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Legislative Day of September 26, 2013

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6:59:47 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 27, 2013.
6:59:46 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:59:39 P.M. Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:58:51 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 361.
4:53:35 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
4:52:59 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 527.
3:56:35 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:38:31 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:35:50 P.M. H.R. 687 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 687 as unfinished business.
3:35:40 P.M. H.R. 687 On motion the the Committee now rise Agreed to by voice vote.
3:35:14 P.M. H.R. 687 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved the the Committee now rise.
3:35:01 P.M. H.R. 687 On agreeing to the Napolitano amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 217 (Roll no. 490).
3:26:02 P.M. H.R. 687 On agreeing to the Grijalva amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 180 - 227 (Roll no. 489).
2:58:58 P.M. H.R. 687 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:57:38 P.M. H.R. 687 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Napolitano amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Napolitano demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:49:12 P.M. H.R. 687 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 351, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Napolitano Part A amendment No. 3.
2:49:09 P.M. H.R. 687 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Napolitano, numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 113-215 to protect water quality and water quantity for the people living and working near this proposed mine, given estimates that mining operations will consume the equivalent of the annual water supply for 20,000 homes.
2:48:14 P.M. H.R. 687 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Ben Ray Lujan (NM) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:36:20 P.M. H.R. 687 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 351, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ben Ray Lujan (NM) Part A amendment No. 2.
2:36:15 P.M. H.R. 687 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lujan, Ben Ray (NM), numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 113-215 to require the Secretary to remove Native American sacred and cultural sites from the conveyance in consultation with affected Indian Tribes.
2:35:10 P.M. H.R. 687 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Grijalva amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
2:27:29 P.M. H.R. 687 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 351, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Grijalva Part A amendment No. 1.
2:26:33 P.M. H.R. 687 An amendment, offered by Mr. Grijalva, numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 113-215 to guarantee the jobs this mine does create benefit the local community by requirin g that the Remote Operating Center be located in the town of Superior, Arizona or an adjacent mining community.
1:34:44 P.M. H.R. 687 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 687.
1:34:29 P.M. H.R. 687 The Speaker designated the Honorable Lee Terry to act as Chairman of the Committee.
1:33:42 P.M. H.R. 687 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 351 and Rule XVIII.
1:32:43 P.M. H.R. 687 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 687, H.R. 1526 and H.R. 3102. Measures will be considered read.
1:32:38 P.M. H.R. 687 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 351. H.R. 687 — "To facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes."
1:32:29 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 260 - 137, 2 Present (Roll no. 488).
1:25:21 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question on agreeing to the Journal de novo.
1:25:09 P.M. H.R. 2600 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 0 (Roll no. 487).
1:12:30 P.M. H.R. 2600 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2600 — "To amend the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act to clarify how the Act applies to condominiums."
1:12:26 P.M. H.R. 3095 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 486).
12:39:55 P.M. H.R. 3095 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 3095 — "To ensure that any new or revised requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding, and for other purposes."
12:38:49 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
12:02:50 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.
12:02:05 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Fudge to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:49 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Wilson (SC) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Speaker announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Wilson (SC) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
12:00:25 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:00:14 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of September 26.
10:52:15 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
10:40:01 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 252 and the Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 793
10:01:00 A.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour Debate, 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 Doug LaMalfa to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:10 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
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