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Legislative Day of June 11, 2015

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:05 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable John J. Duncan Jr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:00 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.
10:56:07 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:25 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 11.
12:00:30 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:34 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Wilson (SC) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
12:01:57 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Hahn to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:20 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.
12:02:21 P.M. H.R. 1295 UNANIMOUS CONSENT_REQUEST - Mr. Byrne asked unanimous consent that the order of the House of June 10, 2015, regarding consideration of the Senate amendments to H.R. 1295, be modified by striking "printed" and inserting "submitted for printing". Agreed to without objection.
12:19:40 P.M. H.R. 2685 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2685 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes."
12:19:52 P.M. H.R. 2685 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
12:19:53 P.M. H.R. 2685 The Chair directed the Clerk to read the the last two lines of H.R. 2685.
12:20:42 P.M. H.R. 2685 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the committee rise.
12:20:57 P.M. H.R. 2685 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
12:20:58 P.M. H.R. 2685 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2685 as unfinished business.
12:31:30 P.M. H.R. 1295 Pursuant to a previous special order Mr. Ryan(WI) moved to agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments.
12:33:33 P.M. H.R. 1295 DEBATE - Pursuant to a previous special order, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Ryan(WI) motion to agree to the Senate amendment to the title and agree to the Senate amendment to the text with an amendment No. 1 printed in the Congressional Record.
1:22:09 P.M. H.R. 1295 Pursuant to a previous order of the House the previous question was ordered without objection.
1:56:37 P.M. H.R. 1295 On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendments Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 397 - 32 (Roll no. 345).
1:56:38 P.M. H.R. 1295 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:56:54 P.M. H.R. 2685 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2685 — "Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes."
1:57:06 P.M. H.R. 2685 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
2:01:32 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Schiff amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 231 (Roll no. 346).
2:04:46 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Lee amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 157 - 270 (Roll no. 347).
2:08:43 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Lee amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 165 - 264 (Roll no. 348).
2:11:53 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Sablan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 256 (Roll no. 349).
2:15:08 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 81 - 347 (Roll no. 350).
2:18:22 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Johnson (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 165 - 265 (Roll no. 351).
2:22:27 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 51 - 378 (Roll no. 352).
2:25:22 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Johnson (GA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 166 - 262 (Roll no. 353).
2:28:27 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Ellison amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 187 - 242 (Roll no. 354).
2:32:59 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 133 - 297 (Roll no. 355).
2:36:26 P.M. H.R. 2685 On agreeing to the Massie amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 255 - 174 (Roll no. 356).
2:36:33 P.M. H.R. 2685 Mr. Frelinghuysen moved that the committee rise.
2:36:46 P.M. H.R. 2685 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
2:36:54 P.M. H.R. 2685 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2685.
2:37:31 P.M. H.R. 2685 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2:38:33 P.M. H.R. 2685 Mr. Moulton moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
2:38:45 P.M. H.R. 2685 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moulton 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 increase the Army Operation and Maintenance account by a total of $2 million; increase the Defense-Wide Operation and Maintenance account by $2 million; increase the Defense Health Programs account by $5 million; and offsets these increases with a $9 million reduction to the Defense-Wide Operation and Maintenance account.
2:45:10 P.M. H.R. 2685 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
2:53:00 P.M. H.R. 2685 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 186 - 240 (Roll no. 357).
3:00:17 P.M. H.R. 2685 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 278 - 149 (Roll no. 358).
3:00:17 P.M. H.R. 2685 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:00:44 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 June 11, 2015 at 11:26 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 253.
3:02:27 P.M. H. Res. 305 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 305 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations, and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 644) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory."
3:05:40 P.M. H. Res. 305 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 305.
4:14:54 P.M. H. Res. 305 The previous question was ordered without objection.
4:51:14 P.M. H. Res. 305 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 212 (Roll no. 359).
4:51:15 P.M. H. Res. 305 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:58:58 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 172, 1 Present (Roll no. 360).
4:59:34 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:07:49 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:29:25 P.M. Mr. Sherman moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:29:28 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:29:29 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 12, 2015.
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