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Legislative Day of May 16, 2016

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12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:17 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:36 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.
12:09:12 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 16.
2:01:11 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:20 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:23 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:50 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:05:49 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 4:00 P.M. today.
4:00:55 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 16.
4:01:04 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:01:22 P.M. S. 1492 Mr. Young (AK) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1492 — "To direct the Administrator of General Services, on behalf of the Archivist of the United States, to convey certain Federal property located in the State of Alaska to the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska."
4:01:41 P.M. S. 1492 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:01:42 P.M. S. 1492 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1492.
4:04:55 P.M. S. 1492 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:04:58 P.M. S. 1492 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:05:34 P.M. H.R. 3832 Mr. Renacci moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3832 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent tax-related identity theft and tax fraud, and for other purposes."
4:05:54 P.M. H.R. 3832 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:05:55 P.M. H.R. 3832 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3832.
4:20:04 P.M. H.R. 3832 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:20:06 P.M. H.R. 3832 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:21:23 P.M. H. Con. Res. 88 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Con. Res. 88 — "Reaffirming the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances as the cornerstone of United States-Taiwan relations."
4:21:40 P.M. H. Con. Res. 88 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:21:42 P.M. H. Con. Res. 88 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 88.
4:39:53 P.M. H. Con. Res. 88 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:39:59 P.M. H. Con. Res. 88 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:40:10 P.M. S. 2143 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 2143 — "To provide for the authority for the successors and assigns of the Starr-Camargo Bridge Company to maintain and operate a toll bridge across the Rio Grande near Rio Grande City, Texas, and for other purposes."
4:40:23 P.M. S. 2143 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:40:25 P.M. S. 2143 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2143.
4:50:47 P.M. S. 2143 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:50:49 P.M. S. 2143 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:51:00 P.M. H.R. 1150 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1150 — "To amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to improve the ability of the United States to advance religious freedom globally through enhanced diplomacy, training, counterterrorism, and foreign assistance efforts, and through stronger and more flexible political responses to religious freedom violations and violent extremism worldwide, and for other purposes."
4:51:05 P.M. H.R. 1150 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:51:07 P.M. H.R. 1150 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1150.
5:13:46 P.M. H.R. 1150 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:13:48 P.M. H.R. 1150 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:15:00 P.M. H.R. 1887 Mr. Ratcliffe moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1887 — "To amend certain appropriation Acts to repeal the requirement directing the Administrator of General Services to sell Federal property and assets that support the operations of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Plum Island, New York, and for other purposes."
5:15:01 P.M. H.R. 1887 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:15:02 P.M. H.R. 1887 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1887.
5:30:20 P.M. H.R. 1887 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:30:22 P.M. H.R. 1887 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:30:25 P.M. H.R. 1887 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:30:39 P.M. H.R. 4743 Mr. Ratcliffe moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4743 — "To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium, and for other purposes."
5:30:52 P.M. H.R. 4743 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:30:54 P.M. H.R. 4743 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4743.
5:43:07 P.M. H.R. 4743 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.
5:43:28 P.M. H.R. 4780 Mr. Ratcliffe moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4780 — "To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a comprehensive strategy for Department of Homeland Security operations abroad, and for other purposes."
5:43:41 P.M. H.R. 4780 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:43:43 P.M. H.R. 4780 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4780.
5:54:04 P.M. H.R. 4780 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:54:06 P.M. H.R. 4780 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:54:24 P.M. H.R. 4407 Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4407 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security a board to coordinate and integrate departmental intelligence, activities, and policy related to counterterrorism, and for other purposes."
5:54:38 P.M. H.R. 4407 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:54:40 P.M. H.R. 4407 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4407.
6:03:13 P.M. H.R. 4407 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.
6:03:40 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:38 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 16.
6:30:40 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on motions to suspend the rules, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:31:21 P.M. H.R. 4743 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4743 — "To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium, and for other purposes."
6:51:37 P.M. H.R. 4743 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 394 - 3 (Roll no. 194).
6:51:38 P.M. H.R. 4743 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:51:48 P.M. H.R. 4407 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4407 — "To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security a board to coordinate and integrate departmental intelligence, activities, and policy related to counterterrorism, and for other purposes."
6:57:49 P.M. H.R. 4407 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 389 - 5 (Roll no. 195).
6:57:50 P.M. H.R. 4407 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:00:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:18:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:19:03 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
9:20:22 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 16.
9:20:29 P.M. Mr. Byrne filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 732.
9:21:06 P.M. Mr. Byrne moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:21:07 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:21:10 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on May 17, 2016.
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