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Legislative Day of January 06, 2016

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10:00:05 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:11 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Ryan A. Costello to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:35 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:56:49 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:50 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 6.
12:00:58 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:03:05 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) demanded that the Chair put the question on agreeing to the approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
12:03:18 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:38 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.
12:44:36 P.M. H. Res. 580 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 580 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 712) to impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1155) to provide for the establishment of a process for the review of rules and sets of rules, and for other purposes."
12:48:32 P.M. H. Res. 580 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 580.
1:47:57 P.M. H. Res. 580 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate, 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 ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
1:49:49 P.M. H. Res. 579 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 579 — "Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 3762) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 2002 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016."
1:50:05 P.M. H. Res. 579 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 579.
3:31:20 P.M. H. Res. 579 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 239 - 175 (Roll no. 2).
3:40:54 P.M. H. Res. 579 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 237 - 177 (Roll no. 3).
3:40:55 P.M. H. Res. 579 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:41:05 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 580, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:41:54 P.M. H. Res. 580 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 580 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 712) to impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1155) to provide for the establishment of a process for the review of rules and sets of rules, and for other purposes."
3:49:04 P.M. H. Res. 580 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 241 - 176 (Roll no. 4).
3:57:44 P.M. H. Res. 580 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 176 (Roll no. 5).
3:57:45 P.M. H. Res. 580 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:58:50 P.M. H.R. 3762 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 579, Mr. Price, Tom was recognized for a motion.
3:58:51 P.M. H.R. 3762 Mr. Price, Tom moved that the House concur in the Senate amendment.
3:59:08 P.M. H.R. 3762 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 579, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion that the House agree to Senate amendment to H.R. 3762.
5:24:20 P.M. H.R. 3762 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5:54:47 P.M. H.R. 3762 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 181 (Roll no. 6).
5:54:48 P.M. H.R. 3762 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:55:12 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
5:55:34 P.M. Mr. Collins (GA) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 581.
5:57:11 P.M. H.R. 1155 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 580. H.R. 1155 — "To provide for the establishment of a process for the review of rules and sets of rules, and for other purposes."
5:57:16 P.M. H.R. 1155 Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 712 and H.R. 1155.
5:57:32 P.M. H.R. 1155 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 580 and Rule XVIII.
5:57:33 P.M. H.R. 1155 The Speaker designated the Honorable Chris Collins to act as Chairman of the Committee.
5:58:30 P.M. H.R. 1155 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1155.
6:58:35 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Ms. Foxx, No. 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to add consideration of unfunded mandates to the Commission's review of rules.
6:58:39 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx part B amendment No.1.
7:04:39 P.M. H.R. 1155 On agreeing to the Foxx amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:05:12 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Schweikert, No. 2 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to add a new subsection requiring the commission to consider rules that are limiting or prohibiting government agencies from adopting technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
7:05:14 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schweikert Part B amendment No. 2.
7:10:59 P.M. H.R. 1155 On agreeing to the Schweikert amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:11:40 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walberg, No. 3 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to direct the Commission to highlight the role regulations have on wage stagnation and income inequality by examining the negative impact of regulations on wages, including wages for minimum wage and part-time workers.
7:11:42 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walberg Part B amendment No. 3.
7:20:12 P.M. H.R. 1155 On agreeing to the Walberg amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
7:20:41 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Johnson (GA), No. 4 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to strike title II of the bill, eliminating the legislation's "cut-go" process which requires that agencies eliminate rules identified by the Regulatory Retrospective Review Commission prior to issuing a new rule.
7:20:44 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) Part B amendment No. 4.
7:29:32 P.M. H.R. 1155 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:30:03 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cummings, No. 5 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to strike title IV of the bill relating to Judicial Review.
7:30:06 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10-minutes of debate on the Cummings Part B amendment No. 5.
7:34:58 P.M. H.R. 1155 On agreeing to the Cummings amendment; Failed by voice vote.
7:35:28 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cummings, No. 6 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to exempt independent establishments from the requirements of the bill.
7:35:30 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cummings Part B amendment No. 6.
7:42:11 P.M. H.R. 1155 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cummings amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cummings demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:42:48 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cicilline, No. 7 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to exempt rules made by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from the additional provisions of the bill.
7:42:50 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline Part B amendment No. 7.
7:49:52 P.M. H.R. 1155 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cicilline amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cicilline demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:50:30 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Ms. DelBene, No. 8 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to create an exemption from regulatory "cut-go" requirements in the case of an emergency.
7:50:34 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DelBene Part B amendment No. 8.
7:56:55 P.M. H.R. 1155 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DelBene amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. DelBene demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7:57:41 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Cicilline, No. 9 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to provide that the term "rule" has the meaning given in section 551 of title 5, United States Code, except for a special rule as made by the Secretary of Homeland Security.
7:57:45 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cicilline Part B amendment No. 9.
8:07:33 P.M. H.R. 1155 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cicilline amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cicilline demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:08:07 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, offered by Mr. Pocan, No. 10 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to exempt from the bill rules put forth by the FDA for the purposes of consumer safety.
8:08:09 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pocan Part B amendment No. 10.
8:17:17 P.M. H.R. 1155 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pocan amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Pocan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
8:18:14 P.M. H.R. 1155 An amendment, in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Murphy (FL), No. 11 printed in Part B of House Report 114-388 to establish an independent advisory committee to review certain regulations, and for other purposes.
8:18:26 P.M. H.R. 1155 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 580, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Patrick Murphy (FL) Part B No. 11 substitute amendment.
8:22:13 P.M. H.R. 1155 By unanimous consent, the Murphy (FL) amendment was withdrawn.
8:22:21 P.M. H.R. 1155 Mr. Chaffetz moved that the Committee rise.
8:22:36 P.M. H.R. 1155 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
8:22:45 P.M. H.R. 1155 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1155 as unfinished business.
8:23:38 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
8:26:18 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
9:14:47 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
9:17:33 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
10:00:24 P.M. Mr. Stutzman moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:00:34 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:00:35 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 7, 2016.
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