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Legislative Day of July 13, 2015

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12:00:03 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:13 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Tom Emmer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:31 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.
12:23:29 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:09 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 13.
2:00:15 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:27 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:31 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. McNerney to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:58 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 10, 2015 at 12:53 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 2620, S. 143, S. 1180, and S. 1359.
2:11:21 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 P.M. today.
4:00:19 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 13.
4:00:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:00:33 P.M. H.R. 1023 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1023 — "To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide for increased limitations on leverage for multiple licenses under common control."
4:00:50 P.M. H.R. 1023 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:00:52 P.M. H.R. 1023 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1023.
4:12:10 P.M. H.R. 1023 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:12:12 P.M. H.R. 1023 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:12:41 P.M. H.R. 208 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 208 — "To require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a program to make loans to certain businesses, homeowners, and renters affected by Superstorm Sandy."
4:12:50 P.M. H.R. 208 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:12:51 P.M. H.R. 208 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 208.
4:22:31 P.M. H.R. 208 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:22:46 P.M. H.R. 208 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:22:54 P.M. H.R. 208 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:23:06 P.M. H.R. 2670 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2670 — "To amend the Small Business Act to provide for expanded participation in the microloan program, and for other purposes."
4:23:23 P.M. H.R. 2670 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:23:24 P.M. H.R. 2670 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2670.
4:40:51 P.M. H.R. 2670 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:40:52 P.M. H.R. 2670 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:41:04 P.M. H.R. 2499 Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2499 — "To amend the Small Business Act to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs, to help create jobs, and for other purposes."
4:41:14 P.M. H.R. 2499 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:41:15 P.M. H.R. 2499 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2499.
4:52:05 P.M. H.R. 2499 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.
4:53:18 P.M. H.R. 387 Mr. Cook moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 387 — "To provide for certain land to be taken into trust for the benefit of Morongo Band of Mission Indians, and for other purposes."
4:53:35 P.M. H.R. 387 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:53:36 P.M. H.R. 387 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 387.
5:02:35 P.M. H.R. 387 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:02:38 P.M. H.R. 387 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:03:42 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today
6:30:11 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 13.
6:30:26 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:30:41 P.M. H.R. 2499 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2499 — "To amend the Small Business Act to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs, to help create jobs, and for other purposes."
6:57:06 P.M. H.R. 2499 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 1 (Roll no. 434).
6:57:06 P.M. H.R. 2499 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:57:07 P.M. H.R. 2898 UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO FILE SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT - Mr. Bishop (UT) asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Natural Resources be authorized to file a supplemental report on H.R. 2898. Agreed to without objection.
6:57:57 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
6:58:22 P.M. S. 179 Mr. Duncan (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 179 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14 3rd Avenue, NW, in Chisholm, Minnesota, as the "James L. Oberstar Memorial Post Office Building"."
6:58:45 P.M. S. 179 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:58:46 P.M. S. 179 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 179.
7:26:34 P.M. S. 179 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:26:36 P.M. S. 179 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:26:45 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:38:08 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:39:26 P.M. Ms. Kelly (IL) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:39:32 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:39:33 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 14, 2015.
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