GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 6.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Don Bacon to act as Chairman of the Committee.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 949 and Rule XVIII.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6, H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R. 5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Mast to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Don Bacon to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 22, 2018.
On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 (06/21/2018 legislative day)
Jean Carol Hovland, of South Dakota, to be Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans, Department of Health and Human Services, vice Lillian A. Sparks. (06/21/2018 legislative day)
Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (06/21/2018 legislative day)
A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of June 18 through June 22, 2018, as National GI Bill Commemoration Week. (06/21/2018 legislative day)
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, further consideration of H.R. 6136 is postponed until a time to be announced.
SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.