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Legislative Day of November 12, 2013

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2:00:44 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
2:00:49 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Thomas J. Rooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
2:00:55 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:02:22 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:02:25 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Foxx to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:03:19 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on October 31, 2013 at 9:39 a.m. stating that that body had passed S. 1561 and H.R. 3190; and had agreed to H. Con. Res. 62.
2:03:55 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:11:35 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 1, 2013 at 11:20 a.m. stating that that body had passed H.R. 2094 and H.R. 3302.
2:11:52 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 5, 2013 at 12:22 p.m. stating that that body had passed H.R. 3080, with an amendment, requesting a conference with the House and appointing conferees; passed S. 42.
2:12:35 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 6, 2013 at 9:38 a.m. stating that that body had passed H.R. 2747.
2:12:56 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 7, 2013 at 11:13 a.m. stating that that body had passed S. 287.
2:13:23 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 a message from the Secretary of the Senate on November 7, 2013 at 3:09 p.m. stating that that body had passed S. 815.
2:13:59 P.M. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification stating that the Iran emergency declared in Executive Order 12170 on November 14, 1979, is to continue in effect beyond November 14, 2013. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-72).
2:15:00 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:00 P.M. today.
5:01:07 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 12.
5:01:13 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:01:24 P.M. S. 252 Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. S. 252 — "To reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity."
5:01:40 P.M. S. 252 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:01:42 P.M. S. 252 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 252.
5:22:21 P.M. S. 252 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
5:22:29 P.M. S. 252 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
5:22:39 P.M. S. 330 Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 330 — "To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish safeguards and standards of quality for research and transplantation of organs infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)."
5:22:54 P.M. S. 330 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:22:56 P.M. S. 330 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 330.
5:40:31 P.M. S. 330 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:40:58 P.M. S. 893 Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. S. 893 — "To provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2013, in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes."
5:41:11 P.M. S. 893 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:41:13 P.M. S. 893 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 893.
5:51:42 P.M. S. 893 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:52:30 P.M. H.R. 2871 Mr. Holding moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2871 — "To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, and for other purposes."
5:52:43 P.M. H.R. 2871 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:52:46 P.M. H.R. 2871 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2871.
6:02:06 P.M. H.R. 2871 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.
6:02:21 P.M. H.R. 2922 Mr. Holding moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 2922 — "To extend the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds."
6:02:46 P.M. H.R. 2922 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:02:48 P.M. H.R. 2922 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2922.
6:11:14 P.M. H.R. 2922 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.
6:12:01 P.M. H. Res. 196 Mr. Holding moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. H. Res. 196 — "Supporting the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to counsel."
6:12:02 P.M. H. Res. 196 Considered under suspension of the rules.
6:12:04 P.M. H. Res. 196 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 196.
6:21:41 P.M. H. Res. 196 At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Holding objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
6:21:52 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess for a period of less than 15 minutes.
6:29:12 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 12.
6:30:34 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
6:30:51 P.M. H.R. 2871 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2871 — "To amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, and for other purposes."
6:57:10 P.M. H.R. 2871 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 - 0 (Roll no. 571).
6:57:16 P.M. H.R. 2922 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2922 — "To extend the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds."
7:06:48 P.M. H.R. 2922 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 - 3 (Roll no. 572).
7:07:09 P.M. Mr. Woodall filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 403.
7:07:52 P.M. NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER MOTION TO INSTRUCT - Mr. Loebsack notified the House of his intention to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642.
7:10:11 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:24:13 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:56:20 P.M. Mr. Roe (TN) moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:56:30 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:56:31 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 13, 2013.
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