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Legislative Day of March 19, 2013

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10:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:29 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:06 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.
10:43:58 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:08 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 19.
12:00:14 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, D.C.
12:02:08 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Horsford demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Horsford demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
12:02:49 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wenstrup to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:15 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.
12:40:06 P.M. H. Res. 122 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 122 — "Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 25) establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023; providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 115) providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress; and for other purposes."
12:44:37 P.M. H. Res. 122 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 122.
1:43:40 P.M. H. Res. 122 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 122, 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 the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
1:43:59 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:15:39 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 19.
2:15:43 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal, ordering the previous question and adoption of H. Res. 122, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:16:04 P.M. H. Res. 122 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 122 — "Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 25) establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023; providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 115) providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress; and for other purposes."
2:44:36 P.M. H. Res. 122 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 189 (Roll no. 79).
2:53:59 P.M. H. Res. 122 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 189 (Roll no. 80).
2:53:59 P.M. H. Res. 122 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:01:33 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 272 - 133, 1 Present (Roll no. 81).
3:01:44 P.M. Mrs. Miller (MI) filed a report from the Committee on House Administration on H. Res. 127.
3:02:13 P.M. H. Res. 127 Mrs. Miller (MI) asked unanimous consent to consider in the House.
3:02:13 P.M. H. Res. 127 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 127 — "Dismissing the election contest relating to the office of Representative from the Twenty Eighth District of Texas."
3:02:48 P.M. H. Res. 127 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
3:02:49 P.M. H. Res. 127 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:03:14 P.M. H. Res. 115 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 122. H. Res. 115 — "Providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress."
3:03:19 P.M. H. Res. 115 Resolution provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 25 and for H. Res. 115. For H. Con. Res. 25, the resolution makes in order 4 hours of general debate, equally divided and controlled. Specified amendments are in order. For H. Res. 115, the resolution provides one hour of debate with one motion to recommit, without instructions.
3:03:29 P.M. H. Res. 115 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 115.
3:47:02 P.M. H. Res. 115 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:13:38 P.M. H. Res. 115 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 272 - 136 (Roll no. 82).
4:13:39 P.M. H. Res. 115 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:13:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 25 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 122. H. Con. Res. 25 — "Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023."
4:14:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 25 Resolution provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 25 and for H. Res. 115. For H. Con. Res. 25, the resolution makes in order 4 hours of general debate, equally divided and controlled. Specified amendments are in order. For H. Res. 115, the resolution provides one hour of debate with one motion to recommit, without instructions.
4:14:23 P.M. H. Con. Res. 25 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 122 and Rule XVIII.
4:14:24 P.M. H. Con. Res. 25 The Speaker designated the Honorable Doc Hastings to act as Chairman of the Committee.
4:15:07 P.M. H. Con. Res. 25 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with four hours of general debate on H. Con. Res. 25.
9:17:36 P.M. Mr. Garamendi moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:17:48 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:17:59 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 20, 2013.
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