House Floor Summary
House Floor proceedings of the previous 1 legislative days, including current legislative days in progress.
Updated: 2 min 39 sec ago
ADJUSTED WHOLE NUMBER OF THE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from New York, Mr. Collins, the whole number of the House is 433.
The House received a communication from Representative Collins (NY) wherein he resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective on September 30, 2019.
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 5(a) of H. Res. 577, 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 Anthony G. Brown 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 9:00 a.m. on October 1, 2019.
On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
Mr. Neguse moved that the House do now adjourn.
SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 184 (Roll no. 555).
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 1 (Roll no. 554).
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 236 - 174 (Roll no. 553).
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
Mr. Langevin asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Friday, September 27, 2019, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Agreed to without objection.
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Steil asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3088, a bill originally introduced by Representative Duffy, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XIII. Agreed to without objection.
On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on the Speaker's Approval of the Journal, which the Chair put de novo.
Mr. Hoyer moved to table the measure.