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Legislative Day of March 01, 2016

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10:00:40 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:55 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel M. Donovan Jr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:24 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.
10:31:59 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:09 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of March 1.
12:01:13 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:02:43 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:47 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mrs. Capps to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:11 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.
12:38:34 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:39:12 P.M. H.R. 2814 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2814 — "To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Sevierville, Tennessee, the Dannie A. Carr Veterans Outpatient Clinic."
12:39:24 P.M. H.R. 2814 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:39:26 P.M. H.R. 2814 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2814.
12:48:11 P.M. H.R. 2814 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
12:48:16 P.M. H.R. 2814 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:49:20 P.M. H.R. 136 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 136 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the "Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office"."
12:49:36 P.M. H.R. 136 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:49:38 P.M. H.R. 136 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 136.
12:55:58 P.M. H.R. 136 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.
12:56:15 P.M. H.R. 2347 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2347 — "To amend the Federal Advisory Committee Act to increase the transparency of Federal advisory committees, and for other purposes."
12:56:39 P.M. H.R. 2347 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:56:42 P.M. H.R. 2347 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2347.
1:03:34 P.M. H.R. 2347 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:03:37 P.M. H.R. 2347 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:04:15 P.M. H.R. 3735 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3735 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Town Run Lane in Winston Salem, North Carolina, as the "Maya Angelou Memorial Post Office"."
1:04:28 P.M. H.R. 3735 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:04:32 P.M. H.R. 3735 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3735.
1:13:53 P.M. H.R. 3735 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.
1:15:01 P.M. H.R. 1132 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1132 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1048 West Robinhood Drive in Stockton, California, as the "W. Ronald Coale Memorial Post Office Building"."
1:15:07 P.M. H.R. 1132 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:15:15 P.M. H.R. 1132 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1132.
1:21:52 P.M. H.R. 1132 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:21:55 P.M. H.R. 1132 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:22:15 P.M. H.R. 2458 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2458 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5351 Lapalco Boulevard in Marrero, Louisiana, as the "Lionel R. Collins, Sr. Post Office Building"."
1:22:33 P.M. H.R. 2458 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:22:38 P.M. H.R. 2458 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2458.
1:29:37 P.M. H.R. 2458 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:29:40 P.M. H.R. 2458 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:30:02 P.M. H.R. 3082 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3082 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5919 Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the "Daryle Holloway Post Office Building"."
1:30:04 P.M. H.R. 3082 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:30:25 P.M. H.R. 3082 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3082.
1:38:39 P.M. H.R. 3082 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:38:41 P.M. H.R. 3082 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:39:05 P.M. H.R. 3274 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3274 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Road in Pine Lake, Georgia, as the "Francis Manuel Ortega Post Office"."
1:39:13 P.M. H.R. 3274 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:39:28 P.M. H.R. 3274 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3274.
1:46:12 P.M. H.R. 3274 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:46:15 P.M. H.R. 3274 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:47:01 P.M. H.R. 3601 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3601 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7715 Post Road, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, as the "Melvoid J. Benson Post Office Building"."
1:47:05 P.M. H.R. 3601 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:47:10 P.M. H.R. 3601 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3601.
1:55:43 P.M. H.R. 3601 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:55:46 P.M. H.R. 3601 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:56:13 P.M. H.R. 4046 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4046 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 East Oak Street, Glenwood City, Wisconsin, as the Second Lt. Ellen Ainsworth Memorial Post Office."
1:56:29 P.M. H.R. 4046 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:56:32 P.M. H.R. 4046 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4046.
2:02:06 P.M. H.R. 4046 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:02:09 P.M. H.R. 4046 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:03:43 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.
2:04:30 P.M. H.R. 136 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 136 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the "Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office"."
2:23:34 P.M. H.R. 136 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 381 - 0 (Roll no. 103).
2:23:35 P.M. H.R. 136 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:25:24 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in recognition of the victims and families of the shooting that took place in Kansas last week.
2:27:29 P.M. H.R. 3735 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3735 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Town Run Lane in Winston Salem, North Carolina, as the "Maya Angelou Memorial Post Office"."
2:33:59 P.M. H.R. 3735 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 371 - 9, 1 Present (Roll no. 104).
2:34:00 P.M. H.R. 3735 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:35:10 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:35:40 P.M. S. 1596 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1596 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2082 Stringtown Road in Grove City, Ohio, as the "Specialist Joseph W. Riley Post Office Building"."
2:35:54 P.M. S. 1596 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:35:56 P.M. S. 1596 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1596.
2:41:42 P.M. S. 1596 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
2:41:44 P.M. S. 1596 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:42:30 P.M. S. 1826 Mr. Russell moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1826 — "To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 West 2nd Street in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, as the Lieutenant Colonel James "Maggie" Megellas Post Office."
2:42:34 P.M. S. 1826 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:42:37 P.M. S. 1826 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1826.
2:48:46 P.M. S. 1826 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Russell objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed until March 2. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
2:49:23 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:50:39 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:50:58 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 632.
3:51:55 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House continued with Special Order speeches.
4:51:00 P.M. BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF BARRY GOLDWATER FOUNDATION - Pursuant to section 4703(b) of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Act (20 U.S.C 4703), Ms. Pelosi, the Democratic Leader, notified the House that she has appointed Mr. Larson of Connecticut to the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
4:52:48 P.M. Mr. Jolly moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:52:56 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
4:52:57 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 2, 2016.
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