House Floor Summary
House Floor proceedings of the previous 1 legislative days, including current legislative days in progress.
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ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 - 191 (Roll no. 78).
COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in colloquy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and the question was put de novo.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 36.
Both resolutions are closed to amendments. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on each resolution, and provides for one motion to recommit on each resolution.
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.
The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 3, 2017 at 8:11 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.J. Res. 41.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Garamendi to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Hultgren demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hultgren objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day. The point of no quorum was considered withdrawn.
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on February 3, 2017.
On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
Ms. Jayapal moved that the House do now adjourn.
SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.