Daily Digest

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 4:00:03 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 4:01:39 p.m. until 12 noon, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Status Quo Nominations--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that notwithstanding the order of December 21, 2017 and the provisions of Rule XXXI, all uniformed military promotions pending in the Senate remain in status quo, with the exception of the following: PN 765, PN 540, and PN 475, and that the following defense civilian nomination also be returned to the President: PN 1096; provided further that the previous order be modified to reflect that PN 1193 should be returned to the President and PN 1316 should remain status quo.
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Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 1 public bill, H. Res. 674 was introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Arrington 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 12 noon and adjourned at 12:02 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


JANUARY 3, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Wednesday, January 3

Senate Chamber

Program for Wednesday: Senate will convene the 2nd session of the 115th Congress and new Senators will be sworn in.

At 5 p.m., Senate will begin consideration of the nomination of John C. Rood, of Arizona, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, with a vote on confirmation thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

11 a.m., Wednesday, January 3

House Chamber

Program for Wednesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Larson, John B., Conn., E1767