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Legislative Day of December 12, 2012

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10:00:32 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:36 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel Webster to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:04 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.
11:01:39 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 12.
12:01:00 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Jerome Milton, Greater New Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Tyler, Texas.
12:03:38 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:46 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Sarbanes to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:19 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
12:05:10 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 December 12, 2012 at 11:08 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 4014, without amendment; H.R. 4367, without amendment; H.R. 2467, without amendment; H.R. 3319, without amendment; H.R. 6328, without amendment; H.R. 6328, without amendment; and passed S. 3564.
12:06:57 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:33:34 P.M. H. Res. 827 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 827 — "Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
12:33:57 P.M. H. Res. 827 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 827.
1:45:29 P.M. H. Res. 827 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 827, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Slaughter demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:46:01 P.M. H.R. 5817 Mrs. Capito moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5817 — "To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to provide an exception to the annual privacy notice requirement."
1:46:05 P.M. H.R. 5817 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:46:06 P.M. H.R. 5817 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5817.
1:52:30 P.M. H.R. 5817 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:52:50 P.M. H.R. 5817 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:53:15 P.M. H.R. 6190 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6190 — "To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to allow for the distribution, sale, and consumption in the United States of remaining inventories of over-the-counter CFC epinephrine inhalers."
1:53:37 P.M. H.R. 6190 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:53:40 P.M. H.R. 6190 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6190.
2:31:50 P.M. H.R. 6190 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.
2:32:22 P.M. S. 3542 Mr. King (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 3542 — "To authorize the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to modify screening requirements for checked baggage arriving from preclearance airports, and for other purposes."
2:33:07 P.M. S. 3542 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:33:09 P.M. S. 3542 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3542.
2:51:08 P.M. S. 3542 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:51:12 P.M. S. 3542 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:51:19 P.M. S. 1998 Mr. King (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1998 — "To obtain an unqualified audit opinion, and improve financial accountability and management at the Department of Homeland Security."
2:51:39 P.M. S. 1998 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:51:42 P.M. S. 1998 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1998.
3:01:37 P.M. S. 1998 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:01:41 P.M. S. 1998 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:02:37 P.M. H.R. 6364 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6364 — "To establish a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, including a National World War I Memorial on the National Mall in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes."
3:02:56 P.M. H.R. 6364 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:02:58 P.M. H.R. 6364 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6364.
3:28:18 P.M. H.R. 6364 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:28:21 P.M. H.R. 6364 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:28:23 P.M. H.R. 6364 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
3:28:38 P.M. MEDAL OF VALOR REVIEW BOARD - Pursuant to section 3(b) of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001 (42 U.S.C. 15202), the Minority Leader appointed Joanne Hayes-White of San Francisco, California, to the Medal of Valor Review Board .
3:29:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
4:33:56 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 12.
4:35:11 P.M. H. Res. 829 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 829 — "Returning several measures to the Senate."
4:35:33 P.M. H. Res. 829 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:35:53 P.M. H. Res. 829 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:36:12 P.M. Mr. Camp asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on December 13. Agreed to without objection.
4:36:32 P.M. H. Res. 830 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 830 — "Designating the ranking of a certain named Member of a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives."
4:36:43 P.M. H. Res. 830 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:36:47 P.M. H. Res. 830 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:36:55 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 827 and agreeing to the resolution, if ordered, and a motion to suspend the rules all of which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:37:57 P.M. H. Res. 827 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 827 — "Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
5:03:19 P.M. H. Res. 827 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 183 (Roll no. 621).
5:12:51 P.M. H. Res. 827 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 178 (Roll no. 622).
5:12:53 P.M. H. Res. 827 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:12:55 P.M. H.R. 6190 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6190 — "To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to allow for the distribution, sale, and consumption in the United States of remaining inventories of over-the-counter CFC epinephrine inhalers."
5:20:10 P.M. H.R. 6190 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 229 - 182 (Roll no. 623).
5:25:44 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:28:28 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:00:47 P.M. H.R. 4310 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 829, papers are returned to the Senate.
6:01:13 P.M. S. 3254 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 829, papers are returned to the Senate.
8:45:34 P.M. Mr. Johnson (GA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:45:51 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:45:56 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on December 13, 2012.
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