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Senate

Measure Placed On The Calendar—H.R. 459

Madam President, in order to place the bill on the calendar under the provisions of rule XIV, I object to any further proceedings.

Speaking: Reid
Appointment Of Acting President Pro Tempore

The clerk will please read a communication to the Senate from the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).

Measure Placed On The Calendar—H.R. 459

The clerk will report the bill by title for the second time.

Morning Business

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Morning Business

Under the previous order, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 3:30 p.m., for debate only, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 ...

Morning Business

Madam President, I note the absence of a quorum.

Speaking: Reid
Morning Business

The Senator is recognized.

Recognition Of The Majority Leader

The majority leader is recognized.

Morning Business

Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.

Speaking: Durbin
Appointment Of Acting President Pro Tempore

Mrs. BOXER thereupon assumed the chair as Acting President pro tempore.

Measure Placed On The Calendar—H.R. 459

Madam President, what is the business of the day?

Speaking: Reid
Senate

The Senate met at 2 p.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Barbara Boxer, a Senator from the State of California.

Morning Business

The clerk will call the roll.

Measure Placed On The Calendar—H.R. 459

Objection having been heard, the bill will be placed on the calendar.

Measure Placed On The Calendar—H.R. 459

The legislative clerk read as follows:

Morning Business

I ask to speak in morning business.

Speaking: Durbin
Measure Placed On The Calendar—H.R. 459

Madam President, I am told H.R. 459 is at the desk and due for a second reading.

Speaking: Reid
Appointment Of Acting President Pro Tempore

The legislative clerk read the following letter:

Schedule

After leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business, with Senators allowed to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

Speaking: Reid
Prayer

The Chaplain, Dr. Barry C. Black, offered the following prayer: Let us pray. Almighty God, source of strength for stressed-out emotions and strained minds, we don't pray to inform You ...

Recognition Of The Majority Leader

It is so good to see the Presiding Officer presiding.

Speaking: Reid
Pledge Of Allegiance

The Honorable Barbara Boxer led the Pledge of Allegiance, as follows: I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it ...

Morning Business

The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.

S E N A T E

Vol. 158WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2013No. 172

Reservation Of Leader Time

Under the previous order, the leadership time is reserved.

The Fiscal Cliff

The Senator from Wyoming.

The Fiscal Cliff

The Senator from Ohio.

The Fiscal Cliff

Madam President, it was after 2 a.m. this morning when the Senate finally passed this historic measure which puts the fiscal cliff behind us, if--if--the House of Representatives follows through ...

Speaking: Durbin
The Fiscal Cliff

I thank the senior Senator from Illinois, the assistant majority leader.

Speaking: Brown
Rules Changes

Madam President, we are busy patting ourselves on the back for avoiding the fiscal cliff. I don't know how much congratulations we ought to have for that.

Speaking: Enzi
Rules Changes

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Rules Changes

Mr. President, I have the greatest respect for the Senator from Wyoming and considerable affection. Indeed, he is my ranking member on the HELP Committee, and he has been kind ...

Speaking: Whitehouse
Rules Changes

The Senator from Rhode Island is recognized.

Rules Changes

So when we talk about our vote this morning, it is not a wonky discussion. It is real people. Five million Californians are about to get trapped into the AMT ...

Speaking: Boxer
Rules Changes

I am wondering if the Senator can finish in 5 minutes, and then I would speak, and then he can have more time.

Speaking: Boxer
Rules Changes

So on this small business health plan, when it came to the floor, I had the unfortunate experience of having Senator Frist setting a filibuster and filling the tree. ``Filling ...

Speaking: Enzi
Rules Changes

Mr. President, I would like to say to Senator Enzi that I agree with so much of what he said. Our being here on New Year's Eve, some of us ...

Speaking: Boxer
Rules Changes

The Senator from Wyoming is recognized.

Rules Changes

Yes, just a couple more minutes.

Speaking: Enzi
Rules Changes

The Senator from California.

Rules Changes

The Senator from Wyoming.

