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CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS
LEGISLATIVE DAY OF NOVEMBER 13, 2006
109TH CONGRESS - SECOND SESSION

7:39 P.M. -
On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.

The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on November 14, 2006.

Ms. Sekula Gibbs moved that the House do now adjourn.

7:37 P.M. -
Ms. Sekula Gibbs requested the following general leaves to address the House on November 15: Mr. Poe for 5 min, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen for 5 min, and Mr. Gingrey for 5 min.

Ms. Sekula Gibbs requested the following general leaves to address the House on November 14: Mr. Poe for 5 min and Mr. Hayworth for 5 min.

7:34 P.M. -
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed with one minute speeches.

H.R. 5602:
to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam

7:26 P.M. -
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): (Roll No. 519).

7:16 P.M. -
Considered as unfinished business.

S. 819:
to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reallocate costs of the Pactola Dam and Reservoir, South Dakota, to reflect increased demands for municipal, industrial, and fish and wildlife purposes

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): (Roll No. 518).

7:05 P.M. -
Considered as unfinished business.

H.R. 3085:
to amend the National Trails System Act to update the feasibility and suitability study originally prepared for the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and provide for the inclusion of new trail segments, land components, and campgrounds associated with that trail, and for other purposes

7:04 P.M. -
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): (Roll No. 517).

6:40 P.M. -
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of motions to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.

6:37 P.M. -
ADJUSTMENT OF WHOLE NUMBER OF HOUSE - Under Clause 5(d) of Rule 20, the Chair announces to the House that, in light of the administration of the oath to the gentlewoman from Texas, Ms. Shelley Sekula Gibbs, and the gentleman from New Jersey, Mr. Albio Sires, the whole number of the House is adjusted to 433.

6:32 P.M. -
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - Representative Sires was recognized to address the House for one minute.

6:30 P.M. -
ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - Representative Sekula Gibbs was recognized to address the House for one minute.

6:28 P.M. -
ADMINISTERING THE OATH OF OFFICE - Representative-Elect Sekula Gibbs from the Twenty-Second Congressional District, State of Texas, and Representative-Elect Sires from the Thirteenth Congressional District, State of New Jersey, presented themselves in the Well of the House to take the Oath of Office administered by the Speaker of the House.

6:27 P.M. -
The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a facsimile copy of a letter received from Ms. Donna Kelly, Assistant Attorney General, State of New Jersey, indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held November 7, 2006, the Honorable Albio Sires was elected Representative in Congress for the Thirteenth Congressional District, State of New Jersey.

The House received a message from the Clerk. The Clerk transmitted to the House a facsimile copy of a letter received from Ms. Ann McGeehan, Director of Elections, State of Texas, indicating that, according to the unofficial returns of the Special Election held November 7, 2006, the Honorable Shelley Sekula Gibbs was elected Representative in Congress for the Twenty-Second Congressional District, State of Texas.

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of November 13.

4:02 P.M. -
The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:20 P.M. today.

H.R. 5602:
to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam

4:01 P.M. -
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

3:17 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate H.R. 5602.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

3:16 P.M. -
Mr. Thomas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

S. 3880:
to provide the Department of Justice the necessary authority to apprehend, prosecute, and convict individuals committing animal enterprise terror

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2:46 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 3880.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

Mr. Sensenbrenner moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

S. 1140:
to designate the State Route 1 Bridge in the State of Delaware as the "Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge"

2:45 P.M. -
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2:41 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1140.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

Mr. Petri moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

H.R. 6121:
to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize a program relating to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, and for other purposes

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2:38 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6121.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

2:37 P.M. -
Mr. Petri moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

S. 819:
to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reallocate costs of the Pactola Dam and Reservoir, South Dakota, to reflect increased demands for municipal, industrial, and fish and wildlife purposes

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

2:32 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minute of debate on S. 819.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

Mr. Radanovich moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

S. 435:
to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a segment of the Farmington River and Salmon Brook in the State of Connecticut for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2:27 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 435.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

Mr. Radanovich moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

H.R. 1129:
to authorize the exchange of certain land in the State of Colorado

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.

2:24 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1129.

Mr. Radanovich moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.

S. 1131:
to authorize the exchange of certain Federal land within the State of Idaho, and for other purposes

2:23 P.M. -
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2:21 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1131.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

2:20 P.M. -
Mr. Radanovich moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

H.R. 3085:
to amend the National Trails System Act to update the feasibility and suitability study originally prepared for the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and provide for the inclusion of new trail segments, land components, and campgrounds associated with that trail, and for other purposes

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

2:13 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3085.

Mr. Radanovich moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.

H.R. 409:
to provide for the exchange of land within the Sierra National Forest, California, and for other purposes

2:12 P.M. -
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.

2:09 P.M. -
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 409.

Mr. Radanovich moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.

2:08 P.M. -
The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until 6:20 p.m. today.

2:02 P.M. -
Mr. Radanovich asked unanimous consent That, when the House adjourns on Monday, November 13, 2006, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, for Morning-Hour Debate. Agreed to without objection.

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Poe to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

2:01 P.M. -
The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

2:00 P.M. -
Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.

The Speaker designated the Honorable Phil Gingrey to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

 


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