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October 23, 2013

House Record Digest - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The House agreed to H. Res. 383, expressing the condolences of the House on the death of the Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Member of the House for 15 terms and Speaker of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred First, One Hundred Second, and One Hundred Third Congresses.

The House agreed to H. Res. 384, expressing the condolences of the House on the death of the Honorable C.W. Bill Young, a Representative from the State of Florida.

Suspensions:

The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Paul Brown United States Courthouse Designation Act: 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'', by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 551;

Pages H6646-47, H6658 

Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act: H.R. 2083, amended, to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to D1000require criminal background checks for school employees;
Pages H6647-51 

[Page: D1000]  GPO's PDF

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To require State educational agencies that receive funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to have in effect policies and procedures on background checks for school employees.''.

Page H6651 

Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act: H.R. 3205, to reauthorize and restructure the adoption incentives grant program, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 552; and
Pages H6651-58, H6659 

C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Designation Act: H.R. 3302, to name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Bay Pines, Florida, as the ``C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.''.
Pages H6660-64 


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
9 public bills, H.R. 3300-3308 and 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 97; H. Con. Res. 61; and H. Res. 383, 386-388 were introduced.
Pages H6674-75 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H6676-77 

Report Filed: A report was filed on Monday, October 21, 2013 as follows:

H.R. 3080, to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes, with an amendment (Rept. 113-246, Pt. 1). Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 1443, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recognize tinnitus as a mandatory condition for research and treatment by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-247);

H.R. 623, to provide for the conveyance of certain property located in Anchorage, Alaska, from the United States to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-248, Pt. 1);

H.R. 1963, to amend the Water Conservation and Utilization Act to authorize the development of non-Federal hydropower and issuance of leases of power privileges at projects constructed pursuant to the authority of the Water Conservation and Utilization Act, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-249);

H.R. 2463, to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States (H. Rept. 113-250, Pt. 1); and

H. Res. 385, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3080) to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-251).
Pages H6673-74 

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H6645 

Journal:
The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a recorded vote of 275 ayes to 116 noes with 2 answering ``present'', Roll No. 553.
Pages H6659-60 

Whole Number of the House: The Chair announced to the House that, in light of the passing of the gentleman from Florida, Mr. Young, the whole number of the House is 431.
Page H6646 

Recess:
The House recessed at 2:08 p.m. and reconvened at 5 p.m.
Page H6646 

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Paul Brown United States Courthouse Designation Act: 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'', by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 551;
Pages H6646-47, H6658 
Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act: H.R. 2083, amended, to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to D1000require criminal background checks for school employees;
Pages H6647-51 

[Page: D1000]  GPO's PDF

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To require State educational agencies that receive funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to have in effect policies and procedures on background checks for school employees.''.
Page H6651 
Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act: H.R. 3205, to reauthorize and restructure the adoption incentives grant program, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 402 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 552; and
Pages H6651-58, H6659 
C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Designation Act: H.R. 3302, to name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Bay Pines, Florida, as the ``C.W. Bill Young Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.''.
Pages H6660-64 

Recess:
The House recessed at 5:59 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
Page H6658 

In Memory of the late Honorable Thomas S. Foley of Washington: The House agreed to H. Res. 383, expressing the condolences of the House on the death of the Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Member of the House for 15 terms and Speaker of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred First, One Hundred Second, and One Hundred Third Congresses.
Page H6660 

In Memory of the late Honorable C.W. Bill Young of Florida: The House agreed to H. Res. 384, expressing the condolences of the House on the death of the Honorable C.W. Bill Young, a Representative from the State of Florida.
Page H6660 

Presidential Message:
Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted a certification pursuant to section 1002(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014--referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-68).
Page H6646 

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H6646.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H6658, H6659, H6659-60. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 2 p.m. and at 9:31 p.m., pursuant to House Resolutions 383 and 384, the House stands adjourned as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Honorable Thomas S. Foley and the late Honorable C.W. Bill Young.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

Bentivolio, Kerry L., Mich., E1533, E1536, E1539, E1540, E1543, E1544

Bishop, Timothy H., N.Y., E1543

Blackburn, Marsha, Tenn., E1535, E1540, E1545

Bordallo, Madeleine Z., Guam, E1535, E1536

Brady, Kevin, Tex., E1534

Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E1538

Capps, Lois, Calif., E1534

Carter, John R., Tex., E1540

Castor, Kathy, Fla., E1544

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1543

Cook, Paul, Calif., E1542

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1539, E1540, E1543, E1545

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E1535

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E1539

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1533

Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E1533

Gerlach, Jim, Pa., E1537

Grayson, Alan, Fla., E1541

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1538

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1533, E1534

Johnson, Sam, Tex., E1545

Keating, William R., Mass., E1537

Kinzinger, Adam, Ill., E1537

Kuster, Ann M., N.H., E1533

Latham, Tom, Iowa, E1534

McCarthy, Carolyn, N.Y., E1538

McKeon, Howard P. ``Buck'', Calif., E1537

Messer, Luke, Ind., E1535

Peters, Gary C., Mich., E1539

Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E1535, E1545

Roe, David P., Tenn., E1543

Scott, Robert C. ``Bobby'', Va., E1544

Titus, Dina, Nev., E1536

Waxman, Henry A., Calif., E1536




Next Meeting:
10 a.m., Wednesday, October 23

Program for Wednesday:
Consideration of H.R. 3080--Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (Subject to a Rule).

Source: Daily Digest; Full House Record

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