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Legislative Day of April 29, 2016

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9:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:01:00 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:03:22 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:03:25 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Trott to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:41 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.
9:17:51 A.M. H.R. 4901 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 706. H.R. 4901 — "To reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act, and for other purposes."
9:17:56 A.M. H.R. 4901 Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 4901 and H.J. Res. 88.
9:17:59 A.M. H.R. 4901 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4901.
10:23:08 A.M. H.R. 4901 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:23:22 A.M. H.R. 4901 Mr. Lieu, Ted moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Oversight and Government.
10:24:00 A.M. H.R. 4901 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lieu motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to prohibit participating schools from discriminating against voucher students based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
10:26:37 A.M. H.R. 4901 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10:47:02 A.M. H.R. 4901 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 167 - 228 (Roll no. 178).
10:53:29 A.M. H.R. 4901 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 224 - 181 (Roll no. 179).
10:53:32 A.M. H.R. 4901 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:55:52 A.M. Mr. Westerman asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, April 29, 2016, it adjourn to meet at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Agreed to without objection.
10:56:36 A.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the tragic injuries and loss of life of students in Georgia.
10:57:00 A.M. AVAILABILITY OF INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION - Mr. Nunes notified the House that the bill H.R. 5077 (Intelligence Authorization ) is available for review by Members at the offices of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in Room HVC-304, Capitol Visitors Center.
11:00:16 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
11:26:56 A.M. United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission Pursuant to section 1238(b)(3) of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2001 (22 U.S.C. 7002), as amended, and the order of the House of Jan. 6, 2015, the Speaker appointed Mr. Daniel M. Slane, Ohio.
11:28:07 A.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:04:26 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 2908, S. 1875, S. 2845, and S. 1635.
12:11:24 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further Special Order speeches.
1:26:57 P.M. The House received a communication from The Honorable Steve Israel. Mr. Israel notified the House of his resignation from the Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy.
1:27:02 P.M. Mr. McGovern moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:27:12 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:27:13 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on May 3, 2016.
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