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House Floor Activities
Legislative Day of April 25, 2013

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10:00:20 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:41 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Doug Collins to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:01:02 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.
11:04:57 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 25.
12:00:50 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
12:01:58 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:02:12 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Brownley of CA to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02:41 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
12:42:00 P.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 April 25, 2013 at 9:15 a.m.: Appointments to the Committee on the Records of Congress, and the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity.
12:43:10 P.M. H. Res. 178 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 178 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 527) to amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes."
12:46:50 P.M. H. Res. 178 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 178.
1:33:10 P.M. H. Res. 178 An amendment, offered by Mr. Bishop (UT), for the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules on April 26, 2013.
1:33:44 P.M. H. Res. 178 On agreeing to the Bishop (UT) amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
1:57:05 P.M. H. Res. 178 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 177 (Roll no. 124).
1:57:06 P.M. H. Res. 178 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2:00:00 P.M. HIT POLICY COMMITTEE - Pursuant to section 13101 of the HITECH Act (Pub. L. 111-5), and the order of the House of January 3, 2013, the Speaker appointed Mrs. Gayle Harrell of Stuart, FL.
2:01:00 P.M. Mr. Hastings (WA) asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10:00 a.m. on April 26. Agreed to without objection.
2:02:16 P.M. H.R. 527 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 178. H.R. 527 — "To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes."
2:02:21 P.M. H.R. 527 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 527 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. Specified amendments are in order.
2:02:35 P.M. H.R. 527 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 178 and Rule XVIII.
2:02:37 P.M. H.R. 527 The Speaker designated the Honorable Jason Chaffetz to act as Chairman of the Committee.
2:03:42 P.M. H.R. 527 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 527.
2:41:07 P.M. H.R. 527 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved that the Committee rise.
2:41:27 P.M. H.R. 527 On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
2:41:37 P.M. H.R. 527 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 527 as unfinished business.
2:42:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
3:18:11 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:47:44 P.M. Mr. Franks (AZ) moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:47:51 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
5:47:55 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 26, 2013.
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