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Legislative Day of April 16, 2013

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:43 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel Webster to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:19 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.
10:41:34 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:50 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 16.
12:01:05 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:44 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:45 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. O'Rourke to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:50 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Keith J. Rothfus. Mr. Rothfus submitted his resignation from the Committee on the Judiciary and from the Committee on Homeland Security. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:04:39 P.M. H. Res. 162 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 162 — "Electing a Member to a standing committee of the House of Representatives."
12:04:55 P.M. H. Res. 162 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:04:58 P.M. H. Res. 162 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:05:06 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.
12:30:49 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:31:05 P.M. H.R. 1163 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1163 — "To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, to revise requirements relating to Federal information security, and for other purposes."
12:31:19 P.M. H.R. 1163 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:31:24 P.M. H.R. 1163 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1163.
12:51:24 P.M. H.R. 1163 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.
12:52:07 P.M. H.R. 756 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 756 — "To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes."
12:52:35 P.M. H.R. 756 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:52:37 P.M. H.R. 756 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 756.
1:20:01 P.M. H.R. 756 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.
1:20:38 P.M. H.R. 967 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 967 — "To amend the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 to authorize activities for support of networking and information technology research, and for other purposes."
1:20:56 P.M. H.R. 967 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:20:58 P.M. H.R. 967 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 967.
1:39:39 P.M. H.R. 967 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.
1:40:13 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.
1:40:30 P.M. H.R. 1163 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1163 — "To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, to revise requirements relating to Federal information security, and for other purposes."
2:05:36 P.M. H.R. 1163 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 0 (Roll no. 106).
2:05:37 P.M. H.R. 1163 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:05:51 P.M. H.R. 756 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 756 — "To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes."
2:13:24 P.M. H.R. 756 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 16 (Roll no. 107).
2:13:25 P.M. H.R. 756 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:13:52 P.M. H.R. 967 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 967 — "To amend the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 to authorize activities for support of networking and information technology research, and for other purposes."
2:20:17 P.M. H.R. 967 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 11 (Roll no. 108).
2:20:18 P.M. H.R. 967 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:20:30 P.M. H. Res. 163 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 163 — "Electing a Member to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
2:20:41 P.M. H. Res. 163 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
2:21:02 P.M. H. Res. 163 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:22:01 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:36:18 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:35:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
6:01:04 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 16.
6:01:25 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 164.
6:02:43 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:02:55 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:02:56 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 17, 2013.
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