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Legislative Day of February 12, 2013

October 2014
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12:00:40 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:01:23 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.
12:35:51 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:52 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 12.
2:01:02 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:08 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:11 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kinzinger of IL to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:33 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:18:09 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until later in the week.
2:19:06 P.M. H.R. 267 Mr. Whitfield moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 267 — "To improve hydropower, and for other purposes."
2:19:18 P.M. H.R. 267 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:19:23 P.M. H.R. 267 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 267.
2:24:58 P.M. H.R. 267 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.
2:25:05 P.M. H.R. 316 Mr. Whitfield moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 316 — "To reinstate and transfer certain hydroelectric licenses and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects."
2:25:22 P.M. H.R. 316 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:25:24 P.M. H.R. 316 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 316.
2:32:25 P.M. H.R. 316 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:32:28 P.M. H.R. 316 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:32:32 P.M. H.R. 235 Mr. Whitfield moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 235 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians."
2:32:49 P.M. H.R. 235 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:32:53 P.M. H.R. 235 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 235.
2:40:12 P.M. H.R. 235 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:40:19 P.M. H.R. 235 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:41:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 8:35 P.M. today at which time the House will meet in Joint Session with the Senate to receive a communication from the President of the United States.
8:40:54 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 12.
8:40:57 P.M. JOINT SESSION - The House convened in Joint Session with the Senate for the purpose of receiving an address from the President of the United States on the subject of the state of the Union.
10:24:00 P.M. JOINT SESSION DISSOLVED - The Speaker declared the Joint Session of the two Houses dissolved.
10:24:50 P.M. The House was called to order.
10:24:51 P.M. Mr. Cantor moved that the message of the President be referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and be ordered printed as a House document (H. Doc. 113-1). The motion was agreed to.
10:25:11 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received a message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 12, 2013, at 4:27 p.m. stating that that body had passed S. 47. The message also stated that the Senate had made appointments to the Commission on Long-Term Care.
10:25:46 P.M. Mr. Cantor moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:25:54 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:25:58 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 13, 2013.
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