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Daily Digest - Thursday, August 6, 2015
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Daily Digest

[Page: D941] GPO's PDF

Senate
Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S6429-S6436
The Senate met at 11:30:05 a.m. in pro forma session, and adjourned, pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 72, at 11:30:39 a.m., until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Measures Introduced: Seven bills were introduced, as follows: S. 2003-2009.
Page S6434

Measures Reported:

Reported on Thursday, August 6, during the adjournment:
S. 833, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out certain major medical facility projects for which appropriations were made for fiscal year 2015, with an amendment.
Page S6434

Appointments:

The Chair announced that pursuant to the order of Wednesday, August 5, 2015, the following appointments were made:
Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China: The Chair, on behalf of the President of the Senate, pursuant to Public Law 106-286, appointed the following Members to serve on the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China: Senators Cotton, Daines, and Lankford.
Page S6435
Commission on Care: The Chair, on behalf of the Majority Leader, pursuant to the provisions of Public Law 113-146, appointed the following individual to serve as a member of the Commission on Care: Lt. General Martin Steele (Ret), of Florida, vice The Honorable Tom Coburn, of Oklahoma.
Page S6435

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S6434-35
Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

2015 TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT


Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to examine the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report, after receiving testimony from Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights.
House of Representatives
Chamber Action
The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 72.
Committee Meetings
No hearings were held.
Joint Meetings
No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

AUGUST 7, 2015

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate


No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House


No hearings are scheduled.

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Next Meeting of the SENATE
2 p.m., Tuesday, September 8
Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will begin consideration of H.J. Res. 61, Hire More Heroes Act.
At 5 p.m., Senate will begin consideration of the nomination of Roseann A. Ketchmark, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
2 p.m., Tuesday, September 8
House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: The House is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 72.







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