Daily Digest

Monday, March 18, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 28 public bills, H.R. 1809–1836; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 242–243 were introduced.
Pages H2754–56

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H2756–57

Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:

H.R. 7, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–18).
Page H2754

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H2749

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics--Reappointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's reappointment of the following individual on the part of the House to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics for a term of four years: Dr. Vickie M. Mays of Los Angeles, California.
Page H2750

Joint Economic Committee--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the Joint Economic Committee: Representatives Schweikert, LaHood, Marchant, and Herrera Beutler.
Page H2750

Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following individuals to serve as the Governing Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics, pursuant to section 4(c) of H. Res. 6, 116th Congress, and the order of the House of January 3, 2019: Nominated by the Speaker after consultation with the Minority Leader: Mr. David Skaggs of Colorado, Chair; Brigadier General (retired) Belinda Pinckney of Virginia; Ms. Karan English of Arizona; and Mr. Mike Barnes of Maryland, Alternate. Nominated by the Minority Leader after consultation with the Speaker: Ms. Allison R. Hayward of Virginia, Co-Chair; Mr. James M. Eagen, III, of Colorado; Mr. Leon Acton Westmoreland of Georgia; and Mr. Paul D. Vinovich of the District of Columbia, Alternate.
Page H2750

Presidential Veto Message--Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019: Read a message from the President wherein he transmitted his Memorandum of Disapproval of H.J. Res. 46, relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019, and explained his reasons therefore--ordered printed (H. Doc. 116–22).
Page H2750

Without objection, the House postponed further consideration of the veto message and the joint resolution until the legislative day of March 26, 2019.
Page H2750

Senate Referral: S.J. Res. 7 was held at the desk.
Page H2749

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H2749.

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 12:10 p.m.


Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

9:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 19

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Thursday, March 21

House Chamber

Program for Thursday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 2 p.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Banks, Jim, Ind., E317

Brady, Kevin, Tex., E316

Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E317, E318, E319

Chu, Judy, Calif., E320

Cook, Paul, Calif., E316

Curtis, John R., Utah, E316

Davis, Susan A., Calif., E315

DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E318

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E315, E316, E317, E318, E319

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E319

Lawrence, Brenda L., Mich., E319

Lofgren, Zoe, Calif., E315

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E319

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E315

Quigley, Mike, Ill., E318

Young, Don, Alaska, E317