U.S. Senate Rejects White House and Bipartisan Immigration Proposals
Last House Session - February 16, 2018

The House met in a pro forma session, with no legislative business expected.

Speakers:
Time
Action
  • 09:00:05 AM

    The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

    • 09:00:06 AM

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      I HEREBY APPOINT BRADLEY BYRNE TO ACT AS SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE ON THIS DAY.

    • 09:00:32 AM

      The Speaker designated the Honorable Bradley Byrne to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

      • 09:00:35 AM

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        THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN.

    • 09:00:39 AM

      Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.

      • 09:00:41 AM

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        LET US PRAY. US PRAY. GRACIOUS GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US…

        LET US PRAY. US PRAY. GRACIOUS GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US ANOTHER DAY. WE EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE. YOU HAVE CREATED US WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE OTHER PEOPLE IN THEIR NEED TO SHARE TOGETHER AND RESPECT AND AFFECTION AND TO BE FAITHFUL IN THE RESPONSIBILITIES WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN. IN THIS MOMENT OF PRAYER, PLEASE GRANT TO THE MEMBERS OF THIS PEOPLE'S HOUSE, AS THEY MEET WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE CONSTITUENTS, THE GIFTS OF WISDOM AND DISCERNMENT, IN THEIR WORDS AND ACTIONS THEY WILL DO JUSTICE, LOVE WITH MERCY AND WALK HUMBLY WITH YOU. MAY ALL THAT I DONE TODAY BE FOR YOUR GREATER HONOR AND FLOORY. AMEN.

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  • 09:01:16 AM

    SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

    Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 736, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.

    • 09:01:31 AM

      TEMPORE PURSUANT

      PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST…

      PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEED SGS APPROVED. THE CHAIR WILL LEAD THE HOUSE -- 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 A COMMUNICATION.

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  • 09:01:40 AM

    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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

    • 09:01:41 AM

      The House received a communication from Philip G. Kiko, Chief Administrative Officer. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Kiko notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for documents in a criminal case issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.

      • 09:01:58 AM

        THE CLERK

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, THIS IS TO…

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU FORMALLY, PURSUANT TO RULE 8 OF THE RULES OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THAT I HAVE BEEN SERVED WITH A SUBPOENA FOR DOCUMENTS IN A CRIMINAL CASE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, I HAVE DETERMINED THAT COMPLIANCE WITH THE SUBPOENA IS CONSISTENT WITH THE PRIVILEGES AND RIGHTS OF THE HOUSE. SIGNED, SINCERELY, PHIL IN CHIHICO, CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER. SIR, THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU FORMALLY, PURSUANT TO RULE 8 OF THE RULES OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THAT I HAVE BEEN SERVED WITH A SUBPOENA FOR DOCUMENTS IN A CRIMINAL CASE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, I HAVE DETERMINED THAT COMPLIANCE WITH THE SUBPOENA IS CONSISTENT WITH THE PRIVILEGES AND RIGHTS OF THE HOUSE. SIGNED, SINCERELY, SUSAN N. FINSON, FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR. THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, PURSUANT TO THE PERMISSION GRANTED IN CLAUSE 2-H OF RULE 2 OF THE RULES OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE CLERK RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE ON FEBRUARY 15, 2018, AT 1:50 P.M. THAT THE SENATE PASSED SENATE 2246. WITH BEST WISHED I AM, SIGNED, SINCERELY, KAREN L. HAAS.

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    • 09:02:41 AM

      The House received a communication from Susan Anfinson, Financial Administrator. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Anfinson notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena for documents in a criminal case issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she had determined that compliance with the subpoena was consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.

      • 09:03:03 AM

        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 received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 15, 2018, at 1:50 p.m.: that the Senate passed S. 2246.

        • 09:03:10 AM

          The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 736. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on February 20, 2018.

          • 09:03:25 AM

            TEMPORE PURSUANT

            PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-B OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE HOUSE STANDS…

            PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-B OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE HOUSE STANDS ADJOURNED UNTIL 9:30 A.M. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018. FEBRUARY 26.

