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Legislative Day of September 17, 2014

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Last Floor Action:
7:06:51 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 18, 2014.

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7:06:51 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 18, 2014.
7:06:50 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:06:41 P.M. Mrs. Bachmann moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:41:15 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:36:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:34:20 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support terrorism - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-155).
5:33:45 P.M. Mr. Stutzman asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on September 18. Agreed to without objection.
5:33:02 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
5:32:44 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal on which previous proceedings had been postponed.
5:32:41 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:32:40 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 319 - 108 (Roll no. 509).
5:24:04 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 199 - 228 (Roll no. 508).
5:16:07 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:09:51 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bustos motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the joint resolution to be reported back to the House with an amendment to extend the enactment date of the Export-Import Bank to September 30, 2021; and insert language to enact 3 additional bills upon passage of the joint resolution.
5:09:33 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 Mrs. Bustos moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
5:08:07 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 On agreeing to the McKeon amendment; Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 273 - 156 (Roll no. 507).
4:40:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A001) pursuant to the rule.
2:01:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 DEBATE - Pursuant to H. Res. 722, the House proceeded with the remaining 3 hours and 30 minutes of debate on the McKeon Part B amendment.
2:00:55 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, the House resumed further consideration of H.J. Res. 124.
2:00:49 P.M. H.J. Res. 124 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 124 — "Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes."
1:59:58 P.M. S. 476 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59:58 P.M. S. 476 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 0 (Roll no. 506).
1:52:31 P.M. S. 476 Considered as unfinished business. S. 476 — "To amend the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act to extend to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission."
1:52:27 P.M. H.R. 5462 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:52:27 P.M. H.R. 5462 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 505).
1:44:17 P.M. H.R. 5462 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5462 — "To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers."
1:44:04 P.M. H.R. 24 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:04 P.M. H.R. 24 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 333 - 92 (Roll no. 504).
1:12:15 P.M. H.R. 24 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 24 — "To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes."
1:11:47 P.M. H. Res. 726 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:11:41 P.M. H. Res. 726 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
12:35:49 P.M. H. Res. 726 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 726.
12:35:46 P.M. H. Res. 726 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:35:34 P.M. H. Res. 726 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 726 — "Strongly supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference, intimidation, or coercion by other countries."
12:34:01 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:33:41 P.M. NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY AND INTEGRITY - Pursuant to section 106 of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315), and the order of the House of January 3, 2013, the Speaker appointed Arthur E. Keiser of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, William Pepicello of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Arthur J. Rothkopf of Washington, DC upon the recommendation of the Majority Leader to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity.
12:32:00 P.M. The Chair clarified that pursuant to section 106(b)(5)(B) of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315), the Speaker's appointments of May 25, 2010, and December 22, 2010, of individuals on the part of the House to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity expired on May 25, 2014.
12:05:25 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:03:05 P.M. The Speaker recognized Ms. Meng for the purpose of introducing the guest Chaplain.
12:02:41 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Payne to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:22 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. LaMalfa demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Speaker announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. LaMalfa objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
12:00:29 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Joseph Holcomb, St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Church, Flushing, New York.
12:00:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 17.
10:46:42 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
10:34:03 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House resumed Morning-Hour Debate.
10:33:32 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2539, S. 1214, S. 2117, S. 2511, S. 2440, and H.R. 4194 amended.
10:01:00 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:00:43 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable David W. Jolly to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:29 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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