Rules Changes

Mr. President, I want to join the Senator from California in the hope that the House will pass the bill that was sent over from the Senate last night. It ...

Speaking: Enzi
Extension Of Morning Business

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Fiscal Cliff

Mr. President, I will speak off the topic of the day. Obviously, we are focused on the fiscal cliff. The measure is now over in the House, and the distinguished ...

Speaking: Whitehouse
Extension Of Morning Business

Is there objection?

Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I ask to speak for 15 minutes but probably not that long.

Speaking: Whitehouse
Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the period for morning business for debate only be extended until 5 p.m., with Senators to speak up to 10 minutes each.

Speaking: Whitehouse
Climate Change

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Climate Change

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.

Speaking: Merkley
Climate Change

The clerk will call the roll.

Climate Change

The bill clerk proceeded to call the roll.

Climate Change

What I am here to talk about is not the topic of the day because the fiscal cliff is the topic of the day. What I am here to address ...

Speaking: Whitehouse
Climate Change

Mr. President, I suggest the absence of a quorum.

Speaking: Enzi
Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.

Speaking: Merkley
Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent the period for morning business for debate only be extended until 6 p.m., with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

Speaking: Merkley
Extension Of Morning Business

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I suggest the absence of a quorum.

Speaking: Merkley
Extension Of Morning Business

The clerk will call the roll.

Extension Of Morning Business

The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.

The Fiscal Cliff

Mr. President, I did watch the presentation of my friend and I appreciate his tenacity and his thoroughness.

Speaking: Reid
The Fiscal Cliff

I saw it.

Speaking: Reid
The Fiscal Cliff

The majority leader.

The Fiscal Cliff

He has been suffering, if you will, through these nearly 400 filibusters in the 6 years he has been majority leader, while so many issues in America go unaddressed; each ...

Speaking: Merkley
The Fiscal Cliff

Mr. President, I want to first address the bill we passed in the early hours this morning.

Speaking: Merkley
Message From The House

At 2:03 p.m., a message from the House of Representatives, delivered by Mrs. Cole, one of its reading clerks, announced that the House has passed the following bills, without amendment: ...

Tribute To Tony Hanagan And Keira Harris

Mr. President, Tony Hanagan and Keira Harris are two former pages who returned to the Senate, graciously volunteering to sacrifice some of their Christmas vacation to help here on the ...

Speaking: McConnell
Measures Referred

The following bill was read the first and the second times by unanimous consent, and referred as indicated: H.R. 6612. An act to redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as ...

Measures Placed On The Calendar

The following bill was read the second time, and placed on the calendar: H.R. 459. To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ...

Enrolled Bills Presented

The Secretary of the Senate reported that on today, January 1, 2013, she had presented to the President of the United States the following enrolled bills: S. 3202. An act ...

Executive Session

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Executive Session

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to executive session to consider the following nominations: Calendar Nos. 870, 871, 878, 879, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 916, ...

Speaking: Reid
Nomination Of Richard B. Berner To Be Director, Office Of Financial Research, Department Of The Treasury

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar No. 645; that the Senate proceed to vote without intervening action or debate on the ...

Speaking: Reid
Nomination Of Richard B. Berner To Be Director, Office Of Financial Research, Department Of The Treasury

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Nomination Of Richard B. Berner To Be Director, Office Of Financial Research, Department Of The Treasury

The nomination was confirmed.

Nominations Discharged

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Nominations Discharged

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Foreign Relations Committee be discharged from further consideration of the following Foreign Service nominations and the Senate proceed to their consideration en ...

Speaking: Reid
Nominations Discharged

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Nominations Discharged

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the following committees be discharged from further consideration of the following nominations and the Senate proceed to their consideration en bloc: Commerce Committee, ...

Speaking: Reid
Nominations Discharged

I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to consider the following nominations under the Privileged section of the Executive Calendar: PN 2068, 1566, 1934, 1939, 1945, 1796, 1926, 1927; ...

Speaking: Reid
Legislative Session

Under the previous order, the Senate will resume legislative session.

