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Legislative Day of July 09, 2015

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10:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:15 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable David G. Valadao to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:36 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.
11:47:02 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:33 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 9.
12:00:35 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:56 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:58 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Beatty to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:46 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.
12:31:59 P.M. Mr. Clyburn moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:13:57 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by recorded vote: 13 - 402 (Roll no. 424).
1:14:14 P.M. QUESTION OF THE PRIVILEGES OF THE HOUSE - Pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX, Ms. Pelosi was recognized to present a resolution raising a question of the privileges of the House. The Clerk reported the text of the resolution and the Chair announced the determination that the resolution constituted a question of privilege.
1:21:18 P.M. H. Res. 355 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 355 — "Raising a question of the privileges of the House."
1:21:47 P.M. H. Res. 355 Mr. McCarthy moved to refer to House Administration.
1:21:48 P.M. H. Res. 355 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the McCarthy motion to refer H. Res. 355 to the Committee on House Administration.
1:57:00 P.M. H. Res. 355 The previous question on the motion to refer Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 - 185 (Roll no. 425).
2:04:58 P.M. H. Res. 355 On motion to refer Agreed to by recorded vote: 238 - 176 (Roll no. 426).
2:05:53 P.M. H. Res. 355 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:06:34 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 July 9, 2015 at 9:09 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 728, H.R. 891, H.R. 1326, and H.R. 1350.
2:07:17 P.M. H. Res. 350 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 350 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of 21st century cures, and for other purposes."
2:09:04 P.M. H. Res. 350 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 350.
3:22:06 P.M. H. Res. 350 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 350, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McGovern demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
3:23:32 P.M. H.R. 2647 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 347. H.R. 2647 — "To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act and improve forest management activities in units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes."
3:23:37 P.M. H.R. 2647 Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Providing for consideration of H.R. 5 and H.R. 2647.
3:23:58 P.M. H.R. 2647 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 347 and Rule XVIII.
3:23:59 P.M. H.R. 2647 The Speaker designated the Honorable George Holding to act as Chairman of the Committee.
3:24:39 P.M. H.R. 2647 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2647.
3:36:00 P.M. The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the Senate.
3:36:05 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to the House request for a conference on H.R. 1735, and appointed conferees.
3:36:17 P.M. The Committee of the Whole resumed its sitting.
4:20:38 P.M. H.R. 2647 Mr. Bishop (UT) moved that the Committee now rise.
4:20:56 P.M. H.R. 2647 On motion that the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4:21:09 P.M. H.R. 2647 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2647 as unfinished business.
4:21:29 P.M. Mr. Crenshaw filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 2995.
4:22:02 P.M. H.R. 2647 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2647 — "To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act and improve forest management activities in units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes."
4:22:16 P.M. H.R. 2647 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
4:22:23 P.M. H.R. 2647 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole continued with the remaining 12 1/2 minutes of general debate on H.R. 2647.
4:37:31 P.M. H.R. 2647 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, No. 1 printed in part C of House Report 114-192 to strike Sec. 203, relating to the prohibition on restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, and injunctions pending appeals and to strike Title III, relating to the imposition of a bond requirement as part of a potential legal challenge of certain forest management activities.
4:37:55 P.M. H.R. 2647 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 347, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the part C Polis amendment No. 1.
4:48:17 P.M. H.R. 2647 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:49:34 P.M. H.R. 2647 An amendment, offered by Mr. Tipton, No. 2 printed in part C of House Report 114-192 to request that stewardship contracts awarded prior to Feb 7, 2014 shall be modified by the Secretary to include fire liability provisions described in Section 604(d)(7) of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (16 U.S.C. 6591c).
4:50:09 P.M. H.R. 2647 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 347, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the part C Tipton amendment No.2.
4:52:44 P.M. H.R. 2647 On agreeing to the Tipton amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:53:18 P.M. H.R. 2647 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lujan Grisham (NM), No. 3 printed in part C of House Report 114-192 to allow the Forest Service to create a pilot program that would execute contracts with tribes to perform administrative, management, and other functions of programs of the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004.
4:53:22 P.M. H.R. 2647 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 347, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the part C Lujan Grisham amendment No. 3.
4:59:24 P.M. H.R. 2647 On agreeing to the Lujan Grisham (NM) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:00:01 P.M. H.R. 2647 An amendment, offered by Mr. Kilmer, No. 4 printed in part C of House Report 114-192 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to develop and implement at least one landscape-scale forest restoration project that includes, as a defined purpose of that project, the generation of material that will be used to promote advanced wood products and require that the project be developed through a collaborative process.
5:00:05 P.M. H.R. 2647 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 347, the Committee of the Whole proceed with 10 minutes of debate on the part C Kilmer amendment No. 4.
5:07:27 P.M. H.R. 2647 On agreeing to the Kilmer amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
5:07:45 P.M. H.R. 2647 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of an amendment which had been debated earlier and which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:37:21 P.M. H.R. 2647 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 247 (Roll no. 427).
5:37:30 P.M. H.R. 2647 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2647.
5:38:12 P.M. H.R. 2647 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:38:23 P.M. H.R. 2647 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
5:46:55 P.M. H.R. 2647 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 262 - 167 (Roll no. 428).
5:46:56 P.M. H.R. 2647 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:47:02 P.M. H.R. 2647 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:47:09 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the ordering of the previous question on H. Res. 350 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
5:48:28 P.M. H. Res. 350 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 350 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of 21st century cures, and for other purposes."
5:54:18 P.M. H. Res. 350 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 185 (Roll no. 429).
6:02:15 P.M. H. Res. 350 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 244 - 183 (Roll no. 430).
6:02:16 P.M. H. Res. 350 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:03:23 P.M. H.R. 6 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 350. H.R. 6 — "To accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of 21st century cures, and for other purposes."
6:03:28 P.M. H.R. 6 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 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.
6:04:29 P.M. H.R. 6 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 350 and Rule XVIII.
6:04:30 P.M. H.R. 6 The Speaker designated the Honorable Cresent Hardy to act as Chairman of the Committee.
6:04:37 P.M. H.R. 6 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 6.
7:08:46 P.M. H.R. 6 Mr. Upton moved that the Committee now rise.
7:09:02 P.M. H.R. 6 On motion that the Committee now rise. Agreed to by voice vote.
7:09:11 P.M. H.R. 6 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 6 as unfinished business.
7:09:40 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:10:23 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:56:22 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:56:33 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:56:34 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on July 10, 2015.
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