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Legislative Day of May 06, 2014

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12:00:36 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:42 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable John Abney Culberson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:01:04 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:12:22 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:02 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 6.
2:00:05 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:27 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Courtney 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. Courtney demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
2:02:05 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:21 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:00 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 May 5, 2014 at 5:19 p.m.: That the Senate agreed to S. Res. 436.
2:10:01 P.M. National Commission on Hunger - Pursuant to section 743(b)(3) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Public Law 113-76), the Minority Leader appointed Dr. Deborah Alice Frank, MD, Brookline MA and William Howard Shore, Boston,MA.
2:10:03 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 May 6, 2014 at 10:22 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 4120.
2:11:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
4:30:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 6.
4:31:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:33:06 P.M. H.R. 3584 Mrs. Capito moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3584 — "To amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to authorize privately insured credit unions to become members of a Federal home loan bank, and for other purposes."
4:33:23 P.M. H.R. 3584 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:33:26 P.M. H.R. 3584 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3584.
4:47:45 P.M. H.R. 3584 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.
4:48:31 P.M. H.R. 2672 Mrs. Capito moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2672 — "To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide for an application process for interested parties to apply for a county to be designated as a rural area, and for other purposes."
4:48:51 P.M. H.R. 2672 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:48:53 P.M. H.R. 2672 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2672.
5:09:25 P.M. H.R. 2672 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:09:32 P.M. H.R. 2672 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:09:40 P.M. H.R. 4386 Mrs. Capito moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4386 — "To allow the Secretary of the Treasury to rely on State examinations for certain financial institutions, and for other purposes."
5:09:53 P.M. H.R. 4386 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:09:55 P.M. H.R. 4386 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4386.
5:20:27 P.M. H.R. 4386 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:21:00 P.M. SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT - Mr. Issa filed a supplemental report, Part II, to accompany House Report 113-415, RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FIND LOIS G. LERNER, FORMER DIRECTOR, EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, IN CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS FOR REFUSAL TO COMPLY WITH A SUBPOENA DULY ISSUED BY THE COMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM.
5:22:13 P.M. H.R. 3329 Mrs. Capito moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3329 — "To enhance the ability of community financial institutions to foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost small businesses, increase individual savings, and for other purposes."
5:22:29 P.M. H.R. 3329 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:22:39 P.M. H.R. 3329 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3329.
5:30:47 P.M. H.R. 3329 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:31:30 P.M. H.R. 3468 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3468 — "To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to extend insurance coverage to amounts held in a member account on behalf of another person, and for other purposes."
5:31:46 P.M. H.R. 3468 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:31:48 P.M. H.R. 3468 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3468.
5:40:46 P.M. H.R. 3468 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:41:09 P.M. H.R. 4292 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4292 — "To amend chapter 97 of title 28, United States Code, to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) of such title."
5:41:32 P.M. H.R. 4292 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:41:35 P.M. H.R. 4292 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4292.
5:54:47 P.M. H.R. 4292 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.
5:55:00 P.M. H.R. 2919 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2919 — "To amend titles 5 and 28, United States Code, to require annual reports to Congress on, and the maintenance of databases on, awards of fees and other expenses to prevailing parties in certain administrative proceedings and court cases to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes."
5:55:11 P.M. H.R. 2919 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:55:14 P.M. H.R. 2919 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2919.
6:10:28 P.M. H.R. 2919 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
6:10:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:41 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 6.
6:30:47 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules and on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal, all of which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:05 P.M. H.R. 4292 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4292 — "To amend chapter 97 of title 28, United States Code, to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) of such title."
6:57:59 P.M. H.R. 4292 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 4 (Roll no. 194).
6:58:05 P.M. H.R. 3584 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3584 — "To amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to authorize privately insured credit unions to become members of a Federal home loan bank, and for other purposes."
7:05:53 P.M. H.R. 3584 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 395 - 0 (Roll no. 195).
7:13:00 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 253 - 127, 2 Present (Roll no. 196).
7:14:01 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - Mr. Nolan asked unamimous consent to address the House and observe a moment of silence in remembrance of the Honorable James Oberstar.
7:16:45 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:31:59 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:47:03 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
9:48:22 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 6.
9:48:35 P.M. Mr. Nugent filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 568 and H. Res. 569.
9:49:09 P.M. Mr. Nugent moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:49:29 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:49:40 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 7, 2014.
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