Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
March 18, 2019
116th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 165, No. 48 — Daily Edition
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Monday, March 18, 2019
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.––––––
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
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).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Without objection, the House postponed further consideration of the veto message and the joint resolution until the legislative day of March 26, 2019.
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.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Tuesday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.
Program for Thursday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 2 p.m.
Banks, Jim, Ind., E317
Brady, Kevin, Tex., E316
Chu, Judy, Calif., E320
Cook, Paul, Calif., E316
Curtis, John R., Utah, E316
Davis, Susan A., Calif., E315
DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E318
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