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Legislative Day of February 26, 2013

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10:00:00 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:01:38 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Kevin Yoder to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:02:04 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 298.
10:02:10 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.
11:09:52 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
11:59:59 A.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 26.
12:00:32 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:14 P.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Rogers (AL) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (AL) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until later in the legislative day.
12:01:54 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Higgins to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:15 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.
12:29:47 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:29:58 P.M. H. Res. 77 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 77 — "Establishing an academic competition in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics among students in Congressional districts."
12:30:17 P.M. H. Res. 77 Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:30:19 P.M. H. Res. 77 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 77.
12:56:31 P.M. H. Res. 77 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.
12:56:50 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
3:00:50 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 26.
3:00:56 P.M. Mr. Massie moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:27:50 P.M. On motion to adjourn Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 1 - 415 (Roll no. 48).
3:28:15 P.M. HOUSE DECORUM - The Speaker assumed the Chair and addressed the Members on matters of decorum in the House. At the conclusion of his remarks, the Speaker announced that five-minute voting would resume without objection.
3:32:35 P.M. H. Res. 77 Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 77 — "Establishing an academic competition in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics among students in Congressional districts."
3:42:08 P.M. H. Res. 77 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 3 (Roll no. 49).
3:42:09 P.M. H. Res. 77 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
3:49:22 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 290 - 118, 1 Present (Roll no. 50).
3:50:05 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable James B. Renacci. Mr. Renacci submitted his resignation from the Committees on the Budget and Financial Services. The resignation was accepted without objection.
3:50:05 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Andy Harris. Mr. Harris submitted his resignation from the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Science, Space and Technology. The resignation was accepted without objection.
3:50:05 P.M. The House received a communication from the Honorable Steve Southerland II. Mr. Southerland submitted his resignation from the Committee on Agriculture. The resignation was accepted without objection.
3:52:24 P.M. UNANIMOUS CONSENT - Mr. Jeff Miller (FL) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.J. Res. 19, a measure originally introduced by Representative Emerson of Missouri, for the purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of Rule 12.
3:52:56 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
4:08:58 P.M. H. Res. 82 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 82 — "Electing certain Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives."
4:09:11 P.M. H. Res. 82 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
4:09:16 P.M. H. Res. 82 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
4:09:47 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
4:47:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
7:13:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of February 26.
7:13:10 P.M. Mr. Nugent filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 83.
7:14:00 P.M. Mr. Nugent moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:14:03 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:14:10 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 27, 2013.
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