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Legislative Day of June 25, 2015

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Last Floor Action:
6:01:09 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to S. Con. Res. 19. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2015.

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9:00:19 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:25 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Randy Bezet, Bayside Community Church, Bradenton, Florida.
9:01:44 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:48 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. McMorris Rodgers to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:23 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:14:42 A.M. H. Res. 340 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 340 — "Returning to the Senate H.R. 1735, a bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes, with the Senate amendment thereto."
9:14:45 A.M. H. Res. 340 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
9:15:05 A.M. H. Res. 340 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:15:18 A.M. H.R. 1735 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 340, papers are returned to the Senate.
9:16:10 A.M. H. Res. 338 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 338 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1295) to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes."
9:16:48 A.M. H. Res. 338 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 338.
9:58:31 A.M. H. Res. 338 The previous question was ordered without objection.
9:58:42 A.M. H. Res. 338 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 338, the Chair put the question on adoption of the resolution and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Sessions demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of the resolution until a time to be announced.
10:03:02 A.M. H. Res. 341 QUESTION OF THE PRIVILEGES OF THE HOUSE - Pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX, Mr. Thompson (MS) was recognized to present a resolution raising a question of the privileges of the House. The Clerk reported the text of the resolution and the Chair announced the determination that the resolution constituted a question of privilege.
10:03:10 A.M. H. Res. 341 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 341 — "Raising a question of the privileges of the House."
10:03:53 A.M. H. Res. 341 Mr. McCarthy moved to refer to House Administration.
10:04:56 A.M. H. Res. 341 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the McCarthy (CA) motion to refer H. Res. 341 to the Committee on House Administration.
10:09:32 A.M. H. Res. 341 The previous question on the motion to refer was ordered without objection.
10:39:26 A.M. H. Res. 341 On motion to refer Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 184 (Roll no. 385).
10:39:30 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of H. Res. 338, and on a motion to suspend the rules, both of which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:39:31 A.M. H. Res. 338 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 338 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1295) to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes."
10:47:40 A.M. H. Res. 338 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 251 - 176 (Roll no. 386).
10:47:41 A.M. H. Res. 338 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:51:27 A.M. H.R. 1615 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1615 — "To direct the Chief FOIA Officer of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in the implementation of section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other purposes."
10:58:25 A.M. H.R. 1615 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 387).
10:58:25 A.M. H.R. 1615 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:59:52 A.M. H.R. 1295 Mr. Ryan (WI) moved that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment.
11:01:10 A.M. H.R. 1295 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 338, the House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the Ryan (WI) motion to agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment.
12:12:16 P.M. H.R. 1295 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:39:29 P.M. H.R. 1295 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 286 - 138 (Roll no. 388).
12:39:30 P.M. H.R. 1295 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:39:33 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12:39:37 P.M. H.R. 2200 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2200 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear intelligence and information sharing functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security and to require dissemination of information analyzed by the Department to entities with responsibilities relating to homeland security, and for other purposes."
12:47:52 P.M. H.R. 2200 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 2 (Roll no. 389).
12:47:52 P.M. H.R. 2200 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:47:53 P.M. H.R. 1314 TABLING MOTION TO CONCUR - The Chair announced that, without objection, the pending motion to reconsider the vote on the question of concurring in that portion of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 comprising title II (except for section 212) is laid upon the table.
12:52:04 P.M. H.R. 1735 Mr. Thornberry moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference.
12:52:31 P.M. H.R. 1735 On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
12:52:38 P.M. H.R. 1735 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Thornberry, Forbes, Miller (FL), Wilson (SC), LoBiondo, Bishop (UT), Turner, Kline, Rogers (AL), Shuster, Conaway, Lamborn, Wittman, Hunter, Hartzler, Heck (NV), Wenstrup, Stefanik, Smith (WA), Sanchez, Loretta, Davis (CA), Langevin, Larsen (WA), Cooper, Bordallo, Courtney, Tsongas, Garamendi, Johnson (GA), Speier, Castro (TX), and Duckworth.
12:52:39 P.M. H.R. 1735 FURTHER APPOINTMENTS OF CONFEREES - The Chair announced that further appointments of conferees would occur at a subsequent time.
12:54:48 P.M. H.R. 2822 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 333. H.R. 2822 — "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes."
12:54:53 P.M. H.R. 2822 Resolution provides for a modified open rule for H.R. 2822; a structured rule for H.R. 2042; and provides for proceedings of the House during the period from June 26, 2015, through July 6, 2015.
