House Approves GOP Tax Reform Bill, 227-205.
Last House Session - November 21, 2017

The House meets for a Pro Forma session with no legislative business scheduled.

Time
Action
  • 11:00:08 AM

    The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

    • 11:00:16 AM

      The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

      • 11:00:31 AM

        THE CLERK

        THE SPEAKER'S ROOMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 21, 2017. I HEREBY APPOINT…

        THE SPEAKER'S ROOMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 21, 2017. I HEREBY APPOINT THE HONORABLE ANDY HARRIS TO ACT AS SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE ON THIS DAY. SIGNED, PAUL D. RYAN, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

        Show Full Text
    • 11:00:39 AM

      Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Scott W. Wilson, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC

      • 11:00:43 AM

        THE SPEAKER PR TEMPORE

        THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY THE GUEST CHAPLAIN, REVEREND DR. SCOTT…

        THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY THE GUEST CHAPLAIN, REVEREND DR. SCOTT WILSON, CAPITOL HILL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN WASHINGTON.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:00:53 AM

        THE CHAPLAIN

        LET US PRAY TOGETHER. O GRACIOUS AND LOVING GOD, WE PAUSE THIS MORNING TO…

        LET US PRAY TOGETHER. O GRACIOUS AND LOVING GOD, WE PAUSE THIS MORNING TO GIVE YOU THANKS FOR THE MANY BLESSINGS THAT WE HAVE RECEIVED. WE'RE THANKFUL FOR THIS LAND WHERE WE CAN FREELY WORSHIP AND SPEAK YOUR TRUTH. AND SEEK YOUR JUSTICE. WE PRAY TODAY FOR A SPIRIT OF UNITY. YOU HAVE BLESSED US WITH A COUNTRY, WITH A COUNTRY, A NATION OF MAGNIFICENT DIVERSITY. YET OUR ONENESS IS THAT WHICH WE CELEBRATE. EACH PERSON IS A SEPARATE TREASURE, CELEBRATE. EACH PERSON IS A SEPARATE TREASURE, UNIQUE FROM DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS, BUT EACH OF US SHARE IN OUR HUMANITY THE COMMON NEED FOR THE ESSENTIALS OF LIFE. WE RECOGNIZE AND EVEN REJOICE IN THE WAYS WE DIFFER AS WE SEEK TO BE ONE PEOPLE. WE PRAY TODAY FOR ALL REPRESENTATIVES, STAFF, AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT THEY MAY ENJOY SAFE TRAVEL, A BLESSED REST AND RENEWAL ON THIS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. MAY ALL FEEL YOUR PRESENCE AND YOUR PEACE IN THIS SEASON. AMEN.

        Show Full Text
  • 11:01:14 AM

    SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

    Pursuant to section 3(a) of H. Res. 619, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.

    • 11:02:03 AM

      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

      The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

      • 11:02:07 AM

        TEMPORE PURSUANT

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 3-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 619, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST…

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 3-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 619, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS IS APPROVED. THE CHAIR WILL LEAD THE HOUSE IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL. THE CHAIR LAYS BEFORE THE HOUSE THE FOLLOWING COMMUNICATION.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:02:31 AM

        THE CLERK

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, PURSUANT TO…

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-B OF THE WORLD WAR SR. CENTENNIAL COMMISSION ACT PUBLIC LAW 112-272, I AM PLEASED TO APPOINT MS. MARIA ZOE DUNNING OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, TO THE WORLD WAR SR. CENTENNIAL COMMISSION. SHE WOULD REPLACE MR. ROBERT D'ALESANDRO BY PREVIOUS RECOMMENDATION TO THE COMMISSION APPOINTED IN 2013 AND WHO HAS RESIGNED FROM THE COMMISSION. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS RECOMMENDATION. SIGNED, SINCERELY, NANCY PELOSI, DEMOCRATIC LEADER.

        Show Full Text
    • 11:03:05 AM

      World War I Centennial Commission

      Pursuant to Section 4(b) of the World War I Centennial Commission Act (Pub.L. 112-272), the Democratic Leader appointed Ms. Maria Zoe Dunning of San Francisco, California.

