Daily Digest

Monday, December 15, 1997

Daily Digest

Highlights

    See Résumé of Congressional Activity.

Senate

The Senate adjourned sine die on Thursday, November 13, 1997. The 2d session of the 105th Congress will convene on Tuesday, January 27, 1998.

House of Representatives

The House adjourned sine die on Thursday, November 13, 1997. The 2d session of the 105th Congress will convene on Tuesday, January 27, 1998.December 15, 1997*ÿ7Eÿ7Eÿ7EThese figures include all measures reported, even if there was no accompanying report. A total of 158 reports have been filed in the Senate, a total of 406 reports have been filed in the House.

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Résumé of Congressional Activity

FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTH CONGRESS

The first table gives a comprehensive résumé of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House.

The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

    DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY

January 3 through November 13, 1997

SenateHouseTotal

Days in session

153132
. .

Time in session

1,093 hrs., 071,003 hrs., 42
. .

Congressional Record:

Pages of proceedings

12,72410,963
. .

Extensions of Remarks

. .2,425
. .

Public bills enacted into law

4993
142

Private bills enacted into law

13
4

Bills in conference

. .2
. .

Measures passed, total

385544
929

Senate bills

12350
. .

House bills

101243
. .

Senate joint resolutions

53
. .

House joint resolutions

1619
. .

Senate concurrent resolutions

3. .13
. .

House concurrent resolutions

1946
. .

Simple resolutions

92170
. .

Measures reported, total

*248*373
621

Senate bills

1594
. .

House bills

32243
. .

Senate joint resolutions

21
. .

House joint resolutions

211
. .

Senate concurrent resolutions

13. .
. .

House concurrent resolutions

29
. .

Simple resolutions

38105
. .

Special reports

2213
. .

Conference reports

. .20
. .

Measures pending on calendar

11139
. .

Measures introduced, total

1,8403,728
5,568

Bills

1,5683,088
. .

Joint resolutions

39106
. .

Concurrent resolutions

70200
. .

Simple resolutions

163334
. .

Quorum calls

67
. .

Yea-and-nay votes

298285
. .

Recorded votes

. .348
. .

Bills vetoed

. .3
. .

Vetoes overridden

. .. .
. .

    DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

January 3 through November 13, 1997

Civilian nominations, totaling 500, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

361

Unconfirmed

124

Withdrawn

13

Returned to White House

2

Civilian nominations (FS, PHS, CG, NOAA), totaling 3,105, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

3,019

Unconfirmed

86

Air Force nominations, totaling 8,141, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

8,120

Unconfirmed

21
Army nominations, totaling 6,246, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

6,244

Unconfirmed

2

Navy nominations, totaling 6,157, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

6,153

Unconfirmed

4

Marine Corps nominations, totaling 1,679, disposed of as follows:

Confirmed

1,679

Unconfirmed

0

Summary

Total nominations received

25,828

Total confirmed

25,576

Total unconfirmed

237

Total withdrawn

13

Total returned to the White House

2
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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

12 noon, Tuesday, January 27, 1998

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Convening of the 2d session of the 105th Congress.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Tuesday, January 27, 1998

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Convening of the 2d session of the 105th Congress; State of the Union Address.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Abercrombie, Neil, Hawaii, E2418

Barcia, James A., Mich., E2407, E2415

Berman, Howard L., Calif., E2405

Boyd, Allen, Fla., E2407

Cox, Christopher, Calif., E2416

Davis, Thomas M., Va., E2420, E2422

Ensign, John E., Nev., E2415

Faleomavaega, Eni F.H., American Samoa, E2417

Gibbons, Jim, Nev., E2419

Gilman, Benjamin A., N.Y., E2410

Hall, Tony P., Ohio, E2409, E2423

Johnson, Jay W., Wisc., E2419

Kim, Jay, Calif., E2410

Kolbe, Jim, Ariz., E2413

LaFalce, John J., N.Y., E2413

Lantos, Tom, Calif., E2406, E2414

Manton, Thomas J., N.Y., E2410

Moakley, John Joseph, Mass., E2408, E2420

Ney, Robert W., Ohio, E2422

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E2418

Owens, Major R., N.Y., E2420, E2423

Portman, Rob, Ohio, E2407

Poshard, Glenn, Ill., E2418

Price, David E., N.C., E2411, E2421

Radanovich, George P., Calif., E2409

Snowbarger, Vince, Kans., E2422

Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E2414 

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