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May 21, 2013

House Record Digest - Monday, May 20, 2013

Suspensions:

The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Stolen Valor Act of 2013: H.R. 258, to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military declarations or medals, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 390 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 161 and

Pages H2779-81, H2786

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military decorations or medals.''.
Page H2786

Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2013: H.R. 1073, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for protection of maritime navigation and prevention of nuclear terrorism, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 390 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 162.
Pages H2781-85, H2786-87 


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
9 public bills, H.R. 2052-2060; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 225-227 were introduced.
Pages H2802-03 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H2803-04 

Reports Filed:
Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 1911, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-82, Pt. 1);

H.R. 1949, to direct the Secretary of Education to convene the Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary Education Data to conduct a study on improvements to postsecondary education transparency at the Federal level, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-83);

H.R. 258, to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military declarations or medals (H. Rept. 113-84);

H.R. 1073, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for protection of maritime navigation and prevention of nuclear terrorism, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-85);

H.R. 271, to clarify that compliance with an emergency order under section 202(c) of the Federal Power Act may not be considered a violation of any Federal, State, or local environmental law or regulation, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 113-86); and

H.R. 1417, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a comprehensive strategy to gain and maintain operational control of the international borders of the United States, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-87).
Page H2802

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Denham to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H2777 

Recess:
The House recessed at 12:01 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
Page H2777 

Journal:
The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a yea-and-nay vote of 262 yeas to 125 nays with 1 answering ``present'', Roll No. 163.
Page H2787 

Recess:
The House recessed at 2:13 p.m. and reconvened at 5:03 p.m.
Page H2779

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures: Stolen Valor Act of 2013: H.R. 258, to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military declarations or medals, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 390 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 161 and
Pages H2779-81, H2786
Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military decorations or medals.''.
Page H2786
Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2013: H.R. 1073, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for protection of maritime navigation and prevention of nuclear terrorism, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 390 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 162.
Pages H2781-85, H2786-87 

Recess:
The House recessed at 5:31 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
Page H2785

Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Grayson announced his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
Page H2788

Senate Messages:
Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appear on pages H2778-79. D469

Senate Referrals:
S. 743 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary; S. 982 and S. Con. Res. 16 were held at the desk.
Pages H2779, H2801 

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H2786, H2786-87 and H2787-88. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 9:27 p.m.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

Andrews, Robert E., N.J., E704

Chaffetz, Jason, Utah, E704

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E702

DesJarlais, Scott, Tenn., E705

Gardner, Cory, Colo., E701

Grimm, Michael G., N.Y., E701

Honda, Michael M., Calif., E702

Larson, John B., Conn., E701, E703

Lewis, John, Ga., E705

Meadows, Markk, N.C., E701, E702

Neal, Richard E., Mass., E702

Pompeo, Mike, Kans., E704

Rush, Bobby L., Ill., E704

Scalise, Steve, La., E702

Young, C.W. Bill, Fla., E701




Next Meeting:
10 a.m., Tuesday, May 21
House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Consideration of the following measures under suspension of the rules: 1) H.R. 1412--Improving Job Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2013; 2) H.R. 570--American Heroes COLA Act, as amended; 3) H.R. 1344--Helping Heroes Fly Act, as amended; 4) H.R. 324--To grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II, as amended; 5) S. 982--Freedom to Fish Act; and 6) S. Con. Res. 16--Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for the unveiling of a statue of Frederick Douglass.

Source: Daily Digest; Full House Record

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