Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
May 14, 2021
117th Congress (2021 - 2022), 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 167, No. 84 — Daily Edition
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Friday, May 14, 2021
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, May 17, 2021.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows:
H.R. 2167, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for extensions of the time limitations for use of entitlement under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs by reason of school closures due to emergency and other situations, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 117–34).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Stivers, wherein he resigned as Representative for the Fifteenth Congressional District of Ohio, effective May 16, 2021.
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: The House passed H.R. 1065, to eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition, by a yea-and-nay vote of 315 yeas to 101 nays, Roll No. 143.
Pursuant to the Rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote developed during the proceedings of today and appears on page H2342.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 1:01 p.m.
OPERATIONS IN CYBERSPACE AND BUILDING CYBER CAPABILITIES ACROSS THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems held a hearing entitled ``Operations in Cyberspace and Building Cyber Capabilities Across the Department of Defense''. Testimony was heard from Mieke Eoyangy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense; and General Paul M. Nakasone, U.S. Army, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency, Department of Defense.
No joint committee meetings were held.
Committee on Foreign Relations: to receive a closed briefing on the challenges and opportunities for the United States in the Horn of Africa, 6 p.m., SVC–217.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 1629, the ``Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act''; and H. Res. 275, condemning the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021, and reaffirming the House of Representative's commitment to combating hate, bigotry, and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community, 3 p.m., Webex.
Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1260, Endless Frontier Act, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.
Program for Monday: To be announced.
Axne, Cynthia, Iowa, E525
Biggs, Andy, Ariz., E523
Brady, Kevin, Tex., E521
Chu, Judy, Calif., E521
DeFazio, Peter A., Ore., E524
Harris, Andy, Md., E526
Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E523
Joyce, John, Pa., E521, E524, E526
Kim, Andy, N.J., E523, E525
Kuster, Ann M., N.H., E525
Lieu, Ted, Calif., E522, E524, E527
Luria, Elaine G., Va., E527
Manning, Kathy E., N.C., E525
McClintock, Tom, Calif., E522
Mrvan, Frank J., Ind., E525
O'Halleran, Tom, Ariz., E522
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E521
Perlmutter, Ed, Colo., E521
Rice, Kathleen M., N.Y., E524
Titus, Dina, Nev., E524
Williams, Nikema, Ga., E522