Daily Digest - Friday, September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014
House agreed to S. Con. Res. 44, Adjournment Resolution.
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The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 10 a.m., on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.
No committee meetings were held.
House of Representatives
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.
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).
Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Wolf to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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.
Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H7895.
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.
There were no yea-and-nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.
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.
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.
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.
No joint committee meetings were held.
COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
No meetings/hearings scheduled.
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
10 a.m., Wednesday, October 15
Program for Wednesday:
Senate will meet in a pro forma session.
Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
2 p.m., Wednesday, November 12
Program for Wednesday:
To be announced.
Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
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