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House Press Gallery

U.S. House of Representatives

August 4, 2017

 

Proceedings of

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Friday, August 4, 2017

Met at 1:00 PM

 

Journal approved.

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Harris (R), MD led the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Message from the Senate received (Senate returned the papers to the House at their request for H.J. Res. 76 - Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 860 - Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2017, passed S. 190 - Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act, passed S. 178 - Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act, concurred in House amendments to S. 114 - To authorize appropriations and to appropriate amounts for the Veterans Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to improve hiring authorities of the Department, to authorize major medical facility leases, and for other purposes, passed S. 582 - Office of Special Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2017, passed S. 717 -  POWER Act, passed without amendment H.R. 2210 - To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center,” passed without amendment H.R. 510 - Rapid DNA Act of 2017, passed with an amendment H.R. 2288 - Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, passed with an amendment H.R. 339 - Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act, and passed with amendments H.R., 601 -Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 829 - AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 201, passed S. 81 - Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2017, passed S. 1282 - A bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana, passed without amendment H.R. 3218 - Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, and made appointments to the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 581 -Jessie's Law, passed S. 1052 - BENEFIT Act of 2017, passed S. 204 -Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2017, and passed without amendment H.R. 2430 - FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 765 - Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 1616 - Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 19 -MOBILE NOW Act, passed S. 96 - Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017, passed S. 174 -Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2017, passed S. 134 - Spoofing Prevention Act of 2017, passed S. 123 -Kari's Law Act of 2017, passed S. 88 -DIGIT Act, passed S. 1182 - The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, passed S. 756 - SOS Act of 2017, passed S. 1617 - Javier Vega, Jr. Memorial Act of 2017, adopted S.Con.Res. 15 - A concurrent resolution expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2017, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day,” passed S. 1141 - Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, passed S. 810 - A bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes, passed without amendment H.R. 374 - To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes and passed without amendment H.R.873 - Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act.)

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Message from the Senate received (passed S. 1099 - Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2017).

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House made a correction the engrossment of H.J.Res. 76 - Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.

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Chair declared the House adjourned at 1:09 PM until 11:00 AM on Tuesday, Aug. 8.