Daily Digest

Friday, January 13, 2017

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action


The Senate met at 10:00:01 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 10:00:37 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.––––

Committee Meetings


No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 69 public bills, H.R. 7, 514–581; and 7 resolutions, H.J. Res. 28–29; H. Con. Res. 9–10; and H. Res. 51–53, were introduced.


Pages H542–46

Additional Cosponsors:


Pages H548–49  

Reports Filed:
There were no reports filed today.

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


Page H475  

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


Pages H475, H532

Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026:
The House agreed to S. Con. Res. 3, setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2018 through 2026, by a yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 198 nays, Roll No. 58.


Pages H490–520, H529–31 

Rejected:

Yarmuth amendment in the nature of a substitute (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 115–4) that sought to allow for passage of legislation to create jobs, improve the Nation's infrastructure, and reform the tax code; would not provide any fast track procedures for efforts related to health care legislation (by a recorded vote of 149 ayes to 272 noes, Roll No. 57).


Pages H515–20, H529–30

H. Res. 48, the rule providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) and the bill (S. 84) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 188 noes, Roll No. 56, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 179 nays, Roll No. 55.


Pages H477–90

Providing for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces:
The House passed S. 84, to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces, by a recorded vote of 268 ayes to 151 noes with 1 answering ``present'', Roll No. 59.


Pages H520–29, H531–32  

H. Res. 48, the rule providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) and the bill (S. 84) was agreed to by a recorded vote of 235 ayes to 188 noes, Roll No. 56, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 234 yeas to 179 nays, Roll No. 55.


Pages H477–90

Committee Elections:
The House agreed to H. Res. 51, electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.


Page H532  

Meeting Hour:
Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 17th.


Page H532  

Committee Resignation:
Read a letter from Representative Brendan F. Boyle (PA) wherein he resigned from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.


Page H532  

Committee Resignation:
Read a letter from Representative Ted Lieu (CA) wherein he resigned from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.


Pages H532–33

Committee Elections:
The House agreed to H. Res. 52, electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.


Page H533  

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Representatives Crawford, Gowdy, and Stefanik.


Page H535  

Quorum Calls--Votes:
Two yea-and-nay votes and three recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H489, H489–90, H530, H530–31, and H531–32. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 4:09 p.m.

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Committee Meetings


No committee meetings were held.

Joint Meetings


No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,

JANUARY 17, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources:
to hold hearings to examine the nomination of Ryan Zinke, of Montana, to be Secretary of the Interior, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions:
to hold hearings to examine the nomination of Betsy DeVos, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Education, 5 p.m., SD–430.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

3 p.m., Tuesday, January 17

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday:
After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 4:15 p.m.), Senate will begin consideration of H.R. 72, GAO Access and Oversight Act, and vote on passage of the bill at approximately 4:45 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, 12 noon, January 17

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday:
House will meet in Pro Forma session at 12 noon.







Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE



Babin, Brian, Tex., E61

Beatty, Joyce, Ohio, E64

Blackburn, Marsha, Tenn., E66

Calvert, Ken, Calif., E66

Collins, Doug, Ga., E63, E67, E68

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E68

Doyle, Michael F., Pa., E67

Emmer, Tom, Minn., E68

Frankel, Lois, Fla., E64

Gaetz, Matt, Fla., E65

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E64

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E62, E65, E68

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E63, E66, E68

LaMalfa, Doug, Calif., E61

Lee, Barbara, Calif., E64

Peterson, Collin C., Minn., E64

Pingree, Chellie, Me., E64

Pocan, Mark, Wisc., E67

Sewell, Terri A., Ala., E63

Shuster, Bill, Pa., E61

Turner, Michael R., Ohio, E67

Wilson, Joe, S.C., E63 

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