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April 27, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

April 23, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 24, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 25, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 26, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate

April 22, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 23, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 24, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 25, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

April 26, 2013 (Digest)

House Votes - H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act

H.R. 527: Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act

4/26/2013 12:43pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed186-211
4/26/2013 12:50pm:
On passage Passed394-1

House Suspension Vote - H.R. 1765: FAA funding flexibility

H.R. 1765: To provide the Secretary of Transportation with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.

4/26/2013 12:13pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 361-41

Senate Record Digest - Friday, April 26, 2013

Senate met at 11:30:26 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 12:00:46 p.m. until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.




Next Meeting:
SENATE
10 a.m., Tuesday, April 30

Program for Tuesday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.

Source: Daily Digest

House Record Digest - Friday, April 26, 2013

Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act: The House passed H.R. 527, to amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, by a yea-and-nay vote of 394 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 128. Consideration of the measure began yesterday, April 25th.
Pages H2357-64, H2374-77 

Suspension: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measure: Providing the Secretary of Transportation with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation Administration: H.R. 1765, to provide the Secretary of Transportation with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation Administration, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 361 yeas to 41 nays, Roll No. 125.
Pages H2364-74 

House Record - Friday, April 26, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Hultgren).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

April 26, 2013

Senate Cloture Vote - S. 743: Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013

S. 743: Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013

4/25/2013:
Cloture on measure invoked in Senate: 63-30

House Rule Vote - H.Res. 178: Providing for consideration of H.R. 527

H.Res. 178: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 527) to amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes.

4/25/2013 1:57pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to231-177

Senate Record Digest - Thursday, April 25, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S2981-S3061

Measures Introduced: Forty-five bills and fourteen resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 810-854, S.J. Res. 14, and S. Res. 115-127.
Pages S3028-30

Measures Reported:

S. 607, to improve the provisions relating to the privacy of electronic communications, with an amendment.
Page S3028

Measures Passed: Honoring the Victims of the Boston Bombings: Senate agreed to S. Res. 115, commending the heroism, courage, and sacrifice of Sean Collier, an officer in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Department, Martin Richard, an 8-year-old resident of Dorchester, Massachusetts, Krystle Campbell, a native of Medford, Massachusetts, Lu Lingzi, a student at Boston University, and all the victims who are recovering from injuries caused by the attacks in Boston, Massachusetts, including Richard Donohue, Jr., an officer in the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police Department.
Pages S2982-83

Senate Record - Thursday, April 25, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable William M. Cowan, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. WELCOMING THE GUEST CHAPLAIN
  7. MEASURE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 799
  8. WELCOMING THE GUEST CHAPLAIN
  9. HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE BOSTON BOMBINGS
  10. MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT
  11. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  12. HEALTH CARE
  13. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record Digest - Thursday, April 25, 2013

Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act: The House began consideration of H.R. 527, to amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers. Consideration is expected to resume tomorrow.
Pages H2323-27

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H. Res. 178, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 231 yeas to 177 nays, Roll No. 124.
Pages H2315-22
Agreed to the Bishop (UT) amendment to the rule by voice vote, after the previous question was ordered without objection.
Page H2322

House Record - Thursday, April 25, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Collins of Georgia).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. CLIMATE CHANGE IS HERE
  5. ARMY RESERVE BIRTHDAY
  6. END HUNGER NOW—CHILDHOOD HUNGER IN AMERICA
  7. CENSUS BUREAU ECONOMIC QUESTIONNAIRE
  8. SEQUESTER
  9. ELIZABETH SMART
  10. AWARDING THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL TO THE 65TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
  11. END FORCED UNION DUES IN AMERICA
  12. IN HONOR OF MITCHELL DEE JONES
  13. STRENGTHENING OUR STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
  14. HONORING GOSPEL MUSIC PIONEERS
  15. SEQUESTRATION AND THE BUDGET
  16. SEQUESTER AND THE BUDGET
  17. HONORING NAZARINE J. BELLARDINI
  18. IT IS NEVER OKAY TO DISREGARD OUR MOST BASIC PRIVACY RIGHTS
  19. RECESS
  20. AFTER RECESS
  21. PRAYER
  22. THE JOURNAL
  23. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  24. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

April 25, 2013

House Suspension Vote - H.R. 360: To award posthumously Congressional Gold Medals

H.R. 360: To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, in recognition of the 50th commemoration of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church where the 4 little Black girls lost their lives, which served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement.

