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November 13, 2013

House Record Digest - Tuesday, November 12, 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:
PREEMIE Reauthorization Act: S. 252, amended, to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity;

Pages H6961-67

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity, and for other purposes.''.
Page H6967

HIV Organ Policy Equity Act: S. 330, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish safeguards and standards of quality for research and transplantation of organs infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV);
Pages H6967-71

Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013: S. 893, to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2013, in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans;
Pages H6971-72

Amending title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency: H.R. 2871, to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 401 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 571; and
Pages H6972-74, H6977

Extending the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds: H.R. 2922, to extend the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 399 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 572.
Pages H6974-75, H6978 


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
15 public bills, H.R. 3446-3460; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 402, 404-407 were introduced.
Pages H6997-98 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H6998-H7000 

Reports Filed:
Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2810, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reform the sustainable growth rate and Medicare payment for physicians' services, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-257, Pt. 1);

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Supplemental report on H.R. 982, to amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-254, Pt. 2);

H.R. 2871, to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, and for other purposes H. (Rept. 113-258);

H.R. 2922, to extend the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds (H. Rept. 113-259);

H. Res. 196, supporting the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to counsel (H. Rept. 113-260);

H.R. 2728, to recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-261);

H.R. 1965, to streamline and ensure onshore energy permitting, provide for onshore leasing certainty, and give certainty to oil shale development for American energy security, economic development, and job creation, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-262, Pt. 1);

H.R. 1548, to facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-263); and

H. Res. 403, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2655) to amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 982) to amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-264).
Pages H6996-97

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Rooney to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H6959 

Recess:
The House recessed at 2:15 p.m. and reconvened at 5:01 p.m.
Page H6961

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: PREEMIE Reauthorization Act: S. 252, amended, to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity;
Pages H6961-67
Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity, and for other purposes.''.
Page H6967
HIV Organ Policy Equity Act: S. 330, to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish safeguards and standards of quality for research and transplantation of organs infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV);
Pages H6967-71
Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013: S. 893, to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2013, in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans;
Pages H6971-72
Amending title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency: H.R. 2871, to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 401 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 571; and
Pages H6972-74, H6977
Extending the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds: H.R. 2922, to extend the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect court officials away from the Supreme Court grounds, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 399 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 572.
Pages H6974-75, H6978 

Recess:
The House recessed at 6:21 p.m. and reconvened at 6:29 p.m.
Page H6977

Suspension--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were postponed: Supporting the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to counsel: H. Res. 196, amended, to support the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to counsel.
Pages H6975-77

Notice of Intent to Offer Motion: Representative Loebsack announced his intent to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 2642.
Page H6978 

Presidential Message:
Read a message from the President wherein he notified Congress that the national emergency with respect to Iran that was declared in Executive Order 12170 of November 14, 1979 is to continue in effect beyond November 14, D10722013--referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-72).
Page H6961 

Senate Messages:
Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appear on pages H6960-61.

Senate Referrals:
S. 287 was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs; S. 1561 was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; S. 815 was referred to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform, and the Judiciary; and S. 42 was held at the desk.
Page H6990 

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H6977, H6978. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 8:56 p.m.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue.

Bentivolio, Kerry L., Mich., E1639

Brady, Robert A., Pa., E1631, E1632

Braley, Bruce L., Iowa, E1627

Brooks, Susan W., Ind., E1639

Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1625

Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E1636

Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E1629, E1633, E1634

Clarke, Yvette D., N.Y., E1631, E1632

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1634

DeFazio, Peter A., Ore., E1638

Dent, Charles W., Pa., E1637

Doyle, Michael F., Pa., E1637

Farr, Sam, Calif., E1625, E1628

Gardner, Cory, Colo., E1632

Gingrey, Phil, Ga., E1625

Goodlatte, Bob, Va., E1628

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1628

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E1638

Keating, William R., Mass., E1636

Kinzinger, Adam, Ill., E1625, E1627

McCarthy, Carolyn, N.Y., E1628

McClintock, Tom, Calif., E1627

McCollum, Betty, Minn., E1628, E1636

Marchant, Kenny, Tex., E1631

Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E1626

Michaud, Michael H., Me., E1631, E1632

Moore, Gwen, Wisc., E1640

Murphy, Patrick, Fla., E1630

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E1630, E1633

Pingree, Chellie, Me., E1632

Quigley, Mike, Ill., E1637

Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E1630, E1634

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1638, E1639

Rogers, Mike, Ala., E1638, E1639, E1640

Sanford, Mark, N.C., E1635

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E1626

Shimkus, John, Ill., E1640

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E1627

Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E1635

Tipton, Scott R., Colo., E1626

Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E1636

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1626

Wolf, Frank R., Va., E1633




Next Meeting:
10 a.m., Wednesday, November 13
House Chamber

Program for Wednesday:
Consideration of H.R. 982--Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 (Subject to a Rule).

Source: Daily Digest; Full House Record

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