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July 31, 2013

House Amendment Votes - H.R. 2610: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2610: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

7/30/2013 3:05pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 312 and Rule XVIII.

7/30/2013 10:17pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2610 as unfinished business.

Senate Record Digest - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S6029-S6082

Measures Introduced:
Sixteen bills and five resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1385-1400, and S. Res. 202-206.
Pages S6071-72 

Measures Passed:
Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building: Senate passed H.R. 2611, to designate the headquarters building of the Coast Guard on the campus located at 2701 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue Southeast in the District of Columbia as the ``Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building''.
Pages S6081-82 
Reverse Mortgage Stabilization Act: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2167, to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish additional requirements to improve the fiscal safety and soundness of the home equity conversion mortgage insurance program, and the bill was then passed.
Page S6082 
Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 44, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Page S6082 
National Whistleblower Appreciation Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 202, designating July 30, 2013, as ``National Whistleblower Appreciation Day''.
Page S6082 
National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 204, designating August 7, 2013, as ``National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day''.
Page S6082 
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 205, expressing support for the designation of September 2013 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Page S6082 
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 206, designating September 2013 as ``National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month''.
Page S6082 

Measures Considered:

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act:
Senate continued consideration of S. 1243, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, taking action on the following amendments and motion proposed thereto:

House Record Digest - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The House began consideration of H.R. 2610, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. Consideration is expected to resume tomorrow, July 31st.

Senate Record - Tuesday, July 30, 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. MEASURE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—H.R. 2218
  6. THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
  7. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  8. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

  1. The House met at noon and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Culberson).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. THE NAME OF NFL'S WASHINGTON FOOTBALL FRANCHISE SHOULD BE CHANGED
  5. NINTH UNANSWERED BENGHAZI QUESTION
  6. MEDICARE ANNIVERSARY
  7. AFGHANISTAN
  8. GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY ACT of 2013
  9. HONORING WALTER DURHAM
  10. RECESS
  11. AFTER RECESS
  12. PRAYER
  13. THE JOURNAL
  14. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  15. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

July 30, 2013

Senate Record Digest - Monday, July 29, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5989-S6028

Measures Introduced:
Six bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1379-1384.
Page S6023 

Measures Reported:

S. 534, to reform the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 113-82)

S. 783, to amend the Helium Act to improve helium stewardship, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 113-83)
Page S6023 

Measures Passed:
Battle of Lake Erie 200th Anniversary: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 153, recognizing the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Pages S6027-28 
Asia-Pacific Maritime Domains: Senate agreed to S. Res. 167, reaffirming the strong support of the United States for the peaceful resolution of territorial, sovereignty, and jurisdictional disputes in the Asia-Pacific maritime domains, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:

Senate Record - Monday, July 29, 2013

  1. Senate
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  4. SCHEDULE
  5. THE SEQUESTER
  6. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

July 27, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

July 22, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 23, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 24, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 25, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 26, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)


Senate

July 23, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 24, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 25, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

House Record Digest - Friday, July 26, 2013

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
3 public bills, H.R. 2844-2846 were introduced.
Page H5093 

Additional Cosponsors:
Page H5093 

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows: In the Matter of Allegations Relating to Staff Travel Provided by the Turkish Coalition of America in August 2008 (H. Rept. 113-176).
Page H5093 

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Holding to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H5091 

Quorum Calls--Votes: There were no Yea and Nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:02 a.m.

House Record - Friday, July 26, 2013

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

July 26, 2013

Senate Sequester Vote - S. 1243: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations

S. 1243: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations

7/25/2013:
Motion by Senator Toomey to recommit to Senate Committee on Appropriations with instructions tabled in Senate: 56-42

House Passed - H.R. 2218: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

H.R. 2218: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013

7/25/2013 11:31am:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed192-225
7/25/2013 11:41am:
On passage Passed265-155

Senate Record Digest - Thursday, July 25, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5925-S5987

Measures Introduced:
Seventeen bills and four resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1362-1378, S. Res. 199-201, and S. Con. Res. 20.
Pages S5968-69 

Measures Reported:

S. 1371, making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. (S. Rept. No. 113-80)

S. 1372, making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. (S. Rept. No. 113-81)
Page S5968 

Measures Passed:
United States Intelligence Professionals Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 200, designating July 26, 2013, as ``United States Intelligence Professionals Day''.
Page S5979 
National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 201, designating the first Wednesday in September 2013 as ``National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day'' and raising awareness and understanding of polycystic kidney disease.
Page S5979 

Measures Considered:

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act--Agreement:
Senate continued consideration of S. 1243, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, taking action on the following motion and amendments proposed thereto:

House Record Digest - Thursday, July 25, 2013

The House passed H.R. 2218, to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment, by a recorded vote of 265 ayes to 155 noes, Roll No. 418.

