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Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 4:04:09 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 16:04
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 600 — "To promote Internet access in developing countries and update foreign policy toward the Internet, and for other purposes."

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 4:03:57 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 16:04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 4:03:51 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 16:04
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:41:04 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:51
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At conclusion of debate on the Schakowsky motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Schakowsky demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to recommit until later in the legislative day.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:42:45 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:43
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 589.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:42:43 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:43
Considered under suspension of the rules.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:42:21 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:43
Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 589 — "To establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes."

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:42:06 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:43
The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:40:41 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:43
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:34:57 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:40
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schakowsky motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to repor the same back to the House with an amendment to prohibit the underlying bill from permitting any health plan to charge women higher premiums than men for health coverage.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:34:56 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:37
Ms. Schakowsky moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 3:34:45 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:37
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:12:55 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:23
The House received a communication from the Honorable Linda T. Sanchez. Ms. Sanchez submitted her resignation from the Committee on Ethics. The resignation was accepted without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:12:00 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:22
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 183 (Roll no. 63).

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:05:29 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:22
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 187 (Roll no. 62).

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:15:15 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:15
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 7.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:15:02 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:15
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:14:57 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:15
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 55. H.R. 7 — "To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions."

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:14:23 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 24, 2017 - 2:14:20 P.M.

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 14:14
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.