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Legislative Day of April 24, 2013

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6:26:58 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 25, 2013.
6:26:54 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:26:50 P.M. Mr. Rokita moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:03:40 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
5:02:59 P.M. Mr. Bishop (UT) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 178.
4:28:00 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
4:27:32 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:27:30 P.M. H.R. 763 RE-REFERRAL OF H.R. 763 - Mr. Gardner asked unanimous consent that H.R. 763 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
3:27:30 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:25:10 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed with further one minute speeches.
3:23:01 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the 2013 National Drug Control Strategy - referred to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, Judiciary, Natural Resources, Financial Services, Homeland Security, Oversight and Government Reform, Ways and Means, Foreign Affairs, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Intelligence (Permanent Select) and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-20).
3:15:08 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:14:35 P.M. Ms. Ros-Lehtinen asked unanimous consent That it may be in order at any time on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, for the Speaker to declare a recess, subject to the call of the Chair, for the purpose of receiving in Joint Meeting Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea. Agreed to without objection.
3:14:09 P.M. H.R. 360 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:14:08 P.M. H.R. 360 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 0 (Roll no. 123).
3:06:14 P.M. H.R. 360 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 360 — "To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, in recognition of the 50th commemoration of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church where the 4 little Black girls lost their lives, which served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement."
3:05:57 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
3:05:38 P.M. H. Res. 175 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:05:37 P.M. H. Res. 175 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 189 (Roll no. 122).
2:59:02 P.M. H. Res. 175 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 192 (Roll no. 121).
1:44:43 P.M. H. Res. 175 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 175.
1:41:47 P.M. H. Res. 175 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 175 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1549) to amend Public Law 111-148 to transfer fiscal year 2013 through fiscal year 2016 funds from the Prevention and Public Health Fund to carry out the temporary high risk health insurance pool program for individuals with preexisting conditions, and to extend access to such program to such individuals who have had creditable coverage during the 6 months prior to application for coverage through such program."
1:40:33 P.M. H.R. 360 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.
12:41:07 P.M. H.R. 360 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 360.
12:40:47 P.M. H.R. 360 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:40:32 P.M. H.R. 360 Mr. Bachus moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 360 — "To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, in recognition of the 50th commemoration of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church where the 4 little Black girls lost their lives, which served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement."
12:40:16 P.M. H.R. 1071 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:40:13 P.M. H.R. 1071 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
12:31:19 P.M. H.R. 1071 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1071.
12:31:13 P.M. H.R. 1071 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:30:56 P.M. H.R. 1071 Mr. Bachus moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 1071 — "To specify the size of the precious-metal blanks that will be used in the production of the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins."
12:30:35 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:04:25 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:02:35 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Valadao to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:33 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:00:32 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Armenian Apostolic Church of America, New York, NY.
12:00:25 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 24.
10:40:09 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
10:01:02 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
10:00:39 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Rodney Davis to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:24 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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