Daily Digest

Monday, February 4, 2019

Daily Digest

HIGHLIGHTS

    See Résumé of Congressional Activity.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S817–S840

Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills were introduced, as follows: S. 316–328.
Pages S831–32

Measures Passed:

Providing for the State of the Union: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 9, providing for a joint session of Congress to receive a message from the President.
Page S839

Measures Considered:

Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of S. 1, to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
Pages S819–30

Adopted:

Menendez Amendment No. 96 (to McConnell Amendment No. 65), to clarify that the amendment shall not be construed as a declaration of war or an authorization of the use of military force.
Pages S820–29

By 70 yeas to 26 nays (Vote No. 14), McConnell Amendment No. 65, to express the sense of the Senate that the United States faces continuing threats from terrorist groups operating in Syria and Afghanistan and that the precipitous withdrawal of United States forces from either country could put at risk hard-won gains and United States national security.
Pages S820–29

Pending:

Risch Amendment No. 97, to clarify the deadline for the reporting requirement relating to the establishment of a Jordan Enterprise Fund.
Page S830

Menendez (for Risch) Amendment No. 98 (to Amendment No. 97), to provide for a classified annex to be submitted with the report on the cooperation of the United States and Israel with respect to countering unmanned aerial systems.
Page S830

During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:

By 72 yeas to 24 nays (Vote No. 15), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the bill.
Pages S829–30

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that notwithstanding the provisions of Rule XXII, all post-cloture time on the bill be considered expired at 3:30 p.m., on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
Page S839

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill, post-cloture, at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, February 5, 2019; and that all time during recess, adjournment, morning business, and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the bill.
Page S839


Measures Placed on the Calendar:
Page S830


Executive Communications:
Pages S830–31


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S832–33


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S833–35


Amendments Submitted:
Pages S835–36


Privileges of the Floor:
Pages S836–37


Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--15)
Pages S829–30


Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 7:37 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S839.)

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Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 946–951; and 7 resolutions, H.J. Res. 41; H. Con. Res. 12–13; and H. Res. 95–98, were introduced.
Pages H1348–49


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H1350–512


Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H1345


Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H1345.

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 11:30 a.m. and adjourned at 11:33 a.m.

Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,

FEBRUARY 5, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine an implementation update on the Department of Veterans Affairs' electronic health record modernization, 10:30 a.m., SD–124.

Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine the United States Central Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

Full Committee, to receive a closed briefing on the United States Central Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program, 2:15 p.m., SVC–217.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, 9:45 a.m., SD–366.

Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the outlook for energy and minerals markets in the 116th Congress, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: business meeting to consider committee rules, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, S. 268, to reauthorize the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain wildlife conservation funds, to establish prize competitions relating to the prevention of wildlife poaching and trafficking, wildlife conservation, the management of invasive species, and the protection of endangered species, to amend the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 to modify the protections provided by that Act, S. 163, to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines due to emission control devices, S. 94, to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States, S. 310, to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act, the nominations of Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Administrator, and Peter C. Wright, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, both of the Environmental Protection Agency, Nicole R. Nason, of New York, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, John Fleming, of Louisiana, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, John L. Ryder, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and 6 General Services Administration resolutions, 10 a.m., SD–406.

Committee on Finance: organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, designation of members to serve on the Joint Committee on Taxation, designation of members to serve as Congressional Trade Advisors on Trade Policy and Negotiations, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 116th Congress, and the nominations of Michael Faulkender, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary, and Michael J. Desmond, of California, to be Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and an Assistant General Counsel, both of the Department of the Treasury, Jeffrey Kessler, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, and Elizabeth Darling, of Texas, to be Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, 10:15 a.m., SD–215.

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Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold hearings to examine how primary care affects health care costs and outcomes, 10 a.m., SD–430.

Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Neomi J. Rao, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Aditya Bamzai, of Virginia, and Travis LeBlanc, of Maryland, both to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, 10 a.m., SD–226.

Select Committee on Intelligence: closed business meeting to consider pending intelligence matters; to be immediately followed by a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

Week of February 5 through February 8, 2019

Senate Chamber

On Tuesday, Senate will continue consideration of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, post-cloture, and vote on passage of the bill at 3:30 p.m.

