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May 9, 2013

House Record Digest - Wednesday, May 8, 2013

House and Senate met in a Joint Meeting to receive Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of South of Korea.

The House and Senate met in a joint session to receive Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea. She was escorted into the Chamber by a committee comprised of Representatives Cantor, McCarthy (CA), Walden, Lankford, Sessions, Royce, Camp, McKeon, Ros-Lehtinen, Brady (TX), Chabot, Granger, Reichert, Rogers (AL), Poe, Pelosi, Hoyer, Clyburn, Becerra, Crowley, Israel, Engel, Moran, Pascrell, Honda, Van Hollen, Matsui, Chu, Sewell, and Meng; and Senators Reid, Begich, Menendez, Cardin, McConnell, Cornyn, Barrasso, Murkowski, and Corker.
Pages H2487-90

Full Faith and Credit Act--Rule for Consideration:
The House agreed to H. Res. 202, the rule that is providing for consideration of H.R. 807, to require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached, by a yea-and-nay vote of 226 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 139, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 138.
Pages H2495-H2502, H2522-23

Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013:
The House passed H.R. 1406, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector, by a recorded vote of 223 ayes to 204 noes, Roll No. 137.
Pages H2502-22


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
33 public bills, H.R. 1867-1899; and 4 resolutions, H. Res. 206-209 were introduced.
Pages H2532-35 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H2535-36 

Reports Filed:
There were no reports filed today.

Speaker:
Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Meadows to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H2487 

Recess:
The House recessed at 9:04 a.m. for the purpose of receiving Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea. The House reconvened at 12:01 p.m., and agreed that the proceedings had during the Joint Meeting be printed in the Record.
Pages H2487, H2490 

Joint Meeting To Receive Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea:
The House and Senate met in a joint session to receive Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea. She was escorted into the Chamber by a committee comprised of Representatives Cantor, McCarthy (CA), Walden, Lankford, Sessions, Royce, Camp, McKeon, Ros-Lehtinen, Brady (TX), Chabot, Granger, Reichert, Rogers (AL), Poe, Pelosi, Hoyer, Clyburn, Becerra, Crowley, Israel, Engel, Moran, Pascrell, Honda, Van Hollen, Matsui, Chu, Sewell, and Meng; and Senators Reid, Begich, Menendez, Cardin, McConnell, Cornyn, Barrasso, Murkowski, and Corker.
Pages H2487-90

Full Faith and Credit Act--Rule for Consideration:
The House agreed to H. Res. 202, the rule that is providing for consideration of H.R. 807, to require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached, by a yea-and-nay vote of 226 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 139, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 138.
Pages H2495-H2502, H2522-23

Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013:
The House passed H.R. 1406, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector, by a recorded vote of 223 ayes to 204 noes, Roll No. 137.
Pages H2502-22
Rejected the Shea-Porter motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Education and the Workforce with instructions to report the bill back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a recorded vote of 200 ayes to 227 noes, Roll No. 136.
Pages H2520-21
Pursuant to the rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee D417on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.
Pages H2502-03

[Page: D417]  GPO's PDF

Agreed to: Gibson amendment (printed in H. Rept. 113-51) that requires the GAO to submit a report to Congress on the usage of compensatory time allowed under the Act and detail any complaints filed or enforcement actions taken for alleged violations of the Act. The report will ensure Congress can monitor any potential abuse of the Act (by a yea-and-nay vote of 384 yeas to 42 nays, Roll No. 135).
Pages H2516-20 

H. Res. 198, the rule providing for consideration of the bill, was agreed to yesterday, May 7th.

Recess:
The House recessed at 3:32 p.m. and reconvened at 5 p.m.
Page H2519 

Meeting Hour:
Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow.
Page H2523

Senate Message:
Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H2490.

Quorum Calls--Votes:
Three yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H2519-20, H2521, H2521-22, H2522-23 and H2523. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 7:02 p.m.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga., E622

Bishop, Timothy H., N.Y., E623

Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E624

Boustany, Charles W., Jr., La., E618

Brooks, Susan W., Ind., E624

Capps, Lois, Calif., E616

Connolly, Gerald E., Va., E617, E625

Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E625

Costa, Jim, Calif., E622

Davis, Susan A., Calif., E618

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E620

Fincher, Stephen Lee, Tenn., E624

Frankel, Lois, Fla., E622

Garrett, Scott, N.J., E626

Gerlach, Jim, Pa., E615

Harris, Andy, Md., E615

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E616

Huizenga, Bill, Mich., E615

Kind, Ron, Wisc., E615

Lee, Barbara, Calif., E616

LoBiondo, Frank A., N.J., E617

Long, Billy, Mo., E623

Marchant, Kenny, Tex., E618

Michaud, Michael H., Me., E620, E623, E625

Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E619

Peters, Scott H., Calif., E619

Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E625

Reichert, David G., Wash., E623

Roby, Martha, Ala., E626

Rogers, Harold, Ky., E615

Rokita, Todd, Ind., E622

Ruppersberger, C.A. Dutch, Md., E618

Sanchez, Loretta, Calif., E618

Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E620

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E616

Wolf, Frank R., Va., E619, E621




Next Meeting:
9 a.m., Thursday, May 9
House Chamber

Program for Thursday:
Complete consideration of H.R. 807--Full Faith and Credit Act.

Source: Daily Digest; Full House Record

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