Daily Digest

Friday, September 6, 2019

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 8:30:02 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 8:30:33 a.m. until 3 p.m., on Monday, September 9, 2019.––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 4227–4242; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 547, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2763, to prohibit the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from implementing certain rules, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–196);

H.R. 3154, to clarify that eligibility of certain mortgages with Federal credit enhancement may not be conditioned on the status of a mortgagor as a DACA recipient if all other eligibility criteria are satisfied, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–197); and

H.R. 3620, to provide rental assistance to low-income tenants in certain multifamily rural housing projects financed by the Rural Housing Service of the Department of Agriculture, and to develop and implement a plan for preserving the affordability of rural rental housing, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–198).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Trone to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Reverend Kenneth Nelson, Seneca Community Church, Germantown, MD.
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United States Semiquincentennial Commission--Appointment: Read a letter from Representative McCarthy, Minority Leader, in which he appointed the following member to the United States Semiquincentennial Commission: Mr. Robert A. Brady of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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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 a.m. and adjourned at 11:05 a.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.


Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 205, the ``Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act of 2019''; H.R. 1146, the ``Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act''; and H.R. 1941, the ``Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, September 9

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Kelly Craft, of Kentucky, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during her tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Monday, September 9

House Chamber

Program for Monday: House will meet at 2 p.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Bass, Karen, Calif., E1092, E1094

Brady, Kevin, Tex., E1093, E1096, E1098, E1102

Bustos, Cheri, Ill., E1093, E1094, E1099, E1101, E1103

Castor, Kathy, Fla., E1095

Cheney, Liz, Wyo., E1090, E1092, E1093, E1094, E1095, E1097, E1099, E1103

Cleaver, Emanuel, Mo., E1097, E1100

Cook, Paul, Calif., E1091

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1095, E1096, E1099

Cox, TJ, Calif., E1100

Fitzpatrick, Brian K., Pa., E1091, E1095

Gonzalez, Vicente, Tex., E1090

Himes, James A., Conn., E1096

Joyce, John, Pa., E1091

Katko, John, N.Y., E1091, E1097

Kelly, Trent, Miss., E1092, E1095

LaHood, Darin, Ill., E1102

Marchant, Kenny, Tex., E1098

McCarthy, Kevin, Calif., E1102

Norcross, Donald, N.J., E1089, E1092, E1098

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E1092, E1094, E1097, E1101, E1104

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E1090

Pappas, Chris, N.H., E1093, E1094

Pocan, Mark, Wisc., E1101

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1098

Rouda, Harley, Calif. E1096, E1099, E1101

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E1089

Schweikert, David, Ariz., E1090

Shalala, Donna E., Fla., E1089

Trone, David J., Md., E1096

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1089

Watson Coleman, Bonnie, N.J., E1100

Westerman, Bruce, Ark., E1092

Wittman, Robert J., Va., E1090