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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 49 public bills, H.R. 19,
1800-1847; and 5 resolutions, H. Res. 234-238, were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 732, to limit donations made pursuant to settlement agreements
to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes, with an
amendment (H. Rept. 115-72); and
H. Res. 186, resolution of inquiry directing the Secretary of the
Treasury to provide to the House of Representatives the tax returns and
other specified financial information of President Donald J. Trump;
adversely (H. Rept. 115-73).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Foxx to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017: The House passed H.R.
1431, to amend the Environmental Research, Development, and
Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific
Advisory Board member qualifications and public participation, by a
recorded vote of 229 ayes to 193 noes, Roll No. 208.
Rejected the Foster motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on
Science, Space, and Technology with instructions to report the same
back to the House forthwith with amendments, by a yea-and-nay vote of
189 yeas to 233 nays, Roll No. 207.
H. Res. 233, the rule providing for consideration of the bill (H.R.
1431) was agreed to yesterday, March 29th.
Meeting Hour: Agreed by unanimous consent that when the House adjourns
today, it adjourn to meet at 12 noon on Monday, April 3rd for Morning
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate today appears on page
Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea-and-nay vote and one recorded vote
developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H2574-75,
H2575-76. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 9 a.m. and adjourned at 12:30 p.m.
THE CURRENT STATE OF U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readiness; and
Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces held a joint hearing
entitled “The Current State of U.S. Transportation Command”.
Testimony was heard from General Darren W. McDew, Commander,
Transportation Command, U.S. Air Force.
CONSEQUENCES AND CONTEXT FOR RUSSIA'S VIOLATIONS OF THE INF TREATY
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces; and
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee
on Foreign Affairs held a joint hearing entitled “Consequences and
Context for Russia's Violations of the INF Treaty”. Testimony was
heard from public witnesses.
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil
Justice held a hearing on H.R. 1689, the “Private Property Rights
Protection Act”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
SBA'S ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS: RESOURCES TO ASSIST SMALL
Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce
held a hearing entitled “SBA's Entrepreneurial Development Programs:
Resources to Assist Small Businesses”. Testimony was heard from public
No joint committee meetings were held.
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