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Legislative Day of October 01, 2015

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9:00:55 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:01:06 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:39 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:02:41 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Bridenstine to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:01 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.
9:11:49 A.M. H. Res. 449 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 449 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3457) to prohibit the lifting of sanctions on Iran until the Government of Iran pays the judgments against it for acts of terrorism, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1735) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
9:14:59 A.M. H. Res. 449 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 449.
9:23:18 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2078 and H.R. 2617 amended.
9:23:52 A.M. H. Res. 449 DEBATE - The House resumed with debate on H. Res. 449.
10:40:18 A.M. H. Res. 449 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 237 - 180 (Roll no. 529).
10:50:30 A.M. H. Res. 449 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 181 (Roll no. 530).
10:50:31 A.M. H. Res. 449 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:50:32 A.M. H.R. 3457 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 449. H.R. 3457 — "To prohibit the lifting of sanctions on Iran until the Government of Iran pays the judgments against it for acts of terrorism, and for other purposes."
10:50:37 A.M. H.R. 3457 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 3457, consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 1735 and for motions to suspend the rules.
10:52:53 A.M. H.R. 3457 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3457.
11:45:54 A.M. H.R. 3457 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:46:08 A.M. H.R. 3457 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 3457, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Royce demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until later in the legislative day.
11:47:57 A.M. H.R. 1735 Mr. Thornberry brought up conference report H. Rept. 114-270 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 449.
11:48:11 A.M. H.R. 1735 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 1735.
12:39:46 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 2835.
12:40:29 P.M. H.R. 1735 DEBATE - The House resumed debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 1735.
12:57:04 P.M. H.R. 1735 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:57:34 P.M. H.R. 1735 Mr. Smith (WA) moved to recommit with instructions to the conference committee.
12:57:58 P.M. H.R. 1735 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions to conference committee was ordered without objection.
1:27:08 P.M. H.R. 1735 On motion to recommit the conference report with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 186 - 241 (Roll no. 531).
1:33:56 P.M. H.R. 1735 On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 270 - 156 (Roll no. 532).
1:33:56 P.M. H.R. 1735 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:33:57 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the vote on passage of H.R. 3457, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:34:04 P.M. H.R. 3457 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3457 — "To prohibit the lifting of sanctions on Iran until the Government of Iran pays the judgments against it for acts of terrorism, and for other purposes."
1:42:41 P.M. H.R. 3457 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 251 - 173 (Roll no. 533).
1:42:42 P.M. H.R. 3457 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:43:10 P.M. H. Con. Res. 81 Mr. Thornberry asked unanimous consent to consider as introduced.
1:43:12 P.M. H. Con. Res. 81 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 81 — "Providing for corrections to the enrollment of the bill H.R. 1735."
1:43:35 P.M. H. Con. Res. 81 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
1:43:37 P.M. H. Con. Res. 81 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:44:48 P.M. H.R. 2617 Mr. Thompson (PA) asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendments.
1:45:56 P.M. H.R. 2617 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection.
1:45:57 P.M. H.R. 2617 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:46:08 P.M. H.R. 702 Mr. Barton asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Energy and Commerce be authorized to file a supplemental report on H.R. 702. Agreed to without objection.
1:47:22 P.M. H.R. 1020 Mr. Smith (TX) asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
1:47:58 P.M. H.R. 1020 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
1:47:59 P.M. H.R. 1020 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:48:56 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer to yield to Mr. McCarthy (CA) for a colloquy on the upcoming schedule for the House during the next week.
1:59:30 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 1:00 p.m. on October 2. Agreed to without objection.
1:59:31 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Friday, October 2, 2015, it adjourn to meet at noon on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
2:00:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:11:12 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:29:39 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 transmitted a sealed envelope received from the White House on September 30, 2015, at 8:45 p.m., and said to contain a message from the President whereby he notifies of designation of funding for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism as provided in the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016.
2:29:41 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a designation for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism all funding (including the recission of funds) and contributions from foreign governments so designated by the Congress in the Act pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, as outlined in the enclosed list of accounts - referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-62).
2:30:00 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 transmitted a sealed envelope received from the White House on September 30, 2015, at 8:45 p.m., and said to contain a message from the President whereby he notifies that he has designated an emergency requirement $700 million in emergency funding for urgent wildland fire suppression activities as provided in the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016.
2:31:42 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a designation as an emergency requirement of all funding so designated by the Congress in the Act pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, for the following account: "Department of Agriculture--Forest Service--Wildland Fire Management." - referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-63).
2:32:02 P.M. Mr. Flores moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:32:06 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:32:07 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on October 2, 2015.
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