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Legislative Day of February 04, 2016

February 2016
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Last Floor Action:
12:54:23 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 8, 2016.

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10:00:39 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:44 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:51 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:02:13 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
10:02:16 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Stefanik to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:02:33 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.
10:12:24 A.M. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on February 4, 2016 at 9:06 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 907, with an amendment and H.R. 3033, with an amendment.
10:13:03 A.M. H.R. 766 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 595. H.R. 766 — "To provide requirements for the appropriate Federal banking agencies when requesting or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, to provide for additional requirements related to subpoenas issued under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, and for other purposes."
10:13:08 A.M. H.R. 766 Resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1675 and H.R. 766.
10:13:39 A.M. H.R. 766 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 595 and Rule XVIII.
10:13:40 A.M. H.R. 766 The Speaker designated the Honorable Alexander X. Mooney to act as Chairman of the Committee.
10:13:47 A.M. H.R. 766 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 766.
11:21:54 A.M. H.R. 766 An amendment, offered by Mr. Sherman, numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 114-414 to clarify that bill does not prevent federal banking regulators from requesting or requiring a financial institution to terminate a relationship with a customer because (1) the customer poses a threat to national security, (2) is engaged in terrorist financing, (3) is doing business with Iran, North Korea, Syria, or another State Sponsor of Terrorism, or (4) is doing business with an entity in any of those countries.
11:22:13 A.M. H.R. 766 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sherman amendment No. 1.
11:28:26 A.M. H.R. 766 On agreeing to the Sherman amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:28:56 A.M. H.R. 766 An amendment, offered by Mr. Gosar, numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 114-414 to require notice to banking customers if a customer account is terminated at the direction of federal banking regulators
11:29:15 A.M. H.R. 766 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 595, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gosar amendment No. 2.
11:38:17 A.M. H.R. 766 On agreeing to the Gosar amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
11:38:26 A.M. H.R. 766 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 766.
11:38:56 A.M. H.R. 766 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11:39:56 A.M. H.R. 766 Ms. Castor (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services.
11:40:11 A.M. H.R. 766 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor (FL) 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 at the end of the bill the following to ensure financial institutions must prove to federal banking regulatory agencies that in the preceding 5 years they have not been subjected to a consent order, settlement, deferred prosecution agreement, or civil or criminal penalty for unfair or deceptive acts and practices relating to the sale of a mortgage product.
11:50:11 A.M. H.R. 766 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
12:08:56 P.M. H.R. 766 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 177 - 240 (Roll no. 62).
12:10:04 P.M. H.R. 766 MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in memory of 12 Marines who lost their lives in a January 14 training accident in Hawaii.
12:17:50 P.M. H.R. 766 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 250 - 169 (Roll no. 63).
12:17:50 P.M. H.R. 766 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:17:51 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Bill Johnson. Mr. Johnson (OH) submitted his resignation from the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:17:51 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Mike Bost. Mr. Bost submitted his resignation from the Committee on Small Business. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:17:51 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Marsha Blackburn. Mrs. Blackburn submitted her resignation from the Committee on the Budget. The resignation was accepted without objection.
12:20:09 P.M. H. Res. 602 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 602 — "Electing certain Members to standing committees of the House of Representatives."
12:20:31 P.M. H. Res. 602 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:20:39 P.M. H. Res. 602 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:20:52 P.M. H. Res. 603 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 603 — "Ranking Members of a certain standing committee of the House of Representatives."
12:21:07 P.M. H. Res. 603 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:21:12 P.M. H. Res. 603 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:21:35 P.M. H.R. 3033 Mr. Smith (TX) asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
12:21:56 P.M. H.R. 3033 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.
12:21:57 P.M. H.R. 3033 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:24:02 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging the Majority Leader in a colloquy on the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
12:45:15 P.M. Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 and that the order of the House of Jan. 5, 2016, regarding Morning-Hour Debate not apply on that day. Agreed to without objection.
12:45:16 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:54:13 P.M. Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:54:22 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:54:23 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 8, 2016.
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