Daily Digest

Friday, December 15, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, December 18, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 5 public bills, H.R. 4661–4665; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 665–666, were introduced.
Page H10144

Additional Cosponsors:
Page H10144

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

Conference report on H.R. 1, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018 (H. Rept. 115–466).
Pages H9943–H10143, H10144, H10145

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H9943

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, the Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, Texas.
Page H9943

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H10143.

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 5:30 p.m. and adjourned at 5:33 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


DECEMBER 18, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on a conference report to accompany H.R. 1, the ``Tax Cuts and Jobs Act''; and H.R. 3312, the ``Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, December 18

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will begin consideration of the nominations of J. Paul Compton, Jr., of Alabama, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Owen West, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, and vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 p.m., Monday, December 18

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

Exensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1713, E1713, E1714, E1715

Davis, Rodney, Ill., E1713

Evans, Dwigt, Pa., E1713

Hill, J. French, Ark., E1714

Keating, William R., Mass., E1713

Renacci, James B., Ohio, E1714

Speier, Jackie, Calif., E1714

Walz, Timothy J., Minn., E1713