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Legislative Day of June 14, 2013

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9:00:04 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:19 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
9:01:45 A.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
9:01:48 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Matsui to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02:06 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.
9:11:31 A.M. H.R. 1960 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 1960 — "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2014 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes."
9:12:00 A.M. H.R. 1960 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
9:12:59 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mrs. Walorski, numbered 19 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to prohibit the Secretary of Defense from using any funds authorized to the department for the transfer or release of Guantanamo detainees to Yemen.
9:13:22 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walorksi amendment No. 19.
9:23:47 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Walorski amendment No. 19, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Smith(WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:24:12 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mr. Smith (WA), numbered 20 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to provide framework to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014.
9:24:37 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment No. 20.
9:49:24 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (WA) amendment No. 20, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Smith (WA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
9:50:03 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, numbered 14 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to allow those certified by recognized nontheistic organizations to be appointed as officers in the chaplain core in order to fully serve nontheistic or nonreligious servicemembers.
9:50:24 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 14.
10:01:57 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment No. 14, 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 the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:02:48 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mr. Polis, numbered 23 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to limit funding for advanced procurement of inefficient ground-based interceptor rocket motor sets, and the costly refurbishment of Missile Field 1 at Fort Greely, Alaska, until the Secretary of Defense makes certain certifications to Congress, including that the Commander of the United States Northern Command has full confidence in the homeland missile defense system.
10:03:16 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Polis amendment No. 23.
10:14:40 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Polis amendment No. 23, 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 the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:15:19 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mr. Van Hollen, numbered 39 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to match the President's budget request for Overseas Contingency Operations
10:16:25 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Van Hollen amendment No. 39.
10:31:28 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Van Hollen amendment No. 39, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Van Hollen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
10:32:06 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mr. Walz, numbered 53 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to require the Government Accountability office to submit a report to Congress regarding the Department of Defense's use of Personality/Adjustment disorders as a basis to separate members from the Armed Forces.
10:32:29 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walz amendment No. 53.
10:37:39 A.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Walz amendment; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:37:55 A.M. H.R. 1960 Amendments en bloc offered by Mr. McKeon, consisting of amendments printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 numbered 73, 146, 149, 150, 152, 153, 156, 157, 158, 161, 163, 166, 170, 171, and 172.
10:38:36 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McKeon en bloc amendments #8.
10:57:29 A.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the McKeon amendments; Agreed to by voice vote.
10:58:11 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Mr. Blumenauer, numbered 123 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to strengthen and reform the Iraq and Afghanistan Special Immigration Visa programs, and expresses the sense of the House that these programs are of significant importance to the US mission, and should be extended and reformed before their expiration.
10:59:04 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Blumenauer amendment No. 123.
11:08:16 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Blumenauer amendment No. 123, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Blumenauer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:08:27 A.M. H.R. 1960 An amendment, offered by Ms. DeLauro, numbered 137 printed in Part B of House Report 113-108 to prohibit the Defense Department from continuing to purchase equ ipment from the Russian arms dealer Rosoboronexport unless the Secretary of Defense certifies that the firm is cooperating with a Defense Contract Audit Agency audit, not delivering S-300 missile defense batteries to Syria, and that no new contracts have been signed by the firm with Syria since January 1, 2013. Provides a national security waiver with a requirement that the Secretary justify the waiver in a report to Congress 30 days prior to the purchase of any equipment from Rosoboronexport.
11:08:47 A.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 260, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeLauro amendment No. 137.
11:15:16 A.M. H.R. 1960 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeLauro amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. DeLauro demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11:16:25 A.M. H.R. 1960 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.
11:44:16 A.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Turner amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 182 (Roll no. 229).
11:53:53 A.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Holt amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 61 - 362 (Roll no. 230).
11:58:02 A.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the McCollum amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 134 - 290 (Roll no. 231).
12:02:02 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Nolan amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 71 - 353 (Roll no. 232).
12:06:28 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Larsen (WA) amendment Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 229 (Roll no. 233).
12:10:56 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Gibson amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 123 - 301 (Roll no. 234).
12:14:53 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Coffman amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 110 - 313 (Roll no. 235).
12:18:38 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Walorski amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 188 (Roll no. 236).
12:22:18 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Smith (WA) amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 174 - 249 (Roll no. 237).
12:25:24 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 150 - 274 (Roll no. 238).
12:28:58 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Polis amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 146 - 278 (Roll no. 239).
12:32:34 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Van Hollen amendment; Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 232 (Roll no. 240).
12:35:58 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the Blumenauer amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 420 - 3 (Roll no. 241).
12:39:32 P.M. H.R. 1960 On agreeing to the DeLauro amendment; Agreed to by recorded vote: 423 - 0 (Roll no. 242).
12:39:43 P.M. H.R. 1960 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1960.
12:40:40 P.M. H.R. 1960 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:41:05 P.M. H.R. 1960 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
12:41:34 P.M. H.R. 1960 Ms. Duckworth moved to recommit with instructions to Armed Services.
12:42:00 P.M. H.R. 1960 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Duckworth motion to recommit with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment to require that for any sexual assault or sex-related offense, the commander refers the charges to the staff judge advocate. If the victim chooses not to pursue the case through the commander, the victim can seek to refer the charges to the Office of the Chief Prosecutor of the armed force of which the accused is a member. Finally, the motion would require any armed force which does not currently have a Chief Prosecutor to appoint one.
12:48:52 P.M. H.R. 1960 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
12:55:51 P.M. H.R. 1960 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 194 - 225, 1 Present (Roll no. 243).
1:08:54 P.M. H.R. 1960 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 315 - 108 (Roll no. 244).
1:08:55 P.M. H.R. 1960 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:08:59 P.M. H.R. 1960 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
1:09:06 P.M. H.R. 1960 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1960.
1:35:12 P.M. Mr. Cantor asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Friday, June 14, 2013, it adjourn to meet at noon on Monday, June 17, 2013, for Morning-Hour Debate. Agreed to without objection.
1:35:25 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
1:46:52 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
3:44:06 P.M. Mr. Holding moved that the House do now adjourn.
3:44:23 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:44:24 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on June 17, 2013.
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