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      • 08:59:52 AM

        HOST

        YOU, VERY MUCH.

      • 08:59:54 AM

        GUEST

        YOU, VERY MUCH.

      • 08:59:57 AM

        HOST

        LET'S GO TO THE FLOOR FOR THE PRO FORMA SESSION. WE WILL PICK UP WHERE WE…

        LET'S GO TO THE FLOOR FOR THE PRO FORMA SESSION. WE WILL PICK UP WHERE WE BEGAN THIS MORNING, GETTING THOUGHTS ON SAFETY IN SCHOOLS.

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      • 09:00:06 AM

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        I HEREBY APPOINT BRADLEY BYRNE TO ACT AS SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE ON THIS DAY.

      • 09:00:35 AM

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        THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN.

      • 09:00:41 AM

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        LET US PRAY. US PRAY. GRACIOUS GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US…

        LET US PRAY. US PRAY. GRACIOUS GOD, WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR GIVING US ANOTHER DAY. WE EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE. YOU HAVE CREATED US WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE OTHER PEOPLE IN THEIR NEED TO SHARE TOGETHER AND RESPECT AND AFFECTION AND TO BE FAITHFUL IN THE RESPONSIBILITIES WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN. IN THIS MOMENT OF PRAYER, PLEASE GRANT TO THE MEMBERS OF THIS PEOPLE'S HOUSE, AS THEY MEET WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE CONSTITUENTS, THE GIFTS OF WISDOM AND DISCERNMENT, IN THEIR WORDS AND ACTIONS THEY WILL DO JUSTICE, LOVE WITH MERCY AND WALK HUMBLY WITH YOU. MAY ALL THAT I DONE TODAY BE FOR YOUR GREATER HONOR AND FLOORY. AMEN.

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      • 09:01:31 AM

        TEMPORE PURSUANT

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST…

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-A OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE JOURNAL OF THE LAST DAY'S PROCEED SGS APPROVED. THE CHAIR WILL LEAD THE HOUSE -- 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 A COMMUNICATION.

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      • 09:01:58 AM

        THE CLERK

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, THIS IS TO…

        THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU FORMALLY, PURSUANT TO RULE 8 OF THE RULES OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THAT I HAVE BEEN SERVED WITH A SUBPOENA FOR DOCUMENTS IN A CRIMINAL CASE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, I HAVE DETERMINED THAT COMPLIANCE WITH THE SUBPOENA IS CONSISTENT WITH THE PRIVILEGES AND RIGHTS OF THE HOUSE. SIGNED, SINCERELY, PHIL IN CHIHICO, CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER. SIR, THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU FORMALLY, PURSUANT TO RULE 8 OF THE RULES OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THAT I HAVE BEEN SERVED WITH A SUBPOENA FOR DOCUMENTS IN A CRIMINAL CASE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL, I HAVE DETERMINED THAT COMPLIANCE WITH THE SUBPOENA IS CONSISTENT WITH THE PRIVILEGES AND RIGHTS OF THE HOUSE. SIGNED, SINCERELY, SUSAN N. FINSON, FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR. THE HONORABLE THE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SIR, PURSUANT TO THE PERMISSION GRANTED IN CLAUSE 2-H OF RULE 2 OF THE RULES OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE CLERK RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE SENATE ON FEBRUARY 15, 2018, AT 1:50 P.M. THAT THE SENATE PASSED SENATE 2246. WITH BEST WISHED I AM, SIGNED, SINCERELY, KAREN L. HAAS.

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      • 09:03:25 AM

        TEMPORE PURSUANT

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-B OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE HOUSE STANDS…

        PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-B OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 736, THE HOUSE STANDS ADJOURNED UNTIL 9:30 A.M. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018. FEBRUARY 26.

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      115th Congress - House
      Total Hours: 998 (After 414 days)
      • Debate472 Hours
      • Special Orders200 Hours
      • Votes159 Hours
      • One Minute Speeches85 Hours
      • Morning Hour71 Hours
      • Opening Procedures6 Hours

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