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Daily Digest - Friday, September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014
Daily Digest
HIGHLIGHTS

House agreed to S. Con. Res. 44, Adjournment Resolution.

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Senate
Chamber Action
The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 10 a.m., on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.
Committee Meetings
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 9 public bills, H.R. 5672-5680; and 2 resolutions, H.J. Res. 128; and H. Res. 747 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 4867, to provide for certain land to be taken into trust for the benefit of Morongo Band of Mission Indians, and for other purposes, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-606) and
H.R. 4299, to amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing, with an amendment (H. Rept. 113-565, Pt. 2).
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Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Wolf to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Adjournment Resolution: The House agreed to S. Con. Res. 44, providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and an adjournment of the House of Representatives.
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Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H7895.

Senate Referrals: S. 2040, S. 2583, S. 2673, S. 1360, and S. 2912 were held at the desk; S. 1611 was referred to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and Armed Services; S. 1691 was referred to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and Homeland Security; S. 2061 was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; S. 2778 was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs; and S. 2793 was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
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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 12 noon and at 12:07 p.m., pursuant to S. Con. Res. 44, the House stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
Committee Meetings

21ST CENTURY CURES: EXAMINING WAYS TO COMBAT ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE AND FOSTER NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT


Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled ``21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development''. Testimony was heard from Janet Woodcock, Director, Center for D995Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration; and public witnesses.

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ISLAMIST FOREIGN FIGHTERS RETURNING HOME AND THE THREAT TO EUROPE


Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats held a hearing entitled ``Islamist Foreign Fighters Returning Home and the Threat to Europe''. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

OVERSIGHT OF THE DHS HEADQUARTERS PROJECT AT ST. ELIZABETHS: IMPACT ON THE TAXPAYER


Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency held a hearing entitled ``Oversight of the DHS Headquarters Project at St. Elizabeths: Impact on the Taxpayer''. Testimony was heard from David Maurer, Director, Homeland Security and Justice, Government Accountability Office; Chris Cummiskey, Acting Under Secretary, Management Directorate, Department of Homeland Security; and Norman Dong, Commissioner, Public Buildings Service, General Services Administration.

LEGISLATIVE MEASURE


Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Water and Power held a hearing on H.R. 4924, the ``Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014''. Testimony was heard from Thomas Buschatzke, Assistant Director, Arizona Department of Water Resources; Michael Black, Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior; and public witnesses.
Joint Meetings
No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014


(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate


No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House


No hearings are scheduled.

[The following hearing will be held while the House is not in session.]
Committee on Foreign Affairs, October 1, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, hearing entitled ``Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

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Next Meeting of the SENATE
10 a.m., Wednesday, October 15
Senate Chamber

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

Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
2 p.m., Wednesday, November 12
House Chamber

