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Legislative Day of January 11, 2016

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12:00:01 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:06 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Adrian Smith to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:24 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:09:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:01 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 11.
2:00:04 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:17 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:20 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Poe of TX to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:01:39 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:07:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:45 P.M. today.
3:48:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 11.
3:48:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:48:22 P.M. S. 142 Mrs. Brooks (IN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 142 — "To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a rule to require child safety packaging for liquid nicotine containers, and for other purposes."
3:48:33 P.M. S. 142 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:48:35 P.M. S. 142 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 142.
3:59:12 P.M. S. 142 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:59:13 P.M. S. 142 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:59:25 P.M. H.R. 757 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 757 — "To improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes."
3:59:53 P.M. H.R. 757 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:59:56 P.M. H.R. 757 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 757.
4:36:01 P.M. H.R. 757 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
4:37:45 P.M. H.R. 1777 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1777 — "To amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, and for other purposes."
4:38:10 P.M. H.R. 1777 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:38:12 P.M. H.R. 1777 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1777.
4:48:12 P.M. H.R. 1777 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:48:15 P.M. H.R. 1777 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:48:44 P.M. S. 1629 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1629 — "To revise certain authorities of the District of Columbia courts, the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes."
4:48:56 P.M. S. 1629 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:48:57 P.M. S. 1629 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1629.
4:55:03 P.M. S. 1629 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:55:05 P.M. S. 1629 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:55:25 P.M. S. 1115 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1115 — "To close out expired, empty grant accounts."
4:55:34 P.M. S. 1115 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:55:35 P.M. S. 1115 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1115.
5:03:42 P.M. S. 1115 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:03:44 P.M. S. 1115 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:03:55 P.M. H.R. 598 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 598 — "To provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost and performance of Government programs and areas of duplication among them, and for other purposes."
5:04:07 P.M. H.R. 598 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:04:09 P.M. H.R. 598 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 598.
5:10:54 P.M. H.R. 598 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:11:21 P.M. H.R. 1069 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1069 — "To amend title 44, United States Code, to require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations, and for other purposes."
5:11:29 P.M. H.R. 1069 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:11:31 P.M. H.R. 1069 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1069.
5:20:43 P.M. H.R. 1069 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:20:44 P.M. H.R. 1069 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:21:07 P.M. H.R. 653 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 653 — "To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), to provide for greater public access to information, and for other purposes."
5:21:21 P.M. H.R. 653 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:21:23 P.M. H.R. 653 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 653.
5:36:25 P.M. H.R. 653 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:36:26 P.M. H.R. 653 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:36:49 P.M. H.R. 3231 Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3231 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to protect unpaid interns in the Federal government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes."
5:37:39 P.M. H.R. 3231 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:37:40 P.M. H.R. 3231 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3231.
5:55:07 P.M. H.R. 3231 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
5:55:26 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of January 11.
6:30:13 P.M. Mr. Newhouse filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 583.
6:30:54 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:28 P.M. H.R. 598 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 598 — "To provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost and performance of Government programs and areas of duplication among them, and for other purposes."
6:54:58 P.M. H.R. 598 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 413 - 0 (Roll no. 34).
6:54:58 P.M. H.R. 598 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:54:59 P.M. H.R. 3231 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3231 — "To amend title 5, United States Code, to protect unpaid interns in the Federal government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes."
7:01:32 P.M. H.R. 3231 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 0 (Roll no. 35).
7:01:32 P.M. H.R. 3231 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:01:41 P.M. H.R. 3231 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:04:43 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:17:52 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
10:00:44 P.M. Mr. Blumenauer moved that the House do now adjourn.
10:00:56 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
10:00:57 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on January 12, 2016.
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