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Legislative Day of September 20, 2013

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1:35:09 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on September 23, 2013.
1:35:08 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:34:59 P.M. Mr. Stivers moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:33:47 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
12:24:13 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:23:28 P.M. Mr. Cantor asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns on Friday, September 20, 2013, it adjourn to meet at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013. Agreed to without objection.
12:21:21 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Cantor on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
12:20:12 P.M. H.R. 1526 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:20:02 P.M. H.R. 1526 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 244 - 173 (Roll no. 483).
12:12:51 P.M. H.R. 1526 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 190 - 228 (Roll no. 482).
12:03:27 P.M. H.R. 1526 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
11:57:19 A.M. H.R. 1526 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barber motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a section to the bill to provide funds to acquire the most advanced firefighting and safety equpment.
11:57:06 A.M. H.R. 1526 Mr. Barber moved to recommit with instructions to Natural Resources.
11:55:05 A.M. H.R. 1526 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
11:54:05 A.M. H.R. 1526 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1526.
11:53:53 A.M. H.R. 1526 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 249 - 166 (Roll no. 481).
11:49:21 A.M. H.R. 1526 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 243 - 172 (Roll no. 480).
11:44:58 A.M. H.R. 1526 On agreeing to the Daines amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 196 (Roll no. 479).
11:22:03 A.M. H.R. 1526 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
11:21:57 A.M. H.R. 1526 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
11:21:46 A.M. H.R. 1526 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1526 — "To restore employment and educational opportunities in, and improve the economic stability of, counties containing National Forest System land, while also reducing Forest Service management costs, by ensuring that such counties have a dependable source of revenue from National Forest System land, to provide a temporary extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other purposes."
11:20:33 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:20:23 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 230 - 189 (Roll no. 478).
11:13:52 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 190 - 228 (Roll no. 477).
10:48:26 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10:41:03 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Enyart motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to fully fund Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Military Personnel for the entire FY2014 in the event of a shutdown. It would also prohibit the privatization of Social Security and prevent Medicare from being turned into a voucher system. Lastly, it would increase funding for the Essential Air Service (EAS) by $2,700,000 and decrease the Department of Transportation Planning, Research and Development account by the same amount.
10:40:43 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 Mr. Enyart moved to recommit with instructions to Appropriations.
10:40:10 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
9:20:45 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 59.
9:19:40 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 59 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. Section 2 of the resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time from the calendar day of September 26, 2013, through the calendar day of September 29, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules and that the Speaker or his designee shall consult with the Minority Leader or her designee on the designation of any matter or consideration pursuant to this section. The resolution provides that the amendment printed in the report shall be considered as adopted and the joint resolution, as amended shall be considered as read.
9:19:00 A.M. H.J. Res. 59 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 352. H.J. Res. 59 — "Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes."
9:03:24 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.
9:02:47 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Williams to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:21 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:10 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:00:52 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:46 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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