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Legislative Day of January 13, 2016

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9:00:16 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:34 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:38 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:41 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:02 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.
9:15:41 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 583. S.J. Res. 22 — "Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act."
9:15:46 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1644, S.J. Res. 22 and H.R. 3662. The resolution also provides for proceedings during the period from January 14, 2016, through January 22, 2016.
9:16:25 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S.J. Res. 22.
10:23:24 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:23:36 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S.J. Res. 22, the Chair put the question on passage, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Gibbs demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
10:25:09 A.M. H.R. 3662 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 583. H.R. 3662 — "To enhance congressional oversight over the administration of sanctions against certain Iranian terrorism financiers, and for other purposes."
10:25:14 A.M. H.R. 3662 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1644, S.J. Res. 22 and H.R. 3662. The resolution also provides for proceedings during the period from January 14, 2016, through January 22, 2016.
10:25:39 A.M. H.R. 3662 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3662.
11:29:17 A.M. H.R. 3662 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:48:47 A.M. H.R. 3662 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 0-0 (Roll no. 44).
11:48:48 A.M. H.R. 3662 Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
11:48:49 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 Considered as unfinished business. S.J. Res. 22 — "Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act."
11:55:56 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 253 - 166 (Roll no. 45).
11:55:57 A.M. S.J. Res. 22 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:55:58 A.M. H.R. 3662 VACATING PROCEEDINGS ON ROLL CALL 44 - Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent that the vote on roll call 44 and the motion to reconsider thereon be vacated and that further proceedings on the question of passage of H.R. 3662 be postponed as though under clause 8 of rule 20 through the legislative day of January 26, 2016. Agreed to without objection.
12:07:42 P.M. Mr. Holding asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, it adjourn to meet at 1:00p.m. on Friday, Januray 15, 2016. Agreed to without objection.
12:08:35 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:27:13 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:58:47 P.M. H. Con. Res. 107 Considered as privileged matter. H. Con. Res. 107 — "Providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives."
12:59:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 107 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
1:00:04 P.M. H. Con. Res. 107 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:00:44 P.M. Mr. Gohmert asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today on a motion offered pursuant to this order, it adjourn to meet at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016, unless it sooner has received a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 107, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.
1:01:42 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:01:53 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:01:56 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on January 15, 2016, unless it sooner receives a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 107, in which case the House will stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.
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