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Legislative Day of November 15, 2013

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9:00:06 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
9:00:43 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
9:00:52 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Oran Warder, St. Pauls Episcopal Church, Alexandria, Virginia
9:02:39 A.M. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF JOURNAL - The Speaker announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Holding demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Speaker announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Holding objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Speaker postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
9:02:55 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. McClintock to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:03:11 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.
9:15:20 A.M. H. Res. 413 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 413 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3350) to authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current individual health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes."
9:15:32 A.M. H. Res. 413 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 413.
10:59:19 A.M. H. Res. 413 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 193 (Roll no. 583).
11:07:22 A.M. H. Res. 413 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 189 (Roll no. 584).
11:07:22 A.M. H. Res. 413 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11:07:52 A.M. H.R. 3350 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 413. H.R. 3350 — "To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current individual health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes."
11:07:57 A.M. H.R. 3350 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3350 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. Bill is closed to amendments.
11:08:57 A.M. H.R. 3350 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 3350.
12:31:06 P.M. H.R. 3350 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
12:31:50 P.M. H.R. 3350 Mr. Andrews moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce.
12:33:02 P.M. H.R. 3350 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Andrews motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to replace the underlying bill with an entire new text.
12:39:30 P.M. H.R. 3350 Mr. Upton raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Upton stated that the amendment was not germane to the underlying bill. Sustained by the Chair.
12:39:30 P.M. H.R. 3350 Point of order sustained against the motion to recommit with instructions.
12:42:49 P.M. H.R. 3350 Mr. Andrews appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair.
12:43:04 P.M. H.R. 3350 Mr. Upton moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair
1:08:32 P.M. H.R. 3350 On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 229 - 191 (Roll no. 585).
1:08:41 P.M. H.R. 3350 Mr. Andrews moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce.
1:13:13 P.M. H.R. 3350 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Andrews motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to give insurance companies the option to continue offering non-Affordable Care Act compliant plans through 2014 to current enrollees only, as long as those plans were in effect as of October 1, 2013. The motion also requires insurance companies to notify consumers of the differences between these extended plans and the options, credits, and subsidies available through the Affordable Care Acts exchanges, as well as instructions on how to receive them. Subsequently, the reservation of a point of order was withdrawn.
1:21:20 P.M. H.R. 3350 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
1:28:38 P.M. H.R. 3350 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 230 (Roll no. 586).
1:35:48 P.M. H.R. 3350 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 157 (Roll no. 587).
1:35:50 P.M. H.R. 3350 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:36:25 P.M. UNFINSHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the Speaker's approval of the Journal and put the question on agreeing to the Journal de novo.
1:36:42 P.M. On approving the Journal Agreed to by voice vote.
1:41:05 P.M. COLLOQUY ON HOUSE SCHEDULE - The Chair recognized Mr. Hoyer for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy with Mr. Cantor on the expectations regarding the legislative schedule for the House during the upcoming week.
2:18:08 P.M. Mr. Cantor asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, November 15, 2013, it adjourn to meet at 12 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013, for Morning-Hour Debate. Agreed to without objection.
2:19:10 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
2:26:39 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
2:34:50 P.M. Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
2:34:54 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
2:34:57 P.M. The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on November 18, 2013.
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