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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 9, 2018)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D22-D23]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

Committee Meetings

CHINA'S PURSUIT OF EMERGING AND EXPONENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and 
Capabilities held a hearing entitled “China's Pursuit of Emerging and 
Exponential Technologies”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

DOE MODERNIZATION: ADVANCING DOE'S MISSION FOR NATIONAL, ECONOMIC, AND 

ENERGY SECURITY OF THE UNITED STATES
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing 
entitled “DOE Modernization: Advancing DOE's Mission for National, 
Economic, and Energy Security of the United States”. Testimony was 
heard from the following Department of Energy officials: Dan 
Brouillette, Deputy Secretary; Mark Menezes, Under Secretary of Energy; 
Paul Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science; Frank Klotz, Under Secretary 
for Nuclear Security, and Administrator, National Nuclear Security 
Administration; Thomas Zacharia, Director, Oak Ridge National 
Laboratory; and public witnesses.

EVALUATING CFIUS: CHALLENGES POSED BY A CHANGING GLOBAL ECONOMY
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and 
Trade held a hearing entitled “Evaluating CFIUS: Challenges Posed by a 
Changing Global Economy”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

LEGISLATIVE MEASURES
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Financial Institutions 
and Consumer Credit held a hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals for 
a More Efficient Federal Financial Regulatory Regime: Part III”. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

ON THE LINE: BORDER SECURITY FROM AN AGENT AND OFFICER PERSPECTIVE
Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Border and Maritime 
Security held a hearing entitled “On the Line: Border Security from an 
Agent and Officer Perspective. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

LEGISLATIVE MEASURE
Committee On Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a 
hearing on H.R. 4532, the “Shash Ja National Monument and Indian Creek 
National Monument Act”. Testimony was heard from Representative 
Curtis; Gary R. Herbert, Governor, Utah; and public witnesses.

TO AMEND THE WHITE MOUNTAIN APACHE TRIBE WATER RIGHTS QUANTIFICATION 
ACT OF 2010 TO CLARIFY THE USE OF AMOUNTS IN THE WMAT SETTLEMENT FUND; 
RAPID DNA ACT OF 2017
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on S. 140, to amend 
the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 
to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund; and S. 139, 
the “Rapid DNA Act of 2017” [FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 
2017]. The Committee granted, by record vote of 7-3, a closed rule for 
S. 140. The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided among and 
controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Education and the Workforce and the chair and ranking minority member 
of the Committee on Natural Resources. The rule waives all points of 
order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 115-54 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as 
amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of 
order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. The Committee granted, 
by record vote of 6-3, a structured rule for S. 139. The rule provides 
one hour of debate with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by 
the chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee 
on Intelligence, and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the 
chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. 
The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. 
The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-53 shall be 
considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as 
read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the 
bill, as amended. The rule makes in order only the further amendment 
printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by the Member 
designated in the report, which shall be considered as read, shall be 
debatable for the time specified in the report equally

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divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be 
subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division 
of the question. The rule waives all points of order against the 
amendment printed in the report. The rule provides one motion to commit 
with or without instructions. Testimony was heard from Representatives 
LaMalfa, Rokita, Scott of Virginia, Moore, Nunes, Schiff, Amash, Himes, 
Davidson, Lofgren, Farenthold, Nadler, and Poe of Texas.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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