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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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Time (EST) Session
11:00 am Business Meeting: Committee Organizational Meeting for the 115th Congress Committee on House Administration:
Time Session
6:00 P.M. - On agreeing to the Cicilline amendment (A009) Roll Call 38 - Recorded vote pending.
6:00 P.M. - On agreeing to the Castor (FL) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: (Roll no. 37).
5:56 P.M. - On agreeing to the Peterson amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 36).
5:50 P.M. - On agreeing to the Goodlatte amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: (Roll no. 35).
5:27 P.M. - UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
34 01-11 H R 39 Passed Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act
33 01-11 H RES 40 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 78, the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act; H.R. 238, the Commodity End-User Relief Act; and for other purposes
32 01-11 H RES 40 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 78, the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act; H.R. 238, the Commodity End-User Relief Act; and for other purposes
31 01-10 H R 79 Passed Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act
30 01-10 H R 79 Failed On Agreeing to the Amendment (Clay of Missouri Part B Amendment No. 2)

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