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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 15 public bills, H.R. 3845-
3859; and 4 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 81; and H. Res. 541-543 were
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
H.R. 3281, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate
the transfer to non-Federal ownership of appropriate reclamation
projects or facilities, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-334).
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Pastor
Dennis Jokela, Chaplain, Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department,
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the
Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017: S. 327, to direct the
Securities and Exchange Commission to provide a safe harbor related to
certain investment fund research reports; and
Protecting the safety of judges by extending the authority of the
Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their
financial disclosure reports: H.R. 3229, amended, to protect the safety
of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to
redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure
Suspension--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules
and agree to the following measure. Consideration began Monday,
Recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian
Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in
Southeast Asia: H. Res. 311, amended, recognizing that for 50 years the
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward
stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, by a \2/3\ yea-and-
nay vote of 413 yeas with none voting “nay”, Roll No. 540; and
Agreed to amend the title so as to read: “Reaffirming the 40 years
of relations between the United States and the Association of Southeast
Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the shared pursuit of economic growth and
regional security in Southeast Asia.”.
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, September 28.
Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017: The
House considered H.R. 3823, to amend title 49, United States Code, to
extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure
the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and to provide disaster tax relief.
Further proceedings were postponed.
Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment printed in H. Rept. 115-333 shall
be considered as adopted.
H. Res. 538, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R.
3823) was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 223 yeas to 190 nays, Roll
No. 539, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote
of 223 yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 538.
Pages H7540-47, H7551-52
Senate Referrals: S. 1866 was held at the desk. S. 1028 was referred to
the Committee on Education and the Workforce. S. 504 was held at the
desk. S. 1057 was held at the desk. S. 870 was referred to the
Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and
subsequently presented to the House today and message received from the
Senate appear on page H7540.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the
proceedings of today and appear on pages H7551-52. H7552, and H7552-53.
There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 8:06 p.m.
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