Clarifying That Accounts In The Thrift Savings Fund Are Subject To Certain Federal Tax Levies

The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

Clarifying That Accounts In The Thrift Savings Fund Are Subject To Certain Federal Tax Levies

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the bill be read a third time and passed, the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table, with no intervening action or ...

Speaking: Reid
Clarifying That Accounts In The Thrift Savings Fund Are Subject To Certain Federal Tax Levies

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Clarifying That Accounts In The Thrift Savings Fund Are Subject To Certain Federal Tax Levies

There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the bill.

Clarifying That Accounts In The Thrift Savings Fund Are Subject To Certain Federal Tax Levies

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee be discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4365 and the Senate proceed to its consideration.

Speaking: Reid
Waiver Of Parchment Printing

I ask unanimous consent that the concurrent resolution be agreed to and the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate.

Speaking: Reid
Waiver Of Parchment Printing

There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the concurrent resolution.

Waiver Of Parchment Printing

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Waiver Of Parchment Printing

The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

Waiver Of Parchment Printing

The clerk will report the concurrent resolution by title.

Waiver Of Parchment Printing

I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to H. Con. Res. 147.

Speaking: Reid
Adjournment Until Tomorrow

If there is no further business to come before the Senate, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate stand adjourned under the previous order.

Speaking: Reid
Orders For Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Adjournment Until Tomorrow

There being no objection, the Senate, at 5:58 p.m., adjourned until Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 12 noon.

Orders For Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that when the Senate completes its business today, it adjourn until 12 p.m. tomorrow, January 2, 2013; that following the prayer and pledge, the ...

Speaking: Reid
Discharged Nominations

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further consideration of the following nominations by unanimous consent and the nominations were confirmed: FOREIGN SERVICE NOMINATION OF GARY T. GREENE. ...

Expression Of Thanks

Mr. President, first of all, I appreciate everyone, including the Presiding Officers we have had over the last few days, and everyone, especially the staff who have been working so ...

Speaking: Reid
Confirmations

Executive nominations confirmed by the Senate January 1, 2013: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY RICHARD B. BERNER, OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO BE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF FINANCIAL RESEARCH, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, FOR ...

Entries in the Congressional Record

House

Announcement By The Speaker Pro Tempore

The Chair will entertain up to 15 requests for 1-minute speeches on each side of the aisle.

House Of Representatives

The House met at noon and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Dold).

H O U S E O F R E P R E S E N T A T I V E S

Vol. 158WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2013No. 172

The Journal

The Chair has examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the House his approval thereof.

Prayer

The Chaplain, the Reverend Patrick J. Conroy, offered the following prayer: Eternal God, we give You thanks for giving us another day, a new year. The political struggles of the ...

The Ukraine’s Backslide In Democracy

Mr. Speaker, the Ukraine, once a model for democratic transition in the Eurasia region and the world after the Orange Revolution, has been experiencing significant backsliding in democracy. The Organization ...

Speaking: Shimkus
Designation Of Speaker Pro Tempore

The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following communication from the Speaker: Washington, DC, January 1, 2013. I hereby appoint the Honorable Robert J. Dold to act as ...

Pledge Of Allegiance

Will the gentleman from Illinois (Mr. Shimkus) come forward and lead the House in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Ukraine’s Backslide In Democracy

(Mr. SHIMKUS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Message From The Senate

A message from the Senate by Ms. Curtis, one of its clerks, announced that the Senate has passed without amendment a bill of the House of the following title: H.R. ...

Let’s Regain Control Of America’s Destiny

A New Year's deal for New Year's Day--or is it Groundhog Day? Because like the movie ``Groundhog Day,'' this government in 2 months will arrive at another crisis of debt, ...

Speaking: Kucinich
Let’s Regain Control Of America’s Destiny

(Mr. KUCINICH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Spending Anonymous

Mr. Speaker, it's New Year's Day 2013. What an excellent time for Congress to make at least one New Year's resolution.

Speaking: Poe
A Lost Opportunity For Reform

The agreement we are expected to vote on, perhaps as early as this afternoon, has many commendable and important items. Unfortunately, too many are short term; much is left out; ...

