On The Floor

Proceedings from the previous 7 legislative days are available from the Office of the Clerk.


10:00:12 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:21 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Keith J. Rothfus to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:49 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.
10:31:51 A.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.
12:00:00 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 25.
12:00:10 P.M. Today's prayer was offered by Reverend Joshua Beckley, Ecclesia Christian Fellowship, San Bernardino, California.
12:01:16 P.M. The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
12:01:19 P.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Kildee to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:01:46 P.M. INTRODUCTION OF GUEST CHAPLAIN - The Chair recognized Mr. Aguilar of California for the purpose of introducting today's guest Chaplain.
12:03:10 P.M. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:19:11 P.M. The House received a communication from The Honorable Ted Yoho, Member of Congress. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yoho notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena, issued by the Circuit Court in and for Dixie County, Florida, Criminal Division, for testimony in a criminal case and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he had determined that compliance with the subpoena is not consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
12:20:19 P.M.H. Res. 744 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 744 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 2012) to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5233) to repeal the Local Budget Autonomy Amendment Act of 2012, to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to clarify the respective roles of the District government and Congress in the local budget process of the District government, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from May 27, 2016, through June 6, 2016."
12:23:15 P.M.H. Res. 744 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 744.
1:37:01 P.M.H. Res. 744 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (Roll no. 239).
1:43:17 P.M.H. Res. 744 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (Roll no. 240).
1:43:17 P.M.H. Res. 744 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.