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Legislative Day of March 05, 2013

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10:00:45 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:01:39 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Ron DeSantis to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:58 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.
10:16:24 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:58 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 5.
12:01:27 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:59 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:07 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Capps to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:16 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.
12:33:00 P.M. CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA - Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 6913 and the order of the House of January 3, 2013, the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: Mr. Walz.
12:33:57 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:34:13 P.M. H.R. 668 Mr. Messer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 668 — "To amend section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, to require that annual budget submissions of the President to Congress provide an estimate of the cost per taxpayer of the deficit, and for other purposes."
12:34:36 P.M. H.R. 668 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:34:38 P.M. H.R. 668 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 668.
1:27:40 P.M. H.R. 668 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.
1:28:40 P.M. H.R. 338 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 338 — "To amend title 18, United States Code, to include certain territories and possessions of the United States in the definition of State for the purposes of chapter 114, relating to trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco."
1:28:54 P.M. H.R. 338 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:28:56 P.M. H.R. 338 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 338.
1:39:15 P.M. H.R. 338 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.
1:39:48 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:00:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 5.
2:01:19 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.
2:01:57 P.M. H.R. 668 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 668 — "To amend section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, to require that annual budget submissions of the President to Congress provide an estimate of the cost per taxpayer of the deficit, and for other purposes."
2:28:11 P.M. H.R. 668 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 - 28, 1 Present (Roll no. 57).
2:28:12 P.M. H.R. 668 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:28:17 P.M. H.R. 338 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 338 — "To amend title 18, United States Code, to include certain territories and possessions of the United States in the definition of State for the purposes of chapter 114, relating to trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco."
2:36:45 P.M. H.R. 338 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 421 - 5 (Roll no. 58).
2:36:46 P.M. H.R. 338 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:38:05 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:49:31 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:27:20 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
5:36:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 5.
5:36:22 P.M. Mr. Cole asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Tuesday, March 5, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6. Agreed to without objection.
5:36:41 P.M. Mr. Cole filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 99.
5:37:00 P.M. Mr. Cole moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:37:11 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:37:13 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 6, 2013.
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