Senate Record - Thursday, July 25, 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. DOING WHAT IS GOOD FOR AMERICA
  7. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  8. WORKING WITH OTHERS
  9. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - Thursday, July 25, 2013

  1. The House met at 9 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker.
  2. PRAYER
  3. THE JOURNAL
  4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  5. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

July 25, 2013

House Passed - H.R. 2397: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2397: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

7/24/2013 7:16pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed192-231
7/24/2013 7:31pm:
On passage Passed315-109

Senate Passed - H.R. 1911: Smarter Solutions for Students Act

H.R. 1911: Smarter Solutions for Students Act

7/24/2013:
Passed Senate, under the order of 7/23/2013, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment: 81-18

House Rule Votes - H.Res. 315: Providing for consideration of H.R. 2218, H.R. 1582

H.Res. 315: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2218) to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1582) to protect consumers by prohibiting the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating as final certain energy-related rules that are estimated to cost more than $1 billion and will cause significant adverse effects to the economy.

7/24/2013 2:14pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to224-191
7/24/2013 2:23pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to232-188

Senate Record Digest - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Senate passed H.R. 1911, Smarter Solution for Students Act, as amended.

By 81 yeas to 18 nays (Vote No. 185), Senate passed 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, 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, by the order of the Senate of Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 60 Senators having voted in the affirmative, after taking action on amendments.

Senate passed H.R. 1092, to designate the air route traffic control center located in Nashua, New Hampshire, as the ``Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center''.

House Record Digest - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The House passed H.R. 2397, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014.

The House passed H.R. 2397, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, by a yea-and-nay vote of 315 yeas to 109 nays, Roll No. 414. Consideration of the measure began yesterday, July 23rd.

The House observed a moment of silence in honor of Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the United States Capitol Police who were killed in the line of duty defending the Capitol against an intruder armed with a gun on July 24, 1998.

Senate Record - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable EDWARD J. MARKEY, 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. OFFICER CHESTNUT AND DETECTIVE GIBSON
  7. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Webster).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. THE SEVENTH UNANSWERED QUESTION
  5. EFFECTS OF THE SEQUESTER
  6. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  7. FEAR OF MAN IS A SNARE
  8. THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING
  9. RULE OF LAW
  10. COAL ASH AND ENERGY
  11. ENERGY
  12. ISSUES FACING AMERICA
  13. COMMENDING ERIC WOLF ON HIS ACCEPTANCE TO THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
  14. END HUNGER NOW #19—CHEFS FIGHTING HUNGER
  15. HONORING THE LIFE OF LILLIAN KAWASAKI
  16. DETROIT BANKRUPTCY
  17. UNEMPLOYMENT AND JOBS
  18. UPDATE ON PUERTO RICO'S POLITICAL STATUS
  19. RECESS
  20. AFTER RECESS
  21. PRAYER
  22. THE JOURNAL
  23. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  24. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER
  25. RESIGNATION FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  26. WELCOMING PASTOR JOHN REYNOLDS
  27. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

July 24, 2013

House Amendment Votes - H.R. 2397: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2397: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014

7/23/2013 2:19pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 312 and Rule XVIII.

7/24/2013 1:14am:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2397 as unfinished business.

