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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 6 (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)]
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House of Representatives
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 4750-
4765; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 683 were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 3548, to make certain improvements to the security of the
international borders of the United States, and for other purposes,
with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-505, Part 1);
H.R. 2504, to ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the
export of certain echinoderms (H. Rept. 115-506, Part 1);
S. 1285, to allow the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and
Siuslaw Indians, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community
of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, the
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua
Tribe of Indians to lease or transfer certain lands (H. Rept. 115-507);
H.R. 453, to deem the Step 2 compliance date for standards of
performance for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic
heaters, and forced-air furnaces to be May 15, 2023 (H. Rept. 115-508);
H.R. 1917, to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing
national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and
structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before
requiring compliance with such rule (H. Rept. 115-509).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Smith (NE) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Recess: The House recessed at 10:51 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon.
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a
yea-and-nay vote of 231 yeas to 178 nays with one answering
“present”, Roll No. 13.
Pages H91, H125-26
Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the Espaillat motion to adjourn by a yea-
and-nay vote of 51 yeas to 331 nays, Roll No. 5.
Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the Gutierrez motion to adjourn by a yea-
and-nay vote of 54 yeas to 311 nays, Roll No. 6.
Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the Grijalva motion to adjourn by a yea-
and-nay vote of 62 yeas to 324 nays, Roll No. 7.
Rapid DNA Act--Rule for Consideration: The House agreed to 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, and to prevent DNA analysis
backlogs, by a yea-and-nay vote of 233 yeas to 181 nays, Roll No. 8,
after the previous question was ordered without objection.
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, January 11th.
Amending the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification
Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund:
The House passed 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, by a recorded vote of 239 ayes to 173 noes, Roll
Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-54 shall be
considered as adopted.
H. Res. 681, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (S.
140) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 227 ayes to 181 noes, Roll No.
10, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of
234 yeas to 181 nays, Roll No. 9.
Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules
and pass the following measure. Consideration began Tuesday, January
Department of Homeland Security Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act:
H.R. 4567, amended, to require a Department of Homeland Security
overseas personnel enhancement plan, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 415
yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 12.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Seven yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H92, H94,
H95, H111, H113, H113-14, H124-25, H125, and H125-26. There were no
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:55 p.m.
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