Daily Digest

Monday, September 10, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 5 p.m., on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 6754–6769, were introduced.
Pages H8106–07

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H8107–08

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 3764, to extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–928);

Conference report on H.R. 5895, making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–929);

H.R. 6287, to provide competitive grants for the operation, security, and maintenance of certain memorials to victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (H. Rept. 115–930);

S. 2857, to designate the Nordic Museum in Seattle, Washington, as the ``National Nordic Museum'', and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–931);

H.R. 3309, to require the Commissioner of Social Security to make publicly available online tools to allow individuals eligible for disability benefits to assess the impact of earnings on the individual's eligibility for, and amount of, benefits received through Federal and State benefit programs, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–932);

H.R. 3635, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to improve the process whereby medicare administrative contractors issue local coverage determinations under the Medicare program, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–933, Part 1);

H.R. 6561, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to finalize certain proposed provisions relating to the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–934, Part 1);

H.R. 6662, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the special election period under part C of the Medicare program for certain deemed individuals enrolled in a reasonable cost reimbursement contract to certain nondeemed individuals enrolled in such contract, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–935, Part 1); and

H.R. 6690, to establish a smart card pilot program to combat fraud, waste, and abuse and to protect beneficiary identity under the Medicare program, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–936, Part 1).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mitchell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H7495

Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative DeSantis, wherein he resigned as Representative for the Sixth Congressional District of Florida, effective at close of business today, September 10, 2018.
Pages H7495–96

Whole Number of the House: The Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentleman from Florida, Mr. DeSantis, the whole number of the House is 429.
Page H7496

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 3:30 p.m. and adjourned at 3:36 p.m.


Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

5 p.m., Tuesday, September 11

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Wednesday, September 12

House Chamber

Program for Wednesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E1227, E1228

Neal, Richard E., Mass., E1227

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E1228

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1227

Titus, Dina, Nev., E1227