Daily Digest

Friday, December 11, 2015

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, December 14, 2015.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 9 public bills, H.R. 4237–4245; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 101; and H. Res. 564 were introduced.
Pages H9306–07


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H9307–08


Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote.
Pages H9274, H9297


Unanimous consent agreement: Agreed by unanimous consent that the question of adopting a motion to recommit on the conference report to accompany H.R. 644 may be subject to postponement as though under clause 8 of rule 20.
Pages H9286, H9295


Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015: The House agreed to the conference report to accompany H.R. 644, to reauthorize trade facilitation and trade enforcement functions and activities, by a recorded vote of 256 ayes to 158 noes, Roll No. 693.
Pages H9275–97

Rejected the Doggett motion to recommit the conference report to the committee of conference with instructions to the managers on the part of the House, by a yea-and-nay vote of 172 yeas to 239 nays, Roll No. 692.
Pages H9295–96

H. Res. 560, the rule providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 644) and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 2250) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 236 ayes to 174 noes, Roll No. 691, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 177 nays, Roll No. 690.
Pages H9275–86


Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016: The House agreed to the Rogers (KY) motion to concur in the Senate amendments to H.R. 2250, making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, by voice vote.
Pages H9295–96

H. Res. 560, the rule providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 644) and providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 2250) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 236 ayes to 174 noes, Roll No. 691, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 236 yeas to 177 nays, Roll No. 690.
Pages H9275–86


Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, December 15th for Morning Hour debate.
Page H9299


Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today and appears on page H9286.

Senate Referrals: S. 2308, S. 142, and S. 2393 were held at the desk. S. 993 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. S. 209 was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Page H9286


Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H9285, H9286, H9296, H9296–97. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 2:22 p.m.

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Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

DECEMBER 14, 2015

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

3 p.m., Monday, December 14

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 5 p.m.), Senate will begin consideration of the nominations of Alissa M. Starzak, of New York, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Army, John Conger, of Maryland, to be a Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Stephen P. Welby, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, and Franklin R. Parker, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and vote on confirmation of the nominations at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 p.m., Tuesday, December 15

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








House


Bost, Mike, Ill., E1779

Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E1783

Calvert, Ken, Calif., E1781

Capps, Lois, Calif., E1774

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1779

Courtney, Joe, Conn., E1780

Davis, Rodney, Ill., E1778

Duncan, John J., Jr., Tenn., E1777

Fitzpatrick, Michael G., Pa., E1780

Foster, Bill, Ill., E1780

Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E1779, E1782, E1784

Fudge, Marcia L., Ohio, E1775

Griffith, H. Morgan, Va., E1781, E1782, E1784

Gutiérrez, Luis V., Ill., E1782

Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E1783

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1773

Jeffries, Hakeem S., N.Y., E1777

Katko, John, N.Y., E1776

Keating, William R., Mass., E1774

Kuster, Ann M., N.H., E1782

McGovern, James P., Mass., E1777, E1783

Miller, Jeff, Fla., E1773, E1776

Pitts, Joseph R., Pa., E1777

Price, David E., N.C., E1775

Renacci, James B., Ohio, E1779

Rohrabacher, Dana, Calif., E1783, E1784

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1774, E1776

Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E1782

Scott, David, Ga., E1776

Sewell, Terri A., Ala., E1773

Shimkus, John, Ill., E1775, E1776

Sinema, Kyrsten, Ariz., E1778

Wagner, Ann, Mo., E1778

Walker, Mark, N.C., E1782

Webster, Daniel, Fla., E1775

Wittman, Robert J., Va., E1774

Young, David, Iowa, E1777, E1778, E1778, E1778, E1779, E1779, E1780, E1780, E1781, E1783

Zeldin, Lee M., N.Y., E1779

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