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Legislative Day of October 28, 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 Steven M. Palazzo to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:50 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.
10:36:57 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 754.
10:37:11 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with further Morning-Hour Debate.
11:05:18 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 October 28.
12:00:59 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Bishop Mar Awa Royel, Assyrian Church of the East, Salida, California.
12:02:00 P.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. Mrs. Walorski demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Walorski 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.
12:03:37 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. DelBene to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:04:04 P.M. The Chair recognized Mr. Denham for the purpose of introducing today's guest Chaplain.
12:04:05 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.
12:33:14 P.M. H. Res. 495 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 495 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations."
12:33:32 P.M. H. Res. 495 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 495.
12:58:40 P.M. H. Res. 495 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 495, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Cole demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
12:58:45 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
2:53:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of October 28.
2:53:15 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 495 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:54:48 P.M. H. Res. 495 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 495 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1314) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations."
3:25:52 P.M. H. Res. 495 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 325 - 103 (Roll no. 577).
3:33:59 P.M. H. Res. 495 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 392 - 37 (Roll no. 578).
3:34:01 P.M. H. Res. 495 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:23 P.M. H.R. 1314 The Chair recongized Mr. Rogers (KY) for a motion.
3:38:24 P.M. H.R. 1314 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 495, Mr. Rogers (KY) moved to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 with an amendment.
3:40:57 P.M. H.R. 1314 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the Rogers (KY) motion that the House concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 with an amendment printed in part A of House Report 114-315 modified by the amendment printed in part B.
4:48:07 P.M. H.R. 1314 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:22:10 P.M. H.R. 1314 On motion that the House agree with an amendment to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 266 - 167 (Roll no. 579).
5:22:28 P.M. H.R. 1314 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:23:02 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
5:27:29 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 3819.
5:27:42 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to Sudan - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-71).
5:31:27 P.M. Mr. Neugebauer asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on October 29. Agreed to without objection.
5:33:05 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:33:23 P.M. H.R. 2643 Mr. Neugebauer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2643 — "To direct the Attorney General to provide State officials with access to criminal history information with respect to certain financial service providers required to undergo State criminal background checks, and for other purposes."
5:33:51 P.M. H.R. 2643 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:33:52 P.M. H.R. 2643 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2643.
5:44:34 P.M. H.R. 2643 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:44:36 P.M. H.R. 2643 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:45:16 P.M. H.R. 623 Mr. Costello (PA) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
5:45:30 P.M. H.R. 623 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 623.
5:56:30 P.M. H.R. 623 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
5:56:31 P.M. H.R. 623 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:57:34 P.M. H.R. 455 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 455 — "To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a northern border threat analysis, and for other purposes."
5:57:48 P.M. H.R. 455 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:57:49 P.M. H.R. 455 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 455.
6:10:57 P.M. H.R. 455 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:11:00 P.M. H.R. 455 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:11:16 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:15:54 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:55:04 P.M. Mr. Green, Al moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:55:29 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:55:30 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on October 29, 2015.
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