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Legislative Day of October 09, 2013

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10:00:25 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:29 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:49 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour Debate, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
11:41:38 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 9.
12:00:40 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Rod MacIlvaine, Grace Community Church, Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
12:01:57 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:00 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:40 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.
12:42:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:43:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 91 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution. H.J. Res. 91 — "Making continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors of deceased military service members of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes."
12:43:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 91 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:43:03 P.M. H.J. Res. 91 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 91.
1:09:50 P.M. H.J. Res. 91 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.
1:11:13 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 373. H.J. Res. 90 — "Making continuing appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes."
1:11:35 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 90.
1:39:08 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:39:27 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 Ms. Esty moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations.
1:40:00 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty motion 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 replace the underlying bill with the Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014, pending reservation of a point of order.
1:47:21 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 Mr. Latham raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Latham stated that the amendment was not germane to the underlying bill. Sustained by the Chair.
1:47:47 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 Ms. Esty appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
1:47:55 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 Mr. Latham moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
2:14:14 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 194 (Roll no. 536).
2:21:23 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 252 - 172 (Roll no. 537).
2:21:24 P.M. H.J. Res. 90 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:21:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:21:48 P.M. H.J. Res. 91 Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 91 — "Making continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors of deceased military service members of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes."
2:34:24 P.M. H.J. Res. 91 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 425 - 0 (Roll no. 538).
2:35:04 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:42:49 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:11:10 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:11:15 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
4:11:20 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 10, 2013.
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