4/24/2013 3:14pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 420-0

House Rule Votes - H.Res. 175: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1549

H.Res. 175: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1549) to amend Public Law 111-148 to transfer fiscal year 2013 through fiscal year 2016 funds from the Prevention and Public Health Fund to carry out the temporary high risk health insurance pool program for individuals with preexisting conditions, and to extend access to such program to such individuals who have had creditable coverage during the 6 months prior to application for coverage through such program.

4/24/2013 2:59pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to228-192
4/24/2013 3:05pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to225-189

Senate Vote - S. 743: Marketplace Fairness Act

S. 743: Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013

4/24/2013:
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate: 74-23

Senate Record Digest - Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S2909-S2980

Measures Introduced: Seventeen bills and seven resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 793-809, S. Res. 109-114, and S. Con. Res. 15.
Pages S2960-61 

Measures Passed: National Safe Digging Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 111, supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month.
Page S2979 
Biochemical Attack on April 16, 2013: Senate agreed to S. Res. 112, commending employees of the Senate Post Office, employees of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate, members of the Capitol Police, and members of the Capitol Hill community for their courage and professionalism following the biochemical attack against the Senate on April 16, 2013.
Page S2979 
National Adopt a Library Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 113, designating April 23, 2013 as ``National Adopt a Library Day''.
Page S2979 
Authorizing testimony, documents, and representation: Senate agreed to S. Res. 114, to authorize testimony, documents, and representation in United States v. Renzi, et al.
Page S2979 

Measures Considered: Marketplace Fairness Act--Agreement: Senate began consideration of S. 743, to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, after agreeing to the motion to proceed, and taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:

Senate Record - Wednesday, April 24, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable RICHARD BLUMENTHAL, a Senator from the State of Connecticut.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. ACKNOWLEDGING THE CAPITOL POLICE
  6. SCHEDULE
  7. MEASURE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 788
  8. MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT
  9. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME
  10. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  11. SEQUESTRATION
  12. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record Digest - Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 29 public bills, H.R. 1692-1720; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 179 were introduced.
Pages H2297-99

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H2299-H2300

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H. Res. 178, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 527) to amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-47).
Page H2297

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Rodney Davis to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H2251

Recess: The House recessed at 10:40 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon.
Page H2256

Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest chaplain, Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Armenian Apostolic Church of America, New York, NY.
Page H2256

House Record - Wednesday, April 24, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. BORDER NEVER SECURED
  5. IN MEMORY OF THOSE LOST IN THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
  6. PENN STATE UNIVERSITY 11TH ANNUAL EQUINE SCIENCE SHOWCASE AND QUARTER HORSE SALE
  7. SEQUESTRATION'S EFFECTS
  8. BAY COUNTY CENTENNIAL
  9. SUDAN PEACE, SECURITY, AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2013
  10. OUR NATION'S MISSILE DEFENSE ISN'T A BARGAINING CHIP
  11. THE PASSING OF HELEN L. DOHERTY APRIL 17, 2013
  12. UKRAINE
  13. KEEP YOSEMITE TOURIST-FRIENDLY
  14. THE MAJORITY'S DEFLATING AGENDA
  15. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
  16. RECESS
  17. AFTER RECESS
  18. PRAYER
  19. THE JOURNAL
  20. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

April 24, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 1067, H.R. 1068

H.R. 1067: To make revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements.
4/23/2013 7:00pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 409-0

H.R. 1068: To enact title 54, United States Code, "National Park Service and Related Programs", as positive law.
4/23/2013 7:08pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 409-0

Senate Record Digest - Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S2857-S2907

Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 777-792, and S. Res. 105-108.
Pages S2896-97 

Measures Passed: Financial Literacy Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 105, designating April 2013 as ``Financial Literacy Month''.
Page S2904 
National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 106, commending rehabilitation counselors and supporting the goals and ideals of National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day.
Page S2904 
National Month of the Military Child: Senate agreed to S. Res. 107, honoring military children during the National Month of the Military Child.
Page S2904 
National 9-1-1 Education Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 108, designating April 2013 as ``National 9-1-1 Education Month''.
Page S2904 

Measures Considered: Marketplace Fairness Act--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 743, to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws.
Pages S2866-87 
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that when Senate resumes Legislative Session on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, Senate continue consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and immediately vote on adoption of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S2905 

Senate Record - Tuesday, April 23, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable William M. Cowan, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. REGULAR ORDER
  7. SEQUESTRATION
  8. UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST—H. CON. RES. 25
  9. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME
  10. MORNING BUSINESS
  11. ORDER OF PROCEDURE
  12. SEQUESTRATION
  13. FACING CHALLENGES TOGETHER
  14. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  15. THE SEQUESTER
  16. MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT
  17. COMMENDING SENATOR HEITKAMP

House Record Digest - Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Making revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements: H.R. 1067, to make revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 118 and
Pages H2169-71, H2228-29
Enacting title 54, United States Code, ``National Park Service and Related Programs'', as positive law: H.R. 1068, amended, to enact title 54, United States Code, ``National Park Service and Related Programs'', as positive law, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 119.
Pages H2171-H2230 

House Record - Tuesday, April 23, 2013

  1. The House met at noon and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Bentivolio).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. HONORING THE MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION
  5. TECHNOLOGY MAY CHANGE, BUT THE CONSTITUTION DOES NOT
  6. NINETY-EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
  7. RECESS
  8. AFTER RECESS
  9. PRAYER
  10. THE JOURNAL
  11. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

April 20, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

April 15, 2013 April 16, 2013 April 17, 2013 April 18, 2013 April 19, 2013

Senate

April 15, 2013
April 16, 2013
April 17, 2013 April 18, 2013

Record Digest - Friday, April 19, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives
[Page: D345]  GPO's PDF

Senate


Chamber Action


The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013.

Committee Meetings


(Committees not listed did not meet)
COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine comprehensive immigration reform legislation, including S. 744, to provide for comprehensive immigration reform, after receiving testimony from Peter Kirsanow, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan and Arnoff, Cleveland, Ohio; and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, Washington, D.C.


House of Representatives

House Record - April 19, 2013

  1. House of Representatives
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. COMMUNICATION FROM THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE
  7. ADJOURNMENT

April 19, 2013

House Votes - H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)

H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

4/18/2013 12:50pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed189-224
4/18/2013 12:59pm:
On passage Passed288-127

Senate Amendment Votes - S. 649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act

S. 649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013

4/18/2013:
S.AMDT.717 Amendment SA 717, under the order of 4/16/13, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was agreed to in Senate: 67-30
4/18/2013:
S.AMDT.730 Amendment SA 730, under the order of 4/16/13, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was agreed to in Senate: 95-2

Record Digest - Thursday, April 18, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 18, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Brian Schatz, a Senator from the State of Hawaii.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. EXPLOSION IN WEST, TEXAS
  7. GUN VIOLENCE
  8. IMMIGRATION
  9. MAIL SAFETY
  10. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  11. TEXAS TRAGEDY
  12. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - April 18, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Denham).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

April 18, 2013

Senate Amendment Votes - S. 649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act

S. 649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013

4/17/2013:
Considered by Senate.

House Votes - H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

H.R. 624: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

4/17/2013 5:09pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 624 as unfinished business.

