Daily Digest

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 1:00:03 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 1:00:40 p.m. until 2:45 p.m., on Friday, November 2, 2018.––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 7102–7112; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 1137 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 5513, to provide for an exchange of lands with San Bernardino County, California, to enhance management of lands within the San Bernardino National Forest, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–996);

H.R. 5787, to amend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to give effect to more accurate maps of units of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System that were produced by digital mapping of such units, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–997); and

H.R. 6118, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an ``American World War II Heritage City'', and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–998).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Arrington to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Chaplain Amber Murrell, United States Air Force, Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
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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 1 p.m. and adjourned at 1:02 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings


Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: On Monday, October 29, 2018, Commission received a briefing on faith in the public square from Eric Treene, Special Counsel for Religious Discrimination, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice; Senator Sophie van Bijsterveld, Dutch Parliament, The Hague, Netherlands; and Reverend Andrew Bennett, Cardus Religious Freedom Institute, Ottawa, Canada.


NOVEMBER 1, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Joint Meetings

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: to receive a briefing on United States interests, nationalist movements, and the European Union, 10 a.m., SD–562.


Next Meeting of the

2:45 p.m., Friday, November 2

Senate Chamber

Program for Friday: Senate will meet in pro forma session.

Next Meeting of the

11:30 a.m., Friday, November 2

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11:30 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Bergman, Jack, Mich., E1476

Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1473

Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E1474, E1476

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1473, E1476, E1478, E1480

Duffy, Sean, P., Wisc., E1482

Duncan, John J., Jr., Tenn., E1477

Espaillat, Adriano, N.Y., E1474, E1480

Fitzpatrick, Brian K., Pa., E1475

Gonzalez, Vicente, Tex., E1480, E1482

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1482

Olson, Pete, Tex., E1473, E1477, E1480

Perlmutter, Ed, Colo., E1475, E1480, E1481, E1482

Poe, Ted, Tex., E1476, E1481, E1482

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1475

Rohrabacher, Dana, Calif., E1478

Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E1481

Smith, Jason, Mo., E1475

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1473

Walters, Mimi, Calif., E1481

Young, David, Iowa, E1473, E1474, E1475, E1475, E1476, E1478, E1481, E1482, E1483