12:55:41 P.M. H.R. 2822 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 333 and Rule XVIII.
12:55:42 P.M. H.R. 2822 The Speaker designated the Honorable Garret Graves to act as Chairman of the Committee.
12:55:57 P.M. H.R. 2822 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2822.
1:51:30 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Poe (TX), to reduce and then increase funding for the Bureau of Land Management by 1 million.
1:51:33 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Poe (TX) amendment.
1:54:54 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Poe (TX) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:55:20 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Flores, to increase the Bureau of Land Management by 5 million, the National Forest Systems by 5 million and reduce the Environmental Programs and Management by $12,307,693.
1:55:24 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores amendment.
2:00:34 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Flores amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:01:17 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to reduce the Management of Lands and Resources by 14 million and increase Surveys, Investigation and Research by 11,611,000 million.
2:01:19 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
2:05:45 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Garamendi amendment was withdrawn.
2:06:05 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Yoho, to reduce the Bureau of Land Management by 25,325,000 million and apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
2:06:08 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Yoho Amendment.
2:11:36 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Yoho amendment was withdrawn.
2:11:59 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to reduce the Bureau of Land Management by 4,010,000 million and increase the US Fish and Wildlife Service by 3,902,000 million.
2:12:01 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
2:19:23 P.M. H.R. 2822 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Garamendi amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Garamendi demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
2:20:09 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Guinta, to increase funding for Land Acquisition by 16 million offset by various reductions in other accounts.
2:20:12 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Guinta amendment.
2:24:32 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Guinta amendment was withdrawn.
2:24:37 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Garamendi, to reduce, then increase the Land Acquisition by 1 million.
2:25:47 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi amendment.
2:29:05 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Garamendi amendment was withdrawn.
2:30:20 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Clawson (FL), to increase funding for US Fish and Wildlife Service Rsource Management by 1 million and reduce funding for the Environmental Programs and Management by 1.2 million.
2:30:22 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Clawson(FL) amendment.
2:35:09 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Clawson (FL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:35:15 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Clawson (FL), to increase funding for Operation of the National Park System Everglades Restoration by 1 million and reduce funding for Environmental Programs and Management by 1,250,000 million.
2:35:17 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Clawson(FL) amendment.
2:38:27 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Clawson (FL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:38:56 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Ms. Sewell (AL), to increase funding for Operation of the National Park System by 2.5 million; increase funding for Historic Preservation Fund by 4.5 million ; and reduce funding for Office of the Secretary Departmental Operations by 7 million.
2:38:58 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sewell amendment.
2:43:36 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Sewell (AL) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:44:06 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gallego, to increase and then decrease the National Park Service by 1 million.
2:44:12 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment.
2:47:21 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Gallego amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
2:47:47 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Beyer, to increase funding for the National Park Service maintenance backlog by $11,500,000,000.
2:47:49 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment.
2:49:55 P.M. H.R. 2822 Mr. Calvert raised a point of order against the Beyer amendment. Mr. Calvert stated that the amendment seeks to cause a net increase in budget authority in violation of the provisions of H. Res. 5. The Chair sustained the point of order.
2:53:19 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Ms. Tsongas, to increase and then decrease the Centennial Challenge by $30 million.
2:53:20 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tsongas amendment.
2:59:38 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Tsongas amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:01:10 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Capps, to reduce funding for Bureau of Ocean Energy Management by $5,434,000 and to increase funding for Inland Oil Spill Programs by a similar amount.
3:01:11 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps amendment.
3:08:43 P.M. H.R. 2822 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Capps amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Capps demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:09:56 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Johnson (OH), to reduce funding for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement by 2 million and increase the State and Tribal Assistance Grants by a similar amount.
3:09:57 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson(OH) amendment.
3:15:31 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Johnson (OH) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:16:44 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Yoho, to reduce funding for the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund by $29,904,000 and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
3:16:49 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Yoho amendment was withdrawn.
3:17:19 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Griffith, to increase from 3 to 7 the number of Appalachian States eligible to receive grants under the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund.
3:17:21 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Griffith amendment.
3:22:13 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Griffith amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:22:25 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, to increase funding for Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education by $50,304,000 and reduce funding for Environmental Programs and Management by a similar amount.
3:22:26 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment.
