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Legislative Day of September 12, 2016

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12:00:11 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:00:16 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mark Meadows to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:00:39 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.
12:04:41 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:23 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 12.
2:00:35 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:01:55 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:01:57 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Ros-Lehtinen to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:02:22 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:10:17 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
2:11:01 P.M. H. Res. 810 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 810 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance."
2:11:12 P.M. H. Res. 810 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:11:13 P.M. H. Res. 810 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 810.
2:35:45 P.M. H. Res. 810 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
2:36:10 P.M. S. Con. Res. 46 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. S. Con. Res. 46 — "Expressing support for the goal of ensuring that all Holocaust victims live with dignity, comfort, and security in their remaining years, and urging the Federal Republic of Germany to continue to reaffirm its commitment to comprehensively address the unique health and welfare needs of vulnerable Holocaust victims, including home care and other medically prescribed needs."
2:36:11 P.M. S. Con. Res. 46 Considered under suspension of the rules.
2:36:12 P.M. S. Con. Res. 46 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. Con. Res. 46.
2:36:13 P.M. S. Con. Res. 46 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
2:36:14 P.M. S. Con. Res. 46 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:03:17 P.M. H. Res. 729 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 729 — "Expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel."
3:03:31 P.M. H. Res. 729 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:03:33 P.M. H. Res. 729 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 729.
3:30:32 P.M. H. Res. 729 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.
3:30:46 P.M. H. Res. 728 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 728 — "Supporting human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Cambodia."
3:30:58 P.M. H. Res. 728 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:31:00 P.M. H. Res. 728 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 728.
3:47:11 P.M. H. Res. 728 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
3:47:16 P.M. H. Res. 728 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:47:33 P.M. H.R. 5484 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 5484 — "To modify authorities that provide for rescission of determinations of countries as state sponsors of terrorism, and for other purposes."
3:47:48 P.M. H.R. 5484 Considered under suspension of the rules.
3:47:50 P.M. H.R. 5484 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5484.
4:04:31 P.M. H.R. 5484 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:04:34 P.M. H.R. 5484 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:05:10 P.M. H.R. 5936 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5936 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements with certain health care providers to furnish health care to veterans, to authorize the Secretary to enter into certain leases at the Department of Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, California, to make certain improvements to the enhanced-use lease authority of the Department, and for other purposes."
4:05:32 P.M. H.R. 5936 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:05:35 P.M. H.R. 5936 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5936.
4:11:10 P.M. H.R. 5936 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:11:13 P.M. H.R. 5936 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:11:16 P.M. H.R. 5936 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
4:11:20 P.M. H.R. 3471 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 3471 — "To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the provision of automobiles and adaptive equipment by the Department of Veterans Affairs."
4:11:43 P.M. H.R. 3471 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:11:51 P.M. H.R. 3471 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3471.
4:19:15 P.M. H.R. 3471 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:19:18 P.M. H.R. 3471 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:19:20 P.M. H.R. 5937 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5937 — "To amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the American Battle Monuments Commission to acquire, operate, and maintain the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, and for other purposes."
4:19:37 P.M. H.R. 5937 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:19:40 P.M. H.R. 5937 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5937.
4:24:50 P.M. H.R. 5937 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:24:53 P.M. H.R. 5937 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:26:00 P.M. H.R. 4576 Mrs. Radewagen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4576 — "To implement the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean, to implement the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean, and for other purposes."
4:26:23 P.M. H.R. 4576 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:26:25 P.M. H.R. 4576 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4576.
4:33:11 P.M. H.R. 4576 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:33:13 P.M. H.R. 4576 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:33:22 P.M. H.R. 295 Mrs. Radewagen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 295 — "To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program."
4:33:35 P.M. H.R. 295 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:33:38 P.M. H.R. 295 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 295.
4:42:37 P.M. H.R. 295 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:42:39 P.M. H.R. 295 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:43:02 P.M. S. 246 Mrs. Radewagen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 246 — "To establish the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes."
4:43:07 P.M. S. 246 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:43:08 P.M. S. 246 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 246.
