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Legislative Day of March 03, 2016

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9:00:46 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:51 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:02:50 A.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Thompson (PA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal, and by voice vote the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Thompson (PA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
9:03:19 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Welch to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:27 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.
9:16:58 A.M. H. Res. 635 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 635 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4557) to allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 4, 2016, through March 11, 2016."
9:18:52 A.M. H. Res. 635 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 635.
10:27:43 A.M. H. Res. 635 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 174 (Roll no. 106).
10:34:20 A.M. H. Res. 635 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 173 (Roll no. 107).
10:34:21 A.M. H. Res. 635 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:34:22 A.M. S. 1826 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
10:34:23 A.M. S. 1826 Considered as unfinished business. 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."
10:41:09 A.M. S. 1826 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 1 (Roll no. 108).
10:41:10 A.M. S. 1826 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:42:18 A.M. H.R. 4557 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 635. H.R. 4557 — "To allow for judicial review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with such rule."
10:42:23 A.M. H.R. 4557 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4557 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
10:43:19 A.M. H.R. 4557 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4557.
11:22:03 A.M. H.R. 4557 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:41:54 A.M. H.R. 4557 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 238 - 163 (Roll no. 109).
11:41:56 A.M. H.R. 4557 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:42:10 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal which had been considered earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:49:38 A.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 - 154, 1 Present (Roll no. 110).
11:51:09 A.M. Mr. Dold asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, Mar. 3, 2016, it adjourn to meet at 4 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 7, 2016. Agreed to without objection.
11:52:00 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:00:07 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:54:09 P.M. CONGRESSIONAL ADVISORS ON TRADE POLICY AND NEGOTIATIONS - Pursuant to section 161(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2211), and the order of the House of January 6, 2015, the Speaker appointed the following members of the House to the CONGRESSIONAL ADVISORS ON TRADE POLICY AND NEGOTIATIONS: Mr. Brady of TX, Mr. Reichert and Mr. Nunes.
12:54:52 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:54:55 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:54:56 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on March 7, 2016.
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