Daily Digest

Friday, February 2, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 11:00:02 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 11:00:12 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., on Monday, February 5, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 8 public bills, H.R. 4912–4919; 1 private bill, H.R. 4920; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 721–722, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed:Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2888, to establish the Ste. Genevieve National Historic Site in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–540);

H.R. 1157, to clarify the United States interest in certain submerged lands in the area of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–541);

H.R. 4299, to provide for the indefinite duration of certain military land withdrawals, to improve the management of lands currently subject to such withdrawals and to make the management of such lands more transparent, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–542, Part 1);

H.R. 4771, to raise the consolidated assets threshold under the small bank holding company policy statement, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–543); and

H.R. 4263, to amend the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to small company capital formation, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–544).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Joint Economic Committee--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member on the part of the House to the Joint Economic Committee to fill the existing vacancy thereon: Representative Handel.
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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 4:30 p.m. and adjourned at 4:33 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


FEBRUARY 5, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


Committee on House Administration, Full Committee, markup on a resolution requiring each employing office of the House of Representatives to adopt an anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policy for the office's workplace, establishing the Office of Employee Advocacy to provide legal assistance and consultation to employees of the House regarding procedures and proceedings under the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, and for other purposes; and legislation on the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act, 5:30 p.m., 1310 Longworth.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 772, the ``Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017''; H.R. 1153, the ``Mortgage Choice Act of 2017''; and H.R. 4771, the ``Small Bank Holding Company Relief Act of 2018'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, February 5

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will begin consideration of the nomination of Andrei Iancu, of California, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, with a vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

12 p.m., Monday, February 5

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Beatty, Joyce, Ohio, E126

Black, Diane, Tenn., E123

Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E127

Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E129

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E127

Courtney, Joe, Conn., E127

Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E125, E130

Gaetz, Matt, Fla., E123, E128

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E124, E126, E128, E130

Katko, John, N.Y., E123, E130

Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E129

Luetkemeyer, Blaine, Mo., E128

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E125

Renacci, James B., Ohio, E128

Russell, Steve, Okla., E128

Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E130

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E129

Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E125

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E129

Swalwell, Eric, Calif., E126

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E127

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E124

Young, David, Iowa, E123, E124, E125, E127, E127, E128, E129, E129, E130, E131