Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
March 24, 2020
116th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 166, No. 58 — Daily Edition
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 748,
Pages S1976–S2006, S2006–08
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill at approximately 12 noon, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 and adjourned at 1:46 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, until 12 noon on the same day. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2008.)
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Clay to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. William Gurnee, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
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 12:02 p.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
S. 3503, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institutions. Signed on March 21, 2020. (Public Law 116–128)
S.893, to require the President to develop a strategy to ensure the security of next generation mobile telecommunications systems and infrastructure in the United States and to assist allies and strategic partners in maximizing the security of next generation mobile telecommunications systems, infrastructure, and software. Signed on March 23, 2020. (Public Law 116–129)
S.1822, to require the Federal Communications Commission to issue rules relating to the collection of data with respect to the availability of broadband services. Signed on March 23, 2020. (Public Law 116–130)
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Wednesday: Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 748, Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (The legislative vehicle for COVID III).
Program for Wednesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 10 a.m.