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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 7 (Thursday, January 11, 2018)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D32-D33]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 19 public bills, H.R. 4766-
4784; and 9 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 98; and H. Res. 684-691 were 
introduced.
  Pages H168-69

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H170

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 4043, to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to reauthorize 
the whistleblower protection program, and for other purposes, with 
amendments (H. Rept. 115-510);
  H.R. 1701, to prohibit the use of Federal funds for the costs of 
painting portraits of officers and employees of the Federal Government, 
with amendments (H. Rept. 115-511, Part 1);
  H.R. 3737, to provide for a study on the use of social media in 
security clearance investigations (H. Rept. 115-512); and
  H.R. 1532, to reaffirm that certain land has been taken into trust 
for the benefit of the Poarch Band

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of Creek Indians, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-513). 
                                                              Page H168

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                              Page H135

Rapid DNA Act: The House passed 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 256 yeas to 164 nays, Roll No. 16. 
                                                          Pages H137-60
  Rejected the Himes motion to commit the bill to the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence with instructions to report the same back to 
the House forthwith with an amendment, by a recorded vote of 189 ayes 
to 227 noes, Roll No. 15.
Pages H158-59
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-53 shall be 
considered as adopted.
Page H137

Rejected:
  Amash amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 115-504) that sought to 
replace the text of S. 139 with the text of the USA RIGHTS Act (by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 183 yeas to 233 nays, Roll No. 14).
Pages H149-58
  H. Res. 682, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (S. 
139) was agreed to yesterday, January 10th.

Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measure. Consideration began Tuesday, January 
9th.
  Counter Terrorist Network Act: H.R. 4578, to authorize certain 
counter terrorist networks activities of U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 410 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 
17.
  Page H160

Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act: The 
House agreed to discharge from committee and pass H.R. 4708, to amend 
the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland 
Security to issue Department of Homeland Security-wide guidance and 
develop training programs as part of the Department of Homeland 
Security Blue Campaign.
  Page H161

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. tomorrow, January 12th and 
further, when the House adjourns on that day, it adjourns to meet at 12 
noon on Tuesday, January 16th for Morning Hour debate.
  Page H162
Directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in the 
enrollment of the bill S. 139: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 78, 
directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in the 
enrollment of the bill S. 139.
  Page H162

Committee Chairwoman Resignation: Read a letter from Representative 
Black wherein she resigned as the Chairwoman of the Committee on the 
Budget.
  Page H162

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Gowdy wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Ethics.
  Pages H162-63

Committee Elections: The House agreed to H. Res. 685, electing Members 
to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives. 
                                                              Page H163
Senate Referral: S. 875 was referred to the Committee on Energy and 
Commerce.
  Page H166
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page 
H160.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H157-58, 
H159, H159-160, and H160. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 12:31 p.m.



    


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