Daily Digest

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S4011–S4251

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3085–3091, and S. Res. 551.
Page S4035

Measures Reported:

Special Report entitled ``Further Revised Allocation to Subcommittees of Budget Totals for Fiscal Year 2019''. (S. Rept. No. 115–279)

S. 207, to amend the Controlled Substances Act relating to controlled substance analogues.

S. 2535, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to strengthen Drug Enforcement Administration discretion in setting opioid quotas, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

S. 2645, to establish a demonstration program under which the Drug Enforcement Administration provides grants to certain States to enable those States to increase participation in drug take-back programs.

S. 2789, to prevent substance abuse and reduce demand for illicit narcotics, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

S. 2837, to improve the systems for identifying the diversion of controlled substances, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

S. 2838, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to require the Drug Enforcement Administration to report certain information on distribution of opioids, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
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Measures Passed:

Global Food Security Reauthorization Act: Senate passed S. 2269, to reauthorize the Global Food Security Act of 2016 for 5 additional years.
Pages S4248–49

Measures Considered:

Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of H.R. 5895, making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
Pages S4012–20, S4021–32

Adopted:

By 93 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. 130), Alexander (for Gardner/Coons) Amendment No. 2914 (to Amendment No. 2910), to express the sense of the Senate regarding the need for funding for innovative scientific research.
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By a unanimous vote of 96 yeas (Vote No. 131), Carper/Alexander Amendment No. 2920 (to Amendment No. 2910), to direct the Secretary of the Army to submit a report on the status of returning to non-Federal project sponsors excess non-Federal funds.
Pages S4021–22

Pending:

Shelby Amendment No. 2910, in the nature of a substitute.
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Alexander Amendment No. 2911 (to Amendment No. 2910), to make a technical correction.
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McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 2943 (to Amendment No. 2910), to increase funds for a nuclear demonstration program.
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McConnell (for Baldwin/Portman) Amendment No. 2985 (to Amendment No. 2910), to set aside funds for cooperative agreements and laboratory support to accelerate the domestic production of Molybdenum-99.
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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Senate vote on or in relation to McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 2943 (to Amendment No. 2910) (listed above), and McConnell (for Baldwin/Portman) Amendment No. 2985 (to Amendment No. 2910) (listed above) in the order listed; and that there be no second-degree amendments in order to the amendments prior to the votes.
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Appointments:
United States Capitol Preservation Commission: The Chair, on behalf of the President pro tempore, pursuant to Public Law 100–696, appointed the following Senator as a member of the United States Capitol Preservation Commission: Senator Fischer.
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Executive Report of Committee: Senate received the following executive report of a committee:

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Report to accompany Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled (Treaty Doc. 114–6) (Ex. Rept. 115–6).
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Executive Communications:
Pages S4033–35


Executive Report of Committee:
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Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S4035–37


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
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Amendments Submitted:
Pages S4037–59


Authorities for Committees to Meet:
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Privileges of the Floor:
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Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--131)
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Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:39 p.m., until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4249.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

BUSINESS MEETING

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security approved for full committee consideration an original bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

BUSINESS MEETING

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government approved for full committee consideration an original bill making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

BUSINESS MEETING

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs approved for full committee consideration an original bill making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.

NOMINATION

Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a hearing to examine the nomination of Lieutenant General Austin S. Miller, USA, to be general and Commander, Resolute Support Mission, North Atlantic Treaty Organization/Commander, United States Forces--Afghanistan, Department of Defense, after the nominee, who was introduced by Senator Burr, testified and answered questions in his own behalf.

CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA AND FACEBOOK DATA PRIVACY RISKS

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security concluded a hearing to examine Cambridge Analytica and other Facebook partners, focusing on data privacy risks, after receiving testimony from John Battelle, NewCo, San Francisco, California; Aleksandr Kogan, University of Cambridge Department of Psychology, New York, New York; and Ashkan Soltani, Walnut, California.

320B DRUG PRICING PROGRAM

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee concluded a hearing to examine effective administration of the 340B Drug Pricing Program, after receiving testimony from Captain Krista M. Pedley, Director, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.

EB–5 INVESTOR VISA PROGRAM

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded an oversight hearing to examine the EB–5 investor visa program, after receiving testimony from L. Francis Cissna, Director, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

BUSINESS MEETING

Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported the nomination of John Lowry III, of Illinois, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment and Training.

