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Legislative Day of January 28, 2014

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10:00:19 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:51 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel Webster to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:06 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.
10:29:52 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 75 and passed S. 1901.
10:30:25 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House resumed with Morning-Hour Debate.
10:50:20 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:59 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 28.
12:01:03 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:25 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Holding 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. Holding demaned the yeas and nays and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
12:02:53 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Higgins to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:06 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.
12:37:12 P.M. H. Res. 465 By direction of the Committee on Rules, Ms. Foxx called up H. Res. 465 and asked for its immediate consideration.
12:39:16 P.M. H. Res. 465 POINT OF ORDER - Mr. McGovern raised a point of order against the provisions of H. Res. 465 because it violates the Congressional Budget Act. The Chair announced that the disposition of the point of order would be resolved by the question of consideration of H. Res. 465. The House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the point of order at the end of which the Chair will put the question on consideration.
12:52:42 P.M. H. Res. 465 On question of consideration of the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
12:53:29 P.M. H. Res. 465 POINT OF ORDER - Mr. McGovern raised a point of order againist the provisions of H. Res. 465 because it waived all points of order against H.R. 7 and the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642. The Chair announced that the disposition of the point of order would be resolved by the question of consideration of H. Res. 465. The House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the point of order at the end of which the Chair will put the question on consideration.
1:06:11 P.M. H. Res. 465 On question of consideration of the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
1:06:18 P.M. H. Res. 465 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 465.
2:53:34 P.M. H. Res. 465 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 222 - 194 (Roll no. 26).
3:03:12 P.M. H. Res. 465 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 192 (Roll no. 27).
3:03:13 P.M. H. Res. 465 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:03:28 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal, on which the Yeas and Nays were ordered and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:11:11 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 260 - 142, 3 Present (Roll no. 28).
3:12:45 P.M. H.R. 7 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 465. H.R. 7 — "To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions."
3:12:50 P.M. H.R. 7 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 7, under a closed rule with one hour of debate on the bill. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-33 shall be considered as adopted. Also the rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 2642.
3:13:00 P.M. H.R. 7 Amendment in the nature of a substitute reported by the House Committee on Rules, Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 465 the amendment consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-33 is considered as adopted.
3:13:15 P.M. H.R. 7 On agreeing to the Rules amendment; Agreed to without objection.
3:13:45 P.M. H.R. 7 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 7.
4:29:30 P.M. H.R. 7 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:30:10 P.M. H.R. 7 Ms. Moore moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary.
4:30:29 P.M. H.R. 7 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add language to the bill prohibiting authorization of any party to violate the medical privacy of any woman with respect to her choice of or use of comprehensive health insurance coverage. The reservation of a point of order was subsequently withdrawn.
4:39:14 P.M. H.R. 7 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5:05:32 P.M. H.R. 7 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 192 - 221, 1 Present (Roll no. 29).
5:13:42 P.M. H.R. 7 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 188, 1 Present (Roll no. 30).
5:13:43 P.M. H.R. 7 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:14:24 P.M. S. 1901 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
5:14:24 P.M. S. 1901 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 1901 — "To authorize the President to extend the term of the nuclear energy agreement with the Republic of Korea until March 19, 2016."
5:14:50 P.M. S. 1901 On passage Passed without objection.
5:14:52 P.M. S. 1901 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:15:14 P.M. Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Agreed to without objection.
5:15:40 P.M. House Democracy Partnership - Pursuant to Section 4(b) of H. Res. 5, 113th Congress, the Minority Leader appointed the following members of the House to the House Democracy Partnership: Mr. Price of NC, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Farr, Mr. Ellison, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mrs. Davis of CA, Ms. Moore, Mr. McDermott and Ms. Titus.
5:18:36 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 8:35 P.M. today at which time the House will meet in Joint Session with the Senate to receive a communication from the President of the United States on the subject of the state of the Union.
8:41:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 28.
8:41:30 P.M. JOINT SESSION - The House convened in Joint Session with the Senate for the purpose of receiving an address from the President of the United States on the subject of the state of the Union.
10:25:00 P.M. JOINT SESSION DISSOLVED - The Speaker declared the Joint Session of the two Houses dissolved.
10:26:00 P.M. Mr. Cantor moved that the President's message be referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered printed as a House document (H.Doc. 113-82). Agreed to without objection.
10:27:00 P.M. Mr. Cantor moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:27:10 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:27:15 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on January 29, 2014.
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