Daily Digest

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 9 a.m., on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 14 public bills, H.R. 1205–1213; and 1 resolution, H.J. Res. 83, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 998, to provide for the establishment of a process for the review of rules and sets of rules, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–14, Part 1); and

H.R. 1004, to amend chapter 3 of title 5, United States Code, to require the publication of information relating to pending agency regulatory actions, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–15).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Thomas J. Rooney (FL) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Cara Spaccarelli, Christ Church Washington Parish, Washington, DC.
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Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Group: Representatives Sánchez, Gene Green (TX), Polis, Torres, and Lofgren.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H1315.

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 2:30 p.m. and adjourned at 2:33 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


FEBRUARY 23, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

9 a.m., Thursday, February 23

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

9:30 a.m., Friday, February 24

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 9:30 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Comstock, Barbara, Va., E223, E225, E225

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E224

Rooney, Francis, Fla., E223, E225