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Legislative Day of November 18, 2013

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12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
12:02:33 P.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Mo Brooks to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
12:03:21 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 18, 2013 at 10:23 a.m. stating that that body had agreed to the House amendments to S. 252.
12:04:12 P.M. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour Debate, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.
12:09:58 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.
2:00:56 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 18.
2:02:23 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
2:03:27 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
2:03:31 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Sablan to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
2:04:00 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.
2:13:15 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 5:00 P.M. today.
5:00:53 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 18.
5:01:13 P.M. The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
5:01:43 P.M. H.R. 2061 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 2061 — "To expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes."
5:02:00 P.M. H.R. 2061 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:02:02 P.M. H.R. 2061 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2061.
5:14:29 P.M. H.R. 2061 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.
5:14:42 P.M. H.R. 3343 Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3343 — "To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the rules regarding the determination of the compensation of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia."
5:14:55 P.M. H.R. 3343 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:14:57 P.M. H.R. 3343 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3343.
5:26:19 P.M. H.R. 3343 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:27:05 P.M. H.R. 3487 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. H.R. 3487 — "To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to extend through 2018 the authority of the Federal Election Commission to impose civil money penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties established and published by the Commission, to expand such authority to certain other violations, and for other purposes."
5:27:12 P.M. H.R. 3487 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:27:21 P.M. H.R. 3487 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3487.
5:31:31 P.M. H.R. 3487 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
5:32:42 P.M. S. Con. Res. 25 Mrs. Miller (MI) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. S. Con. Res. 25 — "Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for activities associated with the ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Native American code talkers."
5:32:59 P.M. S. Con. Res. 25 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:33:02 P.M. S. Con. Res. 25 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. Con. Res. 25.
5:42:58 P.M. S. Con. Res. 25 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
5:43:33 P.M. H.R. 272 Mr. Wenstrup moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. H.R. 272 — "To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense joint outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the "General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic: A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility"."
5:43:51 P.M. H.R. 272 Considered under suspension of the rules.
5:43:53 P.M. H.R. 272 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 272.
5:53:05 P.M. H.R. 272 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.
5:53:24 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 18, 2013 at 4:21 p.m. stating that that body had passed H.R. 3204.
5:54:18 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.
6:30:45 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 18.
6:30:51 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.
6:31:05 P.M. H.R. 2061 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 2061 — "To expand the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to increase accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes."
6:58:26 P.M. H.R. 2061 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 1 (Roll no. 588).
6:58:34 P.M. H.R. 272 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 272 — "To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense joint outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the "General William H. Gourley Federal Outpatient Clinic: A Joint VA-DOD Health Care Facility"."
7:06:19 P.M. H.R. 272 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 0 (Roll no. 589).
7:06:26 P.M. H.R. 272 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
7:07:13 P.M. Mr. Bishop (UT) filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 419.
7:09:34 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
7:19:39 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:43:15 P.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed S. 1545 and S. 1471.
8:43:47 P.M. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed with Special Order speeches.
9:46:45 P.M. Mr. Rohrabacher moved that the House do now adjourn.
9:46:54 P.M. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:46:55 P.M. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 19, 2013.
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