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Legislative Day of September 29, 2015

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10:00:23 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:29 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steven M. Palazzo to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:51 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:37:30 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 29.
12:01:04 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Pastor Kevin Myers, 12Stone Church, Lawrenceville, GA
12:02:21 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:24 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Jolly to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:08 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:24:30 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 29, 2015 at 9:27 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 599.
12:25:04 P.M. H. Res. 444 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 444 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3495) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions, and waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules."
12:26:13 P.M. H. Res. 444 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 444.
1:50:48 P.M. H. Res. 444 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 182 (Roll no. 521).
1:58:26 P.M. H. Res. 444 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 183 (Roll no. 522).
1:58:27 P.M. H. Res. 444 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59:54 P.M. H.R. 3495 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 444. H.R. 3495 — "To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions."
1:59:59 P.M. H.R. 3495 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3495 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
2:00:56 P.M. H.R. 3495 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3495.
3:13:57 P.M. H.R. 3495 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - At the conclusion of debate, Mr. Pitts asked unanimous consent that the question of adopting a motion to recommit on H.R. 3495 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 rule XX. Agreed to without objection.
3:14:04 P.M. H.R. 3495 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
3:14:29 P.M. H.R. 3495 Ms. Sinema moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
3:15:09 P.M. H.R. 3495 DEBATE - The House proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Sinema motion to recommit with instructions, pending reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendent ensuring that nothing in the underlying bill shall be construed as prohibiting health care services from being provided to a woman by an institution, agency, entity, or person so long as such services are provided to protect the health of a woman. Subsequently, the reservation of the point of order was withdrawn.
3:20:10 P.M. H.R. 3495 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
3:20:36 P.M. H.R. 3495 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions, the Chair put the question on the motion to recommit and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Sinema demanded the yeas and nays which were ordered and pursuant to a previous order of the House, further proceedings on the question of adoption of the motion to recommit were postponed until a time to be announced.
3:21:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
3:45:58 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 29.
3:46:09 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 3614.
3:46:19 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the vote on adoption of the Sinema motion to recommit H.R. 3495 with instructions which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:47:26 P.M. H.R. 3495 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3495 — "To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions."
4:19:14 P.M. H.R. 3495 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 242 (Roll no. 523).
4:27:51 P.M. H.R. 3495 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 236 - 193 (Roll no. 524).
4:27:51 P.M. H.R. 3495 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:30:12 P.M. H.R. 1735 Conference report H. Rept. 114-270 filed.
4:30:48 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:35:21 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:09:25 P.M. Mr. Tonko moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:09:28 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:09:34 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 30, 2015.
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