Daily Digest

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate met at 5:00:03 p.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned at 5:00:41 p.m. until 2 p.m., on Friday, February 23, 2018.

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 8 public bills, H.R. 5070–5077; and 1 resolution, H. Res. 745, were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed:Reports were filed today as follows:

H.R. 2219, to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking, with amendments (H. Rept. 115–569, Part 1);

H.R. 4248, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to repeal certain disclosure requirements related to conflict minerals, and for other purposes (H. Rept. 115–570);

H.R. 4289, to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to repeal certain disclosure requirements related to coal and mine safety, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–571); and

H.R. 1865, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify that section 230 of such Act does not prohibit the enforcement against providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal and State criminal and civil law relating to sexual exploitation of children or sex trafficking, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115–572, Part 1).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Comstock to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Michael Wilker, Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Washington, DC.
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Senate Referral: S. 946 was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H1219.

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 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 10:28 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


FEBRUARY 23, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


No meetings/hearings scheduled.


No hearings are scheduled.

Next Meeting of the

2 p.m., Friday, February 23

Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the

10 a.m., Friday, February 23

House Chamber

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

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


DeSaulnier, Mark, Calif., E205

Gutiérrez, Luis V., Ill., E206

Hice, Jody B., Ga., E206

Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E206

Ryan, Paul D., Wisc., E205

Schiff, Adam B., Calif., E206

Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E205

Titus, Dina, Nev., E205