Skip to Content

Legislative Activities

House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of November 19, 2013

December 2014
SMTWTFS
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
Close
Floor ProceedingsBillsVotes
Time Bill Activity
7:08:25 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 20, 2013.
7:08:24 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:08:15 P.M. Mr. Fortenberry moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:12:46 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:11:09 P.M. S. 1545 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
4:33:49 P.M. S. 1545 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1545.
4:33:46 P.M. S. 1545 Considered under suspension of the rules.
4:33:11 P.M. S. 1545 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 1545 — "To extend authorities related to global HIV/AIDS and to promote oversight of United States programs."
4:32:56 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
4:32:04 P.M. Mr. Burgess filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 420.
4:31:42 P.M. H.R. 1965 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1965 as unfinished business.
4:31:34 P.M. H.R. 1965 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
4:31:12 P.M. H.R. 1965 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved that the committee rise.
4:30:55 P.M. H.R. 1965 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeFazio Part A amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeFazio demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:20:00 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeFazio Part A amendment No. 8.
4:19:17 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Mr. DeFazio, numbered 8 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to authorize $10 million of the revenue generated by the underlying bill for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to use existing authority to limit speculation in energy markets.
4:18:41 P.M. H.R. 1965 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis Part A amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
4:07:34 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis Part A amendment No. 7.
4:06:36 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, numbered 7 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to require National Academy of Sciences to study and report to Congress about the impact of flooding on oil and gas facilities and the resulting instances of leaking and spills from tanks, wells, and pipelines.
4:06:06 P.M. H.R. 1965 On agreeing to the Marino amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:04:50 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Marino Part A amendment No. 6.
4:04:04 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Mr. Marino, numbered 6 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to require the Secretary of the Interior to include Federal lands as a part of its plan to address new demands for oil and gas pipelines.
4:03:38 P.M. H.R. 1965 On agreeing to the Hanabusa amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
4:01:36 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hanabusa Part A amendment No. 5.
4:01:03 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Ms. Hanabusa, numbered 5 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to require the Secretary of the Interior in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture to include in their Quadrennial Federal Onshore Energy Production Strategy, the best estimate, based upon commercial and scientific data, of the expected increase in domestic production of geothermal, solar, wind, or other renewable energy sources on lands designated as Hawaiian Home Lands that the state agency or department responsible for the administration of these lands selects to be used for energy production.
4:00:18 P.M. H.R. 1965 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:49:39 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) Part A amendment No. 4.
3:49:37 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to eliminate prohibition of award of attorney fees which otherwise would be recoverable under Equal Access to Justice Act.
3:49:13 P.M. H.R. 1965 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lowenthal Part A amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lowenthal demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:39:02 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal Part A amendment No. 3.
3:39:00 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Mr. Lowenthal, numbered 3 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to allow the Secretary of the Interior to continue to review actions that generally qualify for Categorical Exclusions to NEPA for possible Extraordinary Circumstances (e.g. Violations of a Federal law, or a State, local, or tribal law or requirement) which would then supersede the Categorical Exclusion and require further NEPA review.
3:38:27 P.M. H.R. 1965 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee Part A amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
3:28:48 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) Part A amendment No. 2.
3:28:44 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Ms. Jackson Lee, numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to preserve the First Amendment Right to Petition.
3:28:17 P.M. H.R. 1965 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
3:23:13 P.M. H.R. 1965 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hastings (WA) Part A amendment No. 1.
3:23:09 P.M. H.R. 1965 An amendment, offered by Mr. Hastings (WA), numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 113-271 to adjust the amount of funds authorized to be made available to BLM field offices for energy permitting to ensure bill has a positive (deficit reducing) score.
2:14:58 P.M. H.R. 1965 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1965.
2:14:43 P.M. H.R. 1965 The Speaker designated the Honorable Virginia Foxx to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
2:13:55 P.M. H.R. 1965 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 419 and Rule XVIII.
2:13:49 P.M. H.R. 1965 The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1965 and H.R. 2728. The resolution provides for one hour of debate and makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules report 113-271. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
2:13:44 P.M. H.R. 1965 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 419. H.R. 1965 — "To streamline and ensure onshore energy permitting, provide for onshore leasing certainty, and give certainty to oil shale development for American energy security, economic development, and job creation, and for other purposes."
2:12:00 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:11:00 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal which had been postponed earlier in the day.
2:10:47 P.M. H. Res. 419 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:10:47 P.M. H. Res. 419 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 196 (Roll no. 591).
2:04:52 P.M. H. Res. 419 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 194 (Roll no. 590).
12:34:50 P.M. H. Res. 419 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 419.
12:30:03 P.M. H. Res. 419 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 419 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1965) to streamline and ensure onshore energy permitting, provide for onshore leasing certainty, and give certainty to oil shale development for American energy security, economic development, and job creation, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2728) to recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation."
12:05:51 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.
12:04:19 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Broun of GA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:03:43 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Ms. Foxx 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. Ms. Foxx 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 Speaker's approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
12:01:00 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. John Adams, First Baptist Church, Mantachie, Mississippi
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 19.
10:57:56 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
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.
10:00:26 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable George Holding to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:19 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
« Previous Day Next Day »
Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601 | (202) 225-7000

For general inquiries: info.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For general technical support: techsupport.clerkweb@mail.house.gov
For HouseLive support: houselive@mail.house.gov