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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 39 (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D230-D231]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]





                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 46 public bills, H.R. 1374-
1419; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 173, 176-177 were introduced. 
                                                         Pages H1592-94
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H1595-96
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 375, to designate the Federal building and United States 
courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the 
``Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse'' (H. 
Rept. 115-23);
  H.R. 1174, to provide a lactation room in public buildings (H. Rept. 
115-24);
  H.R. 985, to amend the procedures used in Federal court class actions 
and multidistrict litigation proceedings to assure fairer, more 
efficient outcomes for claimants and defendants, and for other purposes 
(H. Rept. 115-25);
  H. Res. 174, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1301) 
making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115-26); 
and
  H. Res. 175, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 725) to 
amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent fraudulent joinder (H. 
Rept. 115-27).
Page H1592
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H1539
Recess: The House recessed at 12:48 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                             Page H1544
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Gary 
Studniewski, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
  Page H1544
Recess: The House recessed at 2:13 p.m. and reconvened at 5 p.m. 
                                                             Page H1545
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Naming the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient 
clinic in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the Faleomavaega Eni Fa'aua'a 
Hunkin VA Clinic: H.R. 1362, to name the Department of Veterans Affairs 
community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the 
Faleomavaega Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin VA Clinic, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote 
of 411 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 127;
  Pages H1545-47, H1571
  Designating the Federal building and United States courthouse located 
at 719 Church Street in

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Nashville, Tennessee, as the ``Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and 
United States Courthouse'': H.R. 375, to designate the Federal building 
and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, 
Tennessee, as the ``Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States 
Courthouse'';
  Pages H1547-50, H1574
  Fairness For Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2017: H.R. 1174, amended, 
to provide a lactation room in public buildings; and
  Pages H1550-53
  National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition 
Authorization Act of 2017: S. 442, to authorize the programs of the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  Pages H1553-70
Question of Privilege: Representative Eshoo rose to a question of the 
privileges of the House and submitted a resolution. The Chair ruled 
that the resolution did not present a question of the privileges of the 
House. Subsequently, Representative Eshoo appealed the ruling of the 
chair and Representative McCarthy moved to table the appeal. Agreed to 
the motion to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair by a recorded 
vote of 227 ayes to 186 noes with 1 answering ``present'', Roll No. 
128.
  Pages H1571-74
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appear on pages H1571.
Quorum Calls Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and one recorded vote 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H1571, 
H1573-74. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 10:00 p.m.