Daily Digest

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 10:00:07 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 10:00:16 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., on Friday, August 10, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 4 public bills, H.R. 6657–6660; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 1041 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 5082, to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exclude law firms and licensed attorneys who are engaged in activities related to legal proceedings from the definition of a debt collector, to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to prevent the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from exercising supervisory or enforcement authority with respect to attorneys when undertaking certain actions related to legal proceedings, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–892); and

H.R. 5323, to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to establish an exemption from the credit valuation adjustment calculation for uncleared derivatives transactions with end-users so that United States companies are not disadvantaged, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–893).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Comstock to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Chaplain Captain Keith Manry, U.S. Air Force, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
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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 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:03 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


AUGUST 10, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

10:30 a.m., Friday, August 10

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

10 a.m., Friday, August 10

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 10 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Blum, Rod, Iowa, E1129

Boyle, Brendan F., Pa., E1128

Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1130

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E1127

Hill, J. French, Ark., E1127

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1125, E1127

Kelly, Robin L., Ill., E1131, E1135

Kinzinger, Adam, Ill., E1129

Kuster, Ann M., N.H., E1130, E1130

LaMalfa, Doug, Calif., E1132

Luetkemeyer, Blaine, Mo., E1129

Olson, Pete, Tex., E1126, E1128, E1128, E1129, E1130, E1131, E1132, E1133, E1134, E1135

Poe, Ted, Tex., E1134

Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana, Fla., E1127

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1133

Speier, Jackie, Calif., E1133

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1127, E1132

Valadao, David G., Calif., E1126

Wittman, Robert J., Va., E1129, E1130

Young, David, Iowa, E1126, E1128, E1129, E1130, E1131, E1132, E1133, E1134

Zeldin, Lee M., N.Y., E1134