Daily Digest

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 8:31:01 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 8:31:26 a.m. until 4 p.m., on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 10 public bills, H.R. 3808–3817; 2 resolutions, H. Res. 530–531 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2824, to amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–315, Part 1);

H.R. 2792, to amend the Social Security Act to make certain revisions to provisions limiting payment of benefits to fugitive felons under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–316);

H.R. 2142, to improve the ability of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to interdict fentanyl, other synthetic opioids, and other narcotics and psychoactive substances that are illegally imported into the United States, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–317);

H.R. 24, to require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–318);

H.R. 1491, to reaffirm the action of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–319);

H.R. 289, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to issue permits for recreation services on lands managed by Federal agencies, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–320, Part 1); and

H.R. 825, to promote the development of renewable energy on public land, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–321, Part 1).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Meadows to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Gary Studniewski, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
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Senate Referral: S. 188 was held at the desk.

Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appear on page H7431.

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 11 a.m. and adjourned at 11:04 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


Committee on Finance: to hold hearings to examine the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal, 10 a.m., SD–215.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 2824, the ``Increasing Opportunity through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act''; and H.R. 2792, the ``Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

4 p.m., Monday, September 25

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of William J. Emanuel, of California, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 p.m., Monday, September 25

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Beyer, Donald S., Jr., Va., E1249

Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E1247, E1250

Buchanan, Vern, Fla., E1249

Clark, Katherine M., Mass., E1246

Comstock, Barbara, Va., E1248

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E1245, E1251

Delaney, John K., Md., E1250

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1247

Esty, Elizabeth H., Conn., E1245, E1248, E1251

Fitzpatrick, Brian K., Pa., E1249

Gottheimer, Josh, N.J., E1250

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1245

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1249

Lee, Barbara, Calif., E1245, E1247, E1251

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1246

Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E1249

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1247

Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E1246

Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E1248, E1251

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E1249, E1250