Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
February 2, 2018
115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 21 — Daily Edition
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Friday, February 2, 2018
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.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed:Reports were filed today as follows:
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);
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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.
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.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
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.
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.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
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
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