Daily Digest

Friday, October 4, 2013

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S7171–S7214

Measures Introduced: Two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. Res. 265–266.
Pages S7210–11

Measures Passed:

Small Airplane Revitalization Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1848, to ensure that the Federal Aviation Administration advances the safety of small airplanes, and the continued development of the general aviation industry, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S7212–13

Reid (for Klobuchar) Amendment No. 1999, in the nature of a substitute.
Pages S7212–13


Sleep Disorder Rules for Commercial Drivers: Senate passed H.R. 3095, to ensure that any new or revised requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding.
Page S7213


70th Anniversary of the Rescue of Danish Jews: Senate agreed to S. Res. 227, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the heroic rescue of Danish Jews during the Second World War by the Danish people.
Page S7213


Representative Democracy in Venezuela: Senate agreed to S. Res. 213, expressing support for the free and peaceful exercise of representative democracy in Venezuela, condemning violence and intimidation against the country's political opposition, and calling for dialogue between all political actors in the country, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute, and the committee amendment to the title.
Pages S7213–14


Washington Navy Yard Attack: Senate agreed to S. Res. 265, expressing support for the individuals impacted by the senseless attack at the Washington Navy Yard, and commending and thanking members of the military, law enforcement officers, first responders, and civil servants for their courage and professionalism.
Page S7214


National Chess Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 266, designating the week of October 7 through 13, 2013, as ``National Chess Week'' to enhance awareness and encourage students and adults to engage in a game known to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Page S7214


Messages from the House:
Page S7210


Measures Read the First Time:
Page S7210


Additional Cosponsors:
Page S7211


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Page S7211


Amendments Submitted:
Pages S7211–12


Adjournment: Senate convened at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at 4:53 p.m., until 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7214.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

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House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 4 public bills, H.R. 3243–3246; and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 88 and H. Res. 372, were introduced.
Page H6289


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H6289–90


Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Holding to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H6227


Recess: The House recessed at 11:49 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon.
Page H6238


Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest chaplain, Reverend Dr. Barry Black, Chaplain of the United States Senate, Washington, D.C.
Pages H6238–39


Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote.
Pages H6239, H6253


Recess: The House recessed at 1:47 p.m. and reconvened at 2:30 p.m.
Page H6252


Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014: The House passed H.J. Res. 85, making continuing appropriations for the Federal Emergency Management Agency for fiscal year 2014, by a yea-and-nay vote of 247 yeas to 164 nays, Roll No. 522.
Pages H6254–62

Agreed to table the appeal of the ruling of the chair on a point of order sustained against the Bishop (NY) motion to recommit the joint resolution to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 224 yeas to 185 nays, Roll No. 521.
Pages H6261–62

H. Res. 371, the rule providing for consideration of the joint resolution, was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 222 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 520, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 223 yeas to 184 nays, Roll No. 519.
Pages H6244–52, H6252–53

Agreed by unanimous consent to modify H. Res. 371 with the technical correction placed at the desk.
Pages H6253–54


Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014: The House passed H.J. Res. 75, making continuing appropriations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children for fiscal year 2014, by a yea-and-nay vote of 244 yeas to 164 nays, Roll No. 524.
Pages H6262–72

Agreed to table the appeal of the ruling of the chair on a point of order sustained against the Kirkpatrick motion to recommit the joint resolution to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 223 yeas to 185 nays, Roll No. 523.
Pages H6270–71

H. Res. 371, the rule providing for consideration of the joint resolution, was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 222 yeas to 183 nays, Roll No. 520, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 223 yeas to 184 nays, Roll No. 519.
Pages H6244–52, H6252–53

Agreed by unanimous consent to modify H. Res. 371 with the technical correction placed at the desk.
Pages H6253–54


Supplemental Report: Agreed that the Committee on Veterans' Affairs be authorized to file a supplemental report on H.R. 1804, Veterans Accountability Act of 2013.
Page H6272


Quorum Calls--Votes: Six yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H6252–53, H6253, H6261–62, H6262, H6271, and H6272. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 8:46 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR SATURDAY,

OCTOBER 5, 2013

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the
SENATE

12 p.m., Saturday, October 5

Senate Chamber

Program for Saturday: Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 4 p.m.

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Next Meetings of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

9 a.m., Saturday, October 5

House Chamber

Program for Saturday: Consideration of H.R. 3223--Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act (Subject to a Rule).

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue









Barletta, Lou, Pa., E1440

Barr, Andy, Ky., E1438

Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga., E1438

Brady, Kevin, Tex., E1435

Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E1436

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1442

Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E1439, E1441

Cook, Paul, Calif., E1440

Diaz-Balart, Mario, Fla., E1433

Foster, Bill, Ill., E1437

Graves, Sam, Mo., E1433, E1435, E1436, E1437

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1434

Hinojosa, Rubén, Tex., E1434

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1437

Johnson, Sam, Tex., E1433

Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E1443, E1443, E1443

Long, Billy, Mo., E1435, E1437, E1439, E1441, E1442

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1435, E1435

Miller, Jeff, Fla., E1440

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E1439

Perlmutter, Ed, Colo., E1434, E1436, E1437, E1438, E1439, E1440, E1440, E1441, E1442, E1442

Poe, Ted, Tex., E1441

Polis, Jared, Colo., E1434

Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E1438

Rokita, Todd, Ind., E1437

Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E1442

Swalwell, Eric, Calif., E1436

Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E1443

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1433

Walorski, Jackie, Ind., E1434 

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