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House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of August 02, 2013

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9:00:14 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:18 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:36 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:39 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Shimkus to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:01 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.
9:14:31 A.M. H.R. 367 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 367 — "To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law."
9:14:42 A.M. H.R. 367 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
9:15:06 A.M. H.R. 367 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postopned.
9:42:50 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Scalise amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 176 (Roll no. 437).
9:47:49 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 185 (Roll no. 438).
9:51:52 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Latham amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 263 - 152 (Roll no. 439).
9:55:00 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Nadler amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 229 (Roll no. 440).
9:58:12 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Johnson (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 182 - 235 (Roll no. 441).
10:01:43 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 232 (Roll no. 442).
10:04:38 A.M. H.R. 367 On agreeing to the Moore amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 226 (Roll no. 443).
10:05:12 A.M. H.R. 367 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 367.
10:05:38 A.M. H.R. 367 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:05:49 A.M. H.R. 367 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
10:07:02 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 2642 with an amendment, requested a conference, and appointed conferees. The Senate also passed H.R. 1344 amended, S. 233, S. 256, S. 668,S. 796, S. 885, S. 1093, H.R. 267, H.R. 678, H.R. 1171, and S. 796, S. 885, S. 1093, H.R. 267, H.R. 678, H.R. 1171, and H.R. 2576. Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 41.
10:07:41 A.M. H.R. 367 Ms. Kuster moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary.
10:08:03 A.M. H.R. 367 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kuster motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to add a section to the bill titled "Protecting Jobs, Economic Growth, and the Health and Safety of the American Public".
10:16:07 A.M. H.R. 367 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10:23:52 A.M. H.R. 367 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 185 - 229 (Roll no. 444).
10:29:59 A.M. H.R. 367 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 232 - 183 (Roll no. 445).
10:30:00 A.M. H.R. 367 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:33:17 A.M. H. Res. 222 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:33:30 A.M. H. Res. 222 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 222 — "Recognizing the long-term partnership and friendship between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, working together towards peace and security in the Middle East."
10:33:37 A.M. H. Res. 222 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Royce, to insert a complete new text.
10:33:40 A.M. H. Res. 222 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Agreed to without objection.
10:33:55 A.M. H. Res. 222 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10:34:20 A.M. H. Res. 222 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Royce, to add a complete new preamble.
10:34:24 A.M. H. Res. 222 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Agreed to without objection.
10:34:39 A.M. H. Res. 222 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:34:44 A.M. H.R. 2009 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 322. H.R. 2009 — "To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from enforcing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010."
10:34:49 A.M. H.R. 2009 In each case the rule provides for one hour of debate on the bill and one motion to recommit for each bill.
10:35:34 A.M. H.R. 2009 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2009.
11:43:28 A.M. H.R. 2009 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:44:40 A.M. H.R. 2009 Mr. Nolan moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means.
11:44:56 A.M. H.R. 2009 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Nolan motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was withdrawn. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to prohibit the bill from altering, impacting, delaying or weakening section 1401 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which provides tax credits to middle class families to purchase health insurance or section 1421 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which provides tax credits to small businesses for the purchase of health insurance coverage for employees.
12:17:56 P.M. H.R. 2009 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 230 (Roll no. 446).
12:26:59 P.M. H.R. 2009 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 232 - 185 (Roll no. 447).
12:27:00 P.M. H.R. 2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:27:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:50:06 P.M. H.R. 1344 Mr. Hudson asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
12:51:24 P.M. H.R. 1344 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
12:51:35 P.M. H.R. 1344 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:52:09 P.M. S. Con. Res. 22 Considered as privileged matter. S. Con. Res. 22 — "Providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and an adjournment of the House of Representatives."
12:52:49 P.M. S. Con. Res. 22 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:52:54 P.M. S. Con. Res. 22 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:53:49 P.M. Congressional Award Board - Pursuant to section 803(a) of the Congressional Recognition for Excellence in Arts Education Act (2 U.S.C. 803(a)), and the order of the House of January 3, 2013, the Speaker appointed Mr. Hudson of North Carolina to the Congressional Award Board.
12:54:02 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:57:00 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:57:05 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:57:20 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to S. Con. Res. 22. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on September 9, 2013.
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