4:48:11 P.M. S. 246 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
4:48:13 P.M. S. 246 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:48:28 P.M. S. 1579 Mrs. Radewagen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1579 — "To enhance and integrate Native American tourism, empower Native American communities, increase coordination and collaboration between Federal tourism assets, and expand heritage and cultural tourism opportunities in the United States."
4:48:44 P.M. S. 1579 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:48:46 P.M. S. 1579 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1579.
4:53:15 P.M. S. 1579 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:53:17 P.M. S. 1579 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:54:10 P.M. H.R. 5104 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5104 — "To prohibit, as an unfair and deceptive act or practice in commerce, the sale or use of certain software to circumvent control measures used by Internet ticket sellers to ensure equitable consumer access to tickets for any given event, and for other purposes."
4:54:28 P.M. H.R. 5104 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:54:30 P.M. H.R. 5104 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5104.
5:13:08 P.M. H.R. 5104 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:13:10 P.M. H.R. 5104 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:13:20 P.M. H.R. 5111 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 5111 — "To prohibit the use of certain clauses in form contracts that restrict the ability of a consumer to communicate regarding the goods or services offered in interstate commerce that were the subject of the contract, and for other purposes."
5:13:32 P.M. H.R. 5111 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:13:35 P.M. H.R. 5111 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5111.
5:27:56 P.M. H.R. 5111 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:27:59 P.M. H.R. 5111 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
5:28:19 P.M. H. Res. 847 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 847 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives about a national strategy for the Internet of Things to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment."
5:28:32 P.M. H. Res. 847 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:28:34 P.M. H. Res. 847 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 847.
5:44:34 P.M. H. Res. 847 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.
5:45:02 P.M. H. Res. 835 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 835 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt a national policy for technology to promote consumers' access to financial tools and online commerce to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment."
5:45:06 P.M. H. Res. 835 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:45:08 P.M. H. Res. 835 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 835.
5:58:58 P.M. H. Res. 835 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.
5:59:17 P.M. H.R. 1301 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 1301 — "To direct the Federal Communications Commission to extend to private land use restrictions its rule relating to reasonable accommodation of amateur service communications."
5:59:29 P.M. H.R. 1301 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:59:31 P.M. H.R. 1301 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1301.
6:09:24 P.M. H.R. 1301 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:09:27 P.M. H.R. 1301 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:09:30 P.M. H.R. 1301 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
6:10:00 P.M. H.R. 921 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 921 — "To provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical services in a secondary State."
6:10:02 P.M. H.R. 921 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:10:05 P.M. H.R. 921 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 921.
6:15:07 P.M. H.R. 921 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:15:10 P.M. H.R. 921 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:15:13 P.M. H.R. 4979 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 4979 — "To foster civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies and enhance the licensing and commercial deployment of such technologies."
6:15:31 P.M. H.R. 4979 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:15:33 P.M. H.R. 4979 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4979.
6:30:13 P.M. H.R. 4979 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
6:30:15 P.M. H.R. 4979 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:30:43 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.
6:30:59 P.M. H. Res. 847 Considered as unfinished business.
6:53:38 P.M. H. Res. 847 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 367 - 4, 1 Present (Roll no. 496).
6:53:42 P.M. H. Res. 847 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:53:51 P.M. H. Res. 835 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 835 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt a national policy for technology to promote consumers' access to financial tools and online commerce to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment."
7:05:01 P.M. H. Res. 835 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 4, 1 Present (Roll no. 497).
7:05:05 P.M. H. Res. 835 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7:05:54 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:17:01 P.M. U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION BOARD OF ADVISORS - Pursuant to Section 214(a) of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (52 U.S.C. 20944), the Democratic Leader appointed Dr. Philip B. Stark, Berkeley, California.
7:17:30 P.M. CONGRESSIONAL AWARD BOARD - Pursuant to section 803(a) of the Congressional Recognition for Excellence in Arts Education Act (2 U.S.C. 803 (a)), the Democratic Leader appointed Mr. Steven L. Roberts, St. Louis, Missouri.
7:18:19 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:47:30 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed reports from the Committee on Rules, H. Res. 858 and H. Res. 859.
7:48:23 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
9:47:00 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:47:01 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:47:03 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on September 13, 2016.
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