LEGISLATIVE DAY OF MAY 7, 2013
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The House convened, starting a new legislative day. The Speaker designated the Honorable Reid J. Ribble to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE - The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 7. Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy. POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Quigley demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal an PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Benishek to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle. The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received a message from the Secretary of the Senate on Ma Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 198 — " Providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 1406 ) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector ." DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 198 . POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 198 , the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 198 and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Polis demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair pos The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 198 , which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed. Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 198 — " Providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 1406 ) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector ." On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 - 198 (Roll no. 132) . On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 228 - 199 (Roll no. 133) . Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal, which had been postponed from earlier in the day. On approving the Journal Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 293 - 131, 1 Present (Roll no. 134) . Mr. Petri asked unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9:00 a.m. on May 8. Agreed to without objection. ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches. SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches. The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification of the continuance of the national emergency with respect to Syria - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-22). SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches. The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair. The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of May 7. Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 202 . Mr. Sessions moved that the House do now adjourn. On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote. The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on May 8, 2013.
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