INTELLIGENCE

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed hearings on intelligence matters, receiving testimony from officials of the intelligence community.

Committee recessed subject to the call.

ALZHEIMER'S

Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded a hearing to examine changing the trajectory of Alzheimer's, focusing on reducing risk, detecting early symptoms, and improving data, after receiving testimony from Lisa C. McGuire, Lead, Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services; Teresa Osborne, Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary, Harrisburg; Gareth R. Howell, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine; Marcia Gay Harden, Los Angeles, California; and Cheryll Woods-Flowers, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.

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House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 6132–6155; and 4 resolutions, H. Res. 947–950 were introduced.
Pages H5283–85


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H5286–87


Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 200, to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–758);

H.R. 5676, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the suspension of payments by Medicare prescription drug plans and MA–PD plans pending investigations of credible allegations of fraud by pharmacies, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–759, Part 1);

H.R. 5723, to require the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to report on opioid payment, adverse incentives, and data under the Medicare program, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–760, Part 1);

H.R. 5773, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare prescription drug plans to establish drug management programs for at-risk beneficiaries, require electronic prior authorization for covered part D drugs, and to provide for other program integrity measures under parts C and D of the Medicare program, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–761, Part 1);

H.R. 5774, to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop guidance on pain management and opioid use disorder prevention for hospitals receiving payment under part A of the Medicare program, provide for opioid quality measures development, and provide for a technical expert panel on reducing surgical setting opioid use and data collection on perioperative opioid use, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–762, Part 1);

H.R. 5775, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage plans and part D prescription drug plans to include information on the risks associated with opioids, coverage of certain nonopioid treatments used to treat pain, and on the safe disposal of prescription drugs, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–763, Part 1);

H.R. 5776, to amend title XVIII to provide for Medicare coverage of certain services furnished by opioid treatment programs, and for other purposes, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–764, Part 1);

H.R. 6147, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–765); and

H. Res. 949, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5797) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide under Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid use disorders in institutions for mental diseases; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6082) to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records (H. Rept. 115–766).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Hill to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Recess: The House recessed at 12:28 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Dr. Ron Bracy, Geneva Classical Christian School, Fair Oaks Ranch, TX.
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Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a yea-and-nay vote of 195 yeas to 152 nays with one answering ``present'', Roll No. 271.
Pages H5230, H5272–73


Recess: The House recessed at 2:11 p.m. and reconvened at 2:34 p.m.
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Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Children's Health Insurance Program Mental Health Parity Act: H.R. 3192, amended, to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children's Health Insurance Program;
Pages H5231–33


Medicaid Reentry Act: H.R. 4005, amended, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution;
Pages H5233–34

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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To promote State innovations to ease transitions to the community for individuals who are inmates of a public institution and eligible for medical assistance under the Medicaid program.''.
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Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018: H.R. 5687, amended, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require improved packaging and disposal methods with respect to certain drugs, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 342 yeas to 13 nays, Roll No. 269;
Pages H5234–37, H5271–72


Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018: H.R. 5796, amended, to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants for eligible entities to provide technical assistance to outlier prescribers of opioids;
Pages H5237–39

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants for eligible entities to provide technical assistance to outlier prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.''.
Page H5239


Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act: H.R. 5605, amended, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an opioid use disorder treatment demonstration program;
Pages H5239–43

Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an opioid use disorder treatment demonstration program, and for other purposes.''.
Page H5243


Long-Term Opioid Efficacy Act of 2018: H.R. 5811, amended, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to postapproval study requirements for certain controlled substances;
Pages H5243–44


Amending title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system: H.R. 6042, amended, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system;
Pages H5244–45


Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act: H.R. 5801, amended, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for requirements under the Medicaid program relating to the use of qualified prescription drug monitoring programs and prescribing certain controlled substances;
Pages H5245–47


Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act: H.R. 5590, amended, to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment;
Pages H5247–49


Amending title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the review and adjustment of payments under the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system to avoid financial incentives to use opioids instead of non-opioid alternative treatments: H.R. 6110, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the review and adjustment of payments under the Medicare outpatient prospective payment system to avoid financial incentives to use opioids instead of non-opioid alternative treatments;
Pages H5249–54


Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018: H.R. 5774, amended, to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop guidance on pain management and opioid use disorder prevention for hospitals receiving payment under part A of the Medicare program, provide for opioid quality measures development, and provide for a technical expert panel on reducing surgical setting opioid use and data collection on perioperative opioid use;
Pages H5254–56


Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act of 2018: H.R. 5775, amended, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage plans and part D prescription drug plans to include information on the risks associated with opioids, coverage of certain nonopioid treatments used to treat pain, and on the safe disposal of prescription drugs;
Pages H5256–58


Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018: H.R. 5773, amended, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare prescription drug plans to establish drug management programs for at-risk beneficiaries, require electronic prior authorization for covered part D drugs, and to provide for other program integrity measures under parts C and D of the Medicare program;
Pages H5258–61

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Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require electronic prior authorization for covered part D drugs and to provide for other program integrity measures under parts C and D of the Medicare program.''.
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Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act: H.R. 5676, amended, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the suspension of payments by Medicare prescription drug plans and MA–PD plans pending investigations of credible allegations of fraud by pharmacies, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 356 yeas to 3 nays, Roll No. 270;
Pages H5261–64, H5272


Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018: H.R. 5723, amended, to require the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to report on opioid payment, adverse incentives, and data under the Medicare program;
Pages H5264–65


Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act: H.R. 4991, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory;
Pages H5266–67


Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2018: H.R. 5762, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a Joint Task Force to enhance integration of the Department of Homeland Security's border security operations to detect, interdict, disrupt, and prevent narcotics, such as fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, from entering the United States; and
Pages H5267–69


Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act: H.R. 4627, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize expenditures to combat emerging terrorist threats, including vehicular attacks.
Pages H5269–71


Recess: The House recessed at 4:48 p.m. and reconvened at 4:50 p.m.
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Recess: The House recessed at 5:25 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
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Motion to Fix Next Convening Time: Agreed by voice vote to the Calvert motion that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, June 20th for Morning Hour debate.
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Senate Referral: S. 2652 was referred to the Committee on Financial Services.
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Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today and appear on page H5231.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H5271–72, H5272, and H5273. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 8:56 p.m.

Committee Meetings

OVERSIGHT OF THE FBI AND DOJ ACTIONS IN ADVANCE OF THE 2016 ELECTION

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee; and full Committee of the House Committee on the Judiciary held a joint hearing entitled ``Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in Advance of the 2016 Election''. Testimony was heard from Michael Horowitz, Inspector General, Department of Justice.

INDIVIDUALS IN MEDICAID DESERVE CARE THAT IS APPROPRIATE AND RESPONSIBLE IN ITS DELIVERY ACT; OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND PATIENT SAFETY ACT; SUBSTANCE USE-DISORDER PREVENTION THAT PROMOTES OPIOID RECOVERY AND TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS AND COMMUNITIES ACT

Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 5797, the ``Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Delivery Act''; H.R. 6082, the ``Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act''; and H.R. 6, the ``Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act''. The Committee granted, by record vote of 7–3, a rule providing for the consideration of H.R. 6 under a structured rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 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 115–76, modified by Rules Committee Print 115–78 and 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 makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the 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 part B of the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. In section 2, the rule provides for the consideration of H.R. 5797 under a structured rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee of Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part C 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 makes in order only those further amendments printed in part D of the 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 part D of the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. In section 3, the rule provides for the consideration for H.R. 6082 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 Energy and Commerce. 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 115–75 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. Finally, in section 4, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797, as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6 and make technical and conforming modifications in the engrossment. Testimony was heard from Chairman Brady of Texas, Chairman Walden, and Representatives Barton, Pallone, Judy Chu of California, Dunn, Maxine Waters of California, Mimi Walters of California, and Mullin. –

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Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.

NEW PUBLIC LAWS

(For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D643)

H.R. 3663, to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel ``Woody'' Williams VA Medical Center. Signed on June 15, 2018. (Public Law 115–183)

H.R. 4910, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide outer burial receptacles for remains buried in National Parks. Signed on June 15, 2018. (Public Law 115–184)

H.R. 3249, to authorize the Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program. Signed on June 18, 2018. (Public Law 115–185)

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

JUNE 20, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, to hold hearings to examine combating money laundering and other forms of illicit finance, focusing on how criminal organizations launder money and innovative techniques for fighting them, 2:30 p.m., SD–538.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Geoffrey Adam Starks, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission, and Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 10:30 a.m., SR–253.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: to hold hearings to examine the nominations of William Charles McIntosh, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Administrator, and Peter C. Wright, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, both of the Environmental Protection Agency, 10 a.m., SD–406.

Committee on Finance: to hold hearings to examine current and proposed tariff actions administered by the Department of Commerce, 9 a.m., SD–215.

Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine United States Agency for International Development resources and redesign, 10:15 a.m., SD–419.

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Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine Medicaid fraud and overpayments, focusing on problems and solutions, 10 a.m., SD–342.

Committee on Indian Affairs: to hold an oversight hearing to examine promoting traditional subsistence activities in Native communities, 2:30 p.m., SD–628.

Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine the nominations of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr., of South Carolina, and Julius Ness Richardson, of South Carolina, both to be a United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, Roy Kalman Altman, and Rodolfo Armando Ruiz II, both to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico, 10 a.m., SD–226.

Committee on Rules and Administration: to hold hearings to examine election security preparations, focusing on a state and local perspective, 10:30 a.m., SR–301.

Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold hearings to examine the policy response to Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections; to be immediately followed by a closed session in SH–219, 10 a.m., SH–216.

House

Committee on Appropriations, Full Committee, markup on the FY 2019 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill; and the Revised Report on the Suballocation of Budget Allocations for FY 2019, 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, hearing entitled ``Military Health System Reform: Pain Management, Opioids Prescription Management and Reporting Transparency'', 3:30 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.

Committee on the Budget, Full Committee, begin markup on the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2019, 12:30 p.m., 1334 Longworth.

Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, hearing entitled ``Occupational Licensing: Reducing Barriers to Economic Mobility and Growth'', 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Examination of the GAO Audit Series of HHS Cybersecurity'', 1 p.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Energy, hearing entitled ``The Benefits of Tax Reform on the Energy Sector and Consumers'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Committee on Financial Services, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Empowering a Pro-Growth Economy by Cutting Taxes and Regulatory Red Tape'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, hearing entitled ``Illicit Use of Virtual Currency and the Law Enforcement Response'', 2 p.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, hearing entitled ``The Trump-Kim Summit: Outcomes and Oversight'', 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, hearing entitled ``Human Rights Concerns in Sri Lanka'', 2:30 p.m., 2200 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 6087, the ``Removing Barriers to Energy Independence Act''; H.R. 6088, the ``Streamlining Permitting Efficiency in Energy Development Act''; H.R. 6106, the ``Common Sense Permitting Act''; and H.R. 6107, the ``Ending Duplicative Permitting Act'', 10:15 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, hearing entitled ``Holding Cuban Leaders Accountable'', 2 p.m., 2247 Rayburn.

Committee on Small Business, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Communities That Think Small and Win Big'', 11 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Oversight, hearing entitled ``Update on IRS and DOJ Efforts to Return Seized Funds to Taxpayers'', 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 20

Senate Chamber

Program for Wednesday: Senate will continue consideration of H.R. 5895, Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, and vote on or in relation to McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 2943 and McConnell (for Baldwin/Portman) Amendment No. 2985 in the order listed at 10 a.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

9 a.m., Wednesday, June 20

House Chamber

Program for Wednesday: Consideration of H.R. 5797--IMD CARE Act (Subject to a Rule) and H.R. 6082--Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act (Subject to a Rule). Begin consideration of H.R. 6--SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (Subject to a Rule).


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Bass, Karen, Calif., E861

Bishop, Rob, Utah, E859

Black, Diane, Tenn., E862

Bost, Mike, Ill., E866

Castor, Kathy, Fla., E862

Cook, Paul, Calif., E866

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E860

Davis, Rodney, Ill., E861

DeFazio, Peter A., Ore., E865

Duffy, Sean, P., Wisc., E863

Estes, Ron, Kans., E864

Esty, Elizabeth H., Conn., E866

Gaetz, Matt, Fla., E864

Granger, Kay, Tex., E859

Gutiérrez, Luis V., Ill., E865

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E859

Katko, John, N.Y., E859, E861

Kilmer, Derek, Wash., E863

Lee, Barbara, Calif., E864, E866

McCarthy, Kevin, Calif., E864

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E860, E865

Perlmutter, Ed, Colo., E863

Poe, Ted, Tex., E861, E862

Reichert, David G., Wash., E865

Rohrabacher, Dana, Calif., E865

Sewell, Terri A., Ala., E867

Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E862, E864, E865, E866, E866

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E860

Tonko, Paul, N.Y., E863

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E859

Weber, Randy K., Sr., Tex., E867

Welch, Peter, Vt., E863

Wilson, Joe, S.C., E860

Wittman, Robert J., Va., E866

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