Daily Digest

Monday, February 26, 2018

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    Senator Peters read Washington's Farewell Address.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S1199–S1222

Measures Introduced: Two bills were introduced, as follows: S. 2451–2452.
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Measures Reported:

S. 1281, to establish a bug bounty pilot program within the Department of Homeland Security, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115–209)

S. 1884, to provide for joint reports by relevant Federal agencies to Congress regarding incidents of terrorism, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115–210)

S. 1791, to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the ``Former Presidents Act of 1958'', with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President. (S. Rept. No. 115–211)
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Measures Passed:

Authorizing the Use of Emancipation Hall: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 103, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.
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Authorizing the Use of the Rotunda of the Capitol: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 107, authorizing Reverend Billy Graham to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol.
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Branch Nomination--Agreement:
Senate resumed consideration of the nomination of Elizabeth L. Branch, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
Pages S1204–12

During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the following action:

By 72 yeas to 22 nays (Vote No. 37), Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the nomination.
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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, and that all time during recess, adjournment, morning business, and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the nomination.
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Messages from the House:
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Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S1219–21


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:

Additional Statements:
Pages S1218–19


Amendments Submitted:
Pages S1221–22


Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--37)
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Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 6:41 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S1222.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

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House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 14 public bills, H.R. 5085–5098; and 3 resolutions, H. Res.749–751 were introduced.
Pages H1265–66


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H1267–68


Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 805, to authorize the conveyance of and remove the reversionary interest of the United States in certain lands in the City of Tulare, California (H. Rept. 115–579);

H.R. 835, to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (H. Rept. 115–580);

H.R. 4134, to redesignate the White Clouds Wilderness in the Sawtooth and Challis National Forests in the State of Idaho as the Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds Wilderness in honor of former Idaho Governor and Secretary of the Interior Cecil D. Andrus (H. Rept. 115–581);

H. Res. 747, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4296) to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4607) to amend the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 to ensure that Federal financial regulators perform a comprehensive review of regulations to identify outdated or otherwise unnecessary regulatory requirements imposed on covered persons, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–582); and

H. Res. 748, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1865) to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify that section 230 of such Act does not prohibit the enforcement against providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal and State criminal and civil law relating to sexual exploitation of children or sex trafficking, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–583).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Newhouse to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Recess: The House recessed at 12:20 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Vincent DeRosa, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
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Recess: The House recessed at 2:10 p.m. and reconvened at 4:47 p.m.
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Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act: S. 772, amended, to amend the PROTECT Act to make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants;
Pages H1233–34


Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Act: H.R. 767, amended, to establish the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training pilot program to address human trafficking in the health care system;
Pages H1234–36


Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act: H.R. 880, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to facilitate assignment of military trauma care providers to civilian trauma centers in order to maintain military trauma readiness and to support such centers;
Pages H1236–38


Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act: H.R. 1222, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to coordinate Federal congenital heart disease research efforts and to improve public education and awareness of congenital heart disease, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 394 yeas to 7 nays, Roll No. 81;
Pages H1238–40, H1246–47


Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act: H.R. 2410, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment;
Pages H1240–43


Action for Dental Health Act: H.R. 2422, amended, to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 387 yeas to 13 nays, Roll No. 82; and
Pages H1243–44, H1247–48


Recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care: H. Res. 443, amended, recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care.
Pages H1244–46


Recess: The House recessed at 6:07 p.m. and reconvened at 6:31 p.m.
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Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Thompson (CA) announced his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
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Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. tomorrow, February 27th for Morning Hour debate.
Pages H1248, H1264


Discharge Petition: Representative Thompson (CA) presented to the clerk a motion to discharge the Committee on the Judiciary from the consideration of H.R. 4240, to protect Second Amendment rights, ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process (Discharge Petition No. 6).
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Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H1246–47, H1247–48. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 9:59 p.m.

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Committee Meetings

ALLOW STATES AND VICTIMS TO FIGHT ONLINE SEX TRAFFICKING ACT OF 2017; TO PLACE REQUIREMENTS ON OPERATIONAL RISK CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BANKING ORGANIZATIONS ESTABLISHED BY AN APPROPRIATE FEDERAL BANKING AGENCY; COMPREHENSIVE REGULATORY REVIEW ACT

Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 1865, the ``Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017''; H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency; and H.R. 4607, the ``Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act''. The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 1865. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute. The rule makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The Committee granted, by record vote of 8–3, a closed rule for H.R. 4296. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115–60, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. In section 2, the rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4607 under a closed rule. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115–61, modified by the amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard from Representatives Marino, Wagner, Jackson-Lee, Luetkemeyer, and Maxine Waters of California.

BUSINESS MEETING

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Full Committee held a business meeting on adoption of the Committee's FY 2019 Budget Views and Estimates Letter. The Committee's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Views and Estimates Letter was adopted. This hearing was closed.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.

