On The Floor

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

LEGISLATIVE DAY OF AUGUST 1, 2014

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10:00:07 A.M. The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
10:00:21 A.M. The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
10:00:40 A.M. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
10:01:39 A.M. Pursuant to section 3(a) of House Resolution 694, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
10:01:59 A.M. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Garcia to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
10:02:30 A.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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on August 1, 2014 at 9:08 a.m.: That the Senate agreed to the conference report to H.R. 3230, agreed to H. Con. Res. 111, and receded from its amendment to H.R. 5021. The Senate also made appointments to the State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Board, the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board, and the State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Board.
10:03:59 A.M.H. Res. 700 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 700 — "Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
10:04:10 A.M.H. Res. 700 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 700.
10:52:41 A.M. The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 4838, H.R. 4631, H.R. 4360, H.R. 3548, S.J. Res. 36, and S. 231.
10:52:58 A.M.H. Res. 700 DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H. Res. 700.
11:56:02 A.M.H. Res. 700 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 184 (Roll no. 474).
12:03:03 P.M.H. Res. 700 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 219 - 190 (Roll no. 475).
12:03:04 P.M.H. Res. 700 Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
12:03:31 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
5:35:26 P.M. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of August 1.
5:35:34 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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on August 1, 2014 at 12:13 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.J. Res. 76 with amendments.
5:37:53 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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on August 1, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 4386, H.R. 5195, H.R. 606, H.R. 1671, H.R. 2291, H.R. 3472, H.R. 3765.
5:38:21 P.M.H.J. Res. 76 ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. Sessions asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table H.J. Res. 76, with the Senate amendments thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a single motion offered by the Chair of the Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in the Senate amendments; the Senate amendments be considered as read; the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and the Chair may postpone the question of adoption of the motion as though under clause 8 of rule 20.
5:38:50 P.M.H.J. Res. 76 Mr. Rogers (KY) moved that the House agree to the Senate amendments.
5:38:51 P.M.H.J. Res. 76 The previous question was ordered without objection.
5:39:46 P.M.H.J. Res. 76 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rogers (KY) motion to agree in the Senate amendments to H.J. Res. 76, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the Senate amendments and by voice vote, announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Rogers (KY) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
5:40:28 P.M. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 710.
5:41:36 P.M.H. Res. 710 Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 710 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5230) making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5272) to prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules."
5:42:47 P.M.H. Res. 710 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 710.
6:59:48 P.M.H. Res. 710 On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 183 (Roll no. 476).
7:08:37 P.M.H. Res. 710 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 - 191 (Roll no. 477).
7:09:14 P.M.H.R. 5230 Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the Speaker announced that further proceedings were resumed on H.R. 5230.
7:09:16 P.M.H.R. 5230 Considered as unfinished business. H.R. 5230 — "Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes."
7:11:51 P.M.H.R. 5230 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 710 the House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5230.
8:13:55 P.M.H.R. 5230 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
8:38:36 P.M.H.R. 5230 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 189 (Roll no. 478).
8:38:37 P.M.H.R. 5230 Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
8:41:51 P.M.H.R. 5272 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 710. H.R. 5272 — "To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes."
8:41:56 P.M.H.R. 5272 Provides for further consideration of H.R. 5230 and for consideration of H.R. 5272. Both bills are debatable for 1 hour. The amendments to H.R. 5230printed in part A of the report shall be considered as adopted. The amendment to H.R. 5272 printed in Part B of the report shall be considered as adopted. The rule provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions for each measure. The rule amends section 2 of H. Res. 700 to allow for motions to suspend the rules with respect to a measure addressing missile defense of Israel.
8:42:02 P.M.H.R. 5272 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5272.
9:32:31 P.M.H.R. 5272 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
9:56:16 P.M.H.R. 5272 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 216 - 192, 1 Present (Roll no. 479).
9:56:30 P.M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the motion to concur in the Senate amendments to H.J. Res. 76.
10:04:05 P.M.H.J. Res. 76 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 395 - 8 (Roll no. 480).
10:04:06 P.M.H.J. Res. 76 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10:04:28 P.M.H. Res. 683 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:07:57 P.M.H. Res. 683 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 683 — "Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the current situation in Iraq and the urgent need to protect religious minorities from persecution from the Sunni Islamist insurgent and terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) as it expands its control over areas in northwestern Iraq."
10:08:30 P.M.H. Res. 683 An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce, to strike the text after the resolving clause and replace it with an entirely new text.
10:09:00 P.M.H. Res. 683 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Agreed to without objection.
10:09:15 P.M.H. Res. 683 An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce, to srike the preable and insert new language.
10:09:47 P.M.H. Res. 683 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Agreed to without objection.
10:09:59 P.M.H. Res. 683 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10:10:00 P.M.H. Res. 683 Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
10:10:08 P.M.H. Res. 699 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
10:10:17 P.M.H. Res. 699 Considered by unanimous consent. H. Res. 699 — "Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)."
10:10:50 P.M.H. Res. 699 An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce, to strike the text after the resolving clause and instert an entirely new text.
10:10:59 P.M.H. Res. 699 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Agreed to without objection.
10:11:13 P.M.H. Res. 699 An amendment, offered by Mr. Royce, to strike the preamble and insert new language.
10:11:16 P.M.H. Res. 699 On agreeing to the Royce amendment; Agreed to without objection.
10:11:47 P.M.H. Res. 699 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
10:11:48 P.M.H. Res. 699 Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
10:14:29 P.M. The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 3(b) of H. Res. 694. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on August 4, 2014.