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Legislative Day of July 14, 2016

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9:00:35 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:45 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:57 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:02:04 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Doggett to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:15 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.
9:17:00 A.M. NOTICE OF INTENT TO OFFER A RESOLUTION - Mr. Fleming of Louisiana notified the House of his intention to offer a privileged resolution.
9:28:00 A.M. S. 764 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Conaway asked unanimous consent that the question on adoption of the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 764 be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20. Agreed to without objection.
9:28:36 A.M. S. 764 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Hes. 822, Mr. Conaway moved that the House concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment.
9:28:37 A.M. S. 764 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 1 hour of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 764.
10:05:31 A.M. S. 764 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10:05:48 A.M. S. 764 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 764, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Welch demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion pursuant to a previous order until later in the legislative day.
10:06:31 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 2893, S. 3207, and S. 1555.
10:14:58 A.M. H.R. 5631 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 819. H.R. 5631 — "To hold Iran accountable for its state sponsorship of terrorism and other threatening activities and for its human rights abuses, and for other purposes."
10:15:03 A.M. H.R. 5631 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4992, H.R. 5119 and H.R. 5631 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
10:15:16 A.M. H.R. 5631 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5631.
11:29:43 A.M. H.R. 5631 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:30:27 A.M. H.R. 5631 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 5631, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Royce demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of the bill until later in the legislative day.
11:31:13 A.M. H.R. 4992 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 819. H.R. 4992 — "To codify regulations relating to transfers of funds involving Iran, and for other purposes."
11:31:18 A.M. H.R. 4992 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4992, H.R. 5119 and H.R. 5631 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
11:31:45 A.M. H.R. 4992 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 4992.
12:31:28 P.M. H.R. 4992 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:31:50 P.M. H.R. 4992 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 4992, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Royce demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of the bill until later in the legislative day.
12:32:09 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 764, passage of H.R. 5631, H.R. 5538, and H.R. 4992, which were debated earlir and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12:57:14 P.M. S. 764 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 306 - 117 (Roll no. 466).
12:57:16 P.M. S. 764 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:57:30 P.M. H.R. 5631 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5631 — "To hold Iran accountable for its state sponsorship of terrorism and other threatening activities and for its human rights abuses, and for other purposes."
1:04:36 P.M. H.R. 5631 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 246 - 179 (Roll no. 467).
1:04:38 P.M. H.R. 5631 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:05:09 P.M. H.R. 5538 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5538 — "Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes."
1:05:22 P.M. H.R. 5538 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
1:11:02 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 178 - 246 (Roll no. 468).
1:14:19 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Capps amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 172 - 254 (Roll no. 469).
1:18:15 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Grijalva amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 233 (Roll no. 470).
1:20:58 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Lowenthal amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 192 - 233 (Roll no. 471).
1:24:08 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Pocan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 236 (Roll no. 472).
1:28:01 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 239 (Roll no. 473).
1:31:13 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Tsongas amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 184 - 241 (Roll no. 474).
1:36:14 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Norcross amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 232 (Roll no. 475).
1:41:58 P.M. H.R. 5538 On agreeing to the Gallego amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 213 - 214 (Roll no. 476).
1:42:22 P.M. H.R. 5538 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 5538.
1:43:00 P.M. H.R. 5538 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
1:43:10 P.M. H.R. 5538 The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
1:50:45 P.M. H.R. 5538 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 196 (Roll no. 477).
1:50:47 P.M. H.R. 5538 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:50:58 P.M. H.R. 4992 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 4992 — "To codify regulations relating to transfers of funds involving Iran, and for other purposes."
1:57:39 P.M. H.R. 4992 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 246 - 181 (Roll no. 478).
1:57:41 P.M. H.R. 4992 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:58:00 P.M. S. 2893 Mr. Davis, Rodney asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
1:58:00 P.M. S. 2893 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 2893 — "To reauthorize the sound recording and film preservation programs of the Library of Congress, and for other purposes."
1:58:16 P.M. S. 2893 On passage Passed without objection.
1:58:17 P.M. S. 2893 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:58:18 P.M. S. 3207 Mr. Davis, Rodney asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
1:58:18 P.M. S. 3207 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 3207 — "To authorize the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to provide playback equipment in all formats."
1:58:47 P.M. S. 3207 On passage Passed without objection.
1:58:49 P.M. S. 3207 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:58:50 P.M. Mr. Davis, Rodney asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, July 14, 2016, it adjourn to meet at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016 Agreed to without objection.
2:00:00 P.M. S. 3055 Mr. Wenstrup asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
2:00:02 P.M. S. 3055 Considered by unanimous consent. S. 3055 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a dental insurance plan to veterans and survivors and dependents of veterans."
2:00:20 P.M. S. 3055 On passage Passed without objection.
2:00:21 P.M. S. 3055 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:00:34 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:36:35 P.M. H.R. 5538 CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENT - The Chair announced a correction to Roll Call number 472, the yeas were 191 and the nays were 236.
2:37:36 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed with one minute speeches.
3:21:11 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate disagreed to the House amendment, agreed to the request for conference, and appointed conferees, with instructions to S. 2943; the Senate agreed to S. Res. 534
4:02:35 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:32:04 P.M. Ms. Waters, Maxine moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:32:17 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:32:38 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on July 18, 2016.
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