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                                             Sunday, March 21, 2010

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HIGHLIGHTS

      The House concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3590, The 
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
      The House passed H.R. 4872, Reconciliation Act of 2010.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
  The Senate was not in session today. It will next meet at 2 p.m. on 
Monday, March 22, 2010.


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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings

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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
  No committee meetings were held.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 4897-
4899, were introduced.
  Pages H1890, H2173
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H1890, H2173
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 229 yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 157. 
                                                     Pages H1819, H1823
Suspensions--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measures which were debated on Friday, March 
19th:
  Clarence D. Lumpkin Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 4840, to 
designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 
1979 Cleveland Avenue in Columbus, Ohio, as the ``Clarence D. Lumpkin 
Post Office'', by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas with none voting 
``nay'', Roll No. 155 and
  Pages H1821-22
  Supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month: H. 
Res. 1174, to support the goals and ideals of National Women's History 
Month, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas with none voting 
``nay'', Roll No. 156.
  Pages H1822-23
Suspensions--Proceedings Resumed: The House agreed to suspend the rules 
and pass the following measures which were debated on Saturday, March 
20th:
  Commending the members of the Agri-business Development Teams of the 
National Guard for their efforts: H. Res. 1075, amended, to commend the 
members of the Agri-business Development Teams of the National Guard 
for their efforts, together with personnel of the Department of 
Agriculture and the United States Agency for International Development, 
to modernize agriculture practices and increase food production in war-
torn countries, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 418 yeas to 3 nays, Roll 
No. 158;
  Pages H1823-24
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``Commending the members of 
the Agri-business Development Teams of the National Guard and the 
National Guard Bureau for their efforts, together with personnel of the 
Department of Agriculture and the United States Agency for 
International Development, to modernize agriculture practices and 
increase food production in war-torn countries.''.
Page H1824

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  Supporting the goals and ideals of a Cold War Veterans Recognition 
Day: H. Res. 900, amended, to support the goals and ideals of a Cold 
War Veterans Recognition Day to honor the sacrifices and contributions 
made by members of the Armed Forces during the Cold War and encouraging 
the people of the United States to participate in local and national 
activities honoring the sacrifices and contributions of those 
individuals, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 429 yeas with none voting 
``nay'', Roll No. 161;
  Page H1852
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``Honoring the sacrifices 
and contributions made by members of the Armed Forces during the Cold 
War and encouraging the people of the United States to participate in 
local and national activities honoring the sacrifices and contributions 
of those individuals.''.
Page H1852
  Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the 
meritorious service performed by aviators in the United States Armed 
Forces: H. Res. 925, amended, to express the sense of the House of 
Representatives regarding the meritorious service performed by aviators 
in the United States Armed Forces who were shot down over, or otherwise 
forced to land in, hostile territory yet evaded enemy capture or were 
captured but subsequently escaped, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 426 
yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 164;
  Page H1854
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``Expressing the sense of 
the House of Representatives regarding the meritorious service 
performed by aviators in the United States Armed Forces who, as a 
result of hostile action, mechanical failures, or other problems, were 
forced to evade or escape enemy capture, were captured but subsequently 
escaped, or were compelled to endure arduous confinement, retaliation, 
and even death as a result of their efforts to evade capture or 
escape.''.
Page H1854
  Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima: H. Res. 
1099, amended, to recognize the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo 
Jima, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 421 yeas with none voting ``nay'', 
Roll No. 168; and
  Pages H2169-70
  Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all people 
in the United States should participate in a moment of silence to 
reflect upon the service and sacrifice of members of the United States 
Armed Forces both at home and abroad: H. Res. 1119, amended, to express 
the sense of the House of Representatives that all people in the United 
States should participate in a moment of silence to reflect upon the 
service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces both 
at home and abroad, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 400 yeas with none 
voting ``nay'', Roll No. 169.
  Pages H2170-71
  Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``Expressing the sense of 
the House of Representatives that all Americans should participate in a 
moment of silence to reflect upon the service and sacrifice of members 
of the United States Armed Forces both at home and abroad.''. 
                                                             Page H2171
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: The House concurred in 
the Senate amendments to H.R. 3590, to amend the Internal Revenue Code 
of 1986 to modify the first-time homebuyers credit in the case of 
members of the Armed Forces and certain other Federal employees, and 
for other purposes, by a recorded vote of 219 ayes to 212 noes, Roll 
No. 165.
  Pages H1854-H2153
  H. Res. 1203, the rule providing for consideration of the Senate 
amendments to the bill (H.R. 3590) and providing for consideration of 
the bill (H.R. 4872), was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 224 yeas 
to 206 nays, Roll No. 163, after the previous question was ordered by a 
recorded vote of 228 ayes to 202 noes, Roll No. 162. 
                                               Pages H1824-51, H1852-54
  Representative Ryan (WI) raised a point of order against the 
consideration of H. Res. 1203 and it was agreed to proceed with 
consideration of the resolution by a yea-and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 
195 nays, Roll No. 159.
Pages H1825-28
  Representative Issa raised a point of order against the consideration 
of H. Res. 1203 and it was agreed to proceed with consideration of the 
resolution by a yea-and-nay vote of 230 yeas to 200 nays, Roll No. 160.
                                                         Pages H1828-33
Reconciliation Act of 2010: The House passed H.R. 4872, to provide for 
reconciliation pursuant to section 202 of the concurrent resolution on 
the budget for fiscal year 2010, by a recorded vote of 220 ayes to 211 
noes, Roll No. 167.
  Page H1854-90, H1891-H2169
  Rejected the Camp motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on the 
Budget with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith 
with amendments, by a recorded vote of 199 ayes to 232 noes, Roll No. 
166.
Pages H2167-69
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
printed in part A of H. Rept. 111-448, modified by the amendment 
printed in part B of H. Rept. 111-448, shall be considered as adopted. 
                                                             Page H2153
  Pursuant to section 5 of the rule, in the engrossment of H.R. 4872, 
the Clerk shall amend the title so as to read: ``An Act to provide for 
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pursuant to Title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for 
fiscal year 2010 (S. Con. Res. 13).''.
Page H1825
  H. Res. 1203, the rule providing for consideration of the Senate 
amendments to the bill (H.R. 3590) and providing for consideration of 
the bill (H.R. 4872), was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 224 yeas 
to 206 nays, Roll No. 163, after the previous question was ordered by a 
recorded vote of 228 ayes to 202 noes, Roll No. 162 
                                               Pages H1824-51, H1852-54
  Representative Ryan (WI) raised a point of order against the 
consideration of H. Res. 1203 and it was agreed to proceed with 
consideration of the resolution by a yea-and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 
195 nays, Roll No. 159.
Pages H1825-28
  Representative Issa raised a point of order against the consideration 
of H. Res. 1203 and it was agreed to proceed with consideration of the 
resolution by a yea-and-nay vote of 230 yeas to 200 nays, Roll No. 160.
                                                         Pages H1828-33
Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Deal, wherein he 
resigned as Representative for the Ninth Congressional District of 
Georgia, effective 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 21, 2010.
  Page H2170
Whole Number of the House: The Chair announced to the House that, in 
light of the resignation of Representative Deal of Georgia, the whole 
number of the House is adjusted to 430.
  Page H2170
Quorum Calls--Votes: Eleven yea-and-nay votes and four recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H1821-22, 
H1822-23, H1823, H1823-24, H1828, H1833, H1852, H1852-53, H1853-54, 
H1854, H2153, H2168-69, H2169, H2169-70, and H2170-71. There were no 
quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 1 p.m. and adjourned at 12:02 a.m. on 
Monday, March 22, 2010.

Committee Meeting
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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2010-03-22

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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

                             MARCH 22, 2010

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: business meeting 
to consider an original bill entitled, ``Restoring American 
Financial Stability Act of 2010'', 5 p.m., SD-538.


                                 House

  Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Select Intelligence 
Oversight Panel, executive, on CIA Budget for FY 2011, 5 p.m., H-405 
Capitol.
  Committee on the Judiciary, hearing on Design Patents and Auto 
Replacement Parts, 3:30 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Rules, hearing on H.R. 4849, Small Business and 
Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010, 3 p.m., H-313 Capitol.


                             Joint Meetings

  Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: to receive a 
briefing on minorities and members of immigrant communities, 
focusing on reported instances of racial and ethnic profiling by 
police throughout the Organization for Security and Cooperation in 
Europe (OCSE) region, 2 p.m., CVC.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                        2 p.m., Monday, March 22

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Monday: After the transaction of any morning business (not 
to extend beyond 3 p.m.), Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 
1586, Tax on Bonuses Received From Certain TARP Recipients, with a 
series of up to three roll call votes at 5:30 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      12:30 p.m., Monday, March 22

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Monday. To be announced.
    
    
    
    


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