Senate Cloture, Amendment Votes - S. 1243: Transportation, HUD Appropriations

S. 1243: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations

7/23/2013:
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate: 73-26 (GT).
7/23/2013:
S.AMDT.1744 Amendment SA 1744 proposed by Senator Vitter.
To prohibit funds to be used to provide housing assistance benefits to individuals convicted of certain felonies.
7/23/2013:
S.AMDT.1744 Amendment SA 1744 agreed to in Senate: 99-1

Senate Record Digest - Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5809-S5850

Measures Introduced:
Twelve bills were introduced as follows: S. 1337-1348.
Pages S5839-40 

Measures Considered:
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act--Agreement:
Senate began consideration of S. 1243, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, after agreeing to the motion to proceed, the text of H.R. 2610, as reported by the House Committee on Appropriations, was deemed House passed text for the purpose of Rule XVI, and taking action on the following amendment proposed thereto:

House Record Digest - Tuesday, July 23, 2013

The House began consideration of H.R. 2397, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. Consideration is expected to continue tomorrow, July 24th.

Senate Record - Tuesday, July 23, 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. TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2014—MOTION TO PROCEED
  5. TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2014
  6. RECESS
  7. TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2014—Continued
  8. MORNING BUSINESS

House Record - Tuesday, July 23, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Massie).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. TAX REFORM AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  5. SIXTH UNANSWERED BENGHAZI QUESTION
  6. BURDENING FUTURE GENERATIONS WITH DEFERRED MAINTENANCE
  7. THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN TODAY
  8. SUPPORT GLASS-STEAGALL AND A RETURN TO A SOUND BANKING SYSTEM
  9. NATURAL GAS REGULATED AT THE STATE LEVEL IS WORKING
  10. DEFENDING FREEDOM WITH PURSE STRINGS
  11. HONORING HABERSHAM ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION
  12. RECESS
  13. AFTER RECESS
  14. PRAYER
  15. THE JOURNAL
  16. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  17. WELCOMING DR. SHANE ALEXANDER
  18. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

July 23, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 1542, H.Con.Res. 44

H.R. 1542: WMD Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2013

7/22/2013 6:57pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 388-3


H.Con.Res. 44: Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.

7/22/2013 7:05pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to: (2/3 required): 388-0

House Record Digest - Monday, July 22, 2013

Suspensions:

The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act: H.R. 697, amended, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in Clark County, Nevada, for the environmental remediation and reclamation of the Three Kids Mine Project Site;

Pages H4831-33

California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013: H.R. 1411, amended, to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands in the California Coastal National Monument as a part of the National Landscape Conservation System;
Pages H4833-36

Amending title 23, United States Code, with respect to the operation of vehicles on certain Wisconsin highways: H.R. 2353, to amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to the operation of vehicles on certain Wisconsin highways;
Page H4836

Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run: H. Con. Res. 44, to authorize the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 388 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 376; and
Pages H4836-37, H4840-41

WMD Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2013: H.R. 1542, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish weapons of mass destruction intelligence and information sharing functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security and to require dissemination of information analyzed by the Department to entities with responsibilities relating to homeland security, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 388 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 375.
Pages H4837-40 

House Record - Monday, July 22, 2013

  1. House of Representatives
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. END-OF-LIFE CARE
  5. HONORING TEACHERS AND CONSTITUENTS
  6. RECESS
  7. AFTER RECESS
  8. PRAYER
  9. THE JOURNAL
  10. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  11. JOBS AND THE ECONOMY
  12. PRESERVING MEDICARE PATIENT ACCESS
  13. FIFTH UNANSWERED BENGHAZI QUESTION
  14. HONORING JACK HOFFMAN
  15. JOBS AND THE FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM
  16. RECESS

July 20, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

July 15, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 16, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 17, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 18, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 19, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

Senate

July 15, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 16, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 17, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 18, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 19, 2013 (Digest)

House Passed - H.R. 5: Student Success Act

H.R. 5: Student Success Act

7/19/2013 11:14am:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed196-231
7/19/2013 11:20am:
On passage Passed221-207

Senate Record Digest - Friday, July 19, 2013

The Senate met at 12:15:28 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 12:15:59 p.m. until 10 a.m., on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

House Record Digest - Friday, July 19, 2013

The House passed H.R. 5, to support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, and inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, by a recorded vote of 221 ayes to 207 noes, Roll No. 374. Consideration of the measure began yesterday, July 18th.

