April 16, 2020 - Issue: Vol. 166, No. 72 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 2nd Session
Daily Digest Section (PDF)
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The Senate met at 3:02:16 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 3:06:27 p.m. until 2 p.m., on Monday, April 20, 2020.
Pro Forma Session--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that notwithstanding the pro forma session, Senator McConnell be recognized to speak.
Pro Forma Sessions--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Senate adjourn, to then convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times, and that following each pro forma session, the Senate adjourn until the next pro forma session: Monday, April 20, 2020 at 2 p.m.; Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.; Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8 a.m., and Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 1 p.m.; and that when the Senate adjourns on Thursday, April 30, 2020, it next convene at 3 p.m., on Monday, May 4, 2020.
Feitel Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the order of March 26, 2020 with respect to the nomination of Robert J. Feitel, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, be modified to occur at approximately 3:00 p.m., on Monday, May 4, 2020, with all other provisions of the previous order remaining in effect.
Authorizing Leadership to Make Appointments--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the order of March 26, 2020, notwithstanding the adjournment of the Senate, the President of the Senate, the President Pro Tempore, and the Majority and Minority Leaders be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, boards, conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by law, by concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate, be renewed.
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No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 17, 2020.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
No hearings are scheduled.
Program for Monday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.
Program for Friday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11 a.m.