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House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of April 28, 2014

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2:00:26 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:35 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Thomas E. Petri to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:00:43 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:16 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:24 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.
2:02:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:29 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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on April 10, 2014 at 5:32 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 994.
2:11:37 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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on April 11, 2014 at 11:33 a.m.: That the Senate appointed individuals to the National Commission on Hunger.
2:11:53 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Member of Congress. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Sablan notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena issued by the Superior Court for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, for both documents and testimony in a criminal case and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he will determine whether compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
2:12:34 P.M. The House received a communication from Michelle Anderson-Lee, Director of Appropriations for Representative Chaka Fattah. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Ms. Anderson-Lee notified the House that she had been served with a subpoena issued by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for testimony in a criminal case and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, she will determine whether compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
2:13:13 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 4:00 P.M. today.
4:10:57 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 28.
4:11:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:11:15 P.M. S. 994 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 994 — "To expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes."
4:11:34 P.M. S. 994 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:11:36 P.M. S. 994 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 994.
4:31:43 P.M. S. 994 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:32:00 P.M. H.R. 4192 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4192 — "To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the height of buildings in the District of Columbia" to clarify the rules of the District of Columbia regarding human occupancy of penthouses above the top story of the building upon which the penthouse is placed."
4:32:04 P.M. H.R. 4192 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:32:21 P.M. H.R. 4192 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4192.
4:52:49 P.M. H.R. 4192 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.
4:53:17 P.M. H.R. 4194 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4194 — "To provide for the elimination or modification of Federal reporting requirements."
4:53:32 P.M. H.R. 4194 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:53:36 P.M. H.R. 4194 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4194.
5:00:32 P.M. H.R. 4194 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:01:34 P.M. H.R. 298 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 298 — "To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield located in Pulaski and Wayne Counties, Kentucky, and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System, and for other purposes."
5:01:51 P.M. H.R. 298 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:53 P.M. H.R. 298 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 298.
5:14:40 P.M. H.R. 298 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:15:08 P.M. H.R. 930 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 930 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes."
5:15:29 P.M. H.R. 930 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:15:31 P.M. H.R. 930 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 930.
5:20:43 P.M. H.R. 930 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:21:01 P.M. H.R. 3110 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3110 — "To allow for the harvest of gull eggs by the Huna Tlingit people within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska."
5:21:19 P.M. H.R. 3110 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:21:21 P.M. H.R. 3110 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3110.
5:25:05 P.M. H.R. 3110 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:25:13 P.M. H.R. 4032 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4032 — "To exempt from Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers by the North Texas Municipal Water District and the Greater Texoma Utility Authority, and for other purposes."
5:25:29 P.M. H.R. 4032 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:25:32 P.M. H.R. 4032 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4032.
5:34:55 P.M. H.R. 4032 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:35:05 P.M. H.R. 4120 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4120 — "To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date."
5:35:21 P.M. H.R. 4120 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:35:24 P.M. H.R. 4120 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4120.
5:41:53 P.M. H.R. 4120 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.
5:42:08 P.M. H.R. 1501 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1501 — "To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument in Fort Greene Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, as a unit of the National Park System."
5:42:26 P.M. H.R. 1501 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:42:28 P.M. H.R. 1501 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1501.
5:51:28 P.M. H.R. 1501 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:51:51 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:45 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 28.
6:30:57 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 555.
6:31:16 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:57 P.M. H.R. 4192 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4192 — "To amend the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the height of buildings in the District of Columbia" to clarify the rules of the District of Columbia regarding human occupancy of penthouses above the top story of the building upon which the penthouse is placed."
6:58:42 P.M. H.R. 4192 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 367 - 16 (Roll no. 178).
6:58:47 P.M. H.R. 4120 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4120 — "To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date."
7:07:28 P.M. H.R. 4120 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 384 - 0 (Roll no. 179).
7:08:00 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Michael G. Grimm. Mr. Grimm submitted his resignation from the Committee on Financial Services. The resignation was accepted without objection.
7:08:15 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:26:35 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:49:29 P.M. Mrs. Bachmann moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:49:44 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:49:45 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 29, 2014.
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