Daily Digest

Friday, January 12, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 1:00:01 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 1:00:27 p.m. until 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 8 public bills, H.R. 4785–4792, and 1 resolution, H. Res. 692, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 1119, to establish the bases by which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall issue, implement, and enforce certain emission limitations and allocations for existing electric utility steam generating units that convert coal refuse into energy, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–514); and

H.R. 4033, to reauthorize the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 (H. Rept. 115–515).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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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 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:02 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.––––––

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


JANUARY 16, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: to hold an oversight hearing to examine the domestic and global energy outlook from the perspective of the International Energy Agency, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on the Judiciary: to hold an oversight hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security, 10 a.m., SH–216.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 2954, the ``Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act''; H.R. 3326, the ``World Bank Accountability Act of 2017''; and H.R. 4712, the ``Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

4:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 16

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will resume consideration of the amendment of the House to S. 139, FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on McConnell motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the bill at 5:30 p.m. The filing deadline for first-degree amendments is at 4:45 p.m., and the filing deadline for second-degree amendments is at 5:15 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Tuesday, January 16

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E39, E40

Carbajal, Salud O., Calif., E40, E40, E41

Gutiérrez, Luis V., Ill., E39

Jayapal, Pramila, Wash., E39

Jenkins, Evan H., W.Va., E40

Johnson, Henry C. ``Hank'', Jr., Ga., E39, E39, E40, E40, E41

Walters, Mimi, Calif., E41