Daily Digest

Friday, November 8, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 8:00:03 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 8:00:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 42 public bills, H.R. 4990–5031; and 9 resolutions, H.J. Res. 79; and H. Res. 680–687, were introduced.
Pages H8737–40

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H8741–43

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 4863, to promote the competitiveness of the United States, to reform and reauthorize the United States Export Finance Agency, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–271);

H.R. 182, to extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission (H. Rept. 116–272);

H.R. 737, to prohibit the sale of shark fins, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–273);

H.R. 1023, to authorize the Director of the United States Geological Survey to conduct monitoring, assessment, science, and research, in support of the binational fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–274);

H.R. 1088, to authorize the Society of the First Infantry Division to make modifications to the First Division Monument located on Federal land in Presidential Park in District of Columbia, and for other purposes, with amendments (H. Rept. 116–275);

H.R. 2427, to amend the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–276);

H.R. 3195, to amend title 54, United States Code, to provide permanent, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–277); and

H.R. 4258, to authorize the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police to protect the Justices, employees, and official guests of the Supreme Court outside of the Supreme Court grounds, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 116–278).
Page H8737

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H8731

Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Pastor Deamon Scapin, Triumph Church DC, Washington, DC.
Page H8731

Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Crawford wherein he resigned from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Page H8731

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member of the House to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Representative Jordan.
Page H8732

Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appear on pages H8731.

Senate Referrals: S. 979 was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and S. 1388 was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Page H8732

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 1 p.m. and adjourned at 1:04 p.m.


Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


NOVEMBER 12, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


Committee on House Administration, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 1980, a bill to establish in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum, and for other purposes, 6 p.m., 1310 Longworth.

Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 4863, the ``United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Tuesday, November 12

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Chad F. Wolf, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Tuesday, November 12

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Aderholt, Robert B., Ala., E1408

Axne, Cynthia, Iowa, E1404

Carson, André, Ind., E1414

Cheney, Liz, Wyo., E1410

Collins, Doug, Ga., E1407

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1405

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E1406

Deutch, Theodore E., Fla., E1414

Dingell, Debbie, Mich., E1405, E1412

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E1405, E1410

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1411

Fulcher, Russ, Idaho, E1404, E1407, E1413

Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E1403, E1409

Huizenga, Bill, Mich., E1408

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1411

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E1404

Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E1404

Long, Billy, Mo., E1410

McEachin, A. Donald, Va., E1405, E1411

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E1408, E1413

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E1409

Pappas, Chris, N.H., E1414

Perry, Scott, Pa., E1408

Pressley, Ayanna, Mass., E1406

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1403

Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho, Northern Mariana Islands, E1409

Scott, Robert C. ``Bobby'', Va., E1413

Shimkus, John, Ill., E1407

Smith, Jason, Mo., E1409

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E1408, E1413

Timmons, William R., IV, S.C., E1410

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1403, E1412