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Legislative Day of May 10, 2016

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12:00:03 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:15 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy K. Weber Sr. to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:43 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:21:16 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:18 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 10.
2:00:20 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:41 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:42 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:13 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:04 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 May 10, 2016 at 9:26 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 4238 and S. 546; and agreed to S. Res. 457 and S. Res. 458.
2:10:57 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 3:30 P.M. today.
3:30:48 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 10.
3:30:54 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
3:31:02 P.M. S. 2755 Mr. Nugent moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 2755 — "To provide Capitol-flown flags to the immediate family of firefighters, law enforcement officers, members of rescue squads or ambulance crews, and public safety officers who are killed in the line of duty."
3:31:27 P.M. S. 2755 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:31:29 P.M. S. 2755 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2755.
3:40:23 P.M. S. 2755 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
3:40:25 P.M. S. 2755 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:41:22 P.M. H.R. 4063 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4063 — "To improve the use by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of opioids in treating veterans, to improve patient advocacy by the Secretary, and to expand the availability of complementary and integrative health, and for other purposes."
3:41:50 P.M. H.R. 4063 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:41:54 P.M. H.R. 4063 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4063.
4:06:51 P.M. H.R. 4063 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:06:53 P.M. H.R. 4063 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:06:55 P.M. H.R. 4063 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:07:09 P.M. H.R. 4957 Mr. Curbelo (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4957 — "To designate the Federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the "Ariel Rios Federal Building"."
4:07:41 P.M. H.R. 4957 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:07:43 P.M. H.R. 4957 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4957.
4:16:28 P.M. H.R. 4957 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.
4:17:20 P.M. H.R. 4985 Mr. Marino moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 4985 — "To amend the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act to protect classified information in Federal court challenges."
4:17:23 P.M. H.R. 4985 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:17:24 P.M. H.R. 4985 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4985.
4:28:28 P.M. H.R. 4985 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:28:30 P.M. H.R. 4985 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:30:46 P.M. S. 32 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 32 — "To provide the Department of Justice with additional tools to target extraterritorial drug trafficking activity, and for other purposes."
4:30:55 P.M. S. 32 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:30:57 P.M. S. 32 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 32.
4:54:26 P.M. S. 32 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:54:27 P.M. S. 32 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:55:10 P.M. H.R. 5048 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5048 — "To require a study by the Comptroller General of the United States on Good Samaritan laws that pertain to treatment of opioid overdoses, and for other purposes."
4:55:11 P.M. H.R. 5048 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:55:13 P.M. H.R. 5048 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5048.
5:10:54 P.M. H.R. 5048 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:10:56 P.M. H.R. 5048 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:11:20 P.M. H.R. 5052 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5052 — "To direct the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to evaluate the effectiveness of grant programs that provide grants for the primary purpose of providing assistance in addressing problems pertaining to opioid abuse, and for other purposes."
5:11:32 P.M. H.R. 5052 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:11:35 P.M. H.R. 5052 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5052.
5:29:40 P.M. H.R. 5052 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.
5:30:07 P.M. S. 125 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 125 — "To amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend the authorization of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program through fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes."
5:30:09 P.M. S. 125 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:30:11 P.M. S. 125 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 125.
5:46:35 P.M. S. 125 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:46:37 P.M. S. 125 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:47:03 P.M. H.R. 2137 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2137 — "To ensure Federal law enforcement officers remain able to ensure their own safety, and the safety of their families, during a covered furlough."
5:47:21 P.M. H.R. 2137 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:47:24 P.M. H.R. 2137 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2137.
6:05:29 P.M. H.R. 2137 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
6:05:30 P.M. H.R. 2137 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:06:06 P.M. H.R. 3209 Mr. Paulsen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3209 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the disclosure of certain tax return information for the purpose of missing or exploited children investigations."
6:06:21 P.M. H.R. 3209 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:06:26 P.M. H.R. 3209 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3209.
6:26:54 P.M. H.R. 3209 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:26:56 P.M. H.R. 3209 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:27:23 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
6:30:47 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 10.
6:30:48 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.
6:30:50 P.M. H.R. 4957 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4957 — "To designate the Federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the "Ariel Rios Federal Building"."
6:51:08 P.M. H.R. 4957 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 - 0 (Roll no. 180).
6:51:09 P.M. H.R. 4957 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:51:27 P.M. H.R. 5052 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5052 — "To direct the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to evaluate the effectiveness of grant programs that provide grants for the primary purpose of providing assistance in addressing problems pertaining to opioid abuse, and for other purposes."
6:57:21 P.M. H.R. 5052 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 1 (Roll no. 181).
6:57:22 P.M. H.R. 5052 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:01:24 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:16:06 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:45:07 P.M. Mr. Stivers filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 720.
7:49:51 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
9:34:01 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:34:10 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:34:11 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 11, 2016.
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