Daily Digest

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 7:20:05 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 7:20:32 p.m., until 3 p.m., on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 2104–2114; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 273 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H.R. 1695, to amend title 17, United States Code, to provide additional responsibilities for the Register of Copyrights, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–91).
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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. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
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Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress--Reappointment: The Chair announced, on behalf of the Clerk of the House, pursuant to 44 United States Code 2702, the reappointment of the following individual to serve as a member of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress: Dr. Sharon Leon, Fairfax, Virginia.
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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 4 p.m. and adjourned at 4:03 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


APRIL 24, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, April 24

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will begin consideration of the nomination of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture, with a vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 p.m. Following disposition of the nomination of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture, Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Rod J. Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Monday, April 24

House Chamber

Program for Monday: House will meet in a Pro Forma session at 12 noon.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Brooks, Mo, Ala., E518

Comstock, Barbara, Va., E514, E515, E517, E519

Cook, Paul, Calif., E514, E518

Crowley, Joseph, N.Y., E514

Dent, Charles W., Pa., E516

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E513, E515, E516, E517, E518, E519

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E513

Fitzpatrick, Brian K., Pa., E516

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E514

Joyce, David P., Ohio, E515

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E516

Krishnamoorthi, Ill., E518

Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E513

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E513

Trott, David A., Mich., E516

Young, David, Iowa, E517