February 22, 2019 - Issue: Vol. 165, No. 33 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 1st Session
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Friday, February 22, 2019
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, February 25, 2019.––––––
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 1112, to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–12).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Beyer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Pastor Zack Randles, Waterfront Church, Washington, DC.
United States Semiquincentennial Commission--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Member on the part of the House to the United States Semiquincentennial Commission: Representative Watson Coleman.
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 9 a.m. and adjourned at 9:02 a.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.J. Res. 46, relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019; H.R. 8, the ``Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019''; and H.R. 1112, the ``Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.
Program for Monday: Following the closing of morning business, Senator Fischer will be recognized to deliver Washington's Farewell Address.
Following the address, Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 311, Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill at 5:30 p.m.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
Beyer, Donald S., Jr., Va., E194
Bonamici, Suzanne, Ore., E194
Castro, Joaquin, Tex., E193
Huffman, Jared, Calif., E196
Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E196
Schneider, Bradley Scott, Ill., E194
Velázquez, Nydia M., N.Y., E197
Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E195
Walker, Mark, N.C., E193
Wittman, Robert J., Va., E195