Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
August 31, 2018
115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 145 — Daily Edition
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Friday, August 31, 2018
The Senate met at 10:01:05 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 10:01:42 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. ––––––
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Biggs to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Expressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona: The House agreed to H. Res. 1047, expressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona.
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 at 9:33 a.m., pursuant to House Resolution 1047, the House stands adjourned as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Honorable John Sidney McCain, III.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, of Maryland, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 1635, the ``Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act''; and H.R. 4606, the ``Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.
Program for Tuesday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Elad L. Roisman, of Maine, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination at 5:30 p.m.
Program for Tuesday: To be announced.
Barletta, Lou, Pa., E1186
Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1185
Sinema, Kyrsten, Ariz., E1185
Smith, Jason, Mo., E1186
Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E1185