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Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 9:20:15 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 21:38
The House received a communication from Representative Pompeo wherein he resigns as a member of the House of Representatives effective upon his confirmation as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 7:18:00 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:32
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment, pursuant to section 4(c) of H. Res. 5, 115th Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2017, of the following individuals to serve as the Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics: Nominated by the Speaker after consultation with the Minority Leader: Mr. Richard Norman "Doc" Hastings, Washington, Chairman; Mr. James M. Eagen, III, Colorado; Ms. Allison R. Hayward, Virginia; Ms. Judy Biggert, Illinois, alternate. Nominated by the Minority Leader after consultation with the Speaker: Mr. David Skaggs, Colorado, Co-Chairman; Brigadier General (retired) Belinda Pinckney, Virginia; Ms. Karan English, Arizona; Mr. Mike Barnes, Maryland, alternate.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 7:19:58 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:20
SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:53:01 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:19
MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of those who suffered losses from the tornadoes that struck the southeastern part of our nation.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 7:05:27 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:17
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 0 (Roll no. 61).

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:52:17 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:17
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 5 (Roll no. 60).

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 7:06:57 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:07
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 7:06:09 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:07
Ms. Cheney filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 55.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 7:05:28 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 19:07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:57:31 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:58
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 582 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a configuration that permits users to directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix, and for other purposes."

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:52:18 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:54
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:31:10 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:32
Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 423 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to expand and clarify the prohibition on provision of misleading or inaccurate caller identification information, and for other purposes."

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:30:53 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:32
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 6:30:32 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:31
The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 23.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 5:41:28 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:41
The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 5:41:11 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:41
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 5:26:29 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:26
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 582.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 5:26:27 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:26
Considered under suspension of the rules.

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 5:26:12 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:26
Mr. Lance moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 582 — "To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a configuration that permits users to directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix, and for other purposes."

Legislative Day Of January 23, 2017 - 5:25:53 P.M.

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.