      • 11:03:10 AM

        TEMPORE PURSUANT

      • 11:03:36 AM

        The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 3(b) of H. Res. 619. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on November 24, 2017.

      • 10:59:58 AM

        >>

        THE HOUSE WILL BE IN ORDER.

      • 11:00:31 AM

        THE CLERK

        THE SPEAKER'S ROOMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 21, 2017. I HEREBY APPOINT…

        THE SPEAKER'S ROOMS, WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 21, 2017. I HEREBY APPOINT THE HONORABLE ANDY HARRIS TO ACT AS SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE ON THIS DAY. SIGNED, PAUL D. RYAN, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:00:43 AM

        THE SPEAKER PR TEMPORE

        THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY THE GUEST CHAPLAIN, REVEREND DR. SCOTT…

        THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY THE GUEST CHAPLAIN, REVEREND DR. SCOTT WILSON, CAPITOL HILL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN WASHINGTON.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:00:53 AM

        THE CHAPLAIN

        LET US PRAY TOGETHER. O GRACIOUS AND LOVING GOD, WE PAUSE THIS MORNING TO…

        LET US PRAY TOGETHER. O GRACIOUS AND LOVING GOD, WE PAUSE THIS MORNING TO GIVE YOU THANKS FOR THE MANY BLESSINGS THAT WE HAVE RECEIVED. WE'RE THANKFUL FOR THIS LAND WHERE WE CAN FREELY WORSHIP AND SPEAK YOUR TRUTH. AND SEEK YOUR JUSTICE. WE PRAY TODAY FOR A SPIRIT OF UNITY. YOU HAVE BLESSED US WITH A COUNTRY, WITH A COUNTRY, A NATION OF MAGNIFICENT DIVERSITY. YET OUR ONENESS IS THAT WHICH WE CELEBRATE. EACH PERSON IS A SEPARATE TREASURE, CELEBRATE. EACH PERSON IS A SEPARATE TREASURE, UNIQUE FROM DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS, BUT EACH OF US SHARE IN OUR HUMANITY THE COMMON NEED FOR THE ESSENTIALS OF LIFE. WE RECOGNIZE AND EVEN REJOICE IN THE WAYS WE DIFFER AS WE SEEK TO BE ONE PEOPLE. WE PRAY TODAY FOR ALL REPRESENTATIVES, STAFF, AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT THEY MAY ENJOY SAFE TRAVEL, A BLESSED REST AND RENEWAL ON THIS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. MAY ALL FEEL YOUR PRESENCE AND YOUR PEACE IN THIS SEASON. AMEN.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:02:07 AM

        TEMPORE PURSUANT

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 3-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 619, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST…

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 3-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 619, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS IS APPROVED. THE CHAIR WILL LEAD THE HOUSE IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL. THE CHAIR LAYS BEFORE THE HOUSE THE FOLLOWING COMMUNICATION.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:02:31 AM

        THE CLERK

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, PURSUANT TO…

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-B OF THE WORLD WAR SR. CENTENNIAL COMMISSION ACT PUBLIC LAW 112-272, I AM PLEASED TO APPOINT MS. MARIA ZOE DUNNING OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, TO THE WORLD WAR SR. CENTENNIAL COMMISSION. SHE WOULD REPLACE MR. ROBERT D'ALESANDRO BY PREVIOUS RECOMMENDATION TO THE COMMISSION APPOINTED IN 2013 AND WHO HAS RESIGNED FROM THE COMMISSION. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS RECOMMENDATION. SIGNED, SINCERELY, NANCY PELOSI, DEMOCRATIC LEADER.

        Show Full Text
      • 11:03:10 AM

        TEMPORE PURSUANT

      115th Congress - House
      Total Hours: 613 (After 259 days)
      • Debate289 Hours
      • Special Orders122 Hours
      • Votes98 Hours
      • One Minute Speeches51 Hours
      • Morning Hour41 Hours
      • Opening Procedures3 Hours
      • Other9 Hours

      Click a category within the legend to toggle its visibility.