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Legislative Day of July 27, 2015

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12:00:51 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:01:10 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Carlos Curbelo to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:02:04 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.
12:18:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:16 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 27.
2:00:20 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:40 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:43 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:08 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:02:09 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 24, 2015 at 10:19 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 23 with an amendment, H.R. 2499 with an amendment and H.R. 1626.
2:12:57 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 P.M. today.
3:00:40 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 27.
3:00:44 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:00:50 P.M. H.R. 1138 Mrs. Radewagen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1138 — "To establish certain wilderness areas in central Idaho and to authorize various land conveyances involving National Forest System land and Bureau of Land Management land in central Idaho, and for other purposes."
3:00:55 P.M. H.R. 1138 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:00:55 P.M. H.R. 1138 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1138.
3:09:00 P.M. H.R. 1138 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:09:20 P.M. H.R. 1138 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:09:31 P.M. H.R. 774 Mrs. Radewagen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 774 — "To strengthen enforcement mechanisms to stop illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, to amend the Tuna Conventions Act of 1950 to implement the Antigua Convention, and for other purposes."
3:09:43 P.M. H.R. 774 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:09:45 P.M. H.R. 774 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 774.
3:18:11 P.M. H.R. 774 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:18:12 P.M. H.R. 774 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:19:18 P.M. H.R. 1831 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1831 — "To establish the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, and for other purposes."
3:19:30 P.M. H.R. 1831 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:19:31 P.M. H.R. 1831 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1831.
3:29:11 P.M. H.R. 1831 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:29:12 P.M. H.R. 1831 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:32:33 P.M. H.J. Res. 61 Mr. Ryan (WI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution. H.J. Res. 61 — "Amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
3:32:44 P.M. H.J. Res. 61 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:32:46 P.M. H.J. Res. 61 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.J. Res. 61.
3:43:44 P.M. H.J. Res. 61 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
3:43:45 P.M. H.J. Res. 61 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:45:35 P.M. S. 1482 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1482 — "To improve and reauthorize provisions relating to the application of the antitrust laws to the award of need-based educational aid."
3:45:49 P.M. S. 1482 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:45:50 P.M. S. 1482 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1482.
3:54:58 P.M. S. 1482 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.
3:55:37 P.M. H.R. 1656 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1656 — "To provide for additional resources for the Secret Service, and to improve protections for restricted areas."
3:55:55 P.M. H.R. 1656 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:55:59 P.M. H.R. 1656 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1656.
4:10:11 P.M. H.R. 1656 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.
4:11:09 P.M. H.R. 1634 Ms. McSally moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1634 — "To strengthen accountability for deployment of border security technology at the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
4:11:32 P.M. H.R. 1634 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:11:35 P.M. H.R. 1634 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1634.
4:18:38 P.M. H.R. 1634 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:18:40 P.M. H.R. 1634 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:19:33 P.M. H.R. 998 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 998 — "To establish the conditions under which the Secretary of Homeland Security may establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations, and provide customs services outside the United States, and for other purposes."
4:19:42 P.M. H.R. 998 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:19:58 P.M. H.R. 998 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 998.
4:26:30 P.M. H.R. 998 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:26:32 P.M. H.R. 998 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:27:09 P.M. H.R. 2750 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2750 — "To reform programs of the Transportation Security Administration, streamline transportation security regulations, and for other purposes."
4:27:31 P.M. H.R. 2750 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:27:37 P.M. H.R. 2750 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2750.
4:35:52 P.M. H.R. 2750 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:35:53 P.M. H.R. 2750 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:36:05 P.M. H.R. 2770 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2770 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain maintenance of security-related technology at airports, and for other purposes."
4:36:36 P.M. H.R. 2770 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:36:37 P.M. H.R. 2770 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2770.
4:41:26 P.M. H.R. 2770 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.
4:42:02 P.M. H.R. 2843 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2843 — "To require certain improvements in the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck expedited screening program, and for other purposes."
4:42:04 P.M. H.R. 2843 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:42:05 P.M. H.R. 2843 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2843.
4:49:02 P.M. H.R. 2843 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:49:03 P.M. H.R. 2843 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:49:31 P.M. H.R. 2127 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2127 — "To direct the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to limit access to expedited airport security screening at an airport security checkpoint to participants of the PreCheck program and other known low-risk passengers, and for other purposes."
4:49:43 P.M. H.R. 2127 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:49:44 P.M. H.R. 2127 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2127.
4:55:13 P.M. H.R. 2127 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:55:17 P.M. H.R. 2127 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:56:00 P.M. H.R. 1300 Mr. King (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1300 — "To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to make anthrax vaccines and antimicrobials available to emergency response providers, and for other purposes."
4:56:01 P.M. H.R. 1300 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:56:02 P.M. H.R. 1300 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1300.
5:06:54 P.M. H.R. 1300 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.
5:07:11 P.M. H.R. 2206 Mr. King (NY) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2206 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require recipients of State Homeland Security Grant Program funding to preserve and strengthen interoperable emergency communications capabilities, and for other purposes."
5:07:24 P.M. H.R. 2206 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:07:25 P.M. H.R. 2206 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2206.
5:14:32 P.M. H.R. 2206 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:14:34 P.M. H.R. 2206 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:15:05 P.M. H.R. 2499 Mr. Chabot moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
5:15:54 P.M. H.R. 2499 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2499.
5:35:22 P.M. H.R. 2499 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
5:35:23 P.M. H.R. 2499 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for approximately 6:30 p.m. today.
6:30:21 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 27.
6:30:25 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:49 P.M. S. 1482 Considered as unfinished business. S. 1482 — "To improve and reauthorize provisions relating to the application of the antitrust laws to the award of need-based educational aid."
6:58:31 P.M. S. 1482 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378 - 0 (Roll no. 467).
6:58:31 P.M. S. 1482 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:04 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in honor of the victims of last week's shooting in Lafayette, Lousiana.
7:02:08 P.M. H.R. 1656 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1656 — "To provide for additional resources for the Secret Service, and to improve protections for restricted areas."
7:09:54 P.M. H.R. 1656 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 365 - 16 (Roll no. 468).
7:09:54 P.M. H.R. 1656 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:10:12 P.M. H.R. 2770 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2770 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain maintenance of security-related technology at airports, and for other purposes."
7:16:36 P.M. H.R. 2770 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 380 - 0 (Roll no. 469).
7:16:36 P.M. H.R. 2770 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:16:59 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 380.
7:18:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 64 Mr. Harper asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:18:02 P.M. H. Con. Res. 64 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 64 — "Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the Monuments Men."
7:18:21 P.M. H. Con. Res. 64 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:18:22 P.M. H. Con. Res. 64 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:20:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:20:13 P.M. H.R. 675 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 675 — "To increase, effective as of December 1, 2015, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes."
7:20:33 P.M. H.R. 675 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:20:35 P.M. H.R. 675 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 675.
7:37:30 P.M. H.R. 675 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.
7:38:24 P.M. H.R. 1607 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1607 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the disability compensation evaluation procedure of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for veterans with mental health conditions related to military sexual trauma, and for other purposes."
7:38:41 P.M. H.R. 1607 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:38:44 P.M. H.R. 1607 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1607.
7:51:04 P.M. H.R. 1607 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
7:51:06 P.M. H.R. 1607 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:51:22 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 876.
7:51:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
8:00:08 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:00:31 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:00:32 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 28, 2015.
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