Following disposition of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act.

During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared legislative and executive business.

Senate Committees

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Committee on Appropriations: February 5, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine an implementation update on the Department of Veterans Affairs' electronic health record modernization, 10:30 a.m., SD–124.

Committee on Armed Services: February 5, to hold hearings to examine the United States Central Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

February 5, Full Committee, to receive a closed briefing on the United States Central Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program, 2:15 p.m., SVC–217.

February 6, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, to receive a closed briefing on global nuclear developments, 2:30 p.m., SVC–217.

February 6, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, to hold closed hearings to examine United States Army readiness, 2:30 p.m., SVC–217.

February 7, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine United States Africa Command and United States Southern Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program, 10:15 a.m., SD–G50.

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: February 6, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, 9:45 a.m., SD–538.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: February 6, business meeting to consider subcommittee assignments and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine winning the race to 5G and the next era of technology innovation in the United States, 10 a.m., SD–G50.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: February 5, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, 9:45 a.m., SD–366.

February 5, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the outlook for energy and minerals markets in the 116th Congress, 10 a.m., SD–366.

February 7, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the status and outlook of energy innovation in the United States, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: February 5, business meeting to consider committee rules, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, S. 268, to reauthorize the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain wildlife conservation funds, to establish prize competitions relating to the prevention of wildlife poaching and trafficking, wildlife conservation, the management of invasive species, and the protection of endangered species, to amend the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 to modify the protections provided by that Act, S. 163, to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines due to emission control devices, S. 94, to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States, S. 310, to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act, the nominations of Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Administrator, and Peter C. Wright, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, both of the Environmental Protection Agency, Nicole R. Nason, of New York, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, John Fleming, of Louisiana, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, John L. Ryder, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and 6 General Services Administration resolutions, 10 a.m., SD–406.

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Committee on Finance: February 5, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, designation of members to serve on the Joint Committee on Taxation, designation of members to serve as Congressional Trade Advisors on Trade Policy and Negotiations, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 116th Congress, and the nominations of Michael Faulkender, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary, and Michael J. Desmond, of California, to be Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and an Assistant General Counsel, both of the Department of the Treasury, Jeffrey Kessler, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, and Elizabeth Darling, of Texas, to be Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, 10:15 a.m., SD–215.

Committee on Foreign Relations: February 7, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, 2 p.m., S–116, Capitol.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: February 5, to hold hearings to examine how primary care affects health care costs and outcomes, 10 a.m., SD–430.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: February 6, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, 10 a.m., SD–342.

Committee on Indian Affairs: February 6, business meeting to consider S. 256, to amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages, S. 257, to provide for rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans, S. 294, to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities, and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, 2:30 p.m., SD–628.

Committee on the Judiciary: February 5, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Neomi J. Rao, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Aditya Bamzai, of Virginia, and Travis LeBlanc, of Maryland, both to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, 10 a.m., SD–226.

February 7, Full Committee, business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, and the nominations of William Pelham Barr, of Virginia, to be Attorney General, and Donald W. Washington, of Texas, to be Director of the United States Marshals Service, both of the Department of Justice, Bridget S. Bade, of Arizona, and Eric D. Miller, of Washington, both to be a United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, Paul B. Matey, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, Eric E. Murphy, of Ohio, and Chad A. Readler, of Ohio, both to be a United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, Allison Jones Rushing, of North Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, Rossie David Alston, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, Roy Kalman Altman, Rodolfo Armando Ruiz II, and Rodney Smith, each to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico, Thomas P. Barber, and Wendy Williams Berger, both to be a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, J. Campbell Barker, and Michael J. Truncale, both to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, Pamela A. Barker, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, Kenneth D. Bell, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, Jean-Paul Boulee, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, Holly A. Brady, and Damon Ray Leichty, both to be a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana, Andrew Lynn Brasher, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama, Brian C. Buescher, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska, James David Cain, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, Stephen R. Clark, Sr., to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, Clifton L. Corker, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Daniel Desmond Domenico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado, Karin J. Immergut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, Matthew J. Kacsmaryk, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Corey Landon Maze, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, David Steven Morales, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, Sarah Daggett Morrison, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, Carl J. Nichols, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, Howard C. Nielson, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah, J. Nicholas Ranjan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Wendy Vitter, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, T. Kent Wetherell II, and Allen Cothrel Winsor, both to be a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, Joshua Wolson, and John Milton Younge, both to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Patrick R. Wyrick, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, M. Miller Baker, of Louisiana, and Timothy M. Reif, of the District of Columbia, both to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, and Richard A. Hertling, of Maryland, and Ryan T. Holte, of Ohio, both to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, 10 a.m., SH–216.