NEW PUBLIC LAWS

(For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D147)
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H.R. 4708, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue Department of Homeland Security-wide guidance and develop training programs as part of the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign. Signed on February 14, 2018. (Public Law 115–125)

S. 534, to prevent the sexual abuse of minors and amateur athletes by requiring the prompt reporting of sexual abuse to law enforcement authorities. Signed on February 14, 2018. (Public Law 115–126)

H.R. 582, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a configuration that permits users to directly initiate a call to 9–1–1 without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix. Signed on February 16, 2018. (Public Law 115–127)

S. 1438, to redesignate the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri as the ``Gateway Arch National Park''. Signed on February 22, 2018. (Public Law 115–128)

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,

FEBRUARY 27, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine United States Cyber Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Kevin Edward Moley, of Arizona, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Organization Affairs), Josephine Olsen, of Maryland, to be Director of the Peace Corps, Erik Bethel, of Florida, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Sean Cairncross, of Minnesota, to be Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation, 2:30 p.m., SD–419.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold hearings to examine the opioid crisis, focusing on the role of technology and data in preventing and treating addiction, 10 a.m., SD–430.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Disabled American Veterans, 2 p.m., SD–G50.

Select Committee on Intelligence: to receive a closed briefing regarding certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.

House

Committee on Agriculture, Full Committee, business meeting to consider the Budget Views and Estimates Letter of the Committee on Agriculture for the Agencies and Programs under the Jurisdiction of the Committee for Fiscal Year 2019, 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth.

Committee on Armed Services, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Terrorism and Iran: Defense Challenges in the Middle East'', 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.

Committee on the Budget, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``CBO Oversight: The Role of Behavioral Modeling in Scoring and Baseline Construction'', 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth.

Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, hearing entitled ``A More Effective and Collaborative OSHA: A View from Stakeholders'', 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy, hearing entitled ``State of the Nation's Energy Infrastructure'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Committee on Financial Services, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, hearing entitled ``Women's Role in Countering Terrorism'', 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security, hearing entitled ``The Public Face of TSA: Examining the Agency's Outreach and Traveler Engagement Efforts'', 10 a.m., HVC–210.

Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency, hearing entitled ``Doing Business with DHS: Industry Recommendations to Improve Contractor Employee Vetting'', 2 p.m., HVC–210.

Committee on House Administration, Full Committee, business meeting on Committee Resolution 115–6, Views and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2019; Committee Resolution 115–7, Changes to the Congressional Member Handbook; and Committee Resolution 115–8, Changes to the Congressional Committee Handbook, 2:15 p.m., 1310 Longworth.

Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Implementation of the Survivors' Bill of Rights Act'', 11 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, hearing entitled ``Competition in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: the Proposed Merger of CVS Health and Aetna'', 1:30 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans, hearing on H.R. 2947, the ``Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2017''; and H.R. 4880, to revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chaffee Coastal Barrier Resources System Units in Delaware, 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, hearing entitled ``Liquified Natural Gas and U.S. Geopolitics'', 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

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Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Federalism Implications of Treating States as Stakeholders'', 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Technology, hearing entitled ``A Review of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct in Science'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access, hearing entitled ``Occupational Hazards: How Excessive Licensing Hurts Small Business'', 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Full Committee, hearing entitled ``How Red Tape Affects Community Banks and Credit Unions: A GAO Report'', 2 p.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, hearing entitled ``The State of Aviation Safety'', 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Committee on Ways and Means, Full Committee, business meeting on the Adoption of Ways and Means Committee Views and Estimates on the Fiscal Year 2019 Federal Budget, 1:15 p.m., 1100 Longworth.

Joint Meetings

Joint Hearing: Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Disabled American Veterans, 2 p.m., SD–G50.

CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

Week of February 27 through March 2, 2018

Senate Chamber

On Tuesday, Senate will continue consideration of the nomination of Elizabeth L. Branch, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared legislative and executive business.

Senate Committees

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Committee on Armed Services: February 27, to hold hearings to examine United States Cyber Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

March 1, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Lieutenant General Paul M. Nakasone, USA, to be general and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service/Commander, United States Cyber Command, Department of Defense, and Brent K. Park, of Tennessee, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration, and Anne Marie White, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary (Environmental Management), both of the Department of Energy, 9:30 a.m., SD–G50.

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: March 1, to hold hearings to examine the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress, 10 a.m., SD–538.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: February 28, business meeting to consider S. 1520, to expand recreational fishing opportunities through enhanced marine fishery conservation and management, and the nominations of Joseph Simons, of Virginia, Noah Joshua Phillips, of Maryland, Christine S. Wilson, of Virginia, and Rohit Chopra, of New York, each to be a Federal Trade Commissioner, and Jeffrey DeWit, of Arizona, to be Chief Financial Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 10 a.m., SD–106.

March 1, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine implementation of positive train control, 10:15 a.m., SR–253.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: February 28, Subcommittee on Water and Power, to hold hearings to examine S. 1142, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects, S. 1556, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to use designated funding to pay for construction of authorized rural water projects, S. 2074, to establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota, S. 2166, to maintain annual base funding for the Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery programs through fiscal year 2023, to require a report on the implementation of those programs, and H.R. 2786, to amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility, 10 a.m., SD–366.

