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Legislative Day of July 08, 2016

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9:00:03 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:10 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Randy Hultgren to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:01:00 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:16:14 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of July 8.
10:16:17 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:17:31 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
10:17:36 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Thompson of PA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:18:04 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.
10:38:02 A.M. S. 2943 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 809, Mr. Thornberry moved that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference.
10:38:41 A.M. S. 2943 Mr. Thornberry moved that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference.
10:39:05 A.M. S. 2943 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion from Mr. Thornberry.
10:43:14 A.M. S. 2943 The previous question was ordered without objection.
10:43:19 A.M. S. 2943 On motion that the House insist upon its amendment, and request a conference Agreed to by voice vote.
10:44:09 A.M. S. 524 CALLING UP CONFERENCE REPORT - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 809, the Chair recognized Mr. Upton for the purpose of calling up the conference report to accompany S. 524.
10:44:18 A.M. S. 524 Mr. Upton brought up conference report H. Rept. 114-669 for consideration as a privileged matter.
10:44:20 A.M. S. 524 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany S. 524.
11:36:20 A.M. S. 524 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:57:58 A.M. S. 524 On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 407 - 5 (Roll no. 399).
11:57:59 A.M. S. 524 Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:58:34 A.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House rose in a moment of silence in recognition of the Dallas Police Officers involved in the shooting on July 7, 2016.
12:02:27 P.M. S. 2943 Mr. Thornberry moved that the House close portions of the conference.
12:09:50 P.M. S. 2943 On motion to close portions of the conference Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 397 - 14 (Roll no. 400).
12:09:52 P.M. S. 2943 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:10:26 P.M. H.R. 1777 Mr. Chaffetz asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
12:11:15 P.M. H.R. 1777 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
12:11:16 P.M. H.R. 1777 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:13:59 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 4960, H.R. 4372, and S. 2340. The Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 764 with an amendment.
12:14:39 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in colloquy on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
12:21:03 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on July 8, 2016, it adjourn to meet on Monday, July 11, 2016, when it shall convene at noon for morning-hour debate and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Agreed to without objection.
12:21:33 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:41:12 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of the Senate bill and the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Thornberry, Forbes, Miller (FL), Wilson (SC), LoBiondo, Bishop (UT), Turner, Kline, Rogers (AL), Franks (AZ), Shuster, Conaway, Lamborn, Wittman, Gibson, Hartzler, Heck (NV), Stefanik, Smith (WA), Sanchez, Loretta, Davis (CA), Langevin, Larsen (WA), Cooper, Bordallo, Courtney, Tsongas, Garamendi, Johnson (GA), Speier, and Peters.
12:41:13 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration of matters within the jurisdiction of that committee under clause 11 of rule X: Nunes, Pompeo, and Schiff.
12:41:14 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Education and the Workforce for consideration of secs. 571-74 and 578 of the Senate bill, and secs. 571, 573, 1098E, and 3512 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Walberg, Guthrie, and Scott (VA).
12:41:15 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Energy and Commerce for consideration of secs. 3112 and 3123 of the Senate bill, and secs. 346, 601, 749, 1045, 1090, 1095, 1673, 3119A, and 3119C of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference:: Latta, Johnson of Ohio, and Pallone.
12:41:17 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Homeland Security for consideration of secs. 564 and 1091 of the Senate bill, and secs. 1097, 1869, 1869A, and 3510 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: McCaul, Donovan, and Thompson (MS).
12:41:18 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on the Judiciary for consideration of secs. 829J, 829K, 944, 963, 1006, 1023-25, 1053, 1093, 1283, 3303, and 3304 of the Senate bill, and secs. 598, 1090, 1098H, 1216, 1261, and 3608 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Goodlatte, Issa, and Conyers.
12:41:19 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Natural Resources for consideration of secs. 601, 2825, subtitle D of title XXVIII, and sec. 2852 of the Senate bill, and secs. 312, 601, 1090, 1098H, 2837, 2839, 2839A, subtitle E of title XXVIII, secs. 2852, 2854, 2855, 2864-66, title XXX, secs. 3508, 7005, and title LXXIII of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Cook, Hardy, and Grijalva.
12:41:20 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for consideration of secs. 339, 703, 819, 821, 829H, 829I, 861, 944, 1048, 1054, 1097, 1103-07, 1109-13, 1121, 1124, 1131-33, 1135, and 1136 of the Senate bill, and secs. 574, 603, 807, 821, 1048, 1088, 1095, 1098L, 1101, 1102, 1104-06, 1108-11, 1113, 1259C, and 1631 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Chaffetz, Russell, and Cummings.
12:41:21 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for consideration of sec. 874 of the Senate bill and secs. 1605, 1673, and title XXXIII of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Smith (TX), Weber (TX), and Johnson, E. B.
12:41:22 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Small Business for consideration of secs. 818, 838, 874, and 898 of the Senate bill, and title XVIII of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Chabot, Knight, and Velazquez.
12:41:23 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for consideration of secs. 541, 562, 601, 961, 3302-07, 3501, and 3502 of the Senate bill, and secs. 343, 601, 731, 835, 1043, 1671, 3119C, 3501, 3504, 3509, 3512, and title XXXVI of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Hunter, Rouzer, and Maloney, Sean.
12:41:24 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs for consideration of secs. 706, 755, and 1431 of the Senate bill, and secs. 741, 1421, and 1864 of the House amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Roe (TN), Bost, and Takano.
12:41:25 P.M. S. 2943 The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of sec. 1271 of the Senate bill, and modifications committed to conference: Brady (TX), Reichert, and Levin.
12:50:45 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:41:06 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:41:15 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:41:17 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on July 11, 2016.
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