Daily Digest

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 10 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 10:00:34 a.m. until 12 noon, on Friday, November 23, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 6 public bills, H.R. 7168; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 1156–1158, were introduced.
Pages H9573–74

Additional Cosponsors:
Page H9574

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

S. 607, to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities (H. Rept. 115–1037);

H.R. 237, to reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–1038, Part 1);

H.R. 2085, to approve an agreement between the United States and the Republic of Palau, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–1039, Part 1);

H.R. 6108, to provide for partnerships among State and local governments, regional entities, and the private sector to preserve, conserve, and enhance the visitor experience at nationally significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–1040);

Committee on Ethics. In the Matter of Allegations Relating to Representative Ruben Kihuen (H. Rept. 115–1041); and

Committee on Ethics. In the Matter of Allegations Relating to Representative Mark Meadows (H. Rept. 115–1042).
Page H9573

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative McHenry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H9571

Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff, Retired Chaplain, U.S. Navy, Washington, DC.
Page H9571

Senate Referrals: S. Con. Res. 51 was held at the desk. S. 3209 was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. S. 3237 was referred to the Committee on Government Reform. S. 3321 was referred to the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on House Administration. S. 3414 was referred to the Committee on Government Reform. S. 3442 was referred to the Committee on Government Reform.
Pages H9571–72

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H9571.

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 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at 10:35 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


NOVEMBER 23, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Friday, November 23

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

9:30 a.m., Friday, November 23

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 9:30 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1542

Connolly, Gerald E., Va., E1541, E1541, E1542, E1544, E1545, E1546

Cooper, Jim, Tenn., E1545

Deutch, Theodore E., Fla., E1543

Duffy, Sean, P., Wisc., E1542

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E1545

Gabbard, Tulsi, Hawaii, E1545

Graves, Garret, La., E1545

Jayapal, Pramila, Wash., E1541

Jeffries, Hakeem S., N.Y., E1545

Joyce, David P., Ohio, E1543

McGovern, James P., Mass., E1544

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E1543

Rooney, Francis, Fla., E1541

Rutherford, John H., Fla., E1542

Scott, David, Ga., E1542

Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr., Wisc., E1541

Valadao, David G., Calif., E1543