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September 18, 2013

House Record Digest - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the shooting at the Washington Naval Yard on Monday, September 16, 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:
Keep the Promise Act of 2013: H.R. 1410, to prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts;

Pages H5556-62

Authorizing the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016: H.R. 2449, to authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 407 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 461;
Pages H5562-64, H5573-74D870

Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act of 2013: S. 793, amended, to support revitalization and reform of the Organization of American States, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 383 yeas to 24 nays, Roll No. 462; and
Pages H5567-69, H5574-75

Missing Children's Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2013: H.R. 3092, amended, to amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 407 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 460.
Pages H5569-72, H5572-73 


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
14 public bills, H.R. 3105-3118; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 55; and H.Res. 348 were introduced.
Pages H5587-88 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H5589-90 

Reports Filed:
Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2449, to authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016 (H. Rept. 113-209);

H.R. 1410, to prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts (H. Rept. 113-210);

H.R. 2011, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a two-year extension of the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education (H. Rept. 113-211);

H.R. 813, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for advance appropriations for certain discretionary accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs, with amendments (H. Rept. 113-212);

H.R. 1526, to restore employment and educational opportunities in, and improve the economic stability of, counties containing National Forest System land, while also reducing Forest Service management costs, by ensuring that such counties have a dependable source of revenue from National Forest System land, to provide a temporary extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-213, Pt. 1); and

H. Res. 347, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 761) to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness (H. Rept. 113-214).
Page H5587

Speaker:
Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Valadao to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H5555 

Recess:
The House recessed at 12:03 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
Page H5555 

Recess:
The House recessed at 2:09 p.m. and reconvened at 4 p.m.
Page H5556

Suspensions:
The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Keep the Promise Act of 2013: H.R. 1410, to prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts;
Pages H5556-62
Authorizing the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016: H.R. 2449, to authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 407 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 461;
Pages H5562-64, H5573-74D870
Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act of 2013: S. 793, amended, to support revitalization and reform of the Organization of American States, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 383 yeas to 24 nays, Roll No. 462; and
Pages H5567-69, H5574-75
Missing Children's Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2013: H.R. 3092, amended, to amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 407 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 460.
Pages H5569-72, H5572-73 

Recess:
The House recessed at 5:53 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
Page H5572

Moment of Silence:
The House observed a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the shooting at the Washington Naval Yard on Monday, September 16, 2013.
Page H5574

Suspension--Proceedings Postponed:
The House debated the following measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were postponed: Providing for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia: H.R. 301, amended, to provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia.
Pages H5564-67 

Presidential Message:
Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted an Agreement on Social Security between the United States of America and the Slovak Republic--referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-62).
Page H5572 

Quorum Calls--Votes:
Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5572-73, H5573-74, H5574. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 9:15 p.m.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

Barletta, Lou, Pa., E1324

Carson, Andre, Ind., E1323

Chu, Judy, Calif., E1322

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1326

Collins, Doug, Ga., E1322

Fleming, John, La., E1324

Foxx, Virginia, N.C., E1321, E1326

Gardner, Cory, Colo., E1319

Gingrey, Phil, Ga., E1328

Graves, Sam, Mo., E1319, E1320, E1321, E1322

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1319

Holt, Rush, N.J., E1321

Hudson, Richard, N.C., E1327

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E1326

Lee, Barbara, Calif., E1323

Long, Billy, Mo., E1324

McCollum, Betty, Minn., E1319

Maloney, Sean Patrick, N.Y., E1319

Negrete McLeod, Gloria, Calif., E1324

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E1322

Reichert, David G., Wash., E1325

Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho, Northern Mariana Islands, E1320

Sherman, Brad, Calif., E1328

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E1324, E1327

Terry, Lee, Nebr., E1325

Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E1319, E1320, E1321, E1322, E1323, E1325, E1326

Walden, Greg, Ore., E1326




Next Meeting:
10 a.m., Wednesday, September 18

Program for Wednesday:
Consideration of H.R. 761--National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 (Subject to a Rule).

Source: Daily Digest; Full House Record

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