Senate Record - Friday, July 19, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 12:15 and 28 seconds p.m. and was called to order by the Honorable MAZIE K. HIRONO, a Senator from the State of Hawaii.
  2. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  3. ADJOURNMENT UNTIL TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 AT 10 A.M.
Source: Congressional Record (same list, temporary links)

House Record - Friday, July 19, 2013

  1. The House met at 9 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker.
  2. PRAYER
  3. THE JOURNAL
  4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  5. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER
  6. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FURLOUGHS
  7. BRANDON WEBB
  8. CHILDREN DESERVE QUALITY EDUCATION
  9. THE REALITY OF CLIMATE CHANGE
  10. LANCASTER HEROES
  11. PROPHETSTOWN FIRE
  12. FOR HARDWORKING AMERICANS
  13. LET'S GET AMERICA BACK TO WORK
  14. IN HONOR OF THE SERVICE OF TOM PRICE
  15. SUPPORTING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
  16. STUDENT SUCCESS ACT
  17. THE JOURNAL
  18. AUTHORIZING THE CLERK TO MAKE CORRECTIONS IN ENGROSSMENT OF H.R. 5, STUDENT SUCCESS ACT
  19. LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM
  20. ADJOURNMENT TO MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013

July 19, 2013

House Amendment Votes - H.R. 5: Student Success Act

H.R. 5: Student Success Act

7/18/2013 2:34pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 303 and Rule XVIII.

7/18/2013 7:08pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5 as unfinished business.

Senate Record Digest - Thursday, July 18, 2013

Senate confirmed the nomination of Thomas Edward Perez, of Maryland, to be Secretary of Labor.

Senate confirmed the nomination of Regina McCarthy, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Senate passed H.R. 2642, to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, after striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof, the text of S. 954, Senate companion measure, as amended.

House Record Digest - Thursday, July 18, 2013

The House began consideration of H.R. 5, to support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, and inform parents of the performance of their children's schools. Consideration is expected to resume tomorrow, July 19th.

Senate Record - Thursday, July 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. TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2014—MOTION TO PROCEED
  6. MORNING BUSINESS
  7. AURORA THEATER SHOOTING
  8. PEREZ NOMINATION
  9. McCARTHY NOMINATION
  10. PEREZ NOMINATION
  11. HEALTH CARE
  12. MCCARTHY NOMINATION
  13. CONCLUSION OF MORNING BUSINESS

House Record - Thursday, July 18, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. LaMalfa).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. AIR FORCE ONE
  5. BENGHAZI UNANSWERED
  6. CLIMATE CHANGE
  7. TRACK THEM DOWN
  8. WATER FOR THE WORLD
  9. JOHN PAUL POWERS
  10. GREENS GONE WILD
  11. OBAMACARE SHOULD BE DELAYED PERMANENTLY
  12. THE CONSEQUENCES OF GOVERNMENT OVERSPENDING
  13. RECESS
  14. AFTER RECESS
  15. PRAYER
  16. THE JOURNAL
  17. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  18. WELCOMING CHAPLAIN MAJOR HOWARD BELL
  19. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

July 18, 2013

House Passed - H.R. 2667: Authority for Mandate Delay Act; H.R. 2668: Fairness for American Families Act

H.R. 2667: Authority for Mandate Delay Act

7/17/2013 6:28pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed188-230 (GT).
7/17/2013 6:36pm:
On passage Passed264-161


H.R. 2668: Fairness for American Families Act

7/17/2013 6:53pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed193-230 (GT).
7/17/2013 7:00pm:
On passage Passed251-174

Senate Record Digest - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5717-S5758

Measures Introduced:
Seven bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1311-1317, and S. Res. 197.
Page S5755 

Measures Passed:
Charles W. Morgan: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 183, commemorating the relaunching of the 172-year-old Charles W. Morgan by Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Pages S5757-58 

Measures Considered:

Keep Student Loans Affordable Act:
Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1238, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans.
Pages S5717-18 

House Record Digest - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The House passed H.R. 2667, to delay the application of the employer health insurance mandate, by a yea-and-nay vote of 264 yeas to 161 nays, Roll No. 361.

The House passed H.R. 2668, to delay the application of the individual health insurance mandate, by a yea-and-nay vote of 251 yeas to 174 nays, Roll No. 363.


