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[Daily Digest] [Page D274] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Sunday, March 20, 2005 [[Page D274]] Daily Digest HIGHLIGHTS: Senate passed S. 686, Private Relief. Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 23, Adjournment Resolution. Senate Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S3099-S3112 Measures Introduced: Two bills and three resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 686-687, S. Res. 92, and S. Con. Res.23-24. Page S3105 Measures Passed Private Relief: Senate passed S. 686, for the relief of the parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo. Pages S3099-S3103 Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 23, providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate, and a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives. Pages S3103-04 Congressional Record--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that, notwithstanding the adjournment of the Senate, the Congressional Record remain open for statements only on Monday, March 21, 2005, from 11 am until 5 p.m. Page S3104 Messages From the House: Page S3105 Measures Referred: Page S3105 Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions: Pages S3105-11 Additional Statements Pages S3104-05 Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m., and adjourned at 4:40 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Monday, March 21, 2005, unless the House of Representatives adopts S. Con. Res. 23, Adjournment Resolution, at which time the Senate will then be in adjournment until 2 p.m., on Monday, April 4, 2005. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3112.)
[Daily Digest] [Page D274] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings No committee meetings were held.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D274-D275] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action Measures Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 1452-1454, were introduced. Page H1729, H1735 Additional Cosponsors: Page H1729, H1735 Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows: H. Res. 181, waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the same day consideration of certain resolutions reported by the Committee on Rules (H. Rept. 109-27); and H. Res. 182, providing for consideration of S. 686, for the relief of the parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo (H. Rept. 109-28). Page H1729, H1735 Chaplain: The prayer was offered today by Rev. Dr. Ronald F. Christian, Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in Fairfax, Virginia. Page H1699 Clerk Messages: Read letters from the Clerk notifying the House that he received messages from the Senate. Page H1699 [[Page D275]] Notification of Reassembly: Read the text of the formal notification sent to Members on Saturday, March 19, 2005, of the reassembling of the House. Page H1699 Recess: The House recessed at 1:04 p.m. and reconvened at 5:05 p.m. Pages H1699-H1700 Consideration of Suspensions: Agreed by unanimous consent that the Speaker may decline to entertain a motion to adjourn until after disposition of the motion to suspend the rules described in this order; that it be in order at any time on Sunday, March 20, for the Speaker to entertain a motion that the House suspend the rules with respect to S. 686; and that such motion be debatable for three hours. Page H1700 Recess: The House recessed at 5:10 p.m. and reconvened at 9 p.m. Page H1700 Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measure: For the relief of the parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo: S. 686, for the relief of the parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo, by a \2/3\ yea-and- nay vote of 203 yeas to 58 nays, Roll No. 90--clearing the measure for the President. Pages H1700-28, H1731-35 District Work Period: The House agreed to S. Con. Res. 23, providing for a conditional adjournment of the House and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate. Pages H1728-29 Senate Referral: S. 653 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Page H1729 Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the proceedings of today and appears on page H1728. There were no quorum calls. Adjournment: The House met at 1 p.m. and at 12:46 a.m. on Monday, March 21, pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 23, it stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2005.
[Daily Digest] [Page D275] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings SAME DAY CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS REPORTED BY THE RULES COMMITTEE Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same date it is reported from the Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported by the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to any special rule on or before the legislative day of April 5, 2005, providing for consideration of a bill relating to the rights of an incapacitated person or persons. FOR THE RELIEF OF THE PARENTS OF THERESA MARIE SCHIAVO Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a closed rule providing ten minutes of debate in the House on S. 686, for the relief of the parents of Theresa Marine Schiavo, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit.
[Daily Digest] [Page D275] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2005 (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated) Senate No meetings/hearing scheduled. House No meeting/hearings scheduled.
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