Speaking: Blumenauer
Thank You For The Opportunity To Serve

(Mr. MANZULLO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

150th Anniversary Of The Emancipation Proclamation

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. In the early 19th century, 4 million slaves resided in the South, public ...

Speaking: Butterfield
Spending Anonymous

(Mr. POE of Texas asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

150th Anniversary Of The Emancipation Proclamation

(Mr. BUTTERFIELD asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Get It Right And Don’t Act In Haste

Mr. Speaker, the Senate passed a fiscal cliff bill this morning without time for Senators to adequately consider it and, more importantly, without giving the American people time to understand ...

Speaking: Brooks
Get It Right And Don’t Act In Haste

(Mr. BROOKS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

A Lost Opportunity For Reform

(Mr. BLUMENAUER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Thank You For The Opportunity To Serve

Mr. Speaker, this is the last time I'll have the opportunity to address my colleagues as I wind up a 20-year career in the House of Representatives on January 3. ...

Speaking: Manzullo
The American Economy Needs To Grow

(Mr. HIGGINS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

The American Economy Needs To Grow

Mr. Speaker, the people in this Chamber who do all the complaining about spending, the record clearly shows, voted for all the spending that they complain about: two wars that ...

Speaking: Higgins
Future Generations Deserve Better

Last night was the first time in my life that I've sat at my desk as we went into a new year, but it gave me a chance to contemplate ...

Speaking: Gohmert
Future Generations Deserve Better

(Mr. GOHMERT asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

E Pluribus Unum

(Mr. COHEN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Let’s Find A Better Way Forward

(Mr. RIGELL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

E Pluribus Unum

We've heard from a colleague of mine on the Democratic side who sounds like he's not going to vote for this bill, and we've heard it from a couple of ...

Speaking: Cohen
A House Divided Will Not Stand

(Mr. FATTAH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

A House Divided Will Not Stand

It's a new year. For my youngest children, both will grow 1 year older this year. My daughter Chandler will turn 10, and my teenager, Cameron, will turn 15. Today, ...

Speaking: Fattah
Let’s Find A Better Way Forward

Mr. Speaker, what do we know with certainty about the bill which passed the Senate? We know it has bipartisan support, and that's encouraging. I'm a Republican who has been ...

Speaking: Rigell
A Small Finger In A Dike With Hundreds Of Holes

I wish I could say that this was a proud moment, a moment in which we started the year off right, in which the 1st of January was the first ...

Speaking: Issa
A Small Finger In A Dike With Hundreds Of Holes

(Mr. ISSA asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Patriotic Glue

(Mr. CLEAVER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Bad Deal For America

Mr. Speaker, the deal that Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell was able to get his colleagues to pass last night is a bad deal for America and a worse deal ...

Speaking: Moran
Moving Forward For The American People

(Mr. MEEKS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Bad Deal For America

(Mr. MORAN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Patriotic Glue

Mr. Speaker, I don't particularly like the bill that is going to come to the floor, but I am going to vote for it. And the reason is, stumbling through ...

Speaking: Cleaver
Getting The Job Done

Mr. Speaker, last night the Senate did what great deliberative bodies are supposed to do--they worked together. They compromised. They accommodated other point of views, and they got the job ...

Speaking: Altmire
Moving Forward For The American People

Today we have an option. We are confronted with a bill that we can vote for or vote against. We can allow us to go over the ceiling, or we ...

Speaking: Meeks
Not A Perfect Package

Mr. Speaker, we are about to have a hold-your-nose vote here in the House of Representatives. And many of us are going to wrestle with the problem of making perfect ...

Speaking: Connolly
Not A Perfect Package

(Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Getting The Job Done

(Mr. ALTMIRE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

Without objection, the reading is dispensed with.

North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

There was no objection.

North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 1464) to develop a strategy for assisting stateless children from North Korea, and for other ...

Speaking: Ros-Lehtinen
North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

Is there objection to the request of the gentlewoman from Florida?

