Daily Digest/House of Representatives; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 9
(Daily Digest - January 15, 2020)

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
 Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 5606-
5621; 3 private bills, H.R. 5622-5624; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 798-
800, were introduced.
  Page H299
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H300-01
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed 
Representative Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                              Page H241
Recess: The House recessed at 11:09 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                              Page H249
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by 
voice vote.
  Pages H249, H258
 Appointing and authorizing managers for the impeachment trial of 
Donald John Trump, President of the United States: The House agreed to 
H. Res. 798, appointing and authorizing managers for the impeachment 
trial of Donald John Trump, President of the United States, by a yea-
and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 18.
  Pages H252-58
Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative King (NY) 
wherein he resigned from the Committee on Financial Services. 
                                                              Page H258
Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Taylor wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Homeland Security.
  Page H258
Committee Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Taylor wherein 
he resigned from the Committee on Education and Labor.
  Page H258
Recess: The House recessed at 3:11 p.m. and reconvened at 4:02 p.m. 
                                                              Page H270
 Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act: The House passed 
H.R. 1230, to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 
and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment 
discrimination and retaliation claims, by a recorded vote of 261 ayes 
to 155 noes, Roll No. 21.
  Pages H258-70, H270-74

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  Rejected the Smucker motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on 
Education and Labor with instructions to report the same back to the 
House forthwith with an amendment, by a recorded vote of 196 ayes to 
220 noes, Roll No. 20.
Pages H271-73
  Pursuant to the Rule, an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-46 shall be 
considered as adopted in the House and in the Committee of the Whole, 
in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by 
the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill. 
                                                              Page H264
Agreed to:
  DeSaulnier amendment (No. 1 printed in H. Rept. 116-377) that 
requires a GAO report on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's 
(EEOC) ability to meet the demands of its workload; its plans for 
investigating mixed motive age discrimination claims; and options for 
improving EEOC's ability to respond to allegations of age 
discrimination;
Pages H265-66
  Rodney Davis (IL) amendment (No. 2 printed in H. Rept. 116-377) that 
requires the Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Chair of the 
Equal Opportunity Employment Commission to conduct a study to determine 
the number of older adult women who may have been adversely impacted by 
age discrimination as a motivating factor in workplace discrimination 
or employment; requires the report to be submitted to Congress and made 
publicly available within one year and would require a recommendation 
on best practices to combat gender and age discrimination in the 
workplace;
Pages H266-67
  Brown (MD) amendment (No. 4 printed in H. Rept. 116-377) that 
requires the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to submit yearly 
reports for 5-years to Congress on the number of age discrimination 
claims brought under this Act; and
Pages H268-69
  Tlaib amendment (No. 5 printed in H. Rept. 116-377) that requires 
within 5 years the US Commission on Civil Rights to submit a report 
containing an analysis of the status of Federal mixed motive age 
discrimination in employment claims made against Federal agencies. 
                                                          Pages H269-70
Rejected:
  Allen amendment (No. 3 printed in H. Rept. 116-377) that sought to 
require GAO study on age discrimination and Title VII of the Civil 
Rights Act of 1964 retaliation charges and cases, and conditions the 
bill taking effect on the results of the study (by a recorded vote of 
163 ayes to 257 noes, Roll No. 19).
Pages H267-68, H270-71
  H. Res. 790, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 
1230) and the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 76) was agreed to yesterday, 
January 14th.
Resignation as Vice Chair of Joint Economic Committee: Read a letter 
from Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) wherein she resigned as 
Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee.
  Page H274
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns 
today, it adjourn to meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow, January 16th.
  Page H274
Senate Referral: S. 2547 was referred to the Committee on Foreign 
Affairs.
  Page H298
Senate Messages: Message received from the Senate today and message 
received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the 
House today appears on pages H258 and H290-91.
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H257, 
H270-71, H272-73, and H273-74. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 8:09 p.m.