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Legislative Day of September 08, 2015

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2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:01:04 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:01:19 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:46 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:49 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Burgess to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:03:32 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 August 5, 2015 at 9:18 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 1138, without amendment, S. 1297, and S. 267.
2:03:45 P.M. The House received a communication from Timothy H. Reitz, Legislative Assistant, Office of Congressman Jody Hice (GA). Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Reitz notified the House that he had received a grand jury subpoena, issued by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, for testimony and documents, and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel regarding the subpoena, he will make the determinations required under Rule VIII.
2:04:05 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 August 6, 2015 at 9:06 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 212, without amendment, H. Con. Res. 72, and S. 1523.
2:05:48 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 August 6, 2015 at 9:28 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 720, with an amendment, H.R. 2559, without amendment, H.R. 2131, without amendment, H.R. 1531, without amendment, S. 1707, S. 1826, S. 1596, S. 1362, S. 1576, and S. 1347.
2:06:01 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 Deputy Clerk notified the House that he had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on August 7, 2015 at 10:59 a.m.: that appointments were made to the Commission on Care, and the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China.
2:06:24 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:16:26 P.M. NOTICE OF INTENT TO OFFER A PRIVILEGE RESOLUTION - Mr. Roskam of Illinois notified the House of his intention to offer a privileged resolution.
2:39:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 P.M. today.
4:00:36 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 8.
4:00:42 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:01:20 P.M. H.R. 1344 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1344 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children."
4:01:29 P.M. H.R. 1344 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:01:31 P.M. H.R. 1344 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1344.
4:09:55 P.M. H.R. 1344 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:09:57 P.M. H.R. 1344 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:10:14 P.M. H.R. 1725 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1725 — "To amend and reauthorize the controlled substance monitoring program under section 399O of the Public Health Service Act, and for other purposes."
4:10:22 P.M. H.R. 1725 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:10:23 P.M. H.R. 1725 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1725.
4:19:54 P.M. H.R. 1725 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:19:56 P.M. H.R. 1725 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:20:28 P.M. H.R. 1462 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1462 — "To combat the rise of prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome."
4:20:37 P.M. H.R. 1462 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:20:39 P.M. H.R. 1462 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1462.
4:36:20 P.M. H.R. 1462 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:36:22 P.M. H.R. 1462 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:38:37 P.M. H.R. 2820 Mr. Guthrie moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2820 — "To reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes."
4:39:28 P.M. H.R. 2820 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:39:30 P.M. H.R. 2820 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2820.
4:51:53 P.M. H.R. 2820 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:51:55 P.M. H.R. 2820 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:52:10 P.M. S. 1359 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1359 — "To allow manufacturers to meet warranty and labeling requirements for consumer products by displaying the terms of warranties on Internet websites, and for other purposes."
4:52:21 P.M. S. 1359 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:52:25 P.M. S. 1359 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1359.
4:57:12 P.M. S. 1359 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.
4:57:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:32:25 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 8.
6:32:34 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.
6:32:52 P.M. S. 1359 Considered as unfinished business. S. 1359 — "To allow manufacturers to meet warranty and labeling requirements for consumer products by displaying the terms of warranties on Internet websites, and for other purposes."
6:58:39 P.M. S. 1359 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 2 (Roll no. 490).
6:58:39 P.M. S. 1359 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:59:20 P.M. H. Con. Res. 70 Mr. Crawford asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
6:59:25 P.M. H. Con. Res. 70 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 70 — "Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run."
6:59:59 P.M. H. Con. Res. 70 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:00:00 P.M. H. Con. Res. 73 Mr. Crawford asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:00:01 P.M. H. Con. Res. 70 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:05 P.M. H. Con. Res. 73 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 73 — "Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 2nd Annual Fallen Firefighters Congressional Flag Presentation Ceremony."
7:00:35 P.M. H. Con. Res. 74 Mr. Crawford asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
7:00:37 P.M. H. Con. Res. 73 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:00:40 P.M. H. Con. Res. 73 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:44 P.M. H. Con. Res. 74 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 74 — "Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for an event to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March."
7:01:20 P.M. H. Con. Res. 74 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
7:01:22 P.M. H. Con. Res. 74 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:02:00 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the tragic events in Roanoke, VA.
7:06:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:24:55 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:12:50 P.M. Ms. Foxx filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 408.
8:13:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
9:45:17 P.M. Mr. Hoyer moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:45:30 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:45:32 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 9, 2015.
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