Daily Digest

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 2:32:05 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 2:32:39 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., on Friday, September 1, 2017

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 1 public bill, H.R. 3367; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 498, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 1074, to repeal the Act entitled ``An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation'' (H. Rept. 115–279);

H.R. 1547, to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Tucson, Arizona, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversionary interest to the City (H. Rept. 115–280);

H.R. 2075, to adjust the eastern boundary of the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area in the State of Oregon to facilitate fire prevention and response activities in order to protect adjacent private property, and for other purposes, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–281); and

H.R. 2371, to require the Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for customers, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–282).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Harris 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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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 12 noon and adjourned at 12:03 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.



(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Friday, September 1

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

1 p.m., Friday, September 1

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 1 p.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Blackburn, Marsha, Tenn., E1149, E1150

Lawson, Al, Jr., Fla., E1149

Walorski, Jackie, Ind., E1150

Watson Coleman, Bonnie, N.J., E1149