House Floor Summary
House Floor proceedings of the previous 1 legislative days, including current legislative days in progress.
Updated: 1 min 23 sec ago
The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 3(b) of H. Res. 619. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on November 21, 2017.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 3(a) of H. Res. 619, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 17, 2017.
On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 2810.
The title of the measure was amended pursuant to H. Res. 619.
SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches, without prejudice to resumption of legislative business.
Frederick Douglas Bicentennial Commission - Pursuant to Section 5 of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act (Pub. L 115-77), the Democratic Leader appointed the Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington DC; and from private life: Mr. Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. of Orange, CA.
United States Capitol Preservation Commission - Pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 2081, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the United States Capitol Preservation Commission: Mrs. Comstock.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 205 (Roll no. 637).
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
Mr. Roe (TN) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on November 17. Agreed to without objection.
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3109 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 North 2nd Street in Chillicothe, Illinois, as the "Sr. Chief Ryan Owens Post Office Building"."
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.