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Legislative Day of September 16, 2015

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12:00:10 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:42 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:50 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.
12:14:56 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:37 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 16.
2:00:40 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:55 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:59 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Ashford to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:20 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:19:42 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 September 16, 2015 at 9:23 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2036.
2:20:32 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 P.M. today.
3:00:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 16.
3:00:19 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:00:53 P.M. H.R. 23 Mr. Smith (TX) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
3:01:16 P.M. H.R. 23 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendment to H.R. 23.
3:11:34 P.M. H.R. 23 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
3:11:35 P.M. H.R. 23 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:12:25 P.M. H.R. 720 Mr. Katko moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
3:12:35 P.M. H.R. 720 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendment to H.R. 720.
3:26:13 P.M. H.R. 720 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
3:26:14 P.M. H.R. 720 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:27:24 P.M. H.R. 487 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 487 — "To allow the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma to lease or transfer certain lands."
3:27:36 P.M. H.R. 487 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:27:38 P.M. H.R. 487 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 487.
3:31:58 P.M. H.R. 487 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:32:00 P.M. H.R. 487 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:32:37 P.M. H.R. 959 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 959 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House, located in Jackson, Mississippi, and for other purposes."
3:32:49 P.M. H.R. 959 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:32:51 P.M. H.R. 959 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 959.
3:40:52 P.M. H.R. 959 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:40:54 P.M. H.R. 959 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:40:55 P.M. H.R. 1214 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1214 — "To amend the Small Tracts Act to expand the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange small parcels of National Forest System land to enhance the management of the National Forest System, to resolve minor encroachments, and for other purposes."
3:41:28 P.M. H.R. 1214 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:41:31 P.M. H.R. 1214 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1214.
3:45:59 P.M. H.R. 1214 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.
3:46:02 P.M. H.R. 1289 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1289 — "To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 44 acres of land in Martinez, California, and for other purposes."
3:46:55 P.M. H.R. 1289 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:46:57 P.M. H.R. 1289 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1289.
3:53:58 P.M. H.R. 1289 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:53:59 P.M. H.R. 1289 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:54:00 P.M. H.R. 1554 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1554 — "To require a land conveyance involving the Elkhorn Ranch and the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes."
3:54:28 P.M. H.R. 1554 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:54:30 P.M. H.R. 1554 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1554.
3:59:59 P.M. H.R. 1554 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:00:01 P.M. H.R. 1554 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:00:02 P.M. H.R. 1949 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1949 — "To provide for the consideration and submission of site and design proposals for the National Liberty Memorial approved for establishment in the District of Columbia."
4:00:35 P.M. H.R. 1949 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:00:36 P.M. H.R. 1949 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1949.
4:07:22 P.M. H.R. 1949 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.
4:07:24 P.M. H.R. 2791 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2791 — "To require that certain Federal lands be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of certain Indian tribes in Oregon, and for other purposes."
4:08:08 P.M. H.R. 2791 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:08:12 P.M. H.R. 2791 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2791.
4:13:39 P.M. H.R. 2791 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:13:41 P.M. H.R. 2791 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:14:02 P.M. S. 501 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 501 — "To make technical corrections to the Navajo water rights settlement in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes."
4:14:12 P.M. S. 501 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:14:14 P.M. S. 501 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 501.
4:16:11 P.M. S. 501 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:16:13 P.M. S. 501 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:16:13 P.M. S. 230 Mr. McClintock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 230 — "To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel, Alaska."
4:16:40 P.M. S. 230 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:16:42 P.M. S. 230 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 230.
4:21:21 P.M. S. 230 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:21:22 P.M. S. 230 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:54 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:31:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 16.
6:31:26 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:32:11 P.M. H.R. 1214 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1214 — "To amend the Small Tracts Act to expand the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange small parcels of National Forest System land to enhance the management of the National Forest System, to resolve minor encroachments, and for other purposes."
7:16:44 P.M. H.R. 1214 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 0 (Roll no. 495).
7:16:44 P.M. H.R. 1214 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:16:53 P.M. H.R. 1949 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1949 — "To provide for the consideration and submission of site and design proposals for the National Liberty Memorial approved for establishment in the District of Columbia."
7:22:53 P.M. H.R. 1949 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 0 (Roll no. 496).
7:22:53 P.M. H.R. 1949 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:23:32 P.M. Mr. Amodei asked unanimous consent That it may be in order at any time on Thursday, September 24, 2015, for the Speaker to declare a recess, subject to the call of the Chair, for the purpose of receiving in Joint Meeting Pope Francis of the Holy See. Agreed to without objection.
7:23:52 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
7:24:12 P.M. H.R. 2223 Mr. Lamborn moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2223 — "To authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange in El Paso and Teller Counties, Colorado, and for other purposes."
7:24:27 P.M. H.R. 2223 Considered under suspension of the rules.
7:24:29 P.M. H.R. 2223 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2223.
7:28:46 P.M. H.R. 2223 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
7:28:54 P.M. H.R. 2223 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:29:08 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:39:04 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:31:56 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:04:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 16.
10:04:11 P.M. Ms. Foxx filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 420 and H. Res. 421.
10:05:00 P.M. Ms. Foxx moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:05:02 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:05:04 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 17, 2015.
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