Daily Digest

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 7:00:01 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 7:00:31 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 11 public bills, H.R. 5266–5276; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 734–735, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H9180–81

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 4018, to provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–311);

H.R. 2051, to provide for Federal coordination of activities supporting sustainable chemistry, and for other purposes, with an amendment (Rept. 116–312, Part 1);

H.R. 4895, to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–313);

H.R. 1747, to encourage partnerships among public agencies and other interested persons to promote fish conservation, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–314);

H.R. 2189, to require the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a constituent-driven program to provide a digital information platform capable of efficiently integrating coastal data with decision-support tools, training, and best practices and to support collection of priority coastal geospatial data to inform and improve local, State, regional, and Federal capacities to manage the coastal region, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–315);

H.R. 3115, to direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make grants to State and local governments and nongovernmental organizations for purposes of carrying out climate-resilient living shoreline projects that protect coastal communities by supporting ecosystem functions and habitat with the use of natural materials and systems, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–316)
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Dingell to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Chaplain Lieutenant Jeffrey E. Spindle, U.S. Navy Cryptologic Warfare Group SIX, Fort Meade, Maryland.
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Senate Referrals: S. 333 was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security. S. 900 was referred to the Committee on Veterans Affairs. S. 1430 was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform. S. 1846 was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and the Committee on Energy and Commerce. S. 2193 was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform. S. 2712 was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H9177.

Quorum Call--Votes: There were no yea-and-nay votes, and there were no recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 2:03 p.m.


Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


NOVEMBER 29, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

9:30 a.m., Friday, November 29

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Friday, November 29

House Chamber

Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 12 noon.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Beatty, Joyce, Ohio, E1512

Connolly, Gerald E., Va., E1505, E1506, E1507, E1508, E1509, E1511, E1511, E1512, E1513, E1514

Cook, Paul, Calif., E1505, E1508, E1511, E1513

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1510

Courtney, Joe, Conn., E1507, E1513

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E1508

Demings, Val Butler, Fla., E1511

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1506, E1512

Garamendi, John, Calif., E1513

Kim, Andy, N.J., E1505

McEachin, A. Donald, Va., E1505, E1508, E1512

Moore, Gwen, Wisc., E1505

Price, David E., N.C., E1509

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1506

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1506

Smith, Jason, Mo., E1509

Torres Small, Xochitl, N.M., E1508

Waters, Maxine, Calif., E1510