Daily Digest

Friday, January 18, 2019

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S299–S305

Measures Introduced: Two bills were introduced, as follows: S. 192–193.
Page S305

Measures Considered:

Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1, to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people.
Page S299

A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill at approximately 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, January 19, 2019, with Senator Kaine, or his designee controlling two hours, and that upon the use or yielding back of that time, Senate adjourn until 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 22, 2019; and that at approximately 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S305


Messages from the House:
Page S305


Measures Referred:
Page S305


Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 12:25 p.m., until 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S305.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 4 public bills, H.R. 689–692, were introduced.
Page H958


Additional Cosponsors:
Page H958


Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H723


Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
Page H723


Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 22nd for Morning Hour debate.
Page H958


Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H723.

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 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at 10:36 a.m.

Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR SATURDAY,

JANUARY 19, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate
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No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

Week of January 21 through January 25, 2019

Senate Chamber

On Tuesday, at approximately 1 p.m., Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act.

During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared legislative and executive business.

Senate Committees

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House Committees

Committee on Energy and Commerce, January 24, Full Committee, organizational meeting, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Committee on Rules, January 22, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 648, the ``Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

11 a.m., Saturday, January 19

Senate Chamber

Program for Saturday: Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Tuesday, January 22

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E67

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