Daily Digest

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S307–S315

Measures Introduced: Three bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 194–196, and S. Res. 25.
Page S315

Measures Passed:

National School Choice Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 25, designating the week of January 20 through January 26, 2019, as ``National School Choice Week''.
Pages S311–12

Measures Considered:

Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act: Senate continued 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 S307

Measures Read the First Time:
Page S312

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Page S315

Adjournment: Senate convened at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 12:24 p.m., until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


JANUARY 22, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


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


Next Meeting of the

1 p.m., Tuesday, January 22

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will resume consideration of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Tuesday, January 22

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.