Record Digest - Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 17, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable BRIAN SCHATZ, a Senator from the State of Hawaii.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. MEASURE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 743
  7. PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE
  8. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  9. TRIBUTE TO POSTAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT WORKERS
  10. GUN AMENDMENTS
  11. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - April 17, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker.
  2. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  3. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DESERVE A BALANCED BUDGET
  4. JOHN BERRY
  5. THE VETERANS TIMELY ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE ACT
  6. END-OF-LIFE CARE
  7. PATH TO STATEHOOD
  8. HONORING MAUDELLE SHIREK
  9. LET'S DO OUR PATRIOTIC DUTY AND VOTE ON GUN CONTROL
  10. AWARDING THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL TO PROFESSOR MUHAMMAD YUNUS
  11. WVON RADIO'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
  12. RECESS

April 17, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 1163, H.R. 756, H.R. 967


H.R. 1163: Federal Information Security Amendments Act
4/16/2013 2:05pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 416-0

H.R. 756: Cybersecurity Enhancement Act
4/16/2013 2:13pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 402-16

H.R. 967: Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act
4/16/2013 2:20pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 406-11

Record Digest - Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 16, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  4. SCHEDULE
  5. MEASURES PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 729 AND S. 730
  6. BOSTON MARATHON VIOLENCE
  7. ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE
  8. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  9. BOSTON MARATHON ATTACKS
  10. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - April 16, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Webster of Florida).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

April 16, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 1162, H.R. 882, H.R. 249

H.R. 1162: Government Accountability Office Improvement Act
4/15/2013 6:57pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 408-0

H.R. 882: Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013
4/15/2013 7:08pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to (2/3 required): 407-0

H.R. 249: Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013
4/15/2013 7:16pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed: (2/3 required): 250-159

Record Digest - Monday, April 15, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 15, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 2 p.m. and was called to order by the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  4. SCHEDULE
  5. PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE
  6. GUN TRAFFICKING
  7. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME
  8. MORNING BUSINESS

House Record - April 15, 2013

  1. The House met at noon and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Holding).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

April 13, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

April 9, 2013 April 10, 2013 April 11, 2013 April 12, 2013
Senate

April 8, 2013
April 9, 2013
April 10, 2013
April 11, 2013

House Votes - H.R. 1120: Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act

H.R. 1120: Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act

4/12/2013 12:00pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed197-229
4/12/2013 12:10pm:
On passage Passed219-209

Record Digest - Friday, April 12, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives


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Senate


Chamber Action


The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2013.

Committee Meetings


No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives


Chamber Action

House Record - April 12, 2013

  1. House of Representatives
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

April 12, 2013

House Rule Votes - H.Res. 146: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1120

H.Res. 146: Providing for consideration of H.R. 1120

4/11/2013 1:51pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to226-192
4/11/2013 2:09pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to226-194

Senate Vote - S. 649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act

S. 649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013

4/11/2013:
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill invoked in Senate: 68-31

Record Digest - Thursday, April 11, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 11, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Brian Schatz, a Senator from the State of Hawaii.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. GUN SAFETY
  7. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  8. GUN SAFETY
  9. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - April 11, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Ms. Foxx).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

April 11, 2013

House Votes - H.R. 678: Hydropower Development

H.R. 678: Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act

4/10/2013 3:36pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed194-226
4/10/2013 3:46pm:
On passage Passed416-7

Record Digest - Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


HIGHLIGHTS


    Senate confirmed the nomination of Sarah Jewell, of Washington, to be Secretary of the Interior.

[Page: D289]  GPO's PDF

Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 10, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable William M. Cowan, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. MEASURES PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 680 AND S. 691
  7. IMPACTS OF SEQUESTER
  8. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - April 10, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Ribble).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

April 10, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 254, H.R. 1033

H.R. 254: Bonneville Unit Clean Hydropower Facilitation Act
4/9/2013 6:56pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 400-4

H.R. 1033: American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act
4/9/2013 7:07pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 283-122 

Record Digest - Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


[Page: D283]  GPO's PDF

Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - April 9, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  4. SAFE COMMUNITIES, SAFE SCHOOLS ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED
  5. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  6. LEGISLATIVE SESSION
  7. RECESS

House Record - April 9, 2013

  1. The House met at 2 p.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Harris).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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