Senate Record - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Carl Levin, a Senator from the State of Michigan.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. KEEP STUDENT LOANS AFFORDABLE ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED

House Record - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Massie).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. EFFECTS OF SEQUESTRATION
  5. AFGHANISTAN
  6. YOU'VE GOT TO BE CAREFULLY TAUGHT
  7. OBAMACARE
  8. DECREASING RATES OF FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE IN SNAP
  9. IN HONOR OF ADMIRAL FRANK BENTON KELSO, II
  10. GOVERNMENT FURLOUGHS
  11. THE REPEAL OF OBAMACARE
  12. EFFECTS OF SEQUESTRATION ON FEDERAL COURT SYSTEM
  13. RECESS
  14. AFTER RECESS
  15. PRAYER
  16. THE JOURNAL
  17. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  18. WELCOMING REVEREND ROBERT WAGENSEIL
  19. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

July 17, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 2576, H.R. 1848, H.R. 2611

H.R. 2576: To amend title 49, United States Code, to modify requirements relating to the availability of pipeline safety regulatory documents, and for other purposes.

7/16/2013 6:59pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 405-2


H.R. 1848: Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013

7/16/2013 7:07pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 411-0


H.R. 2611: To designate the headquarters building of the Coast Guard on the campus located at 2701 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue Southeast in the District of Columbia as the "Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building", and for other purposes.

7/16/2013 7:16pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 411-0

Senate Record Digest - Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Senator-Elect Edward J. Markey, of Massachusetts, was administered the oath of office by the Vice President.

House Record Digest - Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Suspensions:

The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013: H.R. 1848, amended, to ensure that the Federal Aviation Administration advances the safety of small airplanes, and the continued development of the general aviation industry, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 411 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 355;

Pages H4492-94, H4502-03

Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building Designation Act: H.R. 2611, to designate the headquarters building of the Coast Guard on the campus located at 2701 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue Southeast in the District of Columbia as the ``Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building'', by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 411 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 356; and
Pages H4494-95, H4503

Amending title 49, United States Code, to modify requirements relating to the availability of pipeline safety regulatory documents: H.R. 2576, to amend title 49, United States Code, to modify requirements relating to the availability of pipeline safety regulatory documents, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 405 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 354.
Pages H4495-H4501, H4501-02 

Senate Record - Tuesday, July 16, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m., on the expiration of the recess, and was called to order by the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. ORDER OF BUSINESS
  4. CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT
  5. ADMINISTRATION OF OATH OF OFFICE
  6. MEASURE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 1292
  7. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  8. RECESS

House Record - Tuesday, July 16, 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. BENGHAZI INVESTIGATION
  5. THE FARM BILL AND POLLINATORS
  6. RECESS
  7. AFTER RECESS
  8. PRAYER
  9. THE JOURNAL
  10. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  11. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

July 16, 2013

Senate Vote - Motion for Attendance

Question: On the Motion for Attendance (Motion to Instruct the Sergeant at Arms)

Vote Result: Motion for Attendance Agreed to 69-28

Senate Record Digest - Monday, July 15, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5675-S5689

Measures Introduced:
Three bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1294-1296, and S. Res. 195.
Page S5687 

Measures Reported:

S. 363, to expand geothermal production. (S. Rept. No. 113-72)

S. 659, to reauthorize the Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1991, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 113-73)

S. 684, to amend the Mni Wiconi Project Act of 1988 to facilitate completion of the Mni Wiconi Rural Water Supply System, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 113-74)

S. 693, to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 113-75)

S.J. Res. 12, to consent to certain amendments enacted by the legislature of the State of Hawaii to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920. (S. Rept. No. 113-76)
Pages S5686-87 

Measures Passed:
Authorizing Testimony and Representation: Senate agreed to S. Res. 195, to authorize testimony and representation In the Matter of the Proposed Discipline of Laura Block Lower.
Pages S5688-89 

Measures Considered:

Keep Student Loans Affordable Act:
Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1238, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans.
Page S5675 

Motion to Instruct the Sergeant at Arms:
By 69 yeas to 28 nays (Vote No. 172), Senate agreed to the motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the attendance of absent Senators.
Page S5684 

House Record Digest - Monday, July 15, 2013

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
2 public bills, H.R. 2687-2688 were introduced.
Page H4488 

Additional Cosponsors:
Page H4488 

Reports Filed:
There were no reports filed today.

