Daily Digest

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, May 3, 2018.–––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 5 public bills, H.R. 5669–5673; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 866–867, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H.R. 2655, to amend the Small Business Act to expand intellectual property education and training for small businesses, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–660, Part 1).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mooney (WV) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, TX.
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Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Meehan, wherein he resigned as Representative for the Seventh Congressional District of Pennsylvania, effective at midnight on Friday, April 27, 2018.
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Whole Number of the House: The Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from Pennsylvania, Mr. Meehan, the whole number of the House is 428.
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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 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 9:33 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


MAY 3, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 3

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

9:30 a.m., Thursday, May 3

House Chamber

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

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Buck, Ken, Colo., E573

Cheney, Liz, Wyo., E576, E578, E579, E579

Collins, Chris, N.Y., E574

Crowley, Joseph, N.Y., E576

Huizenga, Bill, Mich., E574, E576

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E578

Lieu, Ted, Calif., E573, E575

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E574

McCarthy, Kevin, Calif., E573

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E574

Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E573

Sánchez, Linda T., Calif., E574

Sherman, Brad, Calif., E577

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E577

Valadao, David G., Calif., E575

Veasey, Marc A., Tex., E577

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E575, E578

Zeldin, Lee M., N.Y., E574