Daily Digest

Friday, November 3, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, November 6, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 18 public bills, H.R. 4236–4253; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 605, 606 were introduced.
Pages H8494–95

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H8496–97

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H.R. 3911, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with respect to risk-based examinations of Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (H. Rept. 115–384).
Page H8494

Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by voice vote.
Pages H8447, H8475

Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017: The House passed H.R. 3922, to extend funding for certain public health programs, by a yea-and-nay vote of 242 yeas to 174 nays, Roll No. 606.
Pages H8449–75

Rejected the Clyburn motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Energy and Commerce with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 187 yeas to 231 nays, Roll No. 605.
Pages H8466–74

Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment printed in part A of H. Rept. 115–382, modified by the amendment printed in part B of H. Rept. 115–382, shall be considered as adopted, in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill.
Page H8449

H. Res. 601, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3922) was agreed to yesterday, November 2nd.

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, November 6th for Morning Hour debate.
Page H8479

Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H8473–74 and H8474. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:31 p.m.

Committee Meetings


Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment held a hearing entitled ``Legislative Proposals to Improve Small Businesses' and Communities' Access to Capital''. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


NOVEMBER 6, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 3043, the ``Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017''; and H.R. 3441, the ``Save Local Business Act'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

Committee on Ways and Means, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 1, the ``Tax Cuts and Jobs Act'', 12 noon, 1100 Longworth.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, November 6

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Monday, November 6

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Babin, Brian, Tex., E1503

Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E1502

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1504

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E1501

Collins, Doug, Ga., E1503, E1504

Conaway, K. Michael, Tex., E1501

Crowley, Joseph, N.Y., E1503

Faso, John J., N.Y., E1502

Gallego, Ruben, Ariz., E1503

Keating, William R., Mass., E1501

LaHood, Darin, Ill., E1502, E1503

Lieu, Ted, Calif., E1502

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1503

Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E1502, E1504

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1501