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Legislative Day of September 18, 2015

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9:00:52 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:57 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:01:11 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:48 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:02:55 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Tsongas to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:18 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:16:17 A.M. H.R. 3504 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 421. H.R. 3504 — "To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion."
9:16:22 A.M. H.R. 3504 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3134 and H.R. 3504.
9:16:57 A.M. H.R. 3504 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3504.
10:35:14 A.M. H.R. 3504 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:35:59 A.M. H.R. 3504 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 3504, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Chu demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of the bill until later in the legislative day.
10:37:03 A.M. H.R. 3134 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 421. H.R. 3134 — "To provide for a moratorium on Federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc."
10:37:08 A.M. H.R. 3134 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3134 and H.R. 3504.
10:39:00 A.M. H.R. 3134 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3134.
12:05:58 P.M. H.R. 3134 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:06:36 P.M. H.R. 3134 Ms. Esty moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
12:06:56 P.M. H.R. 3134 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill a section pertaining to No Impact on Funding for Organizations Providing Women's Health Services, pending a reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.
12:15:02 P.M. H.R. 3134 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
12:40:22 P.M. H.R. 3134 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 183 - 245 (Roll no. 504).
12:48:30 P.M. H.R. 3134 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 241 - 187, 1 Present (Roll no. 505).
12:48:30 P.M. H.R. 3134 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:49:31 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on passage of H.R. 3504 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12:49:49 P.M. H.R. 3504 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3504 — "To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion."
12:55:15 P.M. H.R. 3504 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 248 - 177, 1 Present (Roll no. 506).
12:55:17 P.M. H.R. 3504 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:57:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:17:31 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:10:00 P.M. Mr. Woodall asked unanimous consent That, when the House ajourns on Friday, September 18, 2015, it adjourn to meet at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Agreed to without objection.
2:10:05 P.M. Mr. Woodall asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, it adjourn to meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Agreed to without objection.
2:11:14 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:11:20 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:11:21 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on September 22, 2015.
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