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Legislative Day of September 28, 2015

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12:00:16 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:22 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Jeff Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:39 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.
12:08:14 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:10 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 28.
2:00:16 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:30 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. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:35 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:06:37 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 25, 2015 at 5:12 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2082.
2:07:01 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 P.M. today.
3:00:47 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 28.
3:01:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:02:14 P.M. H.R. 1624 Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1624 — "To amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to revise the definition of small employer."
3:02:33 P.M. H.R. 1624 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:02:39 P.M. H.R. 1624 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1624.
3:14:29 P.M. H.R. 1624 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:14:32 P.M. H.R. 1624 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:15:19 P.M. S. 136 Mr. Walberg moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 136 — "To amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service."
3:15:39 P.M. S. 136 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:15:41 P.M. S. 136 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 136.
3:24:18 P.M. S. 136 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:24:20 P.M. S. 136 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:25:18 P.M. H.R. 313 Mr. Walberg moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 313 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability, and for other purposes."
3:25:28 P.M. H.R. 313 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:25:32 P.M. H.R. 313 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 313.
3:33:55 P.M. H.R. 313 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:33:58 P.M. H.R. 313 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:34:32 P.M. S. 565 Mr. Walberg moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 565 — "To reduce the operation and maintenance costs associated with the Federal fleet by encouraging the use of remanufactured parts, and for other purposes."
3:34:54 P.M. S. 565 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:34:58 P.M. S. 565 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 565.
3:42:33 P.M. S. 565 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:42:35 P.M. S. 565 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:43:04 P.M. H.R. 3089 Mr. Walberg moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3089 — "To close out expired grants, and for other purposes."
3:43:22 P.M. H.R. 3089 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:43:26 P.M. H.R. 3089 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3089.
3:49:52 P.M. H.R. 3089 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:49:54 P.M. H.R. 3089 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:51:11 P.M. H.R. 3614 Mr. LoBiondo moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3614 — "To amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes."
3:51:29 P.M. H.R. 3614 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:51:32 P.M. H.R. 3614 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3614.
4:08:44 P.M. H.R. 3614 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:08:45 P.M. H.R. 3614 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:09:14 P.M. H.R. 2061 Mr. Ryan (WI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2061 — "To amend section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional religious exemption from the individual health coverage mandate, and for other purposes."
4:09:39 P.M. H.R. 2061 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:09:46 P.M. H.R. 2061 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2061.
4:15:17 P.M. H.R. 2061 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:15:20 P.M. H.R. 2061 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:16:07 P.M. S. 139 Mr. Ryan (WI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 139 — "To permanently allow an exclusion under the Supplemental Security Income program and the Medicaid program for compensation provided to individuals who participate in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions."
4:16:12 P.M. S. 139 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:16:21 P.M. S. 139 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 139.
4:29:14 P.M. S. 139 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:29:16 P.M. S. 139 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:30:05 P.M. H.R. 3594 Mr. Bishop (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3594 — "To extend temporarily the Federal Perkins Loan program, and for other purposes."
4:30:32 P.M. H.R. 3594 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:30:35 P.M. H.R. 3594 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3594.
4:45:55 P.M. H.R. 3594 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:45:58 P.M. H.R. 3594 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:47:02 P.M. H.R. 2617 Mr. Bishop (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2617 — "To amend the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 to postpone a scheduled increase in the minimum wage applicable to American Samoa."
4:47:35 P.M. H.R. 2617 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:47:39 P.M. H.R. 2617 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2617.
5:08:40 P.M. H.R. 2617 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:08:43 P.M. H.R. 2617 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:09:05 P.M. H.R. 2786 Ms. McSally moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2786 — "To require the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to submit a report on cross-border rail security, and for other purposes."
5:09:24 P.M. H.R. 2786 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:09:26 P.M. H.R. 2786 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2786.
5:15:32 P.M. H.R. 2786 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.
5:16:00 P.M. H.R. 2835 Ms. McSally moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2835 — "To actively recruit members of the Armed Forces who are separating from military service to serve as Customs and Border Protection Officers."
5:16:13 P.M. H.R. 2835 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:16:15 P.M. H.R. 2835 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2835.
5:23:42 P.M. H.R. 2835 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.
5:24:14 P.M. H.R. 2051 Mr. Conaway moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
5:24:35 P.M. H.R. 2051 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2051.
5:28:19 P.M. H.R. 2051 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
5:28:20 P.M. H.R. 2051 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:28:41 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:55 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 28.
6:31:13 P.M. Ms. Foxx filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 444.
6:32:03 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:32:31 P.M. H.R. 2835 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2835 — "To actively recruit members of the Armed Forces who are separating from military service to serve as Customs and Border Protection Officers."
6:56:22 P.M. H.R. 2835 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 0 (Roll no. 519).
6:56:23 P.M. H.R. 2835 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:56:52 P.M. H.R. 2786 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2786 — "To require the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to submit a report on cross-border rail security, and for other purposes."
7:05:25 P.M. H.R. 2786 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 0 (Roll no. 520).
7:05:25 P.M. H.R. 2786 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:06:59 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:20:33 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:51:52 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:51:59 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:52:00 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 29, 2015.
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