Daily Digest

Friday, October 18, 2019

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action



The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Committee Meetings



No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 34 public bills, H.R. 4733–4766; and 7 resolutions, H. Res. 639–645 were introduced.
Pages H8257–59


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H8260–61


Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2819, to extend the authority for the establishment of a commemorative work in honor of Gold Star Families, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–243); and

H.R. 1568, to assist in the conservation of the North Atlantic right whale by supporting and providing financial resources for North Atlantic right whale conservation programs and projects of persons with expertise required for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–244, Part 1).
Page H8257


Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Neguse to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H8231


Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019: The House passed H.R. 3624, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the disclosure of the total number of domestic and foreign employees of certain public companies, by a yea-and-nay vote of 226 yeas to 184 nays, Roll No. 567.
Pages H8233–42

Pursuant to the Rule, it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Financial Services now printed in the bill.
Pages H8237–38

Rejected:

Huizenga amendment (No. 1 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–237) that sought to exempt issuers from making these disclosures if they are required to make a CEO pay ratio disclosure or disclosures relating to conflict minerals (by a recorded vote of 184 ayes to 229 noes, Roll No. 565); and
Pages H8238–39, H8240–41

Hill (AR) amendment (No. 2 printed in part C of H. Rept. 116–237) that sought to require disclosure of the information under the bill only if that information is material information for investors (by a recorded vote of 187 ayes to 224 noes, Roll No. 566).
Pages H8239–40, H8241–42

H. Res. 629, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 1815) and (H.R. 3624) was agreed to Wednesday, October 16th.

Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, October 21st for Morning Hour debate.
Page H8251


Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and two recorded votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H8240–41, H8241–42 and H8242–43. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:24 p.m.

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Committee Meetings

AI AND THE EVOLUTION OF CLOUD COMPUTING: EVALUATION HOW FINANCIAL DATA IS STORED, PROTECTED, AND MAINTAINED BY CLOUD PROVIDERS

Committee on Financial Services: Task Force on Artificial Intelligence held a hearing entitled ``AI and the Evolution of Cloud Computing: Evaluation How Financial Data is Stored, Protected, and Maintained by Cloud Providers''. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

ONLINE PLATFORMS AND MARKET POWER, PART 3: THE ROLE OF DATA AND PRIVACY IN COMPETITION

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held a hearing entitled ``Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 3: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition''. Testimony was heard from Rohit Chopra, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission; and public witnesses.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

OCTOBER 21, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 2513, the ``Corporate Transparency Act of 2019'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

3 p.m., Monday, October 21

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia (Treaty Doc. 116–1), and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Monday, October 21

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.





Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Aderholt, Robert B., Ala., E1308

Balderson, Troy, Ohio, E1303

Banks, Jim, Ind., E1310

Brooks, Mo, Ala., E1304

Bucshon, Larry, Ind., E1306

Cole, Tom, Okla., E1307

Crow, Jason, Col., E1311

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E1305

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E1306

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1304, E1306, E1307, E1308, E1309, E1310

Flores, Bill, Tex., E1310

Fulcher, Russ, Idaho, E1311

Gonzalez, Anthony, Ohio, E1309

Green, Mark E., Tenn., E1304, E1305, E1307

Johnson, Henry C. ``Hank'', Jr., Ga., E1306

Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E1303

Lowey, Nita M., N.Y., E1306, E1307

Meuser, Daniel, Pa., E1307, E1309

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E1304

Posey, Bill, Fla., E1303

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1308, E1310

Ruiz, Raul, Calif., E1306

Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho, Northern Mariana Islands, E1303, E1304

San Nicolas, Michael F.Q., Guam , E1309

Shalala, Donna E., Fla., E1308

Shimkus, John, Ill., E1309

Torres Small, Xochitl, N.M., E1305

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