Speaker:
Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Petri to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H4487

Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Edward J. Markey, wherein he resigned as Representative for the Fifth Congressional District of Massachusetts, effective at the close of business on Monday, July 15, 2013.
Page H4487

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page H4487.

Quorum Calls--Votes: There were no Yea and Nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:03 a.m.

Senate Record - Monday, July 15, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 2:01 p.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Tim Kaine, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. KEEP STUDENT LOANS AFFORDABLE ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED
  6. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - Monday, July 15, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Petri).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. COMMUNICATION FROM THE HONORABLE EDWARD J. MARKEY, MEMBER OF CONGRESS
  7. MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE
  8. ADJOURNMENT

July 12, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

July 8, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 9, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 10, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 11, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)


Senate

July 8, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 9, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 10, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

July 11, 2013 (Prayer, Digest)

House Passed - H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act

H.R. 2642: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013

7/11/2013 3:32pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed198-226
7/11/2013 3:40pm:
On passage Passed216-208

Senate Record Digest - Thursday, July 11, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5625-S5673

Measures Introduced:
Sixteen bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1278-1293, and S.J. Res. 20.
Page S5667

Measures Reported:

S. 1283, making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. (S. Rept. No. 113-70)

S. 1284, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. (S. Rept. No. 113-71)
Page S5667

Measures Passed:
Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA: Committee on Finance was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2289, to rename section 219(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as the Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA, and the bill was then passed.
Page S5672
Authorizing the Use of Emancipation Hall: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 43, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony honoring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of his birth.
Page S5673
National Day of the American Cowboy: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 191, designating July 27, 2013, as ``National Day of the American Cowboy'', and the resolution was then agreed to.
Page S5673

Measures Considered:

Keep Student Loans Affordable Act:
Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1238, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans.
Pages S5625-28

House Record Digest - Thursday, July 11, 2013

The House passed H.R. 2642, to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, by a yea-and-nay vote of 216 yeas to 208 nays, Roll No. 353.

Senate Record - Thursday, July 11, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 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. KEEP STUDENT LOANS AFFORDABLE ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED
  6. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  7. RECESS

House Record - Thursday, July 11, 2013

  1. The House met at 9 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Meadows).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. WELCOMING PASTOR PAUL √źBINION II
  7. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

July 11, 2013

House Passed - H.R. 2609: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2609: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

7/10/2013 10:25pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed195-230
7/10/2013 10:32pm:
On passage Passed227-198

Senate Cloture Vote - S. 1238: Keep Student Loans Affordable Act

S. 1238: Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013

7/10/2013:
Cloture on the motion to proceed to measure not invoked in Senate: 51-49

Senate Record Digest - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5583-S5624

Measures Introduced:
Seven bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1271-1277, and S. Res. 193-194.
Page S5620

Measures Passed:
Honoring the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew: Senate agreed to S. Res. 193, honoring the fallen heroes of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew.
Pages S5602-03
South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act: Senate passed H.R. 251, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal features of the electric distribution system to the South Utah Valley Electric Service District.
Page S5623
Bonneville Unit Clean Hydropower Facilitation Act: Senate passed H.R. 254, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to facilitate the development of hydroelectric power on the Diamond Fork System of the Central Utah Project.
Page S5623

Measures Considered:

Keep Student Loans Affordable Act:
Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1238, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans.
Pages S5584-S5602, S5603-15
During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action: By 51 yeas to 49 nays (Vote No. 171), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S5595
Subsequently, Senator Reid entered a motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S5595

House Record Digest - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The House passed H.R. 2609, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014.

The House observed a moment of silence in honor of the 19 firefighters lost in the wildfires of Yarnell, Arizona on June 30, 2013.

The House passed H.R. 2609, making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, by a yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 198 nays, Roll No. 345. Consideration of the measure began yesterday, July 9th.

