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Time (EST) Session
1:00 pm Hearing: Emergency Preparedness: Are We Ready For A 21st Century Hugo? Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
Time Session
1:05 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to pursuant to the order of the House of today. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on November 24, 2014.
1:05 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:05 P.M. - Mr. King (IA) moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:22 A.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
11:21 A.M. - Ms. Ros-Lehtinen asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, November 20, 2014, it adjourn to meet at noon on Monday, November 24, 2014, unless it sooner has received a message from the Senate transmitting its concurrence in H. Con. Res. 119, in which case the House shall stand adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution. Agreed to without objection.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
531 11-20 H R 4795 Passed Promoting New Manufacturing Act
530 11-20 H R 4795 Failed Promoting New Manufacturing Act
529 11-20 H R 4795 Failed Promoting New Manufacturing Act
528 11-19 H R 4012 Passed Secret Science Reform Act of 2014
527 11-19 H R 4012 Failed Secret Science Reform Act of 2014

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