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Legislative Day of February 14, 2012

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12:00:14 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:31 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:04 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:08:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 14.
2:00:44 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:00 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mrs. Foxx demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Foxx demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
2:03:00 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:03:20 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:17:00 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 14, 2012, at 10:25 a.m., stating that that body had passed H.R. 1162, without amendment.
2:18:00 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had the honor to transmit a sealed envelope received from the White House on February 13, 2012, at 2:14 p.m., which contained a message from the President whereby he submitted his Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2013.
2:18:10 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting the proposed Congressional Budget for the United States Government for FY 2013 - referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 112-78).
2:44:39 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:45 p.m. today.
4:47:55 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 14.
4:48:34 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:49:00 P.M. H.R. 2079 Mr. Kelly moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2079 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10 Main Street in East Rockaway, New York, as the "John J. Cook Post Office"."
4:49:10 P.M. H.R. 2079 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:49:12 P.M. H.R. 2079 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2079.
4:56:04 P.M. H.R. 2079 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
4:56:21 P.M. H.R. 3247 Mr. Kelly moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3247 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Town and Country Commons in Chesterfield, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Matthew P. Pathenos Post Office Building"."
4:56:32 P.M. H.R. 3247 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:56:34 P.M. H.R. 3247 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3247.
5:03:34 P.M. H.R. 3247 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:04:03 P.M. H.R. 3248 Mr. Kelly moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3248 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the "Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building"."
5:04:13 P.M. H.R. 3248 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:04:17 P.M. H.R. 3248 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3248.
5:12:12 P.M. H.R. 3248 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:12:37 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 14.
6:30:02 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the question of the Speaker's approval of the Journal.
7:12:33 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 303 - 89, 1 Present (Roll no. 49).
7:13:48 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:17:12 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:45:59 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
11:17:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 14.
11:17:55 P.M. Mr. Webster filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 547.
11:19:01 P.M. Mr. Webster moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:19:12 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
11:19:43 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 15, 2012.
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