Senate Record - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Joe Donnelly, a Senator from the State of Indiana.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. NEVADA FIRES
  6. STUDENT LOANS
  7. KEEP STUDENT LOANS AFFORDABLE ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED
  8. HONORING THE FALLEN HEROES OF THE GRANITE MOUNTAIN INTERAGENCY HOTSHOT CREW
  9. KEEP STUDENT LOANS AFFORABLE ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED—Continued
  10. MORNING BUSINESS

House Record - Wednesday, July 10, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Amodei).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. END THE SEQUESTER
  5. BENGHAZI MATTERS
  6. CALL TO ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
  7. IN DEFENSE OF LEGAL IMMIGRATION
  8. RURAL HUNGER IN AMERICA
  9. RISING STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATES
  10. IT'S TIME TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE'S WASHINGTON FOOTBALL FRANCHISE
  11. REAL JUSTICE AND MILITARY JUSTICE
  12. RECESS
  13. AFTER RECESS
  14. PRAYER
  15. THE JOURNAL
  16. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  17. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

July 10, 2013

House Amendment Votes - H.R. 2609: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

H.R. 2609: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

7/9/2013 1:53pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 288 and Rule XVIII.

7/10/2013 12:02am:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2609 as unfinished business.

Senate Record Digest - Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S5531-S5581

Measures Introduced:
One bill was introduced as follows: S. 1270.
Page S5567 

Measures Passed:
Presidential and Provincial Elections in Afghanistan April 2014: Senate agreed to S. Res. 151, urging the Government of Afghanistan to ensure transparent and credible presidential and provincial elections in April 2014 by adhering to internationally accepted democratic standards, establishing a transparent electoral process, and ensuring security for voters and candidates, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the committee amendment to the preamble.
Pages S5572-75 

Measures Considered:

Keep Student Loans Affordable Act--Agreement:
Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1238, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans.
Pages S5531-37, S5543-64
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that at approximately 10 a.m., on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, the Majority Leader be recognized and that following the remarks of the two Leaders, the time until 12 p.m. be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to ten minutes each; and that at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Senate vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S5575

House Record Digest - Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The House agreed by unanimous consent to discharge from committee and agree to H. Con. Res. 43, to authorize the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony honoring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of his birth.

The House began consideration of H.R. 2609, making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. Consideration is expected to resume tomorrow, July 10th.

Senate Record - Tuesday, July 9, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Tammy Baldwin, a Senator from the State of Wisconsin.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. KEEP STUDENT LOANS AFFORDABLE ACT OF 2013—MOTION TO PROCEED
  6. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  7. LEGISLATIVE SESSION
  8. RECESS

House Record - Tuesday, July 9, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Collins of New York).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE
  4. AFGHANISTAN
  5. GUN VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO
  6. DOD CIVILIAN FURLOUGHS
  7. PERSONALIZE YOUR CARE ACT
  8. IMMIGRATION BILLS
  9. FAILURES OF OBAMACARE
  10. CYRUS CYLINDER
  11. MOURNING LOSS OF LIFE ON ASIANA FLIGHT 214
  12. RECESS
  13. AFTER RECESS
  14. PRAYER
  15. THE JOURNAL
  16. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  17. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

July 9, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.R. 1341, H.R. 1564, H.R. 1171

H.R. 1341: Financial Competitive Act of 2013

7/8/2013 6:55pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 353-24


H.R. 1564: Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act

7/8/2013 7:03pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 321-62


H.R. 1171: FOR VETS Act of 2013

7/8/2013 7:09pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 387-1

Senate Record Digest - Monday, July 8, 2013

Senate passed S. 793, to support revitalization and reform of the Organization of American States.

House Record Digest - Monday, July 8, 2013

Suspensions:

The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Financial Competitive Act of 2013: H.R. 1341, amended, to require the Financial Stability Oversight Council to conduct a study of the likely effects of the differences between the United States and other jurisdictions in implementing the derivatives credit valuation adjustment capital requirement, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 353 yeas to 24 nays, Roll No. 305;
Pages H4181-82, H4186

Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act: H.R. 1564, amended, to amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to prohibit the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board from requiring public companies to use specific auditors or require the use of different auditors on a rotating basis, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 321 yeas to 62 nays, Roll No. 306; and
Pages H4182-84, H4186-87

FOR VETS Act of 2013: H.R. 1171, to amend title 40, United States Code, to improve veterans service organizations access to Federal surplus personal property, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 387 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 307.
Pages H4184-85, H4187-88 

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