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Legislative Day of December 03, 2015

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9:00:20 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:26 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:11 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:02:14 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Carter of GA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:32 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.
9:14:49 A.M. H. Res. 546 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 546 — "Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes."
9:15:32 A.M. H. Res. 546 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 546.
10:43:38 A.M. H. Res. 546 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 179 (Roll no. 666).
10:52:43 A.M. H. Res. 546 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 384 - 40 (Roll no. 667).
10:52:44 A.M. H. Res. 546 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:52:53 A.M. H.R. 8 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 8 — "To modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America's energy security and diplomacy, and promote energy efficiency and government accountability, and for other purposes."
10:53:06 A.M. H.R. 8 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
10:53:09 A.M. H.R. 8 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unvinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:58:47 A.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Cramer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 252 - 170 (Roll no. 668).
11:03:45 A.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Rouzer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 247 - 177 (Roll no. 669).
11:07:34 A.M. H.R. 8 On agreeing to the Pallone amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 243 (Roll no. 670).
11:07:55 A.M. H.R. 8 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 8.
11:08:48 A.M. H.R. 8 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.
11:09:41 A.M. H.R. 8 Mr. Cartwright moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
11:10:27 A.M. H.R. 8 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a new section stating that in response to scientific consensus, climate change is real and that United States energy policy should seek to remove market barriers that inhibit the development of renewable energy infrastructure.
11:18:44 A.M. H.R. 8 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:25:25 A.M. H.R. 8 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 180 - 243 (Roll no. 671).
11:32:21 A.M. H.R. 8 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 249 - 174 (Roll no. 672).
11:32:34 A.M. H.R. 8 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:32:38 A.M. H.R. 8 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 8.
11:33:46 A.M. H.R. 22 Mr. Shuster brought up conference report H. Rept. 114-357 for consideration pursuant to H. Res. 546.
11:33:48 A.M. H.R. 22 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 22.
12:36:57 P.M. H.R. 22 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:25:41 P.M. H.R. 22 On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 359 - 65 (Roll no. 673).
1:25:41 P.M. H.R. 22 Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:27:49 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.
1:36:41 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourn on Thursday, December 3, 2015, it adjourn to meet on Monday, December 7, 2015, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
1:37:02 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:50:10 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:22:48 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:22:53 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:22:54 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on December 7, 2015.
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