Program for Wednesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

HOUSE

Bachmann, Michele, Minn., E1485, E1488

Barber, Ron, Ariz., E1453, E1456, E1498

Barletta, Lou, Pa., E1455

Barr, Andy, Ky., E1463, E1499

Bishop, Sanford D., Jr., Ga., E1474

Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E1486, E1488, E1497, E1501

Bonamici, Suzanne, Ore., E1452

Bordallo, Madeleine Z., Guam, E1451, E1485

Brown, Corrine, Fla., E1495

Brownley, Julia, Calif., E1461, E1463, E1465, E1467

Byrne, Bradley, Ala.,E1461

Capito, Shelley Moore, W.Va., E1484

Capuano, Michael E., Mass., E1468

Castro, Joaquin, Tex., E1466

Clyburn, James E., S.C., E1481, E1483, E1490

Coffman, Mike, Colo., E1456, E1465

Cole, Tom, Okla., E1457

Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E1473

Cooper, Jim, Tenn., E1505

Costa, Jim, Calif., E1471, E1473, E1475, E1477, E1478, E1479, E1479

Courtney, Joe, Conn., E1471

Cuellar, Henry, Tex., E1480, E1483, E1485

Davis, Danny K., Ill., E1496

Denham, Jeff, Calif., E1456

DesJarlais, Scott, Tenn., E1501

Deutch, Theodore E., Fla., E1458

Duncan, John J., Tenn., E1489

Ellison, Keith, Minn., E1469, E1475, E1491

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E1469

Enyart, William L., Ill., E1467

Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1476

Fincher, Stephen Lee, Tenn., E1461

Fitzpatrick, Michael G., Pa., E1468, E1479

Fleischmann, Charles J. ``Chuck'', Tenn., E1501

Foxx, Virginia, N.C., E1499

Frankel, Lois, Fla., E1477

Garamendi, John, Calif., E1475, E1481, E1487, E1491, E1493, E1500

Gerlach, Jim, Pa., E1483

Goodlatte, Bob, Va., E1472

Graves, Sam, Mo., E1459

Grayson, Alan, Fla., E1487, E1496, E1500

Green, Gene, Tex., E1482

Hahn, Janice, Calif., E1497

Holt, Rush, N.J., E1474

Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E1453

Huffman, Jared, Calif., E1452, E1454, E1461

Israel, Steve, N.Y., E1460, E1468

Jackson Lee, Sheila, Tex., E1455, E1457

Johnson, Eddie Bernice, Tex., E1478, E1481

Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E1458

Keating, William R., Mass., E1485

Kilmer, Derek, Wash., E1506

Lamborn, Doug, Colo., E1484

Larsen, Rick, Wash., E1502

Latham, Tom, Iowa, E1455

Latta, Robert E., Ohio, E1506

Lewis, John, Ga., E1473

Lofgren, Zoe, Calif., E1488

Long, Billy, Mo., E1472, E1474, E1475, E1477, E1478

Lujan Grisham, Michelle, N.M., E1466, E1468, E1470, E1478, E1487, E1493, E1500

Lujan, Ben Ray, N.M., E1498

McCarthy, Carolyn, N.Y., E1452

McCarthy, Kevin, Calif., E1506

McClintock, Tom, Calif., E1451

McGovern, James P., Mass., E1482

McKeon, Howard P. ``Buck'', Calif., E1451

Meehan, Patrick, Pa., E1485, E1486

Miller, Jeff, Fla., E1452, E1487, E1488, E1492, E1496, E1500

Moran, James P., Va., E1453

Neal, Richard E., Mass., E1493

Nolan, Richard M., Minn., E1489, E1505

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E1471, E1477

Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E1470, E1472

Pascrell, Bill, Jr., N.J., E1466

Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E1462

Peters, Gary C., Mich., E1486, E1498, E1501

Petri, Thomas E., Wisc., E1482

Pingree, Chellie, Me., E1478

Poe, Ted, Tex., E1452

Posey, Bill, Fla., E1462

Quigley, Mike, Ill., E1473

Rahall, Nick J., II, W.Va., E1492

Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E1479

Reed, Tom, N.Y., E1469

Reichert, David G., Wash., E1463

Rogers, Mike, Ala., E1499

Roskam, Peter J., Ill., E1492, E1499

Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana, Fla., E1490

Ross, Dennis A., Fla., E1456

Rothfus, Keith J, Fla., E1490

Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E1462

Salmon, Matt, Ariz., E1480, E1483

Sarbanes, John P., Md., E1454

Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E1468

Schrader, Kurt, Ore., E1504

Schwartz, Allyson Y., Pa., E1456

Austin, David, Ga., E1473, E1481

Shea-Porter, Carol, N.H., E1505

Shuster, Bill, Pa., E1455, E1456, E1458

Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E1461

Smith, Adam, Wash., E1501, E1504, E1506

Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E1459, E1491

Speier, Jackie, Calif.,E1465, E1472, E1504

Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E1504

Swalwell, Eric, Calif., E1466, E1477

Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1477

Titus, Dina, Nev., E1454, E1483

Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E1464, E1467

Veasey, Marc A., Tex., E1497

Velazquez, Nydia M., N.Y., E1479, E1505

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E1451

Walden, Greg, Ore., E1453

Webster, Daniel, Fla., E1454

Wenstrup, Brad R., Ohio, E1463, E1501

Wilson, Joe, S.C., E1498

Wolf, Frank R., Va., E1462, E1464, E1502