Daily Digest

Friday, October 4, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 4:30:05 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 4:30:32 p.m. until 12 noon, on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.–––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 4600–4615; 1 private bill, H.R. 4616; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 614–618, were introduced.
Pages H8094–95

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H8096–98

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

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, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–220);

H.R. 3362, to amend title 49, United State Code, to require small hub airports to construct areas for nursing mothers, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–221);

H.R. 1373, to protect, for current and future generations, the watershed, ecosystem, and cultural heritage of the Grand Canyon region in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–222);

H.R. 2156, to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide funds to States and Indian tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining carried out before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–223);

H.R. 2181, to provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico (H. Rept. 116–224);

H.R. 3405, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to revise the Final List of Critical Minerals, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–225); and

H.R. 823, to provide for the designation of certain wilderness areas, recreation management areas, and conservation areas in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–226).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Wexton to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H8091

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 a.m. and adjourned at 10:02 a.m.


Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


OCTOBER 8, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Tuesday, October 8

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.

Next Meeting of the

1 p.m., Tuesday, October 8

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 1 p.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Balderson, Troy, Ohio, E1249

Buck, Ken, Colo., E1247

Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr., Calif., E1247

Cleaver, Emanuel, Mo., E1245

Clyburn, James E., S.C., E1244

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E1244, E1249, E1252, E1256

Crow, Jason, Col., E1253

DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E1256

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1245, E1248, E1251

Fulcher, Russ, Idaho, E1250

Garamendi, John, Calif., E1255

Green, Mark E., Tenn., E1245, E1251, E1251

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1243, E1246, E1248, E1254

Holding, George, N.C., E1247

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E1246, E1248, E1255

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1250, E1252

Keating, William R., Mass., E1244

Kelly, Robin L., Ill., E1245

LaHood, Darin, Ill., E1243, E1249

Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E1252

McEachin, A. Donald, Va., E1246

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E1243

Perlmutter, Ed, Colo., E1247, E1249, E1253, E1256

Perry, Scott, Pa., E1244

Porter, Katie, Calif., E1252

Rooney, Francis, Fla., E1249, E1256

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1256

Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho, Northern Mariana Islands, E1251

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E1246, E1250

Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E1251

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1255

Westerman, Bruce, Ark., E1249