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Legislative Day of October 27, 2015

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10:00:14 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:21 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable David G. Valadao to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:43 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.
10:39:38 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:43 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 27.
12:00:45 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:26 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Dold to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:38 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.
12:40:19 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 October 27, 2015 at 9:39 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 313 without amendment and H.R. 639 with an amendment.
12:41:20 P.M. H.R. 597 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Collins (GA) asked unanimous consent that the question of adoption of a motion to recommit on H.R. 597 may be postponed as though under clause 8, rule XX. Agreed to without objection.
12:42:07 P.M. H. Res. 491 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 491 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1090) to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide protections for retail customers, and for other purposes."
12:44:39 P.M. H. Res. 491 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 491.
1:30:33 P.M. H. Res. 491 DEBATE - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 491 the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question until a time to be announced.
1:31:02 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
1:31:09 P.M. H.R. 3819 Mr. Shuster moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3819 — "To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes."
1:31:14 P.M. H.R. 3819 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:31:28 P.M. H.R. 3819 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3819.
1:51:16 P.M. H.R. 3819 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:51:18 P.M. H.R. 3819 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:52:32 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 491 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:52:50 P.M. H. Res. 491 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 491 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1090) to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide protections for retail customers, and for other purposes."
2:18:38 P.M. H. Res. 491 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 185 (Roll no. 570).
2:26:23 P.M. H. Res. 491 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 244 - 186 (Roll no. 571).
2:26:24 P.M. H. Res. 491 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:26:38 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question to H. Res. 450, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:26:58 P.M. H. Res. 450 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 450 — "Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes."
2:33:57 P.M. H. Res. 450 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 271 - 158 (Roll no. 572).
2:41:53 P.M. H. Res. 450 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 275 - 154 (Roll no. 573).
2:41:54 P.M. H. Res. 450 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:43:00 P.M. H.R. 597 Considered under the provisions of H. Res. 450. H.R. 597 — "To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes."
2:43:38 P.M. H.R. 597 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 597.
4:10:21 P.M. H.R. 597 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:10:52 P.M. H.R. 597 Ms. Norton moved to recommit to Financial Services.
4:10:57 P.M. H.R. 597 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Norton motion to recommit, pending reservation of a point of order. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
4:19:39 P.M. H.R. 597 The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered without objection.
4:20:40 P.M. H.R. 597 POSTPONED ROLL CALL VOTE - The Chair put the question on the motion to recommit and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hensarling demanded the yeas and nays and pursuant to a previous order of the House, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adopting the motion to recommit until a time to be announced.
4:24:41 P.M. H.R. 597 WITHDRAWAL OF DEMAND FOR YEAS AND NAYS - Mr. Hensarling asked unanimous consent to withdraw his demand for the yeas and nays on the motion to recommit H.R. 597, to the end that the motion to recommit be rejected on the basis of the earlier voice vote. Agreed to without objection.
4:25:19 P.M. H.R. 597 On motion to recommit Failed by voice vote.
4:25:27 P.M. H.R. 597 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on passage of the bill, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Maxine Waters (CA) demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of the bill until later in the legislative day.
4:26:23 P.M. H.R. 1090 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 491. H.R. 1090 — "To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide protections for retail customers, and for other purposes."
4:26:28 P.M. H.R. 1090 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1090 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. An amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-31 shall be considered as adopted. The further amendment printed in the report accompanying the resolution shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 10 minutes, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
4:27:20 P.M. H.R. 1090 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1090.
5:39:44 P.M. H.R. 1090 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lynch, numbered 1 printed in House Report 114-313 to replace the bill's existing requirement that the Department of Labor (DOL) stop its rulemaking pending a final Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule with a requirement that the SEC revises its own regulations governing fiduciary duty no later than 60 days after the DOL finalizes its rule and coordinates its rulemaking with the DOL.
5:39:53 P.M. H.R. 1090 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 491, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lynch amendment no. 1.
6:18:29 P.M. H.R. 1090 On agreeing to the Lynch amendment; Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 246 (Roll no. 574).
6:26:14 P.M. H.R. 1090 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 245 - 186 (Roll no. 575).
6:26:24 P.M. H.R. 1090 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:26:30 P.M. H.R. 597 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 597 — "To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes."
6:34:04 P.M. H.R. 597 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 313 - 118 (Roll no. 576).
6:34:05 P.M. H.R. 597 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:35:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:45:10 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:44:47 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
12:13:01 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 27.
12:13:23 A.M. Mr. Cole filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 495.
12:14:14 A.M. Mr. Cole moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:14:24 A.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:14:25 A.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on October 28, 2015.
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