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Legislative Day of December 05, 2012

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2:20:19 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on December 7, 2012.
2:20:18 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:20:05 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:40:51 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:32:42 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:31:02 P.M. Mr. Cantor asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, December 7, 2012, it adjourn to meet at noon on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, for Morning-Hour Debate. Agreed to without objection.
12:31:00 P.M. Mr. Cantor asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, it adjourn to meet at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012. Agreed to without objection.
12:00:00 P.M. MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in honor of the late Jack Brooks, former Member of Congress from Texas.
11:59:52 A.M. H.R. 6634 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:59:50 A.M. H.R. 6634 On passage Passed without objection.
11:59:23 A.M. H.R. 6634 Considered by unanimous consent. H.R. 6634 — "To change the effective date for the Internet publication of certain financial disclosure forms."
11:59:01 A.M. H.R. 6634 Mr. McHenry asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
11:58:51 A.M. S. 2367 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:58:50 A.M. S. 2367 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 1 (Roll no. 619).
11:51:31 A.M. S. 2367 Considered as unfinished business. S. 2367 — "To strike the word "lunatic" from Federal law, and for other purposes."
11:51:27 A.M. H.R. 6602 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:51:27 A.M. H.R. 6602 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 - 0 (Roll no. 618).
11:51:25 A.M. H.R. 6602 Considered as unfinished business.
11:44:24 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:44:23 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 617).
11:44:20 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 Considered as unfinished business.
11:18:24 A.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:17:51 A.M. H.R. 5817 ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mrs. Capito asked unanimous consent to withdraw her motion to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 5817. Agreed to without objection.
11:17:50 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 5.
10:48:08 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
10:47:39 A.M. S. 2367 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.
10:44:43 A.M. S. 2367 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2367.
10:44:42 A.M. S. 2367 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:44:28 A.M. S. 2367 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 2367 — "To strike the word "lunatic" from Federal law, and for other purposes."
10:44:03 A.M. S. 3486 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:44:01 A.M. S. 3486 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10:38:01 A.M. S. 3486 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3486.
10:37:59 A.M. S. 3486 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:37:46 A.M. S. 3486 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 3486 — "To implement the provisions of the Hague Agreement and the Patent Law Treaty."
10:37:28 A.M. H.R. 6223 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
10:37:25 A.M. H.R. 6223 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:37:22 A.M. H.R. 6223 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
10:29:31 A.M. H.R. 6223 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6223.
10:29:29 A.M. H.R. 6223 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:29:15 A.M. H.R. 6223 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6223 — "To amend section 1059(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to clarify that a period of employment abroad by the Chief of Mission or United States Armed Forces as a translator, interpreter, or in an executive level security position is to be counted as a period of residence and physical presence in the United States for purposes of qualifying for naturalization if at least a portion of such period was spent in Iraq or Afghanistan, and for other purposes."
10:28:51 A.M. H.R. 6605 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:28:49 A.M. H.R. 6605 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10:24:22 A.M. H.R. 6605 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6605.
10:24:19 A.M. H.R. 6605 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:24:10 A.M. H.R. 6605 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6605 — "To eliminate an unnecessary reporting requirement for an unfunded DNA Identification grant program."
10:23:42 A.M. H.R. 6602 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.
10:19:12 A.M. H.R. 6602 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6602.
10:19:10 A.M. H.R. 6602 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:18:59 A.M. H.R. 6602 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6602 — "To make revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements."
10:18:39 A.M. H.R. 6620 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:18:37 A.M. H.R. 6620 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10:03:12 A.M. H.R. 6620 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6620.
10:03:09 A.M. H.R. 6620 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:02:54 A.M. H.R. 6620 Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6620 — "To amend title 18, United States Code, to eliminate certain limitations on the length of Secret Service Protection for former Presidents and for the children of former Presidents."
10:01:56 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 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.
9:46:36 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. Con. Res. 50.
9:46:33 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:46:20 A.M. S. Con. Res. 50 Mrs. Blackburn moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. S. Con. Res. 50 — "Expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived."
9:45:51 A.M. H.R. 2838 House agreed to Senate amendments with an amendment pursuant to H. Res. 825.
9:45:17 A.M. H. Res. 825 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
9:45:14 A.M. H. Res. 825 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
9:16:10 A.M. H. Res. 825 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 825.
9:16:08 A.M. H. Res. 825 Considered under suspension of the rules.
9:13:54 A.M. H. Res. 825 Mr. LoBiondo moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 825 — "Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 2838, with an amendment."
9:13:34 A.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
9:02:39 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
9:02:11 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Fleischmann to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:09 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:00:35 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:00:27 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Robert J. Dold to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:20 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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