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Legislative Day of January 09, 2014

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10:00:28 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:33 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Luke Messer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:46 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
11:22:54 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 9.
12:00:19 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:56 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:58 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Forbes to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:08 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.
12:30:40 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 January 9, 2014, at 9:42 a.m., stating that that body had passed H.R. 667 without amendment and S. 1171.
12:30:45 P.M. H. Res. 455 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 455 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2279) to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act relating to review of regulations under such Act and to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 relating to financial responsibility for classes of facilities; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3362) to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require transparency in the operation of American Health Benefit Exchanges; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3811) to require notification of individuals of breaches of personally identifiable information through Exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
12:35:05 P.M. H. Res. 455 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 455.
1:57:57 P.M. H. Res. 455 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 191 (Roll no. 5).
2:07:46 P.M. H. Res. 455 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 - 186 (Roll no. 6).
2:07:47 P.M. H. Res. 455 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:08:35 P.M. H.R. 2279 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 455. H.R. 2279 — "To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act relating to review of regulations under such Act and to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 relating to financial responsibility for classes of facilities."
2:08:40 P.M. H.R. 2279 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 2279, H.R. 3362, and H.R. 3811. In each case, general debate shall be confined to one hour and one motion to recommit is allowed. The resolution specifies certain amendments are in order for H.R. 2279. Further amendments to H.R. 3362 and H.R. 3811 are not in order.
2:09:13 P.M. H.R. 2279 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 455 and Rule XVIII.
2:09:14 P.M. H.R. 2279 The Speaker designated the Honorable Kevin Yoder to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:10:20 P.M. H.R. 2279 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2279.
3:13:19 P.M. H.R. 2279 An amendment, offered by Ms. Sinema, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 113-322 to strike language that would expand eligibility for the National Priorities List (NPL) in Section 204, which is overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency. Reinstates language that directs listing of the "highest priority facilities" for cleanup.
3:13:29 P.M. H.R. 2279 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 455, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sinema Part A amendment No. 1.
3:24:02 P.M. H.R. 2279 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Sinema Part A amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Ms. Sinema demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3:24:25 P.M. H.R. 2279 An amendment, offered by Mr. Tonko, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 113-322 to block implementation of the bill if any provision would increase litigation, reduce funds available for cleaning up contaminated sites, or that would delay clean up of contaminated sites.
3:24:27 P.M. H.R. 2279 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 455, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tonko Part A amendment No. 2.
3:31:31 P.M. H.R. 2279 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tonko Part A amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Mr. Tonko demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
3:31:32 P.M. H.R. 2279 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:00:34 P.M. H.R. 2279 On agreeing to the Sinema amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 189 - 228 (Roll no. 7).
4:06:21 P.M. H.R. 2279 On agreeing to the Tonko amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 227 (Roll no. 8).
4:06:33 P.M. H.R. 2279 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2279.
4:07:25 P.M. H.R. 2279 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:07:31 P.M. H.R. 2279 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.
4:08:15 P.M. H.R. 2279 Mr. Peters (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce.
4:09:44 P.M. H.R. 2279 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters (CA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a title to the bill entitled "PRESERVING THE POLLUTER PAYS PRINCIPLE AND LIMITING EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS".
4:17:09 P.M. H.R. 2279 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4:25:11 P.M. H.R. 2279 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 225 (Roll no. 9).
4:32:22 P.M. H.R. 2279 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 225 - 188 (Roll no. 10).
4:32:23 P.M. H.R. 2279 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:34:59 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:53:48 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:59:13 P.M. Mrs. Bachmann moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:59:24 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:59:25 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 10, 2014.
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