Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 2, 2018
115th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 163, No. 215 — Daily Edition
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
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.
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.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
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.
Program for Wednesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11 a.m.
Larson, John B., Conn., E1767