Daily Digest

Friday, December 13, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 11:45:03 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 11:45:45 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Monday, December 16, 2019.––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 6 public bills, H.R. 5428–5433 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H.R. 5377, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the limitation on deduction of State and local taxes, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–345).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Bass to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Commission on Civil Rights--Reappointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's reappointment, effective December 16, 2019, of the following individual on the part of the House to the Commission on Civil Rights for a term expiring December 15, 2025, upon the recommendation of the Minority Leader: Mr. Peter N. Kirsanow of Cleveland, Ohio.
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Recess: The House recessed at 12:02 p.m. and reconvened at 4 p.m.
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Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted to Congress legislation and supporting documents to implement the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement--referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116–86).
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Senate Referral: S. Con. Res. 23 was held at the desk.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H10261.

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 12 noon and adjourned at 4:02 p.m.

Committee Meetings


Committee on the Judiciary: Full Committee concluded a markup on H. Res. 755, the ``Articles of Impeachment Against President Donald J. Trump''. H. Res. 755 was ordered reported, as amended.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


DECEMBER 14, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, December 16

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the conference report to accompany S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 14

House Chamber

Program for Saturday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 10:30 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Brady, Kevin, Tex., E1588

Burchett, Tim, Tenn., E1589

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E1588

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E1587

Rogers, Harold, Ky., E1587

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E1588

Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E1587, E1588