Daily Digest

Friday, June 2, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 9:00:08 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 9:00:33 a.m., until 3 p.m., on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 3 public bills, H.R. 2769–2771; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 372–373, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

Supplemental report on H.R. 10, to create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital and credit, and repealing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that make America less prosperous, less stable, and less free, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–153, Part 2);

H.R. 220, to authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–154);

H.R. 497, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public lands in San Bernardino County, California, to the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District, and to accept in return certain exchanged non-public lands, and for other purposes, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–155);

H.R. 660, to require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets (H. Rept. 115–156);

H.R. 1135, to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program (H. Rept. 115–157);

H.R. 1967, to amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–158);

H.R. 2372, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the rules relating to veteran health insurance and eligibility for the premium tax credit, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–159);

H.R. 2579, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the premium tax credit with respect to unsubsidized COBRA continuation coverage, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–160); and

H.R. 2581, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require the provision of social security numbers as a condition of receiving the health insurance premium tax credit, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–161, Part 1).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Comstock to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Gene Hemrick, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
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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 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at 10:32 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.


Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


JUNE 5, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


Committee on Foreign Relations: to receive a closed briefing on beyond Iraq and Syria, focusing on ISIS's global reach, 5 p.m., SVC–217.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, June 5

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will begin consideration of S. Res. 176, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, and vote on adoption of the resolution at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Tuesday, June 6

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Barragán, Nanette Diaz, Calif., E745

Comstock, Barbara, Va., E746, E748, E751, E753

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E750

Cuellar, Henry, Tex., E748

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E751

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E750

Faso, John J., N.Y., E746, E752

Graves, Sam, Mo., E746, E748, E749, E751, E752, E754

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E747, E753

Lee, Barbara, Calif., E750

McMorris Rodgers, Cathy, Wash., E748

Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E745, E749, E752

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E749

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E745, E747

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E749

Renacci, James B., Ohio, E745

Richmond, Cedric L., La., E748

Sánchez, Linda T., Calif., E749, E752

Schrader, Kurt, Ore., E746

Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E751