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Legislative Day of April 13, 2016

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:01:01 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable David W. Jolly to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:02:00 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.
10:34:00 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:52 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 13.
12:01:46 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Steve Thomlison, St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Exeter, Nebraska
12:03:06 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:03:09 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Hahn to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:34 P.M. INTRODUCTION OF GUEST CHAPLAIN - The Chair recognized Mr. Smith of Nebraska for the purpose of introducing today's guest Chaplain.
12:04:31 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.
12:21:58 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 April 13, 2016 at 9:20 a.m.: That the Senate passed S. 2133.
12:22:18 P.M. H. Res. 672 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 672 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2666) to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the rates charged for broadband Internet access service."
12:23:00 P.M. H. Res. 672 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 672.
12:44:45 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 672, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
12:46:56 P.M. H. Res. 671 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 671 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3340) to place the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Office of Financial Research under the regular appropriations process, to provide for certain quarterly reporting and public notice and comment requirements for the Office of Financial Research, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3791) to raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes."
12:49:14 P.M. H. Res. 671 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 671.
1:09:17 P.M. H. Res. 671 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 671, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hastings demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question until a time to be announced.
1:10:24 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 1:30 P.M. today.
1:30:52 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 13.
1:31:10 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 672, adoption of H. Res. 672, ordering the previous question on H. Res. 673, and adoption of H. Res. 673, which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
1:32:34 P.M. H. Res. 672 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 672 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2666) to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the rates charged for broadband Internet access service."
1:55:12 P.M. H. Res. 672 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 182 (Roll no. 141).
2:01:29 P.M. H. Res. 672 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 182 (Roll no. 142).
2:01:31 P.M. H. Res. 672 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:01:32 P.M. H. Res. 671 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 671 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3340) to place the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Office of Financial Research under the regular appropriations process, to provide for certain quarterly reporting and public notice and comment requirements for the Office of Financial Research, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3791) to raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes."
2:08:29 P.M. H. Res. 671 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 243 - 182 (Roll no. 143).
2:14:15 P.M. H. Res. 671 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 242 - 182 (Roll no. 144).
2:14:17 P.M. H. Res. 671 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:14:32 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:19:38 P.M. H.R. 3586 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3586 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve border and maritime security coordination in the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes."
2:19:52 P.M. H.R. 3586 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:19:55 P.M. H.R. 3586 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3586.
2:33:48 P.M. H.R. 3586 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:33:57 P.M. H.R. 3586 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:34:36 P.M. H.R. 4482 Ms. McSally moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4482 — "To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to prepare a southwest border threat analysis, and for other purposes."
2:35:02 P.M. H.R. 4482 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:35:06 P.M. H.R. 4482 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4482.
2:41:30 P.M. H.R. 4482 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:41:32 P.M. H.R. 4482 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:42:11 P.M. H.R. 4509 Mr. Donovan moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4509 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to clarify membership of State planning committees or urban area working groups for the Homeland Security Grant Program, and for other purposes."
2:42:24 P.M. H.R. 4509 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:42:25 P.M. H.R. 4509 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4509.
2:55:48 P.M. H.R. 4509 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:55:50 P.M. H.R. 4509 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:56:50 P.M. H.R. 4549 Mr. Hurd (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4549 — "To require the Transportation Security Administration to conduct security screening at certain airports, and for other purposes."
2:57:04 P.M. H.R. 4549 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:57:07 P.M. H.R. 4549 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4549.
3:19:23 P.M. H.R. 4549 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:19:24 P.M. H.R. 4549 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:20:24 P.M. H.R. 4403 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4403 — "To authorize the development of open-source software based on certain systems of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State to facilitate the vetting of travelers against terrorist watchlists and law enforcement databases, enhance border management, and improve targeting and analysis, and for other purposes."
3:20:38 P.M. H.R. 4403 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:20:40 P.M. H.R. 4403 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4403.
3:37:48 P.M. H.R. 4403 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:37:50 P.M. H.R. 4403 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:38:09 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:38:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:29:30 P.M. Mrs. Torres moved that the House do now adjourn.
4:29:32 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
4:29:35 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 14, 2016.
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