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Legislative Day of June 17, 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 Blake Farenthold to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:05 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.
10:19:25 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of June 17.
12:00:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:45 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:47 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Hahn to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:16 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.
12:31:00 P.M. PRINTING OF PROCEEDINGS IN RECORD - Mr. Burgess asked unanimous consent that the proceedings during the former Members program be printed in the Congressional Record and that all Members and former Members who spoke during the proceedings have the privilege of revising and extending their remarks. Agreed to without objection.
12:31:26 P.M. H. Res. 319 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 319 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 160) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1190) to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board."
12:33:39 P.M. H. Res. 319 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 319.
1:22:51 P.M. H. Res. 319 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 319, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 319 until later in the legislative day.
1:25:46 P.M. H. Con. Res. 55 Consideration initiated pursuant to a previous order.
1:27:48 P.M. H. Con. Res. 55 Considered pursuant to a previous order. H. Con. Res. 55 — "Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq and Syria."
1:27:53 P.M. H. Con. Res. 55 DEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H. Con. Res. 55.
3:29:25 P.M. H. Con. Res. 55 The previous question was ordered pursuant to a previous order of the House.
4:07:29 P.M. H. Con. Res. 55 On agreeing to the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 139 - 288, 1 Present (Roll no. 370).
4:07:29 P.M. H. Con. Res. 55 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:07:32 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of ordering the previous question on and adoption of H. Res. 319, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:07:36 P.M. H. Res. 319 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 319 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 160) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1190) to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board."
4:15:34 P.M. H. Res. 319 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 241 - 186 (Roll no. 371).
4:21:56 P.M. H. Res. 319 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 186 (Roll no. 372).
4:21:56 P.M. H. Res. 319 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:25:55 P.M. H.R. 160 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 319. H.R. 160 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices."
4:26:00 P.M. H.R. 160 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 160 and H.R. 1190. Each bill is closed under the rule, and shall be debatable for 1 hour. The resolution also provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions for both bills.
4:26:51 P.M. H.R. 160 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 160.
5:23:24 P.M. H.R. 160 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:23:56 P.M. H.R. 160 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on passage of H.R. 160 and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Levin demanded the yeas and nays and pursuant to clause 8, rule XX, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
5:24:06 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:25:15 P.M. H.R. 2570 Mr. Brady (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2570 — "To establish a demonstration program requiring the utilization of Value-Based Insurance Design to demonstrate that reducing the copayments or coinsurance charged to Medicare beneficiaries for selected high-value prescription medications and clinical services can increase their utilization and ultimately improve clinical outcomes and lower health care expenditures."
5:25:32 P.M. H.R. 2570 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:25:35 P.M. H.R. 2570 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2570.
5:32:51 P.M. H.R. 2570 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:32:54 P.M. H.R. 2570 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:32:57 P.M. H.R. 2570 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:33:10 P.M. H.R. 2507 Mr. Brady (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2507 — "To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish an annual rulemaking schedule for payment rates under Medicare Advantage."
5:33:41 P.M. H.R. 2507 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:33:49 P.M. H.R. 2507 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2507.
5:43:32 P.M. H.R. 2507 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:43:36 P.M. H.R. 2507 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:45:08 P.M. H.R. 2505 Mr. Brady (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2505 — "To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the annual reporting of data on enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans."
5:45:35 P.M. H.R. 2505 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:45:44 P.M. H.R. 2505 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2505.
5:52:04 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 321.
5:52:05 P.M. H.R. 2505 DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 2505.
5:56:23 P.M. H.R. 2505 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:56:28 P.M. H.R. 2505 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:57:01 P.M. H.R. 2582 Mr. Brady (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2582 — "To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the risk adjustment under the Medicare Advantage program, to delay the authority to terminate Medicare Advantage contracts for MA plans failing to achieve minimum quality ratings, and for other purposes."
5:57:21 P.M. H.R. 2582 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:57:24 P.M. H.R. 2582 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2582.
6:09:37 P.M. H.R. 2582 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:09:40 P.M. H.R. 2582 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:09:42 P.M. H.R. 2582 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
6:10:01 P.M. Mr. Brady (TX) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on June 18. Agreed to without objection.
6:10:27 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:11:46 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:17:33 P.M. Mr. Fitzpatrick moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:17:39 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:17:40 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on June 18, 2015.
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