March 1, Full Committee, to hold an oversight hearing to examine private sector and government challenges and opportunities to promote the cyber security and resiliency of our nation's critical energy infrastructure, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: March 1, to hold hearings to examine the Administration's framework for rebuilding infrastructure in America, 10 a.m., SD–406.

Committee on Foreign Relations: February 27, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Kevin Edward Moley, of Arizona, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Organization Affairs), Josephine Olsen, of Maryland, to be Director of the Peace Corps, Erik Bethel, of Florida, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Sean Cairncross, of Minnesota, to be Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation, 2:30 p.m., SD–419.

March 1, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Robert Frank Pence, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Finland, Department of State, and Judy Lynn Shelton, of Virginia, to be United States Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 10 a.m., SD–419.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: February 27, to hold hearings to examine the opioid crisis, focusing on the role of technology and data in preventing and treating addiction, 10 a.m., SD–430.

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February 28, Full Committee, business meeting to consider S. 2434, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reauthorize user fee programs relating to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs, S. 292, to maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, S. 2278, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to improve health care in rural areas, and S. 1091, to establish a Federal Task Force to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, 9:45 a.m., SD–430.

March 1, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nomination of John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, 10 a.m., SD–430.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: February 28, business meeting to consider H.R. 2825, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the nomination of Michael K. Atkinson, of Maryland, to be Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, 10 a.m., SD–342.

March 1, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management, to hold hearings to examine the role of Federal managers in hiring, 10 a.m., SD–342.

Committee on the Judiciary: March 1, business meeting to consider the nominations of Joel M. Carson III, of New Mexico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit, Colm F. Connolly, and Maryellen Noreika, both to be a United States District Judge for the District of Delaware, William F. Jung, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, Ryan T. Holte, of Ohio, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, Jonathan F. Mitchell, of Washington, to be Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and Billy J. Williams, to be United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, Mark S. James, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Missouri, Daniel C. Mosteller, to be United States Marshal for the District of South Dakota, and Jesse Seroyer, Jr., to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Alabama, all of the Department of Justice, 10 a.m., SD–226.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: February 27, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Disabled American Veterans, 2 p.m., SD–G50.

February 28, Full Committee, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of The American Legion, 10 a.m., SD–G50.

Select Committee on Intelligence: February 27, to receive a closed briefing regarding certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.

March 1, Full Committee, to receive a closed briefing regarding certain intelligence matters, 2 p.m., SH–219.

House Committees

Committee on Energy and Commerce, February 28, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Combating the Opioid Crisis: Helping Communities Balance Enforcement and Patient Safety'', 1 p.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 28, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, hearing entitled ``Zimbabwe After Mugabe'', 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, February 28, Subcommittee on Federal Lands, hearing on H.R. 1992, the ``Camp Nelson Heritage Park Study Act''; H.R. 3008, the ``George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act''; H.R. 4731, to extend the retained use estate for the Caneel Bay resort in St. John, United States Virgin Islands, and for other purposes; and H.R. 5005, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System, 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

Joint Meetings

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: February 28, to hold hearings to examine seeking justice for and securing the legacy of Boris Nemtsov, 3:30 p.m., SD–138.

Joint Hearing: February 27, Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Disabled American Veterans, 2 p.m., SD–G50.

February 28, Full Committee, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of The American Legion, 10 a.m., SD–G50.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Tuesday, February 27

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will continue consideration of the nomination of Elizabeth L. Branch, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

(Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

10 a.m., Tuesday, February 27

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Consideration of H.R. 4296--To place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency (Subject to a Rule) and H.R. 1865--Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (Subject to a Rule). Begin consideration of H.R. 4607--Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act (Subject to a Rule). Consideration of the following measure under suspension of the Rules: H.R. 5078--TRID Improvement Act of 2018.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Banks, Jim, Ind., E217

Barragán, Nanette Diaz, Calif., E222

Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga, E215

Bordallo, Madeleine Z., Guam, E215

Brooks, Mo, Ala., E217

Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E218

Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E216, E217

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E222

Cook, Paul, Calif., E219, E219, E221

Davis, Rodney, Ill., E218, E220

DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E219

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E220

Deutch, Theodore E., Fla., E218

Evans, Dwigt, Pa., E217

Foxx, Virginia, N.C., E222

Graves, Garret, La., E217

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E215

Jayapal, Pramila, Wash., E223

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E221

Keating, William R., Mass., E221

Kuster, Ann M., N.H., E221

McCollum, Betty, Minn., E220

McKinley, David B., W.Va., E218

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E219

Payne, Donald M., Jr., N.J., E222

Pocan, Mark, Wisc., E220

Poe, Ted, Tex., E223

Sessions, Pete, Tex., E216

Shuster, Bill, Pa., E221

Veasey, Marc A., Tex., E220

Watson Coleman, Bonnie, N.J., E217

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