Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
October 18, 2019
116th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 165, No. 165 — Daily Edition
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Friday, October 18, 2019
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, October 21, 2019.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
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).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Neguse to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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.
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.
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
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.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:24 p.m.
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.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 2513, the ``Corporate Transparency Act of 2019'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.
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.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
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
Flores, Bill, Tex., E1310
Fulcher, Russ, Idaho, E1311
Gonzalez, Anthony, Ohio, E1309
Johnson, Henry C. ``Hank'', Jr., Ga., E1306
Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E1303
Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E1304
Posey, Bill, Fla., E1303
Ruiz, Raul, Calif., E1306
San Nicolas, Michael F.Q., Guam , E1309
Shalala, Donna E., Fla., E1308
Shimkus, John, Ill., E1309
Torres Small, Xochitl, N.M., E1305