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9:13 A.M. - The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.
9:02 A.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.
9:02 A.M. - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Abraham to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
9:02 A.M. - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS ON APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - The Chair announced that he had examined the Journal of the last day's proceedings and had approved it. Mr. Heck (WA) demanded that the question be put on agreeing to the Speaker's approval of the Journal and by voice vote, the Chair announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Heck (WA) objected to the voice vote based upon the absence of a quorum and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of agreeing to the approval of the Journal until a time to be announced.
9:00 A.M. - Today's prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Patrick J. Conroy.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
544 10-08 H R 538 Passed Native American Energy Act
543 10-08 H R 538 Failed Native American Energy Act
542 10-08 H RES 466 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 538) the “Native American Energy Act” and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 702) to adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.
541 10-08 H RES 466 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 538) the “Native American Energy Act” and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 702) to adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.
540 10-07 H R 3192 Passed Homebuyers Assistance Act

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