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Legislative Day of February 03, 2016

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10:00:14 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:21 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable David W. Jolly to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:45 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:55:23 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:22 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 3.
12:00:26 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:30 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:33 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Higgins to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:26 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.
12:31:35 P.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 3, 2016 at 11:02 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2306.
12:31:39 P.M. H. Res. 595 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 595 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1675) to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 766) to provide requirements for the appropriate Federal banking agencies when requesting or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, to provide for additional requirements related to subpoenas issued under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, and for other purposes."
12:36:01 P.M. H. Res. 595 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 595.
1:53:38 P.M. H. Res. 595 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by recorded vote: 240 - 176 (Roll no. 55).
1:59:45 P.M. H. Res. 595 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 175 (Roll no. 56).
1:59:46 P.M. H. Res. 595 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:01:46 P.M. H.R. 1675 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 595. H.R. 1675 — "To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise its rules so as to increase the threshold amount for requiring issuers to provide certain disclosures relating to compensatory benefit plans."
2:01:51 P.M. H.R. 1675 Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1675 and H.R. 766.
2:02:22 P.M. H.R. 1675 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 595 and Rule XVIII.
2:02:24 P.M. H.R. 1675 The Speaker designated the Honorable Glenn Thompson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:02:43 P.M. H.R. 1675 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1675.
3:14:36 P.M. H.R. 1675 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeSaulnier, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 114-414 to direct the SEC to study and report to Congress the prevalence of employee ownership plans within companies that include a flexible or social benefit component in their articles of incorporation.
3:15:07 P.M. H.R. 1675 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 1.
3:20:46 P.M. H.R. 1675 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeSaulnier demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:21:28 P.M. H.R. 1675 An amendment, offered by Mr. Huizenga (MI), numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 114-414 to clarify the disqualification from the exemption of any broker or associated person who is subject to suspension or revocation of registration, and the in-applicability of the exemption to any M&A transaction where one party or more is a shell company.
3:21:49 P.M. H.R. 1675 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huizenga amendment No. 2.
3:31:19 P.M. H.R. 1675 On agreeing to the Huizenga (MI) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:31:27 P.M. H.R. 1675 An amendment, offered by Mr. Sherman, numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 114-414 to provide exclusions for when a mergers and acquisitions broker is not exempt from registration with the SEC.
3:31:51 P.M. H.R. 1675 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherman amendment No. 3.
3:42:43 P.M. H.R. 1675 On agreeing to the Sherman amendment; Failed by voice vote.
3:42:44 P.M. The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message from the President of the United States. Subsequently, the Committee resumed it's sitting.
3:43:58 P.M. H.R. 1675 An amendment, offered by Mr. Issa, numbered 6 printed in Part A of House Report 114-414 to limit all exemptions granted therein only to companies obligated to begin submitting financial disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission after the date of enactment.
3:44:22 P.M. H.R. 1675 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Issa amendment No. 6.
3:56:17 P.M. H.R. 1675 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Issa amendment No. 6, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Issa demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:56:56 P.M. H.R. 1675 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn, numbered 7 printed in Part A of House Report 114-414 to preserve the SEC requirement that public companies report their information related to corporate financial performance as searchable data.
3:57:22 P.M. H.R. 1675 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Carolyn Maloney (NY) amendment No. 7.
4:07:43 P.M. H.R. 1675 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Carolyn Maloney amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ellison demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:07:54 P.M. H.R. 1675 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
4:29:04 P.M. H.R. 1675 On agreeing to the DeSaulnier amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 180 - 243 (Roll no. 57).
4:32:52 P.M. H.R. 1675 On agreeing to the Issa amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 221 (Roll no. 58).
4:36:39 P.M. H.R. 1675 On agreeing to the Maloney, Carolyn amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 248 (Roll no. 59).
4:36:55 P.M. H.R. 1675 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1675.
4:37:57 P.M. H.R. 1675 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
4:38:12 P.M. H.R. 1675 The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
4:39:03 P.M. H.R. 1675 Ms. Frankel (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
4:40:30 P.M. H.R. 1675 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 insert a new section into that defines and prohibits bad actors from making use of any exemption or regulation made by the bill. The amendment also prohibits the SEC from amending or repealing any regulation if it would weaken the protections for American seniors provided by the legislation.
4:46:45 P.M. H.R. 1675 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
4:53:53 P.M. H.R. 1675 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 241 (Roll no. 60).
5:00:05 P.M. H.R. 1675 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 265 - 159 (Roll no. 61).
5:00:06 P.M. H.R. 1675 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:00:18 P.M. S. Con. Res. 28 Mrs. Miller (MI) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
5:00:50 P.M. S. Con. Res. 28 Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 28 — "To establish the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for the inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States on January 20, 2017."
5:00:53 P.M. S. Con. Res. 28 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:00:56 P.M. S. Con. Res. 28 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:01:09 P.M. S. Con. Res. 29 Mrs. Miller (MI) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
5:01:37 P.M. S. Con. Res. 29 Considered by unanimous consent. S. Con. Res. 29 — "To authorize the use of the rotunda and Emancipation Hall of the Capitol by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies in connection with the proceedings and ceremonies conducted for the inauguration of the President-elect and the Vice President-elect of the United States."
5:01:41 P.M. S. Con. Res. 29 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:01:47 P.M. S. Con. Res. 29 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:01:58 P.M. H. Con. Res. 109 Mrs. Miller (MI) asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
5:02:22 P.M. H. Con. Res. 109 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Con. Res. 109 — "Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the foot soldiers who participated in the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches."
5:02:26 P.M. H. Con. Res. 109 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
5:02:29 P.M. H. Con. Res. 109 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:02:48 P.M. Mrs. Miller (MI) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on February 4. Agreed to without objection.
5:03:13 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification stating that the national emergency with respect to the situation in Cote d'Ivoire is to continue in effect beyond February 7, 2016. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 114-97).
5:05:17 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
5:11:46 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:39:55 P.M. Mr. Rohrabacher moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:40:04 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:40:05 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 4, 2016.
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