Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021 - 2022), 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 167, No. 9 — Daily Edition
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Friday, January 15, 2021
The Senate met at 10:00:08 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 10:00:42 a.m. until 12 noon, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Sewell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Richmond, wherein he resigned as Representative for the Second Congressional District of Louisiana, effective today, January 15, 2021.
Whole Number of the House: The Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from Louisiana, Mr. Richmond, the whole number of the House is 432.
Quorum Calls--Votes: There were no Yea and Nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 11:03 a.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine the expected nomination of Lloyd J. Austin III, to be Secretary of Defense, 3 p.m., SD–106.
Committee on Finance: to hold hearings to examine the expected nomination of Janet L. Yellen, of California, to be Secretary of the Treasury, 10 a.m., SD–106.
Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the expected nomination of Antony J. Blinken, of New York, to be Secretary of State, 2 p.m., SR–301/VTC.
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine the expected nomination of Alejandro N. Mayorkas, to be Secretary of Homeland Security, 10 a.m., SD–342/WEBEX.
Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold hearings to examine the expected nomination of Avril Haines, to be Director of National Intelligence; to be immediately followed by a closed hearing in SH–219, 10 a.m., SD–215/WEBEX.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Tuesday: Senate will be in a period of morning business.
Program for Tuesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 1 p.m.
Adams, Alma S., N.C., E43
Costa, Jim, Calif., E41
Fitzpatrick, Brian K., Pa., E40
González-Colón, Jenniffer, Puerto Rico, E43
Harris, Andy, Md., E39
Hudson, Richard, N.C., E40
Huffman, Jared, Calif., E41
McCollum, Betty, Minn., E44
Mfume, Kweisi, Md., E43
Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E39
Roy, Chip, Tex., E44
Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E42
Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E42
Thompson, Mike, Calif., E40
Wilson, Frederica S., Fla., E42