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Friday, June 3, 2011

(VIDEO) US House Session for June 3, 2011


Since C-SPAN has begun regular and reliable uploads of video of the sessions of both house of Congress, I will be embedding these videos daily until such time as they stop doing so and combining them with information gleaned from the Office of the Clerk.


On the agenda for today:


Consideration of H. Res. 292--Declaring that the President shall not deploy, establish, or maintain the presence of units and members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya and H. Con. Res. 51--Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Libya (Subject to a Rule).




09:01:52-10:03:30



9:00 A.M. -The House convened, starting a new legislative day.



9:01 A.M. -Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.



9:03 A.M. -ONE MINUTE SPEECHES





 -The House proceeded with one minute speeches, which by direction of the Chair would be limited to five per side of the aisle.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Ms. Chu to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.




9:10 A.M. -Considered as privileged matter.





9:12 A.M. -DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 294.






10:03:10-11:05:19



10:18 A.M. -The previous question was ordered without objection.


10:42 A.M. -Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 292 and H. Con. Res. 51. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. The resolution provides 1 hour of debate for H. Res. 292. It also provides for 1 hour of debate for H. Con. Res. 51. It waives all points of order against consideration on both H. Res. 292 and H. Con. Res. 51. And, both shall be considered as read.Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 294.


H. Res. 294:
providing for consideration of the resolution ( H. Res. 292) declaring that the President shall not deploy, establish, or maintain the presence of units and members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution ( H. Con. Res. 51) directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Libya
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 257 - 156 (Roll no. 410).



10:45 A.M. -DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 292.




11:04:59-12:06:49



The House continued with one hour of debate on H. Res. 292.


11:58 A.M. -The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.


11:59 A.M. -Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 292 and H. Con. Res. 51. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. The resolution provides 1 hour of debate for H. Res. 292. It also provides for 1 hour for H. Con. Res. 51. It waives all points of order against consideration on both H. Res. 292 and H. Con. Res. 51. And, both shall be considered as read.Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 294.



H. Res. 292:
declaring that the President shall not deploy, establish, or maintain the presence of units and members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya, and for other purposes
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 292, the Chair put the question on adoption of the resolution and announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McKeon demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the resolution until later in the legislative day.



12:00 P.M. -DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Con. Res. 51.




12:06:29-13:07:27



The House continued with one hour of debate on H. Con. Res. 51.




13:07:07-14:49:46



1:15 P.M. -POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.Con.Res. 51, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the resolution and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Kucinich demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the resolution until a time to be announced.The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.


1:16 P.M. -Considered as unfinished business.UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the question of agreeing to H.Res. 292 and H.Con.Res. 51 which were debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.


H. Con. Res. 51:
directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Libya.

1:39 P.M. -Considered as unfinished business.


H. Res. 292:
declaring that the President shall not deploy, establish, or maintain the presence of units and members of the United States Armed Forces on the ground in Libya, and for other purposes
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 268 - 145, 1 Present (Roll no. 411).



1:46 P.M. -Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.On agreeing to the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 148 - 265 (Roll no. 412).


1:47 P.M. -Mr. Kingston filed a report from the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 2112.


H. Con. Res. 51:
directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove the United States Armed Forces from Libya.



1:48 P.M. -Mr. Kingston asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, June 9, 2011, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2011. Agreed to without objection.Mr. Kingston asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, it adjourn to meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2011. Agreed to without objection.





Mr. Kingston asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Friday, June 3, 2011, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Agreed to without objection.



1:49 P.M. -LAW REVISION COUNSEL - Pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 285c, and the order of the House of January 5, 2011, the Speaker appointed Mr. Ralph V. Seep as Law Revision Counsel for the House of Representatives, effective June 2, 2011.


1:52 P.M. -ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.


1:55 P.M. -ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House resumed with further one minute speeches.The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 2702, the Clerk notified the House that she appointed Dr. Sharon Leon of Fairfax, Virginia, as a member of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress.


2:07 P.M. -SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.




14:49:26-15:27:35



The House continues Special Order speeches.


3:27 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 June 7, 2011.
Mr. Burgess moved that the House do now adjourn.





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