Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
December 11, 2015
114th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 161, No. 180 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Pages D1312-D1313] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 9 public bills, H.R. 4237- 4245; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 101; and H. Res. 564 were introduced. Pages H9306-07 Additional Cosponsors: Pages H9307-08 Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today. Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote. Pages H9274, H9297 Unanimous consent agreement: Agreed by unanimous consent that the question of adopting a motion to recommit on the conference report to accompany H.R. 644 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20. Pages H9286, H9295 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015: The House agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 644, to reauthorize trade facilitation and trade enforcement functions and activities, by a recorded vote of 256 ayes to 158 noes, Roll No. 693. Pages H9275-97 Rejected the Doggett motion to recommit the conference report to the committee of conference with instructions to the managers on the part of the House, by a yea-and-nay vote of 172 yeas to 239 nays, Roll No. 692. Pages H9295-96 H. Res. 560, the rule providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 644) and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 2250) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 236 ayes to 174 noes, Roll No. 691, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 177 nays, Roll No. 690. Pages H9275-86 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016: The House agreed to the Rogers (KY) motion to concur in the Senate amendments to H.R. 2250, making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, by voice vote. Pages H9295-96 H. Res. 560, the rule providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 644) and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 2250) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 236 ayes to 174 noes, Roll No. 691, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 177 nays, Roll No. 690. Pages H9275-86 Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 15th for Morning Hour debate. Page H9299 Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today and appears on page H9286. Senate Referrals: S. 2308, S. 142, and S. 2393 were held at the desk. S. 993 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. S. 209 was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Page H9286 Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H9285, H9286, H9296, H9296-97. There were no quorum calls. [[Page D1313]] Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:22 p.m.