The Senate will convene at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to Accompany S. 140 (Coast Guard Reauthorization). At 5:30 PM on Tuesday, November 13th, the Senate will proceed to vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House amendment with a further amendment to accompany S. 140 (Coast Guard Reauthorization).
The House convened, starting a new legislative day. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mike Bost to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Poe of TX to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 3:45 P.M. today. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 13. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced. Mr. Barr moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2740 — "To posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl in recognition of his acts of valor during World War II." Considered under suspension of the rules. DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2740. On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4033 — "To reauthorize the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992." Considered under suspension of the rules. DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4033.