Daily Digest

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 11:30:21 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 11:30:51 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Monday, April 9, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 5426–5436; and 1 resolution, and H. Res. 810 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

S. 825, to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium located in Sitka, Alaska, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–619, Part 1);

H.R. 3179, to require the appropriate Federal banking agencies, when issuing certain prudential regulations that are substantively more stringent than a corresponding international prudential standard to publish the rationale for doing so and a cost-benefit analysis of the difference, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–620);

H.R. 4790, to amend the Volcker rule to give the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System sole rulemaking authority, to exclude community banks from the requirements of the Volcker rule, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–621);

H.R. 4921, to require the Surface Board of Transportation to implement certain recommendations of the Inspector General of the Department of Transportation, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–622); and

H.R. 4925, to require the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration to implement certain recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data (H. Rept. 115–623).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Aderholt to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Timothy Kesicki, S.J., Jesuit Conference, Washington, DC.
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Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following individuals on the part of the House to the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Ms. Rebecca Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and Ms. Heather Higgins of New York, New York.
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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 12 noon and adjourned at 12:10 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


APRIL 9, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, April 9

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, with a vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

11 a.m., Monday, April 9

House Chamber

Program for Monday: House will meet in Pro Forma Session at 11 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Brady, Kevin, Tex., E401

Cook, Paul, Calif., E393, E398, E402

DeFazio, Peter A., Ore., E397

DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E393

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E394

Faso, John J., N.Y., E395

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E391, E396, E400, E402

Krishnamoorthi, Ill., E401

Latta, Robert E., Ohio, E391, E393, E396, E397, E398, E399, E400, E401, E402, E403

Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E393, E396, E398, E402

Messer, Luke, Ind., E396

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E400

Olson, Pete, Tex., E391, E393, E395, E397, E399, E401, E403

Rosen, Jacky, Nev., E399

Rouzer, David, N.C., E395

Ryan, Paul D., Wisc., E391

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E394

Smith, Lamar, Tex., E397

Speier, Jackie, Calif., E392

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E394, E399

Young, David, Iowa, E391, E393, E394, E395, E395, E396, E397, E399, E401, E402