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Legislative Day of September 12, 2013

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9:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:16 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:44 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:03 A.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Johnson (OH) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Speaker announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (OH) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
9:02:50 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Tonko to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:07 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.
9:20:15 A.M. H.R. 2775 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 339. H.R. 2775 — "To condition the provision of premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act upon a certification that a program to verify household income and other qualifications for such subsidies is operational, and for other purposes."
9:20:20 A.M. H.R. 2775 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2775 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that the amendment printed in the report shall be considered as adopted.
9:21:37 A.M. H.R. 2775 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2775.
10:30:30 A.M. H.R. 2775 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:02:47 A.M. H.R. 2775 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 235 - 191 (Roll no. 458).
11:02:49 A.M. H.R. 2775 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:03:58 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question on agreeing to the Journal de novo.
11:13:20 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 253 - 147, 1 Present (Roll no. 459).
11:15:44 A.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Cantor on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
11:31:30 A.M. Mr. Cantor asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, September 12, 2013, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013, and that the order of the House on January 3, 2013, regarding Morning-Hour Debate not apply on that day. Agreed to without objection.
11:32:08 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:45:22 A.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:45:15 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting principles for modernizing the military compensation and retirement systems requested by section 674(c) of the National Defense Authorization Act forFiscal Year 2013. - referred to the Committee on Armed Services and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-60).
12:46:37 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
1:39:34 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:39:44 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:39:45 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on September 16, 2013.
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