3:26:32 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:28:32 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Sablan, to reduce funding for the Office of the Secretary Departmental Operations by 5 million and increase funding for the Insular Affair by a similar amount.
3:28:34 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sablan amendment.
3:34:54 P.M. H.R. 2822 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sablan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Sablan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:39:02 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Ms. Castor (FL), to reduce funding for the Office of the Secretary Departmental Operations by 1,913,000 and increase the funding for the Environmental Programs and Management by a similar amount.
3:39:04 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor amendment pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation removed.
3:45:43 P.M. H.R. 2822 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castor(FL) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Castor(FL) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:46:43 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Ms. Plaskett, to reduce and then increase funding for the Insular Affairs Assistance to Territories by $13,684,000.
3:46:44 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Plaskett amendment.
3:52:30 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Plaskett amendment was withdrawn.
3:53:20 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, to reduce funding for the Office of Inspector General Salaries and Expenses by 2 million and increase funding for the Smithsonian Institution Salaries and Expenses by $1,500,000 million.
3:53:21 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment.
4:01:25 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Jackson Lee amendment was withdrawn.
4:06:26 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grijalva, to strike section 120 prohibiting use of funds regarding legal trade and transport of ivory.
4:06:29 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva amendment.
4:10:50 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Grijalva amendment was withdrawn.
4:12:02 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Langevin, to to reduce funding for the EPA Science and Technology by $1,625,000 and increase funding for the Environmental Programs and Management by 1 million.
4:12:05 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment.
4:18:52 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Langevin amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
4:19:55 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grayson, to reduce and then increase funding for Environmental Programs and Management by $2,212,000.
4:19:57 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grayson amendment.
4:23:09 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Grayson amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:23:38 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mooney (WV), to reduce funding for Environmental Programs and Management by 2 million and increase funding for the Office of Inspector General by 1 million.
4:23:40 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mooney (WV) amendment.
4:27:15 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Mooney (WV) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:27:25 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Mooney (WV), to reduce funding for the Environmental Programs and Management by 2 million and to apply the savings to the spending reduction account.
4:27:26 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Mooney (WV) amendment.
4:32:18 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Mooney (WV) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:32:34 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Tipton, to reduce funding for the Environmental Programs and Management by 20 million and increase funding for the Wildland Fire Management by a similar amount.
4:32:35 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tipton amendment.
4:40:26 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:42:13 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. McNerney, to increase funding for State and Tribal Assistance Grants by $861 million; $432 million for capitalization grants for the Clean Water State Revolving Funds and $429 million for capitalization grants for the Drinking Water State Revolving Funds.
4:43:52 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McNerney amendment.
4:46:27 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the McNerney amendment was withdrawn.
4:46:32 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kildee, numbered 10 printed in the Congressional Record to add a new proviso providing new eligiblity requirements for grant recipients.
4:46:49 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kildee amendment pending a reservation of a point of order.
4:51:09 P.M. H.R. 2822 Mr. Calvert raised a point of order against the Kildee amendment. Mr. Calvert stated that the amendment seeks to change existing law and constitutes legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
4:53:44 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Beyer, to strike the paragraph regarding EPA Administrator requirements to base agency policies and actions regarding air emissions from forest biomass on the principle that forest biomass emissions do not increase overall carbon dioxide accumulations in the atomosphere.
4:54:25 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment.
4:58:25 P.M. H.R. 2822 By unanimous consent, the Beyer amendment was withdrawn.
4:58:36 P.M. H.R. 2822 An amendment, offered by Mr. Benishek, to reduce funding for the National Forest System by 2 million and increase the Capital Improvement and Maintenance by a similar amount.
4:58:39 P.M. H.R. 2822 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 333, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Benishek amendment.
5:02:36 P.M. H.R. 2822 On agreeing to the Benishek amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:02:58 P.M. H.R. 2822 Mr. Calvert moved that the committee rise.
5:03:12 P.M. H.R. 2822 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
5:03:19 P.M. H.R. 2822 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2822 as unfinished business.
5:05:35 P.M. S. Con. Res. 19 Considered as privileged matter. S. Con. Res. 19 — "Providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and an adjournment of the House of Representatives."
5:12:46 P.M. S. Con. Res. 19 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:12:52 P.M. S. Con. Res. 19 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:13:22 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:20:12 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:00:28 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 893 and S. 230.
6:01:02 P.M. Mr. Smith (NJ) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:01:08 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:01:09 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to S. Con. Res. 19. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2015.
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