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Legislative Day of October 08, 2015

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10:00:15 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:22 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable John J. Duncan Jr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:38 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.
10:52:23 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:24 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 8.
12:00:27 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:28 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:33 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. McNerney to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:49 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 623, S. 2162, and S. 32. Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 81.
12:02:17 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
1:01:37 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 8.
1:01:40 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
1:14:50 P.M. H. Res. 466 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 466 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 538) to facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 702) to adapt to changing crude oil market conditions."
1:19:31 P.M. H. Res. 466 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 466.
2:43:09 P.M. H. Res. 466 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 244 - 183 (Roll no. 541).
2:44:00 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House stood in a moment of silence for those affected by the the flooding in South Carolina.
2:56:47 P.M. H. Res. 466 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 244 - 185 (Roll no. 542).
2:56:48 P.M. H. Res. 466 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:57:43 P.M. H.R. 538 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 466. H.R. 538 — "To facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes."
2:57:48 P.M. H.R. 538 For H.R. 538, resolution provides for one hour of debate, makes specified amendments in order and allows one motion to recommit, with or without instructions. For H.R. 702, resolution provides for one hour of debate, makes specified amendments in order and allows one motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
2:58:12 P.M. H.R. 538 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 466 and Rule XVIII.
2:58:30 P.M. H.R. 538 The Speaker designated the Honorable David Rouzer to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:59:05 P.M. H.R. 538 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 538.
3:38:03 P.M. H.R. 538 An amendment, offered by Mr. Young (AK), numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 114-290 to clarify that a state, tribes, and local governments in an affected area of a proposed federal action on Indian lands may continue as provided under current law to comment on an environmental impact statement required under the National Environmental Policy Act, and that Section 4 shall not limit any public comment on a federal action concerning gaming on Indian lands under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
3:38:06 P.M. H.R. 538 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young (AK) Part A amendment no. 1.
3:40:58 P.M. H.R. 538 On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:41:11 P.M. H.R. 538 An amendment, offered by Ms. Lujan Grisham (NM), numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 114-290 to allow the Forest Service to create a pilot program that would execute contracts with tribes to perform administrative, management, and other functions of programs of the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004.
3:41:17 P.M. H.R. 538 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lujan Grisham (NM) Part A amendment no. 2.
3:45:35 P.M. H.R. 538 On agreeing to the Lujan Grisham (NM) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:46:15 P.M. H.R. 538 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 538.
3:46:53 P.M. H.R. 538 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
3:47:39 P.M. H.R. 538 Mr. Lujan, Ben Ray (NM) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Natural Resources.
3:48:16 P.M. H.R. 538 Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions in the motion seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to ensure that nothing in the underlying legislation will infringe on the authority of the President to protect any sacred or ceremonial Native American tribal site.
3:52:15 P.M. H.R. 538 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4:22:00 P.M. H.R. 538 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 239 (Roll no. 543).
4:31:05 P.M. H.R. 538 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
4:31:05 P.M. H.R. 538 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:33:02 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:44:59 P.M. Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China - Pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 6913, and the order of the House of January 6, 2013 the Speaker appointed the following member of the House to the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China: Mrs. Black.
4:45:22 P.M. National Council on Disability - Pursuant to section 451 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Pub. L. 113-128) and the order of the House of January 6, 2015, the Speaker appointed Lt. Colonel Daniel M. Gade, PhD., New Windsor, NY.
4:45:51 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:28:19 P.M. Mr. Kildee moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:28:27 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:28:28 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on October 9, 2015.
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