The Senate will convene at 12:00pm on Monday, December 24, 2012 for a pro forma session only with no business conducted.
The next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Thursday, December 27th in relation to the FISA bill or the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill.
|12:00:32 P.M.||The House convened, starting a new legislative day.|
|12:00:54 P.M.||The Speaker designated the Honorable Mac Thornberry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.|
|12:01:07 P.M.||Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.|
|12:01:48 P.M.||The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.|
|12:01:51 P.M.||PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.|
|12:03:11 P.M.||The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received a message from the Secretary of the Senate on December 21, 2012 at 4:04 p.m. stating that that body had agreed to the conference report accompanying H.R. 4310.|
|12:03:36 P.M.||The Chair announced that, without objection, when the House adjourns on Monday, December 24, 2012, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012.|
|12:03:56 P.M.||>EXTENSION OF FILING AUTHORITY – The Speaker announced that, without objection, committees may have until the end of the second session to file the final report pursuant to clause 1(d)of rule 11, and the chair of a committee in consultation with its ranking minority member, before filing such report, may update the report to reflect committee or House action taken after the report was ordered reported or made available to the members of the committee pursuant to subparagraph (d)(3), provided that the chair promptly notifies members of the committee.|
|12:04:27 P.M.||The House received a communication from David Russell, District Liaison, U.S. Representative David Price. The House received a communication from David Russell, District Liaison, Office of Representative David Price. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Russell notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for documents and testimony in a civil case, issued by the District Court of the State of North Carolina, Wake County and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he will make the determination as to whether compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.|
|12:04:46 P.M.||The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on December 27, 2012.|