Daily Digest

Friday, May 15, 2020

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action



The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, May 18, 2020.

Committee Meetings



No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 36 public bills, H.R. 6882–6917; and 3 resolutions, H. Res. 969–971, were introduced.
Pages H2259–61


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H2262–63


Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative DeGette to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H2007


Recess: The House recessed at 12:31 p.m. and reconvened at 12:46 p.m.
Page H2019

Authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus: The House agreed to H. Res. 965, authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, by a yea-and-nay vote of 217 yeas to 189 nays, Roll No. 107.
Pages H2019–42, H2253–54

H. Res. 967, the rule providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 965) and the bill (H.R. 6800) was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 207 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 106, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 219 yeas to 182 nays, Roll No. 105.
Pages H2007–19

Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act: The House passed H.R. 6800, making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, by a yea-and-nay vote of 208 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 109.
Pages H2042–H2255

Rejected the Riggleman motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on Ways and Means with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment, by a yea-and-nay vote of 198 yeas to 209 nays, Roll No. 108.
Pages H2253, H2254–55

Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment printed in H. Rept. 116–421 shall be considered as adopted.
Pages H2042–H2253

H. Res. 967, the rule providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 965) and the bill (H.R. 6800) was agreed to by a yea-and-nay vote of 207 yeas to 199 nays, Roll No. 106, after the previous question was ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 219 yeas to 182 nays, Roll No. 105.
Pages H2007–19

Announcement by the Chair: The Chair announced that the Speaker's announced policy of April 7, 2020, will remain in effect through July 21, 2020.
Page H2257


Senate Referrals: S. 2746 was held at the desk. S. 3434 was held at the desk. S. 3607 was held at the desk. S. 3744 was held at the desk.

Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H2007.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Five yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H2018, H2019, H2253–54, H2254–55, and H2255.

Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 9:38 p.m.

[Page:D412]

Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

MAY 18, 2020

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

No hearings are scheduled.

[Page:D413]

Next Meeting of the
SENATE

3 p.m., Monday, May 18

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Scott H. Rash, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 19

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: House will meet in Pro Forma session at 10:30 a.m.




Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Barr, Andy, Ky., E448

Bera, Ami, Calif., E453

Boyle, Brendan F., Pa., E458

Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr., Calif., E451

Cleaver, Emanuel, Mo., E458

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E449

DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E452

DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E456

Fulcher, Russ, Idaho, E458

Joyce, John, Pa., E455

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E459

Keating, William R., Mass., E454

Kelly, Trent, Miss., E447, E451

Latta, Robert E., Ohio, E451, E453, E457

Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E447

Murphy, Gregory F., N.C., E450

Norcross, Donald, N.J., E449, E454

Rogers, Mike, Ala., E451, E455, E458

Rouda, Harley, Calif. E455

Ruppersberger, C.A. Dutch, Md., E456

Rutherford, John H., Fla., E450

Smith, Adam, Wash., E450, E455

Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E452

Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E456

Tlaib, Rashida, Mich., E449

Wasserman Schultz, Debbie, Fla., E456

Westerman, Bruce, Ark., E449, E453, E454, E455, E457

Wilson, Joe, S.C., E447, E449, E450, E452, E453, E454, E456, E457, E458

[Page:D414]