Daily Digest

Friday, July 19, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, July 22, 2019.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 3855–3867, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 3239, to require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to perform an initial health screening on detainees, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–162, Part 1);

H.R. 397, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund, to establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–159, Part 2); and

H.R. 2203, to increase transparency, accountability, and community engagement within the Department of Homeland Security, provide independent oversight of border security activities, improve training for agents and officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–163, Part 1).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative DeGette to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain:The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Capitol Worship, Washington, DC.
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National Council on Disability-Appointment: Read a letter from Representative McCarthy, Minority Leader, in which he appointed the following member to the National Council on Disability: Mr. Jim Baldwin, Bakersfield, California.
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Meeting Hour: The Chair announced that, without objection, when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 22nd.
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Senate Referrals: S. 1321 was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. S. 1694 was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Committee on Foreign Affairs. S. 1833 was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H7155.

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 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 9:33 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


JULY 22, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, July 22

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Mark T. Esper, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Defense, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

4 p.m., Monday, July 22

House Chamber

Program for Monday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 4 p.m.


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Lipinski, Daniel, Ill., E949

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E949

Waters, Maxine, Calif., E949