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Committee on Veterans' Affairs: February 6, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 116th Congress, Time to be announced, Room to be announced.

Select Committee on Intelligence: February 5, closed business meeting to consider pending intelligence matters; to be immediately followed by a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.

February 7, Full Committee, to receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters, 2 p.m., SH–219.

Special Committee on Aging: February 6, to hold hearings to examine financial security in retirement, focusing on innovations and best practices to promote savings, 9:30 a.m., SD–562.

House Committees

Committee on Agriculture, February 7, Full Committee, organizational meeting, 11 a.m., 1300 Longworth.

Committee on Appropriations, February 6, Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, hearing entitled ``Oversight Hearing: Impact of the Administration's Policies Affecting the Affordable Care Act'', 10 a.m., 2358–C Rayburn.

February 6, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, hearing entitled ``The Power of the Purse: A Review of Agency Spending Restrictions During a Shutdown'', 10 a.m., 2007 Rayburn.

February 6, Subcommittee on Defense, hearing entitled ``World Wide Threat Assessment and Intelligence Community Posture'', 3 p.m., H–405 Capitol. This hearing will be closed.

February 7, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, hearing entitled ``Energy Trends and Outlook'', 10 a.m., 2362–B Rayburn.

February 7, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, hearing entitled ``Office of Congressional Workplace Rights'', 10 a.m., HT–2 Capitol.

February 7, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, hearing entitled ``Open World Leadership Center'', 11 a.m., HT–2 Capitol.

February 7, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, hearing entitled ``Quality of Life in the Military'', 10 a.m., H–140 Capitol.

Committee on Armed Services, February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Evaluation of the Department of Defense's Counterterrorism Approach'', 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.

Committee on The Budget, February 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Investing in America's Economic and National Security'', 10 a.m., 210 Cannon.

Committee on Education and Labor, February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Examining Threats to Workers with Preexisting Conditions'', 10:15 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

February 7, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Gradually Raising the Minimum Wage to $15: Good for Workers, Good for Businesses, and Good for the Economy'', 10:15 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, February 6, Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, hearing entitled ``Time for Action: Addressing the Environmental and Economic Effects of Climate Change'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

February 6, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Texas v. U.S.: The Republican Lawsuit and Its Impacts on Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions'', 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.

February 7, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Examining the Failures of the Trump Administration's Inhumane Family Separation Policy'', 10:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

February 7, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, hearing entitled ``Preserving an Open Internet for Consumers, Small Businesses, and Free Speech'', 11 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``U.S. Policy in the Arabian Peninsula''; and markup on H.J. Res. 37, directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Committee on the Judiciary, February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Preventing Gun Violence: A Call to Action'', 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

February 8, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice'', 9:30 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Climate Change: The Impacts and the Need to Act'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

February 7, Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, hearing entitled ``Healthy Oceans and Healthy Economies: The State of Our Oceans in the 21st Century'', 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

Committee on Oversight and Reform, February 6, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 1, the ``Strengthening Ethics Rules for the Ethics Branch'', 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Committee on Rules, February 6, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 840, the ``Veterans' Access to Child Care Act''; and H. Res. 86, providing amounts for the expenses of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis and the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, 3 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, February 6, Full Committee, organizational meeting, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Small Business, February 6, Full Committee, organizational meeting, 10:30 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``The Shutdown: Economic Impact to Small Businesses'', 11 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

February 7, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access, hearing entitled ``Exploring Challenges and Opportunities of Underserved Businesses in the 21st Century'', 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, February 7, Full Committee, organizational meeting; and hearing entitled ``The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation's Infrastructure Cannot Wait'', 9:30 a.m., HVC–210.

