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Legislative Day of April 09, 2013

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2:00:58 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:01:11 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:01:19 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:00 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. Mrs. Capps 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. Mrs. Capps 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.
2:03:27 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Burgess to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:03:51 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:19:00 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 of April 9, 2013 at 9:43: That the Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 10.
2:20:17 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:00 P.M. today.
5:03:05 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 9.
5:03:16 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:03:30 P.M. H.R. 254 Mr. Wittman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 254 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the development of hydroelectric power on the Diamond Fork System of the Central Utah Project."
5:03:53 P.M. H.R. 254 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:03:55 P.M. H.R. 254 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 254.
5:10:27 P.M. H.R. 254 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.
5:11:01 P.M. H.R. 1033 Mr. Wittman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1033 — "To authorize the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American Battlefield Protection Program."
5:11:04 P.M. H.R. 1033 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:11:05 P.M. H.R. 1033 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1033.
5:25:10 P.M. H.R. 1033 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.
5:25:47 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 9.
6:30:26 P.M. Mr. Bishop (UT) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 140.
6:31:57 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier, and on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal, which had been postponed from earlier in the day.
6:32:23 P.M. H.R. 254 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 254 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the development of hydroelectric power on the Diamond Fork System of the Central Utah Project."
6:56:31 P.M. H.R. 254 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 4 (Roll no. 90).
6:56:32 P.M. H.R. 254 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:58:10 P.M. H. Res. 141 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 141 — "Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Baroness Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland."
6:59:04 P.M. H. Res. 141 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
6:59:11 P.M. H. Res. 141 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:59:17 P.M. FIVE-MINUTE VOTING - Without objection, the Chair announced that five-minute voting would resume.
7:00:52 P.M. H.R. 1033 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1033 — "To authorize the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American Battlefield Protection Program."
7:07:20 P.M. H.R. 1033 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 283 - 122 (Roll no. 91).
7:07:21 P.M. H.R. 1033 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:07:47 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the vote on agreeing tto the Speaker's approval of the Journal.
7:15:10 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 294 - 104, 1 Present (Roll no. 92).
7:17:15 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:40:54 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:30:01 P.M. Ms. Jackson Lee moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:30:05 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:30:10 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to H. Res. 141. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 10, 2013.
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