Daily Digest

Friday, February 21, 2020

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, February 24, 2020.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 22 public bills, H.R. 5929–5950; 1 private bills, H.R. 5951; and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 861–862 were introduced.
Pages H1168–69

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H1170–71

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 1140, to enhance the security operations of the Transportation Security Administration and stability of the transportation security workforce by applying the personnel system under title 5, United States Code, to employees of the Transportation Security Administration who provide screening of all passengers and property, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–398, Part 1);

H.R. 3701, to establish a statute of limitations for certain actions of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–399);

H.R. 4742, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on nicotine used in vaping, etc, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–400);

H.R. 4716, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for high deductible health plans without a deductible for certain inhalers, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–401);

H.R. 2339, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the sale and marketing of tobacco products, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–402); and

H.R. 745, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to provide for reform in the operations of the Office of Government Ethics, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–403, Part 1).
Page H1168

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Clay to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H1167

Senate Referral:

S. 3239 was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Page H1167

Senate Message:

Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H1167.

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 11:02 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


FEBRUARY 24, 2020

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, February 24

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Following the prayer and pledge, Senator Baldwin will be recognized to deliver Washington's Farewell Address.

Following the Address, Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Robert Anthony Molloy, to be Judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Tuesday, February 25

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Axne, Cynthia, Iowa, E193

Balderson, Troy, Ohio, E196

Castro, Joaquin, Tex., E196

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E194, E196

Collins, Doug, Ga., E195

Cox, TJ, Calif., E193

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E195

Foster, Bill, Ill., E197

Garcia, Sylvia R., Tex., E197

Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E197

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E194, E196, E197

Kelly, Trent, Miss., E193

Kuster, Ann M., N.H., E193

Meuser, Daniel, Pa., E194, E196

Panetta, Jimmy, Calif., E195

Perlmutter, Ed, Colo., E193

Speier, Jackie, Calif., E195

Welch, Peter, Vt., E197