Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
September 21, 2017
115th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 163, No. 152 — Daily Edition
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
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.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
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
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Meadows to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Gary Studniewski, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
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.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
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.
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.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
Beyer, Donald S., Jr., Va., E1249
Buchanan, Vern, Fla., E1249
Clark, Katherine M., Mass., E1246
Comstock, Barbara, Va., E1248
Delaney, John K., Md., E1250
Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1247
Fitzpatrick, Brian K., Pa., E1249
Gottheimer, Josh, N.J., E1250
Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1245
Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1249
Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1246
Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E1249
Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1247
Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E1246