Daily Digest

Friday, August 31, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

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. ––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 5 public bills, H.R. 6691–6695; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 1047–1048 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H.R. 6040, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and facilities of the Central Valley Project, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–911).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Biggs to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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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.
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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 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.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.



(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


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.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Tuesday, September 4

Senate Chamber

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.

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Tuesday, September 4

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Barletta, Lou, Pa., E1186

Graves, Sam, Mo., E1185, E1186

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1185

Rogers, Harold, Ky., E1185, E1186

Sinema, Kyrsten, Ariz., E1185

Smith, Jason, Mo., E1186

Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E1185