Daily Digest

Friday, October 11, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 2:15:03 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 2:15:37 p.m. until 3 p.m., on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 40 public bills, H.R. 4631–4670; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 625–627 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 263, to rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge (H. Rept. 116–228);

H.R. 473, to authorize the Every Word We Utter Monument to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–229);

H.R. 1014, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to apply to territories of the United States, to establish offshore wind lease sale requirements, to provide dedicated funding for coral reef conservation, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–230);

H.R. 1314, to reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–231, Part 1); and

H.R. 2490, to amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–232).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Evans to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
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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 3:30 p.m. and adjourned at 3:32 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


OCTOBER 15, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


Select Committee on Intelligence: to hold closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 1815, the ``SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act''; and H.R. 3624, the ``Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Tuesday, October 15

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Barbara McConnell Barrett, of Arizona, to be Secretary of the Air Force, Department of Defense, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Tuesday, October 15

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Bergman, Jack, Mich., E1268, E1274, E1279

Boyle, Brendan F., Pa., E1276

Buck, Ken, Colo., E1268

Budd, Ted, N.C., E1268

Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1271, E1273, E1276, E1280

Byrne, Bradley, Ala., E1279

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1269, E1273, E1276, E1280

Cuellar, Henry, Tex., E1277

Cunningham, Joe, S.C., E1274

Deutch, Theodore E., Fla., E1276, E1280

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1267, E1269, E1270, E1272, E1274, E1275, E1278, E1280

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E1269

Katko, John, N.Y., E1267

Keating, William R., Mass., E1275

Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E1275

Marchant, Kenny, Tex., E1271

McEachin, A. Donald, Va., E1267, E1273

Meadows, Mark, N.C., E1267

Meuser, Daniel, Pa., E1268

Neguse, Joe, Colo., E1269, E1278

Newhouse, Dan, Wash., E1272

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E1273

Olson, Pete, Tex., E1271, E1276, E1279

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E1278

Posey, Bill, Fla., E1278

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1277

Shalala, Donna E., Fla., E1274

Tlaib, Rashida, Mich., E1271, E1274, E1278

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1275, E1277

Walden, Greg, Ore., E1279

Westerman, Bruce, Ark., E1271

Wittman, Robert J., Va., E1272