Daily Digest

Friday, August 24, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 4 p.m., on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 6 public bills, H.R. 6676–6681; were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2319, to protect the investment choices of investors in the United States, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–903);

H.R. 5756, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to adjust certain resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals (H. Rept. 115–904);

H.R. 6332, to require the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to submit a report to Congress on the way in which data collected pursuant to title 31 is being used, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–905); and

Supplemental Report on H. Res. 928, resolution of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the President's use of the pardon power under article II, section 2 of the Constitution (H. Rept. 115–797, Part 2).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mooney (WV) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, TX.
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Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Hunter wherein he resigned from the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
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Library of Congress Trust Fund Board--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following individual on the part of the House to the Library of Congress Trust Fund Board for a 5-year term: Ms. Elizabeth Beretta-Perik of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
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Senate Referrals: S. 266 was referred to the Committee on Financial Services. S. 1142 was held at the desk. S. 1322 was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources. S. 2946 was held at the desk.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today and appears on page H7761–62.

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 11:07 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


AUGUST 27, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

4 p.m., Monday, August 27

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Lynn A. Johnson, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Tuesday, August 28

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 12 noon.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Barletta, Lou, Pa., E1175

Bordallo, Madeleine Z., Guam, E1175, E1176

Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E1174, E1176

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1177

Cook, Paul, Calif., E1175

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E1176

DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E1171

Kelly, Robin L., Ill., E1172

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1172, E1175, E1177

McEachin, A. Donald, Va., E1171

Norcross, Donald, N.J., E1171

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E1171

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E1176

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E1172, E1174

Walberg, Tim, Mich., E1174

Walorski, Jackie, Ind., E1174

Young, David, Iowa, E1171, E1172, E1172, E1173, E1174, E1175, E1176, E1177, E1177