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Committee on Ways and Means, February 6, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Improving Retirement Security for America's Workers'', 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.

February 7, Subcommittee on Oversight, hearing entitled ``Legislative Proposals and Tax Law Related to Presidential and Vice-Presidential Tax Returns'', 2 p.m., 1100 Longworth.

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, February 6, Full Committee, organizational meeting; and business meeting to Take Votes Related the Transmission of Certain Committee Transcripts, 10 a.m., HVC–304. This meeting will be closed. February 4, 2019* These figures include all measures reported, even if there was no accompanying report. A total of 0 written reports have been filed in the Senate, 5 reports have been filed in the House.

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Résumé of Congressional Activity

FIRST SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED SIXTEENTH CONGRESS

The first table gives a comprehensive résumé of all legislative business transacted by the Senate and House.

The second table accounts for all nominations submitted to the Senate by the President for Senate confirmation.

    DATA ON LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY

January 3 through January 31, 2019

SenateHouseTotal

Days in session

2019
. .

Time in session

96 hrs., 1089 hrs., 43
. .

Congressional Record:

Pages of proceedings

8161,343
. .

Extensions of Remarks

. .121
. .

Public bills enacted into law

14
5

Private bills enacted into law

. .. .
. .

Bills in conference

11
. .

Measures passed, total

2883
111

Senate bills

11
. .

House bills

344
. .

Senate joint resolutions

. .. .
. .

House joint resolutions

24
. .

Senate concurrent resolutions

. .. .
. .

House concurrent resolutions

. .2
. .

Simple resolutions

2232
. .

Measures reported, total

*. .*5
5

Senate bills

. .. .
. .

House bills

. .. .
. .

Senate joint resolutions

. .. .
. .

House joint resolutions

. .. .
. .

Senate concurrent resolutions

. .. .
. .

House concurrent resolutions

. .. .
. .

Simple resolutions

. .5
. .

Special reports

. .. .
. .

Conference reports

. .. .
. .

Measures pending on calendar

14. .
. .

Measures introduced, total

3621,074
1,436

Bills

315929
. .

Joint resolutions

740
. .

Concurrent resolutions

111
. .

Simple resolutions

3994
. .

Quorum calls

21
. .

Yea-and-nay votes

1359
. .

Recorded votes

. .5
. .

Bills vetoed

. .. .
. .

Vetoes overridden

. .. .
. .

    DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS

January 3 through January 31, 2019

Civilian nominations, totaling 237, disposed of as follows:

Unconfirmed

237

Other Civilian nominations, totaling 11, disposed of as follows:

Unconfirmed

11

Air Force nominations, totaling 775, disposed of as follows:

Unconfirmed

775

Army nominations, totaling 29, disposed of as follows:

Unconfirmed

29

Navy nominations, totaling 58, disposed of as follows:

Unconfirmed

58

Marine Corps nominations, totaling 1,372, disposed of as follows:

Unconfirmed

1,372

Summary

Total nominations carried over from the First Session

0

Total nominations received this Session

2,482

Total confirmed

0

Total unconfirmed

2,482

Total withdrawn

0

Total returned to the White House

0
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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Tuesday, February 5

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will continue consideration of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, post-cloture, and vote on passage of the bill at 3:30 p.m.

Following disposition of S. 1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act.

(Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)

(Senators will gather in the Senate Chamber at 8:20 p.m. and proceed as a body to the Hall of the House of Representatives at 8:25 p.m., to receive a State of the Union Address from the President.)

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Tuesday, February 5

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Consideration of measures under suspension of the Rules. Joint Session with the Senate to receive the State of the Union Address from the President of the United States.












Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Banks, Jim, Ind., E125

Bergman, Jack, Mich., E125

Cleaver, Emanuel, Mo., E123

Cook, Paul, Calif., E124, E125

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E123

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E124

Luetkemeyer, Blaine, Mo., E126

Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E123, E125, E126

Moore, Gwen, Wisc., E126

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E124

Vela, Filemon, Tex., E126

Walorski, Jackie, Ind., E124

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