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Legislative Day of March 12, 2013

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12:00:19 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:28 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jackie Walorski to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:52 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.
12:18:16 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:41 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 12.
2:00:50 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:17 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:22 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Beatty to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:15:24 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 March 12, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. stating that that body had passed S. 166 and that the Senate had agreed to H. Con. Res. 14 and H. Con. Res. 20 without amendment. The message also stated that the Senate had made appointments to the Senate National Security Working Group and the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress.
2:16:08 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification that the national emergency with respect to Iran shall continue beyond March 15, 2013 - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-15).
2:17:53 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 P.M. today.
5:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 12.
5:01:47 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:02:00 P.M. H.R. 749 Mr. Luetkemeyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 749 — "To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to provide an exception to the annual privacy notice requirement."
5:02:27 P.M. H.R. 749 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:02:29 P.M. H.R. 749 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 749.
5:12:19 P.M. H.R. 749 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:12:25 P.M. H.R. 749 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:12:47 P.M. H.R. 1035 Mr. Luetkemeyer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1035 — "To require a study of voluntary community-based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes."
5:13:36 P.M. H.R. 1035 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:13:38 P.M. H.R. 1035 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1035.
5:20:40 P.M. H.R. 1035 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.
5:21:11 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 12.
6:32:08 P.M. Mr. Bishop (UT) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 107.
6:32:53 P.M. The House received a communication from The Honorable Mike Rogers (MI). Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Chairman Rogers notified the House that the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence had been served with a criminal trial subpoena for documents, issued by the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and that after consolation with the Office of General Counsel, the Committee had determined under Rule VIII that the documents sought are not "material and relevant," and that the subpoena is not "consistent with the privileges and rights of the House."
6:33:15 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:33:39 P.M. H.R. 1035 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1035 — "To require a study of voluntary community-based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes."
6:56:24 P.M. H.R. 1035 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 17 (Roll no. 63).
6:56:25 P.M. H.R. 1035 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:56:54 P.M. The House received a communication from The Honorable Ted Poe. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Congressman Poe notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena, issued by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, purporting to require certain responses to a questionnaire in connection with a civil case and that after consolation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined under Rule VIII that the subpoena sought information that is not "material and relevant," and not "consistent with the privileges and rights of the House."
6:59:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
8:10:05 P.M. Mr. Garamendi moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:10:13 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:10:14 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 13, 2013.
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