Daily Digest

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 11:00:01 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 11:00:32 a.m. until 11 a.m., on Friday, November 24, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 4 public bills, H.R. 4454–4457, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 1699, to amend the Truth in Lending Act to modify the definitions of a mortgage originator and a high-cost mortgage, to amend the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to modify the definition of a loan originator, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–416);

H.R. 1735, to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to issue guidance regarding implementation of certain buy-outs or the acquisition of property for open space as a flood mitigation measure, and for other purposes, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–417);

H.R. 3176, to prohibit the Federal Emergency Management Agency from recouping certain assistance, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–418);

H.R. 1758, to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to modify provisions relating to brownfield remediation grants, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–419, Part 1);

H.R. 3072, to increase from $10,000,000,000 to $50,000,000,000 the threshold figure at which regulated depository institutions are subject to direct examination and reporting requirements of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–420);

H.R. 3469, to designate the bridge located in Blount County, Tennessee, on the Foothills Parkway (commonly known as ``Bridge 2'') as the ``Dean Stone Bridge'' (H. Rept. 115–421); and

H.R. 3905, to require congressional approval of any mineral withdrawal or monument designation involving the National Forest System lands in the State of Minnesota, to provide for the renewal of certain mineral leases in such lands, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–422).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Harris to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Scott W. Wilson, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC.
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World War I Centennial Commission--Appointment: Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she appointed Ms. Maria Zoe Dunning of San Francisco, California, after the resignation of Mr. Robert Dalessandro, to the World War I Centennial Commission.
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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 11 a.m. and adjourned at 11:03 a.m.


Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


NOVEMBER 24, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

11 a.m., Friday, November 24

Senate Chamber

Program for Friday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.

Next Meeting of the

9 a.m., Friday, November 24

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 9 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Bass, Karen, Calif., E1593

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E1593, E1594, E1595

Cuellar, Henry, Tex., E1594

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E1594

Keating, William R., Mass., E1595

Larsen, Rick, Wash., E1595

McCaul, Michael T., Tex., E1593

Pocan, Mark, Wisc., E1594

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1594

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E1595