Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
March 13, 2020
116th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 166, No. 49 — Daily Edition
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Friday, March 13, 2020
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, March 16, 2020.
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 DelBene to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Recess: The House recessed at 9:16 a.m. and reconvened at 12:11 a.m.
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measure:
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: H.R. 6201, amended, making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 363 yeas to 40 nays with one answering ``present'', Roll No. 102.
Extending the chemical facility anti-terrorism standards program of the Department of Homeland Security: The House agreed to discharge from committee and pass H.R. 6160, to extend the chemical facility anti-terrorism standards program of the Department of Homeland Security.
Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he notified Congress of his declaration of a national emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19) outbreak--referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Ways and Means and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116–108).
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the proceedings of today and appears on page H1691.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:03 a.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 6172, USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.
Program for Monday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11 a.m.
Axne, Cynthia, Iowa, E318
Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E319
Comer, James, Ky., E319
Cuellar, Henry, Tex., E318
Davis, Susan A., Calif., E320
DelBene, Suzan K., Wash., E317
Guest, Michael, Miss., E319
Horsford, Steven, Nev., E320
Huffman, Jared, Calif., E318
Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E320
Lee, Susie, Nev., E320
McMorris Rodgers, Cathy, Wash., E320
Norcross, Donald, N.J., E317
Speier, Jackie, Calif., E317
Tlaib, Rashida, Mich., E320
Walker, Mark, N.C., E317
Wenstrup, Brad R., Ohio, E318