Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
October 12, 2013
113th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 159, No. 143 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Page D980] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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.)
[Daily Digest] [Page D980] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings (Committees not listed did not meet) No committee meetings were held.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D980-D981] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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 [[Page D981]] 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.
[Daily Digest] [Page D981] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings No hearings were held. Joint Meetings No joint committee meetings were held.
[Daily Digest] [Page D981] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] 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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