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Legislative Day of September 25, 2013

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12:00:46 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:50 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Kerry L. Bentivolio to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:03 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour Debate, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:12:15 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on September 24, 2013 at 11:48 a.m. stating that that body had passed H.R. 1412 with amendments.
12:12:43 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:19 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 25.
2:00:21 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:19 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:26 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:55 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:11:41 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 5:00 P.M. today.
5:00:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 25.
5:00:21 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:01:00 P.M. H.R. 1961 Mr. Petri moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1961 — "To amend title 46, United States Code, to extend the exemption from the fire-retardant materials construction requirement for vessels operating within the Boundary Line."
5:01:04 P.M. H.R. 1961 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:06 P.M. H.R. 1961 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1961.
5:36:11 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 3092.
5:36:12 P.M. H.R. 1961 DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 1961.
5:47:33 P.M. H.R. 1961 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.
5:48:00 P.M. H.R. 3095 Mr. Petri moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3095 — "To ensure that any new or revised requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding, and for other purposes."
5:48:12 P.M. H.R. 3095 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:48:13 P.M. H.R. 3095 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3095.
5:57:00 P.M. H.R. 3095 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.
5:57:33 P.M. H. Res. 354 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 354 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to H.R. 527, with an amendment."
5:57:49 P.M. H. Res. 354 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:57:51 P.M. H. Res. 354 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 354.
6:17:01 P.M. H. Res. 354 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.
6:17:03 P.M. H.R. 2600 Mr. McHenry moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2600 — "To amend the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act to clarify how the Act applies to condominiums."
6:17:38 P.M. H.R. 2600 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:17:40 P.M. H.R. 2600 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2600.
6:28:26 P.M. H.R. 2600 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.
6:28:53 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:29:36 P.M. H.R. 1961 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1961 — "To amend title 46, United States Code, to extend the exemption from the fire-retardant materials construction requirement for vessels operating within the Boundary Line."
6:56:38 P.M. H.R. 1961 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 280 - 89 (Roll no. 484).
7:00:41 P.M. H. Res. 354 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 354 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to H.R. 527, with an amendment."
7:10:02 P.M. H. Res. 354 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 367 - 0 (Roll no. 485).
7:10:10 P.M. H.R. 527 House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H. Res. 354.
7:10:13 P.M. H.R. 1508 UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Ms. Waters asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1508, a measure originally introduced by Representative Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of Rule 12. Agreed to without objection.
7:11:57 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:30:42 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:04:11 P.M. Mr. Kelly (PA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:04:30 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:04:32 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 26, 2013.
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