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Legislative Day of October 09, 2015

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9:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:14 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Garret Graves to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:28 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:22 A.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Heck (WA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Heck (WA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
9:02:32 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Abraham to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:52 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.
9:13:10 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:02:53 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 9.
10:02:56 A.M. H.R. 702 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 466. H.R. 702 — "To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions."
10:03:01 A.M. H.R. 702 The rule provides for one hour debate on H.R. 538, makes specified amendments in order and allows one motion to recommit, with or without instructions. For H.R. 702, the resolution provides for one hour of debate, makes specified amendments in order and allows one motion to recommit, with or without instructions.
10:03:31 A.M. H.R. 702 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 466 and Rule XVIII.
10:03:32 A.M. H.R. 702 The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Chairman of the Committee.
10:04:16 A.M. H.R. 702 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 702.
11:25:32 A.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mr. Amash, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to remove the provision increasing the authorization of appropriations for the Maritime Security Fleet.
11:25:34 A.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Amash amendment No. 1.
11:35:28 A.M. H.R. 702 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Amash amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Amash demanded a recorded vote and the Chair further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:35:58 A.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mr. Delaney, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to add an additional finding that the United States has reduced its oil consumption over the past decade, and increasing investment in clean energy technology and energy efficiency will lower energy prices, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase national security.
11:36:18 A.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delaney amendment No. 2.
11:43:14 A.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Delaney amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:43:40 A.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mr. Huffman, numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to require the Secretary of the Energy to complete a study on the net greenhouse gas emissions that will result from the repeal of the crude oil export ban.
11:43:42 A.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 3.
11:50:38 A.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Huffman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:51:06 A.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Lawrence, numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to require a study of the State of national implications of lifting the crude oil export ban with respect to consumers and the economy.
11:51:09 A.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawrence amendment No. 4.
11:56:35 A.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Lawrence amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:57:00 A.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mr. Messer, numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to ensure the Administration is able to ban the export of crude oil to state sponsors of terrorism.
11:57:02 A.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Messer amendment No. 5.
12:01:03 P.M. H.R. 702 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Messer amendment No. 5 Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Pallone demanded a recorded vote and the Chair further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:01:30 P.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mr. Messer, numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to prohibit the export of crude oil, refined petroleum products, and petrochemical products to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
12:01:31 P.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Messer amendment No. 6.
12:05:19 P.M. H.R. 702 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Messer amendment No. 6, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Pallone demanded a recorded vote and the Chair further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
12:05:48 P.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cuellar, numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to provide the Department of Energy authority to continue developing partnerships in the areas of oil and gas exploration, production, midstream, and refining with minority serving institutions, including Hispanic Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
12:05:50 P.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cuellar amendment No. 7.
12:13:59 P.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Cuellar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:14:29 P.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to require the lifted ban to be assessed after 10 years and directs the Secretaries of Energy and Commerce to work together to review the impact of lifting the ban as it relates to promoting U.S. energy and national security and report their findings to Congress.
12:14:30 P.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 9.
12:19:38 P.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:20:24 P.M. H.R. 702 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 114-290 to direct the Secretaries of Energy and Commerce to work together and submit a report within 180 days on how lifting the ban on crude oil exports will help create opportunities for veterans and women in the U.S., while promoting energy and national security.
12:20:30 P.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 466, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 10.
12:24:50 P.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
12:51:58 P.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Amash amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 109 - 306 (Roll no. 545).
12:52:45 P.M. H.R. 702 MOMENT OF SILENCE - The Committee stood in a moment of silence for the victims of the El Faro Cargo ship tragedy.
12:58:35 P.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Messer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 414 - 1 (Roll no. 546).
1:02:37 P.M. H.R. 702 On agreeing to the Messer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 419 - 0 (Roll no. 547).
1:02:44 P.M. H.R. 702 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 702.
1:03:33 P.M. H.R. 702 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:03:44 P.M. H.R. 702 The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
1:04:49 P.M. H.R. 702 Mr. Huffman moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
1:05:21 P.M. H.R. 702 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to reqire the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add language preventing provisions in H.R. 702 from preventing the President or any other Federal official from enforcing certain Federal laws or regulations.
1:11:52 P.M. H.R. 702 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:18:56 P.M. H.R. 702 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 179 - 242 (Roll no. 548).
1:25:20 P.M. H.R. 702 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 159 (Roll no. 549).
1:25:21 P.M. H.R. 702 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:25:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal.
1:25:40 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
1:26:03 P.M. FILING AUTHORITY - Mr. Sessions asked unanimous consent that the Committee on the Budget may, at any time before 6 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2015, filed a privileged report to accompany a measure to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016. Agreed to without objection.
1:28:12 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:42:31 P.M. Mr. Woodall asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, October 9, 2015, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, and that the order of the House of January 6, 2015, regarding morning-hour debate not apply on that day. Agreed to without objection.
1:42:51 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:24:40 P.M. Mr. Woodall moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:24:48 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:24:49 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on October 13, 2015.
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