pages H32-34
  Security Assessment Feasibility for Equipment Testing and Evaluation 
of Capabilities for our Homeland Act: H.R. 4561, amended, to provide 
for third party testing of transportation security screening 
technology;
  Pages H36-38
  Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act: 
H.R. 1486, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to 
provide funding to secure non-profit facilities from terrorist attacks;
                                                           Pages H38-40
  Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017: H.R. 4559, 
amended, to conduct a global aviation security review;
  Pages H41-43
  Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act: H.R. 3202, to require 
the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report on cyber 
vulnerability disclosures;
  Pages H43-46
  Department of Homeland Security Interagency Counterterrorism Task 
Force Act: H.R. 4555, amended, to authorize the participation in 
overseas interagency counterterrorism task forces of personnel of the 
Department of Homeland Security;
  Pages H46-47
  Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017: H.R. 4564, to require a 
threat assessment on current foreign terrorist fighter activities, by a 
\2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 413 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 
3;
  Pages H47, H62-63
  Counterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act: H.R. 4569, to 
require counterterrorism information sharing coordination; 
                                                           Pages H48-49
  Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act: H.R. 4581, to require 
the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop best practices for 
utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data 
for counterterrorism screening and vetting operations, by a \2/3\ yea-
and-nay vote of 415 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 4;
  Pages H49-50, H63-64
  Securing Department of Homeland Security Firearms Act: H.R. 4433, 
amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the 
Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security 
to achieve security of sensitive assets among the components of the 
Department of Homeland Security;
  Pages H50-51
  Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, 
condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests: 
H. Res. 676, supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free 
expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on 
legitimate protests, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 415 yeas to 2 nays, 
Roll No. 2;
  Pages H51-57, H62
  Taiwan Travel Act: H.R. 535, to encourage visits between the United 
States and Taiwan at all levels; and
  Pages H57-59
  Directing the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain 
observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization: H.R. 3320, 
to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain 
observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization. 
                                                           Pages H59-62

Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Department of Homeland Security Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act: 
H.R. 4567, amended, to require a Department of Homeland Security 
overseas personnel enhancement plan; and
  Pages H34-36
  Counter Terrorist Network Act: H.R. 4578, to authorize certain 
counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
  Pages H40-41
Senate Referral: S. 1425 was referred to the Committee on Science, 
Space, and Technology and the Committee on Natural Resources. 
                                                               Page H80

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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page 
H28.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H62, H62-63, and H63-64. There 
were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:27 p.m.



    


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