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Legislative Day of December 31, 2012

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6:25:55 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 1, 2013.
6:25:53 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:25:51 P.M. Mr. Duffy moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:25:50 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:25:42 P.M. Mr. Westmoreland asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12:00 p.m. on January 1. Agreed to without objection.
6:25:32 P.M. H.R. 6364 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:25:31 P.M. H.R. 6364 On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 401 - 5 (Roll no. 654).
6:17:07 P.M. H.R. 6364 Considered as unfinished business.
6:16:10 P.M. H.R. 6612 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:16:10 P.M. H.R. 6612 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 0 (Roll no. 653).
6:09:24 P.M. H.R. 6612 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 6612 — "To redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range."
6:09:22 P.M. S. 3454 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
6:09:21 P.M. S. 3454 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 373 - 29 (Roll no. 652).
5:45:24 P.M. S. 3454 Considered as unfinished business. S. 3454 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes."
5:44:30 P.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.
5:44:20 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 31.
1:37:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
1:37:10 P.M. H.R. 6649 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:37:06 P.M. H.R. 6649 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
1:08:30 P.M. H.R. 6649 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6649.
1:08:28 P.M. H.R. 6649 Considered under suspension of the rules.
1:08:20 P.M. H.R. 6649 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 6649 — "To provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign recipients."
1:07:44 P.M. H. Res. 193 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
1:07:41 P.M. H. Res. 193 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:07:38 P.M. H. Res. 193 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12:58:00 P.M. H. Res. 193 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 193.
12:57:59 P.M. H. Res. 193 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:57:46 P.M. H. Res. 193 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 193 — "Calling on the new Government of Egypt to honor the rule of law and immediately return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the United States."
12:57:08 P.M. H. Res. 834 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Engel objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
12:34:20 P.M. H. Res. 834 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 834.
12:34:19 P.M. H. Res. 834 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:34:05 P.M. H. Res. 834 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 834 — "Urging the governments of Europe and the European Union to designate Hizballah as a terrorist organization and impose sanctions, and urging the President to provide information about Hizballah to the European allies of the United States and to support the Government of Bulgaria in investigating the July 18, 2012, terrorist attack in Burgas."
12:33:42 P.M. H. Res. 134 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Engel objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
12:19:47 P.M. H. Res. 134 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 134.
12:19:46 P.M. H. Res. 134 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:19:03 P.M. H. Res. 134 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 134 — "Condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights."
12:18:41 P.M. H. Con. Res. 145 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Berman objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
12:07:12 P.M. H. Con. Res. 145 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 145.
12:07:10 P.M. H. Con. Res. 145 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:06:57 P.M. H. Con. Res. 145 Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Con. Res. 145 — "Calling for universal condemnation of the North Korean missile launch of December 12, 2012."
12:06:20 P.M. H.R. 6364 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Ms. Norton objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
12:04:45 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 114, S. 140, S. 264, S. 499, S. 970, S. 1047, S. 1421, S. 1478, S. 2015, S. 3250, S. 3563, S. 3715, H.R. 3263, H.R. 3641, and H.R. 4073.
11:52:09 A.M. H.R. 6364 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 6364.
11:51:58 A.M. H.R. 6364 Mr. Chaffetz moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
11:51:21 A.M. S. 3666 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:51:14 A.M. S. 3666 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
11:46:02 A.M. S. 3666 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3666.
11:46:01 A.M. S. 3666 Considered under suspension of the rules.
11:45:31 A.M. S. 3666 Mr. Griffin (AR) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 3666 — "To amend the Animal Welfare Act to modify the definition of "exhibitor"."
11:44:57 A.M. H.R. 2076 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Scott (VA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
11:24:47 A.M. H.R. 2076 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2076.
11:24:23 A.M. H.R. 2076 Mr. Gowdy moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
11:23:26 A.M. H.R. 443 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Grijalva objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
11:21:38 A.M. H.R. 443 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 443.
11:21:18 A.M. H.R. 443 Mr. Young (AK) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
11:19:47 A.M. H.R. 6612 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Ms. Edwards objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
10:59:19 A.M. H.R. 6612 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6612.
10:59:13 A.M. H.R. 6612 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:58:54 A.M. H.R. 6612 Mr. Hall moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 6612 — "To redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range."
10:57:34 A.M. S. 3454 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Rogers (MI) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
10:28:05 A.M. S. 3454 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3454.
10:27:58 A.M. S. 3454 Considered under suspension of the rules.
10:27:25 A.M. S. 3454 Mr. Rogers (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 3454 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes."
10:27:14 A.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
10:01:54 A.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
10:01:45 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Higgins to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:01:41 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
10:00:18 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:00:09 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of December 31.
9:41:49 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. today.
9:01:07 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 10:00 a.m. for the start of legislative business.
9:00:29 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Gregg Harper to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:23 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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