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Legislative Day of November 13, 2012

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2:00:38 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:42 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:31 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:40 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.
2:03:07 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:11:35 P.M. UNITED STATES-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION - Pursuant to section 1238(b)(3) of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 (22 U.S.C. 7002), amended by the Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003, the Minority Leader reappointed Mr. Michael Wessel of Falls Church, Virginia, to the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
2:12:56 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 p.m. today.
5:02:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 13.
5:02:10 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. today.
5:02:21 P.M. S. 1956 Mr. Mica moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1956 — "To prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from participating in the European Union's emissions trading scheme, and for other purposes."
5:02:45 P.M. S. 1956 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:02:50 P.M. S. 1956 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1956.
5:38:27 P.M. S. 1956 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:38:42 P.M. S. 1956 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:39:15 P.M. H.R. 6371 Mr. Walberg moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6371 — "To amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain functions from the General Accountability Office to the Department of Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such title."
5:39:32 P.M. H.R. 6371 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:39:34 P.M. H.R. 6371 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6371.
5:48:25 P.M. H.R. 6371 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.
5:49:03 P.M. H.R. 6586 Mr. Palazzo moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6586 — "To extend the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014."
5:49:17 P.M. H.R. 6586 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:49:19 P.M. H.R. 6586 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6586.
6:06:15 P.M. H.R. 6586 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Palazzo objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
6:06:20 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 November 13, 2012 at 4:18 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 4114, without amendment.
6:07:36 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:28 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 13.
6:31:15 P.M. Mr. Dreier filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 808.
6:32:18 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:32:31 P.M. H.R. 6371 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6371 — "To amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain functions from the General Accountability Office to the Department of Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such title."
6:53:17 P.M. H.R. 6371 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 361 - 3 (Roll no. 604).
6:53:18 P.M. H.R. 6371 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:55:05 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a scanned copy of a letter received from Mr. Christopher M. Thomas, Director of Elections, Department of State, State of Michigan, indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held November 6, 2012, the Honorable David Curson was elected Representative to Congress for the Eleventh Congressional District, State of Michigan.
6:56:07 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a facsimile copy of a letter received from the Honorable Sam Reed, Washington Secretary of State, indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held November 6, 2012, the Honorable Suzan DelBene was elected Representative to Congress for the First Congressional District, State of Washington.
6:56:38 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a facsimile copy of a letter received from Ms. Mary Sue Helm, Director of Elections and Administration, Office of the Secretary of State, State of Kentucky, indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held November 6, 2012, the Honorable Thomas Massie was elected Representative to Congress for the Fourth Congressional District, State of Kentucky.
6:57:05 P.M. Mr. John D. Dingell asked unanimous consent that Representative-elect David Alan Curson be permitted to take the oath of office on November 13, 2012. Mr. Dingell stated that the certificate of election had not arrived, but there was no contest and no question was raised with regard to the election. Agreed to without objection .
6:57:10 P.M. Mr. Norman D. Dicks asked unanimous consent that Representative-elect Suzan K. DelBene be permitted to take the oath of office on November 13, 2012. Mr. Dicks stated that the certificate of election had not arrived, but there was no contest and no question was raised with regard to the election. Agreed to without objection .
6:57:28 P.M. Mr. Harold Rogers asked unanimous consent that Representative-elect Thomas Massie be permitted to take the oath of office on November 13, 2012. Mr. Rogers (KY) stated that the certificate of election had not arrived, but there was no contest and no question was raised with regard to the election. Agreed to without objection .
6:58:18 P.M. OATH OF OFFICE - Representative-Elect David Allen Curson, Eleventh District, State of Michigan, Representative-Elect Suzan K. DelBene, First District, State of Washington, and Representative-Elect Thomas Massie, Fourth District, State of Kentucky, presented themselves in the well of the House for the purpose of taking the Oath of Office which was administered by the Speaker of the House.
7:00:19 P.M. Representatives Curson, DelBene, and Massie each, in turn, were recognized to address the House following the administration of the Oath-of-Office.
7:16:29 P.M. ADJUSTMENT OF WHOLE HOUSE - Under clause 5(d) of Rule XX, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the administration of the oath of office to the gentlewoman from Washington and the gentlemen from Kentucky and Michigan, the whole number of the House is 433.
7:22:42 P.M. H.R. 6586 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6586 — "To extend the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014."
7:22:59 P.M. H.R. 6586 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:23:14 P.M. H.R. 6586 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:25:50 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:34:04 P.M. Mr. Yoder moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:34:38 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:34:39 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 14, 2012.
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