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Daily Digest/Senate



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[Page D980]
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                                         Saturday, October 12, 2013

[[Page D980]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S7419-S7432
Measures Introduced: One bill was introduced, as follows: S. 1571. 
                                                             Page S7430
Measures Passed:
  Transboundary Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico: Committee 
on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further 
consideration of S. 812, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to 
take actions to implement the Agreement between the United States of 
America and the United Mexican States Concerning Transboundary 
Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico, and the bill was then 
passed.
  Page S7431
Measures Considered:
Default Prevention Act: Senate continued consideration of the motion to 
proceed to consideration of S. 1569, to ensure the complete and timely 
payment of the obligations of the United States Government until 
December 31, 2014.
  Pages S7419-30
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
   By 53 yeas to 45 nays (Vote No. 216), 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 S7426
   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 S7426
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general.
Page S7432
Messages from the House:
  Page S7430
Measures Placed on the Calendar:
  Page S7430
Measures Read the First Time:
  Page S7430
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S7430-31
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Additional Statements:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--216) 
                                                             Page S7426
Adjournment: Senate convened at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 2:58 p.m., 
until 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2013. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7431.)



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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



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[Page D980]
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
  No committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/House of Representatives



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D980-D981]
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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
Additional Cosponsors:
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Chaffetz to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H6547
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health 
Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014: The House began 
consideration of H.J. Res. 80, making continuing appropriations for the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education, and the 
Indian Health Service for fiscal year 2014. Further proceedings were 
postponed.
  Pages H6548-56

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  H. Res. 371, the rule providing for consideration of the joint 
resolution, was agreed to on Friday, October 4th.
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding certain 
provisions of the Senate amendment to H.R. 2642 relating to the 
Secretary of Agriculture's administration of tariff-rate quotas for raw 
and refined sugar: The House rejected H. Res. 378, to express the sense 
of the House of Representatives regarding certain provisions of the 
Senate amendment to H.R. 2642 relating to the Secretary of 
Agriculture's administration of tariff-rate quotas for raw and refined 
sugar, by a yea-and-nay vote of 192 yeas to 212 nays with 1 answering 
``present'', Roll No. 545.
  Page H6556
  H. Res. 380, the rule relating to consideration of the House 
amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2642 and providing for 
consideration of the resolutions (H. Res. 378) and (H. Res. 379), was 
agreed to yesterday, October 11th.
Motion to Instruct Conferees: The House rejected the Peterson motion to 
instruct conferees on H.R. 2642 by a yea-and-nay vote of 195 yeas to 
204 nays with 2 answering ``present'', Roll No. 546. The motion was 
debated yesterday, October 11th.
  Pages H6556-57
  The Chair appointed the following conferees on H.R. 2642: From the 
Committee on Agriculture, for consideration of the House amendment and 
the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: 
Representatives Lucas, King (IA), Neugebauer, Rogers (AL), Conaway, 
Thompson (PA), Austin Scott (GA), Crawford, Roby, Noem, Denham, Rodney 
Davis (IL), Peterson, McIntyre, Costa, Walz, Schrader, McGovern, 
DelBene, Negrete McLeod, and Vela.
Page H6557
  From the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for consideration of title III 
of the House amendment, and title III of the Senate amendment, and 
modifications committed to conference: Representatives Royce, Marino, 
and Engel.
Page H6557
  From the Committee on Ways and Means, for consideration of secs. 1207 
and 1301 of the House amendment, and secs. 1301, 1412, 1435, and 4204 
of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: 
Representatives Camp, Sam Johnson (TX), and Levin.
Page H6557
  For consideration of the House amendment and the Senate amendment, 
and modifications committed to conference: Representatives Southerland 
and Fudge.
Page H6557
Discharge Petition: Representative Van Hollen presented to the clerk a 
motion to discharge the Committee on Rules from the consideration of H. 
Res. 372, providing for the consideration of legislation to reopen the 
Government (Discharge Petition No. 5)
  Page H6569
Quorum Calls Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H6556 and H6557. There were no 
quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 12:37 p.m.



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Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings



[Daily Digest]
[Page D981]
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Committee Meetings
  No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2013-10-13



[Daily Digest]
[Page D981]
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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR SUNDAY,

                            OCTOBER 13, 2013

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  No meetings/hearings scheduled.


                                 House

  No hearings are scheduled.



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Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D981-D982]
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_______________________________________________________________________


                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                      1 p.m., Sunday, October 13 

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Sunday: Senators will be permitted to speak for up to ten 
minutes each.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      12 p.m., Monday, October 14 

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Monday: To be announced.
_______________________________________________________________________


            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E1503, E1504
Poe, Ted, Tex., E1503
Schweikert, David, Ariz., E1503
Smith, Adrian, Nebr., E1504 



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