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Friday, September 19, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
9:00 am Hearing: 21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health
9:15 am Hearing: Ongoing Oversight: Monitoring the Activities of the Justice Departments Civil Tax and Environment and Natural Resources Divisions and the U.S. Trustee Program Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
9:30 am Hearing: A Model of Inefficiency: VA’s Poorly-Managed Land-Use Agreements Cause Tremendous Waste Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
9:30 am Hearing: Oversight of the DHS Headquarters Project at St. Elizabeths: Impact on the Taxpayer." Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
10:00 am Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4924 Committee on Natural Resources:
Time Session
12:07 P.M. - The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to S. Con. Res. 44. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on November 12, 2014.
12:06 P.M. - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12:06 P.M. - On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
12:06 P.M. - Considered as privileged matter. S. Con. Res. 44 — "Providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and an adjournment of the House of Representatives."
12:05 P.M. - Pursuant to clause 4 of rule 1, H.J. Res. 124 was signed by the Speaker on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
515 09-18 H R 2 Passed American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act
514 09-18 H R 2 Failed American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act
513 09-18 H R 4 Passed Jobs for America Act
512 09-18 H R 4 Failed Jobs for America Act
511 09-18 H RES 727 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act; H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 22, 2014, through November 11, 2014.

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