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House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of May 09, 2013

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9:00:28 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:32 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Sister Jacquelyn Gusdane, SND, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School, Chardon, OH.
9:02:15 A.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. Coffman 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. Coffman 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.
9:03:08 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Bridenstine to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:04:38 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:25:18 A.M. H.R. 807 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 202. H.R. 807 — "To require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached."
9:25:23 A.M. H.R. 807 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 807 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
9:26:19 A.M. H.R. 807 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 807.
10:16:33 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 622 and agreed to H. Con. Res. 32.
10:17:34 A.M. H.R. 807 DEBATE - The House continued with further debate on H.R. 807.
10:34:18 A.M. H.R. 807 An amendment, offered by Mr. Camp, printed in House Report 113-52 to clarify that the prohibition on compensation for Members of Congress as well as language to require that the Secretary report to Congress any time the new authority is used.
10:34:22 A.M. H.R. 807 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 202, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Camp amendment.
10:45:12 A.M. H.R. 807 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
11:12:50 A.M. H.R. 807 On agreeing to the Camp amendment; Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 340 - 84 (Roll no. 140).
11:13:21 A.M. H.R. 807 Mr. Maffei moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means.
11:14:40 A.M. H.R. 807 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Maffei motion to recommit with instructions pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment adding a new section pertaining to the prohibition on default that pays China first instead of protecting America's seniors, veterans, and those harmed by natural disasters. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
11:24:25 A.M. H.R. 807 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:33:43 A.M. H.R. 807 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 200 - 227 (Roll no. 141).
11:41:33 A.M. H.R. 807 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 221 - 207 (Roll no. 142).
11:41:34 A.M. H.R. 807 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:49:29 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 264 - 140, 1 Present (Roll no. 143).
11:49:54 A.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Brady (TX) on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
12:14:05 P.M. Mr. Brady (TX) asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Thursday, May 9, 2013, it adjourn to meet at 2:00p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2013 and that the order of the House of January 3, 2013, regarding Morning-Hour debate not apply on that day. Agreed to without objection.
12:15:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:32:27 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:32:05 P.M. Mr. King (IA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:32:25 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:32:26 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on May 13, 2013.
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