Daily Digest

Friday, August 11, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 3:30:03 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 3:30:34 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 5 public bills, H.R. 3648–3652, were introduced.
Pages H6602–03

Additional Cosponsors:
Page H6603

Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Perry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H6595

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
Page H6595

Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2288, to amend title 38, United States Code, to reform the rights and processes relating to appeals of decisions regarding claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Page H6595H6601

Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 339, to amend Public Law 94–241 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Page H6601

Discharge Petition: Representative Garrett presented to the clerk a motion to discharge the Committee on Rules from the consideration of H. Res. 458, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1436) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017 (Discharge Petition No. 3).

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 9 a.m. and adjourned at 9:07 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


AUGUST 15, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 15

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

9:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 15

House Chamber

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

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Banks, Jim, Ind., E1124

Esty, Elizabeth H., Conn., E1125

Luetkemeyer, Blaine, Mo., E1123, E1124, E1125

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1123, E1125

Price, David E., N.C., E1123

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1124

Velázquez, Nydia M., N.Y., E1123