Daily Digest

Friday, January 27, 2017

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

The Senate met at 10:00:03 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 10:00:14 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced:
18 public bills, H.R. 702–719; and 7 resolutions, H.J. Res. 34–35; and H. Res. 64–68 were introduced.


Pages H701–02

Additional Cosponsors:


Page H703

Reports Filed:
There were no reports filed today.

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


Page H691

Guest Chaplain:
The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Scott Wilson, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC.


Page H691

British-American Interparliamentary Group--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the British-American Interparliamentary Group: Representative Holding, Chairman; Representatives Hill, Latta, Aderholt, and Roe (TN).


Page H691

United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly: Representative Turner, Chairman; Representatives Johnson (OH), Marino, Guthrie, Cook, Kinzinger, and Shimkus.


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House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members to the House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards: Representative Rodney Davis (IL), Chairman; Representatives Latta and Comstock.


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Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Representatives Sam Johnson (TX) and Cole.


Page H691

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: Representative Smith (NJ), Co-Chairman; Representatives Aderholt, Burgess, Hultgren, and Hudson.


Page H691

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member to serve as Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission: Representative Hultgren.


Page H692

House Democracy Partnership--Appointment:
The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member to the House Democracy Partnership: Representative Roskam, Chairman.


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Quorum Calls--Votes:
There were no Yea and Nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment:
The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 2:05 p.m.

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Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

JANUARY 30, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Foreign Relations:
organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 115th Congress, and subcommittee membership, 5 p.m., S–116, Capitol.

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship:
organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 115th Congress, and the nomination of Linda E. McMahon, of Connecticut, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, time to be announced, S–216, Capitol.

House

Committee on Rules,
Full Committee, hearing on a house joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule; a house joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to ``Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers''; and a house joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007, 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

3 p.m., Monday, January 30

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday:
After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 5 p.m.), Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Rex W. Tillerson, of Texas, to be Secretary of State, with a vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 p.m., Monday, January 30

House Chamber

Program for Monday:
To be announced.









Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE



Beatty, Joyce, Ohio, E93, E94

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E95

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E93

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E93

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E94

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E93

Espaillat, Adriano, N.Y., E95

Goodlatte, Bob, Va., E94

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E93

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E95

Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr., Wisc., E93

Webster, Daniel, Fla., E93 

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