Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
August 11, 2017
115th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 163, No. 135 — Daily Edition
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Friday, August 11, 2017
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.––––––
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
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.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
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.
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.
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.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Tuesday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.
Program for Tuesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 9:30 a.m.
Banks, Jim, Ind., E1124
Esty, Elizabeth H., Conn., E1125
Price, David E., N.C., E1123
Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1124
Velázquez, Nydia M., N.Y., E1123