Daily Digest

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S1817–S1860

Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 3534–3548, and S. Res. 548.
Page S1833


Messages from the House:
Page S1832


Executive Communications:
Pages S1832–33


Additional Cosponsors:
Page S1833


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S1833–59


Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 noon and adjourned at 6:10 p.m., until 12 noon on Friday, March 20, 2020. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S1860.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 25 public bills, H.R. 6289–6313; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 905, were introduced.
Pages H1710–11


Additional Cosponsors:
Page H1712


Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 3490, to amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit certain unfair credit practices, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–417); and

H.R. 5021, to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to improve consumer protections relating to debt collection practices, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–418).
Page H1710


Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Brown (MD) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H1709


Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Gary Studniewski, St. Peter's Catholic Church, Washington, DC.
Page H1709


Authorizing 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: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and pass 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.
Pages H1709–10


Relating to H. Res. 891: The House agreed to H. Res. 905, relating to H. Res. 891.
Page H1710


Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appear on page H1710.

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 9 a.m. and adjourned at 9:05 a.m.

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Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

MARCH 20, 2020

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

12 noon, Friday, March 20

Senate Chamber

Program for Friday: Senate will be in a period of morning business.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

11:30 a.m., Monday, March 23

House Chamber

Program for Monday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11:30 a.m.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E325

Mullin, Markwayne, Okla., E325, E325

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