Daily Digest

Friday, May 14, 2021

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 30 public bills, H.R. 3233–3262; and 6 resolutions, H. Res. 397–402 were introduced.
Pages H2355–56

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H2356–58

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).
Page H2355

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Cuellar to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H2319

Member Resignation: Read a letter from Representative Stivers, wherein he resigned as Representative for the Fifteenth Congressional District of Ohio, effective May 16, 2021.
Page H2321

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.
Pages H2321–43

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.
Page H2321

H. Res. 380, the rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 2547) and (H.R. 1065) was agreed to on Wednesday, May 12th.

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.

Committee Meetings


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.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


MAY 17, 2021

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


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.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, May 17

Senate Chamber

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.

Next Meeting of the

12 p.m., Monday, May 17

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


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