North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

The Clerk read as follows:

North Korean Child Welfare Act Of 2012

The Clerk will report the Senate amendments.

Waiving The Requirement That Measures Enrolled During The Remainder Of The One Hundred Twelfth Congress Be Printed On Parchment

Mr. Speaker, I send to the desk a privileged concurrent resolution and ask for its immediate consideration in the House.

Speaking: Ros-Lehtinen
Announcement By The Speaker Pro Tempore

Pursuant to clause 8 of rule XX, the Chair will postpone further proceedings today on motions to suspend the rules on which a recorded vote or the yeas and nays ...

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (S. 3662) to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6 Nichols Street in ...

Speaking: Issa
Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

Is there objection to the request of the gentleman from California?

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on the bill under ...

Speaking: Issa
Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume.

Speaking: Connolly, Issa
Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

I also urge support and yield back the balance of my time.

Speaking: Issa
Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

Pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from California (Mr. Issa) and the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Connolly) each will control 20 minutes.

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

There was no objection.

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from California (Mr. Issa) that the House suspend the rules and pass the bill, S. 3662.

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

The text of the bill is as follows:

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the bill was passed.

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

Is there objection to the request of the gentleman from California?

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (S. 3630) to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 218 North Milwaukee Street ...

Speaking: Issa
Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

Pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from California (Mr. Issa) and the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Connolly) each will control 20 minutes.

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume.

Speaking: Connolly, Issa
Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

The text of the bill is as follows:

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the bill was passed.

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

There was no objection.

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from California (Mr. Issa) that the House suspend the rules and pass the bill, S. 3630.

Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

Mr. Speaker, I urge all Members to vote for S. 3630, and I yield back the balance of my time.

Speaking: Issa
Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office

I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration.

Speaking: Issa
Flood Disaster Protection Act Of 1973 Correction

I rise today to ask my colleagues for their support of S. 3677, a bill to make a technical correction to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973.

Speaking: Biggert
Flood Disaster Protection Act Of 1973 Correction

The text of the bill is as follows:

Flood Disaster Protection Act Of 1973 Correction

Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Financial Services be discharged from further consideration of the bill (S. 3677) to make a technical correction to the Flood ...

Speaking: Biggert
Flood Disaster Protection Act Of 1973 Correction

Is there objection to the request of the gentlewoman from Illinois?

Flood Disaster Protection Act Of 1973 Correction

There was no objection.

Announcement By The Speaker Pro Tempore

Pursuant to clause 8 of rule XX, proceedings will resume on motions to suspend the rules previously postponed.

Recess

Pursuant to clause 12(a) of rule I, the Chair declares the House in recess subject to the call of the Chair.

After Recess

The recess having expired, the House was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Dold) at 6 o'clock and 30 minutes p.m.

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

[Roll No. 656] YEAS--410 Ackerman Adams Aderholt Akin Alexander Altmire Amodei Andrews Austria Baca Bachmann Bachus Baldwin Barber Barletta Barrow Barton (TX) Bass (CA) Bass (NH) Becerra Benishek Berg Berkley ...

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

The yeas and nays were ordered.

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays.

Speaking: Kline
Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

The question was taken.

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

There is 1 minute remaining.

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

In the opinion of the Chair, two-thirds being in the affirmative, the ayes have it.

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

This is a 5-minute vote.

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 443) to provide for the conveyance of certain property from ...

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas 410, nays 5, not voting 16, as follows:

Maniilaq Association Conveyance Act

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Alaska (Mr. Young) that the House suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment.

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

Mr. Speaker, this evening I inadvertently missed voting on rollcall votes 655, 656, and 657.

Speaking: McCollum
Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

In the opinion of the Chair, two-thirds being in the affirmative, the ayes have it.

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

There is 1 minute remaining.

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4212) to prevent the introduction into commerce of unsafe drywall, ...

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 378, noes 37, not voting 16, as follows:

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

This is a 5-minute vote.

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

The question was taken.

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

A recorded vote was ordered.

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

[Roll No. 657] AYES--378 Ackerman Adams Aderholt Akin Alexander Altmire Amodei Andrews Austria Baca Bachus Baldwin Barber Barletta Barrow Barton (TX) Bass (CA) Bass (NH) Becerra Benishek Berg Berkley Berman ...

Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote.

Speaking: Hastings
Drywall Safety Act Of 2012

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Nebraska (Mr. Terry) that the House suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment.

After Recess

The recess having expired, the House was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Quayle) at 8 o'clock and 39 minutes p.m.

Communication From The Clerk Of The House

The SPEAKER pro tempore laid before the House the following communication from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: Office of the Clerk, House of Representatives, Washington, DC, January 1, ...

Recess

Pursuant to clause 12(a) of rule I, the Chair declares the House in recess subject to the call of the Chair.

State And Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum Of Understanding

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and passing the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 44) granting the consent of Congress to the State and Province Emergency Management ...

Clothe A Homeless Hero Act

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 6328) to amend title 49, United States Code, to direct ...

Foreign And Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act Of 2012

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Announcement By The Speaker Pro Tempore

Pursuant to clause 8 of rule XX, proceedings will resume on motions to suspend the rules previously postponed.

Clothe A Homeless Hero Act

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Clothe A Homeless Hero Act

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Florida (Mr. Bilirakis) that the House suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment.

State And Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum Of Understanding

The question is on the motion offered by the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) that the House suspend the rules and pass the joint resolution.

Correcting And Improving The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 6621) to correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith ...

Clothe A Homeless Hero Act

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the Senate amendment was concurred in.

Uninterrupted Scholars Act

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act Of 2012

The question is on the motion offered by the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) that the House suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act Of 2012

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and passing the bill (S. 3331) to provide for universal intercountry adoption accreditation standards, and for other purposes.

Correcting And Improving The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Uninterrupted Scholars Act

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and passing the bill (S. 3472) to amend the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 to provide improvements ...

Uninterrupted Scholars Act

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the bill was passed.

Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act Of 2012

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

State And Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum Of Understanding

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Correcting And Improving The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Smith) that the House suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment.

State And Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum Of Understanding

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the joint resolution was passed.

Uninterrupted Scholars Act

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Tennessee (Mr. Roe) that the House suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Foreign And Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act Of 2012

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the Senate amendment was concurred in.

Foreign And Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act Of 2012

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Smith) that the House suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment.

Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act Of 2012

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the bill was passed.

Foreign And Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act Of 2012

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 6029) to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide ...

Correcting And Improving The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the Senate amendment was concurred in.

Department Of State Rewards Program Update And Technical Corrections Act Of 2012

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the bill was passed.

Department Of State Rewards Program Update And Technical Corrections Act Of 2012

The question is on the motion offered by the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) that the House suspend the rules and pass the bill.

Department Of State Rewards Program Update And Technical Corrections Act Of 2012

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Department Of State Rewards Program Update And Technical Corrections Act Of 2012

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and passing the bill (S. 2318) to authorize the Secretary of State to pay a reward to combat transnational organized ...

Urging European Union To Designate Hizballah As A Terrorist Organization

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and agreeing to the resolution (H. Res. 834) urging the governments of Europe and the European Union to designate Hizballah ...

Condemning Iran For Persecution Of Baha’i Minority

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and agreeing to the resolution (H. Res. 134) condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i ...

Fiscal Responsibility

Mr. Speaker, this is the last speech that I will ever give in this House and it saddens me the way I have to leave, because we leave as a ...

Speaking: Schmidt
Condemning North Korean Missile Launch

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the concurrent resolution, as amended, was agreed to.

Investigative Assistance For Violent Crimes Act Of 2012

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Condemning North Korean Missile Launch

The question is on the motion offered by the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) that the House suspend the rules and agree to the concurrent resolution, as amended.

Urging European Union To Designate Hizballah As A Terrorist Organization

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the resolution was agreed to.

Urging European Union To Designate Hizballah As A Terrorist Organization

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Condemning Iran For Persecution Of Baha’i Minority

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Fiscal Responsibility

(Mrs. SCHMIDT asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.)

Investigative Assistance For Violent Crimes Act Of 2012

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the Senate amendment was concurred in.

Investigative Assistance For Violent Crimes Act Of 2012

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2076) to amend title 28, United States Code, to clarify ...

Urging European Union To Designate Hizballah As A Terrorist Organization

The question is on the motion offered by the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) that the House suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.

Condemning North Korean Missile Launch

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Condemning Iran For Persecution Of Baha’i Minority

The question is on the motion offered by the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) that the House suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.

Condemning North Korean Missile Launch

The unfinished business is the question on suspending the rules and agreeing to the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 145) calling for universal condemnation of the North Korean missile launch ...

Condemning Iran For Persecution Of Baha’i Minority

The question was taken; and (two-thirds being in the affirmative) the rules were suspended and the resolution, as amended, was agreed to.

Investigative Assistance For Violent Crimes Act Of 2012

The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from South Carolina (Mr. Gowdy) that the House suspend the rules and concur in the Senate amendment.

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. HOYER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I have just been informed that we will be having perhaps no further votes in this Congress. I am deeply disappointed at that information.

Speaking: Hoyer
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, the distinguished gentleman from Maryland said what had to be said, but I want to add that I've been in this House 20 years. We have seen droughts; ...

Speaking: Nadler
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. KING of New York asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, tonight's action not to hold this vote on the supplemental is absolutely indefensible. There are thousands and thousands of people throughout Long Island, Rockaway, Staten Island and New ...

Speaking: King
Hurricane Sandy Relief

I'm sitting here in shock this evening. This is supposed to be the people's House. We are the United States House of Representatives. There are Americans that are suffering because ...

Speaking: Meeks
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, let me lend my voice to those who previously spoke, particularly Mr. Hoyer.

Speaking: Pallone
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. CROWLEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. MEEKS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. PALLONE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, let me join my colleagues in my sadness that we are here at 11:30 on the 1st of January with time running out. We just had a historic ...

Speaking: Crowley
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, as a Republican, I stand up here today to join my colleagues on the other side of the aisle and associate my words with the gentleman from Maryland.

Speaking: Reed
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. REED asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. NADLER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I have been a Member of this body for 24 years, and I don't think I've ever been as angry as I am tonight. This is unconscionable. In ...

Speaking: Engel
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. ENGEL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. SMITH of New Jersey asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. GRIMM asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mrs. LOWEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I do join my colleagues in asking that the Speaker reconsider. I want to thank Majority Leader Eric Cantor who has worked tirelessly through these many days right ...

Speaking: Smith
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I truly feel betrayed this evening. I left this floor with an understanding that this bill was going to be brought to the floor.

Speaking: Lowey
Hurricane Sandy Relief

It is with an extremely heavy heart that I stand here almost in disbelief and somewhat ashamed that I need to take to this floor.

Speaking: Grimm
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. GIBSON asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I'm from New Orleans, and we weren't affected by Sandy. But we were great beneficiaries of this body coming together after Katrina and Rita to help us in ...

Speaking: Richmond
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. RICHMOND asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I represent the northeastern part of the State of New Jersey. Millions of New Jerseyans and millions of folks in New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut suffered devastating damage, ...

Speaking: Rothman
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I want to add my voice to those who have spoken here tonight. We need to be there for all of those in need now after Hurricane Sandy.

Speaking: Gibson
Hurricane Sandy Relief

I know there are many people watching us late this night that truly don't believe that the House of Representatives can turn their back on any Americans and any part ...

Speaking: Rangel
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. RANGEL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. MEEHAN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. PLATTS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

As a retiring Member, I am proud to stand with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania to urge action on this ...

Speaking: Platts
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Ms. PELOSI asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I rise not as a person from a State that was directly affected, because my State of Pennsylvania, while impacted, had no where near the devastation of that ...

Speaking: Meehan
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, if you've ever had a natural disaster affect your area or if you have ever visited a natural disaster, be it in California, my home State, or on ...

Speaking: Pelosi
Hurricane Sandy Relief

I am very dismayed by what I have heard tonight. Citizens of this Nation--any of us--would think at a time of natural disaster they could depend on their Congress, their ...

Speaking: Payne
Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. PAYNE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. DENT asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Hurricane Sandy Relief

My congressional district abuts the State of New Jersey. Hundreds of thousands of people in my congressional district were without power for some time. We were very much impacted, but ...

Speaking: Dent
Adjournment

The motion was agreed to; accordingly (at 11 o'clock and 58 minutes p.m.), under its previous order, the House adjourned until tomorrow, Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 10 a.m. for ...

Bills Presented To The President

Karen L. Haas, Clerk of the House, reported that on December 31, 2012, she presented to the President of the United States, for his approval, the following bills: H.R. 6587. ...

Hurricane Sandy Relief

(Mr. HOLT asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Personal Reflection And Wisdom For Incoming Congress

(Mr. BILBRAY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Adjournment

Mr. Speaker, I move that the House do now adjourn.

Speaking: Bilbray
Hurricane Sandy Relief

E pluribus unum: one out of many.

Speaking: Holt
Personal Reflection And Wisdom For Incoming Congress

I apologize to my colleagues for changing the subject for a moment, but this will be the last chance I'll be able to address the House.

Speaking: Bilbray
Executive Communications, Etc.

Under clause 2 of rule XIV, executive communications were taken from the Speaker's table and referred as follows: 9000. A letter from the Attorney, Legal Division, Bureau of Consumer Financial ...

Constitutional Authority Statement

Pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the following statements are submitted regarding the specific powers granted to Congress in the Constitution ...

Public Bills And Resolutions

Under clause 2 of rule XII, public bills and resolutions of the following titles were introduced and severally referred, as follows: By Mr. FITZPATRICK (for himself, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Flores, ...

Reports Of Committees On Public Bills And Resolutions

Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of committees were delivered to the Clerk for printing and reference to the proper calendar, as follows: Mr. ISSA: Committee on Oversight and ...

Additional Sponsors

Under clause 7 of rule XII, sponsors were added to public bills and resolutions as follows: H.R. 6693: Mr. Farr. H.R. 6721: Mr. Lankford, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, ...

Petitions, Etc.

Under clause 3 of rule XII, 66. The SPEAKER presented a petition of Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Washington, DC, relative to resolution urging the Speaker to adopt a bipartisan and balanced ...

Entries in the Congressional Record

Extensions of Remarks

H.R. 1464, The North Korea Refugee Adoption Act

Mr. Speaker, I rise as a cosponsor of H.R. 1464, the North Korea Refugee Adoption Act, and to thank Mr. Royce and Ranking Member Berman for their efforts on this ...

Speaking: Van Hollen
On The Passing Of Rabbi Irwin Groner

Mr. Speaker, today funeral services are being held at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, Michigan for its beloved, esteemed Rabbi, Irwin Groner.

Speaking: Levin
Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2013

Madam Speaker, I regret that this bill, like so many of its predecessors over the past several years, does nothing to address some the urgent need for real reform in ...

Speaking: Holt
My Farewell Speech

Mr. Speaker, as I close my 24 years in Congress I wanted to take an opportunity to express my sentiments in two areas; one) the continued bailouts that have occurred ...

Speaking: Stearns
Urging European Union To Designate Hezbollah As A Terrorist Organization

Mr. Speaker, I challenge the wisdom of House Resolution (H. Res. 834) which urges the governments of Europe and the European Union to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization and imposes ...

Speaking: Kucinich
2013 National Defense Authorization Act

Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the provisions of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act that ban the overseas transport of a minor for the purposes of female genital mutilation, ...

Speaking: Crowley
Tribute To Mrs. Julie Etta Washington Nance

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute a woman who will be forever known as ``the First Lady of South Carolina State College.'' I was fortunate to know Mrs. ...

Speaking: Clyburn
Honoring Walter E. Lencki

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the memory of a great American, my friend, Walter E. Lencki. Sadly, Walt passed away on December 24 of this year at the ...

Speaking: Bono Mack

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