Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
December 15, 2015
114th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 161, No. 182 — Daily Edition
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[Daily Digest] [Pages D1321-D1322] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 15 public bills, H.R. 4246- 4260; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 76-77; H. Con. Res. 102; and H.Res. 565, were introduced. Pages H9327-28 Additional Cosponsors: Pages H9329-30 Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows: H.R. 3878, to enhance cybersecurity information sharing and coordination at ports in the United States, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 114-379, Part 1); H.R. 2285, to improve enforcement against trafficking in cultural property and prevent stolen or illicit cultural property from financing terrorist and criminal networks, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 114-380, Part 1); and Committee on Ethics. In the Matter of Allegations Relating to Representative Jared Polis (H. Rept. 114-381). Page H9327 Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Kelly (MS) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. Page H9309 Recess: The House recessed at 12:25 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. Page H9313 [[Page D1322]] Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote. Pages H9313, H9322 United States Holocaust Memorial Council--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council: Representatives Israel and Deutch. Page H9313 Recess: The House recessed at 2:05 p.m. and reconvened at 4 p.m. Pages H9313-14 Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and agree to the following measure: Supporting freedom of the press in Latin America and the Caribbean and condemning violations of press freedom and violence against journalists, bloggers, and individuals exercising their right to freedom of speech: H. Res. 536, amended, supporting freedom of the press in Latin America and the Caribbean and condemning violations of press freedom and violence against journalists, bloggers, and individuals exercising their right to freedom of speech, by a 2/3 yea- and-nay vote of 399 yeas to 2 nays, Roll No. 694. Pages H9318-22 Recess: The House recessed at 4:45 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. Page H9321 Appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One Hundredth Fourteenth Congress: The House agreed to H.J. Res. 76, appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress. Page H9322 Privileged Resolution: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 102, providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President. Page H9322 Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, December 16. Page H9322 Suspension--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were postponed. Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2015: H.R. 3654, amended, to require a report on United States strategy to combat terrorist use of social media. Pages H9314-18 Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H9313. Senate Referral: S. 2044 was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Page H9326 Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the proceedings of today and appears on page H9321. There were no quorum calls. Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 7:51 p.m.