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Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:54:28 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:17
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 188 (Roll no. 56).

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:48:03 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:17
On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 234 - 179 (Roll no. 55).

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:59:00 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:59
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with two hours of general debate on S. Con. Res. 3.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:57:23 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:58
The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:57:21 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:58
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 48 and Rule XVIII.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:56:47 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:58
Rule provides for consideration of S. Con. Res. 3 and S. 84. The resolution provides for two hours of general debate on S. Con. Res. 3 under a structured rule, and ninety minutes of debate on S. 84. The resolution also provides for one motion to commit on S. 84.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:56:42 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:58
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 48. S. Con. Res. 3 — "Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026."

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 10:54:30 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:54
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:19:52 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:19
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 48.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:16:23 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:17
Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 48 — "Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026, and providing for consideration of the bill (S. 84) to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces."

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:02:02 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:09
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. Woodall 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. Woodall 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.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:02:20 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:03
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.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:02:12 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:03
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Heck to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:00:31 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:00
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:00:15 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:00
The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

Legislative Day Of January 13, 2017 - 9:00:06 A.M.

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:00
The House convened, starting a new legislative day.