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Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 17 public bills, H.R. 2405-
2421; and 4 resolutions, H. Res. 319-322, were introduced.
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
H.R. 1073, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a
structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the
area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes (H.
H.R. 1500, to redesignate the small triangular property located in
Washington, DC, and designated by the National Park Service as
reservation 302 as “Robert Emmet Park”, and for other purposes (H.
H.R. 1677, to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people,
encourage a negotiated political settlement, and hold Syrian human
rights abusers accountable for their crimes, with an amendment (H.
Rept. 115-115, Part 1);
H.R. 115, to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide
additional aggravating factors for the imposition of the death penalty
based on the status of the victim, with an amendment (H. Rept. 115-
H.R. 510, to establish a system for integration of Rapid DNA
instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and
reduce the current DNA analysis backlog (H. Rept. 115-117); and
H.R. 1293, to amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the
Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress
relating to the use of official time by Federal employees, with an
amendment (H. Rept. 115-118).
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed
Representative Chabot to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr.
Scott Wilson, Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC.
Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance--Reappointment: The
Chair announced on behalf of the Speaker and Minority Leader of the
House and the Majority and Minority Leaders of the Senate, the joint
reappointment effective May 13, 2017 of Ms. Barbara L. Camens of
Washington, DC and Ms. Roberta L. Holzwarth of Rockford, Illinois, each
to a five-year term on the Board of Directors of the Office of
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H4187.
Senate Referrals: S. 140 was referred to the Committee on Natural
Resources. S. 249 was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.
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 2 p.m. and adjourned at 2:03 p.m.
No hearings were held.
No joint committee meetings were held.
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