Daily Digest

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 17, 2020.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


APRIL 17, 2020

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Monday, April 20

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.

Next Meeting of the

11 a.m., Friday, April 17

House Chamber

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