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Legislative Day of June 01, 2015

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12:00:01 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:02 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:34 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.
12:17:30 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:38 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 1.
2:00:42 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Thomas More Garrett, OP, St. Pius V Catholic Church, Providence, Rhode Island.
2:01:51 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:53 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:13 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 3:00 p.m. today
3:00:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 1.
3:00:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:00:34 P.M. H.R. 404 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 404 — "To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska."
3:00:49 P.M. H.R. 404 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:00:51 P.M. H.R. 404 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 404.
3:05:27 P.M. H.R. 404 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:05:30 P.M. H.R. 404 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:05:33 P.M. H.R. 1168 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1168 — "To amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to require background checks before foster care placements are ordered in tribal court proceedings, and for other purposes."
3:05:48 P.M. H.R. 1168 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:05:51 P.M. H.R. 1168 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1168.
3:10:32 P.M. H.R. 1168 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:10:37 P.M. H.R. 1168 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:10:42 P.M. H.R. 533 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 533 — "To revoke the charter of incorporation of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma at the request of that tribe, and for other purposes."
3:10:57 P.M. H.R. 533 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:10:58 P.M. H.R. 533 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 533.
3:21:27 P.M. H.R. 533 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:21:30 P.M. H.R. 533 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:21:39 P.M. H.R. 979 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 979 — "To designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as "Sky Point"."
3:21:56 P.M. H.R. 979 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:21:58 P.M. H.R. 979 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 979.
3:35:56 P.M. H.R. 979 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:35:59 P.M. H.R. 979 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:36:36 P.M. H.R. 1335 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 274. H.R. 1335 — "To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes."
3:36:41 P.M. H.R. 1335 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1335 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
3:37:02 P.M. H.R. 1335 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 274 and Rule XVIII.
3:37:03 P.M. H.R. 1335 The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
3:37:35 P.M. H.R. 1335 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1335.
3:46:30 P.M. The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Senate.
3:46:45 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 246 and S. 184.
3:46:56 P.M. The Committee resumed its sitting.
4:40:21 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Dingell, numbered 1 printed in House Report 114-128 to eliminate the requirement to fast-track analyses under the National Environmental Policy Act.
4:40:35 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dingell amendment No. 1.
4:50:28 P.M. H.R. 1335 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Dingell amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Dingell demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
4:51:11 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, offered by Mr. Keating, numbered 3 printed in House Report 114-128 to use of Asset Forfeiture Fund for Fishery Independent Data Collection to include fishery research and independent stock assessments, conservation gear engineering, at-sea and shoreside monitoring, fishery impact statements, and other priorities established by the Council as necessary to rebuild or maintain sustainable fisheries, ensure healthy ecosystems, and maintain fishing communities.
4:51:13 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Keating amendment No. 3.
4:57:40 P.M. H.R. 1335 On agreeing to the Keating amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:57:49 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lowenthal, numbered 4 printed in House Report 114-128 to allow the National Ocean Council, operating under Executive Order 13547, to develop a process for decommissioning oil and gas rigs that eliminates harm to the red snapper stock and improves habitat.
4:57:51 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 4.
5:06:29 P.M. H.R. 1335 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lowenthal amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lowenthal demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5:07:33 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, offered by Mr. Young (AK), numbered 5 printed in House Report 114-128 to provide for additional information for stock assessments, the use of students to collect marine recreational fishing data and clarifies information for Council reviews.
5:07:35 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young (AK) amendment No. 5.
5:12:46 P.M. H.R. 1335 On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:13:14 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, offered by Mr. Graves (LA), numbered 6 printed in House Report 114-128 to confer management of snapper fisheries to Gulf of Mexico states similar to the management of Atlantic Striped Bass to Atlantic states. Seeks to improve the science of snapper fisheries monitoring.
5:13:17 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Graves (LA) amendment No. 6.
5:21:23 P.M. H.R. 1335 By unanimous consent, the Graves (LA) amendment was withdrawn.
5:21:45 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, offered by Mr. Wittman, numbered 7 printed in House Report 114-128 to give NOAA the authority to use alternative fishery management measures.
5:21:48 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wittman amendment No. 7.
5:28:11 P.M. H.R. 1335 On agreeing to the Wittman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:29:51 P.M. H.R. 1335 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Huffman, A substitute amendment No. 8 printed in House Report 114-128 to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and improves fisheries management and data collection.
5:29:59 P.M. H.R. 1335 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 274, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Huffman substitute amendment No. 8.
5:46:53 P.M. H.R. 1335 On agreeing to the Huffman amendment; Failed by voice vote.
5:47:09 P.M. H.R. 1335 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved that the Committee rise.
5:47:31 P.M. H.R. 1335 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
5:47:41 P.M. H.R. 1335 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1335 as unfinished business.
5:48:35 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:49:01 P.M. H.R. 336 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 336 — "To direct the Administrator of General Services, on behalf of the Archivist of the United States, to convey certain Federal property located in the State of Alaska to the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska."
5:49:05 P.M. H.R. 336 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:49:09 P.M. H.R. 336 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 336.
5:51:34 P.M. H.R. 336 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:51:36 P.M. H.R. 336 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:52:04 P.M. H.R. 944 Mr. Gibbs moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 944 — "To reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes."
5:52:22 P.M. H.R. 944 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:52:25 P.M. H.R. 944 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 944.
6:00:51 P.M. H.R. 944 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
6:00:53 P.M. H.R. 944 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:01:05 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:47 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 1.
6:30:48 P.M. H.R. 1335 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1335 — "To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes."
6:31:00 P.M. H.R. 1335 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
6:31:05 P.M. H.R. 1335 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7:03:58 P.M. H.R. 1335 On agreeing to the Dingell amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 155 - 223 (Roll no. 264).
7:05:06 P.M. H.R. 1335 SPEAKING OUT OF ORDER - The Chair recognized Rep. Wittman to speak out of order for one minute.
7:13:58 P.M. H.R. 1335 On agreeing to the Lowenthal amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 149 - 227 (Roll no. 265).
7:14:05 P.M. H.R. 1335 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1335.
7:15:25 P.M. H.R. 1335 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7:16:55 P.M. H.R. 1335 Mr. Peters moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Natural Resources.
7:17:19 P.M. H.R. 1335 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peters motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to protect fishing communities in the aftermath of an oil or hazardous materials spill by requiring: (1) the relevant Regional Fishery Management Council fully assess the impacts of the spill to stocks of fish, fishing communities, and the marine environment; (2) the polluter pay for any cleanup or removal of pollution impacting fishery; (3) the polluter pay for testing of fish and water quality, in order to protect consumers and fishermen.
7:25:00 P.M. H.R. 1335 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
7:32:17 P.M. H.R. 1335 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 155 - 223 (Roll no. 266).
7:42:25 P.M. H.R. 1335 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 225 - 152 (Roll no. 267).
7:42:26 P.M. H.R. 1335 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:42:27 P.M. H.R. 1335 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1335.
7:43:15 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 287.
7:44:04 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:44:04 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 48 — "Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War."
7:44:21 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:44:22 P.M. H. Con. Res. 48 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:45:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:46:08 P.M. S. 802 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 802 — "To authorize the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to provide assistance to support the rights of women and girls in developing countries, and for other purposes."
7:46:24 P.M. S. 802 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:46:26 P.M. S. 802 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 802.
7:58:23 P.M. S. 802 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:58:25 P.M. S. 802 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:58:38 P.M. H.R. 1493 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1493 — "To protect and preserve international cultural property at risk due to political instability, armed conflict, or natural or other disasters, and for other purposes."
7:58:53 P.M. H.R. 1493 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:58:55 P.M. H.R. 1493 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1493.
8:13:34 P.M. H.R. 1493 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
8:13:37 P.M. H.R. 1493 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
8:13:49 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
8:19:02 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:35:02 P.M. Ms. Kelly (IL) moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:35:06 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:35:08 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 2, 2015.
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