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September 28, 2013

House Record Digest - Friday, September 27, 2013

The House debated the following measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were postponed:

Suspensions:

The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Improving Job Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2013: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 1412, to improve and increase the availability of on-job training and apprenticeship programs carried out by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 491 and

Pages H5888-90, H5894

Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center Designation Act: H.R. 3096, to designate the building occupied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation located at 801 Follin Lane, Vienna, Virginia, as the ``Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center'', by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 403 ayes to 2 noes, Roll No. 492.
Pages H5892-93, H5894-95 


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
10 public bills, H.R. 3200-3209; and 5 resolutions, H.J. Res. 66 and H. Res. 362-365 were introduced.
Pages H5921-22 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H5922-23 

Reports Filed:
Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 185, to designate the United States courthouse located at 101 East Pecan Street in Sherman, Texas, as the ``Paul Brown United States Courthouse'' (H. Rept. 113-232);

H.R. 579, to designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the ``R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse'' (H. Rept. 113-233);

H.R. 2251, to designate the United States courthouse located at 118 South Mill Street, in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, as the ``Edward J. Devitt United States Courthouse'', with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-234);

H.R. 3096, to designate the building occupied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation located at 801 Follin Lane, Vienna, Virginia, as the ``Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center'' (H. Rept. 113-235); and

H.R. 2189, to establish a commission or task force to evaluate the backlog of disability claims of the Department of Veterans Affairs, with amendments (H. Rept. 113-236).
Page H5921

Speaker:
Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Poe (TX) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H5887

Whole Number of the House:
The Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from Louisiana, Mr. Alexander, the whole number of the House is 432.
Page H5887

Suspensions:
The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Improving Job Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2013: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 1412, to improve and increase the availability of on-job training and apprenticeship programs carried out by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 491 and
Pages H5888-90, H5894
Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center Designation Act: H.R. 3096, to designate the building occupied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation located at 801 Follin Lane, Vienna, Virginia, as the ``Michael D. Resnick Terrorist Screening Center'', by a \2/3\ recorded vote of 403 ayes to 2 noes, Roll No. 492.
Pages H5892-93, H5894-95 

Recess:
The House recessed at 9:40 a.m. and reconvened at 9:57 a.m.
Page H5893

Suspension--Proceedings Postponed:
The House debated the following measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were postponed: Edward J. Devitt United States Courthouse Designation Act: H.R. 2251, amended, to designate the United States courthouse located at 118 South Mill Street, in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, as the ``Edward J. Devitt United States Courthouse''.
Pages H5890-92 D919

Meeting Hour:
Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. tomorrow, September 28th, for morning hour debate and 12 noon for legislative business.
Page H5896

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H5899.

Senate Referral:
S. 1348 was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Page H5920 

Quorum Calls--Votes:
One yea-and-nay vote and one recorded vote developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5894, and H5894-95. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:16 p.m.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

Bonamici, Suzanne, Ore., E1392

Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1389

Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E1394

Chu, Judy, Calif., E1390

Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E1393

Cook, Paul, Calif., E1395

Davis, Susan A., Calif., E1393, E1395

Edwards, Donna F., Md., E1392

Foster, Bill, Ill., E1395

Garcia, Joe, Fla., E1391

Graves, Sam, Mo., E1391, E1392, E1393, E1393

Hanna, Richard L., N.Y., E1394

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E1390

Kelly, Mike, Pa., E1395

Kilmer, Derek, Wash., E1389

Langevin, James R., R.I., E1394

Latham, Tom, Iowa, E1389, E1390

McGovern, James P., Mass., E1391

Marino, Tom, Pa., E1389

Miller, Candice S., Mich., E1395

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E1391

Pittenger, Robert, N.C., E1390

Poe, Ted, Tex., E1392

Roby, Martha, Ala., E1389

Thornberry, Mac, Tex., E1393

Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E1393

Wolf, Frank R., Va., E1390, E1395




Next Meeting:
10 a.m., Saturday, September 28
House Chamber

Program for Saturday: To be announced.

Source: Daily Digest; Full House Record

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