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Legislative Day of February 01, 2016

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12:00:18 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:26 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Tom Emmer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:59 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.
12:01:39 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:38 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 1.
2:00:45 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:59 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:11 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Wilson of SC to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:36 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:04:45 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:15 P.M. today.
3:14:29 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 1.
3:14:34 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until the conclusion of general debate on all suspensions.
3:15:17 P.M. H.R. 2187 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2187 — "To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its regulations regarding the qualifications of natural persons as accredited investors."
3:15:30 P.M. H.R. 2187 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:15:32 P.M. H.R. 2187 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2187.
3:28:32 P.M. H.R. 2187 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.
3:29:04 P.M. H.R. 3784 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3784 — "To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to establish an Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation and a Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, and for other purposes."
3:29:14 P.M. H.R. 3784 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:29:15 P.M. H.R. 3784 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3784.
3:40:47 P.M. H.R. 3784 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:40:49 P.M. H.R. 3784 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:41:00 P.M. H.R. 4168 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4168 — "To amend the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980 to require an annual review by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the annual government-business forum on capital formation that is held pursuant to such Act."
3:41:18 P.M. H.R. 4168 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:41:19 P.M. H.R. 4168 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4168.
3:54:52 P.M. H.R. 4168 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.
3:55:08 P.M. H.R. 2209 Mr. Garrett moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2209 — "To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level 2A liquid assets, and for other purposes."
3:55:19 P.M. H.R. 2209 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:55:20 P.M. H.R. 2209 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2209.
4:20:21 P.M. H.R. 2209 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:20:23 P.M. H.R. 2209 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:28 P.M. H.R. 515 Mr. Smith (NJ) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments.
4:21:43 P.M. H.R. 515 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 515.
4:51:10 P.M. H.R. 515 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote.
4:51:11 P.M. H.R. 515 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:52:00 P.M. H.R. 400 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 400 — "To require the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to submit reports on definitions of placement and recruitment fees for purposes of enabling compliance with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes."
4:52:05 P.M. H.R. 400 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:52:10 P.M. H.R. 400 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 400.
5:05:02 P.M. H.R. 400 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:05:04 P.M. H.R. 400 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:05:05 P.M. S. 2152 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 2152 — "To establish a comprehensive United States Government policy to encourage the efforts of countries in sub-Saharan Africa to develop an appropriate mix of power solutions, including renewable energy, for more broadly distributed electricity access in order to support poverty reduction, promote development outcomes, and drive economic growth, and for other purposes."
5:05:39 P.M. S. 2152 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:05:41 P.M. S. 2152 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2152.
5:22:37 P.M. S. 2152 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:22:40 P.M. S. 2152 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:22:45 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of a social security totalization agreement and a related agreement with the Government of Hungary - referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-95).
5:24:55 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:29:06 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 1.
6:29:17 P.M. Mr. Stivers filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 594.
6:30:56 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:00 P.M. H.R. 2187 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2187 — "To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its regulations regarding the qualifications of natural persons as accredited investors."
6:48:04 P.M. H.R. 2187 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 347 - 8 (Roll no. 46).
6:48:04 P.M. H.R. 2187 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:48:13 P.M. H.R. 4168 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4168 — "To amend the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980 to require an annual review by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the annual government-business forum on capital formation that is held pursuant to such Act."
6:54:57 P.M. H.R. 4168 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 1 (Roll no. 47).
6:54:58 P.M. H.R. 4168 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:56:11 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
6:57:27 P.M. H.R. 4188 Mr. Hunter moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
6:57:47 P.M. H.R. 4188 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4188.
7:11:26 P.M. H.R. 4188 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
7:11:27 P.M. H.R. 4188 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:11:37 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:26:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:27:48 P.M. Mrs. Beatty moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:27:56 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:27:57 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 2, 2016.
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