Daily Digest

Friday, February 23, 2018

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action



The Senate met at 2:00:45 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 2:01:09 p.m. until 3 p.m., on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Committee Meetings



No committee meetings were held.



House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 7 public bills, H.R. 5078–5084; and 2 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 107; and H. Res. 746, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 4607, to amend the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 to ensure that Federal financial regulators perform a comprehensive review of regulations to identify outdated or otherwise unnecessary regulatory requirements imposed on covered persons, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–573);

H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–574);

H.R. 723, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–575);

H.R. 4529, to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise Form S–3 so as to add listing and registration of a class of common equity securities on a national securities exchange as an additional basis for satisfying the requirements of General Instruction I.B.1. of such form and to remove such listing and registration as a requirement of General Instruction I.B.6. of such form (H. Rept. 115–576);

H.R. 4725, to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require short form call reports for certain depository institutions (H. Rept. 115–577);

H.R. 2226, to amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages for residential mortgage loans held on an originating depository institution's portfolio, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–578); and

H.R. 2219, to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–579, Part 2).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Mooney (WV) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Alisa Lasater Wailoo, Capitol Hill United Methodist Church, Washington, DC.
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Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans: Representatives Foxx, Roe (TN), Buchanan, and Schweikert.
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Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform--Appointment: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform: Representatives Womack, Sessions, Woodall, and Arrington.
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Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery (COVER) Commission--Appointment: Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she appointed the following individuals to serve as Commissioners to the Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery (COVER) Commission: Dr. Michael J. Potoczniak of El Cerrito, California, and Dr. Shira Maguen of San Francisco, California.
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Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans--Appointment: Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she appointed the following Members to serve on the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans: Representatives Neal, Scott (VA), Norcross, and Dingell.
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Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform--Appointment: Read a letter from Representative Pelosi, Minority Leader, in which she appointed the following Members to serve on the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform: Representatives Lowey, Yarmuth, Roybal-Allard, and Kilmer.
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Authorizing Reverend Billy Graham to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol: The House agreed to discharge from committee and agree to H. Con. Res. 107, authorizing Reverend Billy Graham to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol.
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Quorum Calls--Votes: There were no yea-and-nay votes, and there were no recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:09 a.m.

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Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

FEBRUARY 26, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 1865, the ``Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017''; H.R. 4296, to place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency; and H.R. 4607, the ``Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Full Committee, business meeting on adoption of the Committee's FY 2019 Budget Views and Estimates Letter, 5 p.m. HVC–304. This hearing is closed.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

3 p.m., Monday, February 26

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senator Peters will be recognized to deliver Washington's Farewell Address.

Following the address, Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Elizabeth L. Branch, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Monday, February 26

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.







Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Castor, Kathy, Fla., E209, E211, E213

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E207, E209

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E210

Faso, John J., N.Y., E207, E208

Hudson, Richard, N.C., E207, E207, E208, E209, E210, E210, E211, E212, E213

Joyce, David P., Ohio, E208

Loudermilk, Barry, Ga., E208

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E208, E209

Perry, Scott, Pa., E207

Raskin, Jamie, Md., E212

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E211

Velázquez, Nydia M., N.Y., E212

Walker, Mark, N.C., E212

Walorski, Jackie, Ind., E210

